Import Canon EOS M100 MP4 to Premiere Pro CC

Import Canon EOS M100 MP4 to Premiere Pro CC

Category : Adobe Premiere

The EOS M100 from Canon is the first entry-level mirrorless camera that features 24.2MP sensor with Dual Pixel autofocus. With the camera, you can shoot 1080p, 720p and also 480p MP4 video compressed with the H.264 codec. Before sharing your great footage with friends on smartphone, tablets, game consoles, TVs or video sharing sites, you may wish to do some professional post editing workflow of the H.264 video with Premiere Pro CC, one of the most professional NLE editing software from Adobe. The following article will show you how to get a smooth workflow of Canon EOS M100 MP4 with Premiere Pro CC.

Work EOS M100 H.264 MP4 native with Premiere Pro CC

From Premiere Pro CC supported file formats, we can see that Premiere Pro CC has perfect editing support for the H.264 MP4 files shot with Canon EOS M100. However, it is well known that the H.264 is a good delivery file format, this distribution-oriented files has the following great limitations when edit H.264 directly with Premiere Pro CC:

1. H.264 is mathematically intense. It takes some serious computer horsepower to decode its compression.
2. Because it is so mathematically challenging, it takes longer to render H.264 files than other formats.
3. H.264, as shot by HDSLR cameras, is an 8-bit format, which means that you are potentially compromising your effects and, especially, color correction and compositing with gradients.
4. H.264 does not integrate easily with other video formats.

Related article: Edit EOS M100 MP4 with FCP X

Best workflow of EOS M100 H.264 MP4 with Premiere Pro CC

If you are looking for a Premiere Pro CC compatible editing codec that’s are less hardware processor intensive, fast to decode and encode, offer more room for creating great looking effects without losing any quality, Apple Prores codec is absolutely your best choice. As a OCT-based intra-frame-only codec, Apple Prores is much simpler to decode than H.264, you don’t need a fancy graphics card and you don’t need as fast a computer to edit these transcoded formats. In addition, as a 10 bit codec, Apple Prores can process a lot of more color data and make the color correction process easier.

Transcode EOS M100 H.264 MP4 to Prores for Premiere Pro CC

Here, you can easily export Apple Prores codec with our best Prores Converter – Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. The program has perfect importing support for the H.264 MP4 files shot with Canon EOS M100. The program supports batch conversion mode, so that you can load multiple H.264 files into the application for conversion at one time.

Here, you can use the program to transcode EOS M100 H.264 MP4 to Apple Prores in various different types including Apple Prores 422 “Apple Prores 422(*.mov)”, “Apple Prores 422(HQ)(*.mov)”, “Apple Prores Proxy)(*.mov)” and “Apple Prores (LT)(*.mov)”.

If your Mac computer is old or slow, or you just want to do some rough editing, you can select to output “Apple Prores Proxy)(*.mov)”or “Apple Prores (LT)(*.mov)”format to save more space and bandwidth. However, if your computer are powerful enough to handle multicam and high-resolution video and you are going to do many effects editing work with FCP X, you’d better choose to output “Apple Prores 422(*.mov)”or “Apple Prores 422(HQ)(*.mov)”for better performance.

Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is available on macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X El Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, Mac OS X Mavericks, etc, it is also accompanied by an up-to-date Windows version – Pavtube Video Converter for Windows 10/8.1/8/7.

Step by Step to Transcode Canon EOS M100 MP4 to Prores for Premiere Pro CC

Step 1: Load Canon EOS M100 MP4 video.

Download the free trial version of the program. Launch it on your computer. Click “File” menu and select “Add Video/Audio” or click the “Add Video” button on the top tool bar to import Canon EOS M100 MP4 video files into the program.

Load Canon EOS M100 MP4 video

Step 2: Define the output format.

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, choose Premiere Pro CC best favorable Apple Prores editing codec.

If you try to do more effects editing of the Canon EOS M100 MP4 with Premiere Pro CC on powerful computer, it would be much ideal for you to choose “Apple Prores 422(*.mov)” or “”Apple Prores 422(HQ)(*.mov)”for high quality performance.

Output Apple Prores 422 or 422 HQ format

If you have a underpowered Mac computer, to get a smooth post editing workflow, it would be much ideal for you to choose”Apple Prores 422(Proxy)(*.mov)” or “Apple Prores 422(LT)(*.mov)” format.

Output Apple Prores 422 Proxy or LT format

Tips: Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, you can flexibly adjust the output profile parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate, audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc as you like to get better output video and audio quality.

Step 3: Edit Canon EOS M100 MP4 videos(optional).

By default the Edit icon is grayed out. To activate the Edit menu, you have to select an item first. When a video or movie is selected, click the pencil like Edit icon on the left top tool bar to open the video editor window, here, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip or rotate video, trim, crop, add watermark, apply special effect, edit audio or insert external subtitle.

Edit Canon EOS M100 MP4 video

Step 4: Start the conversion process.

After all setting is over, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom “Convert” button to start to convert Canon EOS M100 MP4 to Premiere Pro CC most compatible Apple Prores editing formats encoding process.

When the conversion is completed, launch Premiere Pro CC on your Mac computer to import converted video to Premiere Pro CC for smooth post editing workflow.

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