The following paragraphs show us how to edit JVC GY-HM170 4KCAM footage with Premiere Pro without bogging down your computer. The process is surprisingly easy and can be done with the help of Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac.
JVC GY-HM170E (GYHM170E) 12.7MP Handheld Compact 4K Ultra HD CMOS Sensor Camcorder
While very compact, the economical GY-HM170E features a heavy duty body with professional control layout and comprehensive video profile settings for professional use. It is a fully functional high performance 4K Ultra HD camcorder that's equally capable of shooting 4:2:2 full HD at 50Mbps. Its integrated 12x optical zoom lens and 4K CMOS sensor, deliver razor sharp 4K Ultra HD recordings directly to SDHC/SDXC memory cards. It can even record on two cards simultaneously for instant backup or extended recording time. Output live 4K UHD camera signals through the built-in HDMI connector. And its tiny size allows you to shoot in venues that may be unfriendly to larger cameras.
Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (4K/HD), AVCHD(HD/SD)
File format : MOV(H.264), MTS(AVCHD), 4K(H.264)
As far as we know, the latest version Premiere Pro CS6, CC 7 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 JVC GY-HM1700 4K Ultra HD recordings to Premiere Pro - it cannot recognize H.264 codec and MTS format. To solve the issues, you need to convert JVC HM170E 4K video to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro as primary delivery format.
To achieve the goal, you need the help from Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac.With it, you can effortlessly encode/re-encode JVC GY-HM170 4K H.264(MOV), AVCHD etc footage for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, FCE and more. If you work 4K files in Adobe Premiere Pro on Windows PC, please get Brorsoft Video Converter to solve the issues.
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Guide: JVC GY-HM170 4KCAM H.264, AVCHD files to Premiere Pro CC/CS best workflow
Step 1: Add JVC HM170 4K videos
Install and launch the JVC 4K Video Converter, and then click "Add Files" button to import your JVC HM170 4K clips to the software.
Tip: If you wanna combine many 4k video clips into one file, you can click the "Merge into one" box.
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.
Step 3: Convert JVC GY-HM170 video to Premiere Pro
Click the Convert button under the preview window; the converter will start encoding JVC GY-HM170 4KCAM footages for importing to Premiere Pro.
Some more helpful features of the Brorsoft 4K Video Converter:
1. Settings- Click it to customize audio and video parameters Video Codec, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels. We advise you to adjust the A/V parameters to be the same with source footage so as to bear least quality loss at proper file size. Of course, if you don’t stick with 4K video, you can downsize 4k to 1080p for easier editing on your computer.
2. Editor (next to "Add" icon)- Click to set watermark, trim, crop, add subtitles, etc.
3. If you want to smoothly edit JVC 4KCAM footage in Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7/6, you just need to choose the "Final Cut Pro > Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)" as output format; For iMovie, select "iMovie and Final Cut Express -> Apple InterMediate Codec (AIC) (*.mov)" in the second step; For Avid Media Composer, choose "Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)" as output.
Soon after the conversion is finished, just click "Open" button to get the converted JVC GY-HM170 footage for editing in Adobe Premiere Pro CS5/CS6/CC perfectly.
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