Canon XF305 to FCP X Converter
The Canon XF305 Professional Camcorder features 50Mbps MPEG-2 4:2:2 recording to Compact Flash (CF) cards for unsurpassed image quality and efficient, robust workflow at an affordable price. Canon’s adaptation of MPEG-2 for the XF305 Professional Camcorder, named the Canon XF Codec. The XF305 supports the highest HD quality with Full HD 1920×1080 resolution, up to 50Mbps bit rate and 4:2:2 color sampling. Why not import your Full HD MXF files to video editing program like FCP X for further editing to get better effect?
Q: Canon XF305 records MXF files and saved them to CF card. Now Log and Capture function is missing in the FCP X. MXF files just stay in my CF card and can not be imported to FCP X for editing. If I know FCP X has cancelled the ability to handle MXF files from Canon XF 305, I could not have bought it. How can I fix it?
From the quoted words of one Canon XF305 user, we learn that the user wanna to import Cannon XF305 mxf files to FCP X for editing; while, the FCP X can not handle MXF files from Canon XF305. Considering that many other Canon XF305 users would have the similar trouble, here we’d like to solve the problem for you.
In order to import Canon XF305 MXF files to FCP X, you have to transcode/convert Canon XF305 MXF files to FCP X compatible format with an easy-to-use 3rd party software since the FCP X can’t recognize the MXF files. Here we recommend the best Canon XF305 MXF to FCP X Converter, with which you can transcode/convert Canon XF305 MXF files to Apple ProRes FCP X on Mac easily and quickly. Before start the conversion, please download and install the best Canon XF305 MXF Video Converter on your Mac computer (You can free download the trial version).
Convert Canon XF305 MXF files to Apple ProRes FCP X on Mac with the best Canon XF305 MXF to FCP X Converter.
Step 1: Import Canon XF305 MXF files to the best Canon XF305 MXF to FCP X Converter.
Transfer the MXF video from Canon XF305 MXF camcorder to your Mac computer hard drive via USB cable. Launch the best Canon XF305 MXF to FCP X Converter. Click the button “File” to add Canon XF305 MXF files (or directly drag and drop your Canon XF305 MXF files) to the Canon XF305 MXF to FCP X Converter. If it is necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.
Tip: If you want to merge Canon XF305 MXF files for FCP X, just need to check the “Merge” box.
Step 2: Select an output format for FCP X and set the output folder.
Click on the “Format” and get the dropdown menu, then move you pointer to “Final Cut Pro”. Under the sublist, several formats are all compatible with FCP X. Here we recommend the “Apple PreRes 422 (*mov)” which make you add Canon XF305 MXF files to FCP X with best video quality . Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you need.
Step 3: Click “Settings” icon to adjust audio and video parameters.
Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
Step 4: Start converting your Canon XF305 1080p MXF files to Apple ProRes for FCP X on Mac.
Click the “Convert” button; it will transcode/convert Canon XF305 MXF files to Apple ProRes for FCP X on Mac immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
After the XF305 MXF to Apple ProRes for FCP X on Mac conversion, you will be able to get the output files for FCP X via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Afterwards, you can import the Canon XF305 MXF to FCP X freely for further editing without any trouble.
Canon XF305 MXF to FCP X Converter is the Canon XF305 MXF convert tool for you to transcode/convert Canon XF305 1080p MXF to FCP X. Of course, it can also convert Canon XF305 MXF files to other video editing program, like iMovie, FCE, etc. You can link to Canon XF305 MXF Video Converter to learn more. You can also use it as MXF player.