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Can't uninstall 7 to upgrade to 7.0.3 in Mavericks
by frank Raposo 6 years ago
When I try to use the current uninstaller (version 7) I get a message that says "An error in the Preuninstall task has cancelled the uninstall". If I hit "OK" nothing happens and I have to quit. But,
Re: Can't uninstall 7 to upgrade to 7.0.3 in Mavericks
by Rob Essers 6 years ago
Be sure that when you update to Mavericks to set your Security & Privacy settings to: Allow apps downloaded from Anywhere. Than you can use the uninstaller within the 7.03 installation. Greetings Rob
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Converting 29.97 to 59.94 is doubling the length of my video
by frank Raposo 6 years ago
I created an 8 minute comp (7552x552) at 29.97. The client wants is at 59.94, 24 bit Targa sequence. After I export my final comp, I re-import the Targa sequence to check for errors and my 8 minute vi
Re: Converting 29.97 to 59.94 is doubling the length of my video
by Walter Soyka 6 years ago
Image sequences do not store any information about framerate. Because of this, After Effects applies a default framerate, specified under "Sequence Footage" in After Effects Preferences Import. You ca
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frank Raposo liked this 6 years ago
Symphony stuck on Initializing Avid Media Access Volume Manager.
by frank Raposo 7 years ago
I can't get my Symphony 6.0.3 to open on my iMac running Lion10.7.4 3.4 Intel Core i7 16 GB. It just freezes there until I get a warning that says "Invalid File Name." I just installed it and it opene
Re: Symphony stuck on Initializing Avid Media Access Volume Manager.
by frank Raposo 7 years ago
Ok, I deactivated on my iMac because of the error messages and re-activated Symphony on my Macbook Pro and the project opens and works fine. Very weird. Must be a computer problem It will be slow goin
Anyway to deactivate without access to computer?
by frank Raposo 7 years ago
Hey all, My Mac's HD died on me and I don't have time to do repairs. I purchased a Macbook Pro to get my rough cut done but I obviously can't deactivate my Symphony without access to my dead computer.
Re: Anyway to deactivate without access to computer?
by John Pale 7 years ago
Yes. Call Avid.
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Symphony 6 will not open- Error initializing audio hardware?
by frank Raposo 7 years ago
I keep getting an error message when trying to open Symphony 6.0.1.- Exception failed to initialize audio hardware. I don't have audio hardware attached! It's software only. I haven't had this problem
Re: Symphony 6 will not open- Error initializing audio hardware?
by frank Raposo 7 years ago
Ok, success! Between zapping the P-RAM and unplugging something gave way and I'm on my feet again. Thanks everyone! quinnmcguee
How to incorporate clean externally recorded audio into a multi-clip
by frank Raposo 7 years ago
Hi all, I have to create some grouped multi-clips but none of the cameras have clean audio. The good audio was recorded separately on a zoom recorder. I know how to create the multi-clip but how do I
Re: How to incorporate clean externally recorded audio into a multi-clip
by Richard Sanchez 7 years ago
I usually autosync the clips first, and then multigroup them. On my current show, we're running a multitrack recorder with mixdowns on channels 1 and 2, and feeding that mixdown to channels 1 & 2 on o
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Collecting Files?
by frank Raposo 7 years ago
Hi, I need some advice on collecting files. I finished a project and zipped up all the content including assets and AE project files. I sent them to Europe and they are having trouble altering the fil
AE crashing when invoking Open GL?
