As a owner of Nikon D4s for years. I like it. Recently, I need to make a project
with Nikon D4s videos in Adobe Premiere Pro. My problem is can Premiere Pro edit H.264 MOV files from the Nikon D4s camera?
Based on some guys' feedback, the result let me frustrated. Nikon MOV highly compressed H.264/MPEG-4 files are still not well supported by Premiere Pro including the latest CS6, CC, as you may encounter many audio and video problems. To import Nikon D4s MOV footage into Premiere Pro for editing smoothly, the best way is to convert Nikon footage to Premiere Pro compatible format, like MPEG-2, MOV (AVC), which is the best format for Premiere Pro editing on Mac.
Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac (a professional Mac MOV to Premiere Pro Converter tool) is the best choice for you. It can generates best editing format/codec for filmmakers and video enthusiasts to use in different NLE apps, such as Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6, Adobe After Effects, iMovie, Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro 6/7/X, and more. For Windows user, get the Video Converter. Download and follow the step-by-step tutorial below.
How to Convert Nikon D4s .MOV for Premiere Pro
Step 1. Load H.264 .mov footage > Transfer h.264 encoded .mov files from Nikon D4s camera to computer via USB cable. Run Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac and click the “Add” button to load .mov videos.
Step 2. Set MPG as output format > Hit the “Format” bar and select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as output format on the drop-down menu.
Tip: In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.
Step 3. Start conversion > After these steps above, click Convert button to start converting Nikon D4s 1080p MOV to MEPG-2(.mpg) for Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac OS X(Sierra, El Capitan, Mavericks, Mountain Lion included) with best quality, and then you can edit Nikon D4s recordings in Premiere Pro CC as well as CS6, CS5, CS4 without any issue.
This professional Nikon MOV Converter for Mac can help you convert MOV videos from Nikon D4s, D4, D5100, D3200, D800, D7100, D7000, 1 V2, etc to Adobe Premiere Pro, iMovie, FCE, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro with the optimal presets MPEG-2, Apple InterMediate, DNxHD, Apple ProRes. Just choose a proper format according to your needs.
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