The Panasonic AG-HPX170 is an ultra-mobile P2 HD handheld camcorder featuring full, 4:2:2 independent frame production quality HD and solid-state recording. The lighter HPX170 is fully solid state, and comes with a host of enhancements including a 1/3? progressive 3-CCD imager system, wider Leica Dicomar 13x lens, an HD-SDI interface, metadata input and management. The HPX170 has two P2 card slots and records in 20 HD and SD formats. Its newly enhanced 1/3? progressive 16:9 3-CCD imager delivers an excellent signal-to-noise ratio, lower noise/smear, and exceptional low-light performance.
Final Cut Pro X, the latest version of video-editing software geared for professionals from a company increasingly focused on mainstream consumers. Final Cut Pro X is a follow-up to Final Cut Pro 7, software Apple released in 2009 as part of Final Cut Studio. Like Apple’s newly released of Mac OS X Mavericks, Final Cut Pro X was only be available to customers through the Mac App Store. However, this new released FCP X does not support well with Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 MXF Videos.
So if you want to edit Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 AVC-Intra MXF .mxf Videos in Final Cut Pro X, you are recommended to use UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac, which is the superior Mac Panasonic AG-HPX170 MXF to FCP X converter for Mac OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. It does not only convert Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 AVC-Intra MXF to ProRes 422 MOV or H.264 MOV on Mac, but also merges P2 MXF files for import into Final Cut Pro X.
Below is the simple step-by-step guide for camcorder and camera users about how to keep and maintain 1080/50 mbps or 100 mbps from Panasonic AG-HPX170 to Apple ProRes or H.264/AVC MOV for FCP X on iMac/MacBook Pro.
Step 1. Add Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 AVC-Intra MXF videos to UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac.
Connect your AVC-Intra MXF Camcorder to iMac with USB 2.0 cable or use card reader to transfer the P2 AVC-Intra .mxf files to Apple hard drive disk. Run UFUSoft Panasonic AG-HPX170 AVC-Intra MXF Video Converter for Mac as the best Mac Panasonic AG-HPX170 video to editing software Converter, and click the “Add Files” button to load .mxf videos. This Panasonic AG-HPX170 MXF Video Convetrer can convert Panasonic p2 mxf export lossless compression video/audio compatible with Final Cut Pro X on Mac.
Step 2. Choose MOV with Apple ProRes 422 codec for Final Cut Pro X.
Click the “Profile” option, and move mouse cursor to Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) or HD Video > HD MOV Video (*.mov)as output format. To get 1080 videos, we need to click the “Settings” button and choose 1920*1080 as output video size. This is available in ProRes MOV and HD MOV format.
Step3. Merge Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 AVC-Intra MXF files. (Optional)
Select the files in the filelist and click Merge, and the Mac Panasonic AG-HPX170 MXF Video Converter will join and combine the video clips into a single file as output.
Step4. Convert Panasonic AG-HPX170 P2 MXF to ProRes 422 MOV for Final Cut Pro X.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac MXF Video converter starts converting Panasonic AG-HPX170 AVC-Intra MXF videos to Apple ProRes 422 MOV, and joining the P2 MXF files for editing in FCP X.
After converting and merging the Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra MXF files, just import the output prores .mov files to Final Cut Pro X for editing. Optimize your workflow and save time with the prores 422 compression for Final Cut Pro X. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Express (FCE) 4 for editing in full HD.
Tips: If you would like to edit Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra 50/100 MXF with FCE/iMovie, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc, you can convert Panasonic P2 MXF to Mac itself bring format like AIC MOV for FCE and iMovie, or transcode Panasonic AVC-Intra MXF to DNxHD, H.264 MOV, DV, AVI, M4V, MPG for Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects on Mac.