#1 Posted By: jacknjchn on Jun 21 2012 3:24AM
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P2 (P2 is a short form for "Professional Plug-In") is a professional digital recording solid-state memory storage media format introduced by Panasonic. If you are are familiar with Panasonic P2HD Camcorders (including AG-HVX200, AJ-HPX3100, AG-HPX250, AJ-HPX3700, AG-HPX170, AG-HPX500, AG-HPX370), you should know the P2 file is MXF video format. While, if you are using Sony Vegas Pro to perform further editing, you will find Sony Vegas Pro does not work well with the Panasonic P2 MXF videos.
As a matter of fact, Sony Vegas claimed that it supports AVCHD, WMV, MPEG-2, MOV, Sony MXF, etc, but P2 MXF isn’t included. When launching Sony Vegas, it seems impossible to drag Panasonic P2 MXF clips to timeline. Anyway, since Sony Vegas can’t recognize Panasonic MXF files, how to import P2 MXF to Sony Vegas form Panasonic P2 Camera for further editing? Below is the easiest solution to it.
Step 1: Download and launch the best P2 MXF to Sony Vegas Converter to add P2 MXF vidoes. Click the Add button to import P2 MXF clips directly from a P2 card to the program.
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: Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2, which is the Sony Vegas compatible video format. Afterwards, you can set the output folder.
Step 3: 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.
Note: Before start the conversion, click Edit button and you can deinterlace 1080i P2 MXF files for Sony Vegas via checking off the “Deinterlacing” box in the Video Editor.
Step 4: Click the convert button and the Panasonic P2 MXF Video Converter will start converting Panasonic P2 MXF to MPEG-2 for Sony Vegas with best video quality. After the conversion, import the MPEG2 videos to Sony Vegas for editing without any trouble.
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