Working with trim techniques


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Working with trim techniques

Once you're familiar with trimming concepts and using trim techniques, you'll experience a leap in your editing flow and productivity. Here in my Timeline, I have a sequence that begins with the valley clip and then goes into the close-up of the water. If I wanted to trim this transition point, I've got two tools over here in my Timeline palette: Overwrite Trim and Ripple Trim. Now as I use these tools, I want you to keep an eye on what happens to the duration of my sequence, currently at about 8 seconds.

First off, let's engage Ripple Trim. Now as I come to the left-hand side of my transition point here, you can see I get a yellow icon with a film rolled out to the left, indicating it's the left-hand clip that will be affected, the outgoing side of the transition. If I hover to the right, it's the opposite icon, indicating in this case it would be the water clip that would be affected by the trim. If I click down once on this side of the edit point, I get a sing...

Working with trim techniques
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Working with trim techniques provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Steve Holyhead as part of the Avid Media Composer 5 Getting Started

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