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Banks Meador

Member Since:
June 19th 2001
71 Posts
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Columbia, SC
New Mac Pro (Late 2013) and CC 2014
by Banks Meador 5 years ago
Ok, I've been working on one of the new Mac Pro's from late 2013 and using CC 2013 with R3D footage quite successfully (though without great debayering performance on the R3D - I know it's supposed to
Re: New Mac Pro (Late 2013) and CC 2014
by Banks Meador 5 years ago
Hi, Dennis... Thanks for that. Oh, yes, I do indeed have a set of powerful gfx processors - the ones in the new Mac Pro - the 700's. Been looking forward to this 2014 release for a while now, but a fe
new mac pro
by Tom Sefton 5 years ago
Hi, Has After Effects, Premiere and Media Encoder been updated to take advantage of the dual GPU in the new Mac pro yet
Re: new mac pro
by Banks Meador 5 years ago
Yes, I'm wondering if anyone's had and experience with CC on the new Mac Pro. I need some intel to know if I should buy 3 for our office and upgrade from CS6. Anyone done some testing
Turn off Automatic Tool Suggestions in timeline?
by Chris Walsh 7 years ago
I've just come over from FC and am enjoying PPro 6 quite a bit. I've been a little frustrated with the way my cursor will switch to a "suggested tool" as I move it in the timeline. I like to select th
Re: Turn off Automatic Tool Suggestions in timeline?
by Banks Meador 7 years ago
Head to preferences trim and un-check the "Allow Selection tool to choose..." option. Should take away those suggestions. Banks
Move Clips on the Timeline With Keyboard (as in OPT key in FCP)?
by Banks Meador 7 years ago
Hi, gang... One of the many coming over from FCP, and I'd like to be able to move and duplicate clips on the Premiere 6 timelne with the keyboard, a-la holding down the Option key (on a Mac) and using
Re: Move Clips on the Timeline With Keyboard (as in OPT key in FCP)?
by Banks Meador 7 years ago
Kevin, Thanks for your response. It does help indeed. I haden't continued to hold down the option key to complete the edit. In FCP you release the option key to do the same function. I still haven't f
Premiere Pro CS 5.5 Monitoring Frame Rate Question
by Banks Meador 7 years ago
Hello everyone. FCP to PP editor here, and as I attempt to monitor my AVC-Intra 100 1080HD 23.976 footage on an external monitor via my Blackmagic Studio card, I seem to be missing a setting that was
Re: Premiere Pro CS 5.5 Monitoring Frame Rate Question
by Banks Meador 7 years ago
Chris, Thank you so much for the thoughts. I'm going to perhaps just have to wait til CS6... I've contacted BMD and we'll see what they say. Thanks again. Banks
what Nvidia card (Mac) for CS6?
by Russ Johnson 7 years ago
I read with interest the thread below about the possibility of Adobe supporting Radeon cards in MacPros, but I don't have the option of waiting to see if it materializes. I am currently running a 5770
Re: what Nvidia card (Mac) for CS6?
by Banks Meador 7 years ago
Thanks to you both for your input. We'll do just that - get one and see if it really makes a difference. Thanks again, Banks
Export layers from Illustrator for AE-I didnt make the logo-so kinda confused here
by Matt Stoltz 14 years ago
hey all -i know this is a common question but i have a logo that an agency did-I see all the layers in IIIustrator but when i import the logo in AE its not coming in as layers- the agency that created
Re: Export layers from Illustrator for AE-I didnt make the logo-so kinda confused here
by Banks Meador 8 years ago
This article is old, but the solution works great. http: illustrator.digitalmedianet.com article Illustrator-Objects-to-After-Effects-Layers-30923
Proper way to upgrade from 10.5.8 to 10.6.x
by Justin Williams 8 years ago
Not sure if this is the right place to put this, but here goes... Our post production facility is looking to dive into some new finishing software that requires Snow Leopard to run. However, our onlin
Re: Proper way to upgrade from 10.5.8 to 10.6.x
by Banks Meador 8 years ago
We're about to do the same thing - have you found any articles on the web that may be useful Perhaps someone here still may give some advice. Thanks! Banks
Was Apple planning a pro exodus from the get-go?
