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Re: Keyboard shortcut for raising/lowering ducked audio level
by Andy Neil in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
If you highlight the keyframes on the ends of the bar, you can use CTL +/- to raise and lower that section. You can use the range tool (R) to lasso keyframes. Andy https://plus.google.com/u/0/107277729326633563425/videos...

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Re: Cut Down Editing
by David Roth Weiss in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
It means you'll be working from finished masters with mixed tracks, and you'll have to deal with transitions and mixed tracks as best as you can. David Roth Weiss Director/Editor/Colorist David Weiss Productions David is a Creative COW contributing editor and a forum host of the Apple Final Cut Pro...

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Re: 23.98 to 25fps for PAL - Possible with no duration change?
by Michael Phillips in the AVID Forum
Your understanding of conversion is correct = in order to have the same program duration across different frame rates, frame/fields get blended, dropped, etc. Some methods are better than others, Hardware based conversions of signal based formats tend to offer better quality in what is a real time process. Software...

34 minutes ago   read more
Service: Bob Dix Photographer / Barrymount Photographics
by Bob Dix in the COW - Services Forum
Mount Lofty Queensland, Australia Photography Bob Dix Photographer / Barrymount Photographics Photographic Services BA Degree (Journalism & the Media) (University of Southern QLD) AUSTRALIA (Retired CPS Member) 25 years Photographic Business, 7 years Video Editing mainly travel assignments. ADOBE PRODUCTS / SYSTEM INFORMATION Dell Precision T5500 Workstation Server ; Quad...

36 minutes ago   read more
XDCAM MXF Files
by Ashton Kennedy in the Sony XDCAM - EX & Related Forum
Hi, I am having trouble with MXF files that a client has sent over to me. I tried importing it into XDCAM Transfer to convert. It says the codec is not installed (XDCAM HD 422), but I've installed the Apple Pro Codecs already. I open it in SR Viewer and...

37 minutes ago   read more
Re: swapping two shots
by Bill Davis in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Herb Sevush] "I understand that time spent assigning roles can pay dividends in many ways and also that using the timeline index is not laborious, however to deny that tracks have any organizational advantages whatsoever seems a bit extreme. " The thing is, nobody's saying that tracks have NO advantages....

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Re: XDCAM Transfer can't find installed components - says it's missing codecs that should be installed
by Ashton Kennedy in the Sony XDCAM - EX & Related Forum
HI I have a XDCAM HD 422 file that when I bring into XDCAM transfer to convert to a .MOV file it says codec is not installed. In the program it self it says it is MPEG HD codec. Does any one know how to fix this? Also this a...

47 minutes ago   read more
Re: Cut Down Editing
by Mandla Bolekaja in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Try this for in a sentence. Editor needed for cut-downs from episodes from a previous series. Must have experience with FC 7. MB MacPro5,1 2.8 Quad-Core, 24 GB Ram, Resolve 11 CS6, Mountain Lion...

48 minutes ago   read more
Re: Need Driver for [defunct?] Bella Corp Vegas DV Keyboard
by Malcolm Matusky in the Sony Vegas Forum
I have been using a Bella DVkeyboard 3.0 for years, great product! Sad that they went under. I called the company a few months ago to buy new keycaps to replace some worn ones. Malcolm www.malcolmproductions.com...

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Re: Anyone looking at the Sound Devices 688?
by Eric Toline in the Audio Professionals Forum
With the intro of the 688 the used market is becoming loaded with 664's at about $3500. The 688 is mechanically a 664 w/o some extra features. If you don't need the SL6 option then a used 664 is a great buy. "I push the RECORD button and hope for...

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Re: Anyone looking at the Sound Devices 688?
by Ty Ford in the Audio Professionals Forum
Hello Kevin and welcome to the Cow Audio Forum. The 688 also has automix software on board. Regards, Ty Ford Cow Audio Forum Leader Want better production audio?: Ty Ford's Audio Bootcamp Field Guide Ty Ford Blog: Ty Ford's Blog...

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Is there a way to treat this severe 'rolling shutter effect'?
by Levan Khomeriki in the Adobe After Effects Forum
http://youtu.be/eE_e_2DMxws Thanks...

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Re: Nvidia vs AMD GPU's in a Vegas laptop... what do we know...?
by Nick McMahon in the Sony Vegas Forum
[Edward Troxel] "I have helped many people getting the "Low GPU" error in Titler Pro resolve this by changing that setting." Yes.. it suddenly crossed my mind that you may have been referring to what is the Switchable graphics menu having seen it when I loaded the AMD driver for...

2 hours ago   read more
Fantastic effects!
by clyde villegas in the Adobe After Effects Forum
This is post-production magic, right? https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=1000916743271567&pnref=story How did they do these: the actor jumping out from the TV screen and onto the table, the "ice bucket challenge," and the box changing wrapper as it slides down the stairs. ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus...

2 hours ago   read more
Re: Foreground and Background Passes from DaVinci for greenscreen project
by Emily Gorski in the Adobe After Effects basics Forum
Yes,exactly what I meant by the background pass.. and this worked- like a charm! thank you, thank you!...

2 hours ago   read more
Avengers Age of Ultron 7 minute Supercut Trailer
by Tim Wilson in the TV & Movie Appreciation Forum
Creative COW member John Peter Ross cut together every piece of all the various trailers for the new Avengers pic, and come up with a nifty 7 minute clip. This is surely the best peek you'll get at the movie for a while. Clearly took a lot of work to...

2 hours ago   read more
Re: Avengers Trailer Supercut
by Tim Wilson in the COW - Blogs Forum
This is AWESOME!!! Thanks!...

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Re: Transform Position Offset
by Dan Ebberts in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Try this: offset = 40; value + toCompVec([0,1,0])*offset Dan...

2 hours ago   read more
Re: Client wants 1440x1080, ProRes422 and I'm on a PC.
by Edward Foster in the Adobe After Effects basics Forum
Thanks. I see in the composition settings I see for Pixel Aspect Ratio are: HDTV1080/DVCPRO HD 720 (1.33) or Anamorphic 2:1(2). I assume the fist one is what I want since it's ratio is correct, even if it doesn't mention Anamorphic?...

2 hours ago   read more
Re: Looking for a Quiet thunderbolt raid 6 (16 to 24tb)
by David Roth Weiss in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
If you really like your current RAID array, why don't you buy a noise suppressed rack for it? The cost would be far less than a new T-bolt array. David Roth Weiss Director/Editor/Colorist David Weiss Productions David is a Creative COW contributing editor and a forum host of the Apple...

2 hours ago   read more
Re: Cut Down Editing
by David Roth Weiss in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I kind of assumed the same, but since it's really not common vernacular in the biz I didn't want to make an assumption, because we all know that usually accomplishes nothing positive....

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Re: OT-ish. Software Support - what are your expectations?
by Simon Ubsdell in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Noah Kadner] "A smaller developer might be more directly responsive because their volume of customers will be much smaller and in many cases their product much less complex to support." Hi Noah, I would suspect that, in hard commercial terms, most small developers can't really afford the time they put...

