P2 MXF to AIC MOV- import/Edit Panasonic AJ-PX800 MXF files in iMovie (macOS Sierra)

In this article, you will get rid of Panasonic AJ-PX800 P2 MXF to iMovie importing and editing problems, all MXF files supported, such as Canon MXF files, Sony MXF files, Panasonic MXF files, JVC MXF files, etc.

Panasonic AJ-PX800 equipped with three 2/3″ MOS Sensors, which can provide you 1920 x 1080 Full HD images, besides the camcorder also add support for AVC-ULTRA codec family, such as AVC-Intra, AVC-LongG and AVC-Proxy. With Panasonic PX800 you can record high quality videos in MXF format, it is an advanced format that used by Panasonic P2 series, Canon XF series and Sony XDCAM series, etc. MXF is an excellent video format for recording videos, but it is not an easy-to-use format, many video players and video editing programs still can’t support MXF format.

"When I import my Panasonic AJ-PX800 P2 AVC-Intra MXF files to iMovie on my iMac, the iMovie says the MXF video format is not supported, I liking edit videos with iMovie so I don’t want to change my editing software, can you help me to import MXF to iMovie for editing?”

For converting P2 MXF video into iMovie editing friendly format, the best recommendation is Brorsoft MXF Converter Mac, which lets you convert Panasonic AJ-PX800 P2 MXF to AIC, encode MXF to Apple ProRes, transcode MXF to MPEG-2, render MXF to DNxHD, and more. This is a smart tool specially designed for MXF users to preview and convert MXF recordings to your wanted video and audio formats, so as to smoothly add them into iMovie, FCE, FCP, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and more other video editing software to do further editing. It naturally support converting MXF recordings shot by a Panasonic P2 camcorders and Canon XF camcorders on Mac OS X. If you have MXF editing issues on Windows PC, get the MXF Converter to solve the problem.

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Easy steps to convert Panasonic AJ-PX800 P2 MXF to iMovie

Step 1. Run the Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac. Then you can click “Add video” to load the Panasonic AJ-PX800 P2 MXF file into it, or click “Add from folder” to load the entire folder.

Step 2: Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move you pointer to iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov). The AIC .mov is the compatible format for iMovie, which can make you edit P2 MXF recordings in iMovie smoothly.

Tip: You can click “settings” button to adjust the output video’s parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, frame rate, sample rate, audio channel, etc.

Step 3: Click the "Convert" button and the Mac MXF Video converter would start transcoding Panasonic AVC-Intra P2 MXF videos to AIC MOV on Mac OS X immediately.

After conversion, tap "Open" icon in the main interface to locate result video. Launch your iMovie program to import converted P2 footage to iMovie project with easy editing.

P.S. You can learn more Panasonic P2 MXF files importing and editing tips on Mac and Windows from Brorsoft MXF Colum.

Besides transcoding MXF to ProRes MOV, converting MXF to AIC, Brorsoft MXF Converter for mac also support converting MXF file to various video formats like AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV and converting MXF to various devices like iPad, iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Apple TV 3, etc.

( Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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