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Dennis Radeke

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FCP X and the Tour de France
by Ronny Courtens 6 days ago
An interesting read on FCP X workflows and performance: http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1480-editing-the-tour-de-france-on-final-cut-pro-x - Ronny
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David Mathis liked this 6 days ago
Re: FCP X and the Tour de France
by Dennis Radeke 3 days ago
Bret Williams " Hey Dennis! Yeah I did meet you briefly at both the Cutters meetings." Well, lets make sure you introduce yourself next time so I can put the face with the forum! Bret Williams "Adobe
Possible Limit to the Number of Assets Premiere Pro Can Have Loaded... 12,000!?
by Jamie Pickell 4 days ago
I am posting the following info in the hope of helping anyone else who might encounter this issue and the solution I found that helped. Computer specs: iMac 3.4GHz Intel Core i7 OS 10.8.5 32GB RAM Ado
Re: Possible Limit to the Number of Assets Premiere Pro Can Have Loaded... 12,000!?
by Dennis Radeke 4 days ago
Hi Jamie, I will forward this to a few folks and see if I can get them to jump in. As far as physical limits to the number of assets, that is generally tied to RAM. You will hear more details about lo
Premiere CC/ME poor quality h.256 exports
by Nathaniel Connella 5 days ago
I'm finding if I export a viewable h.264 directly from Premiere CC they look horrible. But if I export a ProRes from Premiere CC, then in Quicktime 7 make the exact same encode, it looks phenomenally
Re: Premiere CC/ME poor quality h.256 exports
by Dennis Radeke 4 days ago
Hi there Nathaniel. QT is a container that can contain many things including H.264 whereas H.264 itself is a video codec. In the Premiere Pro export dialog there are several things to look at. First i
File naming on import
by Brett Sherman 6 days ago
So this is a case of I liked it before they changed it. With the new naming conventions in import it now takes the name from the camera. I like to have a unique name for each video clip. That way when
Re: File naming on import
by Dennis Radeke 5 days ago
Brett Sherman "I will take a look at Prelude. Is it on CS6 " Unfortunately, the file renaming feature is a part of Creative Cloud, but Prelude is a part of CS6. Metadata in Adobe applications is base
C300 stray MXF files (no folder structure)
by Elliott Balsley 6 days ago
I received some individual MXF files from a client. They were shot on a C300, but the folder structure was not preserved. Will Premiere CC be able to import these files
Re: C300 stray MXF files (no folder structure)
by Dennis Radeke 6 days ago
Yes, but if there is clip spanning, you may have some issues.
vegas VS première
by Michiel Xyz 6 days ago
Hi On this moment i'm a vegas user but also a after effects user and maybe I want to switch over to premi re pro because of it's connection with after effects. Can anyone tell me what vegas can that p
Re: vegas VS première
by Dennis Radeke 6 days ago
Lance would be the one who can answer that perhaps. He's used most NLE's at one point or another. All NLE's have a few things that others don't have. If you're an AE user though, I think you've answer
Cannot Open Keyboard Customization
by Mike Cohen 1 week ago
Premiere CC on Windows 8. Cannot open the keyboard customization window either from the menu or with the keyboard default shortcut. Any thoughts Thanks Mike Cohen
Re: Cannot Open Keyboard Customization
by Dennis Radeke 1 week ago
Maybe you had it on a dual monitor system and now its over there. Try trashing your preferences and see if that helps.
