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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



Format: UHD 23.976

Ultra HD > UHD 23.976


Color Space default 709


Then Click on Create

Next Choose >Tools>Source Browser

Choose to Link not Import

Navigate to the DCIM 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 2160 23.976 AVC Long-GOP High

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.