The EOS R5 C is a video-orientated variant of Canon’s EOS R5. Part of the Cinema EOS range, it shoots 8K at up to 60p in Canon’s Cinema Raw Light format, with 10-bit 422 options in the XF-AVC format. If you got some footage from Canon EOS R5 C, you may wanna learn the Canon EOS R5 C MXF footage to After Effects best workflow as you wish a smooth post-production.
Canon EOS R5 C features selectable recording formats: AVC-Intra/AVC-LongG/XF-AVC, AVC-LongG/MP4 and Cinema RAW Light/Raw. And most guys choose XF-AVC 4K, which is intended for video professionals who have to store 4K digital video for editing and archiving. But we found there are still some issues when using MXF in After Effects:
Q1: I’ve download After Effects 24.1 and tried to import some Canon EOS R5 C’s .mxf files into media pool, and somehow those files were not visible or select-able in folder view. my other mov and mp4 files work flawlessly though.
Q2: Anyone care to offer some advice on editing Canon EOS R5 C 4k h.265 clips in After Effects CC, specifically what they use to convert clips, remove noise etc?
If your Canon EOS R5 C MXF video files can’t be recognized by After Effects, you’ll need to convert MXF to a more editing-friendly format, such a After Effects’s MPEG-2 Codec. In this article, you will learn how to convert and import MXF to After Effects easily and fast.
To do this, you can adopt Acrok Video Converter Ultimate (Windows Version | Mac Version) for help. It is a professional yet easy-to-use app which would finish the MXF to After Effects conversion without losing video quality within only three steps. Moreover, to save your time, it has offered an optimized preset for all CC versions. No expensive add-ons or plug-ins are required. With it, you may also transcode Canon EOS R5 C MXF video to DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, Premiere Pro, Windows Movie Maker, Vegas Pro and more NLE programs highly compatible formats for editing. For movie fans, this tool can help you convert Blu-ray and DVD movies to any video format easily too. Here we go to the MXF to After Effects supported format task.
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How to convert Canon EOS R5 C MXF video for After Effects?
Load MXF footage
You can directly drag and drop the Canon EOS R5 C 4K files to the Canon Video Converter, or click the “Add File” button to locate the XF-AVC MXF files you want to load.
Choose Output Format
The format tray locates in the bottom of the window. Go to the Editing Software category and click “Adobe Premiere MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” to set it as the output format. By selecting the preset, you needn’t to adjust the video settings like video format, video resolution, frame rate and more by yourself.
Tip: Click “Edit”, you can trim, crop the loaded .mxf files. For getting 3D videos, you can add 3D effect onto these videos easily.
Start Converting Video
Click the Convert button to start transcoding Canon EOS R5 C 4K MXF files for After Effects. After the process completes, click “Open” button to find the generated videos, and then you can transfer and edit the 4K video in After Effects easily and quickly.