Are you sure it is Premiere 5.1? That program is nearly 20 years old.
That said, there really is no upgrade path for that version of Premiere, which was terminated in 2001 when Adobe introduced Premiere Pro and Premiere Elements.
Fortunately, Premiere Elements is relatively inexpensive to buy outright. A mere US$69.95. You may even be able to find it discounted.
Many thanks for your response. yes its 5.1. I used spend a lot of money on edit decks etc in those old days. I just didnt want to dish out too much as here in MENA region Adobe is charging much more than in North America. Not just that if I get a North American version I wont be able to activate from here.
Anyway I have downloaded the trial version and if I like it i will have to throw up a whopping USd 105/
And then some wonder why piracy is so common.
I don't mean to sound like a smart aleck, salman, but do you really think spending $100 every 20 years for a video editor is cause for piracy? I spend more than that on gas and groceries every week.
Dear Steve point taken. You are right.
However, Its honestly not the amount but the inequity in today's digital world. Its the same product should have same price for all. There is no logistics involved either.
In any case thanks a ton for your help my friend.