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Copy effects to multiple clips Audition
by Patrick Gillespie 6 years ago
Hey- Desperately in need of some help. Working in premiere, we found a glitch in our recording system so that the phasing is inverted on one of our tracks. Seems like an easy fix- take it to audition,
Re: Copy effects to multiple clips Audition
by Patrick Gillespie 6 years ago
Ok, solved the problem. Although I couldn't copy and paste it as an effect, I recorded the entire process as a favorite and then performed the operation on a batch list.
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Alex Bond liked this 1 year ago
iMac Pro exports hardly blowing me away...
by Alex Bond 2 years ago
Has anyone else used an iMac Pro with Premiere and found the exports to be a bit faster but hardly earth shattering Just wondering if I m missing some settings or if I m right to be underwhelmed Cheer
Re: iMac Pro exports hardly blowing me away...
by Alex Bond 1 year ago
Apologies, I didn't realise this thread was getting responses - I thought I'd checked the 'email me' button but apparently not. Ok, so it's an iMac Pro (2017) as below. From what I am reading on the s
Premiere Pro export very undersaturated, low contrast when exporting with Media Encoder vs Premiere
by Nathanael Chadwick 2 years ago
I have been searching many forums, and found many people having the same problem - but I couldn't seem to find a solution. When exporting a Premiere Pro file (to H.264) I get completely different resu
Re: Premiere Pro export very undersaturated, low contrast when exporting with Media Encoder vs Premiere
by Alex Bond 2 years ago
Yep, that s right. When using Premiere you cannot use the iMac pro as an all in one machine (are you listening Apple ) my solution was to tether my OLD iMac to the iMac pro and use the old one as a mo
Latest version cleared yet? New Imac Pro?
by Dan Powers 2 years ago
Anyone tested and cleared the latest update from Adobe for Premiere Pro 12.0.1 as ready for use I am always hesitant to upgrade from a working version to what may be a buggy new version. Also has anyo
Re: Latest version cleared yet? New Imac Pro?
by Alex Bond 2 years ago
Oh and in terms of performance - for some reason Generating Peak Audio files takes just as long with an iMac Pro. Which is annoying...
Has anyone managed to export video from Premiere on an iMac Pro that looks the same as their timeline?
by Alex Bond 2 years ago
I'm on a few threads asking this question - essentially Premiere 'washes out' colours on export and it is not possible to change the colour profile of Adobe's Program window to allow for correct colou
Re: Has anyone managed to export video from Premiere on an iMac Pro that looks the same as their timeline?
by Alex Bond 2 years ago
Yes, Quicktime but then the Files are washed out when sent to Vimeo. I have never had this issue before.
Zoom into timeline changing to viewer automatically
by Alex Bond 4 years ago
This is driving me mad - I zoom in and out of the timeline a lot using remapped shortcuts (plus and minus rather than CMD plus and minus) but FCPX will zoom into the timeline once or twice then start
Re: Zoom into timeline changing to viewer automatically
by Alex Bond 3 years ago
Hi Bill, That's very useful, thank you. I cannot imagine why it's been programmed to change from timeline to viewer automatically - it does it after I make any change to the timeline - it's very rare
Set specific Project (EDL, Sequence) to open on opening Library
by Alex Bond 4 years ago
Hi all, Can anyone tell me if it's possible to make sure FCPX opens a specific Project when you load a Library I'd like for it to open the project I'm currently working on rather than a random choice
Re: Set specific Project (EDL, Sequence) to open on opening Library
by Noah Kadner 4 years ago
It typically opens the last edited timeline. You can't choose beyond that. I suppose you could reject unwanted projects but that seems a little drastic. Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow FCP eXchange - FC
How to Import HFR footage into Davinci Resolve from FS700?
by Alex Bond 5 years ago
Hi all, I'm new to resolve and attempting something which seems more complex than I thought! I've shot some footage at 200FPS on a Sony FS700, recording it in RAW on an Odessy in 2K. I am attempting t
Re: How to Import HFR footage into Davinci Resolve from FS700?
by Dmitry Kitsov 5 years ago
The thing to do is to right-click on the clip in the media page and chose to change clip attributes. There, within the video section select how you would want to have your clip be interpreted. If you
Encore hangs/freezes when burning at "building slideshow" point but there isn't one in the project.
