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CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andy Field 5 months ago
What's up with that http: www.provideocoalition.com creative-cloud-trial-reduction
Re: CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Chris Pettit 2 weeks ago
Tim Wilson "So I'm curious, in your entire life, what's a trial you've taken where you struggled and struggled and struggled, and couldn't make up your mind until day 27 Have you even ever required a
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McAfee forced on me by Adobe
by Chris Pettit 6 months ago
The limit to how low Adobe is willing to drop keeps descending lower. Every time I think I'm finished cursing this company, in the interest of my own sanity, they sink lower. Apparently there is yet A
Re: McAfee forced on me by Adobe
by Chris Pettit 5 months ago
Sigh. FYI: I have fairly expensive IT advisors who have told me that AVG is a huge risk, particularly the free version. I had to uninstall it from several systems on their advice. Just sayin'.
last rant
by Aindreas Gallagher 6 months ago
on the cc numbers - one last rant on this forum too. I made a post ages ago around how 2-3 days of paid work pay for a year of the CC tool suite. Shantanyu Narayen, that terrible devil with a trendy b
Re: last rant
by Walter Soyka 6 months ago
Tim Wilson "Wait, what What does this MEAN LOL" We didn't shoot anything or use any video. The experience was modeled and animated in a 3D app, then textured, lit and rendered in a game engine in ste
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Chris Pettit liked this 6 months ago
Competition
by Rainer Schubert 6 months ago
Affinity just announced, that it s software products will soon run on Windows also. Affinity Designer is already running as Alpha-Version. They wrote, the Applications (Affinity photo , designer) will
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Chris Pettit liked this 6 months ago
Re: Competition
by Herbert van der wegen 6 months ago
Toonz as used by Studio Ghibli is now open source! https: opentoonz.github.io e index.html Today Toonz Ghibli version enters the open source arena. Download it for free, and enjoy production-proven 2d
Is the debate over?
by Steve Connor 7 months ago
Sure is quiet in here, are we done
Re: Is the debate over
by Tim Wilson 7 months ago
Andrew Kimery "I don't think I ever said, and never meant to imply, that there's no room for a debate like this at the COW just that the debate has been debated out because the variables haven't chan
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Chris Pettit liked this 6 months ago
The annual commitment "paid monthly" is NOT a month-to-month subscription
by Bob Cole 8 months ago
I am writing to make a suggestion to others who are considering a subscription to the Creative Cloud: be very clear about the commitment that you are making. I say this in light of my own failure to d
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David Lawrence liked this 8 months ago
Re: The annual commitment "paid monthly" is NOT a month-to-month subscrip
by David Mathis 8 months ago
While in agreement with Oliver for the most part, one area I slightly and respectfully disagree with him. Fusion is a very robust compositing application but After Effects is better for motion graphic
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Chris Pettit liked this 8 months ago
Adobe's Record Revenue Shows the way to Business Transformation
by walter biscardi 9 months ago
"As we watch organizations like IBM, HP and EMC struggle to transform, Adobe is an interesting contrasting case. It went from selling boxed software to a cloud subscription model in shorter order, and
Re: Adobe's Record Revenue Shows the way to Business Transformation
by Jim Wiseman 9 months ago
I'm just glad I only need to edit and have no need for AE. I have made my choice. Haven't used an Adobe product other than CS6 Photoshop in months. My new Macbook Pro Retina has NO Adobe products on i
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Chris Pettit liked this 9 months ago
AE CC 2015 - Quick observation
by Chris Pettit 10 months ago
Since I'm late to a previous discussion, I'll start a new post for what it's worth. From the previous post, comment from Walter: Walter Soyka "but honestly, it does work, the new preview system is a f
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JP Pelc liked this 7 months ago
Re: AE CC 2015 - Quick observation
by David McGavran 10 months ago
Go get them updates.... h.265 is now shipping! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- David McGavran, Adobe Systems Incorporated Dire
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Chris Pettit liked this 10 months ago
From the Adobe AE forum
by Dave LaRonde 10 months ago
A lot of people in here edit, and don't use After Effects. Some do. For those who don't, there has been great frustration over AE CC 2015. The new version broke features that previously worked just fi
Re: From the Adobe AE forum
by Walter Soyka 10 months ago
In Ae CC 2014 and prior, Ae's performance was seriously limited by its underlying design. Ae CC 2015 is a major re-architecture, separating the renderer from the UI for the first time in Ae's 20+ year
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Chris Pettit liked this 10 months ago
CC 2015 Previews Not Real Time
by Simon Roughan 1 year ago
Hi everyone. After installing CC 2015, my previews are no longer in real time. Even as low as 4-5 frames per second. I have a Z820 workstation with 64 gig ram , and an nvidia quadro 6000 plus a tesla
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Sam Padula liked this 4 weeks ago
Re: CC 2015 Previews Not Real Time
by Chris Pettit 11 months ago
Michael Szalapski "For many people (me included), the new previewing system works pretty well and I prefer to work with it. It's much snappier!" Just getting started with CC 2015, but I agree. I'm re
Joining the ranks of the apostates - well... kind of...