3 hours ago   read more
Looking for a Quiet thunderbolt raid 6 (16 to 24tb)
by Richard Dee in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
Hi All, I am looking for a quiet as possible raid 6 thunderbolt solution, around 16 to 24 tb. I currently have a 16 drive Cineraid PCIE/SAS that is blazingly fast but is so loud it really needs a server room (anyone want to buy this 16tb unit from me...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: nder issue
by Andy Winter in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
plz, more details! noone can answer that question... i never had this issue and i am in since resolve 7, so most likely no davinci issue i would say, but if you expect an answer, please share more infos, check in various programs, tell us where you see it (sdi,...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: Clip format problem
by Dave LaRonde in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
If they were all brought in at the same time and under the same circumstances -- and you don't futz with basic camera settings -- you can try this: In the timeline, highlight a good clip. Go Edit>Copy. Then Highlight a bad clip. Go Edit>Paste Attributes. If the clips are...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: can this recording be saved?
by Lara Michaels in the Audio Professionals Forum
Sorry the links look like they expired! Here they go again: lav: http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=38402640006602832072 boom: http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=90210742632664692415...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: Exporting
by Noah Kadner in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Kinda depends what it's for. If it's for a master archive- definitely 422. If it's intended for streaming, it's going to need to be H.264 or something similar so why waste a generation? Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow Call Box Training...

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Re: OT-ish. Software Support - what are your expectations?
by Noah Kadner in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Also as someone whose lived on the other side of the curtain it's reasonable to break down the various types of support we're talking about. If your Mac itself dies and you are under warranty you have a worldwide army of stores and call in support that will correct things...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: Cut Down Editing
by Alex Udell in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I'll assume that it means something like …. placing the unmarked master clips in the general sequence they are to play….and then cutting way extraneous bits in the sequence. progressively getting to the final edit via subtracting out the bits you don't want. Alex Udell Editing, Motion Graphics, and Visual...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: Nvidia vs AMD GPU's in a Vegas laptop... what do we know...?
by Edward Troxel in the Sony Vegas Forum
High Performance uses more power and, therefore, lower battery life. So it switches to "low power" mode which does not have all the GPU capabilities. This should only happen when unplugged but could cause slower speeds or some plugins to fail. I have helped many people getting the "Low GPU"...

3 hours ago   read more
Multiple tracks Red with Premiere CC2014
by Robert Martindale in the Boris FX Forum
I'm trying to use Red 5.5 (PC) with Premiere CC2014. I can't seem to add any additional tracks from Premiere like I can with AVIDFX and MC. The help says: "Premiere is limited to two source track inputs . To use additional images and files, add the images directly within...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: can this recording be saved?
by John Fishback in the Audio Professionals Forum
I couldn't download either of the clips. From your description I think iZotope RX 4 Advanced (maybe even regular old RX4) would be able to remove the beeps. It's fairly straight-forward. But it's a manual selection for every beep, so a bit time consuming. John MacPro 8-core 2.8GHz, 16 GB...

3 hours ago   read more
Is Premiere necessary for NeatVideo?
by John Riker in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I have been using Premiere Pro for years now and one common workflow for me is to get MKV files, and have to run them thru Premiere Pro with NeatVideo to clean them up. Of course Premiere can't open MKV natively so have to convert them to MP4 or AVI....

3 hours ago   read more
Re: Massive RAID Storage and Archive System Issues
by Bob Zelin in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
Hi John - #1. Read Creative Cow, and look at the banner ads #2. Tell your IT Director to NEVER EVER walk into your office ever again. How your IT Director allowed for such catastrophic drive failure without backup shows me that he is completely incompetent, and uninvolved with your...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Null layers visible
by David Cabestany in the Adobe After Effects basics Forum
It only happened to me for the first time. The weird thing is I reuse nulls all the time and never experienced this before. Even in my current project if I drag other nulls into my scene they are not showing, only this particular one....

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Pausing a Transition.
by Neil Hynes in the Sony Vegas Forum
Helped me too John today, thanks, Neil...

4 hours ago   read more
Transform Position Offset
by Geoff Windosor in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Hi, Right now I'm achieving what I want through a simple distort effect ("Transform"), but I'm wanting to achieve the same thing using an expression, so that I'm able to eventually convert it's path to keyframes and generate a new motion path which is offset from an original layer. I'm...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: SAN Recommendations
by Bob Zelin in the SAN - Storage Area Networks Forum
I only respond to cause trouble. John said EASY TO MAINTAIN - Nate knows very well, that Quantum is NOT easy to maintain. Nate's company - ProMax is an excellent product that is easy to maintain, as is Studio Network Solutions, Facilis, Editshare, Maxx Digital, Small Tree, Accusys, Tiger Technology,...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Raw Photos. Can't Import
by Sergio Lelevier in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I converted the raw photos to tiff files with Photoshop Elements. I was able to import but still to large for PP to handle. I have to reduce size for editing and grading....

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Transcoding multiple files in Catalyst Browse fails with .smi
by Dave Morrison in the Sony XDCAM - EX & Related Forum
Just to follow up and try to work around this problem, I imported the BPAV card into Premiere Pro CS6 and it has the same issue with spanned files. Did they fix this in CC? Specifically, at the end of the import process, it throws up a warning box listing...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Cut Down Editing
by David Roth Weiss in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Can you use the phrase in context? If it's something a client requested it doesn't necessarily mean that it's terminology typically used by anyone else in our biz, but in context we might be able to feret it out for you. David Roth Weiss Director/Editor/Colorist David Weiss Productions David is...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Pagefile needed for rendering...?
by Nick McMahon in the Sony Vegas Forum
[Kell Hymer] "Las Vegas is home for me." That's brilliant.. Vegas in Vegas... :-) So... I've emailed Eurocom to ask about one of their P5's with the new Samsung kit and how much fruit my money tree would need to bear in order to get my hands on one.... if...

4 hours ago   read more
Preserve audio pitch when changing timeline playback rate
by Kristof Aldenderfer in the Sony Vegas Forum
Hi folks! I've got a huge amount of video to go thru and trim, and can do it much more efficiently if I increase the main playback rate of the project (using the Rate slider). This changes the audio pitch as well, which is to be expected. However, I would...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Clip format problem
by Jerry Jones in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Thanks, Dave. Kind of you. - Final out put will be DVD - Trying to get everything compatible with the following: - HDV 1080 p24 - Frame: 1440 x 1080 - Pixel aspect: HD Anamorphic 1080 But for some reason, a couple of the clips ended up on the timeline...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: How long should a near 3 hour video take to export?
by Mark Suszko in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Well, if you're trying to do both at the same time, that's going to slow down both. The estimates the machine gives are just that; estimates. Will it take a lot of hours to crunch? Very possibly. But I have had plenty of times where that progress bar suggested another...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: create FCPX Multiclip from FCP7 stacked timeline
by Nick Meyers in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
ok, great info guys, thank you. Robin: "Well, if there is no TC and the audio isn't useable for sync, then X isn't going change anything about the task at hand." it's not magic, i know, just wondering if there was a way to create a scene-encompassing multiclip from a...

