Import Sony F65 MXF Files to Sony Vegas Pro for Editing

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Trying to pull in footage shot with a Sony F65 (mxf) and get ingest errors/failure with Sony Vegas Pro. Perhaps there is some transcode step I am missing? Can you help? Thanks.

Hi, I’m trying to import F65 SR footage into Sony Vegas Pro doesn’t seem to take the native .mxf files. Apparently there’s a plug in but I haven’t been able to find it. Has anyone gone through this process and know the plug-in I need? It would be a massive help!

The Sony F65 is one of the new high resolution and high dynamic range cameras that are replacing film for theatrical production and also finding applications in broadcast. In addition to conventional video outputs the F65 supports a complete file-based workflow. It records 4K 16-bit RAW or 1080p in SR Codec in MXF file format. As many users get their hands on F65, some issues occurred. We found many users have met the issues when importing Sony F65 MXF to Sony Vegas Pro. The users found that it’s hard to import Sony F65 SR footage into Sony Vegas Pro; the Sony Vegas Pro cannot recognize the native .mxf files.

Since Sony Vegas Pro cannot ingest SR MXF files natively, you’d better to transcode Sony F65 MXF files to MPEG-2 format, which is proved to be the most compatible one with Sony Vegas Pro. This UFUSoft MXF Converter is the highly recommended MXF convert tool for users. With this MXF to Sony Vegas Pro Converter, you can freely transcode/convert Sony F65 MXF files to Sony Vegas Pro compatible format MPEG-2 at fast speed with the best output video quality. So, you can edit Sony F65 MXF in Sony Vegas Pro with ease. For Mac User: you can use UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac to convert Sony F65 mxf to sony vegas pro.

Guide on transcoding Sony F65 MXF to MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas Pro

Step 1: Free download, install and run the MXF to Sony Vegas Pro Converter to import your MXF files from Sony F65.

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Step 2: Hit the Format box and select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas –> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format and then set the output destination as you want.

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Step 3: Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. For your original 1080p files, we recommend you to set the video size as 1920*1080p and set the video frame rate as 30fps to make lossless MXF conversion.

Step 4: Click the “Convert” button to converting Sony F65 MXF to MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas Pro immediately.

After the Sony F65 SR footage into Sony Vegas Pro conversion, you will be able to get the output files via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Afterwards, you can transfer Sony F65 footages to Sony Vegas Pro freely for further editing without any trouble.

Thanks for shaing.