CineForm codec in Vegas 7? at

Go Back   DV Info Net > Cross-Platform Post Production Solutions > CineForm Software Showcase

CineForm Software Showcase
Cross platform digital intermediates for independent filmmakers.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old August 10th, 2007, 06:13 AM   #1
New Boot
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Slovakia
Posts: 8
CineForm codec in Vegas 7?

With Sony HVR-Z1 I also received full version of Vegas 7 with CineForm HD Codec V2.9.2. Vegas 7 exports to CineForm very well and I was quite delighted the codec appeared also in Premiere and After Effects but when I tried to export from Adobe appz I received the massage:

"This application is not licensed for CineForm HD encoding. Please visit to purchase your upgrade."

It seems little strange to me.

1. It mean that I am the owner of the license in Vegas 7 and on the same PC I am breaking the copyright law with Adobe products when I am exporting?

2. What exactly mean "purchase your upgrade"? May I buy just some upgrade or I need to buy the full version of Cineform product anyway?


Last edited by Mojmir Pribis; August 10th, 2007 at 08:34 AM.
Mojmir Pribis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 10th, 2007, 09:07 AM   #2
CTO, CineForm Inc.
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
Posts: 8,086
Sony only paid for a license for encoding within Vegas. So the CineForm encoder will work fine in Vegas, but only decode elsewhere. To get the same functionality as Vegas in other tools, you need at least NEO HDV which is $249.
David Newman -- web:
blog: -- twitter:
David Newman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old August 10th, 2007, 02:19 PM   #3
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Clermont, FL
Posts: 1,520
David is too shy to ask for the money, perhaps, but as a user of Aspect HD in Premiere Pro and After Effects, I highly suggest that you go with Aspect HD instead of NEO. The acceleration inside Premiere Pro is significant.
Steven Gotz
Steven Gotz is offline   Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

Omega Broadcast
(512) 251-7778
Austin, TX

(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

(800) 238-8480
Glendale, CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Cross-Platform Post Production Solutions > CineForm Software Showcase

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:59 AM.

DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2015 The Digital Video Information Network