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Re: Pagefile needed for rendering...?
by Kell Hymer in the Sony Vegas Forum
[Nick McMahon] "BTW... what part of the Planet are you on Kell...?" Las Vegas is home for me. Current System: Intel i7 4930K OC'd to 4.6 GHz| Asus P9X79 Deluxe | 32GB RAM | AMD R9-290X w/8GB RAM | OCZ Revo 480 GB PCI Express SSD | Windows 7 64...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Simple (I think) AE effect that I just can't solve
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Make a mask on your horizon layer. Put the sun layer below it in the timeline. Now when you move the sun, the horizon hides it. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: excluding one or more plugins from being scanned on startup
by Eddie Macarthur in the Sony Vegas Forum
not a day ruiner? it's something you do once, then it's done! there is no magic one click solution. follow the steps outlined and it will work. or spend a while asking and waiting for slate tech support to fix it, which seems unlikely given that vegas will be very...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Could Adobe (or someone else) adopt magnetic timeline features in a tracked timeline?
by Charlie Austin in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[David Lawrence] "I think this debate is good and I'm truly interested in your and Charlie's point of view. Apologies if my remark came off wrong." No problem here. Jerk! ---- kidding! :-) I really think this all comes down to differences in opinion. You think using a secondary to...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Editing with Subtitles in FCPX
by Nick Meyers in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
thanks, Andreas, it went down very well at Berlin FIlm fest, so hopefully will get a release over your way soon...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Removing video flicker
by Steve Kunz in the Adobe After Effects Forum
The Digital Anarchy plug-in works super well. I just tried it and it removed all the flickering very quickly. Does anyone have any suggestions of how to make sure this problem doesn't occur when shooting?...

4 hours ago   read more
Decklink Mini Monitor
by Russ Johnson in the Blackmagic Design Forum
We have a Decklink Mini Monitor card in a 2011 MacPro and use multiple boot partitions on this machine and when we boot between different OS as from 10.8.5 to 10.9.5, or vice versa, we don't get the dialog box that tells us the card needs a software update. As...

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Re: Pagefile needed for rendering...?
by Nick McMahon in the Sony Vegas Forum
.... and http://www.eurocom.com/ec/release(288)ec Now that's my kinda portable workstation !!! Desktop inside a laptop. BTW... what part of the Planet are you on Kell...? Nick... BASE1268 3...2...1...C ya...

5 hours ago   read more
Re: Exporting
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
ProRes422 will work great in this situation....

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Re: File Management
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
One Library. Multiple Events, if needed....

5 hours ago   read more
Exporting
by Jeff Krieger in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
What do you guys export to when wanting a master file that is the cleanest and don't care about file size? ProRes422? ProRes422LT? H.264? My original files are with my 5DMark2 (H.264). Thx....

5 hours ago   read more
Cut Down Editing
by Mandla Bolekaja in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
What is cut down editing? MB MacPro5,1 2.8 Quad-Core, 24 GB Ram, Resolve 11 CS6, Mountain Lion...

5 hours ago   read more
Simple (I think) AE effect that I just can't solve
by Ewan Maccormick in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi there, I am trying to create an animation of a sunset. Pretty simple right! I am relatively new to AE but have looked at 100 masking tutorials and none are giving me what I want. I wondered if anyone here could help out. I have video clip of a...

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Re: Could Adobe (or someone else) adopt magnetic timeline features in a tracked timeline?
by David Lawrence in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "Right. Something us plebs can't even comprehend." It was a joke, Jeremy. No offense intended. ;) I think this debate is good and I'm truly interested in your and Charlie's point of view. Apologies if my remark came off wrong. _______________________ David Lawrence art~media~design~research propaganda.com publicmattersgroup.com http://lnkd.in/Cfz92F facebook.com/dlawrence...

5 hours ago   read more
FCP7 edit and export settings for DSLR 60D 1280x720 HD 50fps to DV PAL 4:3 MOV
by Michelle Rabe in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
My Mac crashed last week so i had to get a new one, problem being that all my settings are now back to default & for the life of me i cannot remember the exact settings i had put in years ago. Ive just watched my first completed edit on...

5 hours ago   read more
Re: importing map with 170 layers into ae and vectorize?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu in the Adobe After Effects Forum
You can use the auto trace feature in Illustrator to vectorize the layers, however that still takes some work. I would suggest alternative options - there is a great plugin that works with map data directly in AE and it's only 99 bucks: http://aescripts.com/geolayers/ Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist...

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Re: Sparkle Effect on Jewelry
by Rich Reynolds in the Adobe After Effects Techniques Forum
Here is an updated link to the actual shot. http://youtu.be/l63k6VN6AOU Rich...

6 hours ago   read more
Re: Aperture EOL official notice
by TImothy Auld in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Well, since it's their job to know what I want before I want it I guess I'll just have to trust their judgement. Tim...

6 hours ago   read more
CatDV Hot SQL backup
by Eli Garrett in the CatDV Forum
I am interested in setting up a backup system for CatDV that can automatically backup my database without the need to take CatDV server offline. My version of CatDv is using MYSQL in the background. I was looking at using perconas xtrabackup, which says that it allows for hot backups...

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Re: Could Adobe (or someone else) adopt magnetic timeline features in a tracked timeline?
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[David Lawrence] "I manage multiple time functions every time I work. It's called "editing". ;) " Right. Something us plebs can't even comprehend....

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Anyone looking at the Sound Devices 688?
by Kevin Carlson in the Audio Professionals Forum
We are in the market for a recorder/recorder mixer. I'm very familiar with SD 788T, and love it. I've used the Zaxcom Nomad, but would be too non-intuitive for use across our department. The new 688 Looks awesome. Anyone have any thoughts or opinions? Looks like main draw compared to...

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Re: Pagefile needed for rendering...?
by Kell Hymer in the Sony Vegas Forum
[Nick McMahon] "Samsung had to come up with this to remain king.... 2150mbps... that is super lightning fast... if they keep going I envisage that a tele-porter is on the cards... :-)" That looks awesome! Current System: Intel i7 4930K OC'd to 4.6 GHz| Asus P9X79 Deluxe | 32GB RAM...

6 hours ago   read more
Feather mask edge blending alpha
by Dom St-Amant in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi. I have this very particular problem. Let's say I have a 50% opacity grid in the 3D environment of after effect. I'm shooting it with 2 different cameras, one for the left part and the other one for the right part. They are not shooting pixel accurate in between,...

6 hours ago   read more
Repeating motion path with delay
by Graham Stanton in the Adobe After Effects Techniques Forum
I'm new to after effects and i'm trying to figure out a way to repeat a motion path across multiple layers with a delay. i'm trying to get moons to revolve around a planet, so i made an ellipses mask, copied the path to the position of the moons, but...

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Re: Backgrounds in cinema 4d
by Syed Iqbal in the Cinema 4D Forum
Thanks Jake but I am less concerned about the technique to create the half-tone pattern. What I am more interested in is the placement of various elements which have enveloped the core 3d elements, like ribbon, dotted pattern and even the colors. Is it a result of using sky object...

6 hours ago   read more
Re: Finding the name of an effect for scripting
by James Zwadlo in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Thanks Dan!...

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Re: Quicktime rendering
by Ruben Contreras in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Thanks Joseph for the detailed explanation....

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Re: Finding the name of an effect for scripting
by Dan Ebberts in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
I use this indispensable utility script written by Jeff Almasol: http://www.redefinery.com/ae/view.php?item=rd_GimmePropPath Dan...

6 hours ago   read more
Re: convert 29.97 to 23.98 without slowing sound?
by Gerret Warner in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Thanks, Shane. Worked fine. GW...

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Re: fadeintime expression + opacity checkbox control
by Dan Ebberts in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
It's a little more complicated than you might expect. This is one way: fadeInTime = 1; fadeOutTime = 1; cb = effect("Square - Slice up - ON/OFF ")("Checkbox"); if (cb.numKeys > 0){ n = cb.nearestKey(time).index; if (cb.key(n).time > time) n--; if (n > 0){ t = time - cb.key(n).time; if...

