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  • Sat, May 16 2020 1:50 PM

    Deleting a project in MC 2020.4

    How do I correctly delete a project completely including media files?
    The Editing Guide says that you can simply delete the project when starting MC. Does this also delete the media files?
    In MC 2018.x you first had to delete the media files with the Media Tool.

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  • Sat, May 16 2020 3:36 PM In reply to

    Re: Deleting a project in MC 2020.4

    The process for deleting a project has not changed in 2020.4.

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  • Sun, May 17 2020 11:15 PM In reply to

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    Re: Deleting a project in MC 2020.4

    they mean that you can delete an Avid Project in the project selection window.

    project selection window is the first window you get on startup, delete key removes highlighted projects.


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  • Mon, May 18 2020 12:07 AM In reply to

    Re: Deleting a project in MC 2020.4

    Simply put, deleting a project does not delete media.

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  • Mon, May 18 2020 11:35 AM In reply to

    Re: Deleting a project in MC 2020.4

    Also worth noting you don't need the project to exists to delete avid media created in that project.

    Open any project and in Media tool you can select the Project and drives. 

    The project list is extracted from the Project metadata embedded in every media file Avid makes.

    AMA linked media can't be deleted this way as its outside Media Composer.

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