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Tero Ahlfors

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Prores Export on Win as easy as on Mac. Simply hit export.
by Frank Gothmann 2 months ago
Out of any NLE or app that can export QT (Premiere, Vegas, Edius, whatever). Great time saver for me. http: www.miraizon.com products codecsoverview.html ------ "You also agree that you will not use t
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Re: Prores Export on Win as easy as on Mac. Simply hit export.
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
Joseph W. Bourke " You're right about ghastly - every time I've tried to call up the preferences interface in AE, it shows up way at the top of the screen, cut off, and difficult to choose options fr
Proper ProRes support now available for Windows
by walter biscardi 4 days ago
You can now export a proper ProRes file from Windows. http: videoandfilmmaker.com wp index.php new-gear cinemart-cinec-plin-prores-plugin-windows-users Walter Biscardi, Jr. Editor, Colorist, Director,
Re: Proper ProRes support now available for Windows
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
I heard they were working on that. It's cool that they actually got it made.
Adobe booed at the NAB supermeet
by Aindreas Gallagher 2 weeks ago
might explain why some of the adobe reps were a bit rattled. https: twitter.com oddernod status 453734513193918464 to be fair, I don't think I'd go booing someone giving a presentation - that seems a
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Re: Adobe booed at the NAB supermeet
by Tim Kolb 5 days ago
Aindreas Gallagher "I thought avid's model was interesting in that they are introducing subscription and retaining license - for the license holders, there is a 299 service and update charge which al
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Render ends when I switch to another application
by Matthieu Foulet 5 days ago
Hi there, I have an unexpected issue when I launch a render in AE. The render stops (no crash, I here the little ending melody) whenever I launch it and switch to any other application (to keep on wor
Re: Render ends when I switch to another application
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
Matthieu Foulet "with multiprocessing on" You're probably running out of RAM when you're using other applications when rendering. That will stop the render.
Rotoscope/Roto Brush Tool alternatives? (for footage without green screen)
by Scott Johnson 7 days ago
The above image is a frame of a video I am trying to extract the soldiers from. I don't want to rotoscope and I don't want to use the roto brush tool (if all else fails, I will do this, but I am tryi
Re: If I don't want to Rotoscope or use the Roto Brush Tool... (discuss other techniques here)
by Tero Ahlfors 7 days ago
Difference matte works for locked down shots that have same lighting in them.
Is there a way to paste clipboard contents into the play(er) window?
by Paul Dougherty 1 week ago
Is there a way to paste clipboard contents into the play(er) window Thanks, Paul
Re: Is there a way to paste clipboard contents into the play(er) window?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Why wouldn't you just copy that to a timeline
Previewing a video composition is painful
by Cain Nuke 1 week ago
Hi, i have After Effects CS5.5 and despite i have set it up so it uses most of my computer resources its really painful to go from frame to frame on the preview window, no matter what resolution i use
Re: Previewing a video composition is painful
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Cain Nuke "Not to mention its impossible to play the video and see it in real time because it lags a lot since it takes too long to load every scene. " AE is not a realtime NLE. If you want to look s
Cleaning up 8mm and 16mm footage
by Ryan Ritchey 2 weeks ago
Hi everyone, I don't touch AE much, as I'm usually more on the editing side of things (usually FCP 7 X) I am working on a project using 8mm and 16mm archival footage. I'd like to clean up the scratche
Re: Cleaning up 8mm and 16mm footage
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Ryan Ritchey "Seems like there should be a program plugin that would allow you to clean up a frame of a scene manually, then tell it to process the rest to look like that." Dust and scratches aren't
Tips for exporting smooth, clean, clear video
by Jamie Sinclair 2 weeks ago
I would like to say Good morning,good evening & good night to everyone that tries to help me with this. I shoot video with my Canon 60D and edit my video with Adobe Premiere CS5. My problem is when I
Re: Tips for exporting smooth, clean, clear video
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
Jamie Sinclair "Do you know by any chance why my video looks sooooooo much more clear and HD in the small youtube player on this page rather than the actual standard youtube player size on the youtub
CC updates
by Morten Ranmar 3 weeks ago
Nice new updates coming: http: blogs.adobe.com creativecloud revealing-the-next-wave-of-innovation-in-pro-video-apps - No Parking Production - Adobe CC, 3 x MacPro, 3 x MbP, Ethernet File Server w. Ar
Re: CC updates
by walter biscardi 3 weeks ago
David Smith "I think you mean the only adopters, because we sure as hell are never adopting the subscription model." Then move on. It's been over a year. Trust me, this is a useless exercise to simpl
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Premiere CC: imported photos look grainy - why?
