Canon XF300 adopts Canon XF Codec for capturing and recording native 1920 x 1080 video from CF cards. It records video in MXF format, a widely supported open source format. After publicly launched, Canon XF300 holds an outstanding position in Canon's professional HD camcorder series, especially bringing resolution to features recording multiple audio tracks in MXF format.
However, with that comes a problem, more and more users have the need but have no idea how to preserve and separate audio tracks in Canon XF300 MXF for further editing on editing system like FCP 7. As we know, MXF footage is not compatible with FCP 7.Though Canon XF300 XF plug-in via which users can transcode MXF files, Canon XF300 MXF still often fail to be read and recognized by FCP 7.
Aunsoft TransMXF Pro for Mac provides an amazing new highlight to preserve and separate audio tracks in MXF files. To separate audio tracks in your Canon MXF files for further editing, you should encode Canon XF300 MXF to Apple ProRes 422 which is the best format to be read by FCP 7.
Now, let's enjoy the simple process to preserve and separate audio tracks in Canon XF300 MXF for FCP7, a seemingly daunting task.
Here are 4 steps to work well with your multiple channels MXF.
Step 1: load MXF files to Aunsoft TransMXF Pro for Mac
Download Aunsoft TransMXF Pro for Mac and import MXF files to it. Click "add video" (You can also drag MXF files into it directly.)
Step 2: choose the output format
Click the "format" and choose the "Multi-track Video -> Multi-track Apple ProPres 422(*.mov)" files as the output format.
Step 3: Preserve and Separate audio tracks by clicking "settings"
Click "settings" to preserve and separate audio tracks from original audio tracks as you need.
You have options to do audio tracks combinations for personal necessary. For instant, you can preserve 1 track and 2 track and uncheck 3 track and 4 track, so you can separate 1 track and 2 track from original 4 tracks for further editing on FCP 7.
Step4: Convert MXF files into Multi-track Apple ProRes 422 MOV
Click "Start Conversion" icon. TransMXF Pro for Mac will convert Canon XF300 MXF to Multi-track Apple ProPres 422 MOV at high speed. The output multi-stream MOV will Preserve 2 audio tracks separated from original 4 tracks for further editing on FCP 7. So here, everything is all done, easier than you expect.