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Jakob MÃ¥rtenssonColor handling in AE
by on Nov 9, 2009 at 6:11:49 am

What is the correct way to import and export footage in to AE to get the most correct output ?

I often use AE to clean up footage and remove microphones and such. Just the other day I imported some DVCPRO HD 720p material removed some disturbing pixels in the corner and exported the clip with the exact same settings. When I got the clip back to FCP it was around 10% brighter than the original clip.

What is the best way to avoid this ? What did I miss ?

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Todd KoprivaRe: Color handling in AE
by on Nov 9, 2009 at 9:23:29 pm

It's possible that you're running into known problems with QuickTime's handling of gamma.

Here's a technical support document on an issue that may be related to what you're seeing.

Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated
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