Understanding timecode


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Understanding timecode

As video editors, time is the environment in which we work. And so timecode is the way that we define that time, and I'm going to explain it to you in just a moment. First, let's take a look at our sequence here, the Timeline panel. It's important to recognize that this represents time. As we go to the left of our Timeline, it represents earlier in time. As we move towards the right, it represents our program going later in time, towards the end of our movie. This happy little fellow with the blue handle with the red vertical line is referred to as the Current Time Indicator.

It tells us where we are in time. So here we are towards the beginning of our program and I can drag it to the right, and that moves us later in time. Now, the spot where we are exactly in time is demonstrated or shown to us by this Time Indicator here. And the way that this is read, there are four groups of numbers here. This reads from left to right: hours, minutes, seconds, and then frames. Really, all a vi...

Understanding timecode
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Understanding timecode 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
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