Import Canon C300/C300 Mark ii MXF files to Avid Media Composer for editing on Mac?

How to import Canon C300, C300 Mark II MXF files to Avid Media Composer? Free download Canon MXF Converter, convert Canon C300, C300 II MXF to DNxHD MOV for Avid editing on Mac (macOS Sierra, El Capitan included).

After you got the Canon C300, or the newest C300 Mark II 4k camcorder, you may have recorded some videos with it, this camcorder can help you to record 4K videos in MXF format, if you have the need to import Canon C300/C300 II 4K MXF files to Avid, you will find that your 2K/4K MXF files are not supported by Avid Media Composer, what’s the reason? Because Avid Media Composer can’t edit some special video formats, such as MXF, MOV, AVCHD MTS/M2TS, etc. so it means you can’t import Canon C300, C300 Mark II 4K MXF videos to Avid for editing directly. In this case, how can we solve Canon C300, C300 Mark II MXF videos to Avid Media Composer issue?

According to your requirements, we recommend the Best MXF Converter for Mac to you. It is great in transcoding Canon C300 MXF to DNxHD (MOV) with orginal quality. Besides, it is designed with some useful editing features, including deinterlacing 1080i files, cropping black sides, combining MXF clips into one for easy editing, adding text/video/image watermark to your recordings, etc. Follow the listed guide on MXF to Avid DNxHD conversion, and you can put your MXF footages in Avid MC without any importing problem.

If you’re using a Windows PC, please turn to the Windows version, which has the same function as the Mac program. Below is a brief how-to.

( Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

How to transcode Canon C300, C300 Mark II MXF files to Avid Media Composer

Step 1: Launch the professional Canon MXF Converter Mac, and then click “Add video” button to browse and load your source files. If you need to import an entire file folder directly, simply click “Add from folder” tab.

Step 2: Click “Format” bar to select Avid Media Composer->Avid DNxHD(*.mov) as output format. It ensures the best quality while working with the output files in Avid.

Step 3: Adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface in Profile Settings by clicking Settings on the main interface according to your needs to optimize the output file quality. If you have no special requirement, the step can be skipped.

Note: You’d better set the video frame rate as 29.97 or 30 fps, video size as 1920*1080 and select the audio channels as 5.1 channels to keep the best quality for editing in Avid Media Composer, if you are shoot in 60i. But for 50i users, the 25fps is the better option for you.

Step 4: Click the button for “Convert” and you will strat converting/deinterlacing Canon C300 MXF to Avid DNxHD immediately.

Once the conversion process is done, click “Open” button to get the generated files. And now import the converted Canon C300, C300 Mark II MXF files to Avid to start editing.

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