Panasonic AJ-CX4000 MXF problems with Premiere Pro: For people who have some MXF files shot with your Panasonic AJ-CX4000 camcorder, you may often encounter the following problems when trying to import the Panasonic AJ-CX4000 Full HD files to Premiere Pro just as the condition listed below.
“I can’t figure out how to add media from a P2 card. It only can see the video and audio files separately, and it will not recognize that the camera recorded in one-clip mode either.”
“I use a Panasonic AJ-CX4000 device to record MXF file. when I copying the MXF file saved from the camcorder manually to the Clip folder of Premiere Pro CC. The file gives an error. Other files generated by other programs such as FCP X and Vegas Pro 17 do not give this error. Will it be a problem in the Premiere Pro codec? I need help.”
Media compatibility of Panasonic AJ-CX4000 files with Premiere Pro
From Premiere Pro supported file formats, we can see that this professional NLE software has included native decoding support for MXF files on both Windows and Mac platform. However, Premiere Pro CS6, Premiere Pro CS5 and lower version of Premiere Pro CC can’t handle AVC-Intra or AVC-LongG HD recordings.
Best way to smoothly work all Panasonic AJ-CX4000 files with Premiere Pro CC
If you are looking for a comprehensive solution to get all Panasonic AJ-CX4000 footage imported to Premiere Pro with ease, we highly recommend you to encode MXF files to Premiere Pro native compatible ProRes codec. This lossy high-definition video post-production codec is specially designed to work with mastering-quality HD media at significantly reduced file sizes.
To generate H.264 codec from Panasonic AJ-CX4000 MXF files, you can complete the job easily with our best MXF Converter – Acrok Video Converter Ultimate. The program has enhanced media compatibility with all video files produced from Panasonic AJ-CX4000, Full HD MXF and 4K MOV are incoluded. You can batch load multiple MXF files into the application at one time thanks to the batch conversion mode offered by the application. With the program, you can efficiently produce Premeire Pro most favorable H.264 codec with perfect quality and super fast conversion speed.
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To get better output file quality, you can flexibly adjust output video and audio profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like.
Edit Panasonic AJ-CX4000 files with built-in editing options
Before loading Panasonic AJ-CX4000 files into Premiere Pro for some professional post editing workflow, you can complete some simple video editing work with the built-in editing functions offered by the application. You can trim video to cut off unwanted parts or segments, crop video to remove the black borders, deinterlace interlaced video into progressive form, apply special rendering effect, etc.
Step by Step to Convert Panasonic AJ-CX4000 videos to H.264 codec for Premiere Pro Best Editing Workflow
Step 1: Add video files
Click “Add Video” button to load Panasonic AJ-CX4000 recordings to the MXF to Premiere Pro Converter program. You can also directly drag the video files into the program directly.
Step 2: Define the output file format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, select Premiere Pro high quality and high performance editing codec “Adobe Premiere AVC (*.mov)” under “Editing Software” main category.
Tips: Click “Settings” on the main interface to open settings window, here, you can flexibly choose or specify exactly the profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.
Step 3: Edit Panasonic AJ-CX4000 videos.
By default the Edit icon is grayed out. To activate the Edit menu, you have to select an item first. When a video or movie is selected, click the pencil like Edit icon on the left top tool bar to open the video editor window, here, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can trim, crop, add watermark, deinterlace video, apply special effect,etc.
Step 4. Start the conversion.
Finally, simply hit the “Convert” button to start converting Panasonic AJ-CX4000 footage to Premiere Pro friendly editable H.264 MOV video formats encoding process.
Within several minutes, you can find the converted file on your computer by clicking the “Open” button. And then you can import the converted files to Premiere Pro easily.