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Vincent Strader

I'm an adult that still feels like he's 18. I still play video games. It was my generation that I grew up with. Video games are a part of my life (as are computers). It's in my system. I'm a NASA junkie, Space junkie, Tech Junkie. I'm an 80s fanat... [more]
Member Since:
January 28th 2007
351 Posts
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Texas
MOV files transfer to MOV files? :)
by Vincent Strader 4 years ago
Just jumped into Avid after 17 years. Working with MC 8.4.2 I imported some MOV files thinking they'd just pop in the bin as with FCPX and APP CC. I noticed long transcoding for each file. Am I messin
Re: MOV files transfer to MOV files? :)
by Vincent Strader 4 years ago
Thanks Mr. Ross, very helpful! Vinnie
Powerpoint preferred format?
by Vincent Strader 4 years ago
I'm using: Media Encoder 9.2.0.26 On a Macbook Pro OSX 10.10.5 Needing to create a file from: Adobe Premere CC 9.2 For a dell laptop. I'm not sure what kind or what version of powerpoint my manager wi
Re: Powerpoint preferred format?
by Ryan Holmes 4 years ago
Lisa is right. Use a MP4 with the h.264 codec. That's probably the most universally compatible format at this point - Mac Windows, iOS Android can all handle it. Ryan Holmes www.ryanholmes.me @CutColo
Create Dual Mono (instead of 1 stereo track) using Premiere Pro
by Ariella Furman 4 years ago
Hello! I use Premiere to sync audio for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Unfortunately, Plural eyes always brings in the audio as a ONE stereo track so if there is a lav hidden on the left or right
Re: Create Dual Mono (instead of 1 stereo track) using Premiere Pro
by Vincent Strader 4 years ago
Awesome this helped me too. Only question I have. I still hear the scratch audio that was on track 1 (camera mic). I had my guy lavalieres on channel 2, and camera mic on 1. I was being lazy. The Fill
Apple Livetype like programs in Adobe's suite?
by Vincent Strader 4 years ago
Finally after 8 years our municipality got a budget to upgrade and I have joined the land of the updated. And now I am completely obsolete with all these new confangled programs. I looked at FCPX and
Re: Apple Livetype like programs in Adobe's suite?
by Tim Kolb 4 years ago
There are some free resources for the Titler in PPro...search for 'style4type' and you should come up with the Adobe add-on pages. As far as animation, Chris pretty much covered it. You can use the mo
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how do i save my project in final cut pro x?
by King Law 8 years ago
a quick question how do i save my project in final cut pro x ive managed to capture my video and added them to the time line only thing i cant figure out is how to save my whole project so i dont loos
Re: how do i save my project in final cut pro x?
by Vincent Strader 4 years ago
We just cracked open a macbook and fcp. Super slow , beyond slow, upgrading abilities with a municipality. OSX Yosemite 10.10.5 FCPX 10.2.2 Ive read this thread, thanks for all the input. It auto save
Apple Compressor stalling out
by Vincent Strader 5 years ago
For the past week all my compressions sit there. An error message is not given. The program just stalls. I've cleared the .plist, restarted it, and it just sits there. Besides looking for my installat
Re: Apple Compressor stalling out
by Vincent Strader 5 years ago
Thanks Shane that did the trick! Would you be able to suggest something similar to the program that would fix Imovie Whenever I import movies, the files get half way then the import just vanishes. It
New Digital Juice Subscription
by Jeff Breuer 6 years ago
Have any of you seen the new direction Digital Juice is going Basically they are ditching disk media and going with a web portal. You pay a monthly subscription and get access to all of their software
Re: New Digital Juice Subscription
by Vincent Strader 5 years ago
"Oh, and the big thing was that it's unclear whether my full company can share the stock assets or not." I work at a municipal office. I'm the only one that does video, but there's a senior media tech
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Smaller Imac vs Bigger Imac
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
The last two on the screen. The 13 has up to 2.8GHz dual-core. The 15 has up to 2.6GHz quad core. The 13 looks more powerful, but is the 15 still more powerful because in it's case it's a Quad, not a
Re: Smaller Imac vs Bigger Imac
by Jason Jenkins 6 years ago
John Davidson "that amazing super wide 4k Thunderbolt 2 LG display I've been drooling over." Ditto! John Davidson "If you can want until WWDC in a week or two, who knows what might come out " I didn'
Panasonic AG-AC90 60i great 60p woops
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
Logged and transfered 60i footage just fine for one project. Taped a video last night in 1920 60p setting on the Panasonic AG-AC90 Can't find anywhere in the sequence settings 60p and the footage will
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Re: Panasonic AG-AC90 60i great 60p woops
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
Thanks Mr. LaRonde and Ross, Mr. R. do you know if FCPX supports 1080 60p If so I might finally be able to convince my manager to let us buy it. That creates another question. Will FCPX work with 10.6
AG-AC90 image shutter
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
The screen grab looks like the camera jerked and it's a natural blury movement. But the camera was on a tripod and this is a stationary shot. It's 1 frame of .. what's in the photo, really weird. I on
Re: AG-AC90 image shutter
by Noah Kadner 6 years ago
Hard to say without seeing it in motion but that looks like interlaced fields. Perhaps you have some settings set wrong in your NLE Noah Call Box Training. Featuring the Panasonic GH2 and Panasonic AC
Real HD from Panasonic AG-AC90
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
I shot with an AG-AC90 for the first time using PH 1920X1080 60i. I've read forums in here and there about how to log and transfer the mts files. I did so by following Cow posts, and it worked great.
