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online r & d
by Jim Williams 2 weeks 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 days 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
How?
by Jim Williams 2 days ago
What is the process for stretching a portion of the timeline in the storyboard Isn't this the same as for doing it in Audition Thanks!
Re: How?
by Jeff Pulera 2 days ago
Not sure what you mean - the + and - (plus and minus) keys zoom the timeline view in and out if that helps. Maybe rephrase the question Thanks Jeff
Looking to setup a PC for Adobe Premiere Pro Work!
by Soumendra Jena 4 years ago
Hi.. Im getting a Sony HXRNX5U this week and we have 4 shoots lined up for next week. I need to setup a high configuration PC by the end of this week, to make the apps like Photoshop, After Effects, P
Re: Looking to setup a PC for Adobe Premiere Pro Work!
by Jeff Pulera 2 days ago
Doug, Best practice is to just create a NEW thread and not piggyback onto a very old thread, then we have to read through all the old stuff to get up to speed. Just post your question Thanks Jeff
How do I optimally configure drives in a new Dell XPS 8900 for Premiere Pro
by Mark Carter 5 days ago
I have a new Dell XPS 8900. 32GB DDR3. i7. GTX745. Win10. Premiere Pro 5.5 1) WD 1TB Green HDD 2) Samsung 950 PRO Series - 256GB PCIe NVMe - M.2 Internal SSD 1) Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-Inch SATA III
Re: How do I optimally configure drives in a new Dell XPS 8900 for Premiere Pro
by Jeff Pulera 3 days ago
Guess I still didn't answer your question about how to "optimally configure" everything. Probably because I have not in the past used multiple drives. Always had a C: drive, and then a VIDEO drive, ty
Inserting JPEG into green screen transition of video clip
by Travis Wayne 3 days ago
Hello, I'm looking to add a title card (JPEG) into the green screen transition of a video clip (mp4) that I'm going to purchase for a project. The video clip is a countdown, and has a clockwise green
Re: Inserting JPEG into green screen transition of video clip
by Jeff Pulera 3 days ago
Put the countdown video clip on V2, with jpeg still image under it on V1 track. Then apply UltraKey effect on V2 clip as Alan stated. When the video hits the green part, the green will be keyed out re
What media for 4K
by Vasco daNeva 2 weeks ago
Once you've finished a 1 hour 4K film in Premiere Pro CC 2017, what media do you put it on so it can be viewed on a 4K TV set with max quality
Re: What media for 4K
by Jeff Pulera 5 days ago
From the link you supplied: Video codecs: HEVC, H.265, MVC, AVC, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, XVID, DIVX, WMV9, FLV, VC-1, H.264 x.264, CVD 1.0 2.0, SVCD, AVS, Sorenson Spark L70, VP8 ; Very High Speed video bitra
Need Clarification on AVCHD render quality
by Bryce Douglass 2 weeks ago
I just upgraded my iMac to 16GB of ram and am now able to edit AVCHD natively in premiere pro CC. My iMac is an i7 quad core with 1TB fusion drive. If I add any effects to my timeline that has AVCHD f
Re: Need Clarification on AVCHD render quality
by Jeff Pulera 2 weeks ago
Bryce, I should add that Tero's replies are totally correct, but maybe were not interpreted properly when you read them. Thanks Jeff
Dvd audio quality
by teddy gregg 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
Exporting a file with an Alpha Channel
by Adam Harper 4 weeks ago
Hi all, I've got some titles that I've created in Premiere Pro and wish to bring into a timeline AVID. The text will be over some footage so I need the "black" from the Premiere Pro clip to be transpa
Re: Exporting a file with an Alpha Channel
by Jeff Pulera 4 weeks ago
Hi Adam, I'd misread the original post, didn't realize you wanted the title sequence as a finished video clip. In that case, you can choose QuickTime as FORMAT and GoPro Cineform with Alpha for export
Bug and work-around
by Jan Janowski 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago
In a word...NO Thanks Jeff Pulera
How can I render my videos faster???
