Files with mxf suffix can be most notably found as video files saved in the Material Exchange Format, a subset of Advanced Authoring Format. It is a container format used for multimedia content exchange between cameras, video recorders, computer systems etc.

There are 3 other file types using
the MXF file extension!

mxf file icon.mxf - MX Editor remote control file

mxf file icon.mxf - Maxis SimCity font file

mxf file icon.mxf - Microsoft Windows Media Center program guide list file

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MXF file extension - Material Exchange Format video

What is mxf file? How to open mxf files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

mxf file icon: mxf filetype icon

The mxf file extension is primarily associated with the Material Exchange Format which was originally developed by the SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) to act as an container format for wrapping video, audio, and other related metadata.

MXF format is also known as "digital equivalent of videotape" because the linear structure of MXF reminds classic video tape. Video and audio in MXF container can be encoded by various codecs supported by SMPTE D10 specification for professional video format. It is also known as a subset of the AAF (Advanced Authoring Format).

It is optimized for multimedia content interchange, or archiving and easily can be implemented in devices, like cameras, video recorders, computer systems etc.

The default software associated to mxf file type:

Adobe Premiere Pro icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logo Adobe Premiere Pro  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Premiere Pro is a timeline-based video editing software application and part of the Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud. The latest version is Premiere CC available as part of Create Cloud. Previous version was Premiere CS6.

Adobe Premiere lets you edit faster than ever by offering industry-leading, cross-platform, native file–based workflows and GPU-accelerated filters and effects with the enhanced Adobe Mercury Playback Engine.

Adobe Premiere Pro for Mac icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logo Adobe Premiere Pro for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Premiere Pro is professional video editing software. It is distributed as a part of Adobe Creative Suite, or lately Creative Cloud. The latest version is Premiere CC and is available in the subscription based Creative Cloud. It is also available for Mac.

Apple Final Cut Pro icon

Apple, Inc. logo Apple Final Cut Pro  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Apple, Inc.

Final Cut Pro is non-linear QuickTime compatible video editing software developed by Apple, Inc. for Mac OS X. The last version called Final Cut Pro X was completely rewritten and it is heavily based on Apple iMovie. It supports various video formats including DV, HDV, P2 MXF (DVCProHD), XDCAM (via plug-in), 2K, 4K and 5K film formats.

Help how to open MXF files:

You can open, edit or playback .mxf files with several video editting tools.

How to convert file with extension MXF:

Many video editting tools and converters nowadays support MXF format and allow for conversion to other video formats.

Find conversions from mxf file:

mxf to avi

mxf to h264

mxf to mov

mxf to mp4

mxf to mpg

mxf to vob

mxf to wmv

Find converter to mxf file type:

avi to mxf

mov to mxf

wmv to mxf

File identification strings:

HEX code: 06 0E 2B 34 02 05 01 01 0D 01 02 01 01 02
ASCII code: ..+4

List of software applications associated to the .mxf file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open mxf file, edit mxf file, convert mxf file, view mxf file, play mxf file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the mxf files.

  • Open mxf file
  • Save mxf file
  • Edit mxf file
  • Play mxf file
  • Convert mxf file
  • Create mxf file
  • Import mxf file
  • Export mxf file

Software that open mxf file - Material Exchange Format video

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open mxf file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with mxf file by default:
Adobe Premiere Pro small icon Adobe Premiere Pro
Other suggested software:
Sony Vegas small icon Sony Vegas

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Main software associated with mxf file by default:
Adobe Premiere Pro for Mac small icon Adobe Premiere Pro for Mac
Apple Final Cut Pro small icon Apple Final Cut Pro

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