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Creative Cloud Moving Ahead - Requiring Mac OS X 10.10 (And Higher)
by Tom Laughlin 22 hours ago
A few days ago, I got a "pop-up" alert message on my Creative Cloud (CC), saying that the next Creative Cloud update "will require OS 10.10, or higher". I'm running Mac OS 10.9 with latest version of
Re: Creative Cloud Moving Ahead - Requiring Mac OS X 10.10 (And Higher)
by Tero Ahlfors 22 hours ago
The only programs that have stopped working are the Apple ones they're killing themselves. I think at least Motion is unusable at the moment. I'm on El Capitan and CC is working fine. Red Giant plugin
'Trial Expired'
by Jerel Peterson 2 days ago
I am using a computer that has had CS6 installed on it for quite a few years now. Today when I tried to open a project that I had worked on just a couple of days ago, I got this message: "this project
Re: 'Trial Expired'
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
Deactivate and reactivate the license.
Clip Markers Disappear - When working on a shared project
by Austin Steele 2 days ago
Hi, So my partner and I are sharing a project. She did a bunch of edits on a sequence and added a ton of markers to clips on the sequence. I imported her sequence and all the markers were there. Now w
Re: Clip Markers Disappear - When working on a shared project
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
Clip markers are written to XMP metadata for the clip unless you've check the "write clip markers to XMP" checkbox off under preferences media. And as they're not available in your project there shoul
Diagonal greyed lines in audio, no audio?
by matt chapman 3 days ago
Howdy y'all- We are converting a lot of projects into Premiere, and when we do all the audio shows up diagonal greyed out. As of now we have to go in and re-add each piece of audio. The tracks are not
Re: Diagonal greyed lines in audio, no audio?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
matt chapman "When you say it is the incorrect length compared to what it was, what does that mean It was literally nothing before importing it into the timeline." Premiere has found the correct file
DVD rip - VOB files timecode issue?
by brad hebert 3 days ago
I haven't tried to rip a DVD in a while. I used to do it all the time, and MPEG Streamclip would transcode the VOB files just find. I probably haven't done it on my current computer, and it says I nee
Re: DVD rip - VOB files timecode issue?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
brad hebert "I'm on CS6. When I tried to drag the files into the browser pane it said "file format not supported"." Are the DVDs encrypted
Adobe put me out of business today - old activation issue
by Rich Brown 3 days ago
Wow, didn't see this coming. I am a small one man business producing Personal History productions - 14 yrs in business. In 2004 I bought the Matrox RTX100 with Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5 and built an XP b
Re: Adobe put me out of business today - old activation issue
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
Rich Brown "It seems with a little effort they could code a patch to bypass this reactivation" If it were a one man small software company then probably yes. Setting up a authentication server coding
Exporting for Broadcast question
by Ercong Bao 3 days ago
Hello everyone, recently we have a project need to be delivered for broadcasting. These are the output requirement. Some of the export property can't be found in AE. I am running the latest version of
Re: Exporting for Broadcast question
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
DVCPRO is a standardized codec so there will be a bunch of settings you can't change. That said there's no 30Mbit version of DVCPRO. https: en.wikipedia.org wiki DV#DVCPRO50
Anybody else get greyed-out menus in the footage bin?
by Blaise Douros 3 days ago
See attached image. Anyone else seeing this when they try to right-click on anything in the footage bins It's been happening since I moved over to a new machine. Is this a preference that I hit accide
Re: Anybody else get greyed-out menus in the footage bin?
by Tero Ahlfors 3 days ago
Have you docked the panel with the source window Looks like you're getting the same settings you would get with the source program window.
