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Oliver Peters

Film / Video / HDTV / Effects Editor - Avid, FCP, linear, other
Writer / contributing editor - Digital Video magazine
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In-app purchases in FCPX
by Oliver Peters 18 hours ago
Just a "what if" question. We've kicked around various discussions of whether the ProApps team should or should not develop or add advanced features to FCPX strictly targeting the professional editing
Re: In-app purchases in FCPX
by Oliver Peters 9 hours ago
Scott Witthaus "What is your definition of "professional editing market" " I think we've answered that context repeatedly here. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
State of the NLE panel
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
Finally posted from NAB. https: www.youtube.com watch v=mGTHqo3GK2s - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
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Re: State of the NLE panel
by Oliver Peters 9 hours ago
Neil Goodman "If a student wants to get into features and high end tuff in major markets it would be a disservice to them if they didn't know how to use Avid." I would also offer, that by the time th
Chromatic?
by Steve Connor 13 hours ago
I've been waiting for this and have noticed a number of tutorials have been posted on their Vimeo page, but still no sign of it on the site Has anyone tried it yet
Re: Chromatic?
by Oliver Peters 13 hours ago
What is that Links - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
What would really make you excited- Round 2
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
Just because the other thread became so derailed. It would be nice to have some sort of submaster master routing in the Audio Lanes mode so that you can add effects, like a broadcast limiting filter.
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Re: What would really make you excited- Round 2
by Oliver Peters 2 days ago
David Mathis "More rants:" I see Premiere Pro in your future - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Blackmagic driver 10.9.5 - did they finally fix the broadcast lag in FCPX?!?
by Michael Hancock 4 days ago
Just updated my Blackmagic drivers to the latest (10.9.5), and in my initial testing it looks like the awful stickiness and lag when you hit play has been dramatically reduced! There's still a delay i
Re: Blackmagic driver 10.9.5 - did they finally fix the broadcast lag in FCPX?!?
by Oliver Peters 4 days ago
Cool. Just updated and checked. I'm seeing a definite improvement. It was unusable prior to this, because JKL at fast speeds caused the viewer image to hang up. That's definitely gone now. - Oliver Ol
Beta Testing
by Simon Ubsdell 5 days ago
How many of you are regular beta testers How would you generally rate the experience Do you feel the process is more of an imposition than a privilege Are you frustrated when your suggestions are not
Re: Beta Testing
by Oliver Peters 4 days ago
Simon Ubsdell "I get the sense that public betas are not really betas at all but rather another type of marketing." Probably true. And a massive bug fix experiment. After all, if your work crashes an
Logging documentary workflow.
by John Keating 2 years ago
I'm currently logging a documentary with 16tb of footage. I am looking for a reference on how to log footage efficiently. Anyone have a system they would recommend
Re: Logging documentary workflow.
by Oliver Peters 4 days ago
Glad it was helpful. Good luck. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Color renders slightly different on a different computer
by Jessica Lawheed 7 days ago
Hello, I'm having an issue where someone did color for a project on their machine, saved the project, sent it to me, I opened it up and rendered it out and it's looking slightly more magenta than when
Re: Color renders slightly different on a different computer
by Oliver Peters 6 days ago
As a test, have him render an export through Adobe Media Encoder and set the processing to software only (not Open CL, Metal, etc). You do the same. Do the renders as uncompressed Quicktime. See what
Too many projects in one library
by Oliver Peters 1 week ago
Is there a prevailing thought about how many Projects should be in any given Library I saw a post over at FCPco from a doc editor who had 27 Projects (alternative versions, archived, etc) and this was
Re: Too many projects in one library
by Oliver Peters 1 week ago
Jeremy Garchow "I don't have a hard number, but 27 seems like it shouldn't cause too much harm unless there's something else going on with analyzation or slow plugins." I would image it's a combinati
Mac Shuts Down During Rendering
by Ken Bennett 2 weeks ago
My Mac is either rebooting or shutting down when I try and render my project. I rendered a MP4 with H.264 Fast mode and I get a file that is fine. There are a few playback issues, stutters etc. that a
Re: Mac Shuts Down During Rendering
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
What are your hardware specs It sounds like the GPU is overheating or already damaged. Try exporting a ProRes master file and then using a different app to create the MP4 from the ProRes. Compressor,
FCPX to MC
by Nick Hrycyk 3 weeks ago
I've been asked to 'finish' an hour doc once the rough cut (director) is done. Besides the fact I would only have 5 days to tweek, color, mix and fix the whole thing. Rough cut being done in FCPX, wha
Re: FCPX to MC
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Glenn Sakatch "but you will not be getting all the bin information and organization" Yep. Roundtrips through Resolve are typically only good for sequence translation, not whole projects. - Oliver Oli
Import Creates cfa and pek Files
by Chris Barnes 4 weeks ago
Since I upgraded to 2017 Premiere Pro creates .cfa and .pek files every time I import a file. It stores them next to the original file and my folders are cluttered with these files. The older version
Re: Import Creates cfa and pek Files
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
Chris Barnes "It stores them next to the original file and my folders are cluttered with these files." DON'T store them there. Store them at the default internal library location. As yes, any new fil
Is there such thing as 1080i 59.94 fps or 59.94 fields to be correct?
