Join Steve Holyhead for an in-depth discussion in this video Viewing, selecting, navigating, and playing clips, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Avid Media Composer 5.5.
On some level editing is all about the clips.…Feeling comfortable with finding, displaying, selecting, playing, and navigating…efficiently through clips is what we're focusing on here.…In the Final Cut Pro you can right- click inside your Project tab and view your…clips and sequences as small, medium, or large icons or as text.…Alternatively, you can right-click on top of your column and choose to Show Thumbnail.…If we have loaded a number of clips into our Source viewer then we can come to…the recent items list here to swap backwards and forwards between those clips.…
Next to that there is a Utility menu where we can create things like bars and tones.…I will select a black slug.…Obviously, we have our play controls under both of the viewers and we know that we can also use JKL--…(Music playing)…to play backwards forwards at different speeds, or…by holding down the K Key we can move forwards and backwards slowly listening to analog scrub.…(Music playing)…Let's go and have a look at some similar functionality in Media Composer.…
- 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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