This chapter introduces you to the foundations of performance in both Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects. You'll learn about key components involved in streamlining your video production workflow, such as using keyboard shortcuts, safeguarding your work, and avoiding workflow bottlenecks.
Introduction: What Is Performance?
This lesson provides a quick overview of this video training course and the components of performance.
This chapter explains the system requirements for Premiere Pro and After Effects and walks you through the ideal configuration of hardware components such as hard disks and CPUs. You will also learn about ways to accelerate rendering and previews to optimize program performance.
In this lesson you'll get an overview of the system requirements for Premiere Pro and After Effects, as well as a look at the PPBM5 service for testing performance of computer systems for Premiere Pro CS5 and CS5.5.
This chapter is full of useful tips on maximizing program performance with program features like rendering multiple frames simultaneously, using proxies, adjusting resolution settings, and isolating your work area.
Settings, Tasks, and Workflow Tips to Improve Performance
Shutting down unneeded software can give After Effects and Premiere Pro the resources needed for optimum performance, as you'll see in this lesson.