Touring the Timeline window


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Touring the Timeline window

Let's return now to our exploration of the essential timeline tools and features. Coming back down to the bottom of the timeline area and to the right of the Source Record toggle that we've been using, we have the Video Quality menu. We already know that this helps the system play back demanding codecs or more complex sequences with real-time effects. As a reminder, best performance is the yellow mode, and this is showing us 1/16th of the resolution of the images, and this gives us maximum performance with the softest picture quality.

If we click on it and we go up to half yellow/ half green mode, we are now in draft quality. That's using a quarter resolution and again gives us increased performance. If I click again and I go up to full quality, now I am looking at the full quality of the images, which is how I'm going to be wanting to work as I get towards finishing my project. And on systems that have hardware attached, in some cases there is an additional mode, which is...

Touring the Timeline window
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Touring the Timeline window provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Steve Holyhead as part of the Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5

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Video
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Final Cut Pro Media Composer
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