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January 7th 2011
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Avid MC 6 with OSX 10.9
by sandy shapiro 6 years ago
Have a new iMac with Maverick 10.9. Installed Avid MC 6 and my effects pallette goes missing, and I can't close windows. I've heard it's buggy with the new OSX. I uninstalled, and tried reinstalling b
Re: Avid MC 6 with OSX 10.9
by sandy shapiro 6 years ago
Thanks.
Which media composer version is supported by Mavericks?
by Michael Reilly 6 years ago
Looking to purchase a media composer but was wondering which version will work with Mavericks Anybody know if it's 6.5.3 or around there Thanks for your help
Re: Which media composer version is supported by Mavericks?
by sandy shapiro 6 years ago
I'm experiencing the same problems. I have Avid MC 6. So now do I have to upgrade to 7
Effect Pallette Missing on iMac
by sandy shapiro 6 years ago
hi, i have a new imac and loaded avid mc 6. when i go into effects mode the pallette is missing. does it think i have two screens i only have one and i cant see the pallette..any ideas how to crush th
Re: Effect Pallette Missing on iMac
by sandy shapiro 6 years ago
should i post this somewhere else where someone might have a solution
Pro Tools files to Avid
by sandy shapiro 6 years ago
Hi, Anyone know how to export a mixed sequence to Avid without bouncing down Our files are offline once we bring them into Avid. We want to make cuts and additions to the audio w o using the bounce. B
Re: Pro Tools files to Avid
by John Pale 6 years ago
Export AAF from ProTools using Avid Compatibility mode. Import AAF into Avid. Be sure to copy the media into the Avid MediaFiles MXF 1. There will probably be many tiny dummy clips called "Sample Accu
Pro Tools files to Avid
by sandy shapiro 6 years ago
Hi, Anyone know how to export a mixed sequence to Avid without bouncing down Our files are offline once we bring them into Avid. We want to make cuts and additions to the audio w o using the bounce. T
Re: Pro Tools files to Avid
by Mark Spano 6 years ago
If you can consolidate your audio edit to fewer than 24 tracks, you can export an AAF to pass to the edit. The editor can load your AAF, make changes, then export an AAF back to you. From there, you c
Pan and Zoom
by sandy shapiro 6 years ago
Hi, Is there way to make a straight path line rather than a curved move in Avid's Pan and Zoom For instance, I add a keyframe on position "A" then zoom and place another keyframe on position "B" then
Re: Pan and Zoom
by sandy shapiro 6 years ago
Hi Kevin, Thanks for the response and tutorial. If you'll notice your first picture in the tutorial, the move isn't a straight line - it sort of swoops out and back, cutting off your head. I know it i
autosave vault folder does not have read/write access please select a new folder
by sandy shapiro 7 years ago
Hi, Upgraded my OSX to 10.7.4. Reinstalled FCP 7. When I launch the program I'm getting the following error: "autosave vault folder does not have read write access please select a new folder" before i
Re: autosave vault folder does not have read/write access please select a new folder
by sandy shapiro 7 years ago
Fixed the problem. In System Preferences I was listed as an admin. Read online someone else having the same problem - but back in 2003! They suggested command i on the local hard drive and checking us
Delete Markers?
by sandy shapiro 7 years ago
Hi, How do I delete all markers from a sequence Thanks, Sandy
Re: Delete Markers?
by Michael Hancock 7 years ago
Go to Tools-- Markers. Select the markers you want gone and hit Delete. I don't think you can delete them from within a sequence- it has to be through the Marker window (formerly known as the Locator
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download media composer or buy in the box?
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
What are the benefits of both Thanks
Re: download media composer or buy in the box?
by Michael Hancock 8 years ago
Yes, you still get all the third party softwaare. Starting with MC6 the third party software is part of the download. Prior to 6 you only got the 3rd party stuff when you bought the box. Note that Bor
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Which Media Composer to Buy?
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
Hi, I'd like to upgrade to Media Composer for a job. I have xpress pro that ran on an old g4. I now have a macbook pro that is a few year's old running Snow Leopard 10.5.8 and it won't run xpress pro.
Re: Which Media Composer to Buy?
by Michael Hancock 8 years ago
sandy shapiro "if i buy mc6, i can update my xpress pro dongle and download mc4 to run on my current computer, then when i have my new computer - a few months down the road - i can open up mc6 with t
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MC6 on iMac
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
Has anyone had success running mc6 on a new iMac
Re: MC6 on iMac
by C. Ryan Stemple 8 years ago
I can't speak for 444 DNxHD on it personally, nor ProRes 444 for that matter, in all honesty - most of the projects I've offline edited lately have been ProRes 422 in FCP or the DNxHD equivalent (115)
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FCPX or Not...
