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Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5 is a thorough comparison of the interfaces, concepts, tools, and workflow behind each of these two programs, covering the key differences video editors need to know to master Media Composer and make the switch. The course covers the basics of editing in Avid Media Composer, including sequence creation, project organization and navigation, importing and linking media, timeline editing techniques, and how to work with audio and add transitions and effects.
I am Steve Holyhead and welcome to Migrating from Final Cut Pro to Media Composer 5.5. This course is designed to help you leverage your knowledge of editing and Final Cut Pro to get you up to speed with using Avid Media Composer as rapidly as possible. In this course, I'll explore the obvious differences and the surprising similarities between the two most prevalent editing packages on the market today. I'll show you how to set up your projects, get your footage into Media Composer, and how to make sure nothing gets lost in the translation.
And I'll teach you how to use your knowledge of editing principles and practices along with the tools of Media Composer to create the most streamlined approach to your own productions, sure to have you working at your peak creative energy in no time. So without further ado, let's get moving on Migrating from Final Cut Pro to Media Composer 5.5.
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