Transform Basic Audio to Final Mix with Pro Tools


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Exporting OMF and AAF files

Using OMF and AAF files, video editors can send edited and synchronized audio track to Pro Tools, maintaining the original track's clip in and out points, levels, panes, and crossfades. Audio handles can also be included, so the audio editor can still trim and add crossfades to the audio. For this movie, we will show how an OMF export works in Final Cut Pro, but the concepts we see here are very similar for Avid Media Composer exporting as well. So, here we are in our Final Cut Pro project. The first thing we want to do is make a duplicate of the sequence, just for safety.

So, I am going to right-click on the sequence and select Duplicate. So, let's work off this duplicate copy as we export. If the sequence is very long and there is a large amount of audio content, consider cutting it into smaller sections, or reels. OMFs have a file size limit of two gigs, so if all the media you are including goes beyond that quota, it won't be created at all. A good rule of thumb is to have...

Exporting OMF and AAF files
Video duration: 4m 49s 5h 9m Intermediate Updated Apr 04, 2012

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Exporting OMF and AAF files provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Scott Hirsch as part of the Audio for Film and Video with Pro Tools

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Audio + Music Video
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Pro Tools
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