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Re: Mocha tracking jumps way off
by James Ollick in the Boris FX Forum
Just a shot in the dark, have you tried Small Motion? Also, clear all of the previous tracking. James Ollick...

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Re: The Mercury Engine in Premiere Pro CS 5.5.2 is not working after nVidia Driver update
by Bob Dix in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Dave, You honour me ,but, I am 80+ . Nothing is painless in this life, but, your advice is comforting. There is a slowness between the Mercury Engine and Software but, so what at least if I end up in trouble it works in the Dell M6600 . All the...

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Looking to "level out" uneven exposure on long video
by John Gallino in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
So I made the rookie mistake of shooting a long presentation on auto exposure, instead of a fixed exposure. The presenter is standing in front of a bright projection screen and moving around it, blocking it at times so the camera's auto exposure is trying to compensate and the brightness...

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Re: FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Craig Shields in the Apple Final Cut Pro X Debates Forum
Looks pretty interesting to me. I'm interested to hear Ubillos' thoughts. I've never seen an interview with him talking about his thinking on FCPX....

58 minutes ago   read more
Weird lines on graphic elements
by Matthew Turner in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
For some reason, I'm getting some weird banding lines on one of my graphics. If you look at the screenshot or video below you'll see it happens on the left side of the frame, but not the right side for some reason. The video also shows my timeline in case...

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Re: X-Ray Look
by Adam Trachtenberg in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
Do you have an example for the look you're going for?...

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Animation with Photoshop
by Christine Carey in the Adobe Photoshop Forum
So I have a problem. I found this fun feature with Photoshop where you use the timeline to animate with layers and you can make a gif. I'm working on a project with my husband and he really likes what I've done with this little animation. The problem is it's...

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Re: Exporting 1920x1080p video to square format with lesser letterbox effect
by Martin Hřebík in the MAGIX Vegas Forum
Well, 16:9 video will have massive black borders, when converted into 4:3. So the solution here is either: Cut out some portion of both sides of your video (so this way you will reduce size of black borders or completely remove them for the cost of a big portion of...

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Re: why CMYK
by Rob Dahl in the Adobe Illustrator Forum
To avoid long discussions on light based color and ink based color: those who are interested should learn color theory. Process I use for CYMK/RGB: If the client scope is for print (a dedicated printing facility) only: CYMK. I Try not to use any transparent imagery. But if necessary, I...

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Re: Green screen partial blown out for cloning audience
by Mark Whitney in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Take a look at this tutorial, right here on the COW. https://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/Multi-Layer-Editing-1/1...

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Exporting 1920x1080p video to square format with lesser letterbox effect
by Aleksi Linna in the MAGIX Vegas Forum
Hi, I'm a YouTuber and normally I render my videos for YouTube 1920x1080p, basic stuff right. But as I have other social media (Facebook, Instagram) and I'd like to upload my videos there in square format. I've done this already a few times with 1920x1920 project settings and rendering, which...

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Re: 8-channel audio with stereo mixdown included
by Justin Crowell in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Wow, didn't even think of using submixes for that! I'm more used to the ProTools world for routing stuff like this, but Premiere's routing has always confused me. What I did was create submixes for VO/Dx and NATS, which are routed/panned to the proper outputs. Then I made my mono...

3 hours ago   read more
X-Ray Look
by Markus Schmidt in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
Hello, I would like to rebuild the x-ray view (preview file attached). I've already tried to use half-transparent materials with blue colors, but I did not get it right. Do I have to choose some special render settings? Which material would be best? Thank you!! Attachment:...

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Re: Use Color is defaulting to Off
by Anika Massell in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
Losing. I guess I was truly "loosing?" my mind!😄 Anika...

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Re: Panasonic GH5 Monitor Display Brightness
by Ann Bens in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
You have posted your question in the Premiere Pro forum. A mod might move it to the correct forum (Panasonic forum). ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6/CC Adobe Community Professional...

