Canon XF100 HD Professional Camcorder is compact in size, light in weight and fully-featured in functions. The amazing camcorder has been tailored to fit a wide range of individual needs. Due to the fantastic Canon XF codec, Canon XF100 can support the highest HD quality with Full HD 1920×1080 resolution, up to a 50Mbps bit rate and 4:2:2 color sampling. 4:2:2 color sampling provides twice the color resolution of HDV and other codecs that use 4:2:0 color sampling. 4:2:2 provides ultra-fine transitions in tone and color and maintains the highest quality image for use in post production processes such as chroma keying, color grading, advanced compositing and effects.
Many users have problems when importing Canon XF100 MXF to FCP 6/7/X. How to edit Canon XF100 MXF in FCP? Why FCP X can’t import XF100 video files? If I plan to transcode Canon XF100 video for FCP, which software should I choose? And how to use it? Please show me a guide help me import and edit Canon XF100 video in FCP.
“I recently purchased a Canon XF100 HD Camcorder and currently using Final Cut Pro X, but I can not load Canon XF100 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 XF100 MXF in FCP?”
Canon XF100 video format is MXF. FCP doesn’t support Canon XF100 MXF video importing. For importing XF100 video to FCP, you have to convert XF100 video to Apple ProRes 422 or Apple ProRes 4444 for FCP 7 and FCP X. And UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac – Canon XF100 to FCP Converter is your best choice to transcode Canon XF100 video to Apple ProRes video for FCP.
Step 1: Import Canon XF100 MXF files to the best Canon XF100 MXF to FCP Converter.
Transfer the MXF video from Canon XF100 MXF camcorder to your Mac computer hard drive via USB cable. Launch the best Canon XF100 MXF to FCP X Converter. Click the button “File” to add Canon XF100 MXF files (or directly drag and drop your Canon XF100 MXF files) to the Canon XF100 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 XF100 MXF files to FCP X/7/6 with best video quality .
Step 3. Start converting Canon XF100 MXF recordings to ProRes for FCP by clicking the “Convert” button.
After the XF100 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 XF100 MXF to FCP X/7/6 freely for further editing without any trouble.