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Convert Sony/Panasonic/Canon/JVC AVCHD to MP4 for Playing

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The AVCHD is a high quality video format used by Sony, Canon, JVC and Panasonic mainly for video camera recording, but the many media players, portable devices, android phones/tablets, iphone, ipad, ipod, PlayStation 3/PS4, Xbox, etc don’t have native support for this format.

Both AVCHD and MP4 are well known file formats but avchd is supported by a few of the players and systems while in contrast, MP4 is compatible format for much greater number of players and systems. avchd is the default video structure in camcorders but unluckily it is not a compatible format for iPhone, iPod, Android, iMovie and QuickTime etc. Hence, if you want to play your recorded memories on any of the before mentioned devices or systems then it is strongly suggested that you should convert avchd to MP4.

So how can we convert these Sony/Panasonic/Canon/JVC AVCHD MTS/M2TS to MP4 so that we can play them on kinds of media players/portable devices?

In fact, it is quite an easy task and you can make a successful conversion of AVCHD to MP4 with zero quality loss by the help of file converters and this piece of writing is aimed at introducing you with some reliable solutions for this sort of conversions.

With one of our best recieved video converter program - Pavtube Video Converter / Mac Version, you will realize that AVCHD to MP4 converting process can be done within such a short time and still maintain the excellent quality.

Apart from converting video from AVCHD to MP4, WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is also masterful at convert AVCHD to MPEG, AVCHD to FLV, AVCHD to MKV, AVCHD to AVC, etc.

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How to Convert Video from AVCHD to MP4 Format

Step 1. Launch the program on your computer, add Add Sony, Canon, JVC and Panasonic AVCHD video files to the program by clicking the “Add Video” or “Add folder” button.

Step 2. Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down option, select best playable MP4 video formats by following “HD Video” > “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)”.

Step 3. (Optional) Select one item to active the “Video Editor” functions, click the pencil like icon on the main interface to open the “Video Editor” Window, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip video, trim, add special effect, reset, and adjust volume.

Step 4. Go back to the main UI and click “Convert”button to start AVCHD to MP4 conversion process.

When the conversion finished, you can transfer the converted video files to your portable devices or media player and playing without problems.

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How to edit H.265/HEVC files in Adobe Premiere Pro?

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H.265, also called HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding), is said to double the data compression ratio compared to H.264 at the same level of video quality. We can tell the feature of H.265 from its name, yeah, the encoding efficiency of H.265/HEVC is much higher than H.264.

H.265 is widely used to shoot 4K recordings by many professional cameras such as Samsung NX1, Sony PMW-F55, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4, BlackMagic Ursa, etc. Sometimes we need to edit these H.265 recordings to polish them in Premiere Pro.

Well, as far as we know, although Premiere Pro has claim that it has supported the H.265, however many Premiere users found they can’t edit the some of the H.265/HEVC videos, the importing window doesn’t response wherever they click.

Make sure that the all the H.265 files can be edit in Adobe Premiere Pro, you’ll need to convert H.265 video files to something editable like MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro. 

Actually, it’s not so hard to do the trick as long as you apply a professional H.265 converter app. Pavtube Video Converter for Mac(read the review) is just what you need to achieve your goal. With it, you can effortlessly transcode H.265 to Adobe Premiere friendly movie format like MPEG-2, MOV (Note: it applies to all kinds of Adobe Premiere including Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro CS3/ CS4/ CS5/CS6/CC) keeping the original quality. 

Besides Adobe Premiere, this software can also export Apple ProRes, AIC, DNxHD for Final Cut ProiMovieAvid Media Composer and more NLE systems. If you are Windows users, Pavtube Video Converter is the alternative choice. Below is the detailed guide on converting H.265 clips to Premiere Pro friendly videos for smoothly editing.


