Import Galaxy S6/S7 Video to Premiere Pro CC
Category : Adobe Premiere
Samsung’s new flagship smartphone – Galaxy S7 and also its predecessor – Galaxy S6 all offer the capability to capture 2160p 4K UHD video with a frame rate of 30. For those people who have made some beautifully 4K UHD video with those two smartphones, you may come the idea to load the Galaxy S6/S7 4K video into Premiere Pro CC for creating stunning productions.
Can Premiere Pro CC handle Galaxy S6/S7 4K H.264
The Samsung Galaxy S6/S7 generate a 4K UHD video in MP4 container file format compressed with H.264 codec. From Premiere Pro CC supported file formats lists, we get the information that PPC has native import support for Galaxy S6/S7 H.264 video. In addition, Premiere Pro CC is also very good at handling 4K footage. Therefore, you will have no problem to load Galaxy S6/S7 4K H.264 footage into Premiere Pro CC. However, it is well known that H.264 is a good Inter-frame delivery formats, which will cause a lot of problems such as long time for video decoding, frames being displayed out of order, etc if you try to directly load the video into Premiere Pro CC for editing. Another problem that will need you great attention is that if you are using an old Mac computer that’s not powerful enough to handle Galaxy S6/S7 4K video, then you will definitely encounter video skipping, freezing issues when playing the 4K footage on the time-line of Premiere Pro CC. The following article will show you how to fix those head-scratching issues.
Best editing format for Premiere Pro format
To fix the editing problems when directly using Galaxy S6/S7 H.264 video with Premiere Pro CC, it would be much ideal for you to convert the H.264 file format to Premiere Pro CC compatible intra-frame editing formats such as Apple Prores, DV, etc. Here, you can get the job easily completed with Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac (review), with this powerful yet simple to use application, you can directly generate Premiere Pro CC favorable intra-frame editing formats DV and Apple Pores formats in various types including Apple Prores 422, Apple Prores 422 HQ, Apple Prores 422 Proxy and Apple Prores 422 LT. If you 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 with small file resolution 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 Premiere Pro CC, you’d better choose to output “Apple Prores 422(*.mov)”or “Apple Prores 422(HQ)(*.mov)”for better performance.
Edit Galaxy S6/S7 H.264 video
If you don’t want to move the whole video clip into Premiere Pro CC, you can use the program’s built-in trim function to cut off unwanted parts. If there are blackbars around the video frame, you can use the crop function to remove them off. In addition, you can also flip or rotate your Galaxy S6/S7 footage if they are recorded with wrong orientation or add external subtitle to the video.
For those people who have upgraded to the new macOS Sierra, you can feel free to download and install Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac on your Mac computer since the program has perfect compatibility with this new Mac OS. In addition, unlike other lower quality conversion tool on the market, the program is very safe and clean, it doesn’t feature any any ads or bundled adware. In addition, the quality of the converted video is pretty high quality, you can’t tell the difference between the result file and the original source video.
How to Smoothly Import and Edit Galaxy S6/S7 4K Video with Premiere Pro CC in Best Quality?
Step 1: Load Galaxy S6/S7 4K video into the program.
Open the program, click “File” menu, from its drop-down option, select “Add Video/Audio” to load Galaxy S6/S7 4K Video to the program.
Step 2: Define the output format.
Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, you can choose one of Premiere Pro CC compatible Intra-frame editing format such as Apple Prores format. If your Mac computer is powerful enough to handle 4K video, it would be ideal for you to choose “Apple Prores 422(*.mov)” or “”Apple Prores 422(HQ)(*.mov)”for high quality performance on PPC.
If you have a underpowered Mac computer, it is ideal for you to output “Apple Prores 422(Proxy)(*.mov)” or “Apple Prores 422(LT)(*.mov)” format.
Step 3: Adjust output file resolution.
Click “Settings” on the main interface to open “Profile Settings” window, here, under video section, adjust output video resolution as “1920*1080” or smaller resolution for smooth editing 4K video with Premiere Pro CC on slow Mac computer.
Step 4: Start the conversion process.
After all the settings is over, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom “Convert” button to start to convert Galaxy S6/S7 4K video to Premiere Pro CC best compatible editing format and resolution.
When the conversion is completed, launch Premiere Pro CC on your Mac computer to import converted video to PPC for smooth editing workflow on slow Mac computer.
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