The Edit Original Command

The Edit Original Command

You can import layered Photoshop files into Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects.  Making changes is just one keyboard shortcut away.

  1. Import a layered Photoshop file.
  2. Select any footage item in the Project panel, Timeline panel, or Composition panel.
  3. Choose Edit > Edit Original or press Cmd+E (Mac OS) or Ctrl+E (Windows).
  4. Make edits to the graphic in its original application.
  5. Close and save the document.
  6. Return to Adobe Premiere Pro or After Effects. The source is updated automatically.
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