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Launch AVID

Click on the Folder ICON and navigate to where you want to save your file

Click On New Project

Choose a location to save your project

Title your Project in Project Name


Choose Format > 1080/23.976P as the Format of the project



Color Space default YCbCr 709



Then Click on Create to load up the project

By default a bin will open and you can use that as your video bin

to import your raw footage




Next Choose >Tools>Source Browser

Choose to Link not Import

Navigate to the Private>PANA_GRP folder for each card


Click on Link

The clips will load into the Bin shown here


In the BIN choose Format from the top bin setting shown here

The format of the files will be AVC Long-GOP High 422 3480 x 2160 23.976

Select the clips and choose > Clip>Consolidate/Transcode

Choose Transcode


Then select where you want to save the consolidated files and choose the


“Target Video Resolution”

Make sure you have Convert to project frame rate selected

We recommend

DNxHD LB MXF for "Offline" (MOSTLY USED CHOICE)



Also convert the audio sample rate for consistency



Then Choose Transcode

When transcoding is finished you will end up with files with a .new extension use those as those are your new master clips

Edit with the master clip not the linked file


Notice the different icon for a linked file


The linked files you can put in another bin as you won't need them till the final conform when you are picture locked.