Power Editing Tips

Day 24 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Reveal File in Avid Media Composer

Day 24 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Reveal File in Avid Media Composer

Avid Media Composer has a coupe of places there right+clicking on a object will provide the option to Reveal File. There’s a few places where this can…

Day 23 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Drag in media for a quick import into your NLE

Day 23 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Drag in media for a quick import into your NLE

While all the three major NLEs have a tool made for importing media into a project both Final Cut Pro X and Avid Media Composer tend to like to have…

Day 19 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Map audio waveforms and keyframes in Avid Media Composer

Day 19 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Map audio waveforms and keyframes in Avid Media Composer

A number of versions ago Avid added the very handy per track toggle option for audio waveforms where you could turn on waveforms for a single track at a time…

Day 7 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Apply and Toggle audio fades in Final Cut Pro X

Day 7 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Apply and Toggle audio fades in Final Cut Pro X

I’m still quite perplexed that nearly 7 years after its release Final Cut Pro X still doesn’t have an audio-only dissolve transition that can be…

Day 6 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – The Usage tab in Avid Media Composer

Day 6 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – The Usage tab in Avid Media Composer

Many Avid Media Composer editors rarely travel to their Project panel beyond opening bins and accessing they settings. But there’s a tab in there that tracks some handy…

Day 5 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Mute Clips in the Media Composer timeline

Day 5 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Mute Clips in the Media Composer timeline

Following along with yesterday’s QuickTip to move clips up and down in the Avid Media Composer timeline, here’s another recently added option that has long been…

Day 4 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Move Up Move Down in Media Composer

Day 4 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Move Up Move Down in Media Composer

Premiere Pro (and okay maybe Final Cut Pro 7 Classic editors if there are any really still out there) editors coming over to Avid Media Composer, you’ll love…

Day 3 #28daysofquicktips 2018 – Track patching with the keyboard in Premiere Pro

Day 3 #28daysofquicktips 2018 – Track patching with the keyboard in Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro has an unbelievably advanced set of keyboard shortcuts but many of those are unassigned. One of my favorites is the ability to move track patching and track…

Day 2 #28daysofquicktips 2018 – Mark IN for Match Frame in Premiere

Day 2 #28daysofquicktips 2018 – Mark IN for Match Frame in Premiere

For a few of our tips this month we’re going to look at some newly added features in recent NLE updates that provide some new functionality. We&#8217…

Day 1 #28daysofquicktips 2018 – Premiere’s Info window for total durations

Day 1 #28daysofquicktips 2018 – Premiere’s Info window for total durations

Have you ever wanted to know many hours, minutes and seconds of all of those clips you have in your Adobe Premiere Pro bin? Or how about the full duration…