Learn DJI Phantom 4 Pro 4K video to Adobe Premiere Pro CC best workflow.
Got some 4K footage from DJI Phantom 4 Pro, my first drone. But when I try to edit Phantom 4 Pro 4K videos in Adobe Premiere Pro, I found it’s not an easy task… Luckily, I’ve worked out the best solution to the fix. If you are just stuck in the issue, read on to get some clues.
Based on my experience, to get Premier Pro support 4K videos from the Phantom 4 Pro directly without any transcoding, you must use the MOV container and NOT the MP4 container. If you want to edit Phantom 4 Pro MP4 in Premiere Pro (CC), you could try a video converter to convert Phantom 4 Pro 4K (H.265/H.264) MP4 to Adobe Premiere most compatible format like MPEG-2. The app I’ve used in Brorsoft Video Converter.
Overall, it is one of the best Phantom 4 Pro 4K video converter tool for us. The program comes with several optimized format for Sony Vegas, which enable you to transcode Phantom 4 Pro 4K MP4 to MPEG-2 for editing with Adobe Premiere Pro directly without any rendering or codec problems. Plus, it also allows you to convert P4P 4K to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, WMV for Windows Movie Maker, etc with best results. Mac users please get Video Converter for Mac. Download it and follow the tutorial below to transcode Phantom 4 Pro 4K footage to Adobe Premiere Pro effortlessly.
How to Convert and Import Phantom 4 Pro 4K video clips to Premiere Pro
Step 1: Add 4K videos > Install and launch the DJI Phantom 4 Pro 4K converter, and then click “Add Files” button to import your H.265 .mp4 files to the software.
Tip: If you wanna combine iPhone video clips into one file, you can click the “Merge into one” box.
Step 2: Select output format > Click “Format” bar to determine output format. Follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” and select “MPEG-2(*.mpg)” as the output format.
Tip: Click Settings icon, you can customize audio and video parameters Video Codec, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.
Step 3: Convert Phantom 4 Pro 4K to Premiere > Click the convert button under the preview window, the converter will start encoding Phantom 4 Pro 4K MP4 clips for importing to Premiere Pro.
After the conversion is finished, just click “Open” button to get the converted DJI Phantom 4 Pro 4K files to Premiere Pro CC as well as Premiere Pro CS5/CS6 for further editing perfectly.
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