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Sam Caino

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July 6th 2005
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The Definitive Way to Import/Resize a High-Res .jpg?
by Sam Caino 1 year ago
Hi Folks, Long time editor, first time Avid'er. I have a .jpg that's 3271x2450. I want to import it into Avid, retaining the highest resolution possible without Avid stretching it to 16x9, then I want
Re: The Definitive Way to Import/Resize a High-Res .jpg?
by Stacy Lincoln 1 year ago
AVID only imports photos in the project size. Thus, zooming in and out doesn't work well! I don't know why they don't fix this. We use Boris Red on our AVID systems. It's great for photo resizing, as
Playhead Doesn't Follow Ripple Trim
by Sam Caino 1 year ago
Hi Folks, I am using Q and W to ripple trip from the playhead to the previous next cut. On my system at home, the playhead will jump backward to the cut point when I hit Q. I am freelancing in a new o
Re: Playhead Doesn't Follow Ripple Trim
by Ann Bens 1 year ago
Try trashing preferences. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS2 CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
Creating a Multicam Sequence from three Multicam Sequences
by Sam Caino 1 year ago
Hi Folks, I'm editing a three-camera shoot. An AE made a multicam sequence before I started the project. One scene is a song and there are three takes. All three cameras rolling on each take. Is there
Re: Creating a Multicam Sequence from three Multicam Sequences
by Blaise Douros 1 year ago
Was the song being sung to a recording If so, you can just multicam all nine cameras to the recorded track. Otherwise, you can right click each multicam sequence, Open In Timeline, and copy-paste and
Free motion graphics templates
by Patrick Simpson 2 years ago
Hi everyone, I'm about to tackle a project that includes several titles so naturally I'm using the new Essential Graphics Panel in Premiere. My question is this - does anyone know of free (or for purc
Re: Free motion graphics templates
by Sam Caino 2 years ago
Rocket Stock has a lot of free stuff.
Hide a Layer if Number in Text Layer =1
by Sam Caino 2 years ago
Hi Folks, This should be an easy one for you guys. Forgive me for my expression ignorance. I'm looking to hide a layer in a composition when the number in a text layer is "1". When the number is anyth
Re: Hide a Layer if Number in Text Layer =1
by Dan Ebberts 2 years ago
Something like this should work: if (thisComp.layer("Text Layer").text.sourceText == "1") 0 else 100 Dan
Slider Value Expression Linked to Single Keyframe
by Sam Caino 2 years ago
Hi Folks, I want to control a slider value with a number in a text layer. The below expression works in my composition. However, I want to keyframe it so the first keyframe is zero and the second keyf
Re: Slider Value Expression Linked to Single Keyframe
by Dan Ebberts 2 years ago
If they are linear keyframes, and there are only two of them, something like this should work: txt=thisComp.layer("Number").text.sourceText; val = parseFloat(txt); if (numKeys 1 && (! isNaN(val))) lin
How to reveal on this Lower 3rd
by Sam Caino 3 years ago
Hi Folks, I recently started using After Effects and I'm looking for advice from some experts. I have this logo that I want to reveal on as part of a Lower 3rd. I'd like to see it growing as if the li
Re: How to reveal on this Lower 3rd
by Sam Caino 3 years ago
Thank you for your help. Trim Path created an odd effect. Maybe they're fills. The Illustrator file was provided to me, so I don't know. That's a great feature to know, though. I am going to take a tu
Can Timeline Audio Edits Travel with Clips
by Sam Caino 3 years ago
Hi Folks, I just used Touch Mode in the Audio Track Mixer to ride audio levels on a sequence. Now I have to add a clip to that sequence, changing the position of the other clips on that track. Is it p
Is this a good machine to run Adobe CC
by Sam Caino 3 years ago
Hi Folks, I just got a new job and have been asked for input in getting a new machine. We'll be working in Adobe CC. Lots of video editing and a significant amount of motion animation in After FX. Not
Re: Is this a good machine to run Adobe CC
by Alan Lloyd 3 years ago
The Quadro 5000 is a rather dated video card. Maybe consider one of the newer GeForce models as an upgrade Will the reseller delete the card for credit, by any chance Otherwise, HP (note: workstation
Creating Multiple Lines of Text on One Text Layer
by Sam Caino 5 years ago
Hi Folks, Experienced editor here, new to the Adobe Suite. I am creating a Text Layer in After Effects that I plan to manipulate and do some motion tracking to. I can't figure out how to put multiple
Re: Creating Multiple Lines of Text on One Text Layer
by Sam Caino 5 years ago
Excellent. I have manipulated it in a 3D space (making it look like it's written on a wall that's slanted towards the camera). The camera moves so it's time to do motion tracking. Do I need Mocha Or,
NewBlue Titler Pro 3 Question
by Sam Caino 5 years ago
Is there a way to integrate NewBlue Titler Pro 3 more seamlessly with Vegas 13 Right now, I have to work in the NewBlue Titler separately and then drag it into my Vegas project. Is it possible to work
Re: NewBlue Titler Pro 3 Question
by Edward Troxel 5 years ago
Sam, Titler Pro 3 is actually more flexible than the build it titlers. First, you can use it exactly the same. Go to the Generated Media tab, go to Titler Pro 3, and then drag it directly to the timel
Why do my straight cuts look like 1/2 frame dissolves when played frame by frame?
