Join Steve Holyhead for an in-depth discussion in this video Using basic trim tools, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5.
In this chapter, we will be covering topics that will make heavier use of the…Trim buttons that we mapped to the custom tool palette in Chapter 3.…As a reminder, we placed the trim buttons here, pretty much in the center of the toolbar…between the editing buttons and the effect buttons, so they are mainly…centered around this area here.…I have loaded up a simple example sequence here that is just to sync audio and video.…If you don't have access to the course materials, just prepare yourself a simple…rough-cut sequence like this.…
Just make sure that the clips have some handles so that you can trim…backwards and forwards.…Now before you begin using the actual trim tools from the Smart Tool palette…over here, what I would like to do is just run through some basic trim concepts…and some very basic trim tools that exist in Media Composer.…Here at this transition point between interview 1 and interview clip 2, we can…here that the outgoing tail has been left a little long.…(Female speaker: Three things that matter. It's the music, the dance floor, and your partner.)…
- 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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