Prepare iPhone 7 4K Video for Editing in Premiere Pro
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Before sharing your iPhone recordings on YouTube/Vimeo//Facebook/Instagram, you may want to edit iPhone videos in a video editing program. However, you may find it a painful experience to put iPhone videos to Premiere Pro. That's because the iPhone (including iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 4S, etc.) records and outputs its files as .MOV files. Files are compressed using the h.264 codec, which is not good for editing in Premiere Pro. This tutorial will quickly walk you through how to drag and drop iPhone 7 (4K) videos to Premiere Pro timeline for editing without hassle.
To work iPhone 7 (4K) videos in Premiere Pro smoothly, we need convert iPhone video to Adobe Premiere preferred MPEG-2 or H.264 files and then import the converted files to Premiere Pro for editing. Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is recommended here to help you encode all of your iPhone (4K) files to MPEG-2/H.264 for using in Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5.
It is an optimal video converter for iPhone (4K) recordings. With it, you can transcode iPhone 4K H.264 .MOV to MPEG-2 for editing with PPro on Mac directly without any rendering or codec problems. Plus, it also allows you to convert iPhone videos to DNxHD for Avid Media Composer, MPEG-2 for After Effects, ProRes for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie/FCE, etc with best results.