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Redundant Avid media
by Scott Davis 3 months ago
I have an Avid MediaFiles folder that might contain a lot of duplicates (media was copied over at the Finder level). Is there a way to find out what is duplicate and get rid of it Scott Davis
Re: Redundant Avid media
by Pat Horridge 3 months ago
MDV is the app you need. Pat Horridge Broadcast & Post Consultant, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor Free online Tutorials at VET digital media academy online http: vimeo.com channels 752951 pat@vet.
When I export from MC the name of the sequence is cut off after a certain number of characters
by Gregory Ryan 3 months ago
For some reason whenever I try to export a sequence the name is always cut off, resulting in me having to retype copy and paste the name over and over again. I checked that it's not my personal settin
Re: When I export from MC the name of the sequence is cut off after a certain number of characters
by Pat Horridge 3 months ago
Thats how it is with MC. Control C on seq name. (Copy) Export then use control v to rename. Simple. Pat Horridge Broadcast & Post Consultant, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor Free online Tutorials a
Colours ruined after import (not QT)
by Simon Fly 4 months ago
Hi, so there are many many threads regarding the same issue in this forum, but most of them boil down to the Quicktime Gamma bug, and I doubt that this is the problem in my case, since I do not use a
Re: Colours ruined after import (not QT)
by Pat Horridge 4 months ago
Well I'm an Avid user mainly so I just AMA link. Ensure no color adapters are applied (Avid like to try and apply the correct mapping) then I know what I see is unchanged by anything. I can then add L
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Avid project circa 1999/2000....can I open today with MC 2017?
by Chris Burke 4 months ago
The subject says it all. I am editing a feature that was stated on an avid in 1999. I am assuming it was media composer. There is no budget other than to pay for my time. I do not own a copy of MC. I
Re: Avid project circa 1999/2000....can I open today with MC 2017?
by Pat Horridge 4 months ago
I'd not open and use an old project. Make a fresh new project with tge name of the old one. Then mive the bins over. Also make a new user setting. Pat Horridge Broadcast & Post Consultant, Trainer, Av
frame flex avid and davinci resolve
by Israel Diaz 4 months ago
Hello. In this moment I begin to work with 4k files in a project 1080p. Avid put the frame flex and I work with it but when I send via aaf to davinci this not go, the time warp yes the frame flex no.
Re: frame flex avid and davinci resolve
by Pat Horridge 4 months ago
Resolve can't accept Avids Frame Flex. You can bake in the frame flex on Avid before sending. Or send a video guide and rebuild in Resolve by eye. Or just Grade in resolve and send the AAF back to Avi
Avid MC 8.1 - Native Codec Export/Import?
by Peter Jay Gould 4 months ago
Greetings All, Been away from Avid for awhile (okay, a century) and am now helping out a community college still running MC 8.1. Back in the Meridian hardware days I recall that we could export a file
Re: Avid MC 8.1 - Native Codec Export/Import?
by Pat Horridge 4 months ago
Move media files as mentioned. Or use consolidate. Or export Same As Source. Pat Horridge Broadcast & Post Consultant, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor Free online Tutorials at VET digital media aca
Understanding the resolve workflow: Exporting Quicktime vs DNxHR for 4k project
by Ben Gustafson 4 months ago
Hi all - I'm working on an edit in Premiere Pro CC. The timeline is 4k. The final project will be 1080, but I'd rather keep my timeline 4k. When baking via Premiere (Render and replace), I'm faced wit
Re: Understanding the resolve workflow: Exporting Quicktime vs DNxHR for 4k project
by Pat Horridge 4 months ago
Don't lets confuse wrappers and codes. QuickTime is a wrapper as is MXF,WAV, AIFF DNxHR is a codec as is ProRes, JP2K So you are looking at a codec choice. DNxHR or Cineform. Pat Horridge Broadcast &
Master Fader
by Robert Rodriguez 4 months ago
Hello, Please could someone tell me if the Master Fader can adjust the duration of video dissolves. Many Thanks Robert Robert Rodriguez
Re: Master Fader
by Pat Horridge 4 months ago
The master is the audio mixer output. It has no relation to video. Pat Horridge Broadcast & Post Consultant, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor Free online Tutorials at VET digital media academy onlin
MXF to DVD workflow
by Marissa Gouverne 4 months ago
Hey all, I know that this question has been done to death but I'm at the end of my rope here. I have a finished film as an MXF, and I have Sorenson Squeeze, Compressor (whichever version came with FCP
Re: MXF to DVD workflow
by Pat Horridge 4 months ago
2.5hrs of content on a single layer DVD will look awful. And conpressor isn't great for MPG encodes. I'd sxale to SD and ensure the correct fps first. Then check that file. Then encode but I'd do it i
Replacing edited MXFs for multiple days of a shoot.
