P2 MXF editing - How to import Panasonic AG-HPX170 MXF files

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P2 MXF editing - How to import Panasonic AG-HPX170 MXF files

Postby Violet10 » Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:44 am

Transcode/Transfer Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 MXF footages to iMovie for editing on Mac

Summary: In this guide, you will learn the easy way to import/edit Panasonic AG-HPX 170 P2 MXF files into iMovie flawlessly on Mac by transcoding Panasonic P2 MXF to iMovie Apple Intermediate Codec encoded mov format.

The Panasonic AG-HPX170 is a potent filmmaking tool with many compelling features. It is a professional camcorder which is able to shoot video clips in MXF format, but the HD experience also brings a problem to the users who want to edit AG-HPX170 MXF files in iMovie.

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So how to import Sony AG-HPX170 MXF footages into iMovie for editing smoothly on Mac?

The best method to solve these problems is to convert Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 MXF to iMovie native format, say, Apple Intermediate Codec encoded mov format. Along with some help from a 3rd-party Panasonic MXF Converter. If you looking for a solution for this problem likewise, check out Pavtube's MXF Converter for Mac which is entitled as a top P2 MXF to iMovie Converter. It supports encoding Panasonic P2 and Canon C300/XF105/XF100/XF300 MXF files to iMovie native format so that you can easily import the Panasonic Camcorder recordings to iMovie for editing on Mac. This will help you import the file correctly and saving the rendering time.

Convert, Transfer and Edit Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 MXF footages in iMovie with AIC MOV codec

Step 1. Free download the Panasonic MXF to iMovie Converter for Mac, load your P2 MXF files into the program. As a top P2 MXF Converter, it also supports transcoding MXF to Apple ProRes Codec for editing with Final Cut Pro 6/7 and FCP X.
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Step 2. Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to "iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)" as output format.
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Step 3. Click convert button in the main interface to start transcoding Panasonic P2 MXF to iMovie AIC MOV on mac.

Some more helpful features of the P2 MXF to iMovie Converter for Mac:

1. Settings- click to set video resolution(1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (24p/30p)

2. Editor (next to "Add" icon)- click to set deinterlace, denoise, mute, volume up, trim, crop, etc.

After the workflow, you can go to the output folder to find the converted video files. Now you are free to load/edit Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 MXF files in iMovie under Mac without problems.

You can also follow this guide to know how to convert P2 MXF to Final Cut Pro and how to import/edit P2 MXF in Final Cut Express. You can learn more solutions in MXF column on pavtube website.
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