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02-25-2017, 12:22 PM
XC15 4K to Adobe Premiere Pro Workflow on macos Sierra

In this article, we aim to talk about how to import and edit 4K MXF video from Canon XC15 onto Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 on macOS Sierra smoothly.

An upgraded follow-up to the XC10, Canon XC15 is capable of capturing high-image quality and low-noise 4K UHD video, thanks to its high-sensitivity one-inch CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV 5 image processing platform with high calculation-processing power. If you record some 4K videos, you may wanna work with the Canon XC15 4K in Adobe Premiere Pro (CC, CS6, etc) on macos Sierra. However, it seems a bit complicated as PPro won't ingest 4K MXF from XC15 as you expected. So, what's the solution?


At first, let's look at Canon XC15 video recording:

Recording file format: Material eXchange Format (MXF)

Recording format: Video Format: XF-AVC. Compression Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264

Literally, the latest version Premiere Pro CC, CS6 has the ability to handle 4K files without much problem, but it is extremely hardware intensive owing to the codec issue and resolution. Worse still, Canon XC15 uses the new XF-AVC movie recording codec, employs the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video compression format, and packages shootings in an MXF wrapper, which is not an ideal format for most editing software including Adobe Premiere Pro. Some guys recommend to install the latest updates, try some MXF plug-ins, but still didn't work well.

To solve the problem, you need to convert Canon XC15 4K to MOV for Premiere Pro as primary delivery format. With the help of Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac (https://www.mediadimo.com/video-converter-ultimate-for-mac), you can easily achieve the goal. Hot News! DimoSoft has launched a user-requested upgrade for full line of media converting products for Win/Mac to version 2.7.3. Existing bugs, improvements and new elements for MXF encoding are added.

This program can be used to transcode any 4K MXF from Canon XC15, XC10, 5D Mark IV (https://www.mediadimo.com/transcode-canon-5d-mark-iv-4k-video.html), C500, C300, XF305, XF100, XF300..., as well as 4K MTS/MOV/MP4 files from Canon/Sony/Nikon/DJI (https://editoradvisor.jimdo.com/2017/02/07/import-dji-phantom-4k-to-fcp/) to Premiere Pro native MPEG-2/H.264 codec mov format on macos Sierra ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Premiere Pro CC, Premiere Pro CS6, etc..

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How to convert Canon XC15 MXF to Adobe Premiere Pro

Step 1. Load Source Video

Launch the Mac 4K to 1080p Converter (https://www.mediadimo.com/4k-converters-for-mac.html); Drag and drop Canon XC15 videos to this software. (Or click "Add File" button on the main interface to import the video.)

Step 2. Decide Output Format

Go to "Select Format" menu and choose "Format -> Editor -> Adobe Premiere“ as target format for using XC15 4K MXF in Adobe e Premiere Pro.


And by clicking Edit, you can trim, crop videos, adjust video effects, add watermarks, etc.

Step 3. Set Video Resolution at 1080p

Click "Settings" button; you can adjust video and audio settings, including codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel. To down-convert ultra HD 4K MXF to 1080p MOV, do remember adjusting video size to 1920*1080. That is the exact 1080p.


Step 4. Start 4K to Premiere Pro Conversion

Hit "Start" button to let the Canon X15 MXF to Premiere 1080p mov conversion begin. When the conversion finished, check the generated 1080p video, you will certainly be satisfied with its final video quality. Now, it is easy for you to import (https://www.mediadimo.com/premiere-import-export.html) the encoded 4K videos from XC15 to Premiere Pro (CC/CS6/CS5/CS4) on macos Sierra for further editing.

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