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Rick Hughes

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January 12th 2010
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Intermediate render ?
by Rick Hughes 2 months ago
Having been given some files (1920x1080 mov) ..... if I work on these and wish to save them ... and then they would be used in another VMS project is there an Intermediate file format to use. On other
Re: Intermediate render ?
by Marco Baer 2 months ago
If Lagarith is installed on your system you should be able to select this codec after you selected "Video for Windows" and then customize one of the given presets.
Using Flat Video files
by Rick Hughes 2 months ago
Been given some video clips I wish to use .... been told these are Flat Video and I need to apply a LUT to get the colours right. Can anybody explain how to do this ... using VMS 16
Movie Studio Platinum 16 crashing - video stabilization
by Rick Hughes 2 months ago
I have MSP 16 .... and using this version for first time on the weekend. I have single video track of around 8 clips ... If clip is short I can apply Video Stabilization Fx and it applies OK. If clip
Re: Movie Studio Platinum 16 crashing - video stabilization
by Rick Hughes 2 months ago
Had an update from MAGIX Support ..They advise cause is a library file called ucrtbase.dll for the crash behaviour. This file is installed with C++ rediststributables, particularly with the 2017 redis
Render Settings - MSP
by Rick Hughes 2 months ago
Looking to figure out best render settings for Internet (Facebook or Youtube Vimeo) Previously I had followed advice and used: New project Match media settings Quality = best Render as Mainconcept AAC
Re: Render Settings - MSP
by George Dean 2 months ago
Hi Rick, I have found the best render is to follow the recommendation of Youtube and maybe up the bit rate and use 2 pass, as you have indicated you currently do (if render times is not an issue). Her
Simple option on Managing Files
by Rick Hughes 2 months ago
MSP 16 If I start things off by creating 'new project' I get option to 'manage project files' which I would turn 'on' Often I get into a session and then go into Project properties, set path for files
Re: Simple option on Managing Files
by George Dean 2 months ago
Hi Rick, Hopefully a member here has a specific answer, I'm not that familiar with that feature in VMS16. Being how I think most members here are Vegas Pro users you may get a quicker response to this
Lossless format
by Rick Hughes 4 years ago
I am undertaking pre-processing with Avisynth VirtualDub ... intermediate stages saved with a Lossless Intraframe codec. I know that Lagarith & Grass Valley Lossless both will load OK on Vegas ... are
Re: Lossless format
by Wayne Waag 4 years ago
What is the best option to provide as an input to Vegas ... RGB32 or YUY2 I always use the default, RGB32 since Vegas works in RGB. wwaag
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Best way to handle mixed formats on timeline
by Rick Hughes 4 years ago
Usually all media comes from one camera so issue does not arise. However putting some compilation videos together ... these have a mixed bag of media files. Typically 1920x1080p AVC mp4 59.94fps AAC a
Re: Best way to handle mixed formats on timeline
by John Rofrano 4 years ago
Rick Hughes "# Would I be better to convert prior to using on timeline to make videos same framesize, fps & same codec"That's what any editor on a Mac would do... i.e., convert everything to ProRes 4
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What audio format for Blu-ray
by Rick Hughes 4 years ago
What audio format should I render to for Blu-ray disks On several tutorials I have see the advice to use Sony Wave64 Yet on Sony's own site it advise that its better to use AC3 as it does not have to
Re: What audio format for Blu-ray
by Jorma Nippala 4 years ago
SCS forgets to make it clear in some of their documents that there is a difference between DVD A Studio and DVD A Pro. Note the last but one post in the thread I mentioned in my previous post. AC-3 Pr
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Advice on committing 35mm slides to DVD
by Rick Hughes 4 years ago
Have been scanning in family collection of slides for my parents. nearly 300 so far all form the 1960's The preparation, cleaning & scanning all done ....... end up with tiff files each of typically 4
Re: Advice on committing 35mm slides to DVD
by Wayne Waag 4 years ago
Interestingly (and tried it twice) the files size (windows properties) shows wrong duration for MPEG2 it shows it as 3 min .. but runs the 30sec same as others, and stops .. not as if there were 2.5mi
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DVD Arcnitect - Blu-ray issue
by Rick Hughes 4 years ago
I have Movie Studio Platinum 12 and DVD Architect 5.0 Both working fine for DVD Now starting out on Blu-ray projcets ..... Under help for DVD architect it states that I can create Blu-ray discs ... an
Re: DVD Architect - Blu-ray issue
by John Rofrano 4 years ago
You will not see the Make Bu-ray Disc option in a DVD project. You must first create a Blu-ray project, or change your DVD project to a Blu-ray project. That is the only way to get the Make Blu-ray Di
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How many minutes of MPEG2 onto a DVD
by Rick Hughes 4 years ago
Not come across the issue before as all my videos have only been around an Hr Max. For a mate will be authoring video to standard MPEG 2 video 720x576 25 fps with 2 ch stereo audio .... 2 questions ..
