Introduction

Congratulations on taking the first step to becoming a proficient editor using Avid® Media Composer® 5. When you’ve finished the lessons in this book, you will be able to edit and refine multitrack video sequences with a good sound mix, add and manipulate effects, correct color issues, and add titles. You’ll also learn great customization and navigation techniques, as well as how to input and output material between Media Composer and a wide variety of file formats and devices.

Using This Book

This book is organized much as you would edit a project, starting with organizing your clips and then editing video and audio, performing color correction, adding effects, and outputting your sequence.

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