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Ubillos to receive SMPTE 2017 Award.
by Bill Davis 18 hours ago
Good. Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X mastery.
Re: Ubillos to receive SMPTE 2017 Award.
by Herb Sevush 17 hours ago
Yes, Randy is winning the Workflow Systems Medal Award for 2017, following such luminaries as 2016 winner Thomas G. Edwards and 2015 winner Annie Chang. Herb Sevush Zebra Productions -----------------
Is there a way to have several of my favorite things i use often always on my interface?
by finbar taub 2 days ago
Hello and thanks in advance for the help - I have moved from Final Cut Pro to Premier and love it - but I am fully self taught (youtube - taught, I guess...) so I apologize if some of my terminology i
Re: Is there a way to have several of my favorite things i use often always on my interface?
by Herb Sevush 2 days ago
finbar taub "Here are some things I would like to keep in an "always open" bin or window on my workspace: a custom video preset I am always dragging into my timeline, the "cross zoom" transition, a p
The name game
by Herb Sevush 4 days ago
OK, my least favorite subject, but I'm gonna take a swing. Bill and others are correct that the forum name is no longer strictly appropriate, but rather an artifact of history. But history is nothing
Re: The name game
by Herb Sevush 2 days ago
Scott Witthaus "One would hope that a community of skilled editors could find their way around a forum listing. Agreed " Nope, not agreed. Changing brand names is dangerous, as anyone in marketing wo
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Premiere Pro Workspaces
by Simon Ubsdell 5 days ago
Another great article from Oliver that takes us behind the scenes of his preferred custom layouts for Premiere Pro: https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2017 08 17 customize-premiere-pro-with-workspaces
Re: Premiere Pro Workspaces
by Herb Sevush 4 days ago
Simon Ubsdell " Having your own finely-tuned workspaces for particular tasks is a great way to work" Indeed. I have 2 different systems, the first uses dual 24" screens, the other uses a single narro
Ppro and Audition time code issue
by Herb Sevush 5 days ago
When sending a clip over to Audition for repair work the reference file always comes back as Non-Drop Frame TC, which is strange since I'm always working in Drop Frame. In order to get the TC to match
Re: Ppro and Audition time code issue
by Herb Sevush 5 days ago
Dave - Exporting using AME is even more cumbersome than re-setting the TC in Ppro. Roundtripping between Ppro and Audition has been a huge productivity gain for me in dealing with audio, it's just thi
Ppro and Audition time code issue
by Herb Sevush 5 days ago
When sending a clip over to Audition for repair work the reference file always comes back as Non-Drop Frame TC, which is strange since I'm always working in Drop Frame. In order to get the TC to match
FCP X - steady as she goes.
by Bill Davis 1 week ago
I really have nothing important to say here. Since I've posted a couple of OT threads contributing nothing about how X actually functions... I'll spend today (Sunday) doing 20 pages of narration work
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Re: FCP X - steady as she goes.
by Herb Sevush 5 days ago
Bill Davis "I'm still concerned with the question of whether those Apple associates would have become the speed demons they often are using virtual keyboards on iPads - IF they had been allowed to st
Can someone please explain what "Pedestal" is
by Martin Kruul 1 week ago
My keying techniques are getting better and better each day - but can someone please finally explain exactly what Pedestal is All I know of it is that it's "the thing that I want to boost all the way
Re: Can someone please explain what "Pedestal" is
by Herb Sevush 6 days ago
Martin Kruul "When you say I should use a better keyer, what do you specifically have in mind " https: fxfactory.com info hawaikikeyer Simon didn't mention this, probably because he's too modest to m
Multicam Audio Channels: Where does my wav file go?
by Marissa Aroy 2 years ago
I have these ingredients: 1. Cam A video clip with camera mic sound 2. Cam B video clip with camera mic sound 3. Cam C video clip with camera mic sound 4. Discrete wav file with four tracks (three lav
Re: Multicam Audio Channels: Where does my wav file go?
by Herb Sevush 4 weeks ago
Daniel, From looking at your timeline I'm guessing that each of your 2 camera clips has 4 channels of audio, for a total of 8 channels, and you are not using "double system" recorders for audio. If my
ProRes Presets for Premier Pro 2017.1.2 vers. 11?
