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Best Way to Load and Use WebM Files in Premiere Pro

Follow this guide to solve WebM to Premiere Pro incompatible issue. It will help you import WebM files into Premiere Pro without hassle.

Best Way to Load and Use WebM Files in Premiere Pro
I downloaded some WebM videos and wanna load them to Adobe Premiere Pro for further editing. As far as I know, WebM is not supported by Premiere. So the first thing is to transcode WebM file to Premiere Pro compatible video files. After the conversion, I can edit the new file in Adobe Premiere easily. Now I will present the step-by-step guide how to convert and import WebM to Premiere Pro in the following paragraphs. You can read on to learn details.

First of all, download and install Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. The program is an easy-to-use yet professional app which can be used as a WebM file converter under Mac OS X including macOS Sierra, El Capitan. It is clean and safe to install and use. With it, you can effortlessly transcode WebM to MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro, AIC MOV for iMovie 08/09/11/FCE, Apple ProRes MOV for Final Cut Pro X/7/6, DNxHD for Avid MC, etc. and it works well and converts flawlessly. For those who are running on Windows PC, try Video Converter for Windows version.

How to Convert WebM for Editing in Premiere Pro smoothly

Step 1: Run the WebM converter on your Mac, and then click the "Add" button to load the .webm videos. You can also use the drag-and-drop method to load the media files to the application UI.

Step 2: Click "Format" bar to choose the output format. Click and choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" > "MEPG-2(*.mpg)". The output videos will keep the original quality of WebM video and works well with Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS5 and CS4.

Tip: Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video.

Step 3: Click the "Convert" icon under the preview window, and the WebM file converter will start transcoding WebM to MPEG-2 for Premiere in no time.

After the conversion, click "Open" to locate the result videos and then launch Adobe Premiere Pro to import the converted WebM video. You will find that it's just a piece of cake to edit WebM files with Premiere Pro.

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