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iPhone screen replacement without four corners
by Jon Orchin 1 day ago
Hi, Can anyone advise the best way to track and replace the screen on this iPhone (See attached screenshot) I have had success replacing basic screens before but this has some movement and you can rea
Re: iPhone screen replacement without four corners
by Tero Ahlfors 19 hours ago
Mocha can track planar surfaces and if when you get a good track you'll just have to eyeball the screen size if there is no frame where the screen is fully in view.
Sync Color-graded clips to original clips by analyzing frames?
by Sam Oates 1 day ago
I am trying to roundtrip a Premiere project to Resolve and back. My method was to export the Premiere project as an AAF, then imported that into Resolve. I deleted all the audio (we did sound before c
Re: Sync Color-graded clips to original clips by analyzing frames?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 day ago
The point of the XML is to reconform the edit from the rendered clips that you exported from Resolve so you wouldn't need to do this by hand. Sam Oates "'m wondering if there's a tool analogous to Mer
Alternative to Audition?
by James McCosh 5 days ago
I have various audio editors on my system, including Audacity and Gold Wave, so I am reluctant to shell out for Adobe Audition. Now, as I select "Edit in Adobe Audition" in Premiere Pro it invokes an
Re: Alternative to Audition?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
James McCosh "But if PPro manages to invoke another program when Audition isn't available, there must be something somewhere intercepting the request and making a substitution. " What program is it a
New version of Resolve....
by Gabe Strong 1 week ago
Looking like NAB will see a new version of Davinci Resolve......skipping 13 and going right to version 14....(because we all know version 13 is unlucky.) Gabe Strong G-Force Productions www.gforcevide
Re: New version of Resolve....
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Based on a huge window ad where NAB is held that says Resolve 14.
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Proper way to handle black levels when going to DVD
by Kell Smith 2 weeks ago
Can someone confirm this for me 0 or higher on scope Encoding to mpeg2 for DVD in Premiere. Source material is AVCHD 4.2.0. YUV. I do not have an external scope or output at this time, hopefully will
Re: Proper way to handle black levels when going to DVD
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
When you export from Premiere the format you're exporting to mandates what levels it should have. You should not need to do anything manually unless it's some weird non-standard format.
TGA Vs PNG
by yuvi rana 3 weeks ago
which format is better TGA or PNg We create Architectural walkthroughs .. When we render image sequences out of 3ds Max with the intention of compositing and post producation to them in After Effects.
Re: TGA Vs PNG
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
PNGs are smaller but take longer to render. TGAs take more space but are faster to render. They should be similar quality wise.
External monitor SDI in Premiere Pro on PC
by Hrabba Gunnarsdottir 3 weeks ago
I am trying to get signal to an external monitor with Premiere Pro on a PC platform. I have an HDMI to SDI Blackmagic converter and several output options including thunderbolt or HDMI output or compu
Re: External monitor SDI in Premiere Pro on PC
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Hrabba Gunnarsdottir "It does not seem to recognize the black magic converter. " The converter is not an I O device. It just converts a signal to another interface. If you need SDI you need to: -Get
Mac Pro 5.1, ATI Radeon 5770 says "No GPU Detected" - WHAT?
by Aarron Pina 3 weeks ago
Running AE CS6 on a Mid 2010 Mac Pro with ATI Radeon HD 5770 in PCI slot 1. In both AE Previews Preferences and System CUDA preferences, it confirms I'm running 8.0.63 on the CUDA driver, but in RED l
Re: Mac Pro 5.1, ATI Radeon 5770 says "No GPU Detected" - WHAT?
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
CUDA is an Nvidia specific feature. It will not work on ATI cards. Aarron Pina "What are my options " Buy an Nvidia card that has at least 1 GB of VRAM or use Cinema4D lite that comes with Creative Cl
Image Sequence XML Import
by Mikkel Fausing 3 weeks ago
Hi. I'm trying to make life a bit easier by generating an XML file to quickly import a number of image sequences into a Premiere Pro project (PPro 2017.0.2 in case it matters). It almost works - but w
Re: Image Sequence XML Import
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Premiere supports all kinds of image sequences but I've never heard that it could actually conform from image sequences. If this is a feature you want then you should write here about it: http: www.ad
My file size is too big!
by Peter Balser 4 weeks ago
Hey Forum, I recently did a multicam shoot of a concert with my Canon Rebel T5, a GoPro Hero 3, and some small, consumer grade, Sony camcorder. The shoot went well, except for when I got back and uplo
Re: My file size is too big!
