If you’ve edited heavily with effects, you’ve surely run into performance issues, and even dropped frames. In this post, discover some tricks to maximize your real-time playback performance in Avid Media Composer.
Don’t be a slave to the default out-of-the-box keyboard and interface commands that come with Final Cut Pro. Customize your own editing workspace, and take your settings with you wherever you go!
Efficient editing is largely dependent upon your quick ability to link and unlink video and audio clips in the Timeline. This video tutorial will show you all of the various ways to performing linking functions in Final Cut Pro.
The Match Frame command is an incredibly useful tool because it immediately finds the source clip (and frame) of a frame that has already been edited into the timeline, and vice versa. This post explains all of the various ways to quickly locate specific frames via sequences and clips without having to dig through bins — in both Avid Media Composer and Final Cut Pro.
Every efficient editor should customize his or her editing workspace as much as possible. This video tutorial will teach you some powerful shortcuts to customize your own editing workspace in Avid Media Composer.
Editing efficiently in Avid Media Composer depends on quick track selection techniques. Rather than clicking and unclicking tracks to perform an edit, use these quick selection tips to get the job done fast.
Don’t let the mouse rule your editing experience! Embrace keyboard shortcuts when zooming in and out of the Timeline in Avid Media Composer.
Editors often spend needless valuable time and drive space rendering their entire sequence. This article discusses the optimal ways to render your sequence that will cut down significantly on both time and space.
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