Panasonic has updated its compact travel zoom lineup with the Lumix DMC-ZS60, which is known as the TZ80 outside of North America. While it shares the design and lens of its predecessor, the ZS50, there’s a new 18MP MOS sensor and Venus Engine processor under the hood. 4K video recording, along with 4K Photo Mode, and Post Focus mode, are more new features, but in many ways the TZ80 remains the same as the TZ70. Crucially, the lens is the same 30x Leica DC Vario-Elmar 4.3-129mm f/3.3-6.4 optic, which has a focal length equivalence of 24-720mm.
With the wonderful camera, especially for family, many people want to import their Lumix DMC-ZS60 4k MP4 files into some popular editing software like Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, etc. for best editing to memory their beautiful recordings. However, most people may encounter some problems when they edit 4K MP4 footage from Lumix DMC-TZ80 in Premiere Pro, and there are some more similar issues on the forum.
MP4 is a final delivery file type, and is heavily compressed. You need to change the file extentsion from “.mp4″ to “a codec” that Premiere Pro CC can read more easily (without rendering basically). The codec is MPEG-2, which ensures maximum editing quality and efficiency when working with Premiere Pro. To convert MP4 files to Premiere Pro CC for Premiere Pro, Pavtube HD Video Converter for Mac is an easy-to-use yet professional app to achieve your goal smoothly. With it, you can easily convert your Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80/SZ60 4K video to Premiere Por CC best editable format like MPEG-2.
Besides, it can also transcode more video file formats like H.265, MKV, MTS, MXF, M4V, AVI etc to Premiere Pro CC most compatible format without any quality loss. And it can convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80/SZ60 4K video to other popular editors like FCP, After Effect CC, Sony Vegas Pro etc. Now just download its free trail version and follow the below guide to convert Panasonic TZ80/SZ60 4K.MP4 files to edit in Premiere Pro CC smoothly.
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Step-by-step guide to Convert Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80/SZ60 4K video to Premiere Pro CC
Step 1: Load Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80/SZ60 files to the program
Launch the MP4 to FCP X Converter and click “Add File” button to locate the .mp4 file(s) you want to add. Check the “Merge into one file” box, you can join several .mp4 clips together if necessary.
Step: Choose proper output format Premiere Pro preferred
Click “Format” pull down list to select “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas> MPEG-2(*.mpg)” as the best video format for Adobe Premiere Pro CC/CS6/CS5. Another two specialized formats “WMC (VC-1) (*.wmv) and “MOV (AVC) (*.mov)”are the good choice as well.
Tips: Adjust the video, audio settings
Click “Settings” to fix the frame rate, bitrate, video size, etc to your needs. If you want to edit in Premiere Pro CC without having to render the clips while editing, all the frame sizes must be the same as the sequence settings. You can save a lot of render time by making all the clips the same size with this Mac Premiere Pro CC converter.
Step4: Start Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80/SZ60 4K to ProRes conversion on Mac
Click the big “Convert” button at the bottom right corner to finish transcoding Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80/SZ60 4K MP4 to Premiere Pro CC.
When the conversion is done, you can find the output files by clicking “Open” button on the main interface, then you can transfer the encoded MP4 files to your Final Cut Pro, FCP 7 or 6 to edit with ease. Once you’ve got your video edited, you can export to any codec/container that you’d like for playing and sharing.