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The Cheese Grater is back
by Craig Seeman 2 weeks ago
The Cheese Grater is back with 8 PCIe slots. The Kremlinologist can examine the FCPX screenshot. Afterburner. Things that make you go hmmm.
Re: The Cheese Grater is back
by Greg Jones 2 weeks ago
Wow! It literally looks like a cheese grater now. Pretty powerful cheese grater. Greg Jones D7,Inc. Greg Jones Orlando,Fl. http: www.d7-inc.com
Disappearing mouse
by Greg Jones 1 month ago
Howdy everyone, I haven't posted here in a while. I have Windows 10 and the latest version of Premiere Pro. The last few days my mouse cursor has been disappearing while in Premiere. Outside of premie
Re: Disappearing mouse
by Richard DeFinis 1 month ago
Mine usually disappears when I go into my Color setup and never comes back. I have to quit Premiere in order for it to come back.
Windows 10 Invigorator Pro
by Greg Jones 3 months ago
I'm running the latest version of Invigorator Pro and After Effects 16.01 on Windows 10. For some reason after I Apply the effect in After Effects, the Invigorator Pro interface will not open back up
Is ProRes as bad as DNxHR?
by Paul Roper 1 year ago
Hello, While struggling to find a decent codec to use since ProRes has been dead on Windows for some time, I thought I'd do some tests using the horribly confusing DNxHR DnxHD codecs. As far as I can
Re: Is ProRes as bad as DNxHR?
by Greg Jones 1 year ago
I've been using this with success: https: aescripts.com aftercodecs Greg Jones Greg Jones Orlando,Fl. http: www.d7-inc.com
Windows 10 1803 and Adobe?
by Greg Jones 1 year ago
Have any of the Windows users on here installed the Windows 10 1803 update and used any of the Adobe Products Just want to see if it's stable or if I should hold off. Greg Jones D7 http: www.d7-inc.co
After Effects missing / killed Quicktime codecs after latest update?
by Oliver Koch 1 year ago
Hi everyone, I've updated After Effects to the latest version 15.1.0 today as well as the media encoder. Now I can't use my extended Quicktime codecs anymore. They're not showing up in the codec dropd
Re: After Effects missing / killed Quicktime codecs after latest update?
by Greg Jones 1 year ago
I installed the new version and haven't really had any of the issues other people are having. As far as 32bit codecs, I still have Adobe Media Encoder 2017 installed on my machine so the couple times
Premiere Pro Dolby?
by Greg Jones 2 years ago
I got an alert this morning to update my Premiere Pro and Audition 2017 CC. The update says 'This update does not include any fixes. This update removes Dolby Audio support'. Anyone have a clue why Pr
Re: Premiere Pro Dolby?
by Greg Jones 2 years ago
Ok Then. Guess I'll be hanging on to previous versions of Media encoder then. Greg Jones Greg Jones Orlando,Fl. http: www.d7-inc.com
updated to CC17 from CC15 and AE project is out of whack
by Greg Jones 2 years ago
I know it's not wise to update in the middle of a project, but I thought I'd try and see what happened. I have a project I'm working on with lots of video clips from various sources. When I upgraded f
Re: updated to CC17 from CC15 and AE project is out of whack
by Greg Jones 2 years ago
I have a few .mp4 video files that the in and out points are totally different from the same project in CC15 and CC17. Greg Jones D7,Inc. Greg Jones Orlando,Fl. http: www.d7-inc.com
Premiere Pro 2017
by Greg Jones 3 years ago
Anyone brave enough to install the new version of Premiere Pro and try it out Just noticed Premiere Pro 2017 pop up on the Creative Cloud Tab. Greg Jones D7,Inc.
