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Dave Simpson

Media 100 / After Effects Editor
Member Since:
November 2nd 2004
136 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Burlington, Ontario Canada
Standalone editing (aka Producer)
by Ben Price 6 years ago
I recall there once being a standalone version of M100 that allowed you to run the interface on a laptop. The assumption was that you had a desktop version with all the I O hardware and the laptop all
Re: Standalone editing (aka Producer)
by Dave Simpson 6 years ago
Hi Ben, I would contact Media 100 and just explain that you need a second copy for your laptop to take work home or show clients your work etc. I'm pretty sure if you have a current license they will
Wazzup guys!
by Gerry Condez 6 years ago
Any new stuff with Media100. LOL! No post Seems everything is working really well. OR, you guys moved on. (how can I add a sad face here ) Happy Holidays to All!
Re: Wazzup guys!
by Dave Simpson 6 years ago
It's not the busiest of places, this branch of the cow, but it's always been here when I've needed it! Happy Christmas and Holidays to both of you. cheers Dave
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Somebody Has To Ask...
by Andy Stinton 6 years ago
Media 100 Suite and Maverick. Problems Issues Cool to go Andy Stinton Corporate Video Live & Stage Events Business Practices
Re: Somebody Has To Ask...
by Dave Simpson 6 years ago
I was also wondering the same thing Michael. Everything is working fine with 2.1.3 so I hesitate to update if it's only tweaked for Mavericks. If there are other improvements I'm in, otherwise best no
Could not complete “Export” command
by Charlie Atlas 6 years ago
I get the message "Could not complete Export command because you do not have the necessary access privileges" when i try to export certain timelines. Other timelines work fine. Does anyone have any id
Re: Could not complete “Export” command
by Dave Simpson 6 years ago
Hello Charlie, Is it the longer timelines that give you the error If the drive is formatted as FAT32 then the maximum file size is 4gigs, so even if you have tons or room left you can't create a singl
"Fake" one-shot: transition between two sheets
by Smaro Papaevangelou 6 years ago
Hello dear CreativeCowers, I searched the forum for something relevant before posting but i didn't know exactly what to look for so I decided to post my questions: I am currently working on a video th
Re: "Fake" one-shot: transition between two sheets
by Dave Simpson 6 years ago
You could try a combination of one of the blur effects with a dissolve and see how that looks. cheers
AE CC Memory problems while rendering.
by Aaron Lenius 6 years ago
So I keep getting an error when I try and render my comp. I can scrub through the comp no problem but when I try and render it... no deal. Yet when I render the same exact file in AE CS5.5 I get no er
Re: AE CC Memory problems while rendering.
by Dave Simpson 6 years ago
Do you have the same amount of RAM allocated to AE in CS5.5 Usually you need to set aside more memory for other applications and the OS. Adding more RAM will of course help out a lot (who doesn't want
Media 100 won't launch
by Dave Simpson 6 years ago
Hi All, I am suddenly getting the following error when I go to start Media 100. "Could not start the application because the Media 100 Suite System is locked up. Please save all documents and quit." T
Re: Media 100 won't launch
by Dave Simpson 6 years ago
Hi Robert & Floh, Thanks for the responses. While browsing the Media 100 site for support I got their on line chat support. I found the rep quite helpful. Anyway, after trying a few of his suggestions
After Effects Using Up A TON of RAM
by Ashley Ripka 6 years ago
I have been working in After Effects CS6 for a while. All of a sudden it's using up 26GB of RAM out of the 32GB I have available on my iMac. I am constantly clearing out my cache in AE, I am not runni
Re: After Effects Using Up A TON of RAM
by Dave Simpson 6 years ago
You could also launch Activity Monitor to see if there is anything working in the background that could be causing you grief. I do know that a helper app called "Quick Look Helper" can randomly cause
Interlaced video nightmare [Moving to here from digital deliver]
by Kyle Bales 6 years ago
