Can’t work Canon XF605 and CAnon XF405 4K XF-AVC MXF files in Vegas Pro smoothly? Simply follow this tutorial to learn how to import and edit Canon 4K MXF footage in Vegas Pro 17, 16, 15 without problems.
The XF405 Professional Camcorder features a Canon 1.0-inch 4K UHD CMOS image sensor capable of 4K UHD video capture at 60p and slow motion recording up to 120fps in Full HD, making the XF405 camcorder a strong contender for professional productions, creative fields and more. Firmware updates to the XF405 Professional Camcorder that are scheduled for 2018 include the addition of XF-AVC 4K UHD 60P Long GOP (4:2:0 8-bit) recording. Can we load MXF files to Vegas Pro for further editing?
The Canon XF605 is a professional camcorder aimed at solo videographers for news gathering and studio productions. The XF605 can capture 4k from 24 to 60p in 10 bit 4:2:2 for unlimited recording times thanks to active cooling, and C-log 3 is available for grading. Canon offers the choice of H.264 or H.265 encoding, or the native XF AVC format, and C-log 3 is available for grading.
However, the latest high definition MXF video format introduced by Canon XF605 and Canon XF405 – is not supported by the usual video editors including Vegas Pro, DaVinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Windows Movie Maker, etc. so far. To edit Canon XF-AVC MXF footage on Windows 10/11 smoothly, the easy workaround is to use a great 4K Video Converter, which can convert MXF files from Canon camcorders to Windows fully compatible format and keep original quality at the mean while. This software can export Canon XF605/XF405 MXF to MPEG-2 or H.264 for Vegas Pro 18, 17, 16, 15 etc. Here is an easy and efficient solution for you.
How to Convert and Import Canon XF605/XF405 4K MXF footage to Vegas Pro?
Step 1. Load MXF files to the 4K Video Converter
Install and launch the Canon 4K Video Converter software. Click Add file button to load Canon XF605 or Canon XF405 .mxf footages for converting. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files.
Step 2. Set output format
You just need to go to Editing Software column by choosing “Sony Vegas MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as best video format for editing MXF in Vegas Pro as well as good video quality.
Tip: To convert Canon XF605/XF405 MXF for editing in DaVinci Resolve or Avid Media Composer, choose Avid 1080P DNxHD (*.mov) as the target format.
Step 3. Adjust video and audio settings.
You also can click “Settings” to set video frame rate, video size and Video Bitrate as you want. If your software supports 4K editing, you can set orginal video resolution as output option.
Step 4. Start video conversion
As soon as all things are finished, please click “Convert” button to start the Canon XF605/XF405 XF-AVC to Vegas Pro supported format conversion. Once the conversion process shows 100%, you can easily import the converted files to Vegas Pro with smooth workflow.