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Do you have Red Giant Trapcode Particular on your machine?
by David Murrow 1 day ago
I have to update an After Effects project that was built with a plugin from Red Giant called Trapcode Particular. Problem is, the machine that had Trapcode isn't in our studio any more so I don't have
Re: Do you have Red Giant Trapcode Particular on your machine?
by Tero Ahlfors 3 hours ago
Mag Souh "The lack of portability of license is a real issue." If one has bought it one can install licence it to a new computer. The issue is if one hasn't actually paid for it.
Is there a bulk image sequence import?
by Greg Lewis 18 hours ago
Does Premiere have a means to import multiple image sequences at the same time I have a project that is giving me 1000s of images sequences over the next year. Importing them all individually is a rea
Re: Is there a bulk image sequence import?
by Tero Ahlfors 18 hours ago
Nope. If I was doing something with a bunch of sequences I'd use Resolve to either edit the damn thing or transcode the sequences to something you can open in Premiere.
Smoke Curl Feedback Please (opacity 100%)
by Jonathan Reed 21 hours ago
So I've been tinkering with this, been all over the internet and taken it as far as I know how to go. To me, it still doesn't feel like A PART of this world. My previous feedback was that they couldn'
Re: Smoke Curl Feedback Please (opacity 100%)
by Tero Ahlfors 18 hours ago
You could've replied to the other post instead of making a new thread. Now I see it. This is just my feelings on it but it could be bit more thicker and maybe it's a bit sharp. Maybe add some blur
Smoke Curl Feedback please
by Jonathan Reed 2 days ago
Okay, So i've been all over the internet, spent hours tinkering (most of it was throwing stuff at the wall and seeing what sticks. So i've come to a spot, I'm curious if it looks like the smoke coming
Re: Smoke Curl Feedback please
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
It took me a lot of effort to even see the smoke from the compression artifacts. Personally I can't make any judgment calls because I have no idea what this actually looks.
is Primatte keyer included in DaVinci Resolve Studio 16?
by ido shor 2 weeks ago
Heya fello wizs, I've been trying to figure it out before I buy it, but it's not really clear. is Primatte keyer included in DaVinci Resolve Studio 16 I see it's not in the free version, but is it in
Re: is Primatte keyer included in DaVinci Resolve Studio 16?
by Tero Ahlfors 3 days ago
Andi Winter "it is the other way round!" Only if you need Fusion 9. Fusion 16 works with the Resolve Dongle.
dolby codec in PP 2017
by Nelson May 1 week ago
I haven't edited video in a while, so I may be a little green here. I am trying to do a project withPP 2017 and a Canon HD10. I can import video into PP, but can't import the audio. I get a few errors
Re: dolby codec in PP 2017
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
If I remember correctly the Dolby codec has been deprecated and it should use the Dolby decoder that's in the OS. I would probably try to transcode the footage to a format that works and see if the ca
Resolve 16 doesn't see license key
by Tom Sefton 1 week ago
Help Upgraded to Resolve 16 and now my license key isn't seen by the software. Working with 8K red footage and exporting to 8K proRes for an urgent project. I'm totally stuck. The dongle is an officia
Re: Resolve 16 doesn't see license key
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Tom Sefton "The dongle is an official one that came with a cinema camera purchase. " Did you buy this yourself or did you buy it from a third party There was a version cutoff where fake dongles would
Changing the default settings of an effect in Adobe After Effects
by Loay El-Aswad 1 week ago
Hi Is there a way to change the default settings of a certain effect in the effect menus For example.. I need the "Fill" effect to be White instead of it's ugly default red. I use the white fill a lot
Re: Changing the default settings of an effect in Adobe After Effects
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Make your own effect preset for a white fill and use that.
