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Phillip Byrd

Member Since:
April 7th 2006
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100 posts
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New Jersey USA
bye bye Sorenson Squeeze
by Bob Zelin 1 year ago
https: www.sorensonmedia.com squeeze All you old folks - it's over. See you at the cemetery. Bob Zelin Bob Zelin Rescue 1, Inc. bobzelin@icloud.com
Re: bye bye Sorenson Squeeze
by Phillip Byrd 1 year ago
I'm still using Squeeze with no complaints. I assume I may continue to use my copy after Sept 1. May I have recommendations for replacement....... preferably free or inexpensive Thanks. --------------
Moving Avid MC project to Premier Pro
by Phillip Byrd 1 year ago
Is it practical to move a consolidated Avid sequence along with bins to Premier Pro
Re: Moving Avid MC project to Premier Pro
by Shane Ross 1 year ago
Sorry, no. You can't migrate a full project from Avid to Premiere...only sequences. You can't transfer bins or any of the organization, only the sequences...and those you need the help of Resolve. Sha
video card alternatives
by Phillip Byrd 2 years ago
Can anyone share experience using alternative video cards with Avid Media Composer 8.x Anyone using a "gaming" card with 4-8gb memory
Re: video card alternatives
by Peter Groom 2 years ago
Ive had avid for well over 25 years, and have never had any sort of "recommended" system, or video card in my home system, and have never had an issue. That said, as my home machine is merely a home h
AMA & KiPro Files
by Phillip Byrd 3 years ago
I'm working with Media Composer 7. Previous projects with ProRez viles recorded on KiPro recorders have worked successfully with Avid. Today I have MXF files from a KiPro recorder. Avid is unable to l
Re: AMA & KiPro Files
by Ricky Barrow 3 years ago
I tried the MXF files thinking for some reason that would be better. I saved no time and only got headaches. I and my system loves ProRes - I would stay with that. MC v8 seems to work same as 7 in thi
Transcode with metadata?
by Phillip Byrd 4 years ago
Is it possible to to include metadata from original recording (time code, date) when importing transcoding from AVCHD to Dnx145 Video and audio quality are excellent for the imported material. But dat
Re: Transcode with metadata?
by Phillip Byrd 4 years ago
Thanks Michael. The other option is AMA. That makes original dates and times visible. But as we know, there are issues with AMA, especially when exporting timeline. Let's all continuing lobbying with
QT Reference file issue
by Phillip Byrd 4 years ago
A few days ago the machine got silly while trying to export a Quick Time reference file. I've done this many times without incident. But now when I attempt to create a ref file, everything halts in th
Difficulty importing files
by Phillip Byrd 5 years ago
I have been sent a hard drive with files I need for a project. They are .mxf files and are placed in the correct MXF 1 directory. Media Composer (7) appears to scan the files when booting. But when I
Re: Difficulty importing files
by Shane Ross 5 years ago
Locate the .mdb file in the MXF 1 folder. Drag that into a bin. It should populate that bin with all the media in that folder Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
Importing EVS created files
by Phillip Byrd 5 years ago
My project files were recorded on an EVS system. The evs.xml file for each video file indicates that the codec is "Avid MXF OPAtom". From what I can figure out, the codec I need is the Arri codec whic
Re: Importing EVS created files
by Phillip Byrd 5 years ago
Thanks all. This afternoon I visited the North American headquarter of EVS about 15 minutes from my house with a disc of files. A couple of very good guys (Nick and Brandon) scratched their heads a bi
Decklink Studio with MC6
by Phillip Byrd 6 years ago
I just installed Avid Media Composer 7 and Black Magic Desktop Video driver 9.7.5. Avid does not see the Decklink card. Media Composer 6.5 worked well with the card and earlier driver. Blackmagic desi
Re: Decklink Studio with MC6
by Phillip Byrd 6 years ago
Thanks Erik. I tried a driver released last December and all is working well now. What a surprise that the latest driver won't support Avid's latest release. I'll check latest drive in a few weeks. ph
Arm for Record
by Phillip Byrd 7 years ago
