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Ricky Barrow

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How will I get 6 editable audio tracks from a AVCHD 5.1 video/audio file
by Stef Hilhorst 3 months ago
Hello fooks. I have an issue with Premiere pro CC2020. Running on Windows 10. When I import the AVCHD file, (recording with a Sony cam in 5.1 audio,) and put it on my timeline I can see all the tracks
Re: How will I get 6 editable audio tracks from a AVCHD 5.1 video/audio file
by Ricky Barrow 3 months ago
Being confused, I'll give you this link that helped me the most. It is long and may not directly address your issue but should prove helpful. https: www.youtube.com watch v=BcYqm42QTbo Ricky
Adding clips to sequence as a layered stack
by Adam Rosenberg 4 months ago
Is it possible to add multiple clips to a sequence as a stack so that they are lined up in time, but layered so that each clip is on its own track I know how to do this manually, but it seems like a f
Re: Adding clips to sequence as a layered stack
by Ricky Barrow 4 months ago
Like create multicam sequence Ricky
Home Editsuite Media management and backup
by Roy Gilbert 4 months ago
I'm about to start a pretty media intensive broadcast project from home, and I need to get a system in place to ensure I can keep working no matter what. I am thinking of two 8TB drives inside the PC
Re: Home Editsuite Media management and backup
by Ricky Barrow 4 months ago
You might can dictate where the media goes - not sure as I haven't been in MC for years now. Edited only on MC for 22 years before company made me move to Premiere. Ricky
Exporting with project link
by Doug Lyons 8 months ago
Is it possible when rendering an After Effects comp to have your resultant media file contain a project link so that when back inside of Premiere Pro you click "edit original", Premiere will automatic
Re: Exporting with project link
by Ricky Barrow 8 months ago
To link to AE com you must import the comp (linked) in PPro. If you import rered file then it is like any other video asset and has no reference to the AE project. Ricky
Timeline Zooming Functionality Question
by Juan Carlos Pascual 10 months ago
Hello friends! New user here, from Spain, so forgive me If I make a some grammatical errors. I have a weird question and I think this is the perfect place to ask. I edited video some time ago for my Y
Re: Timeline Zooming Functionality Question
by Ricky Barrow 10 months ago
With default keyboard settings, the plus (+) and minus (-) keys zoom in and out. Ricky
Mogrt Change Font in Adobe Premiere Pro
by Tom Curran 11 months ago
Does anyone (author or buyer) solve how to change fonts in .mogrt title files that are already installed in Premiere Pro Source: https: fontvilla.com scary-text-generator
Re: Mogrt Change Font in Adobe Premiere Pro
by Ricky Barrow 11 months ago
You can probably, through a series of steps, edit the font in After Effects, possibly even edit the .mogrt file to allow Premiere to change fonts, however there may be limitations on what you can choo
Export with video source file name
by Josh Coppenbarger 11 months ago
Hello, I'm trying to export a video with various file names as a way to quickly recognize where the raw video is either located and or name of it for reference. In the Premiere Pro and Media Encoder o
Re: Export with video source file name
by Ricky Barrow 11 months ago
Clip name Effect - Effects\Video\Clip name Ricky
Looping jumpbacks
by Christian Neil 11 months ago
If I'm using a loopable jumpback and it's not long enough, I remember that there is a way to repeat it x number of times. I just don't remember how to do it. Any help on this would be greatly apprecia
Re: Looping jumpbacks
by Ricky Barrow 11 months ago
If it is loopable simply repeat. To make any clip loopable that is not, you can add edit in the middle of the clip, move the front half to after the back half, trim the original beginning and original
Question Regarding Rendering Dynamic Link (Pr/Ae)
by Brandon Callahan 1 year ago
Long time lurker...full time poster! I've finally encountered an issue significant enough for me to create an account and post My question is pretty straightforward. I have a sequence in premiere cont
Re: Question Regarding Rendering Dynamic Link (Pr/Ae)
by Ricky Barrow 1 year ago
Probably I do not understand correctly, but I would render in AE, import that file. When changes come, go into AE and make changes, make that the work area, export only that and lay into PPro timeline
Audio Clip Mixer is greyed out.
by Sa Dilshan 1 year ago
Hi, When I'm trying to edit, my Audio Clip Mixer isn't showing any sliders or balance knob. But they work fine in the beginning. My guess is it's a stupid shortcut, an option or something I'm doing wi
Re: Audio Clip Mixer is greyed out.
by Ricky Barrow 1 year ago
Are your audio tracks disabled Ricky
Set up Multicam with clips already synced by PluralEyes and on Premiere Timeline.
by Adam Berch 1 year ago
Hi, I am working with Premiere Pro CC 2018. I have synced 3 cameras in PluralEyes and it is sitting on a timeline in Premiere Pro CC 2018. What do I have to do and how do I set it up so I can start ed
Re: Set up Multicam with clips already synced by PluralEyes and on Premiere Timeline.
by Ricky Barrow 1 year ago
By sitting on a timeline do you mean you see the 3 video tracks If so then that is the multicam sequence which was "opened in timeline" and you need to select that clip and "make sequence from clip".
