Simple way to Open Canon XC 10 4K MXF videos in Premiere

Summary: Facing issues while transferring 4K MXF videos from Canon XC 10 to Premiere? This tutorial will teach you how to edit Canon XC 10 4K MXF videos in Premiere easily.

The 4K-friendly Canon XC10 camcorder is compact enough that the company envisions it being used like a much more capable alternative to the all-pervading GoPro series of action cameras. It uses the XF-AVC Intra codec to record 8-bit 4:2:2 MXF-format video with H.264 compression at rates of up to 29.97 frames per second with a bit rate of up to 305Mbps. Wanna import Canon XC 10 4K MXF videos to Premiere for further editing? Follow up.

Many users are facing a frustrating result when importing Canon XC10 MXF to Premiere Pro. The basic reason is that MXF is not a fully supported format by Adobe Premiere Pro. And handling 4K files from Canon XC10 in Adobe PP is extremely hardware intensive. Then here comes the question:

What is the best format for editing Canon XC 10 4K MXF video in Premiere Pro?

We have made some searches ,and found that the Adobe Premiere Pro can edit the file formats of .mpeg2, .mov, etc. So, converting MXF file to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro editing is a best choice.

Here Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac is highly recommended here, which is professional on dealing with XF-AVC MXF to MPEG-2 for editing in Premiere easily and efficiently. Besides Premiere, it also offers other optimized codec for non-linear editing programs, such as Apple ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie, DNxHD for Avid, .etc. If you have MXF editing issues on Windows PC, get the MXF Converter to solve the problem. Now, download the software on Mac and follow the guide below to start conversion.

Guide: Encode Canon XC10 MXF to Premiere Pro CC/CS6

1: Launch Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac, and click the "Add Files" button to load 4k or 1080p .mxf videos from Canon XC10 for converting.

2: Click "Format" bar and then move your pointer Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas –> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as target format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.

PS: You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want.

3: As soon as all things are finished, please click "Convert" button to start the Canon XC10 MXF to Premiere Pro conversion on Mac OS X.

Once the conversion is 100% completed, you can copy the converted Canon XC10 (4K) files to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 with smooth workflow.

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