How to Convert MXF to MOV?

April 24, 2013 3:06 pm / Posted by to MXF to MOV Converter
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MXF is short for Material eXchange Format, which contains video, audio, and other bitstreams ("essences"). It is an object-based file format for professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards.

Currently, MXF is widely used by many professional camcorders like Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P2 502, HVX200 and Canon XF300/XF305. Although MXF file is supported by many players and editing software, it can't be opened and edit on some basic editing software like Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas, Movie Maker, etc. and can't be played on the popular iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, QuickTime, Zune, Android devices, Windows phones and other video players.

Therefore, if you want to edit or play the MXF file on these devices and players, you need to convert MXF to MP4, MOV, WMV, M4V, AVI, etc. supported by these devices and video editing programs.

Here is the professional software for converting MXF files so that you can easily get the video format you want from the MXF file.

For Windows users, please free download the MXF Converter to convert MXF file to MOV for Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas, Movie Maker and most welcomed players.

If you are a Mac user and you need to edit the MXF file on Final Cut Pro and iMovie, you can free download the MXF Converter for Mac.

Additionally, the marvelous MXF converting software can also convert TS, MTS, M2TS, TP, TRP files as well. This article will take the MXF to MOV conversion for Windows users as the example. If you want to convert MXF to other formats or you are the Mac users, you can see the guide of MXF conversion on Windows. They have the same operating steps.

After free download MXF to MOV Converter from 4Videosoft, then install this program step by step following the instruction to your computer. After installing, launch this program.

Add MXF file to MXF to MOV converting software

Click "Add File" to the MXF Converter. Also you can directly drag the file(s) you want to convert to this program. For the folder containing several MXF files, you can click "Add File" drop-down button to choose the "Add Folder" option to select the folder, and then import the whole folder to this program.

Convert MXF to MOV

Select the output video format as MOV

Click the arrow of "Profile" to choose the output video format from the drop-down list of "Profile". You can choose "General Video > MOV – QuickTime Video (*.mov)" as the output format. Also you can find the specific device video with MOV extension.

Note: The MXF to MOV converter has powerful and professional editing features, which can help you optimize the output video for your need, such as adjust video effect, trim video length, crop video play screen, add text or image watermark, join several MXF files together, etc.

This MXF Converter allows you to preset the output video and audio parameters by clicking "Setting" button to open the settings window to finish.

Profile MOV

Convert MXF to MOV file

After you have finish all the above operations, then click "Convert" button on the right bottom of the main interface, this program will convert MXF to MOV file easily so as you can edit and play it on you editing software or portable player.

If you want to convert MXF to other video formats, just do it following the above steps to correctly choose the output video format you need. This MXF Converter is definitely the nice choice for you to convert MXF files for editing and replay.

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