The Panasonic AG-HPX300 is a 1/3″ CMOS camera featuring full resolution 1920×1080 chips. The camera’s ENG frame comes equipped with a Fujinon 17x lens, making it the most affordable full-sized shoulder mounted camera available. The HPX300 has a feature-set including timecode, genlock and HD-SDI, which is usually found only on more expensive cameras. More importantly, the HPX300 can record Panasonic’s premiere recording format, AVC-Intra. When shooting in AVC-Intra mode the camera has the ability to shoot full-raster 1080p footage at 10-bit 4:2:2 color, something unheard of at this price-point.
After make some footage on the Panasonic AG-HPX300, 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-HPX300 P2 AVC-Intra MXF videos on iMovie 6/8/9/11, you can use UFUSoft Panasonic P2 MXF Video Converter for Mac, which was a great Mac Panasonic AG-HPX300 MXF Converter. It can not only convert Panasonic AG-HPX300 P2 MXF .mxf videos to AIC MOV for iMovie, but also make iteasy for merge videos.
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-HPX300 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, Mavericks.
Step 1. Add Panasonic AG-HPX300 P2 MXF videos to UFUSoft 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-HPX300 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).
Step3. Merge Panasonic AG-HPX300 P2 AVC-Intra MXF files. (Optional)
Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Mac Panasonic AG-HPX300 P2 MXF Video Converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step4. Convert Panasonic AG-HPX300 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-HPX300 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.
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.