Want to edit Canon MXF footage with some popular NLE for uploading to web or sharing with your friends? Why you often fail to import Canon MXF videos into NLE such as can’t loading the file, or successfully with no audio, even the audio and the video are not synchronized, etc.? In this article will tell you the main reason and teach you successfully play and edit Canon MXF video on Mac or Windows.
As we know, Canon has released a series of cameras and camcorders like Canon EOS C500/PL, Canon Eos C300 Mark II, Canon XF305, XF100, XF105, XF300,etc. And high quality videos from these powerful camcorders are in MXF format. On the market, MXF has been designed to address a number of problems with non-professional formats. MXF has full timecode and metadata support, and is intended as a platform-agnostic stable standard for future professional video and audio applications. However, MXF format is not compatible with editing software and other portable devices playback currently.
Q:Hi, I am Lily! I need your help. 2015 Christmas is coming. My daughter is preparing a program for school Christmas activities. Several days ago, I use Canon EOS C300 Mark II record her dancing video, to share with her friends on Facebook, now I want to edit those MXF files in Premiere Pro CC on Windows 10. However, after I imported those footage from EOS C300 Mark II, “codec error” jumped on the software screen, I was so confused, my video are in MXF format. I was not so familiar with the Premiere Pro, who can give me some advices?
If you are now are facing the problems in playing MXF footage from Cannon camcorders in Final Cut Pro X or Premiere Pro CC, there is no doubt imagine that you must be very anxious. But you needn’t be so worry, here will be a simple and easy way recommended for you. To share, play and edit Canon MXF video, you need a Canon MXF Converter to convert MXF footage on Mac or Windows. Acrok MXF converter is an efficient video converter, which can enables you to convert all you Canon MXF footage to nearly almost NLE best supported format on Mac and Windows. Besides, the Canon MXF Converter not only can transcode MXF files, but videos from SD, HD camcorders, cameras, formats in AVCHD MTS, M2TS, 4K MOV and 4K XAVC-S MP4. And the MXF Converter supports ProRes , Apple Intermediate Codec and DNxHD – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Adobe Premiere, etc. This is a very practical and handy video converter.
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How to convert MXF via Canon MXF Converter?
Step 1:Install and launch the Canon MXF Converter for Windows or Canon MXF Converter for Mac, click top left icon “Add files “to load Canon MXF footage to the installed program.
Step 2: Click the “Format” option drop-down list, and choose the proper format for you.
For FCP X users, it is recommended to choose “Final Cut Pro” > Apple ProRes 422(*.mov)
For other editing software users，it is recommended to choose “Editing Software” then choose a suitable format for your editing program. You can get Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Avid, Premiere Elements best editing formats.
For playing MXF videos freely, it is recommended to choose “Common Video”> “H.264 Video (*.mp4)”.
Step 3: Once the above steps are finished, tap “Convert” button to start the Canon MXF video conversion at high speed, then with just a click on “Open” button, you can import the generated files into NLE easily.
Supported Canon Camera: Canon XF305, XF300, XF105, XF100, C100, C100 Mark II, C300, C300 Mark II, C500, C500 PL, etc.