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DaVinci Resolve 14.3 constantly crashing
by jason ryan 1 day ago
I started a project in DaVinci Resolve 14.3. The editor gave me a flattened master of a 22.5 minute show, so I did scene detection to split it up into multiple clips so I could grade them individually
Re: DaVinci Resolve 14.3 constantly crashing
by Tero Ahlfors 14 hours ago
jason ryan "Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit " Resolve officially supports only Windows 10 at this point so you might run into some snags. jason ryan "AMD Radeon R5 200 series graphics card" You didn't give
Crazy Export Times!
by Katya Szewczuk 3 days ago
Hey everyone! Okay, so I cleared cache, I rendered my project and yet my entire project is taking about 10 hours to export. The footage is 4K with effects added to it and the audio is a separate file.
Re: Crazy Export Times!
by Tero Ahlfors 3 days ago
What are your system specs sequence settings exact export settings
PPRO CS6.... Location of Color Bar file
by Jan Janowski 4 days ago
I've asked this in another thread, but it's buried within it.... So I post it again out in the open.... Can someone tell me where the SMPTE Color Bar file is stored in PPRO CS6 I'm wishing to change t
Re: PPRO CS6.... Location of Color Bar file
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
Yeah. Maths. You give it a resolution and it will create some standard coloured bars and fit them into that. Just make a project template that has your own bars already imported or create a Premiere p
Adobe Premiere CS6 - Red flickering in video with complex VFX
by Amar Salgia 5 days ago
Hello all, I am having some trouble with a video that I am creating in Adobe Premiere CS6. There is a lot of information here, so please bear with me as I describe the situation. I have created and su
Re: Adobe Premiere CS6 - Red flickering in video with complex VFX
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
Try using jpeg or tiff sequences, depending on the disk space you have available. I wouldn't use compressed formats for my VFX masters.
Render time is EXTREMELY slow! What to do???
by Jake Stevens 2 years ago
I'm brand new to After Effects. When rendering rendering times seems EXCESSivELY long to me. For example, I render a 4 second clip (Full HD - 30fps - Quicktime H.264, 44.1k audio) and the render tales
Re: Render time is EXTREMELY slow! What to do???
by Tero Ahlfors 6 days ago
Evan Morris "whining about not having enough info" If someone is asking for help and does not take the time to give me information to troubleshoot the situation there's nothing I can do to help with
Double clicking a clip thumbnail opens it but not at frame zero
by Juan Irache 6 days ago
Hi, I have not found an answer to this. When double clicking a clip thumbnail (not an icon) in its bin, the clip loads in the source window and the cursor points to a frame different than zero, propor
Re: Double clicking a clip thumbnail opens it but not at frame zero
by Tero Ahlfors 6 days ago
Juan Irache "Well, the area where you can click for it to load on frame 0 is about 1 or 2 pixels wide" It really isn't \_( )_
Can't download Premiere Pro on my Mac laptop, error 22
by dan crouch 7 days ago
Can anyone please help with this I have been using Premiere Pro via my Premiere Pro app on my Mac Pro (10.10.5 Yosemite) for ages. I want to use it on my Mac Laptop (10.13 High Sierra) but I get : Err
Re: Can't download Premiere Pro on my Mac laptop, error 22
by Tero Ahlfors 7 days ago
https: helpx.adobe.com creative-suite kb error-case-sensitive-drives-supported.html
HEVC content shorter than actual
by John Riker 1 week ago
When I load HEVC based 4k content into Premiere Pro 2017 I end up with a video that instead of being 1 hour 44 minutes and change, being 1 hour 43 minutes and change. And then the final audio is off a
Re: HEVC content shorter than actual
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
What was the file created with
Resolve slowing to a crawl
by Duke Sweden 2 weeks ago
This is so aggravating. Resolve used to run like butter but now it's just ridiculously laggy. I'm using optimized video (DnXHD 720 SQ, for cryin' out loud!), set Render cache to "User", and checked "R
Re: Resolve slowing to a crawl
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Yes. But the optimized media and cache can be set to different formats. So you have them both set to DNxHD
DR 14 Studio audio way out of sync with video - 1st render ever
by Don Cobble 2 weeks ago
New to Resolve this was my first complete edit and render - Did a 8 camera multicam edit and color correct all seemed fine. Rendered out to Vimeo 720P with DR preset and audio is way out of sync. I di
Re: DR 14 Studio audio way out of sync with video - 1st render ever
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
I haven't used vMix but some of those capture programs might use variable frame rate recording that can make your audio go out of sync. The same thing can happen with phone footage.