by Sherril Schlesinger 4 months ago
Hi all, I have two days' of dailies that were transferred with an artefact on all of the clips. The master camera files are fine. They are redoing the export of the MXFs from Resolve. I have to keep e
Re: Replacing edited MXFs for multiple days of a shoot.
by Pat Horridge 4 months ago
Do a video mixdown guide of you current sequence and cut to a track above in the timeline. Select the faulty master clips in their bin and hit delete. In the option that pops up select just the media
AME Encodes different from PPro encodes...read on
by Duke Sweden 4 months ago
ok, take one video clip. Export media. Choose DNxHD DNxHR etc format. Preset DNxHR 4K 24p. This will give C4K dimensions, 4096x2160 24p. If I encode using Premiere Pro, that is precisely what I get, a
Re: AME Encodes different from PPro encodes...read on
by Pat Horridge 4 months ago
Sounds like the rcport ends up UHD at 3840 wide. And is then padded back to 4096. Pat Horridge Broadcast & Post Consultant, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor Free online Tutorials at VET digital medi
Avid MC to Final Cut Pro 7 - Automatic Duck
by Hernan Quintero 4 months ago
Hello everyone, I need to move some sequences from MC to FCP7 but Automatic Duck seems to be Discontinued, I have been searching for hours in the web but still not luck finding the plugin. I wonder if
Re: Avid MC to Final Cut Pro 7 - Automatic Duck
by Pat Horridge 4 months ago
Automatic Duck was great for its time. But even then you'd have issues for complex projects. To re open all that and potentally more is just daft. Move on drop FCP legacy. You can download and use Avi
Media Composer 8.8.0, can't move sequence from one bin to another
by Mark Baldwin 4 months ago
I just upgraded from 6.5.4 to 8.8.0. I was pleased that my project still ran well, and everything seems good, except..... I tried to move a sequence from one bin to another and it wouldn't do it. I tr
Re: Media Composer 8.8.0, can't move sequence from one bin to another
by Pat Horridge 4 months ago
I never move projects up versions. Always create a fresh new project ( Same name) Then copy bins across from the old project to the new. And even more important create a new user profile. Pretty sure
29.97 to 24fps while keeping audio the same
by Bryce Douglass 7 months ago
I filmed a documentary intended for television so I filmed it in 29.97. Now a major festival wants to show it but won't show it in 29.97. Can I just export my project to 24fps or will that not look ri
Re: 29.97 to 24fps while keeping audio the same
by Pat Horridge 7 months ago
Your aquision frame rate needs to be the same as your delivery framerate. Framerate conversion is always a compromise. If you keep duration unchanged then you have to lose frames so either fluid motio
Recover an unfinished export
by Tim Lemons 11 months ago
Hey guys. I had a video exporting from premiere and near the end of the export the computer ran out of space. The source for the video was on an external HD and that HD has been formatted so the origi
Re: Recover an unfinished export
by Pat Horridge 11 months ago
Most likely they are corrupt files if the export failed. I presume they won't open Even in VLC I can't imagine how a source file was dumped before the destination had been backedup and QC checked. Pat
HDR Documentation?
by Brian Sarfatty 1 year ago
Hello! I am trying to find good documentation for the new HDR options in Premiere. I've been on Lynda.com, and seen a youtube clip posted by Adobe, and looked at Premiere help file. Also searched on C
Re: HDR Documentation?