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
146 megs for 6 minutes isn't that much. You can drop the bitrate down if you want to get a smaller file. It does lower the quality too.
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Free Media 100
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
And now another free NLE https: www.media100.com mc_cid=e0554e7454&mc_eid=e2bfdf9c20 - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: Free Media 100
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Noah Kadner "Sweet - the UI takes me back to those heady OSX Jaguar glory days." I had some Premiere 6.5 flashbacks. Oh god.
when importing aiff audio in 2017 it appear on track 7 - how to fix this
by Jim Hoey 4 weeks ago
Hello, I have imported some aiff files into APP 2017 and they are appearing in track 7. I am am as yet unable to move them to the track I want. Any insight on this
Re: when importing aiff audio in 2017 it appear on track 7 - how to fix this
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
If it creates a new track then it doesn't match the configuration of the other tracks eg. you can't put a mono track on a stereo track so it'll have to create a new mono track.
Removing a Mirror in an elevator
by Shai Ezra 1 month ago
Hello, How would you tackle a shot like this I want to either remove the Mirror background and switch it with something else or alternatively keep the mirror and somehow remove the camera reflecting..
Re: Removing a Mirror in an elevator
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
I would've shot edited this in a way you wouldn't see the camera crew. I don't know what's happening in the shot movement wise but you'll probably have some rotoscoping to do to clean up the backgroun
Please can we retire the use of "sigh"?
by Simon Ubsdell 1 month ago
There may be corners of the internet where children gather in which this hateful locution is acceptable currency, but here among adults it is not merely discourteous, it is patently insulting. Worst o
Re: Please can we retire the use of "sigh"?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
https: youtu.be lITBGjNEp08
Red - on video tracks and + on audio tracks of clips that have had there speed changed
by Sean Bond 1 month ago
Sorry it's probably a silly question, but what do all these red markers mean It happens when I move the clip over a colour matt in order to remove all the gaps, thanks
Re: Red - on video tracks and + on audio tracks of clips that have had there speed changed
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
It is an out of sync warning. If you unlink video from the audio and move either one separately this warning tells you that the audio and video of the clip are out of sync.
Shrink down a video clip into a separate file
by David Saunders 1 month ago
Looking in my lynda.com classes I can't figure out how to do this.... I have a source video file that is say 5 minutes long but the only piece that is usable is just a 1 minute segment. How would I pa
Re: Shrink down a video clip into a separate file
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Import the file, open it up in the source monitor, mark in and out for the bit you need and then export it out.
How do i install more ram?
by synne siem 1 month ago
Hi ! I am a very new after effects user, and i am in desperate need of help. When i try to render my project, ( a very short three second one) it says the following : unable to allocate enough memory
Re: How do i install more ram?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
You need to buy RAM sticks that work with your motherboard.
4K render issues
by joseph farina 1 month ago
When I render a file at 3840 x 2160 in After effects I get 2 big white boxes on the top and bottom. Does anyone know why this could be happening and how I can get rid of it Thanks you, Joe
Re: 4K render issues
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
joseph farina "It seems the h.264 setting was a mismatch with that aspect ratio." If I remember correctly the Quicktime version of H264 is limited to 2000x2000 resolution.
DPX vs Prores4444 for Sony A7 DSLR 4K Footage
by Jason Morehouse 1 month ago
Hi, I'm currently working on VFX-heavy short and the VFX artist has been sending his work in prores4444 files. I'm used to working on DPX or TIFF and was wondering if prores will limit color grading c
Re: DPX vs Prores4444 for Sony A7 DSLR 4K Footage
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Jason Morehouse "dpx will be an unnecessary bump up... Is that what you mean " Yes. Jason Morehouse "faster playback with dpx on Davinci " I kinda doubt that especially if you're working with 4K sequ
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Revisionist History...
by Bill Davis 1 month ago
I'm still on a lot of press release lists from my reporter days. So I've been watching the minor flury of PR pitches going out about this being the 25th Anniversary of Premiere Pro pre-NAB. Had to lau
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Re: Revisionist History...
