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Avid: June 2008 Archives

Have you ever run into a situation where you can't seem to find a particular clip within an Avid sequence?  Well, you can assign various colors to clips as a nifty way to quickly find cips within an Avid sequence.

To do this: click on the 'text' tab within an Avid bin.  Then navigate to the bin menu and select 'headings'.  Activate the 'color' heading. 

changing_clips_colors.gifNow, click underneath the 'color' heading within your Avid bin and assign individual clips their own unique color.  You can also asign a group of clips a specific color by highlighting them and using the 'edit' menu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After you've assigned colors to individual clips, you can tell Media Composer to display those same colors for matching clips within an Avid sequence.  To do this:  Navigate to the timeline menu and choose:  clip color > source.

changing_clips_color_in_timeline.gifThis provides a great method of tracking down and finding cilps within an Avid sequence.

media_composer_mac.gifAvid Technology announced today that it is shipping new version's of Avid Media Composer.  This version of Media Composer 3.0 is the first qualified version to work Mac OS Leopard (10.5.X), and Windows Vista.

This is one of Avid's the next generation editing platforms to conform with the latest operating systems.  New pricing and upgrades are available for older versions of the software.

 

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This page is a archive of entries in the Avid category from June 2008.

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