What do y'all recommend for a distribution format/file size
by Robert Withers 3 weeks ago
for a half hour film scan I'm trying to find the sweet spot between a 44 GB ProRes .mov file and a 1.45 GB .mp4. Or is the 1.45 .mp4 file the sweet spot Thanks, Robert Robert Withers Independent perso
Re: What do y'all recommend for a distribution format/file size
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Classroom and small screening room are not specs. What is it being played on Is there a special playback system or is it shown from a computer with VLC WMP Quicktime Windows or Mac Also classrooms (at
It's not working (Visual demonstration)
by Jonathan Reed 1 month ago
Hey everyone. I've run into a bit of a snag. I've gotten the smoke how I want it, but when it comes to getting the smoke to track the gun barrel, it just won't sync up. I've looked all over online and
Re: It's not working (Visual demonstration)
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
The camera tracker is for tracking camera movement in 3D space. Use the normal point tracker if you're tracking objects or keyframe it manually because the clip is pretty short.
Resolve free version and server
by martin frédéric 1 month ago
Hi there, I wanted to know if it's possible to use the free version of resolve on a server to share the edit beethween several computer. I don't need to collaborate on the same edit at the same time,
Re: Resolve free version and server
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
No
Colour Grade Workflow
by Jimmy Gallagher 1 month ago
Hello So I am the editor on a film project. I exported an XML from Adobe Premiere pro for the colorist which they have graded. However, all the resizing , effects and credits did not go through the XM
Re: Colour Grade Workflow
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
There are usually two different options that should be talked about before starting the work: 1: A roundtrip workflow where you get the graded footage back (probably with some heads tails) in the sour
Premiere Pro taking a long time to export.
by ryan elder 1 month ago
For some reason it takes a long time to export just a few minutes of a video now. The only difference is, this current project has surround sound but is it normal for surround sound to add on an extra
Re: Premiere Pro taking a long time to export.
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
You have given pretty much zero information so it's impossible to say. Computer specs Storage specs Footage format resolution fps Sequence settings EXACT export settings
How was this done -Change of camera angle
by Katarina Šeme 1 month ago
Hello, I wonder how was this done -Change of camera angle in animation that looks like ordinary 2D animation. https: www.youtube.com watch v=Np1Vo88313I&feature=youtu.be on 5 seconds. I have seen simi
Re: How was this done -Change of camera angle
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
It's either an actual 3D scene with a camera move or a manually animated move from one angle to the next.
Can't export higher than 4K
by Sa Dilshan 1 month ago
Hi, I can't export anything higher than 4096x2048.
Re: Can't export higher than 4K
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Sa Dilshan "Are there any solution " Use a high enough H264 level that can output the resolution you need. Or export to a format that doesn't have those kind of restrictions.
Turbulent Displace Bug?
by Nate DeCarmo 2 months ago
I am trying to create a looping video with turbulent displace effect added. For some reason, using evolution, 0x00 is not the same as 1x00. Any help I'm wondering if it is a bug or if I am missing som
Re: Turbulent Displace Bug?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
https: helpx.adobe.com after-effects using distort-effects.html#turbulent_displace_effect
Export getting frozen when the monitor falls asleep
by Jonathan Buck 2 months ago
Having a strange problem with exporting I've not had before. When I export my project using Adobe Media Encoder everything seems fine for a good while. Then suddenly the monitor appears to sleep. The
Re: Export getting frozen when the monitor falls asleep
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Open up the case and check that you don't have any dust on the fans. I've had some issues where fans have gotten so gunked up they can't move the air around fast enough. You could also try to put a fa
PP 2019 - exports not embedding time code
by Ivan Nabereznyj 2 months ago
Using the most up-to-date PP and brought in a QT that has 0-hour TC start but has BITC at 00:59:40:00. Want to export new video with embedded TC to match BITC. Have change all settings to start at 00:
Re: PP 2019 - exports not embedding time code
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
QT Pro has been dead for a while and I'm not sure it reads timecode from .mp4 files. If you bring the file back to Premiere does it have the timecode
Problems re-linking Proxy timeline with original BRaw Files
by Sascha Engel 2 months ago
Hi, I have some very annoying issue: Editing currently a documentary, shot with GH5 & the BMPCC4K. For the editing on the AVID system we created Proxy files of both cameras' rushes. In our usual workf
Re: Problems re-linking Proxy timeline with original BRaw Files
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Import the original footage and conform from the media pool.
