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Exporting Mixed Clips In Constant Framerate
by Nicholas Friesen 3 days ago
I work in Television Broadcast and the networks system is only capable of handling files with a constant 29.97 frame rate. Only problem, our camera people and graphics designers always forget this so
Re: Exporting Mixed Clips In Constant Framerate
by Jeff Pulera 3 days ago
"results in the final episode render having a variable frame rate." I think there is some confusion here. Doesn't matter what frame rates are used in the Sequence - when you Export the timeline, the e
An Introduction post! New to this forum.
by Prashant Gandhi12 1 week ago
Greetings for the day! My self Prashant, you can call me PG Photography and Videography is my hobby! I hope i will learn new things here from you all. Thanks, Have a Great Day !
Re: An Introduction post! New to this forum.
by Jeff Pulera 7 days ago
Hello and welcome PG! This is a good community and we will be happy to help with any questions or issues you may have. Have a great day! Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
Change render codec for color correction? Good idea or bad?
by Kell Smith 3 weeks ago
The (long) sequence is comprised of mostly SD .mpeg footage and some mp4s. It's edited, transitions and time remapping on some have been laid, and it's ready to color correct. I was thinking of changi
Re: Change render codec for color correction? Good idea or bad?
by Jeff Pulera 3 weeks ago
"I was thinking of changing the render previews to Pro Res 422 (the master output codec) to give more to work with for color correcting. " If you apply any effect to a clip on the timeline, Premiere i
GIF size
by Davide Rivolta 3 weeks ago
H! I found on web this GIF It's 1400x1100 and only 86kb size! I'm trying to create a similar GIF (same number of colors and same size), but I can't obtain a file lighter than 500kb. Do you have any pa
Re: GIF size
by Jeff Pulera 3 weeks ago
This is not something I have done before, but I'm thinking that when you exported the anim from AE as H.264, it got compressed (of course) and that would introduce artifacting - noise and blockiness t
No 32 bpc option for Alpha Output
by amir baigmoradi 3 weeks ago
Hello Fellow Pros, I have a dilemma and have been scouring the archives for hours -- no luck and hoping someone can school me. I have 1920x1080 Pro Res 4444 clips (originally h.264 DSLR footage) that
Re: No 32 bpc option for Alpha Output
by Jeff Pulera 3 weeks ago
I run PC, so do not have ProRes output capability, but here's how I see it. If you export 8-bit video, there are 3 color channels, being red, green and blue. EACH of those 3 channels is 8-bit, which i
Stupid question: Why do I need an Ultrastudio?
by Robin King 1 month ago
I feel like an idiot for asking this and I'm usually pretty smart, but for some reason I just can't figure out what a BMD Ultrastudio actually does ! The blurb talks about being able to play out vario
Re: Stupid question: Why do I need an Ultrastudio?
by Jeff Pulera 3 weeks ago
Correct - "And as I understand from you, I can set up my system to go: Premiere (or Resolve) TB2 Ultrastudio 4K HDMI Dreamcolor OR Premiere (or Resolve) TB2 Ultrastudio 4K SDI BMD Smartview 4K"
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Question about Micro Converter: HDMI>SDI
by Mike Healey 2 months ago
Greetings! I want to take the HDMI output of my MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) and send the signal to my Panasonic 17" 1080p SDI broadcast LCD monitor. I don't want to mirror the second scree
Re: Question about Micro Converter: HDMI>SDI
by Jeff Pulera 3 weeks ago
PS - no drivers are needed for the HDMI SDI converter, as it is a totally stand-alone hardware device that just gets connected inline with the video cables. Nothing to do with the computer and won't s
Streaming TV Shows 2018
by Mike Cohen 4 weeks ago
As many of us know streaming services now have a lot of original programming. Some is original content at least partially funded by Netflix, Amazon or Huluever, while some is from BBC or other non-US
Re: Streaming TV Shows 2018
by Jeff Pulera 4 weeks ago
ALTERED CARBON - didn't get past first episode, too "steam punk" for this old man! STRANGER THINGS 2 - enjoyed original, didn't make it through this one but will revisit and try some more I guess. OZA
DVD Export Shennanigans
by Mark Suszko 1 month ago
Exporting DVD from the timeline, using the standard presets, nothing fancy, the resulting disc will open and run in VLC but not in Apple DVD player or in a real hardware consumer DVD player. What migh
Re: DVD Export Shennanigans
by Jeff Pulera 1 month ago
A proper DVD will have a folder called VIDEO_TS and within it, one or more .vob files. This layout is created when you author the DVD using proper software such as Adobe Encore, Sony DVD Architect, et
Keep original h.264 files if I transcode to Cineform?
