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Importing EOS Rebel T5 MOV files to Premiere Pro

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Summary: Follow the article below you can get the full guide on importing Canon EOS Rebel T5 1080p MOV to Premiere Pro for smooth editing on Mac without issues.

Perfect for families, budding photo enthusiasts and first-time SLR users alike, the EOS Rebel T5 makes it easy to capture movies and photos that are nothing short of dazzling. You can capture Full HD 1080p video by way of the T5's dedicated Live View/Movie Recording button, at 30, 25, or 24 fps. Additionally, the camera can also record HD video in 720p at 60 and 50 fps, and 480p at 30 and 35 fps.

After recording videos with Canon T5 when we travel, you may meet the playback, editing issues when uploading Canon MOV files onto Premiere Pro on Mac. The basic reason why we can’t smoothly import Canon .mov footage to Premiere Pro is that Canon EOS T5 uses H.264 codec for video compressing which is an ideal file type for video capture in an SLR camera, but not ideal for editing.

And the H.264 compression format should be transcoded into a format better suited to editing; this would usually be MPEG-2, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6. For this purpose, this article mainly shows you how to transcode Canon EOS Rebel T5 MOV footage to MPG for Premiere Pro in details.

Method 1.

Right click your MOV footage; rename the .mov files with .mpg extension. This "fools" Adobe Premiere Pro into thinking it's a different codec.

It works in this way; however, your footages didn't turn into another codec so that Premiere Pro may still does something wrong during editing. And if you didn't do a backup before changing the extension, it really ruins your valuable footage.

Besides, here's another problem: what if you have hundreds of clips to be edited? Rename all of them could be such a pain!

So here comes the second way to let Canon EOS Rebel T5 import to Adobe Premiere Pro smoothly.

Method 2.

Come and meet this Canon MOV to Premiere Pro Converter which would be a vital part of your workflow. Basically, it does a good job in converting Canon EOS Rebel T5 H.264 .mov files to MPEG-2 formats for Premiere Pro editing in sync and not loose quality. And it allows you to join the T5 clips together, and add audio track to the video as background music if you want.If you are Windows users, please get the equivalent Windows version HD Video Converter. Download and you can follow the steps below.

Step 1. Load H.264 .mov footage to Canon MOV Converter

Transfer h.264 encoded .mov files from EOS Rebel T5 to computer via USB cable. Run Canon H.264 MOV Converter for Mac, click the "Add video" button to load individuals mov videos; or click "Add from folder" to load the entire folder.

Importing EOS Rebel T5 MOV files to Premiere Pro Convert-mov-to-mpeg-2

Step 2. Choose editing program compatible format.

Click the "Format" option, you will find various video formats sorted by various programs/devices. For Adobe Premiere Pro, it should be "Adobe Premiere > MPEG-2(*.mpg)" or "MOV (AVC)(*.mov)".

Importing EOS Rebel T5 MOV files to Premiere Pro Mpeg-2-format1

Step 3. Click "convert" button to convert Canon EOS Rebel T5 H.264 MOV for Premiere Pro with this best Canon H.264 MOV Converter for Mac.

After conversion completes, you can easily import Canon EOS Rebel T5 mov footage to Premiere Pro for smoothly editing as you want.

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