Adobe Premiere Pro

Tool Summary

Premiere Pro is the industry-leading video editing software for film, TV, and the web. You can edit footage, audio, and graphics as well as easily integrate files from Adobe stock. If you are working in Adobe Audition or After Effects you can easily link compositions from those programs into your Premiere project.

Quick Facts

  • Price: Part of Adobe Creative Cloud subscription – 7 day free trial, a monthly fee after that. There is a discount for students
  • Platforms: macOS and Windows 
  • Recommended for: Advanced users – like many Adobe applications this program has a learning curve and may feel complicated at first.

Things to Know

Premiere is organized by using “windows”. The tab you are on will dictate how the windows look in the program. Oftentimes the windows have multiple tabs in themselves, which allows the user to access certain things easily. If you have a lot of material on your timeline you can mark the “in” and “out” points; this tells Premiere you only want to export what is in between those points. One important thing to note is that when exporting a project, you will only be able to export when you are in the “timeline” window.

Getting Started Guides

Getting Started

Adobe Premiere Pro Learn & Support Center

Premiere Pro Community Forum

Additional Resources

Mixkit Templates: free templates for download, specifically for Premiere Pro

Mixkit Video: free stock footage

Incompetech: free music, as long as you give credit to the creator

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