With IBC Showcase, an event this year only online, and the return of Adobe Video World, a conference that is clearly held in virtual format, the spotlight is on the world of professional video: there could not be better opportunity for the house of San Jose
The news for the professional video editing tool is focused on simplifying workflows. The Premiere Pro development team has analysed the workflows of professionals from the beginning to the end to identify the areas that could have been optimized, always with the aim of accelerating and making the activities more fluid.
This analysis and development work has led to a series of new features, the main one of which is perhaps the Scene Edit Detection function, which allows editors to quickly find cut in previously edited videos, faster and more precise, thanks to The feature adds cut and marker so that users can apply effects on individual shots and re-edit previously rendered content quickly and efficiently.
It is now also possible for users to produce programs in Rec2100 HLG HDR for modern HDR transmissions, with automatic color conversion, HDR support and full color management for Apple ProRes and Sony XAVC Intra formats.
The Quick Export function is in public beta, which offers easy access to the most popular and frequently used export settings, directly from the header bar in Premiere Pro. Editors can use the high quality H.264 default setting or choose from a short list of H.264 presets, which reduce the size of the export files.
As for After Effects, there is a couple of new features in public beta, including 3D Transform Gizmos, which helps navigate a scene faster and more intuitive, with the ability to resize, position and
There is also an increase in performance that involves many of the audio and video applications of Adobe Creative Cloud. ProRes multicam performance in Premiere Pro can support up to twice as many stream, accelerating editing wormlows with this widely used format.
Coming up soon in After Effects, the GPU-accelerated Channel Effects will deliver up to 1.65 times faster performance. OpenEXR multi- and multi-channel file previews are now up to three times faster in After Effects. The effects scan is also faster for VST3 and Audio Unit (AU) plug-ins in Audition and Premiere Pro, which means faster start-up times for users using third-party audio plug-ins. Scanning effects is up to 15 times faster on macOS and up to 10 times faster on Windows, ensures Adobe.