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How to Convert Sony PMW-500 MXF to FCP?

How to Convert Sony PMW-500 MXF to FCP?

I recorded some MXF video clips with my Sony PMW-500 camcorder. Now, I want to edit the Sony PMW-500 MXF footage with FCP, However, FCP can`t supports MXF video files natively. So any help?

Sony PMW-500 records high-definition video with 1920×1080 and 1280×720 resolutions up to 50Mbps using MPEG-2 4:2:2P HL compression technology. Sony PMW-500 MXF to FCP Converter enables you to convert MXF video files from Sony PMW-500 to MOV, MP4, MPEG-2, DV, M4V etc for importing to FCP X/7/6 for further editing.

Steps to Convert Sony PMW-500 MXF to FCP

1. Load Sony PMW-500 MXF files to the program
Firstly, you need download and install the MXF Converter for Mac, run it.
Drag and drop the MXF files to the Converter, you are allowed to import multiple files to the program at one go for the batch converting function is offered. You can also go to the “Add Files” tab to add your MXF footage to the Converter.

2. Choose output format for FCP
Output formats for FCP are preset in this app.
Hit the format icon to select “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”as target format for Final Cut Pro (X) under “Final Cut Pro” option. This ProRes 422 MOV is also compatible with iMovie, so, you can also import Sony PMW-500 MXF to iMovie after converting.

3. Start to convert Sony PMW-500 MXF to FCP
Last, hit the big “Convert” to transcode Sony PMW-500 MXF footage to ProRes MOV for FCP. When the conversion is finished, you can import the converted files to Final Cut Pro X, 7 or 6 to edit.

Of course, this Sony PMW-500 MXF to FCP converter also can help you convert Sony PMW-100 to FCP and Sony PMW-500, PMW-320,PMW-150, Canon XF100,XF105, XF300, C300, C500 and All Panasonic cameras with P2 cards to FCP x/7/6.

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