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Convert/Import P2 MXF Files into Final Cut Pro X for Further Editing on Lion

The X version of Final Cut Pro is so cool with its flexibility, easier and more power, and can do all of this cool stuff Avid can’t. Unfortunately, when it comes to Panasonic P2 MXF files, it fails. P2 MXF video format from Panasonic professional camcorder such as Panasonic AJ-HPX 300, Panasonic AG-HPX170 and so on is a special format and don’t have the native support from FCP.
To import MXF to FCP, an economical and useful way for Mac users is to convert MXF video to Final Cut Pro X natively formats with the help of MXF conversion software. MXF Converter for Mac is such a software utility that can help Mac users import P2 MXF files into Final Cut Pro without rendering time with fast speed and high quality. This MXF to FCP Converter for Mac also provides simple editing functions for you and allows you to set the video/audio output parameters to get customized video effect.
Here we will show you how to import MXF to FCP X step by step.

Step One: Download and install MXF Converter for Mac

Launch this software and connect your camcorder to Mac. You will see the below screenshot.
Step Two: Import MXF files to Mac MXF Converter
Click the “Add Video” button at the top right of the main interface. In the open window, select the MXF video file from Panasonic P2 card. You can also transfer MXF files from your camcorder to Mac Hard Drive before import.
Step Three: Simply edit MXF video
After importing files, you can do some basic editing before conversion. In the edit window, you can modify video effect by adjusting the brightness, contrast, hue, saturation and volume, crop video, trim video, and add text/image watermark to video.

Step Four: Choose output format
Click the Profile button to choose the output format you need from the pop-up menu.
Also, you can click the Settings button and set detailed output parameters in the open window such as Video Encoder, Frame Rate, Sample Rate, etc.
Step Five: Convert MXF to Final Cut Pro supported format
When you finish the settings, click the Convert button and begin to convert MXF to Final Cut Pro supported Apple ProRes MOV format. After that, click the “Open Folder” button to get the converted file and then import the converted MXF file to Final Cut Pro.


August 24, 2013 This post was written by Categories: Convert MXF to Final Cut Pro X Tagged with:
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