Best hardware for the fastest final render time possible
by Sergio Cabrera 2 months ago
I'm trying to find the best hardware to get the best final render times directly from AE. I've made a lot of research and tests, but still think it could improve. I'm right now using a 8700k with 48GB
Re: Best hardware for the fastest final render time possible
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
If you need the fastest final render time possible then you will need a server to make a render farm to and render to image sequences. That's pretty much it.
I just updated to DR Studio 16 - OFX are disabled?
by Don Cobble 2 months ago
I just updated to the final studio 16 version and am getting this message "OFX Plugins have been disabled due to an error when loading" It appears to be common, but I have not found an answer Can anyo
Re: I just updated to DR Studio 16 - OFX are disabled?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
This happens if you have an OFX plugin that's not working properly. Usually it might be an older plugin that doesn't work on newer applications or there's some other compatibility issue. You should be
2019 Premiere doesn't support some older cameras. Some frames dropped during export
by Kimberley Whytte 2 months ago
-- One of my camera codecs are no longer supported since the early 2018 Premiere Pro versions. -- Have No problems when editing exporting in early 2018 Premiere. No frame loss at all. -- When I update
Re: 2019 Premiere doesn't support some older cameras. Some frames dropped during export
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
What camera What format resolution framerate is your footage What format resolution framerate is your timeline What are your EXACT export settings
Stereoscopic (3D SBS) editing in DaVinci
by Mateusz Duzinkiewicz 3 months ago
Hello folks. I'm currently editing stereoscopic footage in Vegas Pro and I like siplicity of that solution unfortunatelly Vegas is not a stable software. It cannot really handle HEVC codec and I'm fed
Re: Stereoscopic (3D SBS) editing in DaVinci
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
At least based on the latest feature differences document the free version does not have the stereoscopic tools.
Speeding up Resolve in 6K with a Macbook
by jabbar thomas 3 months ago
Hi Folks, I ham coloring a music video shot on a Red Dragon 6K camera at 6144 x 2592 at 24.976 fps. It was shot Log encoded. I am limited to coloring on a 15-inch Macbook Pro (Mid 2012) Quad Core 2.3
Re: Speeding up Resolve in 6K with a Macbook
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
jabbar thomas "What about if I down-rez it to 4K " Just get a proper workstation if you're thinking about doing something in 4K in Resolve.
Creative Question - pillar boxing 4:3 in a 16/9 project
by Mark Foerster 3 months ago
I have a Apollo doc that I'm cutting - alot of the source footage is 16mm from nasa and I'm currently going to just let it black pillarbox on both sides - wondering about any creative ways to make it
Re: Creative Question - pillar boxing 4:3 in a 16/9 project
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
This also depends on where this will be shown as some broadcasters distributors might have their own specs on how to deal with 4:3 footage. Some might want to stretch it whereas others might want to l
Prores 422 file won't open. I even asked "pretty please"
by Mark Suszko 6 months ago
Cross-posted in desperation... I have a 71.7- gig KiPro recording, MOV Pro Res 422, 720, that seems to be corrupted in some way; I couldn't open it with FCPX, Compressor, Premiere, MPEG Streamclip, or
Re: Prores 422 file won't open. I even asked "pretty please"
by Tero Ahlfors 6 months ago
I would probably try checking if it's readable with Mediainfo.
I don't want Youtube to automatically reduce video noise on my videos
by emilio torreggiani 6 months ago
I don't know if this is the right section of the forum, but I'm curious to know if there's any way to avoid the automatic noise reduction in Youtube.com. I find it very annoying! I use a lot of 8mm an
Re: I don't want Youtube to automatically reduce video noise on my videos
by Gary Huff 6 months ago
Doug Metz "This sounds like perfectly normal, heavy-handed compression." Completely agree, noise doesn't translate well into the low bitrate codec that YouTube will stream back out, which is why I wo
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Loupedeck
by Oliver Peters 7 months ago
Now supporting FCPX http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2158-loupedeck-now-supports-final-cut-pro-x - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Loupedeck
by Tero Ahlfors 7 months ago
Eric Santiago "Hmm wonder if it will hit Resolve " I've tested Loupedeck for them with different post apps and I can't talk for the company, but they might have something coming up...
