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2018 Best MXF Converter - Convert Canon Sony Panasonic JVC Nikon MXF Files on Windows (10) and Mac (10.13)

Free Download the Best MXF Video Converter to Perform MXF to MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, MPEG and Other Formats Conversion

As we mentioned in a post about converting MXF to MP4, MXF is a container format designed for professional video cameras. HD camcorders from Sony, Panasonic, Canon and other manufactures can record HD and even 4K video files in MXF format. Although MXF becomes popular in camcorders, it has no place in common video editing software, media player software and devices, YouTube and the like. Therefore, a MXF converter is a necessity when you need to do following things:

Edit MXF videos on Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc: Many people need to import MXF files (from Sony, Canon, Panasonic, etc.) into Apple Final Cut Pro or another program for editing, merging, burning to DVD or doing something else. But they always fail to load MXF files properly.

Upload MXF recordings to YouTube and similar sites: YouTube is the most popular video-sharing site. YouTubers enjoy sharing what they shoot with others. However, MXF isn't one of YouTube supported uploading formats. To make MXF footage available in YouTube, it's necessary to take advantage of a MXF converter to transcode MXF first.

Play MXF files on PC, Mac, Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, Android, etc: Nearly all computers, mobiles, TVs, and game consoles don't support MXF natively. We are unable to play MXF video files via Quick Time, Windows Media Player, VLC or others flawlessly.

MXF video audio formats

Best MXF Converter for PC/Mac

Your Premier Choice - WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe
Professional video converter that can help you convert MXF video to MP4, AVI, WMV, MPEG, MOV, H.264/H.265, etc.

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is a simple-to-use program which comes with advanced features for encoding video files. - Editor's Review from Softpedia

Free Download a MXF Converter for PC/Mac

There're many video converters in the market. However, MXF isn't included in the supported file formats of most programs. Some claim to support MXF, but sometimes still encounter problems. There're users reporting that they can get audio or image only after using MXF converter. Here's an example:

"I can't seem to get the converting right. I only get the audio, without any video. Have been using Aiseesoft MXF converter for Mac. I have tried to convert it to different formats but the problem remains the same."

Thankfully, we still have a good choice - WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe which is capable of converting MXF to any popular formats to meet different needs, because of supporting 370+ video audio codecs and 410+ output profiles. To be specific:

* It allows you to realize conversion of any MXF to MP4, MXF to QuickTime/MOV, MXF to AVI, MXF to MPEG, MXF to MP3, and other formats;
* It empowers you to convert MXF to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo and other websites for uploading online;
* It is capable of converting MXF to ProRes, MXF to Final Cut Pro (FCP), iMovie, iDVD, and more, for further editing;
* For those guys who need to play MXF files on various devices, this MXF converter can do a big favor as well. It is able to convert MXF to perfectly fit for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android Samsung, HTC, Huawei, Google Nexus, WP8, Xbox, Surface Pro series, Sony PSP, Xperia, etc.

MXF file conversion will be finished quickly, because of the utilization of the world's most advanced Intel QSV, MMX-SSE, Nvidia CUDA/NVENC, Hyper-threading and AMD 3DNow! Technology. You won't get a result with quality loss or an unplayable file.

Tips: WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is also able to convert files in AVCHD, MTS, TS, MOD, TOD, MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV and more common and rare formats, for example, convert MKV to MP4. In addition, it can free download video audio from 300+ sites like YouTube, make vivid photo slideshows, and make ringtones for iPhone.

How to Convert MXF Files to a Different Format?

To begin with, free download MXF converter on computer. Windows version is fully compatible with Windows 10 and earlier, while Mac edition works well with macOS High Sierra (10.13) and lower. Afterwards, install and launch it.

MXF converter to MP4

Step 1. Load target MXF video(s).
After getting access to the main UI of WinX MXF converter, hit + Video button at the top left, and then browse and open the MXF files you want to convert.

Step 2. Select output.
Once loaded, the Output Profile panel appears, requiring you to choose desired output option. Here, we choose MP4 Video under General Profiles as an example.

Step 3 (optional). Make editing before converting MXF.
* Click on Edit button to trim, crop, adjust volume, disable/enable/add subtitle;
* Tap gear button to set video audio parameters, like bit rate, frame rate, resolution, audio channel, etc;
* Tick Merge to join multiple MXF videos into a single one.

Step 4. Begin converting MXF file.
When everything gets ready, simply hit lower right RUN button to begin changing videos from MXF to other format.

Related external source:
[Wikipedia] MXF: Material eXchange Format (MXF) is a container format for professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards...

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