Insta360 has announced a new integration between it Insta360 Pro camera and Adobe’s video editing tool, Premiere Pro.
Insta360 Pro users will now be able to stitch videos from their Pro camera from within Premiere Pro. According to Insta360, the free extension will be released during this quarter to users of Premiere Pro CC 2017 and later.
After installing the Insta360 extension for Premiere Pro, users will be able to import their footage from the Insta360 Pro directly into Premiere Pro. They can then begin editing their footage before stitching it. This gives creators a chance to test out what works (and what doesn’t) before spending precious time stitching footage they may not use in the final product.
This is done by generating a lower The number of pixels in an image, typically presented as a ratio of the total pixels on x axis to the total pixels on th... More, quick-stitch proxy version of the original footage to reduce stitching time and improve software performance, as well as compress the footage only one time (during final export) to ensure maximum image quality.
Once the proxy is generated, users can apply any edits they normally would with Premiere Pro. Upon export, all changes made to the proxy versions of the video will be applied “1-to-1” to the original video files and the footage will be stitched with Insta360’s stitching algorithm.
“The upshot is that creators maximize their time, minimize A process of lowering overall image quality by reducing the amount of data in a file in order to make it more accessible... More, and lump in stitching with the final export, after all of their work is done,” reads Insta360’s blog post about the integration.