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James J Gallagher October 7th, 2006 10:04 PM

Adobe Premier help
 
Hello,
I have setup a project in Adobe Premier Pro and put a lot of work into it. I realised now that the project was defined with video size of 16:9 instead of 4:3. As far as I can tell that cannot be changed after the project has been saved.

Is this true? If it is true is there a way for me to migrate all my work to a newly defined project that has the correct video size without having to redo it all?

Thanks,
Jim

Vish Matepi October 11th, 2006 04:38 AM

i hope someone answers this for you.. i'm wanting to know myself.

Bart Walczak October 11th, 2006 06:06 AM

Just create a new 4:3 project and in project window import the whole 16:9 project. Volia!

Wade Spencer October 11th, 2006 08:44 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Bart Walczak
Just create a new 4:3 project and in project window import the whole 16:9 project. Volia!


That will work, and you'll end up with letterboxed video, preserving the 16:9 look on a 4:3 shape.


Unless......was it originally widescreen material you were working with? If not, then everything probably looks stretched....

If that's the case, import the project into a 4:3 project, and adjust the horizontal scale until it's corrected.

Good luck!

James J Gallagher October 11th, 2006 09:29 AM

Bart you were right.

I followed the following steps:
1) I exported my 16:9 project as a 16:9 .avi movie.
2) Then I defined a new project with a 4:3 video setting. I imported the exported 16:9 avi file into the project manager.
3) Then I dragged that file onto the timline and it displays perfectly.

It essentially crops the 16:9 image down to 4:3 which is fine by me because my original video was shot at a 4:3 image size and when placed in a 16:9 project had a black border on either side of the image that I wanted removed. The end result was exactly what I wanted without any distortion and at full screen.

Thanks for your replies!

Taylor Pludow October 29th, 2006 09:12 AM

I can't drop footage using adobe premiere HELP!
 
Hi. When I want to drop footage from my ag-dvc60 panasonic I use a pinnacle dazzle box digital video creator 90. I have to resort to using windows movie maker in order to drop footage, but I feel I can drop the film onto the computer at higher qualties than the windows movie maker offers. I have adobe premiere pro 2.0 but I can't get it to detect the camera at all! HELP PLZ!

Taylor

James J Gallagher October 29th, 2006 12:10 PM

Looks like your camera may not be compatible with Premier Pro
 
I went to the following link which is the hardware compatability link for Premier Pro and did not find you camera there:

http://www.adobe.com/products/premiere/dvhdwrdb.html

So, it looks like Adobe has not included a driver for the camera in their software. If that is the case, you will have to capture the footage the way you are currently doing it or some other way.

Jim


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