What kind of software is Canon XF Plugin 64 for Avid Media Access?

Article ID: FAQ100079 | Date published: 05/29/2015 | Date last updated: 02/20/2024



This plugin was created to allow you to easily link the clips you recorded using the camcorder to your Avid non-linear editing system. The plugin uses Avid Media Access (AMA) architecture to link the clips in the camcorder or on a CF card directly into a bin in Avid Media Composer or NewsCutter(*1).
Refer also to the instruction manuals of the editing software used.
This plugin is compatible with Media Composer 6.0, and NewsCutter 10.0 (*2).



*1: Windows only
*2: The following usage restrictions will apply.
  • As of October 2011, clips recorded using the 25 Mbps (4:2:0), 1440x1080, 29.97P video configuration will be treated as 59.94i clips. To edit a video project as a 29.97P project, please use clips recorded using the 50 Mbps (4:2:2), 29.97P or 35 Mbps (4:2:0), 29.97P video configurations.
  • As of October 2011, clips that were recorded using the 24.00P frame rate are not supported by Media Composer or NewsCutter.
Complete the following preparations before using this plugin.
1. Download and install the following plugin offered by Avid: Avid AMA MXF Plug-in.For details, refer to Avids Web page.
2. Start up the editing software and check the AMA settings. Make sure that the Enable AMA Volume Management option is checked.
  • For details on Avid Media Composer and NewsCutter, please refer to the respective users manuals.


Installing and Uninstalling Canon XF Plugin for Avid Media Access (Windows)



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