If you have many MXF files from Canon/Sony/Panasonic camcorders and want to convert them to video files that you can play on your portable devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ and more, you have come to the right place. Here, you will learn the basic processing of converting MXF video files on Mac with Dimo MXF Converter for Mac.
Dimo MXF Converter for Mac helps MXF camcorder users convert .mxf video clips on their Mac with ease. It offers a large selection of devices and computer formats. Friendly profile options makes it easy for users to choose formats compatible with their digital devices. It is available both in the paid and trial version.
Trial Version vs. Full Version
Downloader limit: For the trial version users, you have one chance to download video from the internet.
Conversion limit: For the trial version users, the length of converted video file from transcoding and compressing is limited. You can only convert 1/3rd of the video with the trial version.
ISO Making limit: Users can make ISO from MXF folder with only 3 times with the trial version.
No technical support provided: For trial version users, no technical support is provided.
Full Version Benefits: With full version of MXF Converter for Mac, you will enjoy the complete benefits included.
No downloader limit: You can download video from the internet by anytime.
No converting limit: You can convert any MXF video with no length limitation.
No ISO Making limit: There is no limit on the number of times that you can make ISO.
Complete technical support: You will get the complete technical support and upgrade from Dimo for lifetime.
Here are three simple steps that will helps you use Dimo MXF Converter for Mac to convert MXF files to popular video formats fit for your device.
Step 1. Add the MXF file to Mac MXF Converter
Click "Add File" button and import the MXF recordings on Mac you want to convert to this MXF Converter. You can simultaneously add several MXF videos by clicking "Add File > Add multi-files" or "Add File > Add Folder"
Step 2. Choose the output format
Click the "Select Format" button on the bottom list and choose the output format you want to convert to. If you want to convert MXF to MKV, then just choose it as the output format. Here, 180+ formats are provided for you to select.
Tip: You can also click "Setting" to change the format parameter like code, resolution, bitrate, etc. of output files. And appoint the output storing route by clicking the "...". Or you could skip this step to leave it default.
Step 3. Convert the MXF file to your wanted one
After completing the settings, you can click the "Start" and start to convert the MXF file to the video format you have chosen. You'll see the status changed below the item bar. When done, open the converted files by clicking "Open" or "Open Folder" at the downright box.
In the "Make ISO" tab, you're able to create an ISO very simply and easily with MXF Converter for Mac, please see the steps as below:
a. Click "Make ISO" and locate your source MXF folder.
b. Click "Start" to create ISO.
Step 1. Load MXF Video Files
Click on the "Add File" icon on the top bar of the software, or directly drag and drop MXF video to the program. You can add multiple files by clicking "Add File > Add Multi-files" or "Add File > Add Folder".
Note: You could playback loaded media files by clicking with the built-in player.
Step 2. Editing the video
Click "Edit" to activate build-in video editor, then go to "Trim" to simply select the start and end times in the progressing bar by moving the points and click "+" to cut the video and press "OK".
Tip 1: If you think the video containting the embrassing background, then you could click "Adjust" > "Crop" to locate your specific portion of your video in output .gif file.
Tip 2: Click "Effect", you can apply some color effects like de-interace etc; And "Watermark" to input text you like to show;
Step 3. Choose Output GIF Format
Open the drop-down box right and then click the "Select Format " bar to enter the "Profile" panel, where you could select a proper profile as output format. You could select "GIF" from "Format > Video".
Or make use of the profile search bar to search desired profile quickly.
Step 4. Set Video and Audio Parameters
You could hit the setting gear icon to enter the "Profile Settings" interface to adjust video and audio parameters of selected output profile, including: Video Codec, Quality, Video Size, Bit Rate, Frame Rate, Aspect Ratio as well as Audio Codec, Quality, Bit Rate, Sample Rate, Channels, etc.
Tip: Here you can optimize the frame rate because your computer may not be able to run everything smoothly at a higher frame rate. Most videos are shot at either 30 or 60 fps, but GIFs are meant to be quicker, smaller, and a little jerky looking. The basic principle here is that, the smaller the framerate, the faster the GIF will take to play and load. 10-15 FPS is usually perfect.
Step 5. Start making GIF from MXF video
Set a directory to save the output files by clicking "...". Then Click on "Start" button to start converting MXF video files to GIF within this video converter software. Now your created .gif file from video is ready to be used for uploading to Instagram, Imgur, Minus, Dropbox, or any other file hosting service you prefer, or social media posts etc.
If you like some videos from the Internet, you can use MXF Converter for Mac to download them.
a. Search for your favorite video/movies/films from YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo and other 300 online video sites. Copy its URL by "Command + C". Then Launch the online video downloader, turn to "Download" tab, and "Command + V" to paste the URL to the address bar of the downloader.
b. After you added URL, Click "+". When it is downloaded, just click "Open", then you can see the video.
After loading source video files, click the "Edit" icon in the loaded video title to enter the video editing panel. Under the Trim tab, drag the slider to cut a specific length, or adjust time values in Start Time and End Time box to trim video to milliseconds. The total Clip Length will be displayed.
In the Adjust tab, make a selection on Keep Aspect/Full Screen/16:9/4:3, and then directly drag the dot frame over the video to crop size. Here, you could even rotate videos for special angle of view. You can also check to activate to adjusting Contrast, Saturation, Brightness, etc. and directly drag the progress bar to get the effect you need. And you can preview the original and modified video in the preview area in real time. You can click "Apply to All" to apply this settings to other added videos befor conversion.
Under the Effect tab, directly drag choose from 32 effect. Instant video effect will be shown on the video, you can judge whether it meets with your requirements or not. The "Deinterlace" option allows you to convert 1080/60i, 1080/50i MXF in interlaced format into a non-interlaced form.
Under the Watermark tab, write character to add Text Watermark over the video. Move the sliders of Left Margin and Top Margin or set font size values to make watermark display better on video.
On the video editing panel, under the 3D tab, choose a 3D setting mode from "Red-Blue", "Top Bottom", or "Left-Right" according to the 3D glasses type you are employing to watch 3D video. You could get an instant preview of selected 3D movie effect via the built-in player.
If you want to share local media folder including MXF files from Mac to portable devices, then please go for MXF Converter for Mac and turn to the "Media Server". Here is a small step by step guide that will guide you through the process of mirroring:
a. Keep your iPhone/iPad/Android device/TV and Mac in the same network
b. Click "..." to locate the source MXF folder
c. Press "Share" and use your device to scan the upcoming QR code or write http://IP:PORT like "http://192.168.1.109:8868/" (without quotation marks) into the address bar of the browser.
d. Now you can view the source files wirelessly on your devices if they are supported by browser.