MPEG Streamclip alternative: Best MXF transcode app

On my new OSX 10.9.1, I tried to install MPEG Streamclip but having difficulties. I’m using Canon C300 as a primary camera at the production company I work at. When I tried to use MPEG Streamclip to convert MXF to MOV, it didn’t work. Wondering if there any freeware or paid apps that can transcode MXF files that are NOT in their original folder structure? These are native canon C300 files that have been taken off the card, out of the folders. Anyone have an MPEG Streamclip alternative or MXF transcode app to transcode mxf files, with no intact structure?

As MXF is not an optimal editing, playing format, there are many cases that we need to convert MXF to MOV, MP4, etc format for handling easily. While, frustratingly, we always found that MPEG Streamclip can’t help us transcode MXF files well. I’m eagerly need an alternative to MPEG Streamclip converting MXF videos. Searched high and low, some guys gave me a good recommendation: Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac, which ranks top on MXF Video Converter for Mac application list.

It’s a professional yet decent Mac MXF converter which can help you transcode MXF to MOV, MP4, M4V and more format with several simple steps. Just do some clicks on your mouse with your finger, you can easily convert .mxf files to .mov on Mac and then preview HD mxf video with QuickTime or import MXF video into FCP, iMovie, Avid Media Composer for editing on Mac. Besides, it allows you to do some premiere editing work on Mac before transcoding like cropping, trimming, adding watermark, etc. The Mac MXF transcode app must be your best choice when you need a Panasonic P2 MXF Converter, a Canon MXF Converter or a Sony XDCAM MXF Converter. You can do action with all .mxf files at anytime anywhere now! Just download it and follow below steps to convert MXF files to MOV on Mac now.

Transcode MXF files on Mac with the best MPEG Streamclip alternative

Step 1: Add .mxf videos

Click “add” button to import the P2 MXF or Canon MXF files.

Step 2: Choose MOV as output format

Click format to choose Common Video > MOV-QuickTime(*mov) profile in the drop-down menu. If you want to edit MXF file in FCP, suggest you choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(*mov). And for editing in iMovie/FCE, you can choose iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*mov). If you want to transcode MXF to MP4, M4V, FLV, MPEG, AVI, MKV, etc format, just choose one from “Common Video”.

Step 3: Start the MXF to MOV conversion on Mac

Click “convert” to start converting Panasonic/Canon MXF to MOV on Mac. After conversion, you can play or edit MXF clips in FCP/FCE/iMovie without problem.

Additional Tips:
1. 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.

2. Besides transcoding MXF to MOV, this Mac MXF Converter also support converting MXF file to various video formats like AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV and converting MXF to various devices like iPad, iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Apple TV 3, etc.

Above I list the best replacement for MPEG Streamclip for transcoding MXF videos on Mac OS X(Yosemite, Mavericks). Just get it to get your work done.

Related Guides:

Tips & Tricks to fix corrupted P2 MXF clips on Mac
How to Convert MXF to MOV free on Mac
How to edit C300 footage on Mac smoothly

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