There’s no denying that Adobe Premiere Pro can do everything the professional video editor needs. And its easy integration with After Effects and Photoshop are definite boons. However, when you import MKV files into Premiere Pro, you may come across lots of problems, such as nothing shows up on the screen, or there is only image or you only get sound in Premiere Pro. Well, according to Adobe, Premiere Pro only accepts AVI, M4V, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPE, MPG, WMV, files. And you can easily find MKV is not there. Since MKV is not supported by Premiere Pro, in order to edit MKV videos in Premiere Pro CS6/CS5 or CC7, you need to convert MKV videos to Premiere compatible format on Mac first before transferring the files to Premiere.
To get the work done, you can just get Crob Video Converter for Mac, which can help you convert MKV to Premiere Pro supported video codecs with optimized settings while keeping the video quality. In addition, it can convert all other popular video formats like MP4, MOV, WMV, MXF, FLV, ASF, M2TS, VOB, etc. to Premiere Pro compatible video formats. Now get the tool and add MKV files into Premiere Pro effortlessly. If you want to trancode MKV to Premiere Pro on Windows, please turn to Video Converter.
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How to Convert MKV format to Premiere Pro on Mac
Step 1. Load original MKV files
Drag MKV files to the program directly. Or go to the “File” menu, choose “Add Video” to locate the MKV files you want to add. You can add several files to do batch conversion.
Step 2. Select the output format
Click the format bar or the pull down menu of “Format” to select output format-Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) for Premiere editing easily.
Step 3. Start MKV to Premiere conversion on Mac
Click the “Convert” button to start the MKV to MPEG/MOV conversion.
Step 4. Import MKV into premiere for further editing
When the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the generated MPG files effortlessly. Launch Premiere Pro on your Mac, choose “File > Import to import converted MTS files in Adobe Premiere Pro for further editing.