Sitemap

Amicuk Programming Answers

Workflow Question w.r.t. one large WMV file....

-0001-11-30   Views:0

Advertisement

Hi.. (noob question) I have a 1 hour WMV file that needs to be edited. I successfully import the video using the flip4mac qt plugin. What is the work flow best practice for editing a file like this? My first thought was to drag the complete file into

Hi.. (noob question)
I have a 1 hour WMV file that needs to be edited. I successfully import the video using the flip4mac qt plugin.
What is the work flow best practice for editing a file like this?
My first thought was to drag the complete file into the timeline and start chopping it up because I can take advantage of the graphical timeline (video and audio) and make my edits. But it comes in un-rendered.
My next thought is to render the whole thing but that will take time.
I am now thinking that I can bring it into the viewer window and then make multiple IN/OUT points and then bring them into the canvas/timeline, but again, they are un-rendered.
Also, It would be good to be able to graphically see the viewer video/audio timeline like I do the canvas... how do I do that?
Can you point me to the proper place in the doc or within this forum or just your own experience?
TIA
-Steven

The replay answer
Advertisement
Well I was just adding onto Jim's response...
But if we take it back to the beginning - you'll likely need to transcode your original WMV to something that is more "FCP friendly". Something like DV, DVCPRO50, ProRes, whatever is best for your needs. You'll need to make that decision.
To get there: you could open the original WMV in QT, or Compressor and transcode it. Be sure to change the audio to 48K. Drop this newly created movie into FCP and edit away. Then when you're done, if you need to create another WMV, I'd spit out a self-contained QT movie with the same settings as your sequence. Then drop this final output back into Compressor to make the deliverable WMV.
My original point was simply that the "full" version of flip4mac makes the WMV export settings available inside Compressor.

Go to See the other 12 answers

Workflow Question w.r.t. one large WMV file....

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

Hi.. (noob question) I have a 1 hour WMV file that needs to be edited. I successfully import the video using the flip4mac qt plugin. What is the work flow best practice for editing a file like this? My first thought was to drag the complete file into[More]

Importing a large wmv file.

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

I am trying to import a large wmv file (1hr 6min) into premiere pro cs6 so that I can blur some faces, it is a traffic stop, but the file will not import.  I have done this before several times but the largest file was 16 min.  Is this file too big t[More]

Help - large WMV files into FCE4

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

I'm a relative newbie to FCE and have just used it to work with short videos from my AVCHD camcorder. Recently, I sent a bunch of Hi-8 video tapes to an online conversion service, and they were returned to me as a series of 3GB (2 hour) WMV files. Wh[More]

Making Windows Media Player my default player for WMV files

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

I installed Flip4Mac and set it as my default player for WMV files. Now when I open large WMV files, I have to wait 10-20 seconds for them to load. I want to go back to Windows Media Player as the default player for all my WMV files - how do I do tha[More]

RED Workflow questions with Mac Pro (including third party plugins)

Category:DefaultRelease time:2015-10-11Views:130

Hello all, I’ve been searching many forums for the better part of a day trying to get some workflow questions sorted. I’m experiencing (very) slow export times, and mediocre playback for a machine that should be screaming fast. Here is what I’m worki[More]

Sharpening export workflow question

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

I have a sharpening workflow question. Say I have pictures from a portrait session I just finished. I have to send 10 pictures the client ordered to a print lab and I also will make some small facebook sized pictures and upload them to my business fa[More]

Yet Another Workflow Question

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

Ok I too, like many others here, am new to the Mac (thanks to Apple's I'm a Mac, I'm a PC ads that my wife couldn't get enough of). I have done some searching around and I see that there are quite a few iMovie workflow questions out there. I have not[More]

Mac / PC Encoding workflow question

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

Hello. I'm completing a Project shot almost entire using HDV 29.97fps 1080i footage from a sony tape based camcorder. In order to make my life complicated, I decided to upgrade to from CS4 to CS 5.5 in the middle of the project AND switch from PC to[More]

RAW workflow question

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

I have begun using the RAW format on my Canon dRebel and I am having some difficulties in figuring out what my workflow should be. I found the post below in this discussion group, but I am not sure I completely understand the process around convertin[More]

Beginner Workflow Questions

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

Hi All, After wearing a Gopro helmet in a hockey game, I'm trying to use PE9 to edit the 1.5 hours of footage and make some sort of movie.  I have everything split into what I think will be relavent sections but now I find it a little overwhelming. [More]

Help with a workflow question...

Category:DefaultRelease time:-0001-11-30Views:130

Hi all, I have been the designated backstage photographer for my son's school play. I have a bunch of photos that I shot from various evenings, and I've put them all in an album. The person who is going to be preparing a DVD for the kids would like m[More]

Hot
I was investigating about sending emails from apex, and I'd like to know if you can help me, I need to send an Email report with multiple fields, I m using this code : DECLARE CURSOR c1 is select id,gk,creation_date,sr_count,issue_notes,sr_impacted,o [More]
Can files/folders used in a portfolio be hidden (at least in the layout and preferably from all display locations)? There are files I need to include and link to in my presentation, but which should not be visible in the presentation layout (and, if [More]
Does anyone know how to connect a VGA monitor to a Macintosh LC III? Thanks!Could the following documents possibly be of interest? http://developer.apple.com/legacy/mac/library/documentation/Hardware/Developer_N otes/Macintosh_CPUs-68K_Desktop/Mac_LC [More]
Hi, friends! I have two vm´s (vmware 2) with OEL 5 installed. I´ve installed OGI and database software sucessfully. So, my crs stack is working fine in both two nodes. However, when i use DBCA to create a database in this RAC environment, it hangs wh [More]
Hi..... We have been running two 5508 WLCs in HA mode for a while now connecting 25 2602 APs. We disconnected the heartbeat utp cbale to change the positision of the standby WLC in the rack. We did not power it off. After we plugged back the Heartbea [More]
Hi Friends, Can you please share the program that is used to activate the inactive infoobject catalog. I require this because the catalog is inactive in quality after transport. I am in need of the program as all my transports are failing. Catalog is [More]
Hi All, Please consider the following code snippet. public interface EmployeeService     public void createEmployee(Employee emp);     public Employee findEmployee(String empId); public class EmployeeServiceImpl implements EmployeeService     public [More]
Greetings i've been reviewing this older posting relating to the same problem that I have, but cannot surmise the solution from the thread. Could someone help point me in the right direction? https://forums.adobe.com/message/5618417 I've built a flas [More]
Hi, Can any one pleae explain about se16n? how to create and execute ABAP query or Quick View with some example in product costing or anything else? Thanks, Nivicall FM SE16N_INTERFACE and pass I_TAB = <TABLE NAME> I_DISPLAY = 'X' AND IN IT_SELFIELD [More]
I want to use component works (from NI-DAQ 6.7) to develop software with Borland Delphi 6. Importing the activex-components yields an error when compiling the temporary unit. "CWUIControlsLib_TLB.pas: undeclared identifier: 'Get_CWBindings' etc.The M [More]