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End of QT 7?
by Tony West 2 weeks ago
I have recently noticed a pretty big shift in color from QT 7 when sharing from X (h.264 files) QT X looks pretty dead on with the canvas in X Anyone else noticed, or have you ditched QT 7 a while ago
Re: End of QT 7?
by Jason Brown 2 weeks ago
QT7 was AMAZING. The ability to flip flop video with a simple save - extract all of the various video or audio tracks independently, mark in out with FRAME ACCURACY (unlike QTX) for trimming. The list
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Count down timer for FCP X
by Ty Ford 10 months ago
Hi, I'm looking for a plug in that can run for 15 minutes and show a count down from 15 minutes to zero minutes. The SMPTE style plugin counts up, not down. Do you know of one that does what I want Th
Re: Count down timer for FCP X
by Jason Brown 10 months ago
Precomp and reverse -100%
equivalent of "multiclip sequence" in FCP7?
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
Is there a way to create a sequence that lays clips down by timecode into the sequence in order and timed out I remember doing this in FCP7 using the command - Create multiclip sequence.
Re: equivalent of "multiclip sequence" in FCP7?
by Tero Ahlfors 3 years ago
There's the automate to sequence-function.
Audio duration in inspector
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
Why does the inspector show audio clip duration in the inspector in hundreds of a second How is this applicable in a video editing application Can you see frames based on the frame rate of the timelin
Re: Audio duration in inspector
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
OK, finally had some time to check this out. First off, Bret - your response was the most helpful. The information I'm looking for is absolutely in the bottom of timeline window. I didn't know that, o
expand compound clip in a sequence
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
I basically did multicam (2 cameras and 2nd source audio) into one compound clip and then went through and set favorites in the browser. I've dropped those into the timeline and would like to expand t
Re: expand compound clip in a sequence
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
Cool...I figured out how to break it apart = CMD+SHIFT+G Jeff Kirkland "why use a compound clip instead of a multi cam clip " Because I don't understand how to use multicam. ;) Ohh...and FCPX just sav
2 events in the same library - need to move proxy files from one event to another
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
I'm having a hard with FCP recognizing the proxy files i've moved into the proxy folder in the other event.
Re: 2 events in the same library - need to move proxy files from one event to another
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
Sorry, I actually mispoke. I was trying to copy the proxy files to A DIFFERENT library. The biggest issue is that there are a TON of proxies, so recreating isn't feasible it would have taken 8-10 hour
timeline index - position AND duration?
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
I'm trying to give a reference to someone and I'd like to give them information on several clips, their placement in the timeline and also how long they are. The "position" gives me the location, but
Re: timeline index - position AND duration?
by Robin S. Kurz 3 years ago
... or select a clip and hit CTRL-D and it'll show in the dashboard.
premiere pro CS 5.5 question. How do I change source monitor TC to 59.94 drop frame TC?
by Andrew Hays 5 years ago
I'm working on a project from FCPX in which the audio is being mixed in premiere pro CS 5.5. THe timecode base for the clips is 59.94, however when I type my timecode for in and out in the source moni
Re: premiere pro CS 5.5 question. How do I change source monitor TC to 59.94 drop frame TC?
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
OMG...I know this thread is old, but this completely helped me and I wanted to thank you. Edirol R4 pro recorded TC at 23.976, came into premier at 29.97...this fixed my problem.
Interesting article from 1995: Is Non-linear editing the future?
by Andy Neil 3 years ago
I thought this was an interesting blast from the past considering the current upheaval of NLE systems these days. It's a pros and cons article about why or why not you'd want to edit non-linear. http:
Re: Interesting article from 1995: Is Non-linear editing the future?
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
Along these lines, I read a quote from Douglas Adams that I love reminding myself of when I see something I don't like: http: highscalability.com blog 2014 3 11 douglas-adams-3-rules-that-describe-our
plural eyes question
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
I have an issue - I have a 42 minute video that was edited down to a 9 minute cut. I was only given the beginning and end. (no project file). I was hoping I could use plural eyes to sync the edit up w
Re: plural eyes question
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
Yes I did, would not work.
