Load Canon XF200 MXF to Final Cut Pro X/7/6 with ProRes Codec

The new Canon XF200 is a compact, yet powerful video camera with a range of professional functions and high levels of image quality. Featuring a Canon HD lens with 20x optical zoom, it works alongside Canon’s latest HD CMOS PRO imaging sensor and a powerful DIGIC DV 4 processor. Combined with 50Mbps MPEG recording and 4:2:2 colour sampling, the result is video quality suitable for broadcast, with high sensitivity and wide dynamic range that delivers excellent results, even in low light situations.

Many users have problems when importing Canon XF200 MXF to FCP 6/7/X. How to edit Canon XF200 MXF in FCP? Why FCP X can’t import XF200 video files? If I plan to transcode Canon XF200 video for FCP, which software should I choose? And how to use it? Please show me a guide help me import and edit Canon XF200 video in FCP.

“I recently purchased a Canon XF200 HD Camcorder and currently using Final Cut Pro X, but I can not load Canon XF200 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 XF200 MXF in FCP?”

Canon XF200 video format is MXF. FCP doesn’t support Canon XF200 MXF video importing. For importing XF200 video to FCP, you have to convert XF200 video to Apple ProRes 422 or Apple ProRes 4444 for FCP 7 and FCP X. And UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac – Canon XF200 to FCP Converter is your best choice to transcode Canon XF200 video to Apple ProRes video for FCP.

Step 1. Install the Mac MXF to Apple ProRes converter on your Mac. Run it and import your Canon XF200 MXF footage into this program.

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Step 2. Choose Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) as output.

Canon XF200 MXF to Final Cut Pro

Step 3. Start converting Canon XF200 MXF recordings to ProRes by clicking the “Convert” button.
Now, just wait until the conversion finished, then, you can easily import ProRes MOV files into FCP for editing. Hope the Canon XF200 MXF to FCP converter for Mac really helps.

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