Quicktime Reference Video Encoding by Trevor Ambrose 12 months ago Hi folks, I'm trying to export quicktimes as effeciently as possible. Because I've got a lot of them and I don't want to tie up my Avid for too long. My plan is to export the sequences as a qt referen
Re: Quicktime Reference Video Encoding by James Brooks 12 months ago Shane is exactly right. We have added quicktime reference file support to our MediaReactor Lite for Adobe plugins, if you need to read them for your workflow. Cheers, James http: www.drastic.tv
Batch remove Offline Files by Joseph Freeman III 2 years ago I have received a project with 800+ offline file references in a CC2018 project. Is there a way to remove all offline references, rather than search "offline" and manually select & delete the listed o
Re: Batch remove Offline Files by Joseph Freeman III 2 years ago In this case, all material is in multiple bins...otherwise a painless solution. I just went thru and manually removed all offline items...the project loads quickly without all that overhead and overal
Pocket UltraScope by Richard Crowley 2 years ago It appears that BMD have dropped the Pocket UltraScope. Does anyone have an alternative solution My main interest is the ability to view the HD-SDI eye pattern for integration and maintenance support.
Re: Pocket UltraScope by James Brooks 2 years ago You are right, as usual, about eye patterns and traditional scopes, but I think there is still a place for test and measurement. Eye patterns are replaced with network health monitors and wireshark. F
Avid STL/TXT Caption file to .SRT? by Rayjohn Tagayon 2 years ago We're working on a project right now to be released into international cinemas. The subtitles for the film are being done on Avid media composer 8.9, using subcap generator. My question is how do you
Re: Avid STL/TXT Caption file to .SRT? by James Brooks 2 years ago Hi Rayjohn We have an online service that is currently free that should be able to do that translation. Please feel free to give it a go http: www.convertcc.com Cheers, James http: www.drastic.tv
Closed Captioning with Premiere 2017 by Tod Geddes 2 years ago I was recently asked if Premiere would use VTT files to import closed captioning material, from what I can see that's NO. However, I wanted to check and see if there is a plugin or other software to c
Re: Closed Captioning with Premiere 2017 by James Brooks 2 years ago Hi Tod We have a product called ccConvert that converts VTT to SCC or MCC, but if you just need to do a couple, we have a server online you can currently use for free to do that translation: http: www
Ingest .MXF Files by Molly Blank 3 years ago Hi All, I am brand new to Premiere Pro -- just bought CC 2017 yesterday. I am editing on a new MacBook Pro. I am just arriving into a project midway through. The footage is 4K and I wanted to create p
Re: Ingest .MXF Files by James Brooks 3 years ago I am guessing it is trying to open the .mxfindex and failing. My FS7 shots don't have that file, but I also tend to select the MXF to import it. In this case, you may have to too. Cheers, James http:
Open Captions and import by John Riker 3 years ago I see Premiere Pro CC 2015.3 has an Open Captions options. Is there anyway to import a SRT file or otherwise into the project instead of manually creating the subs Thinking no as haven't seen any refe
Re: Open Captions and import by James Brooks 3 years ago Hi JR This would me more for getting them into Premiere to edit them and output them as captions in the output file. You can select 'Burn in captions' in the output dialog, but I don't think it will p
Panasonic DVX200 - mp4 media by Steve Eagleton 4 years ago Wondering if anyone has a good workflow solution for dealing with Panasonic's mp4 media shot on the DVX200 It's 1080p 23.976 not any 4K flavors. I'm trying to link or import into Avid MC 7.0.4 and can
Re: Panasonic DVX200 - mp4 media by James Brooks 4 years ago Hi Steve We have a AMA linking product for that workflow called MediaReactor Workstation. There is a 99$ version that supports both Sony XAVC-S MP4 and the Panasonic MP4 directly in MediaComposer 6, 7
MXF Closed Caption Viewer by John Barata 4 years ago Hello everyone, I am doing my first show where I need to embed captions. I received an aaf file placed it in the data track and exported to XDcam disc. Now I am not going to be able to sleep if I can'
Screen Capture Software by David Fortin 5 years ago I need to do a screen capture of a client's software applications for a video. His software is on windows. Does anyone know have experience with a good screen capture software for windows that can cap
Re: Screen Capture Software by James Brooks 5 years ago Its not uncompressed, but I am huge fan of Camtasia. It does an amazing job and even comes with a 'screencast' dedicated editor that has all the nice little arrows, highlights and fly outs. No fuss ht
Having MXF Avid import problems by Paul Argyropoulos 5 years ago Okay. I am on Avid 5.5.3 Macbook Pro 10.8.3 OSX. Been given a drive with files shot on C300 Cameras. AMA won't recognize the drive, so I imported all the footage into Avid creating clips to edit with.
Re: Having MXF Avid import problems by James Brooks 5 years ago Hi Paul All the C300 footage I have seen only has 2 channels embedded in the MXF file. Have you checked it with MediaInfo If so, the MediaReactor AMA plug in should read up to 16 channels of audio in
AJA io4K on 2012 Mac Mini? by Alex Gerulaitis 5 years ago Given that the 2012 Mac Mini has Thunderbolt 1 (not 2), is it compatible with io4K (Thunderbolt 2) and will it work to capture a single 720p59.94 SDI stream Thanks! -- Alex Gerulaitis, sysadmin, DATG
MJPEG AVI file corrupted - how to repair? by Paul Randall 5 years ago Hi all, I have a situation where during a live recording via Media Express the PC lost power so I was left with a non completed AVI Motion-JPEG file (1080i50 - 290GB file size). I can see and copy the
Mac Pro Kona LHe conflict by Sean McAll 7 years ago I bought a Kona LHe and I am trying to run on a Mac Pro Mid 2010 Tower with 10.6 OS. The computer won't boot with the card in a slot. Help!
Re: Mac Pro Kona LHe conflict by James Brooks 7 years ago I have that same combination. Make sure you are in a recommended slot. If it still doesn't boot, remove any other cards (other then the VGA of course). Finally, try reseting the EFI Bios NVRAM stuff i
recommendations for Video playback software by Anhtu Vu 8 years ago I'm looking to built a machine for Cinema Broadcast projection. I found something on the Mac from Softron, On the Air Video Express. Is there something similar on the PC that would support the Aja car
free utilities to preview omf's? by Baba Goof 14 years ago anyone know of any free utilities (or cheap) that would allow me to preview omf's captured in express pro on a system that doesn't have avid installed thanks, BabaG
Re: free utilities to preview omf's? by James Brooks 14 years ago Thanks for you comments on DrasticPreview! You are correct about the DV. It is currently decoding as a fast, low quality image. We are replacing our DV decoder in the next version to improve quality a