by Carlen Cyphers 1 month ago
Just wondering if it is worth keeping the original h.264 files directly from my camera even if I transcode all the footage to Cineform YUV 10 bit Seems unnecessary to take up extra HD storage with the
Re: Keep original h.264 files if I transcode to Cineform?
by Jeff Pulera 1 month ago
Keep the originals - large hard drives are cheap and the camera-native files should be relatively small compared to any of the intermediate file options. If you delete the originals, then later someho
DVD authoring / Premiere CS6
by Rachel Ambrose 1 month ago
Can I install Premiere CS6, so that I can create burn DVD's with Encore, while still keeping Premiere v12 active and running on my system. If not, any other software reccomendations for burning DVD's
Re: DVD authoring / Premiere CS6
by Jeff Pulera 1 month ago
Yep, as Tero stated, install Premiere CS6 to get Encore CS6, but I will add that you can then UNinstall Premiere CS6 and leave Encore intact if you want. Or just leave Premiere CS6 installed, will coe
Project takes 20 + hours to render
by Hannah Park 2 months ago
I'm having trouble with rendering videos on Adobe Media Encoder. I'm exporting a 1 hour video made from After Effects and the estimated time is calculated for 23 hours. The video is just a simple play
Re: Project takes 20 + hours to render
by Jeff Pulera 2 months ago
Sometimes the rendering of complex effects, while at the same time encoding to H.264, can multiply export times. Try exporting to an intermediate codec first, such as ProRes or DNxHD. This is much eas
Can i render a project in sections?
by Jasford Muldoon 2 months ago
So is it possible to render something but render it small bits at a time to make it easier on my pc bnecause it keeps crashing halfway through and Im using Adobe media encoder to render
Re: Can i render a project in sections?
by Jeff Pulera 2 months ago
Shorten up the "Save to" destination path of the export file Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
Audio only plays through stereo devices such as headphones and will not play through mono smart phone speakers
by Jack Stewart 2 months ago
I have been totally puzzled by this one. I did this volunteer charity piece a few days ago and was hoping to get it turned around quickly so that it would still be relevant and could be shared on soci
Re: Audio only plays through stereo devices such as headphones and will not play through mono smart phone speakers
by Jeff Pulera 2 months ago
My understanding of this phase-inversion business is that it only happens when the SAME audio is on both channels, but with one channel inverted. If the left and right channel content were different,
Premiere Pro CC 2018 - problems importing 1080HD AVI files
by Bruce Rutland 2 months ago
Hi, I'm trying to import 1080HD AVI files into Premiere Pro CC 2018 (PC Windows) and I keep getting a "File Import Failure" message "Unsupported format or damaged file" and can't continue. I've been u
Re: Premiere Pro CC 2018 - problems importing 1080HD AVI files
by Jeff Pulera 2 months ago
You need the Black Magic M-JPEG .avi codec to play those files, available by installing Black Magic capture card drivers. Go to this page: https: www.blackmagicdesign.com support family capture-and-pl
Anyway To Change the "Previous Chapter" Button Routing???
by Jesse Fernandez 2 months ago
Hey Everyone, I'd love some help with this is possible. Basically long story short I have a project that is a multi-title DVD. My client said he wants when he presses the "Previous Chapter" button (tw
Re: Anyway To Change the "Previous Chapter" Button Routing???
