Summary: What’s the best solution for importing Panasonic AG-HVX200A P2 MXF to iMovie for editing? Perhaps you can try to convert P2 MXF to iMovie. How to get P2 MXF converted to iMovie?
Panasonic AG-HVX200A answers the demands of the professional HDTV photographer with a compact and feature packed acquisition tool. This versatile prosumer High Definition camcorder packs an array of features into a handheld design. For recording video, the HVX200A includes a Mini DV tape mechanism along with two P2 (Professional Plug-in) card slots. The P2 cards allow for true variable frame rates and recording options that Mini DV tape can't offer. These include DVCPRO HD 1080/24p and 720/60p, along with normal interlaced video. Have you got one? As many users get HVX200A, more problems are coming up.
“My work with the prototype camera I used over a period of six weeks started with what I know, which is 720p/24p. The P2 card of AG-HVX200A is capable of storing large amounts of video and audio data in MXF-format files. I prefer iMovie for editing with AG-HVX200A, but I failed to open the MXF files with iMovie many times. (iMovie 11, Mac Mavericks). I am looking for the easy-to-use and reasonably priced converter to make my MXF files from AG-HVX200A to be readable in iMovie. I have more than 200 MXF files, I need to batch process them. Can anyone help regarding this conversion?”
As far as I know, in order to edit Panasonic AG-HVX200A P2 MXF files in iMovie 8/9/11 flawlessly, the best method is to convert Panasonic P2 MXF to Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) which is a best editing codec for iMovie 8/9/11. At first, you need third-party software. Considering the easy of use and lossless quality drop, Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac is highly recommended. It is a professional MXF to iMovie Converter which can not only convert Panasonic AG-HVX200A recorded MXF files to AIC for iMovie 8/9/11 editing on Mac OS X Yosemite, but also provide simple video editing functions for you. This Mac MXF Converter is especially designed for converting Panasonic P2 MXF, Sony XDCAM MXF, Canon XF MXF files for editing in FCP, iMovie/FCE, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere and etc.
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How to flawlessly edit Panasonic AG-HVX200A P2 MXF in iMovie?
Step 1: Download Mac MXF Converter, and follow the prompts to install the program. When the installation is complete, the best MXF to iMovie Converter will launch automatically.
Step 2: Click “Add video” button to load Panasonic AG-HVX200A P2 MXF files or directly drag the files into file list. By default, the files are selected. You can delete files which you don’t want to import to.
Step 3: Click “Format” bar to determine output format. For best image quality, click the format bar and choose “iMovie and Final Cut Express>>Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)” format.
Step 4: Click “Convert” button to start to convert Panasonic AG-HVX200A P2 MXF to AIC MOV format. After conversion, import the converted MXF videos to iMovie 8/9/11 for real time editing and mastering.
Conclusion: You can click “Open” button to check your converted files, if you are doing the batch conversion, you can choose “Shut down computer after conversion”, then leave it run. There is no more difficulty in editing P2 MXF in iMovie8/9/11.
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