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Engine Updates Abandoned
by Craig Wall 1 year ago
Another year of meager 'updates' and again Adobe's once-promised fully mutli-threaded support still no closer to reality. I think it's safe to say at this point that it won't ever happen. Life is full
Re: Engine Updates Abandoned
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Also Adobe had a poll about this and the choices were 1) More features 2) Complete rewrite that will take time but will use modern hardware features and will be faster in the long run. The users chose
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: No!
by Craig Wall 2 years ago
With all respect Michael, you were conveying the exact same hopeful narrative 3 years ago...and also suggested that the subscription model wouldn't slow AE's development. Years have passed. Nothing ha
After Effects World - Where are we?
by Craig Wall 2 years ago
I've not used AE very much in the past two years, so I was curious to get impressions about where things stand. My impression is that Adobe still has yet to conclude the underlying modernization of th
Re: After Effects World - Where are we? -- LOST!!!!
by Craig Wall 2 years ago
For about 3 years I stuck with the last non-subscription version. I despised Adobe for moving to slavescriptions. I broke down some time back and joined the slaves. :- ( I remember some naive folks wh
Adobe Application Manager keeps wrongly treating me like a cloud customer
by Craig Wall 6 years ago
I was a cloud customer until Adobe's new recent policies. I uninstalled the cloud version, purchased the CS6 Master Collection and installed it. But at some point the Application Manager got updated a
Re: Adobe Application Manager keeps wrongly treating me like a cloud customer
by Craig Wall 6 years ago
I posted there last night and so far haven't received any viable solution. Life is full of funny particles.
You Might Want to Read this Analysis of the EULA
by Jim Wiseman 6 years ago
Lloyd Chambers runs the Website Mac Performance Guide. He is a recognized expert at tuning the Mac Pro for photo work on the web. I haven't found anyone more expert than him at this. He is also a prac
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Re: You Might Want to Read this Analysis of the EULA
by Roland R. Kahlenberg 6 years ago
Peter Wiley "The Adobe EULA is not, as has been pointed out, all that different from others. They are often unilateral, that is, they are drafted in the interests of the Company more than in the inte
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The truly terrifying thing about Adobe's Cloud Changes
by Craig Wall 6 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 Craig Wall 6 years ago
I strongly contend that most people aren't deeply thinking through all the ramifications of this! For example let me posit the following absolute reality and nudge you to think about it. 1. You are li
Scary Question about Quicktime/AV Foundation
by Shaun Gish 8 years ago
So... this struck me today and I haven't seen anything posted about it (and it could potentially drastically mess with all of the FCP switchers out there): When Lion comes out and all of the video is
Re: Scary Question about Quicktime/AV Foundation
by Craig Wall 8 years ago
I think we will see another expensive disruption...similar to the migration to 64 bit. Quicktime will get pushed off the cliff in a few years. Adobe, Avid, etc. will be forced to change their underlyi
So who is the best candidate?
by Adam Claude Jones 8 years ago
Ok, the writing is on the wall and its pretty clear apple wants to sell iphones and not pro apps. Yeah, its coming in the future yadda, yadda, yadda. But I need it now. So who is the best candidate to
Re: So who is the best candidate?
by Craig Wall 8 years ago
Premiere's interoperability for me is one of it's greatest strengths. But then I use Maxon's c4d and Vue for 3d and After Effects for compositing. Maxon and Adobe have got it going on for together. C4
NYT reporter Pogue responds to pros concerns
by TImothy Auld 8 years ago
Talk about missing the point(s) http: pogue.blogs.nytimes.com 2011 06 23 professional-video-editors-weigh-in-on-final-cut-pro-x
Re: NYT reporter Pogue responds to pros concerns
by Craig Wall 8 years ago
David Pogue has sold more than a few books promoting and educating people about low-end Macintosh applications (like iLife). So consider the source and his motivations. Life is full of funny particles
Apple - we need a roadmap
by Steve Connor 8 years ago
Apple, you're probably not reading this forum by now as you've probably got a good idea about what most people think and I know you don't do roadmaps, but now would be a good time to start, before a l
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Re: Apple - we need a roadmap
by Craig Wall 8 years ago
Russel Lasson: "Speak Apple! Speak up! Say you love us! Say you care or this thing is over!" I'd say Apple has spoken quite loudly and clearly. We just don't like what Apple is saying! Look at the fea
Poll: Continue w/Final Cut Pro X Or Moving On?
by Jason Wood 8 years ago
Okay, seeing that Final Cut Pro X isn't at all ready to be used in a pro workflow, I have to ask... When it is finally time to upgrade from Final Cut Pro 7, what will you do - Final Cut Pro X - Avid -
Re: Poll: Continue w/Final Cut Pro X Or Moving On?
by Craig Wall 8 years ago
Apple has had tons and tons of time to think about this. They didn't merely "forget" to include features. They didn't lack time to include things they found important. The new product reflects Apple's
Is 3D Flag a dead product?
by Craig Wall 8 years ago
Realistically... Will Flag ever be upgraded to work with current 64 bit AE platform Life is full of funny particles.
Re: Is 3D Flag a dead product?
by Craig Wall 8 years ago
OK...A tease comment like that...interesting.... Life is full of funny particles.
Boris and Adobe CS 5.5
by Ronn Varnell 8 years ago
I have migrated to Adobe CS5.5 from CS5.0 on a Mac Pro. How do I migrate Boris Continuum Complete AE7 and Final Effects Complete 6 AE to 5.5. Or...can I reinstall the Boris products to 5.5 using the o
Re: Boris and Adobe CS 5.5
by Craig Wall 8 years ago
Awesome! So all the same plugins are included and have the same functionality, correct I can wait til tomorrow when there is an installer. Life is full of funny particles.
