MXF (Material eXchange Format) is a container format for professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards. The video format is created specifically for HD digital camcorders like Canon C300, Canon XF100, Canon XF105, Sony XDCAM series and Panasonic P2 series. Why Pinnacle Studio can't recognize MXF files everytime? What can I do if Pinnacle Studio stops working when importing MXF footage? Here I will give you an easy and fast solution to edit MXF in Pinnacle Studio.
This could happen because MXF is not the best editable format for Pinnacle Studio. To solve those problems, the quick and easy workaround is to transcode MXF to a more editing-friendly format like AVI or WMV for Pinnacle Studio. Actually, it's not as difficult as you imagine. What you need is a just a common video converter like Pavtube Video Converter(Mac version). What's more, it also supports various formats of videos to seamlessly fit Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Windows Movie Maker, etc. editing softwares
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Now just get the free trial below and follow the simple steps below to get MXF and Pinnacle Studio to play nicely.
3 Steps to Convert MXF video to Pinnacle Studio friendly format
Soon after the conversion is finished, you can find the converted file on your computer by clicking the "Open" button. And then you can import the converted files to Pinnacle Studio for editing via its "Import" option.