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Old November 3rd, 2011, 10:50 AM   #1
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editing mxf files in final cut/help

gave a client ex1r mxf files for them to edit themselves. they have final cut pro and say they cant open it
in fnal cut. i was told you can or is just certain versions that will? also told that sony has a download that will allow them to edit these files. went to sony page and found nothing.
any links/help appreciated
too busy now to convert those files to quicktime and he needs to do this asap.

im told final cut 7 you can drop them right on timeline, he as final cut 9,
also gave them the mtf files off my avchd camera, what about those???
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Old November 3rd, 2011, 01:12 PM   #2
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The BPAV folders just as they came off the cards from the camera is the way to transfer material to someone else - then you can use any NLE without any issues.
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Old November 3rd, 2011, 04:43 PM   #3
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What is final cut 9?
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Old November 3rd, 2011, 05:17 PM   #4
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sorry, he said he had final cut pro 9, which there isnt one, so not sure what version he has. i told him to buy ray light to convert it
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The only way I can get .MXF files into my FCP is to use XDCam Transfer which converts them to .MOV files.
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