Datalevels videolevels AE fails to display superwhites Pre does just fine
by Bram Van Workum 3 days ago
Hi there, I have a Pre project where i had some scenes go through Ae in orde to place some damage on a wall behind the talent. the scene was shot in a church and the church had to look damaged. When i
Re: Datalevels videolevels AE fails to display superwhites Pre does just fine
by Tero Ahlfors 3 days ago
Bram Van Workum "ooo, before i forget. The clips that AE messes up are AVID DNxHD files that i exported from resolve." Could you try using EXR sequences
Stretch vs. Interpret Footage
by Bruce Gaber 4 days ago
I do a fair amount of time manipulation of video footage and I've been using Interpret Footage to change frame rates. But I'm wondering what, if anything, is the difference between that method and str
Re: Stretch vs. Interpret Footage
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
With interpret footage you are setting the footage sequence to run at a different frame rate. So the duration changes but you are seeing every frame there is. When you are time remapping the footage A
Export Current Settings
by Cole Christine 4 days ago
I'm trying to export my project using settings similar to my source file format ( la FCP's "current settings" options). Using https: mediaarea.net en MediaInfo, I take the codec information and apply
Re: Export Current Settings
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
Recompressing compressed footage will look bad. But if you use Quicktime's H264 it will look superbad. Don't use it.
Remove finger from a video
by Manuel Alonso 1 week ago
Hi there! I have a problem with a video, there is a finger covering the top corner of the video, anybody knows a plugin oe how could i fix it Actually I have been trying to fix it using clone stamp an
Re: Remove finger from a video
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
Duplicate the layer, put a mask around the area you need to clean up and use the pan behind tool and slide the image left to get a clean sky patch where the finger is.
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Extreme rendering math
by Adam Hoek 6 days ago
Right now I have; Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 950 @ 3.07GHz Video Card: AMD Radeon R9 200 Series RAM: 24 GB and I have a AE project that takes about an hour to render. I was wondering if my ma
Re: Extreme rendering math
by Tero Ahlfors 6 days ago
Also RAM isn't the only factor in rendering.
CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andy Field 5 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 3 weeks ago
Ok, so why are you here. Don't you have better things to do
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File: BG separation
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
png file Example for BG separation https: f1.creativecow.net 10405 bg-separation
File: Test AEP
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
aep file For testing https: f1.creativecow.net 10238 test-aep
"Or Not" was born of the FCP X Launch. So...
by Bill Davis 4 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 4 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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Tero Ahlfors liked this 4 months ago
Another set of z800 specs for ya
by Duke Sweden 5 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 5 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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Tero Ahlfors liked this 5 months ago
Logo is not crisp!
by Loria Hyslop 6 months 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 6 months 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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Tero Ahlfors liked this 6 months ago
Frame.io meets Adobe Premiere Pro
by Walter Soyka 6 months 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 6 months 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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Tero Ahlfors liked this 6 months ago
Can we perhaps hold the triumphalism ...?
by Simon Ubsdell 6 months 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 6 months 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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File: Screened
by Tero Ahlfors 7 months ago
jpg file Original left, same shot screened on itself on right https: f1.creativecow.net 9817 screened
Support for DPX with embedded alpha or EXR?
by Nat Jencks 3 years ago
Hi, I'm getting a lot of VFX with mattes. I'd love to have the mattes embedded in the sources. My initial testing indicates that Resolve 10 still doesn't support DPX with embedded alpha. What if any a
Re: Support for DPX with embedded alpha or EXR?
by Tero Ahlfors 7 months ago
16 bit DPXs with alpha from AE works in Resolve. EXRs with alpha also work.
10.2.3 Update is here
by joe mordecai 8 months ago
Motion + Compressor as well. For the most part, stability bug fix updates. I think we were all secretly hoping for something bigger after six months, but oh well - life goes on!
Re: 10.2.3 Update is here
by Andrew Kimery 8 months ago
Bill Davis "It totally does if A) what you thought you needed, turned out NOT to actually be what you needed as much in the new system - or B) if your sense of "loss" was more emotional than practica
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 7 months ago
Disable grey area
by stig olsen 8 months ago
Hi, I finally switched to the latest version from 11 of Resolve and I can't find the "disable grey area"-button when adding a mask window on a node. It would be great if you could help me find it. Sti
Re: Disable grey area
by Tero Ahlfors 8 months ago
By disable gray area button you probably mean the highlight toggle Press shift+H
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Best Magic Lantern RAW Workflow?
