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Generated Text colour animation?
by Nick White 3 months ago
I want to gradually change the colour of some generated text ov the duration of the clip. In the Video Media Generator, I can set text colour, and I can see the little clock that shows animation over
Re: Generated Text colour animation?
by George Dean 3 months ago
Hi Nick, My assumption is you have some text such as 'This is My Text Sample'. It starts off in white, and over a ten second time about midway it turns to blue. If that is what you want, this is how I
Transistions in Sony Vegas - 5 years, Never learned
by Derek Charles 3 months ago
I am severely lacking in my transistion use. I end every clip with either a simple fade into the next or an abrupt start. I see plugins are available to do things that Vegas cant. What should I be usi
Re: Transitions in Sony Vegas - 5 years, Never learned
by George Dean 3 months ago
Hi Derek, perhaps you should pick a collection of transitions you have seen that you like and try them out. It's not likely that any members have a crystal ball to know what you want without you provi
Parking A Shot (Event)
by John Perez 3 months ago
Is there somewhere I can temporarily park an event that I've edited but can't use on the timeline at the moment, and so want to park it somewhere where I can retrieve it later For instance, I'm animat
Re: Parking A Shot (Event)
by George Dean 3 months ago
Hi John, As Graham suggest, I would save it as it's own project. When I wanted to use it, I would open the project, then copy paste it to another open project. I would keep in mind, that a copy and pa
noob question
by Tomer Yaul 3 months ago
i decided to try and learn a bit of editing... so i went and got myself the vegas pro about 2 months ago and just dived in. just to let you understand better, 2 months ago i didn't even know what rend
Re: noob question
by George Dean 3 months ago
Hi Tomer, Do a Youtube search for "witness protection using Vegas Pro", the results should help you get started. Best Regards......George
AVI Files suddenly won't load
by Diane Sosnoski 3 months ago
I'm using Vegas 14 Pro on Windows 10. When I try and open an AVI file, a box comes up "Warning: An error occurred while opening one or more files. An error occurred while opening a codec. " This has n
Re: AVI Files suddenly won't load
by George Dean 3 months ago
Hi Diane, Something in your recent avi source media Vegas doesn't like. I think that is why Graham suggest using Mediainfo (in text mode) to compare the old stuff that works to the new stuff that does
Simple option on Managing Files
by Rick Hughes 3 months ago
MSP 16 If I start things off by creating 'new project' I get option to 'manage project files' which I would turn 'on' Often I get into a session and then go into Project properties, set path for files
Re: Simple option on Managing Files
by George Dean 3 months ago
Hi Rick, Hopefully a member here has a specific answer, I'm not that familiar with that feature in VMS16. Being how I think most members here are Vegas Pro users you may get a quicker response to this
Render Settings - MSP
by Rick Hughes 3 months ago
Looking to figure out best render settings for Internet (Facebook or Youtube Vimeo) Previously I had followed advice and used: New project Match media settings Quality = best Render as Mainconcept AAC
Re: Render Settings - MSP
by George Dean 3 months ago
Hi Rick, I have found the best render is to follow the recommendation of Youtube and maybe up the bit rate and use 2 pass, as you have indicated you currently do (if render times is not an issue). Her
Vegas Pro 13.0 - Masking Tool - Event Pan/Crop window not matching Preview/Render (stabilization error)
by Daniel Johnson 3 months ago
As part of a transition, I've been trying to use the masking tool to remove the background from a part of my video clip in Vegas Pro 13.0. In the event pan crop window, I've traced the outline of the
Re: Vegas Pro 13.0 - Masking Tool - Event Pan/Crop window not matching Preview/Render (stabilization error)
by George Dean 3 months ago
Hi Daniel, Do one or the other first and render it to an intermediate file. Bring the intermediate file back into the project to replace the original and then perform the other. For example, run the s
MP3 files stop playing in timeline SVP12
by Rob Cioffi 3 months ago
I'm laying down a second sound effects audio track and very weirdly after I've added 4 or 5 mp3s to the track they stop playing. If I delete the track and start over it does the same thing or doesn't
