"I have a Canon XF100 camcorder and shot 45mins test footage with it in MXF format. I want to edit it in FCP 6, but failed when importing into FCP 6. I'm now considering of encoding MXF footage into Pro Res 422 in 1920*1080. Do you have any recommendations of MXF converters for encoding Canon XF100 MXF footage to Apple ProRes 422 HQ for editing in FCP 6? I'm using a Mac OS X."
Canon XF100 is a professional camcorder which shot high quality videos in MXF format. If you want edit the MXF records with FCP 6 shot by Canon XF100 on Mac, Aunsoft TransMXF for Mac is the best recommendation to transfer the format. Aunsoft TransMXF for Mac can convert Canon/Panasonic/Sony and other MXF to many other formats and use for different editing software. What's more, it offers special format ProRes 422 MOV for editing MXF videos in FCP. Here are some quick steps telling how to encode Canon XF100 MXF footage to Apple ProRes 422 HQ in 1920*1080 on Mac for editing in FCP 6 with the best MXF converter.
Step 1: Free download trial version or buy MXF converter for Mac form Aunsoft website, install and launch the software.
Once you run it, click "Add Video" or "Add from folder" button to load the MXF files you'd like to convert. You can preview the videos after the videos have been loaded.
Step 2: Select output format.
Click on "Format", and select output format from the drop-down list. Choose "Final Cut Pro" then "Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (*.mov)".
You can customize the parameters based on your personal requirements such as size, bitrate and other data by click on "settings". In this case, you can set the size at 1920*1080.
If you want to merge several videos into one file, just click on the block highlighted in below screenshot. Then click "Output" to choose the output file folder.
Step 3: Start conversion.
After the above steps are done, click "Start Conversion" button to encode MXF footage into Pro Res 422 in 1920*1080. The process of converting is quite fast, so you don't need to wait long before getting the videos you need. Besides, the operation is easy for even new users.
After conversion you can click "Open" button to get the converted files for playing or editing. The process of encoding Canon XF100 MXF footage to Apple ProRes 422 HQ for editing in FCP 6 has done, you can now successfully import the converted videos to FCP 6.