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Joseph W. Bourke

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I am a Multimedia & Graphic Design professional offering a full complement of animation and motion graphics. I also do quite a bit of contract animation/graphics work for production facilities who might have the basic graphics capabilites in-house, b... [more]
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Is there any way to import 3DS file into After Effects CS6?
by adirai maji 4 days ago
I just want to know is there any option to import 3DS file into after effect CS6 If there is any plug-in available to make this possible In older version of after effect can import 3D objects in PSD f
Re: Is there any way to import 3DS file into After Effects CS6?
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 day ago
As Chris said, Element 3D will take 3D file imported from other packages. I've had it successfully take .obj files exported from 3DS Max, Blender, as well as CAD files imported to 3DS Max and saved ou
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cylinder inside a cylinder
by Steven J Casey 2 days ago
I've seen a number of posts about using CC Cylinder, but being a 2d effect I can't get it to do what I need. I'm trying to create a cylinder of photos with another larger diameter ring of text around
Re: cylinder inside a cylinder
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 days ago
In terms of third party software, Red Giant Planespace will do this, and lots more: https: www.redgiant.com products planespace It's the best 99 bucks you can spend... Joe Bourke Owner Creative Direct
Creating a moving tile effect
by Zaraza Iulian 3 days ago
Does anyone have any idea how to create this effect https: www.youtube.com watch v=lM5MzqqiJkA First few seconds of the video, the 'moving tiles' effect on the word 'Parrot' I'm pretty sure AE has an
Re: Creating a moving tile effect
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 days ago
Looks to me as if the Card Wipe effect would do it: https: helpx.adobe.com after-effects using transition-effects.html#card_wipe_effect If not, take a look at the Card Dance effect, which will give yo
Ram Preview keyboard shortcuts
by Syed Iqbal 4 days ago
Hi Does anyone know how to ram preview and listen to sound only using HP 2000 Notebok I have searched Internet but only help is available refers to Mac Pro laptops. This is a real problem for me as fo
Re: Ram Preview keyboard shortcuts
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 days ago
One more thing to try: http: www.ehow.com how_6759604_turn-number-lock-hp-laptop.html If you can get your NumLock working, then part of the keyboard should then be mapped to get you the Zero which wou
Dust in Zoom ring Tamron 17-50mm - Canon 600D/T3i
by Alec Ohlaker 5 days ago
I was filming motocross and dust got in the zoom ring on my Tamron 17-50mm lens. Any help on cleaning out or where I should bring it to
Re: Dust in Zoom ring Tamron 17-50mm - Canon 600D/T3i
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 days ago
I would suggest getting the repair done by the manufacturer: http: www.tamron-usa.com news corp 3day_repair_2013.php Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Not Banned in Boston, but Banned on Adobe
by Dave LaRonde 1 week ago
Author s Note: The following was posted on the Adobe web site at 7:17 PM CDT on June 25, 2015. Minor changes have been made so it makes sense here on the COW. Sometimes you just have to giggle at the
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Re: Not Banned in Boston, but Banned on Adobe
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 week ago
That annual cycle always amazes me. I use 3DS Max, and I'm still happily plugging away on Max 2011! Are there new features I'd love to have from the newest version Yes. Are they features I can't do my
How to check your registration status
by Kawin Tisase 1 week ago
Are there anyway to check your registration status in after effect cs6. Plss answer, thks in advance
Re: How to check your registration status
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 week ago
Here's another piece of the puzzle - finding your activation log: https: helpx.adobe.com creative-cloud kb activation-log-files-location-ccm.html Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bo
Managing metadata for multi-project footage
by Paul Leavitt 1 week ago
Hey all! In my work I shoot a lot of 'stock' footage for use on multiple projects, so descriptive metadata is really important for me to be able to locate appropriate clips when I need them. But since
Re: Managing metadata for multi-project footage
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 week ago
You might want to take a look at the CVKC (controlled vocabulary keyword catalog) which is available for free to install into Bridge: http: www.controlledvocabulary.com help cvkc-bridge.html While I t
Stock movie cataloging
by Todd Hallam 1 week ago
Hopefully this is the right place to ask... I catalog and create a database of a large amount of stock movies I use from time to time (generic movies from IStock, smoke elements etc.) using an old pro
Re: Stock movie cataloging
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 week ago
One of the biggest updates for me in Bridge was not too long ago: it established Bridge as its' own external installer, so that facilities which might need file management capabilities (or browsing) c
moving a project
by matt chapman 1 week ago
Hey guys- I need to move a Premiere project from one computer to mine, but the media is scattered to the wind all over her machine. It is a rather long project, so I need to consolidate the media on t
Re: moving a project
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 week ago
Premiere Pro has what is called a Project Manager - if you've ever use After Effects' Collect Files, you'll know what I'm talking about. But the PPro Project Manager has a bit more under the hood: htt
How can I know with which version of PPro a project file was saved?
by Yair Bartal 1 week ago
Is there a way
Re: How can I know with which version of PPro a project file was saved?