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File Management
by Jeff Krieger in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
File management question: I have a very big project with about 60 videos that are each about 20 minutes. It is a series of talks. The 60 videos are broken down into 12 sections of 5 videos each. Should I have all of these in one library? Or should each...

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Re: Could Adobe (or someone else) adopt magnetic timeline features in a tracked timeline?
by Charlie Austin in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[David Lawrence] "That's the whole point. If you want stuff to move with primary1, put it in primary1. You don't need to use primary2. Only use primary2 is for the stuff you don't want to move with primary1. I don't see the difficulty." The difficulty is "primary 1, primary 2"....

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Re: Trial expired watermark will not disappear
by Eberhard Ammelt in the CoreMelt Plug-ins Forum
Your license is for TrackX but for Object Remover you need a SliceX license. You can purchase a SliceX license separately. Eberhard...

6 hours ago   read more
Re: Charge for a short promo for academic department
by Richard Herd in the Business & Marketing Forum
[Mark Suszko] "If you're really just doing this more or less out of the kindness of your heart to help the institution you're working in, it still is useful to put a realistic price tag on any volunteer work you generate for them." When you hit the job market after...

6 hours ago   read more
23.98 to 25fps for PAL - Possible with no duration change?
by Aaron Clark in the AVID Forum
I have a question about delivering a project that's going overseas to a PAL region. I edited the project in 23.98 and was told about midway through that it's for India. It's critical that these remain in the :30 and :60 duration respectively. When delivering things to a PAL region,...

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Re: OT-ish. Software Support - what are your expectations?
by David Lawrence in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Simon Ubsdell] "Greg at Intelligent Assistance - so quick to respond, so quick to fix any bug." +1 for Greg at Intelligent Assistance. He worked directly with me to add a new feature Xto7 that benefits all FCPX users. _______________________ David Lawrence art~media~design~research propaganda.com publicmattersgroup.com http://lnkd.in/Cfz92F facebook.com/dlawrence twitter.com/dhl vimeo.com/dlawrence/albums...

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Re: Backgrounds in cinema 4d
by Jake Nelson-Dooley in the Cinema 4D Forum
To me it looks like an animated texture that's applied to a plane. Check out this result for "After Effects halftone dots": http://provideocoalition.com/ryoung/story/halftone-techniques-for-after-effects1 You could position the plane way back along the z-axis so that it moves with everything else, but slightly less than the mid-ground and foreground objects....

6 hours ago   read more
Set Matte Magically Appearing
by Julian Daly in the Adobe Premiere Pro basics Forum
Hey Guys, So I'm having a strange error in Premiere Pro - I was working on a rather large project and after rendering the set matte started appearing on my various channels. I didn't click anything or set it to enable so I'm wondering if any of you have an...

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Re: Rate strach tool adds extra frames to clip
by Tim Kirby in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Yes, we get this too. As nearly all our throughput is interlaced (for UK Broadcast) and often from standards converted sources, we get the additional 'feature' of the new frames being interpolated as well. Great! ----------------------------- Man cannot discover new oceans until he has the courage to lose sight of...

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Re: Music rights - please advise !!
by Tal Mor in the Business & Marketing Forum
Thanks Richard. The project is 99% completed. I already presented it in class. You wrote: "For student work, you can use any work as long as your work is for a grade in a class." This is what I was initially told by "Acum" the music rights administration in my...

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Re: Could Adobe (or someone else) adopt magnetic timeline features in a tracked timeline?
by David Lawrence in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "The big downside with multiple primaries is that you constantly have to manage multiple time functions, meaning if I move stuff in primary 1, primary 2 isn't coming along for the ride. " That's the whole point. If you want stuff to move with primary1, put it in...

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Re: Music rights - please advise !!
by Richard Herd in the Business & Marketing Forum
[Tal Mor] "I will have to change the music." Is the student project completed? For student work, you can use any work as long as your work is for a grade in a class. The point here is if you've already spent substantial time on the project and now have...

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Re: Sparkle Effect on Jewelry
by Rich Reynolds in the Adobe After Effects Techniques Forum
On the link you need to switch the stone to marquise cut to see the effect thanks....

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Re: Workflow Question on Animating Hand-Drawn Graphics?
by Rich Reynolds in the Adobe After Effects Techniques Forum
You can do it in either AE or Photoshop. In AE use the paint tool and double click the layer then set your brush settings and you can paint on the image frame by frame. In photoshop you can use the timeline to step through the footage frame by frame...

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How long should a near 3 hour video take to export?
by melvin simpson in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Hello, I'm exporting a sporting event video thats 3 hours long and I'm just wondering what the normal time of exporting should be? I need to have it ASAP but i understand it will take some time. I sent it to Compressor to export in MPEG-4 and the time is...

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Re: More subscriptions
by David Lawrence in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[Oliver Peters] "As a consumer, I hate it, not because it's inherently bad, but rather because a lot of companies are going to it. After awhile this all starts to add up to serious money and like your cable bill, gets to a point where you want to start cutting...

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Re: Vegas Pro GPU Video issue
by Dave Osbun in the Sony Vegas Forum
No, from the Windows Event Viewer, which is part of Administrative Tools in the control panel. Dave...

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Looking for VFX & Motion Design Talent (Contract Projects Only)
by COW Jobs in the JOBS Offered - Higher Pay Forum
Wanted: Creative Video Tutorial and Webinar Content. Boris FX & Imagineer Systems are looking to collaborate with freelance post-production professionals who have the ability to develop high quality and creative educational content. Freelance basis - per project. Requirements: Must be be a post-production professional with minimum 5+ years experience in...

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Re: Adding Subtitles in addition to Closed Captions in Encore CS6
by Ricky Barrow in the Adobe Encore DVD Forum
open the .SCC file in something like notepad and see if the numbers are associated with timecode - if they are then you may need to ask for them to ripple the numbers so that the .TXT file begins with 00:00:00:00 - Encore wants to see the "file" start time...

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Re: Clip format problem
by Dave LaRonde in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
"Format" is a very nebulous term. What does it mean: codec? Media container (e.g. avi, qt, mp4) Horizontal/vertical dimensions? Pixel aspect ratio? (e.g. wide vs skinny pixels) Screen aspect ratio (e.g. 16x9 vs. 4x3) Frame rate? What are your specs for final delivery? Let's work backwards from there. Dave LaRonde...

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Re: Pagefile needed for rendering...?
by Nick McMahon in the Sony Vegas Forum
Samsung had to come up with this to remain king.... 2150mbps... that is super lightning fast... if they keep going I envisage that a tele-porter is on the cards... :-) http://www.pcworld.com/article/2866912/samsungs-ludicrously-fast-pcie-ssd-uses-almost-no-power-in-standby-mode.html Beam me up Scotty !! ! Nick... BASE1268 3...2...1...C ya...

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Re: Finding a loop point amongst random animation?
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe After Effects Techniques Forum
I don't understand how the scaling is animated in the first place. Are you using keyframes? If you are, it's a snap -- just find the loop point, prerender and reimport. If it's something else, you'll have to elaborate. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids,...

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Sparkle Effect on Jewelry
by Rich Reynolds in the Adobe After Effects Techniques Forum
Im looking to recreate this effect on jewelry for a client. http://www.jamesallen.com/engagement-rings/pave/18k-white-gold-0.32ct-french-cut-pave-diamond-engagement-ring--item-2496 I've tried Trapcode starglow and boris BCC Glare but haven't gotten it to look like this. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Rich...