by Matthew Jeschke 8 months ago
I'm attempting to color grade Magic Lantern RAW clips with resolve. Running into several road blocks items that take me an insurmountable amount of time... 1. Converting clips from Magic Lantern .RAW
Re: Best Magic Lantern RAW Workflow?
by Tero Ahlfors 8 months ago
Matthew Jeschke "3. Is workflow easier with a BlackMagic camera " Yes
Workflow with sRGB footage
by Duca Simone Luchini 8 months ago
Hallo everybody, I read on "Color Correction Handbook" by Van Hurkman that would be great work in Davinci with video (or) sequences in Log, as color space. It it true If I import in Davinci a sequence
Re: Workflow with sRGB footage
by Tero Ahlfors 8 months ago
Duca Simone Luchini "I read on "Color Correction Handbook" by Van Hurkman that would be great work in Davinci with video (or) sequences in Log, as color space. It it true " Depends on your own workfl
DPX to FCPX workflow - correct aspect ratio?
by Joe Rigby 8 months ago
Hi there, I have 7 DPX clips which were converted from 16mm. The frame size is 2048x1240 and it's 25fps. Each of the 7 DPX clips have a different starting timecode 01:00:00:00 - 07:00:00:00 I've test
Re: DPX to FCPX workflow - correct aspect ratio?
by Tero Ahlfors 8 months ago
Joe Rigby "What's the best size timeline to master in " In what resolution are you supposed to deliver the film in
Back to FCPX From PP (Rant)
by Lillian Young 9 months ago
After a lot of Premiere hype and realizing some advantages that make it feel more professional + AE integration, I switched to Premiere Pro last year. Some things made me smile (maximizing windows, dy
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Patrick Donegan liked this 8 months ago
Re: Back to FCPX From PP (Rant)
by Tero Ahlfors 9 months ago
Sounds like you might got some deeper problems with your computer.
Simple LUT and transcoding Red Raw
by Daniel Schultz 9 months ago
Any words of wisdom for my situation. I'll be using Resolve Lite and a MacBook Pro Retina. I have a job with 6.1 TB of Red Dragon 6k footage that I want to convert to ProRes, after applying a basic on
Re: Simple LUT and transcoding Red Raw
by Tero Ahlfors 9 months ago
Daniel Schultz "I have a job with 6.1 TB of Red Dragon 6k footage that I want to convert to ProRes" What are you doing with these files Are they proxies Are they something you'll work with If they ar
best procedures for grading a Commerical with editors effects
by Greg White 10 months ago
Hi I'm working on a commercial shot in 5k and transcoded to 1920x1080 QTP to edit in premier pro. One of the effects that the editor did was a 4 square box with different video playing in each square
Re: best procedures for grading a Commerical with editors effects
by Tero Ahlfors 10 months ago
Greg White "Would it be to color the clips and send them back to the editor to reassemble the 4 square " I would do this.
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Grading in Resolve Vs Premiere Pro CC 2015
by James Cundill 10 months ago
Calling Colourists! I'm an editor after effects artist. I've worked in the film industry for many years now and I've worked along side numerous colourists using a wide range of high end grading kit fr
Re: Grading in Resolve Vs Premiere Pro CC 2015
by Tero Ahlfors 10 months ago
Premiere can do a lot stuff, but Resolve isl optimized for a coloring workflow and I think it's faster to work on it. The biggest thing that Premiere is missing is the different comparison split scree
Jog Wheel for DaVinci Resolve?
by Stefan Ilea 10 months ago
Does anyone know of or use a particular jog wheel that is compatible with Resolve
Re: Jog Wheel for DaVinci Resolve?
by Tero Ahlfors 10 months ago
None, unless it's built in a supported surface. If you can program a jog controller to use keyboard macros you can do a jog shuttle with that.
