Do you want to import Sony XDCAM HD MXF files to Final Cut Pro for editing on Mac OS X Lion? But you may meet some troubles. "Q: I've been given some MXF files that were made by a Sony XDCAM camera. How do i import those files to FCP? I read a bit and I concluded to Calibrated. Is there another way, maybe a freeware utility?".
In fact, FCP(Final Cut Pro) can't surpport Sony XDCAM HD High-Definition Camcorders PDW-F800, PDW-700, PDW-F355L MXF files, you need a MXF to FCP Converter Tool for Mac to help you convert/transcode Sony XDCAM HD MXF files to FCP compatible format Apple ProRes for editing.
Step 1: Import Sony XDCAM HD MXF files to the best MXF to FCP Converter for Mac.
Transfer the MXF video from Sony XDCAM camcorder to your Mac computer hard drive via USB cable. Free download Brosoft MXF Converter for Mac and launch it as the best Sony XDCAM HD MXF to FCP Converter for Mac. Click the button “File” to add Sony XDCAM HD MXF files (or directly drag and drop your Sony XDCAM HD MXF files) to the MXF to FCP Converter for Mac. If it is necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.
Tip: If you want to merge Sony XDCAM HD MXF files for Final Cut Pro, just need to check the “Merge into one” box.
Step 2: Select an output format for FCP and set the output folder.
Click on the “Format” and get the dropdown menu, then move you pointer to “Final Cut Pro”. Under the sublist, several formats are all compatible with Final Cut Pro. Here we recommend the “Apple PreRes 422(HQ) (*mov)” which make you transfer Sony XDCAM HD MXF files to FCP on Mac Lion keeping high video quality . Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.
Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.
Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
Step 4: Start converting your Sony XDCAM HD MXF files to Apple ProRes for FCP on Mac.
Click the “Convert” button; it will convert Sony XDCAM HD MXF files to Apple ProRes for FCP on Mac immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
After the Sony XDCAM HD MXF to Apple ProRes for FCP on Mac conversion, you can edit Sony XDCAM HD MXF files in FCP on Mac Lion without any trouble.
(Msg. 2) Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:32 am
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(Msg. 3) Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 5:00 am
Convert Sony PMW-200 XDCAM MXF to ProRes HQ 422 .mov on Mac
Summary:From this post below, you can learn the best way to transcode Sony PMW-200 XDCAM MXF to ProRes HQ 422 for FCP.
Sony PMW-200 recording function:
The Sony PMW-200 XDCAM HD422 Camcorder is the successor to Sony's well respected PMW-EX1/R camcorder. It supports the 50 Mbps MPEG HD422 codec and MXF recording. The PMW-200 is equipped with three 1/2" Full HD 1920 x 1080 Exmor CMOS sensors, which support 1000 TV1 high resolution.
What situation do you need to transcode Sony PMW-200 MXF to ProRes codec?
As the PMW-200 records MPEG HD422 codec MXF format, it’s not well for editing in FCP on Mac Mountain Lion 10.8, you will encounter importing/video/audio problems when you want to load Sony PMW-200 MXF in FCP on Mac, the best way is to transcode Sony PMW-200 MXF to Apple prores 422 HQ codec MOV format, here you can try Pavtube MXF converter for Mac, it has presetted output format for fcp with prores codec, and it works well on Sony XDCAM camcorder and Canon XF camcorder. You can visit its MXF column on Pavtube website.
"I am using a trial version of the MXF converter to convert 50Mbps 1920X1080 23.98 MPEG HD422 XDCAM material shot on a Sony PMW-200 to ProRes HQ 422 .mov files. The computer is a 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo MacBook pro running OS 10.6.8 with 4GB ram. I loaded from a folder and I clicked the option to transfer all the files in the folder. For 22GB of material the transcoding time is very short, thank yor for your recommendation."
Here's the main interface:
With this software, you can directly convert Sony PMW-200 MXF to Apple prores 422 HQ codec for output. Here is the output profile.
You are available to choose rich formats for output, such as Avid, iMovie, FCE, Adobe Premiere, etc. Don't hesitate, just have a try!
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(Msg. 4) Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 7:16 am
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