Re: Premiere Pro 2017
by Mihael Tominšek 3 years ago
Exactly... And I wonder myself whyt real benefit I have sincer CS6. Ugly blue GUI, countless of bugs, problems, lag, odd new functions, less and less intuitive interface, numerous plugins do not works
Adobe Premiere CC 2015 too slow
by Michael Alexandrovich 3 years ago
Hello, I'm currently facing a very frustrating issue in Adobe Premiere CC 2015. I'm trying to edit 1080p, 30 fps footage with a bitrate of 20Mbps but editing it is impossible for me at the moment beca
Re: Adobe Premiere CC 2015 too slow
by Greg Jones 3 years ago
I'm running 10.11.5, however I found that 10.11.3 was more stable. I'm getting freezes in 10.11.5, though they are system freezes and have nothing to do with Premiere. Greg Jones D7,Inc.
Adobe CC 2016.3 update
by Chris Paul 3 years ago
As usual, be careful with updates and do not do them unless you have plenty of time to troubleshoot and never during a project. In my case, the latest Sapphire plugins do not work, scratch discs were
Re: Adobe CC 2016.3 update
by Greg Jones 3 years ago
Not sure what they did, but playing back 4k files on my older Mac Pro is a lot smoother now. I used to have to go to 1 4 resolution to get somewhat smooth playback and now I can playback at full res.
FCP X can't do "pro" is officially vaporized.
by Bill Davis 3 years ago
I was going to let Ronny or somebody else post this, but heck, having argued for 4 years + against the voices arguing that X wasn't and would never be "pro" enough - I figured I've earned the honors.
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 years ago
Re: FCP X can't do "pro" is officially vaporized.
by Greg Jones 3 years ago
I think 'Pro' software is any software that can be used to make money, period. So whether one uses FCPX, IMovie, Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, Windows Movie Maker, etc. It can be considered 'Pro'. Just my
Hail Caesar
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
Nice related video from Adobe. http: www.adobe.com creativecloud video pro-video-tools.html trackingid=WB99JRH2&mv=email - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpete
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Alex Udell liked this 3 years ago
Re: Hail Caesar
by Greg Jones 3 years ago
Very Cool! Greg Jones D7,Inc. Greg Jones Orlando,Fl. http: www.d7-inc.com
Best cutsom Mac Pro computer for After Effects
by Kevin Welchman 3 years ago
Hey Guys, Im going to be ordering a Mac Pro soon. The program that I use most is After Effects, but I will also be using some C4D. I was wondering what the best configuration would be. I know some gra
Re: Best cutsom Mac Pro computer for After Effects
by Greg Jones 3 years ago
If it were me I'd order a used 12 Core Mac Pro 5,1, buy as much memory as you can, and get a Nvidia Titan GTX 12GB graphics card from MacVid Cards. This way in a few years you can upgrade the graphics
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Update Issues
by Greg Jones 3 years ago
I'm trying to update to version 13.7 of After Effects but everytime I click to update I get an error. It happens on both my Mac Pros. I'm currently on version 13.6.1. Anyone else having issues Greg Jo
Re: Update Issues
by Michael Szalapski 3 years ago
What does the error say Have you tried logging on as a different user - The Great Szalam (The 'Great' stands for 'Not So Great, in fact, Extremely Humble') No trees were harmed in the creation of this
Does anyone think FCPX is NOT a Professional NLE?
by Steve Connor 4 years ago
Simple question, I just wondered if there is anyone left on here who thinks it isn't
Re: Does anyone think FCPX is NOT a Professional NLE?
by Greg Jones 4 years ago
I think if you use any editing program to make money, it could be considered professional. I own Final Cut Pro X, but haven't used it on any paid gigs. I do know a lot of people that do use it profess
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Resolve Edit room speed...
by Sascha Haber 4 years ago
Hi all, lets talk about the elephant in the room. I, personally , am not able to use Resolve as an editing system due to its extremely slow speed. When zoomed into a timeline that consist of more than
Re: Resolve Edit room speed...
by Greg Jones 4 years ago
I tend to agree with you. I played around a little bit with it yesterday and I really like the interface, but the speed of doing things is very clunky. Also when I play clips I don't get real time spe
Which GPU upgrade to run DR12
by John Calhoun 4 years ago
I have a MacPro 1,1 2.66 and I need to upgrade to a better graphics card. Which one would be best for DR12 Also, when I try to launch an older version of DR, it says I need OpenCL. Will the graphics c
Re: Which GPU upgrade to run DR12
by Greg Jones 4 years ago
If you're adventurous you can actually run Yosemite on older unsupported macs. I have Mac Pro 2,1 running 10.10.3 and it runs great. http: forums.macrumors.com threads 2006-2007-mac-pro-1-1-2-1-and-os
Media 100 is making a Come back!
