Mac Canon XF205 MXF to FCP X import,Edit Canon XF205 MXF footage in FCP 6/7/X
Canon has expanded its professional video range with the launch of XF205 Full HD camcorders. It features a 26.8-536mm Canon HD lens, a HD CMOS PRO imaging sensor and a powerful DIGIC DV 4 processor. Combined with 50Mbps MPEG2 recording and 4:2:2 colour sampling, the result is video quality suitable for broadcast, the company says. A range of recording options provides the flexibility to simultaneously record high definition MXF files to CF cards and MP4 files to an SD card, in HD or lower resolutions. An optimised viewfinder features a resolution of 1.23m-dots, whilst an upgraded 8.8cm OLED display offers higher contrast, more vivid colours and faster response times. Each camera also features WiFi and Ethernet LAN connectivity, with the XF205 additionally including selectable 3G-SDi/HD-SDI, Timecode and Genlock terminals.
Canon MXF high-end camcorders, Canon XF205 is more and more popular for photographer, cameraman and other people thanks to its high quality videos. This excellent camcorder record high-definition video footages in .mxf format. It’s good to maintain the high quality of the video by using MXF format, but this format is not compatible with editing software.
For example, you may encounter many problems when you want to import Canon XF205 MXF footage to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac. To make those MXF files work normally in FCP 6/7/X without rendering time, the best solution here is to encode MXF to something that FCP X can read easily.
Here UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac is highly recommended as it is an easy-to-use and intuitive Mac tool for camcorder users. It is good at converting Canon XF205 MXF recordings to formats compatible with your video editing software like Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6), Final Cut Express, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, and more.
How to encode Canon XF205 MXF foogate for FCP X?
Step 1. Add Canon XF205 MXF footage
Install and launch the Canon XF205 MXF to FCP X converter on your Mac, click "Add File" to load individual videos, or you can "Add Folder" to load all the raw videos in .mxf format.
Step 2. Choose output format.
Click "Profile" bar, you can get optimized videos for Final cut Pro >Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov).
Step 3. Customize profile
Click "Settings" to adjust audio and video bitrates, encode, frame rate, resolution, aspect ratio, sample rate, audio channels, etc.
After above settings, you can click "Convert" button to start the Canon XF205 MXF to Apple PrroRes conversion.
After the process, press “Browse” to locate converted files and load the videos to edit in FCP X.