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Mike Weiner

Member Since:
March 10th 2010
72 Posts
Digital Juicer/AE Issue
by Mike Weiner 7 years ago
I have used Digital Juicer to export some After Effects Projects to my PC (Windows 7 running 64-bit version of AE CS 5.5), but every time I've tried to open these files or import them into a project,
Compressor/XDCam Proxy MXFs
by Mike Weiner 8 years ago
I need to take MXF proxy files, burn timecode in, and send them off to a transcriber as quickly as possible (as mp4s h.264). Trying to drop them straight into Compressor (using 3.5.3) failed, as did i
Re: Compressor/XDCam Proxy MXFs
by Mike Weiner 8 years ago
I don't want to encourage you to spend money, especially if I'm wrong. But, CUDA is FAST. Going HD to SD is still slow, but that's only to be expected...it is still faster than if you didn't have the
Only Dige 1 second
by Mike Weiner 8 years ago
So I have a brand new hard drive in my new er PC. The harddrive is formatted to the typical NTFS settings, however, I did happen to notice that when you look at files in Explorer, they are blue. I'm w
Premiere Pro EATS SPACE PC ??
by Mike Weiner 8 years ago
Hello. I have my system drive set as my C drive on my new Windows 7 PC. I am running CS5, and I have the temp files (media cache database and media cache files) being pointed to a different drive. The
Re: Premiere Pro EATS SPACE PC ??
by Mike Weiner 8 years ago
I have 3 harddrives in my computer: 1) The System Drive 2) What we'll call Drive 1 (95% full or so) - don't use currently 3) What we'll call Drive 2 Right now, assuming I pulled up the right informati
CS5 - Sequence Stereo to Mono
by Mike Weiner 8 years ago
In using Premiere Pro CS5 on a Mac, I know that if I have a clip I can click it and select the menu Clip -- Audio Options -- Breakout to Mono to take a stereo (or presumably 5.1 set-up) to mono. What
Re: CS5 - Sequence Stereo to Mono
by Vince Becquiot 8 years ago
Hi Mike, You could use fill left right Vince Becquiot Kaptis Studios San Francisco - Bay Area
Workflow for XDCAM?
by Matthew Abourezk 9 years ago
Hi all, A client just dropped a bomb on me that I will be receiving a HDD with XDCAM files on it. The client wants answers tomorrow as to whether this will work or not. They have a rush edit that they
Re: Workflow for XDCAM? This might work...
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
Chris Borjis "then edit in an xdcam timeline in final cut pro..BUT change the render settings of the xdcam sequence to ProRes, that way you don't have to render the whole timeline." Chris -- You ment
Networking with Apple/Windows 7
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
This is also posted in the Windows forum, because I didn't know where it would make more sense to post this.... On my PC I have Windows 7, and on my Mac I have OS X 10.6.6. I have everything networked
Re: Wrong Forum
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
Sorry must have clicked on the wrong forum
Drive Inventory
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
Hello. For PC, ElegantPie offers a drive inventory solution: http: www.elegantpie.com driveinventory-download.html I'm looking for something like that for Mac. I'm getting to the point where I have a
Re: Drive Inventory
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
Rich -- and this will allow me to create a searchable list of all the files on a drive What about a drive that is not currently mounted and does it do all types of files I assume you are talking about
Networking with Windows
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
Hello. Under normal circumstances without boot camp or any 3rd party software installed, when you are running Mac OS X, you can attach a NTFS (Windows) drive and read from that drive. What you cannot
Re: Networking with Windows
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
cool got it, thanks! so say i did want to download NTFS-3G, which version would I want for OSX 10.6.6, the Fink package or the MacPorts package http: www.tuxera.com community ntfs-3g-download Thanks!
playback issues
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
I have the latest and greatest version of FCP on my brand new Mac Pro. Cool! I go to play a video in the sequence, and I get crazy artificating from the desktop, as if icons from the desktop were burn
Re: playback issues
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
My guess is that it has something to do with my video card NVIDIA Quadro 4000, my playback settings, or my codec settings. All of a sudden, when I used my Black Magic card to hook up a bad external mo
XDCam Codecs
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
Hello. I have a brand new Mac Pro 5,1 system that runs FCP, Premiere CS5, and Avid 5.something. Calibrated makes a XD Decode for QuickTime files (and HDV files), but they say that you do not need it i
Subtitles in Different Aspect Ratios
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
Hello all. I've been dealing with this issue (see below) in DVD Studio Pro, and so I was wondering if maybe Encore would provide a different solution. The post can be found at: http: forums.creativeco
Re: Subtitles in Different Aspect Ratios
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
i will agree to that, i fixed it for a client a few weeks ago. thanks, mike
Windows 7 Premiere Pro CS4
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
I'm running Premiere Pro CS4 on a Windows 7 Pro machine. I'm trying to digitize video from tape, but I'm wondering if there is any way to make it so that I will NOT digitize as .avi Is this possible t
Re: Windows 7 Premiere Pro CS4
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
Ok, so it acts like Final Cut in that if you import a file other then the native file (i.e. -- MP4 FLV etc. since Premiere supports so many), you need to render it out
Compression
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
I've been doing some reading and thinking about upgrading my Mac system. Is there a huge difference in speed for encoding and doing compressions with a dual CPU versus a single processor I was looking
Re: Compression
by Craig Seeman 9 years ago
Barefeats did very relevant tests. I hope the powers that be don't mind that I post the link but does the kind of tests many of wish we had all the configs to do. After Effects CS5, Compressor, Motion
Rendering
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
I've been doing some reading and thinking about upgrading my Mac system. Is there a huge difference in speed for encoding and doing renders with a dual CPU versus a single processor I was looking at l
PowerPoint-like Web Design
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
I want to create a template that I can use over and over again. I need 4 components: 1) Transcripts Subtitle Captions window text of the video notes 2) Video Window where you watch the video, and this
Re: PowerPoint-like Web Design
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
Ok. Thanks. We are trying to avoid using coding if possible, and just work from a design perspective, if that changes any of the suggestions for software to use. Thanks.
Encoding/Transcoding Hardware
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
I have an ancient Mac with an Optibase card that encodes and transcodes streams into MPEG-2 format. This was the last card that Optibase made for Mac. I want to be able to buy a new Mac Pro tower and
Re: Encoding/Transcoding Hardware
by Mike Weiner 9 years ago
Bitvice looks really nice, however, what I need is something hardware related because I need to be able to digitize and compress encode transcode in one step. I do a lot of work where a client will as
Blu-Ray Settings
by Mike Weiner 10 years ago
I am moving towards authoring Blu-Ray Discs, and was curious what some good settings to use compressing videos are I know that the image sizes are limited, and am more concerned about encoding the cli
Re: Blu-Ray Settings
by Mike Weiner 10 years ago
Once I figure out how to get it out of Avid (Long GOP issues) I'm taking the QT Ref (I hope) into Adobe Media Encoder and then into Adobe Encore. If I do that, what settings should I use Is there a be
Blu-Ray Authoring in Encore
by Mike Weiner 10 years ago
Seeing as Encore supports Blu-Ray, I am moving towards authoring HD videos. What are the best settings to use so that Encore doesn't have to re-encode videos I was looking through Adobe Media Encoder
Re: Blu-Ray Authoring in Encore
by Jon Geddes 10 years ago
Do not go above 25 mbps (or your video may have issues during playback). Level 4.0 and 4.1 just permit higher bitrates. You probably don't need to use 4.1, but it won't be an issue if you do. 2-pass V
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