February 16th, 2012
How to Import Canon AVI shootings to Premiere CS 4-Transcode 1080i AVI to 1080p MPEG
Convert Canon AVI videos to Adobe Premiere compatible MPEG2 video
“I recently installed Adobe Premiere, but it won’t read my Canon SD1100 .avi video files. I know it’s a codec thing, but how can I get the right codec for it to edit?”
If you having trouble importing Canon MVI (*.avi) shootings to Premiere CS4 or Sony Vegas, try with Pavtube Video Converter, which is recommended as the best tool for you to convert Canon AVI videos to work in non-linear editing software like Adobe Premiere CS4. While video editing applications such as Adobe Premiere Pro and Sony Vegas, refuse to edit the Canon .avi (MVI) files, the best way is to convert AVI to a format that Premiere will support and then proceed from there. Now, how to convert Canon AVI shootings and do not lose much quality? Refer to below a detailed guide of how to convert Canon AVI videos to Premiere compatible MPEG2 video.
Step 1. Load Canon AVI videos to Pavtube AVI Video Converter.
Transfer Canon .avi files from camera to computer hard drive. Run Pavtube AVI Converter as the brilliant Canon AVI to MPEG converter, and click the “Add” button to load .mts videos.
Step 2. Choose HD MPEG format.
Click the “Format” option, and choose HD Video > MPEG2 HD Video(*.mpg) as output format, and the Canon AVI converter will transcode 1080i AVI to 1080p MPEG with H.264 codec.
Step 3. Set output video quality.
Click “Settings” to set video size, bitrate, frame rate, etc. Set higher bitrate(8000) when converting 1920×1080/1280×720 HD shootings and lower bitrate (5000) for SD shootings to get best result.
Step 4. Convert AVI to MPEG for working in Adobe Premiere CS 4.
Click the “Convert” button under the preview window, strat Convert Canon AVI to MPEG for Adobe Premiere CS 4 starts immediately.
Note: When converting 480i/576i/720i/1080i AVI shootings, you’re suggested to set Deinterlacing to get better effect. Click “Edit” button to set Deinterlacing effect under “Effect” tab. There are some editing functions that allow you to add watermark and trim video video.
Step 5. Import converted Canon videos to Premiere CS.
When conversion completes, you can click “Open” to find converted shootings in .mpg format and import Canon footage to Adobe Premiere for editing and authoring.