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Destructive Editing

Destructive Editing: Refers to editing within a digital audio or video program where any changes made to the file are processed when executed. For example, if a cut is made from a file in Sony Sound Forge, the cut is processed to the file that was loaded at the time. Changes rendered in a destructive editing system are permanent. This is the opposite of Nondestructive Editing. [ Audio Glossary ] [ Video Glossary ]

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