“Several days ago I borrowed a Panasonic P2 camcorder from my friend, and recorded some videos that in .MXF format, now I need to edit Panasonic MXF files with final cut pro on Mac, but I always have problems when I import, the footages can’t be imported, can you tell me how to solve the problem? Is there a Panasonic MXF plugin for final cut pro x? Thanks!”
Panasonic P2 camcorders are very popular among professional users, the videos recorded by Panasonic P2 camcorders are in .MXF format, this format is mainly for recording but not for playback or editing, so there are many users looking for plugins for software or MXF converter to transcode MXF to compatible format.
Maybe you are looking for Panasonic MXF plugin for final cut pro X/7/6 for importing, but from Panasonic P2 official website you will not find a MXF plugin that worked, and in recent years Panasonic doesn’t released any MXF plugin for final cut pro. In this case, how to import Panasonic MXF files to FCP X/7/6 on Mac?
The best way is to convert Panasonic MXF video files to Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format, because Apple ProRes codec is FCP best supported codec, it’s native codec for editing, once you convert Panasonic MXF video to this codec, you will not encounter any importing or editing problems, and you can edit Panasonic MXF files with final cut pro natively without rendering.
Step-by-step guide to convert Panasonic MXF to final cut pro prores codec, after converting, you can load MXF to FCP without plugin.
1. Please download HD Video converter for Mac software from our website, install and run it on your Mac. This is top HD converter that can convert MXF, MTS, M2TS, MOV, MKV, AVI, MP4 to any formats, it has many optimized formats for playable devices and editing software.
2. When you have launched the software, please import the Panasonic MXF files to the program, and then click format bar to choose output format, just click and choose Apple ProRes 422 for final cut pro X/7/6.
3. You can click settings button to adjust the output parameters like resolution, bitrate, etc.
4. Click convert button to start.
This Panasonic MXF video converter will convert your camcorder recorded MXF footages to Apple ProRes 422 codec MOV format with best video and audio quality, when the conversion finished, you can import Panasonic MXF to final cut pro without plugin, and you can edit natively. Please take a free try, hope it can help you.