H.265 also called High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is a new video codec that compresses video files more efficiently. If you’ve got some H.265 files and want to import them to Premiere Elements for editing, you’ll find it’s a painful experience. That’s because H.265/HEVC is not supported by Premiere Elements. To edit H.265 files in Premiere Elements (no matter Premiere Elements 14, 13, 12, 11 or the lower version), you have to convert H.265/HEVC to Premiere Elements friendly format like AVI or MPEG-2 first.

To finish the task, U2USoft Total Video Converter¬†will give you a big hand. It provides the optimized video profiles for Adobe Premiere Elements so you don’t need to be bothered by the incompatibility issue. The all-in-one toolkit can also convert among all popular video format like H.265, AVI, MKV, VOB, WMV, FLV, etc. for convenient editing and playing on Windows PC. Besides, this program also supports some video editing functions. With these function, you can crop the frame size, add watermark, load subtitle, merge several videos into one file, etc. Mac users who are seeking for helps to transcode H.265/HEVC for Premiere Elements in Mac OS X can have a try on U2USoft¬†Video Converter for Mac. Just follow the guideline below, you can convert and import H.265/HEVC video to Premiere Elements 14/13/12/11 easily and successfully.

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How to Convert H.265/HEVC codec to Premiere Elements compatible files?

Step 1. Import H.265/HEVC files

Run the H.265/HEVC Video Converter program, go to the menu bar, select Add button to select the H.265/HEVC files you want to import. You can also directly drag the video files to the program for conversion. It supports batch conversion so you can import multiple files at a time.

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Step 2: Select output format

Click “Format” bar to determine output format. Follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” and select “MPEG-2(*.mpg)” as the output format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.

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Tip: Video/Audio quality settings

Adjust video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video and Audio, the Codec of Video and Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., in the Profile Settings.

Step 3: Start H.265/HEVC to MPEG-2 conversion

Click the convert button under the preview window, the converter will start encoding H.265/HEVC clips for importing to Adobe Premiere Elements

After the conversion is finished, just click “Open” button to get the converted H.265/HEVC files to Premiere Elements for further editing perfectly.