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Trapcode Form crashing Ae on switch to GPU render
by Brad Bussé 4 months ago
I'm on the latest version of Adobe CC, Trapcode Form 4.0.1. I'm applying one of the fluid dynamic presets, and it works fine with CPU (albeit only using 8% of my 12-core xeon when previewing). So I tr
Re: Trapcode Form crashing Ae on switch to GPU render
by Michael Szalapski 3 months ago
GPU acceleration in Form Particular isn't useful on calculating the fluid movement - it's only helpful on the rendering of the particles themselves (and that only in certain situations). So GPU settin
ProRes encoding added to Pr 13.0.2 for Windows!
by Brad Bussé 5 months ago
Update is live. Not sure yet if it includes ProRes raw--wasn't mentioned in the update notes.
Re: ProRes encoding added to Pr 13.0.2 for Windows!
by Todd Perchert 5 months ago
That's alright Dave, you can update in 2 years. It might work correctly then.
2019 Hardware Encoding not supported on $3k 12-core xeon chip?
by Brad Bussé 6 months ago
Which Intel chips support the new hardware encoding feature for exports in CC 2019 I just tried using it but it's greyed out and says my hardware isn't compatible. I'm on a Dell Precision 7920 with, a
Re: 2019 Hardware Encoding not supported on $3k 12-core xeon chip?
by Brad Bussé 5 months ago
Is the architecture specific to the Core series, "QuickSync" What's the thought behind leveraging the dedicated hardware decoding in the Intel Core series over leveraging the dedicated hardware decodi
Exporting six Dolby tracks and two stereo tracks in one QT
by Aleem Hossain 6 months ago
I have to deliver a quicktime of a full-length feature film for a streaming service. Their specs say that there needs to be 8 tracks of audio (L, R, C, Lfe, Ls, Rs, Stereo-Left, Stereo-Right. I see a
Re: Exporting six Dolby tracks and two stereo tracks in one QT
by Brad Bussé 5 months ago
The surround panner (dot in the square grid) is for mixing your channel within a surround space while doing a surround mix within Premiere. What you want is to setup a designated sequence for delivery
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Is 100mbps h264 better or worse than 100mbps Prores?
by Andy Zou 6 months ago
Hypothetically, if both options were available, like a gh4 recording to external media. My assumption is that the h264 will be better, since the Prores must attribute data to the extra 2 chroma channe
Re: Is 100mbps h264 better or worse than 100mbps Prores?
by Brad Bussé 5 months ago
Welcome to the rabbit hole: https: forum.blackmagicdesign.com viewtopic.php f=21&t=73834
1080p60 ProRes HQ single stream using 98% of 12-core xeon
by Brad Bussé 6 months ago
I'm working on a project which has footage recorded as 1080p60 ProRes HQ, and when I import into Premiere 2018 and play a single stream back in the viewer or canvas, it's using up 98% of my available
Premiere Pro 2018 - 5.1 Surround Monitoring
by Brian Ford 7 months ago
We are currently working on a project that will deliver in 5.1. The music score, sound design and final audio mix will be delivered to us as a master file which we will then sync to our video. I have
Re: Premiere Pro 2018 - 5.1 Surround Monitoring
by Brad Bussé 7 months ago
If there's a possibility that you may switch your workstations to Windows in the future, I'd avoid the Motu and Apollo 5.1 interfaces--their Windows drivers are both terrible. Instead go with the Pres
Anyone know why I can't get 30fps exactly in a DNX MXF OP1a?
by Matthew Ross 2 years ago
I'm transcoding some AVIs to something more efficient and I'd prefer to go to MXF OP1a (we re Windows based). The AVIs are 30fps exactly (not 29.97), and I'd like to keep them that way, but in Media E
Re: Anyone know why I can't get 30fps exactly in a DNX MXF OP1a?
by Brad Bussé 8 months ago
Did you get any more information about this I'm running into the same issue with a 4K DNxHR project in Premiere.
