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Sascha Engel

Freelance choreographer, dancer and filmmaker/editor working and living in Tel Aviv / Israel.
Working with Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Ableton Live.
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April 9th 2009
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VST and VST 3 Plugins
by Sascha Engel 2 months ago
Hi Everybody, while most of my Apps (Audition, Ableton Live) recognize all my VST Files without a problem, FCPX only recognizes some of them. For example the ZOOM H6 Mid-Side Decoder works in all my o
Re: VST and VST 3 Plugins
by Sascha Engel 2 months ago
Hi Patrick, There you go: http: www.fcp.co forum 4-final-cut-pro-x-fcpx 22532-fcpx-and-mid-side-recordings Greetings, Sascha Sascha Engel KINO KITCHEN Studio www.kinokitchen.co.il www.youtube.com taik
Returning or selling AppStore Version
by Sascha Engel 6 months ago
Hi, I have a bizarre issue with the AppStore Version of DaVinci. A while ago I bought this version, knowing about some limitations in comparison to the Dongle Version. But now, having a new 980ti Card
Re: Returning or selling AppStore Version
by Sascha Engel 6 months ago
Yes, this smoothness the whole situation a little, indeed. Nevertheless, Apple could have sorted this out better. Sascha. Sascha Engel KINO KITCHEN Studio www.kinokitchen.co.il www.youtube.com taikang
Salad of frame rates
by Sascha Engel 8 months ago
Hi, I got a real mess in terms of fps per second and shutter speed! The material is of a SONY A7s: - Shutter speed is set to 1 50 - Shooting format 100 MB se in 60fps, 59.94fps to be exact (basic shoo
Re: Salad of frame rates
by Sascha Engel 8 months ago
Thanx. That's the route I planed to take. And not much to remember here: I am totally aware of that settings not going together, But shooting with an Angieux vintage lenses and a Metabones on an A7s i
Dragging clips from TL to KW Collection
by Sascha Engel 9 months ago
Hi, following Question: Something I did use a lot in FCP7 - I made a selection of clips in a Keyword Collection, then dropped all those clips into a TL, did some rough assembling, filtering selection
Re: Dragging clips from TL to KW Collection
by Sascha Engel 9 months ago
Usually, yes, but for that particular workflow, I needed first to work with it on the TL. So it's not possible to either drag clips from TL to Keyword Bins And also not possible to convert this specif
Want to Unlink Chroma & Luma
by Sascha Engel 10 months ago
Hi Guys, Cannot unlink Chroma and Luma Sliders in the Spatial NR Tab. So, even if I click the unlink button, change the value of one of the two, it changes both. Any idea what this could be A bug I ha
Re: Want to Unlink Chroma & Luma
by Sascha Engel 10 months ago
So, I figured, but that is really annoying. Does that mean, you suddenly cannot control Luma and Chroma independently in the Better mode That's weird and not really good. Why would they do that Greeti
4K Material on 1080p Timeline comes in wrong to DaVinci
by Sascha Engel 11 months ago
Hi Everybody, Following problem: I have 4K Material (Apple ProRes HQ) from the Odyssey recorder. It's performance registration. In FCPX 10.2.3. I edited it into a 1080p TL so I could create an edit th
Re: 4K Material on 1080p Timeline comes in wrong to DaVinci
by Sascha Engel 11 months ago
I found the reason. Maybe helpful to others: If you set in FCPX the Spatial conform to NONE and adjust Scale and Position it comes n wrong. Your Spatial Conform has to be set to "FIT" in order to be r
Neat Video for OFX
by Sascha Engel 1 year ago
Hi DaVinci Men, Question regarding Neat Videos noise cleaner: I am so not happy with the NR of DaVinci, compared to the Neat Video one. Now, I want to finally purchase this jewel, though it's quiet pr
Re: Neat Video for OFX
by Sascha Engel 1 year ago
Hi, That sound interesting. Could you elaborate a little more in depth about the steps and how you do it: What and how you export from DaVinci, how you import into Fusion, what you exactly do in Fusio
Creating type-able Fonts from AI Created Fonts
by Sascha Engel 1 year ago
Hi, I have a problem regarding a Font of a client: It's complicated multi Colour Letters, which are created in Adobe InDesign. Now, we have to use to letters to create words, which are then animated i
Re: Creating type-able Fonts from AI Created Fonts
by Sascha Engel 1 year ago
Hi Joe, I will check it out. Thanx. I also found this: http: fontastic.me Might also help. Greetings, Sascha Sascha Engel KINO KITCHEN Studio www.kinokitchen.co.il www.youtube.com taikang
For those that use Resolve. Is the new Premiere update just as good???
