PlumePack

PlumePack collects your PrPro projects & trim media to make it lightweight : Trim, Archive, Organize and more!

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FAQ

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General

This feature will be added in a future version. For now you can use this workaround: create a Temporary Sequence and import inside all the sequences you want to select. Then in PlumePack select this Temporary Sequence as the Main sequence and launch the process."
You can find all of this info on the Overview of PlumePack page. Also, don't forget to regularly check for updates and read the Changelog of PlumePack !
Please download and install the latest Visual C++ 2019 Redistributable. Here's a direct link to vc_redist.x64.exe : download, double click on it and pursue installation.
On Windows you should run your cmd.exe or Powershell in Administrator Mode, then run PlumePack installer executable with the /S argument, for example in Powershell : ./"PlumePack v1.0.0 Installer.exe" /S if you're in the extracted folder from the downloaded zip
You can find all of this info on this article : What is a Video Lossless Trim.
You can find all of this info on this article : What is a Video Lossless Trim.
You can find all of this info on this article : What is a Video Lossless Trim.
You can find all of this info on this article : What is a Video Lossless Trim.

PlumePack Process

Please run the PlumePack Analysis. You should get all information about why your files are not trimmed if you expand "more info".
You can only continue editing other projects, but not the current project ! The PlumePack process could fail to relink the files at the end if you modify the project.
The AE Comp .aex file is well copied and replaced in the new PlumePacked project. The media dependencies of this AE comp (imported media in After Effects) are well copied in the same subfolder next to the .aex file but are not replaced in the AE comp. Find all PlumePack limitations in this article
PlumePack will rename the file is there is any conflict, so you will get a filename.ext and a filename_1.ext. This situation happens if you have 2 media with the same filename, and PlumePack consolidates them in the same folder.

Comparison with the Premiere Pro Project Manager

PlumePack copies your media files following your Project Bins structure ! So your final Disk structure will be more organized than having everything in the same folder !
Full comparison with the Project Manager in this article.
PlumePack copies the media dependencies of the AE comps (imported media in After Effects) into the same subfolder next to the .aex file. Those files are not replaced in the AE comp though and you will need to relocate manually in AE. The aex file itself is well copied and replaced in your premiere pro project.
Full comparison with the Project Manager in this article.
PlumePack copies the media dependencies of the AE comps (imported media in After Effects) into the same subfolder next to the .aex file. Those files are not replaced in the AE comp though and you will need to relocate manually in AE. The aex file itself is well copied and replaced in your premiere pro project.
Full comparison with the Project Manager in this article.
PlumePack copies and replace the Aaegraphic/MOGRT in your destination folder. It also detects if another media is used inside this Aegraphic and it is also copied and replaced.
Full comparison with the Project Manager in this article.
With PlumePack you can choose one sequence and consolidates your project from this "Main" sequence. All nested sequences will be taken into account recursively. If you need to select many "Main Sequences", you can create a new sequence, put your "Main Sequences" inside, and PlumePack this new sequence.
Full comparison with the Project Manager in this article.
Yes totally ! The native Project Manager and PlumePack are independent, and PlumePack is far more stable than the native solution. If you just need to copy your files, the PlumePack FREE version could be enough for your needs !
Note that PlumePack can't transcode your media. If you need to save some disk space, consider buying a PlumePack Premium license and trim your files without re-encoding !
Full comparison with the Project Manager in this article.
If you still want to use the Project Manager (maybe because Transcoding is important for your workflow), here are the following advices to make it work :
  • Uncheck "Include Audio Conform Files"
  • Uncheck "Include Preview Files"
  • Delete all your proxies
  • Check if you have special characters in your video/photo/work files naming like "+", "#", "$", ...
  • Delete Adobe Premiere Pro Cache
  • Uncheck "Exclude Unused Clips"

TroubleShoot

The PlumePack Panel can be opened from the top menu -> Window -> Extensions
If you can't see it in the Extension List :
  • Check your OS version if it suits the requirements.
  • Try to re-install PlumePack from the official latest version which you can download here
  • Check if this folder exists in your computer and if not, please contact us with a screenshot of the folder"
    • Win : C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\CEP\extensions\com.autokroma.plumepackpanel
    • Mac : /Library/Application Support/Adobe/CEP/extensions/com.autokroma.plumepackpanel
Please try to open it directly by double clicking on the following file in your computer (you will need to restart Premiere Pro once modifications are done from here)
  • Win : C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\CEP\extensions\com.autokroma.plumepackpanel\ProcessUtils\PlumePack.exe
  • Mac : /Library/Application Support/Adobe/CEP/extensions/com.autokroma.plumepackpanel/ProcessUtils/PlumePack.app

Articles about PlumePack

How to UnMerge Merged Clips in Adobe Premiere Pro

You can now UnMerge Merged Clips in Premiere Pro !
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PlumePack 2.0 is coming - Test the Open Beta !

We worked hard to release a ton of new features in PlumePack 2.0 ! We need your feedback on this before the official release !
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How to Losslessly Trim a Video Without Encoding

Tutorial for tools to quickly trim your video files without spending time re-encoding them
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How to archive a Premiere Pro Project

Which Archive Tool you should use, what you need to check manually and the best way to do it.
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Losslessly Trim a Video Without Encoding

In this article you'll learn what is a Video Lossless Trim, the difference with Re-encoding and in which case it is better to use one or the other
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PlumePack is now FREE !

PlumePack has now a Free version! A bug free alternative to the Project Manager. Learn more about our Change of Policy and the Free version in this article
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PlumePack's Limitations and Known Issues

Details about all PlumePack's limitations and Known Issues we are aware of
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How to use Premiere Pro Project Manager

Full tutorial on how to use the Project Manager in Premiere Pro
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PlumePack VS Premiere Pro Project Manager

Premiere Pro has its own native Project Manager : in this article we will explain its differences with our plugin PlumePack so you can choose what's best for you
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You need to install VCRedist (Visual C++ Redistributable) from Microsoft in order to use our plugins and other Windows applications
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How to Lossless trim your AVC / H264 and HEVC / H265 files in Premiere Pro

You can now trim your AVC / H264 and HEVC / H265 files in Premiere Pro !
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How to trim your Image Sequence in Adobe Premiere Pro

You can now trim your Image Sequence in Premiere Pro !
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How to License PlumePack

In this article you'll learn how to license it in order to access Premium Features!
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How to report a bug in PlumePack?

When using PlumePack, in case you have trouble with the plugin, you should send us some logs so we can give you assistance and fix a potential bug in our plugin. Here's how to do it.
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Introduction to PlumePack for Premiere Pro

What is the purpose of our plugin PlumePack and its features ? The PrPro Panel presentation and how to use it.
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PlumePack Options Explained

What are the PlumePack options ? You should get all information here !
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