Adobe has announced some sweet new features that will be coming to Premiere Pro later this year (they’re estimating a summer delivery at this time). Those features include an enhanced Lumetri Color panel, proxy workflows for large productions, a more enhanced video and preview engine and more.

The full list of updates follows:

  • Edit immediately during ingest allows Premiere Pro CC users to get straight to work, while importing their video and audio files in the background.
  • Powerful proxy workflows in Premiere Pro CC and Adobe Media Encoder CC enable users to easily work with heavy 8K, HDR and HFR media, so editors can switch between native and proxy formats freely – even on lightweight machines.
  • Enhanced Lumetri™ Color tools within Premiere Pro CC adds HSL Secondaries to expand the editor’s toolkit for making color correction and adjustment easier for all filmmakers.Premiere HDR
  • New video and audio preview engine in After Effects CC delivers superior playback of cached frames for a smooth experience.
  • Easier and more efficient Character Animator includes a simplified puppet creation process that enables users to easily tag puppet layers easily and record multiple takes of a character’s movement. Users can animate puppets to respond to motion and trigger animation accordingly.Character Animator Head Turner Behavior - Make your puppet look from side to side by turning your head
  • New Essential Sound panel in Audition CC enables anyone to mix audio content with professional results.Audition Generate Speech - Record scratch narration and voiceover using speech synthesis Audition Remix - Automatically remix songs to match the duration of your video or project Audition Match Loudness - Ensure your audio is broadcast leagl with new loudness in Audition, Premiere Pro and Media Encoder
  • Quickly find Adobe Stock assets with new filtered search in Creative Cloud Libraries. Licensed assets in your library are now badged for easy identification, videos are displayed with duration and format information, and saved videos are linked to video previews on the Adobe Stock site. 

Pricing and Availability

At NAB, Adobe is previewing the next major updates to Creative Cloud. These updates are expected to ship in the coming months. The company is offering Adobe Creative Cloud for US $49.99 a month. For more information, visit http://www.adobe.com/go/video.