Solution for bringing JVC GY-HM650U ProHD MXF into Avid Media Composer


Summary: Follow this guide to know how to convert JVC GY-HM650U ProHD MXF to DNxHD codec for native editing in Avid Media Composer.

The GY-HM600 is the new ProHD camcorder from JVC, a camcorder for next generation newsgathering. It also features dual codec processing, which can simultaneously record a Full HD file to one memory card and a Web-friendly proxy file to the second card. The recording is in MXF format with rich descriptive metadata optimized for asset management, this MXF not compatible with Mac editing systems.



When you import GY-HM650U MXF files in Avid Media Composer on Mac, you will encounter problems. In order to edit your JVC GY-HM650U ProHD MXF in Avid MC natively, you should transcode JVC GY-HM650U ProHD MXF to Avid DNXHD MOV format, which is best natively supported by Avid Media Composer.

I found a powerful and professional MXF to Avid Converter for Mac which is able to convert JVC GY-HM650U ProHD MXF to Avid DNxHD MOV in a few clicks, and then you can edit JVC GY-HM650U MXF files natively in Avid MC. You can follow this link to order a license directly, or free download a trial version.

Note: Click here to Pavtube JVC MXF Converter windows version if you are running Windows OS.

Now get this JVC MXF to Avid Converter installed, and follow this guide to get your JVC GY-HM650U MXF footage work with Avid Media Composer smoothly.

How to convert JVC GY-HM650U ProHD MXF to Avid DNxHD MOV for editing in Avid Media Composer on Mac

Step 1. Connect your JVC GY-HM650U Camcorder to Mac with USB cable or use card reader to transfer the MXF files to Apple hard drive disk; do not forget to keep your camcorder on.

Step 2. Load MXF clips to Pavtube Mac MXF to Avid Converter.

After download, Run this ProHD MXF to Avid Converter for Mac, click the “Add Files" button to load individuals mxf videos; or click “Add from folder" to load the entire folder.



Step 3. Choose editing program compatible format.

Click the “Profile" option, you will find various video formats sorted by different programs/devices. For Avid Media Composer, it should be Avid Media Composer >Avid DNxHD (*.mov).



With the “merge into one file" box above “Open", you can lossless merge your JVC MXF footages in a few clicks.

Step 4. Click the “Converter" button, start converting JVC GY-HM650U MXF to Avid DNxHD MOV and wait for a while to get the fresh hot converted video. Click Browse to locate them directly.

Refer to here to learn how to import converted footage to Avid Media Composer.

Futhermore, if your MXF files have 2 audio tracks or more, here is a new program named iMixMXF with multi-track preserving and mixing features. You can download the trial version for evaluation!

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From: http://camcordervideoshare.altervista.org/blog/edit-jvc-gy-hm650u-in-avid-mc/

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