With the Zenmuse X5 series, you have the world’s first set of Micro Four Thirds cameras built specifically for aerial photography and cinematography. Bringing unparalleled imaging quality together with integrated 3-axis gimbal stabilization and remarkable ease of use, each empowers you to shoot and complete jobs like never before. They all can record 4K video easily. That’s great. But you may encounter some problems in importing Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos to Adobe Premiere Pro due to the high 4K resolution and the compatibility issues of Premiere Pro. So to make you import Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos to Premiere Pro smoothly, we specially share one solution of this trouble.

Like other NLE editing programs, Adobe Premiere Pro has its own preferable editing codec – MPEG-2, which helps significantly reduce storage and bandwidth while providing mastering-quality HD media. So in order to export MPEG-2 codec from Zenmuse X5/X5R, a third-party program called UFUWare Video Converter for Mac it not only enables you to directly encode Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K video to MPEG-2, but also other professional editing codec like ProRes for FCP, AIC for iMovie/FCE and DNxHD for Avid optimized editing format.

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Transcode Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K video to MPEG-2 for editing in Premiere Pro

Step 1. Install and run Zenmuse to Premiere Converter on Mac. Drag and drop Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K Video videos to this software. Or you can click “Add File” button to import your Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos to the converter.

Zenmuse to Premiere Converter

Step 2. Click “Profile” bar to get the drop-down menu, and choose “Adobe Premeiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)” as output format. MPEG-2 is the navtive codec for Premiere Pro.

Convert Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K video to MEPG-2 MPG

Tip: Adjust the video and audio parameters as the below screenshot, 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 before starting conversion.

Step 3. Click “Convert” button to convert Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro editing on Mac with best quality.

After the Zenmuse 4K video to MPEG-2 conversion completes, you can transfer and edit Zenmuse X5/X5R 4K videos in Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 smoothly on Mac OS(Sierra and El Capitan included).

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