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Hi, I hope someone can help with this, I've been trying for about 24 hours now and have to deliver to the client this afternoon! I'm exporting a Same as Source Quicktime movie from Avid which has been
Re: Encore hangs/freezes when burning at "building slideshow" point but there isn't one in the project.
by Alex Bond 5 years ago
I've actually found the problem - you need to make sure you don't use the Avid Codecs when you export your original QT file from Avid (ie, uncheck the box) - you can then encode the QT on Adobe Media
How do I apply another PiP without it affecting the bottom layer?
by Alex Bond 6 years ago
Hi guys, can you please help me - I've got stuck on a PiP issue. In AMC 5 on a PC, I have 4x3 image stretched to 16x9 that I'm resizing, adding a title and laying over a 16x9 background. I will then b
Re: How do I apply another PiP without it affecting the bottom layer?
by Alex Bond 6 years ago

Old Sapphire Ver 2.0 on Avid 5.5 and 6.0?
by Alex Bond 7 years ago
Hi all, Can anyone tell me if Sapphire 2.0 will work on the new Avid Media Composer 5.5 and 6.0 (PC platform) Thinking of upgrading the Avids but don't want to lose the Sapphire (not that it's working
Highest quality MP4 from Avid .mov - direct from Avid or use a compression tool?
by Alex Bond 7 years ago
Hi all, Apologies if this is a basic one, I've tried googling it and I think I may be phrasing the question wrong. We're working with AMC 5 on PC using P2 HD and SD media which is generally defaulted
Re: Highest quality MP4 from Avid .mov - direct from Avid or use a compression tool?
by Alex Bond 7 years ago
Hi Michael, Thanks for the reply, we're already using RGB, however, for same as source exports and in fact, on some HD projects I am unable to use SaS as apparently I cannot use it for Long GOP media.
archiving master vid files - best format for size/quality compromise
by david soriano 8 years ago
I have like 12 Sony EX-1 projects that i have edited in FCP. I rendered ProRes master files of the final projects then downconverted for Vimeo upload and DVD SD output. Now i want to archive these fil
Re: archiving master vid files - best format for size/quality compromise
by Alex Bond 7 years ago
If it helps, I managed to find a way to back up all our P2 rushes without compressing them (ie - camera dump) onto LTO4 tape using a standalone tape drive. Each tape costs 20.00 and stores 800gb of ma
Adobe Encore just sits on Building Slideshows
by Richard Hutt 8 years ago
Greetings, I am having a devil of a time with Encore. I try to make DVDs (we use CS5) but when I click on Build, the Build starts but within 5 seconds Build Progress freezes on Building Slideshows. Th
Re: Adobe Encore just sits on Building Slideshows
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Same problem - did you resolve
Media Offline - lost section of clip
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Hi, I wonder if anyone can help. I filmed something the other day on one of our P2 cameras. I used 2 cards, and as it was a conference it looks as though the longest part of the filming went accross b
Re: Media Offline - lost section of clip
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Hi there, I'm afraid the clip had gone - something got corrupted during the file transfer and as I was moving not copying there was no backup so I gambled and lost! I had an FLV of the lost section an
Cheaper Archive solution using LT04, P2 Viewer & Windows 7
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Not sure if this is of use to anyone however I thought I'd share it as it seems to be working for us so far. Basically, I've managed to get a Z800 HP machine to read and write to tape using Acronis so
Can HPX 171 and HPX 500 generate proxy files?
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Hi all, I'm confused - where are the Proxy files Neither of our P2 cameras are generating Proxy files - the Proxy folder is always empty. I can't find a menu function to generate them either. Do you u
Re: Can HPX 171 and HPX 500 generate proxy files?
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
That is the answer I couldn't seem to find. Thanks. Shame the cameras can't do it themselves, would have made more sense designwise
Setting Virtual P2 cards - select more than 1 folder at a time
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Hi all, Does anyone know if there's a way to select more than one folder when I'm setting Virtual P2 cards When you select a folder and hit Ok the window closes and for the next card begins browsing r
Is there a way of recreating Proxy files?
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
I discovered the other day that you can use P2 viewer to create a separate library of non-playable, thumbnail, Proxy files so I can see what's on the archive I'm creating. IE As I archive our P2 media
Re: Is there a way of recreating Proxy files?
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Having said that...some of the files seem to be reappearing - is P2 viewer a bit temporamental !
Daft Question? Can I create a folder of Proxy files using P2 Viewer?
