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Convert/Transcode Sony XDCAM MXF into MWV for Movie Maker on Windows 8.1/8/7

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Sony XDCAM series camcorders are of professional camcorders and capture videos in super high quality. But when dealing with the MXF videos shot with Sony XDCAM, questions came. The MXF videos could not successfully import into Movie Maker and other editing software which makes users troublesome. Is there a way to import Sony XDCAM MXF into Windows Movie Maker on PC?

The answer is yes. The only thing you need is a MXF converter which converts MXF into a format that supported by Windows Movie Maker, and UFUSoft MXF Converter is a good choice to do this because it offers H.264 MOV format for Movie Maker. Now let’s see how to convert Sony XDCAM MXF into H.264 MOV for Windows Movie Maker.

Step1: Free download UFUSoft MXF Converter, install and run it.

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After you run it, click “Add Video” to import source MXF videos. You can load directly from your Sony XDCAM camcorder or from you hard drive. After loading, you can view the 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)”.

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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 MXF to H.264 MOV for Windows Movie Maker.

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 Sony XDCAM MXF into H.264 MOV for Windows Movie Maker is quite simple and easy to operate. Try by yourself.

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How to Convert/Edit Panasonic DVCPro P2 MXF files with Windows Movie Maker?

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

“I have a Panasonic DVCPRO P2 camcorder that records .MXF video format, now I would like to import these projects to Windows Movie Maker for editing. What I want is to edit MXF files smoothly without codec problems, what video codec should I use? Can you recommend some software which can help me import and convert MXF to Windows Movie Maker smoothly?”

If you have a Panasonic DVCPRO P2 camcorder, you may want to edit Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF files in Windows Movie Maker, though latest vegas added many new features, but it can’t support P2 MXF footages well, you will encounter importing and editing problems. These problems may occur in Panasonic AJ-HPX3000/ AG-HPX300/ AJ-HPX2000/ AJ-HPX3700/ AJ-HPM200/ AJ-HPX2700/ AJ-HPM100/ AG-HVX200 and other models.

In order to edit your Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF footage in Windows Movie Maker smoothly, you should transcode MXF format to WMV format, which is best supported by Movie Maker.

UFUSoft MXF Converter is best choice to get the work done. I have used this tools for a long time, and I also rewrap Canon MXF files to Premiere 5.5. This software can deal with almost all kinds of MXF videos. With it, I can effortlessly transcode the P2 MXF videos for smoothly editing in Windows Movie Maker. Just take a look at the brief guide below.

How to import Panasonic DVCPro P2 MXF videos to Windows Movie Maker for smoothly editing

Step 1. Download, install and launch the UFUSoft P2 MXF Converter, and then click the button “File” to add P2 MXF footage to the program. (Note: You should find the MXF video from one MXF whole structure folder, here I take my P2-dvcpro25 as an example: double click the P2-dvcpro25> CONTENTS> VIDEO, and then you can find the MXF file.)

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Step 2. Click “Format” bar to determine output format. For smoothly editing in Vegas, you are recommended to choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv), this format is best for Windows Movie Maker editing.

P2 MXF footage in Windows Movie Maker

Step 3. If you would like to customize the video and audio parameters, you can click “settings”, adjust the parameters as you want, like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.

Step 4. Click “Convert” to start to convert Panasonic DVCPRO P2 to Windows Movie Maker.

Note: Before start the conversion, click Edit button and you can deinterlace 1080p P2 MXF files for Windows Movie Maker via checking off the “Deinterlacing” box in the Video Editor.

With this Panasonic MXF to Windows Movie Maker converter, it becomes easy for you to convert P2 MXF video to Movie Maker smoothly for editing.

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Convert/Edit Canon C300/C500/XF305/XF300/XF105/XF100 MXF Fiels to Windows Movie Maker

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

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 Movie Maker and other editing software which makes users troublesome. Is there a way to import Canon XF MXF into Windows Movie Maker on PC?

The answer is yes. The only thing you need is a MXF converter which converts MXF into a format that supported by Windows Movie Maker, and UFUSoft MXF Converter is a good choice to do this because it offers WMV format for Movie Maker. Now let’s see how to convert Canon XF MXF into WMV for Windows Movie Maker.

Step1: Free download UFUSoft MXF Converter, install and run it.

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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 “WMV (*.wmv)”.

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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 WMV for Windows Movie Maker.