by Jim Wiseman 4 years ago
Media 100 is back! Check out media100.com. Media 100 is now being actively marketed with Yosemite compatability for $99! This is excellent news. Yosemite compatability, Red and 4K support for $99. Som
Re: Media 100 is making a Come back!
by Greg Jones 4 years ago
This is very interesting. Definitely worth $99 to give BorisFX Red a go with Premiere. I started editing on the Media 100 around 1998, I believe. Got to be pretty efficient and fast with it. I remembe
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Death of Aperture-FCPX Next?
by Greg Jones 5 years ago
This is precisely why I would be nervous about using FCPX. Forgot the fact about lack of tracks, audio mixer, etc. The fact that Apple just drops apps without thinking makes me nervous. I love their h
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Lance Moody liked this 5 years ago
Re: Death of Aperture-FCPX Next?
by Greg Jones 5 years ago
Andy Neil "It's a pretty ridiculous claim if you consider for a moment. Apple is releasing a new photo app. A replacement for Aperture, it seems. It's not like they're getting out of the photo editin
Adobe ID Not Valid Anymore???
by Ryan Walker 5 years ago
I'm in the middle of a major project and I received a popup to sign into my Creative Cloud manager. I did so, and my password was deemed invalid. I then tried to reset the password and I was informed
Re: Adobe ID Not Valid Anymore???
by Greg Jones 5 years ago
I'm getting the same error. I'm able to use the programs with no problem, but the Creative Cloud app doesn't work. Hopefully they fix this before the apps needs to sign in to work. I believe it has to
Current CC subscriber, Encore CS6 asking for serial number
by Rex Polanis 5 years ago
I am a long time and current CC subscriber. Yesterday, Encore CS6 worked. Today, when i click to open Encore and the program prompts me to enter a serial number or "quit". There is no other option. Al
Re: Current CC subscriber, Encore CS6 asking for serial number
by Greg Jones 5 years ago
That did the trick. Thanks for Sharing! That just saved me a bunch of time. Greg Jones D7,Inc. Greg Jones Orlando,Fl. http: www.d7-inc.com
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Encore CS6 is asking for a serial number
by Greg Jones 5 years ago
I've had the Creative Cloud for a couple of years now. For the most part I'm pretty happy with it. Today I attempted to launch Encore CS6 and it asked me for a Serial Number. Not really sure what to e
Re: Encore CS6 is asking for a serial number
by Kevin Monahan 5 years ago
Hi Greg, Uninstall Premiere Pro CS6 and then download it once more from the Creative Cloud application. That should solve the issue. If not, check out this forum post: http: forums.adobe.com message 6
AE CC crashes on open
by Greg Jones 5 years ago
After Affects CC has started crashing on me when I try to open the program. I've uninstalled and reinstalled to no avail. All the other CC programs open fine. It seems to crash when it get to 'Cleanin
Re: AE CC crashes on open
by Greg Jones 5 years ago
It's 12.2.1.5 I think I may have solved my problem though. There was a folder called AJA in my plug-in folder.(I use AJA Kona Hardware) I removed it and now AE seems to be loading properly. Seems odd,
Anybody selling a "legacy" MacPro?
by Paul Figgiani 5 years ago
Bob Zelin has me thinking ... Anybody selling a (legacy) MacPro tower Yup, I realize eBay is flooded with them. I thought I'd check here and see what's available. I'd be interested in something from 2
Re: Anybody selling a "legacy" MacPro?
