Importing videos via XML. Need required XML layout?

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Importing videos via XML. Need required XML layout?

PostSun Jul 25, 2021 3:54 am

I use FVC 8 (Fast Video Cataloger) to organize my video library. After searching for video files, I need a way to get the resultant file set into Resolve's media pool. I assume I can do that using Resolve's "Import Media From XML" feature.

I want to keep it as simple as possible. I'm hoping that I need only describe the path to each file.

What is the layout-syntax for an XML file that Resolve can use to open a set of files.

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Re: Importing videos via XML. Need required XML layout?

PostSun Jul 25, 2021 6:48 am

You need to use the Final Cut Pro 7 XML format which is used by both Final Cut Pro 7 and Adobe Premiere. Either of these companies should be able to provide info on the correct formatting. The other option is to use an EDL format which is a much older and simpler text based format.
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Re: Importing videos via XML. Need required XML layout?

PostSun Jul 25, 2021 7:33 am

The FVC dev calls it exporting a 'exporting a playlist'... that's what you're looking for.
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Re: Importing videos via XML. Need required XML layout?

PostFri Jul 30, 2021 4:51 am

Thanks Andy. I found the FVC option you suggested.

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