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Open AVID and make a project - 

Select a Bin and import the media

 

Navigate to the files you would like to import

 

Click on Options

Choose the Resolution = DNxHD 175

 

Storage drive = your drive or server or tempstorage (this is the local hard drive of the

computer you are working on in the lab)

 

Next Choose Options so you can tell AVID how to correctly deal with the Aspect Ratio

of the Still Image.

 

Choose the following settings

  • Resize image to fit format raster
  • Color Levels Do Not Modify
  • Frame Import Duration set to 60 seconds
  • Ignore Alpha Channel
  • Uncheck "Autodetect Sequentially-Numbered Files"

 

  • Then click OK on import settings menu to apply the settings

 

You will return to this menu and select the files or file you want to import

and click Open

The Files will turn into Master Clips in your bin.

Edit with them as you would any other Master Clip in AVID

To Batch import Clips back into AVID if your timeline went offline

Select the sequence

Clip > Batch Re-import
 

You can choose to use source compression to bring the files in "Natively" or less

compressed. But this may not work for all footage. If it doesn't work you must

set the "Current" Settings" by selecting that button.

Choose the following settings

  • Resize image to fit format raster
  • Color Levels Do Not Modify
  • Frame Import Duration set to 60 seconds
  • Ignore Alpha Channel
  • Uncheck "Autodetect Sequentially-Numbered Files"

 

  • Then click OK on import settings menu to apply the settings

 

Make sure the box Use Source Compression of OMFI in not checked and choose

the Resolution DNxHD 175 X MXF is set

 

Click Import

 

 

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