What is Production Premium?
Adobe® Creative Suite® 5.5 Production Premium is the high-performance leader in video production software. Produce your best work with game-changing innovations like the Adobe Mercury Playback Engine and a distinctively efficient post-production workflow.
Accelerate your video production workflow in Adobe® Creative Suite® 5.5 Production Premium software, with sweeping performance enhancements that define new standards for speed and efficiency on both Mac OS and Windows®.
Native 64-bit operating system support
Work fluidly on HD and higher resolution projects using all the RAM on your system thanks to native 64-bit operating system support in Adobe After Effects®, Adobe Premiere® Pro, and Adobe Photoshop® Extended.
Mercury Playback Engine
Get amazing performance from the Mercury Playback Engine in Adobe Premiere Pro on both desktops and laptops (Windows® and Mac OS). Natively 64-bit and optimized for modern CPUs, Mercury delivers astounding performance with or without GPU acceleration.
GPU acceleration in Photoshop
Speed up image cropping, color picking, and brush treatments with GPU-accelerated features in Photoshop Extended.
Broad format support in Adobe Premiere Pro
Maximize the efficiency of your file-based workflow and edit virtually any format including DV, HDV, RED, DPX, Sony XDCAM, XDCAM 50, XDCAM EX and XDCAM HD, Panasonic P2, DVCPRO HD, AVCHD, AVC-Intra, and footage from DSLR cameras.
Most efficient file-based workflow
Edit file-based media instantly with native support for DSLR, R3D, AVCCAM, XDCAM HD 50, DPX, P2, XDCAM, XF, and other formats. Never waste time transcoding or rewrapping media, saving significant ingest time on every project.
Save time on every project thanks to deep integration; roundtrip editing; and Dynamic Link, which eliminates intermediate rendering as you refine assets between After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Encore®.
Isolate moving foreground elements from their backgrounds in fewer steps using the Roto Brush in After Effects, automatically creating transparency around foreground elements. Save hours on typical projects.
Trim and edit with efficiency and precision in Adobe Premiere® Pro CS5.5. Use widely accepted NLE shortcuts and easily sync separately recorded field audio with your video, thanks to dual-system sound support.
Integrated metadata for faster post-production
Develop scripts or outlines with Adobe Story, an Adobe CS Live online service1,2. Leverage metadata acquired in production to search assets and dialogue and edit faster. Create searchable web DVDs to make assets discoverable online.
Fast, reliable encoding for multiple devices
Output your work for PCs, smartphones, tablets, and television with Adobe Media Encoder CS5.5. Use intuitive presets and contextual menus to set up sequences once for multiple formats, and batch encode while you keep editing.
Dozens of timesaving improvements
Boost productivity in Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop Extended, and After Effects with workflow features and enhancements suggested by users like you.
Multitarget project setup in Flash Professional
Reuse code and assets in Adobe Flash® Professional to efficiently create, test, package, and deploy content across a range of screens and devices.
Craft great stories
Tackle virtually any post-production challenge with the industry-leading, tightly integrated creative toolset. Game-changing innovations enable you to deliver the highest quality productions to virtually any screen.
Move sequences and assets through the production pipeline faster with open project exchange with other NLEs, while streamlining project reviews and improving communication with colleagues and clients.