Explore versioning issues for Premiere Pro. Because Premiere Pro project files aren't backward and forward compatible, there are a number of options that may occur depending on whether the user is running an older or newer version of the software (than v. 2019.0). Here, explore the options and get advice for upgrades and other courses.
- [Instructor] Here we'll discuss - [Instructor] In this movie, a bit about the versioning issues in this course. we're going to discuss a bit about the versioning issues in this course. This is important because Premiere Pro project files This is important because Premiere Pro project files are not fluidly backwards and forwards compatible are not fluidly backwards and forwards compatible among versions, among versions, so you do need to know your versioning so you need to know your versioning in order to be able in order to be able to work effectively to work effectively with the exercise files with the exercise files I've provided. that I have provided. This course was initially recorded So this course is meant to accompany Premiere Pro using the Premiere Pro Creative Cloud April 2018 version of the software. Creative Cloud version 2019.0 and later. Sometimes this is referred to as the 2018.1 version. This release of Premiere Pro is also referred to as version 13.0 with the code word Eraldicon. This release of Premiere Pro is also referred to as 12.1 with the code word Kentos. It was initially released in October 2018.
So to figure out what version you are running, That said, I will say that most of this particular course you can go to the Premiere Pro menu on a Mac, was initially recorded in April 2018 and choose About Premiere Pro. under version 2018.1, also known as version 12.1. And if you're on a PC, that's under the Help Menu. So for example you can see here's my Premiere Pro menu. Then, in October 2018, I simply updated the course I'll choose About Premiere Pro, by adding in videos that addressed new features and you can see that I have version 12.1 code word Kentos. in this newer version of the software. I also updated the exercise files to coincide If you're in the future and you've already upgraded to a newer version, with the newer software. there will likely be more numbers So with all of that said, after that decimal point. you need to know what version of software you're running. Now if you'd ever like to upgrade your software To figure that out, you can check out the name to take advantage of the most up to date features, at the operating system level.
you absolutely can, as long as your subscription is active. You can see that it does call out the version here between 2018, 2019, and so on. If you have the Creative Cloud Desktop installed, If you want more specifics, which I would definitely recommend, just start up any project this is a great way to keep tabs and then go to Premiere Pro and about Premiere Pro. on your Creative Cloud apps. And it's very easy to update straight from there. On a PC, this is under the help menu, Or you can log into your Creative Cloud account and here, you can see that I'm running version 13.0, okay? and download the update from Adobe's website. Now what does this mean for how you can work with the exercise files Now if you want to upgrade your software to take advantage that I've provided for you? of the most up-to-date features, Well if you're working in the same version you absolutely can as long as your subscription is active. that I recorded the course in, you're golden, you don't have to do anything. If you have the Creative Cloud desktop, If however you're using a version of Premiere Pro you can upgrade straight from here, that is older than the April 2018.1 version, or, of course, you can log into your Creative Cloud account and download the update from Adobe's website.
then it's going to tell you that the project was saved Now what does this mean for how you can work in a newer version of Premiere Pro, with the exercise files that I've provided? and can't be opened in this version. Well, if you're using the same version And unfortunately that's it. that this course is for, version 13, So if you're in an older version, then you're good to go. either go for an earlier Premiere Pro Training You don't have to do anything. If you're using a version of Premiere Pro in our library, or just upgrade your software to the most recent version, that is older than version 13, that 2019.0 version, and you'll be good to go. If you're using a version of Premiere Pro that is newer then it's going to tell you that the project was saved than the April 2018.1 version, in a newer version of premiere pro and cannot be opened in this version. then when you try to launch the project, you'll receive a different prompt. This time it tells you that the project must be converted to work with the newer software. in our library, It just appends a one onto the project name, or just upgrade your software to the most recent version.
and you can change that if you want to. Now if you're on a version of Premiere Pro that is newer And then you just say okay. And when you do that, it creates a whole new project file than the 2019.0 version, and doesn't touch the old one. then when you try to launch the project, And you'll be able to work with that project no problem. you'll receive a different prompt. This time, it tells you that the project must be converted All right, so hopefully that helps in laying out any versioning questions that you have. to work with the newer software, and it just appends a one after the name of the project. Regardless, you should be able to get up and running on whatever version you're working in. You can change that if you want to, or just leave it the same, and then say okay, and when you do that, it creates a whole new project file and doesn't touch the old one. All right, so hopefully, that helps in laying out any version questions that you have.
Regardless, you should be able to get up and running on whatever version you're working with.
- What's new in the latest version of Premiere Pro
- Importing media
- Organizing assets into bins
- Editing and trimming video
- Using markers
- Editing audio and multicamera footage
- Working with stills
- Adding effects
- Manipulating clip speed
- Correcting color
- Adding titles
- Sharing and exporting your project