Bob Zelin wasn't too kind to X
by Bobby Mosca 3 years ago
This is from Bob Zelin's NAB roundup. Too harsh "BOB ON NAB NLEs Ed. note: We asked Bob for his observations on NLEs in a follow-up email. As someone who designs and installs systems for a wide variet
Re: Bob Zelin wasn't too kind to X
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
Yea, for real. That wasn't harsh at all! He just laid out what he saw. I love talking with him when I get a chance...he's always candid and real. Great read, btw...i wasn't able to go and I enjoyed th
C100 - HDMI vs HDSDI
by Jason Brown 3 years ago
I'm going to push out HD feed to record on external ProRes recorder. Is there a quality difference in what I get from a traditional HD-SDI vs the HDMI feed from the C100
Re: C100 - HDMI vs HDSDI
by Malcolm Matusky 3 years ago
The C100 ONLY has HDMI output, you don't have a choice. 8 bit. Mine works fine with the Ninja 2, but Canon has a "locking" HDMI port (screw terminal) the Ninja does not, so I have "perfect path" cable
small request for the next Final Cut Pro X update
by Tony Peck 4 years ago
On some projects I use very long titles for project files. I don't want to get into the reasons why I'm using long titles It is just a requirement of a specific client. If find it difficult to make ch
Re: small request for the next Final Cut Pro X update
by Jason Brown 4 years ago
keyboard shortcut - Opt+arrow L and R will move you word by word through any text in the OS. This might help navigate it. CMD+L and R moves you to the front or end of the entire line as well.
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50 inch Flanders
by Glenn Sakatch 4 years ago
Just wondering if anyone has the 50inch Flanders LCD monitor. I'm looking for a new monitor for the colour suite, and would like to go with a 50 inch for clients sitting behind me. Unfortunately, you
Re: 50 inch Flanders
by Jason Brown 4 years ago
Have u called them directly They are a great company to work with...I'd expect them to help you figure out something.
Best tool for movie file analysis (codec, field order, bit rate, size, etc
by Niklas Wikman 4 years ago
I am looking for a good tool that can tell me different parameters for a movie file. Up until now I have been using VideoSpec, but version 0.9.8 gives an error message and is unusable at the moment. D
Re: Best tool for movie file analysis (codec, field order, bit rate, size, etc
by Jason Brown 4 years ago
Videospec Is a tool that I often use to analyze compressed file formats. It gives great detail about the file.
Newbie going to NAB 2014
by Micah Wolf 4 years ago
So I have read the post before about being the new guy at NAB and wearing comfy shoe's and drinking plenty of water, but my questions are more specific. As the title of the post states I plan on atten
Re: Newbie going to NAB 2014
by Jason Brown 4 years ago
Post production world is the thing I've found the most valuable. I'm in a similar situation, in-house, soup to nuts production. I've been to PPW for 2 years in a row and came back energized, more info
Question - is there a way to use fcpx 10.1 on Mountain Lion?
by Andy Field 4 years ago
Remember reading how someone managed to fool the system into making it work - I ask because Maverick, for the time being messes with Premiere Pro CC and some of it's plug ins and would like to keep us
Re: Question - is there a way to use fcpx 10.1 on Mountain Lion?
by Jason Brown 4 years ago
Do most people have a dual partitioned drive for this My primary machine is a laptop...and I could dedicate space for a second partition to do testing, but I'm unsure of how big it should be. How much
No FCP X announcement?
by Rich Rubasch 4 years ago
Did I miss it I do like the new Mac Pro. Also having Mavericks able to run on older Macs (we have 'em) is a great addition. I have a workhorse of an old MacBookPro that I can't upgrade to Mountain Lio
Re: No FCP X announcement?
by Jason Brown 4 years ago
Looks like that screenshot is the new iMovie
app that can show places visited from GPS coordinates from photo
by Jason Brown 4 years ago
I want to use a function that iPhoto already provides, but I don't want to use iPhoto. I use Picasa, prefer it for many reasons and would like to find one app that loads up a world map and places pins
Adobe Media Encoder - custom naming?
by Jason Brown 4 years ago
I know in Compressor, I can create custom naming. Is this possible in AME I'd like to add the name of the custom setting to the end of the file name.
