Sony continues to expand and improve its XDCAM EX lineup with the PMW-350K Full HD Camcorder. Boasting three 2/3″-type full-HD CMOS sensors, solid state SxS workflow and an impressive set of advanced features, this professional shoulder-mount camera sets a new standard for affordable, high-end videography. It originates these qualities from the XDCAM HD 422 camcorders, which are extremely well received by broadcasters. It’s true that Sony PMW-350 provides great videos quality to capture your shinning moments, but the problem is how we make Sony XDCAM MXF work with FCP on Mac without rendering for further editing?
According to our recent client feedbacks, some users have problems importing and editing Sony PMW-350 MXF with Final Cut Pro. Why can’t import Sony PMW-350 MXF to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X? You can import, export, and edit MXF-wrapped media from archives or asset management systems via third-party plug-ins (http://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/specs/). So, you can’t import and edit Sony PMW-350 MXF files in FCP X directly.
Transcoding/converting Sony PMW-350 MXF to FCP X best editing video format/codec is the best way to import MXF files into FCP X on Mac. Here, UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac is height recommended. With this top MXF to FCP X Converter, you can convert any Sony PMW-350 MXF video to Apple ProRes MOV for your Final Cut Pro X/7/6 with few clicks. In addition, you can convert Sony PMW-350 MXF to other format (MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, MKV…) to any video foramt as your like. If you plan to share or upload .mxf files, you can convert MXF footage to H.264 MP4 with the best MXF to Final Cut Pro X Converter for YouTube, Vimeo etc.
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MXF to FCP Converter – UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac
* Convert MXF to FCP X/7/6 supported format codec – Apple ProRes
* Convert MXF, MP4, H.265, MKV, AVI, Tivo, MOV, MPEG,MTS, XAVC etc to FCP format
* Transcode MXF to popular NLEs including FCP, iMovie, Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve etc supported formats
* Convert MXF to AVI,MXF to MKV, MXF to H.265, MXF to Apple ProRes, MXF to MPEG-2 etc.
* Add subtitles/watermark to MXF, split/merge/trim/crop MXF etc
*Support: macOS Sierra, El Capitan Yosemite, Mavericks, Lion
How to Convert Sony PMW-350 MXF to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac
Step 1. Click the “Add” button to import .mxf files from the Sony PMW-350 camcorder. You can backup your recordings on hard drive first if necessary.
Step 2: Click the format bar and you will find an option menu on the interface. Find Final Cut Pro option, and click to choose Apple ProRes 422 (*.MOV) as the output format.
Aside Note: For FCP 6, you can only choose ProRes 422 and ProRes 422(HQ) as the export format; while, for FCP 7 and FCP X, Pro Res 422(LT)/Pro Res 444/Pro Res 422(Proxy) are all supported.
Step 3. Convert Sony PMW-350 MXF to ProRes MOV for FCP.
When above steps finished, you can click “Convert” button to convert Sony PMW-350 XDCAM MXF to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP with super fast speed. With aPubsoft Sony MXF to FCP Converter, you can also deal with Sony PMW-350 XDCAM MXF footage in FCP on Mac with best video and audio quality as you want.
Kindly Note: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) have higher qualities. Apple ProRes 422 (LT) and Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) have smaller sizes. You can choose according to your requirement.