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Old July 21st, 2005, 06:01 PM   #16
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You know, there might be another choice for you if your main concern is getting into AE quickly. I'm not fond of Pinnacle as a company, but with its background rendering and XSend feature, Liquid Edition will get you into AE almost as quickly as if you could open the project file. It's a fine editor with many excellent features and arguably the best color correction tools in the class, not to mention its excellent use of your graphics card for fast effects rendering.

However, it will not remove pulldown for 24p. You'd have to capture with a program which can remove pulldown if you want to work in native 24p.
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Old July 21st, 2005, 06:26 PM   #17
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Thanks for the frameserver information. I definitely believe that is something I need to get things done faster.

Also, can someone please explain what this encoder is used for.
I have been using Vegas for 6 months and I guess I just capture, edit and render.

Could someone enlighten me on this encoder thingy?.
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Old July 21st, 2005, 06:38 PM   #18
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an encoder converts one file format to another, so when you render to mpeg2 for example, the "main concept" encoder is used
as with anything, the quality differs between them and it is my understanding that canopus "procoder" is the best quality, but, it cannot be used within vegas, so you would either have to render out as an avi first or use the frameserver

David, that is great information - thankyou. I will be using some native 24p footage so I'd like to stick to the programs that work well with that.

We'll see how this 'frameserve' thingo goes - I'm wondering if there's any loss in quality

Pete, thankyou for your input - I'm taking it onboard with all of the information here :)

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Old July 21st, 2005, 08:47 PM   #19
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Ok, I know it may seem like sophmoric question but I've been using AE for about 3 months now and theonly way I know how to send files between the prgs is exporting as a movie then importing it into P and doing the necessary adjustments to make it work.

IS there an easier way?

Is there a way to make your NLE timline appear on a certain track of an AE timeline.

BTW...for the moment...totaly obsessed with AE
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