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Xavier Paredes

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November 22nd 2003
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Export marker list with hh:mm:ss:ff
by Xavier Paredes 1 month ago
I looking for a way to export markers from the timeline. I've researched this couldn't find anything that will export a marker list with hh:mm:ss:ff. I've tried exporting and XML of the project and us
Re: Export marker list with hh:mm:ss:ff
by Xavier Paredes 4 weeks ago
Thank you for that idea! Xavier
Firewire i.LINK 1394 to Mac Pro
by Xavier Paredes 1 month ago
Dear Colleagues, I need to ingest old MiniDV tapes. I have a SONY DSR-1500A DVCAM deck which has a Firewire i.LINK port in the back. Unfortunately, my Mac Pro (2013 cylinder) only has USB and Thunderb
Re: Firewire i.LINK 1394 to Mac Pro
by Xavier Paredes 1 month ago
Awesome! Thanks for taking the time to even post a picture. Xavier
Network ready MP4s
by Xavier Paredes 1 month ago
I have a tight deadline coming up and just finished encoding 1112 short videos (which took all night!) using Adobe Media Encoder. The videos will be used on a website hosted on a regular HTTP server.
Re: Network ready MP4s
by Xavier Paredes 1 month ago
It's not my host. I'm using the same host for years and tried this before without issues. Frame io most likely uses streaming servers so that's not an apples to apples comparison. And Vimeo definitely
Encode settings with a max frame size
by Xavier Paredes 1 month ago
Dear forum members, Is there a way to create a preset in Adobe Media Encoder that will allow you to define maximum width and height frame dimensions I have 1112 short videos all with crazy different f
My audio clips turned into grey bars!
by Xavier Paredes 3 months ago
Yesterday I finished editing a simple video with 1 video track and 4 tracks of audio listed as follows: 1. Original English dialog (used as reference for timing the new Spanish dialog track). 2. New S
Re: My audio clips turned into grey bars!
by Xavier Paredes 3 months ago
Thanks for your reply Jeremy. Strangely, I was not able to re-assign roles to that audio. I just wouldn't let me. BUT, even though I didn't find out exactly what the problem was I did manage to make i
Where can I see the aspect ratio of a clip?
by Xavier Paredes 4 months ago
Looked everywhere I can think of but I can't find a way to view the aspect ratio of a clip in the inspector. Am I blind Xavier
Re: Where can I see the aspect ratio of a clip?
by Xavier Paredes 4 months ago
I agree, 1440 looks blurry to me too! This is exactly what I got in the project. I know about frame aspect ratios and pixel aspect ratios. Not claiming I'm an expert but I understand these things. Hav
Dimmed area on audio track
by Xavier Paredes 5 months ago
Can someone please tell me how I managed to create this dim area in my audio track and how can I remove it Xavier
Re: Dimmed area on audio track
by Xavier Paredes 5 months ago
That worked thanks! Xavier
AVIs no longer working after Catalina update
by Xavier Paredes 8 months ago
Dear forum members, I recently upgraded to macOS Catalina and to my surprise when I opened an old After Effects project, I got two error messages (please see below). As you can see, the AVI source fil
Re: AVIs no longer working after Catalina update
by Xavier Paredes 8 months ago
Hi Walter, I didn't know you can save an AE project as XML. I'll try that later and report back. As always you come to the rescue. You've saved me before and now again. You have no idea how grateful I
Tools to fix highly compressed audio quality
by Xavier Paredes 10 months ago
I have about 150 videos in FCP X that are very old and sound bad. They seem to have been highly compressed (or compressed multiple times). It might be close to impossible to improve the audio but I fi
Re: Tools to fix highly compressed audio quality
by Xavier Paredes 10 months ago
I agree! I think people (doctors in this case) underestimate the value of a well placed mic (never mind contemplating the idea of having a sound engineer on site!). I'll look into iZotope and if I can
Install macOS Sierra on external drive
by Xavier Paredes 1 year ago
I need to run DVD Studio Pro to open an old project. Unfortunately DVD SP won't run on anything beyond Sierra and my Mac is now running Mojave. I read that I can install Sierra on an external drive bu
Re: Install macOS Sierra on external drive
by John Rofrano 1 year ago
Depending on how long you have been a Mac user, you can go to the App Store app and click on Purchased and then scroll down the list and most OS's you have installed in the recent past will be availab
AE CC: How to invoice the Scale dialog box?
