Adobe Premiere Pro gets major facelift for its 30th birthday

Adobe Premiere Pro
New Import Workflow in Adobe Premiere Pro CC (Image credit: Adobe)

Adobe Premiere is celebrating its 30th birthday this year - and the non-linear video editing software is celebrating with a major facelift. The idea is to update the workflow of the industry-standard video editor for the current and changing needs of the users - whilst not forcing people to completely relearn their timeline editing skills. The new version of Adobe Premiere Pro CC is available as a public beta from today.

At the heart of the change are new import and export experiences - reflecting the reality that there are now are now more video platforms, channels, formats, export options, cameras and inputs than ever. 30 years ago, of course, the were none of the social media or video sharing platforms that are used by billions of people today.

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.