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Creating Safe Action Area for Network Bug
by Katherine Linhardt 8 hours ago
Hello! New to Creative Cow but hoping someone may be able to help me what seems like it should be a fairly straightforward task but I am struggling to figure out how to do it in Premiere. I was given
Re: Creating Safe Action Area for Network Bug
by Jeff Pulera 5 hours ago
Sorry, image I am uploading is verified correct with alpha, yet the site kills the alpha somehow...just tried .psd and .tga, both report unsupported file type, as did .pdf Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Comp
Set to frame size but fill composition frame entirely...
by Iacopo Boccalari 15 hours ago
I'm editing some r3d footage shot in 3k, 4k and 5k and my final output will be @1080 I added all of my footage to a timeline and I quickly want to scale it so I can see the full image, so I use set to
Re: Set to frame size but fill composition frame entirely...
by Jeff Pulera 11 hours ago
Set scale for one clip, Copy, then multi-select other clips and use Paste Attributes Thanks Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
export length limit?
by Arten Koronidas 6 days ago
Hi! I am in need of rendering a project that should be as long as possible. Ideally....entire days. Beside HD space limitations, is anyone aware of render length limits software-side Working on OsX El
Re: export length limit?
by Jeff Pulera 1 day ago
Hi Arten, I've used a free software called MP4 Joiner, which combines 2 or more clips into one large clip. Works fast since it is not re-compressing the video, but rather just reworking some headers a
Multiple lapel lav mics & interference
by Eric Jordan 1 month ago
I'm shooting an event coming up and the client has indicated that a sound company will be putting a lav mic on the speaker to amplify him (and am unsure if it's a wireless unit). I want to put my own
Re: Multiple lapel lav mics & interference
by Jeff Pulera 1 day ago
I have to stick up for Eric and say Peter, you don't need to be rude if someone uses methods you don't approve of. You're certainly entitled to your opinion as to why you believe one method might be b
How 2 convert VR to VIDEO format???
by mans_manjunath 10 years ago
Hi... im havin a CANON DC100 DVD handy cam... I hav taken videos in both 'VIDEO' mode nd 'VR' mode!!! How do i convert the footage in VR mode 2 VIDEO mode(.VRO format to .VOB format) after finalizing
Re: How 2 convert VR to VIDEO format???
by Jeff Pulera 1 day ago
Ha! "Enid" is either robot software or a person trying to sell their software, who did not read the original (10-yr-old) post. Wrong kind of "VR". Duh.
How to duplicate sequence and all items inside it? (template)
by Alan Horngacher 2 days ago
Hi. I have done nice animation in Premiere Pro. I want to make something like template for mi video. It will be title inside two sequences. I want to change title in every duplicated sequence. My proj
Re: How to duplicate sequence and all items inside it? (template)
by Jeff Pulera 1 day ago
Here is the simple solution. To change a title in any sequence without affecting that title used in other places, do this: Double-click the title in the sequence, which opens Titler. Click the "T" ico
4K to 1080 Question
by Greg Flory 5 days ago
Currently using GoPro Hero 4 with motorized hand-held stabilizer for walk-thru video tours of residential homes. Found that recording in 4K-30 yields a better distortion-free clip after using GoPro St
Re: 4K to 1080 Question
by Jeff Pulera 2 days ago
Hi Greg, To add to Jon's comments - in Premiere, right-click the 4K clip in the 1080p timeline and select Set to Frame Size (not SCALE to frame size). This will make it so you can see the entire 4K cl
6 x 3 meters screen
by Jay Mortel 2 weeks ago
Hi! Anyone here knows on what resolution should I save my video to accommodate this huge screen requirement ( 6 x 3 meters). Thanks!
Re: 6 x 3 meters screen
by Jeff Pulera 2 days ago
I'm still interested in what kind of hardware is being used to feed the screen. Will the video clip be played from a computer, a media player, Blu-ray player, what The suggested resolutions are not an
Proxies bigger than 4K footage
by Vasco daNeva 4 days ago
The .mov proxies I ingested are bigger than the original mp4 clips my 4K Sony AX53 shoots. Is this normal I saw 100 tutorials and did everything by the book. I used the GoPro Cineform 720 to import (i
Re: Proxies bigger than 4K footage
by Jeff Pulera 4 days ago
Hi Vasco, Video compression schemes work using very complex math to crunch the video down to a very small size, while still trying to maintain quality. This takes a lot of processing power to accompli
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Sony LMD2110 - Blue Only is in B&W?
