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I'm an editor in Los Angeles that mainly works in the documentary/unscripted genre.
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Beta Testing
by Simon Ubsdell 4 days ago
How many of you are regular beta testers How would you generally rate the experience Do you feel the process is more of an imposition than a privilege Are you frustrated when your suggestions are not
Re: Beta Testing
by Andrew Kimery 7 hours ago
Michael Gissing "All modern software is in reality a beta form compared to what was normally referred to as release or beta when I was testing for various companies. The advent of public forums like
Apple and VR (or how I learned to stop worrying about Motion and love After Effects
by Andrew Kimery 6 days ago
In a recent threads some users have lamented Adobe making VR tools and hoped Apple would skip over this market segment, but by bringing in Tim Dashwood (of 360VR Toolbox fame) and announcing at WWDC t
Re: Apple and VR (or how I learned to stop worrying about Motion and love After Effects
by Michael Gissing 5 days ago
We've all been told that virtual reality is the next big thing for such a long time. For me it started at an AES show in the 1990's. Within 10 years, I was told, it would change everything. Nearly 30
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Informal NLE poll
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Since the question of numbers and market penetration seems to come up frequently in some of these threads, I'm curious what the people in this forum run across in their own personal encounters. Obviou
Re: Informal NLE poll
by Andrew Kimery 1 week ago
The RT2500 was the only I O device I bought that offered hardware acceleration. I switched to FCP in 2001 or 2002 and used a Dazzle DV Bridge for a few years and later bought a JVC DVS2U (MiniDV VHS c
How much gear do you need to edit a movie in real time?
by Jeremy Garchow 1 week ago
Turns out, not a ton: http: appleinsider.com articles 17 07 13 baby-driver-cut-in-real-time-with-avid-on-apples-15-inch-macbook-pro
Re: How much gear do you need to edit a movie in real time?
by Andrew Kimery 1 week ago
Things that I thought were interesting about this: 1. The fact that the choreography created during pre pro was so tight and integral that they needed to develop a workflow like this in the first plac
Laptop as your main computer
by Oliver Peters 1 week ago
Looking for opinions from those who have done the comparisons. Using a newish, loaded MBP as your main computer versus an older cheese grater MP. Figure the laptop would have an external display and s
Re: Laptop as your main computer
by Andrew Kimery 1 week ago
What are the specs of the cMP and MBP IIRC eGPU is only going to be officially supported via ThB3. Barefeats has lots of good comparisons between different Macs. http: barefeats.com
What would really make you excited ...
by Simon Ubsdell 3 weeks ago
... about the next version of FCP X Whether you're a diehard FCP X aficionado or someone who's still sitting on the fence, what would be the feature, or set of features, that would really set your wor
Re: What would really make you excited ...
by Andrew Kimery 2 weeks ago
Bill Davis "But I realized looking back that there are circumstances where quality SIMPLY doesn't matter any more. What matters is businesses working in their EXPECTED pre-set system." Maybe it was j
Premiere Pro and SDD. Not real improvement?
by Javi Sobremazas 3 weeks ago
Hi there forum, First of all, hello, this is my first message here. My name is Javi and I'm a freelance filmmaker from Spain. Well, I'm going to start with a small problem I have. A year ago I updated
Re: Premiere Pro and SDD. Not real improvement?
by Andrew Kimery 2 weeks ago
What Brent said, plus the other things you mention (loading projects, rendering, exporting, etc.,) are more dependent on your CPU, RAM, and GPU than on your storage.
FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Noah Kadner 4 weeks ago
For those want to see the FCPX debate taken to a whole other level please check out Off the Tracks on Kickstarter: http: kck.st 2uiKYZH Kickstarter Pitch Video https: www.youtube.com watch v=F9dtsd2ZV
Re: FCPX Documentary on Kickstarter!
by Michael Gissing 3 weeks ago
Andrew Kimery "Sure. Do you mind if I use Media Composer First " If you shoot it on an iPhone and cut with MC Free sure, why not. Lets workshop it over a bucket of koolaid.
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Autodesk subscription model
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
We debate subscriptions often here. This is an interesting article as it pertains to subscription at Autodesk. The last part about pirates is enlightening. http: www.studiodaily.com 2017 05 autodesk-r
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Re: Autodesk subscription model
by andy patterson 2 months ago
Andrew Kimery "You also seem to be relying on a common fallacy that dropping prices would inherently lead to an inversely proportional increase in customers and revenue (ex. if Adobe cuts the price b
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The iMac "Pro" rumor looks interesting
by Craig Seeman 4 months ago
https: www.macrumors.com 2017 04 06 imac-xeon-e3-64gb-ram-amd-late-october New iMac Late October. Xeon E3 processor. And Apple's entry back into monitors may be 8K. A bigger (taller) Mac Mini.