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Re: colored render (?) bars on clips in timeline - how to remove?
by Ann Bens in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Actually they are Duplicate Frame Markers. You can turn them off under the wrench in the timeline. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6/CC Adobe Community Professional...

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Mocha tracking jumps way off
by Dennis Alaniz in the Boris FX Forum
Hello, I've got a weird issue with Mocha. I've used it many times before and so this one has me completely stumped. For whatever reason, regardless of what I try to track, the spline I create always jumps toward the lower left corner in the second frame of the track....

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Re: Layers not rending in final output
by kingsley asumadu in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Thanks Dave, This is brilliant idea, it worked though i think I should work on the quality, the rendered quicklime is not crisp. But thank you so much, now I know other ways to work in after effect. Thanks, Kingsley....

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Re: FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Shane Ross in the Apple Final Cut Pro X Debates Forum
Sorry, seems just more of "if you don't like it...you just don't get it. Those who do get it are rare, creative individuals who are simply better than you are." At least that's what I got from the Kickstarter video. We get it. FCX is new, it's innovative. It works...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: why CMYK
by Vincent Rosati in the Adobe Illustrator Forum
"for Most of users out there, should we actually be Only using RGB?" I think so, yes. I worked with large format digital printing for a while, and very often RGB project files would print better. I read every word of your post and appreciated it. It's occurred to me...

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Re: Layers not rending in final output
by kingsley asumadu in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Oh here is the AEP file. 11482_1starwars.aep.zip Thanks....

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Re: Create masks in Illustrator
by Vincent Rosati in the Adobe Illustrator Forum
As you identified, this would take some time, to illustrate as vector. If you really knew Illustrator's tools, it might take 15 minutes. Otherwise... Create a horizontal path with the pen tool. Duplicate it, a few inches below, or just draw another path. Select both paths and Object > Blend...

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Re: Compressing a quicktime file
by Shane Ross in the Apple Final Cut Pro Legacy Forum
Use Compressor, and then the QuickTime 7 Web Download for LAN. See what that does. Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def...

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Re: Use Color is defaulting to Off
by Anika Massell in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
Thank you so much Steve!! I was loosing my mind ... truly appreciate the response. And all is well with the world again.😊...

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Re: Motion tracking and applying a stroke.
by Michael Szalapski in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Or you could use the Vegas Effect after you Rotoscope and have it based off of the image's alpha. (You'd need to mess with the settings so it's one, solid line instead of a bunch of soft lines.) - The Great Szalam (The 'Great' stands for 'Not So Great, in...

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Re: Motion tracking and applying a stroke.
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe After Effects Forum
You ought to be able to grow the matte around the subject, precomp the result and then use Auto Trace to create a mask on a solid. This can then be used with the Stroke effect to create an animated outline. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox)...

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Re: Layers not rending in final output
by kingsley asumadu in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi Walter, here a screenshot of the project. ae_screenshot.jpeg...

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Re: Motion tracking and applying a stroke.
by David Cowell in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi Michael, It needs to follow the outline of a person, the stroke is quite thick so I don't think it needs to be incredibly detailed. Cheers David...

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Re: Motion tracking and applying a stroke.
by David Cowell in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi Richard Thanks for the reply! Unfortunately they have requested we use stock footage so we had absolutely no control with the video, but yes from what I can gather rotoscoping seems like the only option. I wonder if there is a way I can use the rotobrush tool and...

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Re: 1_Eli's_Star_Wars
by kingsley asumadu in the COW - Files Forum
Hi Walter, here is the AEP project file, screen shot of it. Thanks, Kingsley. ae_screenshot.jpeg...

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File: 1_Eli's_Star_Wars
by kingsley asumadu in the COW - Files Forum
aep file My son Eli in the epic fight scene. https://f1.creativecow.net/11482/1elisstarwars...

