No matter you recorded footage with camcorder or got recordings from friends, it has large chance to encouter MXF files. MXF is an acronym for for Material Exchange Format. The MXF file format was designed by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. Files that contain the .mxf file extension are often referred to as the digital equivalent of video tape. MXF is common to see but isn't common to use. For example, you can't edit MXF in Adobe Premiere Elements 2022. If you try to import some MXF videos into Premiere Elements 2022, you may encounter the issues like below:
"I am trying to import some MXF MPEG-4 video file into Premiere Elements . When I do so I am told by Premiere Elements that the file is an un supported file type. - Richard Wagenaar"
"I have an MXF file I would like to import into Premiere Elements 2022.What is the best way to bring MXF Into Premiere Elements? - Patricia Braden"
Why You Can't Import MXF to Premiere Elements 2022?
MXF is just a container format. It doesn't actually specify what codec you're using. Premiere Elements doesn't really like temporally compressed media. Can we free download and install a free plugin for using MXF in Premiere Elements? The ansower is NO. The best bet is to transcode your MXF media to a different container with an intraframe codec. Uncompressed MOV, MP4, MPG would all be good choices for all Premiere Elements versions. A video conversion tool is needed to encode any MXF to Premiere Elements supported format.
Best MXF to Premiere Elements Converter
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is a useful tool designed to help you trancode your MXF footage to remiere Elements 2022. 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10 compatible H.264 MOV, MPEG-2 MPG, QuickTime MOV, DV-AVI, QuickTime, etc video format. It can convert MPEG-4 MXF and XAVC MXF to Premiere Elements 2019 native editing formats easily and with fast speed, compress 4K MXF to 1080P for better play and convert 2D MXF to 3D for using in other editing software (Premiere Pro, After Effects, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, DaVinci Resolve, etc). Besides MXF, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate also can convert Blu-ray, DVD, DivX/XviD AVI, WMV, TS, VOB, FLV, FV4, HEVC, etc to any format for playing, sharing and editing.
Furthermore, you can select the audio language and subtitle stream, merge all videos, remove audio from video, split videos by size, as well as modify audio and video settings when it comes to the sample frequency rate, bit rate, volume, resize mode, cropping, padding and others. Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is designed for all users. For Mac users, please use Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. Now download the right version below to start to convert MXF for Premiere Elements 2022.
Free download the best MXF to Premiere Elements 2022 Converter
Getting Start to Convert Any MXF to Premiere Elements 2022 native video
Add video files
Download MXF to Premiere Elements Converter and load source mxf files to this top MXF Converter. You can load multiple MXF source material at a time cause Acrok program supports batch conversion.
Choose output format
Click "Format" pull down list to select "Editing Software > Adobe Premiere/Sony Vega MOV AVC (*.mov) as the best video format for Premiere Elements 2022. MPG and MP4 formats are the good choice as well. You also can choose MPG video, or MP4 video in "Common Video" category. You can click Settings to adjust video and audio parameters to get the best quality video for Premiere Elements. If you like, check "Merge all files into one" box to join your MXF videos together.
Start video conversion
Click "Convert" button to start converting MXF to H.264 .mov for Premiere Elements 2022. When the MXF to H.264 MOV conversion task is finished, click "Open" button to get the exported files for transferring to Premiere Elements with easy playback or editing.
How to Import Converted MXF Video Files into Premiere Elements 2022?
Add media using Files and Folders
Import videos, photos, and audio files from your computer's hard drive or other storage devices (for example, external hard drive or pen drive).
Do one of the following:
>> Click the Add Media panel and choose Files And Folders.
>> Choose File > Add Media From > Files And Folders.
>> In the Add title or media area in the monitor panel or the Quick view sceneline, click the + sign or choose > Add Media.
To import a media file, locate and select the file from the dialog box and click Open. On Windows, select the folder from the dialog box and click Import Folder if you want to add an entire folder.
Add media using embedded Elements Organizer
Add media from the albums in Elements Organizer to the Quick view or Expert view timeline.
Do one of the following:
>> Click Add Media, and select Elements Organizer.
>> Choose File > Add Media From > Elements Organizer.
The embedded Elements Organizer is launched.
In the Elements Organizer workspace, locate the album containing your media.
Drag one or more media files to the Quick view timeline or Expert view timeline.
You can also select the clips and click Add Files. It adds the clips to the timeline.
After your clips are added to the timeline, click Done.
Thiat's all. Now you can edit MXF videos in Premiere Elements without any problem.