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How to copy and paste Motion Effects from one clip to another in Premiere Pro

You can copy and paste whole clips in the timeline with Premiere Pro, but you can also copy and paste applied Motion Effects. Anything you’ve done on one clip can be transferred to another, such as scale, position, any video and audio effect. Here’s how to do it: Select the clip in your timeline that …

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How to clear temporary files in Adobe Premiere Pro

Premiere writes a lot of temp files to various locations – the most obvious of those are saved at the same location as the current project, in a folder simply called Adobe Premiere Pro Preview Files. If you delete an old project, make sure to delete this folder too. But Premiere does create temporary files in …

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How to avoid empty audio tracks in Premiere Pro

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Have you ever wondered why a source clip’s audio ends up at the very bottom of the timeline, even though you have several empty tracks above it? Well I have, and I was convinced there had to be some kind of setting responsible for this.

And there is: it has to do with the way a Sequence is setup when you first create it. Let me explain how this works and how to change such behaviour to avoid annoyances in the future.

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How to reset User Preferences in Premiere Pro

The other day my copy of Adobe Premiere Pro started exhibiting strange behaviour: new projects opened with four timelines (three of which were always empty), audio never made it to the target track (only ever to track 6) – so I thought, perhaps I’ll reset my preferences. But how do we do that in Premiere? …

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How to apply a transition between multiple clips in Premiere Pro

Premiere Pro has the concept of a Default Transition. This can be applied to multiple selected clips or even all clips in the current timeline. It’s a very handy tool indeed, and I’ve only just found out about it! To apply it, select the clips in question (either drag around them, or SHIFT-select them in …

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How to animate motion with Bezier Tweeners in Premiere Pro

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Tired of linear animations in Premiere Pro? We’re in luck, because Premiere does support full control over ease-in and ease-out controls when you animate with keyframes. It’s just extremely clunky to use.

The process of rendering such frames in between is sometimes referred to as “tweening”. Let’s find out how to use it.

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How to import an image sequence in Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro can import a series of single images and turn them into an animation. All we have to do is import all images into our project, then multi-select them and drag them into a sequence. If you’ve tried this before you may have noticed that a still image in your sequence may not equal the duration …

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How to display frames instead of timecode in Adobe Premiere Pro

No matter what preset you select for your sequence, Premiere will always default to showing timecode in your timeline. This will be automatically adjusted to the relevant EBU or SMPTE timecode. Some advice from the Memory Tree Video Production team: “Full frames on the other hand can be very useful for things like animations where …

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