To work with Sony XAVC .mxf footage in PowerDirector 10/11/12/13, the best way is to convert XAVC MXF to PowerDirector compatible format.
Cyberlink PowerDirector is a popular video editing software on Windows which can help users to capture, edit and output from within the software and has semi-professional features suitable for the consumer level. The latest version of PowerDirector has added support the XAVC S video format. However, it has not added XAVC support. It’s obvious to find that PowerDirector cannot support Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC .mxf videos natively. This article will teach you how to open Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC MXF in PowerDirector.
Since PowerDirector can not support Sony XAVC MXF videos directly, you’ll need to transcode MXF to PowerDirector friendly video formats like MPEG, AVI .etc. Under this circumstance, a powerful third party program is needed here. After long time searching online, I select Brorsoft MXF Converter. The program professional on dealing with almost all kinds of MXF videos from camcorders including Panasonic, Canon, Sony XDCAM, XAVC .etc.
With it, you can easily convert Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC MXF clips to CyberLink PowerDirector editable format like MPEG-2 without quality loss. Besides CyberLink PowerDirector, this ideal MXF Converter also offers other optimized codecs for NLEs like Premiere, Sony Vegas, Avid .etc. Now, download the software on PC and follow the guide below to start conversion.
Converting Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC to Cyberlink PowerDirector
One: Launch the MXF converter and click “Add” button to import the Sony PXW-Z100 MXF files from camcorders or cameras.
Two: Go to “Format” menu firstly and then follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” > ” MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as the output format. MOV(AVC), WMV are also the proper choices.
Tip: You can click “Settings” if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.
Three: Simply tap the “Convert” button to start Sony PXW-Z100 MXF to MPEG-2 for Cyberlink PowerDirector conversion.
After conversion, you can find the encoded MPG files for Cyberlink PowerDirector smooth editing under “Open” panel. Now, it is much easy for you to run Cyberlink PowerDirector to import video clips followed “Open Folder>>Import Media Files”.