Top MXF Converter-Convert MXF files on Mac/Windows

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Top MXF Converter-Convert MXF files on Mac/Windows

Postby Applefly » Mon Oct 14, 2013 8:30 am

Top MXF Converter-Convert MXF files on Mac/Windows

MXF, short form for Material eXchange Format, is a container format (Like AVI) for professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards.

MXF files are often produced by high-end cameras and camcorders, like Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P2 MXF, HVX200 and Canon C300/XF300/XF305 to store video, audio, and programmed data. However, MXF files can not be opened and supported to edit by many professional video editing programs like Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Stdio,Windows Movie Maker and Apple Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, etc. and cannot be played by many video players and portable players.

In order to edit or play such MXF files with professional video editing programs and media player, you will need to convert MXF files to a format editalbe and playable by your media devices or editors, like MKV/VOB/AVI/MOV/MP4/MPEG/WMV/FLV, etc.

Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac (For windows: MXF Converter) works as a professional MXF Converter for windows and mac users which can convert MXF files to MKV,VOB,AVI,MOV,MP4,MPEG,WMV,FLV and more on Mac (Mountain Lion included) or on Windows (Windows 8 included). In addition to convert MXF files, the MXF Conversion tool can also edit MXF files like trim, crop, merge, add water mark, and keep metadata and more. Below is the detailed guide to show you how to convert MXF files on Mac or Windows.

Convert MXF to MKV, VOB, AVI, MOV, MP4, MPEG, WMV, FLV for playing and editing

Step 1. Run Pavtube best MXF Converter for Mac or MXF Converter, this software supports MXF conversion well. Click "Add file" or "Add from folder" button, browse to the footages and load .MXF files to the converter.


Step 2. Select the items to be converted, and click on "Format" bar.

If you need to convert MXF to MKV/VOB/AVI/MOV/MP4/MPEG/WMV/FLV, you just need to select corresponding format. Just click format bar and choose the format you need.


To play and edit MXF on Windows, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Stdio,Windows Movie Maker, xBox, you can transcode MXF to AVI, MXF to WMV or MXF to MPEG format.

To play and edit MXF on Mac, QuickTime, Zune, iPod, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, etc you can convert MXF to MP4, or encode MXF files to MOV, to play on Mac, QuickTime.

To import MXF to Final Cut Pro, FCE, and iMovie, you can convert MXF to ProRes MOV for FCP and MXF to AIC MOV for editing in iMovie.

You can also convert MXF to any desired video formats with the professional MXF Converter.

Step 3. You can click settings button to adjust output parameters.

To maintain original HD quality, you may set "original" in the fields of "Size", "Bitrate" and "Frame rate".

To downsize the MXF files, just set a smaller bitrate.

Step 4. Click the "Browse" button next to the Output File Name field and select a location on your HDD for the output video file.

Step 5. Click the "Convert" button to start conversion. After conversion you can click the "Open" button to locate converted video files.

This is the Mac solution to convert MXF files to MOV, MKV, AVI, MPG, MP4, WMV, FLV, if you are windows user, you can refer the guide converting MXF AVI/WMV/MOV/MP4/MPEG on Windows.

Now, you can easily transfer MXF video for editing, playing and sharing.


1. If you want to convert MXF to multi audio channels MKV/MOV/MP4, convert MXF to Side-by-Side 3D, Top-Bottom 3D and Anaglyph 3D in MKV/MP4/MOV/WMV/AVI formats on Windows or Mac, please choose Pavtube MXF MultiMixer and iMixMXF

2. To burn MXF videos to DVD on Windows/Mac, please refer to the guide: How to Burn MXF to DVD disc without Apple iDVD on Mac?

See also:

MXF Mixer: Mixing multitracks MXF files into one track on Win/Mac
Convert P2 AVC-Intra 50/100 MXF Files to AVI/WMV/MPG/MP4/FLV
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Workflow to Edit Canon MXF files in FCP 6/7 without XF utility on Mac OS X
import Panasonic HVX200 MXF to iMovie 8/9/11 on Mac OS X
Convert Canon XF300 MXF to ProRes for FCP/Premiere Pro on OS X
Can FCP import Avid MXF Files on Mac?

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