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Sorry if this is a stupid question but I just wondered if it was possible to create a Proxy archive using P2 viewer, avoiding the need for CatDV. I see P2 Viewer can display a virtual P2 card of just
CatDV + Avid + P2 + LTO4
by bryan parris 9 years ago
We are transitioning to a P2 workflow and I am taking a hard look at the archiving part of the process. We have an LTO4 drive for long term backup storage. The plan is to save all the raw P2 card data
Re: CatDV + Avid + P2 + LTO4
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Bryan, I've just read your thread with great interest. We're currently using a (now full) editshare and being advised to move onto a CAT DV system to log and capture our P2 footage, backing up our P2
Text resizing on export - why?!
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Hi guys, I've been trying for hours to work around this and have now had enough! I've 16x9 footage on a timeline, putting text on it, exporting it uncompressed anamorphic. Text is staying the same siz
Re: Text resizing on export - why?!
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Great! Thanks very much. While I was waiting for a reply, I just tried changing the export settings too - seemed daft but anamorphic 1024x576 has also fixed the issue. Just couldn't work out why the t
Motion Track V1 to Chroma Key Picture on V2
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Hi all, I am trying to add some chroma key footage of a man running on top of some footage of a tiger. I have the tiger footage on V1 and the Chroma Key (greenscreen) footage of the man runnig on V2.
Re: Motion Track V1 to Chroma Key Picture on V2
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Cool, thanks. You're right, we used AE in the end...!
Syncing Audio with Vision on clips not sequences
by Alex Bond 11 years ago
Can anyone tell me if there is a way to syn audio and vision clips together so when I drag a vision clip the audio comes with it (I mean without having to physically select the audio clip at the same
Re: Syncing Audio with Vision on clips not sequences
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
interesting to see that AMC 5 now lets you Sync tracks. Even more interesting (in a geeky way!) that the shortcut is Y to do it...Apple Y in Media 100...wonder where they got the idea...
MC 5 -- Devising a strong AMA online / offline workflow for feature documentary ~80hrs footage. Related to P2 media, proper codecs, and relinking
by John Kim 9 years ago
Sorry in advance for the long post. Didn't mean to write a treatise -- just wanted to be thorough. I've lurked a bit on this forum and have learned a lot along the way and now it's come time to get so
Re: MC 5 -- Devising a strong AMA online / offline workflow for feature documentary ~80hrs footage. Related to P2 media, proper codecs, and relinking
by Alex Bond 8 years ago
Was there ever an answer to this one I've just gone through a similar thought process the end result to me seems it's best to initially Transcode everything to .mxf and then Consolidate it all at the
Avid Auto Save - during and after Render, can I turn off?
by Alex Bond 9 years ago
Hi All, Whilst I admit autosave is a good invention, I seem to have too much of a good thing and my Avid MC 5 is constantly interrupting me or itself to save. It saves at the start of a render and the
Re: Avid Auto Save - during and after Render, can I turn off?
by Annaƫl Beauchemin 9 years ago
If you configure your keyboard with a render keystroke (I use the tilde key beside the 1 key), it won't autosave at the end of the render. That makes no sense but that's the way it is. Two notes on th
Best way to upgrade 2.6.6
by Alex Bond 9 years ago
Hi guys, Continued issues with this old system - I have the relevant dongle but it won't let me install it on a laptop and function correctly. Next idea is to upgrade the 2.6.6 to 2.8.1 or higher and
Re: Best way to upgrade 2.6.6
by Job ter Burg 9 years ago
Oops, sent too soon. I think, however, that if you upgrade your dongle to any current version, it will allow you to run any older version. So if you upgrade your dongle to 5.x, you can run any 2.x, 3.
Correct Mpeg output from Sorenson 6 for Encore CS5
by Alex Bond 9 years ago
Hi all, Can anyone tell me the correct settings for Mpeg output from Sorenson 6 for Encore CS5 With my old (working...) version of Sorenson I would create an MPA and MPV file from a Quicktime compress
Re: Correct Mpeg output from Sorenson 6 for Encore CS5
by Alex Bond 9 years ago
Great, thanks :)
Edge Rays on text disappearing when over white background - Gary?!
by Alex Bond 10 years ago
Hi there, I am trying to add edge rays to text, I've done this successfully in the past but when I add a white background the rays vanish - any ideas V2 Text in Title tool with Edge Rays applied (Blue
Re: Edge Rays on text disappearing when over white background - Gary?!
by Alex Bond 10 years ago
Cool, thanks again Gary A.
