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Convert Windows Live Movie Maker WLMP Project Files to AVI Easily and Quickly

Posted by on Friday, 27 February, 2015

If you want to convert WLMP footages to AVI or other formats, you have to use a general WLMP video converter to convert the imported files. This article will show you how to convert WLMP files to AVI and virtually any format you want.

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WLMP, short for Windows Live Movie Maker, is a project file saved with Windows Live Movie Maker (the successor Windows Movie Maker). The latter is a free movie maker that comes with Windows 7 and Windows 8. With it, you can easily make family movies from photos, videos, and music. You should know that WLMP file is not a video file. It’s a project file used to create movies.

As we know, Media players like VLC, QuickTime and so on can’t open and play WLMP file type. That’s why so many people want to convert WLMP to AVI, a popular video format used for both online and offline video sharing. Since Windows Live Movie Maker won’t let you publish movies in AVI format, a video converter is needed. Here, PavtubeVideo Converter is highly recommended to convert WLMP to AVI on Windows 8.1.

Not only can this best WLMP Video Converter convert WLMP to AVI, but also it can convert any footage to any device and output format. Excellent tools of editing are also offered by this amazing software. It also offers exclusive control on the sounds of variant videos. It comprises of simple features which makes it highly suggested software program for the beginners.

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Steps on converting WLMP project file to AVI:

Step 1: Run Windows Live Movie Maker and click File >> Open Project to open the WLMP file you want to convert. Then click File >> Save movie to save the added WLMP project file.

Step 2: After that, launch WLMP to AVI Converter and click “Add video” or “Add from folder”. You can also import source files by dragging and dropping to the main interface.

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Step 3: Click the drop-down button on the right side of the “Format” to select “HD Video>>AVI HD Video (*.avi)” as output format. As you see, you can also convert it to other video formats like MOV, MP4, FLV, 3GP, etc. and to portable devices like iPhone, iPad, iPod, HTC, Samsung, Xbox 360, PSP, Android, etc.

AVI 550 Convert Windows Live Movie Maker WLMP Project Files to AVI Easily and Quickly

Tips: You can also choose other .avi as output format according to your requirement. Input keyword in the searching box is really a convenient way.

Step 4: The built-in editing function provided by WLMP to AVI Video Converter is something worth trying. To trim the video, add artistic effects, adjust audio, add watermark, customize video parameters and so on. You can get the work done splendidly. Of course, if you don’t think it’s a necessary to do, you can skip it and move onto the next step directly.

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Step 5: After all the above settings, click “Convert” button to finish converting WLMP to AVI. In minutes, your WLMP files will be converted to AVI. When finished, click “Open” button and you can find the converted AVI and enjoy it.

Conclusion: Before you meet this wonderful WLMP Video Converter, converting WLMP files to AVI or some other format may be hard to you. Once you get this converter, conversion work seems to be not difficult any more. PavtubeVideo Converter for Mac is also provided for you to convert WLMP to MOV for editing in FCP, iMovie and other NLEs.

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  • Nikon D750 MPEG-4/H.264 to iMovie/FCE—Any Importing Issues?: “Troubled in importing my H.264 footage into iMovie, I shot the recordings from my new Nikon D750 camera but there are always some ‘errors’ appeared on the screen. Something seems wrong when editing my MPEG-4/H.264 footage in iMovie or FCE. Cause Nikon is the brand I have used for a long time, it is deserved to edit my Nikon footage in iMovie/FCE smoothly for a nice sharing” How to do?
  • Top 10 Best AVCHD to AVI Converter You Need to Know: As there are countless software available for this purpose, choosing the right one gets a bit tricky. With the help of internet, you can get innumerable suggestions, but to make the work easier for you, we bring you the top 10 recommended ones from the net.
  • Top 5 Best Video Converter for Mac Reviewed 2015: When you are doing to watch some videos on Mac, have you met the trouble of ‘Error message’ appeared on the screen? Usually the problem is that you do not have the application necessary to play the file. For some HD video formats which shot from HD camcorders such as MXF, XAVC videos, in this way we may need some MXF converting tips or XAVC video converter introduction to help us a lot in watching. In this article, top 5 best Video Converter for Mac is introduced.