Hidden Media Cache - can it be moved from boot?
by Brad Bussé 8 months ago
Does anyone know why Premiere splits up the media caches between the designated location and the AppData location on Windows I have a dedicated SSD for cache and I'd like to host the hidden cache file
External Hard Drive Recommendations?
by Carlen Cyphers 8 months ago
Hey guys, I've been shooting quite a bit of 4K footage lately (I don't do this professionally, just for personal use e.g. vacations, etc) and I really need something to archive old footage as my 1TB H
Re: External Hard Drive Recommendations?
by Brad Bussé 8 months ago
Yeah, I have a toaster but don't trust it for cloning. I just use it for dual mounting. On Mac OS SuperDuper is good for doing smart backups and cloning. If you're going bare drives, HGST are good--th
Software or dongle license?
by Brad Bussé 9 months ago
From my understanding, the advantage of the software license is that you can install on 2 machines, and the advantage of the dongle license is that you can install Fusion as a stand-alone. Aside from
Re: Software or dongle license?
by Brad Bussé 9 months ago
Thanks, Michael. Yeah, I'd love for Resolve to add support for encoding ProRes too. Hopefully we'll at least get read support for ProRes Raw in Resolve Fusion in a couple of months when the Apple Atom
Dropping frames on rendered timeline
by Brad Bussé 10 months ago
Running a Windows 10 workstation with: dual 8-core xeons, 128GB RAM, GTX 1080, SSD boot, 24TB Thunderbolt 2 RAID-5. I'm constantly battling frames dropping and choppy playback in my timeline, even wit
Re: Dropping frames on rendered timeline
by Brad Bussé 9 months ago
Looks like I finally got this resolved. I added a dedicated SSD drive for Pr and Ae cache and preview files yesterday. That did not fix the problem. Then overnight I was batch transcoding and running
sequence starts playing double speed
by Brad Bussé 9 months ago
When in the Deliver mode, I'm used to seeing the playback start to play at double speed, but recently I've experienced this in the Edit mode. I'm on version 15.0.0.086 (not Studio licensed yet).
Opening FS5 Footage Recorded On Atomos Shogun
by Nate Winspear 11 months ago
Hi everyone, In a bit of a bind here. I was asked to edit a trailer that was shot on a couple of FS5s with the RAW firmware update and recorded using an Atomos Shogun Inferno. Everything was given to
Re: Opening FS5 Footage Recorded On Atomos Shogun
by Brad Bussé 11 months ago
Yeah, there's not as of yet any support for ProRes Raw aside from FCP X, software-wise. If you have an Inferno, you could try copying the files onto an SSD and playback, then export signal to another
no dual CPU support?
by Brad Bussé 11 months ago
I recently added a second 8-core xeon to my system. I'm transcoding some FS5m2 footage and Rousource Monitor shows that AME is only utilizing the cores from one CPU. Other programs like Pr are able to
AJA Io 4K with DAWs
by Brad Bussé 1 year ago
I'm trying to integrate a post-production video workstation with a 5.1 DAW workstation. How well does the Io 4K work with DAWs like Nuendo and Reaper Also, what does the 4K plus version offer that the
Ae 2017 multi-core?
by Brad Bussé 3 years ago
I didn't see it in the change notes. Is multi-core threaded rendering back in Ae in this revision
Re: Ae 2017 multi-core?
by Matt Smith 8 months ago
Yes, it is rendering back and we need to upgrade the techniques which are listed in https: applesupportnumber.net apple-customer-service and it is having a list of library functions too.
After Effects 2015.3 released
by Walter Soyka 3 years ago
The latest version of After Effects, Ae CC 2015.3, has just been released. Here are the highlights: https: www.adobe.com products aftereffects features.html And here are are the more comprehensive rel
Re: After Effects 2015.3 released
by Brad Bussé 3 years ago
So if you want to retain multi-core rendering as well as backward compatibility for safety on 2015 projects, I assume we should be retaining both CC 2014 as well as CC 2015 along with CC 2015.3
Stuck at 100% when trying to open projects
by Brad Bussé 3 years ago
Audition cc 2015 latest revision. Mac Pro 2013. I put in 16 hours on a project and I need to wrap it up today, but when I open the project it gets stuck at 98, 99 or 100% and never opens. I tried rese
Re: Stuck at 100% when trying to open projects
by Brad Bussé 3 years ago
Update: Fresh install fixed it.
