Useful tips

Where are avid media files stored?

Where are avid media files stored?

In a shared storage environment the “Avid MediaFiles” folder must be located on the top level of the workspace. Inside it an “MXF” folder can be found in which every computer, that has created media files, has its individual folder, named according to the Computername with “.

Can I delete Avid media files?

Deleting the Avid MediaFiles or the OMFI MediaFiles folders is not dangerous, but if You want more control You should really delete stuff from the media tool.

How do I make Avid Media folder?

Just do a classic import of a picture and select the drive you want as the location. Media composer will create the Avid Mediafiles folder and sub folders for you on the drive. From there on you add the op-atom MXF’s to the 1,2 3,…. etc folders. If the MXF’s are op-1A you will have to AMA link to them.

Where is Avid offline media?

If you use the hamburger (fast) menu in your sequence bin, you can choose “Set Bin Display” and then select “Show Reference Clips.” This will populate your bin with all of the clips used in your sequences in that bin. Then at least you can “Find Bin” to the clip that is offline and try to relink that.

How do I move files in Avid?

You can use the consolidate command in Avid to consolidate/move the media from the external drive to the Avid drive. Or, you could just move the files themselves by dragging and dropping them from the media files folder on the external drive to the media files folder on the Avid drive.

How do I get rid of Avid Media Composer?

1. Open Programs and Features from the Control Panel. Go to Control Panel > Programs> Programs and Features….Option 1:

  1. Open the Apps and Features settings. Go to Settings> Apps.
  2. Select Avid Media Composer and click uninstall.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Why is media offline in Avid?

You have deleted the associated media file for that clip or sequence. Go into Windows Explorer and see if the media drive contains a folder called “OMFI Media Files”. This folder needs to be named “OMFI Media Files” (without the “”). If it gets deleted or renamed, Avid Xpress will not be able to see the media files.

Why is all my media offline in Avid?

If rebuilding the Avid databases still results in Media Offline, the Avid media files: Might be deleted from the OMFI MediaFiles / Avid MediaFiles folder. Might be corrupt (if this happens, a “Quarrantine” message will appear when scanning Avid Media Files)

What is Avid dynamic relink?

Dynamic Relink to AMA Clips Avid editing systems running in an Interplay Sphere environment now have dynamic relink available for AMA clips. With dynamic relink enabled, the editing system will automatically relink AMA clips to managed media when it becomes available on an indexed Interplay storage.