Summary: This guide will help you simple and fast transcode Canon C300 MXF files to CyberLink PowerDirector for easily editing with professional MXF to PowerDirector converter.
The EOS C300 is Canon's first foray into digital cinema and is equipped with Canon's DIGIC DV III image processor, a 9.84-megapixel CMOS sensor (8.29-megapixel effective). It has two XLR inputs for audio and can shoot 160 minutes of video onto a 64GB CF card running at a 50Mbps bitrate at 1080p, which delivers videos incredibly high audio and video quality in a MXF format. The problem is that the MXF video format from Canon C300 is not compatible with PowerDirector or other NLEs well.
"Hi guys, I met problem while transferring Canon MXF files to Powerdirector? Every attempt results Error! Does Canon have a plug in? Or do I need to Transcode?"
To open and edit Canon C300 MXF files in PowerDirector(13) without trouble, a better choice is to convert MXF to Cyberlink PowerDirector most compatible format like MPEG-2. Here we recommend Brorsoft MXF Converter to help you achieve the goal. This video app also enables you to change MXF to editable format for other NLEs including Pinnacle Studio, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, Windows Movie Maker, Avid and more. Download the software and start conversion!
How to Encode Canon C300 MXF videos to PowerDirector for editing
One: Launch the MXF converter and click "Add" button to import the Canon C300 .mxf files. Or you can drag&drop the original files into the program directly.
Two: Go to "Format" menu firstly and then follow "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" > " MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" as the output format. AVI, WMV are also the proper choices.
Tip: You can click "Settings" if you'd like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.
Three: Simply tap the "Convert" button to start encoding Canon C300 MXF to MPEG-2 for Cyberlink PowerDirector.
After conversion, you can find the generated MPG files for Cyberlink PowerDirector smooth editing under "Open" panel. Now, run Cyberlink PowerDirector, follow "Open Folder>>Import Media Files" to import video clips for postproduction.
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