How to export ProRes in Premiere Windows version?

Failed to export a Premiere project as ProRes on your Windows PC? If you are searching for a way to do this, you may wish to read this post. It explains a workaround to output ProRes from Windows based Premiere.

Can’t find ProRes export option in Premiere Pro CC 2017 Windows version
“Hello all, I have a bit of an urgent issue. I need to export a project specifically as ProRes 422 in order to meet a clients requirements. I thought that I saw ProRes as an export option in Premiere a few months back, but I can’t see any option now. I’ve scoured the internet for a solution and followed all of the advice given, but nothing has solved the issue. Could anyone help?”

convert premiere output to prores
Actually, the Windows version of Premiere Pro doesn’t include ProRes export option. To do this, you need to output your project first, and then use a third party converter app to transcode your Premiere project to ProRes. The following guide walks you through how to do this in an easy way.

First of all, output your Premiere project as H.264. Then follow these steps to convert your Premiere output to ProRes codec.

How to convert a Premiere project to ProRes on Windows?

Here’s what you need
HD Video Converter
convert a Premiere project to ProRes on Windows

Step 1: Import source files into this program
Launch HD Video Converter for Windows and click “Add File” to load your Premiere output into this program.
convert premiere output to prores
Step 2: Select ProRes as target format
Click “Profile” to select a ProRes codec as output format under “General Video” catalogue. (See the screenshot above)

If necessary, you can click “Settings” button to modify video and audio parameters like encoder, resolution, frame rate, bitrate, aspect ratio, sample rate, and audio channels. You can also “Enable 3D Settings” to add 3D effect to your source media.
convert premiere output to prores
Step 3: Start file conversion
Click “Convert” to start Premiere output to ProRes conversion on a Windows PC.
As soon as the conversion is complete, click “Open Folder” to get the generated ProRes .mov files on your Windows machine. Hope it helps solve your problem.

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