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Re: Grow bounds when using Element 3d?
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Sounds like you'll have to adjust the text layer point size and eyeball the bevels. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA...

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Re: Can't drag clips from a sequence to a bin
by Bob Pierce in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Thanks again Alex. I haven't had a chance to try what you suggested. I'm afraid it won't really solve my problem. It seems I'm alone in that I occasionally like to use a timeline to review and organize footage. Sometimes I find it faster to chop up long clips in...

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Re: Nothing has changed - including never ending discounts
by Rainer Schubert in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[Mads Nybo Jørgensen] "May I correct myself as per my earlier statement on this thread: The cost of Muse CC starts from £13.33. Which is a very long way down from the 600 bugs that you were talking about. " A single App here in Germany is 24€/mth (only for...

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Massive RAID Storage and Archive System Issues
by John Rolf in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
Hi All, I'm new to the forum and will kick things off with a massive issue that I need help on. I recently took a new media director position in PA and inherited quite a systems mess that I'm sorting through. I need recommendations on how to move forward. Here's...

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Re: 3D spinning object not exporting as 3D in AE
by John Cuevas in the Adobe After Effects basics Forum
What do you mean by "export" it. AE only renders final files to 2D video. It doesn't create a 3D file that you can import into StudioMax or Cinema4D for further refinement. Johnny Cuevas, Editor Thinkck.com "I have not failed 700 times. I have succeeded in proving that those 700...

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Re: Could Adobe (or someone else) adopt magnetic timeline features in a tracked timeline?
by Charlie Austin in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
One of my favorite bumper stickers of all time: "Eschew Obfuscation" :-) ------------------------------------------------------------- ~ My FCPX Babbling blog ~ ~"It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools."~ ~"The function you just attempted is not yet implemented"~...

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Clip format problem
by Jerry Jones in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Am doing a a video for a friend's funeral TOMORROW! (Am a long-time user of FCP - but this has me stumped.) Am working with FCP 7.0.3 PROBLEM 1) Have dropped in my clips on timeline 2) Clips are not all same format 3) Is there a quick way to...

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Re: Composition settings for big screens like 32 Inches screens?
by John Cuevas in the Adobe After Effects basics Forum
Glad I could help, one correction though, it's 1280x720. Put the vertical of the full HD size there by accident. Anyway, if you need anything, else you know where to ask. Johnny Cuevas, Editor Thinkck.com "I have not failed 700 times. I have succeeded in proving that those 700 ways...

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Re: Could Adobe (or someone else) adopt magnetic timeline features in a tracked timeline?
by Charlie Austin in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "Eschew." bless you ------------------------------------------------------------- ~ My FCPX Babbling blog ~ ~"It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools."~ ~"The function you just attempted is not yet implemented"~...

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Re: Could Adobe (or someone else) adopt magnetic timeline features in a tracked timeline?
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Eschew....

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Re: excluding one or more plugins from being scanned on startup
by Jason Merrill in the Sony Vegas Forum
well, it kind of does - having one folder to install into is a convenience, so is the fact that my plugin folder gets backed up to dropbox. Oh well. It's not a day ruiner, just an unneeded disruption caused by sony or slate....

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Edit in timeline doesn't change properties of clips in my project
by Casey Roberts in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
I am working on a project. I have video from a DSLR and a separate audio track from a Zoom recorder. I synchronized all the audio, so I now have synchronized clips in my event with a secondary audio track. The built in blue track is set to -infinity gain....

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Re: Layer Disappears during Render, but not during Ram Preview
by James Palugod in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi, I had the same exact problem, Googled it and found this thread. In my comp the affected layer was a graphic I had on top of an iphone graphic layer. They layers were in the same z-space. I disabled motion blur for both layers and my comp rendered fine....

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Service: Doorbell Media
by James Palugod in the COW - Services Forum
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Re: any good stand alone app for the producers to screen and log the SXS cards on the server avid is my platform
by ross byron boughton in the AVID Forum
looks like i will go with the sony XDCam reader for the time being as i need to keep the time codes intact the proMax platform server that we will be setting up says i can create proxies ,how ever i feel the proxies will lose my camera time-codes and...

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Re: Trial expired watermark will not disappear
by Apoorva Marur in the CoreMelt Plug-ins Forum
Hello, The purchase was made from my company account. Name: StyleCraze Order Reference number: 84795206 The object remover plugin (slicex) shows trial expired watermark. Thanks....

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Re: excluding one or more plugins from being scanned on startup
by Eddie Macarthur in the Sony Vegas Forum
you don't disrupt your plugins. you are simply moving the plugin to a new folder that vegas can't see, then telling reaper where it is. try it. it's easy. and you can undo. ed System; intel i72600k 3.4GHZ, 16GB RAM, Win 7 64 bit. Vegas Pro 11 latest build, Neat...

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Re: Could Adobe (or someone else) adopt magnetic timeline features in a tracked timeline?
by Charlie Austin in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "The big downside with multiple primaries is that you constantly have to manage multiple time functions, meaning if I move stuff in primary 1, primary 2 isn't coming along for the ride. I know that this is exactly what you're arguing for in FCPX, but I think the...

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Re: Nothing has changed - including never ending discounts
by Rainer Schubert in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[Mads Nybo Jørgensen] "conclude that the cloud is indeed very successful... " OK, but not nearly as successful as the Competition, who has no need to jump on subscription. (as written: AVIDs stock development f. ex. was more than 10times better over the last year…) [Mads Nybo Jørgensen] "as you...

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Re: Adding Subtitles in addition to Closed Captions in Encore CS6
by Justin Isbecque in the Adobe Encore DVD Forum
I have downloaded the plain text file from the company and changed my preferences in text edit to be able to save the file as UTF-8. However when trying to import subtitles in encore it still says "invalid line found in subtitle script" for every line in the file. Any...

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Re: OT-ish. Software Support - what are your expectations?
by Tom Sefton in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
As soon as I can, I will go into specifics. There have been 2 cases. One for repeated crashes that I contacted support for via email and received phone support within an hour of my original email. That was resolved quickly. The next has been something else, but I can't...

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Re: Two Cameraman / Videographer Interns Wanted
by Vaggelis Aimentinov in the JOBS Offered - Low/No Pay Forum
Hi i have more than ten years of ecperience as camera operator,I love to travel and I can speak Russian and Greek.The projeck that you planing to do is one of my goals in my life that some time i can accomplish.So I would love to work with you.Thank you...

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Service: Pixeldust Studios
by Elizabeth Andrade in the COW - Services Forum
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Re: Could Adobe (or someone else) adopt magnetic timeline features in a tracked timeline?
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
If you're going to add another primary, then you might as well add infinite primaries, and then you're back to tracks and all that comes with it. Secondary storylines provide the functionality you require, especially if you pin it to zero, just like a track. The big downside with multiple...

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New Trailer Student Short Film
by Andreas Kaufmann in the COW - Now Playing... Forum
Hi there, just finished the trailer of my short film "Seine Spur". Would love to hear some feedback. http://www.vimeo.com/120887527 (if you click on CC-Button you're able to see english subtitles) About the short film: It's 27mins long. It's a student film and I did this short film for my master...

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Re: Pagefile needed for rendering...?
by Kell Hymer in the Sony Vegas Forum
[Nick McMahon] "200Mbps is surely as fast as I'd imagined I would want from a RAID set-up but why would I bother if it can be obtained thru a PCI-e slot. Is this what you're talking about...? http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/samsung-xp941-z97-pci-express,3826-5.ht.. ." Here are a couple of links. They advertise the drives as...