Re: MP3 files stop playing in timeline SVP12
by George Dean 3 months ago
Also Rob, if you haven't performed a full reset in a while (deleting the cached application data), that is easy, quick, and sometimes corrects strange things from happening. Best Regards......George
I have just ccrashed DaVinci 16
by Terence Christopher 4 months ago
I think that I should report an error that I made which cause DaVinci 16 to seize up. I found that one of my partially complete videos had recorded that link to a clip was missing. I thought it would
Re: I have just ccrashed DaVinci 16
by George Dean 3 months ago
Hi Terence, there are various formats you can use in Resolve, probably I would use DNx. Best Regards......George
Render is stuck
by Andy Warywoda 4 months ago
Been trying to render a project but it keeps getting stuck at the same point (8:50 remaining). Rendering to h.264 on a MacBook pro (2015). I'm sure some other details will help so please let me know w
Re: Render is stuck
by George Dean 4 months ago
Hi Andy, I would check the timeline at the "same point (8:50 remaining)" and see what might be there that could be causing the sticking. Perhaps removing or skipping over that part of your project wil
Audio out of synch
by Bruce Gaber 5 months ago
Just shot some iPhone footage and it plays back fine on the iPhone. But when I bring it into DR, the audio is way out of synch. I shoot at 30 fps and set up the project settings accordingly. DR did no
Re: Audio out of synch
by George Dean 5 months ago
Bruce, I would agree with Ole, transcode to get constant frame rate. But if that doesn't help you may also want to download and install the latest v16b3. Best Regards......George
Test to Confirm bug in VP16 Build 424
by Paul Berk 5 months ago
1. Place media on the timeline that you normally edit without issue. 2. Make sure auto ripple is on effecting all tracks. 3. Pick any spot in any event and split the event. 4. Move the timeline cursor
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Re: Test to Confirm bug in VP16 Build 424
by Graham Bernard 5 months ago
Hah! Reproduced: Paul Berk 4. Move the timeline cursor exactly one frame (left or right) and split the event again at that point. 5. This leaves a one frame event on the timeline. "Wishing to be exact
16Beta3 Released
by Erik Davis 5 months ago
Just noticed it. https: www.blackmagicdesign.com products davinciresolve training
Re: 16Beta3 Released
by George Dean 5 months ago
Thank You Ole Best Regards......George
Sony Vegas 13 can't open mp4 - desperate
by Aiki Arro 5 months ago
Hey, I got a video that was recorded with Adobe Connect and I can't get the mp4 opened. - I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling Quicktime. - I've tried converting with VLC to several different form
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Re: Sony Vegas 13 can't open mp4 - desperate
by George Dean 5 months ago
Aiki, good to hear you have the work around to get your project done and Thank You for reporting back. Best Regards......George
Panasonic NV-GS11
by Sholeh Atashzad 6 months ago
Dear fellow filmmakers, I have a Panasonic NV-GS11 camcorder Mini DV. I have tried to connect it to my Mac and Windows to capture the footage I have on the Mini DV tape, but both didn't work. I don't
Re: Panasonic NV-GS11
by George Dean 6 months ago
Hi Sholeh, If I'm not mistaken that camera has S-Video, Composite, and Firewire connection. I would pick up an inexpensive Firewire card and connect using Firewire which should give you the best quali
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How to get consistent lighting/color over jump cuts?
by Kevin Hickey 8 months ago
New to the forums here and just invested in starting to build home office studio and started a new channel for my wife. I started filming with the Canon M50 for my wife's new Youtube series but when e
Re: How to get consistent lighting/color over jump cuts?
by George Dean 7 months ago
Hi Kevin, Is my assumption correct the jump cuts you reference where cut during editing in FCPX And, not some other method, like manipulation of the Canon, such as start stop recording You have some c
Vegas Pro 16 can't handle 2.7K?
by Alberto Poli 8 months ago
Hello again everybody! I'm having a new issue on SV: I dragged around 40 min of footage from my new Sony Alpha 7s (1280X720 AVC 120fps progressive) and from my new Gopro Hero 7 (2704x2032 HEVC 60fps p
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Re: Vegas Pro 16 can't handle 2.7K?
