Import Blackmagic Ursa 4K footage to Premiere Pro CC (2015)

We just upgrade to the new Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 and we wanted to find out if Premiere finally can read Blackmagic 4K RAW video file. Blackmagic Ursa gives you two recording modes: Apple ProRes 422 HQ and losslessly compressed CinemaDNG RAW. However, something turns to be frustrated; the Blackmagic Ursa 4K ProRes videos are not accepted by Adobe Premiere Pro. This article just aims to give you some tips and tricks for importing and editing Blackmagic URSA 4K in Premiere Pro beautifully. But I’m having trouble figuring out how to import Blackmagic URSA 4K to Premeire Pro with a smooth workflow.

Learn from Adobe official site, I got know that Premiere Pro CC (2015) can support editing and monitoring 4K video, including Canon XF-AVC and Panasonic 4K444 formats. But the point here is, Adobe Premiere Pro old version still uses 1080p as primary delivery format and will continue to do so for a long time. So how to import and edit Blackmagic URSA 4K clips in Premiere Pro smoothly? Searching further online, I was advised to convert and downscale 4K to 1080p from Blackmagic for Premiere Pro before editing.

To transcode BlackMagic Ursa 4K footage for editing in Premiere, you’re highly recommended to use iMedia Converter for Mac which is the best Mac Video Converter for BlackMagic Ursa 4K Hero4 footage. With this BlackMagic Ursa 4K video converter, you can effortlessly transcode BlackMagic Ursa 4K HD files to Premiere Pro as well as FCP, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, After Effects and more editing programs. And there is no need to worry about the quality loss. Here is the review.

Note: If you want to import BlackMagic Ursa 4K videos to Pinnacle Studio, Sony Vegas Pro, Windows Movie Maker, try the BlackMagic Ursa 4K video converter Windows version. Learn>>how to get the H.265 4K Videos to Adobe Premiere Pro, Blu-ray/DVD Clips in Premiere Pro and so on.

[Guide]How to Solve Blackmagic Ursa 4K incompatibility issues with Premiere Pro CC (2015)

Free Download BlackMagic Ursa 4K Video Converter:

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Step 1: Add BlackMagic Ursa 4K videos

Install and launch the BlackMagic Ursa 4K video converter and load source MP4 clips(not matter in 1080p, 4K) to it.

Step 2: Choose output format

Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well. or surely you can search it in the “searching box”.

Step 3: Advanced Profile Settings

In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels. Here personally I recommend you to set the video size as 1920*1080p for better editing. Of course, if you want to get original 4K resolution, just keep the video size as original.

Step 4: Start encoding BlackMagic Ursa 4K videos

Click “Convert”button to start transcoding BlackMagic Ursa 4K MP4 video to MPG/MOV/WMV for importing to Premiere Pro CS6/CC or Adobe PP CS3/CS4/CS5.

When the conversion task is finished, click “Open” button to get the exported files and then import the converted BlackMagic Ursa 4K MP4 files into Adobe Premiere Pro To do further editing flawlessly.

Conclusion: Is that cool? If you want to merge your several files into one, you just need to tick off files which you want to combine them into one, and then click “Merge into one file” under the preview window. Have a try! And you’ll find more thoughtful and useful designs and features like simple edit work.

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