Re: Adobe Media Encoder - custom naming?
by Jeff Pulera 4 years ago
Hi Jason, No way to automatically add that info to the filename, you would need to manually enter that yourself. Thanks Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
I know that some lust after this....
by Bernard Newnham 4 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=SQl2FjaKCAQ Bernie
Re: I know that some lust after this....
by Jason Brown 4 years ago
Thanks for posting, nice to know that Apple is still completely out of touch with what their customers want. Information.
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new to premier - spatial conform
by Jason Brown 4 years ago
Hey Guys, I'm new to premier and trying to take a sequence that was edited in 720 up to 1080. If I drop the sequence into the other sequence, I can scale everything but I have a couple questions. 1) I
Dashes vs Underscores - Discuss!
by Scott Goddard 4 years ago
Obviously spaces are a no go. Combination of the two I try to make filenames as 'human readable' as possible. Scott Goddard Neo Verite Limited www.neoverite.com
Re: Dashes vs Underscores - Discuss!
by Jason Brown 4 years ago
I use dashes to separate similar content I use underscores to separate different content ie: 2013-05-23_jason-web-post_video-program
Relinking Event Media to Different Files
by Justin Mrkva 5 years ago
I have two different situations with regards to old FCPX events with outdated media. I've been looking for a way to do the following: 1. In an event, I have a clip that's used in several different pro
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Re: Relinking Event Media to Different Files
by Nicholas Kleczewski 5 years ago
I'm a little lost on whats going on here, but I did a couple tests along the lines of what you are doing. And this was assuming your using clips with no timecode, not sure it would do the same thing i
Do I have multiple video streams in this quicktime?
by Lucy Moon 5 years ago
Trying to debug some problems I am having sharing an exported prores 422 master. Is this multiple video streams in the 'Format' section as shown in the inspector I don't know why there isn't just one
Re: Do I have multiple video streams in this quicktime?
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
Open in qt7 and look at properties. (cmd+j) i think... It will show all of your tracks and if you have any reference files.
Client asking for after effects files?
by Matthew Sonberg 5 years ago
I was just wondering what everyone thought about this and maybe some suggestions on how to handle it. I just completed a promo video for my client and they're asking for my after effects project files
Re: Client asking for after effects files?
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
I live on the other side of this. I'm a producer inside of a corporation and I have vendors creating content for us routinely. The expectation that we have agreed in advance is that we get project fil
Tag line for Apple's latest MacBook Pro commercial
by TImothy Auld 5 years ago
"For the pro in all of us..." Tim
Re: Tag line for Apple's latest MacBook Pro commercial
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
I was saying that it's disappointing that they don't focus on the pro market as a separate market. I love how easy the tools are to use and I can do things that I really have no business doing (color
Calculating Compression Render Times
by Chip Hess 5 years ago
I have been asked to bid on a huge compression project, for DL DVD. I can estimate file sizes using the various bitrate calculators. But does anyone know how one might estimate how many hours such a t
Re: Calculating Compression Render Times
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
nevermind then...I had an idea for h264 bluray compression.
Matrox Max versus a cluster
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
Has anyone done any benchmark testing comparing the Matrox Max hardware compression against a 12 core running is a cluster
Re: Matrox Max versus a cluster
by Michael McIntyre 5 years ago
Hey Jason.... I realize your question is 12-core specific but I'm running MXO2 Rack w MAX on a 8-core and it is considerably faster than a cluster. I actually didn't use the MAX feature for a while be
Tagging and Searching Video Files - Best method or software to "tag" and search through large numbers of clips (without using FCPX)
by Khashyar Darvich 5 years ago
Hi Everyone, We are about to embark on editing a feature documentary film with about 500 hours of footage (that includes thousands of clips). I have been reflecting on what is the best method, process
Re: Tagging and Searching Video Files - Best method or software to "tag" and search through large numbers of clips (without using FCPX)
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
Take a look at catdv
Import as a precomps sublayers form Illustrator?
by Anna Surell 5 years ago
Hi there! Anyone know if there is some way to import as a precomps in to After Effects sublayers form Illustrator Like folders in Photoshop... I didn't realize until now that you can't do that, and I
Re: Import as a precomps sublayers form Illustrator?
