How to Relink Offline Media in Premiere Pro CS5


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Relinking offline media

Because of the way video applications like Premiere Pro handle video files, basically maintaining only a link to them, you'll often find that you lose connection with those source files. Sometimes, as we'll talk about in this movie, you want that and most of the time you don't. Actually, when you opened up this project, if you are following around here, you've probably got this warning dialog box saying, "hey, where is this file? I can't find it." I did that intentionally to show you how to reconnect media, which you might have to do as you are working to these Exercise Files.

So, I am going to right- click on this offline clip. That's what this icon means. It means that this file is offline and it's not connected to its media. So, I am going to right-click here and I am going to choose Link Media. Replace Footage will also work, but I am going to choose Link Media. Go to the Media folder in the Exercise Files folder, go to Video, and let's choose...

Relinking offline media
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Relinking offline media provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Premiere Pro CS5 Essential Training

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Video
Software:
Premiere Pro
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