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Revealing the next major Premiere Pro CC update

As video production workflows and requirements are constantly changing and evolving, so is Creative Cloud, with regular feature-rich releases which allow creative people to stay at the very cutting edge. Today, we are extremely excited to be able to reveal the next major update of Premiere Pro CC, which accompanies reveals of all other Adobe video and audio products, including Prelude, After Effects, Speedgrade, Media Encoder, and Audition. The update will be available to Creative Cloud subscribers in the coming months.

The next release of Premiere Pro CC brings multiple features and performance enhancements designed to allow editors to work fluidly with the highest resolution media, achieving brilliant results faster than ever before, without leaving their editing environment.

Live Text Templates allow Premiere editors to work with After Effects comps containing text (such as lower thirds) making changes to the text without ever having to leave Premiere Pro. All animation and effects from After Effects remain in place, with only unlocked text fields being edited.

Also, editors increasingly need to be able to create masks and track them, often so that they can easily blur out a moving portion of a frame, like a face or license plate. This release brings full feathered Masking and Tracking capabilities to all effects in Premiere Pro, allowing editors to quickly place an effect mask over a portion of a frame, track it, and feather it. When more finesse is required, simply jump into After Effects for greater control.

Premiere Pro’s rich support for workflows in 5K and beyond is further enhanced, with new native support for CanonRAW and Sony SStP media. Enhanced CinemaDNG support (including Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, Convergent Design Odyssey7Q, and CinemaDNG source settings), and a powerful new workflow for the ARRI AMIRA camera, where appropriate LUTs are applied on ingest at the master clip level are also available. Editors working with RED media will benefit greatly from the ability to debayer on a supported GPU, providing amazing playback performance up to full-resolution real-time playback on a workstation-class system.

The all-new Master Clip Effects feature provides a brand new, extremely powerful effects workflow. Any effect can now be added to a Master Clip, and any adjustments made at the Master Clip level will ripple down through to all clip instances used within sequences, allowing rapid changes to entire scenes.

The Premiere Pro team continues to pride itself on engaging with the editing community and solving modern workflow problems in powerful new ways.  We’re thrilled to be able bring you these amazing new features soon.

Check out these videos to see the all the top new features in the Creative Cloud video apps in action:

Premiere Pro Overview video
After Effects Overview video
SpeedGrade Overview video
Audition Overview video
Media Encoder Overview video

All the other new features in this release are listed below – we can’t wait to let you get your hands on it.

  • Intel Iris architectures are supported for Mercury OpenCL.
  • Full support for browsing After Effects projects in the Media Browser has been added, and effects compositions within an AEP can be previewed.
  • Users can specify a number of frames for the step forward/back command.
  • Media Browser project browse has been significantly improved for multi-project workflows.
  • A new progress bar appears over the Premiere Pro icon on the Mac OS X dock or Windows taskbar displaying render progress.
  • A new Track Select Backwards tool has been added.
  • An option to show transparent/alpha elements of a frame as a gray and white grid has been added.
  • A preference has been added to maintain audio pitch on scrub and shuttle.
  • The Cross-Dissolve transition is now preset capable.
  • Lens Distortion Removal presets have been added for Go Pro and DJI cameras, and the Lens Distortion Removal effect has been ported to Mac.
  • Multiple transitions can be selected at once and their durations altered simultaneously.
  • Red Giant Pluraleyes workflows have been improved.
  • Several issues with AAF export have been resolved.
  • A Reverse Match Frame command has been added.
  • Significant improvements have been made to effects and transitions parity between Windows and Mac.
  • ‘Favorites’ can now be created and navigated to in the Media Browser.
  • Double-clicking a track item in a sequence will automatically perform a match frame to the playhead position when it is parked on a frame within that item.
  • Typekit support has been added to Premiere Pro, allowing quick access to the Typekit website from the Title menu.
  • A preference has been added to allow a user’s most recent autosave file to be automatically backed up to Creative Cloud.
  • Comment names are displayed in the Marker panel.
  • All video and/or all audio tracks can be locked or unlocked with an assigned keyboard shortcut.
  • An Export command has been added to the contextual menu for items in the Project Panel.
  • Sequences in the Timeline or Project Panel can be made offline with a right-click.
  • A keyboard shortcut can be assigned for the Keyboard Shortcuts dialog.
  • Sound roll/Sound timecode can be used in an EDL export.
  • Audio clip volume keyframing can be nudged up and down with assignable keyboard shortcuts.
  • Scratch-disk workflows have been improved, both when moving between platforms and when the previous scratch disk is offline.
  • Searching and sorting in the Project Panel has been made dramatically faster.
  • A new Set To Frame Size command has been added, preserving the full resolution of media without rasterizing (as with Scale To Frame Size).
  • A new popup has been added to audio track headers to allow fast Voice Over recording configuration.
  • Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus (stereo only) can be encoded on export.
  • The fx badges on track items have been moved to the left of the name, and can now be disabled.
  • More than one keyboard shortcut can be assigned to a single command.
  • Improvements have been made to AVCi growing files performance.
  • An option has been added to not consolidate duplicates on import.
  • Manual sync offsets can be committed to a new Project item.
  • SCC or MCC caption files can be created without needing to create accompanying media.
  • Effects are preserved when using the Flatten Multicam command.
  • An option has been added to create a new folder when a sequence or XML is imported.
  • The Mosaic effect has been GPU optimized.
  • Assignable keyboard shortcuts have been added for toggling audio and video track outputs.
  • A preference has been added to disable automatic import of embedded closed caption streams.
  • Users can export to AS11 content packages.
  • Users can export to certain types of Quvis Wraptor DCP packages.

Join us on April 10th for a special online event to see all these new features in action,

To see a big sneak peek of all of the new and exciting things coming in Adobe’s professional video and audio applications and services, go here.

Because we’re just revealing these features now, you won’t yet have access to them through Creative Cloud, but you can make sure that you get them as soon as they’re available by subscribing now. If you join Creative Cloud before 30May2014, you can take advantage of our special promotional offer. See this page for details.

For more information about Creative Cloud, see this overview video and the Creative Cloud FAQ list.

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