SAN JOSE, CA — Adobe (www.adobe.com) recently announced new features coming to its Creative Cloud video and audio tools, including new collaborative features that will improve users workflows.
Premiere Pro CC receives better caption and subtitle tools, and an Edge Color feature that ensures captions are easy to read on any color background. The Lumetri Color tools have also been refined, with support for HDR10 metadata workflows, enabling editing of HDR10 and output for new HDR-enabled TVs and displays. Premiere Pro also receives improvements for VR workflows, including the ability to work with stitched equi-rectangular video. Along with more efficient ingest of camera media, the next version of Premiere Pro adds support for Native QT DNxHD / DNxHR export.
Premiere’s audio effects and processing also sees improvement with Adaptive Noise Reduction, Dynamics Processing, Parametric Equalizer, Automatic Click Remover and Studio Reverb. New hi-DPI aware effects include, Analog Delay, Chorus/ Flanger, DeHummer, Guitar Suite, Phaser, Single Band Compressor, Tube Modeled Compressor, Vocal Enhancer and Multi Band Compressor. Some legacy Premiere Pro audio plug-ins will be deprecated and they will be removed in a future version.
Additional features include the ability to render sequences faster with new GPU-accelerated effects and improved support for Apple Metal. New visual keyboard shortcut mapping makes it easy to discover, adjust and customize keyboard shortcuts. Improvements to Dynamic Link between Premiere Pro and After Effects makes working with both applications more streamlined. Premiere Pro and Adobe Media Encoder now offer stitching of multiple clips from camera media into a single file on ingest for easier file management.
After Effects CC
The next version of After Effects CC offers a new 3D render engine.
Cinerender, Maxon’s Cinema 4D rendering technology, improves rendering with no GPU acceleration needed. The new video preview architecture in After Effects lets users play raw footage in realtime, eliminating the need to cache before previewing footage. Other features include automatic syncing of Typekit fonts from After Effects compositions.
Adobe Character Animator CC (Beta)
Since it was first unveiled as a public preview, Adobe Character Animator has benefited from thousands of users’ feedback. The next version of Character Animator CC (Beta) will offer faster puppet creation. Users can now mash-up different body parts to create multiple puppets fast. Recording options have been streamlined to include grouped keyboard trigger recordings with more precise editing options.
Adobe Media Encoder CC
The next version of Adobe Media Encoder CC will offer stitched ingest, faster output and direct publishing to Behance Stitch clips from camera media into a single file on ingest.