How to Fix Premiere Pro CC/CS6 and MKV Incompatibility Issues ?

Best workflow of MKV to Premiere Pro can be achieved by transcoding MKV to Premiere Pro CC specially optimized MPEG-2 codec.

MKV, developed as an open and free future proof container format, can maintain an infinite number of various meta data in forms of video, audio, image, subtitle, chapter and more elements in a single file, making it widely used in storing movies and TV series. Also, you can create your personal MKV videos with mkvtoolnix or FFmpeg third-party tool for sharing special moments with family or friends on your computer. But now, i have a problem with edit my MKV files with Adobe Premiere Pro CC:

“I have a HD file that is an .mkv and I wanna use it in Premiere but it doesn’t takes it. Is there any way to extract the video and audio source in another format to use it in Premiere and keep the quality as good as possible ? Thanks in advance !”

We can easily find that MKV is not a editing-friendly format for Adobe Premiere Pro, but MPEG-2 is. To successfully load MKV into Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS6/CS4, you will need to perform a format transcoding process. Here, you can complete the work with our best MKV Mac Converter – Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac (review), which helps to directly produce Premiere Pro CC7/CS6/CS5/CS4 specially optimized MPEG-2 file formats so that you can direct load and import the files into Premiere Pro for fast and fluid post-production.

Trim//Crop/Watermark MKV video

Want to do some basic video editing work before proceeding to the professional post-production workflow with Premiere Pro CC? You can done that job with our program with ease. With the “Trim” function you can easily cut off unwanted parts or segments form your video, the “Crop” tool enables you to cut off unwanted edges around the video. You can also complete other video editing task in the program’s “Video Editor” window according to your own needs.

Step 1. Import MKV videos to the software

Click “Add Video” button (or “Add from folder”) to load MKV source files. Or just drag&drop your MKV videos into the MKV converter.

Step 2: Select output format

To import MKV files to Premiere Pro, you can follow Adobe Premiere/ Sony Vegas column and select MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as output format.

Tip: Select an item on the main interface to activate the “Video Editor” function, in the opened “Video Editor” window, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip video, trim, crop, add watermark, apply special effect, insert subtitles, reset and adjust volume.

Step 4: Start the conversion process.

Go back to the main interface, hit right-bottom “Convert” button to start to encoding MKV to Premiere Pro CC native supported MPEG-2 file formats.

When the conversion is completed, feel free to import video to Premiere Pro CC for professional post-production workflow.

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  1. 27th October 2017

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