Does FCP X support Panasonic AJ-PX270 recorded MXF files? How to edit PX270 MXF files with FCP X with native supported Apple ProRes codec? After you read this article you will get the best way to import MXF files from Panasonic AJ-PX270 to FCP X, and then you can edit Panasonic AJ-PX270 files with FCP X smoothly.
Panasonic AJ-PX270 to FCP X issue
“Hello, I just bought a Panasonic AJ-PX270 AVC-ULTRA HD camcorder to record videos for my studio, the recording format of Panasonic AJ-PX270 is MXF format, I would like to import MXF files from Panasonic AJ-PX270 to FCP X, but I always failed, the Final Cut Pro X can’t recognize the MXF files recorded by Panasonic AJ-PX270, can anyone help me to solve Panasonic AJ-PX270 to FCP X importing and editing issue? Any suggestion is appreciated, thanks!”
Panasonic AJ-PX270 is a hot camcorder on the camcorder field, it is a microP2 Handheld AVC-ULTRA HD Camcorder, it features 1/3″ 3MOS Sensors, 22x Optical Zoom Lens. With Panasonic AJ-PX270 you are able to record AVC Ultra videos, this camcorder can record videos at 1080p from 1 to 60 fps in 25 steps, you can get the details below.
Panasonic AJ-PX270 records at standard speeds, 23.98, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94, it also records at variable frame rates in 1080p.
1080 60p: 1,2,4,6,9,12,15,18,20,21,22,24,25,26,27,28,30,32,34,36,40,44,48,54,60 fps
1080 50p: 1,2,4,6,9,12,15,18,20,21,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,30,32,34,37,42,45,48,50 fps
How to edit Panasonic AJ-PX270 MXF files with FCP X?
Panasonic AJ-PX270 camcorder can record videos to P2 cards, you can record AVC Intra, LongG: G12/G25/G50, LongG6: Proxy, DVCPROHD (except 720p/24p,30p,25p) or DVCPRO50/DVCPRO/DV, the recorded videos will in MXF format. After you recorded videos with Panasonic AJ-PX270, you may need to edit the recordings with Final Cut Pro X, which is the most popular video editing program on Mac platform, but if you have tried to import MXF videos from Panasonic AJ-PX270 to FCP X, you will get problems, what’s the reason? It is that Final Cut can’t support Panasonic AJ-PX270 recorded MXF format, you will need to convert MXF files to FCP X supported format for importing and editing, such as Apple ProRes codec, it is natively supported by FCP X.
Convert Panasonic AJ-PX270 MXF to FCP X Apple ProRes codec
We recommend you to use Acrok MXF Converter for Mac to transcode MXF files from Panasonic AJ-PX270 to FCP X, this is the best MXF converter on the world, it can convert all kinds of MXF files recorded by Panasonic P2 camcorders, Sony XDCAM camcorders, Canon camcorders, JVC camcorders and Blackmagic camcorders, besides MXF format you can also import other HD videos into for converting, in order to help you convert MXF to FCP X easily, you can follow the easy steps below.
Download Acrok MXF Converter for Mac and install this program on your Mac computer. If you want to convert MXF files on Windows 10, Windows 8.1/7/XP, you can also choose to use Acrok MXF Converter Windows version.
1. Launch this Panasonic P2 MXF to FCP X converter you will see the main interface, please click add files button to import the videos that you want to convert, you can import batch files at one time, batch conversion is supported by this Panasonic MXF video converter.
2. Please click format column and choose output format. Just click and choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), this format is native supported by FCP X, and Acrok MXF converter will convert Panasonic AJ-PX270 MXF files to Apple ProRes for FCP X.
3. Click settings button you will be able to adjust the resolution, bitrate, frame rate, codec or others according to your need.
4. Click convert button to start Panasonic AJ-PX270 to FCP X conversion process.
Your Panasonic AJ-PX270 videos will be converted with top quality and speed, when the conversion is finished, you can get the converted videos and then import to Final Cut Pro X, and then you can edit Panasonic AJ-PX270 footages without any issue.