Re: The iMac "Pro" rumor looks interesting - CASE IN POINT
by Chris Harlan 3 months ago
Robin S. Kurz " Oliver Peters "I'm sure you would dispute any example I presented" Bit of a cop-out, don't you think If they are legitimate points, how could I " You generally find a way.
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A milestone, of sorts....
by Todd Terry 4 months ago
I just wanted to take a sec to share a little good news with my friends in the B&M forum. Hopefully I will sound at least a little bit humble and grateful, and not braggadocios, as that is what I trul
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Re: A milestone, of sorts....
by Andrew Kimery 4 months ago
Congrats Todd, that's a great accomplishment! I've always looked forward to you threads and your comments!
Blade
by Shane Ross 5 months ago
If Apple is looking only to the future, and wanting to dump the old, ancient ways of the past...including the terminology used, like "bin," why is the "blade" tool still called BLADE And why does it l
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Re: Blade
by Tim Wilson 5 months ago
I've come up with a title graphic for the movie, Blade X: Clash of Metaphors. This will also do for my submission for what the icon for the tool should be. Nothing more iconic than friggin Wesley Snip
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Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
Since this is a debate forum and it's a Friday, what are your thoughts about Adobe's Premiere Pro panels architecture This seems to be a key enabler for many third party developers building add-ins to
Re: Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Chris Harlan 5 months ago
Thanks, man!
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Why does render take so much longer than encode?
by Steve Adams 5 months ago
I'm using PP2017 to to take a 30fps 1920x1080 clip down to 33% speed with Optical Flow, and I notice that if I render the clip, by hitting Return, it proceeds at 3-4 seconds per frame, but if I export
Re: Why does render take so much longer than encode?
by Andrew Kimery 5 months ago
Steve Adams "I see all kinds of export settings in the Export Media screen but I don't see much about render settings, other than optimize for performance or memory, so I don't know how to compare th
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Video to Editing Ratio
by Jon-Michael Brown 5 months ago
What is an average Shooting time to Editing time ratio I'm going out on my own after having some steady contracts and I'm building up my rates for project based clients. I.e. So if I shoot for for 1 d
Re: Video to Editing Ratio
by Andrew Kimery 5 months ago
Like Greg said, I think the rule of thumb is probably only good for specific situations and workflows. If you remember that 1:5 used to be the norm for the work you did a year ago then it will probabl
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How is this trademarked?
by Todd Terry 6 months ago
This is not a "problem," and of absolutely no consequence to anything other than my curiosity... but I'm puzzled over something... Here in the southeast, there is an HVAC company called "Hiller." I th
Re: How is this trademarked?
by Andrew Kimery 6 months ago
After some amateur sleuthing, here is my 2 cents. First, the TM is usually placed after the mark and in the upper right (which make sense because we read english left to right). By it being in the low
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"Adobexit", switching from PPro to FCPX
by Steve Connor 6 months ago
Just noticed this article reposted on the FCPX Editors group on Facebook about switching to FCPX http: www.vivalazoom.co.uk switch-premiere-final-cut
Re: "Adobexit", switching from PPro to FCPX
by Robin S. Kurz 6 months ago
Shawn Miller "Doesn't this support Andrew's point though A PC user could say that Adobe is wasting time and resources supporting Metal instead of fixing "important" cross platform bugs." You beat me
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Here we go. GPU in the cloud. By Subscription.
by Bill Davis 7 months ago
http: www.macworld.co.uk how-to mac-software how-use-geforce-now-on-mac-geforce-now-for-pc-mac-explained-3652516 Still thinking you're going to need that massive CPU GPU combo hard-soldered in your ma
Re: Here we go. GPU in the cloud. By Subscription.
by Shawn Miller 7 months ago
Andrew Kimery "If we reach a point in the US where data caps don't exist and 1gig up down is common place (or even 10gig up down is affordable) then these problems obviously are reduced." Yup, all we
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Multicam audio tracks
by Oscar Santamaría 7 months ago
Hello there! Sorry if I'm being dumb for asking this but can't really find a solution after several hours of trying. I'll be editing a documentary mostly based on interviews recorded with 2 cameras. A
Re: Multicam audio tracks
by Andrew Kimery 7 months ago
Oscar Santamar a "I hope there was a way of "unnesting" them once the edit is locked. If that was possible it would be my way to go. " Hey Oscar. I don't think there is a way to 'un-nest' since the n
Is Adobe simply trying to plug holes in a sinking ship?