by Xavier Paredes 2 years ago
I read elsewhere that hitting "S" and "Return" is supposed to bring up the Scale dialog box. This isn't working for me. I'm using AE CC (version 15). If you know how to bring the dialog box please let
Re: AE CC: How to invoke the Scale dialog box?
by Xavier Paredes 2 years ago
Walter, you're a genius. That worked. I had already completed the work yesterday (doing a bit more manual work) but for the sake of giving closure to this post and in case it helps someone else in the
How to maximize battery usage
by Xavier Paredes 2 years ago
I'm catching a plane tonight for a long flight and would like to wok while on the plane. Besides quitting all apps that I am not using, are there any other tips tricks that can help prolong my battery
Re: How to maximize battery usage
by Xavier Paredes 2 years ago
Thanks. I did not know that! Xavier
How many comps do I have selected?
by Xavier Paredes 2 years ago
I have a couple of hundred comps in an AE project. I have selected several dozens in the project panel and I need to know how many I have selected (for counting purposes). Anyone knows if AE tells you
Re: How many comps do I have selected?
by Bruce Cam 2 years ago
I'm surprised it doesn't just tell you at the top how many you have selected. If you have selected them you could drag them onto the Create new composition icon in the project panel and select single
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Expression to loop but trim last couple of frames?
by Xavier Paredes 2 years ago
I have about 200+ videos. Each needs to be looped X amount of times. I have an expression (see below) that allows me to do this and it works just fine for most videos. Unfortunately, some videos have
Re: Expression to loop but trim last couple of frames?
by Xavier Paredes 2 years ago
Uhhhh... I actually was just moving the last keyframe and it works (so long as I do this first before I extend the layer)... But I also tried (as you suggested) creating a new keyframe on the last goo
Using expression to loop layer and trim Work Area?
by Xavier Paredes 2 years ago
I have about 300 short videos of varying lengths ranging from 00:00:00:07 (7 frames) to 00:00:33:02 (33 seconds and 2 frames). I have to loop most of them because they are too short. I have done some
Re: Using expression to loop layer and trim Work Area?
by Xavier Paredes 2 years ago
Forgot to ask, how would the script know where to trim the comp Would it be able to use the marker I was hoping to be able to create with the expression (please see my original post) Xavier
Never seen this before
by Xavier Paredes 4 years ago
Can someone please tell me what that thin bar above my main clip is I have no idea what I did but it suddenly appeared. How do I make it go back to how it was originally https: dl.dropboxusercontent.c
Re: Never seen this before
by Nick Toth 4 years ago
Mathieu Ghekiere "Or what is often a bit easier then double clicking on just the right height is the shortcut Control+S." Indeed!
USB 3.0 Hot Swappable JBOD
by Xavier Paredes 6 years ago
Is there such a thing as a USB 3.0 multi bay enclosure that allows you to mount unmount individual HDDs WITHOUT having to unmount the other drives or power off the unit As big bonus it should have too
Re: USB 3.0 Hot Swappable JBOD
by John Rofrano 6 years ago
Xavier Paredes "Is there such a thing as a USB 3.0 multi bay enclosure that allows you to mount unmount individual HDDs WITHOUT having to unmount the other drives or power off the unit As big bonus i
FCP X undo bug?
by Xavier Paredes 6 years ago
Second time this happens to me: I create a temporary project (just to add all my clips total run time) then undo a few times to delete it and when I quit and reopen FCP, the project I had previously d
Re: FCP X undo bug?
