.EDL File Extension

Edit Decision List File format

Video File
An Edit Decision List (EDL) is a special kind of database used by various video editing programs (Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut, Avid Media Composer, etc.) in the post-production process of film editing and video editing.

It is a list of events that include the source to be recorded and where to store it. In addition it contains information about transitions (Cuts, Dissolves, Wipes), transitions duration, etc.

EDL format such as CMX, GVG, Sony, Final Cut Pro and Avid are similar but can differ in some ways so some cross-platform incompatibility may occur.

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