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Roy Gilbert

Member Since:
December 14th 2007
18 Posts
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MANCHESTER ENGLAND
Avid - Still missing key features....
by Tom Laughlin 6 years ago
Been editing in Premiere Pro and Avid now for about 6 months, using them on every other project alternating. Still wondering when Avid is going to add features missing in FCP X and Premiere Pro. So ma
Re: Avid - Still missing key features....
by Roy Gilbert 6 years ago
New title tool in MC7 is called titler pro. Look in the effects bin. It's amazing. --- Roy Gilbert Freelance Documentary Editor www.avidoffline.co.uk
Avid MC 7 on Windows 8.1
by Roy Gilbert 6 years ago
Ok, I know its not supported, and probably a terrible idea to upgrade but I wanted to share my experience. MC 7.02. Everything seems to work really well after the 8.1 update to Windows, with the excep
Avid Title Tool
by Mandla Bolekaja 6 years ago
Can you fade in separate lines of text in the Avid Title Tool Just trying to add a simple title on one line then fade in a second title on a second line. M
Re: Avid Title Tool
by Roy Gilbert 6 years ago
If you are running MC7, it comes with the amazing Titler Pro application. I was amazed at how easy it was to add multiple lines of text, and add transitions on to each one. This is what the Avid Title
Backup AVID Project Files?
by Ed Mohar 8 years ago
Hey guys, I'm drawing a blank for some reason, my system has gone through a catastrophic failure, and I need to backup my AVID Project files to a external drive. Now the media is stored on an external
Re: Backup AVID Project Files?
by Glenn Sakatch 8 years ago
yes, in fact im currently splitting my time between my office system and my home system. At the office I copy the project folder to my drop box folder...go home and open it directly from the drop box
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Roy Gilbert liked this 8 years ago
Is it ok for AVID to be slow with AMA footage?
by alec gitelman 8 years ago
Hi, I have a project with about 8-9 hours of footage in quicktime files with XDCam 1080p media. I am using AMA to link to those files. Editing is painfully slow - playback is fine, but every action ta
Re: Is it ok for AVID to be slow with AMA footage?
by Roy Gilbert 8 years ago
It seems to be a little pot luck with AMA. I have about 30 hours of CANON XF MPEG-2 422 50Mbits and it seems to be pretty snappy. Opening and closing sequences can take a few seconds. My last similar
Intensity Pro monitoring with Avid MC6 - Can it monitor AMA Linked clips or just DNxHD clips?
by Roy Gilbert 8 years ago
So, can the Blackmagic Intensity Pro output any codec to a client monitor or just the DNxHD codec Will it cope with MPEG-2 MXF files (from a Canon305) linked with AMA What are people's experiences wit
Re: Intensity Pro monitoring with Avid MC6 - Can it monitor AMA Linked clips or just DNxHD clips?
by Roy Gilbert 8 years ago
Anyone
Saves taking ages
by Roy Gilbert 10 years ago
I having some pretty bad behaviour from an FCP suit I am working on. Autosaves are taking upwards of a minute each, which is a total pain. If I go into finder and back into FCP the system locks (swirl
Re: Saves taking ages
by John Fishback 10 years ago
Have you tried trashing prefs and repairing permissions How full is your scratch dive John MacPro 8-core 2.8GHz 8 GB RAM OS 10.5.5 QT7.5.5 Kona 3 Dual Cinema 23 ATI Radeon HD 3870, 24" TV-Logic Monito
Final Cut Sync Issues after Rendering Full or Exporting
by Ben Finkel 10 years ago
I have a 960 x 720 timeline with audio and video in 1080iHDV and another track with 720p DVCPROHD video and audio. In the timeline everything is in sync, but when I export it many different ways or ju
Re: Final Cut Sync Issues after Rendering Full or Exporting
by Roy Gilbert 10 years ago
No help I'm afraid, except to say that you are not alone. I'm having the exact same problem with 720 footage slipping when rendered of exported. I'm going to need to find an answer pretty quick - and
quicktime timecode
by Larry Morales 11 years ago
does someone out there know how to include a timecode track in a quicktime (320x240) coming out of avid mc on mac more importantly, what about coming out of xdcam ex browser as a quicktime or wmv with
Re: quicktime timecode
by Roy Gilbert 11 years ago
That would give burnt in TC. I think we are after an embedded non-visual timecode. Roy www.digitisenow.co.uk
Faster encoding: avid or QTpro?
by roger cooper 11 years ago
I did a speed test. I exported a 7min seq. two different ways: 1)from the avid as a sorenson QT movie. It took about realtime. 2) as QT reference out of the avid(this took seconds), opened it up in Q
Re: Faster encoding: avid or QTpro?
by Roy Gilbert 11 years ago
I always suspected that MC was only using one core when rendering and exporting. I'd be really interested to know what codecs it does use both (all four ) cores for. I tend to always export QT Referen
exporting media to a dvd editor.
by yoni ekbaz 11 years ago
hi, 1) i'm looking for an dvd editing application tha can work with avid. 2) can a dvd editing software read markers don in avid your help please. thanks yoni
Re: exporting media to a dvd editor.
by Roy Gilbert 11 years ago
Any DVD authoring package that will take quicktime reference files (just about all of them) will work. Sorenson Squeeze is often bundled with Avid, and I've found it works well. www.digitisenow.co.uk
Connecting Decks to Mojo
by Simon Dales 11 years ago
Hi Guys, Just wondering if you can help me. I'm running Avid MC 2.8 with mojo. Have always had a deck connected via SDI to the mojo and when needed to, connected a HDV deck by firewire. I'm just wonde
Re: Connecting Decks to Mojo
by Roy Gilbert 11 years ago
Surely you can plug as many decks as you have input on the Mojo, but only the input selected in Avid (in the Video Input Tool) will feed into the edit suite Am I missing something here Roy www.digitis
Quicktime Reference
by Charles Breiner 11 years ago
This may sound strange but here goes: I exported a QT reference file out of Avid on to my fire wire drive (this is the same drive where the avp files and the media files are stored). Now I am trying t
Re: Quicktime Reference
by Roy Gilbert 11 years ago
Indeed there is - you want the free Avid codec pack (LE). Search for it on avids site - and if you still can't find it let me know your email address and I'll send it to you. Its around 6MB. Happy hun
Firewire Cards - PCI express Pyro Card
by Roy Gilbert 12 years ago
Just though some of you might be interested to know that there is now a PCI Express version of the Avid supporting Pyro firewire card available - so anyone with motherboards that don't have seperately
Re: Firewire Cards - PCI express Pyro Card
by Roy Gilbert 11 years ago
There could be a lot of reasons for your mojo problems. Could you be more specific as to what problems you are having In most cases, a PCI firewire card with a texas instruments chipset should work -
recreating S_makeRGBA titles
by Roy Gilbert 12 years ago
I've been applying make_RGBA to avid titles, followed by a diffuse effect and finally S_Layer. This all works well until i take the sequence to the online and try to recreate the titles. It seems that
Re: recreating S_makeRGBA titles
by Roy Gilbert 12 years ago
Thanks Gary - i suspected it wouldn't be a straightforward fix. If i create the title at 1to1, can i take the whole track and it's consolidated media into the online and lay it on that way or will the
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