Join Steve Holyhead for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring the audio environment, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5.
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When you're editing, the use of various tools for trim, effects, multi-cam…editing, or audio is a continuous flow.…Editors are using all of the tools in concert to achieve the desired effect.…However, for study, we sometimes have to break things out by themselves.…In the case of audio, this is particularly necessary because the topic is huge…and because there are many specialized audio tools, techniques, and processes.…Here in the audio_basics bin, I've got a sequence called audio_pass loaded…into the Record viewer.…
What I'd like to do is spend a few moments just re-familiarizing ourself with…the Media Composer interface, but this time from an audio perspective.…So here in the bin I've got some audio-only clips.…You can see that they have a small icon that's a black box with an…audio waveform inside.…If I switch to Frame view, you can see that they're displayed as a blue box with…an audio waveform inside there.…If I double-click and load it into my Source viewer, there is no image…associated with the clip.…
- 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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