Import/Convert Canon XF205 MXF to ProRes for FCP X/7/6

The new Canon XF205 is a 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.

The XF205 features Wi-Fi and Ethernet LAN connectivity, allowing direct or wireless connection to a wide range of devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops. In addition, the XF205 expands connectivity options further with the inclusion of selectable 3G-SDI/HD-SDI, Timecode and Genlock terminals for easy integration on multi-camera shoots or with other broadcast equipment.

Many users have problems when importing Canon XF205 MXF to FCP 6/7/X. How to edit Canon XF205 MXF in FCP? Why FCP X can’t import XF205 video files? If I plan to transcode Canon XF205 video for FCP, which software should I choose? And how to use it? Please show me a guide help me import and edit Canon XF205 video in FCP.

“I recently purchased a Canon XF205 HD Camcorder and currently using Final Cut Pro X, but I can not load Canon XF205 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 XF205 MXF in FCP?”

Canon XF205 video format is MXF. FCP doesn’t support Canon XF205 MXF video importing. For importing XF205 video to FCP, you have to convert XF205 video to Apple ProRes 422 or Apple ProRes 4444 for FCP 7 and FCP X. And UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac – Canon XF205 to FCP Converter is your best choice to transcode Canon XF205 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 XF205 MXF footage into this program.

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

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Step 3. Start converting Canon XF205 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 XF205 MXF to FCP converter for Mac really helps.