How to Edit DJI Phantom 4 Video in Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro doesn’t import DJI Phantom 4 4k videos? Read this article to get the easy solution. 


Adobe Premiere Pro is a popular video editor program for us. When you got some 4k files from Phantom 4, you may wanna edit them with Premiere Pro. However, some users complained Premiere Pro (including Premiere Pro CC) unable to play and edit Phantom 4 4K video files properly. Don’t worry about it! Let’s have a look at how to work with Phantom 4 4K files in Premiere Pro without any problems.

Based on our testing, we know that the majority of playback, editing work is still being finished in 1080p. In most cases, we still need to downscale 4K to 1080p or 2K properly. Besides, the 4K MP4 or MOV files from Phantom 4 is beyond the compatibility of Adobe PP. We’d better convert Phantom 4 4K to Premiere friendly format. To achieve the goal, Brorsoft Video Converter is considered to be the best choice.

Overall, this 4K video converter enables you to transcode Phantom 4 4K videos to Premiere Pro friendly MPEG-2 format as you want. For Mac guys, try Video Converterf or Mac. Just download it and follow the tutorial below to get the work done.

Converting DJI Phantom 4 4K video to Adobe Premiere Pro

1. Add DJI Phantom 4 4K videos

Install and launch the 4K Video Converter, and then click “Add Files” button to import your DJI Phantom 4 4K clips to the software.

2. Choose output format

Click “Format” pull down list to select Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg) as the best video format for Premiere Pro. WMV, MOV formats are the good choice as well.

Tip: Click Settings to customize audio and video parameters Video Codec, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels. We advise you to downsize 4k to 1080p for easier editing on your computer. Of course, if you stick with 4K video, you can keep the original video size.

3. Convert DJI Phantom 4 4K files

Click the Convert button under the preview window; the converter will start encoding DJI Phantom 4 4K video for importing to Premiere Pro.

Soon after the conversion is finished, just click “Open” button to get the converted DJI Phantom 4 4K footage for editing in Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS5 perfectly.

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