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David Shirey

Member Since:
October 26th 2006
355 Posts
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How would i make 'moving subtitles'?
by Hunter Madden 11 months ago
As i don't know what to call it, i'd like to know how i would make moving subtitles as an example i'll link this video. https: www.youtube.com watch v=1AULdtZ7y4c Skip to 7:02 and you'll see that he w
Re: How would i make 'moving subtitles'?
by David Shirey 11 months ago
Eh, I'm sure someone who does more with titles than my boring corporate experience will have a better solution, but for the Veryyyyy effect, I would just use good old Legacy Text, click the Animate bu
VEGAS Pro 16 Update 2 (build 307) is available.
by James Ollick 11 months ago
Here is the link for VEGAS Pro 16 Update 2 (build 307) http: dl04.magix.net 2018 VEGASPro16 update VEGAS_Pro_16.0.0.307_DE-EN-FR-ES.exe. James Ollick
Re: VEGAS Pro 16 Update 2 (build 307) is available.
by David Shirey 11 months ago
Definitely fixes the annoying bug where moving clips in the timeline was super sluggish if either Project Media tab wasn't closed or you had event pan crop window open. Love it.
Vegas 16 Select After Curosr: how to bind to key command?
by David Shirey 1 year ago
I've been using the old Select.Events.from.Cursor script for ages, and was excited that MAGIX finally opted to add that functionality into Vegas finally, as it's one less thing to have to customize ev
Re: Vegas 16 Select After Curosr: how to bind to key command?
by David Shirey 1 year ago
Thanks for the reply. I guess the old ways are best. My SelectEventsFromCursor.js is dated August 2007, so here's to another 11 years together and thanks to John Rofrano for creating it back in 2004!
Vegas Pro 16 is now available for sale and download
by James Ollick 1 year ago
Vegas Pro 16 is now available for sale and download. I just installed the Suite Version. James Ollick
Re: Vegas Pro 16 is now available for sale and download
by David Shirey 1 year ago
Oh my gosh, after all these years they've FINALLY added "Select Events From Cursor"! The most no-brainer option any NLE should have that I've had to install a script and bind to a key every time I ins
If Vegas 14 purchased now will 15 be free?
by Steve Hopper 2 years ago
No mention of this on the Magix site.
Re: If Vegas 14 purchased now will 15 be free?
by David Shirey 2 years ago
Why, is 15 actually due soon
Most Compatible? MainConcept or Sony AVC
by Dan Magoo 2 years ago
I edit short videos for my wife, who puts them on flash drives and needs to use them in many locations, often having to use the host institution's computer, in various countries with a variety of newn
Re: Most Compatible? MainConcept or Sony AVC
by David Shirey 2 years ago
I vaguely recall like 5 or 6 years ago running across some old device that wouldn't play a Sony AVC mp4 I had made, but would play a MainConcept, and since I had only recently switched to using Sony I
How do I select an envelope to delete it
by Todd Zimmermann 2 years ago
I've got the envelope selection tool selected, I can see the envelope, but i can't seem to select it. I've followed VP's help. I can see everything that I want to do with the envelope ie cut, copy pas
Re: How do I select an envelope to delete it
by David Shirey 2 years ago
I'm most familiar with the volume and velocity envelopes which operate pretty differently. Most envelopes you would add delete in the Insert menu, although I just use Shift+V, but something like veloc
Sony Vegas Attempts to Access the Network Repeatedly
by Claudio Goncalves 2 years ago
Hello My firewall shows the sonyy vegas trying to connect on my own network every 10 seconds. I'm gonna explain. My computer is connected to a network and has a static IP configured, for example: The
Re: Sony Vegas Attempts to Access the Network Repeatedly
by David Shirey 2 years ago
Is that Vegas checking to see if any other instances are running on other shared computers under the same license, so that it will shut down if you have the same license installed on too many pc's
VEGAS Pro 14 Update 5 (build 244)
by James Ollick 2 years ago
Here is the link https: www.vegascreativesoftware.info us forum vegas-pro-14-update-5-build-244--106178 MathiasH wrote on 3 28 2017, 11:54 AM Dear community, We are very happy to announce a new update
Re: VEGAS Pro 14 Update 5 (build 244)
by David Shirey 2 years ago
James Ollick "I just updated VP 14 Pro and the load time for for my previous file, a 1 hour 8 minute video, was 18 seconds from the moment I clicked on the icon to start working with the program." Ha
News: Boris FX Announces Bundle with VEGAS Pro 14 Suite
by Cow News Droid 3 years ago
Leading Plug-in Developer Partners with Magix to bring professional motion tracking, keying & 3D motion graphics tools to VEGAS Pro users (Boston, MA--September 21, 2016) Boris FX , the leading plug-i
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Re: News: Boris FX Announces Bundle with VEGAS Pro 14 Suite
by David Shirey 3 years ago
Oh wow, I haven't used Boris since my Media 100 days. I could see getting back into that if Magix can work out the kinks with Vegas 14. Although for my needs I've been very happy with NewBlueFX's Chro
Vertical Video: Just say No!