Now that 10.1.3 Is out
by Jordan Mena 2 weeks ago
What new features do you think we should expect with the next version Probably releasing with or soon after Yosemite. Jordan Mena Editor Colorist Producer Los Angeles, CA jordanmena.com
Re: Now that 10.1.3 Is out
by Dennis Radeke 1 week ago
You can find out the details of Premiere Pro 8.0.1 here Cheers, Dennis - Adobe guy
MXF OP1A v Prores
by Roen Davis 1 week ago
Hi All, I am commencing a project where we have to choose between MXF OP1A mpg 2 @ 35MPS or Prores 422 HQ which seems to be about 180+ MPS. I am expecting the need to blow it up and composite some ver
Re: MXF OP1A v Prores
by Dennis Radeke 1 week ago
There is also XDCam 50 which is 4:2:2. It really comes down to a couple of factors: 1 - drive space (prores will be significantly more). If that's a problem, go with MXF OP1a 2 - type of editing. Both
4K workflow suggestions, PC vs Mac and more
by Eric Scott 2 weeks ago
I've been a professional photographer for most of my working career, and want to start getting into video production. I recently purchased a GH4 so that I can experiment with capturing 4K video and do
Re: 4K workflow suggestions, PC vs Mac and more
by Dennis Radeke 1 week ago
Sounds like you'd rather edit on your Mac but look at the power of the PC as superior. If you want to stay on CS6 because of cost, then you pretty much understand the options and the Avid LE codec, wh
What Mac Pro Configuration for 5K R3D in an HD Timeline?
by Joel Ray 1 week ago
I'm in the market for a Mac Pro to run Premiere Pro. I need to be economical with the purchase, as I don't often work from home, but I can't find much info on which upgrades will really improve perfor
Re: What Mac Pro Configuration for 5K R3D in an HD Timeline?
by Dennis Radeke 1 week ago
What is your target deliverable If it is 1080, then check the option in Premiere Pro's preferences to scale all media to frame size, start any 1080 timeline and start editing. Premiere Pro will automa
FCPX or Premiere for GH4 4K
by Nayeli Garci-Crespo 2 weeks ago
Hi everyone, We've just purchased GH4s and are trying to decide whether to switch to FCP X or to Premiere from FCP 7 (so hard to let go!). Does anyone have experience editing 4K footage in a 1080 sequ
Re: FCPX or Premiere for GH4 4K
by Dennis Radeke 1 week ago
Nayeli Garci-Crespo "I guess I'll have to do some tests to see what kinds of issues crop up from using those settings instead of all-intra." I think that's the best course of action both in terms of
Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 lags or only plays a couple frames from an MXF episode?
by hadeel abu-dalo 2 weeks ago
Hi all, I am working on my mac book pro 17inch laptop with 2.2 Ghz intel core I7 processor and a 4GB 1333MHz DDR3 memory, I only have this machine available for the current project. I am editing MXF e
Re: Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 lags or only plays a couple frames from an MXF episode?
by Dennis Radeke 2 weeks ago
Hi Hadeel, Saying MXF is like saying I have a fast car - it doesn't really tell you anything. MXF is a container that can have many different things inside it, just like Quicktime can. If you're havin
UK NLE Survey
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
Interesting UK survey among production company execs. http: www.televisual.com read-reports-surveys 31 257 The-top-editing-compositing-and-grading-systems.html Clearly they haven't been listening to A
Re: UK NLE Survey
by Dennis Radeke 2 weeks ago
This has been discussed many times before but there are several large facilities using Premiere Pro in production. I am primarily involved with many of these large accounts and cannot mention them all
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Major quality difference between FCP X and Premiere Pro with regards to compression
by Noam Kroll 2 weeks ago
Hey Guys - Just thought I would share this article with all of you. I've noticed that the quality of my Premiere Pro Media Encoder outputs are significantly lower than the outputs coming from FCP X Co
Re: Major quality difference between FCP X and Premiere Pro with regards to compression
by Dennis Radeke 2 weeks ago
Hi Noam, I'm sure your end results are correct but without posting an almost exhaustive list of your settings on both programs and your methodology for testing, it's just too subjective. I'd welcome t
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New Mac Pro (Late 2013) and CC 2014
by Banks Meador 2 weeks ago
