Day 17 #28daysofquicktips – Mute a Video Clip in Avid Media Composer 8

Day 17 #28daysofquicktips - Mute a Video Clip in Avid Media Composer 8 1

This Quicktip is a version specific Quicktip and our first for Avid Media Composer. It’s a small change but a big thing for editors that was added in the recent version 8 update: The ability to mute clips in the timeline. And that’s not only mute audio: it’s mute as in disable the clip so […]

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48 reasons why GarageBand is kryptonite for video production

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The market is full of capable digital audio editing applications. I am familiar with many of them and have covered several. Many are capable of recording —and all are capable of editing and delivering — a final product of 44.1 or 48 kHz (or more) with a single glaring exception: GarageBand from Apple. That makes […]

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Managing Sound Effects in Final Cut Pro X

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How do you preview sound effects in Final Cut Pro X? If you’ve been using the Sound and Effects Browser, Steve Martin from Ripple Training has a great tip for you today. In this week’s edition of Mac Break Studio, he shows us a method for storing, filtering, and reviewing sound effects. The Sound and […]

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Media Composer 101 – Advanced – 4K Workflows Part 3: DaVinci Resolve Roundtripping

Media Composer 101 - Advanced - 4K Workflows Part 3: DaVinci Resolve Roundtripping 27

In the last of our 3 part introductory look at 4K workflows inside of Media Composer Subscription, we take a look at taking your Media Composer timeline, sending it via AAF to DaVinci Resolve, have Resolve open your DNxHR media, and then send it back to Media Composer for final client approval! As we know, […]

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