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On the Image Tab

Make sure you choose

Image Sized for current format

Do not modify Color Levels

Choose Lover Field First

Alpha Channel Ignore

Then click OK to set the import settings

The files will zip for a while and then you will be prompted to

Allow the download so click Allow

You may also get a "Leave Site" click on Leave

When they are finished the progress circle will complete and there will be a zipped folder in your downloads folder

Open the zipped folders

You don't need the zipped files anymore you can trash them but wait till we're done setting up the AVID Project

Then open Media Composer

click on "New Project"

then click on the folder icon to navigate to where you want to save your project then

Name the Project "Tomato" - YOUR Name

Set the Format 30i

Aspect Ratio 4:3

Color Space YCbCr 601

Choose Create

Now import the files into AVID

In the open BIN right click in the bin and go to

>Input>Import Media>Input>Source Browser

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Then Click on Options

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Then Click on Options again

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Navigate to your file where you downloaded it (probably in downloads folder)

Choose Link NOT Import

Select your target Bin and choose LINK again

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Click on the Red X to close the source browser

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The clip will have a little "chain" link icon on it to show it's linked

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With the file selected in the bin

>Go to >Clip >Consolidate/Transcode

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Choose Transcode

Choose your Hard Drive as the Target Drive

Choose the Target Video Resolution as Apple ProRes (Proxy)

Choose to convert the audio to 48 KHz and 24 Bit

Then choose to Transcode to get the process going

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Navigate to your downloads folder and select the >exercise 1 > file you downloaded

Next Choose the Resolution as

Apple ProRes 422 Proxy

Choose your storage drive as the file destination for import and then

Select the "tomato" file to import

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The files will take a while to


transcode but after that you can start editing with the transcoded file (it will

As the files complete importing they will load into the bin.

You can then delete the clip with the chainlink icon.

Select the clip and press the delete key on your keyboard and choose to delete master clip

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That is it your media should open in the project and you can edit.