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How to Import H.264 to Adobe Premiere Pro for Further Editing


You may get some video files encoded in H.264 and need to add these H.264 files to Adobe Premiere Pro for editing. However, when you're trying to import the H.264 video, you only find that the H.264 files are not supported by Premiere Pro(even the latest Premiere Pro CC). Fortunately, we've figured out the solution for importing H.264 to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 for editing flawlessly. Keep reading to find something you want.

Generally speaking, Adobe Premiere accepts video files in MPEG-2, DV-AVI, QuickTime MOV, etc format. So, in order to load and edit H.264 files in Premiere Pro, the first thing you need to do is to transcode H.264 to Premiere supported video formats. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the recommended utility to fulfill the task.

It is an easy-to-use yet professional H.264 encoder for Mac. It's able to convert all H.264 files to Adobe Premiere Pro more compatible MPEG-2 video without losing quality. With it, you may also convert H.264 to Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Elements, FCE, iMovie, Avid Media Composer and more NLE programs highly compatible formats. And if you meet the H.264 codec issues with Premiere Pro on Windows PC, please get Brorsoft Video Converter to solve the problem. Now just download its free trail version and follow the below guide to convert H.264 for playing, editing in Adobe Premiere Pro.

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Tutorial: Convert H.264 to MPEG-2 for editing in Adobe Premiere

Step 1. Add H.264 files

Install the H.264 to Adobe Premiere converter program and run it. Drag the H.264 files to the software. Or you can also click "Add" button on the top of the main interface to import video to the program. It supports batch conversion and joining multiple video clips into one file.


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: Start conversion

After all necessary settings, click the Arrow icon under the preview window, and the program will start converting H.264 to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro instantly.

Once the conversion is finished, you can import your transcoded H.264 files into Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS5, CS4 for editing at your will.

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