AVI, Audio Video Interleave video file format is developed by Microsoft mainly for Windows operating systems. Audio and video can be played in synchronous format without any halt in the video. AVI file format can be played with various media players like AVI media player, Media player classic, Plex and many others. If you want to edit AVI in NLEs such as Premiere Elements, how to fix AVI to Premiere Elements errors?
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“I have an AVI file, size 13.9 MB, which plays perfectly, when I click on it with pathfinder. If I import it into Premiere Elements, it asks me, ‘Fix quality problems in clips. Yes or No’. No matter what I do, there is no synchro between picture and sound when I play it.”
So, why Premiere Elements can’t open, play, edit AVI files perfectly? Actually, AVI is just a container for a video format, and can contain videos encoded in different codecs, only a few of which are supported in Premiere Elements. That’s the reason why Adobe Premiere Elements does not know how to process the video codec within the AVI file. First, you would have to find out (or know) the codec used for the video within the AVI file and then download and install the appropriate codec on your system. But problems occurred: where do we download a usable AVI codec for Adobe Premiere Elements? Download a codec pack but it’s messing up your Premiere Elements.
If you don’t want to spend time and effort to understand these complicated codecs and download them for video editing in Adobe Premiere Elements, Pavtube Video Converter is highly recommended, which is able to resolve your trouble effortlessly. This program can help you convert AVI to MPEG-2 with least quality loss. And then you are able to import the new file to Premiere Elements with smooth editing without any trouble. This all-in-one video tool is suitable for all Adobe products.
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How to convert AVI to Premiere Elements?
Step 1: Install and launch AVI Video Converter. Drag and drop AVI video files to the software. You can import multiple files at once thanks to “Add from folder” button.
Step 2: Click the drop-down list in the format line to get the format box. Then choose “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas>>MPEG-2 (*.mpg)” as output format.
Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.
Step 4: You can preview to check the final result. Once you are satisfied with it, click the “Convert” button to start converting AVI to MPEG-2 .mpg format. It will take you a little while.
Conclusion: After conversion, you can get the generated files by clicking “Open” button. Now, you’ll get no troubles in editing AVI in Premiere Elements. Follow the steps and have a try!