How to import and edit GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 videos in Premiere Pro CC/CS?

After you used GoPro Hero 5 recorded some 4K videos, you may need to edit the footages with editing programs, like Adobe Premiere Pro. Many users are talking about the GoPro Hero 5 video editing issue on forums. The question is whether GoPro Hero 5 recorded 4K MP4 files work well with Premiere Pro. Due to the H.264 codec incompatibility and fps limits and 4K high resolution, a lot of users have found that they can’t import or edit GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 files with Premiere Pro CC/CS smoothly, so you can’t import GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 to Premiere Pro directly.

How can you import GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 files to work perfectly with Premiere Pro? What you need to do is to convert Hero 5 4K MP4 files to MPEG-2 codec, this is the best codec for Premiere Pro. In market many programs can handle Hero 5 4K MP4 video files and transcode GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro.

If you have shot some 4K videos with GoPro Hero 5 camera, and want to edit in Premiere Pro, aPubsoft HD Video Converter for Mac also features 4K video conversion, this program will transcode all the recorded files to Premiere Pro native MPEG-2 codec. Besides, it can convert any GoPro Hero 5 video to popular editing programs, such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, FCE, iMovie and more editing softwares. Also, the powerful GoPro Hero 5 4K Video Converter can convert any 4K or HD videos from GoPro all series or other camcorders or DVs (like JVC, Panasonic, Sony, Nikon and Cannon) for editing in Premiere Pro.

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Import GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 footages to Premiere Pro for editing

Step 1. Download and install the GoPro Hero 5 to Premiere Converter on your Mac, and then click “Add File” button to import your GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 footages to the converter. If you wanna combine GoPro 4K MP4 files into one file, you can click the “Merge into one” box.

GoPro 4K Video Converter

Step 2. Click the “Profile” bar, and move mouse cursor to select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format. MPEG-2 is native codec for editing in Premiere Pro.

Convert GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro

Tip: If necessary, you can click “Settings” button and go to “Profiles Settings” panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder, resolution, video bit rate, frame rate, aspect ratio, audio encoder, sample rate, audio bit rate, and audio channels. 3D settings are also available.

Step 3. When ready, click “Convert” button to convert GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro on Mac without quality loss.

After the GoPro 4K video to MPEG-2 conversion, just click “Open Folder” button to get the generated MPEG-2 .mpg files. Now, you can import the converted GoPro Hero 5 4K MP4 footages to Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 for smooth editing on Mac OS(Sierra and El Capitan included).

aPubsoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac offers one-stop solution for any media downloading and converting tasks. You can convert any DVD to MP4, DVD to FLV, DVD to MKV, DVD to MOV, DVD to AVI, DVD to WMV and more, convert any 4K Ultra videos (4K H.265/HEVC Video(*.mp4) /4K H.264 FLV Video (*.flv)) to 4K /1080p HD video and other your needed format like MTS, TS, MP4, AVI, MOV, M4V, WMV, MKV, FLV and more. It has the ability to download online videos like YouTube videos/music and more.