How to Convert/Edit AVI to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5?

Q1: No video/image when importing AVI into Adobe Premiere Pro: “I record video in 1080p, import the .avi files into Premiere, and only the audio appears. Any fix?”

Q2: Adobe Premiere Error: “Unsupported compression format”: “I tried to import an avi file into Premiere Pro 5.5, only to get the message: “Unsupported format or damaged file.”

When importing an AVI file, Adobe Premiere Pro including the recent Premiere Pro CS6 sometimes returns the error “Unable to open that file. File uses an unsupported compression format.” This often happens with AVI files that were created by digital still cameras or software that doesn’t correctly support the AVI standard. Plus, sometimes it doesn’t show video, only the audio with. That looks as if it’s one those naff mpeg-4 format AVI’s. The problem is that video files have been overloaded to contain different sorts of data, which is very annoying and now it’s almost impossible to support them all. So, any fix to resolve the issues?

Here is a possible solution for you: Transcode the AVI File

That means converting from one encoding scheme to a different one. Try using UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac, which can help you change AVI into a different format (e.g. .mov, .wmv, .mpg) with least quality loss. You should then be able to import the new file into Premiere. Besides AVI, this Mac video converter can also help you convert camcorder videos like AVCHD, MOV, MXF, MP4 etc to an editable format for FCP, FCE, iMovie, Avid MC and more for smooth editing. What’s more, it’s combined with powerful editing features like cropping, trimming, adding watermark… to meet your needs. If you are Windows users, please get the Video Converter. Below is the detailed guide on converting AVI files to Premiere Pro friendly video formats.

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Steps to use AVI to Adobe Premiere Pro converter

1. Download and install AVI to Adobe Premiere Pro converter on your computer. Both Mac version and Windows version are available, so it can help you to convert AVI to Adobe Premiere Pro best format on Mac and Windows, just select the platform that you need.

2. Run this video converter on your computer, it will show the main interface for you. Now you can drag and drop the AVI files into the software, or just click the add file button to load video files.

3. Click format bar to choose output video format, to edit videos with Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5, if you use Mac, we recommend the MOV format, if you use PC, we recommend the WMV format. The two formats are compatible formats formats Adobe Premiere Pro. Besides Adobe Premiere Pro, it has optimized formats for Avid Media Composer, you can take this MXF to Avid Media Composer conversion article as example to convert video to Avid.

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4. Click settings button on the main interface to adjust the output parameters, such as resolution, frame rate, bitrate, and other parameters.

5. The last step is to click convert button on the main interface to start the AVI to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 conversion process.

Please wait some time until the software finished the AVI to Adobe Premiere Pro conversion, when it finished, you can import converted video files into Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 and edit on Mac or PC, you won’t get any problems now. Just try it, hope our program can help you!

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