The EOS C300 is Canon’s first foray into digital cinema and is equipped with Canon’s DIGIC DV III image processor, a 9.84-megapixel CMOS sensor (8.29-megapixel effective) capable of Super 35 format, and your choice of 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 50, and 59.94 fps recording at ISOs ranging from 320 all the way up to 20,000. The EOS C300 has two XLR inputs for audio and can shoot 160 minutes of video onto a 64GB CF card running at a 50Mbps bitrate at 1080p. Canon C300 deliver videos incredibly high audio and video quality in a MXF format.
However when you are planning to conduct post production to the Canon EOS C300 MXF footages with your editors like Creative Suite 6, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CS6, you may encounter with the importing problem due to the incompatibile codec.
In the end, you may need to find a way to convert you Canon C300 MXF file to compatible format for your Creative Suite 6, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CS6 if they not workable with MXF files. Here we suggest you give a go with UFUSoft Canon MXF Video Converter or Canon MXF Converter for Mac. Now just download it according to you system and follow the steps below to get this program work smoothly for you to import Canon C300 MXF to Creative Suite 6, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CS6. Here offers the Mac solution, the windows workflow is as the same.
1. Back up/Transfer the MXF footage to Mac computer – copy the whole video folder to your computer hard drive, not just the individual .MXF files.
2. Install UFUSoft Canon MXF Converter for Mac or Windows.
Step 1. Launch the UFUSoft Mac MXF to Adobe Converter. Click “Add Video” and browse to a Canon MXF clip from PMW-400 and the software will add it to file list. Repeat the operation to load multiple MXF videos. Or you may click the “Add Folder” button to import all the MXF files in the file structure.
Step 2. Click on “Format” and choose “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” or “MOV(AVC) (.mov)” from ” Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> ” as the best codec for editing Canon MXF file in Creative Suite 6, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CS6.
Step 3. Click on “Settings” to redefine output quality. You can also set a different video resolution (1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), frame rate (24p/30p), bitrate, audio channels, etc. For users who would like to retain exactly the same settings (without any quality loss), set target settings the same to source video.
Step 4. Click “Convert” to start transcode Canon C300 MXF to MPEG-2/MOV for Creative Suite 6, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CS6 editing on Mac.
Once you get the converted .MOV/.MPG file, you can import it to Creative Suite 6, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CS6.
Now you can edit your Canon C300 MXF videos in Creative Suite 6, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CS6 with ease.