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The infernal black bars
by Matt Engelson 5 days ago
I'm sure this has been asked before, but I'm a noob. I rendered a video, matching to the source video in the export settings. I get the black bars around the entire video on Youtube. I know the aspect
Re: The infernal black bars
by Chris Borjis 5 days ago
drop the 1920x1080 into a new sequence export that. Shouldn't be any bars.
Premiere Won't Properly Quit
by Lance Moody 2 weeks ago
I am seeing an intermittent problem with Premiere Pro. 11.0.2. On occasion, I will notice that, after exiting Premiere, the app does not release the Mercury Transmit monitor (a still frame holds on sc
Re: Premiere Won't Properly Quit
by Chris Borjis 2 weeks ago
I had that issue for awhile. Turned out to be the Kona3g driver on my mac. I had a number of issues with that for awhile (disabling transmit was a temp fix) but the latest driver from aja fixed all th
Very choppy playback in Source window - iMac 16GB ram
by Shawn Kornhauser 1 month ago
Hi I'm a long time FCP user who is trying to make the switch to Premiere. Mainly because the footage I have from an ongoing project was shot in a format that isn't FCP friendly (Arri Alexa XML files).
Re: Very choppy playback in Source window - iMac 16GB ram
by Chris Borjis 4 weeks ago
Also, I can vouch that you need more ram....working in anything above 1080 (moreso if raw footage) will be slow as molasses response wise with 16gb. When I upgraded to 32gb during a project with Red f
Is Adobe simply trying to plug holes in a sinking ship?
by andy patterson 2 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 Chris Borjis 2 months ago
concur with Jon D on this one. Though I'm still running 2015.2 here. Don't worry Steve, SOMEONE will always want to be running the latest greatest version and take the plunge and experience the issues
How to adjust starting times of animated Xref objects?
by Ryan Ocampo 3 months ago
Let's say I made a character clapping his hands. I want to import it as an xref in another scene and clone it multiple times. Is there a way I can adjust the starting time of each cloned xref object s
Re: How to adjust starting times of animated Xref objects?
by Chris Borjis 2 months ago
Tricky one. What I would do is save multiple .max files of the same scene, with different timed clapping, then xref those in.
Mac can't see external fibre drives after updating OS X
by steve hobbs 2 months ago
I am using a MacPro for video editing and just updated the OS X to Yosemite. Everything seems to works ok except my Ciprico MediaVault 4210 fiber drives don't show up. They are not showing in Disk Uti
Re: Mac can't see external fibre drives after updating OS X
by Chris Borjis 2 months ago
Ran into that as well (and I have that same storage device) The entire issue was an older ATTO fiber channel 4gb card. Also I tested an apple branded fiber card and that didn't work either. At that ti
Yellow edit marks in corner of picture
by Martha Shane 2 months ago
Hi, Whenever I watch a sequence in Premiere, there are these yellow marks that appear at every edit point, laid over the picture. See the attached photo for an example! I don't know how to get rid of
Re: Yellow edit marks in corner of picture
by Chris Borjis 2 months ago
click the wrench on the program monitor, uncheck "overlays" I actually like them and enabled mine. they let you know where your edit cuts are.
Adjusting Midtones
by Duke Sweden 3 months ago
I was watching a video on color correction grading the other day. The guy was using Final Cut Pro, and at one point he opens a color correction panel and adjusts the highlights, midtones, and shadows,
Re: Adjusting Midtones
by Chris Borjis 2 months ago
learn the wheels. it is a necessity if you want things done right :)
Can my system handle 4k well?
by Kevin Matluk 2 months ago
Haven't found a sticky or other posts on this forum about this, just a simple question which I'm sure gets asked a lot.... I haven't worked with 4K on my system yet and wondering how well it will hand
Re: Can my system handle 4k well?
