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Avid Media Composer 6.x Cookbook

By : Benjamin Hershleder
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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
About the Reviewers

Removing/Deleting Volume and Pan Automation Keyframes

Media Composer provides two methods to remove/delete keyframes. The How to do it... section will present one method and the second method will be discussed in the There's more... section.

This first method will use the Audio Mixer's Fast Menu:

  • Using this method does not require you to display Volume or Pan Automation (though you may), while the second method, in the There's more... section, does require it.

  • This first method is used to remove multiple keyframes only. The second method, in the There's more... section, allows you to remove either a single keyframe or multiple keyframes.

How to do it…

  1. Open the Audio Mixer: Tools Menu | Audio Mixer.

  2. Set the Audio Mixer to the Automation (Auto) setting rather than the Clip or Live setting.

  3. Enable the Track Selector(s) for the track(s) from which you want to remove/delete keyframes.

  4. This step is optional: Mark In and Mark Out around a portion of one or more segments in order to define a range (or...