Install from disc
Follow the instructions to install Adobe Premiere Elements.
Before you begin
Ensure that you have a DVD drive (not CD drive) connected to your computer before you begin installation. Insert the DVD into the drive and follow the instructions.
Temporarily disable the anti-virus software. Disabling the anti-virus program speeds up the installation process.
Locate the serial number. The serial number is on the back of the DVD case.Note: If you purchased the product from Best Buy, peel the sticker at the back of the box. Use the redemption code to generate your serial number online. If you do not have an Internet connection, contact customer support. For more information, see http://www.adobe.com/go/learn_findserialnumber_en.
Install Adobe Premiere Elements (Windows)
Insert the Adobe Premiere Elements DVD (disc 1) in your computer.
In the Adobe Premiere Elements dialog box, click Install Adobe Premiere Elements.Note: If you close the dialog box or the security settings do not permit AutoPlay, browse to the DVD using Windows Explorer and double-click Setup.exe. If any security warnings display, click Yes.
In the Choose Setup Language dialog box, choose a language and click OK.
In the Welcome screen, click Next to start the installation process.
In the License Agreement dialog box, click Accept.
In the Customer Information screen, enter your user name and select your country/region of residence. Some of the default settings are decided based on the country you choose.
Choose the option to install the licensed version, and enter the serial number.Note: You can choose to install as a trial and enter the serial number later. Select a country/region of residence for the trial version.
Choose your default TV format: NTSC TV Format or PAL TV Format, and then click Next.
Click Next to install at the default location. To modify the install location, click Change and select a folder on your computer to install the software.
The installer copies the files to your computer. When the installation is complete, click Finish.
Install Adobe Premiere Elements (Mac OS)
Insert the Adobe Premiere Elements DVD (disc 2) in your computer.
In the Adobe Premiere Elements dialog box, click Install Adobe Premiere Elements.
Navigate to Adobe Premiere Elements 11/Install.app and launch the installer.
In the Welcome screen, click Accept.
Enter the serial number, and choose a language. Click Next.Note: You can choose to install as a trial and enter the serial number later. Select a language for the trial version.
(Optional) Enter your Adobe ID. Click Next.
In the Install Options screen, click Install.
The installer copies the files to your computer. When the installation is complete, click Done.
Can I have more than one version installed?
Yes, you can have more than one version of Premiere Elements installed on your computer. Premiere Elements doesn't automatically remove or replace any previous versions installed on your computer. You can uninstall earlier versions after you are comfortable with the latest version.
Create an Adobe ID
An Adobe ID is similar to a Gmail or Facebook ID that you use to secure and personalize your account. Use your Adobe ID for the following:
Registration. Although not mandatory, registration also requires an Adobe ID. When you register your copy of Adobe Premiere Elements, Adobe keeps your serial number on record. This way, Adobe knows that you are eligible for upgrades.
Trials. Use your Adobe ID to get free 30-day trials.
Ordering products and tracking orders.
Support cases. Log online support cases using your Adobe ID.
Forums and events. Use your Adobe ID to log in to forums and register for events.
For information on how to create an Adobe ID, see http://www.adobe.com/go/learn_adobeid_en.
Register your product
For information on registering your purchased Adobe product, and the benefits of registering, see http://www.adobe.com/support/registrationfaq.html.
Uninstall Adobe Premiere Elements
To uninstall Premiere Elements, see http://www.adobe.com/go/learn_uninstallpre_en.