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Adding and Deleting Tracks

You can control the number of video tracks and the number and type of audio tracks by creating a custom preset. After you start editing, you can always add and delete tracks as needed.

To add a single video or audio track

  1. To add a single video track, right-click the video track header area a_icon.jpg and choose Add Track b_icon.jpg. Premiere Pro adds a video track.
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    a_icon.jpg Right-click the video track header area.

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    b_icon.jpg Choose Add Track.

  2. To add a single audio track, right-click the audio track header area c_icon.jpg and choose Add Track grey_b_icon.jpg. Premiere Pro adds an audio track.
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    c_icon.jpg Right-click the audio track header area.

To delete a single video or audio track

To delete a single audio or video track, right-click the track header d_icon.jpg and choose Delete Track Image.

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d_icon.jpg To delete a single track, right-click it and...

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e_icon.jpg ...choose Delete Track.

Premiere Pro deletes the selected track.

To add multiple tracks

  1. Right-click the track header area f_icon.jpg and choose Add Tracks g_icon.jpg.
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    f_icon.jpg Right-click the track header area.

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    g_icon.jpg Choose Add Tracks.

    Premiere Pro opens the Add Tracks dialog.

  2. Specify the number of video tracks to add, and choose their placement h_icon.jpg.
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    h_icon.jpg Choose the number and placement of video tracks.

  3. Specify the number, placement, and track type for audio tracks i_icon.jpg.
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    i_icon.jpg Choose the number, placement, and track type for audio tracks.

  4. Specify the number, placement, and track type for any audio submix tracks j_icon.jpg.
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    j_icon.jpg Choose the number, placement, and track type for submix tracks.

  5. Click OK to close the Add Tracks dialog and add the specified tracks grey_i_icon.jpg.

To delete multiple tracks

  1. Right-click the track header area grey_f_icon.jpg and choose Delete Tracks k_icon.jpg. Premiere Pro opens the Delete Tracks dialog.
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    k_icon.jpg Choose Delete Tracks to delete multiple tracks.

  2. To delete video tracks, select the Delete Video Tracks check box and identify the tracks to delete in the associated drop-down menu l_icon.jpg.
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    l_icon.jpg Identify the video tracks to delete.

  3. To delete audio tracks, select the Delete Audio Tracks check box and identify the tracks to delete in the associated drop-down menu m_icon.jpg.
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    m_icon.jpg Identify the audio tracks to delete.

  4. To delete audio submix tracks, select the Delete Audio Submix Tracks check box and identify the tracks to delete in the associated drop-down menu grey_m_icon.jpg.
  5. Click OK to close the Delete Tracks dialog and delete the specified tracks grey_m_icon.jpg.
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