Learn about my favorite Adobe Premiere Pro shortcuts for advanced users. These will help maximize your efficiency.
1. Switching Panels
You can easily switch between panels in Premiere Pro using these handy shortcuts:
- Shift-1: Project Panel
- Shift-2: Source Monitor
- Shift-3: Timeline
- Shift-4: Program Monitor
- Shift-5: Effects Controls
- Shift-7: Effects Panel
2. Match Frame:
Quickly find and load the source clip with one click:
- Click F Inside the timeline
- The clip will be found and loaded in the source monitor and also show the exact frame that you are processing
3. Paste Attributes:
Paste clips with attributes already established:
- Cmd-C or Ctrl-C to Copy the clip attributes on a processed clip, then move to a new clip needing processing.
- Opt-Cmd-V or Alt-Ctrl-V will open the Paste Attributes panel and choose the attributes you want to be applied to your new clip. You can find keyframes under the motion tab.
- Click OK and your new clip is processed.
4. Master Clip Effects:
Change effects on all clips at once:
- Switch to the color workspace which will bring up the Lumetri Color panel.
- Click on the Master tab in the Lumetri Color panel and make changes to change all clips. This is a great option for doing color corrections.
5. Replace Edit (in editing workspace):
Easily replace clips and maintain original attributes, duration and transitions:
- Option-drag or Alt-drag a replacement clip.
- Drop it on the clip you want to replace. Duration, transitions, keyframes, and effects will remain and apply to the new clip.
6. Global Effects Mute:
Toggle effects on and off globally with one button:
- Drag Global Effects Mute button down from the program monitor to your control bar.
- When you click on the button, you can toggle the effects on and off at the same time instead of individually.
7. Add Keyframes:
Create smooth transitions in your audio with Keyframes:
- Command-Click or Control-Click on your audio clip.
- Using your selection tool, you can adjust the keyframes by dragging the handles in the audio panel creating smooth transitions.
8. Adjust Playback Speed (more control on playback speed, than J, K, and L):
Change playback speed in small increments:
- Shift L: play a little faster.
- Shift J: play a little slower.
I hope you find these shortcuts for advanced Premiere Pro users helpful to you. Watch my other videos and subscribe for more tips and tricks.