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DJI Spark Adobe Premiere Pro Best Settings

The newest sibling of the DJI Phantom series of drones and the Mavic Pro, the DJI Spark is the smallest and most portable of DJI’s drones. Although it’s marketed as a fun and easy to use selfie drone, the DJI spark is a seriously powerful little drone and you can easily capture fantastic footage with it. DJI claims that Spark's camera can shoot 12 megapixel photos and record 1080p high-def videos at 30fps and 24Mbps. After seizing the moment, many people would like to transfer the DJI Spark video from SDcard to Adobe Premiere Pro for editing. What is the best sequence and export settings when using DJI Spark footage in adobe premiere pro? Read details in this post.

Edit DJI Spark footage in Adobe Premiere Pro

Have you met some problems in playing and editing HD, Full HD videos from DJI Spark drone? For example: When you want to edit the DJI Spark video in Adobe Premiere Pro, it can't recognize the video. The reason is that Spark records MP4 videos while MP4 is an ideal video format for playback but it's not ideal for editing in NLE system. To solve this problem, we'd better transcode DJI Spark MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) to a more edit-friendly format like MPEG2 for Premiere. Pavtube Video Converter is the optimal utility to fulfill the task.

Transcode DJI Spark Video for Adobe Premiere Pro

This software is a completely professional video converter for DJI Spark footage. Users not only can import Spark video files, also can load any DJI drone video, Phantom, Canon, Panasonic, Nikon, easily. You don't worry about the complicated operating steps, just 3 clicks, you can encode Spark 1080p HD video to any video and audio format, like: AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG-2, MPG, FLV, MKV, etc. audio files like MP3, WMA, WAV, etc. With fast speed and zero quality loss.

Besides MPEG-2 for Adobe Premiere Pro, it also provides hundreds of output format presets such as Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422(HQ), Apple ProRes 422 (LT), Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy), and Apple ProRes 4444 for Final Cut Pro, Apple InterMediate Codec for iMovie, NDxHD for Avid Media Composer and more for better editing.

Edit DJI Spark Video with Adobe Premiere Pro

Before loading DJI Spark videos into Adobe Premiere Pro for professional video editing, you can do some simple video editing work on the DJI Spark footage. You can trim or cut video to remove unwanted parts from video, merge separate video clips into one file, split large files into small parts by file size, count or length, crop off the black borders around the video frame, add video/image/transparent text watermark to video, change video color effect or apply special rendering effects to video.

If you're using Mac, simply turn to Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to convert DJI Spark videos for Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac. (Review)

Step by Step to Convert DJI Spark Footage for Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro

Step 1. Load Spark video

Install and launch the best Spark Video Converter and load Spark footage to this software by adding "File" > "Add Video/Audio", the loading time is short. You also can loading multiple DJI Spark video formats by adding a folder, then you can do batch video conversion for saving much time and energy.

Spark Video Converter

Step 2: Choose Adobe Premiere Pro best editing file format

Click "Format" drop-down bar to select a proper video format. To edit DJI Spark footage in Adobe Premiere Pro, "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg)" is the most suitable one.

Step 3: Customize DJI Spark Videos (optional)

As we mentioned above, this Spark Video Converter provides a built-in video editor. You are allowed to adjust video and audio parameters in your own way.

Click "Edit" button on the main interface to open the "Video Editor" window. Here, you can trim, crop, add subtitle, add watermark, replace/mute audio, adjust aspect ratio, adjust volume, rotate, flip, add special effect to DJI Spark footage.

video editing

Step 4: Start encoding Spark Videos

After all the setting is completed, hit right-bottom "Convert" button to begin the conversion of DJI Spark footage to Adobe Premiere Pro MPEG-2 conversion process.

When the conversion process is completed, you can smoothly import DJI Spark video to Adobe Premiere Pro. Just follow the Best Codec & Bit Rate Export Settings for YouTube in Adobe Premiere Pro, Best Export Settings for Vimeo in Premiere, etc to edit your DJI Spark files.

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