Registered: Nov 2014
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Using a top MXF to ProRes Converter for Mac, you can easily convert Canon XF MXF files to Final Cut Pro X native Apple ProRes 422 for editing flawlessly.
Below are several disscussions about looking for the way importing Canon MXF files to the Final Cut Pro X:
Q1: Canon MXF files into FCP X
I'm interested in the new Canon XF300 camera, but I'm still working on an Apple G5 with FCP X. Is there an application, plug-in, etc. for the new FCP X to take in MXF files? [G5, Mac OS X (10.4.11)]
Q2: importing Canon .MXF files to Final Cut Pro X
What plug-in do I need to install so i can import and edit .MXF video files in Final Cut. The suggestion of doing Log and Transfer doesn't work (the .MXF files are gray out not allowing me to select it.) [Final Cut Pro X, Mac OS X (10.5.8)]
Q3: Support for Canon MXF from XF100 in FCP X?
How do I import .mxf files into Final Cut Pro X? This is the latests and greatests software right? There must be a way. Help Please.
Here many folks are talking about how to import Canon MXF files into Final Cut Pro X for editing without rendering time. Well, don't blame to the Final Cut Pro X, the "Import from Camera?" option works just like "Log and Transfer". The thing is, even FCP X does not work with the Canon MXF files.
As far as i know, to solve those problems, the most important piece of the equation is that transcoding Canon MXF files to Final Cut Pro X native formats(e.g. Apple ProRes encoded mov format) along with some help from the third-party software. To help those who wanna import/edit MXF files in Final Cut Pro X flawlessly, I'm sharing my experience to convert Canon MXF files to Apple ProRes Codec for Final Cut Pro X.
As a professional MXF video converter, Pavtube iMixMXF provides your requirements for preserving and mixing MXF multi-tracks/channels, converting your Canon MXF video files to Apple ProRes codec, which is the best format for FCP (X)) output. The great MXF Converter for Mac also transcode MXF from HD camcorders (like JVC, Panasonic, Sony and Canon) to multi-track MKV/MP4/MOV or popular HD & Common video formats for professional editing in editing programs (e.g. FCE, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS, After Effects CC/CS, Premiere Elements, Creative Suite 6/5, Aperture 3, DaVinci Resolve, iPhoto, Kdenlive, Keynote) and free playback on iOS/Android/Windows devices, HDTV, Media Players and more. Apart from **multi-track preserving**, Pavtube iMixMXF can also mix multi tracks into one track. This feature help you mix the audios of interviewer, interviewee, surroundings, or editors/directors comments into one.
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mavericks 10.9 are supported now. Below is how.
Guide: How to Transcode Canon MXF footage to Final Cut Pro X editable format?
Step 1. Import MXF files to the top Mac MXF to FCP X Converter.
(Before conversion, you need to transfer MXF files from your camcorder or camera to Mac Hard Drive, then click the "add" button to browse to import Canon MXF videos)
Step 2. Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format.
Step 3. Click "Convert" button to start transcoding Canon MXF files to Apple ProRes Codec.
Once the conversion is 100% completed, you can smoothly import the converted Canon MXF files to FCP X for further editing without hassle.
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.