If you are looking for a P2 MXF Converter to transcode Panasonic AJ-HPX2000 MXF footage for iMovie editing, you may come to the right place. This post introduces an easy and reliable transcoder to convert AJ-HPX2000 P2 MXF files to AIC .mov for use in iMovie with lossless quality.
The AJ-HPX2000 is the first shoulder-mounted memory card camera-recorder (P2 cam) to support HD recording. The AJ-HPX2000 combines a high-image-quality, high-sensitivity HD camera with a memory card to provide all of the advanced P2 solid-state functions. Its multi-format capability lets you record in 1080i/720p HD or SD. The AJ-HPX2000 brings new solutions to the production of news and information programs with the recording functions made possible by P2 multi-card slots, such as card selection, hot-swap and loop rec.
The P2 card offers great flexibility and interoperability with leading NLE systems and boasts a high data transfer speed of 640 Mbps max. It records AV data in the MXF file format. To be able to import AJ-HPX2000 P2 MXF clips to iMovie, you will need to convert them to an iMovie friendly format before editing. If you are looking for a P2 MXF Converter to transcode Panasonic AJ-HPX2000 P2 MXF clips for editing in Apple iMovie, you may give HD Video Converter for Mac a shot. This little app comes with powerful conversion capability to handle camera footage in various formats, including AVCHD, MTS, M2T, M2TS, TS, MXF, MKV, H.264, P2 MXF, AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, M4V, Sony’s XAVC 4K/2K/HD and XAVC S 4K/2K/HD files as well as XDCAM, XDCAM HD, and XDCAM EX footage.
How to convert Panasonic AJ-HPX2000 P2 MXF files to QuickTime MOV with AIC codec?
To do this:
Step 1: Run HD Video Converter for Mac as a professional Panasonic AJ-HPX2000 MXF to iMovie Converter. When its main interface comes up, click ‘Add File’ to load source video to it.
Step 2: Select output format for iMovie
For the purpose of converting HPX-2000 MXF files for use in iMovie, from ‘Profile’ list, select ‘Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC)(*.mov)’ as output format under ‘iMovie and Final Cut Express’ column. This format is also suitable for use in the discontinued Final Cut Express.
Important: If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion, please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.
Step 3: Adjust video and audio settings (Optional)
If necessary, you can click ‘Settings’ button and go to ‘Profiles Settings’ panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.
Step 4: Click ‘Convert’ to start Panasonic HPX2000 MXF to MOV conversion.
Step 5: Click ‘Open Folder’ to get generated QuickTime files for using in iMovie with optimum performance.
Tips: MXF files are always HD content, so the conversion process may cost a little longer time. In this situation, you can tick off ‘Showdown computer when conversion completed’ and go away to do other things.
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