How to Play and Edit Panasonic AJ-PX380 P2 MXF on Mac OS X El Capitan?

Diana Joan

Aug 19, 2015 08:22 am / Posted by Diana Joan

The AJ-PX380 1/3-inch AVC-ULTRA shoulder-mount camcorder is introduced by Panasonic. It records MXF or mov format files with AVC-LongG codec which provides high picture quality with lower bit rate to provide on-air content direct from the shooting location and for workflows using content transferred over the internet. The camera will offer three AVC-LongG bit rates: AVC-LongG50/25 providing10 bit, 4:2:2 quality at bit rates of approximately 50/25 Mbps, and the more economical AVC-LongG12, which is optimized for field wireless workflows.

Panasonic AJ-PX380

Get no clue about how to play and edit Panasonic AJ-PX380 AVC-LongG MXF files on your Mac computer? Although there are many professional video editing and playback tips and instructions about this new camcorder, however, we are far from experts on MXF file format or AVC-LongG codec and we're more prone to find a simple solution to address all our issues about this camcorder.

Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac(best Mac MXF Converter Review) is debuted as a proficient and simple to use application for you to play and edit Panasonic AJ-PX380 P2 MXF files on Mac OS X El Capitan. It allows you to convert AJ-PX380 P2 MXF to mov for playing on Mac's default media player - QuickTime or other common file formats like AVI, WMV, MP4, FLV, MKV for transferring to portable devices, game consoles or media players. As for video editing, multiple professional video codecs can be encoded by the program to satisfy your editing needs with NLE.

Apple Intermediate Codec (AIC) for iMovie/Final Cut Express

4 different types of Apple Prores codec for FCP or FCP X

DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer

Adobe Premiere Pro/Sony Vegas optimized WMV, MOV or MPEG-2 formats.

Besides converting Panasonic P2 MXF files, the program also has perfect support for the decoding of Sony and Canon camcorder produced MXF files on Mac OS X El Capitan.

How to Play and Edit Panasonic AJ-PX380 P2 MXF files Mac OS X El Capitan?

Step 1: Add camcorder source files.

Start the program on your Mac computer, click "File" menu on the main interface, from its drop-down list, select "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from folder" to input Panasonic AJ-PX380 P2 MXF files to the program.

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Step 2: Specify output file format.

Click "Format" bar drop-down option, select your desired output format according to your own needs. For example, if you want to import and edit Panasonic AJ-PX380 P2 MXF files on Final Cut Pro, you can select to choose "Final Cut Pro" > " Apple Prores 422 (*.mov)" as the output file format.

Specify output file format

Step 3: Change output profile parameters.

Open "Profile Settings" window, here you can adjust output video codec, size, bitrate, frame rate and audio codec, sample rate, bit rate and channels.

Adjust output video and audio codec

Step 4: Start Panasonic AJ-PX380 P2 MXF files conversion process.

Go back to the main interface, press right-bottom "Convert" button to convert Panasonic AJ-PX380 to your desirable video playing and editing formats and codec.


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