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Best way to import Canon MXF to Adobe Premiere CS5 for editing smoothly

Summary: If you encountered problems with Canon XF305/Canon X105 MXF when importing to Premiere Pro CS5 on Mac, you can follow this article to solve it.

Canon XF305/Canon XF105 takes advantage of the latest HD technology–along with Canon’s newly developed MPEG-2 4:2:2 codec–to record Full HD video to widely available Compact Flash cards. Canon’s adaptation of MPEG-2 for the XF305/XF105 Professional Camcorder, named the Canon XF Codec, ensures the widest compatibility with existing industry infrastructure and non-linear editing (NLE) systems. And by using an MXF file wrapper, video and audio can be wrapped in a single file along with important metadata.

“Can Premiere Pro CS5 edit MXF files from the Canon XF305 or Canon XF105 camcorder? I know that Premiere Pro CS5 can render to the part of MXF format but can it handle raw MXF files. The Canon site lists various compatible editors for this camcorder, but does not list Premiere Pro CS5 (it includes Final Cut, Avid etc).”

Canon XF305 and Canon XF105 camcorders are very excellent, and the XF305 series is one of the best seller series camcorder in the canon XF series, and also in the photography market. You may have bought a Canon XF305/XF105 camcorder and need to edit XF305/XF105 files in Premiere Pro CS5, but XF305/XF105 MXF files are not well supported by Premiere Pro CS5, as you may encounter many audio and video problems, such as bitrate unsupported, and synchronization program.

How to edit XF305/XF105 MXF files in Premiere Pro CS5 smoothly? The best way is to convert Canon XF305/XF105 MXF to Premiere Pro CS5 compatible codec, like MOV format is best for Premiere Pro CS5 editing on Windows/Mac, you can edit MOV videos in Premiere Pro CS5 without problems, so you can choose this MXF Converter (a professional MXF to Premiere Pro Converter tool) is the best choice for you. Below is a guide for you.

Step 1. Download MXF Conerter (Windows & Mac),install it.

Step 2. After downloading, install and run this MXF Converter, just copy the MXF files from the CF cards right to your hard drive, import the files to the software.

Step 3. Click “Format” bar to choose the output format. Click and choose “Format > Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV (AVC)(*.mov) or MPEG-2 Video (*.mpg)” as output format. The MXF to Premiere CS5 Converter will convert Canon XF305/XF105 MXF videos to MOV/MPG with the original video resolution.

Step 4. Click “Convert” button to start converting Canon XF305/XF105 MXF to MOV/MPG for importing to Premiere Pro CS5 on Mac.

After the conversion is finished, just run Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 and import the .mpg or .mov files for editing. You will find the output video work perfectly on Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.

December 29, 2013 This post was written by Categories: Convert MXF to Adobe Premiere CS 5MXF Video Converter for MacMXF Video Converter for Windows Tagged with:
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