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Rewrap/Transcode DNxHD MXF files to Apple ProRes 422 MOV for Final Cut Pro X/7

If you want to rewrap Avid DNxHD encoded MXF videos to ProRes MOV to editing in FCP on Mac, this step-by-step guide will help you out in details, and show you the way to finish this within a few click.

Question: “How can I rewrap DNxHD MXF files into MOV files on a Mac to be used in FCP X or FCP 7? I know the windows version of ffmeg seems to be able to do it, but how about a mac? Any help answering this would be much appreciated.”
What is Avid DNxHD?
Avid DNxHD, which stands for “Digital Nonlinear Extensible High Definition”, is a lossy high-definition video post-production codec engineered for multi-generation compositing with reduced storage and bandwidth requirements. It is an implementation of SMPTE VC-3 standard. DNxHD codec was developed by Avid Technology, Inc.

Hereby, you will need to get a powerful transform program and this is what we are going to introduce: Mac DNxHD MXF Video Converter. This program features in easy-to-use interface, working stability and quick rewrapping work flow. You can download a free trial version here without time limit.
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How to rewrap DNxHD MXF to ProRes 422 MOV for editing in FCP 7/X?
Step 1. Connect your drive to Mac or copy and paste your files inside Mac hard drive directly. Click top left two icons to load individual videos or the entire folder correspondingly. Drag-and-drop is also well supported for your convenience.
import mxf to avid
Step 2. Click the drop-down list besides “Format”, choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*mov)” as the most compatible codec for FCP 7/X.
Tips: You can also customize the output video quality, frame rate, etc. by clicking “Settings”.
convert mxf to prores mov
Step 3. Start converting DNxHD MXF files to ProRes MOV for FCP 7/X on Mac by clicking the big red circle. You can choose to shut down computer automatically after conversion done.

OK, it’s all done, now import the rewrapped Apple ProRes MOV to FCP X!

October 6, 2014 This post was written by Categories: Convert MXF to Final Cut Pro 7Convert MXF to Final Cut Pro XMXF Video Converter for Mac Tagged with:
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