Learn about new features and enhancements in the November 2019 release of Premiere Pro (version 14.0).
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Graphics and text enhancements

The Essential Graphics panel in Premiere Pro has a number of text and graphics enhancements to make your titling and graphic workflows smoother.

Audio enhancements

Audio improvements in Premiere Pro include more streamlined workflows for multi-channel effects and increased range for audio gain.

time-remapping

Time remapping to 20,000 percent

Do more creatively with re-timing shots without requiring nested sequences for bigger speed changes.

Improved native format support

Premiere Pro provides robust native support and improved performance for widely used formats, like H264, HEVC, and ProRes – including ProRes HDR – on both macOS and Windows. 

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Export HDR content with HDR10 metadata

Apply metadata to HDR10 exports to ensure optimal display quality on HDR10-enabled devices

More drivers audited in System Compatibility report

The System Compatibility report now checks for more drivers to make sure your system is primed for editing with Premiere Pro.

Other enhancements

Learn more about other improvements in the new release, such as faster scrolling in the Media Browser, easier Media Cache management, and more.

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You can now easily optimize your content for different social media and mobile viewing platforms. Instead of manually cropping and keyframing footage, Auto Reframe automates the process using Adobe Sensei AI technology.

Use Auto Reframe to reframe sequences for square, vertical, and cinematic 16:9, or for cropping high-resolution footage. 

Auto Reframe can be applied as an effect to individual clips or to entire sequences. Graphics and other edits are maintained within the new aspect ratio.

For more information, see Automatically reframe clips and sequences for different social media channels.

Graphics and text enhancements

This release of Premiere Pro has many graphics and text enhancements.

Ability to rename shape and clip layers

You can now rename shape and clip layers inside the Essential Graphics panel by clicking the name and editing the resulting text field. You can then commit your new name by pressing Enter or clicking away from the text field. 

Rename shape layers in the Essential Graphics panel
Rename shape layers in the Essential Graphics panel

For more information, see Create titles and motion graphics.

Text underlining

You can now underline text with the new Underline style button. 

Text underlining option in the Essential Graphics panel
Text underlining option in the Essential Graphics panel

For more information, see Create titles and motion graphics.

Multi-line text fields in Motion Graphics templates

Motion Graphics templates created in After Effects now include the option for multi-line text fields. Instead of requiring a separate text field for each line, you can now add and edit multiple lines of text in Premiere Pro when using templates.

Ability to have multiple lines within a text field
Ability to have multiple lines within a text field

New drop-down menu option in Motion Graphics templates

Motion Graphics templates created in After Effects can now include drop-down menus, simplifying the workflow in Premiere Pro. Use the controls in the drop-down list to choose different styles or graphic elements when customizing your motion graphics.

Motion Graphic template with drop down options Changing the style of a Motion Graphics template using the drop down menu controls

Move the slider in the above image to see an example of two design options available within a single Motion Graphics template

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New keyboard shortcuts for working with the Essential Graphics panel

Premiere Pro now includes additional keyboard shortcuts for working with layers, including reordering layers, adding text, and selecting layers. For example, you can now use familiar Ctrl + Shift or Cmd + Shift with square brackets to send layers to the back or bring them to the front.

For more information and a complete list of supported keyboard shortcuts, see Keyboard shortcuts in Premiere Pro.

Audio enhancements

This release of Premiere Pro has multiple audio enhancements.

Mix multi-channel audio more efficiently in Premiere Pro

Better performance: Reengineered audio effects routing streamlines audio workflows for multi-channel projects.

Audio effects: Add audio effects with their native channelization options for adaptive tracks. And set up routing to the output configurations you require.

Loudness Radar effect: Use this effect with better accuracy to measure the proper channel configurations required to ensure your content meets broadcast standards.

For more information, see: 

Increased range for audio gain

You can now add up to 15 decibels of gain to audio clips. This provides more headroom for your audio, without requiring additional amplification effects and matches the gain feature in Adobe Audition.

Previously, the limit for adding audio gain was 6 decibels.

Increased range for audio gain from 6 decibels to 15 decibels
Increased range for audio gain from 6 decibels to 15 decibels

Time remapping to 20,000 percent

The maximum speed for time remapping has been increased to 20,000 percent, allowing users to create time-lapse footage from very long source clips.

New and improved file format support

This release of Premiere Pro provides improved performance for H264, H265 (HEVC), and ProRes – including ProRes HDR – on both macOS and Windows. 

New and improved format support includes:

  • Improved Apple ProRes HDR support
  • Import of QuickTime Animation files with Delta Frames
  • Import of AVI Motion JPEG files (macOS)
  • Import of Canon XF-HEVC footage
  • Import of Canon EOS C500 Mark II footage
  • Import of Sony Venice V4 footage
  • Encode Apple ProRes MXF Op1a

New encoding presets for publishing video to Adobe Stock

The following presets are added to the preset pool and can be found in the Preset Browser:

  • Adobe Stock 4K DCI with Audio (40Mbps)
  • Adobe Stock 4K DCI with Audio (Apple ProRes 422 HQ)
  • Adobe Stock 4K DCI without Audio (40Mbps)
  • Adobe Stock 4K DCI without Audio (Apple ProRes 422 HQ)
  • Adobe Stock HD with Audio (20Mbps)
  • Adobe Stock HD with Audio (Apple ProRes 422 HQ)
  • Adobe Stock HD without Audio (20Mbps)
  • Adobe Stock HD without Audio (Apple ProRes 422 HQ)
  • Adobe Stock UHD with Audio (40Mbps)
  • Adobe Stock UHD with Audio (Apple ProRes 422 HQ)
  • Adobe Stock UHD without Audio (40Mbps)
  • Adobe Stock UHD without Audio (Apple ProRes 422 HQ)

Note:

In order to ensure high-quality content for Adobe Stock, the Render at Max Bit Depth check box is enabled for the ProRes presets. The H.264 presets are set to VBR 2-pass. The VBR 2-pass option generally provides higher quality. This preset also disables hardware encoding, which optimizes quality but takes longer to encode.

For more information, see Supported file formats.

Export HDR content with HDR10 metadata

Export HDR content with HDR10 metadata to ensure your content looks its best on HDR-enabled displays. 

To add this metadata, choose High10 (H.264) or Main10 (HEVC) from the Profile menu under Encoding Settings. Enable Rec. 2020 Color Primaries, High Dynamic Range, and Include HDR10 Metadata checkboxes.

For more information, see Video settings.

HDR10 export with metadata
HDR10 export with metadata

More drivers audited in System Compatibility Report

The System Compatibility Report utility was introduced in April 2019 to ensure your system is running current drivers, as required by Premiere Pro. This utility runs when you start Premiere Pro and is also available by clicking Help > System Compatibility Report.

For information on how the System Compatibility Report utility works, see Check your system for potential issues.

A sample System Compatibility Report flagging unsupported drivers
A sample System Compatibility Report flagging unsupported drivers

To understand whether your system is compatible with Premiere Pro, see:

Other enhancements

  • The Metal GPU renderer option in the Project Settings dialog box is now the recommended renderer for Premiere Pro on macOS. For more information, see Create a project.
  • You can now free up disk space directly from the Preferences panel. Select Preferences > Media Cache, and click Delete. For more information, see Media Cache preferences.
  • Clip thumbnails in the Media Browser are cached in order to provide faster scrolling.

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