Join Steve Holyhead for an in-depth discussion in this video Customizing bin layouts, columns, and tools, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5.
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As we have seen, Media Composer is a bin-centric application. A lot of…functionality and capability is built into the Bin window.…Let us now, therefore, Jedi of the bin become.…Back in Chapter 1 we looked at some very basic bin functionality.…Let's quickly review.…The name of the bin is at the top.…In this case, it's called recap, and the asterisk means that something has…changed in the bin since it was last saved.…If I save now, the asterisk goes away.…The Brief tab gives us a rudimentary set of columns, which is helpful when we…are capturing or maybe sorting media.…
You can see we have got Name, we have got the clip icon, we have got Start time…code, Duration, the Tracks and whether or not any of the tracks are offline.…We also talked about Script view where we have a thumbnail and columns of data combined.…Remember, we can update the head frame of a clip by playing it directly in the bin,…(audio playing) and that works for sequences too.…We also looked at Frame view, which allows us to organize clips in a…
- 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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