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How to Transocde/Import Phantom Flex camera MXF to FCP, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid on Mac?

Being a high-speed digital camera, the Phantom Flex camera is capable of shooting from 5 frames-per-second (fps) to over 10,750 fps, recording in a wide variety of file formats, ranging from Cine, Cine Compressed, Cine RAW, AVI, h.264 mp4, to Apple ProRes .mov, Multipage TIFF, MXF PAL, MXF NTSC, Uncompressed QuickTime, and Windows BMP, OS/2 BMP, PCX, TGA, TIFF, LEAD, JPEG, JTIF, RAW, DNG, DPX. If you have import issues while editing Phantom Flex MXF footage in Final Cut Pro , we would recommend that you transcode Phantom Flex MXF to Apple’s ProRes codec, the best suited codec for editing within FCP 7 and its former version FCP 6, and later version FCP X. The transcoding method is also helpful when you want to edit Phantom Flex camera MXF in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and Avid Media Composer.

To do format conversion, third party software is required. If your concerns are ease of use and great file quality as the original, we would recommend MXF Video Converter for Mac.

Follow the step to transcode Phantom Flex camera MXF to ProRes MOV, DNxHD MOV, AIC MOV for importing workflow with Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro CS5/CS6/CC on Mac Mavericks .

Step 1: Run MXF Video Converter for Mac as a professional Phantom Flex MXF Converter.
When the main interface pops up, you can click ‘Add Video’ or ‘Add from folder’ button to load MXF data into this program.
import mxf to avid

Step 2: Choose output format.
1) Select output format for converting Phantom Flex MXF to FCP 6/7/X.
Click “Format” bar to choose ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as output format under ‘Final Cut Pro’ column. The ProRes 422 is a good option for the Phantom Flex MXF files, and the file size is reasonable.
convert mxf to prores mov

2) Choose output format for encoding Phantom Flex MXF to Avid MC.
From the ‘Format’ bar, choose ‘Avid Media Composer’ > ‘Avid DNxHD (*.mov)’ as output format.
convert mxf to avid

3) Select output format for transcoding Phantom Flex MXF to Adobe Premiere Pro.
Click the “Format” option and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV (AVC)(*.mov) or MPEG-2 Video (*.mpg) as output format.
canon xf mxf to adobe premiere

Step 3: Custom video and audio settings (for advanced user)
You are allowed to click “Settings” button to custom video and audio parameters like resolution, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel on ‘Profile Settings’ panel.

Step 4: Click ‘Convert’ button to start converting Phantom Flex MXF video to MOV files for using with Final Cut Pro, Avid and Adobe Premiere Pro .

Step 5: After conversion finished, click “Open Folder” button to get the exported for using in Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer or Adobe Premiere Pro.

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