Import Canon EOS R6 H.265 into Premiere Pro CC

The Canon EOS R6 is a versatile all-round camera that can shoot pretty much anything. The Canon EOS R6 is a versatile all-round camera that can shoot pretty much anything. EOS R6, which features much of the same underlying tech – like the blistering burst speeds and the astonishing autofocus – but applies it to much more current, manageable specs. There’s no doubt that the R6 is immediately one of the best 4K cameras for filmmaking.

I have several video clips from my friend’s new Canon EOS R6 Camera, which are in the MOV format. I am using Premiere Pro CC (2017), and when I bring the MOV files into Premiere Pro CC for edit, I get no success. I guess if I load directly from the camera itself, there would be no importing problems. But I have separate MOV clips only, what should I do? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

H.265/HEVC has been developed as an open format, providing a license program for other manufacturers in the broadcast and production industry to develop their own high quality and high frame rate products. Whereas, theH.265 codec purpose is to allow high end Canon cameras to be able to record 4K and 8K, not to be an editable format. When you edit Canon EOS R6 H.265 in Premiere Pro CC, problems would occur from time to time. In this article, we will list specifics about a workflow of H.265 codec through Premiere Pro CC.

Actually, H.265 codec is supported by Premiere Pro CC (2020) natively. To work Canon EOS R6 in Premiere Pro CC smoothly, you’d better upgrade Premiere Pro CC to the latest version. If the new version Premiere Pro CC still can’t import your 4K H.265 files well, or you don’t wanna upgrade Premiere Pro CC at this moment, there is workaround for you.

To import Canon EOS R6 files to Premiere Pro CC, the easy solution is to transcode Canon EOS R6 footage to a more “edit” friendly codec. Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is highly recommended here. The program is an easy-to-use yet professional H.265 to Premiere Pro CC Converter. It’s able to convert H.265 files from Canon EOS R6, Canon EOS R5, Panasonic HC-X2000, GoPro 8, Fujifilm X-T4, etc to Premiere Pro CC more compatible format H.264 video. With it, you may also encode Canon EOS R6 videos to Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve 16 and more NLE programs highly compatible formats for editing. Besides, it might help you change Canon H.265 to other frequent formats like MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, etc. If meet the Canon EOS R6 video codec issues on Mac, please get Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac to solve the problem. Download it and follow the guide to convert Canon EOS R6 files for using in Premiere Pro CC.

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How to transcode H.265 to H.264 for editing in Premiere Pro CC?

Step 1. Load source H.265 files
After installation this H.265 to Premiere Pro CC Converter on your computer , you can click “Add File” to load your Canon EOS R6 files. This trail version will have watermark in the middle of the converted files. If you want to get rid of it, the full version will do you the favor.

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Step 2. Select output format
Go to the “Format” bar to choose the proper format, you may wander which will be the best format to choose for there are so many formats in the profile list. Don’t worry about that , here is the preset for you to choose , just go for “Editing Software” > “Adobe Premiere AVC (*.mov)” to select as your choice.

Convert H.265 to Premiere Pro video

Tips: There is the video file list where you can set the output settings for the conversion. You can select the video pane, frame rate, resolution, bit rate as well as encoder for converting the videos. Above all, you can cut and get the video clips you want from a large size video file, which saves the conversion time tremendously. And you can edit the video files by using other functions like cropping, adding watermarks, affix special effects, etc.

Step 3. Start video conversion
Finally, press the convert button; it will start to transcode Canon EOS R6 H.265 MOV files to H.264 MOV for Premiere Pro CC immediately. Soon after the conversion is finished, just click “Open” button to get the generated files for edit in Premiere Pro CC perfectly.

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