The Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 is a high-end professional camcorder which offers high image quality and performance for high-end video production. This camera’s native effective resolution is 1920 x 1080 and features 3x 2/3″ 2.2MP CCD sensors for high quality imagery. Recording is possible in AVC-Intra 100, AVC-Intra 50, and DVCPRO HD; 4:2:2 full raster sampling is supported in the AC-Intra 100 format.

“I have a Panasonic P2 AJ-HPX3100 camcorder which records MXF footages, and I use L&T to load the files to FCP 7 on my Mac. This way is easy to import the MXF files, although it costs some time for rendering during editing process. When I upgrade the program to FCP X, I found Final Cut Pro X does not have Log and transfer feature. How can I import my P2 MXF recordings to FCP X easily for editing? Thanks for help.”

To smoothly import AJ-HPX3100 P2 MXF footages to Final Cut Pro, you need a professional P2 MXF Converter for Mac, which is a great Mac Panasonic MXF Converter to help me make the AJ-HPX3100 P2 MXF to FCP compatible ProRes codec transcoding. It offers the optimal preset profiles for Apple ProRes including ProRes 422, ProRes 422 (HQ), ProRes 422 (LT), ProRes 422 (Proxy) and ProRes 4444 for you to choose. And there is no need to worry about the quality loss. Now please follow the steps to convert AJ-HPX3100 P2 MXF to Apple ProRes codec for Final Cut Pro (FCP 6/7 and FCP X).

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Step 1: Transfer P2 AVC-Intra .mxf files to Hard drive

Connect Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 P2 MXF Camcorder to your Mac with USB cable or use card reader to transfer the P2 AVC-Intra .mxf files to Apple hard drive disk.

Step 2: Add MXF files to the P2 MXF to ProRes Converter

Launch UFUWare MXF Converter for Mac as the top Panasonic P2 MXF to Apple ProRes Converter, and click the “Add Files” button to load .mxf videos for converting.

Panasonic P2 MXF to FCP X Converter

Step 3: Choose Apple ProRes 422 codec for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X

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 FCP. Here we recommend the Apple PreRes 422.

Tip 1 : 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 Panasonic P2 MXF to Apple ProRes

Tip 2: You can click “settings” button to adjust the output video’s parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc. 1920*1080 video size and 30fps(25 fps for original 50i files) video frame rate is recommended.

set video/audio parameters

Step 4: Convert Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 P2 MXF to ProRes 422 MOV for FCP X

When ready, click “Convert” button and the Panasonic P2 MXF to FCP X Converter will start the Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 P2 AVC-Intra MXF footages to Apple ProRes 422 MOV conversion on Mac OS X immediately.

After conversion, click “Open Folder” button in the main interface to find the converted video. Launch FCP 6/7 or FCP X, and go to “File > Import > Files…” to import converted P2 footage to FCP project with easy and smooth editing.