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Convert/Import Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF to Final Cut Pro without rendering

Panasonic is proud to introduce the AG-HVX200, a handheld DVCPRO HD P2 camera-recorder that’s designed to meet emerging needs in HD production.The AG-HVX200 records HD 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratio, either P2 card in 1080/60i or 720/60p HD MXF. The MXF multi-codec system lets you record in DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO and DV. MXF file format is not compatible with many mac programs. You may have problem to play, edit or use these format on video editing software. So after shooting some .mxf footage from Panasonic AG-HVX200 Camcorder, onto a P2 card in DVCPRO HD 1080/60i or 720/60p , and you are using Final Cut Pro 6 or 7 to perform further editing, you will find Final Cut Pro does not work well with the Panasonic AG-HVX200 1080/60i or 720/60p MXF videos. How to import Panasonic AG-HVX200 1080/60i or 720/60p MXF to Final Cut Pro for editing without rendering?

Below is the simple step-by-step guide for camcorder and camera users about how to keep and maintain 1080/50 mbps from Panasonic AG-HVX200 to Apple ProRes 422 MOV for FCP without redering on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard.

Step 1. Add Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF videos to Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF Video Converter for Mac.
Connect your Panasonic AG-HVX200 Camcorder to iMac with USB 2.0 cable or use card reader to transfer the .mxf files to Apple hard drive disk. Run Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF Video Converter for Mac as the best Mac Panasonic AG-HVX200 to editing software Converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mxf videos. This Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF Video Convetrer can convert Panasonic AG-HVX200 p2 mxf export lossless compression video/audio compatible with Final Cut Pro on Mac.

Step 2. Choose MOV with Apple ProRes for Final Cut Pro.
Click the “Format” option, and move mouse cursor to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or DVCPRO HD video (*.mov) as output format. To get 1080 videos, we need to click the “Settings” button and choose 1920*1080 as output video size.

Tips:Final Cut Pro has Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422(HQ), Apple ProRes 422(LT), Apple ProRes 422(Proxy), Apple ProRes 4444. The Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) codec is intended for offline editing and contains 30 percent of the data rate of Apple ProRes 422, and I recommend you to select Apple ProRes 422(HQ), Apple ProRes 422(LT) MOV for outputting.
Step3. Merge Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF files. (Optional)
Tick the checkbox for “Merge”, and the Mac Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF Video Converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.

Step4. Convert Panasonic AG-HVX200 P2 MXF to Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac MXF Video converter starts converting Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF videos to Apple ProRes MOV, and joining the MXF files for editing in Final Cut Studio.
After converting and merging the Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF files, just import the output Apple PreRes 422 .mov files to Final Cut Pro 7 or Final Cut Pro 6 for editing and the video without rendering .Optimize your workflow and save time with the Apple ProRes compression for Final Cut Pro.
If you would like to edit Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF with FCE/iMovie, Avid, etc, you can convert Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF to Mac itself bring format like Apple Intermediate Codec, DV PAL/NTSC, DVCPRO NTSC/PAL, DVCPRO50 PAL/NTSC (*.MOV) for FCE and iMovie, or transcode Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF  to Avid DNxHD (*.mov) for Avid on Mac.


September 16, 2013 This post was written by Categories: Convert MXF to Final Cut Pro 6Convert MXF to Final Cut Pro 7Convert MXF to Final Cut Pro XMXF Video Converter for Mac Tagged with:
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