Re: Real HD from Panasonic AG-AC90
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
Shane wrote: Why did you do that Your footage isn't 60fps. Vinnie: staring with large eyes "Cuz I'm crazy man... I'm crazy" Thanks for your responses man! "You're cra... you're crazy.. YOU'RE CRAZY..
Apple vs HP
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
(Edit) - I don't mean to create a My computer is better than Your computer thread. I simply want the favored option. I edit on both at work, but I don't configure them at work. We have different peopl
Re: Apple vs HP
by Pat Horridge 6 years ago
My view is go HP. More bang for you bucks. Also the Apple OS has had a number of dis-settling updates recently and no sign that will level off. Windows 7 Pro 64bit Service pack 1 will see you good for
External monitors for Macbook Pro?
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
I was going to post this in the OSX forum but I figured editors would deal with this more often. I'm configuring a Macbook Pro as I type this. I have all I need, and the External Thunderbolt monitor i
Re: External monitors for Macbook Pro?
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
Mr. Raghavan & Mr. Rofrano, Thank you very much for your responses. I didn't buy yet over the weekend but I plan to this week. Just to be OCD clear, everything you two inform of is current with the mo
News: Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic URSA
by Cow News Droid 6 years ago
Introducing the world s first digital film camera designed to revolutionize on set workflow while featuring a user upgradable sensor and lens mount, large 10 inch fold out monitor and more! (NAB 2014,
Re: News: Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic URSA
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
Looks really nice, just watched an interview about the camera. Only thing I'd worry about is if you had 3 people with egos working the camera, causing bumps and other issues for the other users, then
Panasonic AG-AC90 AVCCAM
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
Panasonic AG-AC90 AVCCAM + FCPX + latest OS = A few of the posters in another forum seemed to suggest it worked easily with the latest OX and FCPX. But I'd trust the Cow more. Would I need to purchase
Re: Panasonic AG-AC90 AVCCAM
by Jeremy Garchow 6 years ago
Supposedly, fcpx can now handle native avchd (mts and mt2s), although I've never had a chance to try it.
Best camera (not DSLR) 15K or under?
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
Favorite camera for FCP FCPX Which have the best low light settings I just read several reviews on Canon, Panasonic, and JVC and on almost all of them people were unhappy with the low light settings.
Re: Best camera (not DSLR) 15K or under?
by John Fishback 6 years ago
FS700 is very nice, particularly, if you want high frame rate capability. There are a couple of external recorders that will record ProRes as well as 2K. To record 4K you need the HXR-IFR5 Interface U
Which font do you prefer, without using plugins?
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
I know how to do credit rolls, and normally for government work I pick the right font for the scroll. But I'll watch TV and see commercials with ultra small fonts, and you can still read them. I've ne
Re: Which font do you prefer, without using plugins?
by John Fishback 6 years ago
Were you working in standard def or high def It wasn't until I used hi-def timelines that the small type resolved well. John MacPro 8-core 2.8GHz, 16 GB RAM, OS 10.8.4, QT10.1, Kona 3, Dual Cinema 23,
Motion project vanishing inside FCP7
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
I created a file out of motion (snow falling). When I lay it down on the time line over the video I want it in, it displays perfectly. But it's a little out of place. I grab the image and wire frame a
Re: Motion project vanishing inside FCP7
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
That's what I did. Exported to self contained movie. Made sure the codec was right. Rendered all once it vanished, and it was still transparent. So I just went back into Motion, recreated the snow, bu
New Mac Pro and FCP7 reality check
by Eric Weiner 6 years ago
So I'm looking at the new Mac Pros. We still use FCP 7 here, and the boss is asking me about upgrading our sliver machines to new mac pros. I'm thinking since FCP7 doesn't take advantage of multicore
Re: New Mac Pro and FCP7 reality check
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
Interesting post, we're in the same position. With a municipal budget we move even slower with decisions. Once a purchase is made we're stuck with that purchase for a LONG time. What I worry about is,
Best storage setup for video editing
by Tom Grant 7 years ago
Dear all, I am a novice with video editing but we are currently starting a weekly local tv broadcast and I'm interested in people's opinions on the best storage solution for such an endeavor. Our curr
Re: Best storage setup for video editing
by Vincent Strader 6 years ago
Thanks to Tom Grant for this post. We're looking at the same options right now. I'll be sure to copy and send this to my manager. And no, you did not sound angry in any of your posts.
