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Weird problems on Sony Vegas Pro 13! What can I do?
by Dhanen Moteuchi 1 month ago
Hi all! Once more time I come to you to try solve weird problems I am having. Many times I found answer on other threads to questions and options so specific I thought I couldn't found, so thanks for
Re: Weird problems on Sony Vegas Pro 13! What can I do?
by Danny Hays 4 weeks ago
I work with 1080 60p all the time. If my project or render settings doesn't show 60p as an option, I just type it in and save the settings for new projects. Danny Hays Samples of my Work can be seen h
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Vegas Pro 14 Keyframes acting weird!
by Matt Ledrew 4 weeks ago
I've been trying to make this thing, and have another image in a specific part of the screen. When I go to Video Event FX to move it, everything is good. When I watch through it, it stays like I put i
Re: Vegas Pro 14 Keyframes acting weird!
by Danny Hays 4 weeks ago
Are you using video preview settings set to Best (Full) Try setting it to Preview (Auto). Also keyframes can can be hard to see if two or more are very close to another and your timeline is zoomed way
"Scrambled" audio in Vegas Pro 15
by Liz Smith 3 months ago
Hello all, When I import an MP4 into Vegas Pro, the audio, for lack of a better term, is totally scrambled - I can hear it just fine, but it seems to be jumping all over the place. It plays tiny fragm
Re: "Scrambled" audio in Vegas Pro 15
by Danny Hays 3 months ago
So if you open a new project and drop that mp4, to your time line, it adds those extra tracks Danny Hays Samples of my Work can be seen here: https: www.youtube.com user ErnestDaniels videos view_as=p
Fade out offset not working on one clip
by Kamil Kowalski 3 months ago
Not sure what I did but on one clip, where there's a second clip like uhh... snapped next to it, both the fade out offset triangle and the fade itself disappear, anyone knows what to do I almost finis
Re: Fade out offset not working on one clip
by Danny Hays 3 months ago
This forum used to let you edit a post. Not anymore. You're using pro 15 I bet. In my opinion, pro 13 is still the best bug free release in my opinion. Danny Hays Samples of my Work can be seen here:
Out of Sync audio after using Pan/Crop
by Justin Vingoe 3 months ago
I've recorded a video with the usual horizon not quite straight problem. I've used the pan crop tool to straighten the video, but this makes the video and audio out of sync. Please help!!
Re: Out of Sync audio after using Pan/Crop
by Danny Hays 3 months ago
Out of sync playing it in Vegas or playing a rendered file I've used pan and crop without that problem many times. It does lag somewhat playing it in Vegas since your processing every frame, taxing th
How do I create an MPEG-2 1080p Template?
by Robert Strong 3 months ago
Hello, I'm trying to customize an HDV 1080i template to be 1080p, but everytime I change the aspect ratio which is defaulted to 1440x1080, to 1920, I get an immediate error when trying to render out.
Re: How do I create an MPEG-2 1080p Template?
by Danny Hays 3 months ago
Oh yea, I forgot about that box. Glad you have it working. I see you have Sony HVR-A1U. I still have one too but died while eating a tape once. Cost a few hundred bucks to get it repaired. I'm done wi
H264 support in Vegas 14
by Jon Muro 2 years ago
Occasionally I receive files from clients that are .mov that are problematic in Vegas 13. I can see the audio waveform but no video meaning the codec isn't supported by Vegas. When I drop them into pr
Re: H264 support in Vegas 14
by John Rofrano 2 years ago
That link doesn't work for me but if you are talking about the separate ProRes installer, it was removed because it got included into the regular QuickTime for Windows installer so it's no longer need
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Capturing Analog Video... (Time-Based Correction? BM Capture Products?)
by Alec Eagon 2 years ago
Hey Folks, So I just got a refurbished Sony CCD VX3 Hi8 Handycam for a project with an intentional lo-fi analog aesthetic. Footage looks great just coming out of the composite cables into a TV...just
Re: Capturing Analog Video... (Time-Based Correction? BM Capture Products?)
