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I have owned and operated a recording studio for 14 years, and video for 9 years. Love what I do and enjoying learning from everything!!
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Camera question
by Michael Kash 9 months ago
So I did not see any other place to post this so if not appropriate feel free to delete or even point me in a more appropriate direction and plus the Vegas area is the only one I frequent lol. So my h
Re: Camera question
by Scott Francis 8 months ago
I have had AWESOME results with the Canon Vixia G20-40 series (pro versions are the XA versions). I have had 7 of these cameras and use them in live productions as well as in the studio. You can likel
Vegas 16
by Scott Francis 12 months ago
So what is everyone's take on Vegas 16 I have made the switch to Premiere for about 95% of my work. Curious if MVP16 has matured yet Would love to hear people's opinions!! Thanks Xavier Xavier (Scott)
Re: Vegas 16
by George Dean 12 months ago
Although I paid for the VP16 upgrade it finally convinced me to dedicate to DaVinci resolve. So my last several small projects have been completely in DV15, no crashes, no drama, just enjoyable cuttin
Decent laptop for Vegas editing
by Escojido Machado 1 year ago
Hello, I'm looking to purchase a laptop for video editing. Im not trying to do anything big, just like 2 to 4 video tracks, doing highlight videos. And some podcasts. I dont need the top of the line,
Re: Decent laptop for Vegas editing
by Scott Francis 1 year ago
I just got this one for some other production purposes, and it edits with Vegas pretty well. Not sure if this is above your price point or not. bhphotovideo.com c product 1307536-REG asus_gl702vm_ds74
Should I upgrade from Vegas Pro 14 to Vegas Pro 15?
by Ron Koms 1 year ago
Been using Vegas Pro for years, versions 8,9,13 and now 14. Is the upgrade to 15 worth it Thanks, Ron
Re: Should I upgrade from Vegas Pro 14 to Vegas Pro 15?
by Scott Francis 1 year ago
15 crashes a LOT more than 14 and 14 did more than 13. I am migrating away from Vegas because I need to work and render without crashes and failures. As a whole 15 is better, as a program that 14. How
confused mxf files
by brian langtry 1 year ago
Hi Using vegas 14 on windows 10. My recent small rendered project will not play on windows media or VLC . Windows media responds cannot play file as an mxf file is attached and not recognised. VLC jus
Re: confused mxf files
by Scott Francis 1 year ago
MXF files are a bit out of the norm, so WMP doesn't play them. HOWEVER I use MXF a LOT as my render to format and VLC plays them fine. Are you using the 64 bit version of VLC What specs did you render
Vegas Pro 15 Constantly Crashing
by Itai Hoffman 1 year ago
I just got Pro 15. It crashes way more than 14 or 13. My computer is win 10, 12 gig RAM, my project has about 15 videos, and it crashes every 5 minutes or so, usually when stretching a clip. I've trie
Re: Vegas Pro 15 Constantly Crashing
by Scott Francis 1 year ago
Same issue here, I was TRYING to edit this past week and it was crashing nearly after every edit I made at one point. Over 40 times in a 3 hour time frame. I have given up, I have been dealing with Ve
Vegas 15 crashing when I try to use external preview on new laptop
by Scott Francis 2 years ago
Hey All, I just picked up an Asus ROG GL702VM laptop to use in my productions and also for editing. It has an i7 7700 with an NVIDIA GTX 1060 (6GB RAM), 16 GB RAM, 256 NVME SSD system drive and 1TB 72
Re: Vegas 15 crashing when I try to use external preview on new laptop
by Scott Francis 1 year ago
It has HDMI (full sized) and miniDP, which I do not wish to use as that is also an option for Thunderbolt (which I plan to use for an external input card via an Echo Express SE1. Xavier (Scott) Franci
MVP 15 won't run .net issue?
by Scott Francis 2 years ago
Hey All, Just downloaded and installed my MVP upgrade. Went to run and now I get this: Failed to initialize the common language runtime engine. Please install the .NET Framework (download is available
Re: MVP 15 won't run .net issue?
