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November 28, 2011 Author:

As we continue our video tutorial series on the new features in Media Composer 6, we thought we’d highlight the new Find Tool (which was technically introduced in Media Composer 5.5). Its powerful metadata searching capabilities will allow you to burrow deep within your bins, scripts and even the text in your Timeline and monitors to find exactly what you’re looking for. Read More

Video Tutorial: How to Use the New Find Tool in Avid Media Composer

  • October 30, 2011

    Automatic Duck Plug-ins are now Free!

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    Automatic Duck, the Seattle-based conversion software distributor (known for their plug-ins that translate edited sequences between Final Cut Pro, Avid, After Effects, Quantel, Pro Tools), has recently revamped its cost structure for plug-in delivery. Now, their Pro Import AE, Pro Import FCP, and Pro Export FCP (FCP7 and FCPX) plugins are available at absolutely no charge. But… at what cost? Read More

  • October 25, 2011

    Using Dropbox to Sync and Back up Editing Projects

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    Dropbox is an exceptionally useful application that allows you to store files within a designated folder on your computer—and with every Save, it instantly and safely backs up your files to the Dropbox servers, and also syncs your updated files to all of your other Dropbox folders located on other computers and mobile devices. Additionally, you can share folders within your Dropbox with any number of collaborators, so every time you make a change, everyone gets the update simultaneously. So, the question is… how does this work with editing projects? Read More

  • October 22, 2011

    Multi-camera Editing in Avid Media Composer: Part 2 of 2

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    Multi-camera editing in Avid Media Composer is a breeze. Check out this tutorial to find out how! (This is Part 2 in a 2-part tutorial series on multi-camera editing.) Read More

  • October 22, 2011

    Setting up for Multi-camera Editing in Avid Media Composer: Part 1 of 2

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    Setting yourself up for multi-camera editing in Avid Media Composer is a breeze. Check out this tutorial to find out how! (This is Part 1 of a 2-part tutorial series on multi-camera editing.) Read More

  • September 16, 2011

    Part 2: Editing Using ScriptSync in Avid Media Composer

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    Avid Media Composer’s ScriptSync (by Nexidia) is one of the most talked about features of any editing software—it has totally revolutionized script-based editing. This tutorial is the second part in a two-part series to explain how to use this incredible tool! Read More

  • September 16, 2011

    Part 1: Setting up your Script for ScriptSync in Avid Media Composer

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    Avid Media Composer’s ScriptSync (by Nexidia) is one of the most talked about features of any editing software—it has totally revolutionized script-based editing. This tutorial is the first part in a two-part series to explain how to set up your script in preparation for editing with ScriptSync! Read More