Supported and non-supported File Formats by Adobe Premiere Pro CS4

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Adobe Premiere is a great video editing tool with timeline and special effects. With the release of the updated version of Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 in December 2009, the version 4.2 has the compatibility with most files, e.g. VOB files and AVCHD files. Below is a list of the file formats supported and not supported by Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 version 4.2 for Windows OS as import. Hope it helps most of you for loading files and editing video source.

Supported video and animation file formats
1. 3GP, 3G2 (QuickTime movie)
2. AVC-I, AVC-Intra,H.264 Intra (Advanced Video Coding Intra)
3. ASF (Netshow)
4. AVI (DV-AVI, Microsoft AVI Type 1 and Type 2)
5. DLX (Sony VDU File Format Importer)
6. DV (DV Stream, a QuickTime format)
7. FLV/F4V
8. GIF (Animated GIF)
9. M1V (MPEG-1 Video File)
10.M2T (Sony HDV)
11.M2TS (Blu-ray BDAV MPEG-2 Transport Stream, AVCHD)
12.M4V (MPEG-4 Video File)
13.MOV (QuickTime Movie, requires QuickTime player)
14.MP4 (QuickTime Movie, XDCAM EX)
15.MPEG, MPE, MPG (MPEG-1, MPEG-2), M2V (DVD-compliant MPEG-2)
16.MTS (AVCHD)
17.MXF (Media eXchange Format; P2 Movie: Panasonic Op-Atom variant of MXF, with video in DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO HD, or AVC-I formats; XDCAM HD Movie, Avid MXF Movie)
18.SWF (Shockwave Flash object)
19.VOB (Video Object, MPEG Movie)
20.WMV (Windows Media Video)

Supported audio file formats
1. AAC (MPEG-2 Advanced Audio Coding File)
2. AC3 (including 5.1 surround)
3. AIFF, AIF (Audio Interchange File Format)
4. ASND (Adobe Sound Document)
5. AVI (Audio Video Interleaved)
6. M4A
7. MP3 (MP3 Audio)
8. MPEG, MPG (MPEG Movie)
9. MOV (QuickTime, requires QuickTime player)
10.MXF (Media eXchange Format; P2 Movie: Panasonic Op-Atom variant of MXF, with video in DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO HD, or AVC-I formats; XDCAM HD Movie, Avid MXF Movie)
11.WMA (Windows Media Audio)
12.WAV (Audio WAVeform)

Supported still image and sequence file formats
1. AI, EPS (Adobe Illustrator and Illustrator sequence)
2. BMP, DIB, RLE (Bitmap and Bitmap sequence)
3. EPS
4. GIF
5. ICO (Icon File)
6. JPEG and JPEG sequence (JPE, JPG, JFIF)
7. PICT and PICT sequence (PIC, PCT)
8. PNG (Portable Network Graphics)
9. PSD (Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop sequence)
10.PSQ (Adobe Premiere 6 Storyboard)
11.PTL, PRTL (Adobe Premiere title)
12.TGA, ICB, VDA, VST (Targa and Targa sequence)
13.TIF (TIFF and TIFF sequence

Supported video project file formats
1. AAF (Advanced Authoring Format)
2. AEP, AEPX (After Effects Project)
3. CSV, PBL, TXT, TAB (Batch lists)
4. EDL (CMX3600 EDLs)
5. PLB (Adobe Premiere 6.x Bin)
6. PPJ (Adobe Premiere 6.x Project)
7. PREL (Adobe Premiere Elements)
8. PRPROJ (Adobe Premiere Pro)
9. PSQ (Adobe Premiere 6.x Storyboard)
10.XML (FCP XML)

Non-supported video file formats
1. RM, RMVB
2. DAT
3. MKV
4. TS, TP (HD video)
5. TiVo

As we can see, most file formats are supported, and only a few are not supported. However, when you get the files with RM, MKV, TS, etc. for video editing, you will be disturbed and have to look for the solution for these files. If you install a plug-in for Adobe Premiere, you can spend most of your time on video editing, instead of converting the file. Moyea Importer for Adobe Premiere is the right plug-in for you to enable Adobe Premiere work with non-supported listed above without conversion.

Note: The supported file list is from Adobe.com. reply

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01-13-2010 01:34 AM
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