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  1. Making better use of the Hardware, GPU for Playback and Debayering and using mutiple cores.

    • Use the Power of GPU for better Playback Performance
    • In General I noticed a much greater Performance with FCPX and Resolve. I would LOVE to see the Performance in Premiere.
    • iMac Pro Hardware support aswell as MacBooks and all common used editing machines. Note: I cant get full Resolution 4K Playback with an iMac Pro (in ProRes or C200 RAW as well as some 4K h.265 from a consumer camera files)
    519 votes

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    49 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under Review  ·  Reg Santo Tomas responded

    As Wes noted, we are looking at many areas for optimization and have made strides in the last few releases already.

    We recognize there are still many areas to improve performance and we are investing in appropriate areas.

    Threads that are catch-alls are often non-actionable. Please keep giving us specific feedback on what workflows are slow for you.

    Technical solutions may not always be as obvious as some people may be suggesting as the application architecture is often very different than people’s conception.

    Short answer. Yes, we want to and will make it faster.

  2. Save thumbnails cache for project panel thumbnail view

    The processing of thumbs at each opening of the project is really distressing. I would like to have the option to save these metadata at disk for faster start.

    119 votes

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  3. Premiere Pro CC 2019 13.0.2 search / find / bin filter issues

    SEARCH/FIND/BIN NOT WORKING!

    After the update to Premiere Pro CC 13.0.2 (on a Macbook Pro running OS 10.13.6) I started having issues with the project panel bin filter search not showing clips that I knew were in the project - I'd search for a word in the name of a clip and no clips would show up. I tried using the Cmd-F tool instead, and Premiere would either find nothing or stall out and rainbow wheel. Creating a search bin also failed to work properly - I'd create one to search for a word that was in the name or…

    70 votes

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    Under Review  ·  30 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Better Proxy Relinking

    Many times i have had to manually relink proxies.

    Premiere needs better file recognition to be able to relink proxies encoded externally or internally. understanding _Proxy endings an din general relink proxies automatically, more often.

    56 votes

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  5. Mouse disappearing after latest update

    The mouse disappears after switching from editing to audio mode. I've tried this a couple times to see if it was a one time thing and it happened again.

    40 votes

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  6. Please fix flickering play-head resulting in inactive timeline

    Still getting this flickering playhead issue. My interface basically become inactive when this happens. I've done everything: Update graphics card, updated Adobe Premiere and reworked my cache and ram. I've configured the graphics on the computer for Premiere and udated the C++ preview files. There is really no workaround for this? (Video of what is happening attached)

    Work Computer:

    Windows 10.0.18362

    Ryzen 7 2700 Eight-Core

    16 GB Ram

    AMD Radeon RX 580

    35 votes

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  7. Render preview is extremely slow with 2019 update.

    After the 2019 update, render preview has become extremely slow, even with a high performance workstation.

    30 votes

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  8. .Mogrt performance is super slow in 2020

    Specific issues:
    Sluggish scrubbing, choppy playback, longer load time.

    Our dev team was super excited to hear about the new upgrades, but have found performance is dramatically slowed down in the latest version.

    Curious if there will be a patch to fix it, or if there are new development standards to make tools align with the new version? (New code optimization techniques etc.)

    Also attached a clip comparing the speed of 2019 to 2020.

    26 votes

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  9. Speed up the interface

    Please speed up the interface, it's much slower than competing interfaces.

    25 votes

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  10. Finish the job with Canon c200 raw

    I love that Canon has taken the first step to support the Canon Raw format - but without GPU support for the export/Debayering it is more window dressing than a function pros will use. In its current state this is one more reason to use Resolve. Our tests showed dramatic export time differences between the 2 NLE's and my only guess is lack of complete processor support.

    25 votes

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  11. better scrubbing and playback performance - 4k avchd/h264 long gop

    i've uploaded this video which displays the night and day difference in scrubbing performance between Premiere and Resolve.
    4k AVCHD footage from Sony A7iii

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilPUc22itSA

    24 votes

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  12. Better Support For LongGOP

    I would love to see better support for H.264 LongGOP. I have a dual XEON rackmount workstation, dedicated NVME cache drive, dedicated NVME RAID array, and NVIDIA 980ti GPU yet Premier Pro still cannot edit 4K @ 30FPS LongGOP H.264 encoded media out of my GH5 and DJI Phantom Pro4 without having to create proxies.

