Adobe Premiere Pro

Version2023(as of 1/19/2023)
PlatformsWindows, Mac
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Rating:2.8  |  91 Votes

Main Features

  • Support for an extensive number of media formats
  • Mercury Playback Engine gives editors real-time performance
  • 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
  • Learning section with tutorials for beginners
  • Speech to Text for automatic caption creation
  • Multi-cam editing capabilities

Software Overview

Screenshot of Adobe Premiere Pro 2023
Screenshot of Adobe Premiere Pro 2023

Adobe Premiere Pro is a professional video editing application used to create video content, such as short films, broadcasts, and feature films. It supports many video formats, various editing capabilities, and plugins to extend its functionality. The video editor is only available as a standalone subscription or part of the Creative Cloud (CC) suite subscription.

Premiere Pro supports various media, such as raw footage from ARRI Alexa cameras, popular QuickTime formats, AVCHD video, and Sony RAW media. The software features a Mercury Playback Engine that gives you real-time performance and lets you render less often and work more efficiently with third-party effects. And you can quickly locate any clips and assets affiliated with your project with the Link & Locate feature.

Premiere Pro offers streamlined editing capabilities, including multi-cam editing, editing shortcuts, and DeNoise and DeReverb sliders to precisely dial down or remove background noise in your production. 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.


Premiere Pro is a robust application used by video editors in various fields, including the film industry, advertising, and social media influencing. It supports various media formats, provides powerful editing capabilities, and is extensible through third-party plugins. If you are looking to create impressive professional video content, 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
.MJPGMotion JPEG Video
.MOGRTAdobe Motion Graphics Template
.MOVApple QuickTime Movie
.MXFMaterial Exchange Format
.PCTPicture File
.PPJPremiere 6 Project File
.PRELPremiere Elements Project File
.PRFPSETPremiere Pro Filter Preset File
.PRTLPremiere Pro Title
.R3DREDCODE Video File

Additional Related File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.AEGRAPHICAdobe After Effects Graphic
.CFAAdobe Conformed Audio File
.CPIAVCHD Video Clip Information
.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 1/19/2023