Transcode Sony MXF to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4

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“I’m having a LOT of trouble with some Sony MXF files that were given to me by a convention. They were recorded on professional Sony cameras, but I have still been unable to open the files for editing in anything. When importing the files into Premiere, it only gives me access to the audio stream and nothing else. I’ve searched the internet and contacted companies etc to no avail. Any ideas anyone?”

Sony XDCAM series camcorders are high-end professional camcorders which can capture stunning-quality HD images; they can offer very high quality HD recording at a data rate of up to 50Mbps at MXF format. But when you want to edit the videos they record, you may find the high quality MXF files are not recognized by most editing software even Adobe Premiere Pro, but sometimes to edit he raw Sony XDCAM MXF files in Adobe Premiere Pro is necessary to get a good visual effect, so, how to convert/import Sony XDCAM MXF to Adobe Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4? Is there software can do the job?

The answer is positive. To convert and import Sony XDCAM MXF to Adobe Premiere Pro, you just need a Sony XDCAM to Adobe Premiere Pro Converter for Mac to help you. UFUSoft MXF Converter or MXF Converter for Mac is a good choice for you. It can fast convert Sony PDM700, PDM-F800, PMW100 camcorder MXF to MPEG-2 for editing in Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4 without quality loss. It is an easy-to-use while high-efficient, free download and install it, you will be able to convert the Sony XDCAM MXF to Adobe Premiere Pro now, and ,this guide will tell you how to convert all MXF videos from Sony XDCAM to Adobe Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4 step by step.

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How to convert Sony MXF footage for Adobe Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4?

Step 1. Add Sony MXF files to UFUSoft MXF to Adobe Premiere Converter.

Connect you Sony MXF camcorder to PC and keep it on until it show as a hard drive on desktop, Click top left icon to load you Sony MXF footages. You can choose “Add videos” or “Add from folder” directly.

Step 2. Choose compatible format for Adobe Premiere Pro CC7/CS 6/CS5/CS4

Click “Format”, you can  find Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas, choose “MPEG-2 (*.mov)” or “MOV(AVC)(*mov)” etc. All of them are the preferred codec for Premiere Pro (CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4)

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Step 3. Set up output videos settings for Premiere (Optional)

Click “Settings” which is marked as 3, you can fix the bitrate, frame rate, sample rate and video size, it’s all up to you. Usually the higher bitrate you choose, higher video quality will be, and larger video size correspondingly.


Step 4. Start converting Sony MXF for Premiere Pro (CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4)

Now click the big red circle at right bottom, wait for moments till the Sony MXF to Premiere Pro MPG conversion complete. You can click “Open” to locate the converted video directly.

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