by Xavier Paredes 6 years ago
Thanks! I'll try that if it happens again. While I was waiting for someone to respond what I did was create a new Library and I then dragged everything except the offending item to it. Worked. I'll ke
Randomize fade-up and Fade down of individual shapes
by Xavier Paredes 6 years ago
Have a tight deadline and wondering if any good soul can point me in the right direction. I have background that with a pattern of shapes as seen here: Client wants to have each individual box (square
Two fades vertically aligned
by Xavier Paredes 6 years ago
I'm not sure if this is just a new bug after I did a clean install of Mavericks. (note: I'm still using FCP7) So here's my problem: I have a PSD lower third graphic on Video Track 1 and a video clip o
Re: Two fades vertically aligned
by Xavier Paredes 6 years ago
I'm trying to stack two FADE IN FADE OUTs. BUT, I just made a quick export and I see both fades happen in the QT file but on the sequence only the top-most layer appears to fade when I scrub or play i
Creating videos for Amazon Kindle Fire using FCP/Compressor
by Xavier Paredes 6 years ago
I've been thrown a curve ball and need your help. I have 240 short videos (each in it's own sequence in FCP 7) and my client has asked that I create videos that are compatible with the Kindle Fire. Ac
Old interlaced CRT TV preview
by Xavier Paredes 7 years ago
I have an odd question. I still create standard definition DVDs for my clients every now and then but when I do, I still like to keep in mind the good old CRT TV interlaced formats during the design p
Re: Old interlaced CRT TV preview
by Jonathan Ziegler 7 years ago
Found an article here: http: www.bogost.com games a_television_simulator.shtml and http: www.tested.com tech gaming 2982-a-link-to-the-past-how-to-add-crt-filters-to-16-bit-games-on-pc Since retro gam
Shortcut to open sequence in FCP 7
by Xavier Paredes 7 years ago
Does anyone know how to open a sequence using a keyboard shortcut in FCP7 Looked everywhere to no avail. Thanks! Xavier
Re: Shortcut to open sequence in FCP 7
by Xavier Paredes 7 years ago
Thanks Bret. It's RETURN I know that's what you meant. I've been after this for the longest time and I could swear I tried both ENTER and RETURN on top of all other kinds of key combos! Xavier
Quartz Extreme capable video card error
by Edit Orr 11 years ago
Hi All- I am working on a project in FCP and i keep getting the following message. "This system does not meet the following minimum system requirements: Final Cut Pro requires that your system have a
Re: Quartz Extreme capable video card error
by Xavier Paredes 8 years ago
I had to drop off my main workstation for repair so when I fired up an old IMac to get some work done while the other gets worked on I got this error message. As others have noted nothing has changed
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Keyboard shortcut for Trim Edit window
by Stephen Lovett 11 years ago
Hi all, I know there has got to be an easier way than going to the mouse :-) I'm cutting from long continuous takes. I can set in and out points, subclip, name the clip, set focus to the timeline, F10
Re: Keyboard shortcut for Trim Edit window
by Xavier Paredes 8 years ago
Ok so command+7 opens the 'Trim Edit' window; Is there a keyboard shortcut to close it I've got more than 500 clips to edit so I'm trying to automate things. Mousing around ain't gonna cut it. No pun!
Quick and easy sequence offset
by Xavier Paredes 10 years ago
Hello friends, I have about 200 short video clips. To each of these I have to add one title card at the beginning as well as multiple lower thirds to each clip. Adding the title cards was easy and all
Re: Quick and easy sequence offset
by Patrice Freymond 10 years ago
How about using reverse match frame Patrice
Creating DVD titles with RCE
by Xavier Paredes 10 years ago
I'm embarrassed to say that I've never heard of RCE until recently. The last time I did some research to keep up with the DVD Authoring pack I learned about ARccOS but that's a topic for a different t
Re: Creating DVD titles with RCE
by Xavier Paredes 10 years ago
Hi Michael, Thanks for you're feedback. I'm a service provider so I just wanted to know if anyone had any experience on how to author a title with RCE. I sounds like it RCE might indeed be proprietary
DVD studio Pro export
by steve wright 10 years ago
Hi everyone. I am a desperate man in need of some desperate help. This problem has been a huge headache to me for quite literally months and I am starting to go a wee bit crazy! I have DVD studio pro
Re: DVD studio Pro export
by Xavier Paredes 10 years ago
Hey Steve, did you ever solve you're problem Make sure you are using top quality stock to burn you're disc. I've used Verbatim and Maxell for many many years with 0.01% failure rate. I've also had goo
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