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Easy way to play Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF videos with QuickTime Player

“Does anyone know a good MXF converter that retains the Full-HD quality? I have footage in MXF format (created by a Canon camcorder) stored on hard drive. But QuickTime won’t let me import the MXF video and says it’s not a supported format. Do I need to re-wrapping MXF files in QuickTime?”

“I bet to say that many of you have encountered the same problem when dealing with MXF files. “I have Canon EOS C300 II camera and I got recorded 4K videos in MXF format. When I try to play it on my Mac through QuickTime Player, it is not an acceptable file and also not able to edit on editing software.”

If you’ve installed QuickTime Player on your Mac, you may well have considered using it to play 4K MXF video files. Whether you have recorded 4K videos in MXF format with your camcorder or get them through other channels, the chances are that the MXF is a container format that is unrecognizable for Mac system, regardless of iOS applications (FCP, iMovie, QuickTime Player) or iOS devices such as iPhone or iPad.

There are many of different solutions available that will help you to make MXF files workable on Mac, the most common way to do that is convert MXF to MOV format– the most popular container format and has the best playback options since it works natively in QuickTime. Here aPubsoft MXF Converter for Mac is strongly recommended to help you to transcode MXF to QuickTime MOV format on Mac OS(Sierra, El capitan, etc) fast yet with great quality, which offers the best solution to convert and edit MXF video files that recorded by Canon XF series camcorders, Panasonic P2 series camcorders, Sony XDCAM series camcorders, or other cameras and camcorders. It can convert MXF to optimized codec for editing software, like Apple ProRes Codec, Apple InterMediate Codec, Avid DNxHD, DVCPRO, HDV, XDCAM, etc. You can get MXF converted to native formats for Final Cut Pro (X), iMovie, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Express, Avid Media Composer, and so on.

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How to play Canon C300 Mark II MXF videos with QuickTime Player?

Step 1. Install and launch the MXF Converter for Mac. Drag and drop Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF files to the converter, or click “Add Video” button to add the Canon C300 Mark II4K MXF videos to it. You can import multiple .mxf files at once by clicking the . For importing a single file, you can .

MXF to QT Player Converter

Step 2. Click the drop-down list in the format line to get the format box. Then choose “HD Video > MOV – QuickTime Video(*.mov)” or “General Video > MOV – QuickTime Video(*.mov)” as output format for playing on QuickTime on Mac.

Convert Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF to QuickTime MOV

Step 3. Do some simple edit work.

De-interlace: By default the MXF Converter for Mac will apply de-interlacing facility to some clips that are interlaced. Just click “Edit” to enter the video editor, switch to “Effect” tab, and check the “Deinterlacing” box.

Trim: Basically, video hosting sites restrict video clips to be in certain file size and length. For example, YouTube stated that “videos can be up to 2GB in size and 10 minutes long”. You can trim the video to desired length with this MXF Converter for Mac. Simply click “Edit” menu >> “Trim” tab and set start and end time point.

Merge: To join multiple videos together, just select all files in list, and tick off the checkbox “Merge into one file” on the main interface.

Step 4. After settings done, click the “Convert” button to convert Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF to QuickTime MOV for QuickTime Player on Mac with top video and audio quality.

Once the conversion completed, click “Open Folder” button to get the generated QuickTime .mov videos. Now, you can play the Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF videos with QuickTime Player on Mac OS(Sierra, El Capitan, etc).

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