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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
  • Cleaning up files in current project - What's safe?

    Hello- I have a multicam project that I'm ready to export. I really need more disk space. Because the final sequence was built from several sequences and I've done a lot of experimentation, made a lot of changes, and (out of ignorance I suppose) rendered just about every effect and transition... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by Hurdling Bob on Mon, Aug 29 2016
  • Re: Importing MXF – PMR Issues

    Okay so it seems the footage has come straight from EVS, so it does not look like Avid will recognise the media!! I am currently using Media Exchange to re-wrap each EVS_MXF file to 'Avid MXF OPAtom' Is this correct? I have a long Wait!!! (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by Flannel on Wed, Mar 23 2016
  • Importing MXF – PMR Issues

    Hi All, I have been wrestling with this issue all day and any help would be much appreciated! I have been given a hard-drive with 6 large MXF files that are over 730 GB, I have copied them over to my ‘Avid Media Files’ directory and placed them in the relevant numbered ‘MXF’ folder... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by Flannel on Tue, Mar 22 2016
  • Avid Media Composer 8 not linking to MXF

    I'm currently working out of a trial version of Avid media composer 8 and it will not link to mxf files. The plugin is supposed to be included into the version of composer. Does anyone have a solution for this? Thanks! (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by meg.danger on Mon, Jan 18 2016
  • C300 MXF & Media Composer Workflow

    I've been a long time editor on AVID with tape based production. I will soon be starting a movie editing that was shot with the Canon C300 on Media Composer 7.03, OS X Maverick. I am looking to find a good tutorial on the suggested workflow with C300 MXF footage and I was wondering if anybody could... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by JPBU on Sat, Jan 11 2014
  • MC - dupe detection ,relink, mxf, different tapename

    Hello everyone! Thanks in advance to those, who decides to read this long article of mine The problem is in MXF Metadata, tapename. Editor started cut in avid with MXF which had wrong tapename (exported from DaVinci, didnt have set reelname) which caused Dupe detection to stop working. Even tho he noticed... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by honzavseticek on Sun, Jul 14 2013
  • corrupted MXF files help...

    my HD crashed and was sent to firm for recovery, files were restored but not fully. I can play them in VLC player, and have tried numerous ways to convert them to be able to play them in Avid media composer since avid refuses to play them. i used a canon c300 1080i 50mbit/s PAL -marco. (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by svtmarco on Wed, Mar 20 2013
  • MXF Op1a DNx120 from avid on a mac

    Hi I need to export an MXF Op1a from avid in mac. I have downloaded the stand alone transfer manager but this seems to be only for PC. Is there another way for me to export MXF Op1a Dnx 120 from avid in mac? Please help Thanks (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by CJZ on Thu, Jan 17 2013
  • New to Avid Media Composer and MXF files

    Hi I am new to Avid and have problems with my MXF files. My material was filmed on RED EPIC and then transferd to MXF files. I work on an an iMAC with OSX ver 10.8.2, 3.1 GHz INtel Core i5 My MXF files are on an WD harddrive. On that drive it is 3 files. First a folder named: Avid MediaFiles and if I... (read more)
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by mercuriosity on Mon, Oct 1 2012
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