Canon XF105 to Avid Converter – convert XF105 MXFs to DNxHD

Summary: If Avid doesn’t allow you to import Canon XF105 MXF clips, you will need to convert XF105-made MXFs to QuickTime files previously, so you could then import them successfully into Avid. This post presents how to process MXF conversion in details.

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“Hey, there all, I am a college student who does freelance editing work. I’m looking for a simple and not confusing MXF Converter for Avid. Some MXF footage shot on the Canon XF105 had a bug in it that did not allow me to import it into Avid, so I need to get a Canon XF105 MXF to Avid Converter to convert these XF105-made MXFs to QuickTime files, so I could then import them successfully into Avid. It’s footage for a film about an actor that I am editing for a friend. Destined for film festivals! Actually, there are numerous MXF converters that came up on Google, I tried a few of them, but they didn’t do what I wanted. Can you or somebody PLEASE tell me a workable converter? Thanks.”

By using our Video Converter, you are able to convert Canon MXF files taken on Canon XF105, XF100, XF200/205, XF300/305, C300 and C500 to a wide amount of file formats for editing in Avid, FCE, iMovie, FCP, Premiere, Sony Vegas, etc. or for playing on iPad, iPhone, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Tab and other popular devices.

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XF105 and Avid workflow – transcode XF105 MXFs to DNxHD MOV for Avid editing

Follow these steps:
Step 1: Start up Video Converter as a Canon XF105 MXF Converter for Avid. When its main interface pops up, click ‘Add File’ to input your source media.
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Step 2: Choose output format for Avid MC
From ‘Format’ bar, select ‘Avid DNxHD (*.mov)’ as output format under ‘Avid Media Composer’ column.
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Important: If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion, please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.

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. 3D settings are also available.

Step 4: Start Canon XF105 MXF to DNxHD MOV Conversion
When ready, click ‘Convert’ to start format conversion. As soon as the conversion is complete, you can click ‘Open Folder’ button to get the exported DNxHD MOV files for use with Avid apps.

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