by Danny Hays 2 years ago
Hi Alec. You are aware you will be capturing DV25 avi files with 4.1.1 color space with that device right Danny Danny Hays Samples of my Work can be seen here: https: www.youtube.com user ErnestDaniel
intensity shuttle sound stutters
by jeremie galan 2 years ago
My intensity shuttle USB 3.0 is having some audio issues on windows with audio stuttering with all kind of audio glitches, i ve tried all of my usb 3 port ion my Asus x99 WS. It did work some times wi
Re: intensity shuttle sound stutters
by Danny Hays 2 years ago
I use the same USB3 Shuttle and had to update my usb3 drivers to Renesas Electronic USB 3.0 You can find the drivers here. http: plugable.com drivers renesas Danny Hays Samples of my Work can be seen
how to zoom in a rush using a bigger rush size ?
by lucas pelus 2 years ago
Hey, I do not know the name of the thnig I want cause I'm not english speaker. I got some gopro rushs in 4k (from a friend) it's drone vid. The drone was a bit to far so i was thinking adding this rus
Re: how to zoom in a rush using a bigger rush size ?
by John Rofrano 2 years ago
Aaron Star "Use the Pan Crop tool on the clip, or a separate track and use track motion, to crop in on the 4k footage and re-frame the to your taste."Be careful! You do not use Track Motion for zoomi
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Pocket Ultrascope Not Functional
by Bill Ravens 7 years ago
After reviewing all the requirements for USB 3.0 and the Pocket Ultrascope, I bit the bullet an bought the Pocket Ultrascope. Since BMD has an HP Envy15 laptop on their list, I was sure an HP Eliteboo
Re: Pocket Ultrascope Not Functional
by Danny Hays 2 years ago
From an earlier Post in 2011, I had to build a desktop with an x 58 chipset motherboard in order for my intensity shuttle usb3 to work on that PC. Since then I have bought two Sony Vaio laptops and a
Green Screen I Vegas Pro 12
by Don Hutcheson 2 years ago
I am preparing to do green screen shots and would like to know which camera is likely to produce the best results: a Sony Z1U (25mps output into AVCHD) or a Panasonic GH3 (60MPS into QuickTime format)
Re: Green Screen I Vegas Pro 12
by John Rofrano 2 years ago
The Sony Z1U is not AVCHD. It's HDV MPEG2. The Panasonic Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 shoots AVCHD. Both formats are 8-bit 4:2:0 so they will be equally poor for green screen work. Since the Panasonic GH3
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Intensity Shuttle USB 3 on an iMac
by Adam Read 3 years ago
Can anyone please confirm if the Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 version will work on an iMac using its USB 3 port I am moving over to a Mac from a PC, and would rather use the same device, than have to buy
Re: Intensity Shuttle USB 3 on an iMac
by Danny Hays 2 years ago
No. the Macintoshes use the Thunderbolt connection for the intensity shuttle Danny Hays Samples of my Work can be seen here: https: www.youtube.com user ErnestDaniels videos view_as=public
Can't install Vegas Pro 13 on fresh Windows 10
by Gerardas Kaubrys 3 years ago
Hello, I just install Windows 10, and when im trying to install Vegas Pro 13 it says: How can i fix this
Re: Can't install Vegas Pro 13 on fresh Windows 10
by John Rofrano 3 years ago
I'm glad that fixed things for you. jr www.johnrofrano.com www.vasst.com
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Youtube pixelation?
by Lukas Hajk 3 years ago
Hello guys, After many, many hours of searching for the best youtube settings, I've given up and I'm trying it for the last time here on this forum as I've seen some good suggestions here. I'm a game
Re: Youtube pixelation?