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
RAW is saving the sensor data as captured which helps eliminate incorrect camera settings on location. LOG is a way of adjusting the way the limited bit depth of a recording format. LOG trades one are
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Apple QuickTime on Windows: Update from Adobe
by Peter Garaway 1 year ago
FYI http: blogs.adobe.com creativecloud apple-quicktime-on-windows-update Peter Garaway Adobe Premiere Pro
Re: Apple QuickTime on Windows: Update from Adobe
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
The vulnerabilities in QT are now exposed and known. A large user base has it installed and are reluctant to move away from it. This is a hackers dream. So if you System is completely off the internet
Uninstalling QuickTime/Windows
by Danny Finch 1 year ago
So I heard about Apple not committing to updating QT security settings for Windows. It's just a matter of time before the IT police at my company uninstalls it without letting me know first. What are
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Re: Uninstalling QuickTime/Windows
by Pat Horridge 1 year ago
I posted something on this: https: www.linkedin.com pulse rip-quicktime-pat-horridge trk=prof-post Basically it looks like folk are: Uninstalling QT. Re-associating all QT files with another player (l
Could Resolve 12 kills traditional NLEs ?
by Fred Jean 2 years ago
Is it the end of the roundtrippin saga I'm quite impressed I must say, maybe probably more than with the latest years on Autodesk Smoke. Considering also that BM owns Eyeon Fusion...(and this is also
Re: Could Resolve 12 kills traditional NLEs ?
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
No question yet more work will move onro resolve. But its still not got tge ribust media management a lot of editing work needs. Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor Fre
Job oppertunity London Post House Audio Protools
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
VET is looking for a tech op ProTools Asst and someone who can record V Os. Additional duties will be edit asst (Avid mainly) and some encoding. We image the person will have been a runner and tech as
Re: Job oppertunity London Post House Audio Protools
by Ty Ford 2 years ago
Hello PAt and welcome to the Cow Audio Forum. There is also a Jobs page on the site. https: jobs.creativecow.net Regards, Ty Ford Cow Audio Forum Leader Want better production audio : Ty Ford's Audio
GUI video playback in EDIT window is very jittery / stuttery - output over SDI is fine, so is color page.
by Nat Jencks 2 years ago
This is something I've been wondering about for awhile, it doesn't bother me much since I spend 99 % of my time in the color page and I'm playing out to an SDI projector and display, but why is the pl
Re: GUI video playback in EDIT window is very jittery / stuttery - output over SDI is fine, so is color page.
by Pat Horridge 2 years ago
It's always been like that. But as the edit functions where so poor it mattered little. Unless V12 improves the edit playback performance those new edit functions will be of little use. Pat Horridge T
Broadcast
by Stepan Ko 3 years ago
Hello all So the question is... Submitting for broadcast! I understand the basics but if people could correct me and add I would really appreciate it (Or maybe there is a whitepaper on this somewhere
Re: Broadcast
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
VET doesn't run any scheduled online courses as such. We mainly delver short courses of a day to 3 days and there's a lot to cover to bring an online editor upto broadcast delivery standard. We do cou
Anyone need an AJA Kona K3 breakout Box (or 7)?
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
I have 7 of them that are going begging. They will join the great metal recycling factory in the sky in the next day or so. If you want one and can collect from Shoreditch London UK ( I won't post out
Anyone need an AJA Kona K3 breakout Box (or 7)?
