The new export workflow streamlines the process of delivering completed videos by focusing on the destinations of the content. Optimized render settings for popular social platforms like YouTube, Facebook and Twitter are presented. Advanced settings are easily accessed for customizing exports.
This isn’t the end of the road for this redesign, though – not by a long shot. We are still working on the exact layout of the settings accordions and finding the exact right place for everything. And the most exciting part . . . background rendering! Yes, that’s right, no more waiting for encoding progress bars to grow. Check back often for updates.
More detailed info on the workflows: New import & export in Premiere Pro (Beta)
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As far as I can tell, when exporting, there is no way to type a specific value into the 'Target Bitrate' field, which is something I often want to do when exporting. Will this be fixed in a future release?
Yes yes yes, need to be able to type into a field to get exact rate you want.
I admittedly am not going to be downloading the beta, but I wanted to check the forums to hear what people thought. I'm glad you mentioned this @hellopaul4 and I think it encapsulates my overall sentiment when it comes to modernizations/streamlining of UIs:
If you want to make the interface simpler or more modernized, sure, that's fine with me. Some folks may be split on this but honestly at the end of the day we'll all need to adjust to new, modernized UIs eventually.
However it should NEVER come at the cost of removing functionality or fine levels-of-control. Typing vs. sliding might seem like a small thing, but when it comes to users who do ths regularly and come to expect to be able to do it (since you could before), yeah I'd say that's something that needs to be corrected - and hopefully will be by public release.
If we're going the Rush-esque approach of Destination-based-exports (which is totally fine with me) it'd be great to have customization over that too. For example, the ability to make your own "destination" toggle with your own settings. So this way even if Adobe doesn't add a particular platform like Instagram/IGTV or "Other Random Video Platform", you could at least build it yourself and have it appear in that list. For all I know this may an entire rework of how Export Settings / Premiere / Media Encoder works, but like I said, if we're going that route, that's fine and dandy if we can customize and control.
I lied... curiosity got the best of me. Wound up downloading the beta after all. Ha!
yes numeric input fields are something currently looked at. We fully understand there's a need to input exact Bitrate values.
I find the new export menu to be less effective. Right now you have to click extra buttons to reveal bitrates, and the numbers can't be typed. Pulling the bitrate sliders, makes it cumbersome to set the right value.
Font is at the moment a little too thin to be easily read.
I can assure you that there is still work in progress and numeric inputs is something super important. We fully understand there's a need for exact input of Bitrate values.
On the subject of bitrate values, the Estimated File Size does not update when changing bitrate values. I assume this will be fixed in a future release.
IMO, too much targeted towards social media.
Its loosing its professional look.
Media File : Lot of twirling down.
And as the previous poster mentioned : no way to fill in an exact number for bitrate. Slider is too fiddly.
Next time I open the Export all drop down menus are closed.
How do I export subclips from the project panel. As of now a dialog box appears, is that going to disappear?
Hi Ann! I agree, the new Export mode should remember the expand/collapse state of the accordion ssections from session to session, so that sounds like a bug. We plan to add support for multiple selected sequences or clips from the Project panel, using the new Export mode. In the meantime, multiple selections will open the old Export Settings dialog so you can still do that, and your clips or sequences will be sent to AME's queue for batch encoding. Sliders are still a work in progress, so please stay tuned.
The whole making this basically a workspace thing is certainly a bit confusing. Export was always it's own window, so to close I hit the red button and closed the application, having missed the exit button on the lower left.
Honestly I think it would be clearer if it was treated as a workspace, so if you want to leave, you just go to your other workspace (of course this was easier and quicker before I had to click twice to go to a workspace instead of once as I have been able to do for sometime), but the workspaces are greyed out when you are there, though I can still see the windows from my previous workspace in my second monitor, but can't do anything with them when in the export dialogue. And instead it is now like their are different versions of workspaces, you have Import/Edit/Export and then the workspaces for Edit. I just think it might be easier if they were all workspaces, instead of having different levels of worksapces.
I understand it now, but I still think that is confusing, and the workspaces which I use more during my day to day editing require 2 clicks, while import or export are treated as more important.
And why is the Exit button on the bottom left of the Export Window and the Bottom Right of the Input window? I know you don't need it, but there should be some unification here.
Or maybe even put a drop down on Edit with your workspaces?
I like a lot of thing about the new export workflow, but it doens't seem that one can edit some parameters...e.g. LUFS seem to fixed in the loudness normalization. Is this just not implemented yet?
And I can't seem to get custom presets to save...user error or not ready yest?
Hi thank you for your post!
Yes Save Custom Presets is a Known Issue we're currently working on!
I agree that the 'Exit' button being hidden in the bottom left is silly - it should be with those other buttons in the lower right. I did exactly the same - closed the whole application the first time I saw this export thing. Also, pressing Escape should take you back to the Edit workspace.
