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Convert Canon XF200 MXF to WMV/MPG for After Effects CC/CS6/CS5

October 7, 2016

Read here and get the best way to convert MXF footage taken with Canon XF200 to WMV/MPG format, so as to use them in Adobe After Effects version CC, CS6, CS5 fluently with lossless quality.

"I am working on a project shot on the Canon XF200 and want to import into After Effects CS6 and I know that the Canon MXF Codec isn't supported in AE so what is best way to import the footage without losing quality?"

Adobe After Effects is fully compatible with .mxf video using AVC-Intra, AVC-Intra 50, AVC-Intra 100, DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO50, and DVCPRO HD codec's, it can also import XDCAM HD files in MXF format´╝îbut it can't support .mxf files in Canon XF codec. Canon XF200 is a popular professional HD camcorder. It adopts the industry-standard MPEG-2 Long GOP 4:2:2 Codec (Canon XF Codec, MXF). So, what's the solution ?



To achieve the goal, Brorsoft MXF to After Effects Converter Mac is highly recommended to you which can help you transcode Canon XF200 MXF file to After Effects supported format-MPEG/MOV(AVC) without quality loss. This professional App also supplies other technical codecs for NLEs, like Apple ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie, DNxHD for Avid .etc Get the equivalent verion for PC user -Brorosft MXF Converter. Now, download the right version to fit your computer OS and start Canon XF200 to After Effects conversion.



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Transcoding Canon XF200 MXF video to Adobe After Effects:

Step 1. After downloading, install and run this Mac MXF Converter, just copy the MXF files from the CF cards right to your hard drive, import the files to the software.



Step 2. Choose output format. This video converter offers optimized format preset for After Effects. Just click "Format" menu firstly and then follow "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" to set MPEG format.



Step 3. You can click "Settings" button to adjust the parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc.

Step 4. Click "Convert" button to start transcoding Canon XF200 .mxf to .mpg for importing to After Effects CS6 on Mac.

After the conversion is finished, just run Adobe After Effects CC/CS6 and import the generated .mpg files. You will find the output video work perfectly on After Effects CS6 as well as for After Effects CC, CS5, CS4.

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