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John-Michael Seng-Wheeler

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June 23rd 2011
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How to link separate audio clips to video clips?
by Kesten Migdal 5 years ago
Newbie to Premiere Pro CS6, making the switch from FCP 7. I recorded audio on a separate source, then synced it to my original video audio clips with PluralEyes. I unlinked my original audio and video
Re: How to link separate audio clips to video clips?
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 10 months ago
Drag a selection around both of them. Or click one, hold shift and click the second.
Decent hardware but Premiere CC 2015 is really slow and doesn't response sometimes.
by Andrew Dillinger 2 years ago
Hi there, I have a decent editing system I believe but somehow premiere is super slow. I get video dropouts very often and sometimes Premiere doesn't respond at all for a few seconds. The footage I'm
Re: Decent hardware but Premiere CC 2015 is really slow and doesn't response sometimes.
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 2 years ago
I think adobe may have dropped a stinker... I'm having issues with 10sec or longer hanging across multiple CC2015 applications on multiple computers (both Win and Mac) In premiere, it hangs for 20sec
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Premiere CC interpreting footage incorrectly, half frame-rate
by Michael Roy 4 years ago
Hi, I have four 25fps AVCHD files in a .mov wrapper which I'm trying to edit. When I import them into Premiere the frame rate is interpreted as 12.5. If I force the frame rate as 25, the audio plays b
Re: Premiere CC interpreting footage incorrectly, half frame-rate
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 2 years ago
Joe Weber "I'm having the same problem: 29.97 fps is importing as 14.985 (14.99) fps." We need to know more about the files. Format, codec, camera, any other programs that have touched them. (You men
can you trim numerically in a PP CS6 timeline on a laptop???
by Nick Natteau 5 years ago
Normally you would use the numeric keypad to trim numerically in any Premiere Pro timeline. But if you have a laptop (with no numeric keypad) like a macbook pro, is it possible to trim numerically in
Re: can you trim numerically in a PP CS6 timeline on a laptop???
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 3 years ago
Yeah, Apple seems to have finally killed the built in numpad on their laptops. However, a USB numpad can but had for less then $10, so that's probably the easiest solution.
24 FPS project in premiere - can I export as 23.98?
by Gavin Williams 4 years ago
I have just edited by short film that was shot in 24fps. Now trying to export from Premiere CS6 at a nice compression at 1920x1080 and the HD export only offers that size at 23.98 and not 24fps Is thi
Re: 24 FPS project in premiere - can I export as 23.98?
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 4 years ago
Both "H.264" and "H.264 Blu-Ray" give me the option for 24fps in Premiere CC. I can't test CS6 at the moment. Can you send me a screen shot so we know we're not talking about different things here
Changing TIMECODE in Premiere
by Gavin Williams 4 years ago
Is anyone able to help me on this I want the source window in premiere to have the duration of the clip as the timcode - in that if I drag a 3 minute clip into the source window and the client wants t
Re: Changing TIMECODE in Premiere
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 4 years ago
Sounds like Premiere is displaying frame numbers instead of timecode. You aren't by chance editing cellphone videos are you Otherwise, try changing the timecode display settings. You can do this direc
Unable to Export a very important project.. "Reading XMP"
by Michele Poggi 4 years ago
I never had a problem with this machine, and now that I'm trying to export my last project it just doesn't work. AME gets stuck on "Reading XMP", and Premiere Pro just does not move an inch from 0% if
Re: Unable to Export a very important project.. "Reading XMP"
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 4 years ago
Michele Poggi "AME gets stuck on "Reading XMP", and Premiere Pro just does not move an inch from 0% if I try directly exporting from it." How long have you waited before giving up Depending on the si
The GIMP
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
A while back I remember hearing about a free open-source image editing app for the PC called GIMP, which is supposedly comparable to Photoshop in functionality. I never gave it much thought since I ha
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Re: The GIMP
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 4 years ago
Greg Andonian " I even saw one feature that I wish Photoshop had. In one click, you can create a new top layer that is a composite of all the visible layers." Just so you know, Photoshop does in fact
Paste Attributes
by Derek Andonian 4 years ago
As a long-time Premiere Pro user, I never understood the huge brouhaha over Premiere's lack of an FCP-style Paste Attributes panel- because I've been achieving the same thing this panel does for a lon
Re: Paste Attributes
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 4 years ago
Marcus Moore "are you saying that option-dragging a clip from a bin to the sequence replaces the clip content but maintains all it's effects and attributes " Yep. That's exactly how it works. To me,
Premiere Pro - I could be convinced!