Inherited project: sound wav files are 48khz, clips and sequences are 41khz. Why? Problem?
by Nina Lucia 1 year ago
So I inherited a project for a feature film and I can see in the columns that the original wav files from production sound are 48khz and that the clips are 41khz. The sequence settings are 41khz as we
Re: Inherited project: sound wav files are 48khz, clips and sequences are 41khz. Why? Problem?
by Ricky Barrow 1 year ago
Not sure what you mean by original audio. I made some assumptions by reading your post - I assumed someone shot "clips" (meaning video and audio) and that the audio on the "clips" were 44.1 ---- I the
Changing the selected audio track on multiple timelines through a menu button on Bluray
by Tea Blake 2 years ago
Attempting to make a Blu-ray with multiple episodes on it in Encore CS6 that will have the option of selecting either 5.1 surround or Stereo audio with DV. The client wants only one main menu, where a
Re: Changing the selected audio track on multiple timelines through a menu button on Bluray
by Ricky Barrow 2 years ago
I'm sure Stan's way would work. The only reason I said to do it that way is because I am a control freak and I want to know it does what I want it to do with all players including software on computer
Multigroup Different Framerate to Project
by Ben Harris 2 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to create a MultiGroup out of clips which are 30FPS inside a 23.98 project but when I do this and playback I get an error which forces me to crash out of Avid. Does anybody have any adv
Re: Multigroup Different Framerate to Project
by Ricky Barrow 2 years ago
This workflow worked for us with single clips. It sounds like it will not work for MG clips. Are part of your assets 23.98 or is this your final delivery fps The only other way would be doing as Micha
Green Dot / S / FrameFlex / Aspect Ratio
by Ben Harris 2 years ago
Hi, Sorry if this is an amateur question but something which I've been trying to wrap my head around and failing. We've got a 2K DCI Full 2048 x 1080 1.90:1 project with transcoded media (mostly) at t
Re: Green Dot / S / FrameFlex / Aspect Ratio
by Ricky Barrow 2 years ago
1920 x 1080 is true 16x9 Ricky
Issue with color correction and stabilizing a clip
by Dan Nealis 2 years ago
Hi Everyone, I am having and issue when I color correct a shot in Avid and then try to stabilizing the shot the color correction gets removed. Is there a way to add these effects to the clip without h
Re: Issue with color correction and stabilizing a clip
by Ricky Barrow 2 years ago
I believe ALT+Drag effect on windows. Ricky
Consolidating and Transcodes
by Chip Hess 3 years ago
Here is one that threw us. I was working on a sequence here all clips are AMA linked. They all reside on the same drive. I then brought in some material from a previous project, sourced from another d
Re: Consolidating and Transcodes
by Ricky Barrow 3 years ago
Doesn't consolidate in effect do a transcode I know they are different functions but don't you end up with Avid Media (transcodes) either way and don't the settings of either allow the user to select
Avid Activation ID missing
by Evan Smith 3 years ago
Pretty sure I know the answer to this but I thought I'd ask. The company I work for has several Avid MC licenses. One of them was purchased a while back by someone within the company who did not keep
Re: Avid Activation ID missing
by Ricky Barrow 3 years ago
Here is a link: http: community.avid.com forums p 180535 841332.aspx#841332 This is the goto forum for many issues, especially this issue where Marianna Montague is of invaluable help. You'll probably
Burning a DVD from blu-ray image 24fps and other problems
by Kari Pieskä 7 years ago
I made 8 min. animation with 24 fps and made sounds with audition. Then I burned a blu-ray with encore. It only had 25 fps to choose, so i chose that. And it worked when played. But I think that the b
Re: Burning a DVD from blu-ray image 24fps and other problems
by Ricky Barrow 3 years ago
Daniel, Can you check my profile and email me offline, please Ricky
Avid 8.8.3 and P2
by Scott Davis 3 years ago
OS 10.11.4 Avid Media Composer 8.8.3 Panasonic P2 plug in 4.8.2 I'm trying to link to some old P2 media via AMA. I can link to individual clips in the "video" folder. But Avid does not recognize the w
Re: Avid 8.8.3 and P2
by Ricky Barrow 3 years ago
We have AMA plugin version 4.8.2 on Windows. I can link to the folder containing the "Contents" folder - everything works as expected for me - it does recognize the entire card. however, I do not have
encoding to QuickTime h264 seems impossible
by James Harris 3 years ago
I am trying to encode my uncompressed .mov footage to a H264 quicktime in Adobe encoder but that seems impossible because when I choose the quicktime format there many presets but no H264. On the othe
Re: encoding to QuickTime h264 seems impossible
by Ricky Barrow 3 years ago
I believe the h.264 codec is only MP4 - you can't have the h.264 codec in the .mov wrapper .... maybe a smarter person than me can correct this information if wrong! Ricky
Can’t get H.264 files smaller than ~5MB out of Media Encoder.