by Chris Borjis 2 months ago
If you set playback for the lowest setting 1 4 res I think, and upgrade to 32gb ram and a newer better 4gb ram gpu, you should be able to edit just fine. perhaps a bit bumpy, but doable. That's what b
Graphics/Video Card Advice Needed
by Matt Frame 3 months ago
Hi, I am running an HP desktop system with eight (8) CPU's (running at 2.83GHz) , 32GB of Ram, and a 500GB SSD. I have been using the system for video editing vfx work using Adobe CC Suite. I am now m
Re: Graphics/Video Card Advice Needed
by Chris Borjis 3 months ago
If I had to choose one of those 3 I'd pick the GTX 750
Boosting a dark concert in PP using Lumetri, now have lots of color artifacts...
by Bryan Roberts 3 months ago
Hi all, I'm finishing up a concert for a pretty big band but with a smaller budget. I'm onlining the show from 1080 to 4k which I've done several times before, no issue. However, the first few songs,
Re: Boosting a dark concert in PP using Lumetri, now have lots of color artifacts...
by Chris Borjis 3 months ago
you might also, just for the hell of it, try enable the HDR button in the Lumetri panel for that shot. I've been able to make things like that appear smooth. either that or it will make it look worse
MKV into Encore for Blu-ray authoring
by Peter Boucher 1 year ago
Hey guys. First post, I hope you can help. I ripped some Blu-rays with MakeMKV (because it was the simplest & quickest way to do it) but now I would like to put them back on a custom disc. I know ther
Re: MKV into Encore for Blu-ray authoring
by Chris Borjis 1 year ago
If these are truly mkv made directly from a BD disc, all you need do is demux the video and audio. then import those into encore with transcoding turned off. again it only works if it's an mkv directl
OS X 10.9.0 Installer?
by Chris Conlee 2 years ago
Hello All, Well worn path here, I'm sure, and sorry to be asking it again. Does anybody have a download link for Mavericks 10.9.0 I might also do 10.10.0 if somebody can confirm that FCP 7 will work o
Re: OS X 10.9.0 Installer?
by Chris Borjis 2 years ago
I usually don't change drivers unless there is a problem. The 10.x blackmagic driver I'm running now works with fcp7 and color in os x 10.10.4
4gb fibre channel card & Yosemite
by Chris Borjis 2 years ago
I have an ATTO Celerity 4gb fibre channel card. When I upgraded to Yosemite my raid array won't come up. ATTO has discontinued support for this card as of mountain lion. Anyone out there running Yosem
What do you do when your BD-R.iso builds differently from what you have on the simulator?
by Duane Conder 2 years ago
I'm about to kick this Encore CS6 BD-R making machine out the window. The simulator plays the menu & functions like i want... I build the image & burn the disk and I get a menu that STARTS at the loop
Re: What do you do when your BD-R.iso builds differently from what you have on the simulator?
by Chris Borjis 2 years ago
Duane Conder "Having Encore use it's Menu Color Set will pretty much screw your menu colors (although they will look right in Preview). Set Encore's menu colors all to 0 and use your own colors in yo
Still no PsF output with Mercury Transmit and DeckLink
by Daniel Christie 2 years ago
The latest drivers support scaled out put, which is a start, but there is still no support for PsF output. This is ridiculous as a lot of monitors and TVs won't read a 1080P signal. Why does DeckLink
Re: Still no PsF output with Mercury Transmit and DeckLink
by Chris Borjis 2 years ago
I know right This worked in final cut pro 7 didn't Where you could set it up to output a 23.976 sequence as 29.97 so you could at least see the image on your broadcast monitor. my current work around
Forced Obsolesence - VERY Unhappy
by Mike Jackson 2 years ago
So I've been a very happy Decklink owner, several models, for almost a decade. But I'm now VERY unhappy. Correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems the only way to get proper video out in Premiere and Afte
Re: Forced Obsolesence - VERY Unhappy
by Chris Borjis 2 years ago
which driver version breaks fcp 7
Speedgrade and Blackmagic Support
by Adrian Tecson 2 years ago
Any idea when or if this will happen :)
Re: Speedgrade and Blackmagic Support
by Chris Borjis 2 years ago
Next version: CC 2014.1 due out "soon" :)
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Video: Adobe Unveils Major Innovations for Video Technology at IBC 2014
by Creative COW 2 years ago
Adobe Unveils Major Innovations for Video Technology at IBC 2014 Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE), the leader in creative software, today announced plans to significantly update Adobe Creative Cloud video desktop
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Re: Video: Adobe Unveils Major Innovations for Video Technology at IBC 2014
by Chris Borjis 2 years ago
speedgrade monitoring via black magic hardware!!! YAY!!!!
