Edit Canon C300 MXF files in Sony Vegas

Canon has unveiled the EOS C300 Digital Cinema Camera interchangeable-lens video camera at a press event in Los Angeles. Available in in two models, the EOS C300 comes with an EF mount, while the EOS C300 PL features a PL mount. Both models feature an 8.3MP Super 35mm-equivalent CMOS sensor developed specially for the system, a modular design and a new range of dedicated video lenses.

But when we dealing with the MXF videos shot with Canon C300, questions came. The MXF videos could not successfully import into Sony Vegas. Is there a way to import Canon XF MXF into Sony Vegas Pro on PC? I know H.264 MOV is a good format for Sony Vegas editing. Should I get a C300 to Vegas converter?

The only thing you need is a  C300 MXF video converter which converts Canon C300 MXF into a format that supported by Sony Vegas Pro, and Aovsoft HD Video Converter is a good choice to do this because it offers H.264 MOV format for Sony Vegas. Now let’s see how to convert Canon XF MXF into H.264 MOV for Sony Vegas Pro.

Sony XDCAM MXF to Premiere Converter

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Step1: Free download Aovsoft HD Vidoe Converter, install and run it.

After you run it, click “Add Video” to import source MXF videos. You can load directly from your Canon C300 camcorder or from you hard drive. After loading, you can view the Canon MXF files, use it as MXF player.

Step 2: Choose the output format and get set.
Click on “format” and you will see a list, choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas”, then “MOV (AVC) (*.mov)”.

Premiere Pro supported video format

If you want to import and edit Canon C300 MXF in FCP X, you need to convert C300 MXF to ProRes MOV via Aovsoft HD Video Converter for Mac.

To get better video and audio quality, you can define the output settings in the “Settings” window. There are multiple profiles for you to set like video size,  Channels.

Sony XDCAM MXF to Premiere Converter-settings

Step 3: Start converting Canon C300 MXF to H.264 MOV for Sony Vegas Pro.

Choose output route for the videos and click “start conversion”. Wait a moment, and you will get videos in H.264 MOV. The process of converting Canon XF MXF into H.264 MOV for Sony Vegas Pro is quite simple and easy to operate. Try by yourself.

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