This guide helps to fix the ‘Importer Reported a Generic Error Premiere Pro CC’ by applying certain methods. These methods include changing file location and hiding extensions to accomplish the task.
Changing File Location
In this procedure, you need to minimize Premiere Pro, copy the location, and paste it to another location to fix the error.
Step 1. First, you need to click the ok button to close the error message ‘ The importer reported a generic error’.
Step 2. Now you must minimize the Premiere Pro, go to the location where the video file is located, copy the video file, and paste the video file to any other location.
Step 3. Then you must import the video file into Premiere Pro.
In this method, you must go to the file location, select view, click options, untick hide extension for known file types, and change the extension name to eliminate the error.
Step 1. First, you need to click the top right corner to minimize the Premiere Pro, go to the location where the video file is located, and click view from the menu tab.
Step 2. Now you must click options, select view, untick hide extension for known file types, and click apply & ok button.
Step 3. Then you need to rename the video file extension to MTS and import the video file to Premiere Pro.
This guide has taught you how to fix the ‘The Importer Reported a Generic Error Premiere Pro CC’ with several methods. You can employ either of the methods to eliminate the problem.