Using native .mxf footage off a P2 card to Adobe Premiere Pro is a big problem for users. This article aims to give you a solution to importing, editing Panasonic AJ-PX380 P2 MXF in Premeire Pro CC7/CS6/CS5 fast and easy.
The PX380, expected to release in September 2015, will record in AVC-LongG to output on-air content direct from the shooting location and for workflows using content transferred over the internet. The camera will capture at different AVC-LongG bit rates - AVC-LongG50/25 keeps 10 bit, 4:2:2 quality at bit rates of approximately 50/25 Mbps, and the more economical AVC-LongG12 is optimized for wireless field workflows.
While, when you want to import AJ-PX380 MXF P2 files in Adobe Premeire Pro CC/CS6 for editing, you will get frustrated due to the video codec incompatibility problem.
Up to now, Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 seems to work fine if you import your P2 MXF footages directly from cameras, but if you have already copied P2 MXF recordings to your HDD or you download them from somewhere, the importing error may jump out. If you accidentally meet with the problem, the best solution is to convert P2 MXF to MPEG-2, the format which is proved to be the most compatible one with all the Adobe products, including Adobe Premiere Pro CS6. The most important part is how to find out the best P2 MXF Converter among so many options on Google and Bing.
Well, Brorsoft P2 MXF Converter is highly recommended here to help you achieve your goal. It's an easy-to-use yet professional (P2) MXF converter, player and editor. With it, you can effortlessly transcode Panasonic AJ-PX380 P2 files for natively editing in Premiere Pro. What's more, this MXF transcoding tool also enables you to convert Sony's XDCAM, Panasonic's DVCPRO P2 and Canon's XF MXF files to Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas, Windows Movie Maker, Pinnacle Studio and more video editing programs. Download the software now and start the conversion task.
Free download P2 MXF Converter:
Transcoding Panasonic AJ-PX380 P2 MXF footage to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS
Step 1. Transfer P2 .mxf files to Hard drive
Transfer the .mxf files from P2 card to hard drive disk by a card reader or connecting the camcorder to your computer. As far as we know, the P2 card lays out all audio tracks under the CONTENTS/AUDIO/ directory and all video tracks under CONTENTS/VIDEO/.
Step 2: Add MXF files to P2 MXF Converter
Launch Brorsoft MXF Converter, and click the "Add Files" button to load .mxf videos for converting.
Step 3: Choose a proper output format
Hit the Format box and select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas --> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format and then set the output destination as you want. If you want to keep 60fps as frame rate after conversion, please choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) as output.
Step 4: Start Panasonic AJ-PX380 P2 MXF conversion on Mac OS X
Click the "Convert" button to start converting MXF footages for importing to Premiere Pro with original quality.
After the P2 MXF to MPEG-2 conversion, you can import and edit your recordings in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 without any incompatibility problem.
Besides the capability of making AJ-PX380 P2 MXF work with Premiere Pro, including Premiere Pro CS3/CS4/CS5/CS5.5/CS6, the versatile P2 MXF Converter can also convert P2 MXF files for importing to Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Elements, Sony Vegas, Avid Media Composer, Windows Movie Maker, Magix Movie Edit Pro, etc. If you want to know more about the converter and conversion, please link to Brorsoft's MXF Converter Page.
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Monday, July 20, 2015
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