Import and Edit Blackmagic 4K Ultra HD Prores with Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Diana Joan

Aug 19, 2015 08:40 am / Posted by Diana Joan

The Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K features a Super 35mm sized image sensor with a global shutter and a Canon EF lens mount. The camera is capable of recording Ultra HD 4K (3840x2160) using the 10-bit Apple ProRes 422 family of codecs. The built-in recorder utilizes removable 2.5" SSDs, which enable the high data rates required by 880Mbps ProRes HQ. The camera's ability to expose for 12 stops of dynamic range lends the image a truly film-like look, and the Super 35mm (21.12 x 11.88mm) sized sensor approximates the standard of traditional film.

Blackmagic 4K camera

Although the 2014 release of Premiere Pro CC enables you to work with vast majority of formats natively including 4K, 5K and 6K RED media, XAVC, Prores and DNxHD without transcoding or file wrapping. However, some people who have jumped with CC is surprised to find that there are not a Prores preset in the New Sequence Menu, other people get "unsupported format or damaged file notification" file import error notification when opening Blackmagic 4K prores files in Premiere Pro CC.

How to eliminate all those annoying troubles to perform a smooth editing work of Blackmagic 4K Utra HD with Adobe Premiere Pro CC? You can solve all those troubles simply with the helps of Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac. This beneficial application allows you to output Adobe Premiere Pro optimized MPEG-2, WMV or MOV format. So that you can directly import and edit Blackmagic 4K Prores files in Premiere Pro CC and other NLE like Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas without some addition profile settings.

How to transcode and import Blackmagic 4K Ultra HD Prores to Adobe Premiere Pro CC?

Step 1: Add camcorder video files to the program.

Click the "Load files" or "Add video" icon to transfer Blackmagic 4K Ultra source files to the program.

Add Blackmagic 4K Ultra HD videos

Step 2: Select to output Premiere Pro CC optimized format.

Click "Format" bar, from its drop-down list, select "Adobe Premiere Pro/Son..." > "MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" to output for editing with Premiere Pro CC.

Select output file format\

Step 3: Start Blackmagic Ultra HD Prores to Premiere Pro CC conversion.

Go back to the main UI, click the "Convert" button under the video preview window to start the conversion process.

When the conversion is over, transfer the converted files in the destination that you have specified before to your local computer, then feel free to import Blackmagic 4K Prores video to Adobe Premiere Pro to begin your great editing works.


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