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 week ago
Since version CS4.0, Premiere Pro has included Adobe Bridge. I guess you must have a very old version of PPRo: https: www.adobe.com aboutadobe pressroom pressmaterials pdfs cs5_premiere_pro_whatsnew.p
How do I read the metadata of a video file shot on a Sony a7S?
by Juan Mora Baquero 2 weeks ago
Hi, I just recently acquired the Sony a7S and I'm more than glad with its performance. The problem I'm having is that I can't find a way to read the metadata (ISO and capture gamma is what I'm mostly
Re: How do I read the metadata of a video file shot on a Sony a7S?
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 week ago
Have you tried looking at a clip in Adobe Bridge If you right click the clip in Bridge, you will see File Info (or use File File Info in the UI). This is where you access the metadata. I don't know fo
.dwg file unable to open
by bertram tanner 1 week ago
This file is Unknown and I need to open. ---- Lakewood scan.dwg How can I open it
Re: .dwg file unable to open
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 week ago
Since you don't say which version of Max you're using, I can only guess. Here's some good info on importing a DWG file. You are trying to import it, not open it, I hope That could be the problem: http
The best way to clean up audio with crowd noise..
by Paul Boone 2 weeks ago
I shot a video that included some on the spot interviews with crowd noise in the background, and now I'm trying to salvage what I possibly can. I know there's not much you can do about a whole bunch o
Re: The best way to clean up audio with crowd noise..
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 weeks ago
If you can get a clean sample of the crowd noise without the interview sound, you should be in good shape to use the Sound Remover Effect, which establishes a "noise floor", which can then be removed
How to do this particle Sim. - Flower Petals Particles ???
by Oliver Bou Eid 2 weeks ago
Hello all, I have a scene where there is a sofa and i should cover the sofa with a lot of small petals of flowers falling from above. like 10K of particles with soft body reaction on the sofa. so how
Re: How to do this particle Sim. - Flower Petals Particles ???
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 weeks ago
Hi Oliver - Looking at your single petal simulation, it seems to me as if the petal is a bit too "rubbery". I real petal falling onto a cloth surface (the couch) would not bounce as much. As a matter
Changing storyboard order
by Willem Scholtes 2 weeks ago
Hi there, I know it's not really a After effects problem but i think there is a lot of storyboard experience here. I usually make my storyboards in Photoshop or illustrator. But the problem there is t
Re: Changing storyboard order
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 weeks ago
Here's one pretty easy way to do it, using Adobe Bridge: http: cyberkenblog.com your-video-editor-lacks-a-story-board-use-adobe-bridge-instead I've used it, and it works quite well. Not as much creati
Abstract 3D textures After effects?
by Roan Petten 2 weeks ago
Hi there! I was really wondering if someone knew if there is a tutorial for this effect, example: https: www.youtube.com watch v=hlKQjrPJG6I The beginning (glitching stretching textures) is what I'd l
Re: Abstract 3D textures After effects?
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 weeks ago
I don't know of any tutorial for that specific effect, but it appears to me to be a combination of 3 plugins: Red Giant MIR, Element 3D, and Plexus. You can find tutorials for each of those plugins, h
China? Yeah, China for gods sake.
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
Remember I noted that the rest of the world was having an easier transition to FCP X than the U.S. One small blog post from one small editor half a world away. Just interesting. http: thedailylunge.co
Re: China? Yeah, China for gods sake.
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 weeks ago
So if I'm getting this right, that means that one out of 1.3 Billion people in China love FCPX. OK... Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
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How Write Arabic in Illustrator ?
by Biju Toha 3 weeks ago
Hello friends! I've Adobe Illustrator Cs4 (Multilingual). I thought this version will make me happy to write Arabic here, But I'm unable. Could anyone say something about this Thanks in Advance.
Re: How Write Arabic in Illustrator ?
