Selecting an Initial Workspace

When you launch Premiere for the first time, the first thing you see after the splash screen is the Initial Workspace dialog box (Figure 2.2). This screen guides new users to choose A/B editing, and more experienced editors to use single-track editing.

Figure 2.2. The first time you launch Premiere, you must choose an initial workspace, according to the style of editing you prefer.

Though both workspaces can achieve similar results, which one you choose determines how Premiere depicts the program in the Timeline window—particularly when it comes to transitions.

In the A/B editing layout, transitions (such as ...

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