Appendix E. Working with Avid Media Composer

The avid editing platform is both established and entrenched into the world of high-end postproduction. As such, it is common practice for people involved in a postproduction pipeline to interface with Avid tools. Of course, getting media and projects to move between different software systems is often a quagmire fraught with issues and irritations.

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The Adobe Premiere Pro/Avid exchange is a bit of a rocky road. We’ll cover the good news first. Sequences translate fairly well. The real hiccup in the workflow is the media. Knowing what issues might develop when you’re trying to transfer work between these ...

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