Importing files


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Importing files

When inputting media into Avid, one option for working with file-based media is to import your media. Now, importing involves bringing in movie files, graphics, animations, photographs, and the like, and then taking that file's native type and transcoding it to Avid's native file type, which is MXF. Now, there are quite a few options that you'll need to consider when you do this, and we will go through all of those in this movie. Now, before we actually do an import, I want to show you where Avid's native file types are kept.

If I go to my Data drive, which is my D drive, I am going to see a folder called Avid Media Files at the root directory of my media drive. Inside there, I have an MXF folder. Inside there, I have a numbered folder, and then inside there, I have all of my MXF files. Again, these are the files that are created whenever I import any media, capture any media, or create any media, like when I render a file.

In a future movie, we will talk about a differen...

Importing files
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Importing files provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Avid Media Composer 6 Essential Training

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Video
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Media Composer
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