Canon XF100 MXF videos are not supported after upgrading to Premiere CC 2018? This article will teach you how to open and edit Canon XF100 MXF video files in Premiere (2018).
Since the update to Premiere CC 2018, when I import my cameras .mxf files from Canon XF100, I received an error reading: ‘MXF decode error in…”. regret it bigly…I should have waited for the kinks to be ironed out! I tried all suggestions offered online, clearing cache, renaming, using Media Browser, XF Utility… but nothing worked. Finally, I gave up and then chose to encode Canon XF100 .mxf to Premiere format.
Luckily, the third party program-Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac I used is much professional. It’s an easy-to-use yet powerful high-quality MXF converter, player and editor which is compatible any Mac OS system. I’ve used this tool for a long time rewrapping Canon XF100/XF105/XF300/XF305 MXF recordings for Premiere and Avid MC. With it, I can effortlessly transcoding MXF files for smoothly editing in Premiere CC 2018. If you’re a PC user, pls turn to Brorsoft MXF Converter Windows version. Now, download the software and let’s start conversion with the below tutorial.
How to Convert Canon XF100 MXF files to MPEG-2 for Premiere
1. After downloading, install and run this MXF to Premiere Converter, just copy the MXF files from the CF cards right to your hard drive, import the files to the software.
2. Click “Format” bar and then move your pointer Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas –> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as target format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.
PS: You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want.
3. As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Canon XF100 MXF to Premiere Pro conversion on Mac OS X.
Once the conversion is 100% completed, you can copy the converted Canon XF100 files to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 with smooth workflow.
You’re now ready to get the result files into Adobe Premiere Pro to do further editing. Launch Premiere Pro on your Mac, choose “File > Import” to import any file. If you prefer to use keyboard shortcuts, press Command+I to open the standard Import dialog.