Want to download Premiere Pro? You’ve in the right place. The super powerful video editing software is one of the industry standards for a reason, and is used to create everything from wedding videos to Hollywood blockbusters. Adobe offers various subscription options, so we’re here to help you find the right package for you. 

From a free trial to signing up for Premiere Pro individually, we’ll talk you through every option Adobe currently offers. We’ve also included a bunch of handy tips and tricks that’ll help you get the most out of the tool.

If you would rather use another editing programme, then make sure you check out our guide to the best video editing software for designers. And if it’s that other famous Adobe software you’re after, check out our guide on how to download Photoshop.

Can I download Premiere Pro for free?

That’s right, you can download Premiere Pro for free – as a seven-day trial to help you decide whether it’s the right video editing software for you. If you head straight to Adobe, you can get a week-long trial of the full software, including all the latest features and updates. You don’t even have to give any credit card details to download the free trial.

Download Premiere Pro as part of Creative Cloud

If you’d like to download Premiere Pro as part of the Creative Cloud, then you will need to head to the Adobe site and select one of the subscription options. You can either choose to download and subscribe to Premiere Pro alone, or you can choose a plan that includes Adobe’s entire range of Adobe’s creative apps, from Photoshop to Acrobat.

As a standalone app Premiere Pro currently costs $20.99 / £19.97, but you can also add additional apps, such as the audio recording, mixing and restoration app Audition, for an additional fee. Buying single apps may start adding up in cost, and if you’re likely to use more than one of Adobe’s apps, it usually makes sense to get all 20+ apps in the Creative Cloud suite with an All-Apps subscription for US$52.99 / £49.94 per month. That includes Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Premier Pro and more).

There are options for individual users and businesses, and if you’re a student or teacher you save up to 65 per cent on your first year of use if you buy Premiere Pro as part of the full suite. Make sure you keep an eye on our best Adobe deals page to see any special offers as and when they appear.

How much does Premiere Pro cost?

A screenshot of the Premiere Pro software.

An example of the Premiere Pro interface. (Image credit: Adobe Systems)

Right now, the cheapest way to buy Premiere Pro is as a standalone app, which costs $20.99 / £19.97 / €23.99 per month. This will be taken as a monthly payment for a year, and it includes access to the latest features and updates the moment they’re released. Also included is 100GB of cloud storage, Premiere Rush, Adobe Portfolio, Adobe Fonts and Adobe Spark (where you can quickly create your own branded graphics, web pages and videos).

Alternatively, you can pay for the year upfront at a cost of $240 / £238 / €287; or on a month-by-month fee of $31.49 / £30.34 / €35.99, including the previously detailed additions. 

Then there’s the Creative Cloud All Apps option, which gives you access to Adobe’s entire collection of creative desktop and mobile apps – including of course Premiere Pro – for $52.99 / £49.94 / €59.99 per month. This is a great deal if you’ll use more than one app. Be sure to keep an eye on Adobe’s Special Offers page for any discounts or bundle deals on apps from the Creative Cloud suite. 

Premiere Pro discount for students and teachers

If you’re a student or teacher, you can download Premiere Pro as part of a discounted All Apps plan at a much lower rate than the usual option for individual users. You’ll get Adobe’s entire collection of creative desktop and mobile apps, plus 100GB cloud storage, Adobe Portfolio and more – for just $19.99 / £16.24 / €19.50 per month for the first year, $29.99 / £25.28 / €29.99 after that. It’s a great saving, whether you’re picking the monthly payment for a year, or the month-by-month option.

Can you download Adobe Premiere Pro on Windows?

Yes, you can download Adobe Premiere Pro for Windows and for Mac with the same subscription, whether that’s the standalone individual subscription or an All Apps subscription. Unlike some Adobe apps, like Photoshop, Illustrator, Fresco, there’s no iPad version yet. 

There’s no need to specify which platform you want to use the software with when you subscribe since your subscription allows you to download Premiere Pro to all of the devices you want.

Getting started in Premiere Pro

Once you’ve downloaded the version of Premiere Pro that suits you, there are several tutorials on best practices in video editing around the internet – if you want some key tips, head over to our guide to the best Premiere Pro tutorials.

Of course, if you want something a little easier to navigate for mobile, you can always explore Adobe’s free mobile app Premiere Rush (voted top in our best video editing apps round up). It’s designed to be super easy to use, and it will be perfect for those more interested in editing video for YouTube, Snapchat and Instagram Stories than high-end video footage. 

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