Learn about new features and enhancements in the May 2020 release of Premiere Pro (version 14.2).
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ProRes RAW support

Premiere Pro now offers a comprehensive, cross-platform solution for Apple ProRes workflows.

 

 

 

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Graphics improvements

Premiere Pro now offers better support for Bezier curves using the Pen tool and a great new option for filtering effects 

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Auto Reframe improvements

Auto Reframe now analyzes video sequences twice as fast accelerating workflows, such as the creation of Quibi content.

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Hardware-accelerated H.264 and HEVC encoding

Premiere Pro now provides support for NVIDIA and AMD GPUs on Windows, and hardware encoding for H.264 and H.265 (HEVC) across all platforms. 
  

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Automatically update audio devices (macOS only)

Set the Audio Hardware preferences on macOS to System Default to automatically switch to changes in the OS audio device settings, such as when connecting to USB.

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Keyboard shortcuts to add specific marker colors

You can now define a default marker color by mapping your preferred key to your preferred marker color. 

ProRes RAW support

Premiere Pro now offers a comprehensive, cross-platform (Windows and macOS) solution for Apple ProRes workflows, from camera media through to delivery.  

For more information, see ProRes RAW Support in Adobe Video Applications.

Graphics improvements

Premiere Pro now offers better support for Bezier curves using the Pen tool and a great new option for filtering effects so you can show only attributes that have keyframes or adjusted parameters. This makes make your work more efficient when creating graphics and titling in Premiere Pro with the tools in the Essential Graphics panel.


Auto Reframe improvements

 The days of manually resizing videos for different social platforms are over!
The days of manually resizing videos for different social platforms are over!
  • Auto Reframe now analyzes video sequences up to four times as fast (depending on type of footage and computer hardware). Powered by Adobe Sensei machine learning technology, Auto Reframe automatically reformats and repositions video within different aspect ratios, such as square and vertical video, so you can deliver video optimized for different viewing platform. Auto Reframe accelerates workflows, such as the creation of Quibi content, which requires paired horizontal and vertical files for their mobile viewing platform.
  • You can now copy and edit keyframes while editing clips with the Auto Reframe effect. This feature allows you to edit them separately from other motion keyframes.

Hardware-accelerated H.264 and HEVC encoding

With new support for NVIDIA and AMD GPUs on Windows, hardware encoding for H.264 and H.265 (HEVC) is now available across all platforms. This means consistently faster exports for these widely used formats. 

Automatically update audio devices (macOS only)

Set Audio Hardware preferences to System Default on macOS to switch changes in the OS audio device settings, such as when connecting headphones or AirPods, or plugging in a USB microphone. You can configure this separately for input and output devices, providing control and flexibility for different editing environments.

Keyboard shortcuts to add specific marker colors

Map keyboard shortcuts to your preferred marker colors
Map keyboard shortcuts to your preferred marker colors

You can now define a default marker color by mapping your preferred key to your preferred marker color. Additionally, you can now create default keyboard shortcuts for multiple or even all marker colors. For more information, see Change default marker colors.