How to Convert H.265/HEVC to MPEG for Premiere Pro CC

Step 1. Load H.265 files

Here you can directly drag & drop the H.265 files to the converter, or click “Add Video” or “Add from folder” button on the top menu to browse and choose H.265 files

Step 2. Choose the preset output format 

Click on the format bar and follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” to choose “MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as the best video format for editing H.265 files in Premiere Pro CC. Besides, you can choose the other formats for editing in Avid MC, After Effects, Sony Vegas, etc.

Step 3. Resize parameters.

Click “Settings” to open “Profile Settings” window. Resize the resolution by selecting “Size(pix)” option. Change the number to 1920 x 1080.

Step 4. Start converting H.265 files.

Click the big “Convert” button in the main UI to begin the H.265 to MPEG-2 conversion. You can see your converted videos by clicking “Open” button. 

Then you are able to import and edit H.265/HEVC footage in Premiere Pro CC without any problem (The Hot Key to load H.265 files to Premiere is “Command” + “O”). Enjoy!

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Apple TV Not Working with YouTube videos, Resolved!

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Q1: We have an Apple TV 2 and are experiencing streaming problems in YouTube for the last three days. At first we thought it was the internet, but streaming from the iPad worked fine. Also Netflix on the Apple TV worked well.

Q2: I’m having the same issues with Apple TV with youtube. Did youtube pull the plug on apple tv so that it doesn’t stream anymore?  I’m trying to stream using my iPhone 5.

From YouTube help website we know that YouTube had announced changes its YouTube Data API, it caused many older apps on various devices stopped function. On the second-generation Apple TV or older, the YouTube channel will no longer be accessible.

“Apple TV(3rd generation) now has a new version of the YouTube app developed by the YouTube team. The new version of the YouTube app unlocks content that was previously unavailable on the older version. Please note that the YouTube app on 1st and 2nd generation Apple TV devices is a 3rd-party app and isn’t supported by YouTube.” stated YouTube. The old version of YouTube app was shut down on April 20, 2015, meaning YouTube not working on Apple TV from 2012 and older.

“If you’re using Apple TV 2nd generation or older, unfortunately there’s no current way to watch YouTube on these devices.” noted YouTube. Does it mean that YouTube app is a hot pile of garbage for old devices now? Absolutely. Old Apple TV won’t play YouTube now, but you don’t have to spend $69 buying a new Apple TV to watch YouTube video. 

For Apple TV 2nd generation or older users, you can either buy movies and songs from YouTube and transfer them to Apple TV, or find the proper video program to convert your favorite video files to Apple TV movie.

You can stream the YouTube download video from to Apple TV 2nd generation or older via iTunes or stream content with Home Sharing. The further more information about this two methods please click the save link, I am not decide to write it down once more.

Now I like to introduce you something else, if the video or movies from YouTube has streamed to Apple TV but not working issues. The video in the website mainly in FLV format or other codec which can keep quick speed and high definition. First you should kmow is what’s the playable file format for Apple TV? From we know that HE-AAC (V1), AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through are supported. YouTube downloaded video in MKV, AVI, FLV or WMV are out supported. How to make these videos playable on Apple TV 2nd generation or older?

Pavtube Video Converter for Mac can provide you with converting the downloaded video on YouTube in whatever format or codec into the Apple TV 2nd generation or older supported video without quality loss. Further more, in Video Editor there are seven edit tabs: Trim, Crop, Text Watermark, Image/Video Watermark, Effect, Audio Editor and Subtitle, you can edit the video before convert, like cut the clips you do not need, crop the black side and so on.


Convert YouTube Downloaded Video for Apple TV

First free download and install Pavtube Video Converter on your Mac, and then launch it. Now just follow the step by step guide demonstrate how to convert YouTube Downloaded Video for Apple TV.

Step 1. clicking “Load file(s)” button. For video files, you could add a single video or a folder or full of video files by “Add video” icon.

Step 2. Pavtube offers you lots of choices for output. In order to get Apple TV playable video format, you are suggested to choose from Apple TV category under Format menu. Suitable profile can be found here for Apple TV, Apple TV 2. And check this guide if you found no 5.1 surround sound from Apple TV.