Color Shift
by Nelson Torres 2 weeks ago
I have a clip (Panasonic Varicam MXF) that I m working with in After effects & Resolve. The issue I m having is that I export the shot (exported out Apple ProRes 422), work with it in After effects, r
Re: Color Shift
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
Duke has a point. Is there a reason you're using an input LUT in Resolve If you render something out of AE then you shouldn't use any LUTs unless you've used a viewing LUT only (not rendered into the
Export Alpha?
by Duke Sweden 2 weeks ago
Googling tells me nothing. The reference manual says I can by turning on the "Export Alpha" checkbox. Needless to say, there is no such checkbox. Sooo...... I have my greenscreen clip with the green k
Re: Export Alpha?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
Duke Sweden "I saw a tutorial or two that pointed out that when you create multiple nodes, instead of the last node being the top layer (in the Premiere Pro equivelant), it's actually like the first,
Is there an effect for this?
by Ornella Jacobson 2 weeks ago
Hey folks Simple question, I guess: Im sure there must be an effect or plugin to recreate this effect, but i just can't find it. Any ideas Cheers, Ornella
Re: Is there an effect for this?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
You could also use the vertical bars with the displacement map effect and only do vertical displacement. Or horizontal depending on the way you want to split it.
Silhouette without green screen?
by Ginny Siv 2 weeks ago
I'm pretty beginner with after effects so bare with me. I'm filmed these dancers as a silhouette and want to create a digital silhouette (video not still) . I don't have access to a green screen big e
Re: Silhouette without green screen?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
If the dancers stay in the lit up section you might be able to key them out.
Install adobe premiere
by Davy Gunarso 3 weeks ago
Hello, I am trying to install adobe premiere but having problem with this error. Adobe Premiere Please help. Thanks in advance.
Re: Install adobe premiere
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
https: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro kb error-premiere--capable-video-play-modules.html
Cycle through a list?!
by Maria Smith 4 weeks ago
How do I cycle through a list in After Effects without having to open the list and then click for every option I thought I only had to have my cursor on the list and then scroll, but apparently not...
Re: Cycle through a list?!
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Does your mouse have a wheel or some sort of scrolling surface on it That might do the trick.
Time Display Style - Default Base?
by Maria Smith 4 weeks ago
What does the "Default Base"-setting do (I'm working with mixed 25 FPS and 60 FPS footage, do I need to touch this setting )
Re: Time Display Style - Default Base?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Maria Smith "So it basically only tells AE which FPS to use when creating a comp from a still image " No. It sets the frame rate for a still image if you have an import duration set to it in preferen
"Time Display Style" settings - what do they mean?!
by Maria Smith 4 weeks ago
Please note that this is only a theoretical question, I don't have any delivery specifications or anything. I'm trying to figure out in which cases I need to; change "Footage Start Time" from "Use Med
Re: "Time Display Style" settings - what do they mean?!
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Maria Smith "Also, doesn't always the timecode in the media start at 00:00:00:00 " That's incorrect. Timecode can be set to anything but usually in (semi)professional cameras it is set to run the act
Color wheels - just a little bit more
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
Illumination or gasoline You decide. https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2018 01 13 whats-up-with-final-cuts-color-wheels Hopefully this encapsulates what the issues are. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliver
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Re: Color wheels - just a little bit more
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
I find it semi-weird that these programs even offer an HDR mode as the actual reference monitors required to do this sort of work cost like 30 thousand euros eg. the Sony BWM-X300. Then there are peop
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More "demystification"...
by Bill Davis 1 month 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 Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
They had preview events for the tools. I was wondering if anyone noticed this difference during those.