Team Render - Client prepares to render then goes idle
by Brad Bussé 3 years ago
I've setup a client PC to render alongside my Mac. When I team render to picture viewer, my client says it's allocating space to render, then before the render starts it just goes back to Idle. Pings
Re: Team Render - Client prepares to render then goes idle
by Brad Bussé 3 years ago
Yes, the last thing my client says is rendering, then as soon as it says that it immediately switches into Idle mode. I had another Mac client that worked for a couple weeks fine then stopped. I tried
Element only single-core?
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
I'm working on a project with heavy geometry in Element v2.2.2. On my 2013 8 D700 it runs inside of the Element interface with full textures, 8k HDR, physical shaders, AO, etc. slick as can be. When I
Re: Element only single-core?
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
Not much at this point in the workflow (the character models are already reduced and using normal maps), but I'm 2 3 done now. I did find that in Element there is a checkbox for optimizing geometry wh
white screens on AME renders - Mac
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
I'm up against a deadline on a project with lots of Ae renders, so I'm using AME to render timelines in the background while I continue to work. I have 3 screens connected to my 2013 Mac Pro, and when
Re: white screens on AME renders - Mac
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
I just noticed that if I use Expose to show all windows or the desktop, the white goes away, but comes back when I go back to working display mode. So it doesn't appear to be monitor cable related, bu
To upgrade or not: Anyone share these feelings?
by Frank Lombardi 4 years ago
I am looking to hear from those of you who are successfully running a stable system with as late as (or latest) versions of both Apple and Adobe software. I am wondering if I should upgrade to somethi
Re: To upgrade or not: Anyone share these feelings?
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
The 6-core w Mountain Lion running CC 2014 is probably one of the most stable and best bang for the buck systems right now. I'd say you'd be fine upgrading your OS, but if you're stable just wait. I'm
Mac Pro MONSTER running slow?
by Ronald Davis 4 years ago
This Mac Pro 16 GB of RAM, Terabyte of Memory, and 2 x 2.66 GHz Processor and it's running Premiere super slow We're all a bit confused here. I mean, the thing should be running at tremendous speed, a
Re: Mac Pro MONSTER running slow?
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
That is definitely not a beast (even in lower case) Mac Pro. That Mac pro sells for $230 on Amazon. A beast Mac Pro sells for over $10K. If you want to try and make that system work with Premiere and
Photoshop Server - 26 GB of RAM, what is it?
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
The past couple of days my Premiere has been crashing and freezing my system (2013 Mac Pro w 64 GB RAM running latest Yosemite and latest Adobe apps). I got an error last night saying that my computer
Adobe backpedals on Metal commitment
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
Adobe, I was really glad last year when you put up a poll for Ae users to give feedback on whether we wanted you to focus on massive speed improvements over the next year, or stick with features. I wa
Re: Adobe backpedals on Metal commitment
by Dave LaRonde 4 years ago
Well, it's not QUITE as small as you might think, Michael. I got called out on it on the Adobe web site. Apparently there's also a "new features development" team, too. They're the folks who created t
After Effects CC - poor CPU usage on ("new") MacPro
by Emanuel Schwermer 4 years ago
Hello forum from Munich, I know, there are many posts about (more or less) my topic, but even after reading for almost 2 hours I can not find a proper fix. Sorry! What I do: rendering out some 6000 5K
Re: After Effects CC - poor CPU usage on ("new") MacPro
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
Here's the link: http: blogs.adobe.com aftereffects 2015 06 features-not-available-in-after-effects-cc-2015-13-5.html "If you still want to use these features with your project, you can open project f
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what’s new and changed in the upcoming update to After Effects CC 2015
by Todd Kopriva 4 years ago
what s new and changed in the upcoming update to After Effects CC 2015, due out later this year: http: adobe.ly 1PQU2tj We're still working on this update, and we'll soon put together a list of some o
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Re: what’s new and changed in the upcoming update to After Effects CC 2015
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
Thanks for the update. Can you give us an idea of when the new multi-core preview and render solution and also the Metal API integration will be released to the pubic
C4D to support Metal API in OS X El Capitan?
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
Adobe, The Foundry, and Autodesk have all expressed commitment to supporting Metal in their software. It would obviously be a massive boost to C4D's rendering if I could use my dual d700 GPUs on my Ma
Level A 3G compatible with UltraStudio 4K?
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
I know ATEM is Level B only, how about the UltraStudio 4K
Re: Level A 3G compatible with UltraStudio 4K?
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
Spoke with tech support and the US4K is also Level B only.