Step 3. If necessary, you are allowed to adjust profile parameters in Settings. Presets like video size, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, channels can be customized to achieve a better video enjoyment on Apple TV.

Tip: Both AAC and AC3 5.1 audios would be saved in output Apple TV M4V video so you could enjoy videos in iTunes and Apple TV without trouble.

Step 4. Double check your settings and hit on the “Convert” button to start converting YouTube to Apple TV conversion. When the conversion is done, open output folder and you will find the created M4V video. Now you can watch YouTube from Apple TV.

Step 5. Stream download YouTube video files to Apple TV via iTunes. First of all, make sure the computer you want to sync from is on, and iTunes is open. Go to iTunes – Preferences, choose Apple TV, and make sure “Look for Apple TVs” is selected. On your Apple TV, choose Settings – Computers – “Connect to iTunes,” and note the passcode displayed. In iTunes, select the Apple TV (below Devices), and enter the passcode. Click the Summary button and select either Automatic Sync or Custom Sync.

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Top 10 Video Cutter Software to Split, Trim, or Join Video Files

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Yes, there are very many good quality video cutter software and video trimming editing programs that you will get online to edit your video files. There will be countless results to consider the moment you have done your research extensively. Exhaust all the resources at hand and leave no stone overturned. You cannot afford to leave chances in your search for the best and high quality cutter program to split, trim, or join your video files. A good quality cutter program should be features-laden, well compatible and reputable enough.

Top 10 Free Video Cutter Software to Split, Trim, or Join Video Files on Mac and Windows

#1. Pavtube Video Converter / Mac Version

Pavtube Video Converter is an easy-to-use shareware video-editing tool. It’s designed to make quick work of cutting and saving excerpts from videos. You simply drag arrows to set the beginning and end points of the clips you want to extract, and Pavtube Video Converterdoes the rest.

Pavtube Video Converter with most video file types, including SD videos (e.g. YouTube FLV/F4V, MP4, AVI, MPG, WMV, etc), DVR videos (Tivo), audio files (e.g. MP3, MP2, WMA, FLAC) on devices such as Apple/Android/Windows series, media players, game consoles, etc. So you won’t need to convert your clips to post them on sites like YouTube.

Pavtube Video Converter also convert your files on output, if you tell it. Pavtube Video Converter is free to try, don’t hesitate to get one.


#2.Pavtube HD Video Converter / Mac Version

Compare with Pavtube Video Converter, the main different of Pavtube HD Video Converter is more powerful when handle the HD videos such as digital camcorder recordings (e.g. MXF, MTS AVCHD, MOV, MP4, MVI, etc). Pavtube HD Video Converter can cutting and saving excerpts from videos for multiple purposes (e.g. free playback, editing, uploading, burning).

Pavtube HD Video Converter has the same ability of supporting various of video formats and codecs such as4k/1080p/720p MKVMOVMXF, MTS, M2TS, M2T, TS, M4V, MP4, AVI, MPG, VOB, WMV, 3GP, FLV. It is worth to mention that HD footages generated by Sony, Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, and JVC can also be handled easily.

In order to split, trim, or join your HD video files more smoothly, you can click the button given below and get one depends on your terminal OS.


#3.Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate/iMedia Converter for Mac

Compared with the previous two, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate/iMedia Converter is a more powerful cutter software, expect of has all the abilities of previous two, it can cut 2D BD, 3D BD and standard DVD with original structure, and convert all BD/DVD collection to virtually any video and audio format for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, Windows Phones, PSP, PS3, and other devices.

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate/iMedia Converter is a good quality splitters, trimmers and joiners. It is more efficiently than an all purpose video editor and without the need to re-encode your source videos.