by Norman Black 3 years ago
Danny Hays "Are you saying that Sony Vegas Pro can't render as something YouTube can make look better than that I believe it can. " Vegas did not render the the Youtube result. The Vegas result, the
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How to Color Correct Clips from Mercalli Standalone
by Wayne Waag 3 years ago
If anyone is interested in how to color correct footage exported from the different versions of Mercalli Standalone, I've prepared a very quick and dirty YT video summarizing some testing that I've do
Re: How to Color Correct Clips from Mercalli Standalone
by Steve Rhoden 3 years ago
Still disagree Waag, no matter what you highlight about Mercalli 4, lol, aint spending my money on that, the only distinct advantage is the CMOS correction as you mentioned, plus the problematic color
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Capturing SD DV into media express
by Bleakley McDowell 3 years ago
Hi, Is it possible to capture NTSC DV directly into media express via firewire I have a large collection of MiniDV tapes with standard NTSC video on them that need ingested as part of an archival proj
Re: Capturing SD DV into media express
by Danny Hays 3 years ago
I believe Media Express is for Blackmagic hardware only. I haven't captured DV or anything via firewire in quite a while, especially on my mac. But there are some free apps for Mac to capture DV via f
BM Shuttle Intensity interlacing field issues
by Brendan Roney 3 years ago
I have two possibly related questions about interlacing issues with the VHS stuff I've been capturing. I'm using a Blackmagic Shuttle Intensity Thunderbolt, and I'm somewhat frequently getting portion
Re: BM Shuttle Intensity interlacing field issues
by Danny Hays 3 years ago
Monitoring the S video out of the shuttle will tell you if it's the TBC causing it. Won't the person using the tape need one between their VCR and digital switcher anyway As far as if it's a field ord
How can i combine splitted media again in Sony Vegas ?
by Hakan Tanak 3 years ago
I search everywhere but i didnt find any knowledge about this. How can i combine splitted media again in Sony Vegas I dont mean make the group i mean the opposite of splitting. or stitch the media ( w
Re: How can i combine splitted media again in Sony Vegas ?
by Steve Rhoden 3 years ago
There are several plugins available with an "unsplit" feature, one such one is Vegasaur. There is also a free extension that serves the same purpose called "Split and heal" from SeMW http: www.semw-so
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Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 with Media Composer 7
by jürgen docker 3 years ago
Hey, i have an Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 and want to use it for a 3dr client monitor in Avid Media Composer 7 In Davinci resolve the Intensity Shuttle works, but not in Avid. Did anyone now what i hav
Re: Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 with Media Composer 7
by Danny Hays 3 years ago
I have the USB3 shuttle too. I just tried to find a way with Media composer 5, and it seems DV, HDV via 1394 is the only way to capture and playback from an external device, unless you have Adrenaline
[Sony Vegas Pro] Video does not match Audio
by Sebastian Karlsson 3 years ago
Hi! I slowed down my videos, i have alot of videos in the project and i slowed down all of them in different lenghts. And now i have black spaces in my video Picture: http: i.imgur.com bNAIZ3O.png Ple
Re: [Sony Vegas Pro] Video does not match Audio
by Steve Rhoden 3 years ago
You are going about this all wrong somehow... You simply need to follow the instructions given by Andrew and Danny, its nothing complicated. Steve Rhoden (Cow Leader) Film Maker & VFX Artist. Owner of
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Chroma keyer + background troubles
by Nick Yule 3 years ago
Hey guys, I'm new to working with a green screen, but have got it pretty down pat in terms of how to get the chroma keyer settings working and backgrounds put in place. My problem occurs with my fade
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Re: Chroma keyer + background troubles
by Steve Rhoden 3 years ago
Good! Steve Rhoden (Cow Leader) Film Maker & VFX Artist. Owner of Filmex Creative Media. Samples of my Work and Company can be seen here: http: www.facebook.com FilmexCreativeMedia
Replace Audio files in the Timeline (Sony Vegas Pro 13.)
by Thomas Roberts 3 years ago
Hi guys, I am having a project audio files (WAV) cleaned up. 1. I have a rough cut of the project in works. 2. Sent over the WAV files to my audio guy for clean up- Recorded via H4N 3. How do I relink
Re: Replace Audio files in the Timeline (Sony Vegas Pro 13.)
by Danny Hays 3 years ago
If all the new wav files have the same names as the originals, You can put the new files in a new folder and copy the original .veg file to that new folder. Then rename the folder with the originals.
