Category: Premiere

How to Convert Sony A7 III AVCHD to Premiere Pro/After Effects for Editing?

Neither Adobe Premiere Pro nor After Effects supports directly importing Sony A7 III AVCHD files for further editing. Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix this issue. Here is how.

“Hi all! I’m new and I am looking for help with converting Sony A7 III AVCHD content for editing in After Effects? What do you use that works?!”

“i need to be able to edit clips from Sony A7 III in Premiere. so i need to convert the movie into a file format that Premiere understands. what software is best for converting the movie?”

Why should this happen? Let me explain it. Firstly you get to learn a bit about the MTS format. *.mts is a filename extension used for AVCHD, a high-definition recording format designed by Sony and Panasonic that uses H.264 (conforming to H.264 while adding additional application-specific features and constraints) codec. H.264 encoded MTS video is highly compressed, good for transporting, but poor for editing.

To get the work done, UFUSoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac is a nice application for you. The program converts MTS footage to editable formats (*.avi, *.mpg, *.f4v, *.mov, *.mp4, *.wmv, etc) and obtain HD quality (1920*1080, 1440*1080, 1280*720). Converted file can be easily imported to Adobe Premiere/After Effects for editing. Besides , this Mac MTS to MPEG-2 Converter also generates best editing format/codec for filmmakers and video enthusiasts to use in different NLE apps, such as Avid Media Composer, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro and more.

For Windows 7/8/8.1/10/Vista Users :

 

For MacOS 10.13 High Sierra, MacOS 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.7 Lion ect Users :

 

How to Losslessly Convert Sony A7 III to Adobe Premiere Pro/After Effects

Step 1: Set up the Converter on Mac and run it. Click “Add” button on the main interface to load your Sony A7 III AVCHD recordings.

Tips:
If necessary, you can click the button “Merge into one” to combine several videos to one file.

Step 2: Click the format bar or the pull down menu of “Format” to select output format.

For Adobe Premiere/After Effects, then Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) is the compatible video format for two editing tools.

Step 3: Tap the Conversion button on the main interface to start transcoding Sony A7 III AVCHD to Adobe Premiere/After Effects. You can check the conversion process at any time.

Import Sony A7 III 4K XAVC S to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for Editing

Got troubled by the problem when importing Sony a7 III XAVC S footage into Adobe Premiere Pro? Here you will find the easy workaround to fix.

About Sony a7 III

The Alpha a7 III Digital Camera from Sony is a well-rounded camera suitable for both photo and video applications in a variety of working situations. Refined for improved speed and low-light performance, the full-frame 24.2MP Exmor R BSI CMOS sensor and BIONZ X image processor pair to realize an impressive 10 fps continuous shooting rate and improved autofocus performance for faster, more reliable subject tracking along with wide frame coverage. This updated Fast Hybrid AF System employs a combination of 693 phase-detection points and 425 contrast-detection areas for quicker acquirement of focus in a variety of lighting conditions, and also maintains focus on subjects more effectively. In addition to speed and AF, the processing improvements also help to realize greater image clarity and reduced noise throughout the sensitivity range from ISO 100-51200, which can further be expanded to ISO 50-204800. Video recording capabilities have also been extended for enhanced quality when recording UHD 4K video with the full width of the full-frame sensor to minimize moiré and aliasing. Additionally, benefitting both stills and video operation, the a7 III utilizes a 5-axis SteadyShot INSIDE sensor-shift image stabilization, which is now effective to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to 5 stops.

In this article, we will not highlight the features of Sony a7 III, but the Sony a7 III XAVC S to Adobe Premiere Pro workflow. If you have the intention to import and edit Sony a7 III XAVC S in Adobe Premiere Pro, just read on.

According to Adobe’s official site, the new version 8.2.0 of Adobe Premiere Pro CC can natively support XAVC S 4K and HD. I’ve tried the trial version of Premiere Pro CC, same result- can’t get Sony a7 III XAVC S viewed in Premiere timeline. To make the a7 III XAVC S files compatible with Premiere Pro perfectly, the easy workaround is to transcode the XAVC S to Premiere more editing-friendly codec like MPEG-2. Along with some help from third-party software like UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac, you can achieve your goal effortlessly.

