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Many users are puzzeled by one thing that some files with MOV file extension can't be imported into Adobe Premiere Pro (Premiere Pro CC included). Although Adobe claims that Premiere Pro CS5 and above (Premiere CS6, CC) offer native support for MOV format, MOV files, which may be from different sources, such as from some video editing software, or from different Nikon/Canon cameras, have different codec inside. If your MOV files are not accepted by Adobe Premiere Pro, it's probably because of the video or audio codec incompatibility. Fortunately, there is an easy solution to resolve the MOV and Adobe Premiere Pro importing problems. Keep on to learn more details.

In order to import MOV files to Premiere Pro, the easy workaround is to transcode MOV to Adobe Premiere editing-friendly formats like MPEG-2 or WMV. This will allow for the software to work smoothly. The process to convert the MOV files to Premiere Pro is fairly easy as long as you have such a tool like EaseFab Video Converter for Mac or Windows. By running it, there's no need to set the codec yourself: the program has optimized presets for Adobe Premiere (Premiere CC included). You can convert any video file to Adobe Premiere compatible format with loss-less quality.

How to convert MOV for importing to Premiere Pro

Step 1. Load MOV files to the program

Launch the program, and open the folder where you have saved the MOV files, and then directly drag the files to the program interface, the files will be loaded to the program immediately. Alternatively, you can click "Add Video" button to import the MOV videos to the program.

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Step 2. Choose the output format

The program has three already optimized the video settings for Adobe Premiere Pro. You can select MOV (Entitled Premiere), WMV or MPEG-2 from "Editing Software" as the output format. All output videos will keep the original quality of MOV video and seamlessly fit Adobe Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS4, CS4 and more.

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Step 3. Start converting MOV to Adobe Premiere compatible video

The file is now ready to be converted and that is done by clicking on the covert button on the menu. The software will take care of the rest and the user will now have the file in a format that can be used with Premiere Pro CS4, CS5, CS5.5, CS6, CC.