Feature summary | Premiere Pro (April 2021 release)

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H.264/HEVC encode performance on Windows (Intel)

New optimizations further improve export times using Intel Quick Sync hardware acceleration.

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Dynamic preview of Lumetri presets

Improved thumbnail previewing experience when browsing Lumetri presets.

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New import workflow

An intuitive, media-first approach to creating projects and importing media.

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New export workflow

Streamlined export based on your video destination.

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New header bar

Navigate easily within Premiere Pro using the new header bar.

H.264/HEVC encode performance on Windows (Intel)

New optimizations further improve export times using Intel Quick Sync hardware acceleration., up to 1.8x faster than Premiere Pro 14.0.

Performance improvement in Premiere Pro
Performance improvement in Premiere Pro

Dynamic preview of Lumetri presets

Dynamic preview of Lumetri presets in the Effects panel
Dynamic preview of Lumetri presets in the Effects panel

You can now see a frame from your current sequence dynamically update in the Effects panel's preset thumbnails allowing you to better determine which preset to apply.