The Canon XF305/XF300/XF100/XF105/C300/C500 camcorders and the new upcoming XF200/XF205 use the MPEG-2 Full HD (4:2:2) recording codec. How to edit MXF footage in NLEs? Below is a tutorial about how to import and edit Canon MXF to Sony Vegas Pro 13.
As we know, Vegas Pro 13 can supports MXF footage well just like the previous version. But the MXF video cannot be used by most media players and video-sharing websites. A friend of me shot some MXF videos with Canon XF305. She wanted to upload and share the MXF video of his daughter playing piano on YouTube. But before that, she wanted to read and edit Canon MXF in Sony Vegas Pro 13. In this case, you need conversion. Click here to get solution with TransMXF Pro.
With TransMXF Pro, you can convert Canon MXF to WMV, AVI, MOV, MP4, FLV, MPEG-4, etc that YouTube supported. Here we choose to convert MXF to WMV for Vegas Pro 13 editing and then upload the edited video to YouTube.
Sony Vegas Pro 13
As early as a few months ago, there are lots of rumors and expectations about Vegas Pro 13. Since Nvidia and AMD are announcing new GPUs for editing stations. many guys wonder if Sony will announce compatible GPUs for the new Vegas 13. The sure thing is thay Sony Creative Software is offering its Vegas Pro 13 which features new workflows for faster editing, easier archiving and friendlier cloud collaboration. Now Movie Studio 13, Movie Studio 13 Platinum and Movie Studio 13 Suite are available.
The Movie Studio 13 Platinum can creat spectacular-looking movies in native 4K. and produce 3D video with innovative stereoscopic 3D editing tools.The Movie Studio 13 Suite creates video in beautiful 4K (ultra HD) XAVCS or AVCHD format. It seems nothing special with Movie Studio 13.
How to import and edit Canon MXF in Vegas Pro 13
Step1: Load MXF material to MXF Converter for Mac
Click "add video" icon or drag and drop MXF files into file area.
Step2: select WMV (VC-1)(*.wmv) as output format
Click the “format” and choose the “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> WMV (VC-1)(*.wmv) ” files as the output favorable format for editing in Sony Vegas Pro 13.
Step3: Set audio and video profile.(optional)
Click “Convert” icon to convert Canon C300/C500/XF100/XF105/XF200/XF205 MXF to Vegas Pro 13 supported WMV, you can click “Open output folder” icon to locate the output MPEG-2 videos.
After editing, you are freely to upload converted MXF file to YouTube, MySpace, public camcorder MXF video on Vimeo.
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