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Naveen Mallikarjuna

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Direct Link to Adobe Speed Grade breaking morph Cut
by Austin Albert 4 years ago
Hey all, Been having an odd issue with morph cut and was wondering if it has been happening to other people and if there is a solution. I'm running the most up to date CC package with premiere and spe
Re: Direct Link to Adobe Speed Grade breaking morph Cut
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 4 years ago
No solution, but just discovered I have the same problem. Mac OS X 10.10.2 Not sure what OS you're on but DirectLink from Pr to Sg actually does not work on a Mac. From Pr to Sg back to Pr the first t
Lift without marking IN and OUT points?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 4 years ago
Is there a way to Lift a clip without having to mark in and out points If I select a clip and use the Forward Delete button (on a Mac), the clip is Extracted (so all subsequent clips ripple backwards)
Re: Lift without marking IN and OUT points?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 4 years ago
Another random shortcut that should work does not work for me as well. Possible because I am on 6.5.2. I was told to upgrade to 6.5.4 but that has proven problematic since I'm on Yosemite, and there i
Transcode or edit native?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 5 years ago
When editing H.264 or MP4 (from an EX1 or F3), I've typically just edited natively. Would I be better served transcoding to some I-frame codec, like ProRes And if so, which one Editing in Premiere Pro
Re: Transcode or edit native?
by Chris Tompkins 5 years ago
Always native to save another compression step on your footage. With that being said, if you have a lot of effects work or composting to do, it would serve you well to convert to Prores .mov file firs
CC 2014 color picker
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 5 years ago
Just upgraded to the CC 2014. It looks like the color picker now functions differently. Anyway to go back to the old version Naveen
Re: CC 2014 color picker
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 5 years ago
Haha, never realized that it worked that way. Amazing what you learn even when you've used a program day in and day out for years. Thanks! Naveen
Kona 3 and Premiere Pro output
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 6 years ago
I'm running Premiere Pro CC 7.1.0 (141) on my Mac Pro OS X 10.7.5 with an AJA Kona 3. Kona drivers are 10.4.7. When I play a clip in Premiere, the video plays out of the Kona fine to an external monit
Re: Kona 3 and Premiere Pro output
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 6 years ago
I called AJA support. Forgot how good it is and that they take care things fast. Here was their solution, which worked perfectly: Audio Setting in Premiere Pro CC for Kona 3: 1. Go to Premiere Pro Pre
Saving Character Styles
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 6 years ago
I've never come across this, and assume it doesn't exist, but figure I'd at least ask: is there a way to save character and paragraph styles in After Effects As of now, the most time-effective option
Copy and paste onto same track
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 6 years ago
Hi guys. Former Premiere Pro user (CS3) turned FCP 7 user turned Avid user turning back to Premiere Pro (CC) here. I have some basic questions that mostly concern speeding up my workflow. Appreciate t
Re: Copy and paste onto same track
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 6 years ago
Excellent. I got the result I was looking for. Thanks much, Ann and Lucy! Naveen
Link AMA to MXF imported file?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 7 years ago
I have a project with a bunch of clip all brought in via "Link to AMA File(s)". These files don't play well (lots of stutter). If I import a file and convert it to DNxHD MXF it plays fine. The problem
Re: Link AMA to MXF imported file?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 7 years ago
Turns out I didn't need to move the AMAs offline. For the next batch, I transcoded the AMA files to MXF. Then I relinked the sequence. I selected "Relink to media from the current project" and also ch
Kona 3 AES input does not work
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 7 years ago
Hi. I have a Kona 3 and don't seem to be able to get AES audio into my system. (First time trying) Here's the set-up. I have a Audio-Technica AT2020 condenser mic hooked up to a Mackie 1402 mixer (pro
Re: Kona 3 AES input does not work
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 7 years ago
OK, thanks for the info. Naveen
loopOut pingpong doesn't work on a mask shape?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 8 years ago
Hi all. Long time AE user, new to expressions. I'm trying to apply the loopOut("pingpong") expression to an animating mask. Doesn't seem to work. Is this an expression that does not apply to mask shap
Re: loopOut pingpong doesn't work on a mask shape?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 8 years ago
Yeah, I'm surprised too. Here's what I get: Bad method arguments: loop is not supported for custom properties Expression disabled. I guess the animation of the mask shape is something loop doesn't han
Character map like in Windows?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 8 years ago
I've been using Macs for a few years now, but still haven't been able to find this. Is there a character map which is the equivalent of the one in Windows By this, I mean a list of all fonts which a)
Re: Character map like in Windows?
