Using the Capture tool


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Using the Capture tool

Okay, so we've talked about how to import footage, we've talked about how to access footage, and in this movie we're going to talk about how to use the Capture tool to bring in media from tape. Okay, so once you have turned on your camera or deck, you can start Media Composer. You don't want to start Media Composer and then turned on your camera or deck, or it might not read it. So I have done that, and now I can go ahead and open the Capture tool. The Capture tool is found within the Tools menu and Capture or Ctrl+7 or Command+7 on a Mac, and there's also a Capture workspace here.

I don't think I'll need that for now, so I'm just going to open up the Capture tool and just overlay it right on top of my interface. Now by default, if it sees the deck, which it does in this case, it's going to ask me to select a tape. I want to select a new tape here, so I'm going to press New and I'm just going to name this. And I want to name it something very u...

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 6 Essential Training

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Video
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Media Composer
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