Here we supply the best solution talking about how to convert Canon EOS C500 MXF footages to Mac Premiere Pro CC, CS6.
The new EOS C500 comes out with support for 4K RAW output. Canon offers new possibilities for your imagination and creativity.
Supporting next-generation 4K-resolution video capture and RAW data output, the EOS C500/EOS C500 PL will achieve exceptional video results without any loss in quality. The camera’s uncompressed 4K output will unleash the full potential of Canon’s premium range of EF Cinema Lenses, combining with Canon Log Gamma, which delivers the high-quality video and wide exposure latitude required by digital cinematographers. Support for frame rates up to 120p in both 4K and 2K resolution will provide enhanced creative flexibility, enabling high-speed (slow motion) video capture in high resolution.
Recording file format 4K/2K: Dependent on external recorder
HD: Material eXchange Format (MXF); OP-1a pattern
Many EOS C500 users get the problem that the Adobe Premiere Pro,for example CS6,does not support 4k/2k or HD MXF files and that they have to transcode it first. Technically, the video formats that Adobe Premiere supports are MP4, MOV and MPG. So if we want to import 4k/2k or MXF files from Canon C500 to Adobe Premiere Pro CS4, CS5, CS6 or CC, first we need to convert C500 video clips to Adobe Premiere editable format.
To achieve the goal, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended here. The program is an easy-to-use yet professional Canon 4k/2k/HD MXF Converter for Mac. It's able to convert video files from Canon EOS C500 to Mac fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while. This software can export MPG/MOV/WPG for Premiere Pro, Prores for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMedaite Codec(AIC) for iMovie/FCE, DNxHD for Avid Media Composer and more NLE systems for native editing.
Below are some useful tips for you and you will know how to import and edit Canon EOS C500 4K/2K/HD MXF to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 on Mac.If you are windows users, please get Brorsoft Video Converter to solve the problem.
Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, Snow Leopard 10.6, Leopard 10.5
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5.8)
How to transcode C500 4K/2K/HD MXF files to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro CS6/CC7 on Mac
Step 1: Go to download and install the professional Canon C500 footage Converter for Mac. Drag and drop the 4k/2k/HD MXF files from C500 to the Converter you have set up just now.
Step 2: Hit the Format box and select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas --> MPEG-2(*.mpg), WMV(VC-1)(*.wmv) or MOV(AVC)(.mov) as output format.
Step 3: Click on "Settings" to redefine output quality. You can also set a different video resolution (1920x1080/1440x1080/1280x720/720x480), frame rate (24p/30p), bitrate, audio channels, etc. For users who would like to retain exactly the same settings (without any quality loss), set target settings the same to source video.
Step 4: Click "Convert" to start transcode C500 video clips to MPEG-2/WMV for Adobe PP CS6 editing on Mac OS X 10.9(Yosemite & Mavericks).
After conversion, please click "Open" to find the exported video. Then, you can copy the converted file to Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 for playback and editing without any obstacle.
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