JVC has announced two new models in their Connected cam range – the GY-HC500 and the GY-HC550 JVC’s Connected Cam series are designed specifically so users can live stream and FTP file transfer directly from the camera. There are plenty of media options including SDHC, SDXC and SDD. You can even shoot and record to SSD (solid state drive) media in a wide variety of formats, including 10-bit ProRes 422 at 4K resolution and 50/60p frame rates. Everything you need is included, including built-in dual channel (2.4GHz, 5GHz) broadband radios with MIMO. Just plug in an appropriate media card and begin shooting, recording and streaming.
“So I’m starting to collect quite a lot of 4K videos from my Sony a9 and need to compile them a bit. I’m using Premiere Pro CC (2013) and wouldn’t buy Premiere Pro CC (2019) So, what’s the JVC GY-HC550 4K videos to Premiere Pro CC best workflow.”
The fact of the matter is ProRes 422 and MPEG-4, or MPEG-2, or any other similar format is very efficient for encoding video data into small file sizes. It is not however easy or quick to decode for high-quality finishing and post production processing. To edit JVC GY-HC550 4K and Full HD footage in Premiere Pro CC, a workaround is to convert these codecs to H.264, the most compatible codc for Adobe’s Premiere Pro (CC, CS6, CS5).
Soured the internet, tried everything I could find and finally applied a utility – Acrok Video Converter Ultimate, an easy-to-use yet professional 4K video converter to solve the issue.
This program features high efficiency and seamless conversion. With it, you can effortlessly convert JVC GY-HC550 Apple ProRes 422, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (HD/SD), MPEG-2 (HD) footage to H.264 encoded MOV files – ensuring maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Premiere Pro CC. In addition, the program can also help you transcode any video files to Apple ProRes, Apple Intermediate Codec, DNxHD, MPEG-2, H.265 for smoothly editing with other editing software or playing witn media player software, etc. To rip and convert Blu-ray movies to Android/IOS/Windows tablets and smartphones playable format, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate can do this job easily. Such as you can rip Blu-ray to iPhone 11 supported video format, convert Blu-ray to Galaxy Note 10 compatible video format, rip Blu-ray to Surface Go playable video format, etc.
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How to convert and import JVC GY-HC550 clips for Premiere Pro CC?
Step 1. Import videos to the software
Once run the 4K video converter, you can click “Add file” icon to load JVC GY-HC550 source files. You can play then loaded .mov, .mp4 and .mxf videos with this top JVC Video Converter and best Blu-ray Ripper.
Step 2. Select the output format
Click “Format” bar and choose “Editing Software -> Adobe Premiere AVC (*.mov)” as Premiere Pro CC compatible codec for editing JVC GY-HC550 videos in Premiere Pro CC smoothly.
Tip: Tap “settings” to customize the output parameters- adjust the video size, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, audio channel, etc to get a decent video for editing in Premiere Pro CC. Usually 1080p is better choice for editing with Premiere Pro CC (2013-2017).
Step 3. Start conversion
Click “Convert” button to start encoding JVC GY-HC550 to H.264 MOV for Premiere Pro CC. After short conversion, you can transfer your MP4, MOV, MXF footage into Premiere Pro CC for editing smoothly.