by Scott Francis 2 years ago
YES!!! That was the fix I used. I have had to reset my VST plugin settings numerous times for transport issues to, so this seems to help. Xavier (Scott) Francis Mind 's Eye Audio Video Productions
Open FX
by Scott Francis 2 years ago
Hey All, Kinda new to Adobe Premiere, so here is the question: Are OpenFX plugins support on Premiere and other Adobe CC programs Thanks in advance! Xavier (Scott) Francis Mind 's Eye Audio Video Prod
Re: Open FX
by Shane Ross 2 years ago
Open FX is the plugin set that works with apps like Resolve, Scratch...Vegas.. https: en.wikipedia.org wiki OpenFX_(API) Sorry, Open FX plugins don't work with Premiere Pro Shane Little Frog Post Read
MVP 14 Save as issue
by Francois Pénzes 3 years ago
Hi ! Started to use MVP 14 and when I try to do a Save As, this is what I get: Any ideas as to what is going on ''For God's sake Jim, I'm an editor not a Klingon code reader !!!''
Re: MVP 14 Save as issue
by Graham Bernard 3 years ago
Francois P nzes "Thank you for your time !"And yet another satisfied customer. How do I do it * Grazie Video Content Creator and Potter PC 7 64-bit 16gb * Intel Core i7-2600k Quad Core 3.40GHz * 2GB
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I am currently downloading/installing Vegas pro 14!!! :)))
by László Kovács 3 years ago
Best regards L szl Kov cs
Re: I am currently downloading/installing Vegas pro 14!!! :)))
by László Kovács 3 years ago
Hi Scott, My impression is, that V14 waaaay much more stable with enabled GPU than the 13 was. I have few older projects I made in V10 but kept in case I need to rerender. Those were a complete mess i
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Magix not contactable?
by Phil Seymour 3 years ago
It has been a while since I visited this fantastic forum, and great to see so many gurus still here. Returning to video production work after a couple of years I felt that I should upgrade my Vegas Pr
Re: Magix not contactable?
by David Shirey 3 years ago
For something due out within 2 weeks you'd think we'd have heard more about detailed features and support. Did they get anyone a discounted upgrade deal yet Sony used to do that well ahead of release
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Vegas needs/suggestions for MAGIX to hear!!
by Scott Francis 3 years ago
OK, So John says to tell Magix what we want from Vegas. Hopefully if we do it here and in one place, they can help us. I know Vegas is great, but it really needs some help in a few places!! Please lis
Re: Vegas needs/suggestions for MAGIX to hear!!
by Carlos Silva 3 years ago
Faster search for Video FX, Transitions and Media Generators In each Vegas session the first search for Video FX, Transitions and Media Generators takes forever. You type in the search box and can go
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Greetings, From the Vegas Team
by Eric Dettman 3 years ago
Many of you in the community are already aware of the news regarding the acquisition of Sony Creative Software products by MAGIX. The press release can be found here. http: www.magix.com us press deta
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Re: Greetings, From the Vegas Team
by Danny Hays 3 years ago
This is great news. I have used Vegas since it was audio only. If you add a good chromakey effect and add the ability to have a midi track trigger a sampler in an audio track, like Sony Acid does, I w
RIP Vegas Pro
by Bruce Brent 3 years ago
Yep, confirmed at NAB, no new versions. Catalyst is the future. Get your wallets out as it's also confirmed it IS subscription based. Hold onto your versions of Vegas Pro. I'm sure Sony will stop issu
Re: RIP Vegas Pro
by David Shirey 3 years ago
This is pretty ridiculous. If you want to gouge customers like Adobe you really need your software to become an industry benchmark FIRST, then move to a subscription. They have Vegas Pro which was nev
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Is Sony going to "renting" software
by Scott Francis 3 years ago
Just got an email from Videoguys, and they are selling a "one year subscription" to Catalyst for $199. Does this mean Sony is going the way of Adobe Anyone have info on this Xavier (Scott) Francis Min
Re: Is Sony going to "renting" software
by Steve Rhoden 3 years ago
Just here laughing my *** off Scott, what else can i do, lol All these software companies have gone completely mad i tell you! Steve Rhoden (Cow Leader) Film Maker & VFX Artist. Owner of Filmex Creati
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Meta-question...What are Sony's plans for Vegas moving forward - if any?
