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Trim Mode Tutorial

Trim mode can be tricky to get used to. You’ll get an intro to it in Chapter 3, but if you need a more visual demo of trim mode, go to the tutorial on it (#4) and viola: http://www.lynda.com/Media-Composer-5-tutorials/avid-essential-training/63147-2.html Advertisements

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Avid Tutorials

These tutorials should help you review what we’ve done in class:  

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Avid Export Settings

Here’s how to do an export. As with importing, following each step is important to make sure the video quality is optimized (in this case, for vimeo or youtube upload) and the sound stays in sync. Before you export, make … Continue reading

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Avid Workflow: Starting a new project

Before you begin, put your raw video into a folder on your portable drive. The folder should be labeled with a slug that makes it clear which project it belongs with and the word “media.” Example: If your project is … Continue reading

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How to export from Avid

Go to File menu and choose Export. Make sure it’s saving in the Fantom drive. Name the file. Press Options. Export as: Quicktime movie Select Custom, then Format options. Under Video, choose Settings. Under Compression type, choose MPEG-4 video. Choose … Continue reading

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