How to Open Sony XAVC MXF Videos in Pinnacle Studio?

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Plan to import and edit Sony XAVC MXF videos in Pinnacle Studio? This article offers you a simple way to make Sony XAVC MXF videos editable in Pinnacle Studio.

As far as I know Pinnacle Studio doesn’t like Sony XAVC MXF files, though it claims that Pinnacle Studio supports a wide rang video formats. If you want to import Sony XAVC MXF to Pinnacle Studio flawlessly, I recommend you to convert Sony Sony XAVC MXF to a more editable format for Pinnacle.

I have used UFUSoft MXF Converter to encode my Sony XAVC .mxf files to MPEG-2 for Pinnacle Studio. It works just fine. The program is the best Sony MXF file converter I have ever found. Besides Pinnacle, this software can also export Apple Prores for Final Cut Pro, DNxHD for Avid, MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro, Premiere Element, WMV to Windows Movie Maker and more NLE systems for native editing. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.

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How to Edit Sony XAVC MXF files in Pinnacle Studio?

STEP 1. Run the best Sony MXF Converter for dealing with Sony XAVC mxf video files. Click “Add” button to import the original files.

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STEP 2. Go to the “Format” bar and select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format on the drop-down menu. It ensures the smooth editing with Pinnacle.


Tip: In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

STEP 3. Tap “Convert” button to start encoding Sony XAVC MXF files to MPEG(mpg) for importing and editing with Pinnacle Studio.

After the conversion, click the “Open” button to locate converted files, and then you can load the output .mpg files into Pinnacle Studio for editing smoothly with the best quality.