New Macbook Pro advice
by Bob Sims 8 months ago
Hi Folks. Looking for advice on specs for a new Macbook Pro (processor, RAM, hard drive size, graphics card, etc.). Main uses: Lots of Photoshop A fair amount of FCP Some After Effects Some audio edit
Re: New Macbook Pro advice
by Tero Ahlfors 8 months ago
Spend as much money as possible because you can't upgrade it later.
Resolve 15.2
by Oliver Peters 11 months ago
Today. Tons of nice editing enhancements. If only other NLE developers were this fast and responsive to customers. Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Resolve 15.2
by Tero Ahlfors 11 months ago
Oliver Peters "The Mac App Store versions of 15.2 are now also available. " Do. Not. Get. The. App. Store. Version. It has serious Apple sandboxing issues and limitations. The dongle activation code
Adobe Announces - Black Magic Teases. The games continue.
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
https: www.facebook.com groups lafcpug permalink 10155467141860728 Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X mastery.
Re: Adobe Announces - Black Magic Teases. The games continue.
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
The video was a recap of new features that came in 15.1. That version was released four weeks ago. So I think it's not a tease because it's already been released.
And Desktop Adobe Rush overview from the "Premiere" FCPX site ;)
by Craig Seeman 1 year ago
http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2120-first-look-adobe-rush And an oops on Adobe and ProRes RAW In other Adobe news, the first updates showed that Premiere now supported ProRes RAW. That inform
Re: And Desktop Adobe Rush overview from the "Premiere" FCPX site ;)
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
It looks really neat. I probably won't work in projects that would have any use for it though.
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OT (or maybe not anymore) - Adobe Captivate not part of CC
by Morten Ranmar 1 year ago
Adobe licensing looks like it it going to change The new Adobe Captivate VR and interaction tool must be bought as separate subscription, but can also be bought as perpetual license... - No Parking Pr
Re: OT (or maybe not anymore) - Adobe Captivate not part of CC
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Morten Ranmar "Premiere supports VR..." 360 videos aren't VR.
Art doesn't pay
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Nice video piece by Mark Toia. https: www.youtube.com watch v=uBdSDkq0lfk&feature=youtu.be This is a new Frame.io Master series. Toia has been active on the RED forums for several years. And relevant
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Re: Art doesn't pay
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Bill Davis "In processing interviews, not having the ability to range reject OR select something that "reads well" but doesn't PLAY well - seems to me a step backwards from what I'm doing now. Scanni
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FCPX and Fusion
by David Mathis 1 year ago
After playing around with the Fusion page in Resolve and Fusion itself I find myself enjoying a node based workflow even more. I feel it allows for more creativity with title work and adding spice to
Re: FCPX and Fusion
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Node based compositing works really well in a situation where you are comping together a CG shot from a lot of passes that are used and reused a lot. It's easy to group different parts and keep them i
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The Real Menace of FCP X
by Simon Ubsdell 1 year ago
The original promise of FCP X was great. Here was an approach that offered us a set of interesting new concepts and consequently some different ways of thinking about editing. I for one never had an a
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Re: The Real Menace of FCP X
by Dominic Deacon 1 year ago
I agree with everything Gregor said. The initial outburst against FCX was unreasonable though I was a part of it. At the time I was a kid who had no money but who had invested what was, to me at least
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Moving Plug-ins from PC to Mac
by Rod Duarte 1 year ago
Hello! So, I'm using my PC to work in After Effects, but I want to render everything on my Mac Pro. Now, I've thought of three ways to do this: - Exporting the project and then importing on the mac -
Re: Moving Plug-ins from PC to Mac
by Daniel Waldron 1 year ago
Most plugins only come with a license for 1 user computer at a time, or maybe 2 for home and office or something like that. I work between multiple Macs and PCs quite often, and the solution is to sim
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The new Reality Distortion Field.