by frank Raposo 7 years ago
I can't get AE to stop crashing. It's crashed 5 times in less than 20 minutes. I've tried restarting and nothing helps. I'm running Lion 10.7.2 on an iMac with 16 GB of RAM. Does anyone know what this
Re: AE crashing when invoking Open GL?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 7 years ago
Turn OpenGL off. Adobe recommends that as well as most folks on this forum. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
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Having problems with RAM preview
by frank Raposo 7 years ago
I'm hitting 0 on my numeric keypad and nothing happens. I hit spacebar and it "previews" but what when I hit 0 again my green bar goes away and nothing happens. Did Adobe change the RAM preview with 5
Re: Having problems with RAM preview
by Evan Abrams 7 years ago
Are you sure "nothing" is happening Or that you don't have num-lock on It might be "loading project" before it starts to render and is just taking it's sweet time. Alternatively you might want to just
Having trouble with keeping vectors sharp
by frank Raposo 8 years ago
I'm bringing in my Illustrator (CS5.1) artwork into AE (CS 5.5) and turning it into a 2.5D layer. When I fly my camera in, I lose the sharp corners; it looks like they are getting blurry. If I hit Col
Re: Having trouble with keeping vectors sharp
by John Cuevas 8 years ago
By chance do you have your vector file nested in a precomp If so, you need to turn on the 3d switch in the precomp and in the file comp turn on collapse transformations. Johnny Cuevas, Editor Thinkck.
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Having trouble with keeping vectors sharp
by frank Raposo 8 years ago
I'm bringing in my Illustrator (CS5.1) artwork into AE (CS 5.5) and turning it into a 2.5D layer. When I fly my camera in, I lose the sharp corners; it looks like they are getting blurry. If I hit Col
Re: Having trouble with keeping vectors sharp
by frank Raposo 8 years ago
Ok, I figured it out. I wasn't turning on the 3D switch and Continuously Rasterize inside both of my main comp and my pre-comp along with turning off DOF. Thanks for the help. quinnmcguee
Sharing projects between editors
by frank Raposo 8 years ago
Hi All. I'm looking for advice on a workflow that would allow several editors to work on a project simultaneously in Premiere. For example, in Avid, you can share bins, in FCP, you can create differen
Re: Sharing projects between editors
by Jon Barrie 8 years ago
Based on the idea behind the FCP workflow, whereby multiple editors work on separate projects that are dedicated areas of a single production to be brought together later, Premiere Pro can have multip
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Replace Edit and Keyboard Customization
by frank Raposo 8 years ago
Hi, all. I'm starting over with Premiere and haven't used it since CS1. What is the keyboard command for doing a replace edit Secondly, how do I customize my keyboard I saw the drop down option that l
Re: Replace Edit and Keyboard Customization
by Jeff Greenberg 8 years ago
It's not mapped. You'll find it (I think) in the Application, not the panels under keyboard mapping. Best, Jeff G Apple Master Trainer Avid Cert. Instructor DS MC Adobe Cert. Instructor ------------ Y
No video preview and can't capture
by frank Raposo 8 years ago
I was given a mini-DV tape by a client but I haven't worked with mini-DV in years. When I open the Log and Capture window, I get the "Unable to initialize video deck" warning. In my clip settings, bot
Re: No video preview and can't capture
by Chris Tompkins 8 years ago
When I've tried to FW capture while using a FW drive I have had this very same issue. Removed the FW drive and the problem went away. Please try it. HDV is a good thought too. Chris Tompkins Video Atl
Importing Markers from one clip to another
by frank Raposo 8 years ago
I have a clip that I've marked up (Camera A). What I would like to do is take those markers and put them on a second clip (Camera B) without having to manually mark up the second clip. Is there a way
Re: Importing Markers from one clip to another
by Misha Aranyshev 8 years ago
Copy the clip, make independent, relink, rename.
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Sending an Avid timeline to Color?
by frank Raposo 8 years ago
Is it possible using an EDL to send a sequence from Avid to Color I have a project with lots of interviews and wanted to try out PhraseFind but the project is going to require a lot of secondary color
Re: Sending an Avid timeline to Color?
