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Tero Ahlfors

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Adobe Premiere Pro LONG rendering time and 100% GPU
by Joe Ricii 2 days ago
I am getting painstakingly long rendering time for simple edits and outputs. I have not installed any extra drivers other than the nvidia drivers and what comes with Windows 10. Bad GPU CUDA OpenCL He
Re: Adobe Premiere Pro LONG rendering time and 100% GPU
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
What are your exact sequence export settings
Removing tracking dots
by Łukasz Piątkowski 6 days ago
Hi! I am new here (and English is not my first language, so I apologize in advance for mistakes), but I have been browsing this forum for a long time and need help with my tracking marks I have no ide
Re: Removing tracking dots
by Tero Ahlfors 6 days ago
This is exactly why one would not use tracking markers. Have you tried keying them Isolate the spot with a mask and try to key out only the orange. You could also try masking them out and then keying
How to Color Manage LinearDPX DSM back into P3 for a Rec709 out
by Robert D Martin 2 weeks ago
I've got a 4k DPX DSM in 16bit linear RGB of a short film I did a few years back. The goal: to create new QuickTime exports off this highest quality master.... BUT, I am a novice with color management
Re: How to Color Manage LinearDPX DSM back into P3 for a Rec709 out
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Step 1: read chapter 7 from the latest manual. Page 214 and forwards Step 2: set your input gamma gamut as linear P3 Step 3: set yout output to Rec709
Cool laptop design
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
Asus ZenBook Pro Duo Interested dual screen design. Great approach for editing software on a laptop. https: www.asus.com Laptops ZenBook-Pro-Duo-UX581GV It won't run FCPX... yada yada yada... - Oliver
Re: Cool laptop design
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
Shawn Miller "Nice - I hope you report back with your experiences after you've had it for a while!" I've done some light to heavy AE comps, editing, grading and mastering and it's been really good. I
Recovering a Resolve Project on a Different Mac
by Affiong Harris 2 weeks ago
Hello all, I know this is a very specific problem (I had to make an account since I haven't found an answer), but I've recently used the Migration Assistant tool to transfer all of my data from my old
Re: Recovering a Resolve Project on a Different Mac
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
You can export the project as a project file. Like one could with Premiere. Right click on the project in the project view and you can export from there. I save one next to the project files and one t
So...people are porting old games like doom onto the Quest..adding VR controllers to the camera and weapons...Can this be done in AE?
by Richard Garabedain 2 weeks ago
I have no idea how it could be done...but I imagine for someone who knew what they were doing, that it would not be that hard to do... If they can do it for doom surely they can do it for after effect
Re: So...people are porting old games like doom onto the Quest..adding VR controllers to the camera and weapons...Can this be done in AE?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
After Effects is not a game engine nor can it do interactive content.
Very different file sizes from resolve
by Tom Sefton 3 weeks ago
Hi 2 camera shoot, both Red Heliums. Shooting at 8K 60p. Both used same Red Compression. Add noise reduction, sharpening and basic levels to both clips. Hit export. Rec709 colourspace and both cameras
Re: Very different file sizes from resolve
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Not enough information to really say anything.
Audio falling out of sync, 8MM / Hi8 Capture Capture, Premiere Pro CC 2019
by Joe Kitz 3 weeks ago
Hi all, Apologies for the question, I have searched the internet far and wide looking for ways to troubleshoot this as it's obviously a topic that has been beaten to death, but so far I haven't been a
Re: Audio falling out of sync, 8MM / Hi8 Capture Capture, Premiere Pro CC 2019
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
It sounds like the deck doesn't have built-in timebase corrector and the sync issue happens with the analog tapes because of that.
Color correction
by Karen Lee 4 weeks ago
Hi, I'm learning the basics and would appreciate recommendations on how to improve this clip. If it matters, it's from a Sony NXCAM. It looks pretty hot but if I back off the whites highlights, the Lu
Re: Color correction
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
She looks really pale and sickly green in the graded version. Unless that's the point you're trying to make with the grade.
Baselight to Davinci workflow
by Adrielle Esteban 1 month ago
Hi everyone! I'm new to this community and I would like to ask for anyone's help. Recently, I was asked to continue coloring a project that was started with Baselight. I am used to color grading with
Re: Baselight to Davinci workflow
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Adrielle Esteban "Is it possible for me to transfer the Baselight project to Davinci Resolve " No. You probably could do CDLs but they are limited in what they can do.
