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Old September 13th, 2009, 07:38 PM   #1
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MXF file import


I searched around and really have not got an answer on this question.. I was sent a .mxf file that was shot using the Panasonic HVX-200 camera.. I have tried to import it, I also tried using the Log and Transfer tool to import.. and have not figured it out.. Is it possible to import this file?? Do I need some other software ???

I am using Final Cut 6.06...

Thanks i advance
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Old September 13th, 2009, 10:35 PM   #2
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Unless the person who sent you the file/s sent over the *entire* contents from that specific P2 folder then it won't import. This was a common problem with P2 first hit, people were going into the MXF folders and deleting what they thought were useless text files and/or grabbing the contents of just the video files.

If possible, get the P2 card - or the HDD that was used to transfer the data - and do a direct transfer yourself. If you're not sure if you've been sent a complete P2 contents folder put up a screen shot and one of us P2 experts will tell you if you're missing key data or not.
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Old September 14th, 2009, 07:15 AM   #3
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If all you have is the MXF file and none of the accompanying data then you'll need something like MXF4Mac's MXF Import, or Calibrated Software's MXF Import components

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