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Sony Plug-in MXF file FCP 7-Import Sony XDCAM/XDCAM HD/XDCAM EX MXF to FCP 7/X

December 30, 2016

This article offers the best and easiest Windows/Mac solution of how to import .MXF files from Sony XDCAM/XDCAM HD/XDCAM EX to Final Cut Pro 7/X successfully.

If you've shot digital videos with a Sony XDCAM camera, you might want to import the Sony XDCAM media to Final Cut Pro or other NLEs for editing. While, something frustrating, FCP 7, FCP X don't provide native support for all Sony XDCAM files. So, how to deal with Sony XDCAM files in Apple Final Cut Pro flawlessly?

To be able to import Sony XDCAM, XDCAM HD and XDCAM EX media into Final Cut Pro, you'll need to download and install the Sony XDCAM Transfer software and XDCAM Drive software. While, if you haven’t install these XDCAM import Plug-in for Final Cut Pro correctly, it’s still hard task to transfer Sony XDCAM media to FCP 7 or FCP X.



In this case, an alternative solution is to transcode Sony XDCAM MXF media to FCP most compatible format. It's a great way to achieve your goal smoothly and Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac ( or Brorsoft MXF+AVCHD Converter for Mac Bundle Deals) is the right app for help you make it. It will help you convert Sony XDCAM MXF files to ProRes for FCP on Mac at fast speed without quality loss.

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Okay, the step-by-step guide below will shows you an easy way to transfer Sony XDCAM MXF media files to Final Cut Pro for smoothly playback and editing.

Step 1: Import XDCAM video clips

Install and run the Sony XDCAM to FCP converter on Mac, and then click "Add files" icon to import your XDCAM files directly from your camcorder or the copied folder on the desktop.



Step 2: Choose output format

Click on the Format box and select the FCP friendly format in dropdown-list. You are advised to choose “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”or “Apple ProRes 422 HQ (*.mov)” format. Due to the difference in the compresstion standard of AVCHD and ProRes 422, the converted files are significantly larger than the original ones. If you prefer smaller file size, please choose “Apple ProRes 422 (LT) (*.mov)” instead. The “Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) (*.mov)” format offers file size at SD levels and is recommended for 480i/p and 576i/p shootings.



Step 3: Advanced video/audio settings (Optional)

Adjust the video and parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings buttion on the main interface.

Step 4: Start Sony XDCAM to FCP ProRes .mov conversion

Press the Convert button; it will start to transcode Sony XDCAM to ProRes for FCP 7/X on Mac OS X.

After the successful conversion, you can easily bring Sony XDCAM MXF files to FCP 7, FCP X for editing on Mac.

Additional Tips:

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At last, we also provide the guide to convert AVCHD MTS/M2TS file to FCP 7/X for your reference.

Further Reading:

Convert MXF to QuickTime MOV : If you have lots of MXF files, chances are you want to convert your camera MXF videos to QuickTime MOV format for uses in Apple software like QuickTime, iMovie and devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod touch etc.

Convert avchd MXF to iTunes: MXF files can't be directly imported to iTunes. So if you want to add MXF video files to iTunes for file management or syncing to Apple devices, you need to convert MXF to iTunes supported formats first.

Import MXF to Adobe Premiere: Wanna convert your MXF files to Adobe Premier without quality loss? Consider it done here. This article can surely help you convert MXF to Adobe Premiere compatible formats, so you can import MXF files to this app for video editing without any trouble.

Convert MXF to Any Format on Computer: Brorsoft MXF video converter for Mac allows you to convert MXF video files to any audio and video format, even device etc.

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