If you have the requirement of splitting, trimming, or joining your HD video files as well as the 2D BD, 3D BD and standard DVD, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate/iMedia Converter will be your best choice. Get one and try it free:


#4.iFastime Video Converter Ultimate/Mac Version

iFastime Video Converter Ultimate is a newly release video cutter tool in 2015 which can perfectly assist you to select and cut your favorite segments in one file, and cut out the segments you dislike. It supports almost all popular video formats such as DVD/BD, AVI, MPEG, MP4, WMV, 3GP, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, H.264/PSP AVC, MOV and ASF. It allows you to set the begin-point and end-point accurately.

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#5.Free Video Cutter Joiner

Free Video Cutter Joiner(freeware) is a very popular video cutter for years now. It gives you the ability to cut and split video files into small segments as you like with very good video quality. As the name suggests, it’s really a great video splitter or video clipper. This program supports a vast range of video formats, including AVI, FLV, MKV, MOV, MPEG 1/2,  MP4, VOB, MPEG4, DivX, Xvid, etc.

#6.Video Edit Master

Video Edit Master is a very great free video cutter to cut and join videos easily and fast with the original video quality. It comes with a user friendly interface and many video editing features, such as capturing frames from video files. However, it only supports AVI (Divx, Xvid..etc.) and MPEG video files. If you want to cut other video formats, you’d better turn to other free video cutter software or use professional video editing software to cut video files.

#7.Media Cope

Media Cope actually is an all in one media player, cutter converter. In the primary window, click the Audio/Video Cutter tab menu, you can freely trim any segments of video and audio clips. This program gives good support to almost all the popular video and audio formats, like mp3, aac, wma, flac,mp4, mkv,3gp, wmv, mov, avi, divx, mpg, flv,rmvb, vob, dat, etc. The only disadvantage is that it renders relatively lower quality files.

#8.Moo0 Video Cutter

Moo0 Video Cutter lets you save your favorite movie scenes into seperate video files, without any loss of quality and in the fastest manner.
Aren’t your disk drives filled by full of video files lately? You want to delete them, but you can’t only because each of them contains some favorite scenes? Then, you may now finally delete them by separating only those scenes using this tool.

Supported Video Formats:
- AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPG, OGG, OGV, TP, TS, WEBM, WMV and many more.

#9.Cute Video Cutter Free

Cute Video Cutter Free Version a free easy-to-use video utility to help you to cut and split your video files into small size.It can cut large video file and remove unwanted parts.
Cute Video Cutter works well with many file formats like AVI, MPEG-1/2, DVD/SVCD/VCD, VOB, DAT, ASF, WMV, Divx, xVid, MOV, MP4, iPod, PSP, iPhone, Zune, BlackBerry, Apple TV, M4V, MPA, 3GP, MKV, RM, RMVB, SWF, FLV video formats, as AVI cutter, 3GP video cutter, etc.
The easiest video cutting software can freely select regions by using the slider. All clips will be shown in the interface for you to browse . No need any professional IT stills, No need any knowledge about all kinds of video formats.
Go ahead to download Cute Video Cutter Free Version ! It’s 100% FREE!

#10.Weeny Free Video Cutter

Weeny Free Video Cutter is a freeware used for video cutting. It is used in cutting large video files into smaller pieces. The tool supports multiple file formats including VOB, 3GP, FLV, MP4, MPG, ASF, AVI, RM, and WMV among others. Users can use it to cut off unnecessary video parts such as trailers and commercials. Users can also adjust output settings such video codec, sizes, bit rates and frame rates.

Conclusion:When recommending the free software in this category, we take into consideration the following basic requirements:

Ease of use: convenient and precise selections, cutting out or trimming choices, keyboard shortcuts.
Performance: fast and accurate results without re-encoding videos unnecessarily.
Input formats: the more the better. Some freeware only accept one or two formats when others accept many more.
Features: some tools specialize in one job, others may allow you to split, join or trim videos within a single program.

There may be one or more among the Top 10 Video Cutter Software can meet your requirement. If you think it is helpful, please feel free to support me.

