The Adobe Premiere Pro Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

Adobe Premiere Pro is one of Adobe’s best-known programs within the Creative Cloud package. It’s one of the longest running apps devoted to video-making. Premiere Pro also has the well-earned reputation of being one of the most versatile and easy-to-use visual editors currently on the market.
While Premiere Pro CC can seem daunting to anyone who hasn’t used it, the app is actually quite simple to understand.
First, we recommend learning how to cut a video into clips using Adobe Premiere . This will help you shorten your videos for social media. Next, learn  how to edit videos faster in Premiere Pro .
And once you’re ready to level up, give your workflow a big boost with the Adobe Premiere Pro keyboard shortcuts cheat sheet we’ve shared below.
The cheat sheet covers various shortcuts to help you quickly navigate around the app on both Windows and macOS. It also lists shortcuts to help you select and edit onscreen content and use various native tools like the Pen tool.
FREE DOWNLOAD: This cheat sheet is available as a downloadable PDF from our distribution partner, TradePub. You will have to complete a short form to access it for the first time only. Download The Adobe Premiere Pro Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet .
Adobe Premiere Pro Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows and macOS
The shortcuts listed are the default shortcuts forAdobe Premiere Pro CC 2020. The cheat sheet does not reflect shortcuts that have been customized by an individual user.


WINDOWS Application Shortcuts

Open Premiere Pro Help

Ctrl + Z
Undo last action

Ctrl + Shift + Z
Redo last action

Activate the Selection tool

Shift + A
Activate the Track Select Backward tool

Activate the Track Select Forward tool

Select the Ripple Edit tool

Select the Rolling Edit tool

Select the Pen tool

Select the Hand tool

Select the Zoom tool

Select the Type tool

Ctrl + Q
Quit Premiere Pro

File Shortcuts

Ctrl + O
Open a project

Ctrl + W
Close the panel window

Ctrl + Shift + W
Close open project

Ctrl + S
Save project

Ctrl + Shift + S
Save project as

Ctrl + I
Import a file or piece of media to edit

Project Shortcuts

Ctrl + X
Cut a piece of content

Ctrl + C
Copy a piece of content

Ctrl + V
Paste a piece of content

Ctrl + Shift + /
Duplicate a piece of content

Ctrl + A
Select all content

Ctrl + Shift + A
Deselect all content

Ctrl + F
Find a file or piece of content


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