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

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Chapter 13. Delivering the Finished Work

Objectives:

• Record a digital cut for tape-based delivery

• Output files for digital file-based or disc-based delivery

• Create an EDL for an online edit

After you’ve perfected your sequence, you need to get it out of Avid Media Composer and into a format that works for you or your client. Media Composer offers many ways to output a finished sequence. You can print to tape (also called recording a digital cut); you can export a digital file for the Web or a DVD; or you can create an edit decision list (EDL), which is an ordered list of your sequence’s reel and timecode information, usually used for conforming the final cut in an online edit.

The output you choose depends on your situation. In this ...

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