Panasonic has used IBC 2018 in Amsterdam, to introduce a new ENG camera offering greater connectivity, operability, and clarity. The AJ-PX5100 is a B4 shoulder mounted P2HD camera-recorder which upgrades the company's successful PX5000 series. The AJ-PX5100 also features wireless and wired connectivity with Wi-Fi, USB and Gigabit Ethernet, as well as bonding with both the LiveU and TVU networks. The camcorder features HDR (HLG) support, dual codec recording with AVC-proxy and can record in AVC-Intra200/100/5 and AVC-LongG25/50. It includes two slots for P2 cards and 2 slots for microP2 cards. The unit is 50Hz- and 59.94Hz-switchable for global usage.
Problem with the MXF file of Panasonic camcorder in FCP X
"Hello everyone, I just shot some MXF files with my new Panasonic AJ-PX5100. At first I was glad that it was .mxf file and I don't have to convert them, but then I found out that when play those video in Final Cut Pro X, the image is choppy and broken. Well… is there anybody out there knows what's wrong with this? I really want to edit these P2 MXF in FCP X, so I am really eager for the solution. Can anyone help please? Thanks for any advice. - Ethan Reeves"
Since P2 camcorders always records two or more audio channels, you may need to keep all the audio tracks converted and keep them separately as the original. How to convert P2 MXF to NLEs, iDevices or Android phone/tablets with all the audio preserved? Pursuing a perfect and professional storage card, Panasonic Corp have developed the Professional Plug-in Card, also kwon as P2 Card. Gonging for high definition and efficiency, users chose P2 Card to record their great moments; aspiring for smooth and high qualified common video format, P2 Card users, without any hesitation, select Acrok multi-track MXF Converter for Mac as their best solution. After video conversion, you can edit your MXF videos in FCP X, FCP 7 and FCP 6 without rendering.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is a professional Mac MXF Converter with simple and efficient MXF conversion workflow. With it, you can effortlessly transcode/rewrap MXF footage shot by Panasonic P2 camcorders, Canon XF series cameras, Sony XDCAM, XDCAM HD, and XDCAM EX camcorders to various professinal encoders - Apple ProRes, Apple Intermediate Codec, DNxHD, DVCPRO, HDV, MPEG-2 - ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro and more. Besides, this great utility can also help you do accurate trim, crop, merge, and edit your MXF files before conversion.
Free download Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF Converter
How to convert Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF to ProRes codec on Mac?
First of all, you need to free download this MXF to FCP X converter software with the download button above. Just following the instructions, you can easily install it on your computer and the interface below will appear in front of you. Then you can click the "Add File" button to load the files you need to convert or edit from your P2 card. You are allowed to drag videos from computer or directly from your Panasonic AJ-PX5100 connected to your computer.
Choose output format
After adding file, select the suitable output video format from "Format" list. "Final Cut Pro" > "Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)"
Tip: This MXF to FCP X converter is equipped with many key video editing features. So before the final MXF video conversion, you can edit video and adjust output effects. You can begin your editing journey by clicking "Edit" icon. You are allowed to crop video, add personal watermark, trim, crop, add 3D effect, and merge Panasonic AJ-PX5100 recordings and so on. Besides, more functions can be used for your need.
Now click the big "Convert" to start converting Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF to ProRes MOV on Mac. Wait for moments, you can click "Open" to locate the converted video directly. You can load the videos into FCP X for smoothly editing now.