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Transcode Canon XF205 MXF to Apple ProRes 422 into Final Cut Pro X on Mac

How to edit Canon XF205 MXF video in FCP X? This guide will show you the best solution. Transcode Canon XF205 MXF to Apple ProRes 422 MOV. ProRes MOV is the best editing video format for Final Cut Pro X.

The Canon XF205 Professional Camcorder is a compact, high-performance, high image quality system ideal for use with a variety of digital cinema and broadcast operations. Targeted at sports production, TV variety shows, commercials and drama shows, in addition to independent movie production, government applications, education, weddings and other social event videography, the camcorder features a wide-angle 20x optical zoom lens with three control rings, image stabilization, infrared capabilities, flexible MXF/MP4 dual recording at various data rates, two/four-channel audio recording, Wi-Fi connectivity, plus 3G-SDI and monitor outputs as well as time code and genlock connections.

However, with that comes a problem, more and more users have the need but have no idea how to preserve and separate audio tracks in Canon XF205 MXF for further editing on editing system like FCP X. As we know, MXF footage is not compatible with FCP X. Though Canon XF205 XF plug-in via which users can transcode MXF files, Canon XF205 MXF still often fail to be read and recognized by FCP X.

UFUSoft HD Converter for Mac provides an amazing new highlight to preserve and separate audio tracks in MXF files. To separate audio tracks in your Canon MXF files for further editing, you should encode Canon XF205 MXF to Apple ProRes 422 which is the best format to be read by FCP X.

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Now, let’s enjoy the simple process to preserve and separate audio tracks in Canon XF205 MXF for Final Cut Pro X, a seemingly daunting task.

Here are 4 steps to work well with your multiple channels Canon XF205 MXF.

Step 1: Load MXF files to Canon XF205 MXF to FCP X Converter.

Download UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac and import Canon XF205 MXF files to it. Click “add video” (You can also drag Canon XF205 MXF files into it directly.)

Step 2: Choose the output format
Click the “Format” and choose the “Final Cut Pto -> Apple ProPres 422 (*.mov)”  files as the output format.

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Step 3: Preserve and Separate audio tracks by clicking “settings”

Click “settings” to preserve and separate audio tracks from original audio tracks as you need.

Step4: Convert Canon XF205 MXF files to Apple ProRes 422 MOV for FCP X.
Click “Start Conversion” icon. UFUSoft HD Converter for Mac will convert Canon XF205 MXF to Apple ProPres 422 MOV for FCP X at high speed. So here, everything is all done, easier than you expect.

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