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This guide will tell you how to transcode Canon MOV to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 for editing without any codec problem.
MOV is just a type of popular video among people favoring in video enjoyment. However, sometimes you may find some MOV videos you watch are not so good in quality. For example, i have a Nikon D810. It creates very nice video, i can encode footage with H.264 codec and save the files in MOV container format. But, Premiere Pro which for some reason has some difficulty with them(MOV format is Adobe PP friendly but H.264 codec is not natively supported by Adobe Premiere Pro - the H.264 encoded contents are highly compressed, for delivery only not editing.).So then what's the solution for editing H.264 MOV in Adobe Premiere Pro ?
The way around it is to convert the mov files to MPEG-2/AVC MOV codec on mac . There are several good free video converters.I just use Brorsoft's Video Converter for Mac, for me , it's a powerful video converter, editor and player. It offers an optimized preset for Adobe Premiere for easy access. Besides transcoding MOV video to Premiere supported videos with optimized settings while keeping the video quality, the all-in-one and easy-to-use toolkit can convert all other popular video formats like AVI, MXF, MP4, WMV, MKV, FLV, MTS, VOB, etc. to Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, FCP natively supported video formats on Mac OS X (Yosemite, Mavericks and Mountain Lion included) with fast encoding speed. For Windows users, please get help from Brorsoft Video Converter. See how below about converting MOV files to Adobe Premiere Pro format.
How to import MOV to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4
Step 1: Load MOV video files to the converting program by clicking ?Add? button, or drag the videos to the software directly. If you like, check the ?Merge into one? box to join MOV clips together.
Step 2: Choose output format. This video converter offers optimized format preset for Adobe Premiere. Just click ?Format? menu firstly and then follow ?Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas? to set MPG, MOV or WMV format.
Tip: If the default settings do not fit you requirement, you can click ?Settings? icon to and enter ?Profile Settings? panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.
Step 3: Click the Arrow icon under the preview window, and the program will start converting MOV to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro.
After the conversion finished, you can freely import your transcoded MOV files into Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS5, CS4 for editing.
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