Panasonic GH5 enables users to record 10-bit 4:2:2 video internally. If you just got some 4K videos from GH5 and wanna edit these 4K in Adobe Premiere Pro, you'd better read on to learn Panasonic GH5 4K to Premiere Pro CC
workflow, which ensures you work Panasonic GH5 recordings in Premiere Pro simply and smoothly.
From its specs, Panasonic GH5 can capture 4K videos in MP4, MOV format. But the problem is, H.264 MP4/MOV file format from Panasonic GH5 is beyond the compatibility of Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Something else, Premiere Pro CC can (usually) handle 4K files without much problem, but it is extremely hardware intensive. In most cases, editing 4K in Premiere Pro CC
is very taxing on your computer. In order to work Panasonic GH5 4K footage in Adobe Premiere CC smoothly, a better way is to transcode Panasonic GH45 4K to a more "edit" friendly codec and 1080p would be the best settings. The process is surprisingly easy and can be done with the help of Brorsoft 4K Video Converter for Mac
Overall, this video conversion program can effortlessly encode/re-encode 4K H.264(MP4/MOV), XAVC, XAVC S, etc footage for smoothly importing and editing in various non-linear editing systems (NLE), including Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro
, FCE and more. If you work 4K files in Adobe Premiere Pro on Windows PC, please turn to 4K Video Converter
to solve the issues.
Tutorial: Transcode Panasonic GH5 4K Video to Premiere Pro CC
STEP 1. Load Panasonic GH5 4K footage
Run the program you just set up. Drag and drop the 4K .mp4 or .mov video files to the converter. You can also hit Add files button to import videos to the app. In the right window, you can preview your videos.
STEP 2. Choose output format
Click "Format" bar and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as output format for editing Panasonic GH5 4K in Adobe Premiere Pro with natively supported video codec.
If the default settings do not fit you requirement, you can click "Settings" icon to and enter "Profile Settings" panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels. 1080p would be the best settings. Of course, if you wanna get Panasonic 4K workflow in Adobe Premiere Pro, you have keep the original video resolution.
STEP 3. Start Panasonic 4K conversion
Hit the convert button to start converting Panasonic GH5 4K MP4/MOV to MPEG-2. After the conversion, you can get the resulted videos from output folder for easier editing in Premier Pro CC with the best quality.
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