Import Sony PDW-F350 MXF footage to Premiere Elements 14/13/12/11 for Editing

Many playable devices and editing software can’t accept XDCAM HD MXF video format, you may meet with video compatibility problems when you want to use Sony PDW-F350 MXF with editing software Adobe Premiere Elements 14/13/12.

You may see the error "ERROR COMPILING MOVIE: UNKNOWN" coming up when exporting a movie composed of MXF clips, whether it's to AVI, H.264, etc., this error comes up, in particular when the movie is "long", i.e. a half minute to a minute. Otherwise, with short clips there is no problem.

In order to use Sony PDW-F350 MXF footage in Premiere Elements smoothly, you should transcode MXF format to Premiere Elements edit-friendly file type - MPEG-2.

To finish the conversion task, there is a professional software i would like to recommend to you - Brorsoft
MXF Converter .

With this MXF Converter tool, I don't worry about importing my Sony PDW-F350 XDCAM HD MXF file to my Adobe Premiere Elements 14/13/12/11 any more. And also I can edit my file with the tool.

What's more, this MXF transcoding tool also enables you to convert Panasonic's DVCPRO P2 and Canon's XF MXF files to Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas, Windows Movie Maker, Pinnacle Studio and more video editing programs.

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Transcode Sony PDW-F350 MXF footage to Premiere Elements editing
1. Load MXF files
Click “Add” button on the main interface to load your Sony PDW-F350 files once you set up the professional MXF to Premiere Elements Converter on your PC.(Drag & Drop function is included.)

2. Set Premiere Elements supported format
Click “Format” bar to determine output format. Follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” and select “MPEG-2(*.mpg)” as the output format.

Tip: You can click “Settings” button to adjust output parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc.

3. Start conversion
Click “Convert” button; this app will start transcoding Sony PDW-F350 MXF files to MPG for Premiere Elements immediately.

Once the conversion completes, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPEG-2 files for Premiere Elements Pro easily. Then, it would be easy to import and edit PDW-F350 XDCAM HD MXF files with Premiere Elements 14/13/12/11 .

Additional Tips:

Besides transcoding MXF to ProRes MOV, converting MXF to AIC, Brorsoft MXF Converter for mac also support converting MXF file to various video formats like AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV and converting MXF to various devices like iPad, iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Apple TV 3, etc.

If you have problems when importing or editing your Canon, Sony, Panasonic etc, camera video files, you can check out “Brorsoft Camcorder/Camera Importing Tips" or "FCE, FCP, iMovie Column"to get your solutions.

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