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Transfer MiniDV tape to FCPX ???
by Ken Bennett 4 months ago
I've got a truck load of old MiniDVD tapes from back when we were shooting in that format. Since we now seem to have a lot of time on our hands, I need to transfer some of these tapes into FCPX (runni
Re: Transfer MiniDV tape to FCPX ???
by Ken Bennett 4 months ago
The Sony Z7U camera does have an HDMI out that I could connect right to my Atoms 4K recorder, BUT that HDMI output on the camera is ONLY for live output. Not from the tape playback. Dumb move on Sony.
FCPX Closed Captions 2020
by Ken Bennett 5 months ago
I'm using Rev.com to create my closed captions. I downloaded the .srt file in added it my project. So how do I render out my .mp4 file to allow the view to access the CC What am I missing I don't see
Re: FCPX Closed Captions 2020
by Ken Bennett 5 months ago
I already have both an SRT file and an SCC file created that I can import into my FCPX project. Are you saying I just need to import the SCC file I will be able to Export it out as an embedded file an
Looking For Best CD/BluRay DVD Authoring Software?
by Ray Sherman 7 months ago
Hi, I'm having a hard time finding decent CD BluRay DVD read write Authoring Software. I was under the impression that Roxio Toast 18 Pro would be a the way to go but, unfortunately I've seen some peo
Re: Looking For Best CD/BluRay DVD Authoring Software?
by Ken Bennett 5 months ago
Ray, I'm in the same boat. I need a new DVD BD authoring software that supports closed captions subtitling. Ive spent a week search for something. Can't get Encore CS6 on my Mac to accept CC subtitles
Simple Question on Mojave
by Ken Bennett 10 months ago
Will Adobe s Photoshop CS6 Extended ver 13.0.6 x 64 AND M$ Word:mac 2011 and Excel:mac 2011 run on Mojave Thank you. Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
Re: Simple Question on Mojave
by Kirk Pitts 9 months ago
I did a quick test and installed Mojave on an external drive an booted my iMac 2017 with it. I was able to install and run photoshop cs6. I didn't test extensively but it did not crash with the few te
FCP X 10.4.7 is out
by Neil Sadwelkar 10 months ago
FCP X 10.4.7 is out https: support.apple.com en-in HT201237 ----------------------------------- Neil Sadwelkar neilsadwelkar.blogspot.com twitter: fcpguru FCP Editor, Edit systems consultant Mumbai In
Re: FCP X 10.4.7 is out
by Ken Bennett 10 months ago
I still haven t gotten a solid answer on my original question. Will Mojave run M$ Word: Mac 2011 and Excel: Mac 2011 as well as Adobe Suite 6.6 (Encore 6.6, Photoshop 6.6, Illustrator 6.6, After Effec
Dvx200 optimum settings for recording football.
by Shaun Linton 2 years ago
I used my dvx200 at 4k. 24fps to record a football game. I thought it was a good. I've been told that a better setting will give me even better results. What settings can I use. Help, please. Thank yo
Re: Dvx200 optimum settings for recording football.
by Ken Bennett 2 years ago
Don't know about that but I always shoot at 4K 60fps. Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
DVX200 Relay Fails
by Ken Bennett 2 years ago
This has happened a few times on my DVX200 and my UX180 cameras. I have 2 clean cards installed and camera set to RELAY. When card 1 is recording and hits the flashing red 0:00:00 time left, it should
I Need A Driver for Sony HVR-M15U
by Ken Bennett 2 years ago
I can't find a driver for this Sony HVR-M15U deck. I need to transfer DVCAM digital tape to Premier CS5.5. can't find online. Help Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
Can the DVX200 do time lapse?
by Ken Bennett 3 years ago
I know it can do 1fps, 10fps etc but can you manually dial in the frame rate you want I'm looking for 2fps and 5fps. Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
How to transfer media from DVX200 to Mac?
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
How do I transfer my media from the DVX200 to an iMac I connected a USB 3.o cable to the USB HOST and nothing appeared on the Mac. Got the same result with connecting the DVX200's USB DEVICE port to t
Re: How to transfer media from DVX200 to Mac?
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
Yeah, that's what I'm doing. Faster and simpler. THX Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
DVX200 2-Slots Func Fail
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
On my new DVX200 I have the record function set to "2-Slots Func" - "Relay Rec" but when card 1 fills up it flashes "Card Full" and stops recording. Never switched to card 2. I'm shoot FHD 1080 59.94p
Re: DVX200 2-Slots Func Fail
by Josh Malyn 2 years ago
I was wondering if anyone has solved the problem with the DVX200 in relay mode not working with the two cards. I'm using SanDisk Extreme Pro 95 MB s 128 GB SDXC cards and had the same problem. It just
Importing FCP X MOV File into Encore CS5?
