Do you want to know the way to edit Leica CL 4K videos in Premiere Pro CC? As a Leica CL user, I will share my easy guide on converting Leica CL 4K/30P MP4 to H.264 MOV for editing in Premiere Pro CC. So you will no longer met any incompatibility issues when importing Leica CL 4K video to Premiere Pro CC.
If you are looking for a more suitable format for Premiere Pro CC to edit your Leica CL recordings, it is often recommended to convert them into the H.264 MOV file format. So we have to change MP4 to H.264 MOV before loading Leica CL recordings to Premiere Pro CC. Thus you need to use an 4K Video Converter. Here I take Acrok Video Converter Ultimate as an example. I have used it to help me convert Leica CL 4K MP4 video to MOV many times. The converted video is in the best quality and keeps me satisfied every time. With this Lecia video converting tool, you can also transcode kinds of 5K files to FCP X, iMovie, FCE, Avid Media Composer, etc NLE systems with the optimal presets.
How to convert Leica CL 4K video for editing in Premiere Pro CC
1. Download and install the 4K Video Converter, The add files button is to be pressed to make sure that the files are added to the main interface of the program:
Join Lecia CL clips together: Choose several clips you want to merge and transcode together. Click “Settings” then check “Merge all files into one” function.
2. Click on the Format box and select the Premiere Pro CC friendly format in dropdown-list. You are advised to choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas (AVC) (*.mov)” format.
If you want to import and edit Leica CL video in FCP X, you need to choose Final Cut Pro “Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)” as outpu format.
3. Click the arrow button to start converting Leica CL video for Premiere Pro CC immediately. After the video conversion, you can copy the converted recordings to Premiere Pro CC, without any rendering. It makes your editing work more easy and convenient.