by Benjamin Reichman 2 weeks ago
I imported some photos into Premiere CC and they look grainy in the viewer (and also when cut into the timeline). The original photos are sharp, and so I don't know what happened. Here's a comparison
Re: Premiere CC: imported photos look grainy - why?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
Benjamin Reichman "open in the lefthand viewer in Premiere CC and also open in the quick preview window in OS X" Well Premiere uses Adobe Camera RAW to figure out how the RAW image should look and Pr
Letterbox bars on a 1080p cutting videos
by Soumendra Jena 3 weeks ago
Hi, I want to use letterbox black bars on my short movies to give it more like a film look. So, I downloaded this, https: www.youtube.com watch v=ihL3JZztMrw When I use it on my videos, its cutting th
Re: Letterbox bars on a 1080p cutting videos
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Soumendra Jena "2. Yes the top and bottom is getting masked. Is there any way to prevent that, keeping the top & bottom black bars intact " If you are changing the aspect ratio of the sequence you wi
'Capture Device Offline"
by Teresa Hineman 3 weeks ago
New: Windows 7 64 bit, Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Old: JVC BR-HD50u. Question: If all things are working should the JVC be compatible with the Windows 7 and the CC We have done all we know to do and conti
Re: 'Capture Device Offline"
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
You didn't say how the deck is connected to your computer so I'm guessing you're using firewire. In that case you'll need to uninstall the firewire driver and install the legacy firewire driver.
Color management - OS X, Quicktime, Premiere
by Jack Lenk 4 weeks ago
Hi, I just got a fancy monitor and calibrated it with X-Rite i1 Display Pro. Now I'm noticing a major discrepancy in how my videos appear across programs. All my video in Premiere appears super-satura
Re: Color management - OS X, Quicktime, Premiere
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Jack Lenk "The SAME video files look duller and less red in QT player, but in VLC player they look same as in Premiere." You can't trust QT player at all so if you're doing something color critical d
Fixing telecined frame rate flicker?
by Jon Doughtie 4 weeks ago
I have some public domain film footage shot off-the-screen. Presumably the original is either 18 or 24fps. I shot it years ago with a miniVD cam, shot NTSC 4:3 29.97. I am trying to clear up the frame
Re: Fixing telecined frame rate flicker?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
I don't remember if AE CS4 had the color stabilizer effect, but that has worked for me.
AE Pro Import from AVID MC7 Badly Degrading Clips
by Ken Evans 4 weeks ago
I posted just yesterday about some trouble I was having getting clips from Avid MC7.0.2 into AE via the Pro Import option or what was Automatic Duck, now integrated into AE as standard. I worked out w
Re: AE Pro Import from AVID MC7 Badly Degrading Clips
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Those MXF OPatom files don't work anywhere except on another Avid. CC should support Phantom .cine files natively. Have you tried using the originals
Full 4k raw editing with new Mac Pro?
by Tom Durham 1 month ago
Hey Folks, Just set up my lovely new "canister" mac pro. 6-core with Firepro D700's. Imported some 4k and 5k RED RAW footage into premiere, playing off of solid state internal drive. At 1 4 res playba
Re: Full 4k raw editing with new Mac Pro?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
I'm not quite sure what the bitrate is but uncompressed formats need pretty insane read write speeds from the drives.
