Compact in size, light weight and fully featured, the Canon XF100 Professional Camcorder can be tailored to fit a wide range of individual needs. The XF100 records MPEG-2 MXF (Media Exchange Format) files–up to 1920*1080 Full HD at 50Mbps (4:2:2)–to relatively inexpensive and widely available CompactFlash (CF) memory cards. Relay Recording across two card slots allow filming to continue without interruption, whilst Double.
The MXF file wrapper that ensures the widest compatibility with existing industry infrastructure, metadata and non-linear editing (NLE) systems. The codec's 4:2:2 color sampling provides ultra-fine transitions in tone and color for maintaining the highest image quality needed for advanced post production processing. While XF100 users still have troubles when importing those 1080P recordings with .mxf file extension to the latest Final Cut Pro X for editing. It’s not an odd thing, because we can not find Canon XF100 out there from "Final Cut Pro X Supported Cameras" page. Then what to do if you need import Canon XF100 MXF to FCP X?
Here we recommend Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac (review), applying which you are capable of converting MXF to Apple ProRes format, the compatible video format with FCP X, with lossless quality at faster speed so that you can edit Canon XF100 MXF in FCP X without any problem. Besides, the program is developed with some useful editing features, including merging several clips into one for easy importing, downsizing the files for editing and storage, adding text/image/video to original files, adding subtitles, replacing original audio tracks, etc.
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How to convert Canon XF100 MXF to ProRes 422 for FCP X editing on Mac?
Step 1: Download and have a quick installation. The trial version will have a watermark on your converted files. Except for that, there are no time limitation, no virus, and no unnecessary bundle apps while downloading. After that, click “Add Video” button to load MXF video. You can load several files at once thanks to “Add from folder” button.
Step 2: Click the “Format” bar to get the drop-down menu and you can get “Final Cut Pro>>Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format.
Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.
Step 4: Click “Convert” button on the bottom of the screen to start MXF to ProRes MOV conversion process. The amount of time it takes will vary based on your system’s hardware and the quality settings you selected.
Conclusion: When the conversion is done, you can click “Open” button to get the generated video files. Now, you can edit Canon XF100 MXF in FCP X freely.
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