How to Convert Panasonic HPX300 P2 MXF to FCP 6/7/X?

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How to Convert Panasonic HPX300 P2 MXF to FCP 6/7/X?

Postby stevenjoen » Sun Nov 25, 2012 5:52 pm

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 recording some files on the Panasonic AG-HPX300, 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 AG-HPX300 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 AG-HPX300 MXF Converter. It can not only convert Panasonic AG-HPX300 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 AG-HPX300 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 AG-HPX300 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 AG-HPX300 AVC-Intra MXF Video Converter for Mac from UFUSoft as the best Mac Panasonic AG-HPX300 to editing software Converter, and click the “Add Files” button to load .mxf videos. This Panasonic AG-HPX300 MXF Video Convetrer can convert Panasonic p2 mxf export lossless compression video/audio compatible with Final Cut Pro 6/7/X on Mac.

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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 AG-HPX300 P2 AVC-Intra MXF files. (Optional)

Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Mac Panasonic AG-HPX300 MXF Video Converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step4. Convert Panasonic AG-HPX300 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 AG-HPX300 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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Re: How to Convert Panasonic HPX300 P2 MXF to FCP 6/7/X?

Postby kayla » Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:43 am

To use Panasonic P2 MXF in FCP, you need to convert the files to Apple ProRes 422 MOV because FCP dosen't have native support for some MXF files and Apple ProRes 422 MOV is the best format for importing into FCP. Aunsoft TransMXF for Mac could use as MXF to ProRes converter.
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