The Panasonic AG-HPX170 is a handheld P2HD camera which builds on the tradition and success of the AG-HVX200. The camera’s enhanced sensor provides lower noise levels while increasing sensitivity in low-light situations. Unlike the AG-HVX200, the AG-HPX170 does not include a tape drive, opting for a lighter and more durable frame. In this case “less” certainly means more; removal of the deck translates into a variety of extra features, including a 75mm lens with improved wide-angle capability, vector scope, waveform monitor, HD-SDI output, a 6-Pin locking FireWire port, and 3 focus-assist modes.
After recording some files on the Panasonic AG-HPX170, 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-HPX170 P2 AVC-Intra MXF videos on FCP 6/7/X, you can use UFUSoft P2 AVC-Intra MXF Video Converter for Mac, which was a great Mac Panasonic AG-HPX170 MXF Converter. It can not only convert Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 MXF .mxf videos to Apple ProRes MOV, but also make it easy 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-HPX170 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-HPX170 P2 AVC-Intra MXF videos to UFUSoft 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-HPX170 AVC-Intra MXF Video Converter for Mac from UFUSoft as the best Mac Panasonic AG-HPX170 to editing software Converter, and click the “Add Files” button to load .mxf videos. This Panasonic AG-HPX170 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.
Step3. Merge Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 AVC-Intra MXF files. (Optional)
Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Mac Panasonic AG-HPX170 MXF Video Converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step4. Convert Panasonic AG-HPX170 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-HPX170 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.