Empty gallery and stills
by Mark van der Berg 10 months ago
Well this is a strange start with DaVinci Resolve: After installing version 11 light to my Windows 10 computer and starting as admin with the default project, the gallery with some presets to quickly
Re: Empty gallery and stills
by Tero Ahlfors 10 months ago
You're looking at the project gallery. It's empty if you haven't saved anything there. I don't have 11 installed but you can browse the preset gallery by choosing Gallery from the Workspace menu in 12
what is editing speed ?
by Herb Sevush 10 months ago
I wanted to starting a new thread based on this whole concept of editing speed. As per the previous thread ( https: forums.creativecow.net readpost 335 85784 ) I agree that it is hard to quantify exac
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Re: what is editing speed ?
by Tero Ahlfors 10 months ago
Bill Davis "For example, it confuses editors at first that there is no longer a brick wall at zero seconds in the X storyline as there is in most NLEs - and you can attach and work LEFT just as easil
AE CC 2015 - Quick observation
by Chris Pettit 10 months 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 Tim Kolb 10 months ago
...I guess what I'm saying is that obviously you'd need to actually have use whatever software you want to complain about your 1st hand experience with it. Look, I'm certainly not someone who is on th
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Creative Cloud Holiday Discount Accounting?
by Bill Davis 11 months ago
So lots of email today and ads with DEEP discounts for a first year of CC. Like pushing near 70% off. IIRC the earlier discussions here the idea advanced was that the subscription rate didn't reflect
Re: Creative Cloud Holiday Discount Accounting?
by Andrew Kimery 10 months ago
Jim Wiseman "Would that be too threatening " The COW, like every message board I've ever been to, is organized by topic subject. Some areas will always get more traffic than others but having all thr
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Price increase Teams - personal licenses next?
by Herbert van der wegen 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months ago
Note that this program is made by Sony for Sony workflows. It doesn't have the format support that, for example, Prelude has.
Flame Unleashed: Flame now available on Mac and by subscription
by Walter Soyka 11 months ago
Autodesk Flame is opening up. Flame used to be available only as a very expensive turnkey solution with HP hardware running Linux, but now it's also available on the Mac platform, and it's available b
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Re: Flame Unleashed: Flame now available on Mac and by subscription
by Tero Ahlfors 11 months ago
Walter Soyka "The short answer It doesn't. And I mean that both ways. For some jobs, Flame will be enormous overkill. For others, Flame will lack the most basic tools necessary to do the job efficien
Am I going nuts? Inexplicable file size reduction!
by Alexander Wolf 11 months ago
I've been exporting UHD clips as photojpeg and the file sizes are usually between 1 and 1,5 gigs. Now for the first time in a month I'm doing the same thing but the file sizes seem to have been reduce
Re: Am I going nuts? Inexplicable file size reduction!
by Tero Ahlfors 11 months ago
A six second clip of HD bars and tone is about 15 megs from AME with the QT Photo JPEG codec and AAC audio. Same clip is about 8 megs from Compressor 4.2.1 with the same settings. Data rate from AME i
Apple and Adobe Software: Together
by Jason Jenkins 11 months ago
If that isn't a warm and fuzzy subject line, I don't know what is. I'm curious how many here "own" and use both the Apple Pro Apps and the Adobe Suite. I like having it all at my fingertips. I really
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David Lawrence liked this 11 months ago
Re: Apple and Adobe Software: Together
by Dennis Radeke 11 months ago
Bill Davis "And Andrew I'm saying that SOX being essentially NEVER used to punish anyone - makes it the functional equivalent of a speed limit sign on a dirt road in the middle of nowhere. If it's no
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FCPx & BM Mini Monitor & interlaced material and fields
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 year ago
Anyone succesfully viewing interlaced (1080 50i) material using FCPx and the BlackMagic MiniMonitor I'm using v10.4 of BM driver on OSX 10.10.2 and FCPx 10.1.4 I can step through fields in FCPx and se
Re: FCPx & BM Mini Monitor & interlaced material and fields
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Can the monitor you're outputting to show interlaced footage properly
Blog: Finding my Adobe media cache files and clearing up space
by Lucy Moon 1 year ago
Ran out of disk space today and despite copying off 500GB of video projects, I was still horribly low on space. I suspected the cache from Premiere. To see the cache I had to "find" my library inside
Re: Blog: Finding my Adobe media cache files and clearing up space
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
One should set the media cache to an easier to find place and probably not the system drive.
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.
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