Do you want to get the easy way to import MKV files to Adobe Premiere Pro CS5/CS6 for editing? Yeah~ This article tells us how to make it step by step.
"Can't get MKV files in Adobe Premire Pro "
I've seen a lot of people having this problem, but I haven't found any solutions that have worked for me. How do i get Premiere Pro CS5/CS6 recognize these MKV files ?
Well, according to Adobe, Premiere Pro only accepts AVI, M4V, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPE, MPG, WMV, files. And you can easily find MKV is not there. Since MKV is not supported by Premiere Pro, in order to edit MKV videos in Premiere Pro CS6/CS5 or CC7, you need to convert MKV videos to Premiere compatible format on Mac first before transferring the files to Premiere.
Following pages tell you how to transcocde AVI to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro CS5/CS6 on Mac OS X with Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. Which can help you change MKV into a different format (e.g. .mov, .wmv, .mpg) with least quality loss. You should then be able to import the new file into Premiere with smooth editing without any trouble. If you are Windows users, please get the Video Converter.
Step 1: Run MKV to Premiere Converter for Mac and you can import MKV clips to the program through "Add Video" button or "Add from folder" button. If you like, check the “Merge into one” box to join MKV clips together.
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: Click “Convert” button to start encoding MKV to MPEG-2(.mpg) for Adobe Premiere Pro CS5/CS6 on Mac OS X.
When the MKV to Adobe Premiere Pro conversion task is finished, click "Open" button to get the exported files.
Launch Premiere Pro on your Mac, choose "File > Import to import converted MKV files in Adobe Premiere Pro for further editing.
1. This MKV to Premiere Pro Converter not only can help you convert all codec mkv files to Adobe, but also enables anyone with mkv files to use in any non-linear editor like Final Cut Pro, iMovie, FCE, Avid Media Composer, etc as long as transcode MKV to a recognizable format.
2. If you have problems when importing or editing your Canon, Sony, Panasonic etc, camera video files, you can check out “Brorsoft Camcorder/Camera Importing Tips” or “FCE, FCP, iMovie Column” to get your solutions.
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