Easily Convert Sony PMW-350 MXF to multi-track ProRes MOV for FCP editing


Description: Here offers you an easy and step-by-step workflow to convert Sony PMW-350 XDCAM MXF to Apple ProRes with keeping multiple audio tracks for FCP editing.

My camera model is a Sony PMW350. I need a solution that will allow me to convert to Prores and keep the 4 Channels of audio, will the software you suggest do this?

Sony PMW-350 offers very high quality HD recording at a data rate of up to 50Mbps at MXF format. However, MXF Video can’t be recognized by mostly video editing software, like Final Cut Pro.


To get Sony PMW-350 MXF media work with Final Cut Pro smoothly, you’ll need to download and install the Sony XDCAM Transfer software and XDCAM Drive software. While, if you haven’t install these XDCAM import Plug-in for Final Cut Pro correctly, here is an easy solution to transferring Sony PMW-350 MXF files to FCP fast and easily with preserving all the original audio channels. 


Follow the step-by-step guide below and you can easily accomplish it within a few clicks. 

Required program: Best Mac multi-track MXF Converter - Pavtube iMixMXF

Step 1. Get this Mac multi-track XDCAM MXF Converter installed, click "Add video" to load individual mxf videos from Sony PMW-350; or click "Add from folder" to load the entire folder. It will recognize all the audio channels.

Step 2. Click "Format" and choose Multi-track Video>Multi-track Apple ProRes 422(*.mov)

Step 3. Click "Settings" to customize your video size, bitrate, frame rate and other specs; and check video channels that you want to convert.

Follow the bottom left icon to let the selected audio tracks "mix into one channel"; or that it will keep all the audio tracks apart.

For non-multi-track converting, it's also supported to add .srt/.ass soft subtitles as you like; click Edit and switch to "Subtitles" tab, and click Browse to locate your prepared subtitles.

Step 4. Click "Convert" to start converting Sony PMW-350 XDCAM MXF to Apple ProRes keeping multi audio channels for FCP 6/7/X.

For users don't need to deal with multi-track thing, just simple want to convert MXF to other formats, the MXF Converter for Mac (only $29) is highly recommended.

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