Walter Miale: Activity About Images
Walter Miale

Member Since:
November 21st 2007
97 Posts
Email software ---need replacement for Eudora
by Walter Miale 1 year ago
I have been using Eudora to filter all kinds of mail including list forums, and to store mail in an easily searchable database (my Eudora folder) whose files go back 20-some years. 1) Will Apple Mail
Re: Email software ---need replacement for Eudora
by Ryan Pauls 8 months ago
Try out Apple Mail instead. you can move Eudora emails to Apple Mail. I have searched this discussion for you which belongs to Apple's official discussion forum.:https: discussions.apple.com thread 75
Please recommend computer, software, & learning resources
by Walter Miale 1 year ago
Sorry if this is the wrong forum for the question below. Is there a better one A friend of mine who is relatively new to computers wants to get into computer art and video. Please give suggestions abo
Re: Please recommend computer, software, & learning resources
by Walter Miale 1 year ago
Thanks for the informative response. OWC is a nice find, as are Lynda.com & the others. Further Q's: 1) Please say a word about platform. Cost is a factor for my friend. Maybe a PC is the way to go fo
Coping with planned obsolescence 2
by Walter Miale 2 years ago
In general, does it make sense to maintain obsolete but unequaled applications like Eudora and PageMaker and maybe even Photoshop CS2 on a Mac system today, using either multiple Macs or multiple boot
Re: Coping with planned obsolescence 2
by Walter Miale 2 years ago
Thanks very much for the savvy and really useful reply. Sorry for the delay getting back to you. As soon as I get Mail figured out, I'll boot mainly from El Capitan. Will I have to buy a new app for P
source for written OS 10 support
by Walter Miale 2 years ago
Please recommend a good book and or website with info & how-tos for OS Snow Leop and & more current OSs.
Re: source for written OS 10 support
by Walter Miale 2 years ago
Thank you very much for the response. Sorry for the delay in replying. Yes, I have had The Missing Manual right here for years. . . . It's very good. Looks like now I should pick up the Snow Leopard a
hacker alert
by Walter Miale 2 years ago
I wonder if this weird notice that popped up on my Browser screen (and OLD Firefox) might conceivably be real and perhaps related to the Big Hack reported in the news today:
Re: hacker alert
by John Rofrano 2 years ago
Running old software does leave you susceptible to all sorts of attacks. I doubt it has anything to do with the WannaCrypt attack which is targeted at Windows computers but it does use an SMB exploit
Coping with planned obsolescence.
by Walter Miale 2 years ago
I have a slew of problems arising from my use of obsolete software, and I could use some savvy advice. My inclination is to continue to use Eudora and PageMaker and Photoshop CS2 either on dedicated o
Re: Coping with planned obsolescence.
by Walter Miale 2 years ago
Many thanks for your excellent help, John! Yes, I'll re-install CS2 before Affinity. While I was in El Captain a little while ago I was so rash as to open Chrome. Now, back in Snow Leopard, Chrome won
Very basic problems w InDesign or Pages
by Walter Miale 4 years ago
I'm having a devil of a time doing a sketch of a page layout for a website since I only know how to use the totally obsolete PageMaker. I have an Adobe InDesign CS version 3 and an Apple Pages 09 and
Re: Very basic problems w InDesign or Pages
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 years ago
Do you know Photoshop Generally much easier to do website mockups in Photoshop.
Need a little phone consult
by Walter Miale 4 years ago
I'm sketching a layout for a web page, and what would take me a few minutes with PageMaker and Photoshop CS2 is a dog of a job as I try to learn InDesign CS (3.0) and Pages. I'm running into the usual
Reconnecting files in FCP 7
by Walter Miale 5 years ago
Somehow or other since we were on FCP (7) a couple of years ago, our files have become a jumble, and it is necessary to reconnect a lot of stuff. I'm always nervous about trying to reconnect for the w
Re: Reconnecting files in FCP 7
by Mark Suszko 5 years ago
Maybe one of these can help He's got tons of stuff to dig thru... http: www.larryjordan.biz searching-for-missing-files-in-fcp http: www.larryjordan.biz archiving-media-with-media-manager http: www.am
Need 1) disk picture printed, and maybe 2) DVD burning and case cover
by Walter Miale 5 years ago
I spent about a week (!) uploading video and graphics files for two projects to kunaki.com. Doubtful server. Turns out it will now take several weeks (!) to receive the disks and package to proof the
Re: Need 1) disk picture printed, and maybe 2) DVD burning and case cover
by Matt Townley 5 years ago
Hi Walter - my company offers duplication services with no minimum orders (on most orders). We use Rimage thermal printers and can ship orders as soon as the next day. We are located in California. Fe
Missing thumbnails
by Walter Miale 5 years ago
Running FCP 7 on OS 10.5. Scratch disk (FireWire external) seems to have a dicey connection lately. I have not isolated it for sure, but it seems to have been the connection to the socket of the surge
Re: Missing thumbnails
by Walter Miale 5 years ago
Problem solved. Restarted again. Thanks. Couldn't have done it without you.
Concerns re unauthorized reproduction of digital art
by Walter Miale 5 years ago
As a video artist, how concerned should I be about unauthorized reproduction of digitized video (such as a DVD) that I submit to curators, galleries, dealers, publishers, etc. What is standard practic
Re: Concerns re unauthorized reproduction of digital art
by eric pautsch 5 years ago
Look at it this way. If your work is in demand that so many people are stealing it that is affecting your pocket book, you'd already be a millionaire It's a waste of time....Copy protected media of an
Photoshop crashes on launch
by Walter Miale 6 years ago
I'm running Photoshop CS2 on an iMac with OS 10.5. Out of the blue, the application just crashed, and now crashes on launch. Is there an alternative to re-installing If I do have to re-install, are th
Re: Photoshop crashes on launch
by Walter Miale 6 years ago
Thanks very much. Before trying your suggestions, I tried re-launching PS for about the seventh time. Guess what! It worked............. I'll save trashing prefs for next time.
