How to Play Canon XF300 MXF videos in VLC

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This article offers you a simple way to play Canon XF300 MXF videos on VLC Media Player.

VLC media player is the most successful free open source cross-platform multimedia player in Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols. After installing Mainconcept Reference codec you can directly open Canon XF300 MXF files in VLC media player.

While, there are still groups of people complain of the imported with low video quality or incapability of video playback like below user:

“Hello, I have a strange issue with the VLC player. When playing .mxf files, the video plays fine, but the audio plays as if it’s in fast forward mode. The videos from from Canon XF300 camcorder. How can I play Canon XF300 MXF videos in VLC?”

In this article, we aim to offer you an easy way to help you play Canon XF300 MXF with VLC media player freely.

The quickest way to get MXF played on Windows&Mac is to find a professional third party program to convert the Canon XF300 MXF files to common formats (like AVI, MOV, MPEG, MP4, etc) to fit the local VLC media player.

Brorsoft MXF Converter, it’s a professional software helping you to transcode MXF files by Panasonic P2, Canon XF, Sony XDCAM series camcorders to any common video formats for Windows, like AVI, MKV, MP4, MPG, WMV… And it has preset the optimized settings for the different output format and players. Users can feel free to specify the target files. With it, you can fast convert MXF to AVI that can be easily played in VLC by downloading a codec like divX codec. If you are Mac users, please turn to the equivalent Mac version named Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac to transcode .mxf files to VLC on Mac OS X (High Sierra included). Just download it and start the conversion following the tutorial below.

Encoding Canon XF300 MXF to AVI for VLC

Step 1: Install and launch this best MXF to AVI Converter; click the Add button to import the MXF files to the converter.

Step 2: Click Format bar to choose output format and you can choose MP4, AVI, MKV or other common formats. Here we choose “HD Video -> AVI HD Video (*.avi)” as example, which is supported by nearly all player and portable devices.

Tip: Before conversion, you can adjust the parameters by clicking “settings” button, choose the resolution, bitrate, frame rate as you want.

Step 3: Click Convert button to start encoding Canon XF300 MXF files to VLC player.

After the conversion, tap the Open icon in the main interface and you can locate the converted files there. Just add the files to your VLC, and you can play the converted Canon XF300 MXF on VLC easily without any issues.

Additional Tip:

Brorsoft Video Player (Mac version) can help you play MXF videos on Windows&Mac without converting. Download and play the MXF videos on computer without any issue.


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