Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder continues to innovate and develop image acquisition products for the most demanding professional. It is of high quality and received high praise from its customers. The output video format of Canon XF305 is MXF, if you want to playback the MXF videos with your Mac, you will find that MXF is not acceptable for QuickTime. To solve this problem, you will need a MXF converter for Mac which helps you to change MXF wrapper to QuickTime MOV. With MXF converter for Mac, you will be able to change MXF wrapper to QuickTime. For MXF converter, you can make a comparison with several different converters, you will find that TransMXF for Mac is highly recommended by users and can best satisfy your need. It is easy to use and here’s simple tutorial.
Step 1: Add Canon XF305 MXF videos to the best MXF converter for Mac.
Free download TransMXF for Mac, install and run it. Add MXF videos to TransMXF for Mac. Except Canon MXF videos, TransMXF for Mac can transfer MXF video shot by Panasonic, Sony and many other MXF camcorders. After loading videos to TransMXF, you can preview the videos in this surface.
Step 2: Choose the output format.
Click “Format” then you will see a dropdown list. Choose “QuickTime Movie Format” and then choose the one you think most suits your requirement.
Click “settings” and then you can do some adjustment with size, bitrate, etc.
Step 3: Conversion.
After these have been set, click “start conversion”. Wait a moment, you will get the converted videos with quality very close to the original ones.
Tip: If you want to combine several segments to a file, click “Merge to one file” before conversion.
TransMXF for Mac is a strong MXF converter which converts MXF to many other formats, media devices and editing software. If you have a MXF camcorder, you will surely need TransMXF. You have learned change Canon XF305 MXF wrapper to QuickTime on Mac, it is easy for you to try transfer MXF to other formats by yourself.
“I recently purchased an MXF converter program for windows. I have a Panasonic AG-HPX600 camera and want to convert the .mxf files for editing in Adobe Premiere Elements for Windows. However, the conversion only provides a single audio channel, even though I recorded two channels on the camera. Is there a way to get both audio channels to play together in the converted format with your program?” This is from a customer’s e-mail asking how to transcode AG-HPX600 MXFto Adobe Premiere Elements on Windows PC with full audio.
In this case, Aunsoft TransMXF is the solution. Aunsoft TransMXF is an ideal MXF converter tool developed for camcorder users, especially for those who have a professional Panasonic P2 camcorder, or a Canon XF camcorder, or any other camcorders that shoot videos in MXF format. It is an expert in dealing with MXF problems and lossless convert MXF for using in different editing software including Adobe Premiere Elements. Here are some details for enable MXF for using in Adobe Premiere.
Step 1: Free download Aunsoft TransMXF, install and launch it.
Supported OS: Microsoft Windows XP (SP2 or later), Windows Vista, Windows 7.
Step 2: Import MXF videos into Aunsoft MXF converter.
You can load directly from your camcorder or from your hard drive.
Step 3: Choose the output format and get set.
Choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas”, then “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)”.
Click on “settings” to adjust the video and audio. For example, you can set the video size at 1920*1080 to keep the high quality and you can choose stereo for audio channel.
Step 4: Choose the output route and get start.
Choose the route for output videos and click “start conversion”. If you want to combine several clips into one, click “merge into one file”.
Aunsoft TransMXF utilizes all cores to speed up encoding process and is 50% faster than before, so you do not need to wait long. Click “open” to find your converted videos and you can successfully import them into Adobe Premiere Elements. Thus you have complete converting Panasonic AG-HPX600 MXF for editing in Adobe Premiere Elements on Windows PC with full audio.
Sony XDCAM series camcorders are of professional camcorders and capture videos in super high quality. But when dealing with the MXF videos shot with Sony XDCAM, questions came. The MXF videos could not successfully import into Sony Vegas and other editing software which makes users troublesome. Is there a way to batch converted Sony XDCAM MXF to h.264 MOV for Sony Vegas Pro?
The answer is yes. The only thing you need is a MXF converter which converts MXF into a format that supported by Sony Vegas Pro, and Aunsoft TransMXF is a good choice to do this because it offers H.264 MOV format for Sony Vegas. Now let’s see how to convert Sony XDCAM MXF into H.264 MOV for Sony Vegas Pro.
Step1: Free download Aunsoft TransMXF, install and run it.
After you run it, click “add video” or “add from folder” to import source MXF videos. You can load directly from your Sony XDCAM camcorder or from you hard drive. After loading, you can view the MXF files.
Step 2: Choose the output format and get set.
Click on “format” and you will see a list, choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas”, then “MOV (AVC) (*.mov)”.
Click “setting” to adjust the video and audio according to your preference.
You can do simple editing to your videos by clicking “edit selected task”. You can add 3D effect to your videos.
Step 3: Start converting MXF to H.264 MOV.
Choose output route for the videos and click “start conversion”. Wait a moment, and you will get videos in H.264 MOV. The process of converting Sony XDCAM MXF into H.264 MOV for Sony Vegas Pro is quite simple and easy to operate. Try by yourself.
