Adobe Prelude CC 2018 7.1

Adobe Prelude CC 2018 7.1

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Adobe Prelude CC 2018 is another very useful product by Adobe Systems to facilitate the users with features for video editing. Normally it is used as a side tool with Adobe Premier Pro but its additional capabilities make it very useful. It lets you deal with tapeless media content and performs operations of import, log, select, ingestion and export. It is a high quality video monitoring and recording application that makes the captured videos ready and compatible for performing various functions via Adobe Premier Software.

The software is created to help in transcoding and tagging video footage quickly. The Adobe Prelude is designed for efficient and intuitive netadata entries. This logging and ingest software helps to translate easily by establishing a professional organization and fluid communication throught the video manufacturing procedure. On ingest, the application can as well help to rename files. It can transform scripts into metadata and define the exact details you require on ingest clips. The application has the capability of logging and importing of file-oriented audio and video media. While it is not readily available in a standalone application, you can use it for free with the required versions. The software operates in four different approaches. This can be found in the likes of rough cut, list, logging and ingest. It is switchable by buttons and accessible through the menu in the main interface. When importing video footage, you will discover more than one option in the software. Pelling the ingest workspace remains the first approach. Users will have to hover on video files and choose to bring in and click the ingest button.

Adobe Prelude has a built-in media management tool for organizing the video content in the most appropriate manner. It lets you manage your video clips, name them, arrange metadata for your videos, obtain sub-clips, create sequences and send them to Adobe Premier Pro for processing them into movies. You might feel the need some time to share some important information with video editors, so you can insert comments within the video to communicate your ideas, instructions and suggestions.

Working on the videos starts by creating a new project or opening an already existing one. The default extension for the project is .PPLROJ. The software screen consists of various panels that display a lot of functions that can be operated. You are allowed to move or change the size of panels to work in a comfortable way. The clips integration does not take much time. It provides options of speech transcription, rough cut creation, thumbnail adjustment, playback mode and keyboard shortcut keys.

Adobe Prelude has a few major hardware requirements. Your system must be 64 bit with Intel Core2 Duo processor and 4GB of installed RAM. The minimum memory requirement in hard disk is 4 GB. Screen resolution minimum need is 1280×800 pixels with support for OpenGL 2.0 component and a soundcard that can work with ASIO protocol. It provides compatibility for Mac OS and Windows operating system with versions 7, 8, 8.1 and 10. Internet connection will also be required but only for getting registered.

Versions of Software:
It can be downloaded for free from the published link on this webpage in the form of trial version. Trial version is available for limited duration of 30 days after which you need to pay visit to their official website where you can make payment for purchasing it. Free version offers you less features but it facilitates you to test the features of the software first before actually making the payment for its license.

Adobe Prelude is a compact video monitoring application that you can run on your desktop systems. It makes it easier for you to manage your video clips, extract some small fragments from them, convert them into the form that can be supported easily and then send them to Adobe Premier Pro for editing them and to make complete movies or feature films from the small clips by integration. It is a very helpful tool for video editors, which makes their work easier and lets them perform required operations on the videos.



  • Stability in ingesting media
  • Reads most known file types
  • Options to edit rough cuts


  • Does not replace functionality of OnLocation
  • No live scopes


An overview of the interface - 9.7
Useful preferences - 9.6
Ingesting media - 9.5
Managing media in Prelude - 9