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Import, Edit Canon XF300 MXF to ProRes MOV on Final Cut Pro

Canon XF300 supports the highest HD quality with Full HD 1920×1080 resolution, up to 50Mbps bit rate and 4:2:2 color sampling. The Canon XF300 Professional Camcorder features 50Mbps MPEG-2 4:2:2 recording to Compact Flash (CF) cards for unsurpassed image quality and efficient. Utilizing file-based MPEG-2 compression with an MXF File Wrapper ensures the widest compatibility with existing industry infrastructure, metadata and non-linear editing (NLE) systems.
But Canon XF300 mxf files are not supported by Quicktime ,Final Cut Express ,Final Cut Pro ,Avid media composer. How can we edit our favorite mxf footage on Mac OS X Lion? Canon MXF converter for Mac OS X Lion is the perfect combination of a promising mxf video converter and a movie editor for Apple Mac OS X Lion users, the easiest solution to directly import videos from your camcorder to convert, edit and ready for Youtube, DVD authoring.

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to convert and import play Canon XF300 MXF files to Apple ProRes 422 MOV for Final Cut Pro 6 /Final Cut Pro 7 on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X Lion.Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 4444 MOV optimizes Final Cut Pro workflow for editing with no rendering.
Step 1. Download and Load Canon XF300 MXF footage to Canon MXF Converter for Mac OS X Lion.
Run Canon MXF Video Converter for Mac as the 2011 best Canon MXF footage to MOV converter on Mac OS X Lion 10.7. Click the “Add” button to import .mxf files from the Canon XF300 camcorder.

Step 2. Choose Apple ProRes codec MOV for Final Cut Pro without rendering.
Click the “Format” option, choose the Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 video (*.mov) or DVCPRO HD video (*.mov) as output format. And navigate to the Final Cut Pro group, you will notice that there are profiles with Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422(HQ), Apple ProRes 422(LT), Apple ProRes 422(Proxy), Apple ProRes 4444. Here we choose Apple ProRes 422(HQ) (*.mov) as output format. (The Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) codec is intended for offline editing and contains 30 percent of the data rate of Apple ProRes 422, and I recommend you to select Apple ProRes 422(HQ), Apple ProRes 422(LT) MOV for outputting.)

You can also choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV (AVC)(*.mov) for converting Canon XF300 MXF videos from MXF to MOV with H.264/AVC as video codec for loading to Final Cut Studio.

Step 3. Merge Canon XF300 MXF files and Choose video size as original. (Optional)
Tick the checkbox for “Merge”, and the Canon XF300 1920×1080 MXF converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
You can choose the clip on list and click the Properties button to view the source video resolution. To get the original video size, just click the “Settings” button and choose the right option like 1920*1080, 1080*720 from the video size drop-down box.

Step 4.
Convert MXF to Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut without rendering.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac OS X Lion MXF Video converter starts converting MXF videos to Apple ProRes MOV on Mac OS X Lion, and joining the MXF files for editing in Final Cut Studio.
After converting and merging the MXF files, just import the output Apple PreRes 422 .mov files to Final Cut Pro 7 or Final Cut Pro 6 for editing and the video .Optimize your workflow and save time with the Apple ProRes compression for Final Cut Pro. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.
Tips: The Mac OS X Lion Canon MXF Converter also supported Canon XF305, Canon XF100, Canon XF105 recording Full HD MXF Videos.


September 13, 2013 This post was written by Categories: Convert MXF to Final Cut Pro 5Convert MXF to Final Cut Pro 6Convert MXF to Final Cut Pro 7Convert MXF to Final Cut Pro XMXF Video Converter for Mac Tagged with:
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