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Can a drop zone cointain sound?
by Michael Paul 1 year ago
I've googled for this but I could not find an answer. I've creatd a template in motion with a drop zone I want to use in final cut. Now I "drop" a video with audio into that drop zone but I won't hear
Re: Can a drop zone cointain sound?
by Bret Williams 12 months ago
What you really want to create is a title. Titles can do everything a generator does, plus include the background and that background can be used essentially like a drop zone. So you would lay the mot
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Jason Jenkins liked this 6 days ago
Custom Drop Zone Shapes In Motion?
by Jason Calhoun 8 years ago
is there any way to create a custom shape in motion, then make the custom shape a drop zones For example can I create a circle with feathered edges, then make this a drop zone to use as a template in
Re: Custom Drop Zone Shapes In Motion?
by Mark Spencer 8 years ago
Sure, just add a mask to the drop zone with whatever shape you choose. -- Mark Spencer Freelance Producer Editor Motion Graphics Artist Apple-certified Master Trainer Author, Motion 4 from Peachpit Pr
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Jason Jenkins liked this 6 days ago
why my wife is awesome (and why so many of you are losers - including me)
by Bob Zelin 4 months ago
Hi - today, I discovered that when I went to my website - bobzelin.com, I could see the pages, but I could not see any of the images (the facilities that I built). This is a Google Sites website that
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Re: why my wife is awesome (and why so many of you are losers - including me)
by Mark Suszko 4 months ago
Wives are awesome. Mine makes everything she touches, better in some way. She makes ME a better person than I otherwise am, and makes me strive to be worthy. She helps make our kids better than we are
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Jason Jenkins liked this 4 months ago
Making a video for a client who plans on using it to sell (commercial use)
by Quincy Berry 5 months ago
Hey, I was wondering if someone could school me on this situation, I spent the last hour or so trying to google my situation and I can't find anything solid, here we go. I have a client friend. I make
Re: Making a video for a client who plans on using it to sell (commercial use)
by Mark Suszko 5 months ago
You are getting paid under the system known as "work for hire". That means, you get paid for the initial work you did, but nothing further; the guy that paid you has bought the use of it from you for
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Jason Jenkins liked this 4 months ago
Dear Apple
by Steve Connor 4 months ago
Thanks very much for you recent announcements, I have to admit that I was wavering for a while, I'd been looking at PC configurations and working in Premiere Pro a bit more just in case I chose to swi
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Jason Jenkins liked this 4 months ago
Re: Dear Apple
by Robin S. Kurz 4 months ago
David Mathis "and VR capabilities." Pretty easy call, seeing that it has been everything but explicitly announced. But also something I'm personally not the least bit interested in, nor do I get the
And the winner is.........
by andy patterson 6 months ago
https: adobe.ly 2pPAFyn Some of the top 25 picks kind of sucked. Some of them even have syncing issues. Was the Make The Cut Contest rigged https: www.youtube.com watch v=ng8qoxUcO30&index=5&list=PLD8
Re: And the winner is.........
by Jason Jenkins 6 months ago
And the winner is Dolph Lundgren! Jason Jenkins Better Video Starts Here
OT Resolve 14
by Steve Connor 6 months ago
BMD press conference will be on shortly but a number of pictures have been appearing on forums showing that it now has a "Fairlight" tab!
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Re: OT Resolve 14
by Gerry Fraiberg 6 months ago
Ricardo Marty "Kind of makes adobe production apps look like a lesser product. except PS and AE" And then there is Affinity Photo as a Photoshop alternative. https: affinity.serif.com en-us photo - G
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Motion Graphics and the Blackmagic Design Ultrastudio 4K
by Thomas Allen 7 months ago
I'm working through options for using motion graphics during our live presentations. All video and other elements are currently captured via the Blackmagic Design Ultrastudio 4k we have. I've seen Cas
Re: Motion Graphics and the Blackmagic Design Ultrastudio 4K
by Jason Jenkins 6 months ago
Thomas Allen "Live switching with motion graphics is what we're after. I tried out a demo version of mimoLive, I thought it was outstanding," I agree. I discovered mimoLive because I was frustrated b
Capture live PowerPoint presentation - solutions?
