How to convert MXF to MOV for QuickTime, iMovie, FCP
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How to convert MXF to MOV for QuickTime, iMovie, FCP

November 19, 2013 6:31 pm / Posted by to Cameras/Camcorders
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MXF file format is the multimedia format used by digital audio and video programs, contains captured audio and video data as well as metadata that describes the media stored in the file. Some popular and professional camcorders like Panasonic P2, Canon XF305/XF300/XF100/, Sony EX shot video as the MXF file format. Hope to play back the MXF with QuickTime or edit MXF file in iMovie, FCE, FCP or FCP X? Have tried to directly import MXF to the above programs, but failed in the end, for the MXF file can't be recognized by each of them.

In the case, Doremisoft MXF to MOV Converter for Mac can be a great assistant to you, for it can effortlessly convert MXF files to MOV for playing or editing MXF without any problem. More than that, the application also has the optimized presets for QuickTime, FCE, FCP, FCP X, handy devices. etc. It can meet almost any demand to a great extent: make the MXF file playable or editable, enjoy MXF HD content on the move, etc. Meanwhile, the Windows version of MXF to MOV Converter is also available. Both versions share the same operating procedures. The following guide is based on Mac version.

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Download the Mac MXF Converter for MOV

Download the trial version of Mac MXF to MOV Converter, install and run the program.


Add MXF file into program

Click "Add File" to import .mxf footage(s) to the software.

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Select MOV as output file format

Click "Profile" menu bar to select MOV file format in the "Common Video" list. Plus, if you intend to play MXF in QuickTime, directly choose "Apple Application"->"QuickTime Player".



Start the MXF to MOV conversion

Hit "START" to begin the conversion from MXF file to MOV for QuickTime, iMovie, FCE, etc.


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