Derek Andonian: Activity About Liked Popular Images
Derek Andonian

Member Since:
April 14th 2011
443 Posts
100 posts
It's hard sell time
by Billy Payn 3 years ago
Hi - I've had 3 emails from Adobe today, one was the Inspire Magazine, the other two just telling me that there are new tools with Creative Cloud. Every time I look at a page which has any relevance t
+2
Franz Bieberkopf liked this 3 years ago
Re: It's hard sell time
by Gary Huff 3 years ago
Chris Pettit "In the meantime, I would like to point out that Adobe specifically said they would support CS6 as an alternative or backup to CC subscriptions 6 months ago, but I have received NO email
+2
Derek Andonian liked this 3 years ago
So, where are we now?
by Derek Andonian 3 years ago
I was in here quite regularly during the launch of Creative Cloud, but after a while the reality of the whole thing- the gloomy outlook that seemed to be shared by almost everyone, and the fact that A
Re: So, where are we now?
by Morten Ranmar 3 years ago
Agree Pr CC is a great NLE, but there are still things that FCP7 did better: 3-way CC, Media Manager with Transcoding, and ripple delete. Plus I hate having to wait ages for audio conforms... - No Par
Thanks Adobe
by Billy Payn 4 years ago
Been watching the forums and reading the comments, I'm pretty unimpressed with the change Adobe have made to the relationship with their clientelle. A couple of things I've noticed. The changes to Pre
+1
Jim Wiseman liked this 4 years ago
Re: Thanks Adobe
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
Juan Salvo I don't get why there seems to be all this vitriol over a business decision Because the business that made the decision is Adobe, and the decision they made has an enormous impact on sever
Pr CC cannot save CS6 compatible file
by Morten Ranmar 4 years ago
Adobe promised us that we could save projects compatible for CS6, but I cannot find the option, and when I try to open a CC project in CS6, I get an error message saying it is damaged : ( - No Parking
Re: Pr CC cannot save CS6 compatible file
by Clint Wardlow 4 years ago
Tim Kolb "I think this was mentioned in some generic way in regard to Adobe applications...but Premiere Pro is one that people were quite concerned about, and I don't recall and specific applications
+1
Derek Andonian liked this 4 years ago
CC Installer?
by Pat McGowan 4 years ago
I just commited to 10 seats of CC yesterday. Have not started any installs yet but I saw a post here on the COW that asserts that downloads from the mother ship at Adobe are machine and serial number
Re: CC Installer?
by Aindreas Gallagher 4 years ago
hey come on Chris. Its a really well run company with top notch support from a room of people also selling car insurance. the fact that they just decided to stop even trying to actually sell their sof
+3
Derek Andonian liked this 4 years ago
Encore discontinued
by craig c smith 4 years ago
I just purchased Adobe CC and just found out that Encore has been discontinued. Does anyone know of a good DVD authoring tool Also does anyone know why Encore was discontinued Thanks in advance.
Re: Encore discontinued
by David Garrett 4 years ago
http: theconversation.com more-data-storage-heres-how-to-fit-1-000-terabytes-on-a-dvd-15306
+1
Derek Andonian liked this 4 years ago
Thoughts about Adobes earning report...
by Rainer Schubert 4 years ago
might be interesting for the one or other: http: beta.fool.com markhibben 2013 06 24 adobes-candy-coated-earning s-report 38244 source=eogyholnk0000001
+1
Franz Bieberkopf liked this 4 years ago
Re: Thoughts about Adobes earning report...
by Tim Vaughan 4 years ago
"I'm pointing out the deficiencies in Adobe's financial performance not to argue that Creative Cloud is a failure but that its success has not been demonstrated." Pretty much says it all right there..
