Summary: If you have any problem when importing MXF files in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6,
jsut follow this simple guide to transcode any camera MXF files to MPEG-2 (*.mpg) format for Adobe PPro editing smoothly.
Almost all MXF files are embed metadata and interoperability with a wide range of
broadcast workflowsd by some softwares but not include Adobe Premiere CS6.
I'm trying to convert mxf files to Mpeg 2 for use on Premiere cs6 running on my Mac. The program crashes each time a load a folder or an individual mxf file. I know that Premiere Pro CS6 can render to the part of MXF format but can it handle raw MXF files.
To solve the incompatible trouble, you’d better change MXF to a native format for importing to PPro CS6. To get the best quality with editing MXF in Premiere Pro CS6, you can convert MXF to MPG format. Below is easy guide on MXF to Premiere Pro CS6's native formats conversion .
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Step 1. Install and run this MXF to Premiere Pro Converter. Just copy the MXF files from camcorder right to your hard drive, import the MXF files to the software.
Step 2. Click “Format” bar to choose the output format. You can choose “Format > Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video (*.mpg)” as output format for editing in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.
Step 3. You can click “Settings” button to adjust the parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc. (Optional)
Step 4. Click “Convert” button to start converting MXF to MPG for importing to Premiere Pro CS6 on Mac.
It will convert MXF videos to MPG with the original video resolution.
After the conversion is finished, just run Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and import the .mpg for editing. You will find the output video work perfectly on Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.
PS. If you do not know how to import video to Adobe, please reference the following guide:
Adobe Premiere Pro workflow: How to import Media Files to Premiere Pro on Mac
Futhermore, if your MXF files have 2 audio tracks or more, here is a new program named iMixMXF with multi-track preserving and mixing features. You can download the trial version for evaluation!