Adobe Premiere Pro cannot import WMV. What must I do now? Searching the web, I know that WMV is not supported well by Adobe Premiere Pro. WMVs require a lot of horsepower to decode and edit. No matter editing WMV in Premiere Proon Mac or Windows, the first thing you need to do is to transcode WMV to Adobe Premiere Pro more compatible video formats.
To finish the task, we recommend Brorsoft Video Converter, the one of the best WMV converter we’ve tested ever. This program is a powerful video converter, editor and player. It offers an optimized prese MPGE-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro for easy access. Besides transcoding WMV video to Premiere Pro supported videos with optimized settings while keeping the video quality, the easy-to-use toolkit can convert all other popular video formats like MP4, AVI, MXF, MOV, MKV, FLV, M2TS, VOB, XAVC S, TiVo, etc. to Adobe Premiere Pro as well as Avid Media Composer, Premiere Elements, Sony Vegas Pro natively supported video formats with fast encoding speed. And if you meet the WMV issues with Premiere Pro on Mac OS X, please get Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to solve the problem. Below is how.
Transcode WMV to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro
Step 1. Launch the WMV to Premiere Pro Converter and click “Add File” button to locate the .wnv file(s) you want to add. Check the “Merge into one file” box, you can join several .wmv video clips together if necessary.
Step 2. Choose Premiere Pro preferred format. Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro.
Tip: Click “Settings” to fix the frame rate, bitrate, video size, etc to your needs. To have a smooth editing with Adobe Premiere Pro, you need create the files with the appropriate resolution and frame rate that matches your source footage.
Step 3. Click the big “Convert” button at the bottom right corner to finish converting WMV to MPG for Adobe Premiere Pro.
After the conversion, just import the encoded WMV files to Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC for further editing beautifully.