Overall, the program is the best XAVC S converter under Mac OS X(macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks included). With it, you can effortlessly transcode Sony a7 III XAVC S to MPEG-2 or MOV, which will create a Premiere Pro friendly file format keeping the original quality. Besides Premiere, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid, ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie/FCE and more NLE systems for native editing. For Windows users, you can turn to UFUSoft Video Converter. Just get the right version according to your computer’s OS and follow the step-by-step guide below to convert the a7 III XAVC S videos to Adobe Premiere Pro easily.

For Windows 7/8/8.1/10/Vista Users :

 

For MacOS 10.13 High Sierra, MacOS 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.7 Lion ect Users :

 

Converting Sony a7 III XAVC S for Editing in Premiere Pro CC

Step 1: Download, install and run the XAVC S Converter for Mac; click “Add Videos” icon to load your source XAVC S videos from Sony a7 III.

Step 2: The program has three already optimized the video settings for Adobe Premiere. You can select MOV, WMV or MPEG-2 from “Editing Software” as the output format. Here we recommend you choose MPEG-2. The output videos will keep the original quality of the BPAV MP4 video and seamlessly fit Adobe Premiere CC, CS6, CS5.5, CS5, CS4, etc.

Tip: The default setting works well. Of course, if you want to customize video and audio encoding settings, just click the “Settings” button to customize these settings. You can adjust the output video/audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. to customize the output files to get the best quality you want.

Step 3: Click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the Mac video converter will start converting Sony a7 III XAVC S to Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac.

When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPEG-2 files effortlessly. Afterwards, you can launch your editing program to import converted XAVC S clips into Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5.5/CS5/CS4 for further editing.

Import Sony A7R III 4K XAVC S to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for Editing

Got troubled by the problem when importing Sony A7R III XAVC S footage into Adobe Premiere Pro? Here you will find the easy workaround to fix.

About Sony A7R III

The Alpha a7R III Digital Camera from Sony is a versatile, high-performance camera characterized by not only its resolution, but by its multimedia versatility. Revolving around a full-frame 42.4MP Exmor R BSI CMOS sensor and updated BIONZ X image processor, the a7R III affords an impressive 10 fps continuous shooting rate along with improved autofocus performance for faster, more reliable subject tracking along with wide frame coverage. This updated Fast Hybrid AF System employs a combination of 399 phase-detection points and 425 contrast-detection areas for quicker acquirement of focus in a variety of lighting conditions, and also maintains focus on subjects more effectively. In addition to speed and AF, the processing improvements also help to realize greater image clarity throughout the sensitivity range from ISO 100-32000, which can further be expanded to ISO 50-102400. Video recording capabilities have also been extended for enhanced quality when recording UHD 4K video with the full width of the full-frame sensor, or when using a Super35 area and 5K oversampling to minimize moiré and aliasing. Additionally, benefitting both stills and video operation, the a7R III retains the 5-axis SteadyShot INSIDE sensor-shift image stabilization, which is now effective to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to 5.5 stops. The A7R III makes use of Sony’s higher bitrate XAVC S file format, which supports 4K bitrates up to 100Mbps.

In this article, we will not highlight the features of Sony A7R III, but the Sony A7R III XAVC S to Adobe Premiere Pro workflow. If you have the intention to import and edit Sony A7R III XAVC S in Adobe Premiere Pro, just read on.

According to Adobe’s official site, the new version 8.2.0 of Adobe Premiere Pro CC can natively support XAVC S 4K and HD. I’ve tried the trial version of Premiere Pro CC, same result- can’t get Sony A7R III XAVC S viewed in Premiere timeline. To make the A7R III XAVC S files compatible with Premiere Pro perfectly, the easy workaround is to transcode the XAVC S to Premiere more editing-friendly codec like MPEG-2. Along with some help from third-party software like UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac, you can achieve your goal effortlessly.

Overall, the program is the best XAVC S converter under Mac OS X(macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks included). With it, you can effortlessly transcode Sony A7R III XAVC S to MPEG-2 or MOV, which will create a Premiere Pro friendly file format keeping the original quality. Besides Premiere, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid, ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie/FCE and more NLE systems for native editing. For Windows users, you can turn to UFUSoft Video Converter. Just get the right version according to your computer’s OS and follow the step-by-step guide below to convert the A7R III XAVC S videos to Adobe Premiere Pro easily.

