Tricks for Smoothly Editing Panasonic HPX500/HVX200 P2 MXF files on Mac
Summary: Here it mainly introduce you a top P2 Card MXF Mac Converter so that you transcode Panasonic HPX500/HVX200 P2 MXF to Apple ProRes 422/AIC MOV for FCP/FCE/iMovie and smoothly import/edit p2 MXF files on Mac without rendering.
You may often use P2 camcorder like Panasonic HPX500, HVX200 to record full HD 1080P videos on P2 card, you will find that P2 card MXF files are not supported by many software on Mac, such as Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, Final Cut Express, etc. You may encounter some problems when you want to import P2 MXF files to iMovie for editing, you will not edit the P2 MXF files in Final Cut Pro smoothly due to the codec.
So what’s the best way to edit Panasonic HPX500/HVX200 P2 MXF files on Mac smoothly? Since FCP/FCE/iMovie does not work with the Panasonic P2 MXF codec, to solve those problems, the best method is that convert Panasonic P2 card MXF files on Mac along with some help from the third-party software. To help those who wanna Panasonic P2 MXF files in Final Cut Pro X/Final Cut Express/iMovie, below, I will throw a quick tutorial up on how to transcode P2 MXF to Apple ProRes/AIC MOV format for further editing flawlessly.
Downloading the app- Pavtube MXF Converter, a top P2 MXF Convereter for Mac. (currently on sale)
The program is a professional P2 Card MXF Converter on Mac OS X which can not only convert Panasonic P2 MXF files to Apple ProRes, AIC MOV for Mac editing, but also provide simple video editing functions for you. The mac MXF transcoder can also convert HD videos from HD camcorders or DVs (like JVC, Panasonic, Sony and Cannon) for editing in Final Cut Pro 6/7, Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Express, iMovie, Avid, Adobe Premiere etc. Below is how.
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1. Download, install and launch Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac.
Once launched the program, click “Add Video” button to load your P2 card MXF clips. You are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.
2. Select output format.
Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as output format for FCP 6/7 and FCP X. U can choose iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) for Final Cut Express and iMovie.
3. Click convert button to start to convert P2 card file on Mac with this best P2 card Mac converter.
Some more helpful features of the app:
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.
Once the p2 MXF conversion is done, you can transfer Panasonic HPX500/HVX200 P2 card MXF footages into FCP/FCE/iMovie for editing smoothly on Mac with ease.
PS: With the Mac P2 card file converter, you can easily convert P2 card MXF file on Mac, rich camcorders are supported, for example, you can convert Panasonic HPX500, HVX200, HPX-170, HPX-171 camcordrs on Mac with ease. You can convert P2 card MXF file to MOV or other formats with best video and audio quality. You can also foloow the MXF to Mac column to find more solutions for your P2 card MXF files.