by Sam Lee 4 weeks ago
I'm confused on the network delivery for 1080i at 59.94 fps. Is this supposed to be read as 59.94 fields instead The specs: 1920x1080 interlaced, upper field first, dropped frame tc, 59.94 fps. But fo
Re: Is there such thing as 1080i 59.94 fps or 59.94 fields to be correct?
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
Delivery spec terminology is often confusing. This is a standard broadcast delivery spec. 1080i 59.94 means fields. So 1080i 59.94 is the same as 1080i 29.97, just that in the first it means fields an
Understanding R3d files and Hierarchy?
by Leon Kolenda 1 month ago
OK. Here goes, I know this sounds crazy but, I have never worked with R3d files before. I'm a medium experienced Adobe PP CC 2017, Windows user. I have watched a number of YT videos on red footage in
Re: Understanding R3d files and Hierarchy?
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
PS: review this info: http: www.red.com learn workflow adobe-cc-premiere-pro-red-overview http: www.red.com learn workflow - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpe
Premiere Pro CC assistant editing workflow question (coming from FCP 7)
by Bill Hilferty 1 month ago
Hi, A little background: I am working on a documentary as an assistant editor currently tasked with logging footage. The directors are overseas shooting and I am in the US receiving footage and loggin
Re: Premiere Pro CC assistant editing workflow question (coming from FCP 7)
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
Bill Hilferty "Maybe a simpler question would be is there a way to merge logging data from a set of clips in one project to a set of identical clips in another project " Hmm... I don't think so. You
Default "set" to framesize
by Weston Jones 1 month ago
Is there a way to default all footage to set to frame size in premiere I know there is a way to scale to frame size by default in the General tab of the Preferences. I'm looking for this default behav
Re: Default "set" to framesize
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
In the latest version: - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Organizing Adobe folders on your computer - not media WITHIN a project
by MacNeill Chapman 2 months ago
Hi guys. So, I'm having the hardest time keeping my various Adobe projects in order on my Mac (El Capitan 10.11.6). I'm not talking about organizing media (clips, audio, bins etc) WITHIN projects, I m
Re: Organizing Adobe folders on your computer - not media WITHIN a project
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
You are most welcome. - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Why do my shirts always "solarize"?
by Duke Sweden 2 months ago
This is really getting perplexing. OOC files are fine, but obviously I'm doing something wrong either in exposure or post production. As you can see in this still from a recent video, everything looks
Re: Why do my shirts always "solarize"?
