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Mount the SDHC card in your computer.


Insert card in card reader or SDHC slot and it'll mount to the desktop

Back up the contents to another hard drive with the file structure exactly as it is on the card.

  1. Make a folder on the backup HD and call it "Card 1 – Day 1" or similar

Copy the contents of the card to this folder exactly as they are on the card

Copy the "Private" folder to the Card folder on the backup Hard Drive

To process the files into the Editing Application - AVID

Open AVID Media Composer

Make sure the project is saved to your HD and then select New Project

Name the Project and choose UHD 23.976P

Go to > Tools > Source Browser

Navigate to the folder containing the Ninja files if you recorded to the Ninja Recorder (Most Common) Workflow

OR - IF YOU DID NOT RECORD TO THE NINJA AND ONLY TO THE SDHC Card

Navigate to the SD Card Backup Folder and choose the >Private>
M4ROOT folder and choose Link

Select the files you want to use in the project and transcode them to work in AVID for offline editing.

Once selected choose >Clip>Consolidate/Transcode

Choose Transcode

Select the hard drive to store the transcoded files.


Choose to keep the sources frame rate

Target Video Resolution DNxHR LB MXF

Convert the audio to 48K 24Bit
Click Transcode

The resulting file will be the same raster size but will now be an AVID DNxHR Codec.


Will also have a .new extension (these are the files you want to use for editing)

Do the same transcoding process to all the camera files you want to use in your AVID project.