Premiere Elements product comparison


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Easily find your photos and videos

Search on a combination of things—like places, events, albums, and favorites — to quickly find what you want



Find photos and videos on a map based on where you took them*


Find photos and videos based on what you were doing


Organize clips with visual tags

Dive right in

Simply tap to do your organizing and quick video edits on touch devices




Get the help you need — even if you don’t know exactly how to describe it — right from within Premiere Elements


Quick and easy moviemaking

Bring collages to life with photos and videos that show many memories at once




Remove haze to make scenes crisp and clear




Easily remix music to match the length of your movie




Bring faces front and center in your movies now that Favorite Moments, Smart Trim, and pan and zoom offer automatic Face Detection




Pop one or more colors in a scene and push everything else to black-and-white with step-by-step Guided Edits


Create slow-motion and fast-motion effects with step-by-step Guided Edits


Get a full-on production with Video Story or choose your favorite moments and Elements turns them into a fun short movie


Edit with drag-and-drop ease, auto-fix shaky footage, and instantly create themed movies

Stylish effects


Use 14 built-in Guided Edits including one that gives your movie a signature look by applying effects across multiple clips at one time



Add motion titles using built-in presets that let you animate text and graphics for professional polish



Add graphics, text, and effects that move with the subject

Add cartoon looks, graphics, transitions, animated titles, motion menus, polished credits, and more

Advanced editing options

Edit and view high-res 4K movies*



Get High DPI and Retina Display support

Get great sound with over 50 musical scores and 250 sound effects

Auto-balance audio elements, easily fix audio problems, adjust color with sliders, combine elements from different videos for entertaining results, and more

Share the way that works for you

Easily export movies in multiple formats, including 4K*

Export with ease—the software automatically recommends the best export settings

Share to Facebook and YouTube*


Share movies Vimeo*, and burn them to DVD and Blu-ray Disc

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* This product may integrate with or allow access to certain Adobe or third-party hosted online services (“Online Services”). Online Services are available only to users 13 and older and require agreement to additional terms of use and the Adobe Privacy Policy (see Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply. 
4k supported cameras include GoProHero 4 Black, Sony XperiaZ3V, SONY FDR-AX100 4K HANDYCAM, Panasonic DMC-GH4 (MP4 and MOV), Motorola Moto X (2014), and Xiaomi Mi4.