by James Ferris 1 week ago
Hi all, Recently purchased a Sony LMD2110 monitor. Was going through the motions of calibrating it, tested the Blue Only function, no problem; went through the color settings, went back to Blue Only,
Re: Sony LMD2110 - Blue Only is in B&W?
by Jeff Pulera 1 week ago
How is video source connected to display I've seen this issue when a device with Component (R-G-B) inputs is accidentally set in menu to Composite mode (shared inputs), then only the Green input (Luma
how good is a 10bit monitor if you feed it 4:2:2 ?
by Baptiste Cavallo 2 weeks ago
Hey guys, I was looking into buying a 10bits monitor (approx 2000 ) but realised my GTX 1060 only outputs 8bit to opengl cl applications. Then I came across the BlackMagic DeckLink Mini Monitor 4K at
Re: how good is a 10bit monitor if you feed it 4:2:2 ?
by Jeff Pulera 1 week ago
But what is the source video If not 10-bit 4:2:2 then not sure what you might gain with the monitor setup. Thanks Jeff
Transcoding to DNxHR HQX wiht AME : resolution "none" vs "uncompressed" ?
by David Cherniak 3 weeks ago
Hi, I am encoding 4K DCI footage from an Osmo camera (4096x2160 H264 23,976) to DNxHR HQX 10-bit with a custom setting in AME. In the video codec settings box, I have two drop down menus : "video code
Re: Transcoding to DNxHR HQX wiht AME : resolution "none" vs "uncompressed" ?
by Jeff Pulera 3 weeks ago
Hi David, Could you please post a screen grab Not seeing those options on my end. Thanks Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
Jerky HD Video DVD
by Thomas Hanser 1 month ago
How about THAT for a subject line I just finished burning an HD video DVD using Roxio Toast. The source file was a 5.5 Gb .mkv file, which plays back fine. However, my disk plays back with a somewhat
Re: Jerky HD Video DVD
by Jeff Pulera 4 weeks ago
Perhaps try formatting USB stick as FAT32 or NTFS once and see if that might work. Maybe ExFat is not supported Thanks Jeff
Why can't I change the transcode settings?
by Leevun Vanhove 4 weeks ago
Hello, I'm currently working on a project in Adobe Encore CS6. All my assets are progressive and they're MP4 and MOV files. When I create a new timeline, the standard setting is "lower fields first",
Re: Why can't I change the transcode settings?
by Jeff Pulera 4 weeks ago
Hi Lieven, I would not recommend letting Encore transcode your video. Users say that Premiere Media Encoder does a better job than Encore. My workflow has always been to encode to MPEG-2 DVD right fro
Photos animated look awful after compressing the Master to DVD
by Re Gomez 4 weeks ago
Hi, I'm a documentary filmmaker and I made a doc, 30 min. length with beautiful footage of nature. This film has two animated photos, very simple, an animation from right to left, simulating a pan. I
Re: Photos animated look awful after compressing the Master to DVD
by Jeff Pulera 4 weeks ago
Did you bring the HD file into Encore for transcoding If so, I would try a different workflow. From Premiere or Media Encoder, convert to MPEG2-DVD Widescreen Progressive, with a bitrate appropriate t
Why are my MPEG2-DVD files so large?
by Marc Walker 1 month ago
Hi cows, a calf here, I am creating DVDs from a HD format, but the MPEG2-DVD output files are the same size as the HD source files! How can this be I read here that a 1hour and a half MPEG2 should be
Re: Why are my MPEG2-DVD files so large?
by Jeff Pulera 4 weeks ago
"an AVI file format is about 700MB for a normal length movie of an hour and a half." The above is from the link you provided. I'm trying to figure out - on what planet would a 90-minute .avi be only 7
Camera suggestions for shooting bands, etc
by Paul Escamilla 1 month ago
Hi, sorry for the noob question. I have been shooting bands (and some theater and dance) performances in the past few years using my two Lumix Gh2 cameras. I love the results I get with, for example,
Re: Camera suggestions for shooting bands, etc
by Jeff Pulera 1 month ago
Depends on what you consider low-light. It's actually my associate's camera, helped him pick it out and have been able to borrow it for several jobs. It won't have the sensitivity of a DSLR with a fas
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What should the upgrade to Sony NEX EA 50UH ?