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
Despite being a "Cheerleader" for FCPX I'm not stupid enough to ignore other options. I've been experimenting with PPro over the last few months and I'm very impressed. Merlot fuelled rants aside, how
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Re: Premiere Pro - I could be convinced! (and someone just was)
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 4 years ago
Then how's this for a solution to #2: Don't have audio assignments be a property of the master clip, make them a property of each instance of the clip anywhere in the project, like the way in out poin
Upgradability
by Nigel Thompson 5 years ago
Hey all: The Alexa is now #1 in my books when it comes to quite a few things. Wanted to ask for some knowledge on the upgradability of the camera. sensor wise . I'm sure Arri are already hard at work
Re: Upgradability
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 4 years ago
Hopefully when the time comes that Alexa gets a new sensor (as indeed it must), us Alexa owners will not be as unceremoniously dropped as Red One owners. I'm an Owner Operatior of an Arri Alexa but la
Sonnet's Thunderbolt to ExpressCard Reader
by John Heagy 5 years ago
http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 860811-REG Sonnet_ECHOPRO_E34_Echo_Pro_ExpressCard_34_Thunderbolt.html Looks like a fast cheap alternative to Sony's USB reader. Lots of good reviews on B&H's site
Re: Sonnet's Thunderbolt to ExpressCard Reader
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 5 years ago
This was in January of 2013... I'd hope that Jason (my second) had the latest drivers.
On set dailies from the Alexa using PIX 240 or Gemini 4:4:4:
by Raymond Tarry 5 years ago
Hello, I ve seen this demonstration of the Arri Alexa and the PIX240 recorder with the idea of on-set real time dailies creation. https: www.youtube.com watch v=fTsA4oQS4Rg And this video: Gemini 4:4:
Re: On set dailies from the Alexa using PIX 240 or Gemini 4:4:4:
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 5 years ago
In my case the Dailies were transferred to the director's iPad, so H.264 was the only option. If you're planing to edit with the dallies you should make ProRes or DNxHD files although Premiere and FCP
FCPX vs Premiere Render/Export speed tests by Alex4D
by Craig Seeman 5 years ago
Alex notes: 3.4 GHz i7 iMac with 16GB of RAM and 2MB Radeon 6970M. The apps were running from an SSD, the files were on a 7200rpm drive. http: alex4d.wordpress.com 2012 10 26 adobe-premiere-cs6-vs-app
Re: FCPX vs Premiere Render/Export speed tests by Alex4D
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 5 years ago
This isn't really a fair test at all. Any test comparing FCPX against Premiere without CUDA Open CL isn't really an direct comparison. I would love to see this test done by someone with a new Mac that
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WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver
by gary adcock 5 years ago
Hey everyone. A quick warning to everyone The Mountain Lion OSX 10.8.2 update that came out yesterday has broken the Sony SxS driver that is posted for use with the Sonnet Express Thunderbolt adaptor,
Re: WARNING 10.8.2 update Breaks SxS Driver
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 5 years ago
gary adcock "As has been mentioned here, this issue only affects 2012 MBP's running the latest 10.8.2 & latest TB firmware update. " This was just posted to CML: -------------------------------------
adobe CS6 capture
by William Halsey 5 years ago
After stopping a capture a pop up appears which should allow a file name to be entered but typing anything in the file name box and pressing OK a pop up shows saying can not rename, "keep original" an
Re: adobe CS6 capture
by Ann Bens 5 years ago
PS where do I find the meaning of the various symbols on this site eg,thegreen tick,bulb,flag etc. Good question: have no idea. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert P
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"Smart Rendering" in Premiere
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 5 years ago
I posted this in the Premiere Forum, but they were totally uninterested and even seemed to be attacking me for suggesting it was big deal. Anyway, I'm posting it here, since I think you guys will be f
Re: "Smart Rendering" in Premiere
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 5 years ago
I tested it. Rendered a XDCAM HD file, and then turned around and rendered it again. Dropped them into AE and set it to diference. The first 2 frames and the last 30 were different, all the rest were
Wait for new Macbook Pro?
by Bobby Cullipher 5 years ago
I know much of the speculation of the new Macbook Pro is that it will be lighter, faster, brighter... but how will this impact the performance of FCPX This is my first laptop purchase... and I'm not a
Re: Wait for new Macbook Pro?
