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Upgrading to Vegas 13 ?
by Greg Barringer 4 years ago
I received an email from Magix for an upgrade price of $199 for Vegas 13 with Vegas 14 free. They say Vegas 14 is due out in Sept. 2016. I currently use Vegas Pro 12. I'm only of homeowner users, not
Re: Upgrading to Vegas 13 ?
by George Dean 4 years ago
Hi Paul, As far as I have heard read, nothing has been announced for upgrading from 13 to 14. Best Regards......George
Project and render settings for different delivery formats - NTSC DVD and Bluray - mixed source material?
by Lori Lin 4 years ago
Hi everyone, I'm going crazy trying to figure out how to best set up my Vegas (pro 12) project and render out different formats for delivery. The situation is that I'm making a BTS feature for a music
Re: Project and render settings for different delivery formats - NTSC DVD and Bluray - mixed source material?
by Greg Barringer 4 years ago
I'm joining this thread to learn. I just wasted a lot of time, money and effort trying to burn a BD-R of mixed video sources. The problem finally ended up being a mix of two Sony Handy Cams, one recor
DVD Architect 6.0 Blu Ray burning not working
by Greg Barringer 4 years ago
I need your help, suddenly my newly burned BD's are not recognized in a stand alone BD player. Is it possible that a mix of camcorder 1920x1080-60i is mixed with iPhone video is causing the problem I
Re: DVD Architect 6.0 Blu Ray burning not working
by Greg Barringer 4 years ago
After looking closer, it wasn't iPhone video, it was h2.64 video from a second Sony camcorder that caused the problem.
Using a BR disc for many HD videos
by Mick Cookson 5 years ago
I have a collection of old DV tapes with original footage on them, including copies from the time line in Vegas, I was wondering if I could bring all the old tapes in to vegas and render as avi files
Re: Using a BR disc for many HD videos
by Greg Barringer 5 years ago
I've done exactly what your trying. My old VHS camcorder tapes date back to 1985 to present. I've burned them to BD with Chapters for each new date or event. It works great.
Hi Resolution JPEG
by Linda O'Connell 5 years ago
I know how to get a still JPEG picture from the timeline..but the resolution is really, really low. Is there a better way of getting a higher resolution picture Now I am going up to the preview box an
Re: Hi Resolution JPEG
by Greg Barringer 5 years ago
A little education on photography resolution; A photograph's resolution is measured in pixels, not file size. A photo captured at 1920 x1080 = 2,073,600 pixels or 2.07 megapixels. That's the resolutio
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Best Pro DVD Authoring Software Nowadays?
by Jc Todd 5 years ago
Hello CC community! My company is looking to create DVDs for a large curriculum we've created. I'm looking for the best DVD authoring software available today. We edit on FCP X. We'll compress using e
Re: Best Pro DVD Authoring Software Nowadays?
by Greg Barringer 5 years ago
What about Roxio Toast On my Mac, I burn DVD & Blu Ray using DVD Architect 6.0 via Bootcamp
Image quality of NX5U and similar HD cameras
by Eric Pensenstadler 9 years ago
I've posted a similar question post in the past, but I've done some recent comparisons and wanted to bring up this topic again and see what you all think: (sorry the post got a little long but worth t
Re: Image quality of NX5U and similar HD cameras
by Greg Barringer 9 years ago
If you decide to sell let me know. barringer4@comcast.net I compare video noise and BD to photography. Photography noise may look bad on the computer at high ISO but when printed it looks much better.
Actions not installing.
by Martin Banks 9 years ago
Hi, I downloaded some freeware actions and copied them into the Actions folder on my hard drive, however now when I open up Photoshop CS5 the actions don't appear. Can anyone tell me why this is and h
Re: Actions not installing.
by Greg Barringer 9 years ago
You have to Load them. In the Actions palette hit the small fly out arrow in the upper right of the palette. Select Load Actions and select them.