by Richard Jacana 8 months ago
I am looking to provide event video services to a large conference and need to capture a video of the presenter AND a live capture of the powerpoint presentation. What is the best method is to capture
Re: Capture live PowerPoint presentation - solutions?
by Jim Brown 7 months ago
There is a product that addresses this need perfectly. I don't know if it is still available somewhere. I used back in the FCP7 days and it really worked great. It was called Presto by Red Giant (Plur
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Jason Jenkins liked this 6 months ago
Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Simon Ubsdell 7 months ago
Enough is enough is ENOUGH! My electricity supplier has heaped infamy upon tyranny by asking me to pay a monthly subscription for my power. And at last I have decided that this cannot stand. I cannot
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Jason Jenkins liked this 7 months ago
Re: Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Andrew Kimery 7 months ago
Scott Witthaus "I got an interesting debrief from a colleague who just returned from SXSW. In one of the Adobe talks, the company spokesperson confirmed what I have been thinking in that the CC has g
A Monster Calls - Patriots Day - Live By Night - Split - The Founder
by Scott Roberts 9 months ago
January was busy! ...And I also saw five movies. https: www.youtube.com watch v=R2Xbo-irtBA A MONSTER CALLS What is this The 2017 movie year got started off on a fun note about a... ...Oh, wait, I'm l
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Jason Jenkins liked this 8 months ago
Re: A Monster Calls - Patriots Day - Live By Night - Split - The Founder
by Stephen Smith 8 months ago
At the End of the Founder did they say that every character in the movie was real except for Tommy and Kroc Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Vimeo page
mp4 imports red
by Jason Jenkins 9 months ago
Occasionally I shoot something on my phone that I want to integrate into a video, but I'm finding that FCPX 10.3.1 doesn't like the mp4's that my Nexus 5x phone generates. The phone footage will impor
Re: mp4 imports red
by Jason Jenkins 9 months ago
I seem to have found a fix! If I change the mp4 file extensions to .mov and then set the Color Space Override to Rec. 709 in FCPX, the clips play back with no strange color issues! Yay! Jason Jenkins
FCPX 10.3.2 is released
by Andrew Richards 9 months ago
Release notes: Ability to add custom folders of audio files to the Sound Effects browser Using ripple delete on audio-only clips no longer disables the selected range Audio meters retain custom width
Re: FCPX 10.3.2 is released
by Jason Jenkins 9 months ago
Unfortunately, they didn't fix the color problem with mp4 footage. Jason Jenkins Better Video Starts Here
Mac Pro 2 Concept -- (if only Apple cared about the Pro market)
by John Rofrano 9 months ago
I came across a graphics designer who placed this Mac Pro 2 concept on his site and I would buy one in a heart beat if Apple would only build it: Check it out: http: pascaleggert.de macpro.html If onl
Re: Mac Pro 2 Concept -- (if only Apple cared about the Pro market)
by Bill Davis 9 months ago
Shane Ross "Electric windows break Dude..." I had to laugh at this. Three weeks ago - we decided to replace one of our two Honda Elements we've been using for 10 years plus for run and gun shoots. Bu
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Jason Jenkins liked this 9 months ago
Boosting up my macbook pro?
by Martin Szucs 9 months ago
Hi! I've been using Final Cut Pro 10 for a while and I as I started to actually get familiar with the program I realized that my macbook pro is terribly slow. I know my macbook pro is quite old and it
Re: Boosting up my macbook pro?
by John Rofrano 9 months ago
Martin Szucs "Is HDD the main source of the problem that slows down the program "Well... the entry level Mac mini uses sloooow 5400-RPM HDD's not the faster 7200-RPM ones so it's going to impact the
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Jason Jenkins liked this 9 months ago
Moana: Sea it.
by Mark Suszko 11 months ago
Pixar Disney hit it out of the park into the Pacific Ocean on this one. While it still runs the more or less standard Disney Princess story arc, it has enough differences to feel fresh and maybe a lit
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Jason Jenkins liked this 9 months ago
Re: Moana: Sea it.
by Scott Roberts 10 months ago
Alright Tim, you've convinced me to watch Mulan again! (I probably haven't seen it in 15 years) I was just starting high school when it came out, so it kind of missed my childhood memory window like L
Anyone upload to Vimeo here?
by Jeremy Garchow 11 months ago
All the videos are now "Untitled" after upgrading to 10.3 a few weeks ago. I tried deleting and resetting up the account, but it had no effect.