by Matthew Ross 4 years ago
I have an eight second 1500x844 video I have to deliver as h.264 and the file size has to be a max of 2.5MB. No matter what I ve tried, I simply CANNOT get a file smaller than about 5MB to render out
Re: Can’t get H.264 files smaller than ~5MB out of Media Encoder.
by Ricky Barrow 4 years ago
Thanks for posting the answer - I didn't check that setting when I posted ... my setting was already at none. Good catch1 Ricky
Please Fix AME
by Ricky Barrow 4 years ago
When making MPEG2 and MPEG2-DVD files, AME is changing the file timecode. I have not confirmed but I believe it is also changing from DF to NDF. These issues are critical to caption files using timeco
Timecode
by Ricky Barrow 4 years ago
Please help! I have source files QT Uncompressed. QT Player, VLC Player and Switch Player ALL show the correct timecode. When I use AME to encode QT, timecode matches. BUT, I need to deliver MPEG2 fil
Bouncy Music Staff Lines
by Ronald Czarnecki 4 years ago
I brought in a screen capture I encoded with .wmv and then encoded it with .mpg4. When I bring it into Encore the videos play fine but not the recorded music playing on staff lines. Would it be moire
Re: Bouncy Music Staff Lines
by Ricky Barrow 4 years ago
Unfortunately there is an old saying but true - garbage in = garbage out. You'll never get any better quality than 10 fps and only make things equally bad or worse when going to 24 or 29.97 for DVD. D
showing menu while play audio
by petcov petru 4 years ago
Could somebody help me with this issue...i searched the internet but i can't find this exact problem sorry if i will talk nonsenses here - i'm very beginner in this I have an mp3 album with 10 songs a
Re: showing menu while play audio
by Ricky Barrow 4 years ago
when a link goes to a timeline, chapter point or otherwise, then it also plays video associated with that timeline. Perhaps you could research "hot buttons" on a video but in my opinion, even if that
Create a continuous-loop DVD for auditorum play
by Butch Golden 4 years ago
Hi all It's been 5-6 years since I have done a DVD project of any kind and did ok enough with standard menu making but have never had a request for a continuous-loop play disc. Don't have a clue as to
Re: Create a continuous-loop DVD for auditorum play
by Ricky Barrow 4 years ago
Set end action to go back to the start of your timeline. Ricky
equalize shooting with different Canon
by Carlo Bellicanta 5 years ago
Hello I introduce myself: I am Carlo, I am 14 years. I write from Rome, Italy (I apologize for my English , I hope I do not make too many mistakes and I hope to make myself understoodable) I'm learnin
Re: equalize shooting with different Canon
by Glenn Sakatch 5 years ago
Hi Carlo. Welcome to the world of editing. The THM file is simply a thumbnail auto created by the camera. It isn't really anything you need to worry about. Why do the pictures look so different Aside
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Project with different Frame Rates workflow
by Adam Harper 5 years ago
Hi all As you can probably guess by the subject line, I'm working on a project that has video files with different frame rates. My question is in regards to the workflow. I'm doing the offline edit on
Re: Project with different Frame Rates workflow
by Michael Phillips 5 years ago
There are several different workflows you can take on depending on what you to do. My test was only to prove that you can take a sequence of mixed frame rates and resolutions via AAF to Resolve, confo
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Can you create a menu button to toggle Close Captions on/off
by Mitch Silver 5 years ago
Is this possible in Encore I know you can do it with a DVD remote, but I want this feature on the DVD menu itself.
