Having shot some video clips with the Panasonic AJ-HPX3700, you must want to edit them in FCE or iMovie on your Mac. However, you may face the problem that FCE and iMovie does not recognize the P2 MXF videos. To make it easier for editing Panasonic AJ-HPX3700 MXF videos on FCE and iMovie, you can use Panasonic P2 MXF video converter on Mac. Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is just a great Panasonic MXF to FCE/iMovie video converter which can not only convert MXF to AIC codec videos for Mac editing, but also provide simple video editing functions for you.
Below is the simple step-by-step guide for camcorder and camera users about how to convert MXF recordings to FCE/iMovie editing on iMac/MacBook Pro with Mac OS X like Tiger, Leopard, and Snow Leopard.
Step1. Import Panasonic AJ-HPX3700 P2 AVC-Intra MXF videos to Mac MXF to AIC converter.
Connect your Panasonic AJ-HPX3700 to Mac with USB 2.0 cable or use card reader to transfer the P2 AVC-Intra .mxf files to Mac hard drive. Run Panasonic MXF to FCE/iMovie video converter and click the “Add” button to browse to import MXF videos.
Step2. Choose AIC (*.mov) as output format for Panasonic MXF to FCE/iMovie conversion.
Click the format bar, and move mouse cursor to iMovie and Final Cut Express > Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov) as output format.
Step3. Convert Panasonic AJ-HPX3700 P2 MXF to AIC MOV for FCE/iMovie.
Click the convert button under the preview window, the Mac MXF to AIC converter starts converting Panasonic MXF videos to AIC MOV for editing in FCE/iMovie.
After converting the MXF files, just import the output MOV files to FCE/iMovie for editing. You can also import the output videos to Final Cut Pro for editing in full HD.
If you would like to edit Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra 50/100 MXF with Sony Vegas, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, etc, you can convert Panasonic P2 MXF videos on Windows with Pavtube Video Converter. The conversion is time-saving and exports high quality videos.