Edit FUJIFILM X-T3 HEVC/H.265 in Premiere Pro CC

Edit FUJIFILM X-T3 HEVC/H.265 in Premiere Pro CC

“Does anyone know why Premiere Pro CC cannot open the 4K video from FUJIFILM X-T3? Thanks for any replies! – From a Dad”

Why my editing software can’t play the FUJIFILM X-T3 MOV videos? I can’t edit the HEVC footage in Premiere Pro CC 2017, Who can give me solution? I hope you will reply soon. – From Adobe forum

The hot feature of FUJIFILM X-T3 is that it can record 4K videos. But as we know, the majority of playback, editing work is still being finished in 1080p. Many popular video editors including Premiere Pro CC can’t handle 4K video files well. And this article will present you a workaround to load and edit FUJIFILM X-T3 4K HEVC/H.265 video in Premiere Pro CC in detail.

No method is set in stone and always works but best bet would be to convert the FUJIFILM X-T3 4K HEVC/H.265 files to MPEG-2 in proper settings before importing into Premiere Pro CC. There are many converters available on the net… some free, some retail, some better than others… the following software Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is just one example that works well as a 4K video converter for FUJIFILM X-T3 footage.

This video app can help you to convert FUJIFILM X-T3 4K videos to Premiere Pro CC, Avid Media Composer, After Feeects CC, Davinci Resolve and more editing programs compatible format like MPEG-2, DNxHD, etc. Thanks to the built-in video editor, you can trim, crop and retouch your videos in clicks. Overall, this program is a completely professional 4K video converter, player and editor. For Mac users, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is the alternative choice. Download it and learn the step-by-step tutorial.

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How to Convert and Import FUJIFILM X-T3 4K HEVC/H.265 into Premiere Pro CC?

Step 1. Import HEVC/H.265 videos
Run the FUJIFILM X-T3 Video Converter; click the “Add file” icon to load FUJIFILM X-T3 4K MOV footage to the program from your computer. You can also directly drag the video files into the program directly.

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Step 2. Select the output format
This 4K file converter offers optimized format preset for Premiere Pro CC. Just click “Format” menu firstly and then follow “Editing Software” then choose “Adobe Premiere MPEG-2 Video (*.mpg)” to set MPEG-2 as the output format.


If your software supports 4K video editing, you can choose 4K MP4 or 4K MOV as output format.

Convert 4K HEVC/H.265 video to 4K MP4 for Premiere Pro CC

Step 3. Start conversion
Simply click the Convert button to start converting FUJIFILM X-T3 HEVC/H.265 video to Premiere Pro CC friendly video formats.

Within several minutes, the conversion would be finished and you can find the converted file on your computer by clicking the “Open” button. And then you can import the converted FUJIFILM X-T3 4K files to Premiere Pro CCfor editing via clicking File > Import > File.

Additional features of this FUJIFILM Video Converter:

1. You can click “Settings” then check the “Merge all files into one” box to join multiple video clips together. If you like, adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

2. You can edit the 4K video before transcoding to a new format. Just click “Edit” button, you can trim, crop the video, or add watermark, adjust effect and embed subtitles to the videos which you will convert.


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