Q: “My HDD has been dropped however data has been was saved, but MXF files are corrupted. Is there any solution to fix my corrupted MXF files and edit them in Premiere Pro on Mac? Need your help!”
There are an increasing number of professional NLE’s that can work with MXF files natively including Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro 3.1 or above, Vegas Pro, and Final Cut Pro X, which is a container format for professional digital video and audio media defined by a set of SMPTE standards. However, things become a bit difficult if your cards have been copied incorrectly to the hard drive with broken folder structure. Don’t panic, we’ll give the solid solution to fix/edit corrupt MXF files with Premiere or FCP on Mac.
As you know, Final Cut Pro, Premiere and other NLE system need a correct card structure to read and ingest (P2)MXF clips. If for whatever reason your card structure doesn’t come across intact, what can you do? In this case, transcoding MXF files to FCP/Premiere or other NLE natively compatible format with a 3rd party app is a feasible workaround.
Here, Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac is the best choice. It will allow you to grab the .MXF files and transcode them into Apple ProRes 422 for FCP, MPEG-2 for Premiere, or DNxHD, Apple InterMediate Codec .mov, etc formats ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency. You can batch transcode as many of them as you like and it works pretty quickly.
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
Step 1. Install and run the best MXF converter on Mac, click “load video” button to import your corrupted MXF files into it.
Step 2. Click the “Format” option, and choose the proper formats like Apple ProRes 422 for FCP, MPEG-2 for Premiere as output format.
Step 3. Tap the “convert” button to transcode and convert MXF files to FCP/Premiere supported video formats on Mac. Hopefully these tips will save you some time, effort and frustration with broken MXF file structures. So, you can edit the corrupted MXF videos with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc. on Mac without hassle.