Friday, August 22, 2014

Smoothly Back up Blu-ray Movies to External Hard Drive on Windows

In order to back up Blu-rays to hard drive or play BD movies on windows, you won’t get related troubles if you follow the page below.

Blu-ray, according to its high definition feature and powerful storage capacity, it has been popular for a long time. However, we can’t enjoy this happiness when we want to watch them on common players. May be due to this disadvantage, the amount of Blu-ray fans has becoming less and less. So someone maybe asks: Is there any tool for us to transfer or rip Blu-ray movies to external hard Drive? Absolutely yes! Pavtube BDMagic- a professional BD tool whatever you wanna transfer or copy Blu-rays.

‘My intentions with BDMagic program is to backup my Blu-ray movies on my external hard drive & watch the movies on the 50 inch Sony HDTV… And I do perfectly with Pavtube BD Magic’---said James


From the feedback above by a customer after using this product, you must get something about it. Indeed, BDMagic not only can copy your Blu-rays but also can transfer BD movies into common formats for watching on Windows. Here for Mac users.

Here are some tips about specific ways of copying or transferring BD movies:

Firstly, download, install and launch BDMagic. Import the files with button ‘File’.

Secondly, click format bar and choose the ‘Copy’ item to preserve to external hard drive. In this way, you can keep movies in original structure and you will get the main title files.


Tip: If you want to backup 1:1 full disc movies, you can click this button. Blu-ray Backup: 1:1 Full Disc Copy on Mac 10.9 Mavericks and Mountain Lion


Note: If you wanna transfer your Blu-rays into common formats for playing or editing, just choose one suitable format. Such as AVI, MPG, WMV, MPEG-4, MP4, or MKV etc.


Finally, you can click ’Convert’ to wait for your output movies.

I have to remind you that BDMagic has another particular function to transcode you movie audio to FLAC-the latest high quality audio. Just like this way:


So do you learn that nothing is impossible? Looking for an effective way to solve your problem, BD Magic can do you a favor.

To learn more:

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Ways of Changing XAVC to MPEG-1/MPEG-2/MPEG-4 on Windows/Mac

In order to make XAVC videos files accepted by most editors orplayers, sometimes, we need to change XAVC into other compatible formats with professional converters.

XAVC-a kind of popular format in our modern life

We all know that XAVC is the newest compression codec released by Sony to keep up with new technology in video and film production. Due to its superiority, more and more manufacturers have already make plans for support the XAVC format and workflow so XAVC has been appeared frequently in many programs.


Recognize XAVC and How to Open XAVC on Windows/Mac

Reasons of converting XAVC files to MPEG-1/MPEG-2/MPEG-4

MPEG-1, as we all know, it’s a standard which is published as ISO. MPEG-2, it is designed to distributed in DVD and similar discs. It is used in most digital television and DVDs. Gradually, MPEG-4 is coming which has improved coding efficiency over MPEG-2. It is supported by Nero Digital, DixX, QuickTime or other high-definition video media. Therefore, if we wanna enjoy captured footage on Windows/Mac, we should convert Sony XAVC to MPEG.

Pavtube HD Video Converter for Win/Mac-a nice assistant for help.

It is unnecessary if you are still confused in specific ways of changing XAVC into MPEG-1/MPEG-2/MPEG-4. Here we can introduce a converting tool with strong superiority called Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac/Windows. It not only can offer you the method to convert XAVC to MPEG, but also can provide many other formats for you. Besides, some other items you may like too. Such as Merge, Split and Select Subtitles and Audio Track. For more introductions about it

Some specific steps of converting XAVC Video Converter are listed below:

First, import XAVC files you want to convert.

Second, choose correct format. Click Format Bar>>Common Video>>MPEG-1 Video(*.mpg)/MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)/MPEG-4 Video

Third, In the Profile Settings window, you can choose or specify exactly the parameters you like. And in the Task information section, you can compare the detailed information of the source video and the target video.

Forth, just click the ‘Convert’ button is OK.


After succeed in converting XAVC to MPEG with Video Converter, you’ll have no worries about the satiation that we can’t play on edit XAVC file on Windows or Mac. What are you waiting for?

