Enter the Canon XF300, packing, from the ground up, an all new MPEG-2 4:2:2 50Mbps XF codec that records full 1920×1080 HD video, directly to inexpensive CompactFlash memory cards, all wrapped up in a widely supported MXF File Wrapper. The XF300 is a decently sized camcorder weighing in at 6.5 lbs with a solid body that gives this camera a professional look and feel. The camcorder’s body has well-thought out controls that are intuitive and easy to use. And it has a brilliant 4-inch widescreen LCD display with 1,230,000 dots that freely rotates from side to side, depending on your shooting style, and a .52-inch viewfinder.
Many users have problems when importing Canon XF300 MXF to FCP 6/7/X. How to edit Canon XF300 MXF in FCP? Why FCP X can’t import XF300 video files? If I plan to transcode Canon XF300 video for FCP, which software should I choose? And how to use it? Please show me a guide help me import and edit Canon XF300 video in FCP.
“I recently purchased a Canon XF300 HD Camcorder and currently using Final Cut Pro X, but I can not load Canon XF300 MXF footages to FCP X, can you help?”
“I’m using FCP 7. I haven’t found a way to bring MXF files into FCP. It’s kind of a pain, I’d prefer we were using the same files. Can I import and work with Canon XF300 MXF in FCP?”
Canon XF300 video format is MXF. FCP doesn’t support Canon XF300 MXF video importing. For importing XF300 video to FCP, you have to convert XF300 video to Apple ProRes 422 or Apple ProRes 4444 for FCP 7 and FCP X. And UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac – Canon XF300 to FCP Converter is your best choice to transcode Canon XF300 video to Apple ProRes video for FCP.
Step 1: Import Canon XF300 MXF files to the best Canon XF300 MXF to FCP Converter.
Transfer the MXF video from Canon XF300 MXF camcorder to your Mac computer hard drive via USB cable. Launch the best Canon XF300 MXF to Apple ProRes 422 Converter. Click the button “File” to add Canon XF300 MXF files (or directly drag and drop your Canon XF300 MXF files) to the Canon XF300 MXF to FCP X Converter. If it is necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.
Step 2. Choose Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) as output. Here we recommend the “Apple PreRes 422(HQ) (*mov)” which make you add Canon XF300 MXF files to FCP X/7/6 with best video quality .
Step 3. Start converting Canon XF300 MXF recordings to ProRes for FCP by clicking the “Convert” button.
After the XF300 MXF to Apple ProRes for FCP on Mac conversion, you will be able to get the output files for FCP X/7/6 via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Afterwards, you can import the Canon XF300 MXF to FCP X/7/6 freely for further editing without any trouble.