Ok, I've been working on one of the new Mac Pro's from late 2013 and using CC 2013 with R3D footage quite successfully (though without great debayering performance on the R3D - I know it's supposed to
Re: New Mac Pro (Late 2013) and CC 2014
by Dennis Radeke 2 weeks ago
I have a bunch of RED footage and use it to demo quite a bit. I actually work for Adobe...sorry I didn't mention that before. If you do a lot of GPU and have a RED Camera, do be sure to have a decent
Trendy effect in TV commercials and movie trailers
by Phil Snyder 3 weeks ago
I'm new to Adobe Premiere and AfteEffects. Can someone explain how to create that trendy effect you see in TV commercials and movie trailers where the title is partially obscured by an actor in the sc
Re: Trendy effect in TV commercials and movie trailers
by Jon Doughtie 3 weeks ago
There's not much of anything new under the sun. Techniques like this go in and out of favor. Then, like fashion statements, they revive years later. Graphics went through a 3D fit when low-cost 3D sof
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Dennis Radeke liked this 2 weeks ago
FCP X Strikes Again
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
Each fall I've been doing a set of weekly retail spots built on a set of "donut" spots with a retail insert in the middle. Each year I have to change some of the on-camera talent in the front and back
Re: FCP X Strikes Again
by Dennis Radeke 3 weeks ago
Thanks for jumping in Durin. ;-)
Resolve 11 Release Available Now
by David Lawrence 4 weeks ago
The new NLE on the block is finally out of beta. Come and get it! https: www.blackmagicdesign.com _______________________ David Lawrence art media design research propaganda.com publicmattersgroup.com
Re: Resolve 11 Release Available Now
by Andrew Kimery 4 weeks ago
Douglas K. Dempsey "But a la carte NLE combinations may well be the future for many!." Could be, though I feel like the the suites offered by Adobe (and formerly Apple w FCS) have, potentially, smoot
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Dennis Radeke liked this 4 weeks ago
OT: Anohter day at the office
by David Mathis 1 month ago
Being a camera operator is usually boring and routine. Occasionally, however, something exciting, not to mention unexpected does happen. http: www.youtube.com watch v=igSE5_Nce28
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Dennis Radeke liked this 1 month ago
DVD Authoring
by James Strecker 1 month ago
Hi, I apologize if there is a better place to post this, but it's a multi-subject concern. I am using Windows 8 on my work computer and need to burn a DVD. Not a data DVD, but one that would work in a
Re: DVD Authoring
by John Pale 1 month ago
Adobe CC does not include Encore, but you are entitled to download the CS 6 version of Encore. In order to do that, you have to download and install Premiere Pro CS6 (its all one package). Its fine to
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Dennis Radeke liked this 1 month ago
which non apple graphic card in mac pro 3,1 to use with fcp7-fcp x-premiere?
by Rob Katz 2 months ago
which non apple graphic card in mac pro 3,1 to use with fcp7-fcp x-premiere i'm running a mac pro 3,1 10.6.8 with stock gt8800 512 graphics card. i'm hoping to eek out a bit more life from this mac pr
Re: which non apple graphic card in mac pro 3,1 to use with fcp7-fcp x-premiere?
by Dennis Radeke 2 months ago
Great card that should work for all the NLEs you mentioned. It's relatively affordable too. Another example would be a Quadro 4000 which is a bit more pricey, doesn't offer more performance but is eng
CC 2014 won't work on my new mac pro - license issue?
by Kent Beeson 2 months ago
Sold my old mac pro, before though I deleted all adobe CC 2014 apps on that machine after having migrated those apps to the new mac pro. SO they appear in the apps folder on the new mac pro BUT when I
Re: CC 2014 won't work on my new mac pro - license issue?
by Morten Ranmar 2 months ago
Reinstall the CC desktop application and sign out, then log in again. You may be prompted to force sign out all other computers, which you should do. - No Parking Production - Adobe CC, 3 x MacPro, 3
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Dennis Radeke liked this 2 months ago
So is FCPX earth shattering, or should I just move on to Adobe?
by Jordan Schevene 7 months ago
My first generation Mac Pro is getting some serious gray hair. I need to upgrade and am thinking of building myself an Adobe machine. I have not had a chance to really play with FCPX, but I get the se
Re: So is FCPX earth shattering, or should I just move on to Adobe?
