How to Convert Canon XF100 MXF to ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro X
Summary: Here it mainly shows an easy way to transcode Canon XF100 MXF to Apple ProRes MOV on Mac so that you can smoothly import and edit Canon XF100 recorded MXF footage in Final Cut Pro 6/7 or FCP X without rendering.
The Canon XF100 is released with plenty of applications where high image quality, extreme portability, and efficient workflow are of the great importance. The XF100 shots videos with Canon’s XF Codec – a file-based MPEG-2 compression with an MXF File Wrapper. 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 and even with Final Cut Pro X can’t handle MXF files without prolems. So How to solve the prolems when importing XF100 MXF footage into Final Cut Pro for editing smoothly? Keep reading for a brief how-to on the process.
Here is the easy way to fix it, namely, converting Canon XF105 MXF to ProRes 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 Final Cut Pro (x), iMovie, Final Cut Express.
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Guide- Convert/Transfer Canon XF105 MXF to MOV ProRes for FCP editing smoothly on Mac
If you have the same problems about importing/editing Canon C300/XF300/XF105 MXF files in Final Cut Pro, you may also follow the step-by-step guide.
Step 1. Free download and run the best Mac MXF to ProRes MOV Converter for Final Cut Pro 6/7 and FCP X, 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).
Tips: For editing in iMovie/FCE, you can choose iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*mov).
Step 3. Click Convert” button to start transcoding MXF to ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro.
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.
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 XF100 MXF files in Final Cut Pro under Mac without problems.
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