by Soumendra Jena 1 month ago
Hi, basically we are small media agency, who do creative wedding short movies and events. Our team basically uses Canon 5D Mark IIIs for the wedding videos. But for the traditional long videos, we use
Re: What should the upgrade to Sony NEX EA 50UH ?
by Jeff Pulera 1 month ago
I like using the Sony PXW-X70 camcorder. The 4K is optional on this model (unlocked with a license key). Camera is about $2000 for HD version, however the 4K license adds a couple hundred. Less expens
file size vs. format and compression
by Tod Geddes 1 month ago
Is there a calculator or formula that will allow me to compare the final file size when I change the resolution and the file format... example.. I have a 1920x1080 mp4 @ 4.22 GB... if I switch it to s
Re: file size vs. format and compression
by Jeff Pulera 1 month ago
Not really. File size is not dictated by Frame Size, or Frame Rate, or even codec used. Rather, the BIT RATE determines the file size. If you know the bit rate of the format you wish to export to, and
Video cropped when I burn DVD from Encore CS6
by Matteo Badin 1 month ago
Hi everyone, I have a little problem when building a DVD from Encore CS6. I have exported an HDV Premiere Pro sequence in MPEG2-DVD format, then imported the .m2v (video) file and the .wav (audio) fil
Re: Video cropped when I burn DVD from Encore CS6
by Jeff Pulera 1 month ago
Be sure that you use widescreen option when export to MPEG-2 DVD. If you export a 16:9 .m2v and import that into Encore, it should automatically create a widescreen DVD. I've used HDV for many years a
FBI warning screen how to in Sony DVD Architect 5 or 6
by Dionicio Pascual 1 month ago
Hi All, How do I create an "FBI Warning" screen in Sony DVD Architect 5 or 6 I need to insert a disclaimer statement screen prior to the video being played. The 'disclaimer' screen cannot be bypassed
Re: FBI warning screen how to in Sony DVD Architect 5 or 6
by Jeff Pulera 1 month ago
I don't use Sony for DVD, but any DVD software should work similarly - you need to make a short video clip of the warning, then set that as FIRST PLAY in the authoring process. So when disc is inserte
online r & d
by Jim Williams 2 months ago
Some months into the future I am looking at producing a short video for a church, for their website. Presuming a 16 x 9 ratio I will be shooting with cameras that shoot up to 1920 x 1080, and I will b
Re: online r & d
by Jeff Pulera 2 months ago
Converting 1080p to 720p is no problem at all with most editing software, such as Adobe Premiere CC. Edit as 1080i or 1080p, then Export using a 720p profile. Thanks Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
Dvd audio quality
by teddy gregg 2 months ago
Hi everyone. I hope you are keeping well. I have been converting a few mkv & mp4 video files to DVD recently. I have noticed when playing the burned DVD s on my DVD player that the sound is slightly m
Re: Dvd audio quality
by Jeff Pulera 2 months ago
Hi Teddy, Most of the contributors on these forums are video professionals and therefore are not using familiar with the programs workflows you mentioned. As .mkv files are very highly compressed, mos
High Quality DVD Slideshows
by Thomas Hanser 2 months ago
So...if DVD only supports 720x480, how can I render and burn a DVD slideshow if my timeline is 1920x1080 Most TV's are much higher resolution than 720x480, obviously. And my first test burn looked ter
Re: High Quality DVD Slideshows
by Jeff Pulera 2 months ago
DVD is a specification, and that spec is for standard-definition video only (720x480). If you want HD video on a disc, then you would make a Blu-ray disc instead. Perhaps a better option - export an H
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Multiscreen Video
by Andreas Woelfl 2 months ago
hello everybody, i am sure that this issue has been discussed already and I have even found a conversation related to my problem, but as the post is from 5 years ago I was hoping that there has been i
Re: Multiscreen Video
by Jeff Pulera 2 months ago
Where did you get the odd dimension of 6840 A triple-width 1920x1080 signal would be 5760x1080. This resolution is supported by the Matrox TripleHead2Go product, which will accept the 5760x1080 output