by Michael Phillips 1 month ago
I don't think it's a big issue as the marketing is the brand, not the individual(s). I can somewhat relate to this; Avid can refer to Academy Award winning Media Composer, but both awards (the plaque
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How do I have to setup the Render settings for movies on an escelator panel.
by Ali-Reza Djassemi 1 month ago
Hi everyone, Actually I am working on a project for some presentation on a vertical screen. I prepared all my movies in AE with a flipped aspect ratio, so to sy instead of using 1920 x 1080 is is now
Re: How do I have to setup the Render settings for movies on an escelator panel.
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
That doesn't mean anything because it's just a screen. What matters is the software hardware that is playing back the video and what kind of file it is expecting.
White balancing problems
by Vincent James 1 month ago
Could someone point in the right direction as to how to white balance , or where to access tutorials on white balancing. I have filmed footage with a Sony NXCAM HXR NX70P that had not been no white ba
Re: White balancing problems
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Depending on how badly it was shot you can only fix it up to a point where it works.
Importing AVCHD media into Resolve 12.5
by James Askey 1 month ago
I can successfully import AVCHD media into Resolve, but I'm getting video only, NO Audio. Any ideas on how to import video with it's audio included
Re: Importing AVCHD media into Resolve 12.5
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
It's probably AC3 and Resolve doesn't support that. You'll have to transcode the file to something that uses uncompressed audio.
External mattes are out of sync: suggestions?
by Michael McCune 2 months ago
... There is always a reason, but not obvious. ... (In)famous philosopher, me. The goal is to use a clip exported from Resolve, use Fusion to create a matte (which it does very well), then, back in Re
Re: External mattes are out of sync: suggestions?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Do they run at the same frame rate and are they the same length I've never had any issues with just bringing external mattes in. Have you read the manual
Conforming clips with handles
by Mark Glenister 2 months ago
Hi All, If exporting media from DaVinci and adding handles, say 10 secs, what is the best way to conform the timeline back in Premiere Pro or any other edit software If you try to use the original tim
Re: Conforming clips with handles
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Mark Glenister "Can you export an XML from DaVinci that reconnects the exported grade (with handles) correctly " Yes.
EDL character limit for clip and tape names from Premiere
by Helen Cho 2 months ago
I'll be exporting an EDL from Premiere (which now allows for 32 characters in clip and reel names) for Resolve. I was wondering if this will be able to be read by Resolve I know that the old standard
Re: EDL character limit for clip and tape names from Premiere
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
As I have said before it depends on the EDL and the program that is importing the EDL. The basic version of Resolve is free. You can easily test this.
MacBook Pros "underpowered?" Not for FCP X editors. Not AT ALL.
by Bill Davis 2 months ago
If you live in the Premiere Pro world, it's starting to make sense that you might not feel the new Mac Laptops are a very big deal. If you've transitioned into the FCP X world, the evidence is mountin
Re: MacBook Pros "underpowered?" Not for FCP X editors. Not AT ALL.
by Paul Neumann 2 months ago
I like to say I edit "with" a laptop, not "on" a laptop. I can go for days without ever opening my MBP. From the bag to the desk and then back to the bag. At the office or at home pretty much the same
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No realtime playback to broadcast monitor: where's the bottleneck?
by Alan Okey 2 months ago
I recently installed a Blackmagic DeckLink Mini Monitor into my system at work. It's a 2010 Mac Pro 5,1 with dual 2.4GHz 6-core Xeons, 12GB RAM and an ATI Radeon HD 5770 GPU. It's an older system, adm
Re: No realtime playback to broadcast monitor: where's the bottleneck?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Do you have another GPU you can test That one is ancient and doesn't have enough VRAM for Resolve (if it is the 512 MB one).
10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Bill Davis 3 months ago
My friend Mads Larsen Nielsen - who works at the huge Metronome facility in Europe posted this on today's 10.3.2 update to FCP X... "I kid you not when I say this this, for us at Metronome and basical
Re: 10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Andrew Kimery 3 months ago
Bill Davis "Good god, man - all I did was post a link to a high end facility editors direct experience with the tool this entire forum is supposedly about! " This side discussion isn't about your ori
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Something else to debate!
by Scott Witthaus 4 months ago
Thanks Oliver! https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2016 12 31 2017-technology-predictions utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=sunday_TaoColorist&utm_medium=email Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Product
Re: Something else to debate!
