Join Steve Holyhead for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Audio Mixer and audio keyframes, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5.
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Okay, let's turn our attention to audio mixing.…There are a couple of different ways of achieving your audio mix in Media Composer.…We'll go through those right now.…I've got the advanced_audio_pass sequence open, and that's the one I am going to…be working with here.…Now the first thing I'd like to look at is the Audio Mix tool.…So I am going to go to the Tools menu and open up the Audio Mixer.…Let's put it up over here.…Now this should look very familiar.…It is very similar indeed to the Audio Mixer in Final Cut Pro.…
The only difference is that in Media Composer there isn't a master fader in…the Audio Mixer itself.…So we are just going to be controlling the individual levels of tracks in the timeline.…The first thing is I want to be able to see the tracks that I'm working on.…Now with reduced real estate, you'll probably want to keep to four tracks, but…you can see here that you can open it up to eight or even 16 if you got the room on your desktop.…Let's go back to four.…When you are working with four and you've got more than four tracks then in that…
- 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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