Premiere Pro tips: Fill timeline with default effect

Premiere Pro tips

The Problem

In several occasions, I had to fill an entire sequence with defult effect (additive dissolve) between every two clips. as sometime I have more then 500 clips, it makes it takes a while and lot of effort…

I have developed a quick way to automate this task.

Prerequisites

first, you’ll have to download and install AutoHotKey.
it’s free software.

 

Premiere Pro Tips – The Solution

now I have created several scripts as files, this are some:

File: “Farward – Default Trasition (10).ahk”

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Loop 10
{
Send {Control down}
Send {d}
Send {Control up}
Send {PgUp}
}
 
sleep 1
Loop 10
{
Send {Control down}
Send {d}
Send {Control up}
Send {PgUp}
}

sleep 1

And you are ready!
Load premiere, go into your project, goto the start of your timeline and launch “Farward – Default Trasition (10).ahk”.
this script will add 10 times the default effect to your timeline, going farward.

This is example of backward script for x50 times.

File: “Backward – Default Trasition (50).ahk”

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Loop 50
{
Send {Control down}
Send {d}
Send {Control up}
Send {PgUp}
}
 
sleep 1
Loop 50
{
Send {Control down}
Send {d}
Send {Control up}
Send {PgUp}
}

sleep 1

for easy access, I recommend adding new toolbar to your windows taskbar (right click on taskbar->toolbars->new toolbar..), directing it to a folder with all your scripts.
this will make it very easy to load scripts while you are in premiere.

 
 
Good luck!

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