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Avc-intra in After Effects
by Luiz Felipe Marcondes 8 years ago
I am trying to purchase a camera avc-intra, But much work com After Effects and after the factory is not compatible. The site Adobe found an optional plug-in that reads the codec of the AVC-intra Prem
Re: Avc-intra in After Effects
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 8 years ago
Dave: AVC-Intra has "intra" in the name because it doesn't use temporal compression like the other formats you mentioned. It uses an I-Frame only flavor of H264, as far as I know. Adobe will release s
Adobe MXF wrappers
by andy bay 8 years ago
Hi! I'm searching for a better workflow in order to get Panasonic HVX200 HPX171 MXF files to different aplications like Mocha and Syntheyes for post production work. My question is: Is AE or any Adobe
Re: Adobe MXF wrappers
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 8 years ago
Premiere Pro can export MXF files, but I don't think that would help much in this case. Neither Mocha nor Syntheyes can import P2 MXF files. Adolfo Rozenfeld Adobe
rendering loses multicore performance by time
by wim roegels 8 years ago
Hi all, hopefully i was not to stupid to use the search right, but i have a really strange problem and i do not know how to cope with it. If I start rendering a comp, everything works really well and
Re: rendering loses multicore performance by time
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 8 years ago
How much RAM do you have How many cores CPUs Adolfo Rozenfeld Adobe
why is AE on a PC so much faster then a Mac ?
by Daniel Crooks 8 years ago
hi people I'm running a fairly spec'd out Mac as my main workstation - 2x2.6(8core) Nehalem, 16GB RAM, ProAvio EB8 with Areca 1221x controller, ATI Radeon 4870. I also have a couple of PCs that I'm us
Re: why is AE on a PC so much faster then a Mac ?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 8 years ago
After Effects is not a 64 bit application on any platform. AE CS4 provides some of the benefits associated with 64 bits apps (also in the Mac OS), because of how the multiprocessing scheme allows to t
Vanishing Point Animation in Ae CS4
by Richard Altman 8 years ago
Ok, so instead of merely asking, I have made a video of my question http: www.youtube.com watch v=chLXIYfLalM basically, i want to keyframe in After Effects the effect of moving the object in Vanishi
Re: Vanishing Point Animation in Ae CS4
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 8 years ago
Making an element slide across two planes in 3D is not difficult. The hard part will be matching the perspective of the building in the original. So, one way to slide an AE 3D layer so that it looks l
AE: Clipping mask from alpha footage
by tommy strickland 8 years ago
I tried searching online, but found nothing in particular. Now I'm sure this has been asked before somewhere, maybe it is because i'm not sure how to word it in the search... Here is what I am trying
Re: AE: Clipping mask from alpha footage
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 8 years ago
There are no less than three ways, possible more. One is using the keyed layer as an Alpha Matte for another. This method requires that the "punching layer" sits immediately above in the timline from
24p for NTSC standard TV broadcasting
by adeeb oberoi 8 years ago
My question is, Having a 24p (23.976) AE animation that playes in the cinema (digital). Can this play on TV Or does this again needs to be converted to 29.97 The TV here converts everything to mpeg. I
Re: 24p for NTSC standard TV broadcasting
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 8 years ago
They will play fine on a LCD plasma TV, because they are not really NTSC devices. They can bend the rules, sort of speak. They won't play on an analog TV, and they can't be used as that for broadcast.
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DVCPRO HD picture degrades in SD widescreen composition
by Itamar Kool 8 years ago
I use DVCPRO HD 720p footage in a PAL widescreen comp. I scale it down to 51 percent enad move it. It looks all blocky. But the quick time file is sharp and OK. What am I doing wrong
Re: DVCPRO HD picture degrades in SD widescreen composition
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 8 years ago
Don't worry. It's only spambots which I am concerned with :) I am downloading your file now. I am glad you found a workaround. Adolfo Rozenfeld Adobe
License Expired?
by Kathlyn Lindeboom 10 years ago
Installed the CS3 Master Collection about a month ago. Registered, and activated the programs. Checked all the programs to make sure they worked properly. Everything did. Yesterday, Ron got a "Your li
Re: License Expired?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 10 years ago
Maciek: I have received literally hundreds and hundreds of e-mails about this. Most of them -and I mean MOST of them-were from people who clearly are using illegal copies or leaked pre-release version
Blu-Ray burning on the Mac?
by Jerry Hofmann 10 years ago
Would like to know if Premiere Pro with Encore will burn a blu-ray DVD or HD-DVD on a mac. or does it require a PC It's not clear on Adobe's site. How about it Jerry
Re: Blu-Ray burning on the Mac?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 10 years ago
Jerry: I understand that Encore BR authored folders are currently not suitable for replication. At this point, it's for home-made, small runs. Also bear in mind that BR replication can cost like a lux
Modifiying Anchor Points
by Jerry Black 10 years ago
I have a still image of a person in the time line which I need to zoom to the face during a part of the video, not the center of the picture which is the default position of the anchor point. If I mov
Re: Modifiying Anchor Points
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 10 years ago
I don't think I e-mailed anything :) You probably received an e-mail notification of the reply I posted here. In that case, the reply is available in this thread.
