Currently 4K footage is not widely supported yet. In addition, from Adobe Premiere Pro official website, you will find that Adobe Premiere Pro supported video formats are limited, which is able to support MPEG-2, MOV and WMV well. Under this circumstance, you need to encode 4K MXF into MPEG-2 or other Premiere friendly formats via a powerful third party program.
Here MXF Converter for Mac is highly recommended to you which can help you transcode 4K MXF to MPEG-2 video with maximum editing quality and efficiency. In addition, it offers other optmized codecs for NLEs like Apple PorRes for FCP, DNxHD for Avid, AIC for iMovie and more. If you are running a Windows computer, please turn to the alternative Windows version – MXF Converter. Below is how. Just take a look at the brief guide below.
How to Convert 4K MXF to Premiere for smooth editing?
Step 1. Install and launch the MXF converting program on your Mac. Click “Add” button to load the source 4K MXF files. (Or you can drag & drop the MXF files to the software’s window list.)
Step 2. This mxf video converter offers optimized format preset for Premiere. Just click “Format” menu firstly and then follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” to set MPG, MOV or WMV format.
Tip: You can click “Settings” button to adjust output parameters as you want, such as resolution, bitrate, etc. For smooth editing, you are advised to set Video Size as 1920*1080
Step 3. Tap Convert button to start transcoding 4K MXF to MPEG-2 for Premiere on Mac OS X.