Transcode MXF Files to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP 6/7/X

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Summary:UFUWare MXF Converter for Mac is an easy-to-use and intuitive Mac MXF to ProRes Converter tool which can help you transcode recorded MXF clips to ProRes 422, ProRes 422 HQ or 4444 for smoothly editing with Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.

MXF is much more popular and becomes a worldwide file format as the development of the various camcorders, like Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P2, HVX200 and Canon C300/C500/XF300/XF305, etc. However, using .mxf footage on Mac is a big problem for people that are not familiar with the MXF format. All right, you don’t really need to figure it out. Just learn one thing- .mxf format is not compatible with Final Cut Pro 6, Final Cut Pro 7 or FCP X. To import MXF files to FCP for editing smoohtly, the easy workaround is to transcode MXF files to Apple ProRes, which is a standard-definition and high-definition lossy video compression format developed by Apple. The following guide shares with you the way converting MXF videos to ProRes 422, ProRes 422 HQ or 4444 encoded MOV files, so as to import the MXF footage to Final Cut Pro 6/7 or FCP X for further editing.

First of all, free download UFUWare MXF Converter for Mac

The program is a professional yet decent Mac MXF to ProRes Converter which can help you transcode mxf to ProRes 422, ProRes 422 HQ or 4444 for Final Cut Pro with several simple steps. Besides, the mac tool also supports professional encoders like Apple Intermediate Codec, DNxHD – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with iMovie, Adobe Premiere or Avid Media Composer. The Mac MXF Converter must be your best choice when you need a Panasonic P2 mxf Converter or a Canon mxf Converter or a Sony XDCAM MXF Converter, you can do action with mxf files at anytime anywhere now!

Guide: Transcoding MXF files to Apple ProRes 422, ProRes 422 HQ or 4444

Note: To convert MXF video you need to transfer the whole MXF file structure to Mac HDD, because MXF systems produce split-file A/V (that is, the video and audio stored in separate files).

Step 1: Add mxf captured videos

Click “add video” button to import the P2 mxf or Canon mxf files to the top MXF to MOV Converter for Mac. Click “add from folder” button to add MXF folder. The software will find corresponding audio content by itself and mix it to video during conversion.

MXF Converter Mac

Step 2: Select output format and output path

Click on the “Format”bar and get the dropdown menu, then move your pointer to choose “Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422″ or “Apple ProRes 422 HQ” or “Apple ProRes 4444″ as the output format.

Tips:Click “Settings”, you can set bitrate and frame rate if necessary: 1920*1080 vide size; 30fps frame rate(for original 60i videos) or 25fps frame rate(for original 50i videos).

Step 3: Start the MXF to MOV conversion on Mac

Click “convert” to start converting Panasonic/Canon/Sony XDCAM MXF file Apple ProRes format on mac. After conversion, you can log and transfer MXF clips to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X for editing without problems.

Tips:You can edit the MTS video before you convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS/M2T to ProRes MOV. By clicking “Edit” button, you can trim, crop the video, or add watermark and adjust effect to the videos which you will convert.

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