Premiere Elements 2020 features


 

Get started creating

Auto Creations just for you
 Beautiful photo and video slideshows and collages are automatically created for you and delivered upon launch. Powered by Adobe Sensei AI technology.*
 
Home screen to get you started
Get up and running quickly — discover new photo tricks and techniques, see what’s new since your last version, and get inspiring ideas, help, and tutorials.
 
 

Step-by-step Guided Edits   

23 Guided Edits for next-level results
 Get step-by-step help making incredible movies, video creations, and effects that you can customize as you wish.
 
Create dynamic time-lapse videos
 Turn a series of photos or videos into a time-lapse that speeds up the action.
 
Animate skies in your photos
 Replace static skies with moving ones to create an eye-catching effect.
 
Fill the frame to match your video
 Bring a vertical clip or photo into a horizontal video (or vice versa) so it looks seamless. Black bars are filled in to match the look of your video.
 
Make glass pane effects
Add a video overlay to create a sleek wipe that makes it look like the action in your scene is taking place behind glass.
 
Create Luma fade transitions
Create a dramatic scene transition by fading in the colors from darkest to lightest.
 
 
Freeze frames with motion titles
Create a freeze frame of the action and then add an eye-catching motion title. 
 
Create fun bounce-back effects
Get step-by-step help making a segment of your video run forward and backward repetitively. Export your bounce-back effect as an animated GIF or short video clip.
 
Quickly fix action cam footage
Get a little guidance to expertly trim, correct color, and fix lens distortions in your action cam footage so it looks its best. 
 
Make animated social posts
Create a short visual story to share on social media by embellishing a video clip with either static or animated text.†
 
Cooler titles and dramatic effects
Attention-grabbing effects and titles
Create slow- and fast-motion effects, add video inside title text, apply effects across multiple clips at once, and pop one color in a black-and-white scene.
 
 

Intelligent editing   

Improve grainy videos
 Shot your video in low light? Make it look more crisp with a simple drag and drop of the Reduce Noise effect.
 
Get a final movie, faster
Expanded HEIF and HEVC support
 Import and edit HEIF photo files and HEVC video files on Windows as well as macOS.
 
Automation makes video editing easy
Edit effortlessly thanks to photo and video automation. There’s always room to add your personal touch. Powered by Adobe Sensei.
 
Make movies easily in Quick Edit mode
This mode leads you through the steps of trimming a video or using the Sceneline to combine clips, photos, titles, and more into a unique production.
 
Put the focus on people with Face Detection
With automatic Face Detection in Smart Trim and pan and zoom, your favorite people are always front and center.
 
Smart Trim
Automatically trim the bad and keep the good. Smart Trim finds and brings together the best scenes based on the style of your video. Powered by Adobe Sensei.
 
Candid Moments
Wish you’d been able to capture the moment with photos? Now you can automatically extract great photos from your raw video footage. Powered by Adobe Sensei.
 
Remix music to the perfect length
Pick any music file, and it automatically remixes to match the length of your movie. Remix creates a natural sound, so you never lose the soul of your audio.
 
Smooth out the shakes
Make the footage you capture with action cams less shaky and more awesome with Shake Reduction.
 
Create dazzling visuals
Add motion titles, cinematic styles, and effects that move with the action. Plus, adjust the color of a clip as easily as you adjust the color in a photo.
 
Sound your best
Enhance the mood with audio
Easily fine-tune your sound, and bring depth and drama with over 50 musical scores and 250 sound effects.
 
Try photo-blending tricks
Try photo-blending tricks
Enhance one clip with the colors or textures of another clip, add your signature or a copyright line as a watermark, and more.
 
Smart options save time
Smart options save time
Automatically fix color and lighting problems; trim away all but the best footage; and balance audio to create pro-quality sound throughout your movie.
 
Clear the haze
Add motion titles, cinematic styles, and effects that move with the action. Plus, adjust the color of a clip as easily as you adjust the color in a photo.
 
Go beyond HD with 4K
Go beyond HD with 4K
Edit and view high-resolution 4K movies for the ultimate cinematic experience.‡
 
VFR support
VFR support
Premiere Elements supports variable frame rate (VFR).
 

Stunning creations

Auto Creations just for you
 Beautiful photo and video slideshows and collages are automatically created for you and delivered upon launch. Powered by Adobe Sensei.
 
Amazing slideshows
With one click, your best photos are chosen and brought together with short video clips to create an animated, customizable slideshow.
 
Bring collages to life
Create dynamic collages with photos and videos that show many memories at once.
 
Polished movies, instantly
Pick clips and a theme to create a movie in an instant. InstantMovie pulls it all together with coordinated music, titles, and effects.
 
Easily tell your big life stories
Tell your big life stories
With Video Story, just pick your story type, grab clips for each chapter, and Premiere Elements does the rest to give you a full-on production.
 
 

Effortless organization

Find videos faster with Smart Tags
 Your videos are auto-tagged based on subjects like sunsets, birthdays, dogs, cats, and more. Powered by Adobe Sensei.
 
Find by faces
 The faces in your videos are automatically recognized during import, and then the videos are stacked by person so it’s easy to tag and find them later. Powered by Adobe Sensei.
 
Organize automatically
Go from hundreds of mystery folders to a visual view of your videos automatically sorted by date, subject, people, places, and events.
 
Search is a cinch
Search is a cinch
Find the exact videos you’re looking for by searching on a combination of things, including places, events, albums, favorites, and more.
 
 

Shareable memories

Create fun bounce-back effects
Make a segment of your video run forward and backward repetitively. Export your bounce-back effect as an animated GIF or short video clip.
 
Make animated social posts
Create a short visual story to share on social media by embellishing a video clip with either static or animated text.†
 
Share your stories
Share your stories
Upload your movies to YouTube, Vimeo, or your own website. Burn HD-quality movies to DVDs using standard burners, and share movies in high-quality 4K.†‡
 
Easily export optimized movies in just about any format
Easily export optimized movies in just about any format
Premiere Elements recommends the right settings for export to iPads, 4K and HD TVs, traditional television (4:3) or widescreen (16.9) format, and more.‡
 
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