For Windows 7/8/8.1/10/Vista Users :

 

For MacOS 10.13 High Sierra, MacOS 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.7 Lion ect Users :

 

Converting Sony A7R III XAVC S for Editing in Premiere Pro CC

Step 1: Download, install and run the XAVC S Converter for Mac; click “Add Videos” icon to load your source XAVC S videos from Sony A7R III.

Step 2: The program has three already optimized the video settings for Adobe Premiere. You can select MOV, WMV or MPEG-2 from “Editing Software” as the output format. Here we recommend you choose MPEG-2. The output videos will keep the original quality of the BPAV MP4 video and seamlessly fit Adobe Premiere CC, CS6, CS5.5, CS5, CS4, etc.

Tip: The default setting works well. Of course, if you want to customize video and audio encoding settings, just click the “Settings” button to customize these settings. You can adjust the output video/audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. to customize the output files to get the best quality you want.

Step 3: Click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the Mac video converter will start converting Sony A7R III XAVC S to Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac.

When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPEG-2 files effortlessly. Afterwards, you can launch your editing program to import converted XAVC S clips into Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5.5/CS5/CS4 for further editing.

Import Panasonic GH5S 4K Video to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for Editing

The Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S is a camera optimized for movie recording and low-light performance. Revolving around a 10.28MP Digital Live MOS sensor, DCI and UHD 4K video recording is possible at up to 60p and the large individual pixel size also affords impressive low-light performance to an extended ISO 204800, along with Dual Native ISO technology at ISO 400 and ISO 2500. Coupled with an updated Venus Engine, the sensor and processor combination also enables faster readout speeds along with 1.3x less rolling shutter distortion compared to previous GH-series cameras. Internal DCI 4K30p recording is available with 4:2:2 10-bit sampling and a full-size HDMI A connector can be used to simultaneously output to an optional external monitor or recorder. The sensor’s extended sensitivity range has also been used to promote working with V-Log L and Hybrid Log Gamma HDR modes for effectively increasing your dynamic range and affording more flexibility when color grading during post-production.Well, the point here is, when you want to have a project with the 4K recordings from Panasonic GH5S in Premiere Pro, some problems would occur: missing codec, looped audio… If you’re stuck in the issue while editing Panasonic GH5S 4K with Premiere Pro, keep reading to find the best solution.

From its specs, we know Panasnoic GH5S can capture 4K videos in MP4, MOV format. But the problem is, H.264 MP4/MOV file format from Panasonic GH5S is beyond the compatibility of Adobe Premiere Pro. Something else, Premiere Pro CC can (usually) handle 4K files without much problem, but it is extremely hardware intenseive. In most cases, editing 4K in Premiere Pro is taxing on your computer. The workaround to import Panasonic GH5S 4K H.264 into Premiere Pro smoothly is to transcode 4K MOV/MP4 to MPEG-2.

UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac is best choice to get the work done. It lets you transcode Panasonic GH5S 4K MP4/MOV to MPEG-2, Apple InterMediate Codec, Apple ProRes, DNxHD and more. This is a smart tool specially designed for 4k users to preview and convert 4K as well as 1080p recordings to your wanted video and audio formats, so as to smoothly add them into Adobe Premiere Elements, Premiere Pro, iMovie, FCP, Avid Media Composer to do further editing. If you have GH5S 4K editing issues on Windows PC, get the Video Converter to solve the problem.

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Transcode Panasonic GH5S footage to Premiere Pro edit-friendly format

STEP 1. Add GH5S 4K files

Launch the best 4K video converter for Mac, and click the “Add Files” button to load 4k .mp4 or .mov videos for converting.

STEP 2. Choose Premiere friendly format

Click “Format” bar and then move your pointer Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as target format.

Tip: If the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” icon and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels. 1080p would be the best settings. Of course, if you wanna get Panasonic GH5S 4K workflow in Adobe Premiere Pro, you can keep the orginal video resolution.

STEP 3. Start Panasonic GH5S 4K video conversion

Tap “Convert” button to start converting Panasonic GH5S 4K files MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro under Mac OS X.