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"Free" Windows 10 upgrade?
by Angelo Mike 3 years ago
I just got a notification on my computer that I can reserve a free copy of Windows 10. Anyone know what the deal with this is, and whether I should even bother so that eventually I can have it if I ev
Re: "Free" Windows 10 upgrade?
by John Rofrano 3 years ago
Danny Hays " I will def. look into that, might have to try OSX with the new FCX again."You can watch my Boris TV episode on 3D Extruded EPS in FCP X. It will show you a pretty complex project done in
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1080p 60 fps video
by Danny Hays 3 years ago
I researched 1080p 60 video on this forum a few years ago. Interested to hear what people think about it now. Here's a great Panasonic TM700 made clip to experiment on with the stabilize feature. I ju
Re: 1080p 60 fps video
by Wayne Waag 3 years ago
John Rofrano This is why I shoot 60i. It gives better temporal resolution and is compatible with 100% of playback devices So why NOT 60P Maybe I'm missing something, but it would seem to provide even
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Can Sony Vegas export to analog outputs on an analog capture device?
by Rick Anvican 3 years ago
Hi all, I have a few years of experience with Sony Vegas but am new to capturing from analog sources. I have obtained three analog capture devices: a Canopus DVStorm, a Matrox RTX100 and a Pinnacle Sy
Re: Can Sony Vegas export to analog outputs on an analog capture device?
by John Rofrano 3 years ago
Rick Anvican "Would the ADVC-55 or ADVC-100 perform dual-way conversion like your ADVC-300 "The ADVC-55 is one way in. You can ingest analog footage but you can't print back to tape. The ADVC-100 is
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Vegas Feature
by Tawanda Mauchaza 3 years ago
Just wondering if anyone here feels the same about a feature that could allow the creation of multiple (tabbed) sequences under one project in Vegas. If this feature already exists and im unaware of i
Re: Vegas Feature
by John Rofrano 3 years ago
Danny Hays "I believe the first two versions of Vegas were audio only,,, Anybody remember that "Yea, I remember and it was just the first version of Vegas Pro 1.0 that was audio only. After that the
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Leaving a Sony Vegas project open for days
by Will Kee 3 years ago
Hey, I'm wondering if there any harm on my computer leaving a Sony Vegas Pro 12 project open on my computer for many days (4 so far). I'm doing this because it's an important project and I've encounte
Re: Leaving a Sony Vegas project open for days
by Bob Peterson 3 years ago
Leaving it on will not hurt the computer. In the day, we left ours on 24X7, and never had a problem. Computers are a lot better today in terms of reliability. Unless you have problems with BSODs, you
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SVP13 Sony Stabilize APPLY button doesn't work
by Matthew Jeschke 3 years ago
Anybody else having this problem. Recently upgraded to 13. Following instructions to stabilize video shot on my Canon 5d mk2. Worked like a champ on same files in SVP10 Now when I add the FX to the cl
Re: SVP13 Sony Stabilize APPLY button doesn't work
by John Rofrano 3 years ago
I believe that later versions of the Stabilize plug-in only work as a Media FX. if you placed it on an event on the timeline, remove it, find the media that the event uses in the Project Media, right-
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1080 60p video
by Danny Hays 3 years ago
Has anyone had any luck importing and exporting 1080 60p video with Final Cut I have two cameras that can capture it. Most people don't recommend it as it's not supported by TV broadcasting. But when
Re: 1080 60p video
by Danny Hays 3 years ago
( You just need a very fast RAID to play it back on.) I put a solid state drive in my Sony I7 laptop and it plays back, edits fine without a raid drive setup. So does my Microsoft Surface Pro 3 I5. Bu
Workflow: 1080 60p from Panasonic HDC-TM700 camera
by Khashyar Darvich 8 years ago
Hello Everyone, As a second camera, I am purchasing a Panasonic HDC-TM700 video camera that shoots in 1080 60p, 60i and 24p, in the AVCHD codec. I read reviews of the TM700 carefully, and decided that
Re: Workflow: 1080 60p from Panasonic HDC-TM700 camera
by Danny Hays 5 years ago
I have never gotten FCP to do this though. I hate FCP. It's a Dinosaur!
