C300 Mark II Footage to Adobe Premiere Pro Import Issues

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Q: Hi all, my team and I were considering renting a C300 Mark II for a project. I’ve read around the web that some FCP users were encountering issues importing files. I’ll be editing C300 Mark II footage in Adobe Premiere, but I wanted to know if any editors had experienced issues importing or working with footage from the camera. Anything I should be aware of from a post-production point of view?

As far as I know, Adobe Premiere CC can’t support 4K files properly. In addition, the computer configuration and operation environment is also highly required for 4K project. To edit 4K MXF files from Canon C300 Mark II, the easy option is to convert MXF to Premiere Pro supported file format like MPEG-2, WMV.

Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac is best choice to get the work done. It lets you transcode 4K MXF to MPEG-2, Apple InterMediate Codec, Apple ProRes, DNxHD and more. This is a smart tool specially designed for MXF users to preview and convert 4K, 1080p MXF recordings to your wanted video and audio formats, so as to smoothly add them into Adobe Premiere Elements, Premiere Pro, iMovie, FCE, FCP, Avid Media Composer to do further editing. If you have MXF editing issues on Windows PC, get the MXF Converter to solve the problem.

Transcode Canon C300 Mark II MXF to Premiere Pro edit-friendly format

1. Add MXF files

Launch the best 4K MXF file converter for Mac, and click the “Add Files” button to load 4k .mxf videos for converting.

2. Choose Premiere friendly format

Click “Format” bar and then move your pointer Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas –> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as target format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.

Tip: You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want.

3. Start 4K MXF conversion

Tap “Convert” button to start converting Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro under Mac OS X.

Once the conversion is done, you can transfer C300 Mark II MXF footage into Premiere Pro for editing smoothly with ease.

Additional Tips:

This versatile MXF to Adobe Premiere Converter allows you to convert MXF video to kinds of NLEs; just choose a proper output format. If you want to edit MXF media in Final Cut Pro, please choose the “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output; For iMovie or FCE 4, choose the “iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)”. For Avid MC, choose “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)”.

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