Adobe After Effects have full compatible with .MXF files using AVC-Intra, AVC-Intra 50, AVC-Intra 100, DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO50, and DVCPRO HD codecs, it can also import XDCAM HD files in MXF format. However, it can't import .MXF files in Canon XF codec.
Canon's XF series camcorders like Canon C300, C500, XF100, XF105, XF300, XF305 record high-definition MXF video with its own XF codec. If you need to edit Canon XF MXF in Adobe After Effects, you need to convert Canon XF .MXF files to Adobe After Effects supported AVI, MOV, MPEG and FLV etc
UFUSoft Mac Canon XF to Adobe After Effects Converter can help you do the job. With it, you can easily transcode Canon XF .MXF files to Adobe After Effects accepted AVI, MOV, MPEG or FLV files. Besides, it can also convert Canon XF MXF footageto other file formats like WMV, MKV, 3GP, ASF, RM, DV, VOB etc.
Tips: As Adobe After Effects can work with both Mac and Windows, users who want to edit Canon XF MXF footage in Adobe After Effects on Windows, you can turn to UFUSoft Canon XF MXF to Adobe After Effect Converter.
Simple steps to convert Canon XF MXF files to Adobe After Effects
Step 1: Load Canon XF MXF files
Click "Add Files" to import Canon XF files that you have already exported to your computer from your Canon XF camcorder to Canon XF to Adobe After Effects Converter Mac
Step 2: Select Adobe After Effects output format
Click the drop-down list of "Convert To", where you can choose "General Video"->"AVI Video(*.avi)" as your output format. Then, click the drop-down list of "Save To" to select a directory to save your converted files.
Click "Convert" to transcode Canon XF MXF files to Adobe After Effects.