Re: Anyone upload to Vimeo here?
by Jason Jenkins 11 months ago
I just upgraded to 10.3 a couple of days ago and shortly thereafter shared a couple of videos directly to my Vimeo account. No problems that I can detect. Jason Jenkins Better Video Starts Here
Upgrade to 10.3 not working
by Jason Jenkins 11 months ago
First of all FCPX doesn't show up in the "Updates" section of the App Store, but when I search for it and hit the "Update" button, nothing happens. The little twirly spins like something is happening,
Re: Upgrade to 10.3 not working
by Jason Jenkins 11 months ago
Got everything updated and FCPX is running like a champ. Thanks! Jason Jenkins Better Video Starts Here
10.3
by Steve Connor 12 months ago
https: www.apple.com final-cut-pro
Re: 10.3
by Jeremy Garchow 12 months ago
Steve Connor "Wasn't the idea of "Lanes" created on here " Use the wayback machine! https: forums.creativecow.net readpost 335 18676
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Jason Jenkins liked this 12 months ago
Live feed for Fox News
by Jason Jenkins 1 year ago
I have a client looking to have the in-house ability to feed live interviews to Fox News. Does anybody know what Fox requires Would RTSP or RTMP from a Teradek Slice encoder do the trick Yes, I will r
Re: Live feed for Fox News
by James Hauge 1 year ago
You know, I've never been part of an interview with them, but I have seen Fox News use Skype at times in the past, as well as unbranded ways... If you (or your client) is going to be giving a remote i
Drone, Shmone.
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
I'm showing a little bit of my cranky acerbic side, I guess. But it is the hot part of the year and what news editors call "silly season", so it might be the right time to put on a fresh Onion Belt an
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Jason Jenkins liked this 1 year ago
Re: Drone, Shmone.
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
I wish there was a toll charge for "unmotivated" crane, slider, and now aerial shots. The money would fund real film school tuition:-)
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Jason Jenkins liked this 1 year ago
The Shallows - The Legend of Tarzan - Independence Day: Resurgence
by Scott Roberts 1 year ago
I'm back and settled into my homeland after a great trip to Japan. Naturally, what's one of the first things I need to do when I get home... Start catching up on Hollywood's mid-summer finest! I didn'
Re: The Shallows - The Legend of Tarzan - Independence Day: Resurgence
by Stephen Smith 1 year ago
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FCPX to Motion is here!
by Jason Jenkins 1 year ago
http: www.automaticduck.com ...just got an email! Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.org profile.
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Re: FCPX to Motion is here!
by Scott Witthaus 1 year ago
Just bought it and sent a simple project over to Motion. Very cool. sw Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Brandcenter
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A Comprehensive List of NLE Systems
by Scott Thomas 2 years ago
My brother and I were talking over the holiday season about NLE systems, and we were discussing the many that have come and gone. Has anyone kept a list I started at the tail end of the linear editing
Re: A Comprehensive List of NLE Systems
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Scott Thomas "Speed Razor" My first NLE was In-Sync Speed Razor, paired with a Fast DVMaster Pro Firewire card. I was shooting with the Sony VX-1000. It was amazing :) Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media
4K Video workflow for HDV Output?
by Dudley Saunders 2 years ago
I'm not sure if this is the right forum for this -- and I welcome recommendations -- but here's what we're looking at: Because we ultimately output to HDV, producers figured they could shoot 4K and ge
Re: 4K Video workflow for HDV Output?
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Dudley Saunders "Because we ultimately output to HDV, producers figured they could shoot 4K and get a second, blown-up shot out of one piece of media with no loss of resolution (in this case a medium
Tripod / Mounting Suggestion?
by Sam Miles 2 years ago
Hi guys, I want to create a video inspired by this video, does anyone know how they might have got this set up Was it mounted to the cealing somehow are their any tripods I can rent that will enable m
Re: Tripod / Mounting Suggestion?