Dark Bags Under Eyes.....removal.
by Niccolò Ungaro 7 years ago
Is there a miracle to accomplish in AF for eye's dark circles removal... I'm ok in Mocha.... Thanks & regards. Nic.
Re: Dark Bags Under Eyes.....removal.
by Danny Hays 7 years ago
That's really amazing! Did you make this video You should make a video tutorial on your techniques.
444 to DPX and keeping TC
by Samuel Smith 7 years ago
Hello, We have a bunch of footage shot on the Alexa which is Apple Pro Res 4444 and we would like to convert that to DPX sequences. Is there a way to do this and still keep the timecode from the Pro R
Re: 444 to DPX and keeping TC -- CS5.5?
by Danny Hays 7 years ago
Hmm, We have a venue here at Universal Orlando that uses a DVS video server that plays 1080 60p DPX frame sequences with 444 color space. There has to be something to make these files. I have an Inten
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Corner pin and basic matte question
by Oliver Pool 7 years ago
Hi guys. If you have any pearls of wisdom to help a noob I'd be really grateful! I am working on a video clip of a man holding a board. I want to project an animation onto that board as it moves aroun
Re: Corner pin and basic matte question
by Danny Hays 7 years ago
Too bad the board isn't green or blue. You could key out the green or blue and let the underlying video show through. Then you would only need to motion track it to keep it in the same place on the ca
CS5 Rendering problems. In need of aid
by Cristian Vaca 7 years ago
Im working on a video now and I have a big project to work on so i need some advice. Thanks. Before i had to reinstall AE cs5 i used the h.264 and the quality was really good and then i had to reinsta
Re: CS5 Rendering problems. In need of aid
by Danny Hays 7 years ago
You probably used a .wmv preset with a low bitrate. I believe rendering from CS5 AE uses adobe media encoder, as all my render parameter choices are the same, either way. Every render, causes some qua
Removing frame similarities
by Stephen Byrd 7 years ago
So I'm new here and hoping you guys can help me out. I need to get a shot where the same car is repeating over and over in different parking spaces. It's only a 3 second shot, so I was going to just l
Re: Removing frame similarities
by Danny Hays 7 years ago
With the camera locked down, every spot the car is in. the car will be shot from a different angle, so trying to key it, you would have to duplicate those angles. Now shadows, with keying would depend
Panasonic AG HMC150 Camcorder - Alternative
by MIke Jones 7 years ago
Hello, I know this camera is a great one for HD at an affordable price but is there an alternative for this as well with not as many bells and whistles but that still provides great video for around 1
Re: Panasonic AG HMC150 Camcorder - Alternative
by Danny Hays 7 years ago
I noticed that today while posting on another forum. This guy said he couldn't find them in stock anywhere. IGot one for $750. I wanted another one too. I could find them for about a grand as well,,,,
Turning grey sky blue
by Guy Kingston 7 years ago
I shot some footage on a sunny day, with a blue sky. But, now I've got to editing it the sky looks grey! I want to make the sky look blue-er. It doesn't have to be a wonderful clear blue sky, just not
Re: Turning grey sky blue
by Danny Hays 7 years ago
If your camera has manual white balance, manually set it with a pure white object, like a poster board, in the environment and lighting that your shooting in. This way your colors won't change on you
what is best method for keying green screen with two shades?
