Get Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 MXF footage to Adobe Premiere Pro (CS6/CS5/CS4/CS3) on Mac OS X

Many people choose to record wonderful moments with a Panasonic AG-HPX600 for its great video presenting ability. And it could be better to transcode the Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 MXF to Adobe Premiere Pro (CS6/CS5/CS4/CS3) for further editing. Follow this guide, you will learn how to accomplish it within a few clicks.

Panasonic unveiled the AG-HPX600 a new P2 HD camcorder with 10-bit 4:2:2 AVC-Intra recording and the lowest weight of a shoulder-mount unit. Weighing less than 7 pounds and using low power, the HPX600 incorporates a newly-developed 2/3 type MOS sensor to produce beautiful HD and SD images. The HPX600 will achieve the high sensitivity of F12 (at 59.94 Hz) and a signal-to-noise ratio of 59dB. It supports AVC-Intra100/50, DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO50, DVCPRO, and DV as standard. It is 50 Hz and 59.94 Hz switchable for worldwide use.

The Panasonic AG-HPX600 recorded videos are really excellent among the high-end cameras; and you may want to edit them in some editing programs on mac, such as Adobe Premiere Pro (CS6/CS5/CS4/CS3), iMovie/FCE, FCP, After Effects and so on. But all of them are nonlinear editing programs which mean the MXF encoded files are not supported directly. So here comes up the original question: how can we convert Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 MXF recordings to Adobe Premiere Pro (CS6/CS5/CS4/CS3) compatible format? 

After lots of searching and testing among the top converting programs, this Pavtube  P2 MXF Converter for Mac is recommended for that it's capable to convert Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 MXF to Premiere Pro efficiently and stably. Click here to download the free trial version, get it installed and let's start!

How to convert Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 MXF footage for Premiere Pro CS 6/5/4/3

Step 1. Add MXF files to Pavtube Mac P2 MXF Converter.

Connect you camcorder to Mac and keep it on until it show as a hard drive on desktop.

Install and run Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac.

Click top left icon to load you footages. You can choose "Add videos" or "Add from folder" directly.

Step 2. Choose compatible format for Adobe Premiere Pro CS 6/5/4/3 

Click "Format", you can choose "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)". Or find Adobe Premiere Pro at left, choose "MPEG-2 (*.mov)" or "MOV(AVC)(*mov)" etc. All of them are the preferred codec for Premiere Pro (CS6/CS5/CS4/CS3)

Apple ProRes 422:


Step 3. Set up output videos settings for Premiere (Optional)

Click "Settings" which is marked as 3, you can fix the bitrate, frame rate, sample rate and video size, it's all up to you. Usually the higher bitrate you choose, higher video quality will be, and larger video size correspondingly.

Step 4. Start converting AG-HPX600 P2 MXF for Premiere Pro (CS6/CS5/CS4/CS3) 

Now click the big red circle at right bottom, wait for moments till the conversion complete. You can click "Open" to locate the converted video directly.

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