How to change Panasonic P2 MXF into MPEG-2/MPG format on Mac
Description: Are you getting involved in the problem of playing or editing P2 MXF/MXF files? P2 MXF/MXF format is not a compatible format for many player and edit software. Do you want to make it easier to deal with? This article will show you how to do it.
P2 MXF and MXF files are more and more popular because Panasonic high definition camcorders like AG-HPX300/HPX301, AJ-HPX2700/3700, AG-HPX170/171, etc are favored by a large proportion of users including both professional and amateurish photographers. However, it is really annoying that MXF format is not a friendly format for playback or editing and many users will face the same problem as below:
"We're a large broadcast video production company who creates high level videos for a variety of corporations, both for web and television. Source video was acquired from a variety of Panasonic P2 cameras using P2 Cards. We are looking for a fast, independent software application to convert MXF to a variety of other formats".
With the good review Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac is a great helper for you. It supports converting P2 MXF/MXF to editable formats for some main video edit software, like Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, etc. Moreover, it is capable of transcoding P2 MXF/MXF footage to compatible file formats which can be played on many popular portable devices, such as iPad, Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire, and so on. So you can choose to convert P2 MXF/MXF to MPG/MPEG, a popular format for playback and editing. Let me show you how to convert P2 MXF/MXF to MPG/MPEG on Mac OS X.
Free download the MXF to MPEG Converter for Mac and install it.
Tips: Now there is a new updated Pavtube iMixMXF for converting multi-track MXF files to multi-track MKV, MP4, MOV for playing back on iDevices and Android tablets; as well as Apple ProRes for FCP editing. It is a wonderful tool to preserve all the audio and subtitle tracks from original MXF file. Besides selecting multiple tracks you need, you can also mix the multiple audio tracks into one for output. Go to try it if you are interested in multiple tracks.
Follow the detailed guide here:
1. Load files
Tips：P2 MXF files are OP-Atom （MXF Operational Pattern Atom）, where each track of video and audio are stored in separate files. When you import MXF files from video folder, the software will recognize the related audio tracks from audio folder automatically. So you will get the output videos with both image and audio.
2. Select MPG/MPEG for output.
Click "Format" menu you will find various format option. Choose MPG/MPEG for output.
Tips: A customized settings for you: some parameters of video and audio can be selected to meet different demands for output videos. For instance, if you want a smaller size of output video, you could to choose a lower bitrate. If you have no idea about settings, keeping the default settings is also an easy and quick way to get great output videos.
3. Start Conversion
It is so easy to find the "Convert" button on the interface. Click it to start conversion and click "Open" button to get the generated MPG/MPEG files.
1. Now there is a new updated Pavtube iMixMXF for converting multi-track MXF files to multi-track MKV, MP4, MOV for playing back on iDevices and Android tablets; as well as multi-track Apple ProRes for FCP, Premiere Pro and Apple Aperture 3 editing. It is a wonderful tool to preserve all the audio and subtitle tracks from original MXF file. Besides selecting multiple tracks you need, you can also mix the multiple audio tracks into one for output. Go to try it if you are interested in multiple tracks. (refer to the guide)
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Source: Convert P2 MXF/MXF to MPEG/MPG format