Canon XF/Panasonic P2/Sony XDCAM camcorders are professional camcorders which all record .MXF videos, these high-end camcorders can help people record vivid HD video footages. Canon, Panasonic and Sony have established themselves as indispensable acquisition tools delivering the distinct, prized look of film.
If you have used Canon XF/Panasonic P2/Sony XDCAM camcorder and recorded many exciting videos, you may want to edit or play these recordings, but you will find that these camcorders recorded MXF files are not supported by many software, portable devices and players on Mac and Windows, it’s not easy to use.
Today this article will share the easy way to play Canon XF/Panasonic P2/Sony XDCAM MXF with QuickTime player on Mac 10.8.
What you need:
Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac
1. Download, install and launch this professional MXF converter, once launched the program, click “Add Video” button to load your source P2 MXF clips. You are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.
2. Select QuickTime (*.mov) as output format.
Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and select QuickTime mov as target format. This format is specially designed for QuickTime, so you can turn your Canon XF/Panasonic P2/Sony XDCAM MXF clips into playable footage.
3. Adjust video and audio parameters.
If the default A/V settings can not fit your needs, you can click “Settings” button to custom the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically.
4. Click convert button to start the Canon XF/Panasonic P2/Sony XDCAM MXF to QuickTime conversion on Mac Mountain Lion.
With the MXF to QuickTime Mac converter, you can easily convert Canon XF/Panasonic P2/Sony XDCAM MXF to QuickTime MOV format, and then you can use MXF files as you want. You can also try iMedia converter for Mac, it’s a powerful which can deal with all common video formats and DVD/Blu-ray movies on Mac 10.8.
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