Edit Panasonic HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5

Panasonic HC-X1 is one of the latest camcorders that released in this year, the Panasonic HC-X1 camcorder is very powerful, you can use it to capture 4K 60p/50p/25p/24p Ultra videos easily, the recorded files will be in high quality, 4K UHD recording and Full HD recording are supported. Have you recorded some 4K footages with this excellent camcorder? Do you want to edit Panasonic HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 natively? In this article, we want to share the best workflow to import 4K MP4/MOV files from Panasonic HC-X1 to Premiere Pro for editing.

Panasonic HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV to Premiere Pro worrkflow

As a new camcorder from Panasonic, the HC-X1 has used amazing hardware and more features. For example, it is equipped with LEICA DICOMAR 4K Lens, which is perfect for recording in tight and narrow spaces. It also has 4-Drive Lens System, 20X Optical Zoom, 4K 1.0-inch MOS Sensor, Intelligent AF, Dual SD Memory Card Slots, etc. as it uses the 4K sensor and 4K lens, it will help you to capture full HD 1080p videos, or capture 4K UHD videos.

How to edit Panasonic HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV in Premiere Pro?

“Can anyone tell me the best workflow to edit Panasonic HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV in Premiere Pro CC? now long ago I took a Panasonic HC-X1 on my tourism, and recorded some 4K videos in MP4 and MOV format, I want to edit the recorded 4K videos with Premiere Pro CC on my computer, but I am confused the method to import Panasonic HC-X1 to Premiere Pro CC, because I found my 4K videos are not supported well if I load the videos directly, can you help me to solve this issue? Many thanks!”

Just like the question showed above, you may have used Panasonic HC-X1 recorded some 4K videos in the past days, after you recorded videos you may want to load all the clips into some editing programs like Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5. However, many Panasonic HC-X1 users have reported that their Panasonic HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV files are not supported by Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 natively, and they have importing and loading issues, they are wondering if Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 can support Panasonic HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV footage.

If you have searched on the internet you will know that it’s not easy to import 4K video from Panasonic HC-X1 to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5. The main reason is that Panasonic HC-X1 usually uses the 4K MP4/MOV format for high definition recording. Whereas, due to Panasonic HC-X1 high rate compression and special codec, the recorded HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV files can’t be imported to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for editing smoothly, sometime it can’t even get Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 to recognize Panasonic HC-X1 recorded 4K clips. But please don’t worry about this issue, now we want to share the best Panasonic HC-X1 to Premiere Pro workflow with you.

Panasonic HC-X1 to Premiere Pro Workflow

In order to make the 4K MP4/MOV videos from Panasonic HC-X1 compatible with Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, the best workflow is to convert Panasonic HC-X1 4K files to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 native supported format like WMV. To do the conversion, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is the best choice to get the conversion done. This 4K video converter software can deal with nearly all kinds of 4K videos, such as 4K MP4 videos, 4K MOV videos, 4K MXF videos, etc. With it, you can transcode Panasonic HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV for smoothly editing in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5. What’s more, it has native output formats for Sony Vegas Pro, FCP X, Avid Media Composer, etc. Just follow the steps below to convert 4k video on Windows 10 or Mac with the best Acrok 4K video converter.

Convert and edit Panasonic HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5

Tip: Edit Panasonic HC-X1 4K videos in FCP X with ProRes codec

Step 1. Download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate Windows version or Mac version, install this 4K video converter on your computer.

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Step 2. Import Panasonic HC-X1 4K videos to the 4k video converter. Run the Panasonic HC-X1 to Premiere Pro Converter, you can click “Add Files” button to load recorded 4K files. Batch conversion is supported, so you can add multiple files to convert at one time.

Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac-convert Panasonic HC-X1 4K Video on Mac

Step 3. Choose Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 native supported format. Click “Format” pull down list to select “Editing Software -> Adobe Premiere Pro”, you can choose the Premiere Pro WMV format for output. Tip: if the default settings do not meet with your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter settings panel to adjust video resolution, bitrate, frame rate, sample rate or audio channels, you can change them as you want.

Convert Panasonic HC-X1 4K video to H.264 MOV for Premiere Pro CC

Step 4. This 4K video converter can also work as free 4k video editor. Besides you use it to convert 4k video on Windows 10, you can use it to edit your 4K videos. After you loaded the videos, you can click “Edit” button on the main interface, and then you can trim 4K video, crop 4K video, add 3D effect to 4K video, add watermark to 4K video, or add subtitle to 4K video, the operating steps are very easy, you can use these features by few clicks.

Step 5. Start Panasonic HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 conversion. Click “Convert” button on the main interface to start converting Panasonic HC-X1 4K MP4/MOV to the best format for importing to Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5.

When the Acrok Video Converter Ultimate finished the conversion, you can get the converted videos and then import them into Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for editing smoothly, there will be no problems anymore.

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