[News] Efficient Way to Edit PIX-E5 4K Prores in Premiere Pro
Transcode PIX-E5 4K Prores to H.264 MOV for Adobe Premiere
To get Premiere Pro CC/CS6 work with PIX-E5 4K ProRes, the easy workaround is to transcode the 4K video to a more editing-friendly format for Premiere.
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As far as we know, the latest version Premiere Pro CS6, CC usually can handle 4K files without much problem, but it is extremely hardware intensive. On the other hand, it is a complete nightmare to import PIX-E5 4K ProRes to Premiere Pro - it cannot recognize ProRes codec, and even worse than that is Adobe Premiere Pro(CC) will import a .MOV file of any codec -Animation/ProRes, whatever doesn't matter. Can't find ProRes in Adobe Media Encoder (CS6) on Mac? No ProRes preset in PPro CC? To solve the problem, you need to convert PIX-E5 4K ProRes files to Premiere Pro editing-friendly format, like H.264 MOV.
The process is surprisingly easy and can be done with Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac. With it, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode PIX-E5 4K ProRes footage for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Davinci Resolve and more. Moreover, it can help you freely enjoy your 4K videos/movies, 4K YouTube clips, 4K camcorder recordings wherever you like, such as watching 4K movies (in any format) on 4K TV and even on mobile devices.
If you work PIX-E5 4K files in Adobe Premiere Pro on Windows, please get Dimo Video Converter Ultimate. Below is the detailed guide on transcoding PIX-E5 4K ProRes files to Premiere Pro best editting codec.
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Transcoding PIX-E5 4K ProRes to Premiere Pro friendly formats
Step 1: Load PIX-E5 4K footage
Run PIX-E5 4K Video Converter Mac and click "Add File" button, browse to the PIX-E5 4K ProRes footage and load them to the converter for conversion.
Step 2: Choose a proper output format
Click "Select Format" bar to choose output format. For transferring PIX-E5 4K to Premiere Pro, you are recommended to choose "Editor" -> "DNxHD 720P" or "DNxHD 1080P".
Tip: Click the "Settings" button and set proper video/ audio parameters. You can reset set the video size, bitrate and fame rate. You can keep the original 4K resolution but also can adjust to 2K, 1080p video size just according to your needs. If you want to get original 4K resolution, just keep the video size as original.
Step 3: Start converting PIX-E5 4K ProRes to H.264
When you finish all settings, hit "Start" button to start transcoding PIX-E5 4K ProRes video for Premiere Pro on Mac. You can follow the conversion process from the pop-up windows. After the conversion, just click "Open" button to get the generated files and it would be easy to import PIX-E5 4K ProRes files into Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 for natively editing.
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