Saving and backing up the project


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Saving and backing up the project

Have you ever heard the saying, save early and often? It's something that writers live by, and it's something you should live by, too, as an editor. But add one more thing to that phrase: save and back up early and often. In this movie, we'll discuss how to appropriately save and back up your work so that you can avoid unforeseen catastrophes with computer crashes and data loss. Now as you see here, I have two open bins, here and here, and to the left of the bin name is a little star.

This indicates that the bin has not been saved since something inside of it was modified. If I was on a Mac, this is icon would be a little diamond. To save a bin, I just click on the bin heading and type Ctrl+S or Command+S on a Mac. As you can see, this bin is now saved, but this bin is not. So to actually save all open bins, you just click on the Project window, type Ctrl+S or Command+S, and then all open bins are saved at once.

If you are in the Timeline, you can also type Ctrl+S or Command+S...

Saving and backing up the project
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Saving and backing up the project 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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