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How to Get Adobe Premiere Pro to Recognize MKV files

Got a bunch of videos in .MKV format and wanna edit those MKV files in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS5 or CS4 before sharing with your friends? Ever met the problem: can't open .mkv in Adobe Premiere Pro? In fact, if you import videos in .MKV format to Adobe Premiere Pro for making a home movie, it probably turned out to be a huge letdown. This article aims to offer you the best way to get it out.

We can easily find that MKV is not a editing-friendly format for Adobe Premiere Pro, but MPEG-2 is. So we need to encode MKV to Premiere Pro most compatible format first with a professional video conversion software. We recommended you to use Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac, which is a powerful MKV to Adobe Premiere converter.

With it, you can fast convert MKV to MPG for using in Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5/CS4 with least quality loss. It supports batch conversion and setting relative output parameters before starting to transcode .mkv to Premiere Pro. It not only can finish conversion between MKV and Adobe Premiere, but also can convert MKV files for editing in Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, iMovie and more editing systems. For Windows users, please get Video Converter Ultimate to get the work done. Now download the program and to learn how to convert MKV to Adobe Premiere Pro with the best quality.

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How to convert MKV to MPEG-2 for Premiere Pro CS5/CS6/CC

Step 1: Load source MKV files

Launch the MKV to Adobe Premiere converter, and you can either click "add video" button to import .mkv files, or directly drag and drop the files into this program.

Tip: If you want to merge .MKV video clips, just need to check the "Merge into one" box.


Step 2: Select output format

To import MKV files to Premiere Pro, you can follow Adobe Premiere/ Sony Vegas column and select MPEG-2 (*.mpg) as output format.


Tip: You can click Settings to adjust video and audio parameters to get the best quality video for editing in Premiere.

Step 3: Start MKV to Adobe PP conversion

Finally, press the convert button; it will start to transcode MKV to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro immediately.

Once the conversion completes, you are free to use MKV in Adobe Premiere Pro CS4/CS5/CS6/CC!

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