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Are you using curves to grade If so, what happens when you don't use them Have you compared the same shots in other apps - FCPX, Resolve, After Effects, etc. FWIW - if these shots are after grading, t
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Free to Studio
by Dan Davis 2 months ago
I'm starting with a client very soon who has (the watermarked) 12.5 free version . I have the paid version with dongle. Is it the case that I can just take my dongle along and it will open up the feat
Re: Free to Studio
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Joseph Owens "If you use any of the BMD OFX plugins that are Studio licensed, they will print with a watermark" Ah, I see. So far I've never used any of these on the free version. I had just assumed
unlinking connected clips FCPX
by Roger Sherman 2 months ago
I'm quite new to this but am making great progress. Unlinking connected clips is driving be bonkers. To be sure I'm not using the wrong terminology, when I have a b-roll shot above the main timeline o
Re: unlinking connected clips FCPX
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Roger, Don't take offense, but it seems like some basic training would be in order. To start, check out the free Ripple Training tutorials. Beyond that check out Bill Davis' XinTwo and the paid Ripple
Offline to Online Editing??
by Cagla Angel 3 months ago
Hello everyone! I edited our film on Final Cut Pro (offline edit) and now I have to send it to the online editor (who's going to add vfx, coloring etc..) How should I save the project Should I export
Re: Offline to Online Editing??
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
What camera format did you shoot in Double system audio or in-camera audio For the colorist, make a dupe of your sequence and remove all audio. Send all the original camera files and an FCPXML export
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Keeping Timecode
by Jerry Jones 3 months ago
I have a client who has sent me a script based on timecode. But I seem to be having a challenge keeping that timecode once the clips are inside FCPX. What is the trick (There are times when I seem to
Re: Keeping Timecode
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
You've gotten the answers, I believe, but just for illustration. I've attached an image of what you should be seeing in the timeline when it's working. The burn-in over the image was generated externa
Avid Media Composer First
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
Coming in June. Free. http: community.avid.com forums t 180630.aspx Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
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Nexidia
by Oliver Peters 9 months ago
Yippee! http: ir.avid.com releasedetail.cfm ReleaseID=995947 - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: Nexidia
by Jonathan Abrams 8 months ago
Indeed! More information is coming in the first week of December. -- Jonathan S. Abrams, CEA, CEV, CBNT Apple Certified - Technical Coordinator (v10.5) Support Professional (v10.6 through v10.10) Chai
News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Cow News Droid 10 months ago
Plug-in leader Boris FX acquires Sapphire tools and team to become the powerhouse in post-production software industry (Boston, MA--September 9, 2016) Boris FX , the leader in integrated VFX and workf
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Re: News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Oliver Peters 10 months ago
Making plug-ins from scratch for FCPX is a huge PITA for developers. They have to make something that works in Motion and then turn that into a Motion template. In the case of Boris, this also mean ma
No More Episode Encoder
by Rich Rubasch 11 months ago
Wonder if it is because the CC has been adopted so much and Media Encoder is now the norm with those who have the subscription. Thoughts Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Production, Post, Studio Sou
Re: No More Episode Encoder
by Oliver Peters 11 months ago
Of course if you own or buy Episode, it will continue to work. - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
the stupidity of adobe.
by Aindreas Gallagher 12 months ago
say there is a london client you are trying to beg to update their version of AE - not for personal preference - because a major release can't play footage in real time. The After Effects CC 2015 prim
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David Lawrence liked this 12 months ago
Re: the stupidity of adobe.
by Oliver Peters 12 months ago
They are most likely on an Adobe enterprise license. In that case, an IT person within the company (or someone else authorized to do this) must create a custom installer build for their own machines.
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A Point Release? WTF?
by Daniel McClintock 1 year ago
And I suppose we'll finally get Adobe CC 2016 during their November update! Arrggghh! -------------------- "Sometimes Life Needs a Cmd-Z!"
Re: A Point Release? WTF?
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Bill Davis "Just look at those five year old FCP X features they've now added into Premiere Pro." Come back to us when FCP X has a functional mixer :) - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services,
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Resolve 12.5 viewer display choppy
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
This seems to be a persistent problem that continues in 12.5. Edit page affected, dual display layout, mixer panel open. ProRes media. 1080p 23.976. When you play the timeline, the viewer looks like f
Re: Resolve 12.5 viewer display choppy
by Wolfgang Hershey 1 year ago
In my case... which may be different to yours... I am using a 4k screen and I has the same problems you are having... by switching to a DisplayPort cable instead of using an HDMI the problem went away
No news?
by David Mathis 1 year ago
I thought the message board would light up. I mean there has to be something that we can debate from NAB news. Guess the light bulbs need replacing.
Re: No news?
