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Andrei Bocharnikov
colors on output
on Oct 10, 2009 at 4:04:29 pm

Hi to creative community,

I have problem with colors on output. Clip after rendering is very different from the original video. What is the problem?

I am importing P2 MXF file (DVCPRO HD 720p50). I was trying different setting in color management without luck. Output video is always different from the original one when I preview it in QT Player.

MacPro Dual Quad 2.8 GHz, 4 GB DDR2 SDRAM, Leopard 10.5.7, QT 7.6.2, FCS2


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Todd Kopriva
Re: colors on output
on Oct 10, 2009 at 6:28:45 pm

There are some well-known problems with the QuickTime Player misinterpreting gamma information. See this page.

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Andrei Bocharnikov
Re: colors on output
on Oct 11, 2009 at 9:05:43 pm

Thank you Todd for the response,

that article is too complicated... I will get back to it later. My question is how to setup my workflow to have same colors on output as i had it before i import the clip. In AFX i use only cloning tool to clean the footage a bit and I do not touch colors or brightnes or contrast or gamma at all. But it is really weird to see my clip after AFX so different. It is not only in QT but in Final Cut Pro too.



MacPro Dual Quad 2.8 GHz, 4 GB DDR2 SDRAM, Leopard 10.5.8, QT 7.6.4, FCS3


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