A subtle but very important change to Media Composer 5 is the addition of the Link Selection Tool as well as the Smart Tool editing palette. Historically in Media Composer, to make adjustments to a segment or transition, you would have to enter a specific mode. Now with the Smart Tool, depending where your cursor
There are a number of great new features in Media Composer 5 in terms of how you work with audio. We’ll start by looking at the new Stereo Audio feature. Now when you add an audio track to Media Composer you have the option of adding a mono track or stereo track. We no longer
Offline Online Sony XDCAM HD Proxy Workflow. If you have questions about this workflow please post them here: http://community.avid.com/forums/t/94734.aspx
Media Composer 5 introduced several improvements to audio (RTAS plug-ins, Stereo Audio Tracks, ability to view automation gain on individual tracks). At the time MC5 was introduced, Pro Tools couldn’t open RTAS plug-ins and stereo tracks from MC.With the intro of PT 9, not only can Pro Tools open RTAS plug-ins and Stereo Tracks, it
Since being introduced in 2009, the AMA architecture has been expanded in Media Composer© 5.0 to include even more file-based formats. Now in MC5 users can directly link to and have immediate access to formats such as RED©, QuickTime© with H.264, QuickTime with ProRes, Canon’s new XF plug-in, the P2 DVCPRO© format, XDCAM HD, as
Everything you ever wanted to know about stereo tracks, a new feature in Media Composer 5. This is a seven part series with Audio Settings, here are direct links to the other parts: Audio Basics I – Settings, Settings, Settings Audio Basics II – Stereo Tracks Audio Basics III – Very Basic Editing Audio
With the new Smart Tool in Media Composer 5, you gain a faster and easier way of editing video alongside the established precision approach. Learn how to use it to engage the editing modes dynamically and discover several practical uses in this video tutorial. And check it out for yourself by downloading the free trial.
NOTE: I had to trim this video down severely because of Youtube length limitations. See the full episode at http://avidscreencast.com/asc36 With Media Composer 5, you can access Quicktime and R3D files natively using AMA (provided you have the horsepower). In this episode, I’ll show you how to link to AMA volumes, change the R3D source
Indie Filmmaker Misha Tenenbaum weighs in on Media Composer 5.
NOTE: I had to trim this video down severely because of Youtube length limitations. See the full episode at http://avidscreencast.com/asc35 A short introduction to the new features of Avid Media Composer 5.0
Subscribe to Buzz: http://www.avid.com/buzz?cmpid=AV-SM-MC5-6 Avid’s Matt Feury talks to NLE guru and seasoned pro Steve Cohen about Media Composer 5 and where Avid is today.