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Can Avid Media Composer Edit MXF files from a Canon C300 Mark II?

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Hey, I have footage shot on a Canon C300. When I try to import the raw mxf files into Avid, it imports them as XDCAM files? I can’t open them up or import them directly in Avid Media Composer? Why does Avid do this ? Any suggestions would be great .

As we all know, the recorded video format by Canon C300 Mark II is MXF, which is the abbreviation of Material exchange Format. It is an open file format, targeted at the interchange of audio-visual material with associated data and metadata. People who want to edit MXF files with Avid Media Composer usually encounter video and audio problems, as .mxf format is efficient, but simply isn’t engineered to maintain quality during complex post production effects processing. 

Media Composer is the most widely used NLE for professional film and video editing. With Media Composer 7, you gain accelerated high-res-to-HD workflows, automated media management, and Interplay Sphere for Mac support, extending real-time production everywhere.

To convert MXF to Avid DNxHD quickly and easily, Pavtube MXF Converter / Mac Version(Best Mac MXF Converter Review) is highly recommended. This program features high efficiency and seamless conversion. The program is capable of converting Canon XF as well as Sony XDCAM and Panasonic P2 MXF to DNxHD, MPEG-2, Apple ProRes, Apple Intermediate Codec, etc. for smoothly importing and editing with Avid Media Composer 5.5/6.0/6.5/7.0, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie and more.

Hot search: MXF to iMovie ǀ MXF to FCP X ǀ top 5 MXF video converter review 

Key Feature of Pavtube MXF Converter:

1. Convert MXF to other videos

Powerful video converting software can help you convert MXF to MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, HD videos, MP3.

2. Support professional video editing software

Transcode MXF files to Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, Windows Movie Maker, Avid, etc.

3. Merge source MXF files

Join different source MXF videos together and output a single video. Then you can enjoy a long output movie.

4. Adjust output video effect

To customize the output profile, users can adjust the output Resolution, Bitrate, Frame Rate, Encoder, Channels, and Sample Rate.

How to Convert and Import MXF files to Avid Media Composer

Step 1: Install and launch the Pavtube MXF Converter, and then click “Add Video” button to locate and import MXF files. Note that you need to transfer MXF files from your MXF video to Hard Drive before conversion and you can find the MXF video from one MXF whole structure folder.

Step 2: Click “Format” drop-down option, choose Avid Medic Composer best editing codec from “Avid Media Composer” > “Avid DNxHD(*.mov)

Tip: By clicking the Settings icon, you can adjust video and audio parameters like codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, etc., in that way, you can take charge of the size and quality of the output files. In principle, the larger input values, the better output quality, but the corresponding larger file size.

Step 3: Click “Convert” button and the MXF files will be converted to Avid DNxHD MOV immediately. Soon after the conversion, just click “Open” button to import the generated files for edit in Avid Media Composer perfectly.

Besides converting Canon C300 Mark II MXF Files to Media Composer, the program also offers the solution for Sony XAVC SSamsung NX1/NX500 H.265FCP Prores to Avid Media Composer editing problem.

Related program

If you have multi-tracks MXF files editing work, Pavtube iMixMXF for Mac and MXF MultiMixer for Windows will do give you a huge favor.

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How to Convert SWF to MP4 to Enjoy Everywhere

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For a long time and as of the moment, short and funny SWF animated flash files have taken over the internet. However, as the technology never stops developing, the emergence of new media technology and playback platform means that, in spite of its popularity in displaying animations and video clips on the web, this type of format is rarely served up by common video media players, nor can it be played on any portable devices.

As you probably know by now, it is inevitably necessary to convert SWF to MP4, In order to preserve high quality after conversion, MP4 may be the most widely used video format as for it provides videos with high video quality and greater degree of compression which can be delivered everywhere – from mobile phones and tablets to desktop computers. 