CS3 --- P2 card---yes or no?
by Randy McWilson 10 years ago
What is the actual scoop on using MXF P2 files (such as from the HVX200) and Premiere Pro CS3 Does it have to be converted to an intermediate Is that part of CS3 or only third party Does anyone have a
Re: But let's not forget that it should support it natively....
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 10 years ago
Blast1 "Did they mention whether it was a free upgrade " Giles didn't provide specific information. Personally, my impression was that he meant an update for Premiere Pro CS3, rather than an upgrade.
Test
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 10 years ago

M3 Attach Particle to Paint Stroke
by Tom Daigon 10 years ago
Anybody figure out yet how to attach a Library Emitter to a paint stroke so it follows the same path In AE this requires a simple expression link...What does Motion need
Re: M3 Attach Particle to Paint Stroke
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 10 years ago
specialcase "the Path Shape parameter now has a Geometry option. This means that you can use any shape object in Motion as the source for a Motion Path behavior." Specialcase: I completely missed thi
Just use Motion 3 or wait for After Effects cs3
by gattoka 10 years ago
Currently I have Motion 3 and I am in the market for graphic design programs so that I can create a motion graphics demo reel. I will be purchasing a form of Adobe's CS3... The dilemma is that I don't
Re: Just use Motion 3 or wait for After Effects cs3
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 10 years ago
"the short answer is no. Motion works with 2d objects in 3D space... not 3D objects. " True. But if you save a PSD with a 3D layer, Photoshop stores a 2D bitmap render of the 3D model. And you do get
Simple Counter
by Semisential? 11 years ago
Hi, I'm a newbie and have searched for this with no success... I want to create a simple numeric counter that counts from 1901 to 2007 (yes I want to have this text faded in some video that shows the
Re: Simple Counter
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
Sorry! Wrong forum. There isn't a Numbers effect in Motion. I didn't realize I changed forums! Sorry. Adolfo Rozenfeld Buenos Aires - Argentina http: www.adolforozenfeld.com adolfo(AT)adolforozenfeld.
Creating Moving 3D Titles in Motion?
by Thomas Frank 11 years ago
Hey, I just saw the Creating Moving 3D Titles from Andrew Kramer. Awesome!!! Question is could you do something like that with Motion The more and more I see this Podcast the more I wanting to go to A
Re: Creating Moving 3D Titles in Motion?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
1. No, you can't. You can fake some simple aspects of it, by applying the Basic 3D filter to a text object. Or you can have it a bit deeper with Zaxwerks' Stackwerks plug-in. But you will eventually w
COW Tutorials: Premiere Pro Color Correction Basics
by COW Articles 11 years ago
Color Correction BasicsIn this video tutorial, CreativeCOW leader Aanarav Sareen demonstrates the basic color correction tools of Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0. Click on the link above to find Aanarav's tuto
Re: COW Tutorials: Premiere Pro Color Correction Basics
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
Congratulations, Aanarav!Adolfo Rozenfeld Buenos Aires - Argentina http: www.adolforozenfeld.com adolfo(AT)adolforozenfeld.com
Credit Rolls - Any thoughts?