by andy patterson 7 months ago
I was really a big fan of Adobe's Creative Suite. I had CS 5.5 and I really did not want to join the CC but by 2014 I needed to. My CS 5.5 was getting old. I just have to say once I joined the Creativ
Re: Is Adobe simply trying to plug holes in a sinking ship?
by Andrew Kimery 7 months ago
Dave LaRonde "Well, think about this. How does a software company that RENTS is software grow its revenue I must get more rentals." Generating revenue is kind of a universal need for any company that
Need new Mac-based Premiere Pro machine recommendations
by Rod W. 8 months ago
Hi all, It's time to update one of our edit suites which is currently running a 12 core 2.66ghz MacPro 5.1 with 48GB of RAM, primarily FCP7 and AfterEffects (and we are several versions behind when it
Re: Need new Mac-based Premiere Pro machine recommendations
by Andrew Kimery 8 months ago
Herb Sevush "The problem with the 2010 is lack of either USB-3 or Thunderbolt connectivity, making ingest from external drives slow and difficult. " If you have an empty slot left on your cMP Sonnet
Oh no.
by Bill Davis 8 months ago
Just for the forums "old timers" ... Some of you will remember my hassle with my CC Photography subscription back a year or more ago I was upset because it got screwed up and was double billing. So th
Re: Oh no.
by Andrew Kimery 8 months ago
Bill Davis "Well, it sorta isn't actually a "fraudulent charge" is it " Certainly a stretch, but if you have it documented that you've asked for the account to be closed, but Adobe won't close the ac
Premiere Pro 2017
by Greg Jones 9 months ago
Anyone brave enough to install the new version of Premiere Pro and try it out Just noticed Premiere Pro 2017 pop up on the Creative Cloud Tab. Greg Jones D7,Inc.
Re: Premiere Pro 2017
by Andrew Kimery 9 months ago
Dave LaRonde "My rule of thumb is that you never get brand-new Adobe software: their track record on getting it right the first time is abysmal." That's my rule of thumb for all software (and hardwar
FCP X Explained…
by Robin S. Kurz 9 months ago
Quite possibly the best, comprehensive and astute comparison and highlighting of old and new that I have seen to date. (both live and now "on tape") Bravo Jes s. Well done! https: www.youtube.com watc
Re: FCP X Explained…
by Michael Hancock 9 months ago
To quote your earlier post: Robin S. Kurz " I for one have maybe used the position tool TWICE and one of those times was for mere demonstration purposes. So much for essential or "need to know"." I re
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Independent contractor vs. film crew vs. employee - not sure which one
by Nick Ryan 9 months ago
Hey all, I've got a question regarding how video production crew contracts work, and how that relates to hiring a previous employee as a freelancer. I manage a small in-house production department at
Re: Independent contractor vs. film crew vs. employee - not sure which one
by Andrew Kimery 9 months ago
Nick Ryan "Recently, one of our previous employees offered to come back and assist with a few projects as a freelancer, or independent contractor. " Just to add to what's already been said, why not h
Should I charge client to convert old FCP7 project to Premiere Pro?
by Mel Matsuoka 10 months ago
I have a client that I worked for many years ago, back when we did everything in FCP7. I had nearly forgotten about them until they called me recently because they wanted to revise a ton of those old
Re: Should I charge client to convert old FCP7 project to Premiere Pro?
by Andrew Kimery 10 months ago
Mel Matsuoka "So my question is: Seeing that it is technically possible for me to complete their requested revisions in FCP7 on Yosemite without having to convert everything, would it be unfair to ch
Is Adobe Support Lying to me? "this project contained a sequence that could not be opened no sequence preview preset file or codec could be associated with this sequence type"
by Brandon Davids 10 months ago
So, I have been working with premiere for over a year now and have made 100 youtube videos and feel like I know what I'm doing. I'm also a software engineer with 25 years experience, so I think I have
Re: Is Adobe Support Lying to me? "this project contained a sequence that could not be opened no sequence preview preset file or codec could be associated with this sequence type"
by Andrew Kimery 10 months ago
Brandon Davids "While I may concede ignorance on the MTS files and their metadata, if Adobe was designed to work with the metadata then why would it let me import ten thousand MTS for over a year and
iMac specs to cut GH4's 4K in Premiere?
by Joao Luis 10 months ago
Hi guys, Anyone editing GH4's 4K footage natively with Premiere Pro CC (2015) on a iMac I'm investing in a new 27'' iMac soon and as much as I would like to just max out all the specs, choices will ha
Re: iMac specs to cut GH4's 4K in Premiere?
by Andrew Kimery 10 months ago
In my experience even when using a mid-range nMP it will choke when it hits H.264 4K. Transcoding is your best bet.
