Terminology changes in Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Audition

Equitable Language: To better reflect core Adobe values of diversity and inclusion, we will be replacing non-inclusive language and reference imagery in Premiere Pro, After Effects and Audition.

These changes were implemented in the October 2020 release of After Effects. Equitable Language changes are included in Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Audition.

Terminology changes in Premiere Pro

In Premiere Pro v15.0 and later

Previous name New name Location Description
Master Clip Source Clip Icon in Project panel Source Clip is the representation of a piece of media in the Project panel.  A Source Clip, and any parts of it, can be used multiple times in a sequence or in multiple sequences.
Master Clip Effect Source Clip Effect Effects Control panel An effect added as a Source Clip Effect, which will affect every instance of that clip throughout a project.  
Generate Source Clip for media
  • Edit menu
  • Keyboard shortcuts
Access this as a command or as a (customizable) keyboard shortcut.
Reassociate Source Clips
 
  • Edit menu
  • Keyboard shortcuts
You can access this as a command or as a keyboard (customizable) shortcut.
Master Styles Styles Essential Graphics panel Use Styles to apply style presets to text and titles
Master Graphic Source Graphic Graphics menu Use Upgrade to Source Graphic to create a Source Clip in the Project Panel from a graphic clip in your sequence.
Clip context menu Use Upgrade to Source Graphic to create a Source Clip in the Project Panel from a graphic clip in your sequence.
Master Track Audio Mix Track
  • Sequence panel
  • Audio Mixer panel
Use Mix Track to combine the outputs of multiple audio tracks and buses.
Blacklist Blocklist System Compatibility Report The Blocklist JSON files identify out-of-date drivers known to cause issues for Premiere Pro.
Loading plugins

Identifies plugins that create issues for Premiere Pro.

Apart from equitable language changes, the Lumetri Presets reference imagery will now have new reference imagery (including the option to use a thumbnail of the current clip) in the Effects panel. You can use these presets to adjust the colors in individual video clips or whole sequences.

Terminology changes in Premiere Pro and Audition

In Premiere Pro v15.0 and later; Audition v14.0 and later

Previous name

New name

Location

Description

Master Gain

Gain

  • Graphic EQ 10 Band
  • Graphic EQ 20 Band
  • Graphic EQ 30 Band
  • Parametric EQ
  • Scientific Filter

Use Gain to adjust the input levels of your audio in different audio effects.

Enhance Speech: Male

Enhance Speech: Low Tone

Essential Sound panel

Use this effect to apply preset audio filters and compression to improve the sound of lower-toned voices

Enhance Speech: Female

Enhance Speech: High Tone

Essential Sound panel

Use this effect to apply preset audio filters and compression to improve the sound of higher-toned voices

Master Clock

Clock

Audio Hardware Preferences

Use Preferences > Audio Hardware to choose which input and output other audio hardware should sync to.

MASTER

CURRENT TIME

Timecode panel

Displays the current time in the sequence.

MAS

TIME

Timecode panel

Minimized display of current time in the sequence.

Terminology changes in After Effects

In After Effects v17.5 and later

Master Properties in After Effects is now called Essential Properties. Essential Properties can be seen in the timeline in a nested composition. Use Essential Properties in After Effects to change properties inside nested compositions without opening the composition, duplicating precomposed layers, or otherwise affecting the nested composition.

Blacklist is now called Blocklist. The System Compatibility Report's Blocklist JSON files identify out-of-date drivers known to cause issues for After Effects. 

Terminology change in Audition

In Audition v14.0 and later

Master Audio Track will be called Mix Audio Track and Master Track is now Mix Track. Master Template in Audition will be called Template. Use Template mode to customize audio adjustment parameters in the Essential Sound panel.

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