AVID - How to download and create AVID Project Beauty on a personal computer - A. Lewis


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

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

Open the zipped folder

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 "Beauty" - 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>Source Browser

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

Choose Link NOT Import

Select your target Bin and choose LINK again

Click on the Red X to close the source browser

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

With the file selected in the bin

>Go to >Clip >Consolidate/Transcode

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

The files will take a while to transcode but after that you can start editing with the transcoded file (it will have.new.)

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

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