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Re: AVID - PC - project very slow. Opening and closing bins and making edits.
by Devin Clarke in the Facilis Technology Forum
oops, That's my bad. Thanks for your help though. Cheers. The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. -William Arthur Ward, college administrator, writer (1921-1994)...

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Re: AVID - PC - project very slow. Opening and closing bins and making edits.
by Matthew Mullen in the Facilis Technology Forum
Sorry, no if renaming the attic helps then you should be fine. This popped up in our Facilis forum so I thought you were running our storage but it doesn't appear so. You can disregard the mirror/raid5 suggestion....

5 hours ago   read more
why CMYK
by Andy Engelkemier in the Adobe Illustrator Forum
Before I go getting people all upset, I'm trying to learn here by creating an open dialogue but I'm coming from a non-print world for the most part. I create Everything in RGB, because it's RGB. I take pictures with a digital camera, and render things in 3D software, which...

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Re: Does anyone know how to do this?
by Walter Soyka in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Treat it like a morph. You can certainly use the built-in distort tools, but I'd use RE:Flex from RE:Vision Effects. Here's a RE:Flex tutorial: http://help.revisionfx.com/tutorial/123/ The basic idea is the same whether you use their tools or not. Walter Soyka Designer & Mad Scientist at Keen Live [link] Motion Graphics,...

5 hours ago   read more
PC "F" keys not working in Resolve
by Matt Dobbins in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Hello, I have a SteelSeries Apex M800 and the F keys are working fine for every other program (and for resolve's keybinding selection) but not in the Davinci timeline where I need them. I'm wondering if there is a setting I have missed, if other people have had issues with...

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Re: Camera near clipping fade
by Adam Trachtenberg in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
I'd use Xpresso to drive the visibility parameter of a display tag based upon the objects' distance to the camera. It doesn't show up in the OGL viewport but it does in the rendered output. Example: 11481_fadewithdistance.c4d.zip...

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File: Dive visibility by distance to camera
by Adam Trachtenberg in the COW - Files Forum
c4d file Dive visibility by distance to camera https://f1.creativecow.net/11481/dive-visibility-by-distance-to-camera...

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Re: Green screen partial blown out for cloning audience
by Fernando Silva in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi Mark, Thanks for helping out. I´ve watched a lesson by Richard Harrington from Lynda.com course "repairing and enhancing video" about relighting a rotobrushed scene that is overexposed creating 2 lights, the first "ambient" dimming all the footage and a second light as "spot" adjusting in the case the light...

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FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Noah Kadner in the Apple Final Cut Pro X Debates Forum
For those want to see the FCPX debate taken to a whole other level please check out Off the Tracks on Kickstarter: http://kck.st/2uiKYZH Kickstarter Pitch Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9dtsd2ZVnc&t=4s Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7Wzxiefbig Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow FCP Exchange - FCPX Workshops XinTwo - FCPX Training...

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Re: AE on Ryzen 1700 not performing/rendering even close to expected
by Walter Soyka in the Adobe After Effects Forum
[Jesus Suarez] "1.- Using BG Renderer with Multiprocessing on and set to High Priority, I can't continue using After Effects (I can do this without issue at work on my Intel Machine which has 32GB but CPU speed is pretty much the same)" Ae's performance is heavily dependent on RAM....

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Re: Motion tracking and applying a stroke.
by Richard Garabedain in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Unless he was on green screen your going to have to rotoscope him out. They should have realized they needed a green screen for this kind of shot...good luck...

6 hours ago   read more
Re: colored render (?) bars on clips in timeline - how to remove?
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
They're indicators that effects are applied to the clips. Remove the effects & the indicators go away. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA...

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Re: Green screen partial blown out for cloning audience
by Fernando Silva in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi Dave, Thanks for your always wise answer. Not all of my scenes are bad lighted, and fortunately some scenes that are on the first rows seats that are ok will hide partially the rows on the back, so i'm looking for a solution that could help to minimize the...

