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How to Import MXF to Premiere?

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Why Convert MXF to Premiere?

As per Adobe website, MXF is one of the native format supported by Premiere Pro 3.1 and above versions. However some users still find some of their MXF files can't be recognized by Premiere: for some MXF files they can only get audio no video, or only video no audio. Why?

Before answering this question first let's learn something about MXF format. MXF is a generic container format which defines container file format instead of a specific video, audio or image data format. So MXF, as a container format, can contain video, audio, image data or supplementary data encoded with many kinds of compression or encoding schemes, among which not all data can be recognized by Premiere.

How to Import MXF to Premiere?

To import all MXF into Premiere easily, we recommend to convert MXF container format into one of specific video format and one also natively supported by Premiere, such as MPEG-2. To get converting MXF to Premiere supported MPEG-2 faultlessly users prefer to use a fully functional MXF to Premiere converter, like iDealshare VideoGo.

Key Features of iDealshare VideoGo

  • Convert MXF to MPEG-2 at fast speed and without sacrificing video quality.
  • Convert other container formats, like MOV, AVI, F4V to Premiere compatible MPEG-2.
  • Edit MXF, MOV, AVI, F4V, etc before importing in Premiere or edit MPEG-2 after the conversion on many aspects: join many videos into one, split one big video file into many separate video clips, add logo, text, background music, subtitles, etc, rotate the video 90 degrees, 180 degrees or 360 degrees, etc.
  • Convert MXF to other commonly used video formats, like to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, etc for playing MXF on various mobile phones, tablets, media players or uploading MXF to many video websites for sharing.
  • Convert video formats between AVI, MP4, MKV, WMV, FLV, MOV, 3GP, MTS, M2TS, ASF, VOB, AVCHD, etc.

How to Convert MXF to Premiere supported MPEG-2 with iDealshare VideoGo?

Please follow the following MXF to Premiere converter step by step guide to convert MXF to MPEG-2 successfully.

Make Preparation: Free download MXF to Premiere Converter

Free download the professional MXF to Premiere Converter - iDealshare VideoGo (for Windows, for Mac), install and run it, the following interface will pop up.

MXF to Premiere Converter

Step 1Import MXF files

Click "Add file" button to add one or more MXFs to iDealshare VideoGo. iDealshare VideoGo also supports to drag and drop MXF into its interface.

Convert MXF to Premiere Supported Video Format

Step 2Exporting format setting

Click "Profile" button to set MPEG-2 as the idealoutput format for importing into Premiere.

Step 3Start to convert MXF to Premiere

Click "Convert" button to finish the converting MXF to Premiere process.

More about MXF

MXF format is often used to record high-definition videos by camcorders, like Panasonic P2, canon XF and sony XDCAM series camcorders for using in movie and TV production. MXF can be edited natively by Avid, Premiere, Sony Vegas, or FCP with installation of Sony XDCAM Transfer plug-in etc.


With iDealshare VideoGo, you can import and edit all MXF in Premiere CS3/CS4/CS5/CS6/CS7 and play MXF on any device you have.