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Import GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265/HEVC files to Premiere Elements for native editing

Can I import and edit GoPro Hero 7 HEVC .mp4 footage in Premiere Elements? Speaking of Premiere Elements, many Mac users are familiar with. Yes, Premiere Elements is a very famous non-linear video editing application developed by Adobe. But, Premiere Elements has limitations for its imported file formats and codecs. The following will take importing GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265 HEVC file to Premiere Elements for edition as the example.

The Hero 7 Black is a pocketable, waterproof 4K camera with class-leading electronic image stabilisation and a huge range of mounting accessories. The Hero 7 Black will look very familiar to anyone who’s used the last two flagship Hero models – perhaps too familiar, if you were hoping for a redesign. This means the Hero 7 Black still incorporates the same 12MP sensor and the same wide-angle lens, for example, and the top video specs of 4K at 60fps and Full HD to a maximum 240fps for 8x slowed-down footage are also unchanged. When the shooting is completed, for PC users, if you are looking for a professional video editing software to edit the GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265/HEVC footage, Adobe Premiere Elements can be your best choice. The following article will show you how to get a smooth workflow of GoPro Hero 7 4K HEVC/H.265 files with Premiere Elements.

Can Premiere Elements native import GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265/HEVC video?

From Adobe Premiere Elements supported file formats, we can see that Premiere Elements lacks the ability to handle 4K H.265/HEVC videos. Therefore, you will need to perform a format transcoding process to edit GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265/HEVC file with Premiere Elements. To get a high quality and high performance editing workflow of GoPro Hero 7 recordings with Premiere Elements, it would be much ideal for you to encode 4K H.265 to Premiere Elements supported video format. It was used because it was less processor intensive as the compression scheme did not need the next frame to be displayed.

Looking for a simple to use application to get the job completed, we highly recommend UFUSoft Video Converter for Mac to you. With it, you can transcode H.265 HEVC codec to Premiere Elements most favorable MPEG-2 codec. The program has perfect importing support for GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265 HEVC recordings into the application. Thanks to its batch conversion mode, you can load multiple GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265/HEVC footage into the application at one time for conversion to save your precious time.

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Before loading GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265/HEVC video into the Premiere Elements, you can also complete some basic video editing work with the program’s built-in editing options. You can trim unwanted video segments from the video, crop video to remove the black bars, add transparent text watermark, apply special rendering effects, insert external srt/ass/ssa subtitles, etc.

How to Import and Edit GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265/HEVC footage with Premiere Elements?

Step 1. Import GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265/HEVC files

Download the free trial version of the GoPro Hero 7 to Elements Converter. Launch it as the best H.265 Video Converter on your computer. Click “Add File” button on the top tool bar to import GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265/HEVC files into the program.

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Step 2. Choose output file format

From “Profile” drop-down option, choose Premiere Elements best editing codec by selecting “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” > “MPEG-2 Video(*.mpg)”.

Convert GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265/HEVC to Premiere Elements supported MPEG-2 MPG

Step 3. Edit GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265 HEVC videos

By default the Edit icon is grayed out. To activate the Edit menu, you have to select an item first. When a video or movie is selected, click the pencil like Edit icon on the left top tool bar to open the video editor window, here, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip or rotate video, trim, crop, add watermark, apply special effect, edit audio or insert external subtitle.

Step 4. Start the GoPro Hero 7 4K H.265/HEVC to MPG conversion process

After all the settings is over, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom “Convert” button to start to convert GoPro Hero 7 4K HEVC to Premiere Elements best compatible MPEG-2 codec MPG editing format. When the conversion is completed, launch Adobe Premiere Elements 2022, 2021 or 2020 to import the converted video to for smooth editing workflow on macOS(Catalina, Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, etc).

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