Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Convert Sony PMW-200 XDCAM MXF for Premiere Pro CS5

This article aims to help users transcode Sony PMW-200 1080/50i MXF to compatible format for editing in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5; with this easy-to-use Sony XDCAM MXF Converter for Mac, you can easily convert your MXF footage for various formats for NLE programs.

"Hi, I want to edit some 1080/50i MXF videos from a Sony PMW-200 in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5, but CS5 does like to work with MXF videos. Do you have any ideas of how to get it working?"

The PMW-200 is one of the high-end XDCAM HD422 Memory Handy camcorder from Sony, which supports the 50 Mbps MPEG HD422 codec and MXF recording. With a PMW-200, you can shoot both HD and SD videos with extraordinary quality, and the footage can reach 50 Mbps MPEG HD422 as MXF files.

However the MXF files are not support by many NLE programs on Mac natively; hereby if you want to edit XDCAM 1080/50i MXF in Premiere Pro CS5, you'd better to convert Sony PMW-200 MXF footage to AVC encoded mov files for that's the most compatible format for Premiere Pro CS5. Come and meet this Pavtube XDCAM MXF Converter for Mac, which is capable of converting Sony XDCAM HD422 MXF footage to various video formats on Mac.

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How to convert Sony PMW-200 XDCAM MXF to Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 on Mac?

Step 1. Connect your Sony PMW-200 XDCAM HD422 camcorder to Mac and keep it on, or use a card reader to transfer your footage to Mac. Get this Sony MXF to Adobe Converter installed, click top left two icons to load individual videos or the entire folder correspondingly.

Step 2. Choose best format for editing in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.

Click the drop-down list besides "Format", choose "Adobe Premiere > MOV(AVC)(*.mov)" as the most compatible format as well as best video quality for CS5. You can also choose "MPEG-2 (*.mpg)", "WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv)" or Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov).

Step 3. Adjust output video settings including video size, codec, bitrate, frame rate by clicking "Settings", all according to your needs.

Step 4. Click the big red circle to start conversion. Wait for a while, you can get the fresh hot converted video which is compatible with Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.

Tips: Click here to learn: How to import Media Files to Premiere Pro on Mac.

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