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Installing Adobe Premiere Elements on Windows and Mac

 

In the previous blog post, you learned how you can buy a copy of the Adobe Premiere Elements software. Let’s now install this easy-to-use movie editing software and start exploring how to turn everyday videos into memorable home movies. This blog post teaches you to install the software on both Windows and Mac operating systems. You can refer to this article for installing Adobe Premiere Elements from a downloaded version or a DVD.

Let’s start and install the software.

You need:

  • A copy of Adobe Premiere Elements
  • A serial key for activating the product (Not required if you are installing the trial version)
  • An up and running computer that adheres to these system requirements

Installing Adobe Premiere Elements on Windows

To install Adobe Premiere Elements on your Windows computer, follow these steps:

  1. If you have downloaded the software, navigate to the folder where the software has been downloaded.  Or If you have purchased a disk, insert the installer DVD.
  2. Navigate to the folder containing the setup.exe file. Double-click the setup.exe file.

    Setup file

    Setup file

  3. Select the language for the installation. The choices that are displayed depend on the software you purchased.

    Languageselect

    Select Language

  4. Select English (United States) and click OK if you want to install the English (U.S.) version. The Installer launches and prepares the Installation.
  5. The installer setup confirms that you are about to install the software. Click Next.

    Confirminstall

    Confirm installation

  6. The software license agreement is displayed. Read the agreement and click Accept to continue.

    Accept agreement

    Accept agreement

  7. In the next screen, fill the following customer information:
    • User name: Enter a user name
    • Select the Country/Region in which you live: Select from the drop-down list.
    • Select the installation choice: Select from:
      • Install the trial version: Select this option to install and try the software.
      • I have a serial number. Install the licensed version: Select this option to install the purchased product and enter the serial number you have obtained while purchasing.
  8. To launch the software, go to Start > All Programs > Adobe Premiere Elements 11 or double-click the launch icon from the desktop.

    Launch Adobe Premiere Elements

    Launch Adobe Premiere Elements

  9. Click Video Editor to start editing movies in the workspace or click Organizer to start importing your media (photos and videos) to your computer.

    Adobe Premiere Elements – Welcome screen

    Adobe Premiere Elements – Welcome screen

Installing Adobe Premiere Elements on Mac

To install Adobe Premiere Elements on your Mac computer, follow these steps:

    1. If you have downloaded the software, navigate to the folder where the software has been downloaded. Or If you have purchased a disk, insert the installer DVD.
    2. Navigate to the folder containing the AdobePremiereElements.dmg file. Double-click the AdobePremiereElements.dmg file.

      Setup file

      Setup file

    3. The. dmg package is extracted. Click Adobe Premiere Elements 11 to start the installation.

      Extracted installer package

      Extracted installer package

    4. Click Install to start the installation.

      Click Install

      Click Install

    5. The software license agreement is displayed. Read the agreement and click Accept to continue.

      Accept agreement

      Accept agreement

    6. In the next screen, enter the following customer information:
      • Provide a serial number: Enter the serial number obtained while purchasing the software.
      • Install this product as a trial: Select this option to install and try the software.
    7. Click Install to start the installation.

      Installation options

      Installation options

    8. A confirmation message is displayed. You can now start using the software.

      PRE Installed

      PRE Installed

    9. To launch the software, go to Go > Applications or double-click the launch icon.

      Launch Adobe Premiere Elements

      Launch Adobe Premiere Elements

             Note: Click Date Modified to view the recently installed applications if you have trouble finding Adobe Premiere Elements.

  1. Click Video Editor to start editing movies in the workspace or click Organizer to start importing your media (photos and videos) to your computer.

    Adobe Premiere Elements – Welcome screen

    Adobe Premiere Elements – Welcome screen

Good luck on exploring the world of video-editing and creating inspiring home-movies. You can start exploring the product from the informative Getting Started tutorials.

Adobe Premiere Elements Workspace

Adobe Premiere Elements Workspace

I would like to hear from you how this installation experience went and what topics you need help in to explore the product on your own. If there is a problem you face during the installation, you can research the discussions or ask a question at the forum.

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