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 5 years ago
"Mercury Playback Engine GPU Acceleration" Is what you want. That's what I meant by "MPE hardware mode" I just couldn't remember what the menu called it. Anyway, Point is, you are now using the GPU. B
New Mac Pro or EOL coming soon?
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
UK store still showing 3 days for 8 Core Mac Pros as are a few more countries that had stock last week. US and Canadian stores still have them though, I'm still hoping for an announcement either way s
Re: New Mac Pro or EOL coming soon?
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 5 years ago
I only remember because I was shopping for a computer in early July 2010, and..... where was apple At the time of course, there was no doubt that a new MacPro was coming, It was just a question of how
Well i thought it was interesting...
by Michael Sanders 5 years ago
Editing a corporate at the moment for a regular international client. They set me through a PTC and B roll from 3 overseas factories that had been shot locally (not particularly well but that's anothe
Re: Well i thought it was interesting...
by Dominic Deacon 5 years ago
And so FCP joins the other NLEs in the 21st century.
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questions on Alexa timecode/transcoding with audio sync?
by Matthew Love 6 years ago
Hey guys, I have a job coming up with an Alexa next week and just received the speck sheet as to how they would like to footage delivered. It's going to be a single camera wit teleprompter setup. They
Re: questions on Alexa timecode/transcoding with audio sync?
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 5 years ago
I have no idea about the transcoding with sync sound... that doesn't make any sense to me. They must have some specific workflow that they use. I personally would never transcode except for offline, a
External Drive issue--footage unusable in FCP
by Jocelyn Kelvin 6 years ago
I'm cutting a feature in ProRes422 on a MacPro desktop. 8-core processor, 16gb memory, and FCP is running off of a 512gb solid state internal drive. I'm saying all this to say---there's no way the int
Re: External Drive issue--footage unusable in FCP
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 6 years ago
Having done the math, your drive appears to only be capable of approximately 40Mbs, instead of the theoretical 800. That would explain why nothing would play back. I'd say something is very wrong with
Top quality 2/3" SD glass vs. stock 1/3" HD glass on Panasonic HPX370
by John Stephens 6 years ago
We are waiting for our new Panasonic HPX-370 to arrive. We will play with it for a day or two and then send it off to Macie Video for camera setup. We have always had Macie do our setups so we have th
Re: Top quality 2/3" SD glass vs. stock 1/3" HD glass on Panasonic HPX370
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 6 years ago
I expect that with CAC on the new HD lens it will be better then using the SD lenses on the HPX-370. Why They might be good, but they were only designed for SD and by using them on an 1 3" HD camera y
Very basic question: is a RAID setup the only option for backing up lots of HD footage?
by Noam Osband 6 years ago
I'm going to make the leap from buying enclosed external hard drives to creating a setup that in the long run will be cheaper and easier for saving the large amount of data I'm accumulating by working
Re: Very basic question: is a RAID setup the only option for backing up lots of HD footage?
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 6 years ago
Hmm. Possibile issue with ExFAT: http: superuser.com questions 321161 disable-automatic-fsck-exfat-on-dirty-volume-mount-in-mac-osx Until recently, I've been using HFSJ+ volumes and MacDrive for windo
Quadro 4000 for Mac Issue (Both Apple and Nvidia are stumped)
by Marc Clancy 6 years ago
Hello. I've got an interesting problem that no one seems to be able to figure out. One of my Quadro 4000 for Mac cards is showing up as "PCIe Lane Width: x1" instead of the x16 it should be in Slot #2
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Re: Quadro 4000 for Mac Issue (Both Apple and Nvidia are stumped)
by John-Michael Seng-Wheeler 6 years ago
As someone who practically troubleshoots for a living, (Video production is my trade, but I seem to get hired for my troubleshooting oftener then not.) i have a few suggestions that haven't been menti
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