Sony's XDCAM camcorders such as Sony PDM700, PDM-F800. PMW100 are the top-of-the-line products in XDCAM series which can record 1920*1080 and 1280*720 HD MXF video using MPEG-2 Long GOP video compression technology to deliver high quality video at lower bit rates
Sony XDCAM MXF format, as a widely used format in broadcasting stations and productions houses can't be edited in common video editing applications like Windows Movie Maker. Therefore, in order to import Sony XDCAM MXF to Windows Movie Maker for editing, you'd better transcode XDCAM MXF to Windows Movie Maker AVI, WMV format. But how do you do it?
Don't worry, Sony XDCAM MXF to Windows Movie Maker can help you. With it, you can easily convert Sony XDCAM MXF to Windows Movie Maker for importing and editing in Windows Movie Maker. Besides converting Sony XDCAM MXF to Windows Movie Maker for editing. Sony XDCAM MXF to Windows Movie Maker Converter is also able to import Canon XF MXF, Panasonic P2 MXF to AVI, WMV Windows Movie Maker.
Guides on how to import Sony XDCAM MXF to Windows Movie Maker
Step 1: Import Sony XDCAM MXF files
Click Add File button of MXF to Windows Movie Maker Converter to load Sony XDCAM MXF files.
Step 2: Choose output format and path
Click the video format button to select AVI, WMV as output format for Windows Movie Maker, or go to Applications -> Windows Movie Maker directly. After that, click the drop-down list of output to browse you computer hard disk to choose a path to save your converted files.
Step 3: Edit Sony XDCAM MXF files
On the main panel of MXF to Windows Movie Maker Converter there are Clip and Edit where you can edit your MXF files.
For example, with Clip, you can cut Sony XDCAM MXF files into shorter pieces. You only need to drag the two slider bars to set video length.
Step 4: Convert Sony XDCAM MXF to Windows Movie Maker
Click Convert to decode Sony XDCAM MXF to AVI, WMV for editing in Windows Movie Maker
Tips: If you need to edit Sony XDCAM MXF in iMovie, you can try Sony XDCAM to iMovie Converter.