by Stephan Egli 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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
Adobe Media Encoder chopping time off my videos?
by Alex Sanchez 2 months ago
I've been have trouble getting consistent results when encoding video with Adobe Media Encoder, and I feel like I'm missing something fundamental. This might be a little long, but I've been at this fo
Re: Adobe Media Encoder chopping time off my videos?
by Jeff Pulera 2 months ago
Adobe can have some strange issues if the source video uses Variable Frame Rate. It's been years since I've used Camtasia and never had an issue with their footage at the time, but perhaps they update
Making SD and data disc
by William Quibell 2 months ago
I am looking to replace our "burning of a disc" workflow Toast Titanium with Encore. We are making the switch from Mac to PC (not my choice) Our Workflow is... 4x POV Camera footage H.264 Compressor (
Re: Making SD and data disc
by Jeff Pulera 2 months ago
Can't say that I've done it, but yes Encore does have the option to include data files on a DVD Thanks Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
Newcomer seeking guidance to re-author a DVD
by Nevile James 3 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 3 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
Proper Adobe Encore CS6 workflow with 1080i footage (not progressive) edited in Premiere Pro CC 2015.4
by David Medzorian 3 months ago
I've edited a production shot with JVC Pro Camcorders at 1080 interlaced and edit in Premiere Pro CC (latest version). It looks great on my program monitor and external program monitor, but when I exp
Re: Proper Adobe Encore CS6 workflow with 1080i footage (not progressive) edited in Premiere Pro CC 2015.4
by Jeff Pulera 3 months ago
Could simply be Preview settings in Encore, please check my blog on the subject - http: blog.sharbor.com blog 2013 03 adobe-encore-cs6-preview-quality-fix Encore Preview issues aside, I've never had g
Force Fixed-lenght GOP's
by Steve Cohen 4 months ago
I'm not sure if this should be in here or the Premiere forum, but the specs for Electronic File Delivery for a network I'm dealing with is asking for a GOP length of 12. I can check the box for Force
Re: Force Fixed-lenght GOP's
by Jeff Pulera 4 months ago
Hi Steve, What Adobe version, and which output format Example MPEG-2 or H.264, each will have different options. Help us to help you. Thanks Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
Live streaming on YouTube and copyright
by Vigen Kachikean 6 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 5 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 6 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 5 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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How to put a DVD onto USB and retain DVD menu?
by Amanda Duffield 5 months ago
Hi everyone, This is urgent if anyone is reading this and they know the answer. I have DVD Architect (6 I think, whatever comes with the latest Pro) and Sony Vegas Pro 13. I have one long rendered cli
Re: How to put a DVD onto USB and retain DVD menu?
by Jeff Pulera 5 months ago
Oops, Amanda doesn't have Encore, sorry...I spend a lot of time in Adobe forums and forgot where I was ;-) Jeff
DVD is black and white but supposed to be color
by Bryce Douglass 5 months ago
Before I start explaining what happened I have no idea how this is possible. I made a disk image of my DVD from Encore. It's original disk image when played on my mac and a pc is in color like it's su
Re: DVD is black and white but supposed to be color
by Jeff Pulera 5 months ago
Hi Bryce, Chances are that he connected the DVD player to the TV using an RCA cable (yuck!) and plugged it into the GREEN jack for the COMPONENT output, which actually requires 3 cables to work proper
Can't open DVD shot by unknown shooter
by John Nelson 6 months ago
Equipment: Mac Pro 8 core OS Snow Leopard DVDSP Mpeg Stremeclip I received a dance recital shot by someone with unknown equipment. Owner wants me to exchange some dance numbers and make some copies. U
Re: Can't open DVD shot by unknown shooter
by Jeff Pulera 6 months ago
Not a Mac guy, sorry. However, I've had PCs that did not by default open play DVDs, some needed third-party DVD player software installed. So it's not a given that a computer will automatically be equ
File: PXL 200
by Jeff Pulera 6 months ago
jpg file Retro camera https: f1.creativecow.net 10177 pxl-200
Dance Recitals Storing Original Footage
by Martin Verona 6 months ago
I have been shooting dance recitals for years. When I lose a client I usually hold onto the original footage for 2 years then I delete it. I keep the edited footage. This is beginning to get costly. H
Re: Dance Recitals Storing Original Footage
by Jeff Pulera 6 months ago
I've always been guilty of saving too much video stuff...ask my wife! I still have tons of DVCAM-184 master tapes of weddings from many years ago. I did a while back throw away most of the older S-VHS
Duke Sweden 6 months ago
Hey Jeff, I have an opportunity to pick up an XPS 8700 for $475.00 but I don't know if these specs match the one you had suggested to me previously. Would Premiere Pro run smoothly with these specs?