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Re: Green screen partial blown out for cloning audience
by Mark Whitney in the Adobe After Effects Forum
While I agree with Dave for the most part, I think in your case here you might be able to simply dupe you layer and work on the screen right side separately. Plenty of vids out there on how to go about doing that certainly. Goal at this point is...

6 hours ago   read more
Re: Good mic to use with cell phones for Facebook Live?
by Mark Suszko in the Event Videographers Forum
Check out the mics section at Sweetwater: they offer some shotgun and lav mics customized for iPhone use, as does a search on Amazon. Another option that may work for you is, for round-table discussions, give them a PZM styled boundary mic to lay on the table and it will...

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Re: clones on rotated object mess with effector's x,y,z
by Adam Trachtenberg in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
Here's what I would do: * Make the random effector a child of the plane and then zero out the effector's rotation; * In the effector's parameters tab, set the transform space to effector. Now the sphere's will rotate with the plane. Of course you have the random effector set...

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Re: Green screen partial blown out for cloning audience
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Here's a question -- how many weeks are you willing to devote to fixing this chroma key shot? Because that is how long it will take to salvage it. There will be frame-by-frame hand work to correct the lighting errors. Now -- balance a few weeks of work against a...

6 hours ago   read more
Re: Had a video subtitled, but they're too fast to read...
by Mark Suszko in the Corporate Video Forum
It always takes longer to say something in Spanish than it does in English. I learned by experience. This has to be accommodated in the planning before the shoot, so the shots have longer "handles" on them to help the timing work out. Ideally, you shoot a fully separate Spanish...

6 hours ago   read more
Re: AVID - PC - project very slow. Opening and closing bins and making edits.
by Devin Clarke in the Facilis Technology Forum
Hi Matthew, Thanks for responding. I've renamed the Attic folders. And that made a huge difference. Thank you. The project is on an internal drive (Not C:) that is 1.8 TB file format NTFS. 7,200 RPM, Its not mirrored or on a raid 5. I have it in a dropbox...

6 hours ago   read more
Re: The Mercury Engine in Premiere Pro CS 5.5.2 is not working after nVidia Driver update
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I hope your video card swap is entirely painless, sir. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA...

6 hours ago   read more
Re: How to tweak text?
by Vincent Rosati in the Adobe Illustrator Forum
Bunch of answers for this.. Object > Envelope Distort > Mesh. OR Create a 4-point square. Adjust the points with the Direct Select tool to achieve the desired perspective. Layer above the text. Select both and Object > Distort > Make with Top Object. OR Apply 3D rotate to the...

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Re: AE on Ryzen 1700 not performing/rendering even close to expected
by Michael Szalapski in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Technically, it'll never have multiprocessing again. That feature was quite buggy and was kind of a hack to get old AE to handle newer hardware. The AE team is in the middle of a re-write of AE's architecture. The problem is, the new architecture is incompatible with the old multiprocessing...

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Re: why my wife is awesome (and why so many of you are losers - including me)
by Mark Suszko in the Business & Marketing Forum
Wives are awesome. Mine makes everything she touches, better in some way. She makes ME a better person than I otherwise am, and makes me strive to be worthy. She helps make our kids better than we are. She's my sounding board, chief advisor, all-around consultant and guide, all on...

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Re: Motion tracking and applying a stroke.
by Michael Szalapski in the Adobe After Effects Forum
How accurate to the shape of this person does the stroke need to be? Can it be kind of scribbley or does it need to follow exactly? - The Great Szalam (The 'Great' stands for 'Not So Great, in fact, Extremely Humble') No trees were harmed in the creation of...

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Re: AE on Ryzen 1700 not performing/rendering even close to expected
by Tero Ahlfors in the Adobe After Effects Forum
They rewrote the entire program when CC 2015 came out and that feature is still not implemented....

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Videowall Grid controlled by Sliders
by Peter Chicken in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Hey guys, i have to build a huge grid of comps with videos inside. It should look like the image below. So far so good... but here comes the fun part: Each line of the wall should be controllable in the x-axis and also in the y-axis by some slider...

