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Don't Be a Digital Hoarder : Episode 64

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Command Edit Episode 64 Being a digital hoarder and how to properly archive your editing projects for future use

You often organize the clutter around your desk or office, but what about the e-clutter? All of those projects that need archiving, assets that need managing and all of those loose files on your computer that need a home (or the trash).

We invited Rhonda Thain (editor Brother vs Brother, Brothers Take New Orleans, and Fool Canada) to chat about being a digital hoarder at work, never throwing away any old projects or media files in the off chance that one day they will be needed.

If you've ever said to yourself "You never know!" while transferring that FCP7 project from 2003 onto a hard drive to add to the growing stack on your shelves, then this episode is for you.

Check out the Storified version of all of our follower's answers to the question: How do you archive your projects?