by Guy Smith 3 years ago
I've been a user of Sony Vegas for over 12 years, even before it got bought out by Sony. It has been my go-to NLE for all that time, and it's served me well. I consider myself a very strong fan of the
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Re: Meta-question...What are Sony's plans for Vegas moving forward - if any?
by John Rofrano 3 years ago
I have to agree Scott, camera formats are the one thing that you have to think about carefully because new formats mean new challenges for software and if your NLE doesn't support them, (whether it's
No vegas 14?
by Rick Wise 4 years ago
I guess there's no update from 13 to 14 this year. Or did I miss something Rick Wise Cinematographer MFA BFA Lighting and Camera Instructor Academy of Art University San Francisco Bay Area http: www.R
Re: No vegas 14?
by Damien Fernandez 3 years ago
"- Kim N.: There is a version 14 being worked on" This is a major announcement !
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MP4's from Vegas won't work in iTunes
by Scott Francis 4 years ago
Hey All, Have a client who uses iTunes for all their video. When I render out videos in Vegas to MP4 (using main concept), iTunes will not load them. If I run them through Handbrake, they work fine. D
Re: MP4's from Vegas won't work in iTunes
by Steve Rhoden 4 years ago
No, You are the one who is failing to realize what we are telling you! You do the editing in Vegas and render out as you normally would, but this time its via Handbrake. That's what the script does th
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Two free goodies over at Izotope !
by Steve Rhoden 4 years ago
Two free goodies over at Izotope: Vinyl and DDLY to whomever is interested. Steve Rhoden (Cow Leader) Film Maker & VFX Artist. Owner of Filmex Creative Media. Samples of my Work and Company can be see
Re: Two free goodies over at Izotope !
by Russ Froze 4 years ago
Very eloquently put Tom Edwards "Sir, all you had to do was market those terms with a little finesse." Tom Edwards I can't help but marvel in the quality of the elocution in the response. Russ Froze
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Split Clips - joining/merging them..
by Scott Francis 4 years ago
Hi All, Sorry if this has been answered, I am a newbie to this forum. I have a GH4 that creates new clips past the 4GB, (MP4 is what I am working with) I am sure you all know this. My other Canon came
Re: Split Clips - joining/merging them..
by Eric Santiago 1 year ago
In my day rewrapping clips without re-encoding can only be done in QuickTime Apple environment. Since I've been living in the RED world I rarely have to deal with trying to keep clips as one. And with
Being moderate?
by Scott Francis 5 years ago
Looks like I am in the moderated group too... Is this like sitting at the socially awkward table Xavier (Scott) Francis Mind's Eye Audio Video Productions
Re: Being moderate?
by Angelo Mike 5 years ago
Gotta stop trash talking Vegas with your "Scott Francis with a Mustache" username on the Premiere forums.
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Sony announcing Vegas Pro 13.0 at NAB 2014
by John Rofrano 5 years ago
It's official. Sony sent out emails that they will be announcing Vegas Pro 13.0 at NAB: Announcing Vegas Pro 13! No word yet on a feature list other that this bullet:Win the Loudness Wars with New Met
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Re: Sony announcing Vegas Pro 13.0 at NAB 2014
by John Rofrano 5 years ago
Steve Rhoden "If they do Ron, I will not be signing up for that!"IMHO, it would be a big mistake for any company to do what Adobe is doing. Having optional maintenance contracts is one thing, but ren
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Sony Vegas 13 at NAB 2014?
