Final Cut Pro 6 - What You Need to Know to Manage Your Media

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What You Need to Know to Manage Your Media

To effectively keep track of or manage your media, you must have a good
understanding of the following:

 The distinction between a clip and a media file, as well as the relationship between

the two

 The relationship between master and affiliate clips in a Final Cut Pro project
 How timecode works, providing a bridge between footage on tape or film to media

files on hard disk to clips in your project

 How to effectively sort and search large amounts of data, such as clips in the Browser

or in a sequence

 How to name files concisely and descriptively
 The fundamental nature of your media: frame size, aspect ratio, frame rate, codec,

color bit depth, color space, and audio sample rate and bit depth.