Sony XDCAM series camcorders like Sony PMW-EX1, PDZ-VX10, Sony PMW-350K, Sony PMW-320K, Sony PMW-EX3, Sony PMW-EX1, Sony PMW-F3L, Sony PMW-F3K, Sony PMW-100, Sony PDM700, Sony PDM-F800, etc are high-end professional camcorders which can capture stunning-quality HD images; they can offer very high quality HD recording at a data rate of up to 50Mbps at MXF format. But when you want to edit the videos they record, you may find the high quality MXF files are not recognized by most editing software even iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, Avid, etc, but sometimes to edit he raw Sony XDCAM MXF files in iMovie/FCP/FCE/Avid/Adobe Premiere Pro/After Effects/Kendlive, etc is necessary to get a good visual effect, so, how to convert/import Sony XDCAM MXF to Apple ProRes MOV? Is there software can do the job?
The answer is positive. To convert and import Sony XDCAM MXF to iMovie/FCP/FCE/Avid, etc, you just need UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac to help you. Sony MXF Converter for Mac is a good choice for you. It can fast convert Sony PDZ-VX10, PDM700, PDM-F800, PMW100, PMW-350K, PMW-EX3, PMW-EX1, PMW-F3L, PMW-F3K, etc camcorder MXF to MOV for editing on Mac without quality loss. And this Mac Sony XDCAM MXF Converter is easy-to-use while high-efficient?free download and install it, you will be able to convert the MXF to iMovie/Final Cut Express/FCP/Avid/Adobe Premiere Pro/After Effects/Kendlive, etc now, and this guide will tell you how to convert all MXF videos to Mac compatible ProRes 422 or H.264 MOV step by step.
Guide on how to Convert/import Sony XDCAM MXF to iMovie/Final Cut Express/Final Cut Pro, etc on Mac OS X.
Step 1: Load Sony XDCAM MXF files
Simply click Add File button to import Sony XDCAM MXF files.
Step 2: Set output format and output path
Select the MXF files, click Profile drop-down list to select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or HD Video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output format, then set output path to save the converted video files from Destination options.
Step 3: Setting
You can set audio and video parameters for the video by hit Setting button
After all settings are done, click Convert button to convert MXF from Sony XDCAM camcorder like Sony PMW-EX1, PDZ-VX10, Sony PMW-350K, Sony PMW-320K, Sony PMW-EX3, Sony PMW-EX1, Sony PMW-F3L, Sony PMW-F3K, Sony PMW-100, Sony PDM700, Sony PDM-F800, etc to MOV for iMovie/Final Cut Express/Final Cut Pro/Avid/Adobe Premiere Pro/After Effects/Kendlive on Mac. When finish converting, you can import the converted video files to Mac editors for further editing then.
MXF to MOV- Convert recorded MXF clips to MOV for editing and playing on Mac
Summary: In this article, you can learn How to convert recorded MXF clips to MOV for editing on Mac, it will help you solve the problems you encountered.
Why do you need to convert MXF to MOV format for editing on Mac?
If you need to edit videos usually, you may know that MXF is a container format for professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards. MXF files is not compatible well on Mac OS and it is supported by many portable players and some software like Quicktime, iMovie, FCP and so on. MOV is a video format which supported by many softwares on Mac. To paly MXF files on Quicktime or edit MXF files with iMovie/FCP/Avid/Premiere on Mac, Mac users should find a solution to convert MXF to MOV on Mac.
Users' MXF clips to MOV conversion need:
"Hi, I need to convert .MXF films into .MOV films for editing purposes. I recorded many MXF clips during the new Year, now the MXF to MOV conversion need to be finished today for mass DVD copying. Please help."
"I am currently using log and transfer to import mxf files quality into fcp6 (used an hvx200 on dvcpro settings for 4x3 aspect ratio). most of the footage looks really good. however, a few shots have some bad interlacing (static frame with some, but not a ton, of motion). when i view the mxf's in the capture window, they do not appear to have these issues. "
Solution to convert MXF to MOV on Mac
First, you will need a MXF to MOV Converter on Mac, here you can try Pavtube MXF converter for mac, this is top mxf video converter in the market, it will help you transcode mxf to mov, mkv, etc.
Here is the main interface of the MXF converter for Mac.
You can choose rich output formats for editing on Mac,
Editing in FCP you can choose Apple prores 422 codec MOV format;
For editing in imovie, you can choose apple intermediate codec (AIC) MOV format;
For editing in Avid, you can pick DNxHD codec MOV format, etc.
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