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  • Tue, Sep 22 2020 11:41 PM

    • Jenw7987
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    Importing media

    How do I import my wav files into Avid? I'm lost on what file formats to choose?

  • Wed, Sep 23 2020 8:42 AM In reply to

    Re: Importing media

    For .wav files, I usually just drag and drop them from Windows into whatever bin I want them to be in.

    If you're having trouble it would help to know your system specifications. Which specific version of Media Composer are you using? Which specific operating system? Look at my profile at the bottom of this post for an example.


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  • Wed, Sep 23 2020 8:48 AM In reply to

    Re: Importing media

    You can just import them or AMA link them.

    With Audio the sample rate and bit depth are project settings.

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