Re: How many minutes of MPEG2 onto a DVD
by Mike Kujbida 4 years ago
I've been using this one for a very long time and it works great. I make a few changes to the default settings by clicking the Settings button (lower left) on the main screen. Click 1 Kilobit = 1000 b
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Render with AC3
by Rick Hughes 6 years ago
Advice seems to be that you should render as separate Elementary streams. I followed the doc .. Vegas rendering settings for a DVD https: www.custcenter.com app answers detail a_id 1105 I'm still a bi
Re: Render with AC3
by John Rofrano 6 years ago
Rick Hughes "In customize template - there is an audio tab as part of this, and I can select it to 'include audio' Then under 'system' tab, I have option to 'save as elementary streams' and then I co
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AC3 vs MEG-2 audio when authoring
by Rick Hughes 6 years ago
Just an education Q ... If I am creating DVD with 5:1 I understand why I would use AC3 If there is only 2ch-Stereo, is there any benefit to using AC-3 or should I then use mpeg-2 Goal is DVD compliant
Re: AC3 vs MEG-2 audio when authoring
by Scott Simpson 6 years ago
Yes, AC3 is part of the DVD standard and is the best choice for audio on a DVD. --- Radio guy in a TV world. Bigasssuperstar.com
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SoundForge
by Rick Hughes 6 years ago
2 questions relating to SoundForge Audio Studio 10 # I am converting a lot of VHS tapes to DVD with Movie Studio .... I use Soundforge to edit & fad, normalize etc., seen a number of posts that state
Re: SoundForge
by Mike Kujbida 6 years ago
Audio Studio 10 doesn't appear to have the noise reduction plugin that you can get for the Pro version so I'd stick with Audacity. Do all your work in Audio Studio first, save it as a WAV file and the
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Importing a DVD into Vegas
by Rick Hughes 7 years ago
After a recent dive trip I have been given 2 DVD's and I wish to incorporate them in with my DVD footage into a single DVD. Source & edit will all be for PAL format. What is the correct way to 'drop '
Re: Importing a DVD into Vegas
by Mike Kujbida 7 years ago
The easiest thing to do is to copy the entire VIDEO_TS folder to your computer and then follow the steps I outlined. An sfk file is the audio waveform file that Vegas uses. It's not necessary unless y
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SoundForge files
by Rick Hughes 7 years ago
I have Vegas 11 Platinum and also SoundForge 5 It came with a download of a small collection of PCA files ..... are there any other free download links locations for audio files ... (does not have to
Re: SoundForge files
by John Rofrano 7 years ago
Rick Hughes "are there any other free download links locations for audio files ..."What kinds of audio files Royalty free music, or just sound FX Freeplaymusic.com has some great royalty free music a
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Export image without white background
by Anthony Uccello 11 years ago
Hi, I have extracted an image from the background and trimmed it. However, the trim still leaves a little box around my image (even though the background is gone i.e. there is a tiled background). How
Re: Export image without white background
by Rick Hughes 7 years ago
Keen to know how to do this ... but your video does not play ... can you repost it
How do I copy a DVD ?
by Rick Hughes 7 years ago
Created DVD OK. (Vegas Platinum 11 and DVD Architect 5) Is there a simple way of copying this now 'master disc' or do I need to go use some DVD copy software
Re: How do I copy a DVD ?
by John Rofrano 7 years ago
The easiest way is to download a free utility like ImgBurn and have it make the copies for you. That's what I use. I have 3 DVD burners and so I open 3 instances of ImgBurn and make 3 copies at a time
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