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MXF YouTube Video Conversion - How to Upload MXF to YouTube for Sharing

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Updated on June 9, 2022

Can you upload MXF to YouTube? Many video makers may find themselves unable to upload MXF video directly to YouTube. It is common to receive error messages when uploading MXF video, such as "Unable to Upload the Video" and "File Format not Recognized". Follow this tutorial to get the best free MXF Converter for converting MXF to YouTube supported formats:

Does YouTube Support MXF Videos Upload?

You may have some MXF format videos created by some video recording devices or video editing programs, but you end up with an "invalid file format" error message when you try to upload to YouTube to share with others. Currently, YouTube only supports the following video format uploads: MOV, MPEG4, MP4, AVI, WMV, MPEG-PS, FLV, 3GPP, WebM, DNxHR, ProRes, CineForm, HEVC (h265). Obviously, MXF is not on this list at this time. Maybe it will be accepted someday, but for now, if you want to upload MXF to YouTube, you need some flexible approaches.

How to Convert and Upload MXF to YouTube?

YouTube officially recommends MP4 (H.264/AAC) as the best YouTube video specs for uploading, then just convert MXF videos to standard MP4. The following 2 solutions are recommended.

Method 1 – Free HD Video Converter Factory

Since we have already known why doesn't YouTube upload MXF file and the formats supported by YouTube, to solve these problems, we would like to introduce an MXF converter called WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory next. It can convert any MXF file from any camcorder to YouTube better supported MP4 and even convert MXF or other unsupported video formats to any device, media player or any video editing program supported video formats. Now, let's free downloadfree download this software and move into how to convert MXF to YouTube supported formats.

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Tutorial on How to Convert MXF to YouTube Supported Video Format

How to Convert .mxf to Another Video Format

Before start, please free downloadfree download the MXF Converter here.

Step 1: Load MXF Files into Program

MXF files can be imported into this MXF to YouTube converter in two ways: by clicking the "Add Files" button or by using the drag and drop function.

Step 2: Set Output Format

Click on Output Format on the right side of the interface and select YouTube MP4 in the web directory.

Step 3: Start Converting MXF to YouTube Video Format

Finally, set output path and click on Run button to convert the MXF to YouTube preferred MP4 video.

Method 2 - HandBrake

HandBrake for YouTube MXF Video ConversionHandBrake for YouTube MXF Video Conversion

HandBrake is a video converter program intended to both rip and convert video files to work on a number of supported devices. Previously, we used HandBrake to convert video to AVI, now, we use HandBrake to convert MXF to MP4 for easy uploading to YouTube.

Step 1: Run HandBrake and load the MXF File into the program by clicking Folder (Batch Scan) or File. Dragging MXF files directly into the program is also allowed.

Step 2: Select MP4 as the output format and select your desired presets, resolution, and frame rate on the right side.

Step 3: Customize the output directory and file name below.

Step 4: Finally, press the green Start Encode button at the top for converting MXF to YouTube recommended upload format.

At last...

These are some simple ways to convert MXF video to a format supported by YouTube. In addition, if your MXF video is too long to upload to YouTube because YouTube only allows uploading video within 15 minutes, then WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory can also cut video clips so as to share on YouTube without limit. Finally, if this article has really helped you, please share it with more people.

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How to Convert Multiple MXF Videos in Batch

How to Convert Multiple MXF Videos in Batch

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro

It is time-saving for converting multiple MXF videos to YouTube supported formats in batch. The software includes a number of user-friendly settings, including restarting computer after conversion, shutting down directly, exiting the program, opening the output folder, and so on. Of course, there are some functions that you might like, such as recording the screen, adding watermark to video, downloading video and more. Just have a try!

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