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Sam Miles "Was it mounted to the ceiling somehow Are their any tripods I can rent that will enable me to get this shot continously throughout the shoot " Hi, Sam: This might be of interest to you or
Force relink
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
It would really, really, really be nice if a "force relink" feature were added so that mismatched media files could be relinked. Dare I say... just like in FCP7. Right now FCPX is just as bad as Media
Re: Force relink
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Andrew Kimery "FCP Legend certainly gave you enough rope to hang yourself with" I really miss that feature. Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.org prof
Can't play clips in Event Browser FCP X
by Brian Shaw 5 years ago
Hi there, FCP X will not let me play preview clips in the Event Browser. JKL & Spacebar do not work, also hitting the play button does not work. I have trashed my prefs. I am up to date with 10.0.8, b
Re: Can't play clips in Event Browser FCP X
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
George Scott "The solution seems to be to REVERT TO ORIGINAL LAYOUT." Thank you! This just saved my sanity. "Revert To Original Layout" is in the "Window" menu. Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video p
Aspect Ratios
by Adam Rosenberg 2 years ago
I'm playing around with different aspect ratios for a short film. I feel like 2.35 crops too much and 1.85 crops too little. Is there any reason against splitting the difference and making it 2.10 I k
Re: Aspect Ratios
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
It would probably be good for you to use one of the standards and learn how to work with it. Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.org profile.
recording audio for dslr
by Gavin Hoffman 2 years ago
i am shooting a documentary and have a zoom H1. I need better audio quality and to use a shotgun mic. i don't know whether or not to just buy a rode videomic pro to use it with my zoom H1 or to buy th
Re: recording audio for dslr
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
I don't know what kind of shooting scenarios you are looking at, but the best thing you can do for your audio is to get the mic closer to the source. What kind of audio are you trying to capture And w
Do i need to upgrade my camera?
by Giacomo Tventi 2 years ago
Hi guys. I'm kind of new to the forum, and i have a problem that tortured me for the past few weeks. I've just released a new short film (no need for self-promotion, but if you want to check it out, h
Re: Do i need to upgrade my camera?
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
If you are looking for low light performance and are shooting with available light, check out the Sony A7S or A7Sll. You need an external recorder, like the Atomos Ninja Assassin, to get 4K out of the
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Low-light 4K Video Performance Sony A7RII vs A7sII
by Joe Taylor 2 years ago
Very interested in Sony's A7 series latest DSLR cameras primarily for their real time 4K video low-light abilities. Can somebody in the know chime in about the low-light abilities (again 4k video) for
Re: Low-light 4K Video Performance Sony A7RII vs A7sII
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Joe Taylor "Can somebody in the know chime in about the low-light abilities (again 4k video) for the Sony A7R II vs the A7 SII " The original A7S is better in low light than the new A7R II. The A7R i
Panasonic Gh4 vs Canon 6D/70D
by carlos aguilar 2 years ago
I'm trying to decide between these three cameras. Now so far i reqlly like the Gh4 but I've heard that it doesn't do so well in low light as the other two. What's your opinion Thanks
Re: Panasonic Gh4 vs Canon 6D/70D
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
It's true that the GH4 is not a good low light camera. If low light shooting is a priority, you may want to look elsewhere. I'm a GH4 owner, but I really don't know how it compares to the Canons. That
Canon 5D mk2 missing video after battery change
by Brad Buttner 2 years ago
Hi everyone I have a problem that I am really stressing about. Any help is greatly appreciated. I have been filming with Canon DSLRs for 6 years now, and have never come across a movie file just not h
Re: Canon 5D mk2 missing video after battery change
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
I would try Sandisk RescuePro software: http: www.lc-tech.com pc sandisk-rescuepro-and-rescuepro-deluxe Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.org profile.
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Looking Back at Last Week's Thanksgiving Release Movies
by Scott Roberts 2 years ago
I watched four movies over the long holiday weekend, because I have nothing better to do with my free time, but I don't have *enough* free time to write four full reviews of these movies... So I'll ju
Re: Looking Back at Last Week's Thanksgiving Release Movies
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Tim Wilson "There's no objective standard by which this should be considered in any way a second-class picture or guilty pleasure of any sort." Try telling my wife that :) Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Me
Focusing on GH4 with 12-35/35-100 2.8
by Paul Seidel 2 years ago
Has anyone with the 12-35 35-100 2.8 lenses notice that when you use autofocus (or do the half shutter) that the focusing almost 'shimmers' The image looks like it almost shifts imperceptibly. What wo
Re: Focusing on GH4 with 12-35/35-100 2.8
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Yes. Autofocus is not usable for video, unfortunately. There are occasions when it would come in handy. Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.org profile.
