“I have some Canon XC15 files and I want to edit these 4K XF-AVC files in PowerDirector 19. But as you know PowerDirector does not support 4K .mxf importing, what should I do?”
“As a biologist who put all his efforts into reptile and always work outside, I need to detailedly record the daily life of these little guys with my Canon XC15 camcorder. But as I can’t put my output MXF files into PowerDirector 365 for further editing, there is a waste of time when I do some research. Does PowerDirector support Canon MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 videos? Is that the cause?”
Can’t import 4K MXF footage from Canon XC15 into Cyberlink PowerDirector for editing smoothly? Well, in this article, we aim to help you to fix the MXF to PowerDirector incompatible issue.
Cyberlink PowerDirector is a very flexible and robust video creator. Beginners can start the creation of videos and creation of slideshows. The structure of the software is very easy to use and it gives more output formats to the users. The software is cheap and it is a very creative software. PowerDirector 365 is a different take on CyberLink’s stable of creative software, taking the popular video editing software and making it available as a monthly or annual subscription service. With more and more camera and computer users, the number of users of this software is also increasing.
The XC15 Professional Camcorder offers an outstanding combination of 4K UHD image quality, features and functionality in a compact portable design ideally suited for government, broadcast, education, corporate and event videography for cost-effective 4K UHD quality video. The Canon XC15 4K UHD Camcorder incorporates the Canon XF-AVC Codec to balance ease of workflow with a high standard of image quality. This is a cost-effective professional camera.
As an ideal video editing tool, PowerDirector is widely used by video professionals and hobbyists. Can we inport and edit Canon XC15 4K MXF videos in PowerDirector? Although the compatibility of PowerDirector is more and more strong, we still can’t import 4K MXF, MP4 or MOV video into it successfully. If you want to edit your MXF files in PowerDirector, you will encounter all kinds of troubles. However, if you want to import MXF to PowerDirector for editing, you’ll be disappointed as there are always problems around like EDIUS crashed, MTS can’t be recognized, no audio…
To solve above mentioned problems, you will need to transcode or rewrap the Canon XC15 MXF video files that you are going to edit with PowerDirector 19/365/18/17 into one single file format or codec that can be easily recognized by Cyberlink editing software such as H.264 MP4, MPEG-2 MPG, ProRes 422 MOV, etc. One this case, a professional yet reliable MXF to PowerDirector Converter like Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is desperately required. The program can assist you to effortlessly convert Canon XC15 footage to PowerDirector natively supported format without losing quality. Plus, this 4K MXF Converter also supports converting Canon XF705, Canon XC10, Canon EOS C300 Mark III, Sony PXW-Z450, Sony PXW-X400, Sony PXW-Z750, Panasonic AG-CX10, Panasonic AG-CX350, Panasonic AJ-CX4000, Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF footage to Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, Windows Movie Maker, After Effects, Premiere Elements, DaVinci Resolve and more to meet your different needs. What’s more, some easy-to-use editing features like trimming, cropping, adding watermark, deinterlacing, etc are combined with the converter program. Now, follow the step-by-step guide transcoding Canon MXF files to H.264 MP4.
Free download MXF to PowerDirector Converter
How to Convert Canon XC15 MXF for editing in PowerDirector smoothly
1. Launch the MXF to PowerDirector Converter, you can click “Add file” button to load source files. It supports batch conversion, so you are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.
2. Click “Format” bar and choose “4K > 4K MP4 Video (*.mp4)” as output format on the drop-down menu. Of course, you can also choose HD Video > HD MP4 Video (*.mp4) as the output format. Please choose the output option that suits you based on the parameters of the original video, usually Common Video > H.264 Video (*.mp4) is highly recommended by us.
3. After all settings, hit Convert button to start transcoding Canon XC15 MXF for PowerDirector with the best MXF file converter.
Once the conversion is completed, click “Open” button to find the generated videos, and then you can transfer the converted MXF files to PowerDirector 19, 365, 18, 17, etc., easily and quickly.
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