by Jeff Pulera 2 months ago
The behavior of various software DVD players is going to be dependent on how the programmer set that up and you will likely have no control over that aspect of things. Just create and test your DVD to
PPRO CS6.... Location of Color Bar file
by Jan Janowski 2 months ago
I've asked this in another thread, but it's buried within it.... So I post it again out in the open.... Can someone tell me where the SMPTE Color Bar file is stored in PPRO CS6 I'm wishing to change t
Re: PPRO CS6.... Location of Color Bar file
by Jeff Pulera 2 months ago
Add a new colorbar in Premiere and place in timeline, then use the CAMERA icon to EXPORT to still image format of choice. Modify the exported file. Done. Thanks Jeff Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
Keystone Cops Filter
by Adam Berch 3 months ago
Hi, I'm working with Premiere Pro CC 2018 I am looking to see if there is a video filter that was in Final Cut Pro 7. It was called "Strobe." In FCP 7 when you put the filter on a clip in the timeline
Re: Keystone Cops Filter
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Posterize Time effect, to change the apparent frame rate perhaps Thanks Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
Video codec with 96kHz Audio
by Simeon in 't Veld 3 months ago
Hey! I am finishing up a music video I have been working on and the client (Audio producer) wants the output to be in 96kHz audio. I have lookup this up a bit and found youtube also recommends this: h
Re: Video codec with 96kHz Audio
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
PS - you will NOT be able to export to ProRes on the PC, as Apple has never offered the required export codec for PC. A few companies have tried to offer reverse-engineered ProRes encoders for PC, but
frame rate changed
by Joseph Freeman III 3 months ago
(cc2017 win10) I have been working on a 6 part project for five months and have been rendering as h264 for testing and approvals. For the final, I have been rendering as Mov Animation (uncompressed) s
Re: frame rate changed
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Where are you seeing the 23.653 frame rate If you import the clip into Premiere and use New Sequence from Clip, what is the frame rate of the sequence showing then Thanks Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Compu
Adobe Encore spontaneously switching from 16:9 to 4:3 during Build
by Jaeson Jrakman 3 months ago
I am using Adobe Encore CS6 on a PC. So I've burned 14 DVDs (14 different projects) in a row through Encore, and didn't have this problem. Then suddenly, with the 15th DVD this problem popped up. I im
Re: Adobe Encore spontaneously switching from 16:9 to 4:3 during Build
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
"I'm a bit fuzzy on the square vs. rectangular pixels matter I'm afraid." A Pixel is a Picture Element. Every digital photo or frame of video is made up of tiny pixels, the small dots that when combin
Encore CS6 and Windows 10 Fall Creators update
by David Brown 4 months ago
Is anyone else finding like me that Encore CS6 has become almost unusable since the recent Windows update It takes ages to import m4v files and seem to have to reimport them every time in order to pla
Re: Encore CS6 and Windows 10 Fall Creators update
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Hi David, I do have Encore CS6 installed on my Windows 10 machine and have not had any issues. However, I guess I haven't made a DVD in a while nor have I made any Blu-ray discs, so maybe there is an
New season of Black Mirror on Netflix is awesome
by Mark Suszko 4 months ago
Episode: "USS Callister": Old Star Trek meets The Matrix. Loved it, may have to watch again. "Arkangel", directed by Jodie Foster, was a chilling take on "helicopter parenting".
Re: New season of Black Mirror on Netflix is awesome
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Good stuff! Having nightmares about mechanical dogs though.... Jeff
Export Render Pixels Over Highlights
by Jean Parisot 4 months ago
Hi everyone, Beginner here. I'm using footage from iStock that I've purchased in AE, when I export to Media Encoder I am encountering a bizarre green pixelation issue around some of the brighter parts
Re: Export Render Pixels Over Highlights
by Jeff Pulera 4 months ago
I'd guess it has to do with the blown whites clipped highlights. Can you maybe bring the white levels down a bit Rather than going straight to .mp4, try exporting to a good intermediate codec like Cin
Long video in HD but low quality output, need a hand
by Bur Ci 4 months ago
Good day mine fine gentlemen and gals of the internet. So I recently edited a long length video ( approx. 1hr45) and the resolution was at HD. Now, I am not necessarily a newbie but I am also no pro.