by Jeff Greenberg 8 years ago
System Preference Language and Text Input sources. Check the Keyboard and character viewer and check the "Show input menu in menu bar" Best, Jeff I. Greenberg Editor Author Speaker Consulting My NAB s
Can't uninstall MC 5.5 on Mac - Uninstaller can't find anything
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 8 years ago
I'm trying to uninstall my trial version of Avid MC 5.5 on my Mac. When I run the uninstaller, it can't find anything to uninstall. It says "Nothing to uninstall". So how do I manually uninstall MC 5.
Re: Can't uninstall MC 5.5 on Mac - Uninstaller can't find anything
by Michael Phillips 8 years ago
Are you using the installer that is in the applications folder If you are still seeing this, and I have once in my past. I go ahead an install media composer, then uninstall to make sure. Then do a fi
Replace clip (not replace edit)
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Is there a way to replace a clip with another clip I'm not talking about the process of going through a replace edit. I have a spot done in HD, then resized to SD. So in my project, I have both the HD
Re: Replace clip (not replace edit)
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Thanks. This kind of does it, but it's still not as easy as what's in After Effects or Premiere Pro. FCP is supposed to be superior app for editing -- not sure why something that simple is missing, th
Recording live in PS
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Is there any way to record "live" in Photoshop Without using an external capture device like Camtasia I want to create a paint stroke effect. That is, a stroke of paint being painted onto a canvas. Un
Re: cording live in PS
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
That's exactly how I went about doing it. I used the custom brush in PS and saved with an alpha. Then I imported it into AE and auto-traced it. Then I animated. By far the easiest way, and of course t
Simple music player for web site
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Hi guys. Does anyone know of a simple music player for a website. I'd like to be able to customize at least the colors. Basically, I want to have some sort of a player embedded into a homepage. Said p
Re: Simple music player for web site
by Fernando Mol 9 years ago
Do a search on this forum and the web design forum. Previous posts mention some free players. I hope this helps
Create outline for effect?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Very basic question, but I can't seem to figure this out. I have some text. I've put a Warp effect on it. Now I'd like to create outlines so there are editable points, but with the final vector path a
Re: Create outline for effect?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Beautiful, thank you! But I found it Object Expand Appearance. I'm on CS5 -- perhaps Adobe moved it :) Naveen
Shortcuts on Macbook Pro
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Could anyone point me to a list of keyboard shortcuts for AE on a Macbook (as opposed to on a tower system with a full keyboard ). Basic things like RAM preview that require the numeric keyboard, etc.
Re: Shortcuts on Macbook Pro
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Hey guys, thanks for all the tips! The online help at Adobe does list alternative shortcuts to the ones I'm used to. Good thing, b c I'm so used to shortcuts I can barely remember how to do some thing
Stereo vs. two mono tracks
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
I have a video file with stereo audio, both L & R channels. I put the clip on the sequence timeline. I double-click the audio portion to bring it up in the viewer so I can keyframe the levels. But ins
Re: Stereo vs. two mono tracks
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Awesome. Thank you! Naveen
Distorted signal through Kona 3
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
So right now, I don't seem to be getting any kind of proper signal coming out of my Kona 3 card (either with the BOB or multi-cable). External video just comes out as a pink solid color, sometimes wit
Re: Distorted signal through Kona 3
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
OK, I did the following (with FCP quit), and a Panasonic AJ-SD93 DVCPro deck connected: 1. AJA Control Panel, Control Tab Test Pattern. Result: A green, noise pattern appears on the monitor. 2. Any ot
Mercury Playback grayed out
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
I'm running CS5, with the Quadro FX 4800 for Mac. However, when I go into the Project Settings, the Mercury Playback engine option is grayed out (so that I can't select it to use the hardware). The ca
Re: Mercury Playback grayed out
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Yep, the CUDA drivers weren't installed. Now I can choose to use the Mercury. Naveen
AE CS5 renders incredibly slow and doesnt recognize multiprocessor
by Sebastian Schneider 9 years ago
hey guys, i tried everything from the different workarounds floating around the web about multiprocessor usage and RAM in AE CS5. I just updated it and CS4 was WAY faster with the exact same project -
Re: AE CS5 renders incredibly slow and doesnt recognize multiprocessor
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Are you using a 64-bit OS Naveen
Upgrading / Installing MC5
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
We recently purchased a MacPro running Avid MC4. I'm now trying to upgrade to MC5 (the free upgrade). I downloaded the MC5 upgrade from the Avid site. I then made the mistake of running the installer
Re: Upgrading / Installing MC5
by David Baertsch 9 years ago
Though a clean installation is always the safest route, it is not necessary. Just run the uninstaller for the old version and install the new one. Be sure to keep your user settings, but do not open t
Stroke Effect - Larger Brush Size?
