Monday, August 4, 2014

Import, Add and Edit Canon XF200 MXF Files in Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle

Any way to import Canon XF200 MXF to Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle for editing? This guide will show you how to convert XF200 MXF to windows pc natively supported formats. 

The new Canon XF200 Professional Camcorder has a compact, lightweight body design, advancedoperability and expanded network connectivity, satisfying a wide range of professional shooting demands from the production of high-definition content for news gathering, documentaries, weddings and event videography.
Canon XF200

If you got HD MXF videos from XF200, you will have no way of importing Canon XF200 MXF Files into Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle. Then you need some sort of codec or mxf video converter to use the files. 
In fact, MXF, as a container format, still can not be natively or directly supported by many professional video editing programs on Windows PC, like Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, etc. 

To solve this issue, you can use Pavtube MXF MultiMixer as the best multi-track mxf converter that can help you transcode .mxf from Canon XF200 to Windows editor supported format with high output video quality. What's more, it has unique multi-track preserving feature and has the function to mix several audio tracks into one track

Download it now and follow the steps to convert your Canon XF200 MXF videos to Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle for editing.

How to import MXF files into Windows Movie Maker?

1. Import MXF files

Run the Multi-track Converter; click the "Add Video" button to load .mxf files to the program from your computer or XF200. You can also directly drag the video files into the program directly.
convert mxf for editing 

2. Select the output format

Click "Format" menu and choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2 (*.mpg)", or select WMV/MOV for editing in Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle. If you want to get multi-track format, you can choose Multi-track Video>Multi-track MOV(*.mov).

Finally, click the file icon beside output bar, and choose a destination folder for saving output files. 

Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Format 

If you like, adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.
MPEG-2 Settings 

3. Start to convert Canon XF200 MXF video clips

Simply click the Convert button to start converting Canon XF200 MXF to Windows PC friendly video formats. Within several minutes, you can find the converted file on your computer by clicking the “Open” button. And then you can import the converted files to Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Pinnacle for editing via “Import video” option. 


1. Batch Conversion

This mxf converter allows you to convert a batch of mxf videos, and it will save you much time, but here I suggest 3-8 files is OK for the stable and fast conversion.

2. How to get MXF files off HD Video camera/camcorder?

With MXF camcorders, you typically need to connect the MXF video camera to your PC or Mac using a USB cable. Once connected and powered on, the camcorder should appear on the desktop as a new disk. The location of the films on the camcorders disk will vary depending on manufacturer. It is necessary that you copy the movies to your hard-drive before converting or editing it.

3. Benefit of Pavtube MXF MultiMixer 

Pavtube MXF MultiMixer is also compatible with iPad and iPod all series, iPhone, Zune, BlackBerry, and many other portable devices.  

4. Canon XF200 More solution

If you are mac users, you can also convert your Canon XF200 MXF files for editing in FCPiMovie and FCE.