If you want more: 
Work with Sony F55 XAVC in FCP/iMovie Does Adobe Premiere adds Sony F55/F5 4K XAVC support?
Possible to Convert XAVC Videos to MP4/MOV/AVI/WMV/M4V/MPG

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Enable MXF Files edited in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

In order to solve the problem: MXF files can’t work in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, we are suggested to call iMixMXF for a help.

MXF- one video format to record your life truly.


Do you really want to preserve some videos about your personal moments with a high-definition image by MXF? Yes, MXF file is a kind of popular formats that we can often meet in some famous cameras, it is used in a lot of occasions, something like wedding day, birthday, memorial day, etc. For remembering those important days in our life, we have an idea of editing MXF videos as a symbol for those heart-warming moments. Usually, some editors like FCP, iMovie or Sony Vegas are often used by us, today here we’ll introduce the way of importing MXF files into Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

Pavtube iMixMXF-a bridge combining MXF files with Adobe Premiere Pro CC

With the desire of converting MXF to MPEG-2,the most suitable format that Adobe Premiere Pro supported, Pavtube iMixMXF converter is a bridge that connects MXF videos to Adobe Premiere Pro CC smoothly. Besides, iMixMXF has another two functions which are practical in editing. It has Multi-track video and 3D video function for users choose. Easy operation, fast conversion and high-quality video are also its advantages.

If you are not still have a strong understanding about iMixMXF, just click here, more details are offered for you.

Step 1. After downloading, install and run this MXF to Premiere Pro Converter, just import the MXF files to the software. 

Step 2. Click "Format" bar to choose the output format.

Step 3. You can click "Settings" button to adjust the parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc

Step 4. Click "Convert" button to start converting MXF to MPEG-2 or WMV to bring them into Adobe Premiere Pro CC. 

In a word, maybe iMixMXFis the fastest and the most convenient way of importing MXF videos into Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Once you have a try, you will love it not only its strong converting function but also its concise interface and convenient operation.

If you are interested in following guides:
An efficient way to Import Canon C500 PL 4K MXF to FCP X
Making Canon XF200 MXF accepted by Avid Media Composer
Convert MXF to AIC MOV for iMovie editing without no audio problem

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Get Sony HDR-MV1 MTS compatible with Avid Media Composer

You said you can’t import Sony HDR-MV1 into Avid Media Composer? Just be relaxed and use MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, everything will be OK!

Little body size, high quality image, easy to use when you are on a trip, that’s right! It is Sony HDR-MV1 which can be put in package or bags conveniently. For recording some special moments, Sony HDR-MV1 is the best choice for you. It is not only compatible with outdoor adventures but also suitable for indoor activities, for example, some shows or matches. What’s more, if you want some editors like Avid Media Compose to do some changes, it is okay .
So now we got a problem, how can Avid Media Composer work with MTS recordings by Sony HDR-MV1? We all know these two are not friendly to each other while we love Avid Media Composer so much. Now , we can just leave our worries behind and here comes a strong tool called Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac It has a strong ability of transcoding mts to other formats we often used, such as DNxHD mov or Apple ProRes 422 mov frequently appeared on mac.

Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is not only a video converter program, but also a simple and easy video editor. By default the“Edit”icon is grayed out. To activate the “Edit” menu, you have to select an item first. When a video file is selected, you can click the“Edit”icon on the tool bar of main interface to edit selected file.


More specific steps on starting Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, click here:

Start using Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac


It’s not a dream any more if you wanna combine Sony HDR-MV1 MTS recordings with Avid Media Composer. Why not go to MTS/M2TS Converter for mac for a help? Free emotion with free conversion! What are you waiting for?

Related Articles for Reading:
Sony PDW-F800 XDCAM HD422 MXF workflow in Avid Media Composer
Make Sony HDR-PJ780 AVCHD Editable in iMovie and FCE

Monday, August 11, 2014

An efficient way to Import Canon C500 PL 4K MXF to FCP X

Do you wanna import Canon EOS C500/C500 PL 4K MXF to FCP X? Maybe the strongest converting tool iMixMXF can do a favor.