The "arm for record" option is greyed out on Vegas 10 (64 bit). Same problem with Sound Forge Pro. So I think this is a computer issue, not a Vegas Sound Forge issue. I'm running on an i7 machine with
Re: Arm for Record
by Phillip Byrd 7 years ago
I figured it out. Another program I installed a little while ago had changed my audio input settings. Things are OK. Thanks. -------------------- Phillip Byrd Brandenburg Productions, Inc. Montclair,
External power for USB3 drive
by Phillip Byrd 7 years ago
When copying from the new USB3 KiPro drive, is the drive powered over the USB connection or is a separate power source required for the drive If an external PS is needed, is there a recommended source
Re: External power for USB3 drive
by Phillip Byrd 7 years ago
Thanks Gary. -------------------- Phillip Byrd Brandenburg Productions, Inc. Montclair, NJ USA
DeckLink Studio & Ultra Studio Pro with Avid MC6
by Phillip Byrd 7 years ago
Can anyone advise on experience using DeckLink Studio and Ultra Studio Pro with Avid Media Composer 6 Is there any experience with either product with Sony Vegas Pro Is there a major functional differ
Re: DeckLink Studio & Ultra Studio Pro with Avid MC6
by John Pale 7 years ago
I have the Decklink studio Pro and Avid MC 6.01. There are some issues with scrubbing audio. See the tread further down the page for details. Hopefully Blackmagic and Avid will work out the kinks soon
Vegas Pro 10 install problem
by Phillip Byrd 8 years ago
I'm moving editing to a new i7 machine with 16gb memory running Windows 7 64bit operating system. I've installed Vegas Pro 10 (64 bit) and DVD Architect 12 (32 bit). When it is time to register the ap
Re: Vegas Pro 10 install problem
by Phillip Byrd 8 years ago
Hi all. Regarding my post that started this thread, I finally figured out how to get help on line from Sony. Problem had been too many installs, as I'd had some hard drive crashes and changed machines
Audio CD record problem
by Phillip Byrd 9 years ago
I have newly installed Vegas Pro 10.0a (build 387) running on a 3ghz dual pentium machine, 2 gig memory. I am attempting to burn CDs with 8 or 10 tracks. Vegas gives every indication that the burn is
Re: Audio CD record problem
by Phillip Byrd 9 years ago
I've tried the ultimate workaround- doing the same task with Vegas Pro 9. No problems. Have we found a bug here Anyone in Madison taking note -------------------- Phillip Byrd Brandenburg Productions,
AVCHD files in Avid Media Composer
by Phillip Byrd 9 years ago
Has anyone worked with AVCHD files in Avid Media Composer If you have, please share the workflow information, the good news, the bad news, and the odd news. Thanks.
Re: AVCHD files in Avid Media Composer
by Ian Cook 9 years ago
Hi Phillip, Media Composer 5 supports AVCHD via an internal transcode to DNX. Or you can use 3rd party software such as ClipWrap or NeoScene to transcode the files outside of the Avid application. Int
storage media
by Phillip Byrd 9 years ago
Are there any third-party vendors for hard drives and SS drives that may be used with the KiPro Does anyone know if the updated software for the recorder will enable the sxs slots or the other connect
Re: storage media
by Jeremy Garchow 9 years ago
You must buy the AJA sanctioned drives. Third party drives won't work. The version 2.0 software will be out this summer, but no mention of the SxS cards. http: www.aja.com news index_article.php id=11
dual display- source/record
by Phillip Byrd 10 years ago
I'm using Vegas Pro 8. A few months ago someone posted destails on setting up a trimmer-record display. I did it. I liked it. But now I'm on a new computer and don't have it set up and can't remember
Re: dual display- source/record
by John Rofrano 10 years ago
Try View Trimmer (Alt+2) and then dock the window next to the preview window. Then use the Show Video Monitor button in the trimmer to view it like a second monitor. This last step only works with Veg
Anamorphic pictures to DVDA
by Phillip Byrd 10 years ago
I have a timeline in Vegas Pro 8 that is anamorphic. I want to send it to DVDA5 and end up with a nice wide screen video when I play it on a big TV. I can't remember the right combination of selection
Re: Anamorphic pictures to DVDA
by Phillip Byrd 10 years ago
I do render with the DVDA widescreen template. But when all is done, I have a widescreen frame with pillarboxed anamorphic pictures. I think I have checked options in the template for 16x9 format. But
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