Wanna transfer Canon XC10 MXF videos to Avid for editing? This article will teach you how to edit Canon XC10 4K MXF files in Avid without any issue.
As we all know, the Canon XC10 utilizes two new codecs to maintain video and still image quality—the XF-AVC Intra codec for 4K recording and XF-AVC Long GOP for Full HD recording. While both codecs are not so compatible with NLEs including Avid Media Composer.
“Is it possilbe to link Canon XC10 footage with Link to Media option? Or do I need to transcode footage first with Canon XF Utility? Has anyone run into the same problem? I really need to edit Canon XC10 footage in Avid. Thanks!”
The XC10 page on the website should have the Canon XF AMA plugin. Users can therefore link to Canon XF media. However, according to users’ feedback, they still met issues while linking Canon XC10 MXF videos to Avid via AMA plugin. In this case, how can we solve Canon XC10 4K MXF videos to Avid Media Composer issue? In fact, a professional third party program will solve the trouble perfectly.
Here Brorsoft MXF Converter is highly recommended that can help you transcode Canon XC10 MXF to Avid compatible video with original quality. Besides, this software can also transcode MXF files for editing in Windows Movie Maker, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, etc NLEs. If you are running on Mac, please get MXF converter for Mac. Download it now and follow the steps to convert your Canon XC10 XF-AVC MXF videos to Avid.
How to import Canon XC10 4K MXF files to Avid
Step 1: Install the program on Mac and run it. Drag the Canon XC10 4K MXF files to the software. Or you can also click “Add” button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program.
Step 2: Click the format bar and move mouse cursor “Avid Media Composer”. Here we recommend the “Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov)” as the best video format.
Tip: You can click “Settings” button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, etc. Just customize the parameters to meet your need.
Step 3: Click “Convert” button to start converting XC10 MXF to DNxHD for importing to Avid.
After the conversion is finished, just run Davinci Resolve and import the generated DNxHD .mov files. You will find the output video work perfectly on Avid. Enjoy your editing work.