Once the conversion is done, you can transfer Panasonic GH5S MP4 or MOV footage into Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for editing smoothly with ease.

How to Import and Edit Canon XF400 4K MXF files in Premiere CC/CS6/CS5?

This article will teach you how to freely import and edit Canon XF400 4K MXF files in Premiere CC/CS6/CS5.

The Canon XF400 Camcorder is a compact, ergonomic camera featuring UHD 4K capture, a 1″ CMOS sensor, and two XLR audio inputs. The XF400’s optics include an integrated 15x HD optical zoom with up to 30x Advanced Zoom, a nine-bladed iris for more natural highlights, and five-axis optical image stabilization. Pro-style features include Dual-Pixel Autofocus (DPAF), and dual DIGIC DV 6 image processors with high sensitivity and low noise, supporting Wide DR Gamma.The most important feature of this camcorder is that it can capture 4K videos. However, it’s a headache how to import and edit Canon XF400 4K MXF files in Premiere CC/CS6/CS5.

Users may see the error “ERROR COMPILING MOVIE: UNKNOWN” coming up when importing a Canon XF400 4K movie to Premiere. To solve such issue, I offer you an untimate way-Get third party program to encode Canon XF400 4K MXF to MPEG-2 first before editing.

What I used is UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac. It can professionally deal with Canon 4K MXF files and encode them to any codec you want like ProRes, AIC, DNxHD .etc. In addition, if you are a PC user and want to edit Canon XF400 4K videos in Adobe Premiere/Avid/Sony Vegas, then UFUSoft MXF Converter is your first choice. Now download the software on computer and follow below guide to start conversion.

For Windows 7/8/10/Vista/XP/NT/2000 Users :

 

For MacOS 10.13 High Sierra, MacOS 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.7 Lion ect Users :
 

How to Convert Canon XF400 MXF files for Premiere

Step 1: Run Canon 4K MXF converter and load raw 4K MXF video clips to it through “Add” button. Or drag&drop the files into program directly.

Step 2: Go to Format box and 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.

Tip: If necessary, go to “Settings” page to adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., getting the best quality.

Step 3: Click the convert button on the main interface to start transcoding Canon XF400 4K MXF footage to WMV/AVI for editing in Premiere.

When the conversion is completed, you can find the encoded videos via “Open” panel. Now you can edit Canon XF400 4K MXF files in Premiere without any problem.

Sony PXW-Z90V to Premiere-Edit PXW-Z90V XAVC Files in Adobe Premiere Pro

Got troubled by the problem when importing Sony PXW-Z90V XAVC footage into Adobe Premiere Pro? Here you will find the easy workaround to fix.

The PXW-Z90V 4K HDR XDCAM camcorder from Sony offers phase-detection autofocus (AF) and HDR capabilities in a compact, palm-style body. Suitable for corporate events, broadcast news, and television production, the PXW-Z90V camcorder features a stacked 1″ Exmor RS CMOS sensor with UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution, a 12x Zeiss optical zoom, an OLED viewfinder, and 3.5″ touchscreen LCD monitor. It can record 4K in XAVC Long at 4:2:0, HD in XAVC Long at 4:2:2 10-bit, as well as MPEG HD at 4:2:2 (requires optional license key). S-Log3/S-Gamut3 functions offer users additional image control.

In this article, we will not highlight the features of Sony PXW-Z90V, but the Sony PXW-Z90V 4K XAVC to Adobe Premiere Pro workflow. If you have the intention to import and edit Sony PXW-Z90V 4K XAVC in Adobe Premiere Pro, just read on.

According to Adobe’s official site, the new version 8.2.0 of Adobe Premiere Pro CC can natively support XAVC 4K and HD. I’ve tried the trial version of Premiere Pro CC, same result- can’t get Sony PXW-Z90V XAVC viewed in Premiere timeline. To make the PXW-Z90V XAVC files compatible with Premiere Pro perfectly, the easy workaround is to transcode the XAVC to Premiere more editing-friendly codec like MPEG-2. Along with some help from third-party software like UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac, you can achieve your goal effortlessly.

