Summary: Facing problems importing Canon XF200 MXF files into Final Cut Pro for editing? Follow this article, you will get some important hint.
The Canon XF200 is a compact, high-performance Professional Camcorder designed to fulfill a broad spectrum of shooting requirements for users working on sports production. Users can record HD MXF (MPEG-2) and HD MP4 footage via this camcorder. While the problem is that the users always get error message when importing Canon XF200 MXF videos to FCP for further editing. Then how can we bypass this problem and edit Canon XF200 MXF in FCP smoothly? Read on, you will find a right direction.
As we all know, Final Cut Pro X/7 best supported video is Apple ProRes codec MOV format, that’s why users can not transfer Canon MXF videos to FCP directly. Today, I will offer two ways to make Canon XF200 MXF files compatible with FCP.
The first method supplied here is to download the new Canon XF Plug-in for Final Cut Pro called Canon XF Utility. But there are some drawbacks on this app: unable to work with 1920x1080p recordings, long process with multiple steps.
The second method is much more powerful compared with the first one which is to find a professional Converter to transcode Canon XF200 MXF file to Apple ProRes for FCP. At this stage, UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac is highly recommended to all of you which allows the users to encode MXF files to FCP favorable codec Apple ProRes on Mac easily. Just with several clicks, you can edit Canon MXF videos with different resolution including 1920×1080 in FCP smoothly. Download the App and follow the below guide to learn how to.
How to Convert Canon XF200 MXF file to Apple ProRes for FCP
Step 1. Launch the best Canon XF200 MXF to FCP Converter, and add MXF videos to the program by clicking “Add” button.
Step 2. For editing MXF media in FCP smoothly, choose “Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422″ as the output format.
Step 3. Tap “Convert” button on the main interface to start transcoding Canon MXF to Final Cut Pro 7/X on Mac OS X.
Once the MXF to Apple ProRes Conversion is done, you can click the Open button to find the converted video files. Now you are free to import/edit MXF files in Final Cut Pro under Mac OS without problems.
This powerful App offers special profiles for most Mac NLEs besides FCP, like Adobe Premiere, iMovie, Avid .etc. Choose the one you like.