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 weeks ago
It looks as if at the time of CS4, a special version of Illustrator was required: http: aramedia.com adobe_illustrator_cs3.htm But as of the CS version, it appears to have been built in. Here's more d
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Medical video/animation source?
by Todd Terry 3 weeks ago
Hey kids... Maybe someone here can point me in the right direction. For a commercial campaign for a hospital I'm in need of some video or animation of a human heart... either beating or being imaged o
Re: Medical video/animation source?
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 weeks ago
Pond5 seems to have a fair amount of stuff: http: www.pond5.com stock-video-footage 1 heart.html#3 Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Cell animation in AE? / version control, asset management
by Eric Chard 4 weeks ago
I'm trying to do some old-school style cartooning in AE, but may be approaching it wrong. For instance, I have a simple mechanical character, which I'd prefer to leave alone in its own precomp, so tha
Re: Cell animation in AE? / version control, asset management
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 weeks ago
I think you might be better served doing it in Photoshop as a video. It has onion-skinning capabilities, so you can actually see what you're working on, and rather than working on separate comps for e
Get this.....
by Dave LaRonde 4 weeks ago
Adobe's mulling over a dumbed-down version of After Effects to work on tablets and smart phones: https: forums.adobe.com thread 1859497 I can only ask, "Why " Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS
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Re: Get this.....
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 weeks ago
C'mon Dave! Get with the future! Wouldn't you want to create intricate graphics on a device that let's you draw with your fingers Just think back to the wondrous things you were able to create with fi
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Missing Texture Map Library
by John Beyer 1 month ago
OK - I am somewhere just past dilettante user in 3D MAX. I have the 2012 Design Package. For a safety demonstration, I was asked to include 3D Characters in a scene that's otherwise a model of an oil
Re: Missing Texture Map Library
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 weeks ago
This can be very confusing - it's still confusing to me, and I've been using Max for over 15 years! Part of the potential problem is in the way you decide to set up Max; if you go into to the Max Cust
3D animated interactivity creation ?
by John Pettifor 1 month ago
Hello, new to the forum, so this maybe posted in the wrong section of the forums. I produce 3D animations generally of products for engineering using 3D Studio max after effects. I need to be able to
Re: 3D animated interactivity creation ?
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
Hi John - Here's one possibility - Away3D: http: www.adobe.com devnet flashplayer articles away3d-autodesk3dsmax.html Here's another one: http: www.eonreality.com eon-studio And one more: http: www.tu
Reality......
by Dan Asselin 1 month ago
Might be funny if it was happening to some other business http: www.kijiji.ca v-photography-video markham-york-region youtube-shortfilms-advertisement-video-services 1069105794 enableSearchNavigationF
Re: Reality......
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
Wow...and he's had 129 visits to his mini-store! I think it's time for me to retire. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
How do I create this?
by Lenny Juliano 1 month ago
Wanting to create a circleish lower third revealer at the :20 mark in this announcement video. Any help pointing me to where I can learn how to do it or somewhere I could purchase it
Re: How do I create this?
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
There's no video posted. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Very OT: i can't realy explain how much I hate Apple right now.
by Herb Sevush 2 months ago
My ipod classic just died in a bout of owner stupidity when I left my sun roof open during a rain storm. I have excuses: exhaustion, long trip -- but yeah, I'm an ultra-maroon and I'm in a mess of my
Re: Very OT: i can't realy explain how much I hate Apple right now.
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
Herb - I just did a search on spotify, just to see how some of my favorite, somewhat arcane, music favorites showed up. I was able to find (not in any order of favorites), The Bonzo Dog Band, Lord Buc
AE Work Activity
by Matthew Beall 2 months ago
I have client that wants to know exactly how many hours minutes a project has taken. Does AE have a timer or something that gives me a better gauge of time worked on a project, as opposed to just look
Re: AE Work Activity
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
I have used Easy Time Tracking for several years now: http: www.easytimetracking.net You can get started with the free version, and see whether it fits your work style, then buy the full version for $
Rescaling time doesnt rescale for the entire timeline, how do I rescale it correctly?
by Dhruv Sharma 3 months ago
Hey Ive got a 450 frame long timeline. Now while starting the project I forgot to set up my frame rate and the number of frames. I went ahead and made a hell lot of keyframes anyway. Now I realise tha
Re: Rescaling time doesnt rescale for the entire timeline, how do I rescale it correctly?
