Several months ago Panasonic released a new high-end camcorder AJ-PX5100, this new camcorder will replace the old PX5000 camcorder that released several years ago, the new AJ-PX5100 camcorder is able to shoot videos in MXF video format. In order to help you deal with Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF videos in Final Cut Pro easily, we would like to share the easiest Panasonic AJ-PX5100 to FCP X/7/6 workflow, you will be able to edit the videos with FCP native supported Apple ProRes codec.
If you like shooting videos and have higher requirements for the quality, you may want to purchase a high-end Panasonic camcorder, as a high-end camcorder, Panasonic AJ-PX5100 is selected by many professional users. This is a P2HD camcorder that offers HDR (HLG) content and 1080/60p recording, the recorded videos can be in MXF video format, what’s more, AVC-Intra or AVC-LongG high-quality images are supported, so it is very powerful in recording.
How can I edit Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF videos in FCP X/7/6 natively?
After recorded some high quality MXF videos with your Panasonic AJ-PX5100 camcorder, do you need to edit the recorded Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF files with editing software? When importing PX5100 MXF videos to an editing program like FCP X, there is a popular problem that most users are running into, that’s FCP X/7/6 can’t support Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF videos natively, users will meet with the importing and editing issues. Issues or questions showed below are asked by Panasonic AJ-PX5100 users.
“Hi there, can anyone help me to solve the Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF to FCP X importing and editing issue? I am a newbie to editing, several days ago I purchased the a new camcorder PX5100, I love this camcorder very much. When I am free I usually record high-definition 1080p videos with it. The camcorder can record MXF files for me. After got the recordings, I want to do easy editing with PX5100 MXF files in FCP X, when I try to load MXF files from Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF to FCP X, the software can’t handle the videos smoothly, now I don’t know what should I do, can you help me?”
“Hi, does FCP X support Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF files well? I have recorded some full HD 1080p videos with Panasonic AJ-PX5100 camcorder, when I try to load the MXF footages into FCP X I found the videos are not well supported, and I meted video importing and editing issues. What’s the reason for unsuccessful Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF to FCP X importing and editing?”
Panasonic AJ-PX5100 can capture high quality MXF videos for you, but like the two questions showed above, users have the Panasonic AJ-PX5100 to FCP X workflow issue, to FCP X/7/6, this program can’t handle the MXF video codec and format natively, so you can’t edit Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF with FCP X/7/6 on Mac directly. To import MXF files from Panasonic AJ-PX5100 to FCP X/7/6 on Mac, you are recommended to convert MXF files to FCP native supported Apple ProRes codec, with the native Apple ProRes codec, you will be able to edit the Panasonic AJ-PX5100 videos in FCP X/7/6 smoothly, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is the best Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF to FCP X/7/6 converter, with it you will have no problem to edit 1080p MXF files with FCP X/7/6 on Mac, it can also work as 4K video converter for you to deal with 4K videos.
Best 4K and 1080p Video Converter
As the information showed above, if you need to edit Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF files with FCP X/7/6, you just need to convert Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF video to Apple ProRes codec MOV format, and then you can edit the PX5100 files in FCP X/7/6 smoothly. To convert Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF video files to Apple ProRes for FCP X/7/6, you will need a MXF video converter, here we recommend Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for you, it is the best 1080p and 4K video converter on the market, which can deal with 1080p videos perfectly, or convert 4k videos on Windows 10 or Mac.
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It supports nearly all kinds of 4K videos and other full HD videos, such as Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF files, MP4 files, MOV files, MTS files, etc. this Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF converter has rich optimized formats for editing programs and playable devices, such as Apple ProRes codec for Final Cut Pro X, DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, optimized formats for Premiere Pro CC and Sony Vegas, etc. so once you get this powerful tool you can convert 4K or 1080p videos to MP4, MOV or any formats you need with it.
Convert and edit Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF videos in FCP X/7/6
Step 1. Free download and install Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac on your computer. This software has Windows version and Mac version, so it can run on Mac and Windows, it will be able to convert 4K footage on Mac or convert 4k videos on Windows 10, just get it through the link.
Step 2. After you installed the Panasonic AJ-PX5100 to FCP converter software, please launch it and click “Add Files” button to import your Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF video files. Batch loading and conversion is supported, so you can add several Panasonic AJ-PX5100 files at one time. You can also directly drag and drop Panasonic AJ-PX5100 videos into the software.
Step 3. Click format bar and choose “Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” for output. This is the native format for FCP X, FCP 7 or FCP 6. If you check FCP X official page you can know that Apple ProRes codec is native supported codec of FCP X/7/6, with this codec you won’t have any importing or editing issues, once you convert 4k footage on Mac, you can import Panasonic AJ-PX5100 video to FCP X/7/6 for editing natively.
Step 4. If you want to customize the output parameters in Acrok 4K video converter, you can click settings button to adjust the output parameters, such as video resolution, video frame rate or other parameters, you can also skip this step if you don’t need to change the settings..
Step 5. The last step is to click convert button on the main interface, the Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF video to FCP X/7/6 Apple ProRes codec conversion will begin.
When this Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF video converter finished the conversion process, you can click open folder button to get the converted AJ-PX5100 videos, and then you can import the videos into FCP X/7/6 and edit with native Apple ProRes codec. Besides convert MXF videos, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate can also help you to rip Blu-ray or DVD disc movies to unprotected videos, and then you can enjoy movies on any playable devices. Please take a try on this tool, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate will help you.