Ascertaining stereo or mono by Scott Davis 5 years ago I have two files. Quicktime is telling me they are both stereo files but an associate, who has a world class ear and has been an audio engineer for 40+ years, is telling me one of the files is mono. I
Clip organization in Bin & Sequence... by Dustin Schmitt 5 years ago Hello, THE GOAL: I want to select all clips in a bin and add them into a time line trusting that all clips have the play head at the top of each clip so I know that all of the media on the time line r
Re: Clip organization in Bin & Sequence... by Scott Cole 5 years ago If you are in the SCRIPT View mode, (mode with both thumbnails arranged vertically, and a large text box for each clip in the bin) first hit Ctrl-A to select all. Then you can hit HOME, to put the pla
Importing EVS created files by Phillip Byrd 5 years ago My project files were recorded on an EVS system. The evs.xml file for each video file indicates that the codec is "Avid MXF OPAtom". From what I can figure out, the codec I need is the Arri codec whic
Re: Importing EVS created files by Scott Cole 5 years ago Nick and Brandon are indeed great guys. As someone who uses both EVS and Avid, they are often there with great solutions. But I've got to go with Shane and Richard on this. OP1a will "import," but OP1
MC7.04 Audio keyframe editing by Erik Jägberg 5 years ago Hi, We just upgraded all our Media Composer systems from 5.5 to 7.04 (I know, 8.2 is just out, but...). Anyway, everything seems to have worked but there's one thing that bothers me immensely. Before,
Re: MC7.04 Audio keyframe editing by Scott Cole 5 years ago Initially I saw this as a problem. However as time went on, I found the solution as Ricky pointed out. Mark an IN and and OUT surrounding the keyframaes you want to adjust, enable tracks as needed and
Tracking on a very shaky image by dan crouch 5 years ago I am trying to track a news report on a giant outdoor screen, to give the appearance that it is a public news bulletin watched in a stadium. The giant screen footage however is very shaky. I am simply
Re: Tracking on a very shaky image by Scott Cole 5 years ago Perhaps try Image stabilizing the background. BCC has an optical stabilizer which smooths motion rather than totally stabilizing it, so the larger motions get left in, but the shakes get smoothed out.
Drop Frame question by Mike Kahn 5 years ago I'm back on Avid after years on FCP and most recently premiere pro. I was cutting in a title placeholder that needs to be exactly two minutes long. When I create the title using the title tool, it's d
Re: Drop Frame question by Scott Cole 5 years ago Mike, You're welcome... any time. M. Scott Cole Senior Post Production Editor 60 MINUTES CBS News, NYC firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
AVID TIMECODE Transferral ? by Sharif Al-Haj 7 years ago Hi all, This might be very simple to many of you but I could sure use a helping hand on this one. We are at the very beginning stages of digitalizing our video tape library. We are doing so through AV
Re: AVID TIMECODE Transferral ? by Shane Ross 7 years ago As long as your deck has deck control, and you capture with a device that controls that deck...and you have TC checked in the capture box, it will capture the tape timecode. That's one of the basic fu
Scott Cole 7 years ago Jeff, I would like to send you the graphic. I just don't want to post "work product" on an open forum. I could not find an email address for you. Can you please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I'll send you the graphic.
Graphic Import Issue by Scott Cole 7 years ago Over the past week I had to import some graphic stills. They were TIFFs, some with embedded alphas, some without out. They all contained the same top graphic logo, which was title text and a fine red
Re: Graphic Import Issue by Scott Cole 7 years ago I finally had a chance to call Avid Tech Support on this issue. They are aware of this issue and consider it a bug that they will not fix. The support agent did however give me a console command to de