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Tip #1723: How Much Faster?

Larry Jordan – LarryJordan.com

Adobe continues its focus on stability and performance with Premiere Pro.

H.264 encoding using Intel Quick Snyc (Windows). (L-R) Software-only, Premiere 14.0, 14.8 and 15.1.

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Adobe recently improved the performance of H.264 encoding on Windows using Intel Quick Sync hardware acceleration.

The latest numbers show Premiere Pro 15.1 to be:

  • 77% faster than software encoding using H.264 with HD media.
  • 68% faster than software encoding using H.264 with UHD media.
  • 36% faster than Premiere 14.0 using H.264 with HD media.
  • 45% faster than Premiere 14.0 using H.264 with UHD media.

HEVC encoding showed similar speed gains.

EXTRA CREDIT

Premiere Pro 15.1 was released in April, 2021. The chart illustrates the specific results by version.


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