+2
Derek Andonian liked this 4 years ago
CC already pirated
by Ron Pestes 4 years ago
So now that we know that Photoshop CC was pirated the day after release does this mean PP will be next And if so, does this mean that CC has already failed Comments... ronpesteshdvideo.com JVC GY-HM60
Re: CC already pirated
by Chris Kenny 4 years ago
Rainer Schubert "2599$ = CashCow after 52 month. Afterwards it gets more and more and more and more... expensive. Don t forget! You have to pay lifelong if you want full access to your archive. It s
+4
Derek Andonian liked this 4 years ago
Nobel Prize-Winning Economist on Adobe
by Peter Wiley 4 years ago
Well, not exactly explicitly about Adobe, but this article does give some insight into Adobe's position, I think. http: www.nytimes.com 2013 06 21 opinion krugman-profits-without-production.html Adobe
+3
Derek Andonian liked this 4 years ago
Re: Nobel Prize-Winning Economist on Adobe
by David Lawrence 4 years ago
Chris Kenny "Working back around to Creative Cloud... if Adobe thinks they need to do this because they're running out of useful features to add to their apps, I just don't think that's correct. In f
+2
Derek Andonian liked this 4 years ago
There is a sliver of hope on the horizon!
by Andrew Kimery 4 years ago
MS backed off from it's DRM stance of having to Xbox One phoning home every 24 hrs and there are no longer restrictions on sharing games or on used games. http: news.xbox.com 2013 06 update If MS can
+1
Derek Andonian liked this 4 years ago
Re: There is a sliver of hope on the horizon!
by David Smith 4 years ago
There is a sign of hope. And, I hope Adobe backs off. But don't forget, the X-Box One was directly competing against the PS4, and that system not only doesn't require phoning home, having DRM, but it'
+1
Derek Andonian liked this 4 years ago
adobe expect to have halved their customer base by 2016
by Aindreas Gallagher 4 years ago
It's another way of looking at it but: http: news.cnet.com 8301-1001_3-57589987-92 adobe-ceo-were-off-to-a-good-start-with-subscriptions-q-a Q At your Max conference in May, you said you had an instal
+3
Derek Andonian liked this 4 years ago
Re: adobe expect to have halved their customer base by 2016
by Peter Wiley 4 years ago
If Adobe are betting the farm on online marketing, they might do well to think again. The following comments by Bob Garfield are instructive: https: vimeo.com 6873200 Executive Producer Arbour Media L
Day After Wall Street Response
by Daniel McClintock 4 years ago
I'll let you guys debate the merits of the story. Initial reports have Adobe signing up more than 220-thousand subscribers last quarter bringing total subscribers up to 700-thousand. Adobe profits are
Re: Day After Wall Street Response
by Ricardo Marty 4 years ago
I stand corrected but it still means nothing. Most of the original 480k subscribers are close to ending their subscription (wiithin a couple of months). Those that subscribed not knowing it was a bott
+2
Derek Andonian liked this 4 years ago
Hackintosh vs. Pony Keg
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
I was thinking- while the performance of the new Mac Pro is light-years ahead of the current one, I can't help wondering if the Hackintosh community is underwhelmed by it. Their machines have been eat
Re: Hackintosh vs. Pony Keg
by Jeremy Doyle 4 years ago
Walter Soyka "there's a certain "duck tape and baling wire" element to Hackintosh that is not present on standard Mac or PC installs." Having run a hack for several years, all I can say is, it's been
Lightworks on Linux
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
One of the things I found intriguing about Lightworks is that aside from Mac and Windows support, it also has a Linux version. I was thinking that if they pull this off, it could be a refreshing chang
+1
Shawn Miller liked this 4 years ago
The inspiration for Creative Cloud
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
I really believe that at some point during at least one of the meetings that led to the "Cloud-only" decision, this video was shown... Greg Andonian, a.k.a. Derek _____________________________________
Re: The inspiration for Creative Cloud
by Herb Sevush 4 years ago
There's a great western called "Vera Cruz" with Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster and Denise Darcell, all after a treasure hidden in the false bottom of a coach. When they finally find it Cooper announces t
+4
Derek Andonian liked this 4 years ago
Mike Chambers falls to the ground - begins to have visions.
by Aindreas Gallagher 4 years ago
Some of this stuff was put up previously, But Mike has expanded on the vision for Adobe as remote software as a service over at the adobe forums, it's part of a lengthy exchange with seriously irate c
+2
Derek Andonian liked this 4 years ago
Re: Mike Chambers falls to the ground - begins to have visions.