by Matt Reyer 9 years ago
I like to use the stroke effect in combination with a mask to reveal images. However, the stroke plugin only allows a maximum brush size of 50. Is there a way to make it larger than 50 without using m
Re: Stroke Effect - Larger Brush Size?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
You're maxed out at 50. The stroke effect in layer styles won't allow you to animate or reveal the image below, I believe. So one workaround would be to create a second mask. Duplicate your mask, and
AE CS5 problems
by Arnold Foote 9 years ago
Dear Friends, I created a file in AE CS5 using the KONA 7.5.1 drivers. It was giving me some rendering problems... screen flashing, etc. So I looked and saw the upgrades, so I upgraded using the NDD d
Re: AE CS5 problems
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
As Kevin said, if you're referring to the rendered files, they should open fine with the AJA 8 drivers -- so if they don't, contact AJA support. They support services are excellent. Naveen
Permissions are funny things
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
So I'm trying to move a ton of files over from a PC to a new MacPro. Many of these files are Adobe After Effects files. When I try to open the After Effects files (which were created on a PC), the Mac
Re: Permissions are funny things
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Awesome. Worked as described. Thanks! Naveen
Calculating "Actual CPUs used" in multiprocessing
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Am I calculating this wrong I'm trying to figure out how AE gets it's "Actual CPUs that will be used". I have 16 GB of RAM. 3 GB is dedicated to other apps, so that leaves 13 GB for AE and the other A
Re: Calculating "Actual CPUs used" in multiprocessing
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
An answer from the man himself. Thanks Todd! Naveen
RAID not reading drive
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
So, I thought I had a hardware failure in my array. I have a Mac Pro with 3 1TB Seagate drives in bays 2,3, and 4. My array disappeared from my OS. Open up the box, and the drive in bay 3 is kaput. Or
Re: RAID not reading drive
by Rainer Wirth 9 years ago
internal raids are not very reliable. They get too hot. Did you do a raid 5 raid or raid0. If you did A RAID 0 the data is gone. There is a software called techtool pro. It can localize your issue. I
Extruded EPS shifting Z-depth
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 10 years ago
I'm new to this filter, so I apologize for the newb question. I have an EPS that I'm bringing into After Effects. Call this Layer 1. I then put a solid over top of it. Call this Layer 2. I then apply
Yeah, another sync post
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 10 years ago
So, much like other people before me, I'm having a sync problem. I don't seem to see anyone else with the same specific problem though. Basically, the audio drifts out of sync with the video once I go
Re: Yeah, another sync post
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 10 years ago
Thanks for the responses! I'll check these out and get back soon! Naveen
Super slow rendering... Worst ever.
by Harry Raison 10 years ago
Hello please help... I've been rendering a project since last Friday... I press Render and I get "writing video... estimated time about 30 hours" At its worst it was saying three days. I've moved the
Re: Super slow rendering... Worst ever.