GH4 - 4k recording problem!!
by Marko Pavlak 2 years ago
I have gh4 with 12-35 f2.8 lens. Im trying with recording on cinema 4k 24fps. Im new in that and I dont know why I keep getting this staccato effect (the video is not working smooth) when I watch the
Re: GH4 - 4k recording problem!!
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Marko; posting some footage for us to see would help us diagnose the problem. Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.org profile.
what is editing speed ?
by Herb Sevush 2 years ago
I wanted to starting a new thread based on this whole concept of editing speed. As per the previous thread ( https: forums.creativecow.net readpost 335 85784 ) I agree that it is hard to quantify exac
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Re: what is editing speed ?
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Bill Davis "And a LOT of us find it just more fun to cut in. " This is my experience. It brought some joy back to an often tedious process and gives me more time to color grade or play with other ide
new 5k config
by Craig Alan 2 years ago
Does FCP X use multicores Asking if the i7 config is worth the upgrade (see http: barefeats.com imac5k16.html). Would getting the minimum ram and using OWC ram chips be a good option (I would save the
Re: new 5k config
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Craig Alan "I was told the firmware on each drive within the unit must match. How could you tell what will match " I just bought what I thought was a good drive and put it in. It's been flawless. Jas
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
by Scott Roberts 2 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=KmYNkasYthg Premise: I actually had to read my review from last year of Mockingjay Part 1 just to remember what happened in it, leading into this one. And to be honest,
Re: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Peta Bread Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.org profile.
Changing brightness of daylight during interviews
by Paul Rhys 2 years ago
Hi. I just shot a sit-down interview indoors using both natural light and lamps etc. However it went sunny, then gloomy, etc outside on a regular basis, which changed the whole shot obviously. Should
Re: Changing brightness of daylight during interviews
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
I use curtains like this to black out the windows: http: www.amazon.com Best-Home-Fashion-Insulated-Blackout dp B001A63XTS Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my M
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Digital recorder for DSLR workflow
by Kira Hammond 2 years ago
Hi folks, Looking for an off-board digital video recorder that can handle up to 4k, and at least 1080p RAW. Currently in 1080p DSLR land but we're heading towards 4k in the near term so want some futu
Re: Digital recorder for DSLR workflow
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Hi, Kira: Do you need SDI input or will HDMI do the trick I've used the Atomos Ninja Assassin with my GH4 and it's a very sweet combination. Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with sty
Flame Unleashed: Flame now available on Mac and by subscription
by Walter Soyka 2 years ago
Autodesk Flame is opening up. Flame used to be available only as a very expensive turnkey solution with HP hardware running Linux, but now it's also available on the Mac platform, and it's available b
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Re: Flame Unleashed: Flame now available on Mac and by subscription
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Walter Soyka "http: www.oneframeofwhite.com 2014 Those are the 2014 winners of the "One Frame of White" contest, an annual competition where artists show off what they can do on a stock Flame or Smok
flicker/dazzles in video of brick wall, why?
by Lisa Gren 2 years ago
I was shooting this building but saw that the footage was ruined by this annoying flicker, and I don't know why it is there. Anyone with experience who knows what this caused by It happens on every bu
Re: flicker/dazzles in video of brick wall, why?
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Hi, Lisa: It's called moir and it can happen with CMOS cameras; some more so than others. What camera are you using Dialing down the sharpness and contrast in the camera settings can help. Jason Jenki
Advice on budget studio setup
by Ker Than 2 years ago
I'm an in-house video producer at a university and I've recently been given the go-ahead to set up a video studio. I'm fairly new at this so I'd like some advice. I've done a lot of gear research and
Re: Advice on budget studio setup
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Ker: I take it you are not going for an all-white infinity background with just one background light. How does your camera handle gradients I'm a fan of the TorchLED Bolt. I've used it many times as a
Apple and Adobe Software: Together
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
If that isn't a warm and fuzzy subject line, I don't know what is. I'm curious how many here "own" and use both the Apple Pro Apps and the Adobe Suite. I like having it all at my fingertips. I really
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Re: Apple and Adobe Software: Together
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
Dang it. This thread was supposed to be warm and fuzzy. Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.org profile.
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