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
Why is it my FCP X 19:9 MOV file come into Encore CS5 squished to 4:3 when it is 16:9 and looks fine outside Encore My standard MPG2+AC3 19:9 files came in OK. HELP! Ken Bennett Video Adventures Captu
Encore Blu-ray ISO vs Oppo Blu-ray Player
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
I've been using Encore CS5 for a long time to produce my DVDs and BDs with no issues. I just switched to FCP X as my NLE. Suddenly the ISO files created from the ProRes 422 mov imported file and a sta
FCP X Project to DVD and Blu-ray Workflow????
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
I'm new to FCP X and need to produce DVDs and Blu-ray for my clients. And from my so-called research found Adobe's Encore is probably the best answer. However, I still can't get a clean DVD burn that
Re: FCP X Project to DVD and Blu-ray Workflow????
by Michael Gissing 4 years ago
Sounds like the field dominance may not match. HD formats are upper field dominant when interlaced. DVDs in the NTSC world I think are lower field dominant (I mostly work in PAL). You might have to ei
Vegas' New Owners and Vegas Pro 14
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
You probably got that email too about Vegas Pro 14 coming in September. Notice that MAGIX has already jacked up the price on Vegas Pro 13 to $600 and promising Vegas 14 free if you upgrade to 13 now f
Re: Vegas' New Owners and Vegas Pro 14
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
I stand corrected on the pricing. When I got Vegas I paid $499. Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
FCPX DVD/BD Output Fail
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
I'm brand new to FCPX. Still testing with the 30-day trial. Hit a big brick wall. Getting FCP X to DVD or Blu-ray seems to be a big dead end. Trying to work with the Share Project options to produce t
Re: FCPX DVD/BD Output Fail
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
No, this IS the right forum, FCP X Pro! Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
External RAIDs for iMac
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
Looking for best external RAID for my 2015 iMac 27 for video editing. Suggestions THX Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
Re: External RAIDs for iMac
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
Is the CineRAID quiet Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
RAID for iMac for FCPX??
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
I'm looking for an external 8TB RAID for my iMac for editing with FCPX. I want a fast quiet drive. What does everybody suggest Is G-Tech any good What THX Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your L
Re: RAID for iMac for FCPX??
by Daniel Loshak 4 years ago
G-Technology uses HGST enterprise class hard drives which are the most reliable drive mechanisms on the market as reported by Blackblaze here: https: www.backblaze.com blog hard-drive-reliability-q4-2
FCP X vs Premiere Pro CS6 ???
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
I'm looking for a new NLE since I'm about done with Sony Vegas. Tell me why I should go with FPC X over PP CS6 I am not going to pay a monthly subscription for Adobe CC. I do everything from weddings
Re: FCP X vs Premiere Pro CS6 ???
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
Thanks for all the feedback. Vegas is a dead end product as is Premiere CS6... unless you want to venture into a paid subscription for CC. Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures
FCP X vs Premiere Pro CS6 ???
by Ken Bennett 4 years ago
I'm looking for a new NLE since I'm about done with Sony Vegas. Tell me why I should go with FPC X over PP CS6 I am not going to pay a monthly subscription for Adobe CC. I do everything from weddings
Re: FCP X vs Premiere Pro CS6 ???
by Alan Lacey 4 years ago
Absolute no-brainer. Use Edius - PC but runs well on a mac. Bags of real time XdcamEx & HD, C300, DSLRs, all sorts of production & post gear and a very untidy desk. On the East Coast of the UK
DoStudio Blu-ray Authoring Software from Sony.... $20K??
by Ken Bennett 5 years ago
Sony just released DoStudio for Blu-ray Authoring starting at $3,000, $5,000 and $20,000!!!! Really Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
Re: DoStudio Blu-ray Authoring Software from Sony.... $20K??
by Ken Bennett 5 years ago
Dose this CovertXtoHD DVD work with any NLE on WIN and MAC Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
Is It Save To Upgrade to El Capitan?
by Ken Bennett 5 years ago
I never jump on a new OS until all the bugs have been worked out. When El Capitan came out there were pros and cons at about 50 50. So I did not upgrade. I heard stories that the computer ran slower a
Re: Is It Save To Upgrade to El Capitan?
by Craig Alan 4 years ago
You could create a partition or use an external drive and clone your system on to that drive. Then update your FC drive to the latest OS and stay current. But better check if the latest FC works with
Vegas 13 Missing .dll Files
by Ken Bennett 5 years ago
OK, I went to launch my Vegas 13 and got this error message "missing MSVCR110.dll. WTF Why does it suddenly not work and how did this .dll go missing More important, how do I get back to work ASAP Son
Re: Vegas 13 Missing .dll Files
by Ken Bennett 5 years ago
I did and that fixed the problem. Thanks John. Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
Vegas 12 Can't Read Vegas 11 Files???