by Pat Horridge 3 years ago
I have 7 of them that are going begging. They will join the great metal recycling factory in the sky in the next day or so. If you want one and can collect from Shoreditch London UK ( I won't post out
Broadcast Monitor Color Calibration
by Aaron Barton 4 years ago
Hey everyone, Do any of you have any advice on calibrating broadcast monitors other than calling in a technician I've been trying to research for a lower cost solution, but I can't seem to find anythi
Re: Broadcast Monitor Color Calibration
by Pat Horridge 4 years ago
There are a few issues to consider. Firstly monitors change as they age. So you need to regularly re-calibrate to ensure they are accurate. We have a Sony Grade 1 HD CRT and that is calibrated before
The death of QuickTime as we know it
by Oliver Peters 4 years ago
With Mavericks, QTX player only supports H264 and ProRes. Other codecs in MOV containers are converted to these two codecs. Presumably this also includes uncompressed media, which FCP X can still expo
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Re: The death of QuickTime as we know it
by Pat Horridge 4 years ago
Last I heard H265 was expevted 2014. The same quality as H264 but half tge fike size. But 3 times tge encoding decoding effort. Si that 2 hour H264 encide will now take 6 hours! And its in an aging QT
Finally Resolve working on Z800
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
Finally got our new Z800 running Resilve 8.2 We'd built it to the BM config spec but had issues with the Quadro 4000 card and the lack of 280.26 driver support. We even ordered a GTX 580 3GB card as a
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Re: Finally Resolve working on Z800
by Pat Horridge 4 years ago
Sorry for the delay! My solution was to install the Quadro 4000 drivers and then install the GTX 580 drivers. I think the 580 drivers end up being the ones in use but as the GPU card is the most impor
New Professional LCDs vs Low cost Broadcast monitors
by Damien Letexier 4 years ago
Hi guys, Here is my first post, even if I have been following the cow for a while now ! I am lost regarding the variety of monitors you can use. I know that for HD-TV you should set your monitor to RE
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Re: New Professional LCDs vs Low cost Broadcast monitors
by Pat Horridge 4 years ago
First off all "TVs" differ in the way they look and thats before tge user starts tweaking with all tge menus. So comparing to a TV is a lost cause. That's why we use reference monitors that should sho
LTO6 Budget Solutions
by Scott Goddard 4 years ago
As LTO6 is now shipping I am looking to round up a few solutions to fit different (mostly low) budgets. These would be mainly single desktop drive with a SAS controller (PCI) Mac based setup. My quest
Re: LTO6 Budget Solutions
by Pat Horridge 4 years ago
Of course the StorageDNA job software and MiniMAM creates an Archive catalogue and you can search that without the tape being present and compile a restore "ticket" ready to run against the actual tap
importing titels and video mix downs from avid
by Martin Halm 5 years ago
i have an avid MC 6 project using only AMA files (canon 5d)and some titels and background clips made in avid (DNxHD 185) importing the AAF in resolve works fine - i gave the original files a tape name
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Re: importing titels and video mix downs from avid
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
If you need to pass a videomixdown or similar. Then in Avid export it as a file and either re-import or AMA it. But as said the grade should be Raw elements not titles or effects. Pat Horridge Technic
CATDV and StorageDNA ?
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
Anyone using CATDV as a front end to StorageDNA LTO-5 Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor VET Production Editing Digital Media Design DVD T +44 (0)20 7505 4701 F +44 (0
Re: CATDV and StorageDNA ?
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
We got our StorageDNA setup just after xmas and it took us a day to set it up. We went with the 8 tape library setup. So we have a 1U rack mont unit that houses the LTO-% drive and 2 magazines that ho
Update: Resolve on new 2012/13 iMacs
by Peter Chamberlain 5 years ago
Hello all, I'm pleased to report that we have tested the late 2012 21" and 27" iMac 13,2 systems and both are suitable for Resolve 9.0.4. The specific configs we tested are 21.3" iMac 13,2 with 3.1 GH
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Re: Update: Resolve on new 2012/13 iMacs
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
The Z820s have PCIe 3 buses presumably if you can get a PCIe 3 GPU card(s) that will have an impact on throughput Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor VET Production Edi
Nice thread on the future of the Mac Pro on the Videoguy's forum
by Herb Sevush 5 years ago
http: forums.creativecow.net thread 346 13960#13960 Interesting thread, especially this post by Gary Bettan: ( As a note, in case you are unaware, the DIY designations are specs for do-it-yourself bui
Re: Nice thread on the future of the Mac Pro on the Videoguy's forum
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
I think they're spot on and many folks have seen the writing on the wall for this for some time now. Apple and FCP-X is going to be the way forward for an increasing amount of content creation and tha
Why should we buy Asset Managment software?
by bryson jones 5 years ago
May offend some, but this is a real-world case where no one knew what asset was approved and which one was "not to be used!" http: www.nydailynews.com news national denver-station-airs-fake-dirty-cove
Re: Why should we buy Asset Managment software?
