Follow the guide you can convert Canon XF105/XF100 MXF to Prores encoded video files on Mac so you can edit them in Final Cut Pro, iMovie and more editing apps.
Perhaps you have got some MXF files from Canon XF100/XF105 and need to add them to Final Cut Pro for editing on Mac. But, it's a headache to edit MXF video in Final Cut Pro (X) since it's not recognized by FCP X/7/6.
In order to successfully import MXF files to FCP for editing, some people choose to using Canon Softwares to help with XF100/XF105 MXF in FCP at free. However, it is a tedious process, which needs your patience.With a lot of steps and may cause errors due to incompatible codecs, Also spends a lot of time still occupies a large amount of RAM, what's worse, only available for Canon MXF files and doesn’t work well wtih 50Mbps (CBR) 4:2:2, 1920×1080, (60i/30p/24p).
Oh~Hearing this, if you are like me, have felt a large head of it, it is too cumbersome, then, is there a simpler way???
The answer of course is yes.The best solution is to convert MXF to FCP supported video formats like ProRes MOV. Simply follow this article to learn how to convert XF100/XF105 MXF video to FCP ProRes on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion and Mavericks included), then you can edit them in any video editing software.
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Guide:How to convert MXF files from Canon XF100/XF105 to ProRes encoded videos for FCP X/7/6 on Mac
Step 1. Load MXF files
Launch the best Canon XF105/XF100 MXF to FCP Converter, and add MXF videos to the program by clicking “Add” button. Or simply drag and drop the MXF videos into the display window. Note that batch conversion is well supported so you can add multiple videos for conversion at a time. After the files are loaded, you can preview them, take snapshots, merge videos, etc.
Step 2. Select ProRes as the output format
For editing MXF media in FCP smoothly, choose “Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422″ as the output format.
Tip: If need, you can click “Settings” to freely change the video and audio settings. To keep the best quality for editing, you’d better keep your original settings. For example, if your resource file is 1080 29.97p or 59.94i, you’d better select the video size as 1920*1080 and frame rate as 29.97fps.
Step 3. Choose the output folder and start to convert
Next, click Output to set a destination folder to save the converted video files and click Convert to start the video conversion. The conversion will complete soon and after that you can import your MXF files to any popular Mac video editing tools to make a gorgeous home movie!
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