MXF file is designed to streamline workflows between different platforms, such as digital editing equipment, camcorders and serves. MXF is a media container format, professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards. In order to playback the MXF media content, you need some codec available, for the MXF file can be encoded with any of a variety of codecs, so it's tough thing to fight against the MXF codec.
According to the Wikipedia description, MXF files from Sony's XDCAM or Panasonic P2 can be editable in Adobe After Effects, FCP (FCP X) via XDCAM Transfer, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc. However, there are still other MXF source from Canon camcorders such as Canon XF305, XF105, etc, which isn't supported by the above programs. Plus, you may also notice the MXF file isn't natively compatible with iMovie, not matter from Panasonic P2, XDCAM or Canon XF camcorders.
Doremisoft MXF Converter for Mac, a specially designed for dealing with the MXF incompatibility, which helps you to convert MXF from Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P2, Canon XF to Mac friendly file format like ProRes MOV, MPEG-4, for easily playback on Mac or editing programs like iMovie, Final Cut Pro, FCP X, etc.
1. Optimally support any MXF file from Panasonic, Canon XF and Sony XDCAM
Panasonic P2: Panasonic AJ-HPX 300, AJ-HPX3700, AG-HPX250, AG-HVX200, Panasonic AG-HPX370
Canon XF: Canon XF305, XF300, XF100, XF105, C300
Sony XDCAM: Sony PMW-EX1, PMW-EX3, PMWEX1R, PMW200, PMW100, PDWF800, etc.
2. Transcode/Convert MXF to Apple ProRes MOV, MP4, AVI, FLV, VOB, etc
5. Act as MXF video editor to MXF video trimming, MXF file merging, change MXF video effects and so forth.
Install the Mac MXF Converter on your Mac, then launch it.
Step 1: Load .mxf file(s) into the program
Step 2: Select the right file format under the bar menu of "Convert to"
Step 3: Clip/Split video and edit video effects (optional)
Step 4: Hit "Convert" button to begin the MXF video conversion on Mac