Describtion: This guide is arm to convert P2 HD MXF into QT file so that you can put P2 card contents onto QuickTime for playback or import P2 MXF to FCP for editing.
Keep P2 MXF folder structure
P2 MXF format is a typical MXF type with each track of video and audio are stored in separate files. The P2 adopts a 6-character identifier in the filename of all related files. P2 card is a solid-state memory card for recording DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO HD, and AVC-Intra media within MXF container files. On a P2 card, there are Video MXF, Audio MXF, Clip XML and Icon BMP. When P2 folder is damaged, the P2 MXF to QuickTime conversion may have some issue, such as only video with no audio.
The MXF works natively in Avid, Premiere Pro, Vegas and Edius. However, QT and FCP cannot support reading P2 MXF footage well. You need to re-wrap P2 HD MXF to QuickTime. Aunsoft TransMXF for Mac, an intuitive and user friendly camcorder format converter can fast convert/batch convert P2 HD video to QuickTime files on Mac, including the latest Mac OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks. So you can fastly convert P2 HD MXF files into MOV without having to go thru FCP Log and Transfer.
Click "add video" or "add folder" to load file. You can also directly drag files to the program.
MXF clips are all saved in 'VIDEO' folder, while audio files are all stored in 'AUDIO' folder. Make sure you have the entire MXF file structure as it saved on your P2 Card.
When you importing P2 MXF clips from the undamaged file structure, the program is able to recognize audio tracks from 'AUDIO' folder automatically, which ensures the generated files have both image and sound correctly.
When your default audio track is in mute when recording, you get only video no audio. In this case, you can switching audio stream ID to another audio track.
Step2. Choose output format. Click the "format" and choose the " common video->MOV-QuickTime (*.mov) " files.
Step3. Set advanced profile Here you can set audio sample rate up to 48000 HZ. You can also customize bitrate, frame rate, audio channels, etc.
Step 1: Free download Aunsoft TransMXF for Mac, install and launch it.