There are times where you would like to take a clip and stretch it longer or shorten it without taking away frames. How can you do this inside of Adobe Premiere Pro? In this video, author Jeff Greenberg walks you through how to use the Rate Stretch tool in Premiere Pro to adjust the length of your clip without adding or taking away frames.
- There are times where you'd like to take a clip and just stretch it longer or stretch it shorter and you don't want to trim it. You don't want to make the clip, you don't want to take away frames or add frames. You literally want to just stretch its rate. That's what the rate tool does. So here on my timeline, this clip is the perfect action that's highlighted. I'm just going to play it back. (skateboard hits cement) He goes over that coping perfectly, but I just need this to be longer. That's where that rate stretch tool comes into play. It's on my toolbar, it's also the letter R and I just go to the edge of the clip, grab, and drag.
It's adjusting the rate to make it fit. When I let go, it's just going to be across that hole. You can see it's now set to 44%. I'm going to move my play hit back, I'm going to hit the play key, and it fits the action perfectly. (skateboard hits cement) Of course any time I use any of these tools, I always switch back to the pointer. That's the letter V. That's kind of the shape of that pointer in my head.
- Editing a four-point edit, fit to fill
- Changing clip speed and duration
- Changing the speed but not the duration
- Reversing speed
- Shifting pitch
- Exporting a still
- Optical flow
- Setting time interpolation
- Smoothing out variable speed changes
- Creating a reverse segment
- Building a sequence for HFR