by Bret Williams 7 months ago
I would take Premiere's keyframing over Final Cut every day. And dynamic link to AE works, whereas there is none in FInal Cut anymore. And in 2013 Premiere added a soft edge crop to their arsenal whil
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Dennis Radeke liked this 7 months ago
Creative Cloud is pretty cool, but...
by Jason Lyons 7 months ago
Is it just me or is the updating upgrading process an enormous pain in the aR$3 for others Sometimes the app manager tries to update, then just errors out, other times it doesnt show the app I need. F
Re: Creative Cloud is pretty cool, but...
by Dennis Radeke 7 months ago
You can always get the updates directly from the website too. http: www.adobe.com downloads updates.html Premiere Pro Mac Premiere Pro Windows
Creative Cloud yes or no?
by Steve Connor 7 months ago
Simple poll, knowing that the CC model is here to stay (at least for a while) Are you using it or do you plan to use it My answer is yes. Steve Connor There's nothing we can't argue about on the FCPX
Re: Creative Cloud yes or no?
by Dennis Radeke 7 months ago
Ricardo Marty "I just wonder if adobe is calling their fanboys to post here.nthing against the no likes." Absolutely not. There are several Adobe folks who monitor this and other Creative Cow forums
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Thoughts on cancelling the CC subscription
by Hans Swets 8 months ago
I have owned Adobe products, for many years, starting with Premiere 5.1 up to Adobe Production Premium-CS6. I signed up for the CC subscription in May 2013, at the promotional rate of $19.99 per month
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Jim Wiseman liked this 8 months ago
Re: Thoughts on cancelling the CC subscription
by Dennis Radeke 8 months ago
Geez guys, I'm trying to help out and all I get are daggers. Chris Pettit "They appear to be "listening" to large institutional customers, public and private sector, ignoring the large community of sm
Why FCPX community seems to be much more active compared to PPRO community?
by Tapio Haaja 8 months ago
Hi, I edit with both Final Cut Pro X and Premiere Pro CC and think that both programs have some really great strength points. Anyway I've noticed that Final Cut Pro X community seems to be much more a
Re: Why FCPX community seems to be much more active compared to PPRO community?
by Andy Field 8 months ago
I agree with Shane - we now use Premiere Pro CC almost exclusively (the occasional FCP 7 recut...some AVID - FCPX for multicam..although Premiere Pro's gotten much better) ....and we're so busy shooti
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Dennis Radeke liked this 8 months ago
Avid?
by tony west 9 months ago
Handed in some over cranked XDCAM NHL footage the other day and the editor said she had problems with it (I guess importing it) They are on 6.5. Have not been working with Avid for sometime now, so do
Re: Avid?
by Walter Soyka 9 months ago
Keith Koby "For me, I thank god every morning that Avid hasn't resorted to deceptive marketing practices like touting 4k." This line is doubly funny (or sad, depending on your point of view), given A
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Dennis Radeke liked this 9 months ago
Honestly, who cares?
by Julian Bowman 10 months ago
Who cares, 1) Honestly, who, of sound mind and a general sense of peace within themselves, genuinely cares a single iota what anybody else thinks of the software they use Does my choosing of FCPX make
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Alan Okey liked this 10 months ago
Re: Honestly, who cares?