Import Sony PMW-EX3 XDCAM EX MP4 Footage to FCP X

Posted by on Wednesday, 25 February, 2015

“Will there be a sofware update to final cut pro X to allow the Sony PMW-EX3 to import directly into the program? rather than importing via XDCAM transfer? Final Cut Pro X, Mac OS X (10.6.8)” Actually, that could be the most popular issue which discussed by so many Sony fans. How to easily and smoothly edit our Sony PMW-EX3 XDCAM MP4 files in FCP X? Let’s together learn in the following article.

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As far as we know, native EX and XDCAM support may be up to Sony, not Apple. There is no “native” XDCAM EX support (unlike native DSLR support) in Final Cut Pro X and FCP 7/6 because FCP has it own best supported video formats. While Sony XDCAM EX camcorders like the Sony EX1, EX1R, EX3 usually record MPEG-2 codec MP4 format video, which is not good for editing in Apple Final Cut Pro, and you will encounter importing and codec problems. Also, such problems have frequently happened in XAVC and MKV etc.

Best workaround to convert Sony PMW-EX3 MP4 to ProRes 422 for FCP X:
Here we would like to introduce you a best MP4 to FCP X video converting assistant called Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac, whcih has the strong ability of handling all various files nicely for NLEs, surely including the FCP X. The program comes with several optimized format for Final Cut Pro, which enables you to transcode raw XDCAM footage to ProRes 422, ProRes 422 HQ, for using in Final Cut Pro X directly. Just download it and follow the tutorial below guide to achieve your goal.

Step 1. Launch the program and click the “Add” button to load EX3 separate .mp4 files for converting.

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Step 2. Click on the “Format” and you will get a dropdown menu and then select Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), which is the best format for Final Cut Pro.

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Step 3. Click “Settings” to set video resolution (1920×1080/1440×1080/1280×720/720×480), bitrate(from 1Mbps to 20Mbps), frame rate (24p/30p) as you like. To deinterlace, crop, trim XDCAM MP4 video, click “Edit” menu.

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After a quick conversion, you can click the Open icon to locate the converted ProRes MOV files. Now import your new ProRes files into FCP X. After you sucessfully transfer your files in FCP X, we can just enjoy editing them for watching, uploading or sharing.

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Work Panasonic AG-AC90 60p AVCHD with iMovie/FCE?

Posted by on Saturday, 21 February, 2015

“I am looking for a product to convert my Panasonic AG-AC90 1080p 60p .MTS files to a format to edit in iMovie 11. Do you have a product that will allow me to do this?”

How to easily work Panasonic AG-AC90 60p AVCHD with iMovie/FCE without any issues? That’s the quite important point that we should learn to solve the questions mentioned above. Panasonic AG-AC90 is a professional AVCCAM HD camcorder, combining the high image quality, advanced functions and easy operation in a stylish, easy-to-handle design. While for editing in iMovie and FCE, why not get more details on the best supported formats for iMovie/FCE?

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On the other hand, as we all know that the iMovie is popular video authoring tool to edit video clips from camcorder on Mac. iMovie 11 is the latest version, with it you can import video clips from external devices or from anywhere else. The problem is you often get errors from iMovie when importing some raw MTS files to iMovie as same as others likeMXF or MP4 etc.

Any good solutions to make the Panasonic AG-AC90 60p AVCHD MTS recordings to iMovie and FCE? Of course! Here luckily we have the Pavtube MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, which is especially designed for AVCHD MTS files. Additionally, here are several steps on converting AVCHD MTS to AIC MOV for editing in iMovie and FCE. Let;s take a look below:

1. Launch the AVCHD to iMovie/FCE Converter; click “Add” button to import the .mts, .m2ts files you want to work with on the main interface.

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2. Then go to the output list and choose the right format. Here we suggest you to select “iMovie/Final Cut Express” and then “Apple InterMedia Codec (AIC) (*.mov)” as output format.

