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ADOBE® PREMIERE® PRO

REAL-TIME VIDEO PRODUCTION IN HD, 4K AND BEYOND WITH ADOBE PREMIERE® PRO CC
NOW POWERED BY
AMD FIREPRO™ AND
OPENCL™ TECHNOLOGY
With Adobe Premiere® Pro CC supporting OpenCL™ for Microsoft Windows® OS-based workstations, there's no need to buy hardware based on proprietary technology any more. Harness the power of AMD GPU acceleration to help speed up more than 40 effects in Premiere Pro CC. That means less time sitting around waiting and watching the rendering progress bar. Apply color corrections and effects to multiple layers of DV, HD or 4K video and gain feedback on the fly.

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO EDITING PERFORMANCE WITH OPEN STANDARDS

As 4K footage captured on devices like RED'S EPIC and SCARLET cameras quickly becomes standard for professional jobs - and even consumer-grade DSLRs like Canon's EOS Rebel T3 can shoot good-quality HD footage - editors need powerful software to cope with all of that data.

Adobe Premiere Pro's Mercury Playback Engine is designed for just such demanding modern editing jobs. By harnessing the power of the GPU alongside that of the latest multi-core CPUs, you can edit footage seamlessly at full resolution, or apply effects on the fly and see the results in real time.

ALWAYS WORK IN REAL TIME, AT FULL RESOLUTION

Thanks to the power of the latest generation of AMD GPUs, you can now work on high-definition footage in real time, even on a mobile system. You can play back DSLR or AVCHD video clips at full resolution on the timeline, scrub through footage in the Project bin, or use real-time dynamic trimming – all without stuttering, or having to drop to half resolution.

MAKE ADJUSTMENTS ON THE FLY AND SEE RESULTS IN REAL TIME

Premiere Pro CC's support for OpenCL™ harnesses the power of your AMD FirePro™ graphics resource, enabling you to change the brightness or contrast of footage in real time. Just drag a Brightness & Contrast, Luma Corrector or Luma Curve effect onto a clip in the timeline and see the results of your adjustments on the fly, without shake or dropped frames – or worse, having to drop to a lower resolution and render to check the results of your work.

LUMETRI DEEP COLOR ENGINE

When you need to match footage shot on different cameras, it only takes a single click to set the White Balance, and the software takes care of the rest. GPU accelerated via OpenCL™, the new Lumetri color panel allows editors to work with deeply integrated creative tools to manipulate color and light in new and innovative ways, all the way through the editing process, without leaving Premiere Pro.

WORK IN REAL TIME ON FULL-RESOLUTION 4K FOOTAGE AND BEYOND

Thanks to its support for OpenCL™, Premiere Pro CC makes it possible to harness the power of your AMD GPU to play back clips on the timeline in real time – even in 4K and beyond. The latest AMD FirePro™ W-series professional graphics cards are ideal for such demanding production jobs. With up to 6 GB of dedicated graphics memory, industry-leading memory bandwidth and PCI Express 3.0, the top-of-the-range AMD FirePro™ cards help you to scrub through RED or ARRIRAW footage without stuttering or needing to drop to lower resolution.

MAKE ADJUSTMENTS ON THE FLY – EVEN WITH THE MOST DEMANDING EFFECTS

The AMD FirePro™ W-Series graphics cards accelerate your high-end video workflow more efficiently than ever before, even when working with the most demanding algorithms. With the new Graphics Core Next (GCN) GPU architecture, the AMD FirePro™ W7000, W8000 and W9000 graphics cards make it possible to apply processor-intensive effects such as the Three-Way Color Corrector or the Ultra Key chroma keyer on the fly.

Thanks to the power of AMD GPUs and OpenCL™, it even becomes possible to apply multiple effects, Adjustment Layers and vignette masks to footage and see the results in real time.

APPLY 3D EFFECTS WITHOUT HAVING TO RE-RENDER

When running on the CPU, Premiere Pro uses lower-quality algorithms for scaling footage, only switching to its highest-quality algorithms at render time. With GPU acceleration enabled, those advanced algorithms are already on.

With AMD's FirePro™ W-series graphics cards, you can apply overlays, titles or lower thirds seamlessly: all without having to work with lower-resolution proxies, or re-render to check the results.


ADOBE PREMIERE PRO & MEDIA ENCODER

ADOBE® PHOTOSHOP®

IMAGE EDITING ACCELERATED WITH AMD
Create eye-catching and awe-inspiring designs faster. AMD graphics hardware powers creativity and productivity, boosting the performance of more than 30 features, filters and functions in the latest edition of Adobe Photoshop. Creative professionals, prosumers and everyone in between can now benefit from a high-end digital imaging workflow by simply coupling an affordable, yet powerful AMD consumer- or professional-grade GPU or APU with the latest edition of Adobe Photoshop. Get lightning-fast results: leverage the immense power of AMD GPU and APU hardware with the Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine, OpenCL™ support and dozens of GPU-accelerated features in Adobe Photoshop.

