Encode 4K MXF to MP4 in 4K/HD/3D Format on Mac

Encode 4K MXF to MP4 in 4K/HD/3D Format on Mac

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Have recorded some 4K MXF files with your Sony F55/FS5/PXW-Z150/PXW-7100, Canon XC10/XF-300 or other cameras and wish to convert the 4K MXF files to the more compatible 4K MP4 files for conveniently sharing on YouTube and playing on computer or streaming to 4K TV, HD MP4 file formats for smoothly viewing on smartphone, tablets, HD TV, HD TV streaming boxes or a 3D MP4 file formats for watching on popular 3D VR Headsets like PS VR, Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, etc. The following article will offer a comprehensive solution to encode 4K MXF to MP4 in 4K/HD/3D MP4 on Mac.

One stop solution to encode 4K MXF to 4K/HD/3D MP4 on Mac

The professional program we highly recommended to you here is called Pavtube iMixMXF, it has full support for all 4K MXF files with different compression codec produced by Sony/Canon cameras. It supports batch conversion mode, therefore, you can load multiple 4K MXF files into the program for conversion at one time. As for the core conversion function, it various output MP4 format options with different file resolution and compression codec. You can choose to convert 4K MXF to 4K MP4 with H.264 High Profile or H.265 compression codec, transcode and compress 4K MXF to HD MP4 with H.264, H.265 or MPEG-4 compression codec or encode 4K MXF to 3D Side by Side/Top and Bottom/Anaglyph MP4 file format for VR Headsets viewing.

Preserve multiple audio tracks in 4K MXF file

For those people who wish to preserve the multiple audio tracks in 4K MXF file when loading the footage into Mac NLE applications or playing with Multi-track media player apps, you can get great benefit of this best 4K MXF Multi-track Converter to convert convert 4K MXF to 8 multi-track output formats including Multi-track MKV, Multi-track MP4, Multi-track MOV and also 5 different versions of multi-track MOV output formats with Apple Prores codecs for FCP editing. Apart from converting 4K MXF with multiple audio tracks preserved, the program also facilitates you to mix all the audio tracks into one. This feature can mix the audios of interviewer, interviewee, surroundings, or editors’/directors’ comments into one.

Tips: When you choose to output Multi-track format, the video editing function is then disabled by the program.

Pavtube iMixMXF is available on macOS Sierra 10.12, Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11, Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 and Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9, it is also accompanied with a Windows version – Pavtube MXF MultiMixer for Windows 10/8.1/8/7. The program is pretty simple to use, no matter experienced user or fresh could handle it very well. What’s more, the results produced by the program are pretty high quality, the quality of the converted video is identical to the original 4K MXF video.

Step by Step to Encode 4K MXF to MP4 in 4K/HD/3D Format on Mac

Step 1: Load 4K MXF files.

Launch the program on your Mac computer, click the “Load file” or “Add Video” icon on the main interface to import 4K MXF files with into the program.

Load 4K MXF files

Step 2: Define the output format.

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select one of your desired MP4 file formats according to your own needs.

Output 4K H.264 High Profile MP4

Output 4K H.264 High Profile MP4

Output HD MPEG-4/H.264/H.264 MP4

Output HD MPEG-4/H.264/H.264 MP4

Output 3D SBS/TAB/Anaglyph MP4

Output 3D SBS/TAB/Anaglyph MP4

Tips: If you wish to preserver the multiple audio tracks in original 4K MXF files, navigate to “Multi-track” main category, there are 3 types of Multi-track formats including “Multi-track MKV(*.mkv)”, “Multi-track MP4 (*.mp4)”, “Multi-track MOV(*.mov)” for you to choose from.

Output Multi-track MP4/MKV/MOV

For import 4K MXF to FCP editing with multiple audio tracks, just choose among the 5 Multi-track Apple Prores format offered by the program.

Output Multi-track Apple Prores

Step 3: Begin the conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from 4K MXF to 4K/HD/3D MP4 format encoding process.

When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. Feel free to play and share the files on computer, smartphone, tablets, TVs, TV boxes, YouTube, etc.

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