Why worry about color wheels...
by Scott Witthaus 1 month ago
when Nvidia will have AI doing all that anyway. Color correction will be simple compared to composing orchestral music: https: blogs.nvidia.com blog 2017 12 07 titan-v-launch Scott Witthaus Senior Edi
Re: Why worry about color wheels...
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
It's not "why has no one made X" it's more like "there's been a bunch of tries to make X but it doesn't actually work in a real world setting". One could get all the money and awards for an actual mag
The Color Wheels Mystery ...
by Simon Ubsdell 2 months ago
I am sure all of you here know much more about the color science than I do and can explain what is happening with the color wheels in FCP X 10.4 (specifically the Shadows, Midtones and Highlights) and
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Re: The Color Wheels Mystery ...
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Simon Ubsdell "Have Apple come up with a new, more aesthetically pleasing, or more operationally efficient concept " I'd hope it's just a bug instead of a new, undocumented paradigm. Too bad because
iPad Pro Vs Surface Pro
by kingsley asumadu 2 months ago
Hi Guys, I need your advice on my next purchase, basically I'm looking to get a tablet (iPad Pro or the latest surface pro). My goal is to be able to use it to create content with Adobe cc in conjunct
Re: iPad Pro Vs Surface Pro
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
You can't run normal apps on an iPad because it's an iOS device whereas the Surface has a proper Windows on it that you can use to do whatever a normal computer can do.
Disappointed
by Ken Filewych 2 months 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 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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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Tero Ahlfors liked this 3 months ago
GREAT article in the Frame.io blog about WHY FCP X went “magnetic.”
by Bill Davis 4 months 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 4 months 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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Tero Ahlfors liked this 4 months ago
AVID Presentation Thurs at KeyCode - the natives were restless.
by Bill Davis 4 months ago
https: www.facebook.com Avid videos 10155071293607525 The Q&A was ... difficult. Props to AVID for facing their customers this way. Two hour video - the Q&A starts about :45 min in. The NLE biz is def
Re: AVID Presentation Thurs at KeyCode - the natives were restless.
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
"It's like politicians not answering questions."
Adobe - IBC
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
For those still pining at the loss of FCP7 Studio http: www.creativeplanetnetwork.com news edit adobe-previews-late-2017-creative-cloud-updates 619282 - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Adobe - IBC
by Tero Ahlfors 5 months ago
I think I've posted this before but hey: As someone who is actually working in a company that is doing VR projects I wish people would stop calling 360 videos VR.
At least one NLE is making great use of the new Touch Bar
by Steve Connor 1 year 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 1 year 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 9 months ago
Revisionist History...
by Bill Davis 11 months 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 11 months 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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Tero Ahlfors liked this 11 months ago
MacBook Pros "underpowered?" Not for FCP X editors. Not AT ALL.
by Bill Davis 12 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 12 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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Tero Ahlfors liked this 12 months ago
10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Bill Davis 1 year 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 1 year 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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Tero Ahlfors liked this 1 year ago
CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andy Field 2 years 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago
Another set of z800 specs for ya
by Duke Sweden 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago
AE CC 2015 - Quick observation
by Chris Pettit 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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
I need Professional Advice
by Adam Alonge 3 years ago
Hi. My name is Adam and this is my first post here as you all seem to be knowledgable. I shoot comedy sketches on Youtube. I currently have a canon vixia hfg10 and am looking for the more crisp video
Re: I need Professional Advice
by Tero Ahlfors 3 years ago
The thing about autofocus is that it doesn't know what should be in focus because it's a computer going beep boop. If you move closer to the camera it might pick you up. If a cat accidentally goes in
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