Bug and work-around
by Jan Janowski 3 months ago
Got burned on two versions of the same bug today CS6.... I had entered a .jpeg still instead of video clip into video of menu... That resulted in automatic playing of a selection on the menu when I ra
Re: Bug and work-around
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Encode video clips for Encore using MPEG-2 DVD format, which is an .m2v file. Putting anything else into Encore is looking for problems - it will transcode anything else anyway, so why not give it wha
Popping Noise when overlapping Clips on Timeline
by Marc Esselmann 3 months ago
Hi there, I have an annoying problem that frequently occurs on both, my laptop and PC - both of them are equipped with adequate 8 GB RAM, i7 CPU and NVidia 630M & GeForce GXT 770 GPUs, Windows 7 Home
Re: Popping Noise when overlapping Clips on Timeline
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Not a Vegas user, but in general it's a good idea to apply an Audio Crossfade to audio clips that butt up to one another, or you WILL get a pop usually. This is my experience in Premiere CC. Thanks Je
H264 support in Vegas 14
by Jon Muro 3 months ago
Occasionally I receive files from clients that are .mov that are problematic in Vegas 13. I can see the audio waveform but no video meaning the codec isn't supported by Vegas. When I drop them into pr
Re: H264 support in Vegas 14
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Hi Jon, If transcoding .mp4 clips for the purpose of editing them, I would not transcode to .mp4 (H.264) as that is a lossy format. I'd be using a high-quality intermediate such as Cineform or DNxHD w
HDMI or Thunderbolt to MiniDV Tape Deck
by Raf Zimon 4 months ago
Hi, I have a Alienware 17 R3 laptop and I just started working on a project that requires me to export my video to the DVCAM Tape Deck (DSR-45A). My laptop only has USB 3, USB-C 3.1 (Thunderbolt capab
Re: HDMI or Thunderbolt to MiniDV Tape Deck
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
You need a computer with a 1394 (Firewire) port. 1394 ports stopped being included on PCs several years ago, but if you have access to a desktop PC with an open PCI-e slot, you can still get a 1394 ad
Worth buying a lightly used iMAC late 2009?
by Miguel Zamora 3 months ago
I have the opportunity to buy a lightly used imac (late 2009) for $350. If I were to install a custom SSD and RAM (via crucial) would it be worth the buy I mainly plan on using Premiere and After Effe
Re: Worth buying a lightly used iMAC late 2009?
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
In a word...NO Thanks Jeff Pulera
How can I render my videos faster???
by Stephan Egli 3 months ago
Hi, It is currently taking me an average of 2 hours for every minute of footage I export from AE 13.7.1.6. And my videos tend be around 12ish min long. However my first video I shot is around 18min. I
Re: How can I render my videos faster???
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Hi Stephan, Those render times are ridiculous. What format is the video For instance, "AVCHD 1080p60" or whatever If your main effect is chroma keying, you should be able to get good results in Premie
New With Adobe After Effects Whats Wrong with this Video?
by Davc Davids 3 months ago
why is quality so bad foggy https: www.youtube.com watch v=TwZS68B-xTI&feature=youtu.be plugin twixtor recordet with samsung camera ek-gc100 1280 x 720 (60FPS) composite settings HDV HDTV 720 29,97 tw
Re: New With Adobe After Effects Whats Wrong with this Video?
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Have never used Twixtor, but an obvious difference is that most slow-motion splash videos have the camera looking at glass straight from the side, while you are shooting at a steep downward angle. And
Lossless? What about the audio?!
by Jerry Smith 3 months ago
So, when I export, despite the Output Module saying "Lossless", if the audio was 24 bit, then there is a loss in audio quallity isn't there I'm not complaining, but I just want to make sure I know wha
Re: Lossless? What about the audio?!
