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    • CommentAuthorjacknjchn
    • CommentTimeAug 4th 2014

    This article will tell you how to convert camcorder Canon C500 MXF video to Final Cut Pro supported formats so you can import MXF from C500 to FCP for editing.

    I have a Macbook with Mac OS X installed. I have updated to Mavericks 10.9. I have just bought a new Canon camcorder-Canon EOS C500. I can download the photos but I am unable to open mxf in FCP. Is there any software which I can import mxf files to FCP wiht the new OP system mavericks ?"

    In order to edit Canon C500 MXF files in Final Cut Pro(which includes the FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6), you need to first convert MXF to FCP supported formats like MOV and DV.

    Here Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac, a professional conversion tool, is highly recommended to help you convert camcorder MXF video files to Final Cut Pro compatible video formats on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion, Mavericks included). Just download it and check out the steps below to convert MXF files to FCP for smooth editing.

    Downloading the App- Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac

    Overall, the program is a professional yet easy-to-use MXF to MOV Converter on Mac OS X which can not only convert Canon C500, Canon C300, XF100, XF105 and XF305 recorded MXF files to Apple ProRes codec videos for Mac editing, but also provide simple video editing functions for you. The Mac MXF to ProRes Converter can convert HD videos from HD camcorders or DVs (like JVC, Panasonic, Sony and Cannon) for editing in Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Express, iMovie, Avid MC, Adobe Premiere Pro etc. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.

    Guide: Transcoding Canon C500 MXF files to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP 6/7/X

    Step 1 -> Download, install and launch Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac, and import MXF files into the program

    Note: Before conversion, you need to transfer MXF files from your Canon C500 to Mac Hard Drive, then click the "add files" button to browse to import MXF videos.

    Step 2 -> Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format.

    Step 3 -> You can click "Settings" button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, etc. Just customize the parameters to meet your need. You can set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (24p/30p), etc

    Step 4. -> Click “Convert” button to start transcoding C500 mxf files to Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro 6/7 /X under Mac OS with the ideal MXF to ProRes Converter Mac.

    Once the MXF to ProRes 422 conversion is done, you can transfer Canon C500 MXF footage into Final Cut Pro 6/7/X for editing smoothly on Mac with ease.

    If you have problems when importing or editing your Canon, Sony, Panasonic etc, camera video files, you can check out “Brorsoft Camcorder/Camera Importing Tips" or "FCE, FCP, iMovie Column"to get your solutions.

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    Source:How to edit Canon C500 MXF files in Final Cut Pro