Hi everyone, I have 5 hours of footage I am supposed to edit for a client into a 3 minute video for their website. The problem is that whoever was in charge of the footage compressed it to a DVD, inte
Re: Interlaced video nightmare [Moving to here from digital deliver]
by Dave Simpson 6 years ago
Hi Kyle, Although far from an ideal solution could you re-capture the footage from a DVD player back into your NLE If the final destination is a web page the quality might still be okay. Dave
Missing Font Again
by Dave Simpson 7 years ago
Hi All, CS5.5 OS 10.6.7 I ran into to this 8 months ago, never really found a solution and now it's happening again. Basically I was working on a project yesterday, opened it up today and AE says it c
Re: Missing Font Again
by Dave Simpson 7 years ago
Hi Vishesh, I placed a copy in the folder, rebooted and it did the trick. Thanks for the help. Dave
Audio Sync Issue
by Dave Simpson 7 years ago
Hello All, I am creating some Station Ids in CS5.5. Something I have done many times before without any issues. When I do my RAM previews the audio is about 3 or 4 seconds ahead of the video. I search
Re: Audio Sync Issue
by Dave Simpson 7 years ago
Hello Dave, Right on all counts. I just installed a new Black Magic Card a few days ago, and I guess I couldn't help myself :-) Everything looks so nice on the big screen. Anyhow, the shift zero does
4x3 Center Cut Safe zone
by Dave Simpson 7 years ago
Hi All, I am creating a station ID template in 16x9 HD to be used by our other cable systems. We now have to ensure that any graphics are within 4 x 3 centre cut safe zones. Under view overlays I can
Re: 4x3 Center Cut Safe zone
by Dave Simpson 7 years ago
Hi Stephen, Much appreciated! Best Regards Dave Simpson
DCVPROHD 1080i to DVD
by Dave Simpson 7 years ago
Hi All, I have a program edited for Broadcast done in DVCPROHD 1080i. I also need to make a DVD for a presentation. How should I export the timeline to burn a DVD in I DVD and maintain as much quality
Re: DCVPROHD 1080i to DVD
by Dave Simpson 7 years ago
Hello Bernhard Thanks for the response. I will try your Adobe ME suggestion first and see how things look, then take it from there. cheers Dave
Importing from P2 Card
by Dave Simpson 7 years ago
Hi All, I'm trying to import footage from a Panasonic P2 Card and card reader. When I go to "Import Panasonic P2" I can view the thumbnails and select the clips I want no problem. When I click import
Re: Importing from P2 Card
by Dave Simpson 7 years ago
Hello Floh, Thanks for the reply. The import progress bar will come up, then the crash usually occurs either within seconds or about half way to two thirds of the way through. It varies though. When I
Fonts in Boris red
by Dave Simpson 7 years ago
I have added a few fonts to my Mac over the last while, but noticed that only some of my fonts are available when I do titles in Red. I am editing in Media 100 suite 2.0.2 and creating titles in Boris
Re: Fonts in Boris red
by Dave Simpson 7 years ago
I should have also mentioned Media 100 Suite 2.0 comes with Boris red 5.0.1.334 cheers Dave
Alpha Channel Issue
by Dave Simpson 8 years ago
Hello, I am trying to export a clip from Motion 4 to use in an AE CS3 project. I am exporting with the animation codec to include the alpha channel. In project properties the background is set to tran
Re: Alpha Channel Issue
by Dave Simpson 8 years ago
No luck turning down the quality, but I found a work around for now. I will try your suggestion with the alpha matte etc when I have a moment, if only to learn how to do it that way. Thanks for the he
3d axis handles
by Dave Simpson 10 years ago
Hello I am kind of new to Motion, so forgive me if the question sounds a bit simple. I am trying to fly a camera through some objects and cannot seem to activate the 3d axis handles. I am in Perspecti
Re: 3d axis handles
by Dave Simpson 10 years ago
Got it. Thanks for your help. cheers Dave
Newbie Object Question
by Dave Simpson 14 years ago
Hello, I am very new to 3d invigorator so please excuse the simple question. I wanted to use our company logo as an object, so I dropped it into Illustrator, then converted it to an Illustrator file (
Re: Newbie Object Question
by Dave Simpson 14 years ago
Thanks Again Jon, It's a very cool program especially for what it costs. I needed something new to get out of a creative funk :-) Dave
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