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
I don't think so...I've been doing this for years and have to pull out all layers to the primary level. I'd be interested in a solution.
AE transpose keyframe movement from 2min clip to 1min clip
by nathalie wuerth 5 years ago
Hello I have made a set of keyframe positions in a series of layers in a clip that was estimated to 2 min, I would like to keep the same pattern - movement over time for each layer - but use it in a 1
Re: AE transpose keyframe movement from 2min clip to 1min clip
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
There are a couple ways to do this...easiest is to copy paste key frames from one to another, than select all key frames...then click on the last key frame and drag while holding option (alt) key. It
External Numeric Keypad
by Gus Spelman 5 years ago
Anyone have suggestions for a numeric external keypad that will work with my Mac and that FCP's keyboard mapper will recognize Just got the Adesso AKP-150, but I can't map anything to it, so it's pret
Re: External Numeric Keypad
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
I know there are some apps that convert iPhone to number pad.
Maintaning file structure when converting to Pro Res
by Daniel Neutzsky-Wulff 5 years ago
I just received a hard-drive containing the footage for a music video. They spent some time organizing all of the footage into different folders. My question: Is it possible to keep the same file stru
Re: Maintaning file structure when converting to Pro Res
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
Compressor seems to hang on conversions of a large number of files (+30)...if u let it sit for 5 min or so it usually does respond and will convert...u just have to be patient. (very patient) haha One
So... The 17" Mac Book Pro is Confirmed dead?
by Armando Ciurana 5 years ago
I was wandering if Apple would come out in a few months with a renewed 17" Mac Book Pro I mean, do you remember when apple changed the Mac Book Pro design (the aluminum sandwich maker) for the present
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Re: So... The 17" Mac Book Pro is Confirmed dead?
by TImothy Auld 5 years ago
I just love this guy's movies. They are not all - if any are -great but he is not afraid to go way out on a limb. Tim
Quicktime Pro LOOP playback is greyed out! Heelp please!
by brian mclean 5 years ago
Quicktime Pro LOOP playback is greyed out! Heelp please! When I goto top menu VIEW --- LOOP playback is greyed out and I am not able to loop my video. I use to in creating videos for full screen playb
Re: Quicktime Pro LOOP playback is greyed out! Heelp please!
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
Glad to hear you are back up and running. Thanks for the link David...that's good to know. How does the saying go "If it ain't broken, break it" haha...
how much does Pro Res Proxy degrade image quality?
by Alexander Hemingway 5 years ago
Transcoding from 7D H.264 footage, some Go Pro .mp4 and some weird Sony .mts files. I don't see much image degradation. Bit rates are comparable. What's really going on in that transcode process How m
Re: how much does Pro Res Proxy degrade image quality?
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
He's Asking about prores proxy. I notice a decent quality loss, even when converting from gopro...
Sync TC in video and audio (multiclip is not working)
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
I have a sequence with video clips in order and audio clips in order...with TC in each, but camera starts and stops independently of audio. Pluraleyes isn't an option since there is no on-board audio.