by Greg Jones 5 years ago
Yeah Bob. I'm running a 2008 Mac Pro with 16gig of Ram. 8 core, and a Nvidia GTX680 Card and the computer is very very fast. I'm sure not as fast as a 12 Core, but still works great. I saw a site call
2013 Mac Pro - In action
by Christian Schumacher 6 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=wShNx6cdk_8
Re: 2013 Mac Pro - In action
by Greg Jones 6 years ago
Right On! Greg Jones D7,Inc. http: www.d7-inc.com Greg Jones Orlando,Fl. http: www.d7-inc.com
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So have you switched to Premiere Pro?
by Steve Connor 6 years ago
Due to a technical problem I've been forced to move from FCPX to PPro CC for the next month to cut a 90 minute event documentary project and to be honest I'm finding it a very pleasant experience so f
Re: So have you switched to Premiere Pro?
by Greg Jones 6 years ago
I've been very happy with Premiere Pro CC. It's very responsive. Just did a hour long show with closed captions and it was a very smooth experience. The built in captions alone made Premiere Pro CC an
wrong output-Premiere Pro
by Greg Jones 6 years ago
I'm using Premiere Pro with the 10.4.5 Drivers from Aja. I just noticed today that in Premiere my stereo output is reversed. Both in the analogue monitoring and sdi output. My left channel is going ou
Re: wrong output-Premiere Pro
by Greg Jones 6 years ago
Well I solved the problem. Apparently under the audio settings I somehow managed to switch the output of Channel 1 and Channel 2. I'm not sure how I did this because I wasn't even aware you could do t
Kernel Panics with 10.4.5
by Eric Sternberger 6 years ago
Hi, wanted to give Premiere CC a test drive. Which is on a MacPro 1,1 with an Ati 5870 and a Kona 3 running Lion. It was running ok (smooth playback, ok scrubbing) but I had Audio problems (crackling,
Re: Kernel Panics with 10.4.5
by Greg Jones 6 years ago
I had the exact same issue with the exact same hardware. Aja told me they are aware if the issue and are working on a fix. I'm not sure how long the fix will take since the Kona 3 is listed as Legacy
Premiere Pro CC July 2013 Update
by Kevin Monahan 6 years ago
Premiere Pro CC has just been updated. Check out the details: http: blogs.adobe.com premierepro 2013 07 ppro-cc-july-2013-update.html Thanks, Kevin Kevin Monahan Social Support Lead Adobe After Effect
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Greg Jones liked this 6 years ago
10.4.5 and Kernel Panic
by Greg Jones 6 years ago
I installed 10.4.5 Aja driver for my Kona 3 and when ai restarted my computer got a kernel panic. It did this every time I tried starting my Mac Pro. Anyone else experience this I booted in safe mode,
Re: 10.4.5 and Kernel Panic
by Warren Eig 6 years ago
Works fine under 10.8.4. Warren Eig O 310-470-0905 email: warren@babyboompictures.com website: http: www.babyboompictures.com REEL: http: www.babyboompictures.com BabyBoomPictures Reels.html
Has Adobe Creative Cloud changed the way you work?
by Sandeep Sajeev 6 years ago
Hello, I'm trying to figure out what the benefits to an Adobe Creative Cloud subscription are, and I'd appreciate any feedback from current users. I'm especially interested in hearing about any workfl
Re: Has Adobe Creative Cloud changed the way you work?
by Greg Jones 6 years ago
Here are the benefits I've found so far: 1. Having access to all the apps is nice. 2. Using the cloud to save files works pretty good. I've done stuff in photoshop at work then was able to open the ps
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Kona 3 Support Gone?
by Greg Jones 6 years ago
I just noticed on the Aja website that the Kona 3 has been moved to the Legacy section under Support. I certainly hope they will be offering drivers in the future for CS7 for the Kona3 or offer some s
Re: Kona 3 Support Gone?
by Greg Jones 6 years ago
According to an email I received from AJA, they have stopped supporting updates for the Kona 3. It was a great card. 6 years is pretty amazing for a piece of hardware. I bit the bullet and ordered the
Anyone using Sapphire HD 7950 in a MacPro?
by Martin Phillips 6 years ago
Just wondered whether anyone is using this card in a MacPro and could let us know how it's working with FCPX Martin Phillips Freelance Cameraman Producer Editor Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK. www.video
Re: Anyone using Sapphire HD 7950 in a MacPro?