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 10 years ago
What are your sequence settings And how were the clips you are using brought in Basically, if you import your sequence and clips have the same codec settings, you shouldn't have to render at all if yo
Exported QT movie opens in FCP
by Kyle Davis 10 years ago
Hey, I know this is a bit of an odd noob question, but hey. Whenever I export from FCP, the file defaults to be opened by FCP. I want MOV files I create in FCP to default to open in QT, like other mov
Re: Exported QT movie opens in FCP
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 10 years ago
How are you making the QTs There are two basic ways: File Export Quicktime Movie File Export Using Quicktime Conversion The first creates a reference movie, unless you select the checkbox "Make Movie
Exporting unmixed channels
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 10 years ago
Sorry in advance for the long post. But I want to be clear because it feels to me I'm missing something obvious. I have a sequence with audio on tracks 1 and 2. They are two mono channels. So, Track 1
Re: Exporting unmixed channels
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 10 years ago
Got it. Thanks! I do wish though that you could set panning by Track level, rather than only by Clip. That way, new clips added to a track would automatically pan Left or Right. Naveen contact@naveenm
Scroll through fonts
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 10 years ago
Looking around, the answer seems to be "no", but I figure I might as well as ask here for CS4. Is there an easy way to scroll through fonts in Illustrator, so that the text on your artboard changes Yo
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Re: Scroll through fonts
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 10 years ago
Yes, I tried both the Character Palette, and also in the options attributes bar that runs along the top of the app. Neither works. This same method works fine in PS. I am now reduced to keeping both a
Overwrite / change master template
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 10 years ago
I created a master template in Motion, then used it in several places in FCP. All good! I now want to change that master template, and have the effect take place globally. The template is called "Clie
Re: Overwrite / change master template
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 10 years ago
Thanks! The first way, it updates the instances of the template in the project, but...if you've made a change (say to the text size) in the sequence, the change is NOT overwritten for existing instanc
Audio Delay just started happening
by Uli Kunkel 10 years ago
I have a Kona LHe connected via RGB Component and RCA audio cables to a 52" LCD monitor. When I would play back from my timeline in FCP, the audio would be in sync coming out of the monitor speakers o
Re: Audio Delay just started happening
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 10 years ago
Yes! But sorry to ask for confirmation...is the picture on the computer monitor then out of sync with the audio. That is, the editing system is playing out of sync (forget the external monitor). If th
Adobe Media Encoder won't...um, encode...
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 10 years ago
So I'm running Premiere CS4 on an Intel Mac, OS X 10.5.7. CS4 is updated as of today, running 4.1. When I try to export from Premiere Pro, Adobe Media Encoder launches (why all exports have to go thro
Re: Adobe Media Encoder won't...um, encode...
by Peter Berthet 10 years ago
sounds like there may be a problem loading your project file into AME, it may be corrupt. try and open the project in premiere and save it as a backup project FIRST (make sure to name it something dif
Depth Scale in only one direction
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 11 years ago
A very basic Invigorator question. I have an Illustrator file imported into Invig Pro. I want to increase the depth of the object, but only in one direction (I'm trying to make it look like it's growi
Re: Depth Scale in only one direction
by Serge Hamad 11 years ago
Hi guys, I think that Naveen is after animating the Z axis. Animating the depth parameter in this case would (As Jon already mentioned) do the trick. But before animating your object you need first to
Link Text Animation Range to Effect
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 12 years ago
Is there a relatively easy way to link a text animation to an effect Not a text-animation property, but an effect from the Effects panel, such as "Bulge" That way I can control which characters or wor
Re: Link Text Animation Range to Effect
by Dan Ebberts 12 years ago
To do it with expressions, the expressions for Bulge's radius and center would have to be able to figure out which part of the text is selected and where that text is located. I don't think you can ge
Columns in the Project Window
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 12 years ago
Hey guys. Quick question. I like to re-arrange the order of the columns in the Project window. So after "Name", I like to have "Description" or "Scene". But if I exit out of Premiere and later re-laun
Older Dell Precision w/ Decklink SP?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 12 years ago
I'm trying to upgrade an older Dell Precision I have for home editing use so I can get some lite work done on the weekends. I want to install a Decklink SP. Here's the current config: Pentium D Intel
Re: Older Dell Precision w/ Decklink SP?
by Kristian Lam 12 years ago
Hi, Sorry, but we will not recommend using Dell systems. In fact, Dell systems are specifically mentioned as a "not supported" system in our System Requirements page. This is due to the use of differe
Particular and collapse transformations
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 12 years ago
Quick question: Just to be clear -- Particular in a nested comp will not work with a camera from the parent comp the way other layers in the nested comp do, once collapse transformations is clicked. Y
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Re: Particular and collapse transformations
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 12 years ago
Peder, thanks for the response. I'll go ahead and try ganging that camera. And thanks for your plug-ins. They are the literally the best!