Choose output route for the videos and click “start conversion”. Wait a moment, and you will get videos in WMV. The process of converting Canon XF MXF into WMV for Windows Movie Maker is quite simple and easy to operate. Try by yourself.

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Transcode/Convert Sony XDCAM EX MXF to AVI for Windows Movie Maker

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

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 PDW 700, Sony PDW-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.

Only a few limited formats are supported by MS Movie Maker, e.g. AVI, WMV, MPG, ASF, MP2, MPEG, MP3, WAV, WMA. You need convert Sony XDCAM EX MXF to AVI for importing videos to Windows Movie Maker. UFUSoft MXF Video Converter is the recommended Sony MXF to AVI converter for Movie Maker, which makes it easy to edit Sony MXF videos in MS Movie Maker.

Follow the steps below, and you will find the quickest solution to convert Sony XDCAM EX MXF video files to Windows Movie Maker (WMM) supported formats.

Step 1. Load Sony XDCAM EX MXF videos to UFUSoft MXF Converter.
Transfer the .mts files from Sony MXF camcorder to Windows computer hard drive via USB cable, run MXF Converter as the Sony MXF to AVI converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mxf videos.

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Step 2. Choose AVI output format.
Click the “Format” option, and navigate the mouse cursor to Common Video > AVI Video(*.avi) as output format. The MXF to AVI Converter will transcode Sony XDCAM EX MXF to AVI with original resolution 1920×1080. This process also works for Windows 8 Movie Maker, a.k.a. Windows Live Movie Maker.

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As Windows Movie Maker also supports .wmv, .asf, .mpg files, you can choose WMV3 (WMV9)(*.wmv), WMV2 (WMV8)(*.wmv) or ASF (VC-1)(*.asf) from the Common Video group with original video resolution. To get .mpg for Windows Movie Maker with 1080, you may choose HD Video > MPEG-2 HD Video(*mpg) for 1920*1080 video.

Step 3. Edit loaded Sony XDCAM EX MXF files.(Optional)
Click “Edit” button to enter the edit functions. With the editing functions, you can edit your video by “Effect” “Trim” “Crop” and “Watermark”. The “Effect” function can set the video Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Volume and Deinterlacing. The “Trim” function can set the video length. The “Crop” function can set the video playing region. The “Watermark” function can add text and pictures to video.

Step 4. Convert Sony XDCAM EX MXF to AVI.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the conversion from Sony XDCAM EX MXF to AVI will start immediately. After the conversion, you may import the output HD videos to Window Movie Maker and mix the slides, pictures to create your home movies.

Tips: The main reason for no video on the output file may lie on that you choose Divx or Xvid for AVI. You may need related codec pack for Windows Movie Maker to work with them. The MSMPEG-4 codec shall work on every Windows PC. The alternative solution is to choose .wmv output.

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Best Way to Convert/Edit Canon XF MXF to AVI on Windows Movie Maker

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Canon XF codec was developed: A next-generation MPEG-2 4:2:2 full HD file-based recording codec that facilitates the reliable capture of the highest quality video imaging and uncompressed audio. This high quality is ensured with the capability to record 1920×1080 and 1280×720 HD images at up to 50 Mbps (constant bit rate).

Only a few limited formats are supported by MS Movie Maker, e.g. AVI, WMV, MPG, ASF, MP2, MPEG, MP3, WAV, WMA. You need convert Canon XF MXF to AVI for importing videos to Windows Movie Maker. UFUSoft MXF Video Converter is the recommended Canon MXF to AVI converter for Movie Maker, which makes it easy to edit Canon MXF videos in MS Movie Maker.

Follow the steps below, and you will find the quickest solution to convert Canon XF MXF video files to Windows Movie Maker (WMM) supported formats.

Step 1. Load Canon XF MXF videos to UFUSoft MXF Converter.
Transfer the .mts files from Canon MXF camcorder to Windows computer hard drive via USB cable, run MXF Converter as the Canon MXF to AVI converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mxf videos.

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Step 2. Choose AVI output format.
Click the “Format” option, and navigate the mouse cursor to Common Video > AVI Video(*.avi) as output format. The MXF to AVI Converter will transcode Canon XF MXF to AVI with original resolution 1920×1080. This process also works for Windows 8 Movie Maker, a.k.a. Windows Live Movie Maker.