    I have followed all of the Premier Pro optimization guides that I can find including dedicated cache drive, disabling adjustment layers until the final render, enabling NVIDIA CUDA acceleration, playback resolution at 1/8, etc. Yet it still stutters badly without proxies on almost all of…

    23 votes

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  13. Premiere 15.2 through 15.4 unusable with large projects on Mac Pro (2019) Big Sur

    After having no issues with 15.2 on small projects, Premiere became completely unusable after about a month of working on a feature film. It really seemed like an access error, as I'd get errors like "Unable to access resource 'SErrorXlN_D@2x' (type svg)," "Error Retrieving frame XXXX at time XX," and "Unable to access resource 'CursorDataID-19 (type xml)." The errors came with frozen or black video, I could still hear audio, and it usually fixed itself after about 10-20 seconds. I also couldn't export anything no matter which renderer I used. I thought it had something to do with…

    21 votes

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  14. Please Fix the slow, laggy UI on 5k HiDPI Screens!

    Hi,

    I just got a brand new Apple Mac Pro with the 32 GB Vega II GPU and was hoping it would finally bring smooth UI performance to my 5k Display in Premiere. Sadly, this has absolutely not been the case. Simply scrubbing the timeline, or moving a clip around is so sluggish and slow, it‘s just god awful. The same project on a 6 years old trashcan Mac Pro with 3xFull HD Displays runs absolutely like butter.

    Other software, like Final Cut, manage the same performance on the new machine on a 5k Display, but not Premiere. This is…

    21 votes

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  15. Project Manager not working after recent update

    After the most recent Premiere Prop update (April 2018) I have noticed the project manager no longer works on my Mac running OSX 10.11.05. I have tried various solutions such as resaving the file, saving to different locations and renaming all assets to remove all non letter/numerical characters. Nothing seems to work I just get the "unknown error" message right before the files finish copying and then no folder or files are creating in the destination location. Have tried with at least 4 different projects and the same thing occurs.

    19 votes

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  16. improve stability and performance - 2018 crashes constantly and is extremely slow

    improve stability and performance - 2018 crashes constantly and is extremely slow

    19 votes

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  17. Bug in Premiere Pro - version 14.5.0

    I updated to the latest version today, Oct. 21, 2020 - - whenever I am working in a project in Premiere, and then close the project to open another project, ALL keyboard shortcuts stop working. I have to completely quit Premiere, and reset preferences (hold "Option/ALT" upon launching) for the shortcuts to be restored.

    And then if I hop to another project, again, the shortcuts stop working.

    I have zero custom keyboard shortcuts; all of the shortcuts that cease to work are the ones native to Premiere.

    Premiere Version: 14.5.0

    Working on an iMac Pro 2017
    macOS Catalina - 10.15.7

    18 votes

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    8 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Sounds scary; we’re not yet able to reproduce that behavior, here.

    Confirming: In Preferences —> General —> Most Recent, is yours set to show the Home screen (the default behavior), or have you changed the pref to “open most recent”?

  18. .mogrts almost unusable in 2020

    Not sure what changed, but I'm unable to use .mogrt's effectively after the 2020 update. Overall performance is really slow both in the timeline and with previews rendering them unusable in some cases.

    It appears to be an issue for 90% of .mogrts imported. Even mogrts with very light weight graphics. So it is likely code related.

    18 votes

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  19. Premiere's Search Bar not working in v.13.0.2

    Hi All,

    Premiere's Search bar isn't working properly again and wondering how to fix this issue. Using version 13.0.2. Tried to "Save All Projects", "Close All Projects", then "Open Project", waited for all media to be loaded and still wouldn't get the search bar working. Anyone have a solution to fix this issue/bug?

    18 votes

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  20. Add NVIDIA GPU DECODING

    Please add NVIDIA GPU decoding for better playback perfomance of h264 files without spending time for proxy creation process.
    The most important in editing software is smooth playback and this thing is most ugly in Premiere.

    17 votes

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