Premiere Pro Transitions: How to Add and List of Best transition Plugins

By Apr 26,2017 11:15 am

There is no doubt to say that Premiere Pro is leading the market these days with its feature rich platform and interactive user interface. This production and editing software tool contains amazing video transition effects. If you want to develop classic professional looking movies at home then Premiere Pro transition effects can help you with great results. The article below contains complete details about how videos can be edited in Premiere Pro and how transitions can be adjusted in most effective manner over audio or video clips. Keep reading to get best assistance.

How to add transitions to video in Premiere Pro?

Here are few easy to follow steps for your Premiere Pro transition effects:

Step 1: Go to Premiere Pro interface and select “Effects” panel from available options.

Step 2: Now from the available transition folders, pick the one that suits your project editing needs. The types of numbers of transitions available in effects panel will depend upon the version of Premiere Pro that you have installed in your system. Some of the most common transition effects are listed below:

  • Zoom: Zoom transition helps to work on a selected potion of screen and it brings scene in or out in a selected proportion from whole screen.
  • Slide: In this sliding motion type transition effect, one scene floats over another.
  • Wipe: This one is quite interesting where one shot complete replaces the selected another shot while travelling from one portion of the frame to another.
  • Iris: The iris transition effect is a newer one where an artificial effect is created to reflect the actual opening and closing motion of camera iris during shooting.
  • 3D Motion: Such type of transition effects tries to manipulate selected clips in the space. For instance, if you apply flip over transition in this 3D motion category then one clip will simply flip over screen in such a manner that secondary clip below it gets revealed in appealing manner.
  • Dissolve: In this type of transition effect, one scene completely melds into another scene. You can describe such type of blends with terms like fade out and fade in from or to a bank image.

Effects folders usually contain stylistically similar kind of transitions but they results different appearances on screen.

Step 3: Now click on your desired transition and hold for a while; drag it on the video that you want to edit in the clip panel.

Step 4: Drop your selected transition in the specified position of the video clip bar. These transitions can be easily placed at starting position of lip, between overlapping portion of video clips as well as at end of the clip.

Step 5: Now click on the left and right edges of transition and then drag them to make extended or shortened as per need. Note that, every transition use to have default time length so you can adjust their positions accordingly.

Check this video tutorial to know more details:

3 Free Transition Plugins for Adobe Premiere Pro:

Although, Premiere Pro contains so many transition effects in its library but still if you need more transitions then you can take help from plugins. Adobe Premiere Pro allows so many plugins to work effectively on its platform. Some of the best ones are discussed as below:

1. FilmImpact.net:

FilmImpact.net contains 4 transitions in its downloadable free pack whereas 6 demos are available with its paid version. Although, most of the Premiere Pro users love to create excellent effects with stock transitions like Film Dissolve etc. but still if you need something more intricate and eye catching then these 4 free transitions from FilmImpact.net are useful for you. This plugin helps users to find best solution within their host application so it is good to apply this attractive effect in your videos.

2. Coremelt Free:

The great news for crazy video makers is that Coremelt Free contains 44 transition effects for Premiere Pro users. Some of the most common are: Filmic transitions, light effects, instant montage presets and 10 text presets. This wide set of transitions can make your dreams come true within very less time on your favourite editing tool itself.

3. Motion Array:

It possesses so many interactive tools for editing photos and videos instantly. The wide range of transition effects available on Motion Array allows users to develop their customized videos with ease. You can simply drag and drop transitions from this plugin and see amazing results on your clips.

Adobe Premiere Alternative

Many beginners find Adobe Premiere Pro platform little complicated and they are not able to apply desired transitions into their videos. If you are also facing such kind of problems but want to develop an attractive video as soon as possible then it is good to try Wondershare Filmora for best results. This software platform is available with free version as well as in paid form with additional features. There is wide range of transition effects inside Filmora interface and it also contains large number of filters that add beauty to all your videos.

Here are few simple to follow steps:

  • First of all you have to import your video to project window.
  • Now choose your desired transition from library and add it on your clip.
  • It is time to export your video containing transitions. Select your desired file format and get it saved on your computer.

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