by tony haer 8 years ago
I'm shooting this music video in front of a green screen curtain and with a green paper floor and was just wondering what was the best way to key out both floor and curtain Also any suggestions how i
Re: There's more going on here than just two shades of green
by Danny Hays 8 years ago
There once a keyer from Nantucket,, I mean Ultra 2 from Serious Magic. Adobe bought it several years ago and released it with the high end CS3 bundles, then nothing with CS4 and now CS5 has it as a pl
4k codec
by Gary Roales 8 years ago
Hi all, I am very new to motion graphics and video editing but, I can already do some pretty cool animation on After Effects (huge thanks to Andrew Kramer). It is the technical aspect of rendering tha
Re: 4k codec
by Danny Hays 8 years ago
I believe 4K files are Frame sequences with .DPX, targa files, not streaming video. They show up as a folder with these type of pictures with a Wave file and a file that tells the editing or playback
AVCHD (.MTS files from Panasonic FX700)
by Isabella La Rocca 8 years ago
Hi, I just got this great new little Lumix. I believe I found the video (AVCHD) files on the media card - they have a .MTS extension - but I cannot get anything on my mac to read them. I tried AE, QT,
Re: AVCHD (.MTS files from Panasonic FX700)
by Danny Hays 8 years ago
Are the files 1080i or 1080 60p I have a Panasonic TM700 that will capture 1080 60p in the .MTS format. Unfortunatly Macs won't let you import these files, Macs don't have USB 3 yet either. CS5 After
using keylight to key out white background?
by Patryk Rebisz 8 years ago
I have a problematic bunch of shots where the subject was recorded on white background, but the white background is... well, grayish rather then white. I thought to use keylight to keyout the white (g
Re: using keylight to key out white background?
by Danny Hays 8 years ago
Granted, there was no real white in that flower, and one click gave me that key. Here's alot harded one where I had to tweek it, still not perfect but it will depend on how much white is in your clip.
News: Intensity Shuttle Now Shipping
by Cow News Droid 8 years ago
(Milpitas, California--July 2, 2010) Blackmagic Design today announced Intensity Shuttle, a new low cost and extremely high quality HDMI and analog video capture and playback solution for USB 3.0 comp
Re: News: Intensity Shuttle Now Shipping
by Danny Hays 8 years ago
Cool!! Can't wait till mine gets here!! Danny Hays Universal Orlando Show Systems Department.
.MXF files in Premier Pro
by Rex Summerfield 8 years ago
What do I need to do to get .MXF files into CS3 Right now its giving me an incorrect file format error. Does CS4 handle them better I'm on a 32 bit machine so that is my upgrade limit.
Re: .MXF files in Premier Pro
by Danny Hays 8 years ago
I was having a similar problem opening mxf files from a 360 video seerver, and could only do it with MXFSPLIT, part of mxf tools. I can't find where I downloaded it from anymore but I can email it to
H.264 lags in flash player
by Thatcher Kelley 9 years ago
I am encoding an h.264 .mov file out from compressor. It is being used in a flash player. The video consists of a motion-intense intro graphic, then 3 seconds of black, then a static interview. When p
Re: H.264 lags in flash player
by Danny Hays 9 years ago
Can you export MP4 for podcast and Flash for the flash player I don't see flash players playing MP4 videos. Danny
How to compress onlie videos before viewing
by khalid sam 9 years ago
Hi, I would like to know if i can compress online videos & how, before viewing it online so that i can save on the download limits Thanks in advance
Re: How to compress onlie videos before viewing
by Danny Hays 9 years ago
can you export as MP4, FLV (Flash) or WMV All these are web streamable. Danny Hays
mfx file conversion
by David Warren 10 years ago
I have a bunch of .mfx files that I would like to convert to .mov or .dv. Does anyone know a conversion tool or software Thanks! Warren
Re: mfx file conversion
by Danny Hays 10 years ago
Yeah I know but I thought it may have been a typo. And yes I found out about different types and the readers, unwrappers. I was editing mxf files from a 360 Image Server 2000. It took me a while to fi
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