Edit Panasonic AG-HPX500 AVC-Intra MXF to iMovie 8/9/11 Mac

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Edit Panasonic AG-HPX500 AVC-Intra MXF to iMovie 8/9/11 Mac

Postby stevenjoen » Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:13 pm

The Panasonic AG-HPX500 is the first high definition ENG camcorder to feature P2 (professional plug-in) capability. P2 was developed as a recording system for professionals and is widely used amongst broadcasters and independent videographers. Borrowing technology from the highly acclaimed AG-SDX900, the AG-HPX500's advanced 2/3" progressive CCDs provide the kind of high sensitivity not available in comparably cameras.The AG-HPX500 digital signal processor uses 14-bit A/D conversion and 19-bit inner processing to attain unprecedented accuracy. While camera does not record 1080/60p, it is from this capture that all other signals are made, which includes both 1080/24p and 1080/30p. Thanks to a low compression ratio at a bit rate of 100 Mbps (1080/59.94i, 720/59.94p) along with the easy-to-edit intraframe compression system, DVCPRO HD is suitable for recording fast-moving subjects with no motion artifacts whatsoever, making it ideal for slow-motion capture.

After make some footage on the Panasonic AG-HPX500, you may want to edit them in iMovie 6/8/9/11. However, you may also face the problem that iMovie 6/8/9/11 does not recognize the P2 AVC-Intra MXF .mxf videos.To make it easier for editing Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2 AVC-Intra MXF videos on iMovie 6/8/9/11, you can use Panasonic P2 MXF Video Converter for Mac, which was a great Mac Panasonic AG-HPX500 MXF Converter. It can not only convert Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2 MXF .mxf videos to AIC MOV for iMovie, but also make iteasy for merge videos.

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Below is the simple step-by-step guide for camcorder and camera users about how to keep and maintain 1080/50 mbps or 100 mbps from Panasonic AG-HPX500 to Apple Intermediate Codec MOV or HD MOV for iMovie 6/8/9/11 on iMac/MacBook Pro/MacBook Air with Mac OS X like Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion.

Step 1. Add Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2 MXF videos to Panasonic P2 MXF Converter for Mac.

Connect your MXF Camcorder to iMac with USB 2.0 cable or use card reader to transfer the .mxf files to Apple hard drive disk. Run UFUSOft MXF Converter for Mac as the best Mac P2 MXF to iMovie Converter and click the “Add” button to load .mxf videos. This Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2 MXF Video Convetrer can convert Panasonic AVC-Intra 50/100 mxf export lossless compression video/audio compatible with iMovie 6/8/9/11 on Mac.

Step 2. Choose MOV with Apple Intermediate Code AIC for iMovie 6/8/9/11.

Click the “Format” option and choose iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) as output format with high quality for iMovie 6/8/9/11. To get 1080 videos, we need to click the “Settings” button and choose 1920*1080 as output video size. You also can choose HD Video > H.264 HD Video(*.mov).

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Step3. Merge Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2 AVC-Intra MXF files. (Optional)

Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Mac Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2 MXF Video Converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step4. Convert Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2 MXF to AIC MOV for iMovie 6/8/9/11.

Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac MXF Video converter starts converting Panasonic AG-HPX500 AVC-Intra MXF videos to AIC MOV, and joining the P2 MXF files for editing in iMovie 6/8/9/11.

After converting and merging the Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra MXF files, just import the output Apple Intermediate Codec .mov files to iMovie 6, iMovie 8, iMovie 9, or iMovie 11 for editing and the video .Optimize your workflow and save time with the AIC compression for iMovie 6/8/9/11. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Pro 6/7, Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.