CC price increase
by Dennis Geraghty 11 months ago
Just got notified that our 2-year "promo rate" is over, so our CC license is going from $475 year to $839 year. Seems like we now get to feel about Adobe the way we feel about cable companies and drug
Re: CC price increase
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
Dennis Geraghty "They set the hook and then pull hard." You signed up for a limited time discount only offered to CS 5 or CS 6 customers and now that the discount rate has expired you are getting bil
Creative COW Forums
by Creative COW 1 year ago
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Multi-Cam every clip that I shot has it's own track, can this be condensed?
by Daniel Grixti 11 months ago
Hi there, I am editing a large multi-cam shoot (4 days, 4 camera, 5 hours each camera, multiple clips). I am going through all the standard motions of creating a multi-cam source sequence, but when I
Re: Multi-Cam every clip that I shot has it's own track, can this be condensed?
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
Daniel Grixti "Does anyone know how to create a multi-cam sequence so that each camera will be given it's own track, rather than each clip " It's been a repeated feature request of mine but it obviou
Adobe rescinding CS 6 licenses??
by Greg Pasztor 11 months ago
Been on CC for several months and have run the updates (which also include CS 6 updates). I typically don't have my edit computer on the internet...and surprise today!!, when I opened up an image in P
Re: Adobe rescinding CS 6 licenses??
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
Greg Pasztor "This is CS 6, not CC. How can Adobe "deauthorize" the CS 6 software that I paid full freight for Is it because I used the update dropdown feature in CC to update my CS6 A new 'gotcha' h
Celebrity Endoursment
by John Newman 12 months ago
What do you think of Celebrity Endoursment I've heard some people find this very useful way to promote your business, what do you think I want to try Celebrity Connected but the question is money, wil
Re: Celebrity Endoursment
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
Tim Wilson "Guys, there's literally not a single more proven method in advertising than celebrity endorsement. It's been going on from the very, very beginning of advertising, and sponsors keep doing
Oh DAMN.
by Bill Davis 12 months ago
Just looked at my credit card statement. A year ago Adobe was nice and gave me a free year of Photo Subscription because I had a major hassle getting a double subscription cancelled. Two months after
Re: Oh DAMN.
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
Certainly sounds like a headache, Bill. Companies should make Opting-out as easy as Opting-in.
the stupidity of adobe.
by Aindreas Gallagher 12 months ago
say there is a london client you are trying to beg to update their version of AE - not for personal preference - because a major release can't play footage in real time. The After Effects CC 2015 prim
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Re: the stupidity of adobe.
by Andrew Kimery 12 months ago
Jim Wiseman "That is, a basic problem with the CC model of distribution. " How so If you have a project in the current version of X AFAIK you can't open it in an older version of X. I know for sure y
I made a cat video with FCP X...
by Charlie Austin 1 year ago
A Cat! ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools. " I still need to play Track Tetris sometimes. An old game that
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Re: I made a cat video with FCP X...
by Darren Roark 1 year ago
David Mathis "What happens when you let fluffy in a Xerox machine You have a copy cat!" Xerox machines, those are the Catillacs of photocopy machines!
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wwdc
by Tom Sefton 1 year ago
Ummmm..... It's the first time I've really taken note, but can someone with more experience say whether all major announcements come in the first keynote address, because some updates to messaging, ph
Re: wwdc
by Darren Roark 1 year ago
Andrew Kimery "Yeah, my most irrational fear is probably of buying electronics and then having an better version come out right after my return window ends. lol" I think we share the same techupgrade
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Stirring the pot...
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
It's way too quiet here. So here's a link to my latest XinTwo blog post... https: www.xintwo.com now-you-can-edit-faster-and-produce-better-work Surely it's provocative enough to encourage others to r
Re: Stirring the pot...
by Charlie Austin 1 year ago
Walter Soyka "Premiere does have an easy way to snap a workspace layout back to its saved state. " Thanks Walter, that's the first time I've ever been wrong! lol ;-) ---------------------------------
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Beating a dead horse
by Herb Sevush 1 year ago
Beating a dead horse should be the name of this forum. For those who keep insisting that the Apple rollout of FCPX (as opposed to the product itself) was brilliant, Andrew Kimery, in a different threa
Re: Beating a dead horse
by Charlie Austin 1 year ago
Andrew Kimery "and since when does caring not caring prevent us from debating about something in here. ;)" touch :-) ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blo
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Luddites Rejoice!!!
