We’d admit Adobe Premiere Pro is a wonderful tool to help you turn your home videos into professional eye-catching movies. And it normally can recognize a few file formats like MPEG, WMV, MOV, but Adobe Premiere now does not support MKV import. Thus, you will certainly stumble if you try to import MKV files to Premiere Pro for easy editing. If you stick with Adobe and want to edit MKV in Premiere Pro, there is a smart solution: converting MKV files to Adobe Premiere Pro compatible format.
To convert and open MKV to Premiere Pro seamlessly and effortlessly, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is what you need. It’s the optimal MKV converter for you, which can help you decode the MKV files when converting into a different, and ideally more edit friendly, compression format like MPEG-2. So you can edit MKV footage with Adobe Premiere Pro smoothly. Besides MKV, this video convert program can also help to convert between any popular video and audio formats as you need. Plus, with the built-in video editing feature of the program, you can trim, crop, add watermark and more to your video files.
Note: This program is cross-platform, and below guide takes Mac screenshots. If you’re running a Windows, please get the Video Converter. The way to transcode MKV for Premiere Pro on Windows(8) is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your computer’s operating system.
How to import MKV files into Premiere Pro CS5/CS6/CC
1. Add MKV movies
Run the MKV to Premiere Pro Coverer; click the Add button to load .mkv files to the program from your computer. You can also directly drag the video files into the program.
2. Select the output format
Hit the Format bar to choose output format from the dropdown list. For After Effects editing, Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) is one of the best compatible video formats for you to choose.
Tip: Click the “Settings” button and customize proper video/ audio parameters if necessary.
3. Start to convert MKV to Adobe Premiere Pro
Simply click the Convert button to start encoding MKV video to Premiere Pro friendly video formats. Within several minutes, you can find the converted file on your computer by clicking the “Open” button. And then you can import the converted files to Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC for editing via its “Import” option.
The versatile MKV to Premiere Pro Converter is not only designed for converting MKV files for Adobe Premiere. It is also professional in making MKV, AVI, MTS, MXF, MPG, etc files editable in Adobe After Effects, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, etc to meet your different needs.
Hopefully the instructions below can help you out of troubles.