Adobe Premiere Pro: Do You Yawn For More Space (Delete Trash)
What are peak files and why do Adobe Premiere Pro generate it?
Have you ever wonder or know the reasons why Adobe Premiere pro generates these files. When you import audio or video files to Adobe Premiere Pro, it creates a different format of these files and stores them somewhere it can easily access the file as you work on your project.
Until this peak files are being generated for each clip, playing the video and audio wont play well, even if it does there will be a little delay in the playback. You must allow premiere pro to generate this file.
Note: Whether you like it or not, Each time you import a new video or audio, this files are being generated by Adobe premiere pro. I assume you should know tha if you are a pro.
This is very important and helpful so far you are still working on the project. As soon as you are done with the project, all these files are still sitting in that folder, consuming and eating up your boot drive gradually.
Where are these files Located?
The location to these files can be very hard to find because you don’t even know they exist. If you have been using Adobe Premiere Pro for some time, and haven’t deleted these files, today you are a lucky man. Either you are a pro or new to Adobe hidden secret. You need to delete these ASAP.
Mac: /Users//Library/Application Support/Adobe/Common
How many file does Premiere Pro generates to the folder
Four folders in total
- Media Cache
- Media Cache Files
- Peak Files
- Team Projects Cache
Can I delete all folders Premiere Pro Created
Yes, go ahead and delete all the files in that location.
How do I delete these files/folders
Adobe premiere pro needs to be closed, doing this while premiere is open won’t work. Highlight all the folders, press SHIFT + DELETE on your keyboard, this action is telling your system to delete all these adobe files.
Can I set default location for these files location.
Yes, To do that open Adobe premiere pro, Click Edit, from the drop-down menu, click Media from the sub-menu.
Now you can tell Adobe where to generate the file. Browse and select your preferred location.
Any other way to locate this file?
Yes, I will give you a bonus tutorial because am a pro. Do you agree? Well, don’t judge me yet. Press START+R on the keyboard and write this (%temp%) in the box provided and click OK.
Now, Click Roaming
Now you can permanently delete this premiere pro cache files.