by Shane Ross 8 years ago
frank Raposo "But since I won't sent it to Color until after everything is locked," Smart. Never send to Color until your project is locked. frank Raposo " could I just export my timeline from Color
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Can't figure out Offline/Online
by frank Raposo 9 years ago
I'm trying to teach myself how to go from an offline sequence to online with no success. I linked to AMA, transcoded to DNxHD 45 on Drive 1 and cut a sequence in a bin I called offline. I then created
Re: Can't figure out Offline/Online
by Bouke Vahl 9 years ago
Give the sources a Reelname and you can relink. (make sure you do it for each source if you have overlapping TC's) Bouke http: www.videotoolshed.com smart tools for video pros
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Questions about LUTs
by frank Raposo 9 years ago
I'm new to Color and have only recently been made aware of a LUT. I know what they are and what their purpose is but when do you use them and how do you get them Would you only use them if your projec
Re: Questions about LUTs
by Joseph Owens 9 years ago
LUTs are for translating values between mediums with differing gamut. They will get you in more trouble than you need if they aren't specifically targeted. Sometimes they can be used to leverage inapp
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Weird deck control warning "OMCI?"
by frank Raposo 9 years ago
I don't ever use a deck anymore (just tapeless) but I plugged in an old mini-DV camera one time this week and I keep getting a message that says, "The port "OMCI" is busy and cannot be used for deck c
Re: Weird deck control warning "OMCI?"
by Jeff Greenberg 9 years ago
Are you sure it didn't say OHCI http: en.wikipedia.org wiki Host_controller_interface Best, Jeff G
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Question about modifying a sequence
by frank Raposo 9 years ago
Hey guys. I'm still trying to learn Avid's offline online workflow and I'm a little confused about when to choose to Modify a sequence. As far as I know right now, connecting from low res media to hig
Re: Question about modifying a sequence
by Michael Phillips 9 years ago
Modifying a sequence usually occurs when editing SD 23.976 to HD 1080p 23.976 since the timecodes in the START column need to be converted from 30fps (NTSC) to true 24. Same conversion can happen when
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frank Raposo liked this 9 years ago
FCP keeps searching for missing files
by frank Raposo 9 years ago
I tried opening a project yesterday and I keep getting a message from FCP telling me that it's missing files then a second screen pops up asking me if I want to search or cancel. I hit cancel and it a
Re: FCP keeps searching for missing files
by frank Raposo 9 years ago
Is there any way to open up the project without FCP having to look for all the files There are hundreds of mxf files that FCP is looking for. Is there any way to bypass this I've sat here for a half h
No Apple Pro Res 23.98?
by frank Raposo 9 years ago
I'm working on a feature that was shot with the Cannon 5D at 1920x1080 23.98fps and 48k 16 bit. I'm using Media Manager to re-compress the media down and storage is an issue. I was originally advised
Re: No Apple Pro Res 23.98?
by frank Raposo 9 years ago
Thank you so much. You've been a huge help. So far so good and everything is working as it should. The FCP organization DVD has been helpful too. I can't thank you enough. quinnmcguee
Can't see my timeline on my deck
by frank Raposo 10 years ago
Hi all, I'm coming over from FCP and can't get my timeline to show up on my deck when I try to export to tape. The deck is online because I can capture off of the deck but I can't print to tape. When
Re: Can't see my timeline on my deck
by frank Raposo 10 years ago
I'm just using a camera not an actual deck. The tape does have timecode laid down on it. I was able to print to it on FCP and like I said Premiere can capture off of it. When I go my Preferences, in t
HDV projects won't play in DVD player?
by frank Raposo 10 years ago
I'm working on a project using HD DVD footage and using DVD Studio Pro to make my disc for a client preview. When I export as a FCP movie and import into DSP as an HD project, it plays fine and the di
Re: HDV projects won't play in DVD player?
by eric pautsch 10 years ago
HD DVD and DVD are 2 different formats. HD DVD will not play on a standard DVD player. You need to author a Blu Ray disc for get a HD signal.