1. Why not use iMixMXF to transfer Canon c500 PL MXF files? 

We all know, Canon EOS C500PL, as one of the most popular professional camcorders, it was loved by most photographers. Due to its vivid high-definition and multiple functions, it has brought us a lot of unforgettable moments and memories. But unfortunately, we can’t import our videos into FCP X directly for editing. Cause Canon C500 PL recoded files are MXF format while the best video format FCP X supported is Apple Pro Res 422 MOV. Thus we need a friendly converter called iMixMXF to transcode MXF format to ProRes 422 MOV.

import Canon 4K MXF to FCP X

2.iMixMXF---An efficient tool for converting with multi-track preversed.  

As a strong convert tool, iMixMXF supplies us a convenient way to accept the MXF files and make it easier for FCP X to edit. On the other hand, iMixMXF can not only output ProRes 422 MOV but also support some other formats, such as H.264/Mpeg-4, MKV,MPEG-2 Video ect. What’s more, this software has an outstanding feature that can output the videos with multi-track audio preserved. However, to those who have no needs in multi-track function, we can recommend another tool for you :Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac. It’s a good choice too.

Pavtube iMixMXF vs Tipard MXF Converter for Mac

3. Does iMixMXF also support other camcorder brands? 

Maybe there are still some users must be confused if iMixMXF can also support other camcorder brands .For example: Sony, Panasonic or other brands. There is no doubt iMixMXF has a strong capacity to solve these problems well. So why not have a try? I’ m sure you will love it.
The following URL showed us the specific steps on how to import MXF to FCP with iMixMXF. Open it if you need:

Recently we hear that some users reflect there was no audio when they convert MXF files to Apple Pro Res 422. Here we’ll supply several tips for our readers:
  • a. Before you put the recorded MXF files into FCP X , Please make sure they can be played well. So why not check it on your personal camcorders firstly?
  • b. The most important point for us to pay attention to is the process of converting videos. After selecting our task, click the “properties” item to choose a correct audio stream ID. Then we could have a try in the window on the right and convert these task smoothly.
convert MXF to ProRes with audio

Take the measures metioned above , we will successfully get our video format from Canon C500PL MXF to FCP X for editing.


a. If our MXF footages are shot by Panasonic P2 camcorders, we must make sure we have imported the video and audio files at the same time, or we might get our audio or video missed.

Panasonic P2 Structure

b.For more details about iMixMXF, we can refer to the online help page.

Read more:

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Blu-ray to Xvid- Rip Blu-ray movies to Xvid encoded AVI video

Want to rip and convert Blu-ray movies to Xvid encoded AVI video for a good enjoyment? This tutorial will tell how to get it done using Pavtube BDMagic.Nowadays, Blu-ray disc has becoming more and more popular for its outstanding features: great and safe storage, fast reading and writing speed. However, not all media players or portable devices can directly play Blu-ray files. Here is the question:

Now, please free download the Blu-ray to XviD AVI Converter here, install and launch it. The main interface of the Blu-ray ripping tool will appear as below:

I was wondering what was the best bluray to avi/xvid converter (that works), i prefer my files as avi so i can watch them from my docking station, i have tried handbrake 0.9.3 but the output had audio problems (think it was the program) and the newer version doesn't have the avi capability.

rip blu-ray to xvid avi

As you may know that XviD AVI is a popular high definition video format and can be played on lots of media devices, it will be a wise choice to rip Blu-ray movies to Xvid encoded AVI video. Okay, here the guide is mainly to show you how to rip Blu-ray movies to XviD AVI format for playing on Xvid AVI media players.

There are many third-party programs out there that can help you to get your Blu-ray to Xvid encoded AVI video. Pavtube BDMagic is highly recommended for ripping Blu-ray and DVD movies to readable/playable/editable format, like MKV, MP4, WMV, AVI, MOV, TS, VOB, etc. It is professional and easy to use for editing and conversion an makes great quality copies of Blu-ray. The synchronization of audio and video and superfast conversion speed are also wonderful.

Note: Definitely a Mac user can get BDMagic for Mac. And the way to convert Blu-ray for Mac is the same as Windows.

What you need for converting Blu-ray:

* BDMagic (for Windows or Mac)
* Blu-ray drive
* Net connection
* Blu-ray disc you want to convert
* Enough storage space

How to opy/convert Blu-ray to Xvid AVI with BDMagic

Step 1. Import Blu-ray source.