Encore support and upgrade no more
by Chuck Bolland 3 years ago
So I've read the announcement from Adobe, so what is behind the eventual elimination of Encore And, is there something coming soon to replace it Maybe a better question at this time: What would anyone
Re: Encore support and upgrade no more
by Chris Borjis 2 years ago
Chuck Bolland " so what is behind the eventual elimination of Encore " A streaming company named Rovio purchased Sonic Solutions, who had licensed their disc authoring technology to Adobe. Adobe didn
Proper way to capture 29.97 HD to 23.98p or 24P with Kona 3G
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
long story short, I need to play out from a black magic decklink as HD 1080i 29.97, then capture that in another room to a Kona 3g as 1080P 23.98 or 24. (over hd-sdi) is that even do-able I keep getti
Re: Proper way to capture 29.97 HD to 23.98p or 24P with Kona 3G
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
update: Thought it was good but the Kona3G doesn't do reverse pull-down, so it had to be ran through a Teranex.
AE CC 2014 no BMD monitor output
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
No external audio or video preview with MAC AE CC 2014 through my black magic hardware running 9.7.7 BMD driver. If I run AE CC, it works just fine using the same mercury transmit settings enabled.
Re: SOLVED Re: AE CC 2014 no BMD monitor output
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
my pleasure! thanks for all the hard work with CC 2014, the people editing RED footage really love it especially.
Adobe CC 2014 and Multibridge devices
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
I noticed the new premiere cc 2014 worked fine with my multibridge extreme, however After Effects CC 2014 would not output video to my broadcast monitor. (After Effects CC still worked) The latest BMD
Re: Adobe CC 2014 and Multibridge devices
by Edin Gacic 2 years ago
I have Multibridge Extreme and I can not make it work with Premiere CC 2014 only with RED software. When i log into OS X it tells me i need to upgrade the firmware but it fails Maybe servers changed H
AME Rendering from AE in CC 2014
by Dave Hiebert 3 years ago
So, I upgraded to After Effects CC 2014 yesterday. Apparently, they have now chosen to remove the option to render H.264 directly from AE. You must render through AME, which, in my experience, takes a
Re: AME Rendering from AE in CC 2014
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
you should be able to rename the .mov to .mp4 without any trouble down the line.
unwanted compression artifacts
by Keith Betts 3 years ago
I shoot dance recitals where the school has placed lines of tape on the stage floor for dancer placement. Great for them and bad for me! Although it doesn't appear in raw footage or exported ProRes Ma
Re: unwanted compression artifacts
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
Keith Betts "How can I be assured my Adobe Encore authoring program is not re-compressing my video files " when you start the disc build process, it will immediately begin building it instead of the
Hardware Acceleration for H264 Compression and Conversion
by Elliot M. Smith 3 years ago
Hi, I have a job where I have to do a lot of h264 conversions. Some of it's compressing to h264 for YouTube and similar sites, other times it's ripping BluRays then converting them to ProRes for proje
Re: Hardware Acceleration for H264 Compression and Conversion
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
I don't think mpeg stream clip is multi threaded so it won't be using all your cores. Adobe Media Encoder and Apple Compressor do though.
