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Avid Media Composer 6.x Cookbook

By : Benjamin Hershleder
Book Image

Avid Media Composer 6.x Cookbook

By: Benjamin Hershleder

Overview of this book

Avid Media Composer has become the tool of choice by editing professionals worldwide. Whether your project involves editing television programming, independent films, corporate industrials or commercials, this cookbook shows you exactly how to do so in a step-by-step and practical manner, and get the most out of Avid Media Composer editing. "Avid Media Composer 6.x Cookbook" is an expert, clear and logically-sequenced resource with highly effective recipes for learning Avid Media Composer essentials and beyond. It's task-based approach will help users at all experience levels gain a deeper, more thorough understanding of the software. It will help you master the essential, core editing features as well as reveal numerous tips and tricks that editors can benefit from immediately. Just some of the topics include understanding Import settings, mixing frame rates and understanding AMA (Avid Media Access), along with thorough explanations of Trim Mode, Segment Mode, and the Smart Tool. You will learn to customize your work environment with Workspaces, Bin Layouts, Timeline Views, Bin Views, Keyboard Mapping, and much more. The recipes inside are packed with practical examples, time-saving tools and methods to get you working faster and more confidently so that you can spend less time dealing with technical and operational issues and instead focusing on being creative.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Avid Media Composer 6.x Cookbook
About the Author
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Changing the mismatched audio that has been edited into your Sequence

It is best if you can change the sample rate of mismatched clips before you edit them into your sequence, as covered in the previous recipe. However, if you weren't able to do that, the solution is given in the following sections.

Getting ready

Please refer to the Getting ready section of the previous Changing the sample rate of clips in a bin before editing them into your sequence recipe.

How to do it...

  1. Create a new bin. This new bin will be the place where you put a duplicate of the sequence you will create in step 2 (which will eventually have the mismatched audio clips converted). Duplicating the sequence and placing it in this bin protects the original and provides an extra back-up version that will not only help you in case you make an error but also will help to keep your project organized for future reference. Label the bin along the lines of My Movie With Sample Rate Converted for Output on [insert date].

  2. Create the...