Encounter issues while converting XDCAM HD422.mxf to MOV format? This article will tell you how to do. Keep reading.
“I am running Ppro CC and need to export from XDCAM .mxf to a MOV extension. My understanding is this can not be achieved by Ppro CC Mac? Is this true, if it can’t be done in Ppro is there third party software somewhere?”
XDCAM 422 50Mbit as an MXF is not very common as a deliverable. While as a QT movie is. If you wanna convert XDCAM HD422.mxf to MOV format, then Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac is highly recommended.
With it, you not only can convert XDCAM HD422.mxf to MOV or other common video formats like MP4, AVI, MKV, M4V .etc, but also can get the optimized codecs for NLEs such as Apple ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie, DNxHD for Avid, MPEG-2 for Premiere .etc. If you are a PC user, pls turn to Brorsoft MXF Converter windows version. Now, download the software on computer and follow the guide below to start conversion.
How to Transcode XDCAM MXF to MOV format
Step 1: Click “Add” button to import the XDCAM mxf files. Or you can drag&drop the files into the program directly.
Step 2: Go to format list to choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video (*mov) profile in the drop-down menu. If you want to edit MXF file in FCP, suggest you choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*mov). And for editing in iMovie/FCE, you can choose iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*mov).
Step 3: Click “convert” to start transcoding XDCAM MXF to MOV conversion. After conversion, you can watch your MXF file on Mac or editing in FCP/FCE/iMovie without problem. Enjoy!
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 before conversion.