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Import Sony F65 Raw MXF Clips to FCP X on Mac

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It’s not strange if you are trapped in the errors when importing your Sony F65 Raw MXF files into FCP X, due to the format limitation, codec structure, etc, for editing F65 MXF footage in FCP X, we are on the way to find the best method to convert F65 MXF to ProRes MOV there.


If you are one of the lucky editors who will work with 4K RAW or SR codec footage from the Sony F65 camera, then you’ll need to know how to get the footage off the cards and into your NLE, FCP X may be the typical one for all Mac users. However, if you know the best supported video formats for FCP X, it would be little difficult for us to make MXF directly accepted by FCP X.

External search:      MXF to Premiere Pro        MXF to iMovie

‘I just got my Sony F65 camcorder. I’m trying to put F65 videos onto FCP X but I’m having some problems getting them on. The importing process is so slowly, and I can’t see and play the video on FCP X’s preview windows. How to edit F65 video files in FCP X without rendering?’

Answer: Converting F65 MXF to ProRes MOV for editing in FCP X, it’s the key to solve the troubles you can have a try! So is there any MXF to FCP X converters we can use to work this conversion job well? Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac, being specially developed to convert Sony MXF footage to common video format with no quality loss, is highly recommended here to convert Sony F65 MXF files to ProRes for FCP X. According to the specs of FCP X, the latest FCP supports 4K video, and the MXF Converter introduced here can output 4K videos with ease, that means, it can remain the original 4K resolution after conversion.

Notes: Wanna the output videos with multi-track audios preserved? Why not take the Pavtube iMixMXF Converter for Mac as another try? It can be the best multi-track MXF transcoder to make your F65 MXF footage accepted by FCP X.

How to Open Sony F65 4K MXF Files in FCP for Editing?

Step 1.Launch the program and click “Add ” button to import the Sony F65 MXF files to the program. Batch conversion is supported.


Step 2. Go to “Format” bar and choose “Final Cut Pro> Apple PreRes 422″ or “Apple ProRes 422 HQ” or “Apple ProRes 4444″ as the output format. You can choose the most suitable one as you need.


Step 3. Tips: 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.


Back to the main interface, click the “Convert” button to start converting Sony F65 MXF files to ProRes 422 for FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6. The process may take a while for 4K videos are too large. You can let the cute MXF Converter Mac do the rest job itself. Once the conversion is 100% completed, you can transfer your videos to FCP X/7/6 for further editing without any problem. You can click “Open” button to locate the converted video files.

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