Adobe will add support for the Mac Pro Afterburner acceleration in Premier Pro its popular program for editing and creating videos. A beta version of Premiere Pro 14.3.0 will be able to decode the video codec ProRes with the card Afterburner. However, while support for ProRes not Raw.
The announcement was made in community support to Adobe. Users who are willing to purchase additional accelerator Afterburner for a monstrously expensive system the Mac Pro will now be able to accelerate their workflows if they use the video codec Apple ProRes. Afterburner is designed to accelerate video processing ProRes 8K (7680 × 4320 pixels) with no brakes and frame skipping, shifting these tasks from the CPU and GPU.
Apple Afterburner PCI Express x16 slots can handle more than 6.3 billion pixels per second and simultaneously output six threads 8K ProRes or Raw 23 4K ProRes Raw stream. She is even able to cope with playing videos in resolution of 16K, if someone need. The cost is $2000, and initially it was sold only bundled with the Mac Pro and then Apple began to sell it as a separate device.
To enable the acceleration Afterburner, you need video in Adobe After Effects, Media Encoder and Premiere Pro Visualizer to select Metal that uses the graphic acceleration (this setting is typically enabled by default). Currently, the Adobe debug upgrade using beta testers, and it may take some time before all users of Premiere Pro will get this update.
Apple Final Cut Pro takes full advantage of the benefits of Afterburner provides acceleration and faster workflows thanks to the use of ProRes formats ProRes and Raw.