I watched this video to give me a tutorial on the basics of Adobe Premier.
Notes on different tools-
- Click V and you get the selection tool, the default tool used to select clips in the timeline.
- Click M and you get the track select tool, this will select all clips on a track from a given point, or select multiple tracks.
- Click B and you get the ripple edit tool, this will adjust an edit point between two clips without affecting the rest of the timeline.
- Click N and you will get the rolling edit tool, adjust an edit point between two clips without affecting the rest of the timeline.
- Click X and you will get the rate stretch tool, this will change the duration of a clip while changing the speed at the same time.
- Click C and you will get the the razor tool, this cut a clip or lots of clips into two clips.
- Click Y this is the slip tool, this will move a clip’s in and out points by the same amount all at the same time.
- Click U which is the slide tool, this moves a clip back and forth in the time line, whilst at the same time adjusting adjacent clips to compensate.
- Click P and you get the pen toll, this creates control (anchor) points.
- Click H and you get the hand tool, this drags the timeline view left and right.
- Click Z, which is the zoom tool this will click in the timeline to magnify the view or drag and select a rectangular area to zoom into.
I used this website to find out the information about different tools we will probably use and what they look like below-