4K MXF to AIC MOV, Edit Canon C300 Mark II 4K XF-AVC MXF files in iMovie and FCE

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4K MXF to AIC MOV, Edit Canon C300 Mark II 4K XF-AVC MXF files in iMovie and FCE

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The Canon EOS C300 Mark II is a new 4K video camera allowing filmmakers and broadcast producers to realise their creative vision in stunning cinematic detail. Canon's new range of XF-AVC H.264 codecs, designed to be compatible with industry standard Non-Linear Edit systems, makes integrating both 4K and 2K/Full HD footage into workflows effortless, while maintaining the highest image quality.The range features XF-AVC intra for 4K, and XF-AVC Long GOP and Proxy options for 2K/Full HD recording,both of which utilise H.264 codec, offering post production flexibility and ease of use.


Well, MXF is much difficult for iMovie and Final Cut Express to recognize and support. So, how to make Canon EOS C300 Mark II XF-AVC MXF files compatilbe with iMovie/FCE without problems?

A fast and fluid workflow for editing Canon C300 MK II XF-AVC MXF in iMovie and Final Cut Express is to encode Canon XF-AVC codec to AIC codec with a powerful third party program. Here UFUware HD Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended to you which is professional on dealing with XF-AVC MXF to AIC for editing in iMovie/FCE easily and efficiently. Besides iMovie and Final Cut Express, it also offers other optimized codec for non-linear editing programs, such as ProRes for FCP X, DNxHD for Avid, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere, WMV for Windows Movie Maker, .etc. Now, download the converter on Mac and follow the guide below to start conversion.

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Guide: Convert Canon EOS C300 Mark II XF-AVC MXF to AIC MOV on Mac

Step 1: Load Canon C300 Mark II 4K XF-AVC MXF footage


Launch the UFUWare HD Video Converter as the best Canon C300 Mark II MXF Converter, click "Add File" button to import your Canon C300 Mark II recorded 4K XF-AVC MXF footages to it. Batch conversion is supported.

Step 2: Select AIC MOV as output format

Click on the "Profile" bar and get the dropdown menu, then move your pointer to choose "iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)" as output format, it's native format for editing in iMovie and FCE .

Tip: If you want to set some parameters for the output profile, you could click the "Settings" button to set the output bitrate, encode, frame rate, resolution, sample rate, channels, etc.

Step 3: Convert Canon C300 Mark II 4K XF-AVC MXF to AIC MOV on Mac


Click "Convert" button to start the Canon C300 Mark II 4K XF-AVC MXF to AIC conversion on Mac.

Once the Canon C300 Mark II XF-AVC MXF to AIC conversion completed, you can click "Open Folder" to get the generated AIC .mov videos which can be directly imported to iMovie and FCE. Now you can edit the 4K XF-AVC MXF clips from Canon C300 Mark II in iMovie 8/9/11 or Final Cut Express without any problem.


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