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Author Topic: .MOV export with Premiere Pro CC 2018 HD and 4K - is it even possible?  (Read 1606 times)

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« on: October 15, 2018, 20:21 »
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We tried using the recommended export settings suggested by iStock however it doesn't seem possible using Premier Pro CC 2018 on a Windows machine.
Not for 4K or HD. It isn't possible to encode h264 in a MOV container any more with PP (apparently).
If anyone has any suggestions on what settings we can try we'd appreciate it.
Storyblocks wanted .MOV for HD footage and we encoded it using DNxHR and it was accepted. No such luck for iStock.


« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2018, 23:42 »
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I use a 3rd party conversion tool. You can do an online search to find your favorite (although one company has spammed the crap out of the search engines so it usually only shows their tool - I think its wondershare or something? not the greatest).

But there are several other tools that are pretty good...

Just export it from PP/AE, and then use one of those tools to convert to .mov/etc.

(Incidentally, I do find it a bit silly that videoblocks/storyblocks doesn't do backend conversion, and "requires" a ".mov" file for 1920x1080, but a 4K can "either" be mov or mp4...

Makes for a lot of extra work for me...

« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2018, 23:54 »
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Thanks SuperPhoto!

« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2018, 11:35 »
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I'm using 'Any Video Converter' to convert for iS upload via DeepMeta, as can't use SS any more for iS !?

They won't accept MP4 for some reason ??

It's Free and works well  8)

« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2018, 12:12 »
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I'm using 'Any Video Converter' to convert for iS upload via DeepMeta, as can't use SS any more for iS !?

They won't accept MP4 for some reason ??

It's Free and works well  8)

mp4 is crap for editing. It needs more processing power when using such files...

« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2018, 10:21 »
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I'm using 'Any Video Converter' to convert for iS upload via DeepMeta, as can't use SS any more for iS !?

They won't accept MP4 for some reason ??

It's Free and works well  8)

mp4 is crap for editing. It needs more processing power when using such files...

Thanks for explaining why.

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« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2018, 10:24 »
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You want to use DaVinci resolve instead, beats them all!  and if you have a Black-Magic or Red, its fabulous!

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« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2018, 11:05 »
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Just use the 2017 version.

« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2018, 20:27 »
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I'm using 'Any Video Converter' to convert for iS upload via DeepMeta, as can't use SS any more for iS !?

They won't accept MP4 for some reason ??

It's Free and works well  8)

mp4 is crap for editing. It needs more processing power when using such files...


I don't want to edit !  just upload !!   iS accepted .mp4 via StockSub., but not via DeepMeta ??  no idea why !?

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« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2018, 05:24 »
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I don't want to edit !  just upload !! 

He's on about your buyers... they most likely will want to edit to some extent.

« Reply #10 on: October 19, 2018, 11:14 »
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I don't want to edit !  just upload !! 

He's on about your buyers... they most likely will want to edit to some extent.


Oh Ok !  ;)  tks   

if they're buying from SS, Pond5, iS etc.,  will they be .mov or .mp4 then ??

isn't down to the Agency to sort that ?  ;-)

msg2018

« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2018, 14:05 »
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mp4 is crap for editing. It needs more processing power when using such files...

I find this difficult to believe if the same codec is used: both MP4 and MOV are just containers, and very similar too.

« Reply #12 on: October 19, 2018, 23:23 »
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For the record I was finally able to create an acceptable .MOV H.264 video.
Things to note.
1. 4K has to be 3840x2160. Video shot in 4096x2160 has to be rescaled to 3840x2160.
2. Export the video from Premiere Pro CC 2018 as a .mp4 encoded with H.264
3. VideoProc by Winxdvd can then export your mp4 as .MOV and encode with H.264. This step seems to be a waste of time but Getty wants .MOV  ::)

Now the hardest decision to make is whether I could be bothered seeing as nearly everybody else takes 4096x2160 H.264 MP4s as export from PP CC 2018.  :o

As far as the suggestions to use DaVinci or PP CC 2017 go.   ::)
Thanks but we have what we have but you if you want to go to the extra expense or effort go for it.



 

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