Transferring Canon MK II 4K MXF videos to Editable on Camtasia Studio

Below is a guide for you, you can follow it to convert Canon C300 MK II 4K MXF to Camtasia Studio 7/8 WMV/MP4 format for editing.

For C300 Mark ii users, when we want to edit the 4K MXF videos through Camtasia, it fails. Why?

Camtasia Studio supports AVI, .WMV, MPEG-1, .MP3, .WAV, .WMA, and .MOV (QuickTime) files. It does not support MXF/P2 MXF, AVCHD files (.m2ts, .mts, and .m2t), XAVC, MXF, Video_TS, MPEG-2, MOD, Ogg, WebM, .RM (RealPlayer), .FLV (Flash Video), 3GPP, and SWF created outside Techsmith products. It means that those videos incompatible cannot be imported to Camtasia Studio directly and must be converted or re-recorded.




For converting C300 MK II 4K MXF video into editing friendly format, the best recommendation is Brorsoft MXF Converter .

Pros

This software works very well and operation is simple. It can generates more optimal editing formats/codecs for you to use in different NLE apps, such as Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Camtasia Studio, Windows Movie Maker and more. Personally I am very pleased with the product. As I have only used the product a few times so far it is difficult to give any constructive comments at this stage but all my conversions were done successfully with stunning image quality – I can hardly tell any quality difference.

Cons

Have not found yet.

For Mac users, please get MXF Converter for Mac.



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Easy Steps to Convert C300 Mark II 4K MXF to Camtasia Studio 7/8 Friendly Format

Step 1: Load source files

Launch the MXF Converter on your Computer. Click the "Add Video" or "Add from folder" button on to load your MXF videos. If you would like to join MXF files together, just select these files and check the "Merge into one" box.



Step 2: Choose Camtasia Studio supported format

Click Format bar and choose H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4), H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4), or H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4) from "Common Video", which can be recognized by Camtasia.



Tip: Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video.

Step 3: Starting converting MXF files

Simply click the "Convert" button to start converting and everything else will be automated. If you have added quite a bunch of video files, it would take some time to convert. In such case, you can click Option and tick the box "Shut down the computer after conversion".

You're done. Now your C300 Marl II MXF files will be converted into MP4 files ready to be imported to Camtasia Studio beautifully.

Additional Tips:

This versatile MXF Video Converter for Mac program not only can change MXF to VLC playable format, but also supports converting MXF to iTunes, QuickTime, Windows Media Player, Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc video player or editing programs.

( Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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