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Best Ways to Convert Mxf to Mov Effortlessly

Vanessa Chiang updated on Oct 21, 2020 to Video Editing Tips | How-to Articles

MXF or Material Exchange Format is a media container format used for professional use in devices like Sony Handycam and Canon Video Recorder.

While MFX is a great option for recording high-quality videos, they cannot be played on the computer. They can only be edited using professional software like Sony's Vegas Pro, Final Cut Pro, etc. It is the primary reason why you must convert the MXF to MOV format. 

How to Convert MXF to MOV on Windows

EaseUS Video Editor is a powerful software that can play most formats and convert MXF to MOV format. With EaseUS Video Editor, you will also be able to edit multiple videos, enhance them, and create professional footage.

The software offers enhancements such as texts, filters, overlays, transitions, elements, and music so that you can add cool effects to video. They can be downloaded and then added to the video to make it impressive.

The editor also supports many formats such as MP4, AVI, WMV, MKV, MOV, and GIF when it comes to videos. If you need to convert audio, you can choose to convert into MP3 and AAC. Then you can experience the best MP3 converter for PC.

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Steps to Convert MXF to MOV with EaseUS Video Editor:

Follow this guide, and you can become good at converting the formats of media files.

Step 1. Import Source File

After launching EaseUS Video Editor, the first thing to do is simply dragging the target file to the media library. You can also click "Import" to do the same.

Import Video

Step 2. Add to Project

The next step is adding the imported file to the project. After adding a source file to the media, you can click "Add to Project" or drag the file to the timeline.

Add to Project

Step 3. Export the File

Now you can export the file by clicking the "Export" button.

Export video

Step 4. Save as MOV

You can select MOV as the destination format and export it to your device. On the right pane, you can customize the file name, output folder, output settings, and duration as you wish.

Export Mov
 

How to Convert MXF to MOV on Mac

QuickTime is offered on every Macbook and is immensely powerful for macOS users. It can play videos, take screenshots, record screen, and so on. It can also convert files to different resolutions and use the best codec without quality loss.

quicktime mac mxf to mov

Features: 

  • Record movie, audio, and take screenshot
  • Trim or split videos
  • Convert videos into different resolutions

Step 1. Integrated within the context menu, right-click on the MFX video file, and select Encode selected video files.

Step 2. Click on it, and it will open another video where you can choose the output format between different resolutions. If you want to convert for Apple devices, then you can choose those devices, too.

Step 3. Wait for the process to complete, and QuickTime Player will convert the MFX file to MOV.

MXF to MOV Online Converter

If you do not want to install software, you can use any of those online convertors and convert your MXF files to MOV.

CloudConvert

This online tool offers 200+ formats that can be converted between each other. With a powerful API, it can be integrated with other software.

On top of this, it also offers data security, which means your data is encrypted during uploading, downloading, and conversion.

CloudConvert has an excellent website capturing feature that allows you to either save the entire webpage into a PDF format or a PNG and JPG image format. Besides, it is possible to directly add files from cloud storage tools such as Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive.

cloud converter mxf to mov

Pros:

  • Secure conversion and deletion of files
  • High-quality conversion
  • High-speed conversion for smaller files

Cons:

  • Limited to 25 conversions per day
  • Low priority for free conversions

Website: https://cloudconvert.com/mxf-to-mov

FreeFileConvert

This online converter allows you to create an account, which helps you access your recent usage chart and your recently converted files. Once the conversion is complete, you can download the output files easily.

It is straightforward for you to convert MXF to MOV. Select the MXF video file from the computer or input a URL from Google Driver or Dropbox account. Then select the output format and click the button to complete the operation.

free file converter mxf to mov

Pros:

  • Convert 5 files simultaneously
  • Download the file for a maximum of up to five times
  • Limited to file size of 300 MB, which is more than any other service

Cons:

  • You need to make sure not to upload personal files
  • Cloud URL is limited to Dropbox and Google Drive only

Website: https://www.freefileconvert.com/mxf-mov

Convertio

It's a popular online tool that can convert MFX to MOV.

This online converter offers detailed configuration, which allows you to control the quality of the output. If you are good at adjusting the media files parameter, you can click on the Advanced Configuration to cut, change CFR, resize, change frame rate, rotate, flip, and optimize the output video.

It also lets you configure the audio codec. You can set channels, bitrate, frequency, and audio volume based on your needs. You can upload files or give a direct URL from Dropbox, Drive, or any online URL.

convertio mxf to mov

Pros:

  • Advanced settings allow you to select frame rate and set rotation
  • Choose to convert only part of the video by entering the exact start and end time
  • Extension for Chrome and Edge offers one-click conversion

Cons:

  • Limited upload file size
  • Maximum of 10 files every 24 hours is allowed

Website: https://convertio.co/zh/mxf-mov/

Conclusion

MFX format is not easy to play on any computer. That is why it is important to convert the MFX file into a MOV one, which can be played on any platform.

EaseUS Video Editor offers extensive editing functions and video conversion features that are easy to use when using Windows.

FAQs About MXF to MOV

Here are the useful frequently asked question about conversion from MFX to MOV format.

1. How do I convert MXF to MOV?

You can use an online converter like Convertio or software like EaseUS Video Editor to edit and convert the MFX file to MOV.

2. How do I open an MXF file on a Mac?

While QuickTime Player can directly open the MFX file, but the experience is not smooth. It is best to convert them to MOV using the QuickTime converter.

3. What is the MXF file?

MXF stands for Material Exchange Format, which was developed for TV broadcast. They can hold a lot of high-quality data. It holds full timecode and metadata support and targets Professional Video Editors such as Sony Vegas Pro, Final Cut Pro, etc.

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