Can't capture computer game play on DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G
by Laurie Doering 4 years ago
Need assistance with settings Using an HDMI cable connection from main computer graphics card to HDMI input on the DeckLink. Main computer sees the BlackMagic card when extending the displays, but I'm
Re: Can't capture computer game play on DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
I spoke with Sean from BMD tech support and he walked me through this. I've been able to output a 1080p60 signal from my PC's GPU set to YUV and have no issues capturing to a BMD Extreme 3D card and a
Ultrastudio 4k not showing up or recognized by mac
by Ben slama Idir 5 years ago
I recently purchased an Ultrastudio 4k. It initially was recognized by my MACPRO MACPRO 2013 Processor 3.5 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon E5 Memory 16 GB 1867 MHz DDR3 ECC Dual Graphics AMD FirePro D500 3072 M
Re: Ultrastudio 4k not showing up or recognized by mac
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
Have you found a solution My US4K is having the exact same issue. I can also get a signal in to the preview screen and out to my studio monitor, but the log and capture canvas is completely black....
Terranex 2D vs. Ultrastudio 4K
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
I'm currently using an Ultrastudio 4K for capture and monitoring with my 2013 Mac Pro. I'm planning on purchasing a couple of Teranex 2Ds for standards conversion primarily for converting 1080 60p sig
Re: Terranex 2D vs. Ultrastudio 4K
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
Thanks, Chad. Does the 2K retain audio embedding when the input is HDMI and the output is HD-SDI
Capture video is pink and blue!
by Laurie Doering 4 years ago
Need help rectifying the color being captured with the DeckLink 4K extreme 12G card! I'm doing screen capture from one computer to another via HDMI cable.
Re: Capture video is pink and blue!
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
I've been having similar issues with my UltraStudio 4K--when I send the output from the sending PC as YUV which is what I want since I'm capturing as ProRes. Strangely enough the signal comes through
new 12.1 driver broke smoke2015 . . .
by wolfgang schabhuettl 4 years ago
... and qtakeHD : -(
Re: new 12.1 driver broke smoke2015 . . .
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
I installed the 12.1 drivers on a Mac Pro 2010 (5_1) octacore and had to revert to the previous drivers because the AJA Control Panel wasn't able to see my Kona LHi card with the new driver set. I tri
Whats the best computer upgrade for C4D?
by Dan Dikemann 5 years ago
So I want to upgrade my laptop that I render C4D on all the time. Its a Dell Laptop Inspiron 15 (Intel core i7 and 8GB of RAM). The question is what should I do to render quicker Does more RAM really
Re: Whats the best computer upgrade for C4D?
by Brad Bussé 4 years ago
Hmm, so is AA always offloaded to the GPU instead of CPU, even with physical render I have an 8-core nMP w dual d700 GPUs and I'd like to utilize the GPU power for rendering. What GPU-based render sof
Can't parent objects?
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
I must have accidentally locked the functionality in the scene I'm working in--when I try to drag an object onto another to make it a child, the cursor becomes a circle with line through it. How do I
Re: Can't parent objects?
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
I'm still unsure what went wrong there, but I created a new project, merged the old one and parenting works again.
Kino spider mismatch
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
I have a kino diva 400 as a key, and a spider light 6 bulb softbox as a fill for a green screen studio. The spider has a green cast to it in comparison to the kino. I bought a set of new lamps for bot
RAID Decision Fusion DX800 RAID or Proavio EB800MSV2-F32TR
by Lou Williams 5 years ago
Folks, Need some help on selecting a new RAID. First I do lots of old format stuff BETA, DV just got my first 2K project, expecting a couple of 4K projects in the future. I am PC based user and right
Re: RAID Decision Fusion DX800 RAID or Proavio EB800MSV2-F32TR
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
Hi Lou, if you poke down a few threads you can see some details about the Proavio EB800v2 that I built from the bare bones case. I'm running it off of an Areca 1223 which is only 6G speed, but it work
.mp4 in HTML5 incorrect dynamic range mapping on nVidia cards
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
Compressed videos for HTML5 video tag pages and provided .mp4, .webm, and .ogv versions. On PC browsers with nVidia cards, the .mp4 is washed out due to incorrect mapping of the dynamic range (the fil
Re: .mp4 in HTML5 incorrect dynamic range mapping on nVidia cards
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
No, it's not how I'm rendering and compressing. The mp4 file plays properly in QT, WMP, VLC, etc. as well as in browsers on Macs with AMD GPUs. It's only when viewed in browsers on an nVidia GPU that
2008 Mac Pro keeps restarting (crashing?)
by Rob Grauert 5 years ago
Recently my computer has begun acting strange. Without warning the computer will simply restart. Perhaps the computer is crashing I figured the system drive was the problem, so I replaced that last ni
Re: 2008 Mac Pro keeps restarting (crashing?)
