Edit Nikon D800/D7100/D7000 MOV files in Premiere Pro

If you encountered problems importing Nikon D800/D7100/D7000 .MOV files into Premiere Pro like CC7/CS6/CS5 on Mac OS X, you can follow this article to find the solution and solve it.

Nikon D800, D7100, D7000 are all very popular sellers in the Nikon DSLR series, and also in the photography market. All of the three DSLR cameras can record full 1080p HD videos in H.264 MOV format. While enjoying the stunning HD image quality, many folks may find it a painful experience to import Nikon D800/D7100/D7000 .MOV files into Premiere Pro for further editing.

Well, a bit frustrating. The Nikon MOV highly compressed files are still not well supported by Premiere Pro including the latest CS6, CC7, as you may encounter many audio and video problems. And I know that Premiere Pro can’t handle raw MOV videos encode in H.264, so there is no doubt that it will take more time on rendering while ingesting the files. Back to the piont, if you’re attempting to edit Nikon .MOV clips with Premiere Pro, what’s the available workaround?

Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix the issues. To get the work done, the H.264 compression format requires that files be transcoded into a format better suited to editing, effects, and color grading; this would usually be .mpg or .wmv files. So the easy option to get Premiere Pro work with MOV footage beautifully is to rewrap and convert Nikon .MOV to MPG or WMV via Nikon MOV Converter. This will help you import the file correctly and saving the rendering time.

To fulfill your task, you can just get Acrok’s HD Video Converter for Mac, a powerful video converter, editor and player. It offers an optimized presets for Premiere Pro for easy access. Besides transcoding MOV to Premiere supported videos with optimized settings while keeping the video quality, the all-in-one and easy-to-use toolkit can convert all other popular video formats like AVI, MXF, MP4, WMV, MKV, FLV, ASF, M2TS, VOB, etc. to Premiere Pro, iMovie, FCP, FCE, Avid MC and more NLEs natively supported video formats on Mac OS X (Mavericks and Mountain Lion included) with fast encoding speed. See how below about converting Nikon MOV to MPG/WMV format.

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How to Convert Nikon D800/D7100/D7000 .MOV for Premiere Pro

Step 1. After downloading, install and run this MOV Converter for Premiere Pro, just copy the MOV files from your camera to your hard drive. Import the files to the software for converting.

Nikon MOV Video Converter-convert Nikon MOV video on Mac and Windows

Step 2. Click “Format” bar to choose the output format. Click and choose “Editing Software” “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas MOV (AVC) (*.mov)”, or “MEPG-2(*.mpg)” as the best format for editing in Premiere Pro.

Tips – Click “Settings” button, you can adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

Step 3 Click the arrow button to start transcoding Nikon MOV to MPG(MPEG-2) for Adobe Premiere Pro.

After the process completes, click “Open” button to find the generated videos, and then you can transfer the recordings to Adobe Premiere easily and quickly. In this way, you can edit your Nikon D800/D7100/D7000 H.264 mov files in Premiere Pro smoothly.


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