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1

What are the differences between Media/Essence data and Metadata?

Media/Essence data are forms of multimedia data that are essential to a multimedia program, and that can be perceived directly by an audience i.e. audio, video, graphics, etc.
Metadata provides supplementary information about media data.

2

What is an MXF file?

MXF is a media file format containing actual video and audio media.

3

How are embedded OMF/AAF sequences different from externally referenced sequences?

Embedded OMF/AAF sequences result in one large file containing both the metadata and all the associated media files.
Externally referenced sequences result in a single metadata file (.omf or .aaf) and all associated media stored as separate files (similar to the Pro Tools session structure).

4

What six ways can an OMF/AAF sequence be imported into Pro Tools?

Import the OMF/AAF sequence into an open Pro Tools session.
Open the OMF/AAF sequence as a new session.
Double-Click in DigiBase browser.
Double-Click in Macintosh Finder.
Drag+Drop onto Pro Tools application icon.
Drag+Drop onto Pro Tools timeline.

5

Does Pro Tools support imported OMFs that include embedded audio?

Yes.

6

Does Pro Tools support imported AAFs that include embedded audio?

Yes.

7

Does Pro Tools support imported OMFs that include embedded video?

No.

8

Does Pro Tools support imported AAFs that include embedded video?

No.

9

Does Pro Tools support imported OMFs that reference external audio?

Yes.

10

Does Pro Tools support imported AAFs that reference external audio?

Yes.

11

Does Pro Tools support imported OMFs that reference external video?

Yes.

12

Does Pro Tools support imported AAFs that reference external video?

Yes.

13

Do Pro Tools support imported OMFs that include volume, pan and mute automation?

Yes.

14

Does Pro Tools support imported AAFs that include volume, pan and mute automation?

Yes.

15

Does Pro Tools support imported OMFs that include RTAS plug-in settings?

No.

16

Does Pro Tools support imported AAFs that include RTAS plug-in settings?

Yes.

17

Can exported OMFs include embedded audio?

Yes.

18

Can exported AAFs include embedded audio?

Yes.

19

Can exported OMFs include embedded video?

No.

20

Can exported AAFs include embedded video?

No.

21

Can exported OMFs reference external audio?

Yes.

22

Can exported AAFs reference external audio?

Yes.

23

Can exported OMFs reference external video?

No.

24

Can exported AAFs reference external video?

No.

25

Can exported OMFs include volume, pan and mute automation?

Yes (requires 'Quantize Edits to Frame Boundaries' to be disabled).

26

Can exported AAFs include volume, pan and mute automation?

Yes (requires 'Quantize Edits to Frame Boundaries' to be disabled).

27

Can Pro Tools import/export legacy OMF version 1.0 files?

No.

28

When importing or linking to audio files directly associated with an OMF or AAF sequence in Pro Tools, what restriction is applied?

The files will be locked when attempting destructive edits e.g. using the pencil tool to redraw the waveform.

29

When importing or linking to audio files directly associated with an OMF or AAF sequence in Pro Tools, what can be done so that the audio can be destructively edited?

Use the Consolidate command to create exact duplicate files.

30

Does Pro Tools support both keyframe pan and clip-based pan imported from an AAF sequence exported from Avid Media Composer?

Yes.