Re: Long video in HD but low quality output, need a hand
by Jeff Pulera 4 months ago
You can have a small file, or a high-quality file...but not both, you decide. What was the size of the original video file You can't expect to compress it 10 to 20x smaller and have it still look good
Impossible to cancel Adobe CC account
by Dan McGuire 4 months ago
My god, it is completely impossible to cancel my account. The tutorials adobe has on the subject tell me to click a "cancel" button that does not exist on the page! There is no chat or phone number or
Re: Impossible to cancel Adobe CC account
by Jeff Pulera 4 months ago
"My god, it is completely impossible to cancel my account. " If you think that, then you've never tried to cancel Sirius XM radio.....
80 hour export for 30 second 4K clip?
by Daniel Shpuntov 4 months ago
Hey there, I've searched through as many previous threads as I could and followed prior suggestions but nothing seems to be working. I've been trying to export a 30 second sequence (4K footage) and th
Re: 80 hour export for 30 second 4K clip?
by Jeff Pulera 4 months ago
Apparently your system does not like all the layers in 4k. Could you perhaps break things down a bit Meaning do a few layers, export to intermediate codec (Avid DNxHD .mxf or ProRes for example), then
If a scene is too dark can it cause focus issues?
by Eric Taylor 5 months ago
I recently filmed a production for archives (Completely on a WS), using a cheap consumer camera my boss gave me. There were several parts in the production where there was barely any light on the subj
Re: If a scene is too dark can it cause focus issues?
by Jeff Pulera 4 months ago
Yes.
H264 render quality
by Yaniv Cahoua 5 months ago
Hi, I have found than the renders I get out of AME are not as good as some online video compression utility (http: www.videosmaller.com ). The video looks better and weight less when using the online
Re: H264 render quality
by Jeff Pulera 5 months ago
Why 1920x1106 resolution I would go with standard 1920x1080 HD specs. Your TARGET bitrate is....1. That is simply too low for 1080 HD video, no wonder it does not look good. You can have small file si
Video not looping seamlessly
by Leavon Archer 6 months ago
Apologies for the double post (I posted elsewhere on the forum) I'm on a tight deadline on this job. I'm trying to get a clip to loop seamlessly, it 's perfect in Premiere but once rendered out and pl
Re: Video not looping seamlessly
by Jeff Pulera 6 months ago
I just downloaded an .mp4 of a looping animation from VideoBlocks and played it in VLC and the loop point did show a nearly imperceptible bump, but I'm watching carefully for it and it's nothing the c
Hd sdi to displayport converter
by shinoj Krishnan 6 months ago
Hello everyone, Could anyone suggest a converter which does hd sdi to displayport Input 1080i 50 I checked with apantac anf it does only 4x3G sdi to 4K (UHD) Thanks guys..at the moment i achieve it by
Re: Hd sdi to displayport converter
by Jeff Pulera 6 months ago
I don't believe you will find such a device. Continue using SDI to HDMI to DP. The converter manufacturers are all tooled up for conversion to HDMI as HDMI is so common. They are not going to add an a
No Quicktime Pro-Res option in Photoshop'
by Ted Joyce 7 months ago
I just upgraded to Sierra & Adobe CC 2017 from Mountain Lion & Photoshop 6 which exported pro-res video fine. Now I'm on a 2013 Mac pro running Sierra: I'm running Photoshop CC2017 but it won't render
Re: No Quicktime Pro-Res option in Photoshop'
by Jeff Pulera 7 months ago
It's been years since I tried to export any video from PS, but does it offer Image Sequence export option perhaps That could then be imported into Premiere to work with or convert. Thanks Jeff Pulera
How much is too much for an explainer video
by Joe Clark 8 months ago
Hello, I'm trying to gauge opinion on small business video explainer and introduction videos as it's something we get asked about quite a lot but frankly we just can't do as the margins aren't there.
