Tips Editing 4K Inspire 1 Video in Adobe Premiere Pro

Published on by Chris King

In this tutorial, the easy way will be introduced to import DJI Inspire 1 4K files into Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 flawlessly on Mac. Read on to get the tips and tricks.

Tips Editing 4K Inspire 1 Video in Adobe Premiere Pro

I’m trying to edit some 4K video footage from my DJI Inspire 1. I normal work with Final Cut Pro but my Mac I know is not up to 4k so I've purchased a high end gaming laptop. I’ve tried the 4K Inspire video in Adobe Premiere Pro editing on. When I preview it in Premier Pro, it stutters making even previewing the video painful.

After a lot of digging, I got know that the basic reason is that handling 4K in Adobe Premiere Pro is extremely hardware intensive. Plus, MP4/MOV files from DJI Inspire 1 can’t be supported well by Adobe PP due to the codec issue. It would be a hurdle to work DJI Inspire 1 4K footage in Adobe Premiere. 

The realizable workaround to load DJI Inspire 1 4K to Premiere Pro is to convert DJI Inspire 4K videos to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro as primary delivery format. With the help of Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, you can easliy achieve the goal.

In general, you can effortlessly encode DJI Inspire 4K MP4/MOV footage for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLEs), including Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer,Final Cut Pro, iMovie, FCE and more. Besides, DJI Inspire clips, it also can deal with other video formats such as MKV, MTS, MXF, FLV .etc. If you are a PC user and willing to transfer DJI Inspire 4K files to Premiere, Brorsoft Video Converter Windows version is your first choice.

Converting 4K Inspire 1 video for Adobe Premiere Pro

Step 1: Run 4K to Premiere Converter for Mac and you can import 4K .mov, .mp4 clips to the program through “Add Video” button or “Add from folder” button.



Step 2: Choose output format. This video converter offers optimized format preset for Adobe Premiere. Just click “Format” menu firstly and then follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” to set MPG, MOV or WMV format.



Tip: If the default settings do not fit you requirement, you can click “Settings” icon to and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3: Click “Convert” button to start encoding 4K MP4/MOV to MPEG-2(.mpg) for Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac OS X.

When the conversion task is finished, click “Open” button to get the exported files for transferring to Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC with easy playback or editing.

Additional Tips: This 4K Video Converter not only can help you convert 4K clips to Adobe, but also enables anyone with 4K files to use in any non-linear editor like Final Cut Pro, iMovie, FCE, Avid Media Composer and more.

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