"Adobe® Premiere® Elements 3.0 software makes creating and sharing impressive home videos a snap."
You can Order an Adobe Premiere Elements tryout DVD by mail. After filling out the form, it'll take six weeks for delivery of your tryout DVD. The DVD also contains a trial for Adobe Photoshop Elements.
If you can't wait six weeks, you can download a 30-day Premiere Trial.
To download software trials, you will need to register to become a member of the Adobe website. "As a member, you will have access to trial downloads, hundreds of free product extensions, and special community areas."
Supported import/export formats include:
- MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 (import only), H.264, DV, AVI, Windows Media, QuickTime, JVC Everio MOD (import only), 3GP, ASF (import only), WAV, WMA (import only), Dolby Digital Stereo, PSD (import only), JPEG, PNG (import only), DVD
- Intel® Pentium® 4 or Intel Celeron® 1.3GHz processor (or compatible processor with SSE2 support); dual-core processors and those with Hyper-Threading Technology supported; Pentium 4 3GHz processor required for HDV
- Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, Home Edition, or Media Center Edition with Service Pack 2
- 512MB of RAM; 1GB required for HDV
- 4GB of available hard-disk space
- Color monitor with 16-bit color video card
- 1,024x768 monitor resolution
- Microsoft DirectX 9 compatible sound and display driver
- DVD-ROM drive (compatible DVD burner required to burn DVDs)
- DV/i.LINK/FireWire/IEEE 1394 interface to connect a Digital 8 or DV camcorder, or a USB2 interface to connect a DV-via-USB-compatible DV camcorder (other video devices supported via the Media Downloader)