Adobe has come up with the 180 and 360 Virtual Editing for refining immersive videos and making them more stunning. 180 and 360 Virtual Editing is coming in all editing and compositing software applications such as Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop. Right here in this article, we will read about the VR editing in Premiere Pro. Exploring VR in Adobe Premiere Pro In Adobe Premiere Pro we can view VR video in the monitor panel. Below are the important options related to Virtual Reality Editing. 1. VR Auto-detection VR auto-detection automatically detects the VR clip. If you have already a Virtual Reality video then you will find properties like: VR Projection, Layout, and Captured View 2. Read VR Footage If you want to read Virtual Reality footage when it does not show the properties or when projection, layout, and captured view are present but don’t have the correct value then you can follow the given steps: Right-click on the clip panel and select modify option and then select interest footage. Select the appropriate settings in VR Properties. 3. VR Assignments Different Types of Interpretation are given below: ● If the frame size is in ratio 1:1, the clip is interpreted ( stereoscopic ). ● If the frame size is in ratio 2:1, the clip is interpreted ( monoscopic VR ). ● If the frame size is in ratio 4:1, the clip is interpreted ( Sterioscopic ). 4. Assign VR Properties to Sequence Steps to assign VR properties to sequence: Sequence setting > VR properties Create a sequence from a clip Right-click to the clip that has VR properties. Then select a new sequence 5. Hide View Controls of VR Footage To turn off the controls, select VR video > Hide controls from the source menu. 6. Track Head Display In order to connect the VR view in the monitor, you need to select a track head-mounted display that you see on the display. You will find this option only when you have installed the third-party plugin otherwise it remains disabled. 7. Video Effects and Transitions To make the raw video a stunning one, effects and transitions can help you a lot. To use effects and transitions, go to video effects > immersive video > video transitions > go to immersive video. Let’s give a look to the video effects and video transition that you can use to your video: ➔ VR Effects in Premiere Pro: Blur Sharpen Chromatic aberrations Rotate sphere Color gradients Projection Denoise Digital glitch Glow Fractal noise ➔ VR Transitions in Premiere Pro Iris wipe Chroma leaks Mobius zoom Gradient wipe Random blocks Spherical blur Light leaks and rays Assembling Ambisonics Audio : Audio only enables when it is collected or set as playback in different spatial positions while recording. 9. Monitoring Ambisonics Audio Tip: Before starting monitoring you should have a pair of headphones. Select your file >Go to new sequence >Go to sequence preset > Go to VR Choose file > select monoscopic 29.97 > 2048 x2048 – Go to ambisonics or VR > Stereoscopic 29.97 > 2048 x 2048 You have o create a sequence with audio channels more than one. Go to audio track mixer and then click binauralizer – ambisonic effect. Other Important Options For left to right orientation click on Pan For bottom to tap orientation click on Tilt For counter-clockwise to clockwise rotation click on Roll 10. Publish VR Videos Follow the referred points. ● Select export setting > select video setting tab ● Inscribe the video using H.264 format ● In the export setting, select fill to scaling setting. ● Select export setting > publish, it will automatically publish on YouTube or Facebook. Hence, we have seen that by using 180 and 360 Virtual Reality you can improve the overall workflow and quality of videos.