Blu Ray Burner in a Mac Pro Doesn't Play Nice
by alec gitelman 9 years ago
This is more on the technical side than the authoring side. Pioneer Blu-Ray Burner (BDR-205) installed internally in a Mac Pro, via a SATA connection to the motherboard. Works perfectly fine, except t
Re: Blu Ray Burner in a Mac Pro Doesn't Play Nice
by Greg Barringer 9 years ago
Here's the answer: System Preferences Energy Saver Uncheck "Put hard disk to sleep when possible" and set Computer Sleep to Never. It will always be available, I have the same burner in a Mac Pro.
Two new NXCAM's
by Greg Barringer 9 years ago
Now on Sony's Pro web site HXRNX70U NEXFS100U
Re: Two new NXCAM's
by Greg Barringer 9 years ago
Here's a link to the NX70U http: pro.sony.com bbsc ssr cat-broadcastcameras cat-nxcam product-HXRNX70U and 100UK with lens http: pro.sony.com bbsc ssr cat-broadcastcameras cat-nxcam product-NEXFS100UK
Upgrade from Handycam HDR-CX520V to HXRNX5U
by Greg Barringer 9 years ago
I've never owned a professional camcorder. I'm a wedding photographer that's considering offering HD video. I'd like to make a 20 minute Blu-Ray slide show with about 50 50 mix of video and stills. I'
Re: Upgrade from Handycam HDR-CX520V to HXRNX5U
by Greg Barringer 9 years ago
Thanks for that information. Wouldn't it be something if I could use my Nikon lenses. The 70-200 f 2.8 VR bokeh would be something to see.
New NXCAM, used one time, have to sell...
by Scott Morrison 9 years ago
It breaks my heart, but due to financial considerations, I am forced to sell my brand new NXCAM. I bought this from BHPhoto last October, and have only used it one time. I am asking $3,500, but will c
Re: New NXCAM, used one time, have to sell...
by Greg Barringer 9 years ago
What model number
unable to save TIFF as JPG
by joe seamans 9 years ago
I have a very large TIFF file, specifically 3.5 gigabytes. 8 bit. no layers. I want to save it as a smaller compressed JPG. It will only save as PS RAW or Large Format Document. When I copy and paste
Re: unable to save TIFF as JPG
by Greg Barringer 9 years ago
Change it no 8 bit.
10.6.3 warning
by Ken Pugh 10 years ago
After finally getting snow leopard to run smoothly with my SATA drives I gaily downloaded 10.6.3 when prompted to do so and now the whole system has frozen, no mouse, no keyboard and I'm back to re-i
Re: 10.6.3 warning
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
No problem here
scrolling End Credits for Movie- how to create
by DonnaMarie Vaughan 10 years ago
Help! I'm a PC person who directed a film that is being edited in FCP on an Apple. I am trying to create the end credits for the cast, crew, songs and 'thanks'. I am totoally new to Macs and FCP, so p
Re: scrolling End Credits for Movie- how to create
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
I no expert but here's how this rookie would do it. Two sets of scrolling text on two different tracks, one above the other. In the Viewer, turn on Image + Wireframe. Reduce the size of each and place
Can't view canvas and timeline
by Pam Mintari 10 years ago
Someone was using my computer to log and capture and messed with some settings, and now I can't see my timeline or canvas. In the Window tab it doesn't give me the option to check Canvas or Timeline.
Re: Can't view canvas and timeline
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
What happens if you go Window Arrange Standard
Nikon D3s: import settings FCP
by Mirjam Letsch 10 years ago
I would really appreciate some help... I filmed with a Nikon D3s in India. A first result can be seen here: http: mirjamletsch.com (file: FOOD!) And as you can see, the result is not good: I filmed wi
Re: Nikon D3s: import settings FCP
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
Mirjam, It looks great and loaded immediately for me. Again nice work. I appreciate the "thank you" in Vimeo. Greg
Toast VS Toast Pro?
by Chad Graves 10 years ago
Which one is better, what do you recommend, which one have you used, and why did you buy the one you have versus the other one I have a 17 inch MacBook Pro and Final Cut Pro Studio that I bought in No
Re: Toast VS Toast Pro?