by Gustavo Bermudas 8 years ago
After reading apple's response as to "take your business somewhere else", it seems like Apple has been planning this pro users exodus from the beginning, I can assume only that the amount of R&D neede
Re: Was Apple planning a pro exodus from the get-go?
by Banks Meador 8 years ago
But John Berpskin " Or another way of looking at it is that NO ONE has built a NLE from the ground up that is file based (vs tape based which every other editor is) and this is the first step of the j
"Accepting Reality" from a Former COW Pinnacle Liquid Chrome Forum Moderator
by Banks Meador 8 years ago
My 3-man 4-seat company and I held on to Fast Pinnacle Avid Liquid Chrome as long as we could until about 3 years ago we saw the writing on the wall: Avid was not going to develop a strong competitor
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Re: "Accepting Reality" from a Former COW Pinnacle Liquid Chrome Forum Moderator
by Banks Meador 8 years ago
Jerry, The main reason I feel there is no plan to bring this new application to half the functionality of FCP7 is because SO MANY of the little things are missing from FCPX. It would take something ne
Final Cut Pro 7, Color 1.5, and Leopard Snow, buggy or worth upgrade?
by Clint Nitkiewicz Hernandez 10 years ago
I dont mean worth the upgrade by means of money, but means of quality and bugs, speed, efficiency, etc. I am in the middle of editing a feature film using fcp 6.5. I will be coloring in the next few m
Re: Final Cut Pro 7, Color 1.5, and Leopard Snow, buggy or worth upgrade?
by Banks Meador 9 years ago
I'm running FC Studio 3 on 10.5. I just moved over to Mac FCP several months ago from a PC running XP and Avid Liquid Chrome. Generally I've been very pleased, but render performance is dismal (1920x1
How To: Center Cut HD into a SD 4:3 Timeline?
by Banks Meador 10 years ago
Hi, everyone... My appoligies if this has been addressed in a previous post - I searched and found nothing on this specific topic. I have a 30 minute time sensitive football coach's show that needs to
Re: How To: Center Cut HD into a SD 4:3 Timeline?
by Banks Meador 10 years ago
Walter, Thanks for the quick response! I'll do that. Is there a way to set a preference on how FCP scales HD clips in a TL Thanks again, Banks
FCP6 / mxf44qt installation question
by Banks Meador 10 years ago
Hi, all... I've just purchased MXF4MAC's MXFQT Import, and I'm awaiting the response on their challenge code, so I'm in a fully functional 10 day demo. I've watched Ross' demo of the product here on t
Re: FCP6 / mxf44qt installation question
by Banks Meador 10 years ago
Nevermind! Found it in a hidden spot called "customize" during the install process. Thanks, Banks
MXF vs. ProRes 422/HQ...? (AVC Intra Footage)
by Norman Greenwood 10 years ago
I am planning on shooting a short film in AVC-I 100 and had a 2-part question: I know that I can transcode my AVC-I footage into FCP to make it ProRes 422. But I also found a plug-in to edit MXF files
Re: MXF vs. ProRes 422/HQ...? (AVC Intra Footage)
by Banks Meador 10 years ago
Jeremy, Thanks again! I ordered my copy of FCS3 and we'll see! Exciting, ain't it Banks
FCP / P2 / HPM110 workflow question
by Banks Meador 10 years ago
Hi everyone... New to FCP, and I would like to know if I can link DVCPROHD P2 media directly from my Panasonic HPM110 into FCP 6. The reason I'd like to do this is because we produce a major division
Re: FCP / P2 / HPM110 workflow question
by Banks Meador 10 years ago
Shane, thanks for the insight. You feel like this would work for a single stream of 720 over USB 2.0 or Firewire 400 Last year we stuck with DV50, but I'd like to move up to 720 if possible. Thanks ag
Proxy Aspect
by Banks Meador 11 years ago
Hi, everyone... I'm working with a 2000 and love the proxy function. One thing has eluded me, however, and that's how to change the aspect of the proxy file to match my 16:9 format I may be shooting.
Re: Proxy Aspect
by David Coleman 11 years ago
I've noticed the same thing. If you get an answer, let me know. I can't get 4GB cards to be recognized by any computer after formatting in the camera either. Are you having any luck with larger cards
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