Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Edit GoPro Karma 4K Video with Premiere Pro CC

GoPro combines the Karma Quadcopter with the HERO5 Black action camera to help you capture up to 30fps UHD 4K video in MP4 file format at 24, 25, 30 fps. Looking forward to import the GoPro Karma 4K into Premiere Pro CC for doing some professional post editing workflow? The following article will show you how to get a smooth workflow of GoPro Karma 4K video with PPC.

Media compatibility of GoPro Karma 4K with PPC

The GoPro Karma Quadcopter uses the GoPro Karma 4K to record 4K MP4 with H.264 compression codec. It is well known that Premiere Pro CC and CS6 has the ability to handle 4K resolution video, in addition, it also offers native importing support for 4K H.264 file formats. However, it is well known that H.264 is a good delivery file format but no a good editing format, if you try to directly load the 4K H.264 into Premiere Pro CC, you are likely to encounter the following issues:
-Slow searching for and decoding of frames
- Frame-accuracy problems
- Crashing or freezing
- Strange artifacts or blocking on your video
- Error messages or displaying black video

Transcode GoPro Karma 4K to Premiere Pro CC native editing format

To fix above listed issue, you can download Pavtube Video Converter for Mac, which has perfect importing support for the GoPro Karma 4K H.264 video. You can batch load multiple 4K footage at one time into the program thanks to its batch conversion mode. After the 4K footage is loaded, you are enabled to rearrange the footage to the right order according to your own needs and then merge them into one file.

To assist you to get the best editing workflow with Premiere Pro CC, the program can do you a great favor to output Premiere Pro CC most favorable editing formats Apple Prores formats in various types including Apple Prores 422, Apple Prores 422 HQ, Apple Prores 422 Proxy and Apple Prores 422 LT. If you are using a slow Mac computer, you can take good advantage of the small resolution file Apple Prores 422 Proxy or Apple Prores 422 LT created by the program for smooth editing workflow of 4K video with Premiere Pro CC on slow computer.

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Edit GoPro Karma 4K with built-in video editing function

Don't want to move the whole video clip into Premiere Pro CC for post editing, never mind, you can use the program's built-in trim function to cut off unwanted parts. If there are blackbars around the video frame, you can use the crop function to remove them off. In addition, you can also add external subtitle to the video.

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How to Convert GoPro Karma 4K for Premiere Pro CC for Best Editing Workflow?

Step 1: Load GoPro Karma 4K video into the program.

Open the program, click "File" menu, from its drop-down option, select "Add Video/Audio" to load GoPro Karma 4K video to the program.

Load GoPro Karma 4K video

Step 2: Define the output format.

Clicking the Format bar, from its drop-down list, you can choose one of Premiere Pro CC compatible Intra-frame editing format such as Apple Prores format. If your computer is powerful enough to handle 4K video, it would be ideal for you to choose "Apple Prores 422(*.mov)" or ""Apple Prores 422(HQ)(*.mov)" for high quality performance on Premiere Pro CC.

Output Apple Prores 422 or 422 HQ

If you have a underpowered computer, it is ideal for you to output "Apple Prores 422(Proxy)(*.mov)" or "Apple Prores 422(LT)(*.mov)" format.

Output Apple Prores 422 LT or Proxy format

Step 3: Trim/Crop/Add subtitle to 4K files.

Select an item on the main interface to activate the "Video Editor" function, in the opened "Video Editor" window, you can trim or cut off 4K video length, crop to remove black frame or insert external subtitle to it.

Edit GoPro Karma 4K video

Step 4: Start the conversion process.

Go back to the main interface, hit right-bottom "Convert" button to start to convert GH5 4K video to Premiere Pro CC best favorable 4K editing formats.

When the conversion is completed, feel free to import video to Premiere Pro CC for professional post-production workflow on either powerful or slow computer.