Lossless Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF videos in Nuke Studio editing

In this article you will learn how to import and edit Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF videos in Nuke Studio without quality loss. Keep reading.

I can edit C300 Mark II 4K MXF footage in Avid, FCP X, Premiere, PluralEyes & Resolve without any trouble. However, I really do not know how to open Canon C300 MK II 4K MXF videos in Nuke Studio. I get nothing but some error message like below user.

“Has anybody else had trouble opening files from a C300 MK II in Nuke? When I try it, though, I’m not given any meaningful error messages except “could not open file”. I’ve tried with both 9.0v6 and 9.0v7. Any ideal?”

In fact, after searching online for several weeks, I found an effective way to edit C300 MK II 4K MXF files in Nuke. Keep reading.

Finally, I chose to convert Canon MXF videos into QT MOV for editing in Nuke with a professional third party program-Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac.

With it, users can freely encode C300 Mark II 4K MXF videos to Quicktime MOV for Nuke Studio editing. What’s more, it offers the optimized codecs for other NLEs such as Apple ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie, DNxHD for Avid, MPEG-2 for Premiere and so on so that users can edit MXF videos in different NLEs without any issue. If you are working on PC, pls turn to Brorsoft MXF Converter which shares almost the same features with Mac version. Now, download the software on computer and follow the guide below to start conversion.

How to Import Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF videos to Nuke Studio

Step One: Launch the best MXF to Nuke Converter for Mac. Click the button “File” to add Canon C300 Mark II MXF video files to the program. Or you can drag&drop the files into the program directly.

Step Two: Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “Common Video”, under the sublist, you can easily find out the “MOV – QuickTime(*.mov)”, which is the best format for you to edit Canon C300 Mark II MXF footage in Nuke with QuickTime.


1. 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).

2. 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.

Step Three: Tap “convert” to start converting Canon C300 Mark II MXF file to Nuke MOV format on mac. After conversion, you can edit MXF file in Nuke without problem.

Read More:

How to Edit Canon XC15 in Avid
How to Import Canon C500 MXF videos to Premiere
How to Convert Canon MXF videos on Windows&Mac

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