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
Hmm, yeah it could be that you need to replace the battery. Bad or failing RAM will often cause restart or shutdown problems. Run the Apple Hardware Test, and run the extended RAM test: http: support.
i/o buffer size, 8 second wait for playback
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
When I moved away from Final Cut Pro to Premiere, I also transitioned from Soundtrack Pro to Audition. Overall, Audition is far better--multi-core 64-bit, doesn't crash all the time and it has auto-sa
Constant crashes...!!!
by Matt Orfalea 5 years ago
Every time I open a project. Sometimes I can play the timeline a few times. BUT then it always crashes! Pls help. I'm using OSX Maverick. AA CC 2014.0.1 Thanks in advance! Matt http: www.youtube.com o
Re: Constant crashes...!!!
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
Are you using OS 10.9.3 If so, upgrade to 10.9.4. I was constantly crashing in Audition in 10.9.3. Did you delete your preferences The freeware Preferences Manager is a great way to easily delete pref
10.1.3 beta taken down?
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
I don't see the 10.1.3 beta driver up anymore. Is the final release imminent or was it removed because it was troublesome I started getting QT issues with Ae yesterday, and as listed here: http: blogs
Re: 10.1.3 beta taken down?
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
I'm not certain if there's a link, but in the Premiere forum there are lots of users now describing the same issues, so perhaps it's a larger issue with QT Adobe.
when will the new ProAvio 12g 8 bay be released ?
by Bob Zelin 5 years ago
Hi Jon - please let us know. Bob Zelin Bob Zelin Rescue 1, Inc. bobzelin@icloud.com
Re: Proavio P/N EB800MSV2 12G 8 bay....NOW Shipping!
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
Bob, we're working with PC game footage, cg comps, and a C100 for green screen, so there really wasn't a need to swap the 1223x out for a 1883x, but I'm sure someone will post results of that match so
Pegasus R6 - 1MB Stripe size default?
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
*edit - my unit is the Pegasus2 R6* I just plugged in my 12TB Promise Pegasus R6 to my nMP. It's 28% done with synchronization after a couple of hours. I'm using the utility to look at how it's config
Re: Pegasus R6 - 1MB Stripe size default?
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
No, the icon didn't unmount. In fact I could still see the directories folders in the root of the drive, just not access any data beyond that. Honestly, since I disabled power management and wrapped t
side scrolling so slow
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
When using an apple mouse in Audition, I find that the vertical scrolling in the sequence works fine, but the horizontal scrolling speed is crazy slow. Is there a preference setting to speed this up
lens math
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
Hi, I've been tasked with purchasing some new equipment to setup a studio that will heavily use green screen for interviews with 1 or 2 subjects, and I need to get a list of recommended equipment toge
Re: lens math
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
Cool, thanks for the insight, Richard.
Max optimization question
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
I haven't worked in Max in several years and was hoping someone can help me figure out why I'm having some discrepancies between two workstations. One is an older 2.8 GHz i7, 4 GB of RAM, Radeon 5800
Re: Max optimization question
by Brad Bussé 5 years ago
Looks like I resolved this. I wasn't sure if I had installed Product Update 6 so I re-ran that and defragged the hard drive while waiting for good measure. Viewport hang time dropped from 10-25 second
Pops and clicks embedded in captured audio - Pr and LHi
by Brad Bussé 6 years ago
Using an LHi on a Mac Pro with latest Premiere CC and latest Kona firmware and drivers. I'm capturing 1080p60 footage to ProRes HQ and the resulting captured file has constant pops and clicks in the a
Re: Pops and clicks embedded in captured audio - Pr and LHi
by Brad Bussé 6 years ago
Yep, I'm working with them on this and the external playback lag.
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