Overall, the program is the best XAVC converter under Mac OS X(macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks included). With it, you can effortlessly transcode Sony PXW-Z90V XAVC to MPEG-2 or MOV, which will create a Premiere Pro friendly file format keeping the original quality. Besides Premiere, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid, ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie/FCE and more NLE systems for native editing. For Windows users, you can turn to UFUSoft Video Converter. Just get the right version according to your computer’s OS and follow the step-by-step guide below to convert the PXW-Z90V XAVC videos to Adobe Premiere Pro easily.

For Windows 7/8/8.1/10/Vista Users :

 

For MacOS 10.13 High Sierra, MacOS 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.7 Lion ect Users :

 

Converting Sony PXW-Z90V XAVC for Editing in Premiere Pro CC

Step 1: Download, install and run the XAVC Converter for Mac; click “Add Videos” icon to load your source XAVC videos from Sony PXW-Z90V.

Step 2: The program has three already optimized the video settings for Adobe Premiere. You can select MOV, WMV or MPEG-2 from “Editing Software” as the output format. Here we recommend you choose MPEG-2. The output videos will keep the original quality of the BPAV MP4 video and seamlessly fit Adobe Premiere CC, CS6, CS5.5, CS5, CS4, etc.

Tip: The default setting works well. Of course, if you want to customize video and audio encoding settings, just click the “Settings” button to customize these settings. You can adjust the output video/audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. to customize the output files to get the best quality you want.

Step 3: Click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the Mac video converter will start converting Sony PXW-Z90V XAVC to Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac.

When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPEG-2 files effortlessly. Afterwards, you can launch your editing program to import converted XAVC clips into Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5.5/CS5/CS4 for further editing.

Sony HXR-NX80 to Premiere-Edit HXR-NX80 XAVC in Adobe Premiere Pro

Got troubled by the problem when importing Sony HXR-NX80 XAVC footage into Adobe Premiere Pro? Here you will find the easy workaround to fix.

The HXR-NX80 Full HD XDCAM camcorder from Sony offers phase-detection Autofocus (AF) and HDR capabilities in a compact, palm-style body. Suitable for corporate events, broadcast news, and television production, the HXR-NX80 camcorder features a stacked 1″ Exmor RS CMOS sensor with 14.2MP, a 12x Zeiss optical zoom, an OLED viewfinder, and 3.5″ touchscreen LCD monitor. This camcorder records 4K in XAVC 4K, streams via 2.4/5 GHz frequency bands, and includes S-Log3/S-Gamut3 functions for additional image control.

In this article, we will not highlight the features of Sony HXR-NX80, but the Sony HXR-NX80 4K XAVC to Adobe Premiere Pro workflow. If you have the intention to import and edit Sony HXR-NX80 4K XAVC in Adobe Premiere Pro, just read on.

According to Adobe’s official site, the new version 8.2.0 of Adobe Premiere Pro CC can natively support XAVC 4K and HD. I’ve tried the trial version of Premiere Pro CC, same result- can’t get Sony HXR-NX80 XAVC viewed in Premiere timeline. To make the HXR-NX80 XAVC files compatible with Premiere Pro perfectly, the easy workaround is to transcode the XAVC to Premiere more editing-friendly codec like MPEG-2. Along with some help from third-party software like UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac, you can achieve your goal effortlessly.

Overall, the program is the best XAVC converter under Mac OS X(macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks included). With it, you can effortlessly transcode Sony HXR-NX80 XAVC to MPEG-2 or MOV, which will create a Premiere Pro friendly file format keeping the original quality. Besides Premiere, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid, ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie/FCE and more NLE systems for native editing. For Windows users, you can turn to UFUSoft Video Converter. Just get the right version according to your computer’s OS and follow the step-by-step guide below to convert the HXR-NX80 XAVC videos to Adobe Premiere Pro easily.

For Windows 7/8/8.1/10/Vista Users :

 

For MacOS 10.13 High Sierra, MacOS 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.7 Lion ect Users :

 

Converting Sony HXR-NX80 XAVC for Editing in Premiere Pro CC

Step 1: Download, install and run the XAVC Converter for Mac; click “Add Videos” icon to load your source XAVC videos from Sony HXR-NX80.

Step 2: The program has three already optimized the video settings for Adobe Premiere. You can select MOV, WMV or MPEG-2 from “Editing Software” as the output format. Here we recommend you choose MPEG-2. The output videos will keep the original quality of the BPAV MP4 video and seamlessly fit Adobe Premiere CC, CS6, CS5.5, CS5, CS4, etc.

