Saving Instance Movies

  1. Click on the movie that you want to save so that it is the front most win­dow. When sav­ing, the front most win­dow will be select­ed by the soft­ware as the win­dow Screen Shot 2015-05-18 at 11.36.48 amto save.
  2. Choose Save from the File menu in the main menu bar. Alternatively, you can press COMMAND+S.
  3. Select the tar­get save loca­tion and name the file.
  4. Set the required movie for­mat from the bot­tom of the save window.
  5. Click the Save button.

SportsCode stand-alone or MoviePlayer stand alone movie for­mats cre­ate files that con­tain all the nec­es­sary data to view the movie inde­pen­dent of the orig­i­nal movie file. Since stand alone movies con­tain all the nec­es­sary data to be played on its own, they tend to be large files. Stand alone files are required when you wish to share the movie with oth­er peo­ple on their computers.

SportsCode or MoviePlayer ref­er­ence to orig­i­nal movie for­mats cre­ate ref­er­ence files that point to orig­i­nal movies. Reference movies are very small in size and save very fast as they do not con­tain any raw video data and thus do not dupli­cate video data. However, the file must have access to it’s orig­i­nal raw movies from which it was cre­at­ed. If you delete the orig­i­nal movie, a ref­er­ence movie will not play. Use ref­er­ence movies to quick­ly assem­ble an edit, then save it as a stand alone when you are done.