Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting and customizing default transitions, part of Premiere Pro Guru: Better Transitions.
- Likely, your system is using video and audio transitions…as defaults, probably a Cross Dissolve for both video…and audio as the standard, but you can change this.…Additionally, you can set the duration…for those transitions.…Let's start there.…On older versions of Premiere Pro, this was a bit difficult,…but if you're using a recent update,…you could choose Premiere Pro, Preferences, General.…It used to be that one of these was in Frames…and the other in Seconds.…You see here that that is what this shows.…
In the past, these were locked down.…This got tricky, because you would apply things…like a 1-second audio dissolve,…but then as you switch between different types…of format, such as 24p or maybe 60p,…the frame rate could throw off the transition.…If I applied a default video and audio transition…in a 24p sequence, I'd get a 1-second audio dissolve…and about a second and 1/3 on the video side.…Now, starting with the most recent updates in Premiere Pro,…you'll see that there's a pop-up menu, so you could choose…
- Applying transitions between clips
- Positioning transitions in the Timeline
- Customizing default transitions
- Trimming shots
- Combining effects and transitions
- Creating a blur transition
- Creating and applying custom gradients
- Saving transition presets
- Working with third-party transition plugins like Red Giant and CoreMelt
Skill Level Intermediate
Premiere Pro: Documentary Editingwith Jason Osder3h 48m Intermediate
1. Applying, and Working with, Transitions
2. Refining Transitions
3. Working with Effects and Transitions
4. Saving Transitions
5. Essential Third-Party Plugins
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