Chapter 8. Previewing a Sequence

As you know, you can watch a sequence in the Monitor window’s Timeline view by just hitting its play button (or the keyboard equivalent). But for the most accurate view, you need to output the video to a television monitor via a DV camera or deck.

Premiere Elements utilizes your system’s resources to render the frames of a sequence on the fly. Naturally, segments with transitions and other effects require more processing than those without. That’s because effects force Premiere Elements to generate new material. To create a cross-dissolve transition, for example, the system must digitally combine the first shot with the next. But with the proper system configuration, Premiere Elements can play back even layered ...

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