Using the Capture tool


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Using the Capture tool

So far in this course, we've been working with media that's already been brought into Media Composer. Well, as you can imagine, it has to get there somehow. In this chapter, we'll examine all of the various ways that footage makes its way into a project, by capturing, by importing, and by accessing. In the first three movies, we'll take a look at how to capture. This movie will acquaint you with the Capture tool. Now, if footage was shot on a camera that uses tape, then you'll need to capture the footage via a tape deck or a camera connected to your system.

Once the deck is correctly connected and turned on, then you should start Media Composer. You should not turn the deck on when Media Composer is already active, or the software may not recognize the deck. So, we're in our project. It's a brand-new project and we're ready to capture footage. Let's go ahead and launch the Capture tool. The Capture tool is found under the Tools menu > Capture, or Ctrl...

Using the Capture tool
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Using the Capture tool 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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