by Ned Miller 3 years ago
ADMIN NOTE: This thread began in Creative COW's Business & Marketing forum, but since this topic also cuts across shooting, editing, and distribution, we thought it'd be fun to open the discussion up
Re: Vertical Video: Just say No!
by David Shirey 3 years ago
Tim Wilson "This is from a vertical film festival being held in a cathedral. A horizontal screen would have been positively sinful. " Yeah, the thing you want to see doesn't fit in the frame and half
Question: Different methods for rendering vertical video for 90-degree mounted hdtv's
by David Shirey 4 years ago
Here's my problem, I edited two montages to be displayed vertically, which I did by first going to Project Properties Output Rotatioin 90 degrees clockwise. One of these I need to make a 720x1280 vert
Re: Question: Different methods for rendering vertical video for 90-degree mounted hdtv's
by David Shirey 4 years ago
Thanks for the reply. I just noticed at the very bottom of the Render screen I forgot to scroll down far enough to select "Use Project Output Rotation Setting." Just a simple case of never needing and
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DVD Arch. menu text highlighting
by Dave James 8 years ago
This is the same issue I posted earlier - but I changed the subject and explanation - hoping to get this figured out. Searching the internet seems to indicate that known - and essential unsolvable iss
Re: DVD Arch. menu text highlighting
by Dave James 8 years ago
Thanks. I've attached a screen shot of the highlight menu. You can see what I'm trying to do. I've been able to reduce the problem from the default settings of blended colors by adjusting the specific
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David Shirey liked this 8 years ago
hoodman sxs adaptor w/sandisk
by jim stamos 8 years ago
since sxs is out of the question for me with the price increase, im looking to go with the sxs adaptors, although i know its riskier. have heard that the hoodman adaptor is reliable and the sandisk 32
Re: hoodman sxs adaptor w/sandisk
by David Shirey 8 years ago
We used the Kensington SxS adapters until Hoodman came out with theirs (we could finally close the card slot door!) and have been using nothing but SanDisk Extreme 16gb cards. I will say the boss was
EX and Premiere Pro CS5
by Jay Gladwell 9 years ago
Anyone here using Premiere Pro CS5 with their EX camera
Re: EX and Premiere Pro CS5
by David Shirey 9 years ago
I use MXF files with Sony Vegas and when my coworkers switched from FCP to Premiere Pro CS5 I suggested the same thing, but we found Premiere was taking forever to load and generating tons of conform
Compressor settings for 1080i@60 going to DVD, getting jaggies
by David Shirey 9 years ago
Full disclosure: I'm a Vegas Pro and recently Premiere Pro editor, but we have a Final Cut Pro system here and the boss wants me to investigate why the DVD's it produces all have horrible jagged edges
Re: Compressor settings for 1080i@60 going to DVD, getting jaggies
by David Shirey 9 years ago
I guess 1080i@60 is vague because it could be 1920 or 1440, but this footage is all 1440, and as I mentioned they were captured on Sony EX-1's, so I guess they were "captured" by importing the XDCAM f
Compressor settings for 1080i Sony EX1 to DVD footage, getting jaggies.
by David Shirey 9 years ago
Full disclosure: I'm a Vegas Pro and recently Premiere Pro editor, but we have a Final Cut Pro system here and the boss wants me to investigate why the DVD's it produces all have horrible jagged edges
And when you have too many CreativeCOW windows open...
by David Shirey 9 years ago
... you do stupid things like post Final Cut Pro questions in the Adobe Premiere forum. Cheers!