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
Ricardo Marty add netflix Ah, yes- Who could forget the great Qwikster debacle of 2011... But as bad as it was, that one showed us that consumer backlashes CAN make a difference- so let's keep the pr
This new Mac proves that Apple is commited to fcpx /motion
by Ricardo Marty 4 years ago
Having such closed specks can only mean they want their own enviornment for their pros. imop that is. I guess it will make fcpx a good alternative to the cc. Ricardo
Re: This new Mac proves that Apple is commited to fcpx /motion
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
Just because a company is committed to something, doesn't make it a good solution. Adobe is EXTREMELY COMMITTED to Creative Cloud- And we all saw how that worked out. ;) Greg Andonian, a.k.a. Derek __
Avid's COW ad takes a shot at Adobe
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
I see there's now an ad for Media Composer 7 here on the right side of the screen, with the words "Own It" prominently displayed above the price. :) ______________________________________________ "Up
+2
Chris Harlan liked this 4 years ago
Re: Avid's COW ad takes a shot at Adobe
by Chris Harlan 4 years ago
Shawn Miller "Funny, I remember wondering why Avid wasn't trying to woo PPro users with inexpensive cross grades as well as FCP7 refugees. It will be interesting to see if they make more of an effort
+1
SCRI: Avid Ex CEO Now Resigns As Director
by Craig Seeman 4 years ago
Avid Ex CEO Now Resigns As Director http: scri.com avid-ex-ceo-now-resigns-as-director Avid has reported via a Form-8K filing with the SEC that ex Chairman and CEO, Gary Greenfield has now also resign
Re: WSJ: Avid Technology to Restate Results Amid Ongoing Review
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
...a review found that no-charge software updates should have been accounted for as post-contract customer support revenue. Meanwhile, Adobe looks on and says to themselves, "See, if Avid had gone to
Premiere Pro says: I'm very sorry Dave, i can't do that.
by Aindreas Gallagher 4 years ago
Figure this goes more to just being able to actually open your edit bar the rights and wrongs of the cloud rental so maybe Ok to post here read this from the PPro forum and be somewhat very, very afra
Re: Premiere Pro says: I'm very sorry Dave, i can't do that.
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
Chris Harlan 6 was, I think, a bigger step. 7 is more of a really nice polish. I thought the same thing, until I saw 7 in action for an hour and a half. A lot of the changes they made in 7 are small,
Message to Apple
by Steve Connor 4 years ago
I know you're out there, tell us what's coming in the next release, you've done it before, you could do it again. Adobe have fumbled the ball at the 10 yard line (is that a correct US Football analogy
Re: Message to Apple
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
Steve Connor Adobe have fumbled the ball at the 10 yard line (is that a correct US Football analogy ) It certainly feels that way right now, but considering the new versions aren't available yet, and
Can I pay for two years of Creative Cloud by going through Amazon?
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
I noticed Amazon sells Creative Cloud "membership cards" that allow you to pay for a full year all at once instead of making a payment each month. I was curious if it would be possible to pay for two
Re: Can I pay for two years of Creative Cloud by going through Amazon?
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
Todd Kopriva We are looking into having longer periods available for prepayment. That's good to know... ______________________________________________ "Up until here, we still have enough track to st
+1
Is PPro really ready?
by Ilya Osovets 4 years ago
Okay I dont want to start anything here but the odd things PPro does is starting to get to me. Especially when I have a deadline approaching! First I had an issues with codecs not showing up. Okay got
Re: Is PPro really ready?
