Summary: Focus on Canon C300 Compatibility with Final Cut Pro. Read this article to get the best MXF to ProRes 422 Converter to convert Canon C300 MXF to ProRes for importing to FCP 6/7/X editing.
Canon has introduced a new Cinema EOS system, made up of a new interchangeable-lens digital video camcorder, the EOS C300, and seven 4K EF cinema lenses. The launch, held in Hollywood with Martin Scorsese as guest speaker, and in Berlin, which BJP was invited to attend, marked Canon’s official entry into the motion-picture production industry. Since Canon unveiled its C300 years ago, it has been surprised by the camera’s success with filmmakers.
I have a friend who is an Engineer and IT Manger for Moving Picture Electronic Services. He has his lovely C300 camcorder and often use it to shoot web marketing videos for a large online college. But recently he got something headche:
A card download error on location of some canon C300 media required our company to seek a means to convert the C300′s mxf files to prores from a broken folder directory structure. I want a video converter for me to change the format of the footages so that I can finish my C300 MXF editing in FCP. Do you have any good idea about the video converter, of course, as easy-to-use as possible.
Anyway, to help him solve the C300 editing problem in FCP and to find the best Canon C300 mxf to ProRes Converter, I did some google search. Based on the quick research I performed, Pavtube Canon MXF Converter for Mac seemed to be proper fit. It is an all-in-one Blu-ray, DVD and Video Converter which is versatile, easy to use, and inexpensive. No changes, Pavtube did exactly what I needed it to do in an efficient manner. With it, I have successfully converted the MXF files from C300 that my friends sent to me into Prores for imporing in FCP. Plus, I can extract the audio files from the videos and save them in the currently used audio formats as well.
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Below is a guide for you to convert Canon MXF to FCP with Apple ProRes 422 HQ codec, then you can edit Canon C300 MXF in FCP 6/7/X smoothly. If you have the same issues as my friend encountered, you can refer to it.
Step 1. Run Pavtube Mac MXF Converter for FCP, click “Add Video” button to load your source MXF clips or drag and drop the C300 MXF files to the converter. You are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.
Step 2. Click “format” bar to choose output format. Move mouse cursor to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 HQ (*.mov) as output format, it’s the best format for editing Canon C300 MXF in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.
Step 3. Adjust video and audio parameters. (Optional)
To get 1080 videos, we need to click the “Settings” button and choose 1920*1080 as output video resolution.
Step 4. When above steps finished, you can click “Convert” button to start to transcode Canon C300 MXF to ProRes 422 HQ MOV for Final Cut Pro6/7/X with a super fast speed.
After conversion, launch Final Cut Pro, choose File > Import > Files…, and browse to where you saved the converted MXF clips with multiple audio tracks to. Choose the files that you’d like to add.
With the excellent C300 MXF to FCP Converter, you can perfectly use Canon C300 MXF files on Mac in FCP 6/7/X with best video and audio quality as you want.
If your MXF files have 2 audio tracks or more, here is a new program specially designed for multi-track preserving and mixing features, named iMixMXF. You can download the trial version for evaluation!
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