How to Convert Canon XF100 MXF to FCP with ProRes Codec?
How to import and edit Canon XF100 MXF in FCP 6, 7 and X? Why FCP can’t import XF100 video files? I like editing XF100 video in FCP for YouTube and Facebook share, but now, I’m be in trouble.
Canon XF100 is a great HD camcorder, it record video files in MXF format, which isn’t supported by Final Cut Pro. Obviously, if you want to edit Canon XF100 mxf files in FCP 6,7 and X, you’d better transcode XF100 MXF to Apple ProRes in advance. Meanwhile, if you care more about the video quality. Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) should be selected.
Are you looking for a program to help do the conversion? UFUWare Canon XF100 MXF converter for Mac is your top choice. It contains almost all the best codec for editing software, like FCP, FCE, iMovie, Avid, Panicle Studio and more. Now, you may through the guide to see how to convert Canon XF100 MXF footage to Apple ProRes 422 (HQ).
Free download Canon XF100 to FCP Converter
Import and edit Canon XF100 MXF in FCP 6, 7 FCP X
How to convert Canon XF100 to FCP Apple ProRes via Canon video to FCP Converter?
Step 1: Install and run Canon XF100 to FCP Converter on your computer, add video into Canon XF100 to FCP Converter by clicking add video icon.
Step 2: Choose Apple ProRes codec video as output
Here, you can choose Apple ProRes 422 as output video codec, this profile is the best one for Canon XF100 video to FCP importing.
Step 3: Convert Canon XF100 MXF to FCP Apple ProRes 422 by clicking convert button. When the conversion is done. You can click “Open” button to get the converted video files. You can import Canon XF100 video to FCP for editing now.
Final Cut Pro Tip:
Final Cut Pro series prefer Apple ProRes codec family for editing. If you are a beginner, you may know a little about the Apple ProRes family, in the beginning, let’s look at the Apple ProRes family:
1. Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) and ProRes 422, the ProRes 422 (LT) balances incredible image quality with smaller file size and it is perfect for digital broadcast environments where storage capacity and bandwidth are at a premium. While Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) supply higher video quality.
2. If you want to convert video to a ProRes format with a nice balance between image quality and file size, you’d better choose the Apple ProRes 422 (LT) (*.mov) format.
3. If you are editing video offline with Final Cut Server, the Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) is recommended here.
4. If you hope to retain the maximum possible quality of your camera footage, the Apple ProRes 4444 (*.mov) is the ideal format.
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