Adobe Premiere Pro

Version2020(as of 11/7/2019)
PlatformsWindows, Mac
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Rating:2.8  |  77 Votes

Main Features

  • Support for an extensive amount of media formats
  • Mercury Playback Engine gives editors real-time performance
  • Multicam editing capabilities
  • Precise audio controls with intelligent audio cleanup
  • Lumetri Deep Color Engine produces rich preset color grades
  • Search for footage and Motion Graphics templates within the Essential Graphics panel
  • New Learning section with tutorials for beginners

Software Overview

Screenshot of Adobe Premiere Pro 2020
Screenshot of Adobe Premiere Pro 2020

Adobe Premiere Pro is a professional video editing application used to create feature films, broadcasts, and other video presentations. The video editor is part of the Creative Cloud (CC) suite.

Premiere Pro provides thorough native media support, allowing you to save time when editing video, images, and audio. You can import and edit a wide variety of media, such as raw footage from ARRI Alexa cameras, popular QuickTime formats, AVCHD video, and Sony RAW media. Premiere Pro gives you an extensive set of tools for better and more efficient editing. The application helps you quickly locate any clips and assets affiliated with your project with the Link & Locate feature. It also features a Mercury Playback Engine that gives you real-time performance and lets you render less often and work quicker with third-party effects.

Premiere Pro offers streamlined editing capabilities, such as a monitor overlay, which allows you to customize the display of critical metadata on source and program monitors. The application provides advanced multicam editing capabilities and editing shortcuts. Premiere Pro comes with precise audio control tools that allow you to easily dial down or remove background noise with the DeNoise and DeReverb sliders. You can also apply rich preset color grades using Premiere Pro’s Lumetri Deep Color Engine and maintain color fidelity across your workflow in Premiere Pro and After Effects.

The video editor is also extensible, allowing you to add plugins and extensions through the Adobe Exchange Panel. This panel lets you browse, install, and find support that will extend the capabilities of the application.

Adobe Premiere Pro is an impressive application used by professional video editors in various fields. It offers a large amount of video editing capabilities, such as native media support, a Mercury Playback Engine, and streamlined editing capabilities. If you’re looking to create professional video content that impresses, try Adobe Premiere Pro.

Primary File Type

prproj icon.PRPROJPremiere Pro Project

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.PRPROJPremiere Pro Project
.ARCUTPrelude Rough Cut File
.AVIAudio Video Interleave File
.DLXSony VDU Video File
.EDLEdit Decision List File
.M2THDV Video File
.MJ2Motion JPEG 2000 Video Clip
.MOGRTAdobe Motion Graphics Template
.MOVApple QuickTime Movie
.MXFMaterial Exchange Format File
.PCTPicture File
.PPJPremiere 6 Project File
.PRELPremiere Elements Project File
.PRFPSETPremiere Pro Effect Preset File
.PRTLPremiere Pro Title File
.R3DREDCODE Video File

Additional Related File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.AEGRAPHICAdobe After Effects Graphic
.CFAAdobe Conformed Audio File
.CPIAVCHD Video Clip Information File
.MPGINDEXAdobe MPEG Index File
.PEKAdobe Peak Waveform File
.PICTPicture File
.PRAWindows Media 9 Plug-in Profile File
.PRMPremiere Plug-in
.QTINDEXAdobe QTIndex File
.RMDRED Metadata File
Updated 11/7/2019