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Brent Marginet

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Resolve 14 on 2012 Mac Tower?
by John Knapich 7 days ago
Hello, I have seen others post here that talk about Resolve 14 on Mac Towers. I was under the impression that the new software will not work on Mac's older than 2013. Is there a way to make this work
Re: Resolve 14 on 2012 Mac Tower?
by Brent Marginet 3 days ago
I'm running it on a 2010 5,1 Mac Pro upgraded to 2 x 3.46ghz CPU's, 64gb of Ram and a PC GTX-980Ti as well as a 2012 5,1 Mac Pro with 2 x 3.46ghz CPU's, 128gb of RAM and a PC GTX-980Ti. I'm even runni
Resolve to Avid
by Eric Santiago 4 days ago
Anyone using Resolve as the starting point before Avid Starting on a feature and the DMT used Resolve as viewer and wonder if I should export Resolve to Avid and hopefully round-trip back. Thoughts
Re: Resolve to Avid
by Brent Marginet 3 days ago
Yes I have done it many times and it works extremely well if the Resolve Project is setup properly right from the start. I usually Transcode to the DNxHD-36 OP-ATOM MXF Codec for a Project that was sh
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What mxf resolution should I use for Canon 5D 1920x1080 footage?
by Nina Lucia 4 days ago
Hello! I've got a short to cut that was shot on a Canon 5D. The mov files are h264 1920x1080 45mbits s data rate 23.976. Not sure if it's 8-bit or 10-bit and the drive is not with me right now. Don't
Re: What mxf resolution should I use for Canon 5D 1920x1080 footage?
by Brent Marginet 4 days ago
I would say use DNX-175X even though the Camera originals are 8bit. 175X files are the same size as 175 files and if you use 175X for all your graphics and effects they will hold up better. "MY MEDIA
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Creating closed captioning
by Anne Colton 4 days ago
I have created a short documentary and have an opportunity to have it played on a local PBS station, but they want closed captioning, which I have never done before. When I try to do it, the default f
Re: Creating closed captioning
by Brent Marginet 4 days ago
What Shane said about the CC being embedded or separate files like a .cap, .asc, .scc etc. is absolutely correct. You do not however need to provide a Transcript with Timecode most services will do al
Can I open a Resolve Free project in Resolve Studio?
by David Patterson 4 days ago
Are there any issues to be aware of if I start a project in the free version of Resolve, and later try to open it with the Studio version, on the same computer. I have a project that needs to start AS
Re: Can I open a Resolve Free project in Resolve Studio?
by Brent Marginet 4 days ago
Yes you can open it in the Studio Version with no issues. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projects are enough. Take a moment to place a value on them and then maybe
Any reason I shouldn't tray upgrade my 2.93 octo 2009 Mac Pro to a 3.46 ghz to boost Premiere performance?
by Bryan Roberts 7 days ago
I have a 2.93 ghz octo 2009 Mac Pro that I still use as my primary edit bay computer and have for what seems like forever. It has been flashed to 5,1 so I'm running High Sierra now flawlessly. There w
Re: Any reason I shouldn't tray upgrade my 2.93 octo 2009 Mac Pro to a 3.46 ghz to boost Premiere performance?
by Brent Marginet 6 days ago
No issues at all. I even have a GTX-980Ti GPU and my Power Supply has never had an issue. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projects are enough. Take a moment to plac
Direct export vrs Queue
by Mark Krueger 1 week ago
Today I exported a 30 minute HD video using direct export with media encoder. It took about 45 minutes. I later made some changes and set up a queue export for two sequences... the rendering time for
Re: Direct export vrs Queue
by Brent Marginet 1 week ago
Check your Mercury Playback Engine settings. It should be set to CUDA for an NVIDIA GPU and OPENCL for an AMD GPU. One of them may be set to Software Only. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three
Closed Captioning Not Showing in Output File
by Rob Wilkinson 3 weeks ago
I have added all of my closed captions for the video I am working on, so I exported as ProRes and selected Embed in Output File in the Captions menu. However, when I open the output file, there are no
Re: Closed Captioning Not Showing in Output File
by Brent Marginet 2 weeks ago
What are you opening the file with. Most players will not display Embedded Ancillary Closed Caption Data. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your Media or Projects are enough. Take
4K media for 1920 delivery: what's the point of shooting 4K?
by Olivier Prudhomme 3 weeks ago
I am not being to be sarcastic. I just want to understand if I am doing the right thing: 4K footage from client and delivery specs at 1920. Why should I go through the struggle of jittery lagging play
Re: 4K media for 1920 delivery: what's the point of shooting 4K?
by Brent Marginet 3 weeks ago
None of the A-Cam UHD that was scaled failed QC. It's the B-Cam HD that was scaled that failed the QC. I warned them not to scale it to much but why listen to someone that does final mastering all the
low-level exception importer avi problem
by Mykola Koltsov 2 years ago
Hello. I have a problem with my Premire Pro CC 2015 2.9.0.2 version. So yesterday when I started Premire it was browsing media and than showed me error notification(on the image). And it freezes brows
Re: low-level exception importer avi problem
by Brent Marginet 3 weeks ago
Likely the problem is that they are AVI Files. AVI Files are terrible Files to work with and many of them just don t play nice with anything. Try Transcoding them with Handbrake or Media Encoder befor
Master clips unlinking after restart - associated groups crashing avid on opening.
by Eugen Mihalicka 4 weeks ago
Hi there My friend has very strange problem with her avid project. Set up is on two Macs, with two different versions, one is 8.(find out) the second one is 8.(find out). There seems to be a bunch of
Re: Master clips unlinking after restart - associated groups crashing avid on opening.
by Brent Marginet 3 weeks ago
This sounds like there could be some kind of corruption with the media drives. Try trashing the Avid Databases before starting MC, hopefully this fixes the problem. If that doesn't work then try this.