Internal Media Drive gone
by Vincent Strader 7 years ago
Internal media drive is not showing up. I get pretty hyper with clicking sometimes and may have accidentally ejected it when I was shutting down trying to get out of the office. I'll attach an image o
Re: Internal Media Drive gone
by Chris Murphy 7 years ago
It's not possible to remove the physical device in a raid set. All three will appear as a single icon, which represents the logical device. It's more likely this drive has died, or is physically detac
Apple equivalent products to Adobe?
by Vincent Strader 7 years ago
Not sure if I typed that right. Basically wondering if there are products Apple offers that are just as good as Adobe. Final Cut 7 = Premiere Pro obviously. Photoshop = Any Apple photo program After E
Text scrolling, vanishes at tail
by Vincent Strader 8 years ago
I've imported my RTF file. The full text is there until I go to Add Behavior Text Scroll. As most of the text is scrolling the tail in of the text just clips off. I've extended the bar at the bottom o
Re: Text scrolling, vanishes at tail
by Vincent Strader 8 years ago
Nevermind I figured it out. Sorry. OK to delete this. Vinnie --- 24, LOST, Prison Break, FRINGE, Supernatural, DEXTER, Breaking Bad, CHUCK, Flash Forward, HEROES...even SMALLVILLE in the latter season
aspect ratio preservation of photo slide show using compressor 3.5.3
by Vincent Strader 8 years ago
I got a call from a friend I could not help with over the phone. Whenever he burns a dvd of a photo slide show directly out of compressor he says all the photos blow up on the screen to the size of th
Re: aspect ratio preservation of photo slide show using compressor 3.5.3
by Russ Haskell 8 years ago
You didn't mention how your friend is creating the slide show. If it is in an NLE like FCP, the way a still image will be displayed depends on the sequence aspect ratio and whether the editor decides
My confusion with the Resizing of parameters
by Vincent Strader 8 years ago
When I bring a photo in, work with it in a video template size of 720 x 480, then save it. The finished image inside any viewer or website is always stretched. The image inside photoshop looks fine. W
Re: My confusion with the Resizing of parameters
by Michael Stephens 8 years ago
Video presets use non-square pixels which is why you're seeing the image stretched after you save it. When you create a new document using a video preset it automatically uses Pixel Aspect Ratio Corre
Brush leaves behind residue. Intensity 1 - 9 , will it go higher?
by Vincent Strader 8 years ago
When I use my brush to erase parts of a photo there is very light residue left behind even with level 9. When I go into "blending options" I see this when I apply any of the patterns, especially the s
Re: Brush leaves behind residue. Intensity 1 - 9 , will it go higher?
by sanjeev ramanathan 8 years ago
did you checked your flow option Bee.
While invoking rendering AE CS4 Crashed - OpenGL Error ( 5065 :: 0 )
by Vincent Strader 8 years ago
OS 10.5.8 2 x 3.2 GHz Quad Core Intel Xeon 8 GB 800 MHz DDR2 FB-DIMM AE CS4 9.0.3 2 Error messages I received: 1. After Effects error: crash occurred while invoking rendering plug-in "AE_OpenGL". 2. A
Re: While invoking rendering AE CS4 Crashed - OpenGL Error ( 5065 :: 0 )
by Walter Soyka 8 years ago
If you have turned OpenGL rendering on, turn it back off. It has some serious limitations link . You might also try turning off OpenGL for fast previews link -- use "Adaptive Resolution - OpenGL off"
No True BD Authoring software?
