4. Marking Clips

In This Chapter

Making a Selection

Rating Clips

Adding Keywords

Using Markers

Other Clip Metadata

Searching for Clips


One of the most fundamental aspects of the editing process is identifying the portions of your source clips you want to use in your final edit. Think of this concept as marking an area of a clip.

In addition to marking the areas you want to use in your edit, you will also frequently do the opposite: mark the sections you definitely don’t want to use.

Furthermore, there are many occasions where you’re not quite sure which parts you will want to use (or not use), so you’ll want to mark those with more descriptive information than just “yes” or “no.”

Finally, you may want to highlight a particular frame ...

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