This post is writing for Panasonic AG-CX10 users who are having issues while editing .mxf video files in PowerDirector. It explains an easiest way to convert Panasonic P2 MXf footage to H.264 MP4 for editing in PowerDirector 19, 18, 17.
Panasonic AG-CX10 to PowerDirector editing question
Hello, I just purchased the Panasonic AG-CX10 camcorder to shoot videos for my company, I have not used this kind of professional camcorders before, so I am not familiar with the importing and editing workflow. I have recorded some 4K and 1080P videos with this camcorder and the recorded files are in MOV and MXF format, when I try to load MXF files from Panasonic AG-CX10 to PowerDirector for editing, it said the video format is not supported, should I convert MXF files to PowerDirector supported video format? Hope you can give me some suggestions, thank you!”
Don’t worry if you are trapped in converting MXF footage to PowerDirector supported video format. The following article can offer you the best solution.
The AG-CX10 features a 1/2.5″ 8.29M MOS sensor that is always shooting at 4K resolution, the Venus processing engine to scale the 4K image for Full HD delivery, and both 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs. Audio is recorded in up to 24-bit PCM via the built-in microphone. We can record H.265/MOV, H.265/MP4, AVCHD and P2 4:2:2 footage with AG-CX10. Many users have bought AG-CX10 camcorder to record high quality videos, but most of them have encountered the issue to import and edit Full HD MXF files with PowerDirector. On video editing forums and websites many users have reported that PowerDirector can’t support 4K and 1080P MXF files, what’s the main reason? It is because MXF format is not supported format by PowerDirector 19, 18, 17 and PowerDirector 365, if you want to import MXF videos from Panasonic AG-CX10 to PowerDirector and edit natively, you will need to transcode MXF files to H.264 MP4, H.264 MPEG-2 MPG format, this is native supported codec of Cyberlink PowerDirector, once you convert Panasonic AG-CX10 MXF files, you can edit converted videos with PowerDirector natively.
In order to edit P2 MXF files with PowerDirector natively, in this case we would like to introduce the best MXF Converter for you, this program is Acrok Video Converter Ultimate, it can convert AG-CX10 MXF files to H.264 MP4 or any other formats, of course, you can convert Canon XF705, Canon XC10, Canon EOS C300 Mark III, Sony PXW-Z450, Sony PXW-X400, Sony PXW-Z750, Panasonic AG-CX10, Panasonic AG-CX350, Panasonic AJ-CX4000, Panasonic AJ-PX5100 MXF for editing in PowerDirector 19, 18, 17, 16 and PowerDirector 365 too. Now you can follow the steps below to convert videos from Panasonic AG-CX10 to PowerDirector.
How to convert Panasonic AG-CX10 P2 MXF for editing in PowerDirector?
Step 1. Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate, install this MXF to PowerDirector converter on your computer, it is the best 4K video converter on the market, it can convert MXF files and other 8K, 6K, 4K and HD videos into any formats you need.
Step 2. Click “Add Files” button on the top left corner you will be able to import videos into this Panasonic AG-CX10 video converter, you can load batch files at one time, you can also directly drag and drop MXF files into the converter for conversion.
Step 3. After you loaded the MXF files, you can click format column to select the output format you need. To edit Panasonic AG-CX10 P2 MXF files with PowerDirector 19, 18, 17, 16 and PowerDirector 365 natively, you will need to convert P2 MXF to H.264 MP4, so you just need to select HD Video -> HD MP4 Video (*.mov) as output format. There are rich output formats in this P2 MXF converter, you can also choose the output format as you want.
Step 4. Customization is available to use in this MXF to PowerDirector converter, by clicking settings button on the main interface, you can adjust the resolution, Bitrate, frame rate, codec and other parameters. If you don’t need to adjust you can skip this step.
Step 5. Click Convert button to start Panasonic AG-CX10 P2 MXF MXF to PowerDirector editable format conversion process.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate will convert MXF files from AG-CX10 to PowerDirector with high quality and speed, when your videos are converted to MP4 files, you can import them into PowerDirector 19, 18, 17, 16, 365, etc, and then edit natively, you don’t need to render anymore, and you won’t have any importing or editing issues. Just try it!