Organizing P2 MXF recordings from Panasonic AG-HPX370 into Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
Summary: Perhaps, Panasonic AG-HPX370 users will find it hard to edit Panasonic AG-HPX370 P2 MXF files in Adobe Premiere Pro. Anyway, edit native P2 MXF files on Premiere Pro is not a directly process, as the Adobe Premiere Pro does not have native support for the DVCPro HD format that the HPX records to P2 cards (most NLE’s don’t) .
So our question is: How to import and edit Panasonic AG-HPX370 P2 MXF files in Adobe Premiere Pro ?
The answer is:To Convert Panasonic AG-HPX370 DVCPRO HD P2 MXF to Premiere Pro editable format with preset profile.
The Panasonic AG-HPX370 Series P2 HD Camcorder is an affordable 1/3” ENG camcorder that offers full-raster 4:2:2 sampling using the professional AVC-Intra HD codec. Equally at home recording 100Mbps DVCPRO HD, the AG-HPX370 brings new levels of lowlight performance to its three 1/3” CMOS sensors, utilizing Ultra Luminance Technology to provide the sensitivity and image quality of larger 1/2” imagers.
In order to edit mxf files in Premiere Pro , you can use a professional Panasonic P2 MXF to FCP Converter on your Mac, to help you convert HPX370 P2 MXF to ProRes for FCP. Here I take the best P2 MXF Converter for Premiere Pro (as far as I know) as an example. I have had a strong understanding of it on my PC. It works fast and gives me the perfect video quality. Plus, I have successefully used the MXF Converter Tool to solve some problems on other Panasonic P2 camcorders like AG-HPX300, AG-HPX170PJ, AG-HPX250PJ, AG-HPX255, AG-HVX200A, AG-HPX500, AJ-HPX2000, AJ-HPX3100GJ to FCP importing, and I can freely set the “setting profile”.
Four steps to convert Panasonic AJ-HPX370 MXF to MPEG-2(*.mpg) for Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 on Wins.
Step 1: Free download the MXF to Premiere Pro CS6 Converter for Wins and install it on your PC. Run it and import your MXF files from Panasonic HPX370 into the MXF Converter.
Step 2: 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 3: Adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., in the Profile Settings to get MXF files converted with original quality. Our recommedation of the settings is shown on the screen shot.
Step 4: Click the “Convert” button to start converting MXF recordings from Panasonic HPX370 to Premiere Pro CS6 with original quality.
After the 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 MXF work with Premiere Pro, including Premiere Pro CS3/CS4/CS5/CS5.5/CS6, the versatile MXF Converter can also convert 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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