How to Transcode 4K MXF Files to Adobe Premiere Pro?

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With the 4K Camcorder like Canon XC10, XC15, Canon C300 Mark II, Canon C700 from Canon, professional UltraHD 4K recording capability is presented in package ergonomically designed for handheld operation and portability. Video is recorded with H.264 compression and packed in the widely supported MXF wrapper. As a Canon 4K MXF camcorder user, you may be confused with 4K MXF workflow with Premiere Pro. Though Adobe Premiere Pro especially the CS6, CC provide native support for 4K MXF, with no transcoding, smooth importing, strong metadata support, real-time editing, and flexible delivery options, something frustrating to its users is that when loading 4K MXF files to Premiere Pro, some error messages like missing codec, looped audio, etc occurred from time to time.

The basic reason is that MXF is a self-container format; it is not an ideal editing format for NLE system including Adobe Premiere Pro. To help 4K MXF camcorder owners get rid of this trouble, I will show you the easiest and quickest way to convert 4K MXF files to MPEG-2 for editing in Premiere Pro smoothly.

To finish the task, you can download and apply UFUSoft 4K MXF Converter for Mac to achieve your goal effortlessly. This program can easily transcode 4K MXF files to Premiere Pro highly compatible MPEG-2 codec from XC10, XC15, C700, C300 Mark II, as well as C500, C300, XF305, XF100, XF300… without quality loss. It can generates best editing format/codec for filmmakers and video enthusiasts to use in different NLE apps, such as Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC7, Adobe After Effects, iMovie, Avid Media Composer 5/5.5/6/6.5/7, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, and more. If you’re using a Windows PC, please turn to the UFUSoft MXF Converter Windows version, which has the same function as the Mac program.

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How to Transcode 4K MXF Files to MPEG-2/MOV for Premiere Pro?

Step 1: Install and launch the 4K MXF Converter for Mac to your Mac, and then load source 4K MXF clips to the software. You can import 4K MXF clips to the program through “Add Video” button or “Add from folder” button.

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Step 2: For encoding 4K MXF to MPEG-2 or MOV, please click “Format” menu firstly and then follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” > “MPEG-2 (*.mpg) or MOV (AVC) (*.mov)”.

Convert Canon EOS C300 MXF to Premiere best videos

Tip: In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3: Click the arrow button to start converting 4K MXF to MPG or MOV for Adobe Premiere Pro.

When the conversion task is finished, click “Open” button to get the exported MPEG-2 .mpg or H.264 MOV files for Adobe Premiere Pro to do further editing.

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