Here a great video format converter named Pavtube Video Converter / Mac Version is available for you. It is designed specifically to convert SWF to MP4 or other video formats like FLV, WMV, MTS, M2TS, MOV, MPEG, MKV to MP4 with unique styles and high video quality. 

Key Features of Pavtube Video Converter.

  • Convert almost all 4K/HD/SD audio/video formats: All types of audios and videos (e.g. 4K/SD/HD/Tivo/DRV/Camcorder HD footages, etc) to almost any audio and video formats.
  • hange default settings: You can change the parameters such as video size, bitrate, frame rate, and channels for your video file according to your need to get the best output effect.
  • Batch conversion: Handle multiple videos and realize batch conversion to save your time and energy.
  • Merging & splitting: Merge several video clips into one bigger file and splitting one video file into several clips according to the clip quantity, duration time and file size.
  • Create new output format: Adjust profile parameters, rename and save it for future use.
  • Supported OS: Windows XP/2003/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 8.1/Windows 10
  • Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard


How to Convert SWF to MP4?

First free download and install Pavtube Video Converter on your Mac or Windows, and then launch it. Now just follow the step by step guide demonstrate how to convert SWF to MP4.

Step 1. Install and launch this program. Just drag and drop video files to the main interface of the program to add videos. If you have several video files that you want to convert in batch, just drag the folder where the sources are to the software. 

Step 2. Go to the “Format” bar and choose “HD Video” > H.264 HD Video (.mp4)” as the output file format.

Step 3. Click “Settings” to open “Profile Settings” window, where you can adjust the output video codec as H.264, audio codec as MP3 or AAC, Size(pix) as 1920*1080, frame rates as 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, 60.

Tip: Open “Video Editor” window, go to “Trim” tab, drag the slider bars to set the start time and ending time to have only certain clips that you want to be converted.

Step 4. After setting the file location, go back to the main UI and then click this “Convert” to start your conversion of SWF to MP4.

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Opening a RAW files – is there a “correct” order of editing steps?

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Summary: It is may be a litter difficult for you to edit the .raw files in a editor like FCP, Premiere or Avid. Just take it easy, you have come to the right place, this article will give you a solution to edit any .raw files in a smoothly way.

Once my RAW files have been sorted, tagged & bagged, and I start editing, I often find that my workflow must be “broken”. Unless I’m shooting at low ISO in “perfect” conditions, such as studio portraits or overcast bright daylight, I feel like something is hampering my images’ potential.

The best solution to edit RAW files with FCP X is to convert RAW files to Apple ProRes codec. Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac may help you a lot on this convert part, this is the top RAW files video converter on the market, it can convert any RAW files recorded by Red camcorders, Sony camcorders, Panasonic camcorders, Canon camcorders, JVC camcorders, etc. Why need to convert RAW video on Mac to Apple ProRes codec? Because Apple ProRes codec is the native supported video codec of FCP X, once you convert RAW video on Mac to Apple ProRes 422 or Apple ProRes 4444 codec for FCP X, you will be able to edit Red One RAW videos with Final Cut Pro X smoothly. Now please download the the RAW video converter and follow the steps below to convert RAW files to FCP X Apple ProRes.


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How to Downscale the 4K RAW Video to Apple ProRes 422 for Editing in FCP X 

Step 1: Add RAW files.

Launch the program on your computer, add RAW files to the program by clicking the “Add Video” or “Add folder” button.

Step 2: Choose output file format.

From “Format” drop-down option, choose the output format according to your own preference, for FCP editing, choose “Final Cut Pro” >”Apple Prores 422(*.mov)” to output.

1.When converting video to Final Cut Pro oriented format templates(e.g. Apple Prores), please ensure that your computer has Final Cut Pro installed, otherwise the converted files will have audio only without image.
2.If you are using FCP X, please make sure you have installed ProApps QuickTime Codecs, or you may get files with sound only without video.

Step 3: Customize output video and audio settings.

Open “Profile Settings” window to adjust output video and audio parameter settings according to your own preference. For smooth workflow of RAW files with NLE programs, you are recommended to downscale video to 1080p from “Size(pix)” drop-down selection.