Premiere Pro CC 24-bit Audio in Timeline
by Erik Krisch 1 month ago
For anyone who can assist: Is there any way to get 24-bit audio in a sequence or project setting We recently made the jump over from FCP 7 to Premiere Pro CC and we are hoping this is an audio works d
Re: Premiere Pro CC 24-bit Audio in Timeline
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
http: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro using importing-digital-audio.html#conforming_audio
See yourself live in after effects?
by Joe Colling 1 month ago
Okay, this is a hardware question. I would like to know if anyone knows of any hardware that will attach to a macbook pro that will allow me to see myself on a separate monitor or HDTV in after effect
Re: See yourself live in after effects?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Jeff Pulera "There are software solutions that will do "live" chroma keying, such as TeleStream Wirecast or Boinx TV (Mac)." I believe Xsplit also has a keyer.
PPro 7.2.1 kernel panics
by Chris Walsh 1 month ago
After latest CC update (and CC app and Cuda drivers), I've been having regular kernel panics and system lock-up when I apply some effects (PHYX keyer, Red Giant Looks) or upon batch export via Media E
Re: PPro 7.2.1 kernel panics
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Are you using an unsupported GPU Have you checked if the plugins have updates or if the plugin makers have said anything about version issues
Mocha Pro - Imported footage dimensions
by Colin J Smith 1 month ago
I've use Mocha for a few years now, but this is the first time i'm stumped on finding a solution for a problem. I import my shot which is a 2560 x 1350 DNxHD .mov, fine so far. But then when it appear
Re: Mocha Pro - Imported footage dimensions
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Ross Shain "I do not know if we have tested 2K DNX files" The thing is is there even 2K DNxHD because at least in Adobeland the Quicktime codec is locked to the codec settings. You can only make what
How do i achieve the effect in this music video?
by shane Scott 1 month ago
Hi, does any one know how i might be able to achieve the effect in this video It's at 2:44 - 2:48.. his hand and only his hand leaves a trail.. http: www.youtube.com watch v=bbEoRnaOIbs
Re: How do i achieve the effect in this music video?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Duplicate the layer, roto the hand out on the upper layer and add an echo effect.
Suite Consultants?
by Joe Barta IV 1 month ago
Hey Herd, We are looking for someone to advise us on optimizing the workflow and infrastructure in our facility, which consists of four Premiere Pro CC edit suites all sharing assets and projects. Any
Re: Suite Consultants?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
You might want to take a look at Adobe Anywhere.
Open project panel
by Robert Withers 2 months ago
This is dumb, but somehow I closed the project panel in the media browser and can't find how to reopen it or where it is. The project itself opens fine--I just don't see the project panel in the media
Re: Open project panel
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
You can enable and disable different panels under the Window tab. The default shortcut for the project panel in Windows is shift+1
Capable video play modules?
by Robert Keyes 2 months ago
So, my time at Uni has finished And I've finally earned enough business to warrant buying Premiere Pro CC. However, I have a problem. It works about 4% of the time. The other 96% is taken up by either
Re: Capable video play modules?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
What are you trying to do with it When does it crash What video formats codecs are you using What are your computer specs What OS do you have etc
export the original files without re-encoding
by Victor Jaschke 2 months ago
I wonder if there is a way to export an edited film in adobe premiere pro by using the original files, without recoding them. that s an fantastic option in fcp, can I do this also in adobe premiere pr
Re: export the original files without re-encoding
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
http: blogs.adobe.com kevinmonahan 2012 10 11 smart-rendering-in-premiere-pro-cs6-6-0-1-and-later
How can I get a grid with no vertical lines?
by Christopher Travis 2 months ago
Ok, so I guess that wouldn't be a grid, but I don't know what else to call it. I've applied the grid generator to an adjustment layer at the top of this comp with and an "overlay" blend mode. I like h
Re: How can I get a grid with no vertical lines?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
You can also get horizontal lines with the Venetian Blinds transition.
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Hellooooooooo?
by Daniel McClintock 3 months ago
No new posts in over a week Did everyone take their toys and go home ------------------------ "Sometimes Life Needs a Cmd-Z!"
Re: Hellooooooooo?
by Gary Huff 3 months ago
Dave LaRonde "If I'm reading this correctly, it sounds like Adobe issued a bug fix to the bug fix. Yow." Not uncommon in the software world. Or do you expect 100% perfection in everything because you
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Premiere Project Manager gives error ?
by Kevin OBrien 3 months ago
Hello All: I have a consistent problem in Premiere Pro CS6. I can use Project Manager to move a Trimmed project to another location, but every time I try and move an project an retain all (untrimmed)
Re: Premiere Project Manager gives error ?