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Re: Realtime Stroke Update for Animating Character
by Michael Szalapski in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Glad I could help! :) - The Great Szalam (The 'Great' stands for 'Not So Great, in fact, Extremely Humble') No trees were harmed in the creation of this message, but several thousand electrons were mildly inconvenienced....

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Re: issues with my 60fps footage encoded to 3fps
by Mark Suszko in the Art of the Edit Forum
The guys that do "real" time lapse sometimes use a plug-in or app that reduces the flicker from frame-to-frame iris changes . I don't recall what it's called, but a google search on terms about that may turn it up. Back in the day, I had somewhat of a similar...

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Re: Problems with LUT being read in Resolve to Avid Workflow
by Scott Clements in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Sorry for the delay in responding. The project is now over and everything turned out fine. "Are you saying when you bring your flat transcode into Avid it already has a 709 look to it?" No, it's flat, but at least I can start at the same place as the...

7 hours ago   read more
Re: Hyphens in Bin Names?
by Scott Clements in the Avid Media Composer Forum
I didn't know there was a problem with the Avid forums on here, but the best place to go for Avid stuff is definitely the Avid Community forums: http://community.avid.com or The Avid Editors of Facebook Group Film Editor, London UK www.scottclementseditor.com...

7 hours ago   read more
Camera near clipping fade
by Martin Stacey in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
Hi, I have a scene with 10 objects in that I pass from behind the camera into view, and I would like to clip the near plane, so they don't appear huge, and I'd like to have a fade on this, so they don't just pop on. Does anyone know...

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Re: && is referencing only part 2
by Scott McGee in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Not the way I wanted to write it, but this works input = text.sourceText; result = text.sourceText; for (var i = 1; i = 24; i++){ if (input.indexOf("Weekdays "+i+".30pm &") > -1){ result = input.substr(0,8) +" r"+ input.substr(9,25); break; } else if (input.indexOf("Weeknights "+i+".30pm &") > -1){ result = input.substr(0,10)...

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Video quality for broadcast
by Bob Cole in the Drones/UAV Forum
There was an interesting thread here about some Osmo footage being rejected by a network's QC. Do you know of any studies of the major drone/camera makers, which would rank the quality (and broadcast acceptance) of their video? Bob C...

7 hours ago   read more
Best Storage Solution for 2017 Macbook Pro 15" and 4k Footage
by Boe Beito in the Storage Forum
Hi there, As long as I can remember, it's always been the cardinal rule to edit video footage from an external (or at least separate) drive from the one your operating system and software is stored on. 1. With the ridiculous speed and ample storage options of modern SSDs, is...

7 hours ago   read more
Red Giant Universe - old version
by Ben Smith in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Hello all I have been using the camera shake plug-in in Red Giant Universe, but annoyingly lost it when I re-installed windows. Does anyone have the installer for an old version like 1.5 or 1.6 where the camera shake worked for free (whereas in the new 2.0 camera shake is...

8 hours ago   read more
colored render (?) bars on clips in timeline - how to remove?
by Tammy Jez in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Hi, I'm working in Premiere Pro CC 2017.1.1. Picked up a project from another editor. In the clips in my timeline, there are colored bars. They annoy me. I'd like to remove them. Does anyone know what they are and how I can remove them? Thanks!...

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Re: Corrupted File
by Thomas William in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Vince, you seem to best the master of XML and premiere repair. Is there a up to date email I can contact you on. Kind Regards Tom...

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Re: && is referencing only part 2
by Scott McGee in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Nope I was too quick to respond a = text.sourceText; if (a.indexOf (("Weekdays") && (".30pm &")) != -1){ "Weekdays" +" r"+ a.substr(9,25) } else if (a.indexOf (("Weeknights") && (".30pm &")) != -1){ "Weeknights" +" r"+ a.substr(12,25) } else a; if I type "Weeknights 7.30pm & 8.30pm" , the result ends...

