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Editing with Avid Media Composer 5: The Official Avid Guide by Avid Technology, Inc.

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Chapter 1. Introducing Tools and Workflow

Objectives:

• Understand basic editing workflow

• Identify the hardware components of the system

• Learn about the locations and relationships of project-related files

• Identify elements of the Media Composer interface

• Get started with a project, bins, and editing

• Save your work

Welcome to the world of digital nonlinear editing using Avid® Media Composer®. This book will be your guide as you join the worldwide ranks of Avid editors who use Media Composer to construct the widest array of projects—from supersized Hollywood blockbusters to local newscasts to basic wedding videos.

Media Composer is a deep application with layers of functionality for editing, effects, color correction, titling, and ...

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