by Mark Maness 11 years ago
Hey... I'm helping a friend with a small budget feature film and we've gotten down to the credit roll section. I'm curious on any thoughts about how to get an awesome quality credit roll. LiveType doe
Re: Credit Rolls - Any thoughts?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
Bret Williams "It would be nice if FCP had lots of the keyframing of AE. Gotta hope some of that gets into "extreme" or whatever the next version is called. We're pushing 2 years since an upgrade now
P2 72024pn footage render bar appears
by James Mulryan 11 years ago
I know this is an old dumb question, but I ingested 720 24pn P2 footage through the 5.1.2 import interface, get my clips to play in the viewer, but when placed on the timeline I get a render bar. I kn
Re: P2 72024pn footage render bar appears
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
I've also seen the orange unlimited bar appearing in perfectly capable systems (like MacBook Pros), and with the right settings, when the scopes are set to high-quality or RT update. Turning that off
amplitude of the audio on motion
by vjonuno 11 years ago
Hello all, is it possible to animate a parameter based on the amplitude of the audio on apple motion thanx in advance. vjonuno
Re: amplitude of the audio on motion
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
Unfortunately, Motion doesn't currently have expressions or any other form of parameter linking. That is needed to do what you want. BUT... specialcase wrote an utility which converts After Effects po
Expressions and relative space
by Scott Hathaway 11 years ago
Hello all, This is my first attempt at expressions since up to now I have tried my hardest to avoid them but it seems I might need to use one this time. Whew. I have some plain video and I want to pla
Re: Expressions and relative space
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
If I understood correctly, you don't need expressions at all for this. You only need to set the video layer as a parent for the other layer. At any spot in time, place the second layer in the relative
After Effects vs. Motion
by Ryan Osika 11 years ago
I'm buying a new Mac Pro, very excited. Up until now though, I've been strictly a PC AVID guy. Now, I'll have access to Final Cut Studio and with that Motion. I've always used (and loved) Adobe After
Re: After Effects vs. Motion
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
"There are some obvious limitations to this -- AE can't reproduce features that Motion has and AE doesn't (eg, particles)." Apple marketing is second to none, isn't it Of all cool things in Motion, th
Motion and Shake Together - Good AE Replacement?
by CoolJay 11 years ago
Hey everyone - I'll be upgrading from a PC to a Mac Pro soon, and looking at my options for graphics work. Would both Motion and Shake together be a good replacement for AE I love AE, but the fact it
Re: Motion and Shake Together - Good AE Replacement?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
AE on my MBP runs under Rosetta at aprox. the same speed AE runs natively on an 1.5 Powerbook. Not that bad if you consider a 1.5 PB was a high end Macintosh laptop last year. Rest assured that Macint
Motion Playback is Jumpy
by Jason Griffith 11 years ago
Hey there, I seem to have spuradic problems with the playback in motion. Some objects that are put on a motion path seem to jump along it's path as opposed to glide. It usually starts fine while build
Re: Motion Playback is Jumpy
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
Try checking the fixed resolution checkbox for the Layer that contains the objects. Sometimes the way objects grow or shrink cause unexpected results, because the layer has to change size to dynamical
Declink, ExpressCard and MacBook Pro, Luke?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
Hey, all. I'm writing this message, with all respect, after the suprise of reading Luke's comment on ExpressCard for MBPs as something they haven't considered seriously yet. I must admit that, given B
Re: Declink, ExpressCard and MacBook Pro, Luke?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
Thank you so much for your reply, Luke! There's a MBP here for a Decklink product :) All the best!Adolfo Rozenfeld Buenos Aires - Argentina http: www.adolforozenfeld.com adolfo(AT)adolforozenfeld.com
Can AJA Kona LHe work on Mac Pro & Mac Book Pro?
by webfilms 11 years ago
Hi, simple questions as I'm new to AJA Kona but I'm looking at getting a Mac Pro for Final Cut Pro, Shake, After Effects, and Maya. Will kona LHe work on Mac Pro and Mac Book Pro I want a editting sol
Re: Can AJA Kona LHe work on Mac Pro & Mac Book Pro?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
Hello, Walter. It's not a third party product, it seems. It's an OEM chipset thing, something other manufactuers will present as their product. It happens all the time. They are not making it for cons
fcp complete compared to Nitris, paint module?
