Import and edit Nikon D5/D500 4K MOV files in Premiere Pro smoothly

By | August 11, 2017

Nikon D5 and D500 are first two cameras in Nikon DSLR that can record 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) video with dot-by-dot readout for maximum image quality. Capture 3840 x 2160 at 30/25/24. However, working with 4K has never been easier! What’s the available workflow for editing Nikon D5/D500 4K MOV files in Premiere Pro? In this article, let’s look at how to import 4K MOV files from Nikon D5/D500 to Premiere Pro smoothly.

The D5/D500 deliver video quality surpassing lots of professional video cameras, but for some reason, the super HD 4K experience also brings import issues while ingesting 4K MOV files to Premiere Pro for basic editing. The easiest workaround is to convert Nikon D5/D500 4K MOV footage to a more editing-friendly format, such an Premiere Pro’s MPEG-2 codec in proper video settings. The process is surprisingly easy and can be done with the help of UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac.

The UFUSoft HD Video Converter for Mac lets you convert Nikon 4K MOV to MPEG-2 codec, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Premiere Pro in a few clicks. Besides, the program also adds many other various professional encoders AIC, DNxHD, ProRes, etc. allowing you to convert video to seamlessly fit iMovie/Final Cut Express, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro etc.

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Import Nikon D5/D500 4K MOV videos to Premiere Pro

Step 1. Import Nikon D5/D500 4K MOV video files

Install and run the Nikon D5/D500 to Premiere Converter on your Mac, then run it. Click on “Add File” button to load Nikon D5 or Nikon D500 4K MOV footage you wanna convert.

Nikon D5/D500 to Premiere Converter

Step 2. Choose Premiere Pro compatible format

Click “Profile” to get the pull-down list to select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)” as the best video format for Premiere Pro.

Convert Nikon D5/D500 4K MOV videos to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro

Tip: Adjust the video and parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface. For editing files in Premiere Pro, you’d better set video resolution as 1920*1080.

Step 3. Start Nikon 4K MOV to MPEG-2 conversion

Click on the “Convert” button, and the Nikon 4K MOV to MPEG-2 Converter will convert Nikon D5/D500 4K MOV videos to MPEG-2 MPG on Mac immediately with top video and audio quality.

After the Nikon 4K MOV to MPEG-2 conversion finished, you can easily transfer the converted Nikon D5/D500 4K MOV footages to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for further editing without any problem.

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