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Adobe Premiere Elements 12 Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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3. Video Capture and Import

Lesson overview

This lesson describes how to capture and import video from your camcorder and other devices for editing in Adobe Premiere Elements, and introduces the following key concepts:

Using the Video Importer to import video from a DSLR or smartphone, an AVCHD or DVD camcorder, or a non-copy-protected DVD

Connecting a camcorder to your PC

Capturing video from a DV/HDV camcorder

Importing audio, video, or still images from your hard drive into an Adobe Premiere Elements project

There are several differences between the capture and import operations in Quick and Expert views. Most notable is that when you’re adding media in Quick view, the new media is inserted directly into the Quick view timeline. When ...

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