How to Import MP4 to Adobe Premiere Pro CS3/ CS4/ CS5
If you are using camera (Nikon, Canon, or others) to shoot videos, which are MP4 format, and want to edit such wonderful videos or pictures in Adobe Premiere Pro so as to share with your friends or family, but only to get the message:”Format Not Supported” or the similar, or even ask you to install some codecs, or can play but the video and audio do no sync. Why?
Is it Adobe Premiere Pro’s fault? I guess not. This may be caused by different codecs. You may have searched on the internet to solve the problem, but just bad video effect. What can you do? In fact, it is not so difficult as you imagine. To solve the issue, you just need a Video Converter ( Video Converter for Mac) to help you. With this powerful app, you can easily convert MP4 that not accepted by Adobe Premiere Pro compatible formats such as MOV, MPEG-2,etc. which can be freely imported to Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro CS3/ CS4/ CS5. The following paragraphs will show you how to transcode MP4 to Adobe Premiere Pro MOV.
Firstly, you need to download the MP4 to Adobe Premiere Pro Converter and install it on your computer. Two versions are available here.
Import MP4 files to the Converter
After running the MP4 to Adobe Premiere Pro Video Converter, you will see the interface below, and then you can begin to add files to the program. For Mac users, there are two options to do so:
Hit “Add Files” button to import videos
Drag and drop video files to the program
The windows version does not support dragging and dropping yet, in the near future, it will can do so as well.
Select output format
Optimized presets for Adobe Premiere Pro are available, you just need to go to Premiere column to select MOV or MPG as output format, i.e. "Premiere"->"Adobe Premiere-MOV(*.mov)" is ok.
Import MP4 video into Adobe Premiere Pro
When you get all things ready, hit “Convert” to start .mp4 to .mov conversion, then the app will finish all the rest job automatically and when the conversion is finished, you can transfer the converted files to adobe premiere pro to edit as you want.