GoPro Hero 4 to Avid Media Composer & Adobe Premiere Pro

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GoPro Hero 4 to Avid Media Composer & Adobe Premiere Pro

In this article you will learn the best way to import and edit GoPro Hero 4 files in Avid Media Composer & Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 with native supported codec and format, you will be able to edit GoPro Hero 4 videos in Avid MC and Premiere smoothly.

GoPro Hero 4 is the most advanced GoPro camera ever, compared to the previous GoPro cameras, GoPro Hero 4 equipped with better hardware. It used a 2x more powerful processor with 2x faster video frame rates, and with GoPro Hero 4 you can record videos at 4K30 and 2.7K50 resolution, they are incredible resolutions on the sport camera field. The GoPro Hero 4 can give us better image quality, it delivers footages that’s sharper, richer and more detailed, it also has improvements on audio, usability and wireless connectivity, so it is the most powerful GoPro camera ever.

GoPro Hero 4 video editing issue

“Can you help me to edit GoPro Hero 4 MP4 files with Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro natively? I borrowed the newly released GoPro Hero 4 camera from my friend and recorded a lot of videos recently, now I need to edit the footages in Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro, I tried to load and edit them, but I found the files can’t be handled smoothly, it is hard to edit the original 4K MP4 footages with Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro, is H.264 MP4 4K video not compatible with Avid and Premiere? Any suggestion is appreciated, thanks!”

How to edit GoPro Hero 4 with Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro natively?

As the problem showed above, there are some users have encountered the problems to import and edit GoPro Hero 4 4K MP4 files with Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, the recorded H.264 4K MP4 files can’t be imported and edited smoothly, what’s the reason? It is because GoPro Hero 4 recorded MP4 files not compatible with Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro, the H.264 codec is mainly for playback, it is not good for editing, so Avid and Premiere can’t deal the GoPro Hero 4 H.264 MP4 4K files smoothly, in this case, how to edit GoPro Hero 4 with Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro natively? All you need to do is to transcode GoPro Hero 4 H.264 MP4 files to Avid/Premiere native supported, from Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro official website you will know that Avid native supported format is DNxHD codec MOV format, and Premiere Pro supported format is WMV and MOV, once you convert GoPro Hero 4 files to this format, you can import and edit the recordings smoothly, there will be no problems anymore.

Convert GoPro Hero 4 4K H.264 MP4 files to Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro best format

Acrok HD Video Converter (Windows and Mac version) is the best software to help you to convert GoPro Hero 4 4K H.264 MP4 files to Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro best supported video format, it has optimized native formats for popular editing programs, such as DNxHD codec for Avid Media Composer, MOV/WMV for Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, Apple ProRes 422/4444 for FCP X, etc. It can also help you to convert GoPro Hero 4 videos to any formats, such as MOV, AVI, MKV, FLV, MPG, etc. Nearly all the video formats are supported to import and export.

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Steps to convert GoPro Hero 4 to Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro

1.Download Acrok HD Video Converter from the website, both Windows version and Mac version are available, after you downloaded it, please install and run it.

GoPro Hero 4 video converter

2.Run the GoPro Hero 4 video converter, and then click add files button to import the files that you want to convert, or you can just drag and drop the files into the program. Besides convert GoPro files, it can also convert Canon H.264 MOV to Avid Media Composer.

3.Click format column and then you can choose best format for output. To edit with Avid, please choose Avid DNxHD MOV for output; to edit with Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, you can choose MOV on Mac or WMV on Windows platform.

GoPro Hero 4 4K MP4 converter

4.Click settings button and then you can customize the output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc.

5.The final step is to click convert button to start the GoPro Hero 4 H.264 MP4 to Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 conversion process.

When the conversion is finished, you can import converted GoPro Hero 4 videos to Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro for editing natively, please take a free try on this program, hope it can help you to edit GoPro Hero 4 videos easily.

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