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Walter Soyka "I wonder what dedicated Ae control hardware would look like." It's not dedicated to AE but there's the modular Palette Gear thingy. It looks pretty neat.
Here we go. GPU in the cloud. By Subscription.
by Bill Davis 4 months ago
http: www.macworld.co.uk how-to mac-software how-use-geforce-now-on-mac-geforce-now-for-pc-mac-explained-3652516 Still thinking you're going to need that massive CPU GPU combo hard-soldered in your ma
Re: Here we go. GPU in the cloud. By Subscription.
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
There are rendering services that can put your Maya Softimage Houdini whatever comps in their farms and render stuff for you but they are usually for CG renders. The materials for that kind of work ar
At least one NLE is making great use of the new Touch Bar
by Steve Connor 4 months ago
https: 9to5mac.com 2016 12 16 davinci-resolve-studio-12-5-4-touch-bar-macbook-pro
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Re: At least one NLE is making great use of the new Touch Bar
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
Bill Davis "But pointing out how people tend to look for reasons to hate anything Apple creates (The Touch Bar of the thread topic being the latest and greatest example) - particularly when they have
CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andy Field 12 months ago
What's up with that http: www.provideocoalition.com creative-cloud-trial-reduction
Re: CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Thomas Mathai 7 months ago
Ok, so why are you here. Don't you have better things to do
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"Or Not" was born of the FCP X Launch. So...
by Bill Davis 11 months ago
Over Memorial Day to decompress from my killer recent schedule a bit, I binge-watched some of the Stieg Larssen series of Dragon Tattoo book to film adaptations from Sweden. (Really nice productions a
Re: "Or Not" was born of the FCP X Launch. So...
by Tim Wilson 11 months ago
Steve Connor "BTW I like the style of the Tutorials Bill" Me too! Important to keep in mind for what follows. :-) Bill Davis "Some folks may well have been "in the know" in advance of the intro, but
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Another set of z800 specs for ya
by Duke Sweden 12 months ago
Yes, I know, there's a separate forum for workstation questions, but out of 30 posts there were a total of 2 responses, so I'm gonna hit you guys up one more time. In case you missed it I'm 0 for 2 so
Re: Another set of z800 specs for ya
by Jeff Pulera 12 months ago
Hi Duke, I've been following your threads for over a month and have been biting my tongue the entire time, as other posters that I respect were cheerleading for the HP purchase and also singing the pr
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Logo is not crisp!
by Loria Hyslop 1 year ago
Hello, I am brand new to Premier. I am working on some digital signage content. It is still image with some After Effects titles brought in. I want our company's logo in the bottom corner. The logo is
Re: Logo is not crisp!
by Shane Ross 1 year ago
DPI means nothing in video. it's all about PIXEL DIMENSIONS. Something 4000x3000 pixels, 72DPI (72 is the video default) will look much crisper than 400x300 at 300DPI. Shane Little Frog Post Read my b
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Frame.io meets Adobe Premiere Pro
by Walter Soyka 1 year ago
Following up on a recent discussion that touched on fixed versus flexible UIs link : Frame.io will soon support real-time collaboration, with the entire Frame.io app running directly inside of Premier
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Re: Frame.io meets Adobe Premiere Pro
by Scott Witthaus 1 year ago
Color me a "modest user". What is the big thing here I saw a slick pseudo-demo but WTF does it really do Coming soon. What Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial P
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Can we perhaps hold the triumphalism ...?
by Simon Ubsdell 1 year ago
... until such times as FCP X reaches feature parity wth AVID, or at the very least with FCP 7 which it supplanted. My list is quite long and I won't rehearse it all yet again, but here's a key featur
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Re: Can we perhaps hold the triumphalism ...?