by Bryce Douglass 1 year ago
I was looking at the lumetri color updates that were just released in Premiere Pro and I'm not seeing much of a difference compared to resolve. Premiere even lets me track footage and masks as well as
Re: For those that use Resolve. Is the new Premiere update just as good???
by Sascha Engel 1 year ago
@Bryce: You can track in DaVinci as well. It actually has a very good 3D tracker now, which works pretty much spot on! Sascha Engel KINO KITCHEN Studio www.kinokitchen.co.il www.youtube.com taikang
Log and Transfer Crash in FCP7 Since El Capitan
by Gabrielle Zilkha 1 year ago
Hi everyone! I've scanned the forums for help on this one but can't quite seem to find the right solution. I'm using FCP7 on the OSX El Capitan. Since this update, Final Cut crashes anytime I set up L
Re: Log and Transfer Crash in FCP7 Since El Capitan
by Sascha Engel 1 year ago
Hi, In my experience El Capitan is terrible choice for FCP7. In 10.8 and 10.9 it was running still quiet smooth, with occasional crashes. But in 10.10. it's downhill all the way. Shane is right: Go ba
Adobe LightRoom ShortCut
by Sascha Engel 1 year ago
Hi Everybody, Since I did not find a Adobe LR Forum, I post it in the PS one: On European keyboards, what it the keyboard shortcut for before and after corrections on off (on American one it's \)
AAF for DaVinci 12 - problems
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Dear Avid'er, I am doing the grading of a documentary that was edited in AVID on DaVinci 12. The problem: after getting all the original cards into my media pool, It is impossible to relink the AAF to
Upgraded to CC2015 & problems with GPU
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi to all of you, I have a question regarding my upgrade: Finally I moved from AE CS6 to CC 2015 (yes, I stepped into the realm of Cloud, which I never wanted to). But partially I already regret it, s
Re: Upgraded to CC2015 & problems with GPU
by Walter Soyka 2 years ago
I definitely understand the frustration, and I wish Ae CC 2015 were further along now, but I'm glad to see Adobe investing the engineering resources that After Effects needs to modernize and grow. I a
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Quick way to change title attributes to numerous titles at once
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi, Quick Q: I have to ad to 100 subs a drop shadow. How can I copy paste that specific attribute to switch this on and the specific values for a drop shadow to numerous subs at once In the paste attr
Re: Quick way to change title attributes to numerous titles at once
by Eugeny Korkhin 2 years ago
Or, alternatively, you can apply Drop Shadow EFFECT from Stylize category to one title, tweak it, then copy and Paste Attributes just like any other effect. Hope that helps
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Effect: Playing a 25fps clip back with less fps
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi, One of the FX, that I did not fin an equivalent for in X: I want to get a more choppy Staccato feeling for certain shots, meaning I want a 25fps clip in a 25fps TL to play only 10 fps of it's cont
Re: Effect: Playing a 25fps clip back with less fps
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
Bret Williams "The effect is called strobe. It's in motion and you can publish it as an FCPX effect." Or, if you're lazy... you can grab it here: :-) https: fcpxpert.net 2014 07 14 basic-strobe-effec
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How copy/paste a text into Title Tool without taking over the Font & Size
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi Everybody, a Question to a problem, that annoys me for quiet a while: When I have a WORD doc with Subtitles, and I wanna copy paste the text into the FCPX Title Tool, it also copies the Font & Font
Re: How copy/paste a text into Title Tool without taking over the Font & Size
by Bret Williams 2 years ago
Where are you pasting Into the inspector or into the viewer One of the two doesn't copy font info.
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10Bit YUV keeps crashing the render
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
After 36 hours of sleep and a deadline ahead i am out of ideas: Got an HD ProResHQ Project, files back from Davinci. Trying to render in in 10But YUV, keep getting Out of Memory errors, or it would re
Re: 10Bit YUV keeps crashing the render
by Dave LaRonde 2 years ago
Why not just export in the timeline's codec and transcode Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
Keyboard shortcut to slip one frame at a time.
by Josh Weiss 11 years ago
Does anyone know if there is a keyboard shortcut to slip a frame to the right or left one frame at a time. I know this exists for ripple.