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
Ilya Osovets fingers crossed for CS7 The next version (CC) looks really great, if you don't mind paying Adobe every month to use it ______________________________________________ "Up until here, we s
Is this what Avid used to be like?
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
My NLE experience doesn't go back far enough for any first-hand knowledge of it, but over the years I've read a lot of online horror stories about the greedy, arrogant behemoth that Avid used to be be
+1
Mike Smith liked this 4 years ago
Re: Is this what Avid used to be like?
by James Taylor 4 years ago
Are you planning to pay that 599.00 for the boxed version upgrade of CS6 Adobe has said they will keep CS6 compatible for a few years, but I don't think 5.5 will get the same love. Even if you love th
Apple to change to subscription model for Applecare
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
http: forums.macrumors.com showthread.php t=1581017 ______________________________________________ "Up until here, we still have enough track to stop the locomotive before it plunges into the ravine..
Re: Apple to change to subscription model for Applecare
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
FTA... The site also says Apple will be changing its AppleCare service -- which currently attaches to individual devices, requiring customers to buy a new AppleCare plan for each computer and iOS devi
The petition to end the "cloud only" model is up to 8000 signatures now
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
As of right now- 8:00 p.m. Pacific time on May 11- the petition to end the "Subscription-only" cloud model has over 8000 signatures on it. http: www.change.org petitions adobe-systems-incorporated-eli
Re: The petition to end the "cloud only" model is up to 8000 signatures now
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
Aindreas Gallagher adobe hits back with a strong PR push. Oh, MAN- that was great! :D "Even CIRCLES are more round than they were in CS6" HAHAHA!!! ______________________________________________ "Up
Congrats. You're head of promotions, too.
by Aindreas Gallagher 4 years ago
This just got posted in the "creative cloud, can I breath in here" forum, hadn't noticed it before. Its off the CC video landing page. http: www.adobe.com uk products creativecloud video.html Some cho
+10
Jason Porthouse liked this 4 years ago
Re: Congrats. You're head of promotions, too.
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
I watched the video on the page that Aindreas linked to, and one part really struck me- one of the guys in it said that "the only limit is your internet connection". LAME.... :P ______________________
I'm taking a look at Lightworks right now
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
Due to the recent undesirable changes that have taken place in Adobeland, I've now began to look around at other NLE options. I was already giving serious thought to adding Media Composer to my arsena
Re: I'm taking a look at Lightworks right now
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
Frank Gothmann XML import only, but AAF worked fine for me. That's cool... My main concern is getting into After Effects, since I still have CS5, but I see I can also use AAF- so hopefully that will
Creative Cloud Q&A
by Steve Forde 4 years ago
Going to put myself out there and answer questions as best I can here on the COW. No question is a bad one as my intent is to frankly get rid of some of the FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) that I ha
Re: Creative Cloud Q&A
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
Todd Kopriva Yes, it would work. You could subscribe to just After Effects and Premiere Pro for this purpose. I checked the membership plans, and there's no plan available that would let you subscrib
will Premiere Pro Next (CS7) have keyboard shortcuts for motion keyframes???
by Nick Natteau 4 years ago
I searched everywhere online for this but didn't find any info as of yet. Does anyone who has seen Premier Pro Next (CS7) up close know if the next version allows us to assign keyboard shortcuts for k
Re: will Premiere Pro Next (CS7) have keyboard shortcuts for motion keyframes???
