[Solved] I Can't Import Canon EOS R7 MOV Videos into Premiere Pro

Hello, I just setup Premiere Pro 2021 on my imac and I didn’t find the Canon EOS R7 MOV format like the previous version of Premiere Pro CC. How to solve thi problem?

Can Premiere Pro import Canon EOS R7 MOV video?

Premiere Pro is mainly used in the post-production of film making and television production. Like other powerful video editing application, Premiere Pro has enhanced media compatibility with various media file types. How about working MOV with Premiere Pro? From Adobe’s official page, we get the information that Premiere Pro only support to import MOV files with H.264, MPEG compression. However, it is well known that MOV is a multimedia container file format, it can be encoded with various different video and audio codecs.

If the MOV video are encoded with Premiere Pro incompatible video codec, in will not show in PP, if the MOV video are compressed with unsupported audio codec, you will receive only video but not audio when playing the MOV files in the Premiere Pro timeline.

Fix Premiere Pro Not Import Canon EOS R7 MOV Files

To fix this codec incompatile issue, you will need to perform a codec conversion process. Here, you can get the job easily completed with Acrok HD Video Converter, which can powerfully convert Canon EOS R7 MOV MOV files to Premiere Pro editable MPEG-2 video codec or AAC audio codec. To get the best editing settings for Premiere Pro, you can maunally tweak output profile settings such as video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels, etc.

If you have no idea how to change these things on your own, the program can also do you a great favor to directly output Premiere Pro specially optimized MPEG-2 editing codec, so that you can directly import the generated files into Premiere Pro with the optimal profile settings.

Besides Premiere Pro, you can also use the program to load MOV to After Effects, Avid Media Composer, Davinci Resolve, Windows Movie Maker,   or download the Mac version – Acrok HD Video Covnerter for Mac to import MOV to Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, etc.

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How to Import and Edit Canon EOS R7 MOV Files with Premiere Pro?

Step 1: Add unsupported MOV files into the program.

Run the program on your computer and click “Add File” or “Add folder” to add unsupported Canon EOS R7 MOV files into the program.

MOV to Premiere Pro Converter - Convert MOV to Premiere Pro CC supported format

Step 2: Choose output file format.

Click “Format” drop-down bar, from its extended list, select one of Premiere Pro compatible editing formats such as “MPEG-2 Video (*.mpg)” under “Editing Software” main category.

Convert MOV to MPEG-2 MPG for Premiere Pro CC

You can also select to directly output Premiere Pro specially optimized “H.264 Video (*.mp4)” under “Common Video” main category.

Step 3: Edit MP4 files.

Select an item on the main interface to activate the “Video Editor” function, in the opened “Video Editor” window, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip video, trim, crop, add watermark, apply special effect, insert subtitles, reset and adjust volume.

Step 4: Begin the conversion process.

After all setting is completed, hit right-bottom “Convert” button to begin the Canon EOS R7 MOV footage to Premiere Pro editable editing formats conversion process.

After the conversion, you can click Open output folder to popup output a folder with the converted files. Then you can import Canon EOS R7 MOV files to Premiere Pro for smooth post video editing workflow.


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