Canon XF310 is a new professional camcorder that released not long ago, it is the updated version of Canon XF300 which released several years ago. The new Canon XF310 has powerful hardware equipment, and it can help you to capture videos in MXF video format, which is a professional video format for storing videos.

If you have recorded videos with Canon XF310, you may have the need to import MXF files from Canon XF310 to FCP X/Premiere Pro for editing on Mac, Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro are popular video editing software on Mac, so there are a few of users choose FCP X/Premiere Pro to edit their recordings. If you have tried to import Canon XF310 MXF to FCP X/Premiere Pro for editing, you may have found that FCP X and Premiere Pro can’t support your Canon XF310 MXF files directly, what’s the reason? It is because MXF format is not native supported format of FCP X/Premiere Pro. From fficial product page you will learn that FCP X/Premiere Pro native supported video format is ProRes MOV/MPEG-2 MPG format, ProRes/MPEG-2 codec videos are natively supported by FCP X/Premiere Pro, so the best way to import and edit Canon XF310 MXF files with FCP X is to convert Canon XF310 MXF to ProRes/MPEG-2 codec, and then you can edit your MXF videos in FCP X/Premiere Pro smoothly.

To convert MXF files from Canon XF310 to FCP X/Premiere Pro supported codec, we recommend you to use UFUWare MXF Converter for Mac, this powerful software is the best MXF to ProRes/MPEG-2 Converter on the market, it can convert all the MXF videos, such as MXF videos recorded by Canon, Sony, Panasonic, JVC, BlackMagic, etc. This Canon MXF Converter has native output formats for editing programs, such as Apple ProRes codec for FCP X, MPEG-2 codec for Premiere Pro, DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, AIC codec for iMovie, etc. there are rich output formats optimized, it can help you to convert any videos to any formats.

 

How to convert Canon XF310 MXF to ProRes MOV or MPEG-2 MPG?

Step 1. Download UFUWare MXF Converter for Mac, install this program on your Mac computer, this software also has Windows version, you can choose the version according to your need.

Free Download UFUWare MXF Converter for Mac Free Download UFUWare MXF Converter

Step 2. Launch this Canon XF310 to FCP/Premiere Converter, you will see the brief main interface, click “Add Video” button on the top left corner you will be able to load the MXF files that you want to convert. You can also directly drag and drop videos into the software, batch loading and converting is supported.

Canon XF310 to FCP/Premiere Converter

Step 3. Select proper format for FCP X and Premiere Pro:

a. Click “Profile” bar to get the drop-down menu, and choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format. Apple ProRes is navtive codec for FCP X.

Convert Canon XF310 MXF to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP X

b. Click “Profile” bar to choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)” as output format. MPEG-2 MPG is the supported format for Premiere Pro.

Convert Canon XF310 MXF to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro

Tip: If necessary, you can click “Settings” bar to customize the video and audio settings. To keep the best quality for editing, you’d better keep your original settings. For example, if your resource file is 1080 29.97p or 59.94i, you’d better select the video size as 1920*1080 and frame rate as 29.97fps.

Step 4. Click “Convert” button to convert Canon XF310 MXF to ProRes MOV for FCP X, MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro on Mac with top quality.

When all the Canon XF310 MXF videos are converted, you can click “Open Folder” button to get the generated ProRes .mov or MPEG-2 .mpg files. Now, you are free to import/edit Canon XF310 MXF files in Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS Mac OS(Sierra, El Capitan, etc) without issues.