How to convert Canon XF305 MXF footage to Final Cut Pro

When shooting with the new Canon XF305, you will get footage with MXF files extension. MXF files have full timecode and metadata support, and is widely used by many HD camcorders like Panasonic, Sony, Canon, etc. However many Canon XF305 users find, the MXF footage can’t be imported to FCP for editing as below.

How can I import MXF files to Final Cut Pro? I have 3 hard drives of footages from my XF305. When I want to import them to FCP, it is often failed. Is there a way I can import .mxf to FCP for editing.”

In fact, you only need a MXF Video Converter for resolving this problem. Here, we recommend MXF to FCP Converter for Mac which can help you convert MXF footage from Canon XF305 to ProRes, MOV, MP4, AIC, etc on Mac, then you can easily import the converted MXF files to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X for further editing.

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Simple steps to convert XF305 MXF to FCP 6/7X for editing

Step 1: Load MXF files
After running the software, click “Add” icon to batch load Canon XF305 MXF files or directly drag the MXF footage to the software.

Import XF305 Footage for FCP

Step 2: Choose output format
You can click the profile to choose “Final Cut Pro” > “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. Or choose other FCP supported file like MP4, MOV, DV, AIC, etc.

FCP Format for XF305

Step 3: Convert MXF to ProRes for FCP
Finally, click “Convert” icon to start Canon XF305 MXF to FCP Conversion. After a while, you can easily click “Open” to get the generated files.

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