Issue with Dual Monitor workspace in Adobe Premiere Elements 2019


In Adobe Premiere Elements 2019, monitor player controls truncate or are unusable while working in Dual Monitor workspace.


Perform the following steps:

  1. Close Adobe Premiere Elements 2019 if it is open.

  2. Navigate to the appropriate path and delete the Layouts folder:

    • Windows: C:\Users\<UserName>\Documents\Adobe\Premiere Elements\17.0\
    • Mac OS: /Users/<UserName>/Documents/Adobe/Premiere Elements/17.0/
  3. Download the file and extract DualMonitorEditing.layout17 to Desktop.

  4. Navigate to the following path and replace the DualMonitorEditing.layout17 file with the file extracted to Desktop in the previous step.

    • Windows: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Premiere Elements 2019\Layouts\
    • Mac OS: /Applications/Adobe Premiere Elements 2019/Support Files/Adobe Premiere
  5. Launch Adobe Premiere Elements 2019.

  6. If the issue persists, restore the workspace by choosing Window > Restore Workspace, and then trigger the dual monitor workspace by choosing Window > Dual Monitor Workspace.

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