Another thing - are the Presets going to be shared across Media Exporter and Premiere? AME's presets currently don't appear in Premiere's Presets.
The new import workflow ... meh.
I do in some ways like the general layout of the new export workflow. And I've been able to create presets easily. It does seem easier to understand "visually".
And I do like being able to set mulitple outputs to different format/codecs at the same time from within PrPro. That's a big improvement.
I think you have forgotten Instagram as an export preset, as a pain IGTV is
I think the location/output based presets make sense. If presets are saved, it's many less clicks to get a multiple output exports set up than doing it in Media Encoder and these days I'm doing alot of split format exports because everyone is working remotely and needs access to watching online. The fresh coat of paint on the section is fine, I'm indifferent, most of the features are here and I imagine we'll at least reach parity with current feature set by the end of beta.
Seems like not being able to type in values is moreso because it's an unfinished beta feature... I don't think I need a bitrate to three decimal places haha and UI graphics is still rough. For h264, AAC audio and similar, I'm not a fan of having to twirl down for bitrate, that's a really fundamental setting I don't think is worthy of hiding, feels alienating and slowing as a pro user. "Keyframes" could be moved up to encoder settings, it's just as advanced as the color settings. Bitrate and keyframes vertically before all the advanced color settings that are locked/preset by default, it's no fun to scroll for more used settings.
It's totally missing scale to fit/scale to fill/stretch to fill.
When I twirl down to set a custom frame size, the aspect ratio lock is broken. It opens as locked, I can adjust only one side. When I unlock and adjust it, the contro snaps locked and then adjusts properly like it's locked. And then the preview stops refreshing.
Quick export I love the idea of, I don't like these uneditable set of default presets that have no reflection to existing Adobe presets, it's stuff like this that just bloats menus. Also, can we have some streamlining with the presets as a whole? Like now we have the normal transcode presets for export, we have location presets for export, and we have a really cumbersome way of creating (but not managing) epr based ingest presets which are just a transcoding preset with a location setting... see what I mean? I need need a hub where this is actually managed, not digging through system and user folders.
The "Preset Manager" that Export and Quick Export launches... that interface isn't optimized with everything in a single list, repurpose the Media Encoder preset panel or try to make something better than Media Encoder's preset groups.
Also being able to group presets in the left side of the Export window. If I can't totally remove all the social publishing options, at least make it a group I can twirl up and ignore, Especially if it sits at the top and eats up screen real estate that's better suited for user presets.
New Export Workflow feedback. This is probably my favorite part of the beta:
When you select two clips in the project menu and right click and go to export. It takes you back to the old export dialogue/UI. Is this because there's no good way to export multiple selected clips individually?
The new interface currently provides a grand total of ONE great new feature over the previous Export Settings window it plans to replace: the ability to export to more than one format at once. Other than this one new great feature, and the Preset Manager (which in all fairness could have simply been added to the current Export Settings window), it provides no visible improvements. Information is harder to see at a glance (can't see if 'Import into Project' is checked or not while any other tab is open, for example) and it takes more clicks to get things done overall. Which begs the questions: Was a complete redesign really necessary?
Once all of the issues are sorted out, does the new interface have the potential to be better than the current one? Yes. But at what expense to the users who are often waiting years for basic things to be fixed? The previous Export Settings window could have used a couple of little improvements, sure, but it was never broken to the point of requiring a complete redesign, or was it?
Imagine if instead of working on this completely new interface, resources were spent working on new tools that could make our work much easier almost all of the time while editing! Here's an example: https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/43046490-super-tools-bar-i-...
I'd love to see the Pr teams resources spent on things that matter most first!
Hey, the new workflow seems amazing, but here are my confusions:
#01 I general export two or more timeline, slecet them from the project area then export to Media encoder, but I didn't see any muti-output option.
#02 In perview version, the name of output file will be defaulted as the same name of time line, but now it seems to dump into some issue. AFTER I export one, next time when I export, no matter what time line I choose, the default name won't change corrspondingly.
Really appreciate Pr team for adding new features while making it native avaliable for Apple Silicon.
If I understand correctly, you're asking about exporting more than one selected sequence? We do plan to add this, along with multiple selections of clips in the Project panel. Currently, if you select more than 1 item in the Project panel, the old Export Settings dialog will open up and the export will be sent to Adobe Media Encoder's queue for batch encoding there. I'm not able to reproduce your issue where the File Name isn't updated correctly after you export once, then export something else next.
Thanks for your reply!
You guys seemed to have the first issue fixed. When I select mutil timelines the old dialog just shows up and works like before.
As for the second issue I reproduced it. The default filename does not match timeline(ignored the language please). And here are steps to reproduce.
1. selecet one timeline
2. switch to export panel
3. swich back to edit
4. select another timeline
5. switch to export panel
6. and here comes this issue