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As Windows Movie Maker also supports .wmv, .asf, .mpg files, you can choose WMV3 (WMV9)(*.wmv), WMV2 (WMV8)(*.wmv) or ASF (VC-1)(*.asf) from the Common Video group with original video resolution. To get .mpg for Windows Movie Maker with 1080, you may choose HD Video > MPEG-2 HD Video(*mpg) for 1920*1080 video.

Step 3. Edit loaded Canon XF MXF files.(Optional)
Click “Edit” button to enter the edit functions. With the editing functions, you can edit your video by “Effect” “Trim” “Crop” and “Watermark”. The “Effect” function can set the video Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Volume and Deinterlacing. The “Trim” function can set the video length. The “Crop” function can set the video playing region. The “Watermark” function can add text and pictures to video.

Step 4. Convert Canon XF MXF to AVI.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the conversion from Canon XF MXF to AVI will start immediately. After the conversion, you may import the output HD videos to Window Movie Maker and mix the slides, pictures to create your home movies.

Tips: The main reason for no video on the output file may lie on that you choose Divx or Xvid for AVI. You may need related codec pack for Windows Movie Maker to work with them. The MSMPEG-4 codec shall work on every Windows PC. The alternative solution is to choose .wmv output.

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Convert Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF to AVI for Windows Movie Maker Editing

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

P2 MXF files are OP-Atom (MXF Operational Pattern Atom), where each track of video and audio are stored in separate files. This complicates the housekeeping of the files since steps must be taken to ensure related tracks are kept together when files are moved or copied. The P2 uses a 6-character identifier in the filename of all related files.P2 MXF file format comes from like Panasonic AG-HPX170/HVX200/HPX300 etc.

Only a few limited formats are supported by MS Movie Maker, e.g. AVI, WMV, MPG, ASF, MP2, MPEG, MP3, WAV, WMA. You need convert Panasonic P2 MXF to AVI for importing videos to Windows Movie Maker. UFUSoft MXF Video Converter is the recommended P2 MXF to AVI converter for Movie Maker, which makes it easy to edit Panasonic MXF videos in MS Movie Maker.

Follow the steps below, and you will find the quickest solution to convert Panasonic P2 MXF video files to Windows Movie Maker (WMM) supported formats.

Step 1. Load Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF videos to UFUSoft MXF Converter.
Transfer the .mts files from Panasonic MXF camcorder to Windows computer hard drive via USB cable, run MXF Converter as the Panasonic MXF to AVI converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mxf videos.

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Step 2. Choose AVI output format.
Click the “Format” option, and navigate the mouse cursor to Common Video > AVI Video(*.avi) as output format. The MXF to AVI Converter will transcode Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF to AVI with original resolution 1920×1080. This process also works for Windows 8 Movie Maker, a.k.a. Windows Live Movie Maker.

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As Windows Movie Maker also supports .wmv, .asf, .mpg files, you can choose WMV3 (WMV9)(*.wmv), WMV2 (WMV8)(*.wmv) or ASF (VC-1)(*.asf) from the Common Video group with original video resolution. To get .mpg for Windows Movie Maker with 1080, you may choose HD Video > MPEG-2 HD Video(*mpg) for 1920*1080 video.

Step 3. Edit loaded Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF files.(Optional)
Click “Edit” button to enter the edit functions. With the editing functions, you can edit your video by “Effect” “Trim” “Crop” and “Watermark”. The “Effect” function can set the video Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Volume and Deinterlacing. The “Trim” function can set the video length. The “Crop” function can set the video playing region. The “Watermark” function can add text and pictures to video.

Step 4. Convert Panasonic P2 MXF to AVI.
Click the convert button under the preview window, and the conversion from Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF to AVI will start immediately. After the conversion, you may import the output HD videos to Window Movie Maker and mix the slides, pictures to create your home movies.

Tips: The main reason for no video on the output file may lie on that you choose Divx or Xvid for AVI. You may need related codec pack for Windows Movie Maker to work with them. The MSMPEG-4 codec shall work on every Windows PC. The alternative solution is to choose .wmv output.

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About MXF

MXF is a "container" or "wrapper" format which supports a number of different streams of coded "essence", encoded with any of a variety of codecs, together with a metadata wrapper which describes the material contained within the MXF file. MXF has been designed to address a number of problems with non-professional formats. MXF file format is not compatible with many programs. So you may have problem to play, edit or use these MXF format came from Panasonic HVX200/HPX300, Canon XF100/XF100/XF300/XF305/C300/C500, Sony EX camera, and all you need is an great tool named UFUSoft MXF Converter and UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac.