Basic Editing Part 1

  • Composer window and settings
  • Loading, playing and marking clips
  • Mouse Jog and Shuttle and Digital Audio Scrub
  • Starting to edit
  • The Track panel and sync locks
  • Moving along the sequence
  • Removing material
  • Magnifying the Timeline view

The Composer Window

Media Composer and Symphony

Before we start, let’s take a look at the Composer window and some of the associated settings. The Composer window (Figure 5.1) is the upper of the two windows (the lower is the Timeline) on the Edit monitor (normally the right hand of the two computer monitors on a Media Composer or Symphony). On the left side is the Source monitor, on the right is the Record monitor. The workflow is to load clips into the Source monitor, mark a section, and ...

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