Edit Canon XF400 4K MP4 in Premiere Pro CC

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Edit Canon XF400 4K MP4 in Premiere Pro CC

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We write this tutorial to help those who are having issues editing Canon XF400 XF-AVC footage in Premiere Pro CC smoothly. It explains a workaround to transcode Canon XF400 video to MPEG-2 codec for use in Premiere Pro CC with optimum performance.

The Canon XF400 Camcorder is a compact, ergonomic camera featuring UHD 4K capture, a 1″ CMOS sensor, IP streaming, and two XLR audio inputs. The camera records Full HD 1080p and UHD 4K up to 60 fps – captured to dual SD card slots – and outputs via an HDMI 2.0 port. The compact size of the MP4 codec allows the XF400 to capture images directly to low-cost SD cards. If you can’t edit the 4K .mp4 footage in Premiere Pro CC, below content will be helpful.

For a faster and more fluid Canon XF400 and Premiere Pro CC workflow, we would recommend transcoding Canon XF400 MPEG-4 footage to MPEG-2 first by Acrok Video Converter Ultimate. MPEG-2 is Premiere Pro CC’s favorite editing codec, which Premiere Pro CC will recognize and handle well. Read on to learn a quick guide on how to encode Canon XF400 video files to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro CC editing on Windows 10. If you are Mac user, please download the Mac version MP4 to Premiere Pro Converter.

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Converting Canon XF400 4K MP4 for Editing in Premiere Pro CC

Step 1: Import Canon XF400 videos
Install and launch the 4K Video Converter and load the .mp4 recordings to it.

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Step 2: Select output file format
Tap the Format bar and select Editing Software > Adobe Premiere MPEG-2 (*.mpg), which is the best format for Premiere Pro CC.

Convert Canon XF400 4K video for editing in Premiere Pro CC

Tips: (Optional) Choose “Settings” to set video resolution, bitrate, frame rate as you like. To deinterlace, crop, trim Canon XF400 videos, click “Edit” menu.

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Step 3: Convert Canon XF400 4K MP4 to MPEG-2 format.
Go back to the main interface and press the “Convert” icon on the right-bottom to start Canon XF400 4K MP4 to MPEG-2 process. When the conversion is done, you can easily import converted 4K video to Premiere Pro CC for furthering professional editing.


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