How to Convert MXF to MP4
MXF is short of Material eXchange Format, mainly used in professional digital camcorders like Sony XDCAM, Panasonic HVX200, Canon XF305/XF300/XF100 etc to store video, audio and programmed data. MXF files are hard for users to play on many media players or devices, and also difficult to edit in some basic video editing software like Windows Movie Maker and iMovie etc. However, you can play and edit MXF files more easily by converting MXF format to other popular formats. For example, if you want to play MXF files on Galaxy, Blackberry, Zune, iPhone, iPad, iPod, etc, you can convert MXF to MP4 for users.
This article mainly focuses on how to convert MXF footage files to MP4 for playing MXF files more widely. To do it, you have to find a professional MXF to MP4 converter. Here, Wondershare Video Converter is strongly recommended. It not only can help you change your MXF files to MP4 files with ease, but also has the ability to let you play MXF files on any popular MP4 media player or device with the original video quality. All you need to do is to just select the optimized presetting for your player or device.
Next, I'll take MXF to MP4 conversion for example to show you how this great app works. After conversion, you can play your MXF files anytime and anywhere.
1 Import MXF videos to the MXF to MP4 converter
Launch this MXF to MP4 video converter, move your mouse to the "Add Files" button, and then click it. A pop-up window will lead you to find your local MXF files, next, just load them to this app's pane. Another way you can add WTV files is to locate these target files on PC and then drag them to this app.
Note: If you need to convert multiple MXF files into one file, at the moment, you just adjust these added files according to the play order, and then enable the "Merge all videos into one file" option at the bottom.
2 Choose MP4 as the output format
Move the mouse to the "Output Format" pane of the program window, where you need to click the format image icon or drop-down format list. In the following output format window, you can select MP4 from the "Format" category >"Video" subcategory.
Note: (Optional) At the bottom of the "Output Format" pane, you can click "Settings" option to set encoder, frame rate, resolution, bitrates, etc.
If you convert MXF files to MP4 just for playback on your device like iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, etc, you'd better select the directly-optimized output formats, for the output files will fit them best.
3 Customize your video files (Optional)
If you simply click the "Edit" in the menu bar, you have options to trim, crop, effect, add watermark and subtitle etc.
4 Start MXF to MP4 conversion
Press the "Convert" button to start MXF to MP4 video conversion. This green progress bar will show you the conversion speed. You will find this app can finish the converson very quickly.
After conversion, find the output files according to its output path or by directly clicking the Open Folder option. Now, just have a fun! (Note: For devices, you need to transfer the files to the device. )