Showing posts with label mxf to imovie. Show all posts
Showing posts with label mxf to imovie. Show all posts

Monday, June 3, 2013

Top MXF to MOV Transcoder- Convert Canon XF300 MXF files to AIC .MOV for iMovie/FCE

This guide will show you how to convert Canon MXF files to AIC MOV on Mac so that you can smoothly import/edit Canon XF300 MXF files in iMovie and Final Cut Express without any problem. 

Canon HD camcorders are more and more popular and XF300 Professional Camcorder 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 affordable Compact Flash cards. So it is a good choice to shoot funny videos or record their interesting family life with it. But for the Canon XF300 output format is mxf, and most of video editors can not recognize mxf file format, like iMovie and Final Cut Express, this make many Canon fans be headache. Below, I will throw a quick guide up for those who wanna ingest/edit Canon XF300 MXF footages into iMovie and FCE smoothly.

Here is the easy way to fix it, namely, converting Canon XF300 MXF to AIC MOV on Mac. If you are interested doing likewise, check out Pavtube's iMedia Converter for Mac, the best Mac MXF to MOV Converter. The program is an easy-to-use and intuitive Mac tool for camcorder users. It is good at batch converting MXF recordings shot by Panasonic P2 camcorders, Canon XF series cameras to AIC MOV formats compatible with your Mac iMovie and FCE, becide it supports XF300 MXF to FCP transcoding.

Guide on how to convert Canon XF300 MXF files to AIC for iMovie/FCE on Mac

If you have the same problems about editing Canon XF300/XF105/XF100 or C300 MXF Videos on Mac, you may follow the step-by-step guide.

Step 1. Free download and run the best Mac MXF to AIC Transcoder for FCE/iMovie, add MXF captured by XF300 to the program. You can not only click "add video" button to import Canon mxf files, but also you can click "add from folder" button to add MXF folder.

Step 2: In order to convert/import Canon XF300 MXF files to AIC for iMovie/FCE, you just need select AIC (*.mov) as output format.

Please click on the dropdown menu of "Format", and then follow "iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*mov)."

Some more helpful features of the batch MXF to MOV Converter for Mac:

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.

3. This all-in-one toolbox can not only convert MXF files, but also transcode other HD video and rip Blu-ray/DVD  for playback, storage or editing.

Step 3: Click Convert" button to start transcoding XF300 MXF files to AIC MOV for iMovie/FCE  editing on Mac.

So there you have it. Once the MXF to MOV Conversion is done, you can go to the output folder to find the converted video files. Now you are free to import/edit Canon XF300 MXF files in iMovie/FCE under Mac without problems.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Convert/Import/Edit MXF/P2 MXF recordings in iMovie '11

Shot footage in MXF format? This article tells you how import your .mxf files to edit in iMovie 11 by converting MXF to AIC codec.
Nowadays, the professional camcorders such as Canon XF series camcorders and Panasonic P2 card camcorders are becoming more and more popular. While, what's a pity that these professional camcorders shooting footage in MXF format cannot be recognized by the popular video editor iMovie, even the latest version iMovie '11. So, how to import MXF/P2 MXF files to iMovie '11 for editing without any trouble?

You need a MXF Converter to convert MXF to iMovie supported video format, iMovie best video format is Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) MOV format, so it’s great choice to transcode MXF to iMovie AIC MOV format, you can follow the guide below.

1. Download Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac, this software supports MXF conversion well; you can choose many formats for output.

2. Install and launch the MXF to iMovie converter.

3. Click format bar to choose best output format. For editing MXF files in iMovie on Mac OS, you can click and choose “iMovie > Apple Intermediate Codec (*.mov)”.

4. You can click settings button to adjust output parameters.

5. Click convert button to start. Pavtube MXF Converter will help you import/edit MXF to iMovie on Mac easily. Then you can use converted MXF files in iMovie on Mac as you want.


The MXF/P2 MXF to iMovie Converter is the best application for you to convert/transcode MXF files to iMovie'11. Besides, if you want to convert/import MXF to FCP X, iDVD, etc for editing, this MXF/P2 MXF to iMovie Converter can also do you a favor.

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