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

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Chapter 11. Working with File-Based Media

Objectives:

• Understand and use Avid Media Access Avid® Media Access®

• Set up and use media from multiple file formats

• Import image files, video files, and audio files

In addition to capturing from source tapes, you have several other ways to bring content into your system. An increasingly popular way to input material is to import from or link to file-based media. Many cameras can record media files directly to a hard drive, SD card, or proprietary hard disk—sometimes in conjunction with tape-based capture and sometimes in place of tape-based capture. Importing and linking to file-based media is usually faster and more efficient than capturing from tape.

This chapter describes procedures for ...

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