Insert one of Blu-ray discs you need to convert and then double click the icon on the desktop to launch the software. Click "Load file(s)" icon and select the Blu-ray disc in the drop-down list.

convert blu-ray to xvid avi

Tip: After having load Blu-ray successfully, the actual Main Title will be ticked automatically by the software. And only by clicking the selected Main Title, you are able to select Subtitles tracks and Audio tracks on the interface and preview the whole movie in the preview window on the right.

Step 2. Choose an output format and make settings.

Go to Format menu and choose a suitable format you want in the drop-down format list.

Click "Format" menu to choose "Common Video -> XviD AVI – Audio Video Interleaved(Xvid)(*.avi)" option which is perfect for storing on hard drive and playing on Xvid AVI media players.

xvid avi format

Step 3. Click "Settings" button on the interface you will do to video and audio parameters of output profiles.

Here, you will see detailed parameters, estimated target files size and free disk space. If you want a smaller size when the free disk apace is not enough, you can choose to adjust Bitrates (kbps) and Size (pix). Choosing a little lower Bitrates and Size will help you to get a smaller target file.

divx avi settings

Step 4. Now, you can convert Blu-ray to XviD AVI format by clicking the "Convert" button.

During the conversion starts, you will get the following window about the conversion. You can see the Time elapsed and Time left and it will keep you informed of timely state of conversion. A definite number will give you a clear progress of conversion.

Once completed, you can click "Open" button on the interface to bring you to the output files, and then, to transfer and watch Blu-ray movies on your media devices is available.

If you are interested, you can learn how to convert Blu-ray to MP4, rip Blu-ray to WMV and backup Blu-ray in Mplayer.

Read More:

Monday, August 4, 2014

Fluid Workflow for getting Canon XF205 footage to Avid Media Composer

Read this awesome guide, you can smoothly get Canon XF205 MXF files into Avid Media Composer by converting XF205 MXF to DNxHD MOV format.

As a revolutionary HD codec technology, Avid DNxHD optimizes mastering picture quality and reduce storage requirement. And it can maintain quality during complex post production effects processing. It is specially designed for nonlinear editing, supported on Media Composer, NewsCutter and so on. In addition, DNxHD codec can be used seamlessly in Final Cut Pro with QuickTime HD codec.

get canon xf205 mxf in avid mc

Based on the above advantages, many people convert native camcorder format like Canon XF205 MXF to Avid DNxHD for further editing in Avid MC. So how to convert XF205 MXF files to Avid DNxHD? Here MXF MultiMixer and iMixMXF are the right choice to help you realize that easily. Next we will show you how to convert Canon XF205 MXF to Avid DNxHD codec for editing in Avid MC on Windows and Mac step by step in the following tutorial.

How to convert Canon XF205 MXF to Avid Media Composer on Win/Mac?

1. Run the best Mac MXF to Avid Converter. Connect XF205 camcorder to your computer hard drive via USB cable. Click the button "Add File" or "Add from folder " to add Canon XF205 MXF files, or directly drag and drop your MXF files.

Step 2: Select an output format for Avid Media Composer and set the output folder.

Click on the "Format" and get the dropdown menu, then move you pointer to Avid Media Composer -> Avid DNxHD (*.mov), this format is best for Avid MC native editing.

convert mxf to avid mc

Step 3: Click "Settings" icon to adjust audio and video parameters. (Optional)

Click the "Settings" icon and you will go into a new interface named "Profile Settings". You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.

avid dnxhd settings

Step 4: Start Converting.

Click the "Convert" button; it will convert Canon XF205 MXF to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer immediately. After the MXF to DNxHD conversion, you will be able to get the output files for Avid Media Composer via clicking on "Open" button effortlessly.

Afterwards, you can import the converted Canon XF205 MXF videos to Avid Media Composer freely for further editing without any trouble.


1. For guys who may find it difficult to import and edit Canon XF205 MXF files in Avid Media Composer with keeping multi audio channels on Win/Mac, you can also try these multi-track mxf tools t
o help you mix and convert multi audio channels MXF to multi-track MOV for Avid MC. 

2. Refer to here to learn how to transcode Canon XF205 MXF to FCP X and work with Canon XF205 MXF in iMovie.