How to Import MXF to Premiere Pro?

MXF to Premiere Pro Converter - Convert MXF to Premiere Pro Supported MPEG-2

Premiere Pro is a widely used video editing program which has helped many users for their video editing job. But now some users have raised some questions about the MXF files. They said that they can edit the MXF files from their camera but can not edit the ones sent by their friends. Why this happens and is there a fix for this?

Well, from Premiere Pro official website, we can know that as a container format, MXF is supported by Premiere Pro, but it does not mean that any MXF with any wrapped codec is supported by Premiere Pro. Premiere Pro can well support the following MXF files:

Media eXchange Format. MXF is a container format that supports:

  • P2 Movie: Panasonic OP1b variant of MXF video in AVC-Intra LT and AVC-LongG, Panasonic Op-Atom variant of MXF video in DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO HD, AVC-Intra
  • X-OCN footage produced by cameras such as the Sony F5, F55, or Sony Venice with the AXS-R7 add-on
  • Sony XDCAM HD 18/25/35 (4:2:0)
  • Sony XDCAM HD 50 (4:2:2)
  • AVC-LongGOP
  • XAVC Intra
  • XAVC LongGOP
  • XAVC QFHD Long GOP 4:2:2
  • JPEG2000
  • IMX 30/40/50

So if your MXF file is not included in the above ranges, you will fail to import your MXF to Premiere Pro for editing.


Solution to Successfully Importing MXF to Premiere Pro

The solution is to use a professional MXF to Premiere Pro converter to convert the unsupported MXF to Premiere Pro more supported video formats. Avdshare Video Converter, as the most powerful MXF to Premiere Pro converter, is highly recommended. Now let's see the key features of Avdshare Video Converter as follows.

  • Convert any unsupported MXF to any Premiere Pro version best supported MPEG-2 for the successful video editing work.
  • Convert other unsupported video formats, like FLV, MKV, F4V, etc to any Premiere Pro version best supported video formats.
  • Convert any unsupported MXF or any other unsupported video format to other video editing applications supported video formats. The supported video editing programs include Sony Vegas, EDIUS, iMovie, FCP, Windows Movie Maker, etc.
  • Convert any unsupported video format to any video playing device or player supported video formats. The supported video playing devices and players include iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, PSP, Roku, Samsung TV, Toshiba TV, etc.
  • Easily do conversion from one video format to another one.

Guide on Converting MXF to Premiere Pro

The converting MXF to Premiere Pro step by step guide is provided as below.

Make Preparation: Free download MXF to Premiere Pro Converter

Free download the professional MXF to Premiere Pro Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Add MXF file

Click the Add File button to allow the MXF file import to this MXF to Premiere Pro converter. Or use the drag and drop feature to allow the MXF file import. Batch conversion from MXF to Premiere Pro is also workable.

Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Users can easily define MPEG-2 as the output format by clicking the "Profile" button >"General Video" category.

Step 3 Start the conversion

The MXF to Premiere Pro MPEG-2 conversion can be easily done after users click the Convert button.