Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Start a New Project

    1. Chapter 1 Set Up a New Project

      1. Start Premiere Elements
      2. A Brief Tour of Premiere Elements
      3. Create a New Project
      4. Save and Back Up a Project
      5. Open an Existing Project
      6. Create an InstantMovie
    2. Chapter 2 Import Your Clips

      1. Video Camera Storage Methods
      2. Add Raw Footage
    3. Chapter 3 Import Sound, Still Pictures, and Animation

      1. Add Sound Clips
      2. Record Your Own Sound Effects
      3. Add Narration
      4. Import Sound Files to Your Project
      5. Import Still Pictures
      6. Import Animation
    4. Chapter 4 Organize Your Clips

      1. The Organizer Application
      2. Rank Your Clips with Star Ratings
      3. Apply Keyword Tags to Clips
      4. Apply Smart Tags to Clips
      5. Organize Clips into Albums
      6. Filter Your View Using Star Ratings, Keyword Tags, Smart Tags, and Albums
      7. Manage Your Catalogs
  2. Create Your Movie

    1. Chapter 5 Edit Your Movie

      1. Choose Your Editing Style
      2. Gather Clips, Pictures, and Animation
      3. Show the Project View
      4. Review and Rough-Trim Your Clips
      5. Assemble Your Movie
      6. Assemble Your Movie in the Timeline
      7. Final-Trim Clips
    2. Chapter 6 Add Transitions

      1. Choose a Stock Transition
      2. Apply a Transition
      3. Edit Transitions in the Timeline
      4. Edit Transitions in the Tasks Panel
      5. Audio Transitions
      6. Transitions and Slideshows
      7. Types of Transitions
    3. Chapter 7 Add Effects and Themes

      1. Choose an Effect
      2. Color-Correct an Image
      3. Apply an Audio Effect
      4. Edit Effects in the Timeline
      5. Apply an Effect Preset
      6. Timeline Special Effects
      7. Adventures in Transparency
      8. Premiere Elements' Themes
    4. Chapter 8 Create Animated Effects

      1. What Is an Animated Effect?
      2. Learn Keyframing
      3. Use Keyframes to Create Your Own Effect
      4. Edit Keyframes in the Main Timeline
      5. Control Change Between Keyframes
      6. Animate Clips on the Screen
    5. Chapter 9 Add Titles

      1. The Rules of Good Titles
      2. Use a Title Template
      3. Create a Still Opening Title
      4. Format Title Text
      5. Mix Artwork and Titles
    6. Chapter 10 Edit Your Sound Track

      1. Design Sound from the Start
      2. Build a Soundtrack
      3. Adjust Volume and Balance
      4. Add Audio Effects
      5. Add a Music Track
      6. Mix the Audio Track
  3. Share Your Movie

    1. Chapter 11 Choose a Video Format

      1. Video Formats and Premiere Elements
      2. Why So Many Formats?
    2. Chapter 12 Upload Videos to YouTube and the Web

      1. Prepare Your Movie for YouTube
      2. Send Your Movie to Photoshop.com
      3. Publish Your Movie to Podbean
      4. Make Your Movies Web-Friendly
      5. Put Video on Your Own Website
    3. Chapter 13 Create DVDs and Blu-ray Discs

      1. Menu, Please!
      2. Use a Stock Menu
      3. Create a Custom Menu
      4. Preview Your Movie and Menus
      5. Burn a DVD or Blu-ray Disc
      6. Archive Your Project
    4. Chapter 14 Export to an iPod, Cellphone, or Other Device

      1. Export to Devices
      2. Export to Videotape
      3. Save Movies to Your PC
  4. Appendixes

    1. Appendix Install Premiere Elements 8

      1. Get Ready for Installation
      2. Install Premiere Elements
    2. Appendix Get Help for Premiere Elements 8

      1. Help from Adobe
      2. Help from Others
    3. Appendix Premiere Elements 8 Menu by Menu

      1. File Menu
      2. Edit Menu
      3. Clip Menu
      4. Timeline Menu
      5. Disc Menu
      6. Title Menu
      7. Window Menu
      8. Help Menu
      9. The "pre" Menu
    4. Appendix Elements Organizer Menu by Menu

      1. File Menu
      2. Edit Menu
      3. Find Menu
      4. View Menu
      5. Window Menu
      6. Help Menu
      7. The Organizer Window Menu
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