Do you have the “Does XAVC Can be Edit with Adobe Premiere Elements 12/13 Now?” confusion above? After countless tests and searching, I think the problem does not just lie on 4K resolution. Although Adobe Premiere Elements (12/13) with stunning features is a popular video editing software for users, the compatibility between 4K videos and Adobe Premiere Elements is still an unsolved mystery in that some persons can import 4K videos into Elements, while the others can not.
The computer configuration and operation environment should play an important role on this aspect. By passing 4K issue, in fact, there is another problem that users need to pay attention. As far as I know, XAVC , as a newly high compressed video format, is not supported by most NLEs, Premiere Elements 12/13 just included. Below list the the detail supported format with Premiere Elements 12/13:
Video File Formats Supported by Premiere Elements 12/13 – import
Format and filename extension
3GPP (.3gp, .3g2)
Adobe Shockwave Flash (.swf)
Audio Video Interleave (.avi)
AVCHD (.m2ts, .mts)
DV stream (.dv)
H.264 (.mp4, .m4v)
H.264-encoded QuickTime (.mov, .mp4, .m4v)
MPEG-1 (.m1v, .mpeg, .mpe)
MPEG-2 (.m2v, .mp2, .mpg)
MPEG-2 Transport Stream (.m2t)
Video Object (DVD video) (.vob)
Windows Media (.wmv) *
Then to solve the problem, we just need to look for a powerful third party program to convert XAVC videos into MPEG-2, or MOV. Here we highly recommend - Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac. (read review)
With it, you can do batch conversion from 4K XAVC to Premiere Elements more "edit" friendly codec, MPEG-2 in simple clicks of mouse. New formats are constantly added making the Video Converter Ultimate the most user friendly video converter on the market. Enjoy the latest addition to the VCU in the new 4K video format! With 4K, enjoy the absolute best and finest picture quality! Support converting a standard 2D video to 3D! Support enjoy High Fidelity HEVC/H.265 Video on your devices at half the normal file size! The built-in video editor comes with a set of powerful, easy-to-use editing tools. You can transform your videos into a masterpiece with just a few clicks. So, what does the workflow look like?
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Step 1. Load 4K XAVC files to the mac program
Install and launch the Mac XAVC Converter and load the XAVC S recordings to it. If you want to merge several clips, just need to check the "Merge into one" box.
Step 2. Choose the MPEG-2 as output format
At the bottom of the main interface, click the "Format" drop-down button to select "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" as the output format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.
Step 3. Transcode 4K XAVC to Premiere Elements supported format
When you finish the settings, click "Convert" button and begin to transcode 4K XAVC to Premiere Elements supported format. Once the conversion is 100% completed, click the "Open" button to get the converted file and then import the converted 4K XAVC file to Premiere Elements 14/13/12 on Mac.
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