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Re: Trial expired watermark will not disappear
by Eberhard Ammelt in the CoreMelt Plug-ins Forum
Hello, I cannot find your name and license in our records. What is the reference number of your purchase? Which exact effect shows the "Trial Expired" watermark? Regards, Eberhard...

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Re: AE CS6 11.0.1 CUDA BENCHMARK PROJECT - test your graphics cards!
by Fardlis Sip in the Adobe After Effects Forum
gtx 590 : 4.48...

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Re: 2:40 mask
by Mark Burton in the FFmpeg Forum
Like you I wanted to avoid using any external files for the mask. Plus this is quick and easy to tweak to get the mask you need and change if needed. It does have an encode time hit, but I imagine there is a similar if not higher hit from...

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Re: Adding Subtitles in addition to Closed Captions in Encore CS6
by Ricky Barrow in the Adobe Encore DVD Forum
you need a .TXT file - specific to Encore (UTF-8) I believe if memory serves me. The caption company should easily be able to provide this file from the work already done - it should take all of 2 minutes to export the .TXT file then open and save as...

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Re: SAN Recommendations
by Nate Cooper in the SAN - Storage Area Networks Forum
Hey John, The good news is you have some good options, all of which are solid systems and perform well. I'm with ProMAX Systems, our solution is Platform which you can check out at http://www.promax.com/platform That said, in the past I've work with and implemented SNS, Facilis & Quantum -...

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Director of Account Services- Creative
by Wendy Konik in the JOBS Offered - Higher Pay Forum
We are seeking an experienced Director of Account Services- Creative to work with our current clients to develop unique advertising and marketing initiatives. We want someone who is passionate and self-motivated. You will partner with the Creative Director to deliver smart and effective solutions. You must think strategically and work...

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Re: Suggestions for Incremental Backup Software?
by ross byron boughton in the AVID Forum
any body still using retospect? with LTO DLT type of hookup been some time for me too best Ross b IIL Media Ross Byron Boughton Editor / Webmaster / Sound Designer http://www.inch.com/~bellevue/...

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Re: Transcoding multiple files in Catalyst Browse fails with .smi
by Bill Griffin in the Sony XDCAM - EX & Related Forum
OK I see that..so when do you expect this issue to be updated? Bill Griffin HD Cameraman 972-475-6870 www.dallascamguy.com Dallas, Texas USA...

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Re: Composition settings for big screens like 32 Inches screens?
by Rauf Aamir in the Adobe After Effects basics Forum
thanks John for your prompt reply. I helped me alot. :)...

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Re: Budgets Per Episode of a standard "docu-reality" style cable show
by jon scheide in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Rachael, most of this link looks pretty ancient... I just landed here as well. But I can help you out with numbers, etc. with just a bit of info. Jon...

9 hours ago   read more
SAN Recommendations
by John Baumchen in the SAN - Storage Area Networks Forum
We currently have a Rorke Galaxy Aurora 48TB SAN/8GB Fibre attached to four workstations. Our files are a combination of Panasonic P2 (720P, 4-2-2, 10bit, AVC-100), AVI, MP4, H.264, PSD, AI..... Also, the current fibre cards, (ATTO), installed in the workstations have a conflict with the Panasonic AJ-PCD35 card reader....

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Re: Pagefile needed for rendering...?
by Nick McMahon in the Sony Vegas Forum
[Kell Hymer] "but my sustained read/writes are close to 1200Mbps..............." Now that is quick.... I've come across the plextor M.2 SSD's which claim 770 read/write which outperforms the others like Samsung but not seen the likes of that speed you are quoting anywhere I've looked. Please.... link me up... I'm...

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Re: Transcoding multiple files in Catalyst Browse fails with .smi
by Ian Cook in the Sony XDCAM - EX & Related Forum
XAVC is .mxf, see my earlier post...

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Re: Best DSLR Cam for stop-motion video.
by Warren Eig in the DSLR Video Forum
Hugue, I have the original 5D with grip for sale. Make me an offer ;) Warren Eig O 310-470-0905 email: warren@babyboompictures.com website: http://www.BabyBoomPictures.com REEL: http://www.babyboompictures.com/BabyBoomPictures/Reels.html For Camera Accessories - Monitors and Batteries website: http://www.EigRig.com...

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Re: Nvidia vs AMD GPU's in a Vegas laptop... what do we know...?
by Nick McMahon in the Sony Vegas Forum
[Edward Troxel] "Please note that the "M" in the video card name means it is a "Mobile" video card. It can drop to a lower powered less compatible GPU if you do not go into the video driver settings and specify that it stay in full powered mode when Vegas...

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Re: Question about how to modify text animation preset
by Kell Smith in the Adobe After Effects basics Forum
Hmmm did I ask a really dumb question? Or a question that no one is sure how to answer? Seems like it should be right in front of me....

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Service: jay snow
by Jay Snow in the COW - Services Forum
Germantown Wisconsin, United States Broadcasting Cinematography Production jay snow Television Production Director of Photography Full Service Video Production Summary I am a people person so, to me, people always come first. You can have all the talent and skills in the world, but bad people skills will derail even the...

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Re: More subscriptions
by Mads Nybo Jørgensen in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
Hey Oliver, [Oliver Peters] "After awhile this all starts to add up to serious money and like your cable bill, gets to a point where you want to start cutting things out. So having the option to purchase or rent is good" I think that you are spot on. Could...

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Re: OT-ish. Software Support - what are your expectations?
by Mark Suszko in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
I've had nothing but problems with anything I tried to use from Smith Micro. The installers don't. The support was all automated responses so far. I was a little upset at BMD when I had issues using their Media Express app with the Ultra 4K box. I felt like the...

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Re: Nothing has changed - including never ending discounts
by Mads Nybo Jørgensen in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
Hey Rainer, [Rainer Schubert] "Do you know them personally? Me not." Nope, and you won't find me making the outrageous statement previously made in another post on this forum about people knowing what millions of customers thinks about Adobe CC. [Rainer Schubert] "To be true: You get one month for...

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Re: OT-ish. Software Support - what are your expectations?
by Walter Soyka in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Simon Ubsdell] "There does seem to be a view among developers who use it that the App Store model tends to keep them at arm's length from their customer base to everyone's disadvantage." Not to Apple's! Not only are they moving a ton of hardware, they're making 30% off of...

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Re: Re-wrapping a xdcam .mxf file to mov for FCP7
by Bill Griffin in the Sony XDCAM - EX & Related Forum
OK thanks...as I have updated to Content Browser 2.3.1 on my MAC and I will test out the card....as I hope Content Browser will read the sxs card with the .mxf files on it. all I am doing is a "copy" from sxs card to hard drive via the mac...

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Re: Black halo around subject shot in studio against black
by Craig Seeman in the Compression techniques Forum
Please read the sticky at the top of the forum and include details. Perhaps your lighting was high contrast and the encoder isn't handling the edges but I can't offer anything more than a wild guess without details. Perhaps the source files were a compressed codec that encoding is making...

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Re: OT-ish. Software Support - what are your expectations?
by Simon Ubsdell in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Craig Seeman] "Support absolutely costs money but, whether it's the app store rules or the companies, if you can't exploit your current customers whether it's paid upgrades or even new paid versions, you're being pushed into a model which doesn't motivate support from the developer." This is very true. Support...

