DMN Quick Tip: By Kevin McAuliffe
These tips are not only good for the current version, but would be good for users all the way back to v. 5.5
Since I wrote a review of the new Media Composer (MC) v. 3.0 software, I thought I would take a look at five good, quick tips for all you seasoned and new editors to the software. These tips are not only good for the current version, but would be good for users all the way back to v. 5.5 of the original MC (and yes, I've been editing with MC for that long).
1. CLEAN UP SOMEONE ELSE'S MESS QUICKLY AND EASILY
This tip is a great one for all you editors who work in post houses where multiple editors share one system. One of my major pet peeves is when editors are working with hundreds of bins, they quit their projects, and leave all their bins open. Very annoying! This is not a big deal for current users as bins can open (relatively) quickly with faster systems, but users of older systems will share my frustration. To get around this, simply hold Option (on the Mac) or Alt (on Windows) when opening your project, and MC will open your project with all the bins closed! Read More