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AE MXF Solution: Convert MXF files for Editing in After Effects Smoothly

This article aims to solve the MXF files and After Effects CS5.5, CS6, CC7 incompatible issues for you.

MXF is much more popular and becomes a worldwide file format as the development of the various camcorders like Canon XF, Panasonic P2, Sony XDCAM. In the meantime, there are an increasing number of professional NLE's that can work with MXF files natively including Adobe After Effects. However, while importing MXF footage into AE for further editing, users always encounter video and audio problems.

If you want to use an easy way to solve the trouble, you can convert MXF to a native format, MPEG-2 codec file, for directly transferring to After Effects for further editing.

Along with some help from the Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac( Best MXF Converter for Mac Review), it can be done. The program is a professional yet easy-to-use MXF to MPG Converter on Mac OS X which can not only convert Panasonic (AJ-HPX3700, AJ-HPX2700, AJ-HPX3100, AJ-HPX2100, AJ-HPX500, AJ-HPX371, AJ-HPX250EJ, etc ), Sony (PMW-350K, PMW-EX3, PMW-F3L, PMW-F3K, PMW-100, etc), Canon (XF100, Canon XF105, Canon XF300, Canon XF305, Canon C300, Canon C500, etc) recorded MXF files to AE editable videos, but also provide simple video editing functions for you — you can trim or crop your videos. And you are able to add subtitles and watermarks to the videos as well.

( Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

How to Convert MXF to After Effects on Mac OS X

Step 1: Load MXF files to converter

Once you run the MXF to Avid Converter, click "Add Video" button or "Add from folder" button to load your source MXF files. When the MXF files are loaded to the program, you can view the videos from the Preview window.

Step 2: Select an output format for Adobe After Effects and set the output folder.
Click on the dropdown menu of “Format”, and then move your pointer to Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2 (*.mpg) which is the perfect video format for you to tansfer MXF to Adobe After Effects. Then you can set the output folder by clicking “Browse” icon as you prefer.

Tips: If you would like to customize the video and audio parameters, you can click “Settings”, adjust the parameters as you want, like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.

Step 3: Start converting your MXF files to Adobe After Effects.
Click the “Convert” button; it will convert MXF files to Adobe After Effects immediately.

Once the MXF to Adobe After Effects conversion is done, you will be able to get the output files for AdobeAfter Effects via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now you can easily import the MXF to Adobe After Effects for editing keeping high quality without any trouble.

MXF to Adobe After Effects Converter is the best application for you to convert/transcode MXF files to Adobe After Effects. Moreover, it can also help you to convert MXF to MP4, WMV, AVI, etc for pupular media device like iPad 3, Galaxy Note, Asus Eee Pad Transformer, etc. You can get more information from Brorsoft MXF to Adobe After Effects Converter.

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