Adobe Premiere Pro vs Premiere Rush

Adobe Premiere Pro vs Premiere Rush
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Welcome Adobe Premiere Pro vs Premiere Rush comparison guide. As you probably know, Adobe is one of the biggest creative software companies out there, and its main video-editing application, Premiere Pro, has long been a top choice for professional video editors, even being used in high-end film and TV productions. In 2018, Adobe launched Premiere Rush, a more accessible application designed for fast-paced, no-frills editing of social media videos. 

While Premiere Pro is a desktop-only application (find out how to download Premiere Pro here), Rush is available for phones, tablets, and desktops. In this Adobe Premiere Pro vs Premiere Rush comparison, we focus on the desktop versions, comparing their features, performance, support, and pricing in order to determine which is best for creatives like you. 


1. <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Premiere Pro: the best video editing software overall
Adobe's Premiere Pro is a professional tool for video editing. This industry standard software works on both PC and Mac, and offers everything you need, although it may be too complex for beginners.

2. Premiere Rush: A brilliant option for newcomers

2. Premiere Rush: <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">A brilliant option for newcomers
Adobe's Premiere Rush lacks depth but is perfect for those starting out, or those who want speed and simplicity – particularly for social media.

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Kieron Moore

Kieron Moore is a freelance writer based in Manchester, England. He contributes to Future sites including TechRadar and Creative Bloq, focusing on subjects including creative software, video editing, and streaming services. This work draws on his experience as an independent filmmaker and an independent TV watcher. He can be found on Twitter at @KieronMoore, usually when he’s meant to be writing.