How to use a MKV file in EDIUS 5/6/7

I have some MKV files and I want to edit these MKV in Edius. But as you know EDIUS does not support MKV importing, what should I do? Is there any way to work on MKV files in Edius? Searching the web, I got some hints. What I can do with the current project is take the MKV I have and convert it for use with Edius. And what I need is a MKV converter.

After multiple testing, I found Brorsoft Video Converter is the best option for me. It is able to convert MKV to EDUIS friendly format MPEG-2 easily with the best video quality. 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. Below is how to.

How to Convert MKV to MPEG-2 for Edius editing

Step 1. Import MKV videos to the software

Click “Add Video” button (or “Add from folder”) to load MKV source files. Or just drag&drop your MKV videos into the software.

Step 2. Choose the best output format

Click “Format” bar and choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format on the drop-down menu. Of course, you can also choose MPEG-4, WMV from “Common Video” as the output format.

Tips – Adjust audio and video settings

This professional MKV to Edius converter program enables users to adjust audio and video settings before conversion. Click “Settings” button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.

Step 3. Start the conversion process

Click the “Convert” button to start transcoding MKV to MPEG-2 for Edius.

When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPG files effortlessly. Now you can easily import converted MKV files to EDIUS 5/6/7 for further editing.

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