by PAUL 11 years ago
is there any paint module plug-in that I can get for FCP. there seems to be weakness in fcp regarding paint, motion tracking etc What are the big plug-ins that people are using to achieve paint instea
Re: fcp complete compared to Nitris, paint module?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
All right! All right! I get it :) I have to turn off the AE police mode! Adolfo Rozenfeld Buenos Aires - Argentina http: www.adolforozenfeld.com adolfo(AT)adolforozenfeld.com
I/O and Photoshop
by Marcus Ionis 11 years ago
Does the I O work with photoshop thank you for your time Marcus
Re: I/O and Photoshop
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
See thread about five posts below yours :)Adolfo Rozenfeld Buenos Aires - Argentina http: www.adolforozenfeld.com adolfo(AT)adolforozenfeld.com
capture with express card
by Michael Noble 11 years ago
I am using a new firewire express card to avoid capturing material directly onto my operating system of my mac book pro 15. I want it to go my external Hard Drive directly. So everything seems to work
Re: capture with express card
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
I'm glad it was helpful for you. It's worth noting, in case this is useful for you in the future, that nowadays 7200 RPM drives go faster than the FW400 transfer ceiling. It's not uncommon for last ge
AJA on a MacBook Pro and Digi Beta
by Marcos Horacio 11 years ago
Hey guys, I'm considering buying AJA IO for my Mac Book Pro to capture some DV50 footage from a Digi Beta deck and I was wondering if anyone here has any comments on this workflow... Is it a sturdy ca
Re: AJA on a MacBook Pro and Digi Beta
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
It's the only game in town for the MBP until somebody releases an SD HD card in ExpressCard 34 form (currently in development by an OEM provider, it seems). It will work fine. The shortcomings are not
Free C4D Goodies
by Chris Smith 11 years ago
Hey all, I've updated my C4D tools. Here is the link and the description directions: http: sugarfilmproduction.com CSTools.zip These are a set of plug-ins using Xpresso and UI objects. They were made
Re: Free C4D Goodies
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
Absolutely amazing, Chris. Thank you so much for sharing!Adolfo Rozenfeld Buenos Aires - Argentina http: www.adolforozenfeld.com adolfo(AT)adolforozenfeld.com
Realtime performance expectations
by Tom Sanders 11 years ago
Question about expectations: For many projects, the DV codec gives an incredible amount of realtime performance on a fast Mac, with no additional cards. Upwards of eight tracks with effects, titles, e
Re: Realtime performance expectations
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
You'll be delighted to read this. Real time performance increases, rather than the opposite, when you move from DV25 to uncompressed. Uncompressed codecs are much easier to decode, or so the results s
feature request: MBP to Multibridge
by Aram Coen 11 years ago
Hi there, Wouldn't it be cool to have the MacBook Pro connect to a Multibridge How about a connector on the ExpressCard 34 slot It might not be enough for HD, but SD on the road is pretty cool. (FW800
Re: p.s.
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
There's an OEM supplier which is coming out with an ExpressCard 34 SDI-HD SDI card soon. If only Blackmagic could take the hardware, add their software and component I 0, it would be terrific. As for
Video preview Photoshop and IO
by steve cahill 11 years ago
Video preview in Photoshop CS2 does not work on the AJA IO box, however video previewer does work with this with After Effects. Probally a Adobe thing Reagrds Steve
Re: Video preview Photoshop and IO
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
Left hand and right hand Photoshop C2 does have video previews with Decklink cards, because BMD wrote the simple export component that's required for this. It probably took them a couple of days to wr
Is it posible to get realtime hd playback in aftereffects?
by miles blowhard cangoaway 11 years ago
Hi The only way I can see any kind of playback in Ae is with a ram preview. Is it possible to get after effects to playback video the same way premiere does thanks Miles
Re: Is it posible to get realtime hd playback in aftereffects?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 11 years ago
Kevin Watkins "One trick I've learnt is NOT to render at a smaller frame resolution - " Close :) It's not really a matter of not preving at a smaller resolution, but rather making sure that the RAM p
Isolating a Selection for compositing in After Effects
by Vince Becquiot 12 years ago
I am trying to isolate a "Selection" with material using a conpositing tag, which is basically the polygon selection of the "screen" in a plasma screen model. I am saving the resulting file as an RPF
Re: Isolating a Selection for compositing in After Effects
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
Yes, do just assign it an object ID, enable Object and Object buffer (and possibly Coverage) in RPF options and then render to RPF. In AE, you apply the ID Matte effect and that's it. Two things, thou
Path in 3D
by Axel Rogge 12 years ago
Hi everybody, is there a hack to move a vertex of a path in 3D by describing it
Re: Path in 3D
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
I agree with Steve. Plus, if it's useful as encouragement, it could be good saying that animating strokes in 3D space in a 3D application (like Cinema 4D) is so much easier than one fears before getti
can't use zaxwerks invigorator for 2 minutes without AE to crash
by mballom 12 years ago
I dunno if some one else experienced this or can help me find out whats wrong but i can't use the invigorator for even 2 minutes without AE 6.5 to crash forcing me to exit and reopen a new project. I
Re: can't use zaxwerks invigorator for 2 minutes without AE to crash
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
I don't know if it's the case, but there are Invigorator updates that are required for each AE version. I don't know if you can use Invigorator 3.0x at all with AE 6.5, and for Invigorator 4, you prob
Vector motion blur
by numb noggin 12 years ago
Does anyone know of any tutorials or other sources of guidance to get the best out of vector motion blur (v8.5) Thanks
Re: Vector motion blur
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
Have you checekd the advanced renderer manual's section on VMB I don't think there is much more to it. Also, there a couple of sample projects on the Goodies CD.Adolfo Rozenfeld Buenos Aires - Argenti
Connect object to mask point?
