I've tried to convert F5 4K XAVC MXF to FCP ProRes 422. The footage is recorded by Sony F5. The problem is I can't work out how to bring the original audio from the camera in 2 separate audio channels.
Sony F5 can record 4k, 2K and HD in up to 59.94p in XAVC. It is equipped with AES/EBU digital inputs for up to 4 channels of audio. Want to import Sony XAVC MXF to FCP easily? This article provides an easy solution to convert XAVC to ProRes with 2 audio channels.
At present, most conversion tool will automatically combine all tracks into 1 track when converting XAVC MXF to FCP. In the case, Aunsoft TransMXF Pro for Mac stands out as the only completely multichannel project solution to preserve, export and preserve multiple audio streams from original MXF. When MXF are with channel 1 and channel 2 recorded by different mics, the Pro can allow user easily transcode XAVC MXF to ProRes MOV with 2 separate channels of audio. Besides, you can also convert 4K XAVC MXF to ProRes. Especially when you import 4K XAVC MXF to FCP, it crashes. So conversion is necessary. The TransMXF Pro for Mac is outstanding for its multitrack audio technology and easy-to-handle workflow.
Below are 4 simple steps to transcode Sony 4K XAVC to ProRes with 2 channels audio for FCP editing.
Step1: Import MXF files
Click "add video" or "add folder" to load file.
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Step2: choose the output format
Click the "format" and choose the "Multi-track Video -> Multi-track Apple ProPres 422(*.mov)" files as the output format.
Step3: Set multi-task settings
Click "Start Conversion" icon, TransMXF Pro for Mac will convert 4K XAVC MXF to ProRes MOV with 2 separate audio for post production in FCP.