Multi-Camera Editing : The Multi-Camera Editor workspace
The Multi-Camera Editor workspace
The image below identifies the main features of the Multi-Camera Editor.
Toolbar, playback, and other controls
The controls found in the workspace are listed below.
The main toolbar includes the following controls:
Camera Number — Lets you set the multi-view pane to show four or six cameras, depending on your version of the software.
Source Sync Type — Lets you synchronize the clips. For more information, see Synchronizing video and audio clips in multi-camera projects.
Main Audio — Lets you select a preferred audio source. For more information, see Choosing an audio source for your multi-camera project.
Split Clip — Lets you split a clip into segments. For more information, see To split a clip in the Multi-Camera Editor.
Set/Remove Marker — Lets you add markers on the Camera tracks for editing purposes, such as audio syncing.
Transition and Duration — Lets you apply a transition between clips in the Multi-Camera track and set the duration for the transition. For more information, see To add a transition between multi-camera segments.
The main preview pane includes the following controls:
Rotate Left and Rotate Right — Let you rotate clips in the Camera tracks before you add them to your Multi-Camera track or your PIP track. Note: Only unlocked tracks can be rotated.
Playback bar with Home, Previous Frame, Play, Next Frame, and End buttons.
Loop — Lets you play the selected track continuously by looping back to the start when it reaches the end.
Set Volume — Lets you adjust the audio volume for playback.
Timecode control — Lets you view and set the time/frame that appears in the main preview pane and where the scrubber is set in the timeline. Click the arrows or a click number value to set a time/frame.
The timeline includes the following controls:
Source Manager — Lets you add and remove clips. For more information, see Managing multi-camera source files.
Show/Hide Audio Waveform View — Lets you view the audio waves for Camera and Audio tracks.
Lock/Unlock — Appears on individual tracks. Locking tracks is recommended after you synchronize them.
Include/Exclude from Synchronization — Lets you determine which tracks are included in the synchronization process.
Mute/Unmute — Lets you turn the audio off (mute) or on (unmute) for the selected audio track.
Zoom to Timeline — Located in the lower left corner of the timeline, this control lets you expand or compress your project so you can view the whole project in the timeline.
Zoom Level slider — Drag the slider or click the Zoom in (plus sign) or Zoom out (minus sign) to change the zoom level for your project. This is particularly helpful when editing individual segments in the Multi-Camera track.
The following general controls appear in the upper-left corner of the application window:
Settings — Lets you access the Proxy Manager and Save As. For more information, see Using Smart Proxy with the Multi-Camera Editor and To save your multi-camera project.
Undo and Redo — Lets you undo or redo most actions in the Multi-Camera Editor.