Apply Sapphire Light Rays to specific areas of the frame
by Alex Bond 10 years ago
Hi, I am trying to apply a Sapphire Light Ray effect to a shot but I don't want it to affect the whole of the frame so I need to mask of some areas - I can't quite work out how to do this, I can see t
Re: Apply Sapphire Light Rays to specific areas of the frame
by Alex Bond 10 years ago
Cheers Gary, will have a go at this when I get my edit suite back!
Best way of getting subtitles into Encore?
by Alex Bond 11 years ago
I'm creating a DVD of an Avid timeline and can see that Encore imports some form of Subtitling but I don't really know how best to approach it. Ideally, I'd probably export the subtitles from the Avid
Re: Best way of getting subtitles into Encore?
by Joe Bowden 11 years ago
Subtitles are most often text files...check Encore's Help for specifics about the formatting. Encore also supports image-based subtitles (FabScript format, I believe) - again, check the help.
Encore, adding a play all button without doubling up on media
by Alex Bond 11 years ago
Hi, We are running Adobe Encore 1.5 and have a project on the go at the moment which has 4 videos to be put onto DVD. The client wants all 4 to have separate buttons but also for a Play All button to
FCP HD Filling up G-Raid completely and crashing on capture
by Alex Bond 11 years ago
Ok, Apologies to those who have already tried to help me with this issue but I still can't fix it. I am running the first version of FCP HD on a Dual 2gb G5, capturing Analogue video through an ADVC11
Re: FCP HD Filling up G-Raid completely and crashing on capture
by Alex Bond 11 years ago
thanks for the info but i have tried all those things :(
FCP HD Filling up G-Raid completely and crashing on capture
by Alex Bond 11 years ago
Help! I'm losing my rag with this!! I am running the first version of FCP HD on a Dual 2gb G5, capturing Analogue video through an ADVC110 Firewire unit. Every time I try to capture the G-Raid fills u
Re: FCP HD Filling up G-Raid completely and crashing on capture
by Todd Gillespie 11 years ago
If you haven't fix this, you should try to uncheck the media limits size and time. What's happening is that FCP is sending over a bunch of 2.9gig files to make sure the HD has the room. It's a goof. R
Final Cut Pro Creating massive QT files on Capture
by Alex Bond 11 years ago
I wonder if anyone else has had this problem: I'm using the first version of Final Cut HD, capturing analogue footage through an ADVC 110 into a G5 Dual 2ghz processor storing the media on a G-Raid. T
Re: Final Cut Pro Creating massive QT files on Capture
by Alex Bond 11 years ago
The capture is crashing the machine - the FCP freezes and then the whole Mac goes down, that sounds like a different fault don't you think
Vinyl Brake Sound Effect
by Alex Bond 11 years ago
Hi, Does anyone know where I can download a free sound effect of a Vinyl record stopping (ie braking - not scratching), I've tried Findsounds and they don't have one. Any ideas Thanks in advance Alex
Re: Vinyl Brake Sound Effect
by Ty Ford 11 years ago
Hello Alex and welcome to the Cow Audio Forum, In addition to doing it yourself with a direct drive turntable, maybe Sound Dogs has something. Regards, Ty FordWant better production audio : Ty Ford's
DVDs from Media 100 HD
by Alex Bond 12 years ago
I've asked before, I'm just wondering if anyone has come accross a better way! We are still struggling to find a reliable and consistent way to created top notch DVDs from Media 100 programmes. We're
Re: DVDs from Media 100 HD
by Alex Bond 12 years ago
Thanks for this, though I'm working in PAL some of the settings will probably need tweaking. Thanks for taking the time Alex.
