Panasonic announces the latest in the PX5000-series with a new B4 shoulder-mount camera. The camera records 1080P50/60 AVC-Intra or AVC-LongG with dual codec recording of AVC-Proxy. It can output SDR while acquiring HDR. The camera features a 1.56 Mpxl LCD monitor for improved visibility. While, if we want to import and edit Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF footage in FCP X, the result may let you down- these popular video editing programs won’t open the Full HD MXF videos from Panasonic AJ-PX5100 correctly. So, what’s the solution?
Actually, AVC-Intra200/AVC-Intra100/AVC-Intra50/AVC-LongG50/AVC-LongG25/AVC-LongG12/DVCPRO HD/DVCPRO50/DVCPRO/DV formats switchable encoded MXF file format from Panasonic AJ-PX5100 is beyond the compatibility of Final Cut Pro (FCP X, FCP 7, FCP 6). What’s more, handling .mxf videos in FCP is usually hardware intensive. To solve the problem, you need to convert MXF files to FCP compatible format with proper video settings. As we know, Apple ProRes 422 and Apple ProRes 4444 are Final Cut Pro native editing codec, and FCP can edit this codec video without rendering, so you just need to transcode AVC-Intra MXF to ProRes 422/4444 via an video converting program.
There are numbered tools and utilities can convert and compress the 4K, 2K and Full HD videos, few of them can process at a fast speed. Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is considered to be the best Panasonic .mxf video converting tool. It can help you to convert Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF files to FCP X compatible format. Plus, it is surely in the support of compressing Panasonic AJ-PX5100 videos to 1080p faultlessly. Download it and learn the step-by-step tutorial.
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How to convert Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF videos to ProRes MOV on Mac?
Step 1. Add Panasonic AJ-PX5100 footages
Install and launch the Panasonic MXF Converter, Click “Add File” button to import Panasonic AJ-PX5100 Full HD MXF footages to it. You can also directly drag and drop the 1080P MXF files to the converter.
Step 2. Choose output format for FCP X
Click “Format” bar to get the drop-down menu and you can select “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes (*.mov)” as output format. Apple ProRes 422 MOV is native format for Final Cut Pro X.
Tip: Click the Settings icon if you’d like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels. If you want to join all the imported files, just select all files and tick “Merge all files into one” on the bottom.
Step 3. Convert Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF videos to ProRes MOV
Press the “Convert” button to start the conversion; it will convert Panasonic AJ-PX5100 1080P MXF to FCP X friendly format ProRes 422/4444 MOV on Mac.
After the Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF to MOV conversion, click the “Open” button to get the converted Panasonic AJ-PX5100 footage, now you can edit Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF recordings in FCP X on Mac OS smoothly.
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