Will a genius step up to the plate?
by Craig Johnson 3 years ago
I'll be as detailed as possible. 1 movie. Part 1 and Part 2. Both about 80 minutes. A major mixed bag of different formats transcoded to ProRes 422 in FCP7. I typically send the sequence from FCP righ
Re: Will a genius step up to the plate?
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
Here's 2 VERY important questions: 1. are all the blu-ray players running the latest firmware 2. Most importantly, have you tried different brands of burnable BD-R Some brands just don't play well (ex
Speedgrade display via BlackMagic Cards???
by David Roth Weiss 3 years ago
Does anyone know if BlackMagic I O cards yet support Speedgrade monitoring, or if not now, will they ever It has been rumored a solution has been in the works since January. TIA, DRW David Roth Weiss
Re: Speedgrade display via BlackMagic Cards???
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
John Pale "Why is that such a big deal " All the other color correction apps do it the proper way. and the masking toggle as you mentioned. I doubt black magic will ever enable transmit with SpeedGra
Encore's BluRay maximum video data rate?
by John Pilgrim 3 years ago
Hi all, Can anyone point me to official Adobe documentation of the maximum video data rate enforced by Encore when importing BluRay assets compressed in other apps Of special interest would be specs f
Re: Encore's BluRay maximum video data rate?
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
It should be within the help file. My recollection is that it adheres to industry standard of a 40mbps maximum (video+audio) bit rate for blu-ray.
Encore CS 5.1 & CS6 in Mavericks (working fix)
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
To Get CS 5.1 working in Mavericks http: forums.adobe.com message 6202462#6202462 To get CS 6 working in Mavericks. http: forums.adobe.com message 6109315#6109315 With all the posts going on out there
Re: Encore CS 5.1 & CS6 in Mavericks (working fix)
by Scott Stubblefield 3 years ago
Yeah, I tried that "fix" for CS6 the other day. It didn't work.
Encore CS 5.1 Not opening in OS X Mavericks?
by Adam Berch 3 years ago
Hi, I just upgraded up OS X Mavericks and all of my Adobe software (Photoshop, After Effects and Premiere) open and work fine. When I open Encore CS 5.1, it freezes with the Beach Ball. Is there anyth
Re: Encore CS 5.1 Not opening in OS X Mavericks?
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
others have seen this as well. Encore CS 5.x and below appears to be incompatible with Mavericks unfortunately. CS 6 Might work, but no word if anyone tried it.
Encore and Final Cut Pro X
by Brian Thomas 3 years ago
I ve been using Encore for the last three years and I like it s flexibility etc. I was using Premiere Pro but now I m switching to FCPX however having invested lots of time in learning Encore I d like
Re: Encore and Final Cut Pro X
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
I don't believe so. the only way chapter import worked before was a dynamic link to a premiere timeline with chapter markers. It's kinda bogus that Encore doesn't have at least a text file import opti
Buttons that expand into submenus Encore CS5...?
by Peter Bradley 3 years ago
Okay, here's the set-up. A BluRay authoring job dropped in my lap and the client would like a single motion menu (video loop as the background -easy enough), a row of buttons at the bottom that, when
Re: Buttons that expand into submenus Encore CS5...?
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
You can do this with pop-up menus, but it will not be animated. Animated menus only work with BD-J (java) authoring. DoStudio could do that. Encore is a BDMV mode blu-ray app only. If they can settle
December update fixes aja output
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
I just updated Speedgrade and the other apps and AJA output from Speedgrade now works.
