Showing posts with label Mac MXF Converter. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mac MXF Converter. Show all posts

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Canon MXF Workflow - How to import Canon MXF footage to iMovie

Learn from this article, you can easily convert and import Canon MXF footage into iMovie for further editing on Mac (OS X 10.9 Mavericks included).

Specially designed for video hobbyists and independent filmmakers, iMovie is a proprietary video editing software application which allows Mac, iPod Touch 4th generation, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPad 2 users to edit their own home movies. iMovie makes it easy to turn your home videos into your all-time favorite films. Here it mainly talks about how to get Canon XF footages to iMovie for editing smoothly.

As you see, iMovie supports importing directly from a large amount of popular camcorders or digital still cameras. But as for Canon XF footages, this becomes a bit tacky that you can not natively import and edit .mxf wrapped footage from the XF100, XF105, XF300 and XF305 cameras in iMovie without rendering time.
A newbie may feel disappinted when the iMovie failed to import recordings from Canon XF105 or XF300 while experienced users will convert the Canon MXF to something iMovie can edit natively, say Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) encoded MOV format. Along with some help from the third-party software. Video Converter Varies, a recommended one is Pavtube MXF to iMovie Converter for Mac.

The program can not only convert MXF to AIC codec videos for Mac editing, but also provide simple video editing functions for you. After conversion, you can import the output files in iMovie directly without rendering, but you should make sure you select the right codec and parameters to encode. Below is how.

Free Download the Canon MXF Converter for Mac


Guide -Transcode Canon XF MXF footage to AIC for iMovie importing/editing under Mac OS X Mavericks

Step 1. Install and run this Canon MXF to iMovie Converter to your Mac Mavericks 10.9, add you video files.

Step 2. Click on Format, select iMovie and Final Cut Express category, then choose Apple InterMediate(AIC) (*.MOV).

Step 3. Start converting Canon mxf footage to iMovie AIC by clicking "Convert".

Some more helpful features of the app:

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.


If your videos files have more than two audio channels, and you want to convert to MOV file with all multiple audio tracks preservation, Pavtube iMixMXF can help you to get it done. With it you are allowed to preserve all or any audio tracks for output MOV and mix the multiple audio tracks into one if you need.

Once the conversion completes, you can can import Canon MXF footage to iMovie successfully and get down to video editing.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Convert Canon XF305 MXF file to MOV for playback with QuickTime on Mac

Follow this article you will know the easiest and fastest method to convert Canon XF305 MXF to QuickTime MOV on Mac for watching freely.

Speaking of the professional camcorder, how can we ever miss the fantastic Canon XF305 Camcorder, which represents Canon's entry into professional solid state video acquisition. Following on the heels of its widely respected XH line of tape-based camcorders, XF305 takes advantage of the latest HD technology–along with Canon's newly developed MPEG-2 4:2:2 codec–to record Full HD video to widely available Compact Flash cards.
However, users of these camcorders may always come across video formats compatible problems. Canon XF305 record videos in .MXF format which are not compatible with most of the media players on Mac like QuickTime, which is a multimedia framework released by Apple.

So how to make QuickTime to accept Canon XF305 MXF files? The easy way is convert MXF to Quicktime supported video formats like MOV, etc. At this time, you need a software applicationwhich called Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac to help you convert Canon XF305 MXF to Quicktime mov on Mac. 

Just in few steps, you can finish the MXF to QuickTime conversion.  If you want to edit your MXF files, the MXF to Quicktime MOV Converter Mac is your best choice. You can crop videos, add watermark, trim videos, merge videos. What's more, you can convert Canon XF305 MXF files to other friendly video formats like MP3, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPG, 3GP etc on Mac. The following guides shows you how to convert Canon XF305 MXF to Quicktime MOV for playback on Mac. 

Steps: Convert  Canon XF305  MXF to MOV for playing with QuickTime on Mac 

1.Download, install and launch Pavtube MXF to QuickTime Converter for Mac.

Once launched the program, click "Add" or "Add from folder" button to load your Canon XF305 MXF clips. You are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.

2.Select output format.

Click on the dropdown menu of "Format" and select "Common Video -> MOV – QuickTime (*.mov)" as target format. This format is specially designed for QuickTime playback. You can also choose format as you need in the format column, such as AVI, MKV, MP4, etc.

3.Adjust video and audio parameters.

Click "Settings" button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. You can also use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bitrate, frame rate as you need.

4.Click convert button to start to convert Canon XF305 MXF file to QuickTime MOV on Mac with this best Mac MXF Converter.

After you converting Canon XF305 MXF files to MOV for QuickTime, you can enjoy and play the converted footages smoothly on Mac with QuickTime Player. 

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Canon XF305 to FCP- Import Canon XF305 MXF to FCP on Mac

Follow the post to learn how to import Canon XF305 MXF to FCP with FCP native codec on Mac.

The XF305, one of Canon's first file-based professional camcorders, records MPEG-2 MXF (Media eXchange Format) files – up to 1920 x 1080 Full HD at 50Mbps (4:2:2) – to CompactFlash (CF) memory cards. The Canon XF305 also offers multiple recording bit rates, resolutions and variable frame rates to expand your creative flexibility, and allow you to work in virtually any production environment.

Have you put your hands on this professional camcorder? If so, you would have collected a pile of MXF recordings, and have you tried to import Canon XF305 MXF to FCP for editing? Ever encountered some importing or editing troubles? If so, go through the page to find the solution.

As we know, FCP is the free and useful part of the Apple Mac iLife, you can use it to edit your movie or camcorder video which is shot by yourself. It supports video files like MPEG2, DV, HDV, QuickTime Movie and MPEG4 but no Canon XF .mxf files. So, to freely edit XF305 MXF in FCP on Mac, you need to convert XF305 MXF to FCP compatible video format.

Canon MXF to FCP Converter is the best Mac MXF Converter for you to convert MXF to iMovie on Mac. You can use it to convert/trasnscode Canon XF305 MXF files to Prores(Apple Prores Codec) codec MOV format, which is the FCP perfectly supported one. You can follow the guide below.

1. Download this best MXF converter for Mac OS X. This MXF to MOV converter will help you convert MXF to any formats you want, such as Apple ProRes 422 MOV, Apple InterMediate Codec MOV, etc.

2. Install and launch this XF305 MXF video converter for Mac. Import XF305 footages to the MXF Converter.

3. Click format bar to choose the output format you want. For converting XF305 MXF to FCP, you can choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), it’s best supported by FCP.

4. You can click settings button to adjust the output parameters if you want.

5. Click convert button to start converting MXF to Apple ProRes 422.

With the best MXF to MOV Converter, you can easily convert XF305 MXF to FCP, by converting MXF to ProRes 422 codec MOV format, you can edit recorded footages in FCP smoothly.

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