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Hi Jerry, We need more information. What is the source Most cameras record 16-bit audio, where are you getting 24-bit from What's your typical workflow Thanks Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
(Converted) QuickTimes
by Jerry Smith 3 months ago
I'm just getting into serious exporting this week. When I export, I get a nice couple gig QuickTime. Then when I watch it, it gets converted and after I have the option to save it. Can somebody tell m
Re: (Converted) QuickTimes
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Hi Jerry, Mac or PC, and what is the intended use of the encoded file - meaning to put online, make a Blu-ray or DVD, put on flash drive, archive, edit For delivery, one would typically use H.264 beca
dvd's not readable from media encoder
by Mathurin Jerome 3 months ago
I encode my sequences from Premiere Pro using the Mpeg Dvd format. The DVD's Tjat I make from that play on only one of my DVD players. They don't play on the Mac lap top. This is a serious issue as I
Re: dvd's not readable from media encoder
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Media Encoder creates the assets that are DVD-compliant, but those assets still must be run through an authoring program. Media Encoder creates the content for the DVD, but not the DVD itself. It's a
Fields reversed...possibly
by Shane Ross 3 months ago
I set up the project to be 1080i59.94, as that's our delivery, and that is the format of a lot of the footage. But the issue is that there's many clips that play wonky...they look odd, like the field
Re: Fields reversed...possibly
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Just for reference, 1080i is ALWAYS Upper Field First, LFF version does not officially exist. Just mentioning that so you don't end up with custom Sequence of 1080i LFF as a fix somehow, as that would
HD Footage to SD DVD
by Ryan Walker 3 months ago
Looking to create an NTSC DVD in Encore CS6 from a 1920x1080 H264 master. The frame rate is 23.976. That is the only master I have. My goal is to have my SD DVD playback in full screen on a 16:9 TV. A
Re: HD Footage to SD DVD
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Where are you seeing letterbox, DVD player to HD display How is that connected, analog RCA Sometimes the DVD player will have a menu setting where you have to tell it whether to output 4:3 or 16:9. Be
Can anyone reply for this problem please?
by Marinos Yiannakis 3 months ago
Hi there. When ever i use encore on my Imac I notice that it's always leaving some gigabytes in my storage. I use external drives for my projects which i delete after i create the bluray and dvd isos,
Re: Can anyone reply for this problem please?
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Before starting an Encore project, I create a New Folder on drive. For instance I already have a folder for the current project I'm working on, and I create a new sub-folder inside it called DVD. I cr
Failed Exports
by Antoine SinClaire 3 months ago
Hi, kinda new here. I'm using the latest version of Media Encoder via the creative cloud. I'm trying to export a short film I've worked on for several months. The export will start but then several mi
Re: Failed Exports
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
I will add regarding Preview Format - this is used when you render in the timeline, to change red areas to green for smooth playback preview. When Exporting, unless you specifically check the Use Prev
Rendering is too too slow!
by Ahmed Merghny 3 months ago
*AMC CC 2015.4 I'm using Dell Inspiron 15R N5110 win 10 x64 Memory 6144 MB RAM How can i make it faster
Re: Rendering is too too slow!
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
It looks like you are using a very underpowered, inexpensive laptop to render a complex After Effects composition. The simplest answer to the question is that you need a better computer, or put up wit
dvd quality vs. preview quality
by petcov petru 4 months ago
When i watch the burned dvd,quality is bad(jaggy) in comparison to that from preview,which is fine.Why especially the menus. I watched the dvd in several players including VLC but it is the same jagge
Re: dvd quality vs. preview quality
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
If the DVD player is connected via HDMI, then the HDMI communication between player and display will determine resolution, so if TV is 720p then player will send 720p, or 1080i for 1080i TV. If DVD pl
Newcomer seeking guidance to re-author a DVD
by Nevile James 4 months ago
Several years ago, I shot some footage on mini DV tapes. These were edited by a friend using Final Cut Pro, graphics and introductions were produced and the whole thing recorded onto S-VHS. Subsequent
Re: Newcomer seeking guidance to re-author a DVD
by Jeff Pulera 4 months ago
Years ago, I used a free software called MPEG Streamclip for that exact purpose. As I recall, it ripped the DVD back to it's component assets, the .m2v video and .wav audio file. I then put those asse
Live streaming on YouTube and copyright
by Vigen Kachikean 7 months ago
I am starting Live Streaming service and i'm streaming to YouTube Live. Does anyone know copyright issues if i live stream dancing music at parties Vigen Kachikean Northridge Filmworks Northridge, CA
Re: Live streaming on YouTube and copyright
by Jeff Pulera 6 months ago
I think a very important point that is being missed is that YouTube states: Content ID scans all live streams and Hangouts on Air for third party content. When Content ID identifies third party conten
How NX5U Records Video
by Kenn Schulz 7 months ago
Two issues here... 1. How to keep HD video clips in order of shot or order of "time" shot in Premiere CS5 project bin. Also, some clips have +001, +002 after them - Unsure of what this indicates. 2. S
Re: How NX5U Records Video
by Jeff Pulera 7 months ago
Hi Kenn, I can't say for sure how CS5 handles things as it is several years old. But with CS6 and newer, the preferred method is to copy the ENTIRE contents of SD card to hard drive. No transfer softw
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