Brand: Dell
Processor Type: Intel Core i7 4th Gen.
Product Line: XPS
Graphics Processing Type: Nvidia GTX 745
Model: XPS 8700
Memory: 16GB
Operating System Edition: Windows 10 Home

I'm most concerned with the graphics card. There's so many Nvidia's it's hard to figure out which is good, mid-range, or lousy.

I have until tomorrow morning. Hopefully you'll see this before then!
Trouble making a MPEG-2DVD at a 1920X1080 aspect Ratio output
by Mark Jackson 9 months ago
Dear Representative: I'm trying to make a MPEG-2DVD for a Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 1920X1080 sequence in Media Encoder CC 2015. When I use the MPEG-2DVD setting, the output is 720X480. How can I cus
Re: Trouble making a MPEG-2DVD at a 1920X1080 aspect Ratio output
by Jeff Pulera 9 months ago
Hi Mark, DVD is an official specification and that means 720x480 in the U.S. and you can't just change the numbers to your liking, then it is no longer "a DVD". If you want HD, then burn a Blu-ray, th
Output is so much bigger than original
by Shane Holloway 9 months ago
Greetings and Salutations, So I have a pretty crappy source fie (webex mp4 I believe) 12 megs,8fps 1024x768, 8000HZ etc. I try and reduce as much as I can in AME (10fps, 11000 Hz, 24 bitrate) and the
Re: Output is so much bigger than original
by Jeff Pulera 9 months ago
Hi Shane, Please post a screen shot of the Export Settings panel so we can review both the Source and Export settings. Thanks Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
audio is out of sync when video imported/placed PLEASE! CANT FİND SOLUTİON! weird problem.
by yasin ulu 9 months ago
guys please i been looking for solution like 1 month, i still have same problem. okay here my question; im using vegas pro 13 and recording ingame videos with shadowplay. when i just drag and place re
Re: audio is out of sync when video imported/placed PLEASE! CANT FİND SOLUTİON! weird problem.
by Jeff Pulera 9 months ago
I've read on forums that some screen capture apps may use Variable Frame Rate recording. Run your video clip through the free HandBrake app to convert to a standard format and see if that helps. Thank
Live video streaming using multi cameras and audio channels
by Bethan Jepson 10 months ago
Hi does anyone have any experience streaming live video from multi-camera shoots I am involved in a project where we will intend to film a live performance involving several actors. We intend to use u
Re: Live video streaming using multi cameras and audio channels
by Jeff Pulera 9 months ago
Having no idea of the scope of the proposed streaming endeavor, there are a wide range of products are widely varying price ranges to choose from! If you want to get into serious live streaming of mul
Possible Conflict with Record & Video Out
by Whit Prophet 10 months ago
Good morning We are using Sony NX5U as one of our cameras for streaming a hockey game. 1. We send the video out via the SDI port 1080 2. We simultaneously record on a SDHC card a) When we record at 72
Re: Possible Conflict with Record & Video Out
by Jeff Pulera 10 months ago
Most, if not all camcorders, will output 1080i interlaced video, even if set internally to record 1080p progressive video. The interlaced output is for compatibility with displays. So, my guess would
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