Tip: The default setting works well. Of course, if you want to customize video and audio encoding settings, just click the “Settings” button to customize these settings. You can adjust the output video/audio resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc. to customize the output files to get the best quality you want.

Step 3: Click the “Convert” icon under the preview window, and the Mac video converter will start converting Sony HXR-NX80 XAVC to Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac.

When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPEG-2 files effortlessly. Afterwards, you can launch your editing program to import converted XAVC clips into Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5.5/CS5/CS4 for further editing.

How to Import and Edit Canon XF405 4K MXF files in Premiere CC/CS6/CS5?

This article will teach you how to freely import and edit Canon XF405 4K MXF files in Premiere CC/CS6/CS5.

The Canon XF405 Camcorder is a compact, ergonomic camera featuring UHD 4K capture, a 1″ CMOS sensor, and two XLR audio inputs. The XF405’s optics include an integrated 15x HD optical zoom with up to 30x Advanced Zoom, a nine-bladed iris for more natural highlights, and five-axis optical image stabilization. Pro-style features include Dual-Pixel Autofocus (DPAF), and dual DIGIC DV 6 image processors with high sensitivity and low noise, supporting Wide DR Gamma.The most important feature of this camcorder is that it can capture 4K videos. However, it’s a headache how to import and edit Canon XF405 4K MXF files in Premiere CC/CS6/CS5.

Users may see the error “ERROR COMPILING MOVIE: UNKNOWN” coming up when importing a Canon XF405 4K movie to Premiere. To solve such issue, I offer you an untimate way-Get third party program to encode Canon XF405 4K MXF to MPEG-2 first before editing.

What I used is UFUSoft MXF Converter for Mac. It can professionally deal with Canon 4K MXF files and encode them to any codec you want like ProRes, AIC, DNxHD .etc. In addition, if you are a PC user and want to edit Canon XF405 4K videos in Adobe Premiere/Avid/Sony Vegas, then UFUSoft MXF Converter is your first choice. Now download the software on computer and follow below guide to start conversion.

For Windows 7/8/10/Vista/XP/NT/2000 Users :

 

For MacOS 10.13 High Sierra, MacOS 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.7 Lion ect Users :
 

How to Convert Canon XF405 MXF files for Premiere

Step 1: Run Canon 4K MXF converter and load raw 4K MXF video clips to it through “Add” button. Or drag&drop the files into program directly.

Step 2: Go to Format box and 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.

Tip: If necessary, go to “Settings” page to adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., getting the best quality.

Step 3: Click the convert button on the main interface to start transcoding Canon XF405 4K MXF footage to WMV/AVI for editing in Premiere.

When the conversion is completed, you can find the encoded videos via “Open” panel. Now you can edit Canon XF405 4K MXF files in Premiere without any problem.

How to Edit Canon XA11 Videos in FCP, Premiere, Avid?

Canon has recently announced a new camcorder XA11. It captures up to 1920×1080 video at 23.98p, 29.97p, 59.94p, and 59.94i frame rates. However, for Mac users they may have trouble in editing Canon XA11 AVCHD footage. Most editing programs on Mac including FCP, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro can’t fully support the MTS videos from Canon XA11. Below, we will outline how to import MTS files from Canon XA11 to FCP/Premiere/Avid for further editing without any issue. Keep reading for a brief how-to.

The Canon XA11 Full HD Camcorder is a compact run-and-gun camera that is suitable for ENG, event coverage, and independent and documentary filmmaking. The camera features a 1/2.84″, 1920 x 1080 CMOS sensor that captures video at various frame rates up to 59.94p, including a 24p mode for a more cinematic feel. The integrated Canon 20x HD optical zoom lens has a 35mm equivalent zoom range of 26.8 to 576mm, and features an 8-bladed iris to render highlights in a more natural manner.

As we far as we know, for video compression, AVCHD uses the MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 standard, supporting a variety of standard, high definition, and stereoscopic (3D) video resolutions. But the problem is that the advanced compression method of H.264 is not so friendly for editing software including Final Cut Pro, Avid MC and Adobe Premiere. Then how to import Canon XA11 videos to FCP, Avid, Premiere for editing without any hassle? Well, if you make the recordings editable before taking to the program, the incompatible error won’t happen any more. Here you can get UFUSoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac to achieve the goal effortlessly.

