I have a noobish type question, but it has been driving me nuts and i know there probably a simple fix. I have been so use to importing footage from final cut and now since i switched over to premiere i have not been able to figure out how to properly import footage from my camera. Every time i go to file browser and select my camera and click the AVCHD folder i right click on the selected clip and press "import" but once i close out of the program and eject the camera i go back into premiere and the footage is offline. so my only work around for this was to manually import the AVCHD folder to my desktop and import the footage that way from that folder already on the computer.. Is there a more official way to import the footage?
If it helps, my camera is the Sony NX5U
Thanks in advance!
You do need to copy the entire card to the hard drive first, then import from there. Unlike FCP, PP works with the native media. It does not move it, copy it, transcode it, rename it, etc. All it does is read it. So if the media is no longer there when you reopen your project...
Copying the files from your camera to your hard drive is the best way... the entire folder
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