How do I fix the error code 3 in Premiere Pro?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Error code 3 is a Premiere Pro error that happens when the program can't access certain files. This can be due to a variety of reasons, such as the file being corrupt or the program not having the correct permissions to access it. Sometimes restarting the program or computer can fix this, but other times you may need to delete the file and start over.

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Still not working? maybe try one of these options:

  1. -Update to the latest version of Premiere Pro
  2. -Clear the media cache and restart Premiere Pro
  3. -Re-install Premiere Pro
  4. -Check for updates to your graphics card drivers
  5. -Check for updates to your audio drivers
  6. -Check for updates to your computer's operating system