Re: Keyboard shortcut to slip one frame at a time.
by Tom Wolsky 11 years ago
Select the clip, then activate the slip function with the keyboard shortcut s, use the keys or comma and period to slip one frame at a time. Shift and the key to slip the trim edit value. Same for the
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Out of Error message in Apple ProRes HQ Project
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi, After getting my FCP edited feature to DaVinci, Grading and upscaling it to HD (SD Doc Film), I finally got the XML back into FCP 7. Now I try in the HD TL to build all titles (PNG Files), transit
Easy way to upres SD to HD in a FCP 7 project
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi Everybody, I am about to finish a documentary film, tht is half in SD and half in HD. Originally build in SD TL, I have to rebuild all into HD TL since we have to make a HD DCP in the End. My initi
Re: Easy way to upres SD to HD in a FCP 7 project
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi Everybody, did some tests. And DaVinci blew everything out of the water! by far! This is DaVinci versus Compressor 4 Greetings, Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
Upscaling SD to HD: ProRes or ProRes LT?
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi, Just got another Q, that goes kind of hand in had with my previous one: When I'm up scaling SD to HD material in Compressor, is ProRes LT enough Quality Codec Since it's a heap of footage it would
Re: Upscaling SD to HD: ProRes or ProRes LT?
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
thanx!
FCP 6-7 meets El Capitan
by Christopher McDonell 2 years ago
So... what's the verdict Does it (mostly) still work Any guinea pigs out there ready to report :)
Re: FCP 6-7 meets El Capitan
by Dave LaRonde 2 years ago
What's the rush You're running six-year-old software. A few days -- or weeks or months, depending -- won't hurt anything. I personally don't get why everyone gets so het up over a new OS. It's just an
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Accidental formatting of Media Drive
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi everybody, Due to plain stupidity and stressed work mode, I formatted the original 3TB RAID 1 Media Disk, instead of the the back up disk. Now, I know there's many recovery softwares out there, but
Re: Accidental formatting of Media Drive
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi Bob, Come to Tel Aviv, and I will invite you for hell of a Humus! I did download in the meanwhile Prosoft Data Rescue 4. Since it's 3TB it's still scanning for another 12 hours. My question: It app
Replace Clip in Timeline
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi, In After Effects and PPro, I can replace a clip, with another clip from the Browser, and keep all clip properties and keyframes of the replaced clip in the new one (even keyframes). In PPro and AE
Re: Replace Clip in Timeline
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi Michael, thanx a lot for the fast reply. Does that also copy keyframes then E.g. in the Audio. Greetings, Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
Change Video Settings of Footage
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi, AVID is not my native NLE, so forgive me in advance, if that Q is rather newbie: I did AMA Link to .MTS footage which was shot in 1080p 25fps. But in AVID Bin it's shown as 1080 50i. In FCPX & 7,
Re: Change Video Settings of Footage
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Got it! Clear thanx. I just hoped, there was a faster way than erasing the Speed Promotion option on each single clip on TL. Something like select all clips in the BIN and right click and define as 25
Can't get LUT to work
by Toby Tomkins 6 years ago
Hey, I'm struggling to get a .cube LUT to work in DaVinci. I've tried it in both the Kodak and Cinespace folders in the LUT folder of the Resolve application support folder. (LUT at end of post) Any i
Re: Can't get LUT to work
by Rohit Gupta 6 years ago
Hi Toby, We tried this on a few machines here. It seems to work for us, both OpenCL and CUDA. Library Application Support Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve LUT CineSpace Could you make sure the accoun
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Tricky Question - looking for MultiCam Soecialist
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
hi to all of you, Following tricky situation: editing MultiCam: 1 camera SONY A7s in full HD, the SONY FS7 is in UHD 4K. I'm editing in a HD 1080p TL. It's a show registration. The reason I shot the t
Re: Tricky Question - looking for MultiCam Soecialist
by Jeff Kirkland 2 years ago
One workaround is to create additional multicam tracks with your footage already zoomed and switch to those as needed. I do a low budget web talk show shot with two GH4s. One wide, one on the guest. I
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Adding Transition to Text in Secondary Storyline
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi, I have a weird problem: When I have a text on the Secondary Storyline as Super over some images on the Primary Storyline, and I ad a transition to the Text layer, it effects the entire image, also
Re: Adding Transition to Text in Secondary Storyline
by Nick Toth 3 years ago
Try these. They are copies of other transitions modified specifically for text. 8716_texttransitions.zip anickt
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ZOOM H4n Material lost on SD Card
by Sascha Engel 6 years ago
