What Are Sequence Settings?

A sequence preset is a group of settings that is used when you create a new sequence. These settings include frame size, pixel aspect ratio, a 16:9 anamorphic option, editing timebase (frame rate), and QuickTime video and audio settings (such as codec, audio sample rate, and so on).

When you create a sequence, its settings are initially determined by:

After you create a sequence, you can adjust its individual settings by selecting the sequence and choosing Sequence > Settings.

Note: The one setting that may not be changed is the sequence frame rate (referred to as the editing timebase). You can change a sequence’s frame rate (editing timebase) only if the sequence is empty.