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Apple Pro Training Series Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors, Third Edition by Diana Weynand

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Lesson 12. Importing and Exporting

Goals

Import and export files, EDLs, and batch lists

Import and export sequences from Avid

Reconnect media

Work with graphics and alpha channels

Export clips, freeze frames, and sequences

Change QuickTime options

Export for LiveType and Soundtrack Pro

Batch export media

Export OMF files, EDL files, and batch lists

Understand Compressor and Cinema Tools

The backbone of Final Cut Pro’s importing and exporting file structure is the same as its native editing base: Apple’s QuickTime architecture. The QuickTime architecture offers a large number of codecs: algorithmic methods of compressing and decompressing audio and video information. Different codecs are used to compress QuickTime files for different delivery ...

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