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Bill Davis "Adobe - but nothing was overtly released at the show as something you could write a check for today." Adobe did preview the specific new features that will show up in the next version of
Avid and RED Weapon generated QTs
by David Hudson 1 year ago
So RED can now make Prores files alongside the r3D files. But can Avid use these When I AMA to the camera roll folder Avid only links to the r3D files and ignores the QTs. How is anyone using these
Re: Avid and RED Weapon generated QTs
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Are you sure you are looking at self-contained ProRes files and not QT Reference files that point to the R3Ds - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
New Adobe features
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
A preview of things to come http: blogs.adobe.com creativecloud Immerse-yourself-in-creativity - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: New Adobe features
by Jason Watson 1 year ago
I'm intrigued by the Sound Essentials panel in Audition, mostly because I think they really nailed the implementation of Remix in the last update. If they can pull a similarly good implementation here
Adobe revenue up
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Seems like their cloud bet is working: http: fortune.com 2016 03 17 adobe-beats-street-on-strong-demand-for-cloud-tools - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeter
Re: Adobe revenue up
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Some more: http: www.studiodaily.com 2016 03 adobe-stops-reporting-subscription-figures-for-creative-cloud - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Mad Max
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Nice soundbites from the Mad Max team from a StudioDaily article: Editor Margaret Sixel, Mad Max: Fury Road I think there is some prejudice that women can't cut action, but I'm hoping that will change
Is the debate over?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Sure is quiet in here, are we done
Re: Is the debate over?
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Oh, come on! This is the COW. There's nothing we can't argue about! :) Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
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What's wrong with Final Cut X???
by Alessandro Vaccaro 1 year ago
Just wondering What's the matter with Final Cut X I believe it is the person using the tool not the tool being used (to a certain extent). Why can't I make just as good as an edit in FCX as in Premier
Re: What's wrong with Final Cut X???
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Sorry but there's a lot of misinformation in your post. Yes, the way X was launched has been criticized, but by design, Apple has designed a simple, yet powerful program. It does rely on third-party a
FAT32 flash drive issue
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
(I've also posted this in the Windows forum.) I'm running into issues when interchanging USB flash drives between various computers. These are all formatted as FAT32 in sizes of 2GB, 4GB and 8GB. My M
Re: FAT32 flash drive issue
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Hi and thanks. I haven't tried anything else. It's now looking like a corruption issue caused by the drive in the commercial scanner that my wife uses at her job. Evidently others have noticed similar
Yosemite 10.10.3 vs 10.10.4
by Daniel Schultz 2 years ago
I was planning to upgrade my Mac OS from 10.8.5 to a more recent version. The thing is that Avid Media Composer only works with 10.10.3, not the more recent 10.10.4 version. Does anyone know if it's p
Re: Yosemite 10.10.3 vs 10.10.4
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Dam Gongo "Earlier it gave really fast responses but now it is dead slow. I even updated each software...but it is still slow and crashes projects on FCPX or Premiere pro CC." I haven't run into anyt
Downloading videos from youtube in MAC OSX
by Juan Manuel Palomino Domínguez 2 years ago
Hi. I use Atubecatcher for downloading youtube videos in windows. So the question is if there is a good one for MAC that download videos in HD. Thank you for support!
Re: Downloading videos from youtube in MAC OSX
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
MacX YouTube Downloader - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
HDV1080i Capture - Vertical Lines/Stripes on Footage
by Jack Carter 2 years ago
Hi, I really hope someone can help ASAP, as this issue is driving me crazy. I filmed some HDV1080i footage on DV tape, using an older camera that we have - a Sony HVR-V1E. However, when I come to capt
Re: HDV1080i Capture - Vertical Lines/Stripes on Footage
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
How are you capturing the footage - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
10.2 update
by Tom Sefton 2 years ago
Just made the update after sitting around waiting for confirmation that all was well. The performance leap with RED and 4K ProRes footage is quite simply jaw dropping. Very impressive, especially leap
Re: 10.2 update
by Mitch Ives 2 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "It is quite obvious, Tom, that this software is not made for professional use." Sarcasm noted. It's a good update, but as usual some issues. 1) Waveform update is a bit inconsistent.
