If you are looking for a stable and reliable way to import Canon Rebel T6i/750D footage to Avid, Premiere and Vegas for further editing, you are in the right place. This post displays a workaround to transcode Canon Rebel T6i/750D MP4 video for use in Avid, Premiere Pro and Sony Vegas smoothly with optimum performance.
The EOS Rebel T6i/750D is a smart option for those who are looking for a camera that is able to shoot gorgeous, high-quality photos and videos that are easy to share. In this thread, we will not talk too much about photographs, but talk about how to edit T6i/750D HD video recordings in Avid, Premiere and Sony Vegas fluidly. Before we start, please check the details of video recording capability of the T6i/750D.
Movie: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
File Size and Frame Rates
Standard: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps/25 fps/24 fps): 216 MB/min.
Lightweight: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps/25 fps): 87 MB/min.
Standard: 1280 x 720 (60 fps/50 fps): 187 MB/min.
Lightweight: 1280 x 720 (30 fps/25 fps): 30 MB/min.
Standard: 640 x 480 (30 fps/ 25 fps): 66 MB/min.
Lightweight: 640 x 480 (30 fps/ 25 fps): 23 MB/min.
If for whatever reason Avid, Premiere and Vegas won’t recognize T6i/750D MP4 footage or can not handle it stably and reliably, we would recommend transcoding the T6i/750D MP4 video to a format that is edit-friendly in your editing program, such as Apple ProRes, DNxHD, MOV, MPEG, etc. Read on to find a guide on how to encode T6i/750D MP4 for editing in Avid, Premiere and Vegas smoothly.
Here’s what you need
HD Video Converter
How to convert Rebel T6i/750D MP4 files for Avid, Premiere and Vegas?
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Start up HD Video Converter as a professional Rebel T6i/750D MP4 Converter for Avid/Premiere/Vegas. When its main interface pops up, click ‘Add File’ to input your source media.
Step 2: Select output format for your NLEs
1) Create editable file from Rebel T6i/750D MP4 video for Avid MC
From ‘Profile’ list, select ‘Avid DNxHD (*.mov)’ as output format under ‘Avid Media Composer’ column.
Important: 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.
2) Convert Rebel T6i/750D MP4 video files for Premiere
If you are running Premiere Pro on a Windows PC, you can from ‘Format’ bar, select ‘Avid DNxHD (*.mov)’ as output format under ‘Avid Media Composer’ column.
If you are using Premiere Pro on a Mac, you can select ‘Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov)’ as output format under ‘Final Cut Pro’ column.
In addition to DNxHD and ProRes, you can also select ‘MOV (AVC) (*.mov)’ as output format under ‘Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas’ option.
3) Transcode Rebel T6i/750D MP4 video for Sony Vegas
Click the drop-down list besides ‘Profile’, choose ‘Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MOV (AVC) (*.mov)’ as the most compatible format for Vegas with best quality. You can choose ‘MPEG-2 (*.mpg)’, or ‘WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv)’ as well.
This method is also available when you want to edit Canon T6i/750D MP4 video files in Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects.
Step 3: Custom video and audio settings
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 available.
Step 4: Start Rebel T6i/750D MP4 files to MOV Conversion
When ready, click ‘Convert’ to start format conversion. As soon as the conversion is complete, you can click ‘Open Folder’ button to get the exported MOV files for use in Avid apps, Adobe Premiere or Sony Vegas with optimum performance.
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