“I have Panasonic AG-HPX250 camcorder which shoot recordings in .mxf format, I just want to transfer the recordings to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X for editing, but the FCP X doesn’t accept it. What can I do?”
Although Final Cut Pro claims to have support for MXF files, it only has partial support. According to Final Cut Pro 6,Final Cut Pro 7,Final Cut Pro 6/7/X document, Final Cut Pro 6/7/X only support MXF files recording from limited Panasonic camcorders such as Panasonic AG-HPX250P MXF files with codec of AVC-Intra100/ AVC-Intra50/ DVCPRO HD/ DVCPRO 50/ DVCPRO/ DV, Panasonic Panasonic AG-HVX200E, AG-HVX200P MXF files with codec of DVCPRO.
We don’t see the inclusion of Panasonic AG-HPX250 MXF file in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X camcorder compatibility list. Therefore, to import Panasonic AG-HPX250 .MXF files to Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, we have to think out another way.
A direct and easy way to transfer Panasonic AG-HPX250 MXF recordings to Final Cut Pro is to convert Panasonic P2 MXF files to Final Cut Pro (X) supported Prores MOV files with Panasonic MXF Converter for Mac.
Panasonic P2 MXF Converter for Mac is specailly designed for Mac users to convert MXF videos from Panasonic P2 camcorder or from other camcorders like Sony XDCAM, Canon XF or from other sources to Prores MOV files for FCP 6/7/X.
Besides, Mac Panasonic P2 Converter Mac is also able to convert MXF files to other popular video files like AVI, WMV, MPG, MP4, FLV, 3GP, MKV, VOB, SWF etc for you to play MXF files on portable devices like iPhone 5, iPad Mini, iPad 4, Kindle Fire, Samsung Galaxy Tab etc.
Step by step to convert Pansonic AG-HPX250 MXF files to ProRes MOV
Step 1: Load Panasonic P2 MXF files
Click “Add Video” to import your desired Panasonic AG-HPX250 MXF files into MXF Converter for Mac.
Step 2: Select output format
Click th drop-down list of “Profile” and choose “Final Cut Pro” >> “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”.
Step 3: Convert MXF to ProPres MOV for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X
Click “Convert” to start converting MXF video to Apple ProRes 422 MOVvideo for free editing in Final Cut Pro