Re: Can you create a menu button to toggle Close Captions on/off
by Ricky Barrow 5 years ago
Closed Captions are a function of the display (TV set). If you duplicate the movie, and thereby duplicating the space required on the DVD, add that timeline without adding the caption file and have a
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Problem with closed captions - lines are missing frome my SCC file
by Mitch Silver 5 years ago
I have an SCC file, which, when viewed in Adobe Premiere looks totally fine.... all of the captions that are supposed to be there ARE there. But when I author a DVD in Encore, the resulting DVD is mis
Re: Problem with closed captions - lines are missing frome my SCC file
by Ricky Barrow 5 years ago
the issue is likely not an Encore bug. More likely it is a caption problem. Captions generally need to be longer than a second by default - Encore is just following the rules. To avoid this, if each c
Blu-ray Object: Export file not found -- Solved
by Neil Sadwelkar 5 years ago
Burning a complex multi menu Blu-ray. 6 timelines and lots of chapters. Took a while to set up links etc. Checked project for errors. None found. Tried to build a disk and got the error Blu-ray Object
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Re: Blu-ray Object: Export file not found -- Solved
by Per Scaffidi 4 years ago
I fixed the same issue in Encore 5.5 by simply deleting the offending file from encore and re-importing.
adding an image over a video
by Bethany Squires 6 years ago
I have some illustrator files that need to go over a video, but when i add a new video track and add it on i can't extend the length and it doesn't show over the video and if i try add in and outs and
Re: adding an image over a video
by Shane Ross 6 years ago
Avid Import Settings are here: The effects can be found in the EFFECTS tab under the BLEND catagory: Tutorial for applying Picture in Picture: http: www.youtube.com watch v=4U_UDxZmktw Tutorial for 3D
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mus.iD AMA plug-in now available!
by Michael Phillips 6 years ago
If you've ever wanted to get the metadata from your MP3 M4A files from an iTunes or similar library into Media Composer, then the mus.iD plug-in is the answer. I developed this with a friend of mine t
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24 fps footage in a 1080p/29.97 project
by Dan Brother 7 years ago
Hi. I'm editing a 1080p 29.97 project on a Media Composer (V6.5.2) and we received footage that was shot at 23.98 fps. They're MXF files shot to a card. I know in the past, mixing resolutions didn't w
Re: 24 fps footage in a 1080p/29.97 project
by Shane Ross 7 years ago
Ricky Barrow "won't the footage get transcoded again on rendering or exporting " It won't get transcoded again. No rendering is required. Playback is real time. It will get transcoded when you export
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Video File Delivery for ABC
by Ricky Barrow 7 years ago
This 1 hour show will be recorded to KiPro, ProRes, 1280x720p 59.94 DF - I plan on editing in Avid project 720p 59.94. Can I adhere to the following specs from ABC directly from the Avid, if not what
Re: Video File Delivery for ABC
by Job ter Burg 7 years ago
Avid feature an Op1A MXF export option (File- Export- Op1A-MXF) that I think will precisely match their specs. It's basically a 'fake' XDCAM HD disk export. Choose the 50Mbps from the dropdown, and if
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Which Version of clips to edit with when AMA linking?
by Rosie Walunas 8 years ago
Which Version of clips to edit with when AMA linking New Avid AE - no editor to work with at this point. Have some file based media I need to bring into a tape project. I'm planning on Linking to AMA,
Re: Which Version of clips to edit with when AMA linking?
by Michael Hancock 8 years ago
Rosie Walunas "If I transcode the clips, why can't I just rename the .new clips and make subclips from that " You can. I prefer to make another column for comments or description and put custom namin
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Client and server time must be same
by Ricky Barrow 8 years ago
We have never had this error and I cannot correct. We have 6 Avid MC clients, hard to believe all are in exact sync as far as time, especially as the TerraBlock is not connected to the internet (for i
Re: Client and server time must be same
by Matt Mullen 8 years ago
Have you double checked things like AM PM, time zone, and daylight savings settings These can all cause the error.
