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Old September 6th, 2005, 06:21 AM   #1501
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Hi Leonard. That sounds like a bug to me, however, I'm not using Premiere (Pro),
so it could be some setting somewhere as well.

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Old September 6th, 2005, 12:13 PM   #1502
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2 Channel Audio

I have searched but couldn't find exactly my problem. I am using an XL1s with a shotgun mic and a wireless mic recording to 2 seperate channels (12-bit S1 S2). When I capture the video in Premiere Pro 1.5 it comes in as one channel with left and right tracks. What I need to learn how to do if possible, is capture the 2 channels on two seperate tracks like I did when i was using a Sony camera and avid dv express.

The other issue i am having is editing the audio tracks. In the past on other software i would just add keyframes and i could change the audio levels in between the keyframes to do different audio fades and such. I have not figured out how to do this on premiere. As i said, i am used to using Avid.

Thanks in advance for your help.
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Old September 6th, 2005, 03:57 PM   #1503
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Thanks Rob.
I've googled and found the download. Haven't tried it yet, but from reading the text, it appears a bit more involved than point-&-click! I'll definitely let you know how it goes. In the meantime, if you know of any other potential solutions, please reply.
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Old September 6th, 2005, 04:42 PM   #1504
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Crashing and strange behavior with PPro


I have been using PPro on my labtop (Pentium 4, 1.9 GHz, 1GB ram, XP home edition, service pack 1) and it has been working fine for me. Now I baught a new computer, which I was hoping would make things faster (Pentium Dual core 820, 2.8GHz, 2 GB ram, XP Prof with service pack 2, Radeon AX550GETP Dual VGA 256 MB, Asus P5LD2-VM Intel 945G motherboard), but when I started using PPro on my new computer, I started observing strange behavior:

1. If I apply CineLook on a clip on sequence A, and then embedd sequence A in sequence B, then try to export sequence B, once PPro trys to render sequence A, it crashes. If I render sequence A directly, it works.

2. After a while of using PPro, I start observing weird behavior with Still images (JPEG). They wouldn't be displayed on the monitor, I just see black, or they would appear upside down. Once I shutdown PPro and start up again, it's fine.

3. After a while of using PPro, when I try to export a movie, I notice that not all tracks are rendered, only Video track 1. If I shut down PPro and start it up again, it works.

I can get around these querky behavior, but it's very inconvenient. Is there any known issues with my hardware setup and PPro 1.0? Would upgrading to PPro 1.5.1 help? Is there any strange hardware configuration issues I need to be aware of?

Thanks for your help
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Old September 6th, 2005, 05:36 PM   #1505
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In answer to your second question, select the Audio portion of your clip, then look at the Effects Control window (I think that is the name but I don't have the app in front of me right now). You can twirl down the Volume control parameter and keyframe it. You can also add any audio effects and adjust their parameters in that window as well.
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Old September 6th, 2005, 06:14 PM   #1506
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Problems with Effects on 24PA Widescreen in Premier Pro 1.5

I'm hoping it's not a bug because I never get much response from Adobe, hence i'm trying here. Anyone else have any clue what I could be missing?
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Old September 6th, 2005, 08:08 PM   #1507
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i think that the mics you are referring to are mono, not stereo... so what it sounds like is that you really only have two channels of audio to begin with, not four... you should be able to record the standard 16-bit stereo, with one mic on the left stereo input, and the other mic on the right stereo input.

you could then add an extra stereo pair in the editor, duplicate channels for left and right, etc.
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Old September 6th, 2005, 08:49 PM   #1508
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The increased system demands you heard about for the Premiere Pro 1.5.1 patch most probably relate to the HDV features that were added, which would only be applicable for those who edit HDV. In that case I think you should be fine updating. (Just in case something did go wrong you could add a System Restore checkpoint before updating.)

I did come across one other person on the Adobe User to User forums who reported the same type of problem you are having (see He didn't say if he had applied the 1.5.1 patch. Unfortunately, no one answered his post.
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Old September 7th, 2005, 01:05 PM   #1509
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For anybody who wants to know, I figured it out. You use the matte tool in the titles menu. You can shape the matte to whatever crop shape you want.
Interesting, if true. And interesting anyway.
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Old September 7th, 2005, 02:27 PM   #1510
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Same problem here

I know this might not be all to much help for you but I've been experiencing the same exact quircky behaviors with PPro myself. At first it was only a mere nusciance, but after a while the problems seemed to increase and occur more often. Even after I bought a setup similiar to yours I still came across the same issues. The only thing that stopped all the problems was when I reinstalled PPro, but even then it started up after a few weeks. I'm not sure if this is a common occurence or what, but I sure hope Adobe has a fix for the problem. Good luck.
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Old September 7th, 2005, 02:31 PM   #1511
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I just upgraded yesterday to PPro 1.5 and I removed Cinelook plugin, it seemed to resolve the issues. But time will tell. It might start happening again!
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Old September 8th, 2005, 02:04 PM   #1512
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still not working

Hi again

This problem is still with Premiere Elements it wont load the file

Please help...

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Old September 8th, 2005, 05:50 PM   #1513
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Stills from DV

Like i mentioned earlier, I shoot High School and College sports. Unfortunately i can't just break out the digital camera and take pictures of the action. Is there a way I can take a single frame of my video in PP 1.5 and save it as a jpeg picture file that i can edit in Photoshop or Msft PictureIt?
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Old September 8th, 2005, 07:20 PM   #1514
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1. Select the frame you want to export in the timeline so it shows in the monitor.

2. Chose File->Export->Frame from the menu

3. Save as a TIFF file.

Edit and convert to jpeg as needed.

Hope this helps!
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Old September 9th, 2005, 04:37 AM   #1515
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Hi there!! i've recently found screen capture tool that is an easy and fastest way to take video screen captures from Windows screen.Its quite nice tool, i have checked!!!
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