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DG Specs -- too compressed?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 12 years ago
I'm trying to encode a spot from AVI to MPG for DG Fastchannel (we're trying to get set up with them). I'm using MainConcept and Sorenson. I followed DG's setting to a T (they even sent me screenshots
Re: DG Specs -- too compressed?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 12 years ago
Thanks for the help guys. I'm gonna start testing with DG. I really do wish I could see what the spot will look like on my external monitor, though, if only to show our director, who is very skeptical
Main Concept - DGFastchannel
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 12 years ago
Does anyone here use MainConcept to compress spots for upload to DG-Fastchannel Or does anyone have any recommends for what to use for DG from a PC system Sorensen Or any experience with DG at all Any
Re: Main Concept - DGFastchannel
by Fred Connors Jr. 12 years ago
We are using Episode on our Mac(s) to create the MPEG2 files for DG, works great. I don't see why you could not use MainConcept, just follow DG's specs. FredThe Troupe - Modern Media Design & Producti
Direct to HD (CitiDisk)
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 13 years ago
Does anyone have any experience writing directly to an HD, without a P2 card I assume most people who do are using Firestore, but has anyone done (or tried) it with a CitiDISK HD
Re: Direct to HD (CitiDisk)
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 13 years ago
We're working with two 8gb P2 cards, plus the CitiDISK HD. We haven't yet been able to record directly to the CitiDISK, but we can copy files from the P2 to the CitiDISK. This alone is a big help, sin
Advantage of MXF
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 13 years ago
What exactly is the advantage of using the MXF format vs. using AVI (or another format) at HD resolution We've go the HVX200 and are using PPro on an Axio. Why not just convert to AVI (or say on a Mac
Re: Advantage of MXF
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 13 years ago
I see. Makes a lot of sense. Thanks much for the response. I'm on an Axio LE. Can't wait for 2.5 so I won't have to buy Raylight...
Suggested Broadcast monitor?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 13 years ago
Does anyone have a suggestion for a relatively affordable broadcast monitor My primary use will be for some greenscreen compositing. I've been looking at getting the Sony PVM14-L1, the very basic entr
Re: Suggested Broadcast monitor?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 13 years ago
Thanks Peter! Really appreciate all the info. It was more than I expected!
DOF with video in a 3d space
by John Ruddy 14 years ago
Folks I'm very new to AE and it's opening whole new world to me. I've created a single comp with a bunch of video files (talking heads) arranged on the same y plane with different x and z values. i've
Re: DOF with video in a 3d space
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 14 years ago
Read Chris and Trish Meyer's book on After Effects (Vol. 1). It has all the camera info you'll need (and a lot of other stuff too). Indispensible for AE users.
Illustrator - Changing the path of text
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 14 years ago
Is there an easy way to change the path use for path text I created a curved line using the pen tool. I then applied text to this line. Now I'd like to adjust the path a bit. However, even when I sele
Re: Illustrator - Changing the path of text
by DizWiz 14 years ago
try the 'covert anchor point tool' that looks like ^ . it works to grab the end points and reshape the curve. that shld work! good luck!
Looking for a recommendation for professional graphic monitor
by Lemurian 14 years ago
many graphic artists recommended me to buy a CRT such as Viewsonic or Samsung's new ones. But I heard that I can purchase Flat LCD such as Apple Cinema Display or Lacie's or Sony's... I am a little bi
Re: Looking for a recommendation for professional graphic monitor
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 14 years ago
From my experience, LCDs are far better than CRTs (and they take up a hell of a lot less space).
Temporarily turn off effect? - Illustrator
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 14 years ago
Is there a way to turn temporarily turn off an effect in Adobe Illustrator CS2 I have a 3D effect on some text. However, I would like to be able to edit the text and change it's color, without having
Re: Temporarily turn off effect? - Illustrator
by kotias 14 years ago
Try temporarily turn off Make Preview Outline Ctrl+O and write needed text in outline mode.
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