by Rachel Pearl 1 month ago
Hi, I just downloaded and am using Premier Pro CC 2017.1.2 Vers. 11 Oasis. I am looking to install ProRes sequence presets. Do they exist Thanks, Rachel
Re: ProRes Presets for Premier Pro 2017.1.2 vers. 11?
by Herb Sevush 1 month ago
Rachel Pearl "I am looking to install ProRes sequence presets. Do they exist " ProRes sequence presets don't exist, but you can make them and save them, if your using OSX, in the New Sequence dialogu
Good ways to match colors of different clips?
by Tom Clasman 2 months ago
Does anyone know of a method, tool or clever workaround, to match the (overall) colors of two clips, where one can be seen as the source and the other as target I am after making them look like they '
Re: Good ways to match colors of different clips?
by Herb Sevush 2 months ago
Chris Wright "never used hawaiki. how would you rate it 1-10 stars " It's advantage over other color correctors for matching is that it has 2 sets of "color picker" correction that you can add or ble
iMac Pro
by Steve Connor 3 months ago
Anyone else watching the WWDC keynote I'm definitely getting an iMac Pro!
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Re: iMac Pro
by Michael Gissing 3 months ago
Depends how you upgrade. For me it means swapping out Mobo, CPU, graphics card(s) and often RAM. When you already own monitors, rack cases, power supplies, water coolers (not always reusable), an upgr
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Adobe updates leading into NAB
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
Good overview from Scott: https: www.provideocoalition.com adobe-updates-premiere-pro-cc-april-2017 And a deeper dive from Dave Helmly: https: www.youtube.com watch v=zQy3eFIXF4k And a bit on After Ef
Re: Adobe updates leading into NAB
by Herb Sevush 4 months ago
First of all, can't they afford a thru the lens prompter for their Demo guy I mean how pathetic is that. Next, half the demo is about VR sound mixing, and really, who cares Who's paying the mortgage c
Multicam source sequence mapping mono audio tracks
by Ryan Dundas 5 months ago
The production company I work for just switched from FCP7 to Premiere Pro CC. This is my first project as an AE using Premiere and I need some help. Our project is multi camera reality TV style so I a
Re: Multicam source sequence mapping mono audio tracks
by Herb Sevush 5 months ago
Ryan Dundas "So now when I play my sequence, my master audio meter to the right of my timeline is showing 11 channels and they are all getting levels. So why on earth am I only getting 8 channels whe
The Mac Pro future. Finally some sense from Apple!
by Chris Harlan 5 months ago
Videoguys has the scoop on the future of the Mac Pro and it is startlingly brilliant! http: www.videoguys.com blog apple-plans-release-late-fall-osx-licensed-systems
Re: The Mac Pro future. Finally some sense from Apple!
by Claude Lyneis 5 months ago
The reason computers became obsolete in the 90's and early 2000's was that Moore's law was in effect and the speed an efficiency of computers was doubling every 18 to 24 months. That is no longer true
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Revisionist History...
by Bill Davis 5 months ago
I'm still on a lot of press release lists from my reporter days. So I've been watching the minor flury of PR pitches going out about this being the 25th Anniversary of Premiere Pro pre-NAB. Had to lau
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Re: Revisionist History...
by Andrew Kimery 5 months ago
While it covers more than just editing, I would have to add "Droidmaker: George Lucas And the Digital Revolution" to the 'must read' list. Amazing book about a pretty small group of guys that fathered
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Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Oliver Peters 6 months ago
Since this is a debate forum and it's a Friday, what are your thoughts about Adobe's Premiere Pro panels architecture This seems to be a key enabler for many third party developers building add-ins to
Re: Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Joseph W. Bourke 6 months ago
Counter-counterpoint: that's why Premiere Pro has an interface you can actually change if you don't like what's there. Highly customizable. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkeme
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MacBook Pros "underpowered?" Not for FCP X editors. Not AT ALL.
by Bill Davis 6 months ago
If you live in the Premiere Pro world, it's starting to make sense that you might not feel the new Mac Laptops are a very big deal. If you've transitioned into the FCP X world, the evidence is mountin
Re: MacBook Pros "underpowered?" Not for FCP X editors. Not AT ALL.
