Understanding transcoding


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Understanding transcoding

So I did want to address one note before we launch into other parts of this course, it's half housekeeping and half logistics. As we saw when we brought in our AMA media we have instant access to work with this media. Now if you like you can work via AMA through the entire duration of the project. There is a chance that your system performance could suffer a little bit, but by and large my experience working with QuickTime AMA is a very good performance. However, sometimes it become necessary to transcode the media to Avid's native file type of MXF.

For example, for this course, I had to transcode all AMA media to a very low resolution MXF file so that I could fit everything within the limit of the exercise files. So I want to show you how to do that. So here is all of the AMA clips, at least for the interviews, and again, we have total access to this, we can work with it, look at it, edit it, name it whatever, and I can continue to do that. Here are some sub-clips based on those AMA clips...

Understanding transcoding
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Understanding transcoding provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer

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