In this article you will learn the best Canon XF310 to Final Cut Pro X editing workflow, you will get the best Canon XF310 MXF video converter to use, which can help you to convert MXF video files from Canon XF310 to FCP X native supported Apple ProRes 422 or ProRes 4444 codec for editing natively.
Not long ago Canon released the new professional camcorders XF310 and XF315, they are the updated version of Canon XF300 and Canon XF305 which released several years ago. Since Canon XF310 and XF315 released, they have attracted a few of users’ attention. Canon XF310 is an ideal device for you if you want to shoot videos in high quality, today many users have bought Canon XF310 or XF315 to use, but many of them have encountered the Canon XF310 to Final Cut Pro X importing and editing issues, they found Canon XF310 MXF videos are not supported by FCP X smoothly, and they want a solution to solve Canon XF310 to FCP X importing and editing issue, if you also have this kind of issue, you can follow us to learn the best workflow to edit MXF files with FCP X natively.
Canon XF310 to Final Cut Pro X importing and editing question
“Hi there, I bought the Canon XF310 camcorder to shoot commercial material for my company, I have recorded a lot of videos in recent days, but now I found the FCP X can’t support my Canon XF310 videos, I checked and found videos recorded by Canon XF310 are all in MXF format, it’s the first time for me to edit MXF files with FCP X, as Final Cut Pro X can’t support Canon XF310 MXF files, do I need to convert Canon XF310 MXF to other formats that supported by FCP X? What’s the best editing format for Final Cut Pro X? Hope you can give some suggestions for me, thank you for your help.”
The question is asked by a Canon XF310 user who has encountered the Canon XF310 to Final Cut Pro X importing and editing issue, do you also have this kind of issue? If you also have this kind of issue, please follow us now and we will share the best workflow to import and edit Canon XF310 files with Final Cut Pro X.
Best Canon XF310 to Final Cut Pro X workflow
Maybe you have known that Final Cut Pro X can’t support Canon XF310 recorded MXF files directly, it is because Canon XF310 MXF video format is not the supported format of FCP X, from Apple Final Cut Pro X product page you will learn that FCP X native supported format is Apple ProRes codec MOV format, only this format can be natively supported by Final Cut Pro X, so the best Canon XF310 to Final Cut Pro X editing workflow is to convert MXF files from Canon XF310 to Final Cut Pro X Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec MOV format.
Convert MXF files from Canon XF310 to Final Cut Pro X Apple ProRes
Acrok MXF Converter for Mac is the best MXF converter software on the market, it is able to convert any MXF files recorded by Canon, Sony, JVC, Panasonic, BlackMagic, etc. besides MXF files, it can also convert any HD videos, include AVCHD MTS, M2TS, MOV, MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, MPG, etc. it is very powerful software for you to convert your HD videos, now you can follow the steps below to convert MXF files from Canon XF310 to Final Cut Pro X Apple ProRes codec MOV format.
Step 1. Download Acrok MXF Converter for Mac, install this Canon XF310 to Final Cut Pro X converter program on your Mac computer. This software also has Windows version, if you want to convert Canon XF310 MXF files on Windows, you can choose this program’s windows version.
Step 2. Run this Canon XF310 to Final Cut Pro X converter, you will see its main interface, this program is very easy to use, so its main interface is brief. To import Canon XF310 MXF files, you can click “Add Files” button to import, or directly drag and drop the videos into Acrok MXF converter.
Step 3. Select Final Cut Pro X native supported format for output. To edit Canon XF310 MXF files with Final Cut Pro X smoothly, you are recommended to choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this is native editing format for Final Cut Pro X, with this format you won’t have any importing and editing issues anymore.
Step 4. If you want to adjust the output settings, you can click “Settings” button on the main interface, and then you can change the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec and other parameters according to your need. If you don’t need to change you can skip this step.
Step 5. Click convert button to start Canon XF310 to Final Cut Pro X conversion process.
Acrok MXF Converter for Mac will convert MXF files from Canon XF310 to Final Cut Pro X Apple ProRes codec with top quality and speed, when the conversion process is finished, you can import converted videos into FCP X and edit natively. Besides MXF files, you can import any HD videos into the program for converting, and Acrok converter will convert them for you with top quality and speed.