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King Law
Problem importing quicktime files captured with finalCut X (taking too long for a clip....)
on Jan 31, 2013 at 5:12:42 pm

Im new to avid MC, i have footage i captured from a canon xha1 using FinalCut X and i have decided to swich to avid. Everything so far is going well accept for importing the footage into Avid. when i choose import and browse to one of the clips i captured with Final Cut X,its taking way too long to import a single clip,its taking atleast 20mins or more and i have 30clips to import, the video looks great in avid compared to what i saw in finalCut but i know theres gotta be a faster way. somebody help!! please!!

The clips details are:1440x1080
MPEG-2 Video,
Linear, PCM
Color profile:HD(1-1-1)
Im running MAC OSX 10.7.5 8Gigs RAM


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Shane Ross
Re: Problem importing quicktime files captured with finalCut X (taking too long for a clip....)
on Jan 31, 2013 at 5:53:29 pm

Avid is converting the clip when you import. That's what it needs to do, convert (transcode) to Avid media. 20 min for...how long is the clip?

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