Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 HD Handheld Camcorder is the first handheld professional camcorder to record the extremely high-quality AVC-Intra 100 Mb/s (10-bit 4:2:2) codec. Featuring an integrated 22x zoom lens and a 2.2 Mp 1/3″-type 3MOS imager, the versatile HPX250 records not only AVC-Intra but also several flavors of DVCPRO (including DVCPRO HD) as well as DV. A variety of frame rates are possible in DVCPRO modes, for native slow- and fast-motion effects.For video that will later endure heavy processing in the form of effects and other processes, the intra-frame compression options of the HPX250 are crucial. The AVC-Intra 100 codec is a perfect choice for any projects that involve tasks such as green screen shooting.
After recording some files on the Panasonic AG-HPX250, you may want to edit them in Final Cut Pro 6/7. However, you may also face the problem that FCP 6/7 does not recognize the P2 AVC-Intra MXF .mxf videos.To make it easier for editing Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 AVC-Intra MXF videos on FCP 6/7, you can use Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra MXF Video Converter for Mac, which was a great Mac Panasonic AG-HPX250 MXF Converter. It can not only convert Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 MXF .mxf videos to Apple ProRes MOV, but also make it easy for merge videos.
Below is the simple step-by-step guide for camcorder and camera users about how to keep and maintain 1080/50 mbps or 100 mbps from Panasonic AG-HPX250 to Apple ProRes or H.264/AVC MOV for FCP 6/7 on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion.
Step 1. Add Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 AVC-Intra MXF videos to Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra MXF Converter for Mac.
Connect your AVC-Intra MXF Camcorder to iMac with USB 2.0 cable or use card reader to transfer the P2 AVC-Intra .mxf files to Apple hard drive disk. Run Panasonic AG-HPX250 AVC-Intra MXF Video Converter for Mac from UFUSoft as the best Mac Panasonic AG-HPX250 to editing software Converter, and click the “Add Files” button to load .mxf videos. This Panasonic AG-HPX250 MXF Video Convetrer can convert Panasonic p2 mxf export lossless compression video/audio compatible with Final Cut Pro 6/7 on Mac.
Step 2. Choose MOV with Apple ProRes 422 codec for Final Cut Pro 6/7.
Click the “Profile” option, and move mouse cursor to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or HD Video > HD MOV Video (*.mov) as output format. To get 1080 videos, we need to click the “Settings” button and choose 1920*1080 as output video size. This is available in ProRes MOV and HD MOV format.
Step3. Merge Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 AVC-Intra MXF files. (Optional) Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Mac Panasonic AG-HPX250 MXF Video Converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step4. Convert Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2 MXF to ProRes 422 MOV for Final Cut Pro 6/7.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac MXF Video converter starts converting Panasonic AG-HPX250 AVC-Intra MXF videos to Apple ProRes 422 MOV, and joining the P2 MXF files for editing in FCP 6/7.
After converting and merging the Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra MXF files, just import the output prores .mov files to Final Cut Pro 6/7 for editing. Optimize your workflow and save time with the prores 422 compression for Final Cut Pro 6/7. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.
Tips: If you would like to edit Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra 50/100 MXF with FCE/iMovie, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc, you can convert Panasonic P2 MXF to Mac itself bring format like ProRes MOV for FCE and iMovie, or transcode Panasonic AVC-Intra MXF to H.264 MOV, DV, AVI, M4V, MPG for Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects on Mac.