We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
78,647 News Articles

Adobe Premiere Pro hits Macs before PCs

New version of video editor delayed by Vista?

The new version of Premiere Pro, Adobe's real-time video editing software, will be available on the Mac before it is available on the PC.

Premiere Pro is due to return to the Mac with the launch of Production Studio later this year.

"It will be a new version," said Adobe’s Premiere Pro product manager Giles Baker. "The Mac will get the next version of Premiere Pro; the Windows product will follow suit later." The two versions will be identical in features, Baker confirmed. "The intent is wherever possible to have exact parity between the Windows and the Macintosh versions," he explained.

The delay in getting the application to the Windows platform is likely to be a result of the move to Vista. Other companies are experiencing similar delays. For example, Autodesk's Maya 8.5, launched on 15 January, is not yet Vista-ready. Rob Hoffman, senior manager of product marketing at Autodesk, told PC Advisor's sister title Digit: "As with 64bit support, it's not a matter of if but when."

For the full story - and for up-to-the-minute software news and reviews - visit Macworld.co.uk.


IDG UK Sites

Nokia Lumia 930 review: The flagship Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone

IDG UK Sites

Live Blog: Apple financial results, record June quarter, 35.2m iPhones sold, $37.4b revenue

IDG UK Sites

Welcome to the upgrade cycle - you'll never leave

IDG UK Sites

Why smartphone screens are getting bigger