Take a Look Back at 25 Years of Adobe Premiere ProAdobe is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its groundbreaking NLE, Premiere Pro with an editing contest and a look back at the technological advances the software has made over the past two decades 3/15/2017 11:45 AM Eastern
As they explain on their blog, "In 1994, Premiere 4.0 became the first version to offer full screen broadcast quality with 60 fields per frame. As early as 1996, Version 4.2 on Windows actually offered the ability to work with 4K frame size which was used in digital signage applications and in comparison, today Premiere Pro CC can work with files as large as 16k X 10k . RAM previews were introduced in 1998 and an audio mixer in 2001. In 2003 the entire application was rewritten and relaunched as Adobe Premiere Pro, along with the new Adobe Media Encoder companion app."
Read the full post here or see their one-page timeline here. Happy anniversary, Premiere Pro!