by Jon Herron 12 years ago
I have a mask with five points, with a stroke applied, best described as a string. I have the mask animated to unfurl and bounce like a string. Is it possible to connect an object to the end point of
Re: Connect object to mask point?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
So, while not with expressions, it can be done with scripts. Great to learn that! Adolfo Rozenfeld Buenos Aires - Argentina http: www.adolforozenfeld.com adolfo@adolforozenfeld.com
Creating 16:9 PAL Files for Final Cut Pro
by Greg Paterson 12 years ago
I have been forced to move away from 4:3 to 16:9 but still SD. This of course is to be done in PAL. Now I need some help with the render settings to: 1. Produce light weight 16:9 files that can be ema
Re: Creating 16:9 PAL Files for Final Cut Pro
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
Greg: During the last few years, it became quite clear that Divx has little technological relevance outside of its' specific user base (movie bootlegs). It's a propietary derivative of MPEG-4 technolo
What's a node?
by David Frisk 12 years ago
Okay, so last week I expanded my terminology by asking what everybody meant when they talked about splines. This week my quest is to seek knowledge on nodes. Every now and again I hear people saying h
Re: What's a node?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
FWIW, the scripting environment in Cinema 4D (Xpresso) is completely node based. Such visual approach to scripting it's probably the easiest and most intuitive implementation of expression based anima
Cinema 4D viewports through blackmagic card?
by alan demafiles 12 years ago
Is it possible to have my cinema 4d viewport show up on my blackmagic card's output I know that I'm able to use extended desktop and literally drag the app window to that, but I'm wondering if there i
Re: Cinema 4D viewports through blackmagic card?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
That would be a fantastic feature. And particulary in Macintosh computers would require almost no coding at all, since video out is a standard feature provided by Quicktime to any application. However
Circular polygon selection
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
Hi, All! Odd question: Is there a quick way to make a circular selection of polygons on objects' faces By the way, is there a way to draw a spline a convert it into a polygon selection All the best! A
Re: Circular polygon selection
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
Arndt: I feel embarrased for not "seeing" something so obvious! And I'm grateful for your help and for not stating how obvious it is :) Since most of the time I use the Live Selection tool with a smal
Next Limit RealFlow3 and C4D
by Greg Paterson 12 years ago
Has anyone used Next Limit RealFlow3 with C4D I can get my stuff from C4D to RF3.... run the simulation and create the RF3 files but when I import back to C4D there appears to be a scaling error......
Re: Next Limit RealFlow3 and C4D
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
You have to set scaling to 0.10 in RF's top bar (next to where you set "Cinema 4D" as the target application). Hope this helps. Adolfo Rozenfeld Buenos Aires - Argentina http: www.adolforozenfeld.com
How to make shadows from transparent objects "dye"?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
Hey, all. Does anybody know how to make colored shadows, ie, shadows acting as projections after "dyeing" with the colors of transparent materials I am doing an animation with sem-transparent objects,
Re: How to make shadows from transparent objects "dye"?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
Thanks for your reply, Brian. The shadows just became colored when I assigned the animated texture in the Transparency channel of the material. I guess that if the transparency channel is white, it do
Decklink and Apple DVD Studio Pro
by Nicola Malavasi 12 years ago
Does the Decklink v5 driver supports the new Ext. Monitor feature in Apple DVDSP If not, is it expected soon
Re: You're kidding, are you ?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
I am not kidding you. Uwe, And I'm not a member of the DVD SP team. Please address your frustration to them, not me :) I think you fail to grasp they don't do it this way because they don't know bette
Multiple Codecs on the Same Timeline??? Yes!
by Sean ONeil 12 years ago
Well this is a surprise with FCP5. 10-bit Uncompressed Easy Setup. 10-bit Uncompressed sequence. I threw down a DV clip in the sequence. I got an orange bar - not a red one. And it plays back fine out
Re: Thanks Sean
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
Are we sure this a Decklink feature and not a FCP 5 dynamic RT feature What happens if you choose the generic 8 bit uncompressed easy set-up and try the same thing Did you try an Animation codec RGBA
Where in library are the ISP/Internet settings?
by Adolfo Rozenfeld 12 years ago
Hey all! I installed Tiger in a separate partition to play a bit with it while I continue working in Panther. I would like to copy my internet ISP network settings to Tiger from my Panther installatio
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