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Jerone HsuProblem importing avi into AE CS5
by on Mar 17, 2011 at 2:54:50 pm

I'm sure this is super remedial, but I can't figure out what the issue is: I import .avi files into either premiere or AE and the video just shows up as this gray screen:

I tried to troubleshoot, but I'm not even sure what search terms to use. "Gray screen" "import avi" and "what the hell is going on?!" were failing me.

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Todd KoprivaRe: Problem importing avi into AE CS5
by on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:05:41 pm

Make sure that you have the codec installed. AVI is just a container format, and it can contain video using many different codecs.

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