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XF-AVC MXF to MOV Mac Conversion Help for Canon XC10 and FCP/Premiere/Avid MC

Wanna an easy way to transcode Canon XC10 4K XF-AVC MXF video to MOV for importing/editing/playing on Mac macOS Sierra, El Capitan smoothly? Here is the best solution for you to edit Canon XC10 MXF in FCP X/7, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS5, Avid Media Composer 8.5.

Source From: Convert Canon XC10 4K .mxf footage into Avid, Premiere, FCP

Canon's new XC10 is the one that instantly caught our attention, thanks to its distinctive, out-of-the-ordinary design. It can shoot 4K and 1080p video at up to 30 fps and 60 fps. After showing off your Full HD videos, you will disappointed when you want to import, play and edit the 4k MXF video files from Canon XC10 on Mac OS X (macOS Sierra included). And you may encounter many problems, like importing slowly, or couldn’t edit MXF videos smoothly.

MXF is a highly compressed format and is not fully compatible with Mac tools including QuickTime, FCP, iMovie, FCE, etc. Since MOV is the most compatible format for Mac, which ensures maximum playing and editing quality while working with FCP and other programs. So, is there any solutions for these issues?

Well, if you make the recordings editable before taking to the program, the incompatible error won’t happen any more. Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac is an easy-to-use and intuitive Mac MXF to ProRes Converter tool which can help you transcode recorded MXF clips to ProRes 422, ProRes 422 HQ or 4444 for smoothly editing with Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.

I really like the software from Brorsoft company, expecially this MXF converter for only $29.95. It assists me to convert many MXF videos recorded by Canon XC10 to MOV/MPG/MP4 format. I can play these videos on my iPad and editing with FCP , Adobe Premiere Pro or Avid Media Composer with no problem.

Convert and import Canon XC10 4K .mxf footage into Avid, Premiere, FCP

STEP 1: You need to download, install and run the smart Canon MXF Converter Mac and transfer your XC10 4K MXF recordings to the program for converting.

Tip: You can join several MXF clips together via checking the “Merge into one file” box.

STEP 2: Click on the “Format” bar and choose a best editable format.

a. For editing Canon XC10 MXF in FCP, select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as the output format.

b. To import Canon XC10 footage in Avid MC, choose Avid Media Composer->Avid DNxHD(*.mov).

c. To solve Canon XC10 .mxf and Adobe Premiere Pro incompatibility issues, please select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as the target format.

STEP 3: Adjust the video and audio parameters including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button for getting the best quality before starting conversion.

STEP 4: After the settings, click “Convert” button to start the Canon MXF to Avid, FCP, Adobe conversion on Mac OS X (macOS Sierra/El Capitan).

Once the conversion finished, you can smoothly transfer the converted files to FCP/Avid/Premiere Pro effortlessly.


Get more solutions for Panasonic/Canon P2 MXF/MXF importing and editing issues, please link to Brorsoft MXF Colum.

Of course, if you need to get more import or output options, you also can choose Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac or Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate for Windows, it can support nearly all popular video and audio formats and also has the advantages like MXF Converter for Mac and Wins.

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