How to Import FLV to Adobe Premiere for Editing

by Christine Smith • Jul 23,2019 • Proven solutions


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2. Convert FLV to Other Format+
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3. Convert Other Format to FLV+
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  10. 4.10 Edit FLV in Adobe Premiere
  11. 4.11 Edit FLV in Final Cut Pro
  12. 4.12 Edit FLV in Sony Vegas Pro
  13. 4.13 Edit FLV in Sony Movie Studio
  14. 4.14 Edti FLV in iMovie for Editing
  15. 4.15 Upload FLV to YouTube
  16. 4.16 Insert FLV to Powerpoint

Adobe Premier Pro is a popular tool and is mainly used for video editing. In addition to video editors, graphic designers and photographers also prefer to use Adobe Premier Pro as with the tools that it comes with, one can easily edit videos and graphics in their native form. It works with a large number of video formats as well, such as 3GP, 3G2 (.3gp), Apple ProRes 64-bit, ASF, AVI (.avi), DV (.dv), DNxHD, F4V (.f4v), GIF (.gif), M1V, M2TS, M4V, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPE, MPG, M2V, MTS, MXF, Native MJPEGs, VOB and WMV. Ooops! No FLV? This article will tell you how to convert and edit FLV in Adobe Premier Pro CC.

Part 1. How to Convert FLV Clips to Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS5 Smoothly

The error or warning message that you receive while trying to edit FLV file in Adobe Premier Pro implies that you need to convert FLV files into supported file formats. Thus, to proceed, you need a video converter. So, let us see how to convert and edit FLV in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, CS6, CS5 with the help of Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) which converts the video without any loss in quality.


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Step 1 Download and install Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) on your computer first, then launch it.

Step 2 Now it is time to add the FLV videos that you want to convert. You can either click + Add Files button or directly drag-and-drop them to the main interface.

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Step 3 It is time to select the output file format. This section is found at the upper-right side and click the Inverted triangle icon would expand the format list. Here, just remember that the chosen output file format should be one of the supported file formats in Adobe Premiere Pro (as mentioned in the first paragraph).

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Now, just click on Convert All in the bottom-right to start FLV conversion. Note if you want to specify the output folder, just click the Inverted triangle icon beside Output: in the bottom. But ensure that you change this before clicking Convert All. Once you’re done with the above steps, you should have the converted file with you. Now, add this file to Adobe Premiere Pro CC to edit it.

Part 2. How to Edit FLV in Adobe Premiere

If you don’t want to go with the video converter, then the following method is the only alternative to editing FLV in Adobe Premiere Pro. What you will need is an FLV importer plug-in for Adobe Premiere. There are many of them available online and you can select the one you like.

Now, let’s take a look at the steps involved.

Step 1 Download and install the FLV importer plug-in of your choice. Once done, launch Adobe Premiere Pro, go to File > New if you want to start a new project for editing the FLV file. And, if you want to import the FLV file to an ongoing project, then go to File > Open Project.

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Step 2 It’s time to import FLV now. Go to File > Import. A dialogue box will open as soon as you select Import. Here, look for the FLV file that has to be imported, select it and click Open.

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As soon as you click Open, FLV file will get imported into Adobe Premiere Pro. Now, you are all set to edit FLV in Adobe Premiere Pro.

We just learned the two ways to edit FLV in Adobe Premiere Pro CC. First one is to do it via using a capable video converter like ‘UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate)’. And, the second one is via using an FLV importer plugin. Choose wisely by keeping in mind the other features and future needs.

Christine Smith

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