by Geoff Candy 8 months ago
I to use a GoPro @ 2k7 and have no problems handling the video at 50P. The clip you uploaded was 2704x2028 (4:3) @29.97fps. Is your timeline set 4:3 or 16:9 Put your clip on a matched timeline and had
Do cellphone screens accurately represent what video looks like?
by Duke Sweden 8 months ago
I have a 4K HDTV (Samsung, 43") for a PC monitor, and a 4K Samsung high end tv in my tv room. They're not calibrated (for what I do, it's not necessary), but they're pretty synced to where whatever my
Re: Do cellphone screens accurately represent what video looks like?
by Marc Wielage 8 months ago
I think Tero is a smart and funny guy, and he's actually right. Read Jonny Elwyn's article on Color Management, which explains part of the problem: https: jonnyelwyn.co.uk film-and-video-editing colou
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Photoslide show video quality starts to blur out after 28mins 29 secs
by Darren Goh 8 months ago
Hi, I'm creating a photo slideshow with music tracks, and i'm using the template "HD 1080-50i (1920x1080, 25.000 fps)", frame rate 25.000 (PAL). I managed to render the video. The quality is good for
Re: Photoslide show video quality starts to blur out after 28mins 29 secs
by Paul Berk 8 months ago
Just for the record ... In V12 (oldest version I have loaded) you can do: Select all images on timeline (not the audio), right click, Switches disable resample Not sure you can do this in V9 In VP16,
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rendering for youtube
by katerina anachioti 1 year ago
hi to all, i wish to know please if the follow settings is quite good for rendering a slideshow for youtube sony vegas pro 8 render as windows media video v.9 6 mbps hd 720p - 30p video custom setting
Re: rendering for youtube
by Bob Mark 1 year ago
Back to audio, I said -10 db because that is a safe level. You can push your peaks a little more, but remember, if digital audio peaks it sounds horrible. Very unforgiving. I am talking about project
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Sony Vegas Render Issues
by matheus dale 1 year ago
I'm having a problem with Sony Vegas Pro 13 where whenever I render a video, no matter the setting, whether Good (Full), Best (Full), it always renders with the quality of Preview (Full). Even though
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Re: Sony Vegas Render Issues
by Aaron Star 1 year ago
Oh. I see. My mistake on the video size and quality. The post about project size seems to be the solution to the problem.
Cinelike D is more zoomed in, and I can't let in enough light! (with video)
by Travis Roesler 3 years ago
Hey guys, First of all, thanks for all of your help in advance... I know I must be missing something very very simple. I just made this video to show you some of the issues that I'm having while setti
Re: Cinelike D is more zoomed in, and I can't let in enough light! (with video)
by George Dean 3 years ago
Hi Travis, Turn the top dial to 'M' (Motion Picture). Bring up the 'Menu'. Select 'Motion Picture' menu. Go to menu 1 7. Select 'Exposure Mode'. Select 'M' (manual). Exit the menu. At the bottom on th
Permanently enabling Zebra stripe on photos (portrait mode) on GH4?
by Travis Roesler 3 years ago
Hey guys, Is there any way to get the zebra stripes to stay permanently on, on my camera. I have to re-enable them every time I wake my camera from sleep and it's very frustrating! Thanks
Re: Permanently enabling Zebra stripe on photos (portrait mode) on GH4?
by George Dean 3 years ago
Hi Travis, My GH4 retains zebra when either awakening from sleep mode, or when turning off and back on. Do you have the latest firmware installed Best Regards......George
Reduce exposure on a Gh4?
by Travis Roesler 3 years ago
I was under the impression that aperture controlled the amount of light going into the camera, and therefore if I turn it down, I would make my pictures 'darker'. My wife's face seems to be overexpose
Re: Reduce exposure on a Gh4?
by George Dean 3 years ago
....see my reply in your other thread. Best Regards......George
Changing shutter speed and aperture individually on GH4... necessary?
