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Convert and Import Canon XC10 XF-AVC 4K MXF footage into Edius

Summary: If you are looking for a smooth workflow for working with Canon XC10 XF-AVC files in Edius, you may have interest in this post. It presents a workaround to transcode XC10 4k/1080p XF-AVC media for use in Edius flawlessly.

Canon has recently announced the development of XF-AVC, a new proprietary video format for the efficient recording of high-image-quality 4K, 2K and HD video footage. On the other hand, Canon XC10 uses XF-AVC movie recording format, employs the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video compression format, and stores shootings in an MXF wrapper, which seems not so compatible for editing in Edius.

"Hey it's so cool I got the latest Canon 4K camcorder---XC10 XF-AVC as soon as it released out. You know it is indeed can shoot the videos with higher resolutions and flexible personal settings, I love it so much. But it always tells me the 'errors' when I import them into Edius. Why these MXF recordings cannot be added to Edius? Is there any available method to fix the issue?"

In this case, what’s the best solution to import and edit XC10 4K MXF files with Edius? Absolutely, it’s to convert 4K MXF to MPEG-2, native supported video format for Edius. The process is surprisingly easy and can be done with the help of Brorsoft Video Converter. With this program, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode Canon XC10 4K MXF footage for smoothly importing and editing in various NLEs.

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Below is the simple guide about how to edit Canon XC10 XF-AVC 4K/1080p MXF in Edius

Step 1: Load the 4K videos to the program

Download and install the 4K Video Converter, and then import the source 4K MXF videos from XC10 to it. To do so, you can directly drag & drop the files onto the main interface, or you can click the "Add" icon to locate the videos from your local disk. Note that batch conversion is supported, so you can add several files to the converter at one time.

Step 2: Set output video format

Click "Format" bar and choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" as output format on the drop-down menu. Of course, you can also choose MPEG-4, WMV from "Common Video" as the output format.

Step 3: Custom video and audio settings

If necessary, you can click 'Settings' button and go to 'Profiles Settings' panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels.

Step 4: Begin to convert XC10 4K MXF videos to Edius

When you finish the settings, you can press the big "Convert" button to kick off the conversion. By using future-proof technology, the conversion will be finished with ultrafast speed and the best video quality kept. After the conversion, you can then edit the Canon XC10 4K MXF videos in Edius smoothly.

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