Convert HD Camcorder MXF files to ProRes for FCP Editing on Mac OS X Lion

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Convert HD Camcorder MXF files to ProRes for FCP Editing on Mac OS X Lion

Post  tutubebe99 on Fri Aug 12, 2011 5:13 am

Convert HD Camcorder MXF files to ProRes for FCP Editing on Mac OS X Lion

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. It 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 MXF format on video editing software. So After recording some mxf clips from Panasonic AG-HVX200 Camcorder, you can Edit MXF Videos on Final Cut Pro 6/7. However, you will find Final Cut Pro does not work well with MXF videos. How to Import Panasonic AG-HVX200 1080/60i or 720/60p MXF to Final Cut Pro for editing on Mac OS X Lion?

Question: How to import MXF files to FCPon Mac OS X Lion?

Answer: Convert MXF to ProRes for Editing in FCP .

Step 1: Add Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF videos to Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac.
Connect Panasonic Camcorder to Mac OS X Lion with USB 2.0 cable or use card reader to transfer the .mxf files to Mac. Free download, install and run Pavtube MXF HD Video Converter for Mac as the best HD Camcorder Video Converter Software, and click the "Add" button to load .mxf videos.

Step 2: Choose output format.
Click the "Format" option, move mouse cursor to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov). To get 1080 videos, we need to click the "settings" button and choose 1920*1080 as output video size, and choose 50 or 60 as frame rate according to your camera mode.

Tip:If you want to join and combine the MXF video clips into a single file as output, you can Tick the checkbox for Merge into one file .

Step 3: Convert MXF Videos.
Click "Convert" button, the Mac MXF HD Video converter starts converting Panasonic AG-HVX200 MXF videos to Apple ProRes MOV.

After Conversion, you can Edit the converted mxf files in Final Cut Pro.

Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac can convert 1080p cameras/camcorders footages to editable HD video formats for non-linear editing software like iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Studio, Avid, Adobe Premiere etc. The HD footage can be compressed to SD video clips for storage when you wanna save storage space. The Mac iMedia Converter is also able to extract audios from Blu-ray discs, DVDs and videos for media players with high quality and fast conversion speed.

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