The Updated Timeline in Media Composer

The Updated Timeline in Media Composer



in addition to the new UI you'll notice a few changes to the timeline first you longtime avid editors will love that the good ol extract and lift buttons are back to extract a clip use your trusty scissors and to lift a clip the famous weightlifters back to you a job he looks a little trimmer if you ask me changes have also been made to the timeline that changed the way you select segments in trim modes instead of choosing modes on the smart tool these options have now been moved to selectable buttons on the timeline toolbar you can select a segment mode by right-clicking the segment button if you select the red arrow only the segment mode button will be set to lift override which replaces a section of the sequence with the selected source material if you select the yellow arrow only the segment mode will be set to extract splice in which inserts the marked source material into the sequence without replacing material already made sequence if you select both adders the segment edit depends on which region of the segment in the timeline that you activate for example if you place your cursor at the top part of the segment at the time you'll be in lift over it and if you place the cursor at the bottom of the segment in the time line you'll be in extract splicing mode you can select a trim mode by clicking the trim mode line if you select one red roller only the trim mode is set to override trim which creates a single roller trim and adds a black segment to fill duration of trimmed frames if you select the yellow roller only the select mode is set to ripple trim which creates a single roller trim with no synch lock and maintains the duration of all other clips if you select both rollers the trim mode depends on the region in the segment of the timeline that you activate for example if you place your cursor at the top part of the segment you'll be an overwrite trim mode and if you place the cursor on the bottom part of the segment you'll be in ripple trim you

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