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Motion tracking and applying a stroke.
by David Cowell in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi Guys, first time posting on here but I always come here for advice regardless because this site is amazing: so I am having a specific issue: I am motion tracking some video footage, and part of this storyboard shows that a stroke is drawn around the character and moves...

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Re: && is referencing only part 2
by Scott McGee in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
I'm an idiot once again. For anyone having issue to find multiple words using indexOf a = text.sourceText; if (a.indexOf (("Weekdays") && (".30pm &")) != -1){ "Weekdays" +" r"+ a.substr(9,25) } else if (a.indexOf (("Weeknights") && (".30pm &")) != -1){ "Weeknights" +" r"+ a.substr(12,25) } else a;...

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&& is referencing only part 2
by Scott McGee in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
I've reached the end of project and realised that I haven't taken into account. If my colleagues type in Weekdays/Weeknights 7.30pm & 8.30pm, the text goes over the edge of my border I've created. a = text.sourceText; if (a.indexOf ("Weekdays" && ".30pm &") != -1){ "Weekdays" +" r"+ a.substr(9,25) }...

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Re: jagged results with wave warp effect
by Luther Himes in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
So, as far I can find there isn't an actual 'fix' for this; the aliasing options don't do anything. But, my workaround I just found is to drop a Median effect on top of it and crank the radius up a bit until things smooth out. This won't work for...

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Re: Pasting Mocha Masks in AE - Error
by Marcin Foszczka in the Adobe After Effects Forum
I know the post is old, but I have the same issue and I would like to know if did You solve the problem?...

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Re: How do you label your drone shots?
by Bob Cole in the Drones/UAV Forum
Good labels would be very helpful, not only in cataloging shots but also in directing the path of the drone. With limited flight time good pre-visualization will be valuable. OTOH... improvisation is probably incredibly cool too! The drone manufacturers have created programs (Journey, Orbit Me, Point of Interest) for various...

8 hours ago   read more
Re: Recentering a layer after 3D effect
by Tobias Albrigtsen in the Adobe After Effects Forum
You are my HERO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

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Re: AVID - PC - project very slow. Opening and closing bins and making edits.
by Matthew Mullen in the Facilis Technology Forum
Devin, Couple of things we can look at. First, try renaming the avid attic. If the file count there gets too high it can slow things down. Second, make sure the project file is on a mirrored volume as opposed to Raid5. If those suggestions do not help, reproduce the...

9 hours ago   read more
Re: Import Creates cfa and pek Files
by John Pale in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
If the default location is write protected or somehow otherwise unavailable, it will place them there....

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Re: typewriter effect for text
by John Paterson in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
Take a look at a tutorial I have just posted on C4Dcafe called Typewriter text in C4D. It dead easy....

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Re: AE on Ryzen 1700 not performing/rendering even close to expected
by Jesus Suarez in the Adobe After Effects Forum
[Tero Ahlfors] "If you want to use multiprocessing you'll need to use AE CC2014. The latest one doesn't have it yet." hmm, interesting, so they upgrade the software but degrade the performance? wtf?...

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Re: Expression error referencing a line of text that sometimes doesn't exist
by Scott McGee in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Was just about to say...solved it with a try catch, but yours worked as well after quickly trying it...I'm an idiot for not spotting and trying yours first. mySplit = thisComp.layer("Programme Title").text.sourceText.split(" r") try {mySplit[1] }catch(err){ ""};...

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Re: Import as dual mono
by Matt Scholes in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Ok, that makes sense. Thanks If you aren't willing to change you shouldn't be editing" - Richard Marks...

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Panasonic GH5 Monitor Display Brightness
by Vanessa Irene Gallant in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I've had the GH5 for a few weeks now and for the video work I do I don't really use autofocus so it's working out great! However I'm having this issue with the LCD brightness. On my first shoot with it I realized I had the auto LCD brightness on...