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
Last year somebody told me in a message thread that there wasn't any true BD authoring software that you didn't have to break the bank for, and pay SONY a fee for. That the only way to author a BD was
Re: No True BD Authoring software?
by Dave Haynie 9 years ago
MacOS PCs may be disadvantaged versus Windows PC, simply because Apple is anti-Blu-ray (they want your video sold on iTunes, only) and the MacOS is a relatively small market. They're kind of anti-DVD
un-finalized RW disk
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
If anybody knows of any programs that will read an un-finalized RW disk, and rip it, I would be most grateful. Mpeg Stream Clip wouldn't open this disk I have the first time I tried. I heard there was
Re: un-finalized RW disk
by Everest Mokaeff 9 years ago
Try to read it on Windows for it's much more forgiving in this regard. Sony PMW-EX3, Canon Mark II 5D, FCS3 in Moscow www.mokaeff.com
FCPX here to stay, never gonna change?
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
One or two of you MIGHT recall my name and remembering that I work for a municipal government office. Budgets & time are always extremely tight. My manager read many negative articles on FCPX and sugg
Re: Should I learn something new?
by Marvin Holdman 9 years ago
If you want to put your boss to work editing his own video's, get it. If YOU need to get some work done, use something else. Marvin Holdman Production Manager Tourist Network 8317 Front Beach Rd, Suit
Edge Feather not working in CS4 Photoshop
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
When I click on okay, it doesn't save it - the photo goes back to how it was I'm Lasso'ing around my photo. Going to Select Selecting Refine Edge Messing with the settings in there. Getting the edge f
Re: Edge Feather not working in CS4 Photoshop
by David Cabestany 9 years ago
That happened to me once a long time ago, honestly I can't remember what was the issue, so here are a few things that come to mind: check the image is in the rgb or cmyk space, not index. trash your p
Mpeg2 Program vs Elementary
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
This project was already too huge, HDV close to 2 hours. So I exported it to NTSC DV 48 in 2 parts. I'm gonna have to go with 2 DVD with this one, there's just too much. Looking at all the options in
Re: Mpeg2 Program vs Elementary
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
Thanks for your patience Mr. S. Yes, I admit I'll turn middle school algebra into college statistics. I also realized that dragging one of those presets will automatically create the video and audio f
MMO on system designated for editing
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
Would an MMO type game mess with anything else if installed on a computer primarily used for editing Message Signature: I don't have any charming or witty things to put in my signature. So as Peter Gr
Re: MMO on system designated for editing
by Jeff Greenberg 9 years ago
Technically You're probably fine. But, two things: first will you be so addicted that you don't get work done. And the serious one - Your system is meant for editing; which makes money. WHY put stuff
Matrox Adobe Premiere Pro on an Apple?
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
Anybody ever hear of a set up like this on an Apple Anybody ever experience it Now that Adobe Premiere Pro comes with CS5 and later releases I'm sure, it could work. Matrox has always run off of Premi
Re: Matrox Adobe Premiere Pro on an Apple?
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
Will all this change now with FCPX Or... :) Message Signature: I don't have any charming or witty things to put in my signature. So as Peter Griffen says, "That's may mama!"
DVDs that are not finalized, anything out there read them?
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
I still get people coming to me with DVDs that they don't finalize. It's not a huge issue, it's just a little more timely to tell them they're going to have to take it back to their place to finalize
Re: DVDs that are not finalized, anything out there read them?
by Enrique Orozco 9 years ago
isobuster is your solution Enrique Orozco R. iDEA DigitalVideoStudio
my guess to what will happen to the suite
by Carsten Orlt 9 years ago
Was working with Soundtrack first time after the FCP X news today and here's my guess to what will happen to the suite of software that is now FCP studio. FCP X of course is new. Color will be integra
Re: my guess to what will happen to the suite
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
Devin Crane "Yeah Soundtrack Pro is done for,IMHO. However I would not be surprised if you see a Motion Shake hybrid of sorts pop up. DVDSP was dead several Studio's ago and will probably not be supp
One of the moderators should make a video
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
One of the mods should make a "64 bit" "FCPX" "All Things New" video description. Explain a lot of what's been going on. Make it so that both the beginner and experienced editors videographers can und
Re: One of the moderators should make a video
by Craig Seeman 9 years ago
May 21, 2011 and then the rest on October 21, 2011 Note that their T-Shirts say "Awesome News" Wasn't that how Jobs described the next final cut in his email last year Now let the theories fly! http:
When Apple discontinues . . .
by Craig Seeman 9 years ago
There's been some concern about whether certain aspects of FCStudio will be discontinued. I think one should observe their past behavior to at least make a reasonable guesstimate about what and how th
Re: When Apple discontinues . . .
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
Mr. C.S. Sorry to sort of derail this. But you mentioned SHAKE. I had gotten into Apple full swing just as SHAKE was discontinued. Somebody told me it was the Combustion of the Apple world. Is there a
Should I wait for FCP X??
by Siu Kei Ip 9 years ago
I've decided to learn FCP. I'd like to buy a 15' macbook pro. However, I heard that FCP X will be released in June. So, should I wait for the release to see if there any special tech requirements for
Re: Should I wait for FCP X??
