Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Import Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF files to Sony Vegas Pro 11 without Raylight Ultra by DVFilm

The best workaround for ingesting and importingPanasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF files to Sony Vegas Pro 11 for smoothly editing without any audio and video problem.

Panasonic Camcorders such as AG-HVX200, AG-HPX300, etc are normally save as MXF files are usually known as P2 MXF file for short; however, the P2 MXF file is not naturally supported by some video editing software like Sony Vegas Pro 11, Windows Movie Maker, etc. When importing the P2 MXF files to these programs for editing, you probably will meet some troubles. Here we'd like to offer you some tips of how to import P2 MXF file to Sony Vegas Pro 11 for editing without any trouble.

Q:"I have a Panasonic DVCPRO P2 camcorder that records .MXF video format, now I would like to import these projects to Sony Vegas Pro 11 for editing. What I want is to edit MXF files smoothly without codec problems, what video codec should I use? Can you recommend some software which can help me import and convert MXF to Sony Vegas Pro 11 smoothly?"

Considering that there will be probably many other P2 camcorder users would encounter the similar trouble when importing the P2 MXF footage to Sony Vegas Pro 11 for editing, so we solve the trouble for you here.

One of the solutions is to purchase the Raylight Ultra plugin. With this, you can either edit your P2 footage directly in the Sony Vegas Pro 11 timeline or you can convert the P2 MXF files to AVI format with the software that Raylight comes with. While, for some users, they may feel that the Raylight Ultra is a bit expensive. Well, here we offer you the other option- to transcode P2 MXF to MOV/WMV for Sony Vegas Pro 11 with a 3rd party software.

Here we recommendIn order to edit your Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF in Sony Vegas Pro 11 smoothly, you should transcode MXF format to WMV format, which is best supported by Vegas Pro.

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is the best choice, I have used this tools for some time, and I also rewrap Canon MXF files to Premiere, this software can deal nearly all kinds of MXF videos, it can convert Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF files for Sony Vegas Pro 11 easily, that is to convert MXF video to WMV/MPG format, and then you can edit Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF files smoothly in Sony Vegas Pro 11. Just take a look at the brief guide below.

1. Download Pavtube Ultimate Converter, follow the prompts to install the program. Click "Add" to load Panasonic DVCPRO P2 MXF video files or directly drag the files into file list.

2. Click "Format" bar to determine output format. For smoothly editing in Vegas, you are recommended to choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv), this format is best for Sony Vegas Pro 11 editing.

3. If you would like to customize the video and audio parameters, you can click "settings", adjust the parameters as you want, like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.

4. Click "Convert" to start to convert Panasonic DVCPRO P2 to Sony Vegas Pro 11.

With this Panasonic MXF to Sony Vegas Pro 11 converter, it becomes easy for you to convert P2 MXF video to Vegas Pro smoothly for editing.

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