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
...not. Hello Avid. Hello professional software.
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Re: FCPX or Not...
by Richard Herd 8 years ago
I just want to tell stories. And X is great at cutting. Exporting has been a pain. Round tripping has been a pain. Getting the project started was a real big giant pain. Getting Compound Clips and pri
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Avid's Future
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
It's impossible to tell if any company will go out of business or change direction - just look at Apple introducing FCPX - but would anyone here care to speculate Avid's future in the market I like Av
Re: Avid's Future
by Ben Wilson 8 years ago
The very top level of management at AVID changed 2 years ago and they started listening to the users and getting feedback. The open I O initiative introduced with Media Composer 6 and related products
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Best PC for MC6
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
I've dropped FCP and thinking of dropping their workstations too. Can anyone tell me the best PC to run MC6 I'll be working with Alexa footage. Doing minimal After Effects work. Thanks!
Re: Best PC for MC6
by Greg Jones 8 years ago
HP z800 or soon to be released z820 is a good workstation.
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Keeping Long Form Sequence in Sync
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
Hi, Im a FCP editor moving over to Avid. FCP makes moving the entire sequence around quite easy. Im cutting a long form piece in Avid, and when moving or adding the smallest piece of video in the midd
Re: Keeping Long Form Sequence in Sync
by Juris Eksts 8 years ago
I tend to cut my sequences with lots of overlapped audio and music, so moving parts of those around can be be quite a hassle. My main way of moving cut sections around is by making gaps in the sequenc
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Sync issues in Toast
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
Hi, Encoded a .264 file and dolby audio in Compressor. Brought the files into Toast to burn a Blu Ray an there are sync issues. It starts of great but slowly slips out of aync after about five minutes
Blu Ray Files and Settings for Authoring
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
Hi, I'm screening a short film at a festival that requires a Blu Ray disc. A friend of mine has a Blu Ray burner and offered to burn the Blu Ray discs for me if I provide him with the encoded files. I
Re: Blu Ray Files and Settings for Authoring
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
HI Michael, I have a question regarding Toast. I bought the HD plugin. Making a disc image to give to a friend who will burn the blu rays. And it encodes the quicktime, writes it and says "100% comple
Flash Settings for Film Festival Online Submission
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
Hi, I'm submitting my short film to film festivals through Withoutabox.com. They have an "on-line screener" option that let's you upload your film rather than send in a DVD. They take Flash and Quickt
1888 x 1062 ???
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
Hi, I exported a Quicktime from FCP (self - contained; file is Pro Res 1080p). When I hit command I for the information on the Quicktime it says "1920 x 1080 (1888 x 1062). Can someone please explain
Re: 1888 x 1062 ???
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
Thanks, John. I'll check out the link.
Compressor for Blu Ray
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
Has anyone encoded Blu Ray files using Compressor If so, what is the best settings
Re: Compressor for Blu Ray
by Noah Kadner 8 years ago
You'd only be half-way there- here's the rest of the procedure (or Share to Blu-ray from FCP7 or FCPX): http: www.kenstone.net fcp_homepage blu-ray_fcp_fields.html Noah Call Box Training. Featuring th
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FCP on IMAC
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
Hi, I've heard rumors and see signs that Apple will discontinue their MacPro towers. Where do you see the future of Apple computers moving for editors It seems as though the IMac will be powerful enou
Re: FCP on IMAC
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
I agree. Although I would like to stay with Apple, for the first time in 14 years I've considered a PC.
Life After FCP 7 - Avid, FCPX or Premiere?
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
Hi, I started on Avid, moved to FCP and have stayed with FCP as my main editing base for the last few years. However, I freelance and at times cut on Avid - it depends what the production house runs.
Re: Life After FCP 7 - Avid, FCPX or Premiere?
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
Alan, I was leaving "professional" open. But if you'd like a label, I'd like to hear from every type of professional - corporate vid, commercial, film, tv, doc., etc - who makes their living editing.
How Much Space Does Pro Res Proxy Save You?
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
Hi, Does anyone have a compression guide for Apple Pro Res For instance, if I have 1GB of Pro Res HQ footage, what size would the proxy file come out to of the same file length Thanks
Re: How Much Space Does Pro Res Proxy Save You?
by sandy shapiro 8 years ago
This is great! Thanks, David!
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