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Mar 01

Import P2 Media to Avid – Transcode P2 MXF to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer

As we know, P2 media is recorded in MXF format, and it offers a variety of formats to choose from (DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO HD, and AVC-Intra 50 and AVC-Intra 100), differing in bit depth (8 or 10 bits), scanning mode (Progressive or Interlaced) and also frame rate. No matter which P2 camcorder you are now have you probably would like to edit the recorded P2 MXF footage with an editing program, for example Avid Media Composer.

Avid Media Composer is a popular video editing software on windows and Mac, many people use it as a mainly software to edit camcorder or camera recorded videos. But, different cameras record videos in different video formats, such as H.264 MOV, MTS, M2TS, MXF. When importing and editing P2 MXF files in Avid Media Composer, users always encounter video and audio problems, as the Avid Media Composer doesn’t support HD videos well due to the codec.

While different problems occurred:

I have a problem importing P2 MXF files into my Avid Media Composer. Now I only have the import option, and any attempt to just import the files end up with an error message saying that I cannot import the file into a bin, and that I should check documentation.

I had no idea that MC6 currently does NOT support P2 MXF files with AMA – Best I can tell Sony or Panasonic has not released updated drivers that support MC6 – My drivers for MC5.5 worked just fine with MC5.5 – but when I visit the update page – no drivers for MC6 are found.

I have a Panasonic that records P2 MXF video format, now I would like to import these projects to Avid MC for editing., but the MXF AMA plug-in link not working. Can anyone recommend some software which can help me import P2 MXF to Avid MC smoothly?

For seeking the best P2 MXF transcoder to convert the original P2 MXF files to Avid Media Composer, we here highly recommend you this Pavtube iMixMXF (Best Mac (multi-track) MXF Converter Review), which could be the professional P2 MXF converting tool that can work the P2 MXF well with Avid Media Composer. It can support the multiple audios as output, would you like to have a try?

More Features of Pavtube iMixMXF:

Convert P2 MXF video files

iMixMXF Supports batch convert Panasonic MXF, AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, video to MP4, H.264, MPEG-4, M4V, MOV, DV, MPEG-2, FLV, SWF, 3GP, AVI, WMV, ASF, HD Video etc with amazing quality and fast speed.

Import P2 MXF video to editing software

iMixMXF can help you convert then import P2 MXF video to FCP X/7, iMovie, FCE, Avid MC, Premiere Pro/CS 4/CS 5/CS 6, Pinnacle Studio, QuickTime, iTunes and other editing applications.

Transfer P2 MXF Files to any device

iMixMXF supports import MXF, AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, files to all Apple/Android/Windows tablet and smartphone.

Easy to use

Batch conversion, concise guidance, friendly interface, three steps, fast speed and best quality.

Edit P2 MXF files

Allows us to edit P2 MXF video files: Clip, Crop, Merge, Apply effect, set output parameter, Snapshot, Rotate etc.

The trail-before-purchase is supported, just feel free to try it, it is 100% clean and safe:


If you are a Windows user, and in need of edit the P2 MXF videos in Windows Movie Maker,Sony VegasAdobe Premiere ProAdobe After Effects,etc. Please turn to Pavtube MXF MultiMixer Converter.

How to Convert P2 MXF Files to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer

Download and install Pavtube iMixMXF Converter on Mac (compatible with Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard and lower versions). Run this program, you will find the interface is very brief, this program is very easy to use.

Step 1. Add P2 MXF files

Click “Add Video” button to load P2 MXF files to the program. You can also directly drag the video files into the program directly.

Step 2. Select output format

From “Format” drop-down lists, you can select Avid Media Composer preferable editing codec from “Avid Media Composer” > “Avid DNxHD(*.mov)” as the output format.

Tip: If you like, adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

Step 3. Start the conversion

Finally, simply hig the big Convert button to start converting P2 MXF to Avid Media Composer friendly video formats.

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 Avid Media Composer easily.

Related program:

Pavtube Media Magician / Mac Version: A nice camcorder assistant manager, lossless camcorder video joiner, MTS/ M2TS/ MXF/ P2 MXF/ MOV/ MKV/ TiVo/ WMV/ AVI/ MPG converter and editor. Meamwhile it supported upload edited video to YouTube directly.

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