by Bob Zelin 10 months ago
Julian's post is of course silly. The whole point of any of these forums, or any forum, on any subject, is to discuss, debate, and learn about new and different products. So while Julian is referring
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Dennis Radeke liked this 10 months ago
Cloud storage of files
by Oliver Peters 10 months ago
When will we be able to directly access the files section from the CC desktop app Going through the web is useless. In fact, I don't even remember how to get there. Google Drive, SugarSync and Dropbox
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David Lawrence liked this 10 months ago
Re: Cloud storage of files
by Dennis Radeke 10 months ago
Oliver Peters "Mine just says "coming soon" and does nothing. Are on a public, released version " I think the release is public, but just in case, I could double, double check. why don't you quit the
Green Screen - After Effects to Premiere
by Gavin Williams 10 months ago
Hi I am making a music video with Green Screen - I have done all the shots but am unsure of my workflow now. Being that I need to sync up the sound etc can I edit the film in Premiere - cutting up cli
Re: Green Screen - After Effects to Premiere
by Nils Welter 10 months ago
yes, the ultra key is a great keyer working fine on most gren screen footage. And the big advantage is that the ultra key inside ppro is gpu accelerated. That means no rendering with an actual graphic
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Dennis Radeke liked this 10 months ago
PPro CC and Mavericks
by Brian Cooney 10 months ago
Anyone using Mavericks yet and having any issues with PPro CC ... not sure if I should hold off. Mountain Lion's working great for me.. Telly Award Winning Editor, Motion Gfx Artist, Colorist MotionFo
Re: PPro CC and Mavericks
by walter biscardi 10 months ago
Brian Cooney "Walter, has your studio switched over on all it's machines I'm using Red Giant looks and trapcode, and a lot of Video Copilot plugins as well as. I guess I'll wait until I know all the
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Dennis Radeke liked this 10 months ago
Something going on at adobe
by Ricardo Marty 11 months ago
Seeking Alpha Portfolio Seeking Alpha Free Insiders Are Selling Adobe Systems Oct 16 2013, 13:04 by Markus Aarnio about:ADBE includes:AVID, MSFT In this article, I will feature one tech stock that has
Re: Something going on at adobe
by Richard Herd 11 months ago
Not necessarily screams lack of confidence. I understand that construal. But it could be the opposite. The five year low is $16.70. Assuming their compensation packages were heavily structured with st
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Dennis Radeke liked this 10 months ago
A FCP-X post... here???
by Bill Davis 12 months ago
Since so many, many posts in the "FCP-X or not..." forum have been all about PPro and CC over the past few months, I thought it would make sense to make sure that the folks who hang here get the benef
And on that topic...
by Joseph W. Bourke 12 months ago
What bothers me most about the constant trashing of other people's reasoned choices on the "Debates" forums, is the fanboy accusations which fly back and forth. That said, I had no idea that there was
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Dennis Radeke liked this 12 months ago
A conversion with my wife this morning.
by Daniel Frome 12 months ago
My wife is a casual photographer, who is often using lightroom on my computer to do her photography. This morning I tried to entice her to get her own copy of lightroom, which she has been eyeing for
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Jim Wiseman liked this 12 months ago
Re: A conversion with my wife this morning.
by Dennis Radeke 12 months ago
Ah, well that one letter (s vs. p) makes a difference! ;-) Checked with the Photoshop team and heard back that it was lost when Apple moved away from Carbon. So, there was nothing we could do about un
2013 Mac Pro - In action
by Christian Schumacher 12 months ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=wShNx6cdk_8
Re: 2013 Mac Pro - In action
by Jeremy Garchow 12 months ago
Walter Soyka "Or maybe you talking about something else :)" He was talking about skating to where the puck will be: http: youtu.be zxa_64EOmFI
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Dennis Radeke liked this 12 months ago
Adobe CC affected my CS6 Mercury Playback!
by Denis Danatzko 1 year ago
I've had CS6 Prod Studio Premium on my machine for nearly a year. Two days ago, I subscribed to Adobe CC, leaving my CS6 install intact. Both CS6 and CC seemed to be working fine; I worked on projects
Re: Adobe CC affected my CS6 Mercury Playback!
by Todd Kopriva 1 year ago
This question seems to be about Premiere Pro, so I recommend asking in the Premiere Pro forum. That said, I'll point out that the GTX 670 is not one of the cards on the Premiere Pro whitelist for GPU
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Dennis Radeke liked this 1 year ago
10 great Premiere Pro CC tips for FCP 7 refugees
by Andy Field 1 year ago
http: vimeo.com m 72382264 This is from retooled.net
Re: 10 great Premiere Pro CC tips for FCP 7 refugees
by Herb Sevush 1 year ago
Bret Williams " The vast majority of features were nothing new to legacy or Avid. Many of them had been in legacy or Avid for 10 or 15 years." Native handling of all video types, sync via waveform, b
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Dennis Radeke liked this 1 year ago
Final Cut vs. Premiere Pro for editing on Mac???
