MXF, short form for Material eXchange Format, is a container format (Like AVI) for professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards. MXF is fairly effective at the interchange of D10 (IMX) material and is used by more and more professional camcorders like Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P2 MXF, HVX200 and Canon C300/XF300/XF305 to store video, audio, and programmed data. MXF is a rare format, and external programs on PCs and Macs can't play these files. So if you want to play or edit MXF files on other media devices or editors, the first thing you should do is to convert them to a format playable by your media devices or editors, such as AVI, WMV, MOV, ProRes MOV, AIC MOV, MP4, MPEG, DVD, etc.
UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac, (for windows user: UFUSoft MXF Video Converter is good at converting your MXF files from your Panasonic HVX200/HVX-203/HPX170/HPX300/HPX-310/HPX-2100/HPX2700/AJ-HPX2700,AG-HPX370, AJ-HPX3100, AJ-HPX3700, AG- HPX170, AG-HPX500, AG-HVX200, AJ-HPX2000, AJ-HPX3000,P2 DVCPRO, Canon C300/C500/XF300/XF305/XF100/XF105,Sony EX camera to MOV,Quicktime, Apple ProRes 422 MOV, AIC MOV, MPG, AVI, DV, MPEG, WMV, MP4, 3GP, VOB, DVD, etc without losing quality, then you can play them on your iPad/iPad 2/The New iPad 3/iPad Mini, iPod/iPod Touch 4g/iPod Touch 5g, iPhone 4/iPhone 4s/iPhone 5, Galaxy S 3, Galaxy Note 2, Nook Color, BlackBerry Playbook, HTC One X, Apple TV 3, PS3, Xbox 360, WDTV ,Zune, Media Player, Quicktime, iTune,Apple TV 2 ,HP TouchPad etc, or edit them in Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, iMovie, Final Cut Pro /FCP 7, FCP X, Final Cut Express, etc, or upload to YouTube, Google, Yahoo, Hulu, Myspace, PPT for presentation etc.
Below is the detailed guide to show you how to convert MXF files on Mac or Windows.
The step-by-step guide:
Step 1: Run UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac as your wanted MXF Video Converter on your Mac, and then add your MXF video files into it.
Note: This program supports batch conversion to automatically convert multiple MXF files one by one. And it also supports converting several MXF videos into a single one.
Step 2: Choose output format you need
Click on "Format" drop-down list, you could easily choose the video format you need from its various categories, and the supported formats include AVI, WMV, MOV, MP4, ProRes MOV, AIC MOV, DV, MKV, MPEG, MPG, FLV, 3GP, DVD, VOB, etc.
Tips: To get the best video quality and sound effect, you are allowed to easily adjust video/audio parameters such as bitrate, sample rate, frame rate, codec, channels, etc after clicking on "Settings". Meanwhile, you could edit MXF videos by using some editing functions of this MXF Converter for Mac, like cropping, trimming, watermarking, flipping, and more.
Step 3: Start converting MXF to AVI/WMV/MP4/MOV/ProRes/AIC/DV/MPEG/DVD or other video format you need by clicking on "Convert" on its main interface.
After the above operations, you could get the converted MXF files in your wanted video format from its default output folder. Thus you could watch them on your computer. Or, you can edit the mxf files with ease.
That's all! Hope the guide on How to Convert MXF files on Mac or Windows helps!