Please review items 1, 2, and 3 in the Introduction section of this chapter.
Before you Transcode (or Consolidate, or Decompose) a sequence, it is highly recommended that you first duplicate it and place the duplicate into its own well-labeled bin (for example, My Movie Before Transcode). This extra version is a protection in case you make an error, and it will help to keep your project organized.
Situation 1 – archiving after finishing:
You have previously Decomposed the sequence (which made
.newMaster Clips for each segment in the sequence). You have already gone through the up-res process and recaptured the video at a high resolution (for example, 1:1). You have finished all of the final outputs. The project is officially completed, but you foresee a possible need in the future to have access to the project still in sequence form (for example, to make elements for the Internet...