When Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 imports .mov files from Nikon DF camera, playback is not smooth. Nikon DF 24.1MP DX format CMOS sensor, with no OLPF breathtaking Full 1080p HD 60i/30p video H.264/MPEG-4 MOV Movies, and this MOV video format came from Nikon DF is a long GOP format that is highly compressed, it is not a good editing format. And I try to change the filename extension to .mpg, Adobe Premiere Pro use its native MPEG decoding component, which is much faster.But also playback with a stutter in Adobe Premiere CS6, This didn’t fix the issue. After Google search, I found the Nikon DF video format is good to record videos but is not easy to use in Adobe Premiere CS6 this editing software. Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 supported best video format is WMV format, so if I want to play Nikon DF raw clips on Adobe Premiere, the best way to convert Nikon DF MOV to WMV for Adobe Premiere CS6. This article is my simply way to convert Full HD DF files to wmv with keep native quality.
Step by step to convert Nikon DF mov to wmv with high quality.
Step 1.Download Nikon HD Video Converter, install it.（If your Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 running on Mac OS X Lion, download Mac Nikon HD Video Converter)
Step 2. Load H.264 MOV files into Nikon DF Video Converter.(Support Windows 8)
Drag and drop specified MOV files from hard drive to this program or click “Add” button on the menu bar to import video recordings. Batch video files are allowed to load, joining several video files into big one can be realized by ticking the checkbox of “Merge“.
Step 3.Choose Adobe Premiere MOV/WMV as output format.
Click “Format” option and choose Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas -> WMV as the out put format.
Step 4. Start the conversion from Nikon DF MOV to WMV for Adobe Premiere CS6.
Hit the “Convert” button under the preview button and this Windows Nikon DF MOV Converter will start this conversion immediately.
Tips:You will not playback or edit smoothly the highly compressed Nikon DF MOV on your editing software,like: Sony Vegas , Windows Moive Maker.etc. This Nikon HD Video Converter also can convert DF Video to the exclusive format for other editing software like Windows Live Movie Marker, Kdenlive, Adobe Premiere CS4/CS5, Adobe After Effects and Roxio Toast.etc. If you are Mac users, you can convert Nikon DF 1080p HD MOV files to other editable and playable video formats, like Apple MOV for iMovie and Final Cut Studio(Final Cut Pro, Final Cut express) with the best Nikon DF MOV Converter for Mac.