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.