The best way to import/edit Fujifilm X-T1 MOV videos in Avid MC and Premiere Pro   

John Bull
@johnbull | Updated 02 Aug. 2018

Summary: If you are having issues while editing Fujifilm X-T1 MOV files in Premiere Pro and Avid MC you may wish to read this post. It explains a way to transcode 1080p Full HD MOV footage from Fujifilm X-T1 for use in Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro with lossless quality.The Fujifilm X-T1 Mirrorless Digital Camera features a 16.3 megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor and an EXR Processor II to produce high-resolution imagery with an expandable sensitivity range from ISO 100-51200 as well as a top continuous shooting rate of 8 fps. Fujifilm's proprietary X-Trans sensor uses a unique randomized pixel array in order to avoid the use of a resolution-reducing optical low-pass filter therefore providing images with the utmost sharpness and clarity. This imaging system is benefitted by the Intelligent Hybrid AF system which uses both contrast- and phase-detection methods to acquire focus quickly and accurately. Enhanced manual focusing capabilities are also a result of these technologies; Digital Split Image and Focus Highlight Peaking are two methods for quickly and precisely determining focus using intelligent focusing aids for improved control and optimized efficiency. Fujifilm X-T1 can record Full HD 1080p video on H.264 MOV format.Have you recorded some video clips with Fujifilm X-T1? Besides taking photos during the trip you can use the camera to record full HD videos. The Fujifilm X-T1 cameras offer us high quality videos it is great for sharing with friends and family. But some users may want to import Fujifilm X-T1 footages to Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer for editing you may also have this need. In this case you will encounter problems as the Fujifilm X-T1 recorded mov files can’t be supported by Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 and Avid MC.How to import Fujifilm X-T1 MOV files to Premiere and Avid MC?On the recording related forums there are a few users want a solution to import Fujifilm X-T1 MOV files to Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer. What’s the best way? After testing we can tell you that the best way is to convert Fujifilm X-T1 video files to best supported format for Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5 and Avid Media Composer. Here you will need a Top HD Video Converter it is powerful software that can convert Sony A5000/A6000 files to Premiere and Avid supported formats like DNxHD MOV or WMV this program has many optimized formats for editing software and portable devices.Free download Top HD Video Converter[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.][You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]Step 1. Download and run Top HD Video Converter as a Fujifilm X-T1 Video Converter click the “Add File” button to import your Fujifilm X-T1 files to it.[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]Step 2. Choose output format for Avid MC and Premiere ProIn order to convert Canon PowerShot N2 MP4 to Avid choose “Avid Media Composer > Avid DNxHD(*.mov)” as output format.To get Canon PowerShot N2 MP4 into Adobe Premiere Pro the best format is “Adobe Premiere> MPEG-2 (*.mpg)”.[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]Tips:1. If you want to combine several Fujifilm X-T1 MOV clips into one please tick the box “Merge” in settings;2. If you’ve loaded a number of video clips to do batch conversion please do remember ticking off ‘Apply to All’ option before you start.3. This Fujifilm X-T1 Video Converter also includes the editing function to let you trim crop edit audio add 3D effect add watermark and subtitles before conversion.Step 3. if necessary you can click ‘Settings’ button and go to ‘Profiles Settings’ panel to modify video and audio settings like video encoder resolution video bit rate frame rate aspect ratio audio encoder sample rate audio bit rate and audio channels 3D settings are also avaiable.Step 4: Click the “Convert” button to start converting Fujifilm X-T1 MOV files for importing to Premiere Pro CC/CS6CS5 and Avid Media Composer with original quality. when the conversion finished you can click 'Open Folder" button to import converted files to Premiere or Avid MC for editing natively.More Readings:Import Fujifilm X-T1 videos to FCP X/6/7 for further editingFujifilm X-T1 and iMovie workflow-convert X-T1 H.264 video to iMovie supported format Make Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 compatible with Avid Media ComposerDrift HD Action Camera Avid workflow – Convert H.264 MOV to Avid MC on MacPanasonic MXF to Avid Converter-rewrap Panasonic P2 MXF to DNxHD