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Oliver Peters liked this 2 years ago
DNxIO vs BMD Ultrastudio 4K Extreme
by Joe Procopio 2 years ago
What is the difference between the 2 boxes, other than the $1000 premium for the AVID name Joe Procopio Broadway Video, NYC AVID Premiere FCP editor engineer
Re: DNxIO vs BMD Ultrastudio 4K Extreme
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
From the questions I asked, it's also unclear whether or not the Avid version will also include onboard ProRes. I'm not sure there's a definitive answer, but I could be wrong. Also Avid will provide s
FCPWorks sessions from NAB posted.
by Bill Davis 2 years ago
As of today, all the FCPWorks suite sessions should be posted. Workflow case studies, product demos and panels. The channel link is here: https: www.youtube.com playlist list=PLqX2pQkpLCQ_wo_6BVFnh8Bf
Mike Matzdorf beats traditional audio tracks to death with an iron pipe.
by Aindreas Gallagher 2 years ago
"recently... I had to spend five hours untangling 30 minutes of D-M&E on avid... it literally would have taken me 10 minutes on X." from 13 minutes in - as he moves through the serious capabilities to
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Oliver Peters liked this 2 years ago
Footage Very Interlaced - Avid MC7
by Alan Callaghan 2 years ago
Hey all, I was handed a project that is 720p 59.94. At some point some footage was AMA linked and then transcoded in that project, the footage I'm speaking of is 1080 29.97 (from a DSLR). There is a c
Re: Footage Very Interlaced - Avid MC7
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Alan Callaghan "Should I delete the 720p footage, open the edited sequence in the 1080p project, and ama link transcode relink the clips to improve the picture " I'm not sure that working from someth
Copy to Library
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
I have camera clips from a GH4 camera - 1080p H264 .MOV files. FCP X has to import these into the Library - "leave in place" is disabled. Why - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlan
Re: Copy to Library
by Francois Jean 2 years ago
Why is FCPX seeing this file as if it is on a camera card or camera folder Is there a linked metadata file in the same level as this file or could this file have some information in its header that pr
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Oliver Peters liked this 2 years ago
Looking for advice - Sharing an edit room
by Claude St-Arnaud 2 years ago
Hello everyone! I am looking for advice on this situation. I will consider everyone of them, from any side the coin may land. I am working as a promo producer for a new tv station in Montreal and we a
Re: Looking for advice - Sharing an edit room
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
I freelance at one shop where editors and graphics designers are all in one larger "bullpen" style room. As many as 7 maximum, but a larger room than you describe. The workstations line the perimeter
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SpeedGrade CC 2014.2 crashes on launch with BCC9
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
After the update to 2014.2, SpeedGrade CC crashes on launch. It only does this with BCC9 AE filters installed. They are in the Mediacore folder. When I move them out of the folder, SG launches fine. W
Re: SpeedGrade CC 2014.2 crashes on launch with BCC9
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
I just installed the BCC update (BCC9.0.3). This seems to have fixed the problem for me. I'm on OS X 10.10.1. - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
XA20 .MP4 files unviewable on Event Viewer
by Ricardo Guerreiro 3 years ago
Hi, I'm using a Mac Pro (2009 - 2 x 2,26 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon; 24GB RAM; ATI Radeon HD 5870 1024 MB) with Yosemite and FCP 10.1.3. I simply cannot work at the moment as my clips shot on a Canon XA
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Oliver Peters liked this 3 years ago
Re: XA20 .MP4 files unviewable on Event Viewer
by alain aka 3 years ago
Hi I live in France and me and several editors are using FCP 10.1.3. Maverick we import P2 cards mostly with HD rushes. we saw that problem of importation. we import, and the clip stay with the grey l
No output via Intensity Extreme
by Tore Jonssen 3 years ago
Looking into Speedgrade as part of our Adobe CC workflow. However, we are monitoring AE and PP CC on New Mac Pros through BM Intensity Extreme, and the BM doesn t seem to support video output from Spe
Re: No output via Intensity Extreme
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
Tore Jonssen "Thanks Oliver. Actually, the latest update for CC made it work for me!" That's great. Unfortunately it hasn't worked at my end with Decklink cards and the new update and the newest BMD
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