Locate source media files

You can locate the source media file (on the hard disk) for any clip in your library.

Locate the source media file for an event clip

  1. If you don’t see the Libraries list, click the button at the bottom-left corner of the Browser.

    Show button
  2. In the Libraries list, select the event that contains the clip.

  3. Select the clip in the Browser.

  4. Choose File > Reveal in Finder (or press Shift-Command-R).

    A Finder window opens, with the source media file selected.

You can also quickly find the source event clip for any clip in the Timeline. For more information, see Find a Timeline clip’s source clip.