With the increasing number of people who are fond of capturing unforgettable special events or scenes in their life, editing software is not merely an important tool for professional video editing companies or movie making studios. More and more people are in need of a easy-to-use editing software for making their own home movies. And at this time, Avid Technology produced the Pinnacle Studio, a consumer-level editing software which allows its users to make their own holiday movies. The Pinnacle Studio is capable of making your 1080i MXF videos to HD movies where more than 2,000 effects and some other content can be used for incorporating special effects. What’s more, the Pinnacle Studio can recognize audios and videos from a wide range of cameras or camcorders. It is such a great editing software for “common” people, although you will find the incompatibility problem while importing MXF files to Pinnacle Studio.
How can you solve the importing problem with MXF files and Pinnacle Studio? Among all the supported video formats, AVI seems to be the best one due to the great video quality but small size. Thus, you just need to convert 1080i MXF files to AVI and then you can get your special videos imported to Pinnacle Studio for further editing without any problem. The only thing you need to do is to find out a professional MXF converting software, which can transcode MXF files to AVI with lossless video quality.
Here recommended an intuitive MXF to Pinnacle Studio Converter for you. It can support all kinds of MXF files, including those shot by Canon/Panaosnic/Sony camcorders and exported from other editing softwares. In addition, you can also do some simple editing work with it, such as combining several clips into one for easy importing/editing in Sony Vegas, trimming videos, deinterlacing 1080i videos, adding text/image/video as watermarks to your original files, replacing audio tracks, adjusting brightness/contast/saturation of the imported files, etc.
Supported Camcorder: Canon XF100/XF105/XF300/XF305 and Canon C300, Sony PMWEX3, PMWEX1R, PMW200, PMW100, PDWF800 and some of Panasonic P2 camcorders.
Guide: How to transcode 1080i MXF files to AVI for editing in Pinnacle Studio
Step 1: Get the free MXF to AVI Converter and install it on your PC. Run the trial version to import your MXF footages.
1. If you want to combine all the files together for easy importing to Pinnacle Studio, please tick the box “Merge into one” on the main interface.
2. Double click on the selected file and you can have a preview on the viewer.
3. You can click the Browse button to choose the output destination as you like. After the conversion, you can click the “Open” button to find the converted AVI files.
Step 2: Hit the Format box to get the dropdown list for output video formats, among which please selelct HD Video –> DivX HD(*.avi) as output format.
Step 3: Adjust the video and parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings buttion on the main interface. The screen shot listed below is our recommendation on the settings for you.
Tip: The 1920*1080 as video size and 30fps for NTSC area while 25fps for PAL area as Frame Rate are the best settings for editing in Pinnacle Studio.
Step 4: Click the “Convert” button to start converting/deinterlacing 1080i MXF files to AIC for Pinnacle Studio on Wins.
When the MXF to AVI conversion is 100% completed, you can transfer your videos to Pinnacle Studio for further editing without any problem. Besides, the versatile MXF Converter can also make your MXF files editable in Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Elements, Windows Movie Maker, Magix Movie Edit Pro, etc. If you are in need of more information, please link to the top UFUSoft MXF Converter.