How to import MXF files with Final Cut Pro X

If you ask most people what a MXF file is they will look at you crossed-eyed. Recently I shot some footage with the Canon XF300 and I realized I couldn’t take the footage off the card and start editing immediately.  So I went to my favorite place, Google to search for a solution. I did find many companies offering a paid solution, but I needed a free solution and this is what I found.

Click here to download the free plugin from Canon USA. Click on Drivers and Software, choose your operating system and download away!

View the video I edited using the plugin.

What other plugins do you use that are essential to your Final Cut Pro X workflow?

About Chip Dizárd

Chip is a Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Photoshop Certified Trainer and is passionate about helping people leverage technology for business and communications. He’s done a bit of everything from video production, to web, and application development.
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