Hi Stefan. I have Adobe Premiere Elements 15. It looks like it will only save as .prel file, which is not much use as no-one else can read it without Premiere. The Help advice suggests to download Media Encoder to save in other formats, but I have a problem with that since the free download won't actually download... And if it did, the implication is that it would only be free for a while. Any advice please? We're just domestic users and had expected Premiere would accept and produce commonly used video format.
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.prel is a PROJECT file, which is the only thing available under the save option
You want to export
The Elements Tutorial Links Page http://forums.adobe.com/thread/1275830 may help
-link above has the direct Amazon link to buy Steve Grisetti's book on Premiere Elements
You may also want to check out my free 8 part Basic Training for Premiere Elements tutorial series. It will help you understand the difference between a project and media and the difference between saving and exporting.
Part 8 deals specifically with exporting video from your project.