Adobe has announced a series of updates to its Creative Cloud video editing apps at the IBC show. Premiere Pro will have a “Direct Link” to the Speedgrade color grading app. It will also have:
“Native file format support for Cinema DNG, Sony RAW, Phantom Cine, improved MJPG from Canon 1DC, Sony XAVC Long GOP, Panasonic AVC Ultra (Long GOP), 64 bit ProRes decoding (Mac OS X 10.8 or higher only), and support for exporting XAVC up to 4K and AVCi200 is included, and Cinema DNG can be debayered on a supported GPU for even better performance. For the highest resolution, RED Dragon 6K is also natively supported, with full RED color science built-in.”
In addition, it has a series of new features, including;
* Back button added to Media Browser.
* Sequences have thumbnails that Hover Scrub in Icon view in the Project Panel.
* The Add Edit command overrides track targeting, favoring instead the selected clips under the playhead.
* The Edit To Tape dialog supports JKL shortcuts.
* Negative speeds can be set in the Clip Speed/Duration dialog for reverse playback.
* Audio channel layouts can be selected during QuickTime export.
* The Clip Name effect provides three naming options (Sequence Item Name, Project Item Name, File Name).
* The Timecode effect automatically matches the Time Display parameter (or timebase) to the source clip.
* Transitions can be pasted to multiple edit points.
* All Effect parameters have individual reset buttons.
* Support for reading captions from MXF files (SMPTE 436M ancillary data track) as well as writing captions to the MXF OP1a format.
* Support for decoding and re-encoding CEA-708 captions.
* Captions in QuickTime movies can be read regardless of the video codec.
* Caption files with a *.dfxp filename extension can be imported.
* Camera angles in Multicam source sequences can display camera angles as track names or clip names.
* New preference to allow the trim type of previously selected point with the cursor.
* Improved, GPU accelerated Direct Manipulation.
* Multiple clips and sequences can be sent to Adobe Media Encoder at once.
There are also major updates to After Effects CC, Speed Grade CC, Adobe Media Encoder CC, Prelude CC and Story Plus CC. In addition, the company is planning to release an iPad app called Prelude Live Logger.
The updates are “free” to Creative Cloud subscribers and will be available in October.