PPro CS5 takes forever to load projects - conform audio to blame?
by David Shirey 9 years ago
We've been trying to switch to Premiere CS5 (5.0.2) for editing weddings here and it's been nothing but problems so far. Still trying to troubleshoot some other things, but one really annoying issue i
Re: PPro CS5 takes forever to load projects - conform audio to blame?
by David Shirey 9 years ago
First to answer Tim's questions, yes we do have 5.0.2 and the project file is like 30mb. Tim Kolb "I use XDcam EX files (which are not MXF...they're MPEG4 wrappers, only disc-based XDcam is MXF), and
Adobe Media Encoder - won't continue after first render
by David Shirey 9 years ago
We've recently made the switch to Premiere Pro CS5 on Win7 systems and are having some problems. When we put more than one sequence to render to mpeg2 in Adobe Media Encoder, it'll render the first fi
Re: Adobe Media Encoder - won't continue after first render
by David Shirey 9 years ago
Just to follow up with this issue, we submitted two sequences to AME today. One was a 2hr 45min to be compressed to h264 blu-ray, the other about an hour to mpeg2 for DVD. The first job sat there doin
XDCam Saving Files
by Brandon Carter 9 years ago
I have some questions about how I should be saving my files for future use. We are using EX1s to film scenes over the next three months. It is way too much footage to just keep stored on the sxs or SD
Re: XDCam Saving Files
by David Shirey 9 years ago
Everyone is giving you good advice but if you're in a position where you know for certain that no other editor will ever need the raw files or the project is on a very strict budget, here's my advice.
EX-1 missing part 1 of 2-part clip
by David Shirey 9 years ago
So I understand that the EX-1 splits clips into 3.40gb folders and the ClipBrowser software rejoins them when you import them. We first started using the EX-1's in March 2008 and it always made sense
Re: EX-1 missing part 1 of 2-part clip
by David Shirey 9 years ago
Since I first discovered the Kensington SxS SDHC card adapters or "cheaters" as the local rental place calls them (remember the ones that wouldn't even let you close the card door ) I have always used
Sharing CS5 Premiere files between mac and pc
by David Shirey 9 years ago
Maybe I used the wrong search terms but I couldn't find an answer to what I'm sure is a really simple question. We're looking to migrate from FCP to Premiere CS5 on both mac and pc, and just want to m
Re: Sharing CS5 Premiere files between mac and pc
by Russell Smith 5 years ago
I must be doing something wrong. I've got CS6 on both a Mac Air and a Windows 8.1 laptop. The drive is formatted for Mac and I'm using MacDrive on the PC to read it. No issues there. I also set the Me
The ideal system to edit on Premiere CS5?
by mikkell khan 9 years ago
From what I've been seeing, AMD and ATI are being ostracized in the Adobe world and it would be a costly mistake to purchase a machine with these components if you were editing in Premiere. So for the
Re: The ideal system to edit on Premiere CS5?
by Vince Becquiot 9 years ago
An i7 920 would not need more than 6 gigs for editing HD with Win 7. As you add cores, you do have to match it up with RAM, so any Dual Quads will require twice as much. And of course, After Effects w
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VOBU length & number of sectors disagree, Eclipse 5.2
by David Shirey 9 years ago
Here's my problem, we've done several dual-layer projects over the years and never had a single problem using the same replicator, but this year we got the VOBU length error. The report sent to me sai
Re: VOBU length & number of sectors disagree, Eclipse 5.2
by David Shirey 9 years ago
Just to follow up, after going out and buying a 16gb thumb drive, I finally heard back from the replicators that the specific error it was getting is "not known to cause playability issues." So, I tol
A pickle of a jam. "Undeleted" mp4 files need restoring.
by David Shirey 11 years ago
Well, it finally happened. On a mac formatted drive we deleted and emptied the trash on some bpav folders that we still needed. We caught the problem moments later, and using the FileSalvage program w
Re: A pickle of a jam. "Undeleted" mp4 files need restoring.
by David Shirey 11 years ago
That's odd, i got 0.0.9 last night to try it with and it said unknown format. Maybe I'm missing some codecs but when I installed it had me download 3 things which I did. I think my troubles are pretty
Express Slot compatibity w/ SxS Memory
by Michael Jones 11 years ago
Have an EX1 on the way (in rout) and so I'm earnestly looking for a laptop (Used Online) to buy for managing backing up the SxS cards in the field. The laptop I'm thinking of buying (See Link) shows i
Re: Express Slot compatibity w/ SxS Memory
by David Shirey 11 years ago
Steve Wargo "I would personally stay away from any Toshiba laptop. Every one I know of has gone in for repairs. But, that aside, an Express slot is an Express slot. There is no difference as far as t
HD render files to play in Playstation3
by David Shirey 11 years ago
I'm a Sony Vegas editor but the other guys in the office are all on FCP 6.0. We recently got a Playstation 3 for the office to play blu-rays and store HD clips on its hard drive. When my colleagues cr
Re: HD render files to play in Playstation3
by David Shirey 11 years ago
Thanks Chris, we'll give that a try!
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