Understanding clips and media files


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Understanding clips and media files

Before launching Media Composer, it's important to take a look at how everything works in the editing environment. Media Composer is a digital non- linear, non-destructive editing system. It's digital because the media it accesses consists of computer files rather than physical film or tape. It's non-linear because editors can construct programs or sequences by combining clips together in any way possible. For example, you can start with the end, add the beginning later, insert shots in between shots,and so on.

It's non-destructive because no matter how many cuts you make to the footage to build your program, the actual raw media remains untouched in whole. This can happen because of the Media Composer's relationship between its clips and its media files. Media files are raw video and audio files that come from recording footage with a video camera among other things. These files are very large and once you capture them onto your system, they are stored on your media drive...

Understanding clips and media files
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Understanding clips and media files 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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