In this article you can find the best method to edit Canon XF300 MXF videos in Apple Aperture 3 on Mac, just learn how to convert Canon MXF for Apple Aperture 3 with the best Canon MXF Converter.
Canon has been the center of attention in the growing DSLR market, and XF300 Professional Camcorder represents Canon's entry into professional solid state video acquisition. XF300 takes advantage of the latest HD technology--along with Canon's newly developed MPEG-2 4:2:2 codec--to record Full HD video at 1920 x 1080 resolution to affordable Compact Flash cards.
"I have just got my Canon XF300, and I want to convert the .mxf movie files in XF300 Camcorder into a format that I can use in Aperture. I plug the camera into the iMac using MAC OSX, but my Apple Aperture 3 does not read Canon XF300 files natively. I tried Canon XF utility, with very limited success. Is there a recommended workflow for me to move XF300 MXF files from an HDD to Aperture?"
You may meet similar problem with importing Canon XF300 MXF into Apple Aperture 3 on Mac 10.8, the main problems are the video formats not supported to import, as many video codecs are not compatible with Apple Aperture 3. The best compatible format is Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format.
To help Canon XF300 owners get rid of this trouble, here offers the easy way to import and edit Canon XF300 MXF in Apple Aperture 3. You can follow the steps below.
Step1: Run Pavtube Mac MXF to MOV Converter for Apple Aperture 3, click “Add file” or “Add from folder” button to load your source MXF clips or drag and drop the XF300 MXF files to the converter. You are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.
Step 2: Click format column and choose the output format. You are recommended to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), it’s great for editing in Apple Aperture 3.
Step 3: Click settings button to adjust the output video’s parameters, such as bitrate, resolution, etc.
Step 4: Start converting Canon XF300 MXF videos to Apple Aperture 3.
After converting, you can load Canon XF300 MXF video to Apple Aperture 3 for editing as you want, now you can have a try.
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