If you encountered problems when importing MXF files from Panasonic AJ-PX270 to Final Cut Pro X on Mac OS X, you can follow this article to find the solution and solve it.
I go with the Panasonic AJ-PX270. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find a way to import MXF footage from AJ-PX270 to FCP X. When I select one of the clips and click Import, I get an alert saying No Importable Files, None of the selected files or folders can be imported. Searching online, I got some possible ways from other PX270 users.
1. I've verified the clips with P2Viewer where I can view them but unfortunately that's about it.
2. I've also tried to convert the files using Davinci Resolve. The moment I select the files I'd like to convert, the application crashes.
3. Tried Brorsoft MXF Converter for Mac- converting Panasonic AJ-PX270 MXF to ProRes, when I import the new file to FCP X, it worked.
It is an easy-to-use yet powerful high-quality MXF converter, player and editor on Mac OS system. With it, users can effortlessly transcode MXF files to ProRes for smoothly editing in Final Cut Pro X. If you're editing MXF files with Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Express, chances are you already installed this great utility. If not, download it now. It will solve MXF and Final Cut Pro incompatibility quickly and easily.
Below is the step-by-step guide on converting Panasonic AJ-PX270 footage to FCP X.
Step 1. Install and launch the Mac MXF file Converter, and then click "Add Video" button to import .MXF files. Note hat you should find the MXF video from one MXF whole structure folder.
Step 2. Click the Format bar to get the drop-down menu and you can get the Apple ProRes codecs, including ProRes 422 (HQ), ProRes 422, ProRes 422 (LT), ProRes 422 (Proxy) and ProRes 4444. Choose the proper one you want.
Tip: In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click "Settings" button and enter "Profile Settings" panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.
Step 3. Click Convert button to start transcoding AJ-PX270 MXF to ProRes for FCP X on Mac(Yosemite).
Once the conversion completes, you can click "Open" to find the ProRes .mov videos which can be directly imported to FCP. You've done. Now you can import and edit Panasonic AJ-PX270 MXF files in Final Cut Pro X without any issues.
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