If you are using Premiere Pro to create video content, you’ve probably had your fair share of issues over the years. That said, there’s always more to encounter so follow along as this article shows you how to fix Adobe Media Encoder is not installed. Please download and install it to use this feature. A strange issue that prevents you from doing much of anything.
Premiere is one of those pieces of software that you have a very strong love/hate relationship with. We use it all the time and have had more errors and issues than we thought were possible from a single piece of software. There’s always something new and annoying just around the corner. Admittedly not all of these issues are Premiere Pro's fault but they still affect it so we like to blame it anyway.
Premiere Pro error - Adobe Media Encoder is not installed. Please download and install it to use this feature. Go to https://creative.adobe.com/apps is an uncommon error that can occur in Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Adobe Character Animator, and Adobe Prelude. It can also be used in a standalone format if you choose to. The good news is that there are quite a few different things you can do to solve this problem and get Premiere pro working again.
Update all your Adobe Software to fix Adobe Media Encoder is not installed.
While this may seem like an obvious fix, the first thing you need to do is check that your Adobe software is up to date, starting with Premiere Pro. Although Adobe software is usually quick to auto-update, you may have to manually check. To do this open Premiere Pro or whatever other Adobe software you are having and select Help > Updates then follow the steps to check for an update.
Manually install the Adobe Media Encoder to fix Adobe Software to fix Adobe Media Encoder is not installed.
Another really good solution for Premiere Pro error - Adobe Media Encoder is not installed is to manually install the Adobe Media Encoder. Just download it from the Adobe website and install it in the default location. All the Adobe Software on your system will detect it and start using it.
Uninstall all your Adobe Creative Cloud software and reinstall them after a Restart.
The final thing you can do to solve this problem is to uninstall and reinstall all your Adobe software, not just Premiere Pro. Remove all of the software from your computer, restart it, and then install them one by one, starting with Premiere Pro. Once you have done this, you should be able to use all of your Adobe software without any further issues.
Solutions & fixes for other major Premiere Pro issues that you will encounter at some stage.
As Premiere Pro is one of those pieces of software that is constantly having issues, you’re best off bookmarking our Premiere Pro troubleshooting guide catalogue. As you’re sure to have issues with them at some time in the future.