Summary: This article shows you how to convert/transcode MXF files to MP4, so that you can play, share, or upload your MXF recordings without limiatations.
The Material eXchange Format (MXF) is an open file format, targeted at the interchange of audio-visual material with associated data and metadata. Many MXF video footages are recorded by high-definition camcorders, like Panasonic P2, canon XF and sony XDCAM series camcorders.
Though MXF is great video format to record high-definition videos, it is not easy to use in that they are not supported by most websites, tablet, smartphone and TV. That is to say, we can’t play MXF video on them directly. The easy workaround to get the work done is to transcode MXF files to MP4 videos, which is almost used anywhere. The following guide shares with you the way converting MXF to MP4.
First of all, free download Brorsoft MXF Converter or MXF Converter for Mac
It’s a professional MXF Converter for you to convert MXF to MP4 or other playable video formats,such as AVI, MOV, WMV, M4V and MPEG easily on windows and Mac. On one side, the avi, wmv, mp4, mov, mpeg video formats are usually for playback, you can also choose AVI/MOV friendly codec for editing in software, like prores codec for FCP, and AIC codec for FCE and iMovie. This article will show you the steps to convert MXF to MP4 on Windows and Mac.
How to transcode MXF files to MP4 on Windows and Mac
Note: To convert MXF video you need to transfer the whole MXF file structure to your PC or Mac HDD, because MXF systems produce split-file A/V (that is, the video and audio stored in separate files). The quick start guide below uses MXF Converter Mac screenshots. The way to encode MXF to MP4 on Windows (Windows 8 included) is almost the same.
Step 1: Install, and launch the MXF file Converter on your Mac, then click the “Add” button to import the MXF files.
Step 2: Click format column and choose best video format for output. To convert MXF to MP4 format, if you want to get common MP4 files for playback, you can choose Common Video -> H.264 Video (*.mp4); if you want to get HD MP4 files to use, you can choose HD Video -> H.264 HD Video (*.mp4).
Tips: You can click settings button to customize the output video parameters as you want, such as video resolution, video bitrate, etc.
Step 3: Tap the conversion button to start converting MXF files to MP4.
Video and audio quality and synchronization are perfectly guaranteed. What’s more, with CUDA and ATI acceleration technology, you can convert MXF files to MP4 at super fast speed. After conversion, you can use MXF files as you want.
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