Motion Tracking Fails
by Jonathan Reed 1 month ago
Again Please help. I've moved on to trying to get the blood to 'track' the body as it kicks back in the hopes of making it look more realistic. Problem. 'TRACK CAMERA" doesn't work because the only an
Re: Motion Tracking Fails
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Camera tracking only tracks the camera, not the object. Also your shot looks super dark so maybe the tracker's can't track that. It's a pretty fast shot so maybe you could animate it by hand
Resolve 16.1.2 hanging during .r3d renders
by Chris Oben 1 month ago
Valiantly trying to render time code burn, ProResLT quicktimes for my client but Resolve keeps hanging as it changes from one clip to the next. Any ideas ! Chris O. Resolve Studio 16.1.2 MacTube runni
Re: Resolve 16.1.2 hanging during .r3d renders
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Turn down the render speed from the delivery settings or try blasting your Trashcan with a table fan to cool it. There's been a lot of talk about overheating GPUs from the day it was released.
mp4 show in preview but no video in timeline
by David Moor 2 months ago
I'm running 13.1.5 on an iMac Pro 15.4.6. I have a bunch of .mp4's captured and exported from Snagit that have non-standard dimensions as they are screen captures, like 1080 x 1348. Encoding is mpeg-4
Re: mp4 show in preview but no video in timeline
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Those files are in a format that isn't supported in Premiere. You'll need to transcode them to a format that works or capture in a supported format.
Why does opt + ] trimming get me an extra frame?
by Jerry Smith 5 years ago
Been driving me crazy for a few weeks now. I put the current time indicator at t = x, click on a layer, press opt + , and the region gets trimmed to the t = x + 1 frame. It's really been slowing me do
Re: Why does opt + ] trimming get me an extra frame?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
It works like the inclusive out point in NLEs.
Viewer changes color dramatically when playing.
by Alan Langdon 2 months ago
I am very new to Da Vinci Resolve, so this is probably over my head, but I got to start understanding color management and profiles and space... I have been doing color correction for years in FCPX, a
Re: Viewer changes color dramatically when playing.
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Alan Langdon "But please tell me: Da Vinci is free and so many people have been downloading it, but can it be that anyone who wants to do beginer or intermediate color correction HAS to buy all the h
Need to identify the effect used on text.
by Sergey Merenkov 2 months ago
Hi, guys, I need the help of the professionals! I need to edit the video using the same effect of text appearing with blurry random letters first and then dissapearing in blurry sequence. Here is the
Re: Need to identify the effect used on text.
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
This can be easily done in After Effects by using a combination of the different text animator features. https: www.youtube.com watch v=b1_p2qQf_Ts
after effect video duration
by firas nadde 2 months ago
Hi Guys, Im facing a problem in changing the video duration in after effect template, Ihave followed many videos on youtube, but no success at all! every time I change the COMPOSITION SETTING INTO THE
Re: after effect video duration
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
The length of the work done in the comp won't change if you change the length of the composition.
Resolve 16.1.2.026 4K Output Bad Compression
by Peter Menchini 2 months ago
Hi! I have a 2018 MacBook Pro with 16GB RAM running 10.15.2. Radeon Pro 560X 4GB RAM. I'm running DaVinci Resolve 16.1.2.026. I have a Canon EOS R camera and am working with 4K video I've recorded on
Re: Resolve 16.1.2.026 4K Output Bad Compression
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Here's the thing about troubleshooting: I ask for information to help you. It might sound like some dumb basic stuff, but it is what I need to do to help. If you don't give the asked information then
How Do I Make It A Part Of The World.
by Jonathan Reed 2 months ago
I'm working on this project and I've gotten this far. https: youtu.be D2ubICQZVxc But I can't quite get the blood mists to look like they are apart of the world. Can anyone help or direct me to a good
Re: How Do I Make It A Part Of The World.
