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Old 11-09-2017, 05:01 PM   #1
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Default Learning Mync for a better use of the BIN

I have started to learn MYNC... with the Start Tutorial....DvdLernkursDesktop.swf

But I still have not understand the philosophy and the advantages of using it in combination of Edius and the advantages compare to the BIN.

Organizing all data's is necessary and essential to produce a film. And since years I first create a Main-Folder-Project wich will contains all elements I need in sub-folders by type of files, of themes, of sources... but all this first on the HD dedicated to video ... see model of folder tree.

The ezp project of Edius is the only file in the Main-Folder-Project and above all others sub-folder.

Then in the bin of Edius I try to recreate the same folder tree day by day as and when the film is created. It's not a perfect mirror but, in the BIN I limit just what I want to edit and to avoid excess of files that have to be charged each time I open the project.

The objectif is to spare time and avoid the loss of time when doing 2 times the same management : one for the general classification on the HD and the other to redo the same in EDius'bin.

So, here are my 2 questions :

First : Is Mync the right tool to manage files and avoid duplication of management in the BIN of Edius ?

Second : I am looking for a good tutorial that directly guides me to the use of Mync in the philosophy of tandem and link with Edius. I have respect for tutorials and accept to invest time in learning before invading the forum asking thinks that are prerequisites.

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Old 11-09-2017, 11:24 PM   #2
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The answer to question 1 is in my opinion no
Cannot give you an answer to question 2

From my point of view the best use of Mync is where I can keep track of photos, music and various clips that I have accumulated over the years that can be used again
Clips I have taken for a project I bring straight into the Bin
To give you a better idea
Having taken a clip of a forest and it has a lot of wind noise in the microphone, I can look into Mync for audio tagged with wind in trees and replace the offending audio
or
I have a beach scene and want to add a clip with seagulls flying overhead etc
I add them to the Bin from Mync inside EDIUS and they appear in a folder marked Mync in the Bin
All these archived clips are on disk inside my computer, for me Mync has been a magnificent addition

Hope that helps
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Old 11-10-2017, 07:31 AM   #3
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Thank you for the quick answer.

I prefer verify the good understanding of your answer.

If I understand well, Mync is a sort of catalogues maker with a brige in Edius.

That means that any document that you set in a catalogue of Mync called "Forest" (as exemple) will be visible from Edius ?

I am still not very confortable with the understanding of what help Mync gives compare to a "standard" Windows Explorer.
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Old 11-10-2017, 10:15 AM   #4
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You can manage your files in mync and have the same structure in EDIUS for your project.
In Mync you can create catalogs and smart catalogs.
Just like the folders you create in explorer.

The smart catalogs are very powerful because they can be dynamic based on the search parameters you set.

When you have done your organizing you can choose which catalogs and or smart catalog show up in a project. You go to source browser-> Mync and add the catalog(s) to the bin by using add to bin.

They will show up under MYNC in the bin.

This is very easy and nice.

It is all too much to explain in a post but if you try it you will see what I mean.
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Old 11-10-2017, 11:06 AM   #5
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I did an introduction to Mync tutorial you can see here : https://youtu.be/uM_R6ema33o?list=PL-sXlPDO1HA76dh4TF4kwN99pFOL3-XAv

The point is to organise footage outside of EDIUS to keep the projects small. A large project takes longer to save, load and manage.
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Old 11-11-2017, 08:30 AM   #6
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Thanks Steve and David.

First you understood my needs. Managing one time, and use in Edius the catalogue result to avoid the charging of BIN.

I will go on learning... but still "one question".

Catalogue is "I suppose" something dynamic to add, delete and re-organise the documents needed... and ouside Edius (as in Windows Explorer)

What append in Edius when I change first, in Mync catalogue, some files, add, delete, move, etc... and that I re-opend Edius project after. Will the catalogue "via" Edius be updated ?... I suppose that the BIN says fixed.
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