What version of Premiere Elements do you have and on what computer operating system is it running?
The generalized answer for versions 7 through 12 is probably yes, best for versions 10 to 12 on Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 64 bit.
But, if specifically AVCHD.avi, that format is not compatible with Premiere Elements.
The answers are in the details. Consequently, please supply more information if you need a customized answer to your
question. More to be considered than just processor. Whatever your buying decisions, please look at the Premiere Elements tryout before purchase to assure its compatibility with your computer environment and your source media and goals.
thanks for your prompt reply
hard drive 1TB serial ATA (7200rpm)
the processor is a 3rd generation intel core i5-3350p (6M cache up to 3.3ghz)
memory 2x4GB 1600Mhz DDR3 dual channel
graphics card 1GB NVIDIA ge force GT620
i am looking to buy premier elements 12 ultra.
i am running windows 7 64 bit
taking video from a sony hd avchd camcorder
Thanks for the additional information.
What is Premiere Elements 12 Ultra? There is a CyberLink Power Director 12 Ultra. There is Premiere Elements 12 Windows or Mac.
Unless your AVCHD is AVCHD.avi,, you should be OK with the AVCHD format.
But, I would still encourage you to look at the tryout before purchase, especially to assure compatiblity situation...
a. video card/graphics card
b. level of installed RAM (if you are heading for very large projects)
c. need for additional hard drive space for project files (scratch disks) and video sources.
Premiere Elements 12 on Windows 7 64 bit will be a 64 bit application that can take advantage of the 64 bit resources of the computer.
Keep in mind, if history repeats itself, that Adobe should be releasing a new version at the end of September 2014. No one but Adobe
knows what the feature set will be for the new version.
Any questions on the above, please do not hesitate to ask.
thanks for your help