Converting MXF files to WMV/AVI for Window Movie Maker

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Summary: To get Windows Movie Maker support the MXF video format, you need to convert the MXF files to WMM native video file format before importing. And below is how to convert MXF to WMV/AVI for Movie Maker.

What is MXF?

MXF, short form for Material eXchange Format, is a container format (Like AVI) for professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards. MXF is fairly effective at the interchange of D10 (IMX) material and is used by more and more professional camcorders like Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P2 502, Panasonic P2 HD, Panasonic DVCPRO P2, Panasonic AVCCAM, HVX200, Canon XF300/XF305, and Sony PMW-EX1/EX3/800/VX10/350K etc. to store video, audio, and programmed data.

Sony/Canon/Panasonic claimed that their MXF files can be opened and supported to edit by many professional video editing programs like Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro via XDCAM Transfer, Avid and more. But the file type MXF is not always automatically associated with Windows Movie Maker. That’s to say, it’s not convenient to edit your MXF video in Windows Movie Maker.

How to Edit Canon/Panasonic/Sony MXF in Windows Movie Maker?

First, it is necessary that you copy the movies to your hard-drive before converting or editing it. And How to convert MXF to Windos Movie Maker supported formats? You need an UFUSoft MXF to Windows Movie Maker Converter to convert MXF to AVI or convert MXF to WMV so that you can put them on your Windows Movie Maker and then edit them.

Part One: How to Import MXF to Windows Movie Maker?

Please make sure you have the latest version of UFUSoft MXF to Windows Movie Maker Converter installed on your computer, then run it.

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Step 1: Click “Add Videos” to import the source MXF video files that you wanna edit in window movie maker(WMM).

Step 2: The key point to Import MXF to windows movie maker is choosing the right and suitable output format.

Step 3: Click “Settings” button to configure the output parameters. And click “Browse…” button to specify the output path for the converted files. When all the setting is OK, click “Start” button to start to convert MXF to wmv, then done!

Step 4: The last step to convert MXF to windows movie maker is to import the converted files to windows movie maker, then edit it as your wish.

With this MXF to windows movie maker converter, conversion of MXF to wmv is merely a 4-step process, and you could edit your MXF movies at will.

Part Two: Edit MXF in Windows Movie Maker

After you get the converted video file, now you can begin to put it into your Windows Movie Maker.

Click on “File“, then click on “Import into collections“. A window will appear. In the window, navigate to the video clip you downloaded and converted from YouTube just now. Then double click on the file. You’ll see the icon for the file in your Windows Movie Maker “Collections“.

Edit MXF in windows movie maker

Now, you could add the effects for this video in Windows Movie Maker as your needs!

Additional tips:

The versatile UFUSoft MXF Converter is not only designed for converting MXF files for Windows Movie Maker. It is also professional in making MXF files editable in Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Elements, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas Pro, After Effects, Magix Movie Editor Pro, Pinnacle Studio, CyberLink PowerDirector, etc to meet your different needs.

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