Re: December update fixes aja output
by Morten Ranmar 3 years ago
Also fixes issues related ti Direct Link - tracking a mask now works, and mask performance is generally better - No Parking Production - 2 x Finalcut Studio3, 2 x Prod. bundle CS6, 2 x MacPro, 2 x ioH
Smoothing Skintones
by Bob Pierce 3 years ago
I've got an interview with somewhat harsh lighting and want to pretty the face up a bit by softening the color channel. I used to be able to do this pretty easily in Apple Color. I can use a secondary
Re: Smoothing Skintones
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
what if you put an adjustment layer over the clip in premiere, then apply that face qualifier to the adjustment layer, then back in premiere apply a very slight Gaussian blur Just thinking out loud, n
Broadcast Monitor Color Calibration
by Aaron Barton 3 years ago
Hey everyone, Do any of you have any advice on calibrating broadcast monitors other than calling in a technician I've been trying to research for a lower cost solution, but I can't seem to find anythi
Re: Broadcast Monitor Color Calibration
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
I couldn't find the site I learned it from, but this is pretty close. http: documentation.apple.com en color usermanual index.html#chapter=A%26section=2%26tasks=true
SG 7.1 sluggish
by Michael Brassert 3 years ago
I am finding the UI too sluggish in 7.1 using direct link to work with. The whole PPro to Speedgrade worked great using the send to speed grade command and .dpx files. The direct link is awesome but i
Re: SG 7.1 sluggish
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
ya sometimes when making adjustments I can't see the change unless i click on the clip or move the slider. (mac version) A lot of people are making this known on the adobe forums, I'm sure they're wor
Vectorscope nitpick
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
Am I the only one displeased with the Vectorscope I would very much prefer a scope that actually looks like a REAL scope. One that resembles apple color or even final cut pro 7's would suffice. Where
Speedgrade CC Oct. Update Crashes instantly with Mercury Transmit
by John Grilli 3 years ago
I just updated my AJA IOXT drivers to 10.4.9 and Adobe AJA Plug-Ins for Adobe Creative Cloud - Mac v10.4.8 and when I try to monitor on an external device the program crashes immediately. This renders
Re: Speedgrade CC Oct. Update Crashes instantly with Mercury Transmit
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
I ran into this today (first time using the new SpeedGrade) on a mac: move Users USER Documents Adobe SpeedGrade 7.0 settings User_Settings.XML to reset to default SG settings (Transmit disabled) I pu
Burnt Kona card
by Brad Bussé 3 years ago
This is one of the cards that I found when I started up with my current company, so I don't know the history on it, but has anyone had this happen to their Kona card It's an LHi:
Re: Burnt Kona card
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
heh awesome. you might be able to get that rma replaced with aja.
Why Adobe Speedgrade doesn't work with Blackmagic cards?
by Gustavo Bermudas 3 years ago
My first thought is obviously because Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve is a direct competitor of Speedgrade, but, Photoshop, AE and Premiere already support BM video cards. And while more and more people ar
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Re: Why Adobe Speedgrade doesn't work with Blackmagic cards?
by Chris Borjis 3 years ago
So any word on wether the oct 14 coming update will output via black magic cards
Unbelievable - AME CC cannot encode DV 23.98 same as CS6
by Chris Borjis 4 years ago
Hey Adobe, please fix your broken preset for AME CC. It refuses to encode DV .mov files at 23.98 It ALWAYS encodes them to 29.97 even when a DV 24p preset is selected.
Re: Unbelievable - AME CC cannot encode DV 23.98 same as CS6
by Chris Borjis 4 years ago
sure, where do I send it to
Speedgrade only works with HD and 2K?
by Chris Borjis 4 years ago
I was just checking out speedgrade CC. in the setup there is no option below 720P No SD color correction
Re: Speedgrade only works with HD and 2K?
by Chris Borjis 4 years ago
thanks
FS: Black Magic Decklink Studio PRICE REDUCED
by Chris Borjis 4 years ago
http: cgi.ebay.com ws eBayISAPI.dll ViewItem&item=171077588670
Hey Cow, how about NOT mixing other forum questions in here?
by Chris Borjis 4 years ago
Now that Speedgrade has AJA BMD Matrox output it's going to get used a lot more. Better not to have the clutter of other forum posts in here...yes It's a bit annoying seeing posts from other forum top
Re: Hey Cow, how about NOT mixing other forum questions in here?
by Bret Williams 3 years ago
It doesn't have BMD output.
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