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How to Convert MXF to QuickTime MOV Format on Mac OS X

Professional HD camcorders like Sony EX, Canon XF series, Panasonic AG, etc. lets you capture HD MXF video files. Yeah, those high definition MXF videos help to preserve those precious moments in life. However, the problem then comes: how to play MXF files on Mac with QuickTime? Puzzled? Don't worry! In this article, let's learn how to convert MXF to QuickTime MOV for convenient playback on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion).

To convert MXF video files to QuickTime MOV, Aimersoft Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended to help you finish the conversion in clicks. In addition to MXF files, it can also convert MTS, MOV, WMV, AVI, MP4, MKV, FLV, VOB, 3GP and more videos to regular any formats for play anywhere you like. Moreover, the built-in editor lets you personalize your videos by trimming, cropping, rotating, adding watermarks, etc. Just get it now and follow the tips to convert your files.

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How to convert MXF video files to QuickTime MOV

1 Import MXF videos

After downloading, install and launch the program. Then you can either click File > Add Files to browse and select the video files you want to convert or directly add files by simple drag&drops. Batch conversion is well supported so you can add many files for converting simultaneously. When all the videos are loaded, you can click Merge to combine your video files or Edit to personalize videos by trimming, cropping, rotating, adding watermarks and more.

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2 Choose a proper output video format

Next, select an output video format that is compatible with QuickTime. As we know, MOV is a QuickTime format. So here you can find the video format list at the bottom and choose MOV as the output video format. For advanced settings, please click the gear button that appears on the top right of the format to customize output video resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. as you like.

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Begin to convert your videos

OK, now let's go to the last step: click the Convert button to start converting all the added video files to MOV. When the conversion completes, the destination folder will open automatically. After that, you can play the converted video files with QuickTime smoothly.

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The exact time duration usually depends on the file size and some other factors. But it's 30X faster than other Mac MXF to MOV converter. You can take the trial version to test, which contains no functional differences.
Thomas Daniel
How long does this usually take to convert? I am interested in doing this tutorial, but do not want something that is a drawn out process either. It sounds easy enough but you know there are times when many seem like they are easy and they really are not.
Jessica Rogers
My Windows Media Player kept giving me weird issues with video format not supported or just displaying black video with sound instead of everything and I was just about at my wits end! I talked to my boyfriend who said I need to take my video and convert mxf to quicktime so that I could play it with a different video player. It worked!
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