Hi Everybody, I really hope, somebody can help me here. I am really desperate about this: I just shot the show of the famous choreographer and Dancer Nigel Charnock. We recorded the audio from stage s
Re: ZOOM H4n Material lost on SD Card
by David Blumenfeld 5 years ago
I picked this up off of another post after my batteries died on Zoom 4hn at the end of a 1 hour interview. IT WORKS! Even if it reads 0 on your card! http: zoomforum.us viewtopic.php f=15&t=17991 Dear
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Matching Up Fs7, A7s and 60D
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi Everybody, I will shoot in two days an item for the German TV. I have to match up my main Camera a SONY FS7 with two B-Rolls: a SONY A7s and a CANON 60D. What are the best settings on each camera t
Re: Matching Up Fs7, A7s and 60D
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Don't remember, but I think, we had on the FS7 and the A7 S-Log and on the Canon Wide Dynamic Range setting. I can check though. Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
Flattening multicam
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
In previous posts, this was a no, but I figured that I'd check. in 10.1.3, is there a way to flatten a multicam clip to end up with only the angles used in the timeline - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Pro
Re: Flattening multicam
by Bret Williams 3 years ago
I'm going to say no and hope someone proves me wrong. This would be monumental news.
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Delay in pressing play and start of material on TL
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi, I have following problems: With certain Time Lines, I have following issue: the time in between pressing space bar Play and the footage actually playing is up to 2 seconds. Put that only applies t
Re: Delay in pressing play and start of material on TL
by Jeff Kirkland 3 years ago
I've had this happen from time to time too. In fact it's just started up again in the last week or so. The only thing I've found that seems to fix it, at least for a while is a clean install of my mac
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Some Basic AVID Questions & UltraStudio Mini Monitor issue
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi, I am not Home in the AVID corner - coming from 7 & X. Since I started a project in AVID, I have some Qs, that I hope the AVID Cracks could help me with: 1.) I use the UltraStudio MiniMonitor and A
Re: Some Basic AVID Questions & UltraStudio Mini Monitor issue
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi Shane, 9.2.2 seems to work bug free so far with Blackmagic. thanx again. Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
Creating a mask with jagged edges
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hallo Everybody, this is something I haven't done in a while: I have to create a mask for a layer, that is not straight round or regular, but jagged and random line. In Photoshop I know how to make ce
Re: Creating a mask with jagged edges
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Perfect! Thanx a lot, John! Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
Dancing Grain on Greenscreen Keylight Footage
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi Everybody, Following problem: I have a Photo Frame with a green screen tissue inside. There is little Iron hooks going over the lower part of the frame (see video Sample). This hooks make a shadow
Re: Dancing Grain on Greenscreen Keylight Footage
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Found a pretty perfect way to do it: http: www.videocopilot.net tutorial advanced_soft_keying The Master, Mr. Kramer himself! Greetings, Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
MTS Panasonic Files 50fps ingest to PPro
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hallo, I am since many years on FCP and left PPro long time behind, but a student of mine asked about following problem: She shot by accident 50fps on a Panasonic SD900 which creates AVCHD Files (MTS)
Re: MTS Panasonic Files 50fps ingest to PPro
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi Paul, Here some remarks: To 1. When she does that, as I wrote, the clips come in without audio track, muted. To 2: I have to check with her if she has Prelude, but even if, I guess ProRes won't be
Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Hi Ronny, I saw you addressed this issue in another forum: when skimming over an effect in the effect browser or over a clip in the TL, the viewer jumps to 200%, regardless on what size it was set. I am still running 10.8.4 and 10.0.8 - since I have a HacMac. Any idea?

Thanx.

Sascha
Viewer zooms in 200% when scrubbing
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Hi Everybody, since a view days something weird occurs. Hope somebody know a solution: When scrubbing either of clips on the TL or over an effect in the effect browser, it scrubs the clip, but Zooms t
Re: Viewer zooms in 200% when scrubbing
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
Sascha Engel "When scrubbing either of clips on the TL or over an effect in the effect browser, it scrubs the clip, but Zooms the Image in the Viewer to 200%." If I recall, it's a bug or something. E
FCPX stuck in Restore window layout on startup
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Dear X People, I so pray one of you can help me. First time I encounter such a bad problem on FCPX and of course it happens on a tight deadline: I used some clip of the Transcoded High Quality Folder
Re: FCPX stuck in Restore window layout on startup
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Muchos Gracias!
