How to Convert Canon XF Series Camcorder MXF Video Files to Final Cut Pro for Editing
Canon XF series Camcorders are professional camcorders which records vivid HD videos. If you are Canon XF Series camcorder user, you must surprise with the high quality videos, these captured files are in MXF file format. The MXF is a "container" or "wrapper" format which supports a number of different streams of coded "essence".
Though MXF file is excellent, it’s not compatible with many editing software on Mac, such as Final Cut Pro, in order to Convert XF series MXF to FCP for editing, you need a prefessional MXF video converter for Mac. Aiseesoft MXF Converter for Mac will help you convert MXF files to ProRes for FCP, as Apple ProRes 422 MOV format is the best format for FCP.
Note: If you are using Windows OS, you can turn to MXF Converter for Windows here. Download the MXF to FCP for Mac/Windows below and follow the guide to convert MXF files to FCP for editing
Step 1. Add MXF file to MXF Converter for Mac
Click the "Add Video" button to import the MXF video files to the Mac MXF Converter. You can import several MXF files simultaneously
Step 2. Select the output formats
Choose the source file and click the "Profile" drop-down list. Then you can choose the "Apple ProRes 442(*.MOV)" format.
Step 3. Edit the video effect (Optional)
This software also possesses some basic video editing features. With it, you can trim video length, crop video frame, and adjust video brightness/saturation/contrast, and so on.
Step 4. Convert MXF to Final Cut Pro
After all these settings, you can click the "Convert" button to convert the Cannon XF, Sony's XDCAM, and Panasonic DVCPRO P2 seriels camcorder MXF file to FCP for further editing.