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Import and Edit Canon EOS C500 MXF files in Pluraleyes 4/3.5/3/2

September 1, 2016

Here I share with you a simple guide on how to convert Canon C500 MXF files to Apple ProRes MOV format for Apple Pluraleyes 4/3.5/3/2 editing flawlessly.

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"Why the Apple PluralEyes can’t read my Canon EOS C500 MXF recordings? I want to cut the footage for sharing better. But I can’t load the Full HD MXF files. I would be grateful if you could give me some useful solutions."

Material Exchange Format (MXF) is a container format for professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards. Many HD camcorders like Canon C500, Panasonic P2 can record 4K video files in MXF format. However, MXF videos can’t be recognized by most video editing software, such as, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Apple PluralEyes etc.



If you intend to edit C500 EOS MXF videos in Pluraleyes 4/3.5/3/2, you can convert Canon MXF to Apple ProRes using Brorsoft Canon MXF to ProRes Converter for Mac. It is a smart tool that designed to convert Canon MXF videos to Apple ProRes codec on Mac OS.

If you're working MXF clips in PluralEyes on Windows, you'd better get MXF Converter. It can help you transcode MXF footage to WMV for using with PluralEyes on Windows with ease. Below is how. Just take a look at the brief guide below.



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How to convert and import Canon C500 EOS MXF files to Pluraleyes 4/3.5/3/2

Step 1. Install and launch the MXF converter. Click the Add button to import your MXF videos to the program. Checking the "Merge into one file" box allows you to merge several videos into one file.



Step 2. Click "Format" bar and choose a proper target format.

a. If you are working with PulralEyes on Mac OS X, you'd better select "Final Cut Pro >> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format for using MXF in PluralEyes with natively supported video codec.



b. For who are running on Windows with PulralEyes, HD Video -->WMV HD(*.wmv) on the dropdown menu is recommended.



Step 3. You can click "Settings" button to adjust the resolution, bitrate, etc. Just customize the parameters to meet your need. Actually, you'd better keep the original settings.

Step 4. Click "Convert" button to start converting C500 MXF to PluralEyes friendly format.

After the conversion is finished, just run PluralEyes and import the generated ProRes or WMV files. You will find the output video work perfectly on PluralEyes 3/3.5/4.

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