Canon C300 Mark II is a very hot camcorder on the market now. A lot of users choose to buy this excellent camcorder. It is a new camcorder with 4K internal video recording, which is aimed at beginners and semi-professionals who would want to upgrade to shooting 4K video without spending the big bucks for it. While as we often mentioned, as the incompatible one, MXF cannot be one of the best supported video formats for iMovie.
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Though Canon C300 Mark II camcorder can help you to record high quality 4K MXF footages, but usually it can make video editing a real nightmare. “I’ve got a ton of Canon C300 Mark II footage that I’m trying to import the C300 Mark II 4K MXF files to iMovie for further editing. Since the files come out natively as MXF, iMovie couldn’t recognize these files at all, let alone do the polishing work. What should I do?”
Some main formats that iMovie supported are allowed below:
List of iMovie exported video formats:
iMovie supports Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) natively although, it is pretty picky with the codec of what it’ll accept. For those who need to edit Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF in iMovie on Mac, we would recommend converting 4K MXF to AIC MOV before editing. As we mentioned above, AIC is iMovie’s favorite editing codec, which iMovie will read and handle well. In this way, you can expect a fast and fluid workflow between C300 Mark II 4K MXF and iMovie. How could we remove the troubles when editing C300 Mark II 4K MXF in iMovie? The process is surprisingly easy and can be done with the help of Pavtube iMixMXF. With this program, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF footage for smoothly importing and editing in various NLEs.
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/imixmxf-mac/
- Amazon Download: http://www.amazon.com/Pavtube-Studio-iMixMXF-Download/dp/B00QI7MY4Y
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-iMixMXF/3000-2194_4-76171460.html
How to import Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF to iMovie for further editing on Mac?
Step 1: Download and install the program from the website or click the free trial icon. Then, launch the best iMixMXF and load your original MXF files in with “Add video” or “Add from folder”. Directly drag files in is available.
Step 2: Click the “Format” bar to get the drop-down menu and you can get “iMovie and Final Cut Express>>Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)”.
Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.
Step 4: Click the “Convert” button on the main interface if you have done all the preparation work. This is the workflow that we need to convert 4K MXF to AIC MOV.
Conclusion: OK, everything is ready, you can get the generated files by clicking “Open” button and instantly edit Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF files in iMovie.