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

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Using ExpertRender

In the previous section, you may have noticed that there was an ExpertRender In/Out menu option. ExpertRender is a feature designed to save you time in the render process, while ensuring that your system is capable of playing back all the effects in your sequence in real time. Like any automatic process in which decisions are made for you, it will do a great job sometimes and other times not so much.

First, ExpertRender uses your system’s playback performance, as indicated by the performance bars, to determine what sections of the Timeline need rendering. Then it analyzes the effects within those sections using a couple of basic rules to determine which individual effects to render.

ExpertRender selects segments in the recommended ...

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