Import Canon C300 MXF to Apple Color, DaVinci, Magic Bullet

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Import Canon C300 MXF to Apple Color, DaVinci, Magic Bullet

Postby Vincent121 » Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:01 am

Import Canon C300 MXF to Apple Color, DaVinci, Magic Bullet

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Summary: Want to import and load C300 MXF files into Apple Color, DaVinci and Magic Bullet on Mac? Just follow this article you will get the method.

"Hi, I need to convert C300 MXF files to ProRes 422 HQ. I have tested many software but not to find a good one. I need to cut my project and send it to Apple Color, DaVinci and Magic Bullet, can you help me?".

Canon C300 is an excellent movie camcorder which focuses on film recording, it can give us vivid video in high quality. You may have got Canon C300 and use it to record many MXF videos, you may find it is difficult to use canon C300 MXF files when you want to edit C300 MXF in FCP, Apple Color, DaVinci and Magic Bullet.


As we know, MXF format is not a common video format like AVI, MKV, MP4, and it is not supported by many editing software like Apple Color, DaVinci and Magic Bullet. How to use C300 MXF files without problems? The best way is to convert Canon C300 MXF files to Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, this is best compatible format on Mac, and then you can edit MXF in prores mov format with the software like FCP, Apple Color, DaVinci and Magic Bullet.

Below is a guide for you to convert C300 MXF to Apple ProRes 422 codec, please follow it.

1. Download Pavtube C300 MXF Converter for Mac, install this Canon C300 MXF Mac converter. Import the C300 MXF files to the converter you want to convert.


2. Click format bar to choose output format. Click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), it's the best format for editing in FCP X, Apple Color, DaVinci and Magic Bullet. So you just need to convert MPEG-2 codec MXF to Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format.


3. If you want to customize the output settings, you can click “settings” button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, etc.


4. Click "convert" button to start transcode Canon C300 MXF to Apple Color, DaVinci and Magic Bullet compatible format. with the excellent C300 MXF converter, you can use C300 MXF files with Apple Color, DaVinci and Magic Bullet on Mac as you want.

You can follow the "MXF to Mac" column on Pavtube official website.

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Re: Import Canon C300 MXF to Apple Color, DaVinci, Magic Bul

Postby Violet10 » Wed Apr 17, 2013 1:09 pm

MXF to MOV- Convert recorded MXF clips to MOV for editing and playing on Mac

Summary: In this article, you can learn How to convert recorded MXF clips to MOV for editing on Mac, it will help you solve the problems you encountered.

Why do you need to convert MXF to MOV format for editing on Mac?

If you need to edit videos usually, you may know that MXF is a container format for professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards. MXF files is not compatible well on Mac OS and it is supported by many portable players and some software like Quicktime, iMovie, FCP and so on. MOV is a video format which supported by many softwares on Mac. To paly MXF files on Quicktime or edit MXF files with iMovie/FCP/Avid/Premiere on Mac, Mac users should find a solution to convert MXF to MOV on Mac.


Users' MXF clips to MOV conversion need:


"Hi, I need to convert .MXF films into .MOV films for editing purposes. I recorded many MXF clips during the new Year, now the MXF to MOV conversion need to be finished today for mass DVD copying. Please help."


"I am currently using log and transfer to import mxf files quality into fcp6 (used an hvx200 on dvcpro settings for 4x3 aspect ratio). most of the footage looks really good. however, a few shots have some bad interlacing (static frame with some, but not a ton, of motion). when i view the mxf's in the capture window, they do not appear to have these issues. "

Solution to convert MXF to MOV on Mac

First, you will need a MXF to MOV Converter on Mac, here you can try Pavtube MXF converter for mac, this is top mxf video converter in the market, it will help you transcode mxf to mov, mkv, etc.

Here is the main interface of the MXF converter for Mac.


You can choose rich output formats for editing on Mac,

For example,

Editing in FCP you can choose Apple prores 422 codec MOV format;

For editing in imovie, you can choose apple intermediate codec (AIC) MOV format;

For editing in Avid, you can pick DNxHD codec MOV format, etc.


After conversion, you can follow these guides to import clips to software for editing on Mac: import video to Avid, import video to FCP (x) or import video to iMovie.

With this MXF converter mac, you can edit and play recorded MXF on Mac Mountain Lion 10.8, just take a free try on this useful software.

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