AVID - How to download and open AVID Project Portrait of An Artist project on a personal computer - Roldan



Click on link above
Choose Download All

Google Drive will start to zip the media prior to download and then start download

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

There will be four (OR 5) zipped files that will start to


When they are finished the progress circle will complete and there will be 4 zipped folders in your downloads folder

Click on "Show All" to get to your downloads folder

Then click on "Show In Finder"
Here are the four zipped folders

Open the zipped folders


There will be 4 folders and four zipped files

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

Inside all the folders there will be an

AVID MediaFiles folder

and in one of the folders there will be the

AVID Project

Next need to copy the files from the expanded downloaded folders to your hard drive

First copy the AVID Project to your hard drive

You will then need to customize your AVID project to


See this wiki on how to do that.

Open the project folder and change the (RENAME) to your name see this wiki on how to rename your project

AVID - Renaming an AVID Project

To Rename you want to change the RENAME to your name from this:

To This

On your external hard drive look to see if you already have an AVID MediaFiles folder. If you do then skip this part. If you don't then on the "Root" level of the hard drive make a folder called AVID MediaFiles then inside that make a folder called MXF then inside the MXF folder make a folder called 3471

This is how it should look

Go to Downloads and open each expanded folder go to AVID MediaFiles>MXF>3471 and copy the files into the folder

This is how it should look on your hard drive

Then open Media Composer and open the project. At the Media Composer project screen choose the folder ICON to navigate to your project

Click on the project you want to open and choose open.

The project should open and all media is online

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