Re: How much is too much for an explainer video
by Jeff Pulera 7 months ago
Hi Joe, I used to freelance for a company that hired videographers nationwide to go out and shoot 1-minute promo videos for local businesses, as part of an advertising package for Yellow Pages. They'd
Can't Burn DVD at 4x
by Douglas Gerlach 7 months ago
I've been using an LG DVD writer to author my DVD masters at 4x using Nero Burning Rom installed on a Windows 7 computer. After about six years of use, the writer died and I replaced it with a brand n
Re: Can't Burn DVD at 4x
by Jeff Pulera 7 months ago
Hi Douglas, Ask yourself a question. If burning a disc at 8x, or 12x, or 16x meant that it would be unreliable....WHY would the manufacturer of the media and burners even offer the higher speeds Consu
Live projection: how to remove onscreen data?
by Grant Harding 8 months ago
I'm going to be doing some live puppetry visuals during a friend's concert. So I want to connect a camera to a projector so I can project live video onto a screen in real time. Seems simple, right Wel
Re: Live projection: how to remove onscreen data?
by Jeff Pulera 8 months ago
Atomos makes external recorders for DSLR cameras and I often refer to their Supported Cameras list for reference. Supported means the camera has a CLEAN HDMI output. They list the D3200 and D3300, but
Meetings in 4 Rooms must be recorded & live streamed with DSK on EACH with ONE operator
by John Ferguson 10 months ago
I am needing to develop a system that will record 4 rooms (one camera each), record & live stream, and downstream key each output. The trick is, I can only have one operator. I am thinking of getting
Re: Meetings in 4 Rooms must be recorded & live streamed with DSK on EACH with ONE operator
by Jeff Pulera 9 months ago
I will also add that PTZ camera manufacturers are now adding native NDI output to their cameras. Panasonic and PTZ Optics will both be offering NDI soon, and Newtek just introduced their own camera, t
DVD compatibility
by Alexander Kallas 9 months ago
Interesting problem. Made DVDs in FC Studio3 on my MacBook Pro. These play OK on TV and on my MacBook but not on a friend's iMac with OS 10.12.6. We have loaded that with QT7 Pro and the QT mpeg2 comp
Re: DVD compatibility
by Jeff Pulera 9 months ago
Hi Alexander, Why not just give your friend an .mp4 file DVDs are becoming pretty old-school, and most Macs stopped offering optical drive years ago. Thanks Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
Sony Vegas 13 Pro disgustingly long render times?
by Louis Butts 9 months ago
Howdy! I've recently gotten into editing for my YT channel and I was having the issue of long render speeds. This can go to roughly 6 hours estimated for just a 40 minute project, tops. I've enclosed
Re: Sony Vegas 13 Pro disgustingly long render times?
by Jeff Pulera 9 months ago
I'd recommend 16GB as the minimum RAM for HD editing work. That will help in many areas. What processor do you have I notice that the session frame rate is 29.894 rather than 29.97 which makes me wond
I don't understand why my 4K isn't as sharp as other Youtube Videos.
by Chris Wynn 10 months ago
I shoot 4K Video with the Sony A7S 2 & my footage doesn't seem to render as sharp at 4K. To be honest, I hardly notice a difference when changing the option from 1080p to 4K while on Youtube. I curren
Re: I don't understand why my 4K isn't as sharp as other Youtube Videos.
by Jeff Pulera 9 months ago
Hi Chris, As an aside, I notice you exported the .mp4 using the 24.00 frame rate. Is that what you are shooting, the FILM frame rate, or perhaps the more common 24p VIDEO frame rate of 23.976 If the l
Should I upgrade my PC or buy a new one?
by mark blake 10 months ago
Hi everybody! My Desktop-Computer is about 8 years old and I use it mainly for work (Darktable, Gimp, Inkscape, some video & music editing) and some gaming (e.G. Layers of fear, ...). I have some prob
Re: Should I upgrade my PC or buy a new one?
