Using basic trim tools


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Using basic trim tools

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:...

Using basic trim tools
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Using basic trim tools 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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