Re: Sync TC in video and audio (multiclip is not working)
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
I was racking my brain last night Shane, and was wondering if there a way to essentially do a multiclip sequence without using multiclips I'd like to do this because it's working to create a multiclip
Export timecode source
by Maia Fahl 5 years ago
Hi guys I have an issue regarding timecodesource when rendering a .mov from AE. I have recieved a lot of shaky clips filmed with a DV camcorder that needs to be stabilized in after effects. After stab
Re: Export timecode source
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
I think you can use Quicktime 7 to do this. If you look at clip properties, you'll see that you have video track audio tracks and on your source you'll have timecode track. Just copy it from the sourc
Compressor vs. Cinema Tools Frame Rate Conversion
by Jessica Mantheiy 5 years ago
Hi everyone, I have probably an out-dated question, but I'll ask anyway. Which do you think is better for a frame rate conversion: Compressor or Cinema Tools And why Let me know what you think! Thanks
Re: Compressor vs. Cinema Tools Frame Rate Conversion
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
Fcpx conforms frame rates in the timeline on the fly...it's smoother than I've seen before
new install of Lion - OS thinks a 3rd monitor is attached for a few seconds after startup then goes away
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
I couldn't think of a better title, that's basically it. I boot up, OS starts up I log in. If I immediately go to sys prefs Displays ... I can see a smaller 3rd monitor in "arrangement" ... after a fe
Brief update re OSX Lion Compatibility in XDCAM Browser, XDCAM Transfer, Avid AMA
by Ian Cook 6 years ago
All- Here is a brief update re current XDCAM software and Mac OS Lion support. It is admittedly incomplete and I know there are likely to be questions re integration and features, accompanying drivers
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Re: Brief update re OSX Lion Compatibility in XDCAM Browser, XDCAM Transfer, Avid AMA
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
I can't find 2.13 on the sony site. Have you moved away from XDCAM Transfer to exclusively XDCAM Browser Is there a way to get XDCAM Transfer for Lion
New Mac pro - Apple France let the cat out of the bag
by Thomas Leredu 5 years ago
Hi everybody, First post on the Cow, just to let you Know this : After the other day when the online Apple Store was down, on the french online Apple Store, the title of the web page was : "nouveau Ma
Re: New Mac pro - Apple France let the cat out of the bag
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
Really I hope ur right...
Moving Frame by Frame in the Timeline...
by Kenn Bell 10 years ago
I would like to move frame by frame in the timeline using keys like you can do for FCP, but I can't find out how in any of the AE Manuals. Anybody have an idea
Re: Moving Frame by Frame in the Timeline...
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
How about moving a layer frame by frame Not the time indicator
shooting flat for best color correction in post
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
Does anyone have a good picture profile for the PDW-700 that shoots flat with the intent of doing color correction
FCP X media management solutions?
by Garrett Gibbons 5 years ago
Okay, so there are a few more core features coming to FCP X and Apple swears its commitment to Pros, promising that it's not just a prosumer product. Sure. We believe you. Here's my holdback: media ma
Re: FCP X media management solutions?
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
Don't forget that u can make folders at the event manager level...and subfolders. Only difference is these contain keyword collections, not clips. U literally could make a keyword the same name as a f
Can you link Audio Waveform to another effect?
by Olly Lawer 5 years ago
Hi, I am wondering (and just thinking creatively) if you can link Audio Waveform when connected to an audio track to another effect on another layer - say Cell Pattern for instance. I have played arou
Re: Can you link Audio Waveform to another effect?
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
Right click on audio and Under keyframe assistant, convert audio to keyframes
Swing Effect
by MarkofCain 12 years ago
I am trying to create a swing effect in After Effects. The subject is a hand drawn logo with a tire swing and I have successfully placed the tire and rope on its own layer above the tree and backgroun
Re: Swing Effect
by Jason Brown 6 years ago
Dan Ebberts "tStart = 2; start at 2 seconds" How do I apply frames into this math Also...I'm trying to flip the layers from basically 90 degrees to the camera...I'm doing this by manipulating transpa
Zaxwerks Layer Tools in AE CS 5.5
by Jason Brown 6 years ago
I have layer tools...have been using it in CS3 and CS4. Recently using CS5.5 now and installation instructions followed doesn't show up in keyframe assistant menu. On the site, they quote it as workin
Re: Zaxwerks Layer Tools in AE CS 5.5
by Roland R. Kahlenberg 6 years ago
You should post this in the COW's Zaxwerks Forum. Cheers RoRK Intensive AE & Mocha Training in Singapore and Malaysia Adobe ACE ACI (version 7) & Imagineer Systems Inc Approved Mocha Trainer
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