What is DVCPRO HD?
DVCPRO HD is a high definition addition to the DV/DVCPRO format family, making it simple to adapt your existing DV- and FireWire-based editing workflow to HD video. DVCPRO HD supports frame rates compatible with both NTSC and PAL frame rates. For instance, the Panasonic AG-HVX200 camcorder records 1080i60 or 720p60 DVCPRO HD, and the Panasonic AG-HVX200E camcorder (designed for PAL regions) records 1080i50 or 720p50 DVCPRO HD. Click here to get solution to transcode Sony PXW-X180 MXF to DVCPRO HD 720P.
As the successor to the HVR-Z7E, HXR-NX5E and PMW-150, the Sony new PXW-X180 Full HD sensor XDCAM camcorder is compatible with other XDCAM HD 422 and NXCAM camcorders, including the PMW-500, the PMW-200, HXR-NX3/VG1 and many others, which streamlines workflow and reduces time in the edit. The PXW-X180 records MPEG HD 422 50 Mbps, MPEG HD 420 35 Mbps in MXF formats. The Problem is XDCAM MXF is not compatible with NLEs on Mac, such as Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Sony Vegas, etc.
Aunsoft TransMXF Pro for Mac is an intuitive and hands-down XDCAM Transformer that can help you convert MXF to DVCPRO HD 720P 50P/60P, DVCPRO HD 1080P 50P/60P, DVCPRO PAL and DVCPRO NTSC for Final Cut Pro editing. With advanced video/audio synchronization technology, the output file will with original quality and audio in sync. More than 50 kinds of output formats make it possible to convert Sony PXW-X180 MXF to ProRes MOV, DNxHD MOV, AIC MOV, DivX, MP4, etc. Besides a XDCAM Transformer, you can also transcode MXF from other HD camcorders, such as Canon C300/C500/XF100/XF105/XF205.
Below is a tutorial to transcode Sony PXW-X180 MXF files to DVCPRO HD 720P50 with hands-down
Step 1: Import
Click "add video" or "add folder" or directly drag source MXF to the program.
Step 2: Select export format
Click the "format" and choose the "Final Cut Pro -> DVCPRO HD 720p50 (*.mov)"
Step 3: Conversion
Click "Conversion" icon and the Sony XDCAM files Transformer will run at ultrafast speed to transfer MXF to DVCPRO HD 720P50. With just a click on "Open output folder", you can locate the export ProRes MOV easily.