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  • New to Avid - First post

    I have started working on Avid, and have had a few growing pains but we like it a great deal. We were working in a bay trying to create AAF or OMF files on for Pro TOols on a few machines, and we were runing a test to sort things. What we did not realie is that we consolidated media (apparently) and... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by Dave101 on Tue, Jan 23 2018
  • Polyphonic MXF in an AAF/OMF

    Hey -- i get polyphonic audio WAV files from the set sound designer. So my MXF audio has 5 tracks in one single file. If i decide to use only 1 of the tracks in the timeline for certain edits will an exported AAF/OMF have ALL tracks available to the sound editing department later or only that 1 track... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by Andi on Fri, Sep 4 2015
  • Media Composer to Logic workflow?

    Hi, I'm having trouble sending sound to a sound designer who is working on Logic. I first tried a standard AAF MXF output, because I was initially led to believe he was working on protools. He wrote back to say he couldn't read the mxf files. So, I exported an OMF 2.0 with wav files and he said... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by S.Clements on Tue, Apr 21 2015
  • Reimporting AAFs Duplicates MXFs, Wastes Space?

    Hey everyone. First time posting here, so please let me know if I'm in the wrong place or whatever. My team is running MC v5.5.3 with an ISIS. We're in the process of switching the media type we ingest into MC from OMFs to AAFs, and we're seeing a difference in behavior that prohibitively... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by carllelandtaylor on Wed, Nov 30 2011
  • Relinking Media between omf and mxf projects

    Hi All I am sitting with an odd ball! We went off to Toronto and shot an event using xdcam. Came back to SA and ingested all the media obviously being mxf. Our offline editors system (quite old) could only see omf. So we changed the project to omf and consolidated 15:1 for her to cut with. Now that she's... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by TSCalvh on Fri, Aug 12 2011
  • Standard def MXF on MC 2.2.7 ok?

    I've been reading how MXF is the new file format over OMF, and of the advantages of MXF. In my MC Adrenaline 2.2.7 version help file, it says in the topic " Export Settings: QuickTime Compression "... " This format cannot be used by Meridien-based systems. " ... in the description... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by danielm on Fri, Sep 10 2010
  • Re: Moving My Avid Files to My External.

    Hi, good info! Just a follow up: What is proper manual way of moving MXF files? I want to combine MXF files from one drive to another exsisting media drive. I know about Avid's consolidate process but sometimes it's just quicker if you can simply do it in the Finder! ideas? Thanks! (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by Ervz Tia (Tikboy) on Mon, Mar 15 2010
  • OMF, MXF, consolidation?

    I made a film at school on an Avid edit bay. I consolidated a copy of the film and my entire bin to an external hard drive. When I got home to open the project on my copy of Media Composer, I could not get the entire film back. Through hours of figuring it out and looking for forums to get advice, I... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by PeterMcGinn on Sat, Mar 21 2009
  • EDL

    Hi I'm new to the Avid forum but have an urgent question. A colleague is working on a 70min project edited in Avid Xpress Pro v. 5.7.2. The project was shot on the Panasonic HVX 200 at 720p 23.97fps to P2 cards. It has now been edited and we are looking to create an EDL and then re-link the media... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Xpress Pro - PC (Forum) by Radishfeet on Fri, Oct 31 2008
  • omf and mxf

    1) I'm a bit confused about omf and mxf files. what's the difference? i recently installed mc 2.8 and now all the new files are mxf, the old ones are omf, should i convert the old ones in mxf or leave them like they are, I also noticed that in media tool I can only see mxf files. is there a way... (read more)
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by Milco on Wed, Jun 25 2008
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