This Canon MTS Converter for Mac is the solid tool to help users to transcode AVCHD MTS files to a format that you want on Mac OS X. It offers the optimal preset profiles for Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, FCE and more. And there is no need to worry about the quality loss. With it, you can convert Canon XA11 MTS to FCP, Adobe Premiere, Avid MC edit-friendly video with the best quality. And if you are having the Canon XA11 editing issues on Windows, please get MTS Converter.

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How to convert Canon XA11 footage into FCP, Avid, Premiere

STEP 1: You need to install and run the smart Mac MTS Converter and load your .mts/.m2ts files to it.

Tip: You can join several MTS clips together via checking the “Merge into one file” box.

STEP 2: Click on the Format box and select a proper format in dropdown-list.

a. To import XA11 videos to Final Cut Pro X or FCP 6/7, you are advised to choose “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)”or “Apple ProRes 422 HQ (*.mov)” format for Final Cut Pro.

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b. For editing XA11 MTS in Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 smoothly, please select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format.

c. To use MTS files in Avid Media Composer 4/5/6/7, you are recommended to choose “Avid Media Composer -> DNxHD (*.mov)” as the target format.

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STEP 3: Adjust the video and audio parameters including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button for getting the best quality before starting conversion.

STEP 4: After the settings, click “Convert” button to start the Canon MTS conversion on Mac OS X. Once the conversion finished, you can smoothly import the converted MTS files to FCP/Avid/Premiere.

How to Edit iPad Mini/Air/Pro Videos in Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4?

How to Edit an iPad Mini/Air/Pro Video in Adobe Premiere Pro

“I am new to Premiere Pro CC (new to video actually), and iPad Mini 4 as well, and was wondering if there is a detailed procedure on editing the iPad captured video in Premiere Pro CC. Do I just attach the tablet to the computer like any movie camera?”

As well know, the iPad including iPad Pro 9.7/10.5/12.9, iPad Mini 4/3/2,iPad Air/Air 2 iPad 4, the new iPad, iPad 2, etc. records in MOV files compressed with H.264 codec. The H.264 codec is a final delivery codec; it is not one you want to use for editing in Premiere Pro. On this occasion, you need to transcode iPad Mini/Air/Pro videos to Adobe Premiere preferred MPEG-2 or WMV files and then transfer the converted MOV files to Premiere Pro for editing.

The article would show you how to change iPad Mini/Air/Pro video to Adobe Premiere Pro editing-friendly format step by step with a professional Video Converter for Mac from UFUSoft. By runnig it, there’s no need to set the codec yourself: the program has optimized presets for Adobe Premiere (Premiere CC, CS6, CS5, CS4 included). You can convert any video file to Adobe Premiere compatible format without loosing quality. For windows uer, please get the Windows version. Download it now and follow the steps to convert your iPad Mini/Air/Pro MOV videos to Adobe Premiere for editing.

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For MacOS 10.13 High Sierra, MacOS 10.12 Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.7 Lion ect Users :
 

Simple Steps to Convert iPad Mini/Air/Pro MOV to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere

Step 1: Add iPad Mini/Air/Pro video files

Click “Add” button on the top of the main interface to load iPad Mini/Air/Pro videos. Or you can simply drag&drop the videos directly to the software.

Step 2. Choose the optimized preset for Premiere

The program has three already optimized the video settings for Adobe Premiere Pro. You can select MOV (Entitled Premiere), WMV or MPEG-2 from “Editing Software” as the output format. All output videos will keep the original quality of iPad Mini/Air/Pro MOV files video and seamlessly fit Adobe Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS5.5, CS5, CS4 and more. Here we recommend you choose MPEG-2.

Tip: Click the “Settings” button, you are able to enter the “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video and audio parameters for the converted files, including video size, bit rate, frame rate and more.

Step 3. Start conversion

Tap the Convert button to start transcoding iPad Mini/Air/Pro videos to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro.

Once the process completes, you can find the generated videos via “Open” button, then you can transfer the encoded iPad Mini/Air/Pro videos to Premiere without issue.