Audio Levels not being effected by Expressions
by frank Raposo 10 years ago
I set an expression to fade my music up from 0 to 2 seconds. The numeric decibel readout is changing from -48 to 0 but I don't hear the fade up. I've noticed this with some other properties of effects
Re: Audio Levels not being effected by Expressions
by Dan Ebberts 10 years ago
I think one work-around for that problem is to turn on time remapping for the layer with the audio. Dan
How do you express the word "between" in Expressions?
by frank Raposo 10 years ago
I'm trying to learn expressions and am trying to write an expression that uses Ease command to control Position and move a layer through 10 seconds and have it move every 2 seconds. I can get through
Re: How do you express the word "between" in Expressions?
by frank Raposo 10 years ago
Thank you so much for the help. This was a real leap forward in my understanding of Expressions. Just one more question please. Why is the end parentheses "}" coming after the semicolon So far I've le
Creating Ice with CC Vector Blur?
by frank Raposo 11 years ago
I remember seeing a video tutorial on how to create an ice effect using CC Vector Blur. I can't for the life of me find it and anymore. Googled it and I can't find it. Anyone able to provide a link to
Zaxwerks FX Interface
by frank Raposo 11 years ago
I love the new interface! I'm a ProAnimator user and my employer is going to get FX for me..nice! I'm hoping that any future ProAnimator releases will use the FX interface. I like the setup buttons on
Re: Zaxwerks FX Interface
by Matt Rhodes 11 years ago
Hi Frank. Thanks for the compliments. We're finding the new interface flexible and very useful (considering the large number of panels available). One note about Workspaces: You can switch between eac
Using Video as a layer map getting stretched out
by frank Raposo 11 years ago
I'm trying to replicate a look by Jason Hirsch in the Zaxwerks Movie Gallery on Zaxwerk's website. I'm trying to get video into the outside edges of my logo. I know how to apply different materials to
Re: Using Video as a layer map getting stretched out
by Jon Okerstrom 11 years ago
Hi quinnmcguee, I don't recall that specific example, but I would suggest putting the video layer into a precomp that is in the aspect ratio of the edge you're trying to map. Make the precomp small en
NTSC to PAL frame rate conversion
by frank Raposo 11 years ago
I'm using Apple Compressor and want to change NTSC to PAL. My question is about rate conversion. After applying my settings, the frame size is changed but should I always go into the Frame Controls an
Object Pivot Point (Master Series tutorial question for Serge)
by frank Raposo 11 years ago
I'm doing the Zax Invigorator Training Master Series and am running into a problem with object pivot points. I'm doing the first tutorial (EAGLE). On the tutorial, objects are placed in sets to animat
Re: Object Pivot Point (Master Series tutorial question for Serge)
by Ken Latman 11 years ago
I just came across this same problem. Is there a work around for this issue I have three objects that I wish to rotate on the same axis so they stay in line with the camera. It doesn't look like I can
Can't find a font in my font list
by frank Raposo 11 years ago
Hi all, I can't find a font (Stratum 2) in my Zaxwerks font list; it's in my AE font list though. Not too big a deal because I could create in AI, but I like the flexibility of creating my text in Zax
Object is "drifting" during transitions
by frank Raposo 12 years ago
I'm new to Invigarator Pro (been using classic) and I'm trying to animate a logo made up of 4 seperate Illustrator (CS2) but one of the layers is drifting by itself during the transitions. It's fine o
Re: Object is "drifting" during transitions
by frank Raposo 12 years ago
Hi. Thanks for the info on putting layers on tracks. But the drifting is still there. I'm using Pro Animator 4.0 and using it as a stand alone. I selected all my objects as a group and set up one pose
Cinema 4D integration
by frank Raposo 12 years ago
Hi, I know I've seen a video tutorial on Cinema 4D integration into After Effects. I've really tried to search the Cow but for the life of me can't find it. Is it still up If so could anyone provide a
Re: Cinema 4D integration
by AccountClosedAtUserRequest 12 years ago
I don't know about the link but it's pretty easy. In c4d render settings in the save dialoge at the very bottom choose "after effects", 3d data and reletive(if needed) name the file and hit save. Then
Getting shapes to follow a path
by frank Raposo 12 years ago
Hi, I'm wondering if there is a way to get layers or paths to align themselves using another path's shape. I've got 17 custom shapes I created with the Pen tool and I want them to form a perfect circl
Re: Getting shapes to follow a path
by Vincent Rosati 12 years ago
I'm assuming you're in Illustrator.. Basically, you're solution will be to create Brushes with these custom shapes. -Drag the shape into the Brushes palette. You'll probably want a Scatter Brush with
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