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Kevin OBrien "I get an error message" What exactly is the error message you are getting
Importing footage into Premiere Pro CC
by Daniel Jaggers 3 months ago
Hello everyone! This is my first post on this forum, and I am sure this topic has been covered in the past so I apologize in advance. I have been using PP for a couple of months now (transitioned from
Re: Importing footage into Premiere Pro CC
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Copy the contents of the card to your hard drive. Do not alter the folder structure of the card and don't just copy the media files.
Getting Still images from footage
by David Lord 3 months ago
Hi all, I'm trying to save some still images from video in a project i'm working on. I'm using the "export frame" button from the project window, but when I save the image, some colors are off for som
Re: Getting Still images from footage
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Richard Herd "Why did you convert the footage " I'd guess because AVCHD is one of the worst codecs in terms of performance.
Playing FCP7 movie on TV from USB flashdrive
by Elliot Plichta 3 months ago
I have a movie created in FCP7 that I would like to play on my Samsung tv from a flash drive. I've exported the movie in several different file types (mp4, .mov, etc), and they're all over 6gb. What's
Re: Playing FCP7 movie on TV from USB flashdrive
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Then you will have to deal with the limitations of the tv. Export the video using a lower bitrate so it will fit.
x264 avi file not showing any video track
by Mikkel Jensby 3 months ago
When recording with Dxtory using the x264vfw codec and the following settings ( https: easycaptu.re u92Gb.png ), the .avi video plays fine in Windows Media Player and VLC, but when imported into After
Re: x264 avi file not showing any video track
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Yeah. Record with a format that professional video programs support.
Any difference in these fonts: Helvetica Neue Com 85 Heavy and Helvetica 85 Heavy
by John Mark 4 months ago
Both to me look similar and the only difference is price Helvetica Neue Com 85 Heavy: http: www.myfonts.com fonts linotype helvetica-neue-com helvetica-neue-com-85-heavy Helvetica 85 Heavy: http: www.
Re: Any difference in these fonts: Helvetica Neue Com 85 Heavy and Helvetica 85 Heavy
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
Neue seems to have way more glyphs and special letters ( etc) so it would be better if you have a project where you have a bunch of foreign names.
Making Title With Transparent Background
by Sheree Day 4 months ago
Hi...I exported a title from AE CS6 as ProRes4444 which I think is supposed to make it have a transparent background. But when I imported the mov file to FCP7 it did not have a transparent background
Re: Making Title With Transparent Background
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
Make sure you have RGB+Alpha selected in the render format settings.
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How to track this?
by Michael Neumann 4 months ago
Hi guys, what is the best way to track her hands The AE Tracker gets screewed as soon as she turns her hand around. http: reels.creativecow.net film 20985 Michael
Re: How to track this?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
Have you tried Mocha
Is there really a difference the Resolution settings on the comp viewer and the one on the Preview panel?
by Sebastian Lee 4 months ago
Title says it all
Re: Is there really a difference the Resolution settings on the comp viewer and the one on the Preview panel?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
Well the difference is that you can set a different preview resolution for just the RAM preview in the preview panel if you want to work in a higher res in the comp window.
What is this font?
by John Mark 4 months ago
I need this exact font for a Promo Graphic for TV-Play out. Font - http: www.mediaspy.org forum index.php app=core&module=attach§ion=attach&attach_rel_module=post&attach_id=61616 Thank you. A Prom
Re: What is this font?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
http: www.myfonts.com WhatTheFont
Creative Cloud app barely working: ready to give up on CC completely
by James Culbertson 5 months ago
I've been dealing with CC app bugginess since I first installed it a couple of months ago. The CC app would randomly quit and sometimes not start up at all. Once it does this I have to restart my comp
Re: Creative Cloud app barely working: ready to give up on CC completely
by Tero Ahlfors 5 months ago
Also you could try repairing the file permissions from the disk utility.
