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How to Transocde/Import Ikegami HDS-V10 MXF to Apple ProRes 422 MOV for FCP 6/7/x

Summary: If you are looking for a solution to convert MXF file shot on Ikegami HDS-V10 on Mac for editing in Final Cut Pro, this article is worthy reading. It presents the detailed steps required to transcode Ikegami HDS-V10 MXF to ProRes for use in FCP version 6, 7 and FCP X.

The HDS-V10 employs MPEG-2 compression and MXF file format which is becoming de-facto standard, and achieves high versatility and high picture quality with full HD picture resolution of 1920×1080. The camera/recorder records HDTV pictures with removable media, GFPAK. Employing 2/3-inch 3CCD system and digital process IC(ASIC), which is the same as Ikegami’s top-of-lines HDTV cameras, the HDS-V10 is a tapeless camera with rich picture performance.
Ikegami HDS-V10 Key features:

  • 2/3-inch 3xCCD sensors, selectable between native 1080i(2.3-mega pixel) and native 720p(1.0-mega pixel).
  • 4:2:2 Digital component recording
  • HDTV: 1080i/720p SDTV: PAL/NTSC Multi format support
  • MPEG-2 HD Long GOP-50Mbps, I frame 100Mbps Multi CODEC
  • MXF(Media eXchange Format) Recording
  • RetroLoopTM , Timelapse Recording
  • Thumbnail search operation

If you are looking for a converter capable of encoding Ikegami HDS-V10 MXF files to Apple ProRes MOV for working with FCP version 6, 7 and FCP X, you can give MXF Video Converter for Mac a shot. This program works well as a Ikegami MXF to FCP Converter for Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard. offering optimal Apple ProRes MOV format preset for editing in FCP with optimum performance.

Here is the step-by-step guide for you to import and edit Ikegami HDS-V10 MXF to ProRes 422 MOV or H.264 MOV for Final Cut Pro on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard, Tiger.

Step 1. Load MXF files to MXF Video Converter for Mac
Run Mac MXF Video Converter as the best MXF footage to Quicktime MOV converter on Mac. Click the “Add Files” button to import Ikegami HDS-V10 .mxf files from the MXF camcorder. Tick the checkbox for “Merge”, and the MXF Video Converter will join and combine the mxf video clips into a single file as output when export mov format.
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Step 2. Choose Apple ProRes MOV output with 1080i or 720p
Click the “Format” option, and choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) as output format, and the Mac MXF video converter will transcode . To get 1080 size video, you can choose the clip on list and click the Properties button to view the source video resolution. To get the original video size, just click the “Settings” button and choose the right option like 1920*1080, 1080*720 from the video size drop-down box.
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Step 3. Convert MXF files to Apple ProRes 422 for Final Cut Pro
Click the convert button under the preview window, the starts converting Ikegami HDS-V10 MXF videos to ProRes for Final Cut Pro.Soon after the conversion is finished, just bring the Quicktime mov videos to Final Cut Pro for editing with best quality. After editing you can burn to Blu-Ray/DVD disc and upload to internet like YouTube, or email the videos to friends or others to play on Quicktime Media Player.

The output videos are compatible with other Non-linear editing system like Final Cut Express, Avid, iMovie, FCP 6,FCP 7, FCP X, Kdenlive, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects and Roxio Toast, to import the HD videos on Mac without compatibility issue.

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