Favourites Folder
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Hi, is there a way like in my beloved Legacy, to create a Folder for my Favourite Effects and one for my Fav Transitions and Audio Plugs Thanx Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com tai
Re: Favourites Folder - Solution!!!
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
I guess, so the Favourites Folder appears on top of the list in the FX Browser. Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
Am I old fashion?
by Baz Leffler 4 years ago
With the new FCPX being out for over 2 years now, and all the mass debate regarding it, I find myself continually using FCP 7. Even though I have Avid MC 6 and Symphony 6, Adobe CS6 and of course FCPX
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Re: Am I old fashion?
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
That was before I knew how to use it. Now I did a month of intensive training and I'm secure with it. Now, also all the good and bad of X is more obvious to me. Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions w
Constant Beach Balling
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Hallo Everybody, So far I never needed the PS Forum, since all was good with my CS. Now, that I am using CS6 (not CC!), I have this really weird issue, that I never encountered before: When I use PS,
Weird behaviour of text transitions
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Hallo Everybody, I have following issue: I have a text, certain Text style with Glow applied to it. Then I drop a Text behaviour, for example a Glow In one. Unfortunately, there is a weird jump in the
Re: Weird behaviour of text transitions
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Yes, Text layer and text behaviour are starting both at frame 0 and all settings in the text as well. Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
Playback Problems with AVCHD Files
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
It's my second time, I am using PPro for an AVCHD Clip based Project. Last time the files played back ok. Now, I set up the project in the right pre set 1080p 25fps ACVHD, but the render bar shows red
Re: Playback Problems with AVCHD Files
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Well, I love Apple, always worked with it, but in Israel, the Machines are just way to expansive. It's insane. And this one will kick any iMac i7's. The guy who builds them is a pro, he builds them fo
Blackmagic Intensity Shuttle, Blackmagic Intensity Extreme or AJA T-Tap?
by Gerrit Van Dyke 5 years ago
Looking for some advice here. Going from full time to freelance, I'm still figuring out exactly what my requirements are. I've been using the UltraStudio 3d for the past couple years, and I really lik
Re: Blackmagic Intensity Shuttle, Blackmagic Intensity Extreme or AJA T-Tap?
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Wow, great I read this right now! Are you sure about the Resolve an T-Tap issue, since I wanna switch from Color to Resolve, and I was hanging between Blackmagic Intensity and T-Tap. Thanx. Sascha Eng
AJA T-Tap for monitoring
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Hallo everybody, I hope you can answer me this question quickly, since I have to give answer soon. I have an option to get a T-Tap, and I would like to know, if I have to connect it to a high end HD B
Re: AJA T-Tap for monitoring
by Shane Ross 4 years ago
You can connect SDI to the SD monitor, and HDMI to the Dell. Use that as a BROADCAST monitor I wouldn't trust it...even if you used a screen calibrator. Well, it might be close. Depends on how close y
Question about 5DtoRGB
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Hi Folks, I wanted to know some things about the Software 5DtoRGB: 1. On the website they offer a free simple version, which you have to apply for and leave your mail address. I tried that several tim
Re: Question about 5DtoRGB
by Thomas Worth 5 years ago
Hi Sascha. You can download the free version, 5DtoRGB Lite, from the Mac App Store. However, as you pointed out the new version (10.5.12) requires Mac OS X 10.7 or later because of the switch to AVFou
Testing Grinder, EOS Plug-In for FCP, and Compressor
by Don Hertz 7 years ago
After discovering the issues with the Canon EOS plug in for Final Cut Pro randomly truncating some file conversions I decided to download and test out Magic Bullet Grinder as a potential alternative s
Re: Testing Grinder, EOS Plug-In for FCP, and Compressor
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Just did a little test myself. I have a card, where I cannot use the Log & Transfer tool, since the Card was damaged and had to be recovered. So, I tried MPEG Streamclip, Grinder & Compressor. Here is
H.264 into DVD
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Hallo Everybody, I got a final from another editor - it was 7D footage, which she edited natively in the QT H.264 Codec. She gave me the masters in this codec. Since I usually work with FCP - so I con
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