First of all, to remain this article as what we are interested in, we should get more knowledge of MXF formats, right? MXF—Material Exchange Format, is a container format for professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards. It is a “container” or “wrapper” format which supports a number of different streams of coded “essence”. In addition, nowadays more and more camera/camcorder users prefer to record multi-track MXF footage using difference microphones for better audio.
Some popular kinds of cameras that can shot MXF are listed, as you see: Panasonic P2 MXF series, Sony PMW series or Canon XF300, XF305, C300, C500, etc. Such as Play MXK footage on TV, edit MXF in FCP/iMovie?
While as the MXF has the special structure, usually it is so necessary for us to take some measures that can handle them with some other editing tools or media players. Do you wanna some MXF transcoding tips? So now here shall I introduce you a brief review on top MXF Converter for Mac and Windows individually: Pavtube iMixMXF for Mac and MXF MultiMixer for Windows . Join us to see how does it work?
Some Main features you may know well about these two guys:
- Various output video formats you can shoose well
- Various editing tool(NELs) or Media players as good selections
- Easy operation work and faster conversion speed
- Upraded Windows version support the h.265/hevc videos
Firstly, import your original MXF videos if you have installed the program with right instructions. ‘Add video’ or ‘Add from folder’ could be your best choice for loading. I think it won’t be hard for you right? Then we are going to the output list for ‘choosing format’. As we see there, so many items we can select such as some popular editing tools, FCP, Adobe Premiere, Avid, etc. for some devices such as Windows tablet, Apple iPhone, iPad, Galaxy note or tablets, etc. Which one you like, I’m sure you can find here.
Note: The biggest of this product is that it can support converting MXF files with multi-track audios, you won’t miss the ‘Multi-track Video’ on the output list there!
You are wrong if you think it will end like this. Here we are going to the source video properties. We can find a bubble under the three titles. Click it to check the input video/audio properties including video/audio stream, format, resolution, frame rate, bitrates and duration.
For advanced video edition?
On the main interface, could you see the pencil case named ‘Editor’? In that interface, you may find the ‘Trim’ you decide your output video length, ‘Crop’ to cut some unwanted clips or even the ‘Subtitles’ to add some explanations to your videos, etc. Do you want to have a try? Done all the work well? Just click the ‘Convert ‘to start it!
Tips: No matter for the latest version Windows 10 or Mac OS X10.10(Yosemite), these two programs can work well. Sincerely hope these MXF converting tips can help you a lot! Good luck!