With Mist, you can directly import an IMF Package, that will create automatically the project will all the CPLs listed in Compositions.
In this case our source is an Application 2e with Netflix specifications. This is the reason why we have warnings regarding the other applications
By clicking on OK, MIST creates a new timeline with the package's assets.
Here, we add the logo at the start.
Ctrl + right clickon the timeline (or
Select the appropriate Application in the list:
In MIST, the supplemental package is called « Differential Package ».
That means that we want to create a new package with the new assets only.
The composition playlist of this package will need the assets of the original one to be playable.
To create the paquet, we need to export the supplemental version from the OV's timeline. Set the package type to Differential and MIST will process the additional media only.
If we need or prefer to manage only one main package, we can use the Update Package method.
To have this method enabled, we need first, in the destination field, to browse and point the original package.
The first two options are more flexible because you can delete them if you've done something wrong and start again. With the third option, you will need to edit the PKL and delete some lines to pass a validation test.
With the Update Package method, you can built an IMF with all the essences and CPLs at the root of the package or specify an arrangement with a sub-folder for each new version file.
Export with sub-folder:
This package type uses the hardlink technology. In what case may you need it:
It does the same packaging than the Full Package but it's an instant process. You just need to export this one in the same volume than the original package.
It's very interesting when you want to build an IMF with only one CPL and its concerned assets. A kind of consolidation when you have a whole IMF with a multiple version files.
The result will be an instant built (except the hashing) of a new simple IMF package with one CPL and its assets: