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Bernhard G.

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Wish List For Next Update
by David Mathis 5 years ago
There a couple of things I would like to see in the next version of X: 1. The ability to customize and save a layout for interface depending where you are at in workflow. You could do this in 7 and ve
Re: Wish List For Next Update
by Bernhard G. 5 years ago
+1 for "White point color picker in the color correction options." Color Corrector's ColorPicker+Shapes Masking tools available in EVERY FILTER and EFFECT per default additional BaseSpline and BezierS
Exporting H.264 Using High Quality Profile
by Bryan Mullennix 5 years ago
I have the need to export some footage into the h.264 codec and need to do so in the High Quality profile. Apparently FCPX and Compressor don't have the option for the High Quality profile. I could ex
Re: Exporting H.264 Using High Quality Profile
by Bernhard G. 5 years ago
Hello, the simple reasons are x264's sovereigns quality and it's speed within HandBrake. Streamclip uses quicktime components to encode H.264: means it either uses the same component as Compressor; or
Projects (.fcpproject) are now Events (.fcpevent) in 10.1
by Dave Jenkins 5 years ago
I was digging around in the .fcpbundle (package) and noticed that the extension for Projects (.fcpproject) are now Events (.fcpevent) in 10.1 Dajen Productions, Santa Barbara, CA MacPro 3.2GHz Quad Co
Re: Projects (.fcpproject) are now Events (.fcpevent) in 10.1
by Bernhard G. 5 years ago
This is something I don't understand because I don't see the sense behind putting a Project into an Event, since Apple themselves suggest to create separate Events without media data for Projects (whi
Anybody HAPPY?
by Tim Wilson 5 years ago
Far be it from me to start a thread that might lead to some positive energy LOL but I'm curious. Is anybody looking at this and saying, "Wow, what a great update," or "This has exactly the features I
Re: Anybody HAPPY?
by Bernhard G. 5 years ago
Hoped for a feature update; e.g. the new pipette for white balance as alternative to automatic CC; or the slightly brighter GUI scheme from iMovie ;-) But I definitely understand that 10.1 is a big en
Hit Film
by David Mathis 6 years ago
Just noticed that Hit Film is available for Mac, or should be soon. Any thoughts Looks promising and the price seems to be reasonable.
Re: Hit Film
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Shawn Miller "I'm actually surprised at how robust the roto and composting tools have become in Blender." Blender is great under the hood. But it would be a killer-app if someone would turn it into t
iMovie'13 Libraries on NAS shares? Anyone tested yet?
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Hello, I really like the chance of Final Cut Libraries. Did anyone had a chance to run a test if a iMovie'13 Library could be directly stored on a common NAS share If yes: It would be very interesting
Re: iMovie'13 Libraries on NAS shares? Anyone tested yet?
by Charlie Austin 6 years ago
Bernhard Grininger "if a iMovie'13 Library could be directly stored on a common NAS share " I was messing with it at work the other day and don't think you can, though I'm not positive. -------------
up-converting 720 to 1080 for HDCAM transfer in FCPX
by Jack Niedenthal 6 years ago
I shot a short film at 1280x720 24 fps. I needed to up-convert the project to 1920x1080 to transfer the film to HDCAM. What I did was select the entire project on the timeline, copied it, then made a
Re: up-converting 720 to 1080 for HDCAM transfer in FCPX
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Hi! Really interesting. But why does it have to be once again a server-solution, for probably at least $ 20.000 I'd guess How are the chances for a simple&affordable drag&drop app for OSX with a reaso
FCP-X and GTX680 vs Radeon7950?
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Hello, I'm in a dilemma. For a 2009 MacPro i need a new GFX board; needs to be official native mac, so EVGA GTX680 2GB Mac or Sapphire Radeon 7950 3GB Mac (no K5000). It should be used with FCP-X and
Re: FCP-X and GTX680 vs Radeon7950?
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Hello Craig, these benchmarks are one reason for my doubts :-) It appears both boards are similar powerful. (I even consolidated barefeats' results into a spreadsheet to have a better overview...) The
Slice X with added Mocha released!
by Steve Connor 6 years ago
In other, non-Adobe CC news. http: www.coremelt.com products slicex-powered-by-mocha.html This is going to be very useful! Steve Connor There's nothing we can't argue about on the FCPX COW Forum
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Zeb Chadfield liked this 6 years ago
Re: Slice X with added Mocha released!
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
:) crunch is good. No, but as far as I understand, planar tracking is a variation of optical flow analysis. Therefor you need no explicit tracking points since the tracker identifies and follows the p
Motion Tracking
by Jacob Brown 6 years ago
I'm sure you guys have seen the Mocha powered SliceX plugin that I am linking below. But of course it's not available yet. Am wondering if there are other motion tracking plug-ins I've been learning R
Re: Motion Tracking
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
T. Payton "If apple would add a few more little icons to the correction: track, b-spline & bezier shape, that would be mighty sweet." YES! +1 from me And it would be great if the masking tool palette
1080/50p reccomendation
by George Kalogeris 6 years ago
recommended settings for exporting to file from CS6 (archiving purposes) I have 1080 50p footage from Sony NEX-EA50 and I 'd like to do some renderless cut-joins. Also what could be the best settings
Re: 1080/50p reccomendation
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Video on a DVD is always interlaced, even if the source was progressive. Those DVD players are able to read a flag in the datastream that tells them, that the two stored fields belong to a single fram
Frame conversion for Blu Ray
by vasko vasilev 6 years ago
Hi, i am currently working on a project shot on DSLR with a framerate of 25p. Now i have to burn the final movie on Blu Ray in Encore. From what i understand Blu Ray doesn't offer 25p(only 25i). I am
Re: Frame conversion for Blu Ray
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Hello, 1) You could activate Frame Blending in AME; under the hood this means: 1080p 25 interpolated to 1080p 50 reduced to 1080i 25 or 2) You could place Your sequence in a 1080p 50 AfterFX compositi
Embeded Project Composition?
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Hello, just saw the video of the new SUGARfx subtitling plugin: http: www.sugarfx.tv info subtitles_SUGARfx.html Please does anyone know what is meant with 'Embeded Project Composition' A hint on the
Re: Embeded Project Composition?
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Thank You!
Downconversion issue
by Andrea Pizzi 6 years ago
This is my problem : i cannot create a good quality standard definition PAL DVD from AVCHD 1080 50i i've recorded some AVCHD clips with my panasonic ag ac160 at 1080 50i in final cut pro x i've create
Re: Downconversion issue
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Hello, one more app to test for You: http: www.squared5.com MPEG Streamclip has a very sophisticated scaling! Sharp images without flickering nor aliasing. (Set scaling to interlaced, Better Scaling,
Field issues with 1080i & 1080p on same timeline...
by Harjite Dosanjh 6 years ago
Hi Guys, Need some advice with the following issue. I have footage captured form a Sony Z1 and from a Canon 5D MKII. My Sony footage is 1440x1080i and my Canon footage is 1920x1080p. Im using Premiere
Re: Field issues with 1080i & 1080p on same timeline...
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Hello, my tip would be to copy everything from Your sequence into a 1920x1080 p sequence with double frame rate. You'll need to activate frame blending for every 1080p clip to interpolate the missing
2012 27" iMac & Premiere Pro CS6 - compatible?
by Eric Larock 6 years ago
Hi, I'd like to purchase a new iMac for my work, as we have a copy of CS6 that we'd like to edit with, but I don't see any support on Adobe's website for the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX 2GB GDDR5. Adobe
Re: 2012 27" iMac & Premiere Pro CS6 - compatible?
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Hello, why is there a need for native support or for a workaround to hack the app at all I absolutely understand, Adobe can't test ALL possible hw-combinations, especially with the huge range of produ
Sequence Color Space?
by Jef Huey 6 years ago
As I understand things about Premiere (and that is not much) the Sequence does not have an inherent color space. Is that true So my question is what is the color space when you bring Red footage into
Re: Sequence Color Space?
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Angelo Lorenzo "With that said, Adobe is TERRIBLE at documenting the nuances of export." Hello, what I've heard, Adobe is listening! So please write Feature Request! I'd also appreciate more consiste
using 'scale to frame size' will it effect the quality on the final export?
by Tino D'Voe 6 years ago
Can someone please clarify this info I've read different opinions online on how this effects footage with premiere cs6. From what I understand so far, the auto scale function not only makes your video
Re: using 'scale to frame size' will it effect the quality on the final export?
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Hello, I absolutely agree applying the 'Fit so Sequence' function on all clips; it could also be turned to default in the preferences. I would find it helpful, if this was standard, but I would also a
Is Media 100 Dead?
by jeremy Rowell 6 years ago
Have not seen any updates in awhile, and no upgrades are planned. Is it time to start looking at alternatives when I am adding new systems to my production facility Anyone have any information that po
Re: Is Media 100 Dead?
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Hello, from a cold analytical point of view I think a drawback for M100 is, that it relies on Quicktime architecture (doesn't Boris RED either ). Apple decided to EOL Quicktime architecture and replac
PPro CS6 and rendering
by Brian Cooney 6 years ago
being a long time FCP editor, It's great being able to work with multiple native clips within a PPro timeline. I've just switched over and I'm noticign rendering times being quite a bit longer than FC
Re: PPro CS6 and rendering
by Bernhard G. 6 years ago
Hello, currently, PremierePro does Smart Rendering as FCP7 X or MediaComposer does, only for a handful of formats which means, only those portions of the sequence are rendered that need to be in case,
Upscale/upres DVCPro HD 720p material to 1080p
by Juan Morales 7 years ago
Hi everyone, I'm about to grade a feature documentary film this week, and have a bunch of shots that are filmed 720p (25fps by the way) in the DVCPro HD codec. What is the best method to upscale upres
Re: Upscale/upres DVCPro HD 720p material to 1080p
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello, yes, give Smoke2013 a try. Choose the Lanczos filter. Smoke has the very best software scaling I've seen so far. Best regards, Bernhard
Media 100 and Up-res'ing/teranex/compressor/etc
by Jack Shepard 7 years ago
I have some questions about mixing SD footage with HD footage. I am working on a documentary where there is footage from a whole ton of different sources, codecs, sizes and different frame rates. In M
Re: Media 100 and Up-res'ing/teranex/compressor/etc
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Only want to add that I find it astonishing that our cheap consumer TV-sets (super resolution, noise reduction, de-interlacing, etc.) have better image processing algorithms than we professionals have
DCVPROHD 1080i to DVD
by Dave Simpson 7 years ago
Hi All, I have a program edited for Broadcast done in DVCPROHD 1080i. I also need to make a DVD for a presentation. How should I export the timeline to burn a DVD in I DVD and maintain as much quality
Re: DCVPROHD 1080i to DVD
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello, The topic You should be interested here is scaling and file-based standards conversion; DVD-coding itself is not the problem, since You could get the very best coder in the industry for an affo
News: Matrox Announces Professional Video Streaming and Recording Appliance at IBC 2012
by Cow News Droid 7 years ago
Matrox Monarch Provides Simultaneous Live Web Streaming and High-Quality Video Recording (Amsterdam IBC, Netherlands--September 8, 2012) Matrox introduced Matrox Monarch , a professional video streami
Re: News: Matrox Announces Professional Video Streaming and Recording Appliance at IBC 2012
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello, would be interested in further details: - Is it based on Matrox MAX (great quality - would like it) - Does it de-interlace and scale (like MAX) - Does it encode Full HD If yes, then also 1080p
new Quadro K5000 versus GTX570 on OSX? � any expectations?
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello, I'm considering an EVGA GTX570 with 2.5GB. Now Nvidia announced the Quadro K5000 with 4GB for the MacPro. Any idea if CUDA OpenCL performance on K5000 will really be that well to justify the x4
Re: new Quadro K5000 versus GTX570 on OSX? - any expectations?
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Thank You! It is said that the Kepler architecture does not perform CUDA as well as Fermi on comparable platforms... (Doesn't mean GTX is better than Quadro.) I think the GTX570 will do a good job. Be
Is Kona Hardware HD to SD down conversion better than compressor software??
by John Martin 7 years ago
Current workflow: I'm receiving a 1920x1080 produced TV spot in animation codec, transcoding from 24 FPS to 29.97 Pores 422, Importing HD prores footage into a native 4:3 timeline (letter boxing), out
Re: Is Kona Hardware HD to SD down conversion better than compressor software??
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello Walter, since You are also a Smoke-user, did You had a chance to compare Smoke's down scaling (Lanczos with Adaptive field processing) with Kona3 (Bdw: Kona3's scaling seems to be better than Ki
new Blackmagic products I would like to see
by Bob Zelin 7 years ago
Hi - first, I too want my new Blackmagic products, like the Teranex, and Camera. So no matter what I suggest here, even if Blackmagic said "yes - we will do it" - I know that I would not see it until
Re: new Blackmagic products I would like to see
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Yes, and BMD also needs to take care that they don't get a negative corporate image as the 'waste collectors' of the industry, sorry BMD ;-) The past acquisitions can be seen under the banner of democ
Mac Pro 2010 with ATI Radeon 5870 and Nvidia Quadro 4000
by Kelly Chen 7 years ago
Hi, I have installed on my 2010 Mac Pro: Slot 1 ATI Radeon HD 5870 Slot 2 Nvidia Quadro 4000 How do I get Premiere 6 to work with my Quadro I want to use the Mercury playback engine. I have just switc
Re: Mac Pro 2010 with ATI Radeon 5870 and Nvidia Quadro 4000
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello, recently in a magazine I read CS5.5 had been tested on a so-called 'Nvidia Maximus' system, which is a Windows PC with a Quadro2000 + Tesla C2075. Would be interesting to know if this means we
Blackmagic Cinema Camera at News Studio
by João Santos 7 years ago
Is possible to use the Cinema Camera in a TV Studio for news using B4 mounts lens And about the control like CCU control iris and color There is any software for that Would be a great for replace old
Re: Blackmagic Cinema Camera at News Studio
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello, I hope for a Blackmagic Broadcast Camera: It could use the same sensor but with a B4 mount. The sensor is capable for readout at 59.59 fps. (Also I read rumors that higher frame rates could com
Please can anyone advise - combine interlaced and progressive
by louis shula 7 years ago
Please please can anyone help me with this I've posted it twice before now but haven't got a response. I want to combine 25p and 50i avchd footage in premiere cs5 using a macbook pro, and then export
Re: Please can anyone advise - combine interlaced and progressive
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello, AME's de-interlacing is as worse as inside PP. So it makes no difference. For DVD-encoding simple choose the MPEG2 DVD anamorphic preset. Regarding to the 'massive ' data amount': we profession
Camera and VGA to HDMI adapter
by Mathieu Marano 7 years ago
Hi, I'm looking to buy an affordable camera kit (two cameras with tripod) to go with my Atem 1 M E. I'm looking for a sensitive camera (high ISO, low noise). I was looking at the Sony VG-20 and the Ca
Re: Camera and VGA to HDMI adapter
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello, I have extreme good experience with the Gefen VGA Audio To HDMI Scaler http: www.gefen.com kvm dproduct.jsp prod_id=8915 and it's for an affordable price. It converts any VGA framerate and reso
Will Teranex decode closed captioning?
by John Christie 7 years ago
Hi folks The new Teranex products look amazing! Does anyone know if they will be able to display HD closed captioning The preliminary specs say they can pass it through, but don't mention decoding. Ch
Re: Will Teranex decode closed captioning?
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Jeff Hartman "Methinks there is still a place for both." Absolutely :-) ... two different worlds ... But it is difficult to understand that while our NLEs and Transcoding Apps are delivering simply a
Media Composer 6 and Color Precision
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello, Please does Media Composer 6 support 32-bit float color precision rendering I haven't found this information anywhere. Also I haven't found the user manual for download the fist thing I'm looki
Re: Media Composer 6 and Color Precision
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello Daniel, so MC does 16bit RGB all the time Is every single dissolve, filer and effect capable to be processed at actually 16bit Thank You and best regards, Bernhard
Thunderbolt is a good idea but...
by Mel Feliciano 7 years ago
I was going to put Teranex on the subject line but I noticed that people on this forums get bored just by hearing that name. Am I the only one exited about this product It is been advertised as a "hig
Re: Thunderbolt is a good idea but...
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Mel Feliciano "Am I the only one exited about this product " Hello Mel! No, You aren't the only one who is excited!!! Thought I hoped for a product more like the Matrox CompressHD board (Teranex Mini
Write Permissions Error during Acquiring from/to AFP Network Volume
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello, we have M100 2.1.1 on OSX 10.6.8. We are using an Open-E V6 NAS to share volumes over AFP. Years ago we had problems to acquire media that did not need to be transcoded and got a Write Permissi
Re: Write Permissions Error during Acquiring from/to AFP Network Volume
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello Floh, Thank You for replying! We have updatet Open-E to V6. But I don't think this is the problem since the problem occurs with the update to M100 V2.1 Best regards, Bernhard
I can only dream
by luke irvine 7 years ago
Here is my vision of a happy BMD future hyperdeck studios that can record and playback at the same time. Instant replay style or delayed playback. ( like my hdd pvr at home!!!) hyperdecks that have pr
Re: I can only dream
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello, I dream of: - BMD acquiring Woodman Labs, manufacturer of the GoPro Cams and owner of the Cineform Codecs; allowing BMD to implement Cineform on the HyperDecks and giving away licenses of the b
Positioning Media 100
by Marcus Warren 7 years ago
Just a thought that I have had for a few weeks and thought that I would throw it out: Would it make sense to competitively position Media 100 against Autodesk Smoke With Media 100 Suite including RED,
Re: Positioning Media 100
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hmmm... Such a feature could be the usage of AJA's, Matrox's and now after the acquisition of Teranex, BMD's hardware scaler within the timeline; meaning file-based and not as usual only while capture
Media 100 and Marketing
by Marcus Warren 7 years ago
I am blessed to now have two Macs running Media 100 so I thought that I would share some thoughts at this juncture. This has been mentioned several times on this forum; there's not enough Media 100 ma
Re: Media 100 and Marketing
by Bernhard G. 7 years ago
Hello Marcus, form a consumer point of view I would also appreciate a better marketing. Marketing not only is something to gain new customers, but also a form of legitimation for current ones. So as Y
Some thoughts on Media Composer vs. Symphony
by Bernhard G. 8 years ago
Hello, since the release of FCP-X I was also considering Avid Media Composer (I never worked with) as the new editing software to go, but I wanted to wait for version 6.0. The new MC seams to be an ex
Re: Some thoughts on Media Composer vs. Symphony
by Bernhard G. 8 years ago
Hello Job, Thank You for the clarification! Now I'm even more confused why there is still a differentiation between MC and Symphony. And the information with the dongle makes the differentiation even
ATEM Television Studio: Picture-in-Picture Effect? / H.264 Recording Formats?
by Bernhard G. 8 years ago
Hello, currently we are using a software solution on a MacbookPro for mixing two Video Signals for further encoding into H.264. We are seeking for a more robust solution. The ATEM Television Studio se
Re: ATEM Television Studio: Picture-in-Picture Effect? / H.264 Recording Formats?
by Scott Francis 8 years ago
Good questions...hope for some good input on them! Regards Scott Francis Mind's Eye Audio Video Productions
Why dont' many use Premiere??
by Milton Hockman 9 years ago
i did a focus group at NAB this year. They tested me on using Premiere. I'm an avid final cut user. After the test, i was like "Premiere does everything the others do why not use it" however, the mind
Re: Why dont' many use Premiere??
by Paul Del Vecchio 9 years ago
Hi Milton, Being an Avid and FCP editor, but someone who loves Premiere and would love to see it gain more ground, I'll give you my opinion as to why I don't go for Premiere. Here goes: I sure as hell
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Bernhard G. liked this 9 years ago
Feature request
by Rich Rubasch 9 years ago
Not sure if this is possible, but how about writing an app that can take advantage of the processing power of the chipset in a LHi or K3 so we could take say, an anamorphic SD clip and run it thru the
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Bernhard G. liked this 9 years ago
Re: Feature request
by Jeremy Garchow 9 years ago
SD to SD, there's minimal scaling. Are you sure your field order is setup properly
Come on AJA Firmware 2!
by Arnaud Paris 9 years ago
The firmware 2 wit RS 422 support was supposed to be released this summer and now it's fall with a new ki pro mini announcement but no sign of the firmware 2! Come on AJA, it's great to attract new cu
Re: Come on AJA Firmware 2!
by AJA Sales Department 9 years ago
Arnaud P. - Please note that in North America, summer, which you correctly noted as the announced ship date for Ki Pro 2.0 firmware, does not end until September 21st. You should expect the firmware u
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Bernhard G. liked this 9 years ago
Black Magic HD Extreme 3D, Decklink HD Extreme & HP Dreamcolor = Cailbration?
by Sean Kapleton 9 years ago
Hello We just got a HD Extreme 3D to test and compare to the AJA HDP2 and I am curious about set up and calibration with my HP Dreamcolor. 1)HDlink Utility settings is something I am confused about be
Re: Black Magic HD Extreme 3D, Decklink HD Extreme & HP Dreamcolor = Cailbration?
by Bernhard G. 9 years ago
Hi Kristian, I've started a thread here at the FCP-forum on the same topic but with another issue: http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 8 1101756 We did (visually) solve the problem by setting "Scale
HP Dreamcolor 2480zx / Plunge bar invisible
by Bernhard G. 9 years ago
Hi, I'm using a Dreamcolor with a Matrox MXO2Rack over a BMD HDLink 3D DisplayPort in Rec.709 color space for monitoring. According to the manual, the plunge bar (little brighter than video black) of
Re: HP Dreamcolor 2480zx / Plunge bar invisible
by Bernhard G. 9 years ago
Today I tested the configurations once again and i got it work: The BMD HDLink 3D DP has a little confusing option "Scale to view illegal YUV colors" (It could be found under "Preferences...", not in
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