Transcoding Canon C300 MXF footage to MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas Pro

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Summary: Get troubles when importing Canon EOS C300 MXF files to Sony Vegas Pro for editing? This MXF to Sony Vegas converter helps you convert C300 MXF to AVI, MOV, MPEG, etc with best quality.

The EOS C300 is Canon’s first foray into digital cinema and is equipped with Canon’s DIGIC DV III image processor, a 9.84-megapixel CMOS sensor (8.29-megapixel effective) capable of Super 35 format, and your choice of 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 50, and 59.94 fps recording at ISOs ranging from 320 all the way up to 20,000. The EOS C300 has two XLR inputs for audio and can shoot 160 minutes of video onto a 64GB CF card running at a 50Mbps bitrate at 1080p in MXF format. I have a ton of footage a client brought in that was shot on a Canon C300 HD camcorder. They are .MXF files. I need to get them into Sony Vegas to edit, but the C300 video format does not import correctly into Sony Vegas Pro. Have you been having problems with this as well? Have you had an efficient workflow for this yet?

Luckily, I found an app called UFUSoft MXF/P2 MXF Converter, tired it and succeeded.

Overall, this MXF to Sony Vegas Pro converter can aid you to change *.MXF files to standard MPEG-2 format for Sony Vegas Pro/Adobe Premiere Pro, DNxHD .mov for Avid Media Composer, AVI HD for Pinnacle Studio, AVI/WMV for Windows Movie Maker without losing any quality. In fact, it’s an all-in-one converter for fast transcoding, deinterlacing MXF footage from Canon, Panasonic, JVC, Sony full HD camcorder/cameras on Windows that makes the MXF editing work much easier with Non-Linear Editing Systems.

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Below the step-by-step guide on transcoding Canon C300 MXF to MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas Pro with this top MXF Converter.

Step 1: Copy the .MXF files from Canon C300 to your computer. Launch the UFUSoft MXF to MPEG-2 Converter, and you may either click “Add” button to import .MXF files, or directly drag and drop the files into this program.

Canon C300 MXF to MPEG-2

Step 2: Get the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas”. Choose MPEG-2 as the output format from the profile list which is the Sony Vegas Pro compatible video format.

MXF/P2 MXF files to Sony Vegas Pro

Tip: You can adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface.

Step 3: Click the convert button to start converting Canon C300 .MXF/P2 MXF files to Sony Vegas Pro immediately.

After the 1080p MXF files are converted, tap the Open button to locate the converted files and bring them into your Vegas Pro for smooth editing with the incapability problems.

Additional Tips:

If you wanna import and edit Canon C300 MXF clips with Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro 7, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Avid Media Composer on Mac OS X, please turn to the Mac app UFUSoft MXF/P2 MXF Converter for Mac.

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