Canon’s XF Codec – a file-based MPEG-2 compression with an MXF File Wrapper that ensures the widest compatibility with existing industry infrastructure, metadata and non-linear editing (NLE) systems. The codec’s 4:2:2 color sampling provides ultra-fine transitions in tone and color for maintaining the highest image quality needed for advanced post production processing. But when dealing with the MXF videos shot with Canon XF Camcorder like Canon C300/C500/Canon XF305/XF300/XF105/XF100, questions came. The MXF videos could not successfully import into Sony Vegas and other editing software which makes users troublesome. Is there a way to import Canon XF MXF into Sony Vegas Pro on PC?
The answer is yes. The only thing you need is a MXF converter which converts MXF into a format that supported by Sony Vegas Pro, and UFUSoft MXF Converter is a good choice to do this because it offers H.264 MOV format for Sony Vegas. Now let’s see how to convert Canon XF MXF into H.264 MOV for Sony Vegas Pro.
Step1: Free download UFUSoft MXF Converter, install and run it.
After you run it, click “Add Video” to import source MXF videos. You can load directly from your Canon XF camcorder or from you hard drive. After loading, you can view the Canon MXF files.
Step 2: Choose the output format and get set.
Click on “format” and you will see a list, choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas”, then “MOV (AVC) (*.mov)”.
To get better video and audio quality, you can define the output settings in the “Settings” window. There are multiple profiles for you to set like Video Encoder, Frame Rate, Video Bitrate, Resolution, and Audio Encoder, Sample Rate, Channels, Audio Bitrate. And you can check the box “Enable 3D Settings” to add 3D effect to your videos.
Step 3: Start converting Canon MXF to H.264 MOV for Sony Vegas Pro.
Choose output route for the videos and click “start conversion”. Wait a moment, and you will get videos in H.264 MOV. The process of converting Canon XF MXF into H.264 MOV for Sony Vegas Pro is quite simple and easy to operate. Try by yourself.