by Ken Bennett 5 years ago
I need to do some re-editing on some V11 .veg projects but V12 will not read them. It says "unsupported format" or "unknown format" on ALL my Vegas 11 project files. When did this happen And how do a
Re: Vegas 12 Can't Read Vegas 11 Files???
by John Rofrano 5 years ago
I have never seen that happen before. Perhaps something in your Vegas Pro 12 installation got corrupt I would uninstall and reinstall Vegas Pro 12.0. Also make sure that you reinstall with the latest
Sony Still Promoting Vegas Pro 13
by Ken Bennett 5 years ago
Why If there are no further updates or fixes coming and V13 is now a dead-end NLE.... I switched back to V12 just because it's more stable and doesn't have all the render problems as V13 has. So why a
Re: Sony Still Promoting Vegas Pro 13
by Ken Bennett 5 years ago
I'm not saying Sony Vegas is a dead NLE. I've been using Vegas since V8 and will continue to use V12 (V13 has too many problems for me) for the time being. I've seen the same situations and developmen
Can't Do Simple 3D Animations in Photoshop
by Ken Bennett 5 years ago
I have a 3D object of a crane in .3DS format. I want to simply have this crane rotate onto the screen. A 3 second animation. Photoshop CS6's 3D tools are so flaky. I have gotten pretty much nowhere af
iMac vs. PC for Premiere Pro CS6?
by Ken Bennett 7 years ago
Does Premiere Pro CS6 function better on a PC or Mac Or are they about the same I am replacing another PC with a new iMac 27 and want to know if it better to get Premiere for the PC or Mac. Thanks. Ke
Re: iMac vs. PC for Premiere Pro CS6?
by Lance Bachelder 7 years ago
After cutting 2 TV specials on the Mac over the past few weeks, my opinion is that Win64 with a good graphics card like GTX 770 or higher is way faster and more stable than Mac with Mavericks or earli
Going iMac After Dumping PC. Have Questions
by Ken Bennett 7 years ago
Getting an iMac 27" (new 4th generation) for general office work for my business (Video production) for emails, internet, calendars, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and running Adobe CS6. Mostly Photoshop, Il
Re: Going iMac After Dumping PC. Have Questions
by Ken Bennett 7 years ago
The reason I am leaving Windows 7 PC is really Dell's fault. Well, the final straw anyway. When NLE's became available to me back in early 1990's my first NLE computer was an Amiga running Video Toast
Premiere Pro CS6 on an iMac?
by Ken Bennett 7 years ago
I'm about to purchase a new iMac 27 and would like to run Premiere Pro CS6 on it. I've hear too many bad things about it not working very well together. What's the truth Can an iMac support CS6 What c
Re: Premiere Pro CS6 on an iMac?
by Ken Bennett 7 years ago
What is the best External HDD for the iMac Maybe used for video editing. THX Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
Media Express Records Audio out of Sync
by Ken Bennett 7 years ago
So far my first experience with Media Express is not well received. Not only does it only create AVI files, the audio is way out-of-sync. And I mean out-of-sync by 10-15 seconds. And lastly, the video
Re: Media Express Records Audio out of Sync
by Pablo Suarez Rivaya 7 years ago
Hello guys, i met the same problem recording from an ATEM TV Studio with Media Express. Looks like the problem comes from the speed of the Hard Drive: it's not fast enough to record HD Video without l
Captur Formats with Media Express?
