Uploading/Converting 4K/1080P MXF to YouTube in FLV/AVI/3GP

As you can see on the subtitle, in the following tutorial, let me show you how to upload your MXF videos (4k/1080p XF-AVC MXF/P2 MXF) on YouTube for nice sharing with best MXF converting tool for mac (macOS Sierra/El Capitan included).

Does Youtube support .mxf files?
“My last two attempts has a lot of distortion. Had to delete. Can’t understand why youtube can’t fix this .mxf files is almost standard for newer HD camcorders.

As we all know, YouTube, as the famous video sharing website, it also has its’ best supported video formats such as FLV and AVI. YouTube have not added the MXF format to the supported list.

So in order to add 4K or 1080p MXF clips to YouTube, the first thing you need do is to convert MXF to YouTube supported FLV/AVI or 3GP video formats, and then cut the video into individual clips and put them onto YouTube. Indeed, certain excellent MXF to YouTube software can help you do that.

Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac is one of the most recommended utility to fulfill the task.

This video converter app can be used as a professional MXF to YouTube converter for Mac(El Capitan/macOS Sierra included). With it, you can fast convert MXF videos to YouTube compatible format with a proper resolution like 720p( 1280*720), 1080p(1920*1080). It is the best Mac MXF Converter to process P2 MXF, XF-AVC MXF files from Canon, Sony, Panasonic cameras on Mac, and convert them to various video formats with preferred video codec for NLE programs on Mac, such as Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Davinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Aperture 3, etc. Plus, with the built-in video editor, it’s freely for you to trim the videos into multiple segments with short duration as you want. If you are Windows users, please get the MXF Converter for Windows. Now I share the step-by-step solution converting/uploading 4K/1080P MXF clips to YouTube.

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Tutorial: How to upload 4K/1080P MXF video YouTube

Step 1: Import 4K/1080P MXF files

Install and launch the MXF file converter. Then you can add the 4K or 1080p MXF (P2 MXF, XF-AVC MXF) videos to the program by clicking Add button or directly drag and drop.

Step 2: Select output format

Click Format bar to select an output format. To share your 4K/1080P MXF movies on YouTube, avi, .3gp format from Common Video are all the proper formats.

Step 3: Adjust the video, audio settings

After several attempts, we get know Youtube’s maximum 4K bitrate is 45Mbps and it doesn’t work with 60fps 4k video well. You can set the video frame rate like 24fps. If you don’t want to spend long time uploading a 4K video to YouTube, you can downsize your 4K to 1080p if you need.

Step 4: Edit/Split your 4K/1080P movie

Click Edit button and you can trim, crop or adjust the video with the built-in video editor to get the very part and effect of the movie you want.

Tip: If the video clips you’ve trimmed are still longer than 15 minutes, you can choose to split the 4K movie into smaller parts so as to share on YouTube without limit. Click the Split icon in the main interface, and you can cut your files according to time length and file size.

Step 5: Start the conversion

Finally, click Convert to start the 4K/1080P MXF to YouTube conversion. When the conversion ends, you can tap the Open button to locate the converted files and then upload the 4K/1080P MXF video to YouTube simply.

Editor’s Note: Keep in mind that YouTube doesn’t process all resolutions at the same speed. So generally the lower resolutions, 144p, 240p, 480p show up first followed by higher resolutions and then sometimes a day later 2K and 4K resolutions. So make sure you are giving it enough time as well.

Additional Tips:

This versatile MXF Video Converter for Mac program not only can change MXF to YouTube playable format, but also supports converting MXF to FCP , iMovie, iTunes, QuickTime, Windows Media Player, Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc video player or editing programs.

Besides transcoding MXF to ProRes MOV, converting MXF to AIC, Brorsoft MXF Converter for mac also support converting MXF file to various video formats like AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV and converting MXF to various devices like iPad, iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Apple TV 3, etc.

( Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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