by Travis Roesler 3 years ago
Hey guys, I could really use some help... I'm trying to set the aperture and shutter speed for a good portrait... I have no idea where to begin. I can't even figure out how to adust F (aperture) and S
Re: Changing shutter speed and aperture individually on GH4... necessary?
by George Dean 3 years ago
HI Travis, Unless I'm missing something in your question......"M" is your friend. Set your ISO to something other than 'A' (auto), such as '200'. Set your dial to 'M' (manual). Now you can set the shu
Canon EOS 750D - Rig Setup
by Farhan Ali 3 years ago
Hiya everyone, so few days ago I was given a gift from a friend; Canon EOS 750D I have capturing videos for almost 5 years now and it has been a great success. Turning video into films and making them
Re: Canon EOS 750D - Rig Setup
by George Dean 3 years ago
Hi Farhan, Here are a few photos of my current GH4 rig. Sorry for the background, just wasn't enough time to setup a backdrop and the table top is being used for another project, so some of the detail
USA GH4 in UK? Any reason not to get USA model?
by Ben Edwards 3 years ago
I am in the process of getting a GH4 and I am in the UK. I am thinking of getting the USA model as it does not have the 30min record limit. I Gather all the GH4s do PSL&NTSC and all frame rates, is th
Re: USA GH4 in UK? Any reason not to get USA model?
by George Dean 3 years ago
Sorry Ben, I didn't read anyting in your original post about used. Best Regards....George
Problem recording with external microphone
by Juan Juig 3 years ago
Hi, I have just bought a shotgun microphone Sennheiser Mke600 along with Pro snake camera cable 1,5m. When I plug the microphone into Zoom h4n or directly into the computer microphone port, the sound
Re: Problem recording with external microphone
by George Dean 3 years ago
Hi Juan, Al's suggestion to try the LN2MIC-ZMH4N-6 Attenuation cable is a good recommendation if you are going to feed the audio from the H4n to your Nikon, which probably does not have attenuator con
Pretty sure I have a defective GH4... any ideas?
by Travis Roesler 3 years ago
I just grabbed a GH4 two weeks ago, and my LED screen is blacking out every time I pan forward... I'm not sure if anyone has experienced this, but it doesn't seem to come up on any google searches, an
Re: Pretty sure I have a defective GH4... any ideas?
by George Dean 3 years ago
I think you just fixed his camera Peter, good catch. I was thinking it was something like this, just wasn't thinking that straight. It's often the simple things that trip us up. Looking back at his vi
Using OBS in Vegas Pro 13
by Wayne Waag 3 years ago
For quite awhile now, there have been lots of threads reporting problems using OBS screen captures with Vegas. Yesterday, I downloaded the latest version (15.4) of OBS Studio for a test run. First, my
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Re: Using OBS in Vegas Pro 13
by Rex Payne 3 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=YELIxlt3_Sc
Sony Vegas Forum seems to be gone ...
by Paul Berk 3 years ago
Sad. The best forum ever seems to be gone.
Re: Sony Vegas Forum seems to be gone ...
by George Dean 3 years ago
How long was it down Best Regards.....George
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Dumb question, but following autoplaying by your cursor.
by Adam Harrington 3 years ago
I forget but I seem to recall there being a way for when you place your cursor and the little bar anywhere in the project it would play right where you placed it, makes it alot easier to view where yo
Re: Dumb question, but following autoplaying by your cursor.
by Wayne Waag 3 years ago
Not sure if this is what you want either, but if I want to go anywhere on the timeline and continue playing, here's what I do. First scroll down so that the mouse pointer is below the last track. Then
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ffmpeg transcoding error
by George Dean 4 years ago
I'm attempting to transcode a ProRes422HQ video (from an Atomos Samurai Blade) to .mxf for Sony Vegas Pro 13. I'm using this command line: ffmpeg -i t001.mov -vcodec copy -acodec copy t001.mxf I get t
Re: ffmpeg transcoding error
by George Dean 4 years ago
From information obtained from another thread, it appears what I'm trying to do isn't as simple as I was lead to believe. I will pursue an alternative for now. Thanks to any and all who spent time on
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