The fact is Cyberlink PowerDirector does not support MXF format. To fix the PowerDirector and MXF importing issues, (no matter PowerDirector 13/12/11/10 or other verison), you have to convert MXF files to PowerDirector friendly format first. Cyberlink PowerDirector work with MPEG-2 files perfectly.
Actually, it's not as difficult as you imagine. To prepare MXF for use in PowerDirector, what's need is a just a common video converter like Pavtube MXF Video Converter. It supports creating high quality MPEG-2 video for your PowerDirector, no matter what's the format of your source video files. What's more, it also supports MXF formats of videos to seamlessly fit Sony Vegas, Pinnacle Studio, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Windows Movie Maker, etc. editing softwares. Just download it and follow the simple guide to achieve your goal. (read top 5 MXF video converter review)
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A Guide to Convert MXF to Cyberlink PowerDirector format
Step 1. Import MXF
Either click "Add video" to import your local recording files or directly drag & drop MXF files to the PowerDirector video converter (The added files will display as thumbnails on the left side of this app).
Step 2. Choose MPEG-2 as the output format
This app directly offers you MPEG-2 in its format window. You can select it as the output format directly. To do it, you can click Output Format panel of the main interface and go to "Adobe Premiere" > "MPEG-2 (*.mpg)″ in the pop-up window. (Note: MPEG-2 is usually used in Digital Television set top boxes and DVD which can be recognized by Cyberlink PowerDirector.)
Step 3. Start PowerDirector video conversion
Click the "Convert" button at the bottom-right corner of this app's main interface to convert MXF to MPEG-2 for PowerDirector. Now, the interface will be shown as follows. The green bar represents video conversion progress. So you can clearly know when the conversion will be done. By the way, the conversion speed is ultrafast, thanks to its leading NVIDIA CUDA and AMD APP acceleration technology.
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