Premiere Pro v13.1.3 JULY 2019 UPDATE

by David Helmly


July 13, 2019






Improved Stability in the following areas:

  • Launching the application
  • Running the tutorial
  • Opening older projects
  • GPU drivers
  • Adjusting scale
  • Adjusting keyframe values
  • Scrubbing the timeline
  • Modifying speed with nested sequences
  • Caption workflows
  • File format support
  • Freeform mode
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • 3rd party support




Optimizations to reduce noise output from MacBook Pro 2018

Stretched clips are not triggering Auto-ducking in Essential Sound Panel

Effects setting not being retained when “Maintain Pitch” is turned on when stretching

Channel Mixer missing on stereo tracks and unavailable on stereo clips

Multi-channel sequence turns mute when switching to another sequence

Speed / Duration “Reverse Speed” and “Maintain Audio Pitch” previews in silent

Timeline and source sequence solo state do not match

Playing audio files in reverse can cause buzzing if clips are not 48k or 96k

Added a default preset for “Multiband Compressor”.

Buzzing on audio transition when clips are remapped

When channels are modified, fades are not working properly

Scrubbing will ignore soloed channels in the meters panel

Multi-channel:  3rd party effects are being instantiated as mono on adaptive tracks

Channel monitoring settings are lost when toggling between several sequences




White OP-47 Captions turn Yellow on export to embedded OP-47 Captions

Export of Caption Background Colors for STL export

Long Teletext captions are imported incorrectly

Line Spacing from Captions Import Settings is not used at STL import

Resizing Caption block can cause buttons to draw over each other

Improve handling of text styling correctly at SRT export

Added control line height control in caption preferences

Handle the line spacing correctly for free positioned lines  

Display of styles may be incorrect after STL import

Handle nested tags correctly at STL import




When capturing DPX clip with AJA, timecode is incorrect, and has the wrong format

HEIF image not showing the thumbnail correctly

RED file LUT colors are not reflected in thumbnails

Prores 422 HQ files has significant black/white levels difference on Windows

Lumetri scope is showing many black bars for HEVC HDR image on Windows

Some MPEG-4 AV file import as Audio only file

Improved ProRes 4444 performance


Effects and Editing


Added support for scaled clips with matching aspect ratios for Warp Stabilizer

If a speed change is applied in the project panel, it changes time remapping values

Force Touch and drag on transitions will cause mouse cursor to disappear until restart

Multi-cams do not contain description or comment metadata tags in xml

Cannot drag keyframes in color wheels section and HLS Secondaries

Morph Cut Analysis Banner does not disappear

Scrubbing past end of clip will flash an upside-down frame on Metal

Direct manipulation of video effects fails on Mac if you Control click on a control point

Dip to Black and Dip to White transitions do not allow Copy/Paste

Flattening a multicam with Time Remapping results in wrong keyframes when speed is applied

Find dialog doesn’t find any results while in Freeform view

Can’t apply effects to a group selection in Freeform view

Transmit output to 2nd (primary) monitor doesn’t work if Premiere is running on secondary monitor. Preference cannot be set.

Improved behavior when switching workspaces


Render and Export


Color shift when exporting to YUV formats

Program monitor can go black when applying Lumetri to nested Sequence

Reduced instances where macro-blocking can occur when exporting

Black spots appearing for high luminosity areas such as sun, with Software renderer

Render and replace drop frame clips results in non-drop rendered files


Localization fixes across multiple languages