How to Free Play MXF on Mac and Windows?

We always records MXF video files from  P2, Caon XF or Sony XDCAM cameras etc. MXF is a highly-compressed file format, but not compatible with famous media player, such as Windows Media Player, Quicktime etc.

MXF Camcorders
Canon XF: XF305, XF300, XF105, XF100, EOS C300, EOS C300 PL
P2: AG-HPX300,AG-HPX301E NEW, AG-HPX370/371, AG-HPX500, AJ-HPX2100, AJ-HPX2700, AJ-HPX3000, AJ-HPX3700, AG-HPX170 (NTSC version), AG-HPX171 (European version), AG-HVX201, etc.

First, I'd like to share you the free MXF Player: VLC media Player. VLC is an open source cross-platform multimedia player that supports DVD, Audio CD, VCD, MXF, MPEG, MP4, MOV, 3GP, etc. video formats. You can download from: After install and run the VLC Player, click "File" to "Open File" to locate .mxf file into the VLC.
Play MXF with VLC

Second, I'd like to recommend MXF Converter and MXF Converter for Mac to you, which are the best MXF Players and MXF video converting tools. They allows you to play MXF directly and also help you convert MXF to MP4 etc common video formats for playing on iPod, iPad, iPhone, Samsung Galaxy S, HTC One etc on Mac and Windows with ease.

(26.80MB) Only $29.00 Windows Version

Step1: Add MXF Files
Connect camcorder to PC or Mac for transferring recording MXF files to the computer hard drive. Then click “Add File” button to batch importing MXF files to MXF Converting tool. You can click the Play button to play the mxf files now.
MXF Converter

Step 2: OR you can convert MXF to MP4 etc.
Then from the drop down list of “Profile”, you can choose MP4 as output format. Then click “Convert” button to convert MXF files to MP4 on Mac. After converting, you can import and edit the generated files with QuickTime, iTunes, Apple TV, iPod, iPhone, iPad, etc.
Convert MXF to Play

VLC vs MXF Converter
1: MXF Converter is totally supports MXF files, stability and versatility.
2: The MXF file Converter can transcode MXF codec and M2TS, MTS, XAVC, MOD, MP4, MOV, MKV etc.
3: MXF Video Converter has many powerful and useful functions, VLC is just a media Player.
4: VLC is Free, MXF Converter is shareware.

(26.80MB) Only $29.00 Windows Version

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