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3. Set audio and video profile? Set audio and video profile in your Panasonic AG-AC90 1080p/60p MTS, you will get the output compatible AIC MOV according to your needs for post-production in iMovie adn FCE by clicking the ‘Settings’ button there. The proper Frame Rate, Bitrate, Size and other settings setted by default to keep high quality of your audio and video.

At last, click the “Convert” icon to start converting Panasonic AG-AC90 1080p/60p MTS to iMovie. As usual, then we just need to transfer files into iMovie, we can enjoy editing the recordings there.

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Import Original P2 MXF onto Sony Vegas Pro V12 Timeline

Posted by on Monday, 16 February, 2015

‘I just bought Vegas Pro 12 because my Movie Studio 12 software cannot recognize P2 MXF files. All seems well, except for one horrible problem that renders any P2′s benefits useless. After importing the P2 clips, I attempted to drag them onto the timeline, which worked fine. What did not work fine was that they were all out of order, seemingly randomly placed’ How could we import the original P2 MXF files to Sony Vegas Pro V12 for editing?
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As the questions we often meet with P2 MXF files, cause the P2 MXF has the special structure, we are always confused with the issues there. On the other hand, not only for Sony Vegas, but also for FCP, etc. Also, playing on TVis not such an easy job, right? From quoted words from one Panasonic P2 camcorder, we find that this user met the trouble when trying to import the P2 MXF files.

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 12 for editing. Here we highly recommend the Pavtube Video Converter for Windows/Mac for you guys, which has the is the best application you to convert/transcode P2 MXF files to Sony Vegas Pro compatible format easily at super fast speed. What’s more, this P2 MXF to Sony Vegas Converter also can help you to convert P2 MXF to any other common video format like AVI, MP4, FLV, 3GP, TS, DivX, VOB, etc as you need. Any detailed review?

Smoothly convert P2 MXF files to MPEG-2 MPG for editing in Sony Vegas:
Step 1.Free download the MXF to FCP Converter for Mac, load your P2 MXF files into the program. As a top P2 MXF Converter, it can support the multiple video clips at one time.

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Step 2. Come to the output list, just drop down the list and we can find the suitable item we need for Sony Vegas. ‘Adobe Premiere Pro/Sony Vegas’>>’MPEG-2 MPG’ could be the best.

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Notes: This professional P2 MXF converter has the function of supporting H.265/HEVC videos, which is also the outstanding point we can have a try.

Step 3. Click this “Pencil” icon on the main UI or “Edit”. Then it will bring you to an UI which has some functions you can explore. Such as change “Interlaced” to “Progressive” to make your video quality more sharp; add your own text, image watermark, background music, subtitles etc.

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After you finish the conversion work and then hit “Convert” button to start your conversion on the main interface. In a word, with this professional converting assistant, you won’t be worried about the problems of editing your P2 MXF files in Sony Vegas 12 anymore. Why not have a try?

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Sony PXW-X160 XAVC Files Refused by Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6?

Posted by on Monday, 9 February, 2015

Can’t import your Sony PXW-X160 XAVC recordings to Adobe Premiere Pro CC or CS6 for editing? ‘I shot a football match with the Sony PXW-X160 camcorder and I’d like to work these XAVC footage in Premiere Pro CC to share with my colleagues. However, what a pity that the similar ‘unsupported’ errors happened there on the screen, any solutions there?’

As a common sense, XAVC is still not as popular as other kinds of video formats such as AVCHD and MXF, although more and more editing programs upgrade or create some plug-in to make XAVC supported. For example, as this open format container, we cannot import them in FCPiMovie/FCE, etc, or other common formats on Mac?

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Fortunately, though you got the similar questions, do not worry about too much cause via Google searching, I get a solution from someone who has had success at editing XAVC in Premiere CC- to import Sony XAVC to Premiere Pro, we may need to transcode XAVC footage firstly. Here Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac is highly recommended. Just read this related review, the program is a professional yet easy-to-use XAVC to Premiere Pro Converter on Mac which can transcode XAVC to MPG for Premiere Pro CC/CS 6.