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
I believe you have to rescale the keyframes in a separate operation: http: docs.autodesk.com 3DSMAX 15 ENU 3ds-Max-Help index.html url=files GUID-CA4DBDB3-1A26-46E8-A010-3DEAD9D7F105.htm,topicNumber=d
Migrating Magic Bullet Looks from FCP 7.0 to After Effects
by Varun Mehra 3 months ago
Hey, I've worked on an edit on FCP 7 and graded the video using Magic Bullet Looks. However I need to re-work on the look a bit but I'm not keen to continue on an offline setup since I'm using a lot o
Re: Migrating Magic Bullet Looks from FCP 7.0 to After Effects
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
Hi Varun - You just need to save the Look you want as a Custom Preset, which will give you either an .MBLook or .ls3 file extension (depending on the version of Looks you're using), which you can then
Denoise and render illegal RGB
by Ricardo Senise 2 months ago
Hello all, My question is simple but very hard to find the answer. I have an AVCHD footage from a sony cam. (mts) and I would like to denoise it and store the footage denoised for further color correc
Re: Denoise and render illegal RGB
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
While I don't have the answer at the tip of my tongue, I think the answer lies on the color management side of things: https: helpx.adobe.com after-effects using color-management.html Maybe outputting
Editing both HD/SD on same sequence
by Paul Brenno 2 months ago
I am editing my new cinematography reel. I have both high definition and widescreen standard definition and would like to add both to my sequence. do I set up sequence on my timeline has HD then just
Re: Editing both HD/SD on same sequence
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
I would set up the sequence as HD, and then let the SD versions float within the HD frame, or sit on a graphic background. While you can crop the SD stuff to fit your HD frame, there will be some loss
Blue Valentine Titles
by Stuart Samuels 2 months ago
Hi. I absolutely love the titles at the end of the film Blue Valentine and thought I'd attempt to recreate them as it seems relatively simple. However, I just can't seem to get a good result. Using st
Re: Blue Valentine Titles
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
Stuart - Did you scroll down the page on the link you posted He virtually walks you through the process used in creating the titles, element by element. Not only is there imposition of elements going
Does any one know create ink drops effect in after effect from beginning
by krishnamurthy murthyramchander 3 months ago
i dont need any template i actually want a tutorial on how make ink drops in after effects Please help me out any one i goggled a lot about it but their are no tutorial regarding i want to how create
Re: Does any one know create ink drops effect in after effect from beginning
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
That type of ink drop effect is real - think a fish tank, eye dropper, and some ink. You can also buy them: https: www.videocopilot.net products riotgear Riot Gear has a pretty good collection of ink
Looks like it's time...
by David Miller 3 months ago
Having fought the good fight for some time, I have now decided to throw in the towel and join the Creative Cloud. Aindreas made the right decision when he joined back last year or thereabouts....it wa
Re: Looks like it's time...
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
That's a great slogan, Steve! I just finished a six month project at a TV station working with CC 2014, setting up a graphics department. CC worked flawlessly! One of the things I particularly liked w
Best tool? Pen? Pencil? or Curvature? to trace this signature???
by Nicholas Natteau 3 months ago
I'm trying to trace this complex signature in Illustrator and I'm having a tough time with it. I've tried different tools: Pen, Pencil, Curvature, but I'm still having trouble. But I'm actually not su
Re: Best tool? Pen? Pencil? or Curvature? to trace this signature???
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
I think the easiest way, short of paring down the "doubled" Illustrator paths in Illustrator, is to bring the signature in as an image to AE, and then use the Stroke effect, but draw your paths in AE,
using 3d sky maps
by tharmeegan thara 1 year ago
please anyone tell me how to import the 3d skymaps into AE
Re: using 3d sky maps
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
Here's some more info on doing it in Element 3D, straight from VideoCopilot: https: www.youtube.com watch v=IUQt7tDnq9k Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Black & White Photograph Line Effect
by Mat Smith 3 months ago
Hi everyone, sorry this is my first post so forgive me if I've done anything wrong. I've been asked to put together an image similar to the attached. I assume it's some sort of brush or PS effect but
Re: Black & White Photograph Line Effect
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
The best and most versatile plugin I've seen for it is this: http: www.flamingpear.com indiaink.html It's for Photoshop, and gives you a wide array of pattern choices. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Direct
Strange collaboration
by Steve Brame 3 months ago
Does the recent collaboration between Adobe and Avid seem a little strange, if not ominous Asus P6X58D Premium * Core i7 950 * 24GB RAM * nVidia GeForce GTX 770 * Windows 7 Premium 64bit * System Driv
Re: Strange collaboration
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
This collaboration: http: www.avid.com us press-room avid-isis-adobe-collaborate This would have been helpful several years ago when I was at a Hearst station which dumped AVID as an editing platform
How can i get this effect?
by yigit ersoy 4 months ago
Hello there how can i get this effect with photoshop
Re: How can i get this effect?
