How to Import and Edit H.265/HEVC in Premiere Pro?

“My attempts at editing NX1 H.265 in Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac OS X fail during processing.”

“There is no such thing as H.265/HEVC won’t be processed till Adobe Premiere Pro can decide to support it.”

We can easily find there are many guys are eager to know if Adobe Premiere can support H.265 codec as many of them wanna import and edit H.265 in Adobe Premiere Pro. Well, as far as we know, the H.265 standard simply has not yet been adopted by Adobe or any other software industry leaders. To work H.265/HEVC in Adobe Premiere Pro, you’ll need to convert H.265 video files to something editable like MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro.

Actually, it’s not so hard to do the trick as long as you apply a professional H.265 converter app. UFUSoft HD Converter for Mac is just what you need to achieve your goal. With it, you can effortlessly transcode H.265 to Adobe Premiere friendly movie format like MPEG-2, MOV (Note: it applies to all kinds of Adobe Premiere including Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro CS3/ CS4/ CS5/CS6/CC) keeping the original quality. Besides Adobe Premiere, this software can also export Apple ProRes, AIC, DNxHD for Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Avid Media Composer and more NLE systems.
If you are Windows users, UFUSoft HD Video Converter is the alternative choice. Below is the detailed guide on converting H.265 clips to Premiere Pro friendly videos for smoothly playback and editing.

Convert H.265/HEVC files to Adobe Premiere Pro

Step 1: Load H.265 videos to the program

Launch the H.265 Video Converter and click “Add ” button to locate the H.265 files you want to add. Check the “Merge into one file” box, you can join several H.265 clips together if necessary.

Step 2: Choose output format

Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.

H.265 to MPG(MPEG-2)

Tip: Click “Settings” to fix the frame rate, bitrate, video size, etc to your needs. You’d better create the files with the appropriate resolution and frame rate that matches your source footage.

Step 3: Start conversion

Click the big “Convert” button at the bottom right corner to finish encoding H.265 to MPG for Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac OS X.

When the conversion is done, you can find the output files by clicking “Open” button on the main interface, then you can transfer the converted H.265 files to Premiere Pro CS5/CS6/CC to play and edit without any problem.