by Grzegorz Kwiatkowski 5 years ago
Anybody knows what is the chance Sony Creative Software announces SV13 at NAB 2014
Re: Sony Vegas 13 at NAB 2014?
by Steve Rhoden 5 years ago
It would really widen its user base and then be a contender with Final Cut X. Steve Rhoden (Cow Leader) Film Editor & Compositor. Filmex Creative Media. http: www.facebook.com FilmexCreativeMedia 1-87
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Canon HF G30 MP4s in Powerpoint
by Joseph Chapes 6 years ago
Hello, I was recently asked to suggest a camcorder that would capture high definition video, would be easy to get the video off of the camera (NO AVCHD) and would create video files that would be easy
Re: Canon HF G30 MP4s in Powerpoint
by Scott Francis 6 years ago
Handbrake is awesome....use it all the time to convert to MP4's. Much easier than compressor in my opinion... Scott Francis Mind's Eye Audio Video Productions
Capture ATEM Television Studio usb 2.0 out put in FCP
by Nate Davis 8 years ago
Is it possible to capture the output from the usb 2.0 jack on the ATEM Television Studio in FCP's log and capture I know that there is many Blackmagic Capture presets in FCP's capture settings in the
Re: Capture ATEM Television Studio usb 2.0 out put in FCP
by Scott Francis 8 years ago
That may have been what I heard as well. It would make sense since the 1 & 2ME use the same uncompressed formats that BM's other capture devices use... Scott Francis Mind's Eye Audio Video Productions
ATEM TVstudio input routing??
by Richard Crowley 8 years ago
I have read the manual and even loaded the control software, but without the actual unit to experiment with, it is not clear exactly how the four SDI and four HDMI inputs are routed to the 6 available
Re: ATEM TVstudio input routing??
by Scott Francis 8 years ago
BM is absolutely TERRIBLE at giving DETAILED info in their manuals. It is a real pain! As awesome as their products are SUPPOSED to be and sometimes are....there are certain things we have to deal wit
ATEM TVS-Media Express constant crash
by Scott Francis 8 years ago
Running ATEM-TVS on an AMD Hexacore (3.2 Ghz) with 8gig of ram, only things running are ATEM control and Media express. Media Express is ALWAYS crashing.....using newest drivers from BM...anyone else
Re: ATEM TVS-Media Express constant crash
by Scott Francis 8 years ago
Yes both firmware and drivers have been updated...cannot run more that 1 out of 10 times without a crash....ERRRRGGG! BM is really a pain in my butt, I have yet to have a product (out of 4 I have or D
Intensity Pro....no SD capture
by Scott Francis 8 years ago
I have had an Intensity Pro card for about a year now, used to be able to capture from Beta SP desk YUV through the card into either Media Express OR Vegas 10 in SD format. No longer the case, I have
Re: Intensity Pro....no SD capture
by Scott Francis 8 years ago
THANKS DANNY! I had not seen that option in the newer versions! It was not there before in 2.6 that worked fine....I will try that out. I was only aware of the BM control panel. Regards Scott Francis
Anyone else a little frustrated?
by Scott Francis 8 years ago
First off, I love what BM says their products do, and that they are always seeming to try to resolve issues with their products. With that said, I am amazed at how they seem to release products that o
Re: Anyone else a little frustrated?
by Scott Francis 8 years ago
Can you relay this to THAT team This is exactly what we are talking about! "Umm, err uh....that's not my department"...."we would like to see that too"....there are no answers and the whole reason thi
Atem tv studio
by Steve Cridge 8 years ago
I wondered if anyone can help me with a question ive got regarding the inputs on the BMD Atem TV studio. I'm hoping to use a couple of standard def Panasonic f565 studio cameras with SDI output conver
Re: Atem tv studio
by Scott Francis 8 years ago
You can also get an analog to HMDI converter! Scott Francis Mind's Eye Audio Video Productions
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