Join Steve Holyhead for an in-depth discussion in this video Comparing backup structure, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5.
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Both Media Composer and Final Cut Pro are both engineered to perform auto-saves…as well as explicit saves and to allow for easily backing up the results of the…work done in your project.…Once I've saved my FCP project, the software is able to begin auto-saving my…work in the background,…according to the rules set under the General Settings tab accessed from the User Preferences.…Here under Autosave Vault we can specify how often and how many copies we keep.…
To manually back up our FCP project, we would need to exit the software,…browse to the location where we saved our project, and then copy that file to…a safe external location.…In Media Composer, the Autosave Vault is called the Attic and the settings can…be found as with most settings under the Settings tab of the Project window.…When you go to the Bin Settings, double-click.…You might remember we came here to enable the SuperBin earlier in the course.…Up above that area, we have the ability to change our Auto-Save Interval, maybe…I'll make that 5 minutes, and also the maximum number of bins in a project's…
- Working with clips, bins, folders and the project window
- Customizing user settings and keyboard layout
- Importing video, audio, and graphics
- Accessing clips from other projects
- Comparing backup structure
- Organizing media and project assets
- Understanding media resolution and locations
- Editing in the timeline
- Mixing audio
- Compositing with keyframes
- Creating titles
- Color correcting footage
- Preparing and outputting master sequences
Skill Level Beginner
1. Comparing Interface and Application Basics
2. Understanding Media, Projects, and Levels of Organization
Comparing backup structure9m 51s
3. Taking Control of Media Composer
4. Linking, Importing, and Managing Media
5. Organizing, Viewing, Logging, and Searching
6. Understanding the Basics of Editing
7. Editing in the Timeline
8. Understanding Audio
9. Adding Effects and Finishing
10. Delivering Masters for Web, DVD, and More
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