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How to convert MXF to MOV on Mac/Windows OS?

High Definition camcorders are become more and more common used nowadays. And many High Definition camcorders such as Canon XF305, XF300, XF105, XF100, EOS C300, EOS C300 PL and Panasonic P2 record videos in MXF format which is not compatible with all the media player and video editing software on Mac and Windows OS. MXF is a “container” or “wrapper” format which supports a number of different streams of coded “essence”, encoded with any of a variety of codec, together with a metadata wrapper which describes the material contained within the MXF file. However, if you want to transfer MXF videos from your camcorder to you Mac for further editing or sharing. You need to convert MXF to MOV format which can supports by most software and media players

To convert MXF to MOV format, you need a good Mac MXF to MOV converter. And MXF Video Converter for Mac is one of the best MXF to MOV converter, which is specially designed for Mac users to convert MXF files to MOV and any other video formats. Moreover, it can help to extract audio from MXF videos to any common used audio formats. It is your best selection for converting MXF files on Mac OS.

Note: If you are using a Windows OS, and want to convert .MXF to .MOV format, please turn to MXF Video Converter for Windows here.


Step 1.     Import MXF to application
Install the Mac MXF Converter in your Mac and load the software as the following interface. Add MXF Videos to the MXF Video Converter by clicking “Add Video” menu or drag the MXF videos needed to the software directly. You can play MXF files that you imported.

Step 2.     Select the output format MOV
Choose the output file format, click “Profile” drop-down button to choose the format you need, here we choose .MOV format.

Step 3. Edit the video effect (Optional)
This software also provide some basic video editing features. Select the video want to edit and click the “Edit” button to open the editing panel. You can trim video length, crop video frame, and adjust video brightness/saturation/contrast, and so on.

Step 4. Convert MXF to MOV on Mac
Before converting MXF to MOV on Mac, you can set video and audio bit rate, frame rate, channels, etc to make your videos different from others. All things are ready, you click “Convert” button to convert MXF to MOV on Mac.

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