Premiere Pro CS6 cannot play AVI with MJPEG/DivX/XviD codec

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Premiere Pro CS6 cannot play AVI with MJPEG/DivX/XviD codec

Premiere Pro CS6 cannot play AVI with MJPEG/DivX/XviD codec

?The following is a step by step tutorial on how to convert AVI to MPEG-2 for importing AVI to Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 on Mac (including Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite).

AVI is a wrapper that allows the file to contain different types of data. That means that one and the same file may have the sound data encoded in the MP3 format and the video flow may be encoded in DivX. That provides the high quality of the file. Have saved many AVI files on your Mac and want to transfer these fantastic AVI videos to your editing software like Adobe Premiere Pro CS6?


According to Adobe official website, Adobe Premiere Pro does import AVI files. However it only imports DV-AVI. If you try to add other AVI files like DivX-AVI, MJPEG-AVI, Xvid-AVI, 3ivX-AVI and more to Premiere Pro CS6, it either ends in fail or encounters some audio or video problem. Unsupported AVI video often comes from Sony camera, Canon camera, Nikon camera, Carton videos, and downloaded websites. (Adobe Premiere Pro Supported Formats)

How to Successfully import AVI into Premiere Pro CS6? At first, we need to convert the unsupported AVI to Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 more compatible video format like MPEG-2. Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac is just the ideal AVI to MPEG-2 conversion software. It can easily convert any kind of AVI video, MP4, MTS and even H.265 video to Premiere supported MPEG-2 format for adding AVI to Adobe Premiere Pro CS6. Below is a step by step guide on how to successfully import all kinds of AVI files to Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.

Preparation: Mac AVI to Premiere Converter (OS X 10.6/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10 Yosemite)


Detailed Tutorial on How to Convert and Import AVI to Premiere Pro CS6

Step 1: Run AVI to Premiere Converter for Mac and load source AVI clips to it.

You can import AVI clips to the program through "Add Video" button.


?Step 2: Choose Premiere Pro CS6 preferred output format for conversion.

Pavtube AVI to Premiere Converter offers optimized format preset for Adobe Premiere. Just click "Format" menu firstly and then follow "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas" to set MPEG-2 format. Of course, you can also select MOV or WMV for editing in Premiere Pro CS6.


?In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click "Settings" button and enter "Profile Settings" panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels.

Step 3: Convert AVI to Premiere Pro compatible video.

Click "Convert" button to start to convert AVI to MPEG-2 for importing to Premiere Pro CS6. When the conversion task is finished, click "Open" button to get the exported files. Pavtube enables anyone with AVI files to use any non-linear editor as long as they convert AVI to a recognizable format, easily done with PAVTUBE!

Step 4: Import converted AVIs into Premiere Pro CS6.

You're now ready to get the result files into Adobe Premiere Pro to do further editing. Launch Premiere Pro CS6 on your Mac, choose "File > Import to import any file. If you prefer to use keyboard shortcuts, press Command+I to open the standard Import dialog for video transferring.