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Can't import MXF files into Hitfilm 4 Pro Solved!

This article aims to solve the MXF files and Hitfilm 4 incompatible issues for you.

Q1: "Hello all!
I just wanted to as if anyone has the same problem as me - I want to prepare dailies in resolve to edit MXF files in Hitfilm 4. The problem is HitFilm doesn't read those mxf files whatever codecs I use.. Why is this so? I would appreciate help.
Thanks! "

Q2: " I have Canon C300 II and I would want to edit my MXF within hitfilm 4 Pro. As now it says AC3 is not supported, and when I am trying to mess with composite shots it acts REALLY laggy. Preview window is around 12-15 FPS and when Istop/move frames in timeline, its freezes for about 10 seconds. If i need to convert my footage to another format, how will i do it?"

Although Hitfilm claims to support MXF importing, when using MXF videos in Hitfilm 4 Pro, users always meet unexpected problems, as .mxf format is efficient, but simply isn't engineered for complex post production effects processing.



The best way to let Hitfilm work with all kinds of MXF clips is to convert these MXF files to Hitfilm most compatible format like DNxHD.And Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac is the ideal tool to achieve your goal smoothly.

It is a professional app which allows for creation of MXF files with the Avid DNxHD codec under Mac OS X. It is free, clean and safe to install and use. With it, you can effortlessly transcode Canon/P2/Sony XDCAM MXF to edit in Hitfilm 4 Pro, Avid Media Composer, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Express and more without problems. It works well and converts flawlessly. If you are running a Windows PC, please turn to MXF Converter. Below is how.

( Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

How to convert and import MXF files to Hitfilm 4 Pro

Step 1. Install and launch the MXF to Hitfilm converter. Click the Add button to import your MXF videos to the program. Checking the "Merge into one file" box allows you to merge several videos into one file.



Step 2. Click the format bar and move mouse cursor "Avid Media Composer". Here we recommend the "Avid DNxHD 1080p (*.mov)" as the best video format.



Tip: You can click "Settings" button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, etc. Just customize the parameters to meet your need.

Step 3. Click "Convert" button to start converting MXF to DNxHD for importing to Hitfilm 4 Pro.

After the conversion is finished, just run Hitfilm and import the generated DNxHD .mov files. You will find the output video work perfectly on Hitfilm 4/3/2.

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