Have you used Panasonic AJ-PX380 camcorder and recorded some MXF files? Do you want to import MXF videos from Panasonic AJ-PX380 to FCP X and edit with natively supported Apple ProRes 422 codec on Mac? In this article we will share the best Panasonic AJ-PX380 to FCP X importing and editing solution with you, just read it.
Not long ago Panasonic released the AJ-PX380 camcorder, this new professional camcorder is equipped with a 2.2-megapixel 1/3-type 3MOS image sensor, which can offer you excellent picture quality, it is switchable between NTSC and PAL. This camcorder is able to record AVC-ULTRA format videos, such as record full HD videos in AVC-Intra100/50, AVC-LongG50/25/12 Mbps, AVC-Proxy. Besides, it can also record videos in DVCPRO HD/DVCPRO50/DVCPRO/DV. The recordings will be in MXF file format.
“Hello, I purchased a new Panasonic AJ-PX380 for my project several days ago, and I already used it recorded some AVC-Intra videos, I noticed the recordings are in MXF video format, this is the first time for me to use MXF format, and I don’t know how to import MXF files from Panasonic AJ-PX380 to FCP X for editing. I was told by my friend that I need to convert Panasonic AJ-PX380 MXF files to Apple ProRes codec MOV format, is it true? Hope you can give me some suggestions, thanks in advance!”
The question showed above is asked by a new Panasonic AJ-PX380 camcorder user, Panasonic AJ-PX380 camcorder is excellent so there are a few of users choose to buy it for their projects, have you also got one? If you also have this camcorder them you must have used it to recorded some videos in MXF format. To most new users, it is hard to use MXF file format with editing programs like Final Cut Pro X, because MXF format is an advanced format and not supported by editing programs like FCP X, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, etc. so you can’t import MXF from Panasonic AJ-PX380 to FCP X for editing directly. In this case what’s the best workflow to edit Panasonic AJ-PX380 files with FCP X? The best way is to convert Panasonic AJ-PX380 MXF to Apple ProRes 422/4444 codec MOV format for FCP X, because Apple ProRes codec is the native supported codec for Final Cut Pro X, and with this codec you can edit Panasonic AJ-PX380 files with FCP X natively.
Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac is the top MXF converter on the market, it is able to convert MXF files from Panasonic AJ-PX380 to FCP X natively supported Apple ProRes codec. Besides MXF format, it has support for all the HD videos, like MTS, MOV, MP4, MKV, AVI, MPG, etc. you can import nearly all the HD videos into it for converting. This powerful MXF converter has many optimized formats for output, such as Apple ProRes codec for FCP X, DNxHD codec for Avid MC, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, etc. now please download this MXF to FCP X converter from the link, and use it to convert Panasonic AJ-PX380 files to FCP X Apple ProRes.
Step 1. Download and install Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac, install this program on your Mac computer. If you need to convert MXF files on Windows you can also download the Windows version, both Windows version and Mac version are available to use.
Step 2. Run this Panasonic AJ-PX380 to FCP X converter you will see the brief main interface, click “Add Files” button on the main interface to load Panasonic AJ-PX380 MXF files into the software, you can add batch files at one time.
Step 3. To convert MXF files from Panasonic AJ-PX380 to FCP X, please choose FCP X supported Apple ProRes codec for output, just click and select Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this format is native format for Final Cut Pro X and FCP 7. If you want to convert MXF files to other formats please choose the output format according to your need.
Step 4. Before converting Panasonic AJ-PX380 MXF to Apple ProRes 422 for FCP X, you can click Settings button to adjust the output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc. if you don’t need to change just skip this step.
Step 5. Click convert button to start Panasonic AJ-PX380 to FCP X conversion process.
Acrok HD Video Converter for Mac will convert MXF files from Panasonic AJ-PX380 to FCP X Apple ProRes codec with top quality and speed, video and audio synchronization is perfectly guaranteed, when then conversion process is finished, you can load converted videos into Final Cut Pro X, and now you can edit Panasonic AJ-PX380 files with FCP X smoothly, you don’t need to render anymore. Just take a try, hope Acrok converter can solve your problem.
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