Top MXF to MOV Converter- Convert Canon C300 MXF files to ProRes/AIC mov for smootly editing on Mac
Summary: By transcoding MXF to ProRes/AIC MOV format, you can smoothly import/edit Canon C300 MXF files into Final Cut Pro (X), iMovie, Final Cut Express without problmes.
With every new camera, comes many new questions about workflow. The Canon C300 can help us record vivid high-definition videos in MXF format which is often used in Sony, Panasonic and canon high-end cameras and camcorders. The MXF format is good to record videos, but MXF files are not easy to use because many editing software and devices can't read MXF format videos, such as Apple's Final Cut Pro 6/7, Final Cut Express and iMovie. So how to solve the program when importing C300 MXF footage into various non-linear editing systems. Below, I will throw a quick guide up on how to ingest Canon C300 MXF footage into Final Cut Pro (X), FCE, and iMovie for editing smoothly.
Here is the easy way to fix it, namely, converting MXF to ProRes or AIC mov on Mac. If you are interested doing likewise, check out Pavtube's MXF to MOV Converter for Mac(currently on sale). The program is an easy-to-use and intuitive Mac tool for camcorder users. It is good at batch converting MXF recordings shot by Panasonic P2 camcorders, Canon XF series cameras to ProRes/AIC MOV formats compatible with your Mac Video editing software like iMovie, Final Cut Pro (x), Final Cut Express.
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Guide- How to transcode Canon C300 MXF to MOV (ProRes/AIC) on Mac
If you have the same problems about editing Canon C300/XF105/XF100/XF300 MXF Videos on Mac, you may follow the step-by-step guide.
Step 1. Free download and run the best Mac MXF to MOV Converter, add MXF captured videos to the program. You can not only click "add video" button to import Canon mxf files, but also you can click "add from folder" button to add MXF folder.
Step 2. Select output profile. If you want to edit MXF file in Final Cut Pro 6/7 or FCP X, suggest you choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*mov). And for editing in iMovie/FCE, you can choose iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*mov).
Some more helpful features of the batch MXF to MOV Converter for Mac:
1. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate (from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (24p/30p)
2. Editor (next to "Add" icon)- click to set deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up, trim, crop, etc.
Step 3. Click Convert" button to start transcoding MXF to ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro or encoding MXF to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE on Mac.
So there you have it. Once the MXF to MOV Conversion is done, you can go to the output folder to find the converted video files. Now you are free to import/edit Canon C300 MXF files in FCP/iMovie/FCE under Mac without problems.