How to import Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF files to Premiere Pro CC/CS for editing?

The heart of any Canon camera is its superb image-sensor technology. The EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera integrates an 8.85 Megapixel Super 35mm 16:9 CMOS sensor that supports 4K recording with a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. This camera incorporates the new Canon XF-AVC codec that allows 4K image data to be recorded internally onto CFast (2.0) cards (H.264 in an MXF wrapper), The camera fully utilizes the image data delivered by this 4K CMOS sensor to also enable Over Sampling HD Processing for 2K and Full HD 1080/60p recording.

When you import Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF files to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS for editing, you’ll be disappointed since Premiere Pro doesn’t natively support the new Canon XF-AVC codec. As far as I know, any videos you try to import to Premiere Pro need to be encoded with MPEG-2. Thus, to load Canon C300 Mark II MXF video files to Premiere Pro CC/CS, there is a need to convert Canon C300 Mark II MXF footage to Premiere Pro compatible format first. aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac is a recommended app for Mac users that is built to prepare your video for use with editing applications. It can be used as an all-in-one 4K/2K/HD conversion app for all the editing software. With it, you can easily transcode Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF files for Premiere Pro, FCP X, Sony Vegas Pro, Avid, iMovie, FCE, etc., with high quality and fast encoding speed. Besides, it can also help you convert almost all videos including MKV, MOV, TiVo, AVCHD, WMV, etc. for playing on any devices.

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Guide: Convert Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro

Step 1. Add Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF files

Install and run aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac as the best Canon C300 Mark II to Premiere Converter to your Mac computer, click “Add File” button to import your source Canon EOS C300 Mark II XF-AVC 4K MXF footage. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files.

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Step 2. Choose output format for Premiere Pro

Click the “Profile” option and navigate the mouse cursor to choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format. The MPEG-2 is native codec for Premiere Pro CC/CS editing.

Convert Canon C300 Mark II MXF to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro

Step 3. Customize the video and audio parameters (Optional)

Adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the “Settings” button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

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Step 5. Start Canon C300 Mark II to Premiere conversion

Click the “Convert” button under the preview window to convert Canon C300 Mark II XF-AVC 4K MXF to Premiere Pro editable MPEG-2 MPG on Mac with best qaulity.

After the Canon 4K MXF to MPEG-2 conversion process completed, click “Open Folder” button to get the output MPEG-2 .mpg videos. Then, you can import and edit Canon C300 Mark II XF-AVC 4K MXF files in Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 on Mac OS X(High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan included) without issues.

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