by Charlie Austin 1 year ago
Found on the internets... ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools. " I still need to play Track Tetris sometime
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Re: Luddites Rejoice!!!
by Bob Zelin 1 year ago
And speaking of "bring out your dead" (I love Monty Python, and that type of humor) - A big hug out to Oliver Peters, that posted the link for updating your Mac 2009 4,1 into a 5,1 with a firmware upd
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How does the edited video be delivered to user during editing?
by Ivan Gao 1 year ago
I'm curious about the principle of video editing. When the video is edited on a certain NLE software, how does the computer display the edited result to the user on the preview screen Does it create a
Re: How does the edited video be delivered to user during editing?
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Ivan Gao "Does it create a temporal video file on the disk to store the edited result or just store the edited video stream in the memory " I don't believe it does either by default. When you playbac
Health Insurance
by Todd Terry 1 year ago
It's been a while since this was discussed in here (at least a brief search shows that), so it got me wondering if any of you have had any changes (or plans to change) how you are handling health insu
Re: Health Insurance
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Todd Terry "I personally want nothing for free" It's not free though anymore than public roads, public schools, the police and the fire department are free. Are people going to game the system Sure.
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Raid drive won't work in link media browser
by Alex Ojeda 3 years ago
I have a RAID 5 drive connected to my MACPRO Mid 2012 (MacPro5,1), OSX 10.9.2. Its working fine on OS. In Premiere Pro CC I can import files from it no problem, everything seems to be fine until I try
Re: Raid drive won't work in link media browser-POSSIBLE SOLUTION
by Will Doolittle 2 years ago
I had the exact same problem of the drive not showing up on the left side of the "Link media" browser (although it was visible and selectable in other functions like "Media Cache Files"). However, I w
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Is Humor back in corporate videos?
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
The Dollar Shave Club videos got me thinking....is corporate America ready for humor again in their videos Before 911 we had all kinds of spoof videos and humorous approaches to a concept. After 911 t
Re: Is Humor back in corporate videos?
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
The Delta ones are fun, but the below from Squatty Potty has to take the cake (I mean ice cream). https: www.youtube.com watch v=YbYWhdLO43Q
CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andy Field 1 year ago
What's up with that http: www.provideocoalition.com creative-cloud-trial-reduction
Re: CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
David Mathis "I would think after two weeks you will know if the software is right for you." Maybe, maybe not. A month gives you plenty of time even with interruptions that might keep you from testin
quicktime problems for adobe cc
by Ricardo Marty 1 year ago
All cc systens are compromised. Apple will not fix it and adobe hasnt offered a clue. Of course not being on the internet could mitigate posible damage but the creative cloud is internet http: fortune
Re: quicktime problems for adobe cc
by Walter Soyka 1 year ago
Andrew Kimery " To be the best of my knowledge Avid, BM, Lightworks, etc., have not. Go to the official Avid boards and you'll see users asking Avid to officially comment on it like Adobe already has
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Eye in the Sky
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
See it. Some of the drama is laid on a bit thick at times but see it. Mirren, Rickman, Paul (all the cast) nail it so you should go see it. I don't know why it's flying so far under the radar but you
Re: Eye in the Sky
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Tim Wilson "I really think that Eye in the Sky struck a tone for a political thriller I'd like to see much more often." Agreed. Hopefully it picks up some word of mouth steam and does well on VOD str
Is the debate over?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Sure is quiet in here, are we done
Re: Is the debate over?
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Tim Wilson "So, say I've got a CC 2016 project. I stop subscribing. That means no more freezing, because when I show back up 5 years later because I have the chance to remonetize assets, I can no lon
Is Apple redefining Safe Title?
by Anthony Dalesandro 1 year ago
Watching the video on ResearchKit at Apple's latest Keynote (http: youtu.be lYC6riNxmis), I noticed the lower thirds were pretty close to the corners of my TV screen (I was watching it on my Apple TV
Re: Is Apple redefining Safe Title?
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Anthony Dalesandro "I wonder if they're acknowledging this video will be web based only and putting the titles wherever they please " I'd say so. I've done a lot of work for the web and most of the t
Is it worth it to buy outright?
by Bobby Hall 1 year ago
I'm considering purchasing Avid Media Composer but I don't like the idea of paying a monthly fee for it, so I was thinking about buying it outright. Is it worth it to do that At some point the softwar
Re: Is it worth it to buy outright?
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Bobby Hall " Thanks for the replies everyone. I would also like to just own the program and keep it forever without having to constantly pay for updates, but I guess that's not really possible!" AFAI
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