Workflow for Canon XC10 4K MXF and Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4

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Canon’s new XC10 is the one that instantly caught our attention, thanks to its distinctive, out-of-the-ordinary design. It can shoot 4K and 1080p video at up to 30 fps and 60 fps. After recording, users may be looking for a way to import Canon XC10 footage into Adobe Premiere Pro for further editing to get their own masterpiece. This article will teach you how to make Canon XC10 and Adobe Premiere Pro compatible without problems.

The XC10 uses Canon’s new XF-AVC codec to record video files and package them in an .MXF wrapper. The XF-AVC uses the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video compression format, efficiently recording 4K, 2K and HD video to regular memory cards while achieving a high data compression rate and preserving image quality, which is much difficult for Adobe Premiere Pro to recognize and support.

A fast and fluid workflow for editing Canon XC10 XF-AVC 4K MXF in Adobe Premiere Pro is to encode Canon XF-AVC codec to MPEG-2 codec with a powerful third party program. Here UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac is highly recommended to you which is professional on dealing with 4K XF-AVC MXF to MPG for editing in Adobe Premiere Pro easily and efficiently. Besides Adobe Premiere Pro, it also offers other optimized codec for non-linear editing programs, such as Canon XC10 MXF to AIC for iMovie, Canon XC10 MXF to DNxHD for Avid, Canon XC10 MXF to ProRes for Final Cut Pro .etc. Now, download the software on Mac and follow the guide below to start conversion.

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How to convert Canon XC10 4K MXF to Adobe Premiere Pro?

Step 1: Load 4K MXF footage

Launch the program and click “Add” button to import the Canon XC10 MXF files to the top MXF to MPEG-2 Converter Mac. Batch conversion is supported.

canon xc10 mxf to Adobe Premiere Pro

Step 2: Select output format

Go to “Format” menu and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as target format for using XC10 4K MXF in Adobe Premiere Pro.

mxf to Adobe Premiere Pro

Tip: If you want to set some parameters for the output profile, you could click the “Settings” button to set the output bitrate, encode, frame rate, resolution, sample rate, channels, etc.

Step 3. When the former steps finished, you can press “Convert” button to start rewrapping Canon XC10 4K MXF files to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac OS X. Once the conversion process is done, click “Open” button to get the generated files. And now import the converted Canon XC10 MXF files to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 to start editing.

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