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
If keyframing is enabled (click the "stopwatch" icon next to the effect), Premiere will create one automatically if you adjust the effect's value in a place that doesn't have one _____________________
BMD Pocket Cinema Camera (Shut up and take my money)
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
During the discussions about the 4K production camera that Blackmagic announced at NAB, I remember someone mentioning they had also announced a smaller, 1080p camera that fits in your pocket. I didn't
Re: BMD Pocket Cinema Camera (Shut up and take my money)
by Jonathan Fraser 4 years ago
First footage is up! https: vimeo.com 64693161
A positive report (so far)
by Kevin Lawrence 5 years ago
This is a cross post. I put it in the Premiere Forum at Adobe. I post here as well, because when a company is doing something that works I want to encourage that. I've complained enough in the past, s
Re: A positive report (so far)
by Derek Andonian 5 years ago
Nick Baer "How did you ever deal with the insanity of Encore, when DVDSP was is so visually intuitive " I know Encore has its issues, but I could never switch to DVDSP after using it- not entirely any
+1
So what the heck is going on?
by Bret Williams 5 years ago
For about 2 years now I've been trying to give Premiere a chance. Both on my MacPro 1,1 system, and more recently on my i7 iMac. Both with 16gigs. I've tried CS5, 5.5, and now CS6. This was happening
Re: So what the heck is going on?
by Derek Andonian 5 years ago
I don't have experience with monitoring hardware like you're using, but I can suggest a couple things: - Did you download the 6.0.1 Premiere Pro update that just came out - Do you have cs6-specific dr
Premiere CS6 + & - keys
by Don McVey 5 years ago
Ok. This is something incredibly simple and I feel very dumb for not being able to figure it out. I've just moved onto CS6 from years on FCP 7 so please forgive me! :) Slowly figuring out the timeline
Re: Premiere CS6 + & - keys
by Derek Andonian 5 years ago
You need to use the number pad, on the right side of the keyboard. I'm not sure what the equivalent of shift z would be. ______________________________________________ "THAT'S our fail-safe point. Up
Premiere Pro CS6 collaborative editing
by Oliver Peters 5 years ago
It looks to me like collaborative editing is still an issue with PProCS6. As in sharing edits between two editors working on the same project (not on a SAN). For example, if you have two editors worki
Re: Premiere Pro CS6 collaborative editing
by Derek Andonian 5 years ago
That is, in fact, correct. There's another thread about this issue here: http: forums.creativecow.net thread 3 925028 ______________________________________________ "THAT'S our fail-safe point. Up unt
Using adjustment layers to add spice to Premiere's bland transitions
by Derek Andonian 5 years ago
One of the big criticisms of Premiere Pro from the FCP switchers has been the lack of good transitions. This is a criticism I wholeheartedly agree with- but with CS6 I've found a remedy, which I think
+2
Mike Molenda liked this 5 years ago
Re: Using adjustment layers to add spice to Premiere's bland transitions
by Derek Andonian 5 years ago
Alex Udell go to the effects panel. search "transform" (found under distort) can you add this to an adjustment layer Yes, it does! Cool! fully re-creating "cross zoom" from FCP would probably require
For Mac to PC switchers - A great system for editors wanting power
by Tom Daigon 5 years ago
My research for alternatives to my Mac Pro continues. Puget Systems has a lot going for it. Very impressive company and PC. And cheaper then HP & Box. http: www.pugetsystems.com nav genesis II specs.p
Re: For Mac to PC switchers - A great system for editors wanting power
by Derek Andonian 5 years ago
That Puget system looks pretty cool. What's that home plate-shaped thing sticking out of the side ______________________________________________ "THAT'S our fail-safe point. Up until here, we still ha
The SuperApp? A current Smoke user's take...
by David Jahns 5 years ago
As a long time FCP user, and now currently a recent Smoke-Mac user, I've been swamped with discussion about the new version. I started to write a post here during NAB, then it became a longer article,
Re: The SuperApp? A current Smoke user's take...
by Derek Andonian 5 years ago
Your blog was really interesting, and cleared up several of the questions I had about the new Smoke. I also liked this part: "The reality is that EVERYONE who learns editing learns the Avid FCP Premie
© 2017 CreativeCOW.net All Rights Reserved
[TOP]