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Juan Juig

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May 14th 2015
84 Posts
What bit depth does Avid use internally? Does timeline video quality affect it?
by Juan Juig 4 months ago
When you are adding effects and colour correction to clips, does Avid process them in 32bit floating point like Davinci Resolve, or does it use a different internal picture bit depth processing 16bit
Re: What bit depth does Avid use internally? Does timeline video quality affect it?
by Juan Juig 3 months ago
I've done the test you mentioned and got the results that you predicted. According to this post: https: community.avid.com forums p 197150 882571.aspx#882571 " ... Timeline quality setting is not affe
Media Composer Image Import/Linking color shift issue (greyed out)
by Philipp Markus 4 months ago
Hi all, first of all: thanks for this great forum. It always helps a lot. I want to finally export my film and send it to some festivals as their deadlines are this week but we experience a severe iss
Re: Media Composer Image Import/Linking color shift issue (greyed out)
by Juan Juig 4 months ago
What happens if you export those images Do they look the same outside of Avid Which software are you using to watch then outside of Avid If you go to Settings -- Full Screen Playback Settings -- Displ
H264 1080p main profile export
by Juan Juig 6 months ago
Until now I have always exported my h264 videos in 1080p at 25fps, using main profile and 4.1 level, since these are default h264 match sequence settings in Premiere Pro. I just used different bitrate
Re: H264 1080p main profile export
by Andy Ford 6 months ago
The High profile delivers enhanced quality over main. The tradeoff is it's more complex, which means it is harder for devices to decode. Back in the day you may have had to use baseline for certain de
How does Resolve resolve corrupted frames
by Juan Juig 6 months ago
Hi, We've had intances in which some frames of the files seemed to be corrupted. In some other softwares those frames were replaced with duplicate frames that came 1 frame before those frames, but in
CBR vs VBR in master archive exports
by Juan Juig 7 months ago
Hello, on the film acady that I went to they always told us to export the final master archive files in DNxHD or DNxHR codecs. I always did so, but lately started wondering about different characteris
Re: CBR vs VBR in master archive exports
by Juan Juig 7 months ago
Hey Marc, thank you for your reply! So far I had no problems with files that I have exported in terms of quality check when sending them to TV companies for example. Would you say that the bitrate of
CBR vs VBR in master archive exports
by Juan Juig 7 months ago
Hello, on the film acady that I went to they always told us to export the final master archive files in DNxHD or DNxHR codecs. I always did so, but lately started wondering about different characteris
Same as source export with different codects on timeline
by Juan Juig 7 months ago
Hello, so far I've often used the Same as source option when exporting from Avid without any problems, even if the timeline contained various codecs (but always DNxHD), for example DNxHD 36, DNxHD120
Re: Same as source export with different codects on timeline
by Juan Juig 7 months ago
Interesting. But Same as Source option doesn't use the legacy QT for its export and is therefore not dangereous to produce gamma shift
What does "Use Avid Codecs" do in the Same as Source export?
by Juan Juig 7 months ago
Hello, so far when I was exporting from Avid I always left the "Use Avid Codecs" unchecked. I checked whether there is any difference if I do check the box "Use Avid Codecs" in terms of quality, but c
Re: What does "Use Avid Codecs" do in the Same as Source export?
by Juan Juig 7 months ago
Great, thank you!
Are external hard drives safe from static electricity?
by Juan Juig 9 months ago
I have around 10 external hard drives, some 2.5 inch and some 3.5 inch. They are all protected with plastic enclosure (I bought them like that). When I transport and store them, I use hdd cases like t
How to tell if your downloaded file is completely functional
by Juan Juig 11 months ago
Hello, I was wondering, whether there is a way that you can say for sure, that the file, that you have downloaded via WeTransfer (or any other platform), truly preserved all the information Is it enou
Re: How to tell if your downloaded file is completely functional
by Patrick Sheppard 8 months ago
Using .zip archives is a good idea because the .zip format uses lossless compression, and because the .zip archive acts as a container, protecting the original media file that it contains. However, it
Backing up the files
by Juan Juig 1 year ago
Hi! I have an external hard drive with just a bit over 9TB of raw footage for a film, that I would like to backup to another external hard drive (even though there is another copy of it, but just to b
Re: Backing up the files
by Stephen Smith 12 months ago
I know this isn't the answer you are looking for but I would back it up on an LTO tape instead. Hard drives are not good long term storage solutions and actually need to be turned on occasionally to k
Which bit depth does DaVinci Resolve grade in?
by Juan Juig 2 years ago
Hello, when grading in DaVinci resolve, the values on the scopes are displayed on the scale from 0 - 1023, meaning that colours are previewed as 10bit. Does DaVinci always previews colours this way If
Re: Which bit depth does DaVinci Resolve grade in?