by Jeff Pulera 9 months ago
We're at a disadvantage since you did not share any specifications of the current PC, but in general - do not spend money to try and boost performance. The computer is very old and outdated and it wil
Best export settings to project file on 1024x768 projector
by Jasmine Rao 11 months ago
Hi, I have a 1920x1080 film that will be displayed on a Sanyo xm-100 short throw projector (5,000 lumens, 1024x768). I was wondering what the best output for the film would be and what settings I shou
Re: Best export settings to project file on 1024x768 projector
by Jeff Pulera 10 months ago
Your source is 16:9 (widescreen) and the projector is only 4:3 at the 1024x768 unfortunately. Short of finding a better projector, I think I'd be converting the HD footage to 1024x768 as letterboxed v
Why Adobe Media Encoder is doing variable frame rate?
by Sam Lee 10 months ago
I'm in a serious problem in which Adobe Media Encoder is outputting the file as variable frame rate. This is unacceptable for most major OTT platforms. Don't know why on some files it would be constan
Re: Why Adobe Media Encoder is doing variable frame rate?
by Jeff Pulera 10 months ago
This doesn't sound right. Help us to help you, we don't even have a clue what file type you are outputting or what settings may have been used. Please post a screen shot of the Export Settings panel s
SONY SVO5800P - Component boards
by Alex Bike 11 months ago
This is my first post, I hope I haven't posted this in the wrong section, I wasn't sure where to post it. Please correct me if I am wrong. I am looking for a Component board for a Sony SVO - 5800P VHS
Re: SONY SVO5800P - Component boards
by Jeff Pulera 11 months ago
Hi Alex, Can't help with the board question, but how are you converting the SD footage to HD Curious about the workflow used. Thanks Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
DVD and BluRay ghosting during movment
by Geoff Chandler 11 months ago
I have a 90 min dance stage event under various stage lighting which looks fine on my Vegas Pro 10 timeline but when rendered to both BluRay and DVD, any running-like dancer movement has a weird blur
Re: DVD and BluRay ghosting during movment
by Jeff Pulera 11 months ago
Download and install the free MediaInfo app - https: mediaarea.net en MediaInfo Then in Windows Explorer, you can right-click any video clip and from the drop down menu, select MediaInfo and it will t
Jerky Video when burning to Blu-ray
by Chris Woods 1 year ago
Hello, I'm getting jerky video when burning to a blu-ray (BD-R). I'm using a program called Leawo Blu-Ray Creator (1.2.0) and I have a MAC Pro and using a Pioneer blu-ray burner that I just purchased.
Re: Jerky Video when burning to Blu-ray
by Jeff Pulera 12 months ago
Hi Chris, Not familiar with Leawo software and not a Mac user, but some additional general info will be helpful in resolving the issue. What frame rate is the ProRes file The Blu-ray spec only support
How To Speed Up Rendering
by John Davidson 1 year ago
What's the best way to speed rendering in After Effects Media Encoder It usually takes around 4-6 hours to render a basic 1080p 60fps 10 minute video.. I don't really use many effects, mainly just tex
Re: How To Speed Up Rendering
by Jeff Pulera 1 year ago
Please post a screen shot of encode settings, this is often very telling Thanks Jeff
HP Dreamcolor 27x and monitoring interlace video
by John McMullin 1 year ago
I'm posting this in the grading section for want of a better section although it's really a monitoring issue. I'm looking to purchase the Dreamcolor 27x monitor to work with Adobe Creative Cloud. I'm
Re: HP Dreamcolor 27x and monitoring interlace video
by Jeff Pulera 1 year ago
Hi John, Not an expert on this workflow, but if all sources are Progressive, why not edit as Progressive, then just export as Interlaced in the end Also, how do you plan on getting an interlaced signa
Capture live PowerPoint presentation - solutions?
by Richard Jacana 1 year 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 Jeff Pulera 1 year ago
Something I did not see mentioned was - will the laptop be the same one for the whole show That is key. If presenters are plugging in their own laptops, then it would be difficult to have any consiste
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