Chapter 2. Getting Ready to Edit

Now that you’re familiar with the Adobe® Premiere Elements® interface, you’ll learn how to create a project, set relevant user preferences, and configure the interface to your liking. For those tempted to skip this chapter, understand that although Premiere Elements is a wonderfully flexible and customizable program, once you choose a project setting and start editing, you can’t change the setting.

Although you can often work around this issue, in some instances you may have to abandon the initial project and start again using a different setting to achieve the desired results. Invest a little time here to understand how Premiere Elements works with project settings so you can get your project done right the ...

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