Couldn’t edit Sony BURANO MXF files in Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro smoothly? That’s mainly because your hardware is not powerful enough to handle 8K and 4K MXF footage. In that case, you are going to need transcode MXF files into Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro preferred format prior.
The BURANO supports multiple resolutions and frame rates, including full-frame 8.6K at 30 fps, full-frame cropped 6K at 60 fps, Super35 5.8K, and Super35 cropped 4K at 120 fps. Supported internal recording formats include the new XAVC H, which uses the highly efficient H.265 codec to record 8K files, X-OCN LT for stunning raw images with efficient storage, and both XAVC-I and XAVC-L for UHD 4K and HD. X-OCN (Sony’s original compressed RAW format) gives you all the benefits of a RAW workflow but without huge file sizes normally associated with uncompressed RAW. It takes everything that the sensor captures and uses a clever encoding process to store that information in a user friendly, compact, 16-bit MXF file.
Want to edit Sony BURANO MXF videos in Final Cut Pro/Premiere Pro and create a home movie? Then you will disappointed since MXF is not supported by professional video editing software. If you’re attempting to use .mts files on PC, you have to first convert Sony BURANO footage to an editable format for Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro. Haven’t figured out a way? Now here is an option.
To finish the task, it’s undoubtedly that a video conversion program is needed. You can just get Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac here to convert MXF files to H.264 MOV for Premiere Pro, convert MXF to Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro. No extra tools are required. The original quality of MXF files will be kept. Download it and follow the steps below to convert Sony BURANO videos for editing. If you plan to transcode your video on Windows PC, please get it’s Windows version – Acrok Video Converter Ultiamte.
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How to convert Sony BURANO MXF video for Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro?
Import Sony BURANO videos
Install and run the MXF Converter on your Mac, then run it. Click on "Add file", and browse your files, select the Sony BURANO files you wanna convert. If you want to combine all the files together for easy importing to Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro, please click "Settings" button then tick the box "Merge all files into one".
Choose output format
For editing Sony BURANO MXF in Final Cut Pro: Click "Format" bar, you just need to go to "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as the best video format for editing MXF in Final Cut Pro with good video quality.
To import and edit Sony BURANO MXF in Premiere Pro, please follow "Editing Software > Adobe AVC Video (*.mov)".
Tip: Click "Settings" button, the "Profile Settings" panel pops up, on which you are able to modify video and audio settings like resolution, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel. You can also click the “Edit” button to cut the imported video.
Start video conversion
After all necessary settings, hit the convert button to start encoding Sony BURANO MXF to H.264 or ProRes codec on Mac OS X. Once the conversion process shows in 100%, click Open to get the output videos. Create a project and start editing Sony BURANO MXF in Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro smoothly.