Step 4: Start the conversion process.

After all the setting is over, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom “Convert” button to start RAW files to FCP conversion process.

When the conversion is completed, following the guides below to import RAW files to FCP individually.

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Converting and Combining MXF-files from Camera to MP4-Files

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Summary: Almost all the camera recorded video in several segments, such as Canon and Sony series storage this segments in MXF codec, it may be a litter difficult for you while you want to edit or just playback. In this article we will show you a solution to merge all the MXF-files form your camera into one files and convert them to mp4 for playback or other portable format for editing. Here we go.

MXF, short form for Material eXchange Format, is a container format (Like AVI) for professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards. MXF is fairly effective at the interchange of D10 (IMX) material and is used by more and more professional camcorders like Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P2 502, Panasonic P2 HD, Panasonic DVCPRO P2, Panasonic AVCCAM, HVX200, Canon XF300/XF305, and Sony PMW-EX1/EX3/800/VX10/350K etc. to store video, audio, and programmed data.

Meanwhile, most professional video editing systems, such as Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere ProApple Final Cut Pro via XDCAM Transfer. However, it’s impossible to directly either play MXF files in iTunes, iPhone/iPad/iPod, Windows Media Player and PowerPoint, or edit MXF in iMovie, QuickTime, Windows Movie Maker. When transferring MXF files to iMovie, QuickTime, Windows Movie Maker for editing or watch a MXF file on a common video player, you’re gonna face the import and playback issue.

Hot search: MXF to iMovie ǀ MXF to FCP X ǀ top 5 MXF video converter review 

Tip: MXF files can be played by a versatile video player like the VLC player.

In this case, converting MXF to more compatible formats like MP4 is the most ideal and wise choice to play MXF files on most popular players and devices.

How to Convert MXF to MP4 and Merge Segments into one Files?

Pavtube MXF Converter / Mac Version is just the right one that has the key feature of converting MXF to more popular video format MP4.

Key Feature of Pavtube MXF Converter:

1. Convert MXF to other videos

Powerful video converting software can help you convert MXF to MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, HD videos, MP3.

2. Support professional video editing software

Transcode MXF files to Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, Windows Movie Maker, Avid, etc.

3. Merge source MXF files

Join different source MXF videos together and output a single video. Then you can enjoy a long output movie.

4. Adjust output video effect

To customize the output profile, users can adjust the output Resolution, Bitrate, Frame Rate, Encoder, Channels, and Sample Rate.


Now, let’s follow the detailed guide to start converting MXF to MP4 after install and launch Pavtube MXF Converter.

Step 1. Add MXF files

Run the MXF Converter, and click “File” > “Add Video/Audio” or “Add from Folder” to import MXF files.

Step 2. Choose MP4 as output format

As a MXF to MP4 converter, you can follow “HD Video” and pick “H.264 Video (*.mp4)” as output for playback on your playback device

Different from other MXF video converters, Pavtube iMixMXF allows you to preserve multiple audio tracks by outputting multi-track formats. To get multi-track videos, just follow the “Multi-track Video” under which you can choose a proper one for your device or editing program.

Step 3. Edit MXF with video editor (Optional)

Before converting and transferring MXF to editing systems, use the video editor to do some pre-editing work like cut MXF clips you want to save, cut off unwanted areas or annoying black bars in your MXF videos, add watermarks for remarks or fun, add special effects, etc.

Tips: If you choose multi-track output formats, you will not be able to perform the video editing functions. However, you are still enabled to set the output video/audio profile settings after you choose the multi-track format form “Format” drop-down list.

Step 4. Start converting MXF to MP4

Remember where the MXF files will be saved by checking in the output folder bar or just click “Browse” to designate a new destination folder. Then click on the red button “Convert” to start MXF to MP4 conversion. Worth to mention here, just select “Merge into one file” you will get a long output videos.

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