Sony’s F55 is the chameleon camera. It supports cinematography—and live television broadcasting. It shoots onboard 4K—and also 2K/HD. The point here, you will find it a painful experience to import and edit Sony F55 (4K) XAVC in Adobe Premiere Pro software. There’re some frequently asked questions quoted as below.
Q1: F55 Raw plugin Premiere Pro CC
Hi, I'm still getting an error when trying to import Sony F55 raw footage into Premiere CC after having installed the latest 1.2 plugin. Any suggestions?
Q2: How to import footage from Sony F55 to Premiere CS6?
I'm going to shoot a project on HD with a Sony F55 (not in 2k or 4k). My DoP has given me some test footage, but I am unable to import the footage into Premiere Pro…
As far as I know, XAVC is a new recording format which can support 4K resolution (4096 * 2160 and 3840 * 2160) at up to 60 fps. However, XAVC is still not as popular as other kinds of video formats such as AVCHD and MXF. So when you import 4K footage to Premiere Pro from Sony F55 for further editing, you may encounter some format compatibility or video/audio synchronization problems.
To solve those problems, the quick workaround is to transcode XAVC files to Premiere Pro natively supported formats (MPG/WMV/MOV are highly recommended). Along with some help from third-party software, it can be done effortlessly. Here I share a simple guide on how to transcode Sony F55 XAVC files for Adobe Premier Pro CC/CS6/CS5. If you’re facing the issues, read on to find the answer.
Downloading the App- Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac
Overall, the program is the best Video Converter for Soy XAVC footage. With this XAVC video converter, you can effortlessly transcode XAVC to MPEG-2 or MOV, which will create an Adobe Premiere friendly file format keeping the original quality. Besides Premiere, this software can also export DNxHD for Avid, ProRes for FCP, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie and more NLE systems for native editing. For Widows users, Video Converter is the alternative choice. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.
Convert/Import Sony XAVC videos to Premiere Pro
Step 1: Add XAVC video files
Install and launch the XAVC converter Mac and load source XAVC clips to it.
Step 2: Choose output format
Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.
Tip - Profile Settings:
In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.
Step 3: Start Sony F55 XAVC video conversion
Click “Convert” button to start encoding Sony F55 XAVC video to MPG/MOV/WMV for importing to Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC. When the conversion task is finished, click “Open” button to get the exported files and then import the converted Sony F55 footage into Adobe Premiere Pro to do further editing.
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The Galaxy Note 4 embraces Samsung's heritage of an unrivaled Galaxy mobile experience. Its extraordinary 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560x1440) Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen must be persuasive that Galaxy Note 4 would be your best choice to play your collection of HD video file with high quality. The only problem is that there is a limit on Galaxy Note 4 video format. For example, we find Galaxy Note 4 seems not to support AVI format. So, how to play AVI on Galaxy Note 4?
First of all, let’s take a look at Galaxy Note 4 supported file types:
H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, Sorenson Spark, MP43, VP8, HEVC
Obviously, you can’t find Xvid, DivX, AVI on the format list. Assuming that you want enjoy AVI files on Galaxy Note 4, you’ll need to get some help from 3rd-party software to convert AVI movies to Galaxy Note 4 friendly format. (Note: Some guys suggest to install a media player app for Galaxy Note 4, but it’s a pity there are still some AVI files can’t be recognized by Samsung’s Note 4 due to the unsupported video or audio codec.)
To process a fast and smooth AVI to Galaxy Note 4 conversion, a professional video converter app is needed. Being a yet professional and easy-to-use video converter program, Brorsoft Video Converter is highly recommended to help you finish the conversion task. This Galaxy Note 4 video converter offers quite effective solution for you to convert almost all the videos AVI and MKV, MOV, MTS, FLV, TiVo, VOB… to Galaxy Note 4 friendly videos without quality loss. It also allows you to adjust the video, audio parameter to get a decent output video that you want. For Mac users, please turn to AVI Converter for Mac. Check the following guide to know how to change AVI video format for playing on Galaxy Note 4 without hassle.
Encoding different AVI files to Galaxy Note 4 for playback
1. After downloading, install and run the Galaxy Note 4 Video Converter on your PC, then click “Add Video” button to load your video source.
2. Choose the output format. Click “Format” bar, you can easily find the optimized videos for Note 4 under "Samsung > Samsung Galaxy Note(*.mp4)". The output videos could fit on your device perfectly.
Tip: If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. According to my experience, the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.
3. Click Convert button to start converting AVI to MP4 for Galaxy Note 4.
So there you have it. Pretty simple! Once the process completes, download and transfer the result .MP4 files to your Galaxy Note 4 and then you can watch all AVI movies on Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with great enjoyment.
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Summary: Facing problems when opening MTS files in Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 with no audio? Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix the issue. Let's find it out here.
People who are start using an AVCHD camcorder like Sony NX70, Sony VG900, Panasonic SD90, Canon XA10, etc often have the same case- Adobe Premiere Pro not reading audio from .MTS file as quoted below.
"We have lots of MTS files with Premiere Pro CS6. I can hear the audio just fine with VLC. If you drag it to the Premiere project it will miss the audio track. I have downloaded an updated version of Premiere Pro from Adobe. And still it won't handle .mts files?"
Read related posts about the MTS to Premiere Pro issue, some guys recommend the Media Browser, so I tried that instead of dragging MTS files into Adobe Premiere. Unfortunately it still does not work. After speaking to an Adobe representative I was told this was because I don't have the entire AVCHD folder structure and metadata available, just the .MTS files, and that the reliable workaround to get the audio back into Premiere is to transcode MTS clips into another format like MPEG-2 that Premiere Pro can fully support. This will help you import the file correctly.
Below, I will outline how to convert and import MTS files into Adobe Premiere Pro CS6/CC7 with audio video together. Keep reading for the brief how-to.
First you need to download Brorsoft MTS/M2TS Converter for Mac, an easy-to-use yet powerful high-quality MTS converter, player and editor under Mac OS X. I've used this tool for a long time. With it, I can effortlessly transcode MTS videos(no matter from the whole AVCHD structure or just single MTS video) for smoothly editing in Premiere Pro without quality loss. Plus, it also can help you edit MTS files with Sony Vegas Pro, Avid MC, Final Cut Pro, iMovie and more NLE systems smoothly. For Windows user, please get MTS/M2TS Converter.
How to edit MTS in Adobe Premiere Pro smoothly without any losing audio track issue:
STEP 1. Install and launch the Mac MTS file Converter, and then click "Add Video" button to import .MTS video.
STEP 2. Click "Format" bar and then move your pointer to "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" and select "MPEG-2(*.mpg)" as the output format.
STEP 3. Click "Convert" button to convert MTS to MPG files for Adobe Premiere Pro CS5/CS6/CC7.
1. If you would like to customize the video and audio parameters, you can click "settings". This MTS to Premiere Pro Converter allows you to adjust the parameters as you want, like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sampling rate, bit rate, channels.
2. Before start the conversion, click "Edit" button and you can crop, trim, add watermark, attach subtitles.
Once the conversion completes, you're ready to import the result .MPG files into Adobe Premiere Pro for further editing without problems. You've done.
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