Converting Canon VIXIA GX10 4K Videos to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro

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Canon VIXIA GX10 Camcorder to capture UHD 4K video at 60 fps, recording in MP4 to dual SD memory card slots. This camcorder packs several pro-style features into its compact form, including Dual-Pixel Autofocus (DPAF). The GX10′s 1″ 8.29MP CMOS sensor and dual DIGIC DV 6 image processors support Wide DR Gamma with high sensitivity and low noise. Slow and fast-motion recording up to 120 fps offers special looks for highlighting sports and other special events. Smooth, steady shooting is assisted by the GX10′s five-axis optical image stabilization. For composing and viewing your footage, the VIXIA GX10 incorporates a flip-out 3.5″ touchscreen LCD, and a 0.24″ electronic viewfinder. As far as we know, Adobe Premiere Pro has claimed its natively support for Canon 4k files, with no transcoding required, smooth importing, strong metadata support, real-time editing, and flexible delivery options though, many Canon users still meet kinds of issues whenever importing Canon VIXIA GX10 4k video files into Premiere Pro as following:

“We received 4k video files and are unable to bring them in via import. We’re on Premiere Pro CS6 (mac).”

“Tried to import 4k files to Premiere 5.5 but to no avail. The error says: The file has an unsupported compression type.” 

“Tried import 4k videos and Adobe PP gave me an error saying that that was the wrong way to import media.”  

In this case, for the purpose of helping Canon VIXIA GX10 owners get rid of this trouble, here I will take the UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac as example to show you how to transcode Canon VIXIA GX10 4K videos to MPEG-2 video for smooth editing in Premiere Pro.

This program can easily transcode Canon VIXIA GX10 4K video files to Premiere Pro highly compatible MPEG-2 codec without quality loss. In addition, it also offers other optimized codec for non-linear editing programs, such as AIC for iMovie, DNxHD for Avid, ProRes for FCP .etc. Moreover, it also is a professional video editing software to assist users with trimming, cropping, splitting, merging attaching subtitles… to create your own videos.

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How to Convert Canon VIXIA GX10 4K Videos to Adobe Premiere Pro?

Step 1: Load Canon VIXIA GX10 4k footage

Launch the program and click “Add” button to import the Canon VIXIA GX10 4k video files to the top 4k videos to MPEG-2 Converter Mac. Batch conversion is supported.

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Step 2: Select output format

Go to “Format” menu and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as target format for using Canon VIXIA GX10 4K videos in Adobe e Premiere Pro.

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Tip: If you want to set some parameters for the output profile, you could click the “Settings” button to set the output bitrate, encode, frame rate, resolution, sample rate, channels, etc.

Step 3. When the former steps finished, you can press “Convert” button to start rewrapping Canon VIXIA GX10 4K video files to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac OS X.

Once the conversion process is done, click “Open” button to get the generated files. And now import the converted Canon VIXIA GX10 4k video files to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 to start editing.

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