Canon XF100 makes use of Canon's XF codec-a file-based MPEG-2 compression with MXF file wrapper. It can record content with 1080/60i/30p/24p or 720/60p/30p/24p at a constant bitrate of 50Mbps for high color resolution of HDV. Also, it is featured with 10x HD Zoom lens, SuperRange Optical Image Stabilizer system, an eight-blade iris for stunning background blur and so forth. Everything goes perfect until you try to edit Canon XF100 .mxf file in iMovie. Fail in import the MXF file into iMovie, though you can see the disk on the desktop and can play the files in the Canon plug-in after connecting the XF100 to Mac.
Why does it happen? The answer is MXF file format incompatibility with iMovie (even iMovie'11). Anyway, I will teaches you a workaround. To convert the raw MXF file to iMovie acceptable file format can be the easy way out. In this sense, trancoding MXF to MOV for iMovie can be a nice choice. Doremisoft MXF Converter for Mac helps you to do the MXF to iMovie conversion on Mac (Mountain Lion included). What's more, it offers rich output file options for you like Final Cut Pro, iTunes and portable devices as well. That's to say, you can effortlessly enjoy the MXF file in your style.
Hit "Add File" to load .mxf file(s) from Canon XF100 to the software.
Choose the output file format-"iMovie ProRes(*.mov)". Also, the iMovie H.264 or iMovie MPEG-4 can be your alternative. Other output selections are available for you.
Tips:If you prefer to further editing the output video resolution or audio parameters, you can go on click "Settings" button to make the advanced settings.
Hit "START" button to launch the conversion from Canon MXF to iMovie MOV.