by Steve Connor 6 months ago
Bill Davis "For some reason, no positive X post will EVER go unchallenged here. " As will no negative post either :)
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"It’s the Tesla of NLEs"
by Robin S. Kurz 6 months ago
http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1930-getting-a-16-episode-gameshow-to-rough-assembly-in-30-minutes-with-final-cut-pro-x Pretty damn impressive. - RK ___________________________________________
Re: "It’s the Tesla of NLEs"
by Steve Connor 6 months ago
Brian Seegmiller " I LOVE FCP X and if you look me up you will discover I am a staunch advocate for FCP X" Won't stop you getting the "Wrath of Kurtz" I'm afraid :)
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There's a Severe Degeneration of Basic Business Social Courtesies in the World Today...
by Ned Miller 6 months ago
Hi All, Has this been happening to you too Or is it just me I have witnessed that basic social skills have really diminished. Kids at the Thanksgiving table looking at their phones, etc. We in the sel
Re: There's a Severe Degeneration of Basic Business Social Courtesies in the World Today...
by Herb Sevush 6 months ago
I don't see this as generational, but as individual. I had a potential client in the 80's that used me (I slowly figured out) to fill out their bid sheet - they knew who they wanted but they had to ge
Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Bill Davis 8 months ago
Watch Thomas Grove Carter Final Cut Pro X - Editing at the speed of thought. on Vimeo: https: vimeo.com 194855528 ref=em-share Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X maste
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Re: Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Oliver Peters 8 months ago
Bill Davis "Yeah, Tom's audio work in the demo seemed so badly hobbled and slow..." It's a nice demo by a talented editor, but you only saw a reduction of an already edited commercial. Some time-cons
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FCP X Explained…
by Robin S. Kurz 10 months ago
Quite possibly the best, comprehensive and astute comparison and highlighting of old and new that I have seen to date. (both live and now "on tape") Bravo Jes s. Well done! https: www.youtube.com watc
Re: FCP X Explained…
by Steve Connor 10 months ago
Robin S. Kurz "Yeah. I also couldn't be more bummed that Apple had the gall to removed those visually powerful reminder-gaps, so I can reminisce over every bygone edit throughout the day *sigh* that
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News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Cow News Droid 11 months ago
Plug-in leader Boris FX acquires Sapphire tools and team to become the powerhouse in post-production software industry (Boston, MA--September 9, 2016) Boris FX , the leader in integrated VFX and workf
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Re: News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Herb Sevush 11 months ago
"Could it be that both seem ridiculously overpriced in a market where there's been a groundswell of inexpensive and free plugins " I would think this is it. The FCPX crowd demands everything be free c
Good news
by Steve Connor 12 months ago
Alex 4D just posted this https: jobs.apple.com us search#&ss=47429395&t=0&so=&lo=0*USA&pN=0&openJobId=47429395 Anyone here want the job :)
Re: Good news
by Walter Soyka 11 months ago
Bill Davis "I don't have to get a whole new phone because I left mine on the deck and it started raining Because Jony Ives team figured a way not to need the same headphone hole they've been using si
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Fully Loaded Mac Mini Ok for Premiere Pro?
by Alexander Freedman 12 months ago
Hello all, I'm looking to upgrade a Mid-2010 Mac Pro (old silver tower, specs below) and was curious if you all thought a fully decked out 2016 Mac Mini (specs below) would be OK Unfortunately, using
Re: Fully Loaded Mac Mini Ok for Premiere Pro?
by David Roth Weiss 12 months ago
The biggest problem with the Mac mini is the installed GPU... At least with an iMac you can, and should, upgrade to the highest level GPU Apple installs in the model you're looking at. BTW, using your
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Apple, FCPX and Secrecy - RedShark "Guest Author"
by Craig Seeman 1 year ago
Interesting to note that the author is only identified as "Guest Author" and is a former Apple employee. Is something dramatic about to happen with Final Cut Pro X http: www.redsharknews.com post item
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Re: Apple, FCPX and Secrecy - RedShark "Guest Author"
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Mitch Ives "I guess my sarcasm didn't translate. Yes, I know they keep us updated on Safari, which was my point " Should have spotted that :)
Apple is discontinuing the only monitor it makes, the Thunderbolt Display
by Craig Seeman 1 year ago
Apple officially discontinues Thunderbolt Display, points users towards third-party options http: 9to5mac.com 2016 06 23 apple-discontinues-thunderbolt-display Apple is discontinuing the only monitor
Re: Apple is discontinuing the only monitor it makes, the Thunderbolt Display
by Mark Raudonis 1 year ago
Am I the only one who actually liked them A t-bolt monitor paired with an iMac makes a wonderful dual monitor edit station. We have a ton of them. Of course they never actually lined up perfectly. You
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RIP Peter Thomas
by Todd Terry 1 year ago
We lost one of the true giants of our industry this weekend, the man I will always consider the "World's Greatest Narrator" Peter Thomas passed away on Saturday. He was 91, and more than due for a res
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Re: RIP Peter Thomas
by Herb Sevush 1 year ago
I worked with Peter Thomas in the 70's and 80's in New York. Back then he would come in to town about 2 or 3 days a week, setup in whatever recording studio and knock out about 8 to 10 sessions, then
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OT Sony sells Vegas?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
https: news.creativecow.net story 881874
Re: OT Sony sells Vegas?