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
I bought the Pro version because I wanted the BD authoring. The menus for burning are very basic and do not look professional IMHO. It does work and for personal use it would be fine for Blu-ray. If y
Removing dirt from still images
by Frank Cervarich 10 years ago
I have made a horrible mistake. I scanned thousands of old stills from my personal collection with a low-priced scanner. It was a monster undertaking. I could not see these images clearly before they
Re: Removing dirt from still images
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
In PS CS4. If the dust and scratches filter does what you want in a few tests, then you can create an Action and run it on the entire folder of 750. After that you may need to work on them individuall
Best/latest BluRay burner for MAC PRO?
by Kent Beeson 10 years ago
What's the best latest Bluray drive out there for an early 2008 MAC PRO I've got a MCE TECH 8x Bluray internal burner but it takes 4 hours to burn a data DVD to a Verbatim 25GB BD-R disc. Couldn't do
Re: Best/latest BluRay burner for MAC PRO?
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
Thanks Walter, It makes sense since internal HDs are being used as scratch disks.
D90: Best codecs and settings for FinalCutPro
by Benton Greene 10 years ago
Hey everyone, I have a Nikon D90 and have been using mpeg streamclip (Apple 720p 24f setting) to create quicktime files for FinalCutPro and I'm wondering if anyone knows a better setting. Also, when s
Re: D90: Best codecs and settings for FinalCutPro
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
Read http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 280 634
VHS Capturing Devices what to use???
by John Gamble 10 years ago
Hi I have a G4 tower with FCP5 on it and a Mac book with FCP6 no black magic cards etc because I only have to capture DV pal stuff for offline. But I have some old docy footage I shot years ago that i
Re: VHS Capturing Devices what to use???
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
I use a digital Sony Handycam with AV IN DV OUT connected to a VHS player via RCA and computer via Firewire. It works very well.
full screen playback on LED cinema display
by Eron Otcasek 10 years ago
Hi all, love some help with my new problem in FCP 7 while trying to view full screen playback on my second LED cinema display... the image is black, unless I drag the canvas to that monitor then it pl
Re: full screen playback on LED cinema display
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
OK Had a great day on the slopes. In FCP try View External Video All Frames Does that do it
ATI Radeon 4870 - Flashed?!
by David Peralta 10 years ago
Hi Guys, I was just wondering if anyone has had success using the XFX ATI Radeon 4870 flashed with a Mac ROM saw this on XL8 your mac.. http: www.xlr8yourmac.com feedback PC_ATI4870_flashedforMacs.htm
Re: ATI Radeon 4870 - Flashed?!
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
I have a Mac Pro March '09 with the Radeon HD 4870. What would this do for me
Aligning Scanned Images
by Y. Bar 10 years ago
Hello, I am scanning a series of images using a scanner with an automatic feeder. I am scanning a series of drawings , intended for animation, and the top of the page has 3 holes made for the animatio
Re: Aligning Scanned Images
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
Have you tired File Scripts Load files into Stacks and check Attempt to automactically alighn source images Maybe this will align the peg holes, maybe not
smooth workflow between fcp and motion?
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
Is there a good way to optimize working with motion i have been using it lately because the workflow is handy with FCP, previously i had been using After fx. But my render times are quite long and im
Re: smooth workflow between fcp and motion?
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
I'm no expert at Motion, I'm learning it now using the Creative Cow training DVD purchased here. But here's my workflow and it's working well. I use a Droplet created in Compressor to convert the came
What DSLR ?
by Carlos Manuel 10 years ago
Hi all, I have a SONY Z1 HDV working for the last 4 years with sucess. For the work that I do it's a great camera. I have a project to do a large corporate video and have to shoot in quite dark places
Re: What DSLR ?
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
You mean all Nikon's are 720P, right
light meter?
by Jason Brown 10 years ago
Hey Guys, I've not used a light meter before...I've always been a video guy and relied heavily on zebra patterns based on IRE levels. I see the need to get a light meter with this camera when shooting
Re: light meter?
