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Import Panasonic AJ-PX800 P2 MXF Files to Avid/FCP/iMovie/FCE on Mac

Weighing only about 2.8kg (6.2 lb) (main unit), the Panasonic AJ-PX800 is the world’s lightest*1 2/3-type shoulder-type camera-recorder equipped with three MOS image sensors, exhibiting high mobility in news-gathering situations. It supports AVC-ULTRA*2 dual-codec recording from master-grade to network streaming low bit-rate recording. With that, picture quality and recorded data rate can be selected from AVC-Intra or AVC-LongG according to the application, and also the low-rate AVC-Proxy file recorded allows support for network-based operation and off-line editing.

The recorder section offers AVC-ULTRA codec recording capability, two slots and a variety of recording modes.The image quality and bit rate can be selected to match the application. This is made possible by Panasonic’s professional A/V codec family, AVC-ULTRA, provided as standard to meet the particular needs of broadcasting and video production*2 to streaming. HD/SD Multi Format/Multi Codec is also supported. The AJ-PX800 records 1080/60i*5 as well as 24p*5, 30p*5 and 720p HD/SD multiple format. It also supports 50i, 50p and 25p by 59.94 Hz/50 Hz switching for convenient use in productions headed for global use. Conventional DVCPRO HD/DVCPRO50/DVCPRO/DV codec recording is also supported as well as SD (480/576) recording. Two P2 cards can also be accepted. Using memory card adapter AJ-P2AD1G (sold separately), microP2 cards can be used.

To transfer Panasonic AJ-PX800 HD videos to Apple hard drive, you can use the Apple iMovie, Final Cut Pro. But you shall make sure that you at least have iMove 8 or iMovie 9, FCP 6,FCP 7,FCP X on your Mac with Intel processor. However, if you have iMovie 6 or first copy P2 MXF files from camera by looking for PRIVATE -> MXF -> BDMV -> STREAM on SDHC/Micro SDHC card, or copy P2 MXF file from MXF -> BDMV -> STREAM on built-in HDD, you may find it difficult to import to iMovie, FCP, or even Avid MC 5. UFUWare MXF Converter for Mac is the perfect Mac MXF camera converter that it helps you convert Panasonic AJ-PX800 P2 MXF to MOV for editing on Mac.

Supported OS:  Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9,10.10;


With the 3 steps below, you can import Panasonic AJ-PX800 HD videos to Avid, FCP, FCE, iMovie for editing.

Step 1. Load Panasonic AJ-PX800 P2 MXF video to UFUWare MXF Converter for Mac.

Run UFUWare MXF Converter for Mac as the Panasonic AJ-PX800 P2 MXF Software for Mac, and click the “Add” button to load 1080p mxf videos.

MXF Converter Mac

Step 2. Choose H.264 MOV for Avid/FCP/iMovie/FCE.

Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > HD MOV-QuickTime (*.mov) as output format. The Mac JVC MXF to Avid converter convert Panasonic AJ-PX800 MXF to H.264/AVC MOV for Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express and iMovie.

Step 3. Transcode Panasonic AJ-PX800 P2 AVC-Intra MXF to HD MOV for Avid MC/FCP/iMovie.

Click the convert button under the preview window, and the Panasonic AJ-PX800 P2 AVC-Intra MXF to Avid Converter starts converting 1080p MXF to HD MOV for Avid/FCP/iMovie/FCE on Mac.

After conversion is finished, you can import the HD videos to Avid MC5, Avid Xpress Pro, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, iMovie and other non-linear editing tools like Adobe Premiere, Kdenlive on Mac.

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