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Auto Save brings Premiere Pro to front when working in other applications

Explorer ,
Oct 07, 2021 Oct 07, 2021

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Auto Save is bringing Premiere Pro to the front, even when it is hidden or in the background while working in other applications like a web browser. This is very annoying.

 

This is happening in Premiere Pro 22.1.0 BETA (build44) on macOS 11.6.

 

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Create a new project in Premiere Pro and import a few assets into a new sequence.
  2. Set Auto Save to 5 minutes in Preferences
  3. Open a web browser and surf the internet until next Auto Save occurs. Observe how Premiere Pro Auto Save brings Premiere Pro front and center, even though it wasn't the active application.

 

Expected behaviour: Premiere Pro should be able to Auto Save in the background without bringing the application in front of all other applications.

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Adobe Employee , Dec 12, 2022 Dec 12, 2022

Good news – we are working on making it so that Premiere Pro will do auto saves "in the background" and no longer create a new window with a progress bar, which is what was bringing it to the foreground. You can try this feature out in the latest Premiere Pro (Beta). More here: https://community.adobe.com/t5/premiere-pro-beta-discussions/discuss-background-auto-save-now-in-premiere-pro-beta/m-p/13401884/page/3

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New Here ,
Mar 16, 2022 Mar 16, 2022

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Yes! This is incredibly annoying when i am trying to read client notes on frame i/o or work on a graphic asset in AE or PSD...there is no need to PR to come full frame, it should be able to auto save in the background. Any solutions yet?

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Enthusiast ,
Apr 14, 2022 Apr 14, 2022

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Interesting....I'm on Windows 10, and this happens (not always) with After Effects (not Premiere). AE wilkl sometimes jump to the front when auto-saving, and ALWAYS jump to the front when a render is completed.

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New Here ,
Dec 12, 2022 Dec 12, 2022

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This is still happening and it's incredibly frustrating. In the year since you first mentioned this has Adobe done anything to address it or have you found a workaround?

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Adobe Employee ,
Dec 12, 2022 Dec 12, 2022

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Good news – we are working on making it so that Premiere Pro will do auto saves "in the background" and no longer create a new window with a progress bar, which is what was bringing it to the foreground. You can try this feature out in the latest Premiere Pro (Beta). More here: https://community.adobe.com/t5/premiere-pro-beta-discussions/discuss-background-auto-save-now-in-pre...

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New Here ,
Dec 12, 2022 Dec 12, 2022

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Thank you for replying so quickly! 

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Community Expert ,
Dec 14, 2022 Dec 14, 2022

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build 30

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Adobe Employee ,
Dec 14, 2022 Dec 14, 2022

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How do you have build 30, that hasn't yet been published?! 

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Community Expert ,
Dec 14, 2022 Dec 14, 2022

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This morning. Like all the other software: CC desktop.

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(even has your name 😉 )

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Adobe Employee ,
Dec 14, 2022 Dec 14, 2022

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Amazing; not available to me. Hrrmmn...

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Community Expert ,
Dec 14, 2022 Dec 14, 2022

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Mac vs windows?

I am on windows.

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Adobe Employee ,
Dec 14, 2022 Dec 14, 2022

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Mac. 

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Community Expert ,
Dec 14, 2022 Dec 14, 2022

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There you go.......

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Community Expert ,
Dec 14, 2022 Dec 14, 2022

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lol. I am also Win, and I see 30. Just installed 25 yesterday....

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Adobe Employee ,
Dec 14, 2022 Dec 14, 2022

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Yep, Mac beta builds are behind Windows right now, intentionally...

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Engaged ,
Dec 26, 2022 Dec 26, 2022

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Any news on this for Mac? I'm really getting sick of working in After Effects and Premiere constantly jumping to the front. It's so clunky, how on earth can every other app on earth autosave in the background except Premiere and After Effects? Why is this even still a freaking issue in 2022?

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