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
Bill Davis "That my camera that cost orders of magnitude more than either device can't as well just seems ... stupid. That's all." Well, no argument there. LOL But that doesn't make it less true. LOL
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AE CC 2015 - Quick observation
by Chris Pettit 1 year ago
Since I'm late to a previous discussion, I'll start a new post for what it's worth. From the previous post, comment from Walter: Walter Soyka "but honestly, it does work, the new preview system is a f
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Re: AE CC 2015 - Quick observation
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Chris Pettit " I can enter settings manually of course, but I usually count on presets as a starting point for new formats." There is 4K h264 preset for youtube. Also you can save your presets and th
Price increase Teams - personal licenses next?
by Herbert van der wegen 1 year ago
Adobe's message: Creative Cloud Price Increase Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams prices are increasing significantly starting on November 27, 2015. If you're looking at adding any seats, now's the time t
Re: Price increase Teams - personal licenses next?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Gary Huff "Who knew that 33% was "significant" " I guess some people get really upset when stuff gets back to normal prices instead of being on sale anymore.
Maybe a substitue for prelude. at least for some
by Ricardo Marty 1 year ago
Just released. http: www.sonycreativesoftware.com es catalystprepare Example: Catalyst -(whatever nle)- fusion-protools or maybe: Catalyst prepare-catalyst edit- fusion-(whatever finnishing nle)- prot
Re: Maybe a substitue for prelude. at least for some
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Note that this program is made by Sony for Sony workflows. It doesn't have the format support that, for example, Prelude has.
70D Video disappears when the battery dies
by Zac Miller 2 years ago
I'm using a 70D as one of the cameras on a feature length documentary. I've been shooting for two months and at least twice now the camera has lost a clip that was being recorded when the camera batte
Re: 70D Video disappears when the battery dies
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
Zac Miller "Has anyone else heard of this happening " Yes. Either use a dummy battery with a bigger power source, a battery grip or just try to stop recording before you run out of juice so the camer
Live View for Video on the 7D?
by Phil Lister 2 years ago
Lately, I've had trouble with shooting video on my 7D. I power the camera on fine, but when I flip the switch for video, the shutter won't open and I get an error message (just says error) on the LCD
Re: Live View for Video on the 7D?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
Phil Lister "Should I have Live View enabled or disabled " Well you can't shoot video without the live view mode so I guess you should fix that. Phil Lister "Also, is there trouble with 3rd party bat
What Amazon Users think about Clouds...
by Rainer Schubert 2 years ago
For those who are of the opinion that this "cloud" named thing is loved by most users... Only a few old world fellows don t like to rent... A view ratings of CC at Amazon (where it s available): USA:
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Re: What Amazon Users think about Clouds...
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
Oh noooo... That's like 150 reviews and most from people who haven't probably even used CC.
Flickering in welding footage
by Hannah Hill 2 years ago
We are currently working on a project that involves filming welding footage, and we are getting a really bad flicker in our footage. We are currently shoot with a 5D mark iii and a c100 mark ii, and w
Re: Flickering in welding footage
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
The shutter speed doesn't affect the way the sensor is creating the image. Which is sweeping the sensor vertically.
Sony NX30 w/Canon DSLR footage?
by Nick Sino 2 years ago
I have been using DSLRs (Canon 7D and T3i's) - to film and want to add either a Sony NX30 or Canon XA20. I will be using it for a documentary and was going to go with the Sony. My question is: -Will t
Re: Sony NX30 w/Canon DSLR footage?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
Nick Sino "Will the Sony NX30 footage and color match the Canon DSLRs" Probably no even if you've got the white balance set. That's what colour correction is for.
Just bought a new compact flash card...
by Camryn Barker 2 years ago
Hello, I just bought a 32 gb compact flash card. Here are the details on the card: 32gb CF 500x UDMA 6 Read: 75mb s Write: 40mb s And it is a Delkin Devices card. I want to know if this card is good e
Re: Just bought a new compact flash card...
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
Well is the footage skipping because of the card or do you have a slow computer You might also try copying the footage from the card to a local hard drive.
Nothing has changed - including never ending discounts
by Chris Pettit 2 years ago
Adobe has clearly still not figured out profitability with their new subscriptions only model. Notice the lack fine print in this ad, no "only for one year" disclaimers. No "only for CS users" languag
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Re: Nothing has changed - including never ending discounts
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
In the first pic they state that the pricing starts from 29.99 which is true if you're eligible for that offer. This isn't anything new illegal fraudulent unless one is, for some reason, super bitter
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