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How to Convert MXF to ProRes, AIC MOV for Loading into FCP and iMovie?

Today, more and more people get High Definition camcorders like Panasonic HVX200/HPX300/HPX500 P2 HD, Canon XF100/XF305/XF300, Sony EX camera which output MXF HD video files. When they want to preview MXF files on Mac through QuickTime, they all face a headache problem that the QT can't recognize MXF format. When they want to edit MXF files in Final Cut Pro /FCE/iMovie, they all see the problem that FCP/FCE/iMovie can't import MXF format. What should they do?


Convert mxf files to mov on Mac, yes, it's the right answer. Here we recommend Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac (top 5 MXF Converter Mac Review), the professional MXF Converter for Mac tool can help you convert MXF to MOV with several simple steps. Just do some clicks on your mouse with your finger, you can easily convert MXF files to MOV on Mac and then preview HD MXF video with QuickTime or import MXF video into FCP/iMovie for editing on Mac. The Mac MXF Converter must be your best choice when you need a Panasonic P2 MXF Converter or a Canon MXF Converter, you can do action with MXF files at anytime anywhere now!


How to make MXF files to MOV on Mac ?

Step 1.Add mxf captured videos

Click "add video" button to import the P2 mxf or Canon mxf files. Click "add from folder" button to add MXF folder.


Step 2. Select output format and output path.

Click format to choose "HD Video">"H.264 HD Video (*mov)" profile in the drop-down menu. If you want to edit MXF file in FCP, suggest you choose "Final Cut Pro">"Apple ProRes 422(*mov)". And for editing in iMovie/FCE, you can choose iMovie and Final Cut Express, Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*mov).


Except converting MXF to ProRes MOV, converting MXF to AIC, pavtube MXF Converter for mac also support converting MXF file to various video formats like AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV and converting MXF to various devices like iPad, iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Apple TV 3, etc.

Step 3.Convert MXF files to MOV on Mac

Click "convert" to start converting Panasonic/Canon MXF file MOV format on mac. After conversion, you can watch your MXF file on Mac or editing in FCP/FCE/iMovie without problem.


If you choose to convert mxf file to Apple ProRes format, pavtube will be able to keep the multiple audio streams separate in output file. Then you can get the audio tracks like original.

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