Overview: This article helps you to solve the problems of importing and editing the MXF file in Premiere Pro CC on Yosemite.
“I'm using a canon XF100 and premiere pro CC on a Mac Pro. I would like to know the best workflow so I can get mxf footage from the camera, into premiere so I can start editing.
My attempts so far: Importing the MXF file directly into premiere
Result: It shows import failed at last. Then I changed the formats and try one more time, although, when dropping the clip onto the timeline, only the audio appears. Again, the audio and video appear on the time line, but the audio is shorter than the video and skips and jumps.”
Many Adobe Premiere Pro CC users all have this problem, because the MXF file is a container including different kinds of codec which isn't compatible with Adobe Premiere Pro CC on Yosemite. Although, Adobe PP CC offers much better native MXF support than its predecessor, Avid capture MXF files, P2 MXF in P2 card PROXY, etc MXF footages still can’t be supported by Premiere Pro CC 7. It means if you want to work MXF file in Premiere Pro CC on Yosemite, you’ll need to convert MXF video files to something usable for Premiere Pro CC, mostly likely MPEG-2 which is one of the most compatible format for Premiere Pro CC on Yosemite.
So, we need to find a converter to convert MXF to Premiere Pro CC on Yosemite. Fortunately, Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac is the best conversion software for converting MXF to Premiere Pro CC on Yosemite. It can help you to transcode MXF for Premiere Pro CC on Yosemite easily and quickly. The MXF files will be converted by HD Video Converter for Mac to Premiere Pro CC on Yosemite with no problems. It can automatically load audio counterparts as soon as you import MXF video, which effectively avoid of audio missing and cuts-off after MXF to Premiere CC conversion.
If you want preserve 2, 4, 8 or more audio tracks of source MXF file, pls try Pavtube iMixMXF (Online Help), the program can output video without any audio tracks losing.
Download the MXF to Premiere Pro CC Converter:
Below is the detailed guide on converting MXF clips to Premiere Pro CC friendly videos for editing on Yosemite.
Step 1: First connect your MXF camcorder to a Mac and transfer mxf to mac hard drive. Then click “Add video” to import MXF files to this MXF to Premiere Pro CC Converter. You can click on the preview on the right.
Step 2: Click “Format” drop-down bar to select a proper video format. To edit MXF videos in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, then Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) is the suitable one.
Step 3: After selecting the format easily, you can click "Settings" to adjust Bitrates (kbps) and Size (pix). Don't forget the balance between video quality and size.
Step 4: The product can not only convert MXF to Premiere Pro CC, but also has more editing functions that you can click the “Edit” to do some editing incidentally, such as trim, crop and change the effect.
Step 5: Click the “Convert” button to start transcoding MXF files to MPEG-2. After the conversion, click the ‘Open’ button to locate the output files and transfer the convert MXF files for editing in PPro CC on Yosemite.
Finally, the problems of MXF to Premiere Pro CC on Yosemite have be solved. You can edit your MXF video on Premiere Pro CC arbitrarily, or share with your family and friends. Thank you for reading.
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