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
Over the responses I've been encouraged not to worry. However one of my lines was misquoted. I did not say 299 was out of line. I said it seemed way too cheap for FCP alone. Which would be a good thin
Core ix chips upgrade from i7?
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
I made this post in the windows forum, but since Intel and Apple with each other I figured I'd ask youS guyS too. Plus I'm still in between purchases and deciding between a Macbook or Pavilion. ---- J
Re: Core ix chips upgrade from i7?
by Jean-Christophe Boulay 9 years ago
"Core iX" is an expression relating to the current crop of Intel CPUs. It refers to Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors. It just means Core i-something. What has changed lately is the introduction
Eject locking up
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
My Mac will not eject the upper disk when I click the eject button on the keyboard, or when I click the eject button on the bar at the top of the screen. And as I'm typing this I just noticed that eje
Re: Eject locking up
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
Thanks for both responses. I'll book mark this for future reference. I got lucky. After making this post I did some other things online. Not meaning to wait on the disk I just got distracted. Then all
CS6 survey leaked new features
by Angelo Lorenzo 9 years ago
This didn't seem like it had been posted yet, and it's corroborated as being from Adobe, so read on: http: www.appleinsider.com articles 11 01 21 documents_may_offer_sneak_peek_at_adobes_plans_for_cre
Re: CS6 survey leaked new features
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
Great to see a thread with this title. I work for a city municipal office. Right when we got CS4, CS5 came out. And budgets in all city offices are extremely tight right now, so there was no way for a
Spinning a 2D graphic making 3D?
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
Here's an example http: external.ak.fbcdn.net safe_image.php d=4ee997c0bc892948665ace37c7e07abb&w=90&h=90&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cityoflewisville.com%2Fwcmsite%2Fpublishing.nsf%2FAttachmentsByTitle%2FWe
Re: Spinning a 2D graphic making 3D?
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
You rock! Thank you very much! Message Signature: I don't have any charming or witty things to put in my signature. So as Peter Griffen says, "That's may mama!"
Spinning a 2D graphic making 3D?
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
Here's an example http: external.ak.fbcdn.net safe_image.php d=4ee997c0bc892948665ace37c7e07abb&w=90&h=90&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cityoflewisville.com%2Fwcmsite%2Fpublishing.nsf%2FAttachmentsByTitle%2FWe
Re: Spinning a 2D graphic making 3D?
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
You rock! Thank you very much! Message Signature: I don't have any charming or witty things to put in my signature. So as Peter Griffen says, "That's may mama!"
Vincent Strader liked this 9 years ago
dvd studio pro - footage too big for dvd
by melisa tecimen 10 years ago
Hello, I am having a problem with suthoring a dvd on dvd studio pro. My footage is 45min. 16*9 HDV, which I exported as Apple Pro Res HQ. For better quality I choose a high bit rate and HD DVD, after
Re: dvd studio pro - footage too big for dvd
by Vincent Strader 9 years ago
I can't believe this. . . I wish the masses would have seen what a mess BluRay was going to be, so that they would not have jumped on the BR bandwagon. Had everybdy listened to Jobs way back when he s
Frame Rate Correct In AE Project?
by Vincent Strader 10 years ago
CS4 When I import footage that's 720p30 I can set the comp to those same settings inside ae. But when I drag the clip down to the time line, and view the video on the canvas, I know there is a lot mor
Keeping animated gifs animated after converting?
by Vincent Strader 10 years ago
I tried to convert an animated gif to 100x100 pixels to use as an avatar on a board. Animated gifs are allowed at this board so there's no block like on facebook. But it wouldn't animate after I saved
Re: Keeping animated gifs animated after converting?
by Vincent Strader 10 years ago
I read this post on it http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 244 861975 But when I bring in my animated gif I get a message from PS saying that it will only bring in 1 frame of the animated gif. When
Lost the 3D green and red arrows
by Vincent Strader 10 years ago
I accidentally clicked the R button and now I can't get the 3D red and green arrows to come up. I can start over, but I'd really like to avoid that. CMD Z - Undo isn't working or bringing back the 3D
Re: Lost the 3D green and red arrows
by Todd VanSlyck 9 years ago
Oops i just saw I was in the AE forum, not the cinema 4d forum. I googled it and it dropped me in this one lol Mac G5 2x2.8 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon OS Version 10.5.5 Final Cut Pro Studio 2 After Effe
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