Canon has expanded its professional video range with the launch of the XF205 and XF200 Full HD camcorders. Each features a 26.8-536mm Canon HD lens, a HD CMOS PRO imaging sensor and a powerful DIGIC DV 4 processor. Combined with 50Mbps MPEG2 recording and 4:2:2 colour sampling, the result is video quality suitable for broadcast, the company says. A range of recording options provides the flexibility to simultaneously record high definition MXF files to CF cards and MP4 files to an SD card, in HD or lower resolutions.

MXF is a “container” or “wrapper” format which supports a number of different streams of coded “essence”, encoded in any of a variety of video and audio compression formats, together with a metadata wrapper which describes the material contained within the MXF file. The MXF is not the compatible format for editing in Final Cut Pro. If you want to import and edit Canon XF200/XF205 MXF in Final Cut Pro X,you may encounter many issues.To import Canon XF200/XF205 MXF footages to FCP X for editing, the UFUWare MXF Converter is recommended,with which you can convert Canon MXF files to FCP X navtive codec ProRes MOV on Mac.

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How to convert Canon XF200/XF205 MXF files to FCP X Apple ProRes?

1. Add Canon XF205/XF200 MXF files

Launch and run UFUWare MXF Converter as the top Canon MXF to FCP X Converter. you can click “Add Video” button to add the Canon XF200/XF205 MXF files to the converter, or you can dircetly drag and drop the Canon XF200/XF205 MXF files to program. To save your time, you can load multiple files at a time for this program supports batch conversion. You can also merge several files into one.

Canon XF200/XF205 MXF to FCP X Converter

2. Select the output format

Click “Profile” option to choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as the output format. The output format is designed for FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6 specially.

Convert XF200/XF205 MXF to Apple ProRes

Tip: Furthermore, you are provided some useful edit functions cropping, trimming, adding watermark, attaching subtitles for pre-editing your video files so that you can simplify your iMovie editing.

3. Convert Canon XF200/XF205 MXF to Apple ProRes on Mac

Click the “Convert” button, the Canon MXF to ProRes Converter will start converting Canon XF200/XF205 MXF footage to ProRes MOV for FCP X on Mac immediatly.

After the conversion, click “Open Folder” to locate the output file, and then launch FCP X,choose File > Import > Movies…, to import the converted Canon XF200/XF205 MXF videos to FCP X for further editing.