Saving watch folder settings?
by Tero Ahlfors 5 months ago
For some reason AME has started crashing on startup. It might go away when I restart the computer but it'll start again. Resetting the preferences does help but it also deletes my fairly complex incep
Interesting email
by Bret Williams 7 months ago
Got this from color grading central just now: Bret, A professional editing and grading feature is missing in Final Cut Pro X. Yet it is standard in AVID Media Composer, Adobe After Effects & Adobe Pre
Re: Interesting email
by Bret Williams 6 months ago
Tracks
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Can this (Please!) be the end of subscription software?
by Rich Rubasch 7 months ago
Exactly why I resist giving over direct debit info to any and every software I own....I prefer a single transaction, a box of software and upgrades when I merit them necessary. I am not alone...I hope
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David Lawrence liked this 7 months ago
Re: Can this (Please!) be the end of subscription software?
by Tim Kolb 7 months ago
I fail to see the difference between Adobe having my CC info for a monthly fee versus GoDaddy or Lynda or Videoblocks or an internet server space provider. There are precious few of us...in this indus
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So where are we in the game?
by Steve Connor 7 months ago
As much fun as the Larry Jordan thread is, I was wondering what people thought the state of the game was after Adobe fumbled the ball with the CC release. Do people think that Apple now have a chance
Re: So where are we in the game?
by Herb Sevush 7 months ago
Ronny Courtens "and then you blame FCPX for not being able to re-import media that you have screwed up with XMP ID Okay..." Can other NLE's handle this situation - yes. Can FCPX handle this situation
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News: Biscardi Creative Media Completes Unique Homeopathic Energetic Medicine Client Project
by Cow News Droid 7 months ago
Virtual Gut Band Video Promises to be Cost Effective Method to Weight Loss (Atlanta, Georgia--September 16, 2013) Biscardi Creative Media (BCM) recently had the opportunity to work on a one-ofa-kind p
Re: News: Biscardi Creative Media Completes Unique Homeopathic Energetic Medicine Client Project
by Tero Ahlfors 7 months ago
Homeopathic weight pills For shame...
News: Adobe Previews Major Update to Video Tools in Creative Cloud
by Cow News Droid 7 months ago
Significant Innovations to Professional Video Products, Including Adobe Anywhere, Coming Soon (September 9, 2013) Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced plans to significantly update the video tools in A
Re: News: Adobe Previews Major Update to Video Tools in Creative Cloud
by Tero Ahlfors 7 months ago
That's why I love CC. Keep up the good work.
month to month?
by Bob Cole 9 months ago
Is there a monthly plan which doesn't require an annual subscription The annual plan is actually a $600 year subscription, paid monthly. I would like to be able to pay when I need it, turn the meter o
Re: month to month?
by Tero Ahlfors 9 months ago
Dave LaRonde "How are you enjoyin' it so far " I use CC daily. It's been good to me.
Where's the support coming from now?
by Paul King 9 months ago
Has anyone here used Adobe support for CC version issues Especially anyone who purchased Adobe software through a video specialist who can no longer sell Adobe software to individuals. If you purchase
Re: Where's the support coming from now?
by Tero Ahlfors 9 months ago
Steve Brame ""A doctor is someone who amuses the patient while the body heals itself."" Or "A doctor is someone who a patient goes to look at the same pages he googled at home with."
Reasons for changing to new subscription model... from another forum.
by Dustin Lawhorn 9 months ago
I wanted to post something from the Video Copilot forums that got my attention. Read it below or go to (this link): Re: Purchase After Effects CC permanently without subscription by Todd_Kopriva on 07
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Re: Reasons for changing to new subscription model... from another forum.
by Todd Kopriva 9 months ago
There's no point in arguing this. If Creative Cloud isn't for you, it isn't for you. I'm busier than I've ever been supporting a vastly larger number of users than we've ever had before. If you want t
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 9 months ago
Thanks Adobe
by Billy Payn 9 months ago
Been watching the forums and reading the comments, I'm pretty unimpressed with the change Adobe have made to the relationship with their clientelle. A couple of things I've noticed. The changes to Pre
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Re: Thanks Adobe
by Lance Bachelder 9 months ago
Yeah not buying it at all. I've been on the Cloud for a year now (CS 6) and would never buy the box set again. I'd bet if we'd all been on a $49 per month fee for the past several years and Adobe anno
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