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Herb Sevush "Other than the few hundred folks in attendance at the nab event all the rest of us heard were rumors, and of all the rumors, none of us heard that Apple would be releasing a program that
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How Does An Editor Think And Feel?
by David Lawrence 1 year ago
Tony Zhou's lastest installment in his amazing series, Every Frame a Painting - something especially for us. Enjoy! https: www.youtube.com watch v=3Q3eITC01Fg _______________________ David Lawrence ar
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Re: How Does An Editor Think And Feel?
by Simon Ubsdell 1 year ago
Rule Number One: It's all about the eyes. So true. Great little video essay from the wonderful Tony Zhou. Thanks for sharing, David. Simon Ubsdell tokyo productions hawaiki
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NAB 2016: What is standing the test of time? (The 1 Week Edition)
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
So here we are, a week past the "actual" end of NAB 2016, and I'm asking myself, what's still worth talking about a week later Because if it ain't worth talking about a week later, is it worth talking
Re: NAB 2016: What is standing the test of time? (The 1 Week Edition)
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
I put "disruptive" in quotes because I don't know that we've actually seen a "disruptive" camera in the precise nature of the word. As the owner of the first 2 RED cameras off the line notes, RED most
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Apple and Thunderbolt 3
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
At NAB a number of products were shown with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. These were displayed with PCs that have TB3. When I asked one vendor about Mac compatibility, they said an adapter would be requ
Re: Apple and Thunderbolt 3
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Shane Ross "I'm sure Apple will discontinue that line and push iMacs as their main "pro" computer (it already is superior to the current MacPro trash can)" The middle and top nMP's will still beat th
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NYC May Pass "Freelance Isn't Free Act" To H*lp Screwed-Over Freelancers
by Craig Seeman 1 year ago
Interesting attempt to provide more protections for freelancers against late pay, none paying clients. ______ NYC May Pass "Freelance Isn't Free Act" To Help Screwed-Over Freelancers http: gothamist.c
Re: NYC May Pass "Freelance Isn't Free Act" To H*lp Screwed-Over Freelancers
by Herb Sevush 1 year ago
Mark Suszko " I can't imagine how a freelancer under these kind of market conditions can operate WITHOUT a cushion in place, in advance." Be married to someone with a steady income that can make your
Mac Pro: Optimal scratch / data disk setup
by Tommy Rudman 2 years ago
Hey all, I've recently been running out of space and seen a huge decline in speed on my Mac Pro. I use the computer for video editing, audio production, 3d and After Effects rendering. My Mac Pro curr
Re: Mac Pro: Optimal scratch / data disk setup
by Herb Sevush 2 years ago
Why the higher speed SSD for the cache I have the same drives but setup the other way around - The high-speed PCI SSD for the boot drive and the regular SSD for the cache. What's the advantage the oth
New Digital Juice Subscription
by Jeff Breuer 3 years ago
Have any of you seen the new direction Digital Juice is going Basically they are ditching disk media and going with a web portal. You pay a monthly subscription and get access to all of their software
Re: New Digital Juice Subscription
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
Todd Terry "Dang... read those employee reviews. WOWSER." Makes me want to trash my Digital Juice disks. On the other hand, it makes me appreciate my work environment all the more. Herb Sevush Zebra
Great nuts and blots look at Premiere improvements
by Andy Field 3 years ago
Some fantastic additions to the work flow and interface explained in detail with video instruction here http: provideocoalition.com ssimmons story dissecting-those-upcoming-adobe-premiere-fall-cc-2014
Re: Great nuts and blots look at Premiere improvements
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
Aindreas Gallagher "i still think the way they're going about it is a lousy idea, and there are better options available to them, but i'm not going to carp as much now that I rented the thing for a y
Editing chair choices
by Mark Suszko 3 years ago
