How to Stabilize Video in Premiere Pro: 5 Simple Steps

Shaky footage is a filmmaker’s nightmare, but don’t you worry, we have a cure! Here is how to stabilise video in Premiere Pro.

Adobe Premiere Pro is relatively simple to reduce the shake and stabilise your footage. Here we will take you through a simple step by step process to stabilise your footage in Adobe Premiere Pro with the Warp Stabiliser feature.

How to Stabilize Video in Premiere Pro

Here’s how to stabilise video in Premiere Pro in only a few simple steps.

How to Stabilize Video in Adobe Pre...
How to Stabilize Video in Adobe Premiere Pro

1. Select the footage you want to stabilise

How to Stabilize Video in Premiere Pro: Stabilize the footage

2. The effects panel

Head to the effects panel and type in: Warp Stabiliser.

How to Stabilize Video in Premiere Pro: Warp Stabilizer

3. Click it and drag it over to your footage

Click the warp stabiliser, drag it over to your footage, and place it on top of the selected footage.

4. You should then see the analysing message

Analysing Footage

A Blue analysing message will appear. Leave it for a few minutes and continue editing. The length of time is dependent on the complexity of the clip, so if there are a lot of random shaky movements, it normally takes a little longer than one with a singular movement.

5. Adjust the parameters

How to Stabilize Video in Premiere Pro: Adjust the parameters

Adjust the smoothness parameters to make sure the clip runs as stable and smooth as possible without a glitch or stutter to the motion.

And that is it; that is how to stabilise video in Premiere Pro in five simple steps. Check out our in-depth tutorial on how to stabilise video in Premiere Pro below. Our expert editor Philip in action as he takes you through the process step by step:

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Jay Neill

Jay Neill is the founder, owner, and managing editor of iFilmThings and believes everyone should have access to the film resources they need to plan their filmmaking project, which is why he’s dedicated iFilmThings to helping all filmmakers.

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