by Sam Caino 5 years ago
What causes that Is it a bi-product of working with interlaced media Is there a solution for it
Re: Why do my straight cuts look like 1/2 frame dissolves when played frame by frame?
by Roger Bansemer 5 years ago
I think it's because you have slid an audio track half way between frames and then snapped the video to it. Video always snaps to a frame but audio does not. In other words, you can begin audio half w
How do I import a .fcpxml file?
by Sam Caino 6 years ago
I created an .fcpxml file from Sony Vegas and I am trying to import it into Final Cut Pro X (10.0). I can't find any menu item to import an .xml. Disclaimer - this is the first time I have even opened
Re: How do I import a .fcpxml file?
by Sam Caino 6 years ago
Vegas has a drop down menu that gives you XML options for fcp x, 7, premiere, protools, and a few others.
Vegas 12 'Export to Final Cut X' feature not working.
by Sam Caino 6 years ago
I go to File Export and choose the FCPX option. However, the .fcpxml file is never created. All that is created is a .log file. I can post the log, if that helps. Same issue with the export to Final C
Re: Vegas 12 'Export to Final Cut X' feature not working.
by Sam Caino 6 years ago
Well, it was Vegas that was failing to create the .xml file. I figured out what it was. Vegas doesn't like sub-clips when it comes to creating an xml. When I removed the sub-clip from the timeline, Ve
Still Possible to Buy a Mac for FCP7?
by Sam Caino 6 years ago
Hi Folks, I have some freelance opportunities and the company would need me to use Final Cut Pro 7. I currently don't have a Mac. I think I heard somewhere that FCP 7 isn't compatible with the latest
Re: Still Possible to Buy a Mac for FCP7?
by Sam Caino 6 years ago
Thanks. What about laptops Apple makes MacBooks plenty powerful enough for FCP 7, right
Can this burn effect be done in Vegas?
by Sam Caino 6 years ago
Here is an example. First real time, then slowed down: http: youtu.be LbpfSiSg8YE There is an AfterFX tutorial on it here where it is referred to as the 'film flash': http: podcasts.creativecow.net af
Re: Can this burn effect be done in Vegas?
by Sam Caino 6 years ago
Nice! I tried the compositing method. Looks good as well. I am really impressed with all the things you can do with compositing in Vegas.
Quicktime Export Question
by Sam Caino 7 years ago
If I were to export a clip using the Quicktime .mov format and choose the DVCPRO codec using Best Quality, would that be considered DVCPRO 25, DVCPRO 50, or something else entirely
OGG Video
by Sam Caino 7 years ago
I need to convert some videos to .ogg so my website will work in Firefox. I downloaded Miro Video Converter, which works. However, the files are far too big and Miro doesn't give you customization fea
Re: OGG Video
by Sam Caino 7 years ago
Thanks again for the replies. Matt: My original file can be almost whatever I like: .mpg, .mov (any codec except ProRes), .mp4, avi. These videos will be small snippets that I will edit from a larger
MPEG 2 MainConcept
by Sam Caino 8 years ago
Is it possible, perhaps with the correct codecs installed, to import and MPEG 2 that was encoded with the MainConcept encoder directly into Final Cut Pro and edit with it What, if any, software would
Re: MPEG 2 MainConcept
by Rafael Amador 8 years ago
Hi Sam, FC officially supports just few MPEG-2 flavors (XDCAM, HDV,..) what doesn't means that can not cope with others. I think you can cut more of them. Other operations will depend. Try it. Do it i
Clipster
by Sam Caino 8 years ago
Has anyone here had experience with Clipster A client uses it to edit and I have to deliver some video files to them. My question is: are .mpg 2 clips compatible with clipster More specifically - this
Re: Clipster
by Craig Seeman 8 years ago
http: www.dvs.de products video-systems clipster.html It does look like it can handle ProRes . http: www.dvs.de products video-systems clipster clipstersupregsup key-features.html I don't see a detail
A Home Theater Question
by Sam Caino 9 years ago
Hello Audio Professionals, My HDTV audio is Optical Out and my DVD Surround Sound system is Digital Coax In. Would using the Optical to Coax converter linked below retain the quality of the 5.1 sound
Re: A Home Theater Question
by Sam Caino 9 years ago
Hi Jordon - Thank you for your reply. Can you explain resistive summing a little further I didn't have much luck googling it. Perhaps you can even link me to a unit that would be appropriate for a dig
Decklink HD Extreme Questions
by Sam Caino 9 years ago
Hi, My department is looking into upgrading to HP Z800 machines and our current Digital Rapids capture cards will not be compatible. I am looking into the Decklink HD Extreme cards and am seeking out
Converting a video file to .flv (best codec to start with)
by Sam Caino 12 years ago
I am encoding video in Sony Vegas (PC) and bringing it to another department who is converting it to .flv files using Flash 7 on a Mac. We have so far found that a .mov with DV compression works, but
Re: Converting a video file to .flv (best codec to start with)
by Craig Seeman 12 years ago
Hmm, seems you have conflicting needs. Best vs large. Unfortunately Best is often large so you're going to have to make a difficult choice. Best, IMHO, is keeping it in the timeline codec. If you're w
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