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How to Convert MXF to ProRes on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion)

Perhaps you have got some MXF files and need to add them to Final Cut Pro for editing on Mac. However, when you're trying to import the MXF video files, you're only to find that the files are not supported by Final Cut Pro. That's why so many people like you are looking for ways to convert MXF to ProRes encoded videos, which are high compatible with Final Cut Pro, iMovie and more Mac video editing apps. Look no further! Simply follow this article to convert MXF video to ProRes on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion) so you can edit them in any video editing software.

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How to convert MXF files to ProRes encoded videos on Mac

1 Load MXF files

After downloading, click the DMG file and follow the wizard to install the program. Then click File > Load Media Files to add the MXF video files you want to convert. Or simply drag and drop the MXF videos into the display window. Note that batch conversion is well supported so you can add multiple videos for conversion at a time. After the files are loaded, you can preview them, take snapshots, merge videos, etc.

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2Select ProRes as the output format

Next, choose an output video format. To convert MXF video files to ProRes for Final Cut Pro, iMovie, etc., click the Editing category at the bottom and choose ProRes as the output video format. Or directly choose Final Cut Pro, iDVD, iMovie as the output format.

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3 Choose the output folder and start to convert

Next, click Output to set a destination folder to save the converted video files and click Convert to start the video conversion. The conversion will complete soon and after that you can import your MXF files to any popular Mac video editing tools to make a gorgeous home movie!

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