Instructions for importing 23.976 footage shot on either the Canon 5D or 7D into AVID
Open AVID and select New Project in the
When the project opens the next step will be to link to the XDCAM – EX raw files that were backed up in their native file structure.
Go to >Tools>Source Browser
Choose Link in the lower left corner
Navigate to the Card Data in the "Explore" tab and select >DCIM>
Make sure the correct "Target Bin" is selected and click on Link
All the files will load in a bin in the AVID project.
The next step is to transcode all the files
Go to >Clip>Consolidate/Transcode
The files will begin transcoding. Remember you can click on
This is an example of a "native" AVID master clip and an
"AMA" Linked master clip
You want to use the "native" AVID master clip to edit with not
The AMA clip
Now make a new bin in the AVID project window name it "Transcoded Clips" and drag the "native" AVID Master Clips with the extension .new01 files to that bin.
Transcoded 7D and 5D clips in the new bin they are now ready to use by AVID as a regular file.