AMD HARDWARE CAN DRIVE ALL GPU-ACCELERATED FEATURES IN ADOBE PHOTOSHOP. KEY FEATURES INCLUDE:
ADOBE MERCURY
GRAPHICS ENGINE
Harnesses the power of AMD GPUs and APUs to deliver unprecedented responsiveness for a fluid feel as artists work. The Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine supports OpenCL™ and OpenGL to accelerate new and enhanced Adobe Photoshop features.
OIL PAINTING FILTER Powered by the Mercury Graphics Engine and AMD hardware, quickly gives artwork the look of a fine painting. Artists can control the style of the paintbrush, as well as the direction and shine of the lighting, to achieve a polished look. The graphics-intensive Oil Painting filter is so demanding that it requires hardware acceleration, which can be achieved with AMD consumer- or professional-grade hardware.
PUPPET WARP Powered by the Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine and AMD graphics technology, enables artists to reposition image elements, such as the angle of a subject’s arms or legs, with fluid responsiveness.
BLUR EFFECTS Fueled by the Adobe Mercury Graphics Engine with OpenCL™ support for AMD graphics to deliver immediate results.
LIQUIFY AMD and Adobe collaborated to optimize the dramatically accelerated Liquify tool, a filter with which users can push, pull, rotate, reflect, pucker and bloat any area of an image for artistic effect. The Liquify tool leverages AMD graphics technology to enable faster results: immediately open incredibly large images and start working with more flexibility and options than ever.
ADOBE® AFTER EFFECTS®

FASTER GRAPHICS PIPELINE WITH AMD AND ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS
Pair AMD professional and consumer graphics cards with Adobe After Effects to create, manipulate, and polish motion graphics and cinematic visual effects (VFX) quickly, efficiently and effectively. AMD graphics hardware and Adobe After Effects software combine to deliver a robust and reliable creative workflow and an unparalleled user experience. AMD empowers unprecedented performance to invigorate artists and encourage experimentation with faster rendering, feedback and effects in Adobe After Effects. Unleash your full creativity and see results in real time with AMD and Adobe After Effect’s latest features, including improved GPU-accelerated previews and final-quality rendering.

AMD BOOSTS A VARIETY OF ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS GPU-ACCELERATED FEATURES:
FINAL DRAFT MODE Fast Draft preview mode makes working with the ray-traced 3D renderer much, much faster. It speeds the process of setting up 3D scenes, which can be slow in Final Quality mode.
HARDWARE BLITPIPE Hardware Accelerated Composition, Layer, and Footage Panels - The Hardware BlitPipe GPU-acceleration feature is engaged when using colour management output simulation on the screen and the exposure control in the viewer panels.
CARTOON EFFECT The dedicated cartoon effect gives live footage the look of cell animation quickly and easily.
OPENGL SWAP BUFFER The OpenGL swap buffer feature harnesses the power of AMD graphics hardware to accelerate the drawing of pixels to the screen. This process, which can result in a performance bottleneck with larger displays, is made faster and smoother with AMD graphics hardware.
ADOBE® SPEEDGRADE™

COLOUR, DEPTH, AND DETAIL WITH AMD AND ADOBE SPEEDGRADE
The entirely GPU-accelerated Adobe SpeedGrade and AMD graphics hardware provide artists the power to push the envelope—with confidence, precision, and unprecedented speed. Take video projects to the next level and beyond by pairing the robust colour grading capabilities of Adobe SpeedGrade with AMD graphics hardware. With AMD and Adobe SpeedGrade, artists can open the full dynamic range of their source footage and retain details often lost in shadows and highlights. Craft picture-perfect output for virtually any format—from smartphones to the big screen—faster with AMD GPU acceleration.

AMD GPU- AND APU-ACCELERATED FEATURES IN ADOBE SPEEDGRADE INCLUDE:
PRIMARY AND SECONDARY
COLOUR CORRECTION
Apply primary colour corrections to the full frame, in combination with secondary grades for selected colour ranges within images.
POWERFUL LAYER-BASED
GRADING
Adjust footage to compensate for gamma irregularities and colour shifts, including automatic colour calibration for QuickTime output.
CAMERA AND COLOUR
SPACE MATCHING
Capture Macbeth colour charts and automatically match colour spaces for footage created with different cameras.
AWARD-WINNING
STEREOSCOPIC TOOLS
Accelerate stereoscopic workflows with automatic geometric and colorimetric error correction and control depth placement within and between shots for comfortable viewing.
AUTOMATIC SCENE
DETECTION
Automatically identify edits from archived projects to distinguish individual shots and make short work of restoration and remastering projects.
FLEXIBLE MASKING
TOOLS
Create and modify mask shapes with intuitive drawing tools. Track and animate your mask and control feathering with precision.
REAL-TIME REFRAMING
AND RESIZING
Resize and reframe your shots and pan and scan in real time to deliver perfectly composed images for virtually any display, from handheld tablets to the big screen.
FILM-STYLE FILTERS
AND EFFECTS
Add special filters for a stylized film look or apply effects such as sharpen, soften and glow.