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If you would like to edit Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra 50/100 MXF with FCE/FCP, Avid, etc, you can convert Panasonic P2 MXF to Mac itself bring format like Apple ProRes 422, DV PAL/NTSC, DVCPRO NTSC/PAL, DVCPRO50 PAL/NTSC (*.MOV) for FCE and FCP, or transcode Panasonic AVC-Intra MXF to Avid DNxHD (*.mov) for Avid on Mac.
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Re: Edit Panasonic AG-HPX500 AVC-Intra MXF to iMovie 8/9/11

Postby JerryEdison001 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:16 pm

The AJ-HPX3100 is Panasonic's most compact, lightweight 2/3" P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder ever. Featuring three 2/3" high density 2.2 million pixel CCDs, the HPX3100 acquires full-raster 1920 x 1080 resolution imaging with 4:2:2 10-bit sampling using the advanced AVC-Intra codec. Offering a new compact size (similar to the AG-HPX370) for added mobility, the two P2 slot camcorder records in multiple worldwide formats, in HD in AVC-Intra and in DVCPRO HD at 1080 in 24p, 25p, 30p, 50i and 60i, and in SD (480i/586i) in DVCPRO50, DVCPRO and DV. AVC-Intra, the industry's most advanced compression technology, is a professional intra-frame video codec with bit rates of 50 and 100Mbps, utilizing the High-10 and High-422 profiles of H.264 respectively. AVC-Intra provides high-quality 10-bit intra-frame encoding in two modes: AVC-Intra 100 for full-raster mastering video quality, and AVC-Intra 50 Mbps for DVCPRO HD quality at half the bit rate, thereby doubling the record time on a P2 card.

After recording some files on the Panasonic AJ-HPX3100, you may want to edit them in Final Cut Pro 6/7 or FCP X. However, you may also face the problem that FCP 6/7 or FCP X does not recognize the P2 AVC-Intra MXF .mxf videos.To make it easier for editing Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 P2 AVC-Intra MXF videos on FCP 6/7/X, you can use Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra MXF Video Converter for Mac, which was a great Mac Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 MXF Converter. It can not only convert Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 P2 MXF .mxf videos to Apple ProRes MOV, but also make it easy for merge videos.

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Below is the simple step-by-step guide for camcorder and camera users about how to keep and maintain 1080/50 mbps or 100 mbps from Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 to Apple ProRes or H.264/AVC MOV for FCP 6/7,FCP X on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion.

Step 1. Add Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 P2 AVC-Intra MXF videos to Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra MXF Converter for Mac.

Connect your AVC-Intra MXF Camcorder to iMac with USB 2.0 cable or use card reader to transfer the P2 AVC-Intra .mxf files to Apple hard drive disk. Run Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 AVC-Intra MXF Video Converter for Mac from UFUSoft as the best Mac Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 to editing software Converter, and click the “Add Files” button to load .mxf videos. This Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 MXF Video Convetrer can convert Panasonic p2 mxf export lossless compression video/audio compatible with Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac.

Step 2. Choose MOV with Apple ProRes 422 codec for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.

Click the “Profile” option, and move mouse cursor to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or HD Video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output format. To get 1080 videos, we need to click the “Settings” button and choose 1920*1080 as output video size. This is available in ProRes MOV and HD MOV format.

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Step3. Merge Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 P2 AVC-Intra MXF files. (Optional)

Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Mac Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 MXF Video Converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step4. Convert Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 P2 MXF to ProRes 422 MOV for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X.

Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac MXF Video converter starts converting Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 AVC-Intra MXF videos to Apple ProRes 422 MOV, and joining the P2 MXF files for editing in FCP 6/7 or FCP X.

After converting and merging the Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra MXF files, just import the output prores .mov files to Final Cut Pro 6/7 or Final Cut Pro X for editing. Optimize your workflow and save time with the prores 422 compression for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.

Tips: If you would like to edit Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra 50/100 MXF with FCE/iMovie, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc, you can convert Panasonic P2 MXF to Mac itself bring format like ProRes MOV for FCE and iMovie, or transcode Panasonic AVC-Intra MXF to H.264 MOV, DV, AVI, M4V, MPG for Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects on Mac.
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