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Norman Black

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How to freeze a NewBlue Titler Pro animation
by Maria Maronska 4 years ago
In Vegas 12 project I have two video tracks. One track is a movie and it lasts 30 seconds. The other track is a Newblue Titler Pro fade-in text effect. The fade-in text effect should animate for 2 sec
Re: How to freeze a NewBlue Titler Pro animation
by Norman Black 4 years ago
I have doubts that TP1 vs TP2 3 4 has anything to do with it. The Velocity envelope affects all video streams the same. Physical media or generated. Can you show us the exact details of your use of th
How to add gradient and stroke like this?
by nguyễn tiến thành 4 years ago
Please help me , i'm trying to learn something new , i can't add gradient like this or make stroke! gradient : http: imgur.com Kny5o5U stroke: http: imgur.com svzEURT
Re: How to add gradient and stroke like this?
by Norman Black 4 years ago
In both examples you need a mask of the subject you want to do the gradient fill or stroke. How you get that mask is quite variable. The subject could have been green screened in capture or you can ro
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rendered video pixelated/blurry/oversharpened
by Aban Adams 4 years ago
So I've had a problem with Sony Vegas 13 recently where I will render a video and it will come out looking pixelated blurry oversharpened. I've looked around the web A LOT and after trying many differ
Re: rendered video pixelated/blurry/oversharpened
by Norman Black 4 years ago
You have given no information on the source file properties. The Windows properties panel gives almost no information. If you looked around the web a lot, you would know to give information provided b
most stable driver version for AMD cards?
by Jeff Smith 4 years ago
I am trying to stay ahead of the curve and build a machine suited to Vegas Pro, I figure best way is to ask existing users. I have an AMD 7790 card and just upgraded the CPU 4930K. Have not put in vid
Re: most stable driver version for AMD cards?
by Norman Black 4 years ago
I use driver 15.7 on my 7950.
Rendering Times
by Victor Fernandes 4 years ago
What are the usual render times for a 1280x720p 60fps with both Target and Max bitrate at 8Mb s I usually get 10 15 minutes to render 5 or 8 minutes of video with those settings Is it normal, slow or
Re: Rendering Times
by Norman Black 4 years ago
You never mentioned what encoder you are using. That is a critical piece of information don't you think! It sounds like you were using Mainconcept AVC. One thing I would add is to not set the max bitr
Need to Import Files Formated for Final Cut to Sony Vegas Pro 13
by John Freeman 4 years ago
I have a client that has shot about 100 videos using Sony XDcam. The files were camera master files. They were run through a Sony app called XDCAM Browser, which prepares it for importing into Final C
Re: Need to Import Files Formated for Final Cut to Sony Vegas Pro 13
by Norman Black 4 years ago
Aaron Star "Peoples hatred of CLI is amazing." Well, FFMPEG is a PITA to use so I understand that, but it can do just about anything and most of it's encoders are actually better than most commercial
Timelapses and cropping
by Ryan Moyer 4 years ago
I've just started getting into timelapses. When I import my images (6000x4000) as a clip it automatically crops them to the video size (1920x1080). Is there a way I can have it leave them at their nat
Re: Timelapses and cropping
by Norman Black 4 years ago
Vegas will use the full res of your photos when you pan crop. By default Vegas does conform the source to the output dimensions but that is done after pan crop in the pipeline chain. Therefore pan cro
Youtube Render settings - High motion pixelation
by Lars Pijnboom 4 years ago
Hello, I have a small youtube channel that upload gaming footage. I'm experiencing heavy pixelation on scenes with high motion and lots of details. I'm using the x264vfw codec for exporting to .avi In
Re: Youtube Render settings - High motion pixelation
by Norman Black 4 years ago
Of course Youtube targets different bitrates for 30p and 60p. 30p has half the data of 60p and thus needs less bitrate. Just going by the Youtube recommendations they give 60p about 50% more bitrate t
ProRes Using FFMpeg on Windows -- Install Problem with SqLite
by sam stalos 4 years ago
I am trying to compress a .mov file using the ProRes codec available from FFMpeg with Another Gui interface. This process was mentioned on CreativeCow in 2010. I'm using Windows 7. Source files were s
Re: ProRes Using FFMpeg on Windows -- Install Problem with SqLite
by Norman Black 4 years ago
You may look at cliptoolz convert for a GUI frontend to ffmbc ffmpeg http: hdcinematics.com blog cliptoolz-covert-v2 http: hdcinematics.com convert-V2.html
Need help before I explode :'(
by dan crossland 5 years ago
Hello everyone, New to the website but it looked like a good spot for some help. Long story short, I use Sony Vegas pro 12 and I record my paintball events. Ever since I been using it, all my videos c
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Re: Need assistance before I explode :'(
by Dave Haynie 5 years ago
It's not too happy with "help" in the subject... What you're seeing is too much motion for the bitrate, basically. This is going to be a problem with enough camera motion on any intraframe compression
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Vegas Pro 13 does NOT function with AJA LHi preview card
by lonny dill 5 years ago
V13, V12 and V11 all display that the AJA LHi card as UNAVAILABLE when AJA's latest 10.5.1x64 driver is installed, under preview monitor preferences tab. The AJA LHi card shows as available in V13 & V
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Re: Vegas Pro 13 does NOT function with AJA LHi preview card
by lonny dill 5 years ago
Thanks, but the 10.1 driver doesn't help. AJA LHi card doesn't work to display 4 or 5k epic R3D files. on Sony Vegas 13 with any of the drivers. So I re-installed most current AJA LHi driver for best
News: The Canon EOS C100 Digital Video Camera is now available for purchase with a Dual-Pixel CMOS AF Feature Upgrade
by Cow News Droid 5 years ago
(Melville, New York--April 17, 2014) The Canon EOS C100 Digital Video Camera is now available for purchase with a Dual-Pixel CMOS AF Feature Upgrade. The revolutionary Dual-Pixel CMOS AF technology, o
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Rendering with higher bitrate then source?
by Darren Hugh 6 years ago
I'm just about done with rendering this holiday movie that ive been working on for ages.. Anyways, my question is simply if there are any benefits with rendering higher bitrate then what the source fi
Re: ndering with higher bitrate then source?
by John Rofrano 6 years ago
Darren Hugh "Can anyone of you just tell me which codec would be the best Ive done alot or videos before, but that wasnt with go pro footage. Back then i rendered in xvid, how would that work out wit
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Newbie color correction questions
by Brad Leigh 6 years ago
I am producing some educational video's about my chosen field (not video, film) So content has been more important than aesthetics. So here are some questions that I'm sure will make you pros cringe.
Re: Newbie color correction questions
by John Rofrano 6 years ago
Brad Leigh "1)One shot I have is of orange bar graph meters, even with the camera wide open they aren't really bright. I saw somewhere on this forum a plug in that could increase a certain color in t
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Norman Black liked this 6 years ago
Will Re-Rendering A MP4 File Cause Quality Loss?
by Jackie Luffy 6 years ago
For years, Ive always known that re-rendering ALWAYS will lose quality! But I dont think that is true for MP4, I took an already rendered MP4 and edited threw it into Vegas again to add more things to
Re: Will Re-Rendering A MP4 File Cause Quality Loss?
by John Rofrano 6 years ago
Jackie Luffy "For years, Ive always known that re-rendering ALWAYS will lose quality!"I just want to correct your original statement because it is not always true. There are codecs that are lossless
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Norman Black liked this 6 years ago
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