SEAMLESS WORKFLOWS WITH AMD EYEFINITY™ MULTI-DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY

AMD Eyefinity™ multi-display technology enables an AMD FirePro™ graphics card to drive three, four and even six monitors via DisplayPort 1.2 from a single graphics card, at up to 4Kx2K resolution for each output. Speed up your workflow by using your extra screens to view additional Audio Mixer or Metadata panels, run After Effects, Photoshop sessions simultaneously or simply refer to your storyboards and project brief.

FOR PRODUCT ENQUIRY
For enquiries if you are residing in India:
Manmit Desai, Business Development Manager, Professional Graphics of AMD India Private Limited
Tel: +91 9930926682 or email: Manmit.desai@amd.com
If you are residing in other countries except India, please send your enquiries to:
vincent@amdfireprohub.com
Footnote

1AMD FirePro™ W8100 graphics card provides the best performance on Adobe Premiere Pro and Media Encoder compared to other AMD FirePro™ graphics card models. Based on AMD internal testing on Adobe® Premiere® Pro (output settings: 1920x1080, 29.97FPS, Progressive, WMV, VBR, 2 Pass Constrained, Avg 8000.00 kbps, Maximum Render Quality) using a 252MB MP4 file, AMD FirePro™ graphics cards render and encode time with the Gaussian Blur 100px, Lumetri Blue Steel, and Lumetri Cinespace+5% Noise effects, respectively, as follows: W8100=402/411/399 sec, W7100=420/372/541 sec, W5100=610/487/795 sec, and W4100=988/729/1115 sec. AMD lab test system configuration: workstation with Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0GHz, 16Gb DDR3 RAM, Asus Z97 motherboard, Windows 8.1 64-bit, AMD driver 15.20. Media input: 3846x2160 MP4, 23.97 FPS Progressive. Render and export in Adobe Media Encoder. FP-146
2AMD FirePro™ W7100 graphics card performs up to 14X as fast as the Intel Core i7 CPU alone using the Lumetri Cinespace effect, and up to 10X faster on Adobe Premiere Pro and Media Encoder. Based on AMD internal testing on Adobe® Premiere® Pro (output settings: 1920x1080, 29.97FPS, Progressive, WMV, VBR, 2 Pass Constrained, Avg 8000.00 kbps, Maximum Render Quality) using a 252MB MP4 file, AMD FirePro™ W7100 graphics cards render and encode time with the Gaussian Blur 100px, Lumetri Blue Steel, and Lumetri Cinespace+5% Noise effects, respectively, was 420/372/541 sec, compared to Core i7 times of 4813/4080/7666 sec. AMD lab test system configuration: workstation with Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0GHz, 16Gb DDR3 RAM, Asus Z97 motherboard, Windows 8.1 64-bit, AMD driver 15.20. Media input: 3846x2160 MP4, 23.97 FPS Progressive. Render and export in Adobe Media Encoder. FP-147
3AMD FirePro™ W8100 graphics card performs 4K video rendering and encoding consistently faster than the Nvidia Quadro K5200 on Adobe Premiere Pro and Media Encoder. Based on AMD internal testing on Adobe® Premiere® Pro (output settings: H264, Match Source, High Bit Rate, Maximum Render Quality) using a 252MB MP4 file, AMD FirePro™ W8100 graphics cards render and encode time with the Gaussian Blur 100px, Lumetri Blue Steel, and Lumetri Cinespace+5% Noise effects, respectively, was 317/339/336 sec, compared to K5200 times of 320/340/352 sec. AMD lab test system configuration: workstation with Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0GHz, 16Gb DDR3 RAM, Asus Z97 motherboard, Windows 8.1 64-bit, AMD driver 15.20/NVidia driver 353.30 (latest available at time of testing). Media input: 3846x2160 MP4, 23.97 FPS Progressive. Render and export in Adobe Media Encoder. FP-148
4AMD FirePro™ W7100 graphics card performs 4K video rendering and encoding consistently faster than the Nvidia Quadro K4200 on Adobe Premiere Pro and Media Encoder. Based on AMD internal testing on Adobe® Premiere® Pro (output settings: H264, Match Source, High Bit Rate, Maximum Render Quality) using a 252MB MP4 file, AMD FirePro™ W7100 graphics cards render and encode time with the Gaussian Blur 100px, Lumetri Blue Steel, and Lumetri Cinespace+5% Noise effects, respectively, was 317/318/340 sec, compared to K4200 times of 322/339/343 sec. AMD lab test system configuration: workstation with Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0GHz, 16Gb DDR3 RAM, Asus Z97 motherboard, Windows 8.1 64-bit, AMD driver 15.20/NVidia driver 353.30 (latest available at time of testing). Media input: 3846x2160 MP4, 23.97 FPS Progressive. Render and export in Adobe Media Encoder. FP-149
5AMD Eyefinity™ technology can support multiple displays using a single enabled AMD FirePro™ professional graphics card; the number of supported displays varies by card model. Microsoft® Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, or Linux® is required in order to support more than 2 displays. Depending on the card model, native DisplayPort™ connectors and/or certified DisplayPort™ active or passive adapters to convert your monitor’s native input to your card’s DisplayPort™ or Mini-DisplayPort™ connector(s) may be required. See www.amd.com/firepro for details.
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