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Old April 16th, 2009, 11:15 AM   #31
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Sorry about the late reply,
Two reasons for exporting a self-contained Q/T for use in Compressor:

1. I like a self-contained Q/T export to save as a master.

2. It probably works just as well to directly export to Compressor,
but I got in the habit years ago when - for some reason that I never figured out -
I could not directly export from FCP to Compressor, Compressor just would not
open.

all the best,

David
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Old April 16th, 2009, 11:45 AM   #32
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with harddrive space being one of the factors where prices drop since decades, I see no reason NOT to work in ProRes. My first 1 GB SCSI drive in 1989 was 1k$ ! now I get 1 terabyte for 1/10.
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Old April 16th, 2009, 12:17 PM   #33
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Aric.
Pete,

Storage not a problem (yet). I'm wondering. When you say your G5 struggles along with HDV, what exactly is it struggling with? I've been editing HDV (AIC 1080/60) and aside from having to render tiitles, some transitions, I have not really had to much trouble.

The reason I ask is I too am working on a old-ish G5 SP 1.8 set-up.

Aside from the fact that it takes about 20 hours to conform on export.

Jonathan
That's because you are not editing in native HDV, your using AIC (Apple Intermediate Codec).
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