Re: Quad-core Intel Core i7 in new MBPro - c4d
by Craig Wall 9 years ago
Would C4d see the quad-core i7 as 8 threads when it renders I'm thinking about buying the new macbook pro...a laptop by day...and an added machine on my render farm by night. Am I correct when I think
Re: Quad-core Intel Core i7 in new MBPro - c4d
by Craig Wall 9 years ago
I'll answer my own question and conclude this thread. Yes...c4d will see it as 8 threads. Life is full of funny particles.
When to expect 64 bit 3D Flag, Warps upgrades
by Craig Wall 9 years ago
3D Flag, 3D Warps... Just wanted an approximate ETA for upgrades...assuming that these plugins do still project forward into our After Effects future Cheers. Life is full of funny particles.
Re: When to expect 64 bit 3D Flag, Warps upgrades
by Craig Wall 9 years ago
I can only imagine how much work it must be! Thanks for the update. Life is full of funny particles.
Embarrassing Question
by Craig Wall 9 years ago
I am stumped by something that should be (and I'm sure is) ultra simple. I've used c4d for a couple of years and every time this comes up I use some kludge. The question is this: What is the simplest
Re: Embarrassing Question
by Craig Wall 9 years ago
Thanks, Randy. Your reply was very helpful! I kept thinking there would be a simple attribute like in AE. I had not used the Display tag. That's the quick way, it appears...which is what I was looking
2-pass encodes failing in Adobe Media Encoder CS5 Mac
by Mark Abney 9 years ago
Just updated Adobe media encoder CS5 to v5.0.1.0(64-bit) Now when I do 2-pass transcodes from ProRes QT to f4v it fails with "Encoding Failed. Unknown eror." Changing f4v preset to "1-pass" works. Hav
Re: 2-pass encodes failing in Adobe Media Encoder CS5 Mac
by Craig Wall 9 years ago
I can't give you a recommendation. But for me...I'll only reinstall the whole Suite if I'm cornered into it. (takes forever) Life is full of funny particles.
Can I use Zax files created with 32 bit machine in CS5 (64 bit machine)?
by John Rich 9 years ago
Assuming I got Premiere CS5 running on a 64 bit Win7 machine, would it be possible for me to use another machine (xppro 32 bits) to create Invigorator Pro titles and then import the titles into the 64
Re: Can I use Zax files created with 32 bit machine in CS5 (64 bit machine)?
by Craig Wall 9 years ago
Can anyone offer something more informative about an approximate timeframe for 64 bit updates Summer 3rd quarter If you want to couch it in tentative terms...then we will accept it in the same fashion
Can Horizon do this?
by Philip Powell 11 years ago
Jim Arthurs showed this amazing "poor mans motion control camera" trick over on reduser.net . http: www.reduser.net forum showthread.php t=1373 Here is the video of it. http: ftp.datausa.com imageshop
Re: Can Horizon do this?
by Craig Wall 11 years ago
I do have Horizon and have used it on a few projects. Though I've never tried this kind of shot -- my hunch is in theorgy: emphatically YES! Life is full of funny particles.
AE Continuum: Is there a manual?
by Craig Wall 12 years ago
I purchased Boris Continuum 5, expecting to find a manual (PDF is fine). I cannot locate one. Is there a manual Also when I upgraded recently to the patch-- AE 8.01--and I enabled OpenGL on my Mac pla
Re: AE Continuum: Is there a manual?
by Craig Wall 12 years ago
I think for such an extensive suite of tools -- and with the pricetag -- that a manual should REALLY be made available. There certainly was a manual for the last version of Continuum that I owned. Hop
Why is 3d layer warp so sloooooow
by Craig Wall 12 years ago
I just bought 3dLayer Warp and am using it on a Quad Pro Mac with 9 gigs of RAM and AE 8.01. I have turned off OpenGL because I was bombing immediately and constantly with it enabled. What I am doing
Re: Why is 3d layer warp so sloooooow
by Craig Wall 12 years ago
I guess what I was expecting was something similar in speed to CCSphere or a Boris DVE filter. I guess what layer warp does is more complex but it seems radically slower than those filters...frankly i
Offsetting camera "point at" for photographic rule of thirds
by Craig Wall 12 years ago
Dan, I have been thinking of an expression that keeps my camera's central subject matter targeted--but not centered in the screen--rather in centered over one of the 4 visual hot spots described by Ph
Re: rule of thirds - slightly different approach.
by Craig Wall 12 years ago
Darby, I would love to try anything you work up. To me this is a CORE yet over-looked aspect of After Effects. A good solution to this would have lots of everyday uses and applications. Many motion ar
Could be big: (Auto-Orient Y) * .5
by Craig Wall 12 years ago
Please forgive my expressions naivety but I'm excited about a possible solution. I am an code softie and I could be flat wrong about this but I think I have a bona-fide idea. And if my idea does work
Re: Could be big: (Auto-Orient Y) * .5
by Craig Wall 12 years ago
Thanks again! Once again...that worked well. It's all about fudging 2d to look 3d... and managing compromises. This gives a lot more flexibility for differing objectives and different scenes. I'll try
Working in higher depth color space?
by Craig Wall 12 years ago
Anyone have experience working in 16bit (or AECS3 32 bit) color space with Zaxwerks. Any much difference Is it worth the render hit
Particular/AE7/MacIntel dual 2.66
by dan 12 years ago
Just wondering will the current version of Particular work in AE7 on a Mac Pro dual 2.66. thanks
Re: Particular/AE7/MacIntel dual 2.66
by Craig Wall 12 years ago
To clarify I have a quad core Intel machine with AE3. I assume this request was info regarding that, since AE7 doesn't support Universal Binary.
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