Having Trouble with Avid Media Composer with XDCAM
I have a problem importing XDCAM MXF files into my Avid Media Composer 5.0.3. Now with MC 5.0.3 I only have the import option, and any attempt to just import the files end up with an error message saying that I cannot import the file into a bin, and that I should check documentation.
I am trying to find the best way to transcode Sony XDCAM MXF into Avid Media Composer CS 6 so that the XDCAM MXF clips can be selected and imported into Avid Media Composer.
AMA Plugin & MXF Plugin May be Useful
To make Avid Media Composer support XDCAM MXF material well, you need to install the AMA Plugin from Sony as well as the MXF Plugin from Avid. However, even you really installed the two plugins, not all the XDCAM MXF files can be loaded into Avid Media Composer successfully, there still some of the Sony XDCAM MXF files can not be recognize by Avid, or only with the video without any sound when imported.
All-in-one Solution for transcoding XDCAM MXF to Avid Media Composer
The fast and easy solution is to transcode XDCAM MXF to Avid Media Composer favorable format Avid DNxHD MOV. You can get this professional and powerful Pavtube iMixMXF, applying which you can convert and deinterlace Sony XDCAM MXF to DNxHD, the compatible video format for Avid MC on Mac OS X without any video and audio problem.
Other More Key Features of Pavtube iMixMXF
- iMixMXF Supports batch convert Sony XDCAM MXF files with amazing quality and fast speed.
- iMixMXF can help you convert then import XDCAM MXF video to FCP X/7, iMovie, FCE, Avid MC, Premiere Pro/CS 4/CS 5/CS 6, Pinnacle Studio, QuickTime, iTunes and other editing applications.
- iMixMXF supports import XDCAM MXF to all Apple/Android/Windows tablet and smartphone.
- Batch conversion, concise guidance, friendly interface, three steps, fast speed and best quality.
- Allows us to edit XDCAM MXF video files: Clip, Crop, Merge, Apply effect, set output parameter, Snapshot, Rotate etc.
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How to Convert XDCAM MXF Files to DNxHD Codec for Avid Media Composer
Download and install Pavtube iMixMXF Converter on Mac (compatible with Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard and lower versions). Run this program, you will find the interface is very brief, this program is very easy to use.
Step 1. Add XDCAM MXF files
Click "Add Video" button to load XDCAM MXF files to the program. You can also directly drag the video files into the program directly.
Tip: If you like, adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.
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Step 3. Start the conversion
Finally, simply hig the big Convert button to start converting XDCAM MXF to Avid Media Composer friendly video formats.
Within several minutes, you can find the converted file on your computer by clicking the "Open" button. And then you can import the converted files to Avid Media Composer easily.
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