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How to import Canon C300 MXF Files to AMA Link (Avid Media Composer 8.1) on Mac OS X Mavericks?

Canon AMA Plugin:
AMA plugin installer information for Canon products for use with Media Composer, Symphony, or NewsCutter.

Get direct access to and full native support for Canon’s new XF codec. This Canon-developed plug-in enables you to instantly start working on footage shot on upcoming Canon HD camcorders that will employ this new codec, while natively retaining the format’s high-quality 4:2:2 YUV color resolution and 50 Mbps data rate. Plus, edit footage from Canon DSLR cameras with the Canon HD-DSLR (QuickTime) plug-in.

Please Note:
1. Canon XF AMA v2.0.3 now available – Supports Media Composer 7 and NewsCutter 11
2. In order for the Canon plugins to work properly, you must install the MXF AMA plugin as well (included with Media Composer 6.5.3, Symphony 6.5.3, NewsCutter 10.5.3 and later).
3. Canon XF AMA Plugin for XF305, XF300 and XF105.

From the AMA Plugin instruction, how can I import Canon C300 MXF footage to Avid MC 8.1? If you are seeking answers to these questions, you may come to the right place. This post tells how to transcode Canon C300 MXF footage to DNxHD MOV for editing in Avid MC 8.1 editing software beautifully.

Even you have downloaded the AMA plug in but you always still unable to play any clip. It appears in the bin, but error message says unable to play. I have noticed other posts regarding this issue, but none seem to have been resolved. So here recommend Canon MXF Converter for Mac, the fastest workaround to convert transcode Canon C300 MXF files to Avid DNxHD MOV for Avid MC 8.1.
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How to wrapper Canon C300 MXF clips to Avid DNxHD MOV for Avid MC 8.1 on Mac?

Step 1. Add Canon C300 MXF clips to MXF Converter for Mac.
Run MXF Converter for Mac as the best MXF to Avid Converter. Drag MXF videos from your computer or Camera’s SD card. You can load multiple files once. If you wanna merge several C300 MXF videos into one file, select all files and click “Merge”.
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Step 2. Choose DNxHD MOV as output format.
Click the “Format” option and navigate the mouse cursor to “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD 1080p or 720p (*.mov)” as output format. The Mac MXF to Avid Converter will convert MXF to Avid DNxHD MOV with high quality.
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You can click “Edit” options to trim, crop the loaded video files. If you need, you can add 3D effect onto Canon C300 clips.
Step 3. Convert Canon C300 MXF to DNxHD MOV.
Click the “Convert” button, this best Canon MXF to DNxHD MOV Converter will convert Canon C300 MXF footage to DNxHD MOV for editing in Avid Media Composer on Mac immediately. You can find the process in the “Convert” interface.
After conversion, click “Open Floder” button to locate the converted video files. Now, you can import and edit Canon C300 MXF video in Avid Media Composer 8.1 without any problem.

Tip: Some more helpful features of the Mac MXF to DNxHD Converter:

1. Settings- Click “Settings” button if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

2. Editor (next to “Add” icon)- click to set deinterlace, trim, crop, adjust effect, add srt, ass/ssa subtitles, etc.

After the XDCAM MXF Mac conversion, you can transfer Sony PMW-500 MXF footage into Avid Media Composer 5/5.5/6/6.5 for editing smoothly on Mac with ease.
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October 2, 2014 This post was written by Categories: Convert MXF to Avid Media ComposerMXF Video Converter for Mac Tagged with:
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