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Media Composer® 6: Part 2—Effects Essentials by Greg Staten

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Rendering Effects

Once you decide it’s time to render, you’ll also need to decide which effects to render. Depending on the situation, you may choose to render all the effects (such as for final output) or you may choose to render only certain effects (such as to review an effect composite at full quality for director or client approval).

When an effect is rendered, the render file always contains the composite of the effect rendered and all lower tracks and effects. This is the basic tenet of all rendering in Media Composer and a key consideration in how you choose to render the sequence.

Rendering Individual Effects

Sometimes all you really need to render is one effect. The simplest way to render a single effect is to use the Render Effect ...

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