by Ken Bennett 7 years ago
Why does Media Express only create AVI files What is the professional capture software recommended for DeckLink Studio Thanks. Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
Black Magic Media Express Cuts? need an answer quickly
by Ken Bennett 7 years ago
New to Black Magic. I have the DataLink Studio 2 card for importing and capturing analog video & audio and HDV DV tape. Is there a way to get Media Express to cut each shot during capture As it stands
Re: Black Magic Media Express Cuts? need an answer quickly
by Glenn Sakatch 7 years ago
This is a pretty cheap (read free) program. You would probably have to go through and log the shots first, then do a batch capture. I've never used that feature on Avid, but i know it only does it on
DeckLink Studio with Sony Vegas Pro 11
by Ken Bennett 8 years ago
Just installed the card and current drivers and basic settings. I need to capture HDV 1080i60 footage via HDMI connection from a Sony camera. (The CF card is unreadable in any card reader except from
Latest Update for Boris RED Killed Boris
by Ken Bennett 8 years ago
I just downloaded the latest update for my Boris FX RED. The update required me to re-register. After that Boris doesn't even launch. Dead. Nothing. So much for updates. So, is the latest update no go
Re: Latest Update for Boris RED Killed Boris
by Ken Bennett 8 years ago
Seems I now have Boris RED installed but it's not showing up in Vegas Pro 10e. How do I get it to show up Thanks Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
Credit Rolls and Rendering Problems
by Ken Bennett 9 years ago
Well, this is my first project in Boris Red: a credit roll. I used a tutorial actually for Graffiti that helped me get through it with lots of trial and error. But I finally got the first credit roll
Re: Credit Rolls and Rendering Problems
by Ken Bennett 9 years ago
Thanks again, Peter. I knew there must be a simple answer. AVI not QT for BFX RED in the 64bit world. And I do have RED installed as a Vegas FX option. Learning something new everyday. Thanks again, K
Installing Boris Red 5 Plug-in for Vegas 10
by Ken Bennett 9 years ago
OK. Got my disk. Installed the standalone version on my WIN 7 64bit computer. Got it verified and registered. But where is the plug-in for Vegas Pro 10 The disk has a bunch of Boris product exe files
Re: Installing Boris Red 5 Plug-in for Vegas 10
by Ken Bennett 9 years ago
Yes, I was just directed to where that was and downloaded it. I do get one single Boris item in Video FX and Transitions tabs in Vegas. Applied, those take me into the Boris RED interface. Now I've go
Boris RED5 and Vegas 10.0d x64
by Guillaume Jeffrey 9 years ago
In the Boris RED5 release notes, it's written that it will be supported by vegas pro 10.0d. I just downloaded the latest vegas release and Boris doesn't appear in the videofx list. I try to reinstall
Re: Boris RED5 and Vegas 10.0d x64
by Ken Bennett 9 years ago
I just got my Boris RED 5 disk. Installed the standalone version and found no plugin for Vegas 10. On the Boris site I see no update for Boris RED 5.0.2 to install in Vegas. As it stands now, I bought
Encore CS4 Cuts End of Files Off????
by Ken Bennett 9 years ago
Why is Encore CS4 cutting the ends off all my video clips The are MPG video files (no audio in the files) encoded in Vegas Pro 10. The current file is 76 mins long. When I import it into Encore it is
Premiere CS5 System Requirements
by Ken Bennett 10 years ago
I'm looking to upgrade to Premiere CS5. If I need to build a new computer, what are the recommend components Give me options, please. MOBOs Graphics cards Sound card Memory CPUs Etc Thanks. Ken Bennet
Re: Premiere CS5 System Requirements
by Ken Bennett 10 years ago
oh... WIN 7 64-bit too. Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's Adventures!
Encore CS4 Crashes At Start of Render
by Ken Bennett 10 years ago
I've spent several hours creating menus and linking chapters for a 90 min show in Encore CS4. When I start the BUILD process, Encore crashes. Check Project says I have two menu "orphan timelines" and
Re: Encore CS4 Crashes At Start of Render
by Ken Bennett 10 years ago
I just download the current updates for CS4 and this time Encore did not crash. I've got to do another one later today. Hope I get the same results. Ken Bennett Video Adventures Capturing Your Life's
Premiere CS5 vs. Vegas Pro 9
by Ken Bennett 10 years ago
A simple question: How many Premiere Pro CS5 users came from the Vegas Pro 9 camp Why did you switch In your opinion, pros and cons of each Why I ask I've been looking for a new NLE and went with Vega
Re: Premiere CS5 vs. Vegas Pro 9
by Ken Bennett 10 years ago
Guille, Coming to Premiere Pro CS5 from Vegas Pro, how was the learning curve for you Not knowing much about Premiere, do they have the same set up to where you can apply effects to an entire track as
DV 16:9 Project to DV tape in 16:9?
by Ken Bennett 11 years ago
I shot a project on my Sony Z7 in DV 16:9 for my client. Now I need to output this project back to DV tape in 16:9. Vegas is not getting me there. My Sony M35U deck is set for DV input, but Vegas is t
Re: DV 16:9 Project to DV tape in 16:9?
by Douglas Spotted Eagle 11 years ago
Be sure you're using the DV print to tape device and not the HDV print to tape too. They're different. Additionally, make sure you've got the deck set to receive in DV, not AUTO mode. It'll throw Vega
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FX Packages for Vegas
by Ken Bennett 11 years ago
I am new to Vegas Pro with versions 8 and 9. I am coming from 18 years editing on NewTek's VideoToaster. My question is about FX Packages that work well with Vegas, provide the best quality and resul
Re: FX Packages for Vegas
by John Rofrano 11 years ago
You can do so much with Vegas Pro that I don't see why you would need more FX You can't do Motion Tracking, Corner Pinning, Motion Stabilization, Rotoscoping, proper Chroma keying with Spill Suppress
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