The Panasonic AJ-HPX3700 is the high-end HD workhorse. This camera offers a native 1920×1080 imager, including 10-bit, 4:2:2 full-raster recording with Panasonic’s new codec, AVC-Intra 100, as well as Dual link RGB 4:4:4 output. This camera is excellent for green screen shoots, feature films, television episodes and commercials. The Varicam AJ-HPX3700 produces uncompromising cinematic image quality with the exceptional reliability and faster workflow of solid-state P2 HD.The AJ-HPX3700 P2 HD VariCam is known to record videos in .MXF format.

MXF is a “container” or “wrapper” format which supports a number of different streams of coded “essence”, encoded in any of a variety of video and audio compression formats, together with a metadata wrapper which describes the material contained within the MXF file. The MXF is not the compatible format for editing in Final Cut Pro. If you want to import and edit Panasonic AJ-HPX3700 P2 MXF in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X,you may encounter many issues.To import AJ-HPX3700 P2 MXF footages to FCP 6/7/X for editing, the UFUWare MXF Converter is recommended,with which you can convert Panasonic P2 MXF files to FCP navtive codec ProRes MOV on Mac.

How to import and edit Panasonic AJ-HPX3700 P2 MXF files in Final Cut Pro 6/7/X?

Step 1: Free download and install the Panasonic P2 MXF to FCP X Converter for Mac

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Step 2: Launch UFUWare MXF Converter for Mac as the top Panasonic P2 MXF to Apple ProRes Converter, and click the “Add Video” button to load MXF footages to it.

Panasonic AJ-HPX3700 P2 MXF to FCP X Converter

Step 3: Click on the “Profile” bar and get the dropdown menu, then move you pointer to “Final Cut Pro”. Under the sub list are there a few formats which are all compatible with Final Cut Pro. Here we recommend the Apple PreRes 422.

Tip : If you want the files to be in a smaller size, you can follow “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(LT)(*mov)” option. If your files size is at SD levels, you are advised to choose “Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422(Proxy)(*mov)”.

Convert AJ-HPX3700 Panasonic P2 MXF to Apple ProRes

Step 4: If necessary, you can customize advanced audio and video parameters like video codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

set video/audio parameters

Step 5: When ready, click “Convert” button to convert Panasonic AJ-HPX3700 P2 MXF to Apple ProRes MOV for FCP 6/7/X. You can set auto shutdown in progress window or leave it there and come back later.

After conversion completed, click “Open Folder” button to find the generated video. Now, you can import Panasonic AJ-HPX3700 P2 MXF footage to FCP 6/7/X easily, and edit AJ-HPX3700 P2 MXF in FCP X without rendering and any problem.