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Re: Transcoding multiple files in Catalyst Browse fails with .smi
by Bill Griffin in the Sony XDCAM - EX & Related Forum
Ian, I had the same problem yesterday..as I called your office....I have Catalyst Browse (latest version) on 2 laptops..one is a Mac Book Pro I-7 with 10.8 (2013) and the other is new Dell I-7, both with 8gb of ram.... and they are both doing the same thing...here is the...

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Re: OT-ish. Software Support - what are your expectations?
by Simon Ubsdell in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Tom Sefton] "So far apple have been great with FCPX." That's great to hear. Out of interest, what mechanism have you been using to "speak" to them? Email, Skype, phone support? If it was phone, did they phone you back? Did you initiate the contact through the feedback page? How...

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Re: Tiling, Macroblocking, & Pixelation after 9 min H.264 Mp4 Encoding
by Craig Seeman in the Compression techniques Forum
Sounds like you need to put in a proper key frame rate. Include both natural and forced key frames with forced being no more than 5 seconds apart (150 frames)....

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Re: Have you shot a Rally?
by Mark Suszko in the Cinematography Forum
Car rally, or, you know, a political/social rally? I assume a political one... A monopod is a good all-around choice; light in weight, having the stability of a tripod for long-telephoto shots with minimum vibration, but a monopod is fast and easy to move thru a crown with. It also...

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Re: Remote Grades
by Ruben Contreras in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
I figured it out, you have to create a new version on the clip you wish to edit outside a remote grade....

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Remote Grades
by Ruben Contreras in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
I am trying to grade a clip that is set to remote grade. There is no way to edit this clip by itself without removing remote grade? If i set it to clip, it still reflects changes to all other remote grades. How can i edit an individual clip that...

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Re: where is pull down menu w 'Composite video' for Multicam editing?
by Julie C in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Ah ha!!! Thank you!...

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Re: How long should a demo reel be?
by Todd Terry in the Business & Marketing Forum
I should have mentioned this in my first response, but clicked "Post" before I realized it... so here's an addendum ... A lot of it has to do with what particular skill or area of expertise you are trying to showcase... you didn't really say what kind of reel this...

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Re: Tiling, Macroblocking, & Pixelation after 9 min H.264 Mp4 Encoding
by Greg Ondera in the Compression techniques Forum
Well, that didn't seem to work. It is still pixelating at the same location for the rest of the shot. Here is what I used: Episode Pro 5.3.2 H.264 MOV this time 1280x720 VBR using Peak Rate Average 5000 - Peak 10,000 I am wondering about another thing that is...

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Re: Nothing has changed - including never ending discounts
by Mads Nybo Jørgensen in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
Hey Rainer, [Rainer Schubert] "Indeed - it´s not necessary, but it´s mostly used as an indicator for the success/unsuccess of this so called cloud" So based on that statement and the current price of Adobe shares, we can conclude that the cloud is indeed very successful... :-) [Rainer Schubert] "So,...

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Re: Is "Edit Clip In Adobe Audition" in any way destructive, as the same op was in Soundtrack Pro?
by Scott Clements in the Adobe Audition, Soundbooth Forum
Thanks, Rob! Good to know. Dangerous to not know. Film Editor, London UK www.scottclementseditor.com...

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Re: Charge for a short promo for academic department
by Mark Suszko in the Business & Marketing Forum
Well, I'm one out of three, but I'd suggest you either bill it at a pro rate, or do it pro-bono, while giving them an invoice with the true value of your time noted and then a notation that this time it's "N/C" or "rate waived". If you give them...

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Re: Is "Edit Clip In Adobe Audition" in any way destructive, as the same op was in Soundtrack Pro?
by Rob Neidig in the Adobe Audition, Soundbooth Forum
"Save As" is your friend. If you are working in the Multitrack area of Audition, then the files themselves aren't being changed if you make cuts to them, or add effects, etc. Just the session file would need to be saved, as it references the files used in the session....

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Re: Vegas Pro GPU Video issue
by Mmo Saga in the Sony Vegas Forum
This is the normal report file from Vegas. http://imageshack.com/a/img633/4969/HWjpl9.jpg And this what Microsoft says after I remove the vegas ErrorReportClient file. http://imageshack.com/a/img673/9853/GhdYJt.jpg This what you meant?...

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Re: where is pull down menu w 'Composite video' for Multicam editing?
by Paul Neumann in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
The wrench....look to the wrench....

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Re: 4TB SAS drives in Vtrak e610fD?
by Rainer Wirth in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
So, on a mac platform the promise e610fD just takes a maximum of 2TB drives. On a windows platform you can use up to 4TB SAS drives SATA drives are limited to 2TB per drive. cheers Rainer factstory Rainer Wirth phone_0049-177-2156086 Mac pro 8core Adobe,FCP,Avid several raid systems...

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Fracture object texturing w/ external compositing (After Effects)?
by Jake Nelson-Dooley in the Cinema 4D Forum
Hi CC team, What I have is a 3D model of a giant monitor like you see at football stadiums. It's a plane with a video texture applied, then the polygons were disconnected and I dropped everything into a fracture object. Next I'm using effectors to make the polygons fly...

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Re: A rather complicated frame rate issue...
by Mads Nybo Jørgensen in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hey Jeremy, It really depends on what your final master is going to be? First up: Premiere Pro would be much better suited for this job than After Effects. Which is what I bill base my suggestions on: You could decide to do your editing in 24fps (or 23.96) and...

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where is pull down menu w 'Composite video' for Multicam editing?
by Julie C in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
In latest version of PPCC (8.1), I can seem to find the multi-camera editing interface inside the Program Monitor. I know the menu icon moved to the left side of the window now, but multicam options aren't showing up. Here's a snap shot of my choices. I currently have nested...

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Re: OT-ish. Software Support - what are your expectations?
by Tom Sefton in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
I've always found it a massive pain in the arse to deal with Adobe. So far apple have been great with FCPX. The plugin manufacturers I've worked with have been mixed. Some aren't interested, others like Thomas Szabo at Primaries Exporter have given up spare time and been available for...

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Re: Flickering in welding footage
by Hannah Hill in the Canon EOS DSLR Forum
Thank you! I will try that and let you know how it turns out....

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Re: Just bought a new compact flash card...
by Camryn Barker in the Cinematography Forum
The card seems to be working just fine. It skips on my computer because it is an old computer and I don't think it can handle the HD footage for playback. I was able to find another computer before my shoot and test it....

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Re: Flickering in welding footage
by Ryan Holmes in the Canon EOS DSLR Forum
As Jonathan notes, slow down you shutter speed until you find the perfect balance. I would start at 1/120the and experiment from there (double your frame rate). Ryan Holmes www.ryanholmes.me @CutColorPost...

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Re: How long should a demo reel be?
by Jonathan Ziegler in the Business & Marketing Forum
Depends on the project, but, as a rule, I like them to be under a minute (ideally 30 sec). Skip the plain, static camera stuff. Skip the talking heads. I can do that myself. I want to see shots nobody else has; not the stuff that EVERYONE has. If you...

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Re: Drop shadows and feeze frames... where?
by Craig Seeman in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
And all ProApps PDF manuals here for downloading. Top row is current FCPX, Motion, Compressor manuals. https://support.apple.com/manuals/#professionalsoftware...

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Emitter suggestion
by Bob Moyer in the particle Illusion Forum
Alan, Thank you for the Q3/4 emitters, they are excellent. IF there are going to be any more emitters released, I would like to suggest something along the lines of a 'paint ball hit'. Just a splattered blob version and then maybe a splattered blob with paint runs (drips) running...

