Let's Edit Canon G9X/G5X mp4 files in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4

Meeting the issues when importing the Canon G5X/G9X MP4 recordings to Premiere Pro CC/CS for further editing? Don't worry too much, here we are going to offer you guys the efficient ways to convert MP4 to MPEG-2 MPG in Premiere Pro CC/CS in order to solve the issues. Let's check the solutions below. 

Canon has launched the two new models in the PowerShot G series line of digital compact cameras, called the PowerShot G5X and G9X. Both the PowerShot G5X and G9X, features the bulb exposure feature, that offers greater control over shutter timings. There is also a new Auto ND Filter. The cameras allow you to record 1080p Full HD videos at 24p and up to 60p in MP4 format. 

But, we often fail to import the Canon G9X/G5X MP4 into Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS5, CS4, WHY? 

Adobe Premiere did announce to import MP4, while it only imports two kinds of MP4: the one is Sony and JVC introduced XDCam-EX movie (.mp4), the other one is Apple created MPEG-4 (.m4v). That is to say, Premiere only import MP4 recorded from Sony camcorder, JVC camcorder or Apple's iPhone, iPad. It will end in fail if you try to import other MP4 file to Premiere

 

You just need to change the Canon G5X/G9X MP4 clips to something Adobe Premiere Pro could natively handle, and a mpeg2 codec was usually ideal. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is just what you need to achieve your goal. 

With this powerful video converter program, you can effortlessly transcode MP4 to Premiere friendly movie format like MPEG-2, MOV (Note: it applies to all kinds of Adobe Premiere including Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro CS3/ CS4/ CS5/CS6) keeping the original quality. Besides Adobe Premiere, this software can also export Apple ProRes, AIC, DNxHD for Final Cut Pro, iMovie, FCE, Avid Media Composer and more NLE systems. If you are Windows users, this Video Converter is the alternative choice. Below is the detailed guide on converting Canon G5X/G9X MP4 clips to Premiere Pro friendly videos for smoothly playback and editing. 

Download the MP4 to Premiere Pro Converter: 

 (Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)  

How to Change Canon G9X/G5X MP4 to MPEG-2 for Premiere 

Step 1: Load files 

Launch Video Converter for Mac and drag the Canon G9X/G5X MP4 video files to the program. Or you can click "Add" button to import the files. 

 

Step 2: Select output format 

Click "Format" bar and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format for editing Canon G9X/G5X MP4 clips in Premiere. 

 

Tip: Before conversion, you can click the "Settings" icon to customize the video/audio settings including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc for Adobe Premiere. 

Step 3: Start Conversion 

After all the necessary setting have been done, tap "Convert" button to start transcoding Canon G9X/G5X MP4 to MPEG-2. 

Finally, you are able to get the encoded video files via "Open" panel. Now, go to the Premiere File menu, choose Import > Files to open the encoded files effortlessly. 

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