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How to Upload Canon, Panasonic, Sony MXF Files to Youtube for Sharing

by Edwin Liu | August 17, 2015 10:42 AM
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Want to share the MXF clips to your friends on Youtube? But when you are uploading them to Youtube, an information “invalid file format error message when you’re uploading” pops up to you. What’s the matter?

While we have known that MXF is a prevalent audio&video container format mainly applied in some digital camcorders like Cannon XF300/ XF305/ XF100, Panasonic HVX200/ HPX300/ HPX500/ DVCPRO P2, Sony XDCAM, etc. And Youtube is the most popular website where we can upload our favorite to it for sharing online with more other people. However, the Youtube only supports videos in AVI, FLV, MPEGPS, MPEG4, MOV, 3GP and WebM formats for uploading. And it is not compatible with MXF files. So if you want to upload your MXF files to Youtube, you will need to convert them to the Youtube supported formats first.

When referring MXF files conversion, you are highly recommended Pavtube MXF converter. With it, you can easily transcode the MXF files to any Youtube compatible format you need in a rather high quality and speed. Once gained such a MXF converter, uploading your MXF fils to Youtube is never a headache to you.

Step by step guide to upload MXF to Youtube

Step 1: Directly download Pavtube MXF converter here. Install and launch it.

Step 2: Click “Add Video ” or “Add from folder ” button to load your MXF files to this program.

Step 3: Click on “Format”, and select a proper output format from the drop-down menu list. To convert MXF files to Youtube, you can choose “FLV-Flash Video Format(*.flv)”.

Step 4: Click on the “Setting” button to customize the Video/Audio parameters such as codec, size, bitrate, frame rate, etc. based on your personal requirements. You can also combine several short videos into a complete one without pauses by using the “Merge” function. Or maybe you would like to trim and crop the original MXF videos(Youtube usually won’t accept videos longer than 15 minutes), add image/text watermark on them with the build-in Edit tool.

Step 5: Select a destination for the output files by clicking the “Browse button.

Step 6: Click on the "Convert " icon to start converting MXF to FLV format.

Step 7: When the conversion is finished, you can login your Youtube account. Select the converted MXF files and click “Upload” to share them with your friends on Youtube.


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