6 Ways You Can Utilize the Alt/Option Key in Premiere Pro
Here's one little key that'll speed up your workflow in a big way.
Editors are always looking for ways to make their editing workflow faster and more efficient, and one way of doing that is by putting the many keyboard shortcuts in Premiere Pro to good use. One key that does a ton of useful and powerful things is the Alt/Option key, and in this tutorial from Premium Beat, Jason Boone shows you all the ways you can use Alt/Option in Premiere to speed up your editing process.
Boone shows you how to use the Alt/Option key to:
- Isolate your audio and video
- Duplicate assets
- Rearrange edits and clips
- Ripple delete
- Replace timeline clips with ones from the Project Panel or Source Monitor
- Create titles
It's clear that Alt/Option is a powerful key on your keyboard, since all of these actions will greatly speed up your workflow, but there are plenty of other keyboard shortcuts that you should know about. You can check them out here, here, here, here, and here. There are also some helpful techniques you can put into practice that'll help you save time in post, like remapping your keyboard and mouse to perform single-keypress commands.
What are some Premiere Pro shortcuts that make your workflow faster and more efficient? Let us know in the comments below.