Apple Photos and MXF Files-Import MXF to Photos app on Mac

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When you install OS X Yosemite v10.10.3 or later, Photos is part of the update. In many cases, if you had a single iPhoto library in your Pictures folder, your entire library — including your photos, videos, projects, albums, and so on — automatically appears in Photos the first time you open it. Photos helps you keep your growing library organized and accessible. Powerful and intuitive editing tools help you perfect your images and videos. But you may get into problem when import videos content like MXF format to Photos library, so what is the best video format for importing into photos for mac? if you wanna to import MXF files to Photos for editing? Please keep on reading.

As we all know, the MXF format is a container that is encoded with a variety of video and audio formats. It is the commonest format that all popular camcorders record in. The MXF format was designed for professional videographers use which include timecode and metadata support so the files can be edited in a number of video or audio applications.

However, some people have had issues when importing MXF files into Photos app. That’s because the MXF video format can’t be natively supported by many professional video editing softwares including Photos for mac. What’s more, it also would be a little hard to handle 4K MXF video with Photos. In such occasion, still want to edit MXF files in Photos? Is there any way to successfully import (4K) MXF files to Apple Photos? Don’t worry, all things will become easier if you get a professional MXF to Photos converter software.

The best MXF to Photos Converter

UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac is a professional MXF to Photos Converter, which is capable of converting MXF to any popular formats to meet different needs, because of supporting a large range of video formats, including MKV, MP4, AVI, MPEG, WMV, FLV, SWF, F4V, MOV, VOB, etc. Besides converting MXF to Photos, this app also helps transcode MXF to editable formats for other editing programs, such as Final Cut Pro, FCE, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, and Sony Vegas.

While converting MXF video format, you can also adjust parameters such as video size, bitrate, and frame rate for your MXF video files to get better visual and audio effect. What’s more, this MXF to Photos converter also provide simple video editing functions for you, such as spliting MXF video into several clips according to clip quantity, duration time and file size. Thanks to its batch conversion ability, you are allowed to import several MXF video files and output them into the same video format in batch to save much time and energy.

Now, just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.

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Convert MXF to MP4 or QuickTime MOV for Photos Library editing

Step 1. Load MXF files to the converter

Install and run the MXF to Photos Converter on your computer, and then import MXF file to the converter by clicking the “Add File” button. There is another button “Import from Folder” beside “Add File”, this button helps detect and import all MXF files under the folder you specified.

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Step 2: Choose the right video format for Photos

Click the “Format” bar and get the dropdown menu, then move your pointer to choose “Common Video > H.264 Videos (*.mov)” or “Common Video > MOV-QuickTime (*.mov)” as the output format. MP4 and QuickTime MOV is the best supported format for Photos.

Step 3: Make editing before converting MXF. (Optional)

Click “Edit” icon on the tool bar, in the Video Editor Window, you can play and preview the original MXF video and output effects. On the buttons bar, you can trim, crop, add special effect, add watermark, insert subtitles and more.


Click “Settings” button to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

By ticking the Merge into one file option behind Settings button, you can merge the several MXF files into one single file.

Step 4: Begin converting MXF file to Photos on Mac.

When everything gets ready, simply hit lower right Convert button to begin changing videos from MXF to Photos supported MP4 or MOV file.

After the MXF to MP4 or QuickTime MOV conversion is completed, you can click “Open Output Folder” button to locate the generated MP4 or QuickTime .mov files. Then transfer the converted files to Photos on Mac os x for editing smoothly with ease.

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