Some people are disappointed because they have bought camcorders which shot videos in MXF format. Do you want to know why? In my opinion maybe the reason lies on the poor compatibility of MXF videos. As a HD video format, MXF has not be applied by major camcorder manufacturers so that MTS or AVCHD video format is still the main HD video format in camcorder. So, as a result, many video editing tools do not support MXF for input and it causes trouble to MXF camcorder users. Then, how to import MXF videos to FCE editing has been the main problem for Panasonic AJ-HPX 300 users.
As is reported, Panasonic AJ-HPX 300 is a professional camcorder that is always used to create video news or shoot professional clips for commercial applications. So, those MXF videos are usually need to be edited with professional video editing tools like FCP, FCE or iMovie on Mac.
Now I will introduce an effective way to make MXF compatible with FCE. Before the simple steps, you need to have a preparation. You need a powerful Mac MXF to FCE converter to help you convert 1080p MXF video for FCE editing. Here I recommend Pavtube Video Converter for Mac as the best MXF to MPEG-4 converter on Mac which allows you convert HD MXF videos for editing with FCE.
With below steps, you can easily import MXF for FCE editing after the conversion.
Of course, the first step is importing MXF to the FCE video converter on Mac. Click the add button on the main interface and browse to find the MXF videos you want to convert.
After being imported, those MXF videos are displayed on the file list. You are offered previewing them on the preview window. Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is not only a Panasonic MXF video converter; you can do simple editing with the built-in video editor.
After that, you should set output format MPEG-4 for MXF videos. Click the format bar and find FCE option, and then choose MPEG-4 in the format menu. Besides, you can also convert AJ-HPX 300 MXF to MOV on Mac. FCE support MPEG-4 and MOV format for input.
At last, click the convert button and make the conversion start to transcode MXF to MPEG-4 with this great FCE video converter on Mac. It takes little time to finish the conversion. Then you will get the converted MPEG-4 or MOV videos, and importing them to FCE on Mac is easy and without any rendering.