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
Most photographers rely on the in-camera meter. Some use a light meter for studio or formal shots like wedding altar. With video if you're constantly changing scenes and location I would think the cam
Sony NXCAM (HXR-NX5) major (?) problem
by Adam Welz 10 years ago
Hi All I am one of the first normal mortals to have received a new NXCAM (HXR-NX5U, pre-ordered and received into my hot little hands on Friday 5 Feb). The cam's serial is 110136. I've been shooting r
Re: Sony NXCAM (HXR-NX5) major (?) problem
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
According to the Operating Guide removing the battery while it's writing to the media could damage the media. Maybe try new media. I hope this works out for you. Does the camera have the ability to re
SATA drives
by Charles Jones 10 years ago
can anyone recommend the best, tried and true, SATA drives I have the Mac Pro 2 x 2.26 Quad Core (2009) I want to stripe three drives internally - I need to maximize performance capabilities and need
Re: SATA drives
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
I added Three 1TB WD Black Caviar for my '09 Mac Pro. The work very well
Electrical supply for a new studio
by Michael Huffine 10 years ago
Hi! We are building a new facility with a 40x30 studio. I have been asked by the engineer about the electrical load in the studio area and how to distribute power. He has thrown out a number that I am
Re: Electrical supply for a new studio
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
Let me add that you've gotten good advice in the posts above. I have never wire a studio and other members will know much more about those details. One other point is a 3 phase service will probably b
seems that nobody can help me
by Harry Thomas 10 years ago
I posted a problem not so long ago, still having problems. I am using Photoshop CS3. I want to make more than one line of text, on ONE LAYER. When drawing a text-box, and after typing in line one, I p
Re: seems that nobody can help me
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
Just drag the box and make it bigger.
Deciding what mac pro to buy to edit HD video
by Ginger Gentile 10 years ago
Hi, After years of using PC and Avid, I ve decided to switch to a mac pro (desk computer) and Final Cut Pro. Being an independent filmmaker, I don t have a lot of money to throw around, so I want to m
Re: Deciding what mac pro to buy to edit HD video
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
You'll want 8 core, more cores the better for vidoe. Get the # ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB Add $200.00 You only need one video card. After you receive it, add three WD 1TB Black Caviar HD's. Add more RAM
Looking for a plugin to fix double/blurred images
by Lee Shapiro 10 years ago
Hi all, I probably already know the answer to this, but I thought I would ask anyway in the off chance there might be a plugin to fix this type of thing. I'm looking for a Photoshop plugin that will f
Re: Looking for a plugin to fix double/blurred images
by Greg Barringer 10 years ago
Sorry, but I think that is beyond repair.
Newbe Looking to Move Laser Discs to DVD
by WDGoofy 16 years ago
I have been a hobbyist with digital video but never had any real need before. I am now looking to get more serious and have a goal. I have a fairly deep collection of Laser Discs prior to making the c
Re: Newbe Looking to Move Laser Discs to DVD
by Greg Barringer 16 years ago
I bought a Panasonic DVD video recorder model DMR-E75V. I records DVD's from VHS tapes and vs versa (as long as the tapes are not record protected). You can use line-in and connect a Laser dis
Edited video, too big for DVD?
by MrHoberto 16 years ago
I've been using the build in Windows Movie Maker, and recently upgraded to Premiere Pro 1.5 (with Audition 1.5). The main reason for the upgrade (investment ) was I'm trying to pull vi
Re: Edited video, too big for DVD?
by Greg Barringer 16 years ago
Go ahead and burn the DVD you'll see. The last one I did took a 17 minute .avi file (3.1 GB) and compressed it to 1 GB on the DVD.
Vegas 5
by MikeH 16 years ago
Can anyone tell me whether Vegas 5 allows export of an OMF file
Re: Vegas 5
by Greg Barringer 16 years ago
Not that I know of
Video Editing Software - Still Images
by gapeach 16 years ago
Please help me...I'm overwhelmed with all of the video editing software out there and can't decide what to get. I am a photographer looking for a way to produce very nice photo montage slide shows. So
Re: Video Editing Software - Still Images
by Greg Barringer 16 years ago
Vegas 5.0 + DVD, buy it with the training videos. The training videos will have you up and running in no time. I bought it in January and make professional looking videos, with still images, but only
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