Restore MKV Format Support
Removing MKV Format support has a negative impact on the workflow of people that work with broadcasting software like OBS. Restore MKV support. Having native support for MKVs, even if they don't edit well without generating proxies, saves me a ton of time that I'd otherwise have to spend remuxing/transcoding files.
MKV Format Support is being investigated for Premiere and Media Encoder.
Sergiu Mihalache commented
Adobe definitely doesn't deserve all the money they ask for Premiere, that is for sure. All these requests from paying users shamelessly ignored are literally asking the users to just as shamelessly pirate the software.
Muhammad Hussein Ammari commented
Please bring it back
I deal with a lot of MKV content,
especially with OBS Studio
Enrique Solórzano commented
Please bring it back. I deal with a lot of MKV content, especially with OBS Studio
Mauricio CASTANO commented
Please, bring back support for MKV, I have many projects that uses source files in this format and I use them again in other projects, converting then to another format will be disastrous and pain taken.
John Poynton commented
Couldn't believe it when I fired up ME to discover that MKV import was unsupported
Severely limit's the usefulness of the app in a Broadcast environment
Can anyone share some .MKV files they would like to import into Premiere Pro ?
Unfortunately OBS produces VFR files so it will be buggy anyway
Aaron Linder commented
I don't need MKV encoding capability, which you never supported (and I never needed!), but please bring back the MKV decoding capability, which had been supported before and is still needed to import the default livestream recording format from OBS in particular into Adobe Premiere.
I haven't had to do an "ingest" step (which is what this forced file conversion is like) since I used a competitor's NLE software a long time ago.
Earth Oliver commented
Vanessa, the good news is that you can use File>Remux in OBS to convert your mkv to mp4 and then they're usable in Premiere. The conversion only takes 1 or 2 seconds.
Vanessa Kelsall commented
100% agree, just recorded a long live session on OBS, absolutely gutted when I discovered that I cant edit or modify my MKV...
Chris Fox commented
please reimplement this functionality, not being able to edit mkv is very irritating
Gabriel Onen commented
Not supporting MKV is frustrating as ****, so why my upgrade?
Julian Pedersen commented
Bring back MKV support. It is key to my work please.
Paul Allen commented
It is insane MKV is no longer supported. And I hear people around the web claiming "it is a niche format". It is NOT niche and is WIDELY used in all sorts of places on the Internet. In fact, I'd say it's probably the most common container for web-downloaded media. Insane. Adding a tremendous amount of added work on the user's end for no clear reason and removing it unannounced. Terrible decision. If there were any application half as good I would already be gone.
For Adobe to just remove it and say "Sorry, you can't have this anymore. We never REALLY supported it" is asinine. Just put it back in. Whatever reason you really removed it probably isn't very good. Use your billions of dollars and fix it.
Sergiu Mihalache commented
I don't Adobe is referring anyone to third-party software, I don't think they care enough. It's other users that try to help each other, Adobe only cares about the money they receive from us.
Frank Davey commented
Adobe referring its users to third-party freeware for a common thing it used to do natively is, well, a bit odd.
And why cost your users extra time?
Right now at Adobe Premiere web page :
"Premiere Pro is the industry-leading video editing software for film, TV, and the web."
"Any camera. Any format. Any platform."
Then you see this:
Which states that no one use MKV which is de facto industry standard for web/live streaming/live capture. And absolutely free format.
So it really seems like marketing, management and development each of them live in different world.
I am not really sure if they really know what they have done.
G Kerrigan commented
Why remove support for something that worked fine as far as I could tell? Seems rather counterproductive... Bring back MKV support please, videos downloaded from the WEB often use this container. Re-encoding or switching containers is impractical and a pain.
Sarah Cook commented
What's wrong with Adobe is to remove older versions. Basically customers pay for a software, and are forced to update and to not be able to continue using previous features;
Anyway, can anyone send me some sample .MKV files you would like to import into Adobe Premiere Pro ? This is important for me