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Video Tutorial: How to Use PhraseFind in Avid Media Composer

Ashley Kennedy

Use PhraseFind in Avid Media Composer to quickly search your project’s audio for specific words and phrases.

PhraseFind is one of the most talked-about add-on features available for Avid Media Composer. You can use it to phonetically search every clip in your project for a word or phrase, and, in just moments, you’ll get highly accurate results that allow you to immediately find specific soundbites. The following video tutorial will teach you how to use the feature to accomplish a few things:

  • Use PhraseFind to phonetically search for a specific word in the clips in your project.
  • Filter your search further by combining PhraseFind searches and Find searches.

How to use PhraseFind in Avid Media Composer

Adding PhraseFind to Avid Media Composer will set you back anywhere from $49 to $599, depending on whether you’re buying it new, upgrading a previous edition, using it in an educational setting, or if you want to bundle it with ScriptSync 2.

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