Below is the simple guide about how to convert Sony PXW-X160 XAVC footage into Premiere Pro CC/CS 6:
Step 1.You need to download, install and run the smart XAVC Converter Mac and transfer your XAVC recordings to the program from the Sony PXW-X160 with ‘Add video’ or ‘Add from folder’.

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Step 2. Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.

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Tip: If the default settings do not fit you requirement, you can click “Settings” icon to and enter the panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

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Step 3.Finally go back to the main interface to hit the ‘Convert’ button and you can easily start your workflow of Sony PXW-X160 XAVC to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro. Not long we should wait for the result, after transferring files into Premiere Pro, we are glad to enjoy the wonderful football match there!

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Needs for Converting Canon C300 MXF to ProRes 422?

Posted by on Friday, 6 February, 2015

Overview: What can we learn in the following article? Two main characters we should pay more attention here, Canon C300 MXF and ProRes 422. A strong functional assistant here suggested to you to handle MXF files well in FCP or play on VLC and QuickTime? I guess you should know the best video formats supported by FCP for a first step.

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‘I work in a video group which is in charge of shooting some outdoor videos for our customers. I’m using a Canon C300 camera as my assistant which delivers MXF files, you know. When I get off work every day, I need to convert my footage to ProRes 422 to our customers for a nice editing in FCP. Sometimes we need to watch MXF on QuickTimebefore we have not edited them yet. I’m looking for some best tools to handle this job well’

Generally speaking, as the special popular container format MXF, though has the high definition feature that loved by most video editors, it cannot be the common one for some many editing software and media players. Such as edit in FCP? Play on VLC and QuickTime? Any good suggestions? Yes! What a coincidence! Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac is designed for this situation which includes the ProRes 422 for FCP, MP4 for VLC and MOV for QuickTime. Is that cool?

Tips: Additional Windows version for Windows users when working with those windows NELs and players. Also, this Windows version can support the H.265/HEVC videos well.

Open the MXF Converter for Mac on your computer, the main interface will pop up there. Just drag your file in or with ‘Add video’ button to load our original MXF video clips. They will be listed on the blank space there. Next, for different apps, we should choose suitable output ones, for example, ‘Final Cut Pro’>>’Apple ProRes Codec 422(*.mov)’

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While for VLC, we may choose the ‘Common Video’>>’H.264 Video(*.mp4)’ as the suitable one. For QuickTime? ‘Common Video’>>’H.264 Video (*.mov)’ here we strongly recommended for you.

Optional choice here you may be interested in! Click the ‘Settings’ item, we can adjust our video size to an appropriate one for playback on VLC and QuickTime, such as 1920*1080, others as audio settings we can also have a try.

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No idea on how to transfer your output files to FCP? This related transferring guide here may do you a big favor. Finally, go back to the main interface to click the ‘Convert’ icon to get started. With an easy operation and faster conversion speed, it has become so easily to edit MXF in FCP or play them on VLC and QuickTime. Let’s do it!

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Load Panasonic AJ-PX800 H.264/AVC MXF into Avid Media Composer

Posted by on Thursday, 5 February, 2015

“Hi, there, I’m a film director. I shot a feature documentary film with the crew. One of our cameras was Panasonic AJ-PX800. I needed to transfer some AJ-PX800 footage from .mxf into .mov so that I can use them in Avid Media Composer flawlessly. What’s the best way to accomplish that? Anyone got any suggestions?’
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Cause the AJ-PX800 records 1080/60i as well as 24p, 30p and 720p HD/SD multiple format, with that, picture quality and recorded data rate can be selected from AVC-Intra or AVC-LongG according to the application. So in this way, how to enjoy editing our Panasonic AJ-PX800 H.264/AVC MXF files in Avid Media Composer could not be an easy workflow. However, if you got some useful MXF converting tips, you may know more about this situation.

Now, let’s go back to the main topic. To be able to transcode Panasonic AJ-PX800 H.264/AVC MXF files to editable files for Avid Media Composer, you will need to download and install third party software like Pavtube MXF Converter for Mac. With this app installed, you are able to transcode or rewrap AJ-PX800 MXF media to DNxHD MOV for editing in Avid Media Composer with a high quality preserved. Not only for Avid MC, but also it can be available for others like Premiere ProFCP, etc.