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Re: Nvidia vs AMD GPU's in a Vegas laptop... what do we know...?
by Edward Troxel in the Sony Vegas Forum
Please note that the "M" in the video card name means it is a "Mobile" video card. It can drop to a lower powered less compatible GPU if you do not go into the video driver settings and specify that it stay in full powered mode when Vegas is running....

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Re: Replacing G-RAID drives with bigger capacity disks.
by Rainer Wirth in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
But be careful and back up everything. This Raid works with Raid0, so if one drive fails all data is lost - no chance of recovery, cheers Rainer factstory Rainer Wirth phone_0049-177-2156086 Mac pro 8core Adobe,FCP,Avid several raid systems...

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Re: Replacing G-RAID drives with bigger capacity disks.
by Rainer Wirth in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
You are right, ist a Hitachi Deskstar its a HDS723030ALA640. I would put another 2x Deskstar 4TB HDS724040ALE640 in the enclosure. It should work. cheers rainer factstory Rainer Wirth phone_0049-177-2156086 Mac pro 8core Adobe,FCP,Avid several raid systems...

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Re: Keyboard shortcut for raising/lowering ducked audio level
by Fabrizio D'Agnano in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Thank you Brett! This solved the problem. I used it a lot on Legacy, I don't know how I did not think of it on FCPX. Fabrizio D'Agnano Rome, Italy early 2008 MacPro, BM Intensity Pro, early 2008 iMac, 2014 MacBook Pro Retina, Blackmagic UltraStudio Mini Monitor, FCP7, FCPX, OSX...

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Re: Pagefile needed for rendering...?
by Kell Hymer in the Sony Vegas Forum
I load all of my source material for the project I am working on at any given moment onto a PCI Express based SSD. I do not remember the random IOPS data, but my sustained read/writes are close to 1200Mbps. This is twice as fast as the best SATA based...

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Re: working with RAID0
by Rainer Wirth in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
Hi Bob, thanks for "washing my brain." cheers Rainer factstory Rainer Wirth phone_0049-177-2156086 Mac pro 8core Adobe,FCP,Avid several raid systems...

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Re: Keyboard shortcut for raising/lowering ducked audio level
by Fabrizio D'Agnano in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
[Scott Witthaus] "You can adjust the volume in the Inspector's Audio tab...while playing if you want." Thank you, Scott. However, it seems I can only lower the whole clip volume from the inspector or single keyframes, not the part between two keyframes. Even if I highlight the bar, if I...

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Black halo around subject shot in studio against black
by Fiona Duncan in the Compression techniques Forum
We have shot a fitness video in studio against black. When outputting to anything other than FCPX Master file I'm getting a thick black line/halo around the subject. I've tried various compression settings (using Compressor 4.1.3) but no success. Any advice welcome. For info the end result will be downloaded...

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Re: Working in two locations
by Alex Udell in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Shannon… a larger question… but if your employer was to consider the current version for Ppro…via the creative cloud... you'd have access to licenses at work and home…. and you'd have access to cloud storage as part of that deal (although you should look at the capacity)… which I'd guess...

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Re: More subscriptions
by Rainer Schubert in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[Oliver Peters] "I hate the ribbon" You are not alone. One of the worst examples of UIs ever seen....

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Re: OT-ish. Software Support - what are your expectations?
by Craig Seeman in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
What's not clear to the customer is what kind of support you're getting with the price. I'm not sure if it would make a difference but, for a professional, knowing in advance that you'll get good support may motivate one to pay for the higher priced app. I few years...

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Re: Replacing G-RAID drives with bigger capacity disks.
by Karel Voners in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
Hi, Yes, it says DK7SAD300. Meaning they are using consumer drives in their raid products… K....

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Wiggle Y + ease + hold position
by Henrique Bispo in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Hello! I'm trying to make a bunch of null layers wiggle regularly in the Y axis and hold their position for about 10 frames before they start wiggling again. I also would like the motion to be smooth, so I guess it would be a good idea to have an...

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Re: Flickering in welding footage
by Jonathan Ziegler in the Canon EOS DSLR Forum
This is a guess, but I'm betting the flicker is due to the way you shot the footage. At a 1000 shutter speed, you have a mismatch between how fast the torch is flashing and firing and how your camera is recording. Like setting your photo camera at a higher...

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Re: NVIDIA Card with Yosemite and Premiere causing major graphics failure
by John Vargo in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Well it was going swimmingly, then this happened with only the built-in display. So, at least we know it happens with or without an external display connected. I also tried disconnecting my TB RAID drive and USB backup drive to no avail....

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Re: Replacing G-RAID drives with bigger capacity disks.
by Rainer Wirth in the - ARRAYS & RAID Set-Up - Forum
Look again on the Disk and search for a number beginning with HUA... or HDS.... HUA is Ultrastar HDS IS Deskstar cheers Rainer factstory Rainer Wirth phone_0049-177-2156086 Mac pro 8core Adobe,FCP,Avid several raid systems...

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Workflow Question on Animating Hand-Drawn Graphics?
by Gabi Bucataru in the Adobe After Effects Techniques Forum
Hello Gang! So, I have this enigma regarding coming up with an efficient workflow that makes sense for a hand-drawn animation similar to the video below at 0:10 and beyond, where there are these hand drawn outlines and things on certain features of the person's face, etc. 7 Things I...

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Render issue
by Lucas Maraal in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Hy guys... I put a sequence in Davinci Resolve 11 to render, almost clips are ok but some clips are too dark and doesn`t seens nothing with my grades. What kind of problem is this and what i can do? thanks...

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Suggestions for Incremental Backup Software?
by Jerry Sneede in the AVID Forum
I'm using AVID on a PC and would like to setup backup software to do automatic incremental backups. Any suggestions for software? I've been using Mac mostly before now, so I'm kind of out of the loop here. Thanks for any advice....

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BCC Optical Stabilizer not working
by Jerry Sneede in the AVID Forum
BCC Optical Stabilizer seems to not work. When it's done analyzing, nothing changes. I can click to see the vectors, and they are all there. Just no stabilization is happening. I'm using Media Composer 7. Am I doing something wrong here? Thanks....

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Re: Vegas Pro GPU Video issue
by Dave Osbun in the Sony Vegas Forum
What does the Windows Event Viewer say? You'll see your crashes listed in there with the applicable date and time. Open one up by double-clicking and tell us what the error message says. Whatever it says will be the cause of your crashing. Dave...

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Re: excluding one or more plugins from being scanned on startup
by Jason Merrill in the Sony Vegas Forum
ughh i was afraid I'd have to do this... oh well. I know this will work, I just wish there was a better way in which I don't have to disrupt the structure of my plugins......

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Re: excluding one or more plugins from being scanned on startup
by Jason Merrill in the Sony Vegas Forum
the problem with this approach and the one below is that I can't even get Vegas to start up... so I can't get that far. :( thank you both, though....

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by Geoff Windosor in the COW - Images Forum
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Video: Transform Example
by Geoff Windosor in the COW - Videos Forum
Transform Example watch support...

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Re: Tiling, Macroblocking, & Pixelation after 9 min H.264 Mp4 Encoding
by Craig Seeman in the Compression techniques Forum
Perhaps whatever is happening at that point is bit starved. While the data rate is reasonably high, your peak isn't much higher than your average making it very nearly a CBR encode. Try setting the peak at 4000kbps....

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