If you are looking for a simple workflow on how to render and edit Canon XF300 MXF videos in Sony Vegas, this article will give you some clues.
“I record some MXF videos via Canon XF300 camcorder. VLC supports Canon XF300 MXF videos without any issue. And the video picture is in high quality. The problem is that Vegas 12 stops rendering Canon XF300 MXF clip at 20%. Why? Do you have a certain workflow for me? Thanks for the help in advance.”
Several reasons make users fail to render Canon MXF videos in Vegas.
1. If the structure of MXF files changed, you’ll find impossible to directly import MXF videos into Sony Vegas.
2. Since the MXF format is relatively compressed, many video editors including the Sony Vegas are lacking of native support to it, or are only just starting to add support for this file type.
Here we’d like to offer you the easiest solution to editing Canon XF300 MXF in Sony Vegas.
In fact, it’s not hard. The best and easiest way to let Sony Vegas work with Canon MXF files is to convert these files to Sony Vegas compatible formats like MPEG-2, WMV and MOV previously. You can get the best Canon MXF to MPEG-2 Converter which can help you to convert Canon MXF to MPEG-2, the supported format for Vegas that makes it possible to smoothly import MXF recordings to Sony Vegas for editing. Below is how to.
Convert Canon XF300 MXF for Sony Vegas
1: Install and launch the top Canon MXF Converter. Click the Add button to import the Canon XF300 MXF video to the program.
2: Go to “Format” column to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas and choose MPEG-2 as output format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get the MXF files converted with smaller size.
Tip – (Optional) You can click “Properties” to adjust the audio stream ID if you find the MXF files no sound. Besides, you can click “Settings” button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, etc. Just customize the parameters to meet your need.
3: Finally, tap “Convert” button to encode Canon XF300 MXF into MPEG-2 or WMV files. The generated video files under “Open” panel are ready to be imported into Sony Vegas Pro 13/12 without rendering.
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