Notes: Read this MXF to DNxHD MOV Video Converter Review, you can get more details!

Tips on converting Panasonic AJ-PX800 H.264/AVC MXF to DNxHD MOV for Avid Media Composer:

Step 1.Add your original MXF recordings
Start up MXF Converter for Mac as a professional AJ-HPX3700 P2 MXF Converter. When its main interface pops up, click ‘Add File’ to input your source media.

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Step 2. Select best output for Avid MC
From ‘Format’ bar, select ‘Avid DNxHD (*.mov)’ as output format under ‘Avid Media Composer’ column.

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Step 3. Custom video and audio settings
If necessary, you can click ‘Settings’ button and go to ‘Profiles Settings’ panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.

Step 4.Start AJ-HPX3700 P2 MXF files to MOV Conversion
Move back to the main interface after you finished the preparation work. Hit the ‘Convert’ button, without too much time we need to wait, we can get the output files. Then we only need to transfer files to Avid MC, that’s our enjoyment time.

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XAVC to Apple ProRes HQ: Edit Sony PXW-Z100 4K XAVC in FCP 7

Posted by on Tuesday, 3 February, 2015

Though working with FCP for a long time, how to edit our Sony PXW-Z100 4K XAVC files in FCP 7 without rendering has still brought us some issues there, right? Well, if you are a regular consumer of Sony PXW-Z100, you will quite happy with it. The Sony PXW-Z100 4K Handheld XDCAM Camcorder provides professional-quality 4K recording in a familiar handheld form factor. In this way, edit XAVC footage in FCP is not so simple in our minds. Usually, we need to transcode XAVC to common ones for further playback or editing.

sony pxw z100 XAVC to Apple ProRes HQ: Edit Sony PXW Z100 4K XAVC in FCP 7

‘I’m working on a documentary with a lot of different cameras. One of those include the Sony z100, shooting in 4k XAVC. We are editing FCP 7, 23.98 Apple ProRes HQ, looking to finish in 2K, so we would like to go back to the original 4K XAVC file for online. What is the best way to bring the footage into FCP 7?’ Follow the page below, let’s smoothly work XAVC files well on Windows and Mac.

Since the XAVC footage is a peripheral non-standard format which is not supported by FCP 6/7/X. In order to import Sony PXW-Z100 XAVC footage into FCP for smoothly editing, we can render to the third-party software called Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to help convert XAVC to Apple ProRes 422 MOV– native format for Final Cut Pro 6/7/X. Also, you may find it can make XAVC friendly with iMovie/FCE, etc.

Easiest way of converting Sony PXW-Z100 4K XAVC to ProRes HQ for editing in FCP 7:
Step 1. Free Download the Mac Sony XAVC Transcoder for FCP to your Mac. Install and run it. It’s excellent Sony XAVC converter which can convert Sony PXW-Z100 videos to any formats you need, such as Apple Prores 422 MOV, Apple InterMediate Codec MOV, QuickTime MOV, etc.

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Step 2. Click format bar to choose output format for use in FCP 6/7 or FCP X. Choose Final Cut Pro -> Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) (*.mov).’ as we mentioned above.

format to prores XAVC to Apple ProRes HQ: Edit Sony PXW Z100 4K XAVC in FCP 7

Step 3. Optional ‘Edit’ button can be allowed here for you if you have some interests in editing your output videos with your own style. That’s why we also call this program as a ‘Tiny Editor’.

editor for output format XAVC to Apple ProRes HQ: Edit Sony PXW Z100 4K XAVC in FCP 7

Additional tips: For Adobe Premiere Pro users, do you all have any interests in editing XAVC files in Premiere Pro? Just take following video as a good reference.

For the final step, if you have finished your work, it’s time to hit the ‘Convert’ icon to start your conversion of 4K XAVC to FCP 7. Enjoy your movies after transferring  files to FCP 7. Any other question? Welcome to leave to us as comments below.

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