Constantly getting Exception: 'DIDReader::XraiseUnexpectedStreamStatus async file system error' when trying to consolidate material from location to location
by Jimmy See 3 weeks ago
Having tried this now on a number of different destination drives I'm now pretty sure it's not the place I'm attempting to consolidate to's storage that's the issue, though it's been the same source d
Re: Constantly getting Exception: 'DIDReader::XraiseUnexpectedStreamStatus async file system error' when trying to consolidate material from location to location
by Brent Marginet 3 weeks ago
Interesting. I do have to say that I stopped buying cheap USB 3 Cards a few years back because of random, annoying, anomalous issues that would crop up when I was using them. Most of the issues I ran
Replacing clip but keeping edit points and effects
by Jason Crupi 1 month ago
Hello all, I'm working on a project where all the supers came from an After Effects editor. He exported one sequence that contained all of the supers with animation that I imported, recut the timings
Re: Replacing clip but keeping edit points and effects
by Brent Marginet 1 month ago
There has to be a better way to do this but here's a suggestion that will at least save you some time recutting each version. Just make sure that each of the different language clips are the exact sam
Media offline after moving MXF files to a new folder
by Ryan Dundas 1 month ago
I am new to Avid and still trying to master a workflow that works for the reality TV work that I do. I am trying to come up with the best way to sort all of my media, so I have a few media management
Re: Media offline after moving MXF files to a new folder
by Brent Marginet 1 month ago
What if you were to try Avid1.101 instead of just 101. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTTO: If you think three copies of your media or project are enough. Take a moment to place a value on them and then maybe add
Incorrect Audio Track Allocations in MC 8.9.2
by Brent Marginet 1 month ago
I have both a 6 Track DHxHD 175x and H.264 of the same Video File with the following Track Allocations. L, C, R, LS, RS, LFE If I AMA Link either one in V8.8.5 and open them in the Source Window the A
apple compressor
by John Thomason 2 months ago
I need to compressor my MC timeline to H.264 I already have compresses on my Imac .has anyone used this on MC. I know Squeeze is available but I don't want to pay for it if I don't have to. What is yo
Re: apple compressor
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
You could always export an H.264 directly out of Avid. If you want to use Compressor then export a ProRes or DNxHD QuickTime out of Avid and then run it through Compressor. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTO: If
Proxy workflow in Avid MC
by Rachel Pearl 2 months ago
I have a question for a student of mine who wants to cut using a proxy workflow in Avid to save drive space. They've shot a project and want to cut it in Avid. The files are 1080 h.264 and they want t
Re: Proxy workflow in Avid MC
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
Can you supply more info about the H.264 Files. What Frame Rate, Bit Rate and so on. Is there any reason why they can't just AMA Link these files and cut with them as is or is the system not able to p
Importing C300 MK2 Clips into Resolve
by Jake Diamond 2 months ago
Hi, I'm planning on grading in resolve, but want to edit in Avid. So I'm importing the clips into resolve first, then transcoding them to use in MC. But the first step of importing the clips into Reso
Re: Importing C300 MK2 Clips into Resolve
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
Try updating to a non- beta version of Resolve. Go to 12.5.6. "MY MEDIA PROJECT MOTO: If you think three copies of your media or project are enough. Take a moment to place a value on them and then may
Resolve 12.5.x Bins Driving me Crazy.
by Brent Marginet 2 months ago
I have run into the same issue with Resolve 12.5.4, 5.5 and 5.6 on more than one system and it's driving me crazy. Can't remember if earlier versions did this but man is it frustrating and time consum
AVC Intra 100 in Resolve 12.1
by Tom Matthies 3 months ago
I have a project that was edited on Final Cut 7 using footage from a Panasonic HPX370 camera brought into FCP as AVC Intra 100 files. They work fine in FCP7. Very simple edit with footage and a few gr
Re: AVC Intra 100 in Resolve 12.1
by Brent Marginet 3 months ago
You are very welcome and I appreciate the Thank You. One more tip, I refuse to use QT-10 and always install QT-7 on my systems. It works fine and still takes my old license code so I even have QT-7 Pr
Must force quit DaVinci Resolve 14b5 on El Capitan
by Russ Johnson 4 months ago
Hi, Running Mac OS 10.11.6; early 2008 MacPro; 2 x 2.8 Ghz quad; 24GB ram; hacked GTX 480 MP (1536mb); BMD Mini Monitor. I like Resolve 14 a lot, "Go BMD!!!" Would like to dump Adobe CC. However, I mu
Re: Must force quit DaVinci Resolve 14b5 on El Capitan
by Brent Marginet 4 months ago
One more thought have you installed the Nvidia WebDrivers and did you go into System Preferences and make sure the CUDA Drivers are up to date. You can find the Nvidia Web Drivers at MacVidCards altho
The 2nd GPU... it does nothing!!
by Blase Theodore 4 months ago
Aside from my display-only GPU, I have two TitanX's in a Cubix, connected to a Mac Tower. (resolve 12.5, 10.11, latest nvidia, cuda, etc..) The second X does nothing at all. Testing with simple prores
Re: The 2nd GPU... it does nothing!!
by Brent Marginet 4 months ago
Forgot to state this. If I put an Apple GT-120 for my GUI with my GTX-980Ti Resolve only uses the GT-120 for Rendering. At least that's what iStatMenus says. Again I state, Apple has become a major A-
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