Impossible to view Sony DSC-RX1R II MXF files in iMovie
Unable to load Sony DSC-RX1R II MXF files into iMovie on macOS High Sierra? High Sierra does not have support for MXF files yet. You probably could convert the Sony DSC-RX1R II MXF files to AIC .mov, and import the converted files into iMovie that way. Keep reading and learn a step-by-step guide on how to process Sony DSC-RX1R II MXF media to AIC .mov conversion for Apple iMovie for Mac.
From what we have read, High Sierra does not have support for MXF files yet. To be able to load Sony DSC-RX1R II MXF files into iMovie properly, you will need to convert them first. Here’s a guide displaying how to encode Sony DSC-RX1R II MXF clips to iMovie’s favorite AIC .mov format.
To transcode Sony DSC-RX1R II MXF video to AIC for iMovie editing, do as below:
Download Video Converter for Mac
Step 1: Click “Add File” to load Sony DSC-RX1R II MXF video files into this program.
Step 2: Select output format for iMovie
Click “Profile” to select “iMovie and Final Cut Express” > “Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” as output format. AIC .mov is iMovie’s favorite editing codec, which iMovie will read and handle well.
If necessary, you can click “Settings” button to modify video and audio parameters like encoder, resolution, frame rate, bitrate, aspect ratio, sample rate, and audio channels. You can also “enable 3D Settings” to add 3D effect to your source media.
Step 3: Click “Convert” to start Sony DSC-RX1R II MXF video to iMovie conversion.
As soon as the conversion is complete, click “Open Folder” to get the generated AIC .mov files for editing in iMovie with optimum performance. Hope it helps.
How to import Sony ILCE-7SM2 MXF clips to FCP X?
How to edit Sony A99 II XAVC S footage in Avid MC?
Premiere won’t open Sony ILCE-7SM2 XAVC S media properly
Does iMovie support Sony ILCE-9 XAVC S recordings?
How do you transcode Sony DSC-RX100 III XAVC S for FCP X?