Touring the Composer Monitor and the Timeline


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Touring the Composer Monitor and the Timeline

By now you should be fairly familiar with Media Composer's organizational tools within the Project window in bins. In this movie, we are going to take a look at the Composer window and Timeline. In the next movie, we'll populate them from scratch and get started editing. Let's take a look at the Composer window first, which is comprised of two monitors, the Source monitor and the Record monitor. The Source monitor is where I look at all of my raw master clips, which again, live in the bins.

Right now, I have a clip loaded in the Source monitor, but if I wanted you to do that from scratch, you just double-click on the clip icon in the bin to load it and then you can use this Time bar below the Source monitor to scrub through it. And you can see the position indicator move through the clip. It shows us exactly what we are looking at. You can also click and drag clips into the Source monitor, and we can scrub through, like so.

This is where we look at the clips in full and choose...

Touring the Composer Monitor and the Timeline
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Touring the Composer Monitor and the Timeline 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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