Let’s Import Samsung NX1 H.265 fooatge to Premiere Pro CC for editing

John Salley

Jan 08, 2015 06:16 am / Posted by John Salley

The Samsung NX1 has come out of the blue with an impressive spec sheet. One of the key features is its 4K video recording capability. Samsung uses a new codec, H.265 (HEVC) and 40Mbps for its 4K video. In this post, we will present a workaround to make Samsung NX1 H.265 footage well compatible with Premiere Pro CC.

make Samsung NX1 H.265 footage compatible with Premiere Pro CC

Some guys have shared tips below if you are planning to have a post production on the NX1 H.265 footages in your Premiere CC editor software.

How to import the Samsung NX1 H.265 file to Adobe Premiere directly

Cinemartin Releases ProRes & H.265 Plugin for Adobe Premiere and After Effects. Here is a Video that show Cinemartin Cinec Plin, the new plugin from cinemartin for Premiere Pro that allow users to export Adobe Premiere Sequence Timeline to several output videos including the Apple Prores codecs, and the new HEVC H.265.

However, owing to the computer configuration, operating environment and software version, a lot of users still can not import the Samsung NX1 H.265 videos into Adobe Premiere with this Plugin. They met the importing or the crash problem while loading. Then they have to turn to the scheme 2 below:

Decode Samsung NX1 H.265 fooatge to be friendly with Premiere Pro CC

As serious photographers and keen film-makers, you may want to make impressive videos without crippling expense. I would say it’s a fair bet that it will be best to convert Samsung NX1 video to MPEG-2 or some other intermediate codec native with Premiere Pro CC before ingesting, as H.265 is very compute-intensive.

Then you need to find a best 3rd party program to transcode your H.265 footage first. Good News is that Pavtube Sstudio recently announced the upgraded version Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to support decoding and encoding H.265 recordings.

It is not only professional on dealting with Samsung NX1 H.265 files, but also can handle with Blu-ray, DVD, and other video formats, such as XAVC, MXF, MTS, MP4, MOV, MKV and so on. From now on, it is not a big deal to converting H.265 from NX1 to MPEG-2 for editing in Premiere Pro CC. Download this Samsung NX1 H.265 Video Converter and start transcoding.


How to Convert Samsung NX1 H.265 video for Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Step 1: Drag and drop the NX1 H.265 files to the HEVC to Premiere Pro Converter you have set up just now.

Step 2: Choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as the best video format for editing Samsung NX1 H.265 files in Adobe Premiere as well as good video quality. Of course, you can choose other format for editing in Avid MC, After Effects, Sony Vegas and Windows Movie Maker.

Adobe Premiere supported format

Step 3: Adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video & Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the Settings button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

Step 4: Click the arrow button to start transcoding Samsung NX1 H.265 to MPG(MPEG-2) for Premiere Pro CC.

After the process completes, click “Open” button to find the generated videos, and then you can transfer the recordings to Adobe Premiere Pro CC easily and quickly.

Notes: If you have already owned the Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate, just open the main interface and select the “Help” >>”Update” to upgrade/download to the latest version for free.

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