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
-Blur it. It's too sharp. -Try different blending modes and turning the opacity down. -Try to match the contrast and color to the rest of the scene. Now it's way too dark compared to the actual darkes
Premiere Pro Media Pending Issue
by Jim Tan 2 months ago
Hi all this problem started recently. Up till this point, my video files have been loading proper (albeit with a bit of lag here and there), however when I opened up one project to tweak, all video fi
Re: Premiere Pro Media Pending Issue
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
What kind of storage do you have and what are the read write speeds on it
Resolve 16 Studio - Not all selected photos are imported
by Peter Robertson 2 months ago
Hi I have in a folder 80 photos. I go to import media, select all of the photos but only a handful are imported! I don't want to select every single photo. What's the solution Many thanks Peter
Re: Resolve 16 Studio - Not all selected photos are imported
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
There are probably unsupported files in the folder.
Videoline (dash) and Black Screen
by Patrick Mueller 2 months ago
Hello friends, I have a problem with Premiere Pro CC 2019 and my Video is black, what can I do (Sorry my english is not so good) Kind Regards
Re: Videoline (dash) and Black Screen
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
The warning line means that whatever media should be connected to that clip doesn't have the correct time range that the clip is expecting.
“Export” trimmed files with their native format
by Daniel Echecopar 2 months ago
In Resolve, you can open a file, trim it and then, under media management, there s an option where you can make a (trimmed) copy of that file (not transcoding). So the file format remains the same. Is
Re: “Export” trimmed files with their native format
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
The project manager can trim some formats.
How did they do this?
by Chuck Children 2 months ago
Hello. I'm new. Could somebody give me a few hints as to how they did some of the tricks in this Chromatics video https: www.youtube.com watch v=PjUblmk4Cyo If somebody could point me in the right dir
Re: How did they do this?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Chuck Children "Hello. I'm new." Hi. You should probably learn some basics first: https: helpx.adobe.com after-effects tutorials.html
Importing MOV Files
by Jan Cowalt 2 months ago
Hi, I know there's tons of search results, when googling this topic. But basically they all tell you to convert the MOV Files to mp4 or mkv. But none of this works for me. Whatever format I convert my
Re: Importing MOV Files
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
What codec are the movs originally and why are you transcoding them in the first place
Sick of poor Mac/Adobe performance - discussion
by Dan Powers 3 months ago
Back in 1999 Speed Razor with a Matrox DigiSuite card would scrub through a timeline like butter and output via SDI. If you scrubbed through a five second clip it would show you essentially 300 frames
Re: Sick of poor Mac/Adobe performance - discussion
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Cool story bro. What kind of footage are you having problems with
Best Pro Canon Camcorder Codec for use with Adobe CS6
by Norman Willis 3 months ago
Hi. I am a content provider and alleged "talent" who also does all the purchasing. Right now we have a volume license for Adobe CS6. I don't have money to upgrade it for the whole crew. I need to upgr
Re: Best Pro Canon Camcorder Codec for use with Adobe CS6
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
I would really, reaaaaaallly suggest using a modern NLE for modern cameras instead of trying to stay with the older software and transcoding everything. Resolve is getting there editing wise and it al
8K RED VFX Workflow
by Ellen Donnelly 3 months ago
Hello, I am learning as I go on a short film in post-production. I have edited 8K RED footage using camera-created proxies. It worked like a dream. Now I want to do VFX and compositing in After Effect
Re: 8K RED VFX Workflow
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
If you're doing VFX work you should be using either the original file or EXR sequences. Ellen Donnelly "Should I just accept that everything is going to take hours " What is your delivery resolution E
Mac Pro and XDR starts on Dec 10
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
Per Apple marketing e-mail, you can start to order on Dec. 10. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Mac Pro and XDR starts on Dec 10
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
Jeremy Garchow "What software needs 65,000 Euros of computer to run at its peak " Heavy duty simulation CG Jeremy Garchow "Do I need Afterburner for working with ProRes (not RAW) " Do you need an Aft
Prores 422 file won't open. I even asked "pretty please"
by Mark Suszko 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago
Spend as much money as possible because you can't upgrade it later.
Resolve 15.2
by Oliver Peters 1 year 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 1 year 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.
Art doesn't pay
by Oliver Peters 2 years 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 2 years 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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The Real Menace of FCP X
by Simon Ubsdell 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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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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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Tero Ahlfors liked this 3 years ago
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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