by Chris Pettit 12 months ago
This is a full-disclosure post. Like Aindreas, I feel compelled to disclose my latest decisions regarding CC since I've spent so much time slapping Adobe for shoving this whole subscription mess on us
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David Lawrence liked this 12 months ago
Re: Joining the ranks of the apostates - well... kind of... hey florian!
by Florian Sepp 12 months ago
Hi Chris, I can understand your decision very well. Sometimes there are forces that you can not resist. And when I said that people complain as long as they don't have the real need to buy in, I also
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Chris Pettit liked this 12 months ago
Advice needed on PC workstation for 8K files in After Effects
by David Lawrence 1 year ago
Hi All, I'm starting a cool new project and need some advice on specing a badass PC workstation for After Effects work. The project involves research, benchmarking and demonstration of the Odyssey VR
Re: Advice needed on PC workstation for 8K files in After Effects
by Chris Pettit 12 months ago
David Lawrence "What about core count Can Premiere take advantage of multiple cores processors We're going with some flavor of dual Xeon, based on your and Chris's feedback." I'm going to add to this
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News: Blackmagic Design Announces Fusion 8 Public Beta is Available
by Cow News Droid 1 year ago
(Fremont, California--August 27, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced the public beta of the free version of Fusion 8, the world s most advanced visual effects and motion graphics software, is now
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David Mathis liked this 1 year ago
Re: News: Blackmagic Design Announces Fusion 8 Public Beta is Available
by Chris Pettit 1 year ago
Agreed. Fusion forum!
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Evidently, some of this is quantified.
by Jeremy Garchow 2 years ago
American Multi-Cinema Theatres (owned by a Chinese conglomerate) to test subscription service with MoviePass. http: www.kansascity.com news business technology article4512995.html "Under the MoviePass
Re: Evidently, some of this is quantified.
by Chris Pettit 2 years ago
Dennis Radeke "You're one of the few guys that still bangs on this drum quite a bit." Hi Dennis. I'm not sure that's the case. For every person who is "banging drums" (I'm a confessed drum banger) th
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"connecting" the cab and trailer - 18 wheeler truck
by Chris Pettit 2 years ago
Hi. I need to create a scene where a row of trucks travel on a road and then turn at a particular point. The objects will move most likey with and align to spline tag, or I may create a cloner using t
Re: "connecting" the cab and trailer - 18 wheeler truck
by Chris Pettit 2 years ago
Spectacular Adam, cant thank you enough for the info and the sample, exactly what I was looking for!
Advection animation
by Rich Rubasch 3 years ago
Anyone create something like this with Cinema Special plug ins required http: vimeo.com 12563832 http: vimeo.com 17095369 http: vimeo.com 17234865 http: vimeo.com 66381873 Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc.