by Greg Jones 6 years ago
I just installed the Nvidia GTX680 for Mac in my MacPro and it screams. I don't do much editing in Final Cut Pro X, but I did do some test editing in it and it seemed to work smoothly. In Premiere Pro
BMD 4k Extreme or AJA Kona 3G-suggestions?
by Greg Jones 6 years ago
I know this is a loaded question in the BlackMagic Design Forum, but what are the pros and cons to the BMD 4K Extreme vs the Aja Kona 3G I am currently an AJA customer and I need to upgrade my Mac Pro
Re: BMD 4k Extreme or AJA Kona 3G-suggestions?
by mat cav 6 years ago
Decklink doesn't work with Adobe Whaaa
MacPro 3.1 and GTX285 too slow for FCPX - Freezes during playback
by Gerald Loidl 6 years ago
I m having issues with my MacPro 3.1 (2008, 10GB RAM, GTX 285 card) and FCPX which always freezes only during playback. I can edit the whole day without any freezing as long as I do not play back the
Re: MacPro 3.1 and GTX285 too slow for FCPX - Freezes during playback
by Greg Jones 6 years ago
I have a MacPro 3,1 with a GTX570 from MacVidCards installed. I don't use FCPX on a daily basis(I'm using Premiere Pro CS6), but the few times I've played around with it, it seems to work fairly snapp
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Kona cards and Adobe Premiere 6.0.2
by Bob Zelin 7 years ago
I have been installing more and more Adobe CS6 editing systems using Premiere. At this moment, because of the tight integration with the AJA Kona hardware, this is the only series of I O cards that I
Re: Kona cards and Adobe Premiere 6.0.2
by Greg Jones 7 years ago
I'm really loving Premiere and Aja. Aja and Adobe really do need to do something about tape capture and layback, however. I'm currently using FCP 7 to digitize then Editing in Premiere. Not very elega
Resolve 9-Cannot create new database
by Greg Jones 7 years ago
Maybe I'm missing something. I just intstalled Resolve 9 on my Mac. When I first open it, it wants me to create a database. When I attempt to do this I get the following error : "Failed to open databa
Re: solve 9-Cannot create new database
by Greg Jones 7 years ago
Thanks! Worked like a charm. Greg Jones D7,Inc.
MacVidCards cracks the GTX5xx cards - Fastest Mac EFI card EVER !!!
by David Pirinelli 7 years ago
Just created the fastest ac EFI card EVER. The GTX580 3GB Ultra. Requires more power than you can put in a Mac Pro but does 1800 Gflops vs 1300 in GTX480. Can work in Mac Pro if you use external power
Re: PCIE 1.0 at 2.5GT/s vs PCIE 2.0 at 5.0 GT/s quantified
by Greg Jones 7 years ago
Does anyone have an idea of how to get a hold of MacVid Cards Dave I own a PC GTX570 that I would be interested in getting flashed to a Mac version. Does anyone have his email I've searched the intern
MC 6 on Mac Pro 1,1 ?
by Timothy Miller 7 years ago
Hi again, Found this thread http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 45 885514 Can anyone confirm John Pale's assertion that, although not supported, MC 6 runs fine on Mac Pro 1,1 He adds : "You can't us
Re: MC 6 on Mac Pro 1,1 ?
by Greg Jones 7 years ago
I can confirm that it runs great! I have a Mac 1,1 with 8GB Ram, AJA Kona 3, AMD 5770 Graphics card and Media Composer runs better than Final Cut Pro ever did. Its very responsive. I got an error when
Avid Media Management
by Greg Jones 7 years ago
I'm fairly new to the Avid world. I was wondering if there was a way in Media Composer 6 to collect all the media that is used in a particular project and copy it to one location. For example if I wan
Re: Avid Media Management
by Eric Santiago 7 years ago
RandomVideo.com MediaMover.
Best PC for MC6
by sandy shapiro 7 years ago
I've dropped FCP and thinking of dropping their workstations too. Can anyone tell me the best PC to run MC6 I'll be working with Alexa footage. Doing minimal After Effects work. Thanks!
