For all you Final Cut Pro users here is our list of the top 10 video editing shortcut keys you need to know. And for you Adobe Premiere users, we have an extra bonus for you at the bottom.

Premiere Keyboard SettingsTimeline shortcut keys:

1. Selection Tool [A]

2. Razor Blade Tool [B]

3. Crop Tool [C]

4. Zoom Tool [Z]

5. Default Cross Dissolve Transition [Command + T]

6. Change Speed [Command + J]

7. Play [space bar]

8. Play forward x2 speed [L]

9. Play back x2 speed [J]

10. Pause [K]

Premiere users, did you know you can set your keyboard shortcuts to mimic Final Cut Pro or Avid?  Click on Premiere Pro and then Keyboard Shortcuts on the drop down box.  Then where it is labeled Keyboard Layout Preset, click the drop down arrow and you can choose Final Cut Pro 7.0 or Avid Media Composer 5.

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