To import and edit Sony PMW-300K2 Full HD MXF videos in FCP X smoothly and without any problem, you need to convert the XAVC or XAVC-L footage to FCP X native ediitn format on Mac via a best MXF to FCP X Converter. Here, you’ll the the top Sony PMW-300K2 Video Converter.
The PMW-300K2 supports XAVC 10-bit HD422 recordings, including XAVC Intra frame 10-bit HD 422 100 Mbps and XAVC Long GOP 10-bit HD 422. It also records Full HD MPEG HD 422 at 50 Mbps in industry-standard MXF files, along with 24-bit 48 kHz, 4-channel audio. It is also capable of recording MPEG-2 HD 420 in 1920 x 1080 at 35 Mbps. Standard Definition recording includes DVCAM format and MPEG IMX SD up to 50Mbps. MPEG IMX format offers exceptional visual quality for SD recording that is comparable to Digital Betacam broadcast standard. Standard Definition options include MPEG IMX and DVCAM.
According to Final Cut Pro X specs, we know that FCP X can’t support Sony PMW-300K2 footage ingest natively. To edit Sony PMW-300K2 Full HD XAVC and XAVC-L videos in FCP X smoothly, the easy workaround is to convert 1080P MXF files to Apple ProRes MOV. Nothing could be simpler – or more immediate.
Well, Acrok MXF to FCP X Converter is highly recommended here to help you achieve your goal. It’s an easy-to-use yet Sony XAVC video converter, player and editor. With it, you can effortlessly convert Sony PMW-300K2 files for natively editing in FCP X. What’s more, this MXF transcoding tool also enables you to convert other 6K, 4K, 1080P files to Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, iMovie, Sony Vegas Pro, FCE, Windows Movie Maker, AE, Pinnacle Studio and more video editing programs. Download the program now and start the conversion task.
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How to convert Sony PMW-300K2 MXF to FCP X Native Codecs
Step 1: Launch the Mac MXF video conversion software, and you may either click “Add file” button to import .mxf files, or directly drag and drop the files into this software. If you want to join MXF clips together, click “Settings” button then check “Merge all files into one”.
Step 2: Click the format bar or the pull down menu of “Format” to select output format. You can freely choose Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov) for editing Sony PMW-300K2 footage in FCP X.
Step 3: Hit the Convert button to start the conversion. It will convert Sony PMW-300K2 to FCP X friendly format on Mac OS X immediately. After the conversion, you can transfer the converted Sony PMW-300K2 MXF recordings to ProRes MOV for further editing with FCP X with smooth workflow.
Tip: Click “Edit”, you can trim, crop the loaded .mxf files. For getting 3D videos, you can add 3D effect onto these videos easily.