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Is it possible to change the speed of Premiere's playback of the video without altering the speed of the produced version? Even if I could play it only 1.5x faster, it would mean a lot of time saved in the long run.

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Yes - while playing the video, press the L key to increase playback speed and press the J key to decrease it.

For further options, please reference the relevant Premiere Pro documentation.

  • Actually if you press J one time from 100% speed, it will pause (0% speed) then it plays backwards. – Adamanthys Bixler-Zavalla Jul 16 at 21:22
  • @AdamanthysBixler-Zavalla Try Shift + J and Shift + L to decrease/increase speed 10% at a time – Marcos Pereira Sep 19 at 10:04
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The K key is a modifier and stop playback key.

Play in reverse

To move the playhead in reverse at a normal speed, press J.

To move it backwards faster, press JJ.

To move backward slowly, press J and K.

To move back one frame at a time, press K and tap the J key.

To play in reverse slightly faster, press Shift + J.

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Play forward

To move the playhead forward, press L.

To move it forward faster, press LL.

To move forward slowly, press L and K.

To move forward one frame at a time, press K and tap the L key.

To play forward slightly faster, press Shift + L.

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