Working with video files


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Working with video files

In this day and age it's increasingly necessary that composers of all musical genres be able to provide music for video and film. Let's take a look at how you can import video into an Ableton Live set and export a video that includes your music. So the first thing that's important about video in Ableton Live is that you can only use QuickTime video, and you can only use it in Arrangement view. Now, video files go on an audio track. I've already got one here. So I can import the video by dragging it from the browser or dragging it from the Finder window.

So let me grab this first video clip from the browser, and I'll put that on the track, and notice that when it opens it also opens a video window. I can open and close that using the key command, Command+Option+V. Now, we can tell the difference between an audio clip and a video clip by these little sprocket edges that go along the clip box itself. You can move the clip around on the track by simply clicking on it and dr...

Working with video files
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Working with video files provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Rick Schmunk as part of the Ableton Live 8 Essential Training

Subject:
Audio + Music
Software:
Ableton Live
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