Re: Advection animation
by Chris Pettit 3 years ago
I just bought Xparticles 2.5 for C4D, very powerful particle effects system, does this kind of work: http: www.x-particle.com
R15 GI Flickering
by Chris Pettit 3 years ago
Hi. I've been very impressed with the improvements to the GI render engine in C4D R15. Until today. First true complex scene with camera animation rendered using the new GI - I now have flickering aga
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Andy Henik liked this 3 years ago
Re: R15 GI Flickering
by Chris Pettit 3 years ago
Thanks Darby for all the additional information! Very helpful. I got a little lazy I think with R14. IL was a quick and fairly easy solution, I need to re-do my homework a bit now in R15 Thanks again
time remapping 120fps gopro footage
by Willian Praniski 3 years ago
hi, soo, let's say i have some 120fps footage from my go pro. now, i want to time remap between real time and some slowmotions. however, if i have a 30fps timeline i have to interpret all my 120fps fo
Re: time remapping 120fps gopro footage
by Chris Pettit 3 years ago
Willian Praniski "what i don't quite understand is: when i drop my 'interpreted' 120fps to 30fps footage on a 30fps timeline the whole clip is slowed down." Assuming you're using AE, don't reinterpre
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C4D to AE Problem Please support me!
by Guido Ag├╝ero 5 years ago
Hello Everyone! I am new in this site and hope someone could help me!!! I hope you can understand my English cause i am from Costa Rica and i guess that's not the good one. I have exported from C4D R1
Re: C4D to AE Problem Please support me!
by Chris Pettit 3 years ago
Old thread, but problem exists, thanks for this post. I've composited many times from C4D to AE, not sure why I never encountered this before, but your solution worked, thanks so much! www.digitalskye
"Project file doesn't exist"
by Lon Waitman 5 years ago
A few days ago, I clicked on an AE project file in order to open it and when the UI appeared, I got a message that said that that project file does not exist, even though I actually clicked on that pr
Re: "Project file doesn't exist"
by Chris Pettit 3 years ago
I'm having the same problem, working on workarounds now. Anyone know what AE is doing this pretty scary stuff with clients archived content at stake thanks
Audio Automation... delete keyframes for volume, pan...
by Cal Johnson 10 years ago
Is there a way to clear all the volume control or pan control keyframes from an audio track once you have written them in using the automated mixer Thanks!
Re: Audio Automation... delete keyframes for volume, pan...
by Chris Pettit 3 years ago
YES!, thank you so much. wonder why I couldnt find that in the help files Thanks again
Service: Digital Skye Media Development, LLC
by Chris Pettit 3 years ago
Phoenix Arizona, United States Animation   3D Digital Skye Media Development, LLC 2D Animation     3D Animation Interface design Motion graphics 3D animation Video editing compression M
The truly terrifying thing about Adobe's Cloud Changes
by Craig Wall 3 years ago
Think about what is going on here people! It's not just access to Adobe's tools! If you don't rise up and fight this you are their slave forever!!! A parallel world where you had the choice to buy or
Re: The truly terrifying thing about Adobe's Cloud Changes
by Chris Pettit 3 years ago
Dead on right! Everyone thinks they're going to to live forever.
Creative Cloud Q&A
by Steve Forde 3 years ago
Going to put myself out there and answer questions as best I can here on the COW. No question is a bad one as my intent is to frankly get rid of some of the FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) that I ha
Re: Creative Cloud Q&A Legal Agreement!
by Chris Pettit 3 years ago
Am I the only one that finds "...intending to have....next several versions..." to completely non-commital Frankly you just answered the question, indirectly...
Blu Ray Authoring HELL
by Chris Pettit 8 years ago
Hello all. I am attempting to endcode author my first BLU RAY project using the following: HDV CS3 Premiere project encoded to MPEG2 Blu Ray 1920x1080 preset Sony VAIO Duo Core w 2 GB RAM built in BD
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Topher Welsh liked this 8 years ago
Re: Blu Ray Authoring HELL
by Chris Pettit 8 years ago
Warren: Sure enough. Just bought the S300, it was ready to go out of the box. Played the BD-RE with no problems Thanks again for everyones help! Chris
pixel aspect ratio problem (i think) - HD to DV
by Chris Pettit 9 years ago
Hello. I have a peice of HD content that my client now wants on DVCAM. I imported the uncompressed content (1280x720) into a DV NTSC composition. No matter what I try, the output looks terrible on an
Re: pixel aspect ratio problem (i think) - HD to DV
by Chris Pettit 9 years ago
Thats it then! total confimation of what I did wrong. Fantastic, thanks again!
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