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Non-linear Editing Software which Supports MXF Clips Recorded with the Camcorder

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Tables for the NLE software/Plug-in Compatibility

Non-linear editing (NLE) software (As of July 28, 2014)

ManufactureProduct nameOS
WindowsMac
AppleApple Final Cut Pro X 10.1.2-Yes
Apple Final Cut Pro 6.0.6 , 7.0.3-Yes
AvidAvid Media Composer v8.0.0YesYes
Avid NewsCutter v11.0.4YesYes
AdobeAdobe Premiere Pro CC 7.2.2YesYes
Grass ValleyEDIUS Pro 7 (Ver.7.31b2939)Yes-

Plug-in

Product namePlug-in
WindowsMac
Apple Final Cut Pro 6.0.6 , 7.0.0 , 7.0.3-Canon XF Plugin for Final Cut Pro(*)
Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.0.3-10.1-Canon XF Plugin for Final Cut Pro X
Avid Media Composer 4.0.5 , 5.0 , 5.5 / NewsCutter 8.0.5 , 9.0 , 9.5Canon XF Plugin for Avid Media Access (Windows)(*)Canon XF Plugin for Avid Media Access (Macintosh)(*)
Avid Media Composer 6.0 , 6.5 , 7.0 / NewsCutter 10.0 , 10.5 , 11.0Canon XF Plugin 64 for Avid Media Access (Windows) Canon XF Plugin 64 for Avid Media Access (Macintosh)
*If the Canon XF Utilities Disc was included with your product, you can also install from the disc.

Caution

Please download individual plugins from the Canon homepage.

Caution

For detailed information about each plug-in, please see the Related information.
To import clips with non-linear editing software for which plug-ins are not provided by Canon, please contact the software manufacturer.
For details on how to use non-linear editing software, please see the instruction manual for the software in question.

For computers running Final Cut Pro 7.0.2 or earlier

It may not be possible to transfer or play back clips recorded with video configurations using the 50 Mbps (4:2:2) bit rate with the following combinations of resolution and frame rate: 1280x720, 29.97P; 1280x720, 25.00P; 1280x720, 23.98P. Upgrade to Final Cut Pro 7.0.3 or perform the following procedure.

1. Please download the Canon XF Plugin for Final Cut Pro from the Canon homepage and install it on the computer.

Caution

If the Canon XF Utilities Disc was included with your product, you can also install the Canon XF Plugin for Final Cut Pro from the disc.

2. When transferring the clip, select an Apple ProRes 422 option for [Target Format (Transcode to)].

Limitations when using Media Composer 4.0.5, 5.0 or 5.5, and NewsCutter 8.0.5, 9.0 or 9.5.

As of May 2012, clips that were recorded using the 50 Mbps (4:2:2), 1280x720, 23.98P video configuration are not supported by Media Composer, version 4.0.5 or 5.0.0 or NewsCutter, version 8.0.5 or 9.0.0. (Update Media Composer to the latest release of version 5.0 or 5.5 or NewsCutter to the latest release of version 9.0 or 9.5.) Also, clips recorded using the 25 Mbps (4:2:0), 1440x1080, 29.97P video configuration will be treated as 59.94i clips. To edit a video project as a 29.97P project, please use clips recorded using the 50 Mbps (4:2:2), 29.97P or 35 Mbps (4:2:0), 29.97P video configurations.
As of May 2012, clips that were recorded using the 24.00P frame rate are not supported by Media Composer or NewsCutter.

Limitations when using Media Composer 6.0, and NewsCutter 10.0.

As of October 2011, clips recorded using the 25 Mbps (4:2:0), 1440x1080, 29.97P video configuration will be treated as 59.94i clips. To edit a video project as a 29.97P project, please use clips recorded using the 50 Mbps (4:2:2), 29.97P or 35 Mbps (4:2:0), 29.97P video configurations.
As of October 2011, clips that were recorded using the 24.00P frame rate are not supported by Media Composer or NewsCutter.
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