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Download and install Mimiq:
After Mimiq is installed, you'll need to launch Mimiq to activate it. Click the Mimiq icon in the menu bar (macOS) or System Tray (Windows).
Once you start a trial or purchase Mimiq, you'll receive one activation number to use on all computers. Each activation number has a set number of activations (1 Activation = 1 Computer). You can use this to activate Mimiq on macOS or Windows.
Activation Numberinto Mimiq, click
Activate, and Mimiq is ready on your computer.
Connect any local storage to your computer, or mount the desired network shares – SMB, NFS, or AFP – using either Finder (macOS) or File Explorer (Windows). Once those are mounted, any associated Workspaces will be mounted as well.
FUSE-based volumes such as PostLab's Drive and LucidLink Filespaces may be connected through their respective apps.
Once the desired volumes are mounted, launch Mimiq, which will be available as a helper app in the menu bar (macOS) or System Tray (Windows).
If you have
writeprivileges on those volumes, click the Mimiq helper app, and a list of volumes with
Bin Locking activatedwill appear.
Launch Media Composer, then create a Shared Project (or upload and open one) on the desired volume.
When Media Composer prompts you with the non-Avid storage alert, click
Then you can start working.
Shared Bins opened from an eligible volume will display:
- The Team Member's Computer Name currently accessing it.
- A lock status indicator.
If you need to confirm Bin Locking is activated on your desired volumes, check these preferences and settings in Media Composer:
✅ macOS -
Avid Media Composer > About Avid Media Composer > Hardware > Avid NEXIS Drives: (the volumes listed in Mimiq)
✅ Windows -
Help > About Avid Media Composer > Hardware > Avid NEXIS Drives: (the volumes listed in Mimiq)
Settings > General > Enable Bin Sharing on 3rd Part storage emulating Avid NEXIS/ISIS
Settings > Project > Media Creation: your SMB, NFS, AFP, or FUSE-based volume
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