If you are Canon EOS C300, Canon C500 users, you may meet some troubles about how to import Canon C300/C500 MXF videos to iMovie/FCE for editing on Mac OS X. Maybe you will say iMovie/FCE declaims that it can support the importing and editing workflow of the native MXF files from Canon C300/C500 Camcorders. But please you remember that Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) is the most friendly video format of iMovie/FCE. So you will always find that iMovie/FCE seems not to support the Canon C300/C500 MXF files.
So in order to make Canon C300/C500 MXF files editable in iMovie/FCE, you have to transcode MXF to AIC so that you can easily get the converted MOV files to iMovie/FCE. You may be worried that the Canon C300/C500 MXF to MOV conversion may reduce the high-definition quality of your Canon C300/C500 MXF files and the conversion process seems to cost you a lot of time. With UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac, you will find it is easy to convert Canon C300/C500 MXF to AIC (MOV) with original quality at faster speed than other video converters you have tried. Now follow the step-by-step guide and you can get the Canon C300/C500 MXF footages converted to AIC (MOV) for editing in iMovie/FCE.
Step-by-step: Converting Canon C300/C500 MXF to AIC MOV for iMovie/Final Cut Express on Mac
Step 1. Free download and run the best Canon C300/C500 MXF Converter for Mac, add MXF captured videos to the program. You can not only click “Add video” button to import Canon C300/C500 MXF files.
You are allowed to load Canon C300/C500 .MXF clips to UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac directly from your camera folder or a folder archived on your computer’s HDD.
Step 2. Click the “Format” option, select the “iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*mov)” as target format for iMovie/FCE.
Some more helpful features of the batch Canon C300/C500 MXF to MOV Converter for Mac:
1. Adjust video and audio parameters. (Optional)
Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bitrate, frame rate as you need.
2. Editor (next to “Add” icon)- click to set deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up, trim, crop, etc.
Step 3. When above steps finished, you can click “Convert” button to start converting Canon C300/C500 MXF to AIC MOV for FCE/iMovie with a super fast speed. with the excellent Canon C300/C500 MXF to MOV Converter, you can deal Canon C300/C500 MXF footage on Mac with best video and audio quality as you want.
After converting Canon C300/C500 MXF files, just import the output AIC MOV videos to iMovie/FCE for editing in full HD.