I have a doc's note telling the boss to get me an ergonomic chair that fits me better and supports the back better. Standard office chairs are not quite deep enough back-to-front on the seat cushion,
Re: Editing chair choices
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
The Aeron is great. Fantastic warranty as well, my seat broke after 8 years and they replaced it, no questions asked. So 12 years of use, no more back problems, for about $80 yr. Herb Sevush Zebra Pro
No timecode when transcoding 4K XDCAM to 4K ProRes
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
OSX 10.8.5 I just transcoded some 4K XDCAM clips to 4K ProRes 422 and then imported to Premiere Pro. The problem is with the timecode, or rather the lack of timecode. All of the ProRes clips now show
Re: No timecode when transcoding 4K XDCAM to 4K ProRes
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
The solution, thank you Adobe and Kevin Monahan, is to upgrade to AME CC 2014. Problem solved. Herb Sevush Zebra Productions --------------------------- nothin' attached to nothin' "Deciding the spine
Blistering tech support critique from one of Adobe's biggest supporters
by Andy Field 3 years ago
From Larry Jordan (who makes a big part of his living with Adobe Training) with scathing criticism of Adobe Tech support EDITORIAL: ADOBE MEDIA ENCODER WON'T LAUNCH... AND I CAN'T FIND OUT WHY! I was
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Re: Blistering tech support critique from one of Adobe's biggest supporters
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
Walter Soyka "I would have actually thought that variations in workflow are an area where forums win. Workflows develop in the wild that the developers may not expect." My issue is that often I don't
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cutting promos with premiere is the nicest thing in the entire world.
by Aindreas Gallagher 3 years ago
I had to say it. I'm in a big broadcaster for a few months that does a lot of sport. they have avid - around sixty suites of avid. Horrible horrible horrible avid on isis as far as the eye can see. I
Re: cutting promos with premiere is the nicest thing in the entire world.
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
Aindreas Gallagher " You can scrub instantaneously live between timelines X style. Given PPro handles the clip move from timeline to timeline as a non destructive instance move, I don't know any othe
OT: Best current hard drives
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
I thought I would take advantage of your collective expertise to post this very basic query - in your considered opinion what are the best and most reliable 3TB & 4TB hard drives at this point in time
Re: OT: Best current hard drives
by Frank Wit 3 years ago
Good read: http: blog.backblaze.com 2014 01 21 what-hard-drive-should-i-buy
Extend reverb beyond end of clip?
by Aaron Fisher-Cohen 6 years ago
I've never tried to do this before and I think I might have to go into Soundtrack to do it because I know FCP pretty well and I can't think of a way to do it. I have a clip that ends with a bunch of p
Re: Extend reverb beyond end of clip?
by Herb Sevush 4 years ago
Adam Simpson "Thanks so much for this idea, worked perfectly." It's nice to see that a good idea is timeless. Long live the Cow. Herb Sevush Zebra Productions --------------------------- nothin' atta
day 1 - Thunderbolt 2 speed tests with Maxx Digital 8 bay Thunderbolt 2 drive array
by Bob Zelin 4 years ago
Hi - we just got the new Mac Pro. I only had access to the horrible 3TB Toshiba SATA drives for these tests (so we really need to use HGST Ultrastar drives for more accuracy). But this is a 24 TB (RAI
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Re: day 1 - Thunderbolt 2 speed tests with Maxx Digital 8 bay Thunderbolt 2 drive array
by Herb Sevush 4 years ago
Bob Zelin "And we have NOT started testing the expansion chassis yet ... we will do testing with all the existing RAID array and host adaptor cards (ATTO, Areca, etc.) to see if there are performance
1970's Cinema
by Mike Cohen 4 years ago
Although I did not catch any classic 70's films IN the 70's, I have come to love the style and artistry of this genre. Here are some of my faves (same goes for music): Friends of Eddie Coyle I had not
Re: 1970's Cinema
by Herb Sevush 4 years ago
Part IV What was I thinking I left out the whole Don Siegel Clint Eastwood segment. Other than the Dirty Harry movies (Siegel directed the first one, Eastwood the last two) Siegel directed Eastwood in
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