Have you got some MXF movies from professional MXF camcorders like Canon C300, Panasonic HPX600, Sony PMW-EX3, ect? If so, you will find it is a not good format for playing and editing on Windows computer. For example, it is unsupported by Windows Movie Maker.
MXF is a file format for the exchange of programme material between servers, tape streamers and to digital archives. Its contents may be a complete programme as well as complete packages or sequences. There are basic facilities available for cuts between sequences and audio crossfades. This way the sequences can be assembled into programmes. MXF is self-contained, holding complete content without need of external material.
To make it work well with Windows software, you'd better convert it to a Windows' natvie formt, like WMV. If you use the MXF to WMV Converter, you will can easily take the converted file to Windows Movie Maker or Windows Media player for freely playing with original video quality.
How to change MXF to WMV without losing quality
Step 1: Go to download and install the MXF converter and click the button “File” to add MXF video files it. If it is necessary, you can double click the each file to have a preview.
Step 2: Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “Common Video” under the sublist, “WMV3 (wmv9)(*.wmv)” “WMV2 (wmv8)(*.wmv)”are the proper output format.
Step 3: Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into a new interface named “Profile Settings”. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
Step 4: Click the “Convert” button; it will start the MXF to WMV conversion immediately. You can find the process in the “Conversion” interface.
After the conversion, you will be able to get the output files via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Afterwards, you can import MXF/P2 MXF footages to Windows Movie Maker or Media Player for playback or editing at ease.
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