Premiere offers a dizzying array of so-called export options. More than you will ever use. Making sense of them is the goal of this and the next hour.
The simplest task is to use Premiere as a VCR?to record your completed project to videotape. But even there, the plethora of possibilities can make your head swim.
Moving on, you can export a still frame or frame sequence to your hard drive for use in other programs, create an Edit Decision List for further editing on separate production equipment, or simply convert a video segment from one format to another.
You may want to post your clips on a Web site, put them on a multimedia CD-ROM, or create a DVD movie.
I'll save the Internet options and DVD output issues for the next hour. I'll go over the rest now.
The highlights of this hour include the following:
Deciphering Premiere's confusing export nomenclature
Choosing an export format?AVI, QuickTime, Still, Sequence, or Filmstrip
Wading through export options
Finally, exporting your project