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
It s been a curious month. For the first three weeks, an incredible amount of what I read regarding Apple was about how the iPhone X was a poor selling failure. That message rang out across a huge arr
Re: The new Reality Distortion Field.
by Shane Ross 1 year ago
Bill Davis "Wow, just remembering how recently EVERYONE who used a laptop for video production was a wannabe. Totally Unprofessional. A joke. " Yeah, funny how when I used one on the set of a feature
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Reconsidering FCPX in Hollywood
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
One of the Lumaforge NAB presentations: http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2070-josh-beal-reconsidering-final-cut-pro-x-in-hollywood Direct link to the video here: https: www.youtube.com watch ti
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Re: Reconsidering a pompous editing system made by Apple engineers.
by Aindreas Gallagher 1 year ago
I'm sorry, but there is a reason no one ever reconsidered the various insanities of the magnetic timeline, secondary storylines, connected clips, auditions or any other random stupid balls Apple decid
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FCPX or R15?
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
I find the Resolve threads here fascinating. 2.5 million FCPX users notwithstanding, is Apple playing catch-up now to Blackmagic Design and Resolve It amazes me that a community where a trackless UI w
Re: FCPX or R15?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Herb Sevush "Where " Click on the name or portrait and then there's the ignore button under the portrait on the user page.
More "demystification"...
by Bill Davis 2 years ago
I'm trying to stay out of this because in both software engineering and color theory - I'm pretty much an idiot. I'm just an end user, and HAPPY to be one. But this has blown up so much - that I'm fas
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Re: More "demystification"...
by Michael Gissing 2 years ago
Bill Davis "It REALLY felt like another "here we go again" on this subject to me: Magnetic Timeline: READY-FIRE-AIM Trackless Audio: READY-FIRE-AIM NOW it's "Apple has screwed up color correction in
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Disappointed
by Ken Filewych 2 years ago
Kinda disappointed with this forum - I've posted a few times and crickets. I really love Resolve and want to use it in more robust circumstances while editing (for my features or drama episodic) but t
Re: Disappointed
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
I guess it doesn't really help that this forum is for the most part almost moribund. Used to be pretty active, the highest traffic on the Cow when Resolve was first introduced to the not-specifically-
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iMac Pro or next year's Mac Pro?
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
So the new iMac Pro should be available in the next couple of weeks, is anyone thinking of getting one I'm very interested but also intrigued by next year's Mac Pro as well "Traditional NLEs have time
Re: iMac Pro or next year's Mac Pro?
by Neil Goodman 2 years ago
This thread just makes me want to buy large quantities of alcohol for all my past present and future assist, coordinators and finish teams. Ive been very fortunate to work with great support teams as
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GREAT article in the Frame.io blog about WHY FCP X went “magnetic.”
by Bill Davis 2 years ago
https: blog.frame.io 2017 10 16 fcpx-magnetic-timeline I wish I d EVER been this clear in explaining the foundational construct of X. Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP
Re: GREAT article in the Frame.io blog about WHY FCP X went “magnetic.”
by Franz Bieberkopf 2 years ago
Walter Soyka "Let's party like it's 2012." Walter, indeed. It's difficult not to eye-roll at how this post (and thread) retreads common misconceptions about editing and NLEs that continue to prop up
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At least one NLE is making great use of the new Touch Bar
by Steve Connor 3 years 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 Andrew Kimery 3 years ago
If you reread my ENTIRE post Bill you'll see how I think the TouchBar can be useful even though the example in the video is horribly slow compared to using a keyboard and mouse trackpad wacom tablet,
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Revisionist History...
by Bill Davis 3 years 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 3 years 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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MacBook Pros "underpowered?" Not for FCP X editors. Not AT ALL.
by Bill Davis 3 years 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 3 years 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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10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Bill Davis 3 years 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 years 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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