Saving and backing up your work


show more Saving and backing up your work provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Steve Holyhead as part of the Avid Media Composer 5 Getting Started show less
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Saving and backing up your work

In a professional environment, you are expected to ensure that your work is saved and backed up regularly. Even when you are working on a solo project, it pays to spend the extra time to label and back up your project data, because in the long run, it'll prevent wasted time searching through files, or having to redo lost work. Now, Media Composer is saving in the background at all times. If I exit the application, an auto-save occurs, as well. How do we specify the frequency of these auto-saves? Here, in the Project window, on the Settings tab we have the Bin command.

This is telling the system, hey, when I have an open bin, auto-save it every 15 minutes. Now when it auto-saves, Media Composer places the snapshots of your bin in a place called the Avid Attic, and the way the Attic works is this. It says, okay, what's the maximum number of versions of a Bin that I'll store in the attic? In this case, it's 50. So that basically means when we start working, we can save up t...

Saving and backing up your work
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Saving and backing up your work provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Steve Holyhead as part of the Avid Media Composer 5 Getting Started

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