Marker Pop-Up Menu
Use the Marker pop-up menu to manage the clip’s markers. While you can use markers
with all settings, they actually affect only the output file when the setting uses the MPEG-1,
MPEG-2, MPEG-4 when configured for podcasting, H.264 for Apple Devices, or QuickTime
Movie output file format. See
Working with Markers and Poster Frames
Choose items from the Marker pop-up menu to add, remove, show, hide, and edit markers
and poster frames.
• Import Chapter List: Opens a file import dialog that allows you to import a file containing
a list of chapter marker times for the source media file. See
Adding Compression or
Podcast Markers to a Clip
for more information.
Using the Preview Window
• Add/Remove marker: Actual state depends on whether or not the playhead is positioned
on a marker.
• When the playhead is not positioned on a marker: Choosing “Add marker” places a
new marker on the timeline at the playhead’s current position.
• When the playhead is positioned on a marker: Choosing “Remove marker” deletes the
• Edit: Available only when the playhead is positioned on a marker. Choosing Edit opens
a dialog for configuring the marker. The dialog allows you to set the marker type and
assign a URL and an image to it. See
Adding Compression or Podcast Markers to a Clip
for more information.
• Show Chapter/Podcast Markers: Controls whether chapter and podcast markers (those
with names) are shown in the timeline. A checkmark indicates they are shown.
• Show Compression Markers: Controls whether compression markers (those without
names) are shown in the timeline. A checkmark indicates they are shown.
• Show Edit/Cut Markers: Controls whether markers automatically placed at each edit
point by another application, such as Final Cut Pro, are shown in the timeline. A
checkmark indicates they are shown.
• Set poster frame: Choose this item to make the current frame the poster frame. A poster
frame is a still image that represents a video or audio media file or a podcast chapter
in applications such as iTunes and the Finder. By default, the first frame in a video file
is the poster frame.
• Clear poster frame: Deletes the poster frame marker.
• Go to poster frame: Moves the playhead to the poster frame.