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Re: randomly positioned secondary clones on visible primary clones - doable?
by Adam Trachtenberg in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
I would set the source of the secondary clones to be the first cloner rather than the object being cloned. Then apply a second shader effector to the second cloner (referencing the same plane/UV space) so you have more flexibility (you can adjust the noise scale and seed values to...

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File: randomly cloning on random clones
by Adam Trachtenberg in the COW - Files Forum
c4d file randomly cloning on random clones https://f1.creativecow.net/11480/randomly-cloning-on-random-clones...

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Re: Expression error referencing a line of text that sometimes doesn't exist
by Dan Ebberts in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Maybe like this: mySplit = thisComp.layer("Programme Title").text.sourceText.split(" r"); if (mySplit.length > 1) mySplit[1] else ""; Dan...

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Re: Are slashes "/" in archival date column OK?
by Michael Phillips in the Avid Media Composer Forum
You should be "OK" as long as it is metadata that is transmitted via ALE, AAF, etc, and is not a field that would be used as a filename at the OS level anywhere in the process like export, etc. Michael...

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Re: FileMaker to Avid metadata?
by Michael Phillips in the Avid Media Composer Forum
Here is the most recent, available Avid whitepaper on Avid Metadata logging and management that has a section on ALE file creation. Unfortunately it does not describe any of the new metadata fields from 7.0.3 and later, but may be good enough for what you need to do: https://www.avid.com/~/media/avid/files/hero-products-pdf/media-composer/avid-metadata-logging-tracking.pdf?la=en Also,...

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Re: Are slashes "/" in archival date column OK?
by Eric Santiago in the Avid Media Composer Forum
I would avoid using that character or any odd characters....

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Re: Time stretch part of a composition and increase the layer length
by Walter Soyka in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Try time remapping: https://helpx.adobe.com/after-effects/using/time-stretching-time-remapping.html#time_remapping Walter Soyka Designer & Mad Scientist at Keen Live [link] Motion Graphics, Widescreen Events, Presentation Design, and Consulting @keenlive [twitter] | RenderBreak [blog] | Profile [LinkedIn]...

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Are slashes "/" in archival date column OK?
by Timothy Ballard in the Avid Media Composer Forum
Hello, Simple question: I'm entering data for archival material in Avid and I don't seem to have any issues so far, but just double-checking that as I enter dates for archival clips in a custom column with this format - year/month/day (ex: 1945/02/21 ) - that there will be no...

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Re: FileMaker to Avid metadata?
by Timothy Ballard in the Avid Media Composer Forum
Thank you very much, Michael! I'll take a stab at it today....

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Re: Low Storage Space Error When there is Plenty of Space
by Stan Jones in the Adobe Encore DVD Forum
Are you sure the error is "not enough space on media" and not "not enough disk space"? There are 2 different errors. Some users experience this error when they are creating dual layer BD disks, and a layer is more than 25G. Each video/layer must fit on one side. Stan...

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Time stretch part of a composition and increase the layer length
by Jeremy Paul in the Adobe After Effects Forum
I've got a complex composition with many, many, maany layers. I would like to stretch the time between 2s and 3s, to make it 5s long. Basically I would like that my animation that lasted 1s and happens between 2s and 3s to last 5s. Now, the layer ends before...

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Re: Resolve Live
by Tero Ahlfors in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
The I/O device will only capture resolutions/framerates it supports. The SDI output from the RED must match the capture setting....

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Expression error referencing a line of text that sometimes doesn't exist
by Scott McGee in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
This has come really handy at the moment txt = value; if (text.sourceText.length >= 50){ for (i = 50; i > 0; i--) if (txt[i] == " ") break; if (i > 0) txt.substr(0,i) + " r" + txt.substr(i+1) else txt.substring(0,61) + " r" + txt.substring(62,999); }else{ txt } I...

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