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
It looks to me as if this is not an effect, as much as a very well done hand drawing from a reference photograph. The black outlines could have been done in Illustrator or Photoshop, and the fill area
Advice needed on historical video
by Greg Ball 4 months ago
We've been asked to bid on a Gov't project for a historical site. The challenge is that they have an audio narration that tells the story but they have no visuals. The narration is 4 minutes long. So
Re: Re:Nick
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
Another great place you can do online research is another well-known library - The Library of Congress. There is an immense online archive which is available to all of us (our tax dollars at work - fo
Shooting images off a monitor/tv screen.
by Paul Factora 4 months ago
Which is the best way to go with minimal amount of flicker LED LCD PLASMA Thanks, -p
Re: Shooting images off a monitor/tv screen.
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
The best way is to avoid the camera altogether and use a screen capture utility such as Camtasia (there are others for both Mac and PC, but Camtasia is cross-platform). If you really have to shoot wit
Recover camera audio
by Samantha Davis 4 months ago
I forgot to turn on the lav mic of some one I was interviewing on my canon d60 and now I have just very quiet static. Is there a way to recover the internal camera audio so that I could have any real
Re: Recover camera audio
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
I would suggest trying Normalization, an effect which maximizes the volume of a track without distorting it: http: www.onlinevideo.net 2011 09 how-to-get-perfect-audio-in-adobe-premiere-and-audition J
How to create Normal Map in Photoshop on Mac ?
by Rosie Walunas 4 months ago
How do you create a Normal Map in Photoshop on a Mac from scratch, if there is away Are there any plug-ins NVIDIA only has a Normal Map plug-in for PCs, but not for Mac. I've spent hours trying to see
Re: How to create Normal Map in Photoshop on Mac ?
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
You could give these two a try: http: www.allegorithmic.com products b2m overview http: www.filterforge.com There's also CrazyBump, which is new to the Mac platform, and currently in Beta: http: crazy
Pixelmator VS Photoshop article
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
Let me preface this by saying that I'm a satisfied, dedicated Photoshop user (CS6 at this point, but I've recently worked at a facility for 6 months which was on CC 2014, and loved it). I am also a fi
Re: Pixelmator VS Photoshop article
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
Hi Herbert - Thanks for the info on Photoline. While I'm not in the market for a new image editor, it's always good to know what's out there, and that there's competition out there for Photoshop. It k
Apple Watch
by TImothy Auld 4 months ago
Anybody out there who is going to buy this Anybody Tim
Re: Apple Watch
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
I'm waiting for the wall clock... Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
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Sparkle Effect on Jewelry
by Rich Reynolds 4 months ago
Im looking to recreate this effect on jewelry for a client. http: www.jamesallen.com engagement-rings pave 18k-white-gold-0.32ct-french-cut-pave-diamond-engagement-ring--item-2496 I've tried Trapcode
Re: Sparkle Effect on Jewelry
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
It looks to me like a very subtle application of StarGlow. By setting the threshold of the effect, you can control where the effect shows up (sparsely in this case), and also make sure that you're usi
How to make change the resolution High to low (Photo)
by Pablo Aguilar 4 months ago
Hey Fellas. Sorry to make post this in a DSLR Video section but i'm desperate. I need to convert my photos 2448 3264 in 1000x1000 or the equal for my client select the best (they want it that way).On
Re: How to make change the resolution High to low (Photo)
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
I would create an Action in Photoshop (basically record your 1 time conversion and save it), and make it available to Adobe Bridge. Then just navigate to your directory where the 500 photos are, and r
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Removing Sibilance With Audition CC
by Stuart Norfleet 4 months ago
3.3.15 Good morning! I am struggling to reduce sibilance in my recordings. I have adjusted the mic placement so that I am 5-6 inches away and parallel to the mic and I continue to produce hard consona
Re: Removing Sibilance With Audition CC
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
The real trick to reducing sibilance is to make sure it never makes it to the recording, by doing some diction training to help reduce the effect: http: www.voiceoverxtra.com article.htm id=lpspo76x T


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