by Juan Juig 2 years ago
Thank you everyone for your replies. Mr. Leitner, I have to correct you though. Avid also supports 10bit monitoring. You just have to enable it in the bottom left corner. You need to switch from "full
importing stills
by Terence Christopher 2 years ago
I apologise for my stream of questions. However I am finding that when I import stills that they arrive in Da Vinci as a file with multiple images in the media pool. I can flip through them in the pre
Re: importing stills
by Juan Juig 2 years ago
HI, sorry for late response. The problem you are describing has never happened to me. Also never accidentally deleted any files while working with DaVinci. I do however always keep at least 1 backup o
Media Composer perpetual licence
by Juan Juig 2 years ago
Hi, I'm thinking of purchasing Avid Media Composer perpetual license with 1 year subscription (with all the updates and support). After the period of 1 year, I assume I will be able to continue using
Re: Media Composer perpetual licence
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Media Composer may be installed on as many computers as you like, but only used on one at any given time. You have to de-activate and re-activate the license to go from one computer to another. This i
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Juan Juig liked this 2 years ago
Exporting 44.1 khz as 48 khz
by Juan Juig 2 years ago
Hi, I have edited a music video in which the 44.1 wave file was used. I exported the final video export as 48khz, as it was a requirement for tv. This was a long time ago, but I am wondering now wheth
Re: Exporting 44.1 khz as 48 khz
by Richard Crowley 2 years ago
Transcoding between 44.1KHz and 48KHz is done all the time. Modern software performs this process essentially seamlessly with no change to speed, pitch or anything else. By using mathematical extrapol
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Juan Juig liked this 2 years ago
Video file exported from Vegas corrupted after some time
by Juan Juig 3 years ago
Hello, here are the metadata of an mp4 video that was exported from Sony vegas 11 pro on Windows 7 ultimate. The video file played fine in all video players after the export, everything seemed alright
Grading interlaced footage
by Juan Juig 3 years ago
I have imported an AAF sequence from Avid Media Composer into Davinci Resolve. I have set up everything in project correctly, although there is a problem. The frames are double-exposed. That is most a
Re: Grading interlaced footage
by Juan Juig 3 years ago
Thank you for your reply. So here is the workflow: The footage has been recorded on BlackMagic HyperDeck Studio recorder in 185 DNxHD 50i OP ATOM MXF, upper field first. It has then been imported into
Replacing video's audio?
by Juan Juig 4 years ago
Hello, I am in a quite frustrating situation. I have already edited my footage and only now realized that I was supposed to sync my video clips to audio files that are identical in duration but have b
Re: Replacing video's audio?
by Glenn Sakatch 4 years ago
I just tried it, and couldn't get it to work, but i did manage to link the video in a sequence to a selected auto synced clip in a bin. (it linked the video, but not the audio...audio stayed with the
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Juan Juig liked this 4 years ago
Problem recording with external microphone
by Juan Juig 4 years ago
Hi, I have just bought a shotgun microphone Sennheiser Mke600 along with Pro snake camera cable 1,5m. When I plug the microphone into Zoom h4n or directly into the computer microphone port, the sound
Re: Problem recording with external microphone
by Juan Juig 4 years ago
Hi, thank you for taking your time and answering. I will indeed try to connect the microphone to other cameras. I am using Zoom h4n merely as an external recording audio device for my Sennheiser Mke60
Importing sound into 23.976??
by Juan Juig 4 years ago
Hello, since we always work by the standards on our academy I have never faced this issue before. Normally we always shoot in 25fps. But now I received some 23.976 fps files that have to be synched an
Re: Importing sound into 23.976??
by Michael Phillips 4 years ago
Audio does not have a frame rate. It has samples. Timecode is calculated as an offset from midnight (0 samples). When you import 44.1 it will become 48kHz, but duration will remain the same. What is i
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Juan Juig liked this 4 years ago
Importing 601/709 footage
by Juan Juig 5 years ago
Hello, I understand what happens with RGB footage once imported (with either RGB or 601 709 settings) into Avid, but what I do not know is, what happens with footage that was shot in 601 709 colour sp
Re: Importing 601/709 footage
by Michael Phillips 5 years ago
Getting all the nuances and differences between color spaces can be quite as task. Here is a primer on Color FAQ by Charles Poynton for starters: http: www.poynton.com PDFs ColorFAQ.pdf Or get the sec
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RGB vs 601/709
by Juan Juig 5 years ago
Hello. I find the difference between colour spaces RGB and 601 709 quite confusing. I have been searching for answers to my questions, but I am only more confused then I was. So, let's say I have foot
Re: RGB vs 601/709
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
As said by others. Two things here. Colour Space and levels. The 601 & 709 spec are 4:2:2 colour space and as such can only carry Y B-Y R-Y signals. These can be derived from RGB signals and converted
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Juan Juig liked this 5 years ago
Best possible export settings to export video without loss of information?
by Juan Juig 5 years ago
Hello, I have edited quite some project in Avid Media Composer and I will edit many more of them. However my disk space is running low and I have to delete some projects with its MXFs. Therefore I wou
Re: Best possible export settings to export video without loss of information?
by Michael Phillips 5 years ago
Then do an export "Same as Source" which will be exactly what you have in your timeline. You can export directly to the target drive to be used for archive (hopefully more than one). If you want to av
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Juan Juig liked this 5 years ago
DNxHD 120 to 185?
by Juan Juig 6 years ago
Hi, I am working on a project with 3 hours of material. I have imported all the material, synched the seperaely recorded sound and cut the unusable vieos. Only now I have realised that I should have i
Re: DNxHD 120 to 185?
by Michael Phillips 6 years ago
As you mention, I doubt you will see a difference in trancoding your .sync clip as 180 from the 120 clips, so that might be a way to go. Try it on a few clips and see if you are happy with the results
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Juan Juig liked this 6 years ago
PAL and NTSC???
by Juan Juig 6 years ago
Hello, just recently I have discovered a strange thing. I rendered my video with the following settings: Custom Internet HD 1080p TEMPLATE Frame size: HD 1080p (1920x1080) Profile: Main Frame rate: 25
Re: PAL and NTSC???
by Juan Juig 6 years ago
Alright, thank you so much. I found out everything I needed to know. Thank you!
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