Nowadays, lots of people prefer to shot some awesome video clips for their trips, parties or some other things like this to memorize the happiness. Videos can keep every moment, audio and easier to preserve than tons of photos. Well, here also has the question: Can I directly play these MXF video clips in iPod, iPhone, or some other commonly used mobile players?
The answer is NO. The video that you shot from your HD Camcorder is in MXF format. Most portable players can’t read this format directly. You can’t play it freely on your device unless you convert the video from MXF to a friendly format (such as MOV) first on your computer. Actually, there is a quite easy way to convert MXF to MOV in Mac/Win (Windows 8 included).
How we can convert MXF video to MOV video?
To convert MXF files to MOV files, all you need is to get a professional MXF format to MOV format Converter and MXF to MOV Converter for Mac. Then you are able to finish the MXF video to MOV video conversion keeping the video quality after several simple clicks. Here comes the step by step guide of MXF video to MOV video conversion in Mac:
1. Add MXF video files to the MXF to MOV converter
Click add video image button to add your MXF video files, or you can directly drag & drop the MXF video files to the file list. This MTS files to MOV files Converter Mac allows you to add more files and do batch conversion at a time.
2. Edit (trim, crop, effect, subtitle) MXF video files (Optional)
If there is a need, you can edit your MXF video files by clicking the “Edit” image button. You can trim, crop, add effect, watermark and subtitle to your videos.
Trim: Drag the two sliders to select the segment you want, and then click scissor icon and OK button. In this way, you can cut off any clip you don’t want.
Crop: Drag and drop a dotted rectangular box to choose any screen area of the video. Immediately, the selected video area will be enlarged in the preview window.
Effect: Offer you a lot of cool effects that you can apply to the video.
Watermark: Add image or text watermarks to personalize your video.
3. Set the output format MOV and convert
Choose MOV as the output format for your videos by clicking the device image button, to find “Format”>”HD Video”> HD H.264 Video (*.mov)”. Then you can click “Convert” to convert MXF file to MOV file right away.
Also, if you want to merge several video clips into one file, you just need to check the box before the “Merge all videos into one file” button at the bottom of the MXF to MOV Converter before you “Convert” the conversion.
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