Re: Best PC for MC6
by Greg Jones 7 years ago
HP z800 or soon to be released z820 is a good workstation.
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FCP Transition to MC6 - wits' end
by sam goldwater 7 years ago
Hey peeps, I wouldn't post without a whole morning's worth of Googling - which I've now done and am no wiser than yesterday. Window focus. To stay mouseless as possible in FCP I cmd+1 (or whichever 1,
Re: FCP Transition to MC6 - wits' end
by Greg Jones 7 years ago
I created my own FCP style keyboard shortcuts. There are equivalents to most all FCP keyboard shortcuts in AVID. You can map just about any key. I still use my FCP logic keyboard in Avid and I'm just
Feature Requests for 10.0.4
by Greg Jones 7 years ago
Now that I've played around with the new version of FCPX, I have some feature requests for the next version. I've already sent these off to Apple but I thought it would be fun for everyone to chime in
Re: Feature Requests for 10.0.4
by Michael Garber 7 years ago
View source timecode in the viewer window.
Adding Filler between 2 clips?
by Greg Jones 7 years ago
This is probably something easy, but I can't seem to figure out how to add filler in between two clips in Media Composer 6. I can add filler to the beginning of a sequence, but can't seem to find a co
Re: Adding Filler between 2 clips?
by Greg Jones 7 years ago
That's where it is. Thank you. I didn't look there.
Trying to export AAF to Pro-Tools with AMA Clips in Sequence-How?
by Greg Jones 7 years ago
OK I'm new to the Avid world. In Final Cut Pro, I would simply export my sequence as an OMF and open it in Pro-Tools or whatever other audio program our sound designers would use. With MC6, I'm editin
Re: Trying to export AAF to Pro-Tools with AMA Clips in Sequence-How?
by Greg Jones 7 years ago
I'm a little confused as to why I would need to transcode when all I really need is the audio. Greg Jones D7,Inc
MC6 AMA Re-LInk using Automatic Duck FCP Export Plugin
by Greg Jones 8 years ago
So I'm new to Media Composer 6. I used the Automatic Duck AAF export plug-in from FCP to create a AAF Sequence. I checked the 'Use AMA Relink' option. When I open the project in Media Composer, all th
Re: MC6 AMA Re-LInk using Automatic Duck FCP Export Plugin
by Greg Jones 8 years ago
Yep
AMA Relink to AAF Export created in Final Cut Pro Automatic Duck
by Greg Jones 8 years ago
So I'm new to Media Composer 6. I used the Automatic Duck AAF export plug-in from FCP to create a AAF Sequence. I checked the 'Use AMA Relink' option. When I open the project in Media Composer, all th
Re: AMA Relink to AAF Export created in Final Cut Pro Automatic Duck
by Robert Ober 7 years ago
Checked the AMA option and now I get segmentation fault when importing the aaf into Symphony. Will try for the fourth time to download 6.0.1.1 . Robert PS: I have CS6 Production Premium on another mac
reset Avid to Default Keyboard
by Greg Jones 8 years ago
So I've gone a screwed up the keyboard commands in Media Composer 6. I got carried away messing with the shortcuts. Does anyone out there know of a way to reset the keyboard to the default commands I
Re: reset Avid to Default Keyboard
by Greg Jones 8 years ago
Wow. That's awesome. Thanks for the tip. I didn't realize you could duplicate your settings. This opens up all kinds of possibilities. Greg Jones D7,Inc. Orlando,Fl. http: www.d7-inc.com Greg Jones Or
FCP 7 to FCPX XML Kinda works using CAT DV
by Greg Jones 8 years ago
So I exported out an xml from Final Cut Pro 7, opened it in CATDV trial version and clicked on 'Send to Final Cut Pro X'. Alas my sequence opened up. Now a quarter of my clips didn't show up, but the
Re: FCP 7 to FCPX XML Kinda works using CAT DV
by Greg Jones 8 years ago
I slowed down a few clips and those seem to be the ones that didn't show up. Greg Jones D7,Inc.
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