Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) MXF and iMovie workflow

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Failed to read Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) MXF files in Apple iMovie natively? Converting Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) MXF footage to Apple InterMediate Codec encoded QuickTime MOV format would be a sensible solution. In this tutorial, we guide you through the process of converting Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) MXF files to iMovie editing-friendly AIC .mov format. Just read on to learn the detail.

“Why iMovie refused loading MXF files from my Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) on High Sierra that it should open? I hope it is a bug, because now I have an awful lot of projects based on Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) MXF files which are unusable (black screen, no sound) and I have no intention of purchasing Final Cut Pro X just to make simple edits. Any ideas?”

You can re-encode your Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) MXF files to AIC .mov format for use in iMovie fluently. The Video Converter for Mac below will do this in simple steps.



How to encode Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) MXF files to AIC .mov for iMovie editing?

To transcode Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) MXF video to AIC for iMovie editing, do as below:

Download Video Converter for Mac

Video Converter For Mac , It is available for MacOSX 10.5 or above (including macOS Sierra/macOS High Sierra 10.13.14)
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Step 1: Click “Add File” to load Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) MXF video files into this program.

import video files

Step 2: Select output format for iMovie
Click “Profile” to select “iMovie and Final Cut Express” > “Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC) (*.mov)” as output format. AIC .mov is iMovie’s favorite editing codec, which iMovie will read and handle well.

Select output profile format

Tips:
If necessary, you can click “Settings” button to modify video and audio parameters like encoder, resolution, frame rate, bitrate, aspect ratio, sample rate, and audio channels. You can also “enable 3D Settings” to add 3D effect to your source media.
Settings for video files

Step 3: Click “Convert” to start Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) MXF video to iMovie conversion.
As soon as the conversion is complete, click “Open Folder” to get the generated AIC .mov files for editing in iMovie with optimum performance. Hope it helps.

Also read:
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8 MXF and Final Cut Pro X workflow

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