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Can you edit Apple ProRes in iMovie '11?

I have an older Mac Pro, and I am not able to run Final Cut Pro X because of graphics card limitations. However, because I have it installed, it seems like the codecs are present that are required ...
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What hardware should I get for a conversion farm for MXF => Prores

I currently use a mac pro for importing mxf files into FCP (equivalent to converting to prores, I believe) at about 3x realtime @29.97fps. I want to get a machine to run ffmpeg & do the ...
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Audio clipping after amerge in FFmpeg

Hoping someone out there can help me with this audio issue I'm having using FFmpeg. I've written a bash script using FFmpeg that processes as source a broadcast quality ProRes (HQ) file with four mono ...
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Do you always need to convert videos with a YUV color space for compositing in Blender?

I have a 10 bits .mov file with YUV color space encoded prores 422HQ of some green screen footage. -Do we always need to convert videos with a YUV color space for compositing work? If I want to ...
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Why won't certain videos preview in MacOS Finder any more?

It used to be possible to preview all ProRes and PNG sequence .mov video files in the Finder in MacOS, by selecting the file and pressing the spacebar. Now it isn't. It's a pain. Is there a workaround?...
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ffmpeg ProRes to MP4 Alters Colors Slightly

I cannot for the life of me figure out what is going wrong, but I have a ProRes MOV file with the following specifications: And I want to convert it to a 4:2:0 MP4 video file. Every time I attempt ...
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How to specify 422 8bit ProRes with ffmpeg?

I understand that if I want 444 10 bit, I use pix_fmt yuva444p10le, but what about if I want 8 bit 422? Using yuv422p does not work, and if I leave the pix_fmt field blank ffmpeg always defaults to ...
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Convert to ProRes with ffmpeg adds unwanted contrast to footage

I'm trying to convert H.264 footage from a Panasonic EVA1 camera to Apple ProRes with ffmpeg. However no matter which setting I use, the output file has slightly more contrast than the original input ...
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How can I transcode webcam MP4 footage to ProRes without losing lip-sync?

A client has recorded footage on a webcam and delivered it as MP4 files. I am trying to transcode these files to ProRes 422 LT to work with them in Premiere. However, on doing so, the audio goes out ...
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How to convert from a DNG sequence to Prores Raw?

I can’t find any code relating to how to create Prores RAW from scratch… I’m just wondering if anyone is aware of any commercial products that convert DNG sequences to ProRes Raw. Or is there any ...
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FFMPEG to make Quicktime reference MOV file from ProRes MOV source

I'm trying to figure out how to use FFMPEG to make a reference MOV from a ProRes MOV source. I've found commands that will take reference file and make a rendered ProRes MOV file ffmpeg -enable_drefs ...
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Can two spinning drives in RAID 0 configuration support 4K ProRes Raw data rates?

I'm helping a friend to assess external storage options. We are hoping that a Lacie 2big will be fast enough to support a 4K final cut work flow. Can two spinning 7200RPM drives configured as RAID 0 ...
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Add a cross-fade to a ProRes clip

I have a ProRes 422 HQ trailer clip that is about 70 seconds. I would like to add a 0.5s cross fade (to black/silence) at the head and tail of the clip. The output file must have the exact same ...
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ffmpeg prores 4444 banding

Converting an existing clean 8k Quicktime Prores 444 file in FFmpeg yields banding. It's a lenflare with a completely smooth gradient from center out to edge of frame (no alpha). If I use AE2020 to ...
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ffmpeg prores alpha channel quantization looks pretty bad

Might be related to this other ticket? I've been doing some prores tests for both color and alpha. Usually this isn't a big deal since my alpha channels are solid with a 1-2pixel transition to black....
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