Options for printing pictures on disks
by Walter Miale 6 years ago
Must pictures on DVD's be printed with inkjets or can laser printers do the job Please give recommendations of makes and models, and useful tips. We're talking quantities between 12 and 100. Please re
Re: Options for printing pictures on disks
by Jeff Pulera 6 years ago
Hi Walter, A Google search will provide many options. I have used inkjet printers from HP and Epson with good results, though the discs need to be manually loaded, so it is tedious work. Hard to find
Impaired playback
by Walter Miale 7 years ago
I'm running FCP 7 on a 2007 iMac w 2 Gb RAM The Mac has been running slow but not slow enough for me to bother adding RAM. But now suddenly it takes minutes for files to open; and playback (sound and
Re: Impaired playback
by Walter Miale 7 years ago
Thanks Jerry. The System re-install perked up everything. Except FCP 7 itself won't launch. I get an error message when I try to start it up. Anything to do other than re-install FCP If I do re-instal
Combining layers -- same pic, different exposures
by Walter Miale 8 years ago
I'm taking pictures of a church interior. I thought I would lock down the camera and make one exposure for the rather dark interior and another exposure for the stained glass window. (The window will
Re: Combining layers -- same pic, different exposures
by Walter Miale 8 years ago
Wowwww. Where have I been Thank you!
Combining images in Timeline
by Walter Miale 8 years ago
The idea is to combine images of a speaker behind a podium with a big picture so that it will look as though the speaker is in front of a screen with the picture. So, using the wireframe, I reduced th
Re: Combining images in Timeline
by Walter Miale 8 years ago
Actually, chroma key and mask feather did the job fine. Didn't use a green screen because the shoot is in a small room, and we didn't want to change locations and hassle the lights necessary for that.
Renegade Renders
by Walter Miale 8 years ago
In a c. 75 min sequence, from dv sd, heavy w fx, i have a few clips which are themselves render files. This is on account of a mistake I made years ago, and there is no way of correcting it--I lost th
Re: Renegade Renders
by Walter Miale 8 years ago
I don't understand the FCP manual on this point but I've done this in the past. It must be pretty simple. Surely there HAS to be a way to render clips in a format different from the sequence codec. Th
Client can't open my jpegs
by Walter Miale 9 years ago
I'm on a Mac with CS2. I have a client who can't open jpegs I make by saving-as from psd files (or by saving-for-web). He has no problem with jpegs from elsewhere. Please advise.
Re: Client can't open my jpegs
by Walter Miale 9 years ago
As email attachments. I may have also uploaded them to the Web for him to try downloading too, but am not sure.
Exporting an image (selection only) to InDesign
by Walter Miale 9 years ago
I want to import a selected part of a jpg or tiff from Photoshop into InDesign. I don't want to bring in the rectangular frame, but just the selected part of the image (so I can use text wrap). How
Re: Exporting an image (selection only) to InDesign
by David Cabestany 9 years ago
save it as either a psd or png file.
How to import menu title layers from Boris/FCP to Encore
by Walter Miale 9 years ago
I prepared DVD menus in FCP, using Boris. Each menu has multiple type layers over a moving video background. I want the buttons to be text only. I like the Boris titler, which allows precise determina
Basic Q's - dv to m2v
by Walter Miale 9 years ago
Working on an iMac 2 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo; OS 10.5.8; FCP 7.0.1; Compressor 3.5.1; dv footage captured years ago to dv; outputting to m2v for DVD's. We are taking pains on this project to get max poss
Re: Basic Q's - dv to m2v
by Walter Miale 9 years ago
Thanks for the info. May I ask for a response to the other Q: After editing I clip disenable (by Control clicking) everything and re-enable it; send to Compressor using current Timeline settings (ProR
Maximum external and internal HD size with iMacs
by Walter Miale 9 years ago
I'm not sure whether to post this here or on the FCP forum. Will try here first. I'm running a c. two-year old Intel 2 GHz Intel Core Duo and booting off an external 500 Gb FW drive running Leopard (a
Re: Maximum external and internal HD size with iMacs
by Matt Doe 9 years ago
While I haven't been booting from external drives, I've been using them for years as media drives for FCP and the like. I've used all kinds of drives fro 250gb up through 3TB drives with no problems;
Problems with 2-pass VBR and Compressor 2?
by Walter Miale 11 years ago
FCP 5 and DVDSP 4; dv format, NTSC An article by Larry Jordan on one of the basic FCP sites (this one ) states, "Compressor 2 has problems with both motion estimation and 2-pass VBR. If you are using
DVDSP 101 Question
by Walter Miale 11 years ago
What is the workflow for doing a menu with a background video and text-only buttons Do the titles in FCP5 w Boris over the video seq (or in Photoshop and import into the FCP seq), then export to QT, C
Re: DVDSP 101 Question
by Walter Miale 11 years ago
Thanks very much. The tutorial looks good. I'm concerned to get the best possible result, so I would think I should use a double pass, yes However, I post a query regarding a possible problem with thi
Video artist needs a little DVD Studio Pro assistance by phone
by Walter Miale 11 years ago
I'm helping my wife put together a DVD of her breathtaking ambient video art. I need a bit of help to turn this daunting and time-consuming task into a more manageable chore. Is there anyone out there
Re: Video artist needs a little DVD Studio Pro assistance by phone
by Walter Miale 11 years ago
"Well...thats what these discussion groups are for...helping folks get around problems. What is your issue " -------Just hoping to expedite the tortuous and time-consuming learning process. "I'm sure
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