by Alison Teal 2 years ago
I'm wondering whether to make the switch from Final Cut 7 to Adobe Premiere Pro I have a ton of footage from different cameras and it seems Premiere is a quicker way to edit without transcoding everyt
Re: Final Cut vs. Premiere Pro for editing on Mac???
by Dennis Radeke 1 year ago
Some interesting and good information, but I would point out a couple of things here... Saving Project: there is an auto-save that is turned on by default. I'm also a big proponent of using the Media
How to scale/resize multiple objects in a sequence?
by Matty Smith 1 year ago
Hopefully this makes sense: I've got several PNG images layered in a sequence, and I'm trying to see if there's any way to resize them all at once (ideally, using the wireframe) together. I'd like to
Re: How to scale/resize multiple objects in a sequence?
by Dennis Radeke 1 year ago
I would only add to Dave's comment that you can save this as a batch process command. So after creating the actions needed to resize, you can apply to all clips in a folder.
Should i move to Premiere Pro or STay with FCP 7 and what hardware should i get?
by Sean Marin 2 years ago
Ok so this is my question for you about editing software. I've been working with FCP7. I'm very familiar with it. But am getting over having to change codecs to prores to work with it. So I'm thinking
Re: Should i move to Premiere Pro or STay with FCP 7 and what hardware should i get?
by Dennis Radeke 2 years ago
I'm an Adobe employee so my bias is clear. Instead, I will address the question of a system and resources. Your current system with 4GB of RAM just isn't enough. 8GB is the absolute minimum in my opin
DNX playback on FCP7 turns brighter?
by Francisco Belda 2 years ago
Hello Guys! (I apologize if this topic is discussed elsewhere, I searched on these forums, and abroad on google and haven't come up with anything) I am having some trouble with a DNxHD quicktime on FC
Re: DNX playback on FCP7 turns brighter?
by Dennis Radeke 2 years ago
to answer the question: because a lot of companies (Apple, Avid, GV, etc). create propietary codecs or wrappers that you have to license - i.e pay money for in order to use.
Final Cut Pro 7 to Premiere issue
by German Izquierdo 2 years ago
Hello everyone, I have been looking for a solution to this problem and can't seem to find it. It may be a very simple thing (I hope!). I'm using FCP 7 to edit RED footage and have decided to switch ov
Re: Final Cut Pro 7 to Premiere issue
by Dennis Radeke 2 years ago
This is a known bug when importing XML into Premiere Pro CS6. The audio is there, but if it has no keyframes, the audio is interpreted at minus infinity level. in order to fix this, you either need to
Standalone Compressor 4 better than 3.5.3?
by William Carr 2 years ago
First of all, happy holidays! I'm often needing to convert PR to h64, and the other way round as well. Compressor in my FCP7 suite is 3.5.3, and sometimes has issues with various h264 in and out. Is t
Re: Standalone Compressor 4 better than 3.5.3?
by Dennis Radeke 2 years ago
Yeah, the 32bit component does slow it down but I still think it worthwhile and the presets are not too well known for Mac users.
Mixing frame rates! Working on music video and the footage was shot in three different frame rates.
by Tristan Byrne 2 years ago
I'm working on a music video and the footage has been shot in three different frame rates: 23.98 - hdtv1080i 1920x1080 (about half the footage) 59.94 - hdtv 720p 1280x720 (bout 30% of the footage) 29.
Re: Mixing frame rates! Working on music video and the footage was shot in three different frame rates.
by Dennis Radeke 2 years ago
I agree that moving up to 29.97 is probably the smoothest choice if you must convert to one format. If you have Production Premium, test Adobe Media Encoder for quality. If it passes or is superior to


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