Chances you are will receive "Import error" messages when you try to import P2 MXF footage recorded from Panasonic cameras to Edius Pro 6/7/8 for further editing, here I will explain how I solve this problem step by steps.
MXF format, due to its high quality, is used by some high end camcorders like Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P2, Canon XF, and so on.
"I have a Panasonic AG-HVX200, but when I import and edit the P2 MXF to Edius 5, problem occurred. So it turns out the MXF file that came off of the P2 card are corrupt.
I have tried to repair them and have no luck with P2 Log Pro. I also tried doing the transfer through a P2 card reader and as direct file transfer into my Hard Drive in case it was just a camera transfer glitch. No luck there. "
In order to edit your Panasonic P2 MXF footage in Ediurs smoothly, you should transcode P2 MXF format to MPG or WMV format, which is best supported by Edius 6/7/8.
Brorsoft MXF Converter is best choice to get the work done. I have used this tools for a long time, and I also rewrap Panasonic P2 MXF files to Edius 5. This software can deal with almost all kinds of MXF videos. With it, I can effortlessly transcode the P2 MXF videos for smoothly editing in Edius 5/6/7/8. Just take a look at the brief guide below.
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How to Convert Panaosnic P2 MXF to EDIUS for Editing Smoothly
1. Launch the Panaosnic P2 MXF to EDIUS Converter, you can click "Add" button to load source files. It supports batch conversion, so you are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.
2. Click "Format" bar and choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" as output format on the drop-down menu. Of course, you can also choose MPEG-4, WMV from "Common Video" as the output format.
Tip: Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video.
3. After all settings, hit Convert button to start transcoding Panaosnic P2 MXF for EDIUS with the best MXF file converter.
Once the conversion is completed, click "Open" button to find the generated videos, and then you can transfer the converted Panaosnic P2 MXF files to EDIUS 6/7/8 easily and quickly.
This versatile MXF Video Converter for Mac program not only can change Panasonic P2 MXF to EDIUS editable format, but also supports converting Panasonic P2 MXF to iTunes, QuickTime, Windows Media Player, Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc video player or editing programs.
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