Six AWESOME features of Avid Media Composer

Love it or hate it, Avid Media Composer is the dominant editing platform for film and television. It’s used in edit suites from New Zealand, to the UK, to Germany and the USA (I’ve worked in 3 of those, guess which!).

Yet despite it being so widely used there are a number of REALLY amazing features in this incredibly expansive software platform that many users don’t know about. So here in this video I’ll highlight six of my favourites and demonstrate how to use them.

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Specs of Avid system at time of recording this video:
MacBook Pro 2018
Six Core i9 2.9GHz CPU / 32GB of RAM / 4GB Radeon Pro 560X
MacOS 12.2 – Monterey
Avid Media Composer 2022.4


00:00. Intro
00:48. Custom metadata burn-ins
03:21. Move clips up/down in sync
04:24. Batch select clips on the timeline
06:09. Workspaces and attached settings
09:02. Extracting settings from another user
11:15. Relinking to updated versions of clips


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