Transcode Panasonic P2 MXF files to MPEG-2/WMV for Sony Vegas

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Have you found that Sony Vegas can not read MXF files in a P2 card or a hard drive? It is necessary to find an effective way to import P2 MXF to Sony Vegas if you are shooting with Panasonic P2 HD series (including AG-HVX200, AJ-HPX3100, AG-HPX250, AJ-HPX3700, AG-HPX170, AG-HPX500, AG-HPX370, etc), since it features 3 wide aspect CCDs for true 16:9 recordings and the capability of shooting 1o80i/1080p videos in MXF format to a P2 card. For editing with Sony Vegas, the advantage becomes the disadvantage.

Actually, it is easy to solve the importing problem of P2 MXF and Sony Vegas. You just need to convert Panasonic P2 MXF footage to MPEG-2, the compatible video format for editing in Sony Vegas. Besides, if you don’t have so much spare space, WMV is also a great choice for you. In order to preserve the HD quality of your P2 MXF files, a top MXF Converter becomes the most important part in the problem-solving process. Here recommened the UFUSoft MXF Converter as well as the four-step guide for you to get your Panasonic P2 MXF converted to MPEG-2/WMV for importing to Sony Vegas.

Guide: Transcode Panasonic P2 MXF files to MPEG-2/WMV for Sony Vegas.

Step 1: Download and launch the best P2 MXF to Sony Vegas Converter to add Panasonic P2 MXF vidoes.

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Click the Add button to import P2 MXF clips directly from a P2 card to the program.

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Tip: You should note P2 MXF has a special structure that all media essence stored in different folders, say, video and audio files are kept in separate folder. You can load MXF files from CONTENTS>>VIDEO to this program, you’ll not trouble yourself to load audio file again since this P2 MXF Converter can automatically match audio with the imported video.

Step 2: Choose MPEG-2 as the output format for Sony Vegas.

Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 or WMV, which is the Sony Vegas compatible video format. Afterwards, you can set the output folder.

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Step 3: Customize audio/video settings for Sony Vegas.

Click the “Settings” icon and you will go into “Profile Settings” interface. You can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel according to your needs and optimize the output file quality. Here we recommend 29.97fps as frame rate and 1920*1080 as video size while exporting.

Step 4: Convert Panasonic P2 MXF to MPEG-2/WMV for Sony Vegas.

Click the convert button and the Panasonic P2 MXF Video Converter will start converting Panasonic P2 MXF to MPEG-2 or WMV for Sony Vegas. After the conversion, import the MPEG-2 or WMV videos to Sony Vegas for editing without any trouble.

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