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
The other danger of being to organised before implementing (or looking at a DAM) is that you can end up being inflexible and trying to bend the solution to fit your current needs. Whilst most products
CATDV and VidChecker
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
I see VidChecker can talk to a MAM via API. Has anyone actually got that to work http: www.vidcheck.com vidchecker.asp Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor VET Productio
Re: CATDV and VidChecker
by bryson jones 5 years ago
We've been contracted to do it for a post house in LA but only via drop folder. (Yeah, that's cheating.) We will likely do a full integration in a later phase. It's a SOAP http API so there'll have to
The Patent Thing
by Bill Davis 5 years ago
Interesting article on Gizmodo where Jesus Diaz argues that the Apple patent victory is a huge win for computing. In part... "The truth is that Apple's win only kills the shit smartphones and the unim
Re: The Patent Thing
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
Interesting for me as I have a first hand experience of how the Apple Samsung dispute seems to be panning out. I used to Own an iPhone and had it 18 months. Nice device but I became frustrated by how
So if Avid goes under, then what?
by Andrew Kimery 5 years ago
Branching off from the thread about Avid selling off its consumer line of products and seemingly gloomy financial outlook (http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 335 38711), what happens if Avid can't
Re: So if Avid goes under, then what?
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
Nothing really unexpected here. Makes sense to rationalize the product portfolio. Staffing reductions would logically follow that. Impossible to know what is going on behind closed doors but check out
desperate: FCPX hangs on boot up
by Jack Niedenthal 5 years ago
Using iMac i7, Lion 10.7.4, FCPX 10.05 with all event project files booting from an external hard drive. I did a lot of work on a full length feature film yesterday, everything went fine. Never had a
Re: desperate: FCPX hangs on boot up
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
We don't edit with FCPX, only do training for others on it currently. But I find it hard to believe it doesn't have autosaves and a attic for recovery of work. However I suspect it's all embedded in t
Blackmagic Cinema Camera - edit workflow using 12 bit RAW CinemaDNG
by Rick Lang 5 years ago
http: www.blackmagic-design.com products blackmagiccinemacamera workflow Blackmagic Design specifically mentions it s new cinema camera is perfect" for use with Apple s Final Cut Pro X editor. I under
Re: Blackmagic Cinema Camera - edit workflow using 12 bit RAW CinemaDNG
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
I can appreciate that but there is a lot of interest from Avid users. There's been a massive move from FCP to Avid and from the FCP side round tripping via color is very similar to Avid round tripping
Black Magic HD Extreme 3D+ Analogue Inputs
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
Setting up on an Avid V6 and SDI with embedded Audio works fine but if I select Analogue XLR audio and SDI video I get no audio input. However if I select Composite or SVideo with XLR analogue Audio I
Decklink HD Extreme 3D and Media Composer 1 frame timecode offest
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
Sorry crossed posted int he Avid forum as well: But have setup 2 new systems with the Decklink Extreme cards for Media Composer V6 and installed the 9.5 driver. Testing using BITC capture of SDI SD co
FCPX on multiple computers?
by Shane Trowbridge 5 years ago
I bought X a few months back for my one macbook pro. I am now working on a second Macbook pro and I want to put X on it as well. I was under the impression that you could put X on multiple computers w
Re: FCPX on multiple computers?
by Pat Horridge 5 years ago
It's not so different to the old legacy FCP A simple serial number. No real protection. Pretty sure Apple where happy for ftudents and the like to "share" and help FCP spread. Because every copy neede
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