P2 (P2 is a short form for “Professional Plug-In”) is a professional digital recording solid-state memory storage media format and especially tailored to electronic news-gathering (ENG) applications. It features tapeless (non-linear) recording of DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO25, DVCPRO50, DVCPRO-HD, or AVC-Intra streams on a solid-state flash memory.
P2 card: A solid-state memory card for recording DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO HD, and AVC-Intra media within MXF container files.
DVCPRO HD is a high definition addition to the DV/DVCPRO format family, is a 100 Mbps extension of the DVCPRO (25) and DVCPRO 50 formats, used for capturing and editing high-quality HD video.
iMovie and Final Cut Express don’t have native support for P2 DVCPRO HD MXF Files, while looking for the best way to edit P2 DVCPRO HD MXF, I find Aunsoft TransMXF for Mac help making the editing easy and smooth. The best format for importing into iMovie and FCE is Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC), so you need to wrap P2 DVCPRO HD MXF footage to AIC for iMovie and Final Cut Express with Aunsoft P2 MXF converter. Follow the guide to easily edit P2 DVCPRO HD MXF videos in iMovie and Final Cut Express.
Step 1. Import P2 MXF files to Aunsoft P2 MXF Converter for Mac.
Connect Panasonic P2 camcorder to your Mac and run TransMXF for Mac. Click the “Add” button to browse .mxf videos from directory.
Step 2. Choose AIC as output format.
Click the “Format” option and choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express” → “Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)”.
To get 1920*1080 resolution for output video, just click the “Settings” button and choose 1920*1080 as output video size.
Step 3. Convert Panasonic P2 DVCPRO HD MXF to AIC on Mac.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Mac Panasonic MXF video converter will start the conversion from Panasonic P2 MXF to AIC for editing on Mac iMovie and Final Cut Express.
I had a great journey last week and shot a lot of videos with my Canon XF300, but now I have a problem with the video format. The videos are of MXF format, I want to transfer them into AVI with my Mac. What should I do to convert Canon XF300 MXF Videos to AVI for iMac?
This mail is from my friend, I think many people will have the same format problem with MXF beside my friend Tina. Now I will briefly introduce the most convenient method to convert Canon XF300 MXF to AVI for iMac.
Step 1: Download TransMXF for Mac, install and run it. Add MXF videos into TransMXF for Mac. You can preview the videos before transferring.
Step 2: Choose output format and output route for the videos. Click “format” and choose the format you need from the list as below picture shows. You can do some personal setting with clicking “setting”.
Step 3: Start conversion. If you want to merge several videos into one, just click “merge into one file” before conversion.
After a short time waiting, you will get the videos in AVI format. You can also do some editing with the videos with TransMXF. Except AVI, TransMXF can convert MXF to many other formats, such as MPEG, WMV, MP4, FLV, MOV, 3GP, 3G2, SWF, VOB, TS, DV, F4V, etc. Aunsoft TransMXF is a great converter for converting MXF to AVI and other formats.
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Although Premiere Elements supports various formats, it still doesn’t expand to include MXF footages. So it’s rather difficult to archive MXF footage using my installed trail version of Premiere Elements 10. I’ve tried to import 1080p AVCHD footage to Elements, even if Premiere Elements doesn’t support 1080/50p AVCHD well, but at least I can alter the capture mode to 1080/50i or 1080/24p. I was delighted with this editing software for its powerful functions, but I’m quite depressed when trying to import MXF to Premiere Elements. After creating a project in Elements, the pop-up window reminds me that MXF is unaccepted format to Premiere Elements.
It can’t be said a tough issue regarding editing MXF in Premiere Element, since we can solve it only with a third-party software called TransMXF. You may wonder which type is on the Premiere Elements 10 import support format list.Here I find Premiere Elements 10 supported formats as below:
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“Does Premiere Elements support Canon XF100? It says it supports “MPEG-2,” but the XF100 is a HD MPEG-2, and the camera isn’t listed on the supported list. If Premiere Elements doesn’t support the camcorder, then the price of the camcorder just went up by $800, since I have to buy Premiere Pro in that case.”
“Any ideas on how to use .mxf from my canon xf100 with elements? I noticed that Premiere Element 10 can’t open my .mxf files recorded in 1080p MXF. “
Searching forums to find there’re some guys are talking about the issue about editing Canon XF100 MXF in Premiere Element. It’s seemingly that Premiere Element doesn’t support Canon XF100. So here I’d like to introduce a simple solution to make Premiere Element recognize Canon XF100 footage.
Recommended method to convert Canon XF100 to Premiere Element for further editing.
- Copy MXF clips from Canon XF100 onto PC
- Download Canon to Premiere Converter on PC
In April, 2010, Canon announced a line of tapeless professional camcorders –Canon XF300 and Xf305. Both take a file-based MPEG-2 compression system that saves videos in an MXF wrapper-for capturing and recording native 1920 x 1080 video onto affordable, universally available Compact Flash (CF) cards. Featured with a 3CMOS sensor array and 18x zoom L-series HD video Lens, the revolutionary camcorders bring broadcast-quality HF video to the reach of all professional filmmakers.
Key features of Canon XF305/XF300
MPEG-2 Full HD 4:2:2 recording on CompactFlash at up to 50Mbps.
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