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QT .mov file conversion
by Ricky Barrow 8 years ago
Desperation leads me here as, hopefully, a forum to find a solution. I have a QT .mov file, ProRes 422 (HQ), created in realtime from capturing to tape through FCP. The file, which should be like the
Re: QT .mov file conversion
by Ricky Barrow 8 years ago
Thank you! This is extremely valuable information for me and explains a LOT. It is all making sense to me now - thank you again, very much! Ricky
QT .mov file conversion
by Ricky Barrow 8 years ago
Desperation leads me here as, hopefully, a forum to find a solution. I have a QT .mov file, ProRes 422 (HQ), created in realtime from capturing to tape through FCP. The file, which should be like the
Re: QT .mov file conversion
by Mark Spano 8 years ago
Let me guess. When the file was captured, it was then dragged out of FCP's Capture Scratch folder. Almost every file captured in FCP in its base state has metadata that flags it correctly for FCP but
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Instructions/Workflow for creating QT .mov files from tape
by Ricky Barrow 8 years ago
I work on Windows Avid MC. I frequently get QT .mov files from shooters working with FCP. From one source only, I get QT files of which about half work and half do not. All files seem to be identical
Re: Instructions/Workflow for creating QT .mov files from tape
by Ricky Barrow 8 years ago
This is true about the DNxHD codec, but if QT Player on my computer will not even recognize the file, then it wouldn't matter on the codec, it is a corrupt file, thus the best explanation so far is th
Title video codec not matching footage codec
by Rosie Walunas 8 years ago
I'm in the process of learning transitioning to Avid, and here's what I'm in the middle of trying to figure out: I transcoded h.264 1920x1080 29.97 files to DNxHD 220 X (HD1080p). I've edited a sequen
Re: Title video codec not matching footage codec
by John Pale 8 years ago
Rosie Walunas "I saved the title and looking at the Video information in the bin, it says the codec is DNxHD 145 (HD1080p). Why is that, and how do I fix this so the titles I create are the same code
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DVCPRO HD .mov from FCP to ANYTHING
by Ricky Barrow 8 years ago
Photographer shot Panasonic tapes, DVCPRO HD 720p 59.94. Captured digitized through FCP (I'm not sure what version) to make QT .mov files. He said he kept DVCPRO HD codec all through the process. I kn
Re: DVCPRO HD .mov from FCP to ANYTHING
by Ricky Barrow 8 years ago
True - This guy is a very good photographer so we used him again ... meaning the first time this happened, we had him send us the tapes and digitized directly into Avid 720p - it is indeed on tape, ho
Choosing storage
by Antony Christie 8 years ago
Hi people I've just upgraded my camcorders and now have two NEX-FS100E's (NB: got them a little over cost from Top-teks; they've too much stock!). The cameras are fantastic but the AVCHD they churn ou
Re: Choosing storage
by Shane Ross 8 years ago
First off you have no idea what large file sizes are...because AVCHD isn't. Heck no, it's one of the smaller data rate formats out there, more highly compressed than most of the other formats. It riva
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Exception: A serious error has occurred? And restarting doesn't work.
by frank Raposo 8 years ago
I'm right at the end of project and I keep getting this warning: Exception: A serious error has occurred! It is recommended that you immediately save your work and restart the system. Ok, I've started
Re: Exception: A serious error has occurred? And restarting doesn't work.
by John Pale 8 years ago
Sounds like you corrupt media somewhere in the timeline. You can try to find it by breaking it up into smaller increments and try to find the corrupt clip. You might also just try to transcode your en
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MC 6 in a Multi workstation eviorment not keeping AMA clips online
by Mike Jeffs 8 years ago
Has anyone else had this problem We are in a multi user and multi machine environment, with all of the Avids connected to a central storage device which we use to create partition projects that hold a
Re: MC 6 in a Multi workstation eviorment not keeping AMA clips online
by Shane Ross 8 years ago
You really shouldn't be editing with footage linked to via AMA. AMA is just that...Avid Media ACCESS. It gives you ACCESS to the footage. But if you want Avid to work properly, want it to be as solid
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Career path to becoming an online editor?
by Patrick Ranger 9 years ago
I am enthusiastic to becoming an online editor. I appreciate that there are different paths to getting there. please could you take the time to tell me your career journey on how you reached this posi
Re: Career path to becoming an online editor?
by Ricky Barrow 9 years ago
Knowledge and experience, perseverence and patience - all as others here have stated .... and I just can't resist this ... "It's not too late to become a doctor or lawyer!" Ricky
Exporting to quicktime (Yet another former FCP user)
by Daniel Schultz 9 years ago
One of many new converts here... trying to export my short video to h264 for uploading to our video server. The exporting as quicktime looks familiar, similar to the "Export as quicktime conversion" i
Re: Exporting to quicktime (Yet another former FCP user)
by Andrew McKee 9 years ago
If you tick native dimensions it actually just takes whatever you put in the dimensions box. Rather than the actual native dimensions of source, i think its refering to the native dimensions of the ex
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