How to Export a QuickTime Movie or Reference in Avid


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Exporting a QuickTime movie or QuickTime reference

When exporting files from Media Composer, there are several types of files that are useful in DVD creation and making web-based movies. In this movie, we will discuss two of these. QuickTime Movie and QuickTime Reference. A QuickTime Movie, which is appended with .mov, is one of the most common types of video files. Depending on the Export Settings you choose, a QuickTime Movie can be a very high-resolution copy of your sequence or a very compressed low-res copy of your sequence.

It's a standalone file, which means the movie will play on any system. It doesn't have to be the system you edited on. A QuickTime Reference, also a .mov, looks and acts a lot like a QuickTime Movie but it's actually quite different. It's actually a reference file or pointer file, which means that it points to the media on your media drive. Therefore, if you bring a QuickTime Reference file to another system that doesn't contain your project's media, it won't play. Because it's just a ...

Exporting a QuickTime movie or QuickTime reference
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Exporting a QuickTime movie or QuickTime reference provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Avid Media Composer 5 Essential Training

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Video
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Media Composer
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