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    Format Overview

    The following table gives you a short description of the currently supported file formats.

    Click HERE to view a detailed format table


    Icon Format Name Ext. Description

    Pro Tools 5.1-7.x

    *.pts
    *.ptf

    Digidesign's session format for Pro Tools 5.1 and later. EDL Convert reads all formats from 5.1-7.x and exports sessions in 7.x format.

    Steinberg XML

    *.xml

    XML format that can be used with Nuendo 3.x and later and Cubase SX3 and later.

    Apple XML

    *.xml

    XML format that is used with Final Cut Pro 4 and 5.x, Logic 8 and Soundtrack Pro 2.

    Samplitude

    *.edl

    Text format. Used in Sequoia™ & Samplitude™

    Vegas

    *.txt

    Text format. Used in Vegas Audio™ & Vegas Video™

    Vegas Scripting

    *.xml

    XML format used with Vegas Video 5 and later.

    Adobe Audition

    *.ses

    Binary file format. Originally based on Cool Edit Pro 2.

    Cool

    *.ses

    Binary file format. Used by Syntrillium's Cool Edit Pro and Cool Edit 2000 (with Studio Module). Enhanced version used in Cool Edit Pro 2.

    SAW

    *.edl

    Binary file format. Used within the range of IQSoft's SAW™ Series.

    SAWstudio

    *.edl

    Binary file format. Used with SAWstudio.

    Montage

    *.mon

    Binary file format. Used exclusively by Steinberg's Wavelab™.

    S3-Interchange

    *.icf

    Binary file format. Created by Old School to provide an exchange format for Sadie3™.

    S4-Interchange

    *.ic4

    Binary file format. Created by Old School to provide an exchange format for Sadie4™.

    Sonic EDL

    *.edl

    Format used in Sonic Studio™.

    Discreet EDL

    *.edl

    Export format created by Discreet's edit.

    AES31

    *.adl

    Text based format. Developed for the AES organization.

    OpenTL

    *.tl

    Invented by Timeline with the release of the Tascam MX2424™ harddisk recorder.

    OMFI

    *.omf

    Complex format developed by Avid corporation to allow easier file interchange including platform crossing.

    CMX3600

    *.edl

    The mother of all EDL formats. Text format. Supported by EDL Convert on the import side.

    Grassvalley

    *.edl

    Similar to the CMX3600 format. Text based. Supported on import.

    DAR

    *.rdl

    Used with DAR's OMR8 recorder. Supported only for import.

    Tascam BU

    *.bu

    Container format invented for Tascam's MX2424.

    SSL Soundscape

    *.arr

    Arrange file format; Audio Project Format used by Solid State Logic's Soundscape™ Editor v4.x or later

    Pro Tools 5.0

    *.pt5

    Digidesign's session format for Pro Tools 5.0. Can be used with any Pro Tools version later than 5.0.