Learn the integrated workflows between Elements Organizer and Premiere Elements, such as editing imported videos, arranging your work area, and more.

About Elements Organizer and Adobe Premiere Elements

Here are a few ways you can share files between Elements Organizer and Adobe® Premiere® Elements:

  • Organize your photos, video files, and audio clips in Elements Organizer, and drag them onto the Adobe Premiere Elements Project panel.

  • Right-click/Control-click the media file, and select Edit With Premiere Elements.

  • Create a slideshow in Elements Organizer with captions, transitions, effects, music, narration, graphics, and titles. After creating the slideshow, bring the slideshow into Adobe Premiere Elements for further editing. Or, bring individual photos or video files into Adobe Premiere Elements, and create the slideshow there.

  • You can open Adobe Premiere Elements for editing video files using the Editor > Video Editor option in Elements Organizer.

  • Customize DVD menu templates in Elements Organizer, and use the templates in your Adobe Premiere Elements project. (DVD templates are PSD files stored in the Adobe Premiere Elements application folder.)

  • Create an Elements Organizer file with your video project’s settings, enhance it in Elements Organizer, and use it in Adobe Premiere Elements. You can also use the Create tab in Elements Organizer to create instant movies or to create video stories.

Arrange your work area

To share files between Elements Organizer and Adobe Premiere Elements, it’s useful to have both programs open and accessible on your computer monitor.

  1. Start Elements Organizer and Adobe Premiere Elements.
  2. If your screen is maximized, click the Restore button  in the upper-right corner of each application window.
  3. Position the application windows side by side or overlap them slightly.

    However, trying to access the following options in the Share tab launches Adobe Premiere Elements:

    • Burn Video/DVD BluRay

    • Online Video Sharing

    • Mobile Phones

Supported media file types

Elements Organizer and Adobe Premiere Elements support many of the same file types, which makes the transfer of most files between the two programs easy and efficient. For example, you can catalog Photoshop (PSD) files in the Elements Organizer and then add them as still images to a project in Adobe Premiere Elements.

All file types that are supported in Photoshop Elements and Adobe Premiere Elements can be imported into Elements Organizer. The file support is irrespective of the application installed (Photoshop Elements and Adobe Premiere Elements).

The following table gives a list of the supported file types:

 

Images

Video

Audio

raw

3g2

aac

arw

avi

ac3

bmp

3gp

aif

cr2

dv

aiff

crw

m2t

m2a

srf

m2ts

m4a

dib

m2v

mp3

dng

m4v

wma (Windows only)

erf

mpeg

 

wav

mod

 

gif

mov

 

sr2

mp4

 

tif

mpg

 

jpe

mts

 

jpeg

swf

 

jpg

tod

 

kdc

vob

 

mef

 

 

mfw

 

 

mos

 

 

mrw

 

 

nef

 

 

orf

 

 

x3f

 

 

pdd

 

 

pef

 

 

vda

 

 

png

 

 

psd

 

 

pse

 

 

pxr

 

 

raf

 

 

rle

 

 

 

Photoshop Elements Editor, Adobe Premiere Elements, and Elements Organizer do not recognize the following file types:

Elements Organizer

Photoshop Elements Editor

Adobe Premiere Elements

TIFF with LZW compression (.tif)

TIFF with LZW compression (.tif)

MOD (.mod; JVC Everio)

EPS (.eps)

Illustrator (.ai)

Illustrator (.ai)

Windows Media (.wmv, .wma) - not supported on Mac OS

 

AIFF (.aiff)

Adobe Illustrator (.ai)

 

Windows Media (.wmv, .wma) - not supported on Mac OS

JPEG 2000

 

AMR

Filmstrip (FLM)

 

 

Wireless BMP (WBM, WBMP)

 

 

PCX

 

 

Targa (TGA, VDA, ICB, VST)

 

 

Photoshop RAW (RAW)

 

 

PICT File (PCT, PICT)

 

 

Scitex CT (SCT)

 

 

Photoshop EPS (EPS)

 

 

EPS TIFF Preview (EPS)

 

 

Generic EPS (AI3, AI4, AI5, AI6, AI7, AI8, PS, EPS, AI, EPSF, EPSP)

 

 

Mac OS only - IFF, Photoshop 2.0, Alias PIX, PICT Resource

 

 

Flash video (.flv)

 

 

AMR    

Note:

Elements Organizer catalogs video AVI files properly and they play correctly. However, audio AVI files appear as broken video thumbnail icons. Also, Colors created in a file’s spot channels in Photoshop are not displayed when the file is imported into Elements Organizer.

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