Popping sound on audio inserts M100 HD
by Alex Bond 12 years ago
Hi, We seem unable to insert sound cleanly into our masters, whenever we do there is an audible crack on the 'join' - the only way round it we've found is to insert the new audio where there is a simi
Re: Popping sound on audio inserts M100 HD
by Alex Bond 12 years ago
Thanks Mark, Out of habit I do this too! There's a function in the scripts to do it for you, it'll ramp all audio clips on an edl but of course if you've got featured sound you've already mixed, you d
Exporting to 844
by todd mcmullen 12 years ago
Is there a way to take M100 v8.2.3 files and digitized video and import it into 844x I have started cutting the project on M100i and the client wants to continue with his 844 system. thanks,Todd McMul
Re: Exporting to 844
by Alex Bond 12 years ago
You should be able to just export the EDLs in a text format - or is 844 different We regularly export timelines as text files from Media 100HD to go BACK to Media 100i (you can't simply open a HD EDL
Filters and Grads in Media 100HD/Boris a la Top Gear
by Alex Bond 12 years ago
Hi, I am trying to put some filter effects over some travel footage to make it look more glossy. I'd like to pump the saturation in some shots, just using M100s settings, but also add some edges eithe
Re: Filters and Grads in Media 100HD/Boris a la Top Gear
by peter mcauley 12 years ago
Hi Alex, I'd like to help - can you send me a sample (still) image of the effect that you are trying to achieve and also a sample (still) image of the source clip and I'll see if I can figure it out.
Colour & Grad Effects
by Alex Bond 12 years ago
Hi, I am cutting a corporate for a travel client and would like to gloss it up a little using some Graduation effects, possibly boost the saturation etc. I am cutting on Media 100 using HD Cam footage
Re: Colour & Grad Effects
by Alex Bond 12 years ago
thanks alot
Does anyone know of a good (free!) source for general ambient sound?
by Alex Bond 13 years ago
No matter how hard I try, I can't get people to be quiet when shooting GVs! Am I the only one who goes through this I'm paying for it now with time, I desperately need some decent lenght clips (like a
Re: Does anyone know of a good (free!) source for general ambient sound?
by Alex Bond 13 years ago
Thanks for the input John
Lens Spot correction using AE 6.0
by Alex Bond 13 years ago
Hi, I am trying to correct a shot (shot in HD Cam) where there is a tilt down on blue sky but unfortunately there is a spot on the lens. Spot is clearly visible and I'm trying to avoid using PSD and
Re: Lens Spot correction using AE 6.0
by Alex Bond 13 years ago
Excellent, thanks for the advice. Alex
why do I have to render ordinary clips
by iThomas 13 years ago
I logged some clips this morning and , for some reason, everytime I put a clip into the timeline it has a red line above that, of course, needs to be rendered. Why is this I haven't done anything to i
Re: why do I have to render ordinary clips
by Alex Bond 13 years ago
I didn't know that about the RT setting, I'll give it a try. Thanks Alex.
What are the best settings to use with Compressor? Is Compressor any good?
by Alex Bond 14 years ago
Nearing the end of my DVD authoring initiation... I've compressed a load of files from Media 100 (using it's Video compressor) to large Quicktime Files then put them through Compressor changing the Br
Re: What are the best settings to use with Compressor? Is Compressor any good?
by Alex Bond 14 years ago
Thanks, I'll give that a go Alex
mpeg dvd choppy/laggy/sticky pans & animation
by David Edwards 14 years ago
I'm authoring a DVD that has a lot of animated stills, pans, long horizontal and vertical scrolls and rotations. Much of the source material is rendered from AE, no fields, huffyuv or PhotoJpeg, then
Re: mpeg dvd choppy/laggy/sticky pans & animation
by Alex Bond 14 years ago
I had something similar to this but it may be something different... I thought it was field dominance (obviously not an issue for you here) but when I changed it from Upper to Lower or Automatic the s
Picture Tracking - Replacing a blank tv screen with pictures
by Alex Bond 14 years ago
I've asked for help on this before and had some great suggestions on how to shoot it. I've filmed an old television set (pan and zoom into screen) and now want to place either noise or a count down (o
Re: Picture Tracking - Replacing a blank tv screen with pictures
by Alex Bond 14 years ago
Cool, thanks
DVD Studio Pro question
by Dan O'Brien 14 years ago
I have just recentley upgraded my DVD studio pro to version 4 and I am having alittle dificulty completing a particular task. I created a menu in Photoshop 7. In that menu I have two pictures of a con
Re: DVD Studio Pro question
by Alex Bond 14 years ago
Has the re-import of your project simply turned on the psd layers in your Menu Background options
Picture tracking TV pictures
by Alex Bond 14 years ago
I am filming short piece where the shot zooms slowly into a television set in a lounge. The Television doesn't work (it's an antique) and i want to put pictures on in post using AE, these will then le
Re: Picture tracking TV pictures
by Alex Bond 14 years ago
Another good idea, and i thought i could think laterally... Thanks very much for your help :) Regards, Alex.
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