Editing Open Broadcaster Software(OBS) Files in Premiere Pro Smoothly
Have you ever recorded some game footage with OBS(Open Broadcaster Software)? Generally OBS saves files as MP4 or FLV. The files can be uploaded straight to YouTube or other video hosting site just fine. However, when you bring OBS files to Adobe Premiere Pro for editing goal, you may come across this problem - Premiere Pro doesn't support the OBS export files in .MP4 or .FLV format. So is there a way for OBS footage to be natively compatible with Premiere Pro? Well, in this guide we will give you a quick solution.
To import OBS local recording to Premiere Pro smoothly, you'll need to convert OBS files to Premiere Pro compatible formats like WMV or MPEG-2 first. In this case, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is the first and best choice for you.
The program is the best video converter for OBS footage. With this video converter app, you can effortlessly transcode OBS MP4/FLV to MPG/WMV/MOV, which will create an Adobe Premiere friendly file format keeping original quality. Besides Premiere Pro, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 for Premiere Element, ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie and more NLE systems for native editing. Brorsoft Video Converter is the equivalent Windows version for you. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.
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Download OBS File Converter:
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
Convert Open Broadcaster Software(OBS) footage to Premiere Pro:
Step 1: Add OBS video files
Install and launch the best OBS video converter and load source MP4 or FLV clips to the program for converting. If you need, check the "Merge into one file" box to combine OBS clips into a single file.
Step 2: Choose output format
Click "Format" pull down list to 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 - Profile Settings:
In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click "Settings" button and enter "Profile Settings" panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.
Step 3: Start encoding OBS video
Click "Convert" button to start encoding OBS MP4/FLV video for importing to Premiere Pro.
When the conversion task is finished, click "Open" button to get the exported files and then import the converted OBS files into Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC7 to do further editing flawlessly.