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Macromedia Projector Error

Posted: Thu, 20th May 2004, 3:23am

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agentprovo

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When I try to load my footage into AlamDV2 I get a Macromedia Projector error that shuts down Alam. Nothing funky about my footage. MiniDV widecam shot at 1/60 sec shutter speed. I'm running a 2.6 gig machine with 1 gig of memory 46 gigs of extra HD space, and using Windows XP. Alam worked great for the first week and then started doing this intermittantly. Now it does it all the time. There are no dropped frames in the footage, it's a plain avi file, shot without any frame mode hoo hah, about as vanilla as can be.
Posted: Thu, 20th May 2004, 6:47am

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Klinn OWarren

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Just to confirm - there's no unique compression associated with the .avi clips?
Posted: Thu, 20th May 2004, 8:46am

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What is the path of where AlamDV2 is on your HD and the path of the file you are trying to load.
Posted: Thu, 20th May 2004, 1:00pm

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agentprovo

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Alam:

c:\Program Files\AlamDV2

Files:

i:\Xeline Scene 98\

Though I'm not sure what difference the paths make. As I said, Alam was working just fine after I installed it. Then I started getting these errors.
Posted: Thu, 20th May 2004, 1:01pm

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agentprovo

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Oh. Also, the file is 2.27 gig. Don't know if that makes a difference. No encoding. Just a straight avi.
Posted: Thu, 20th May 2004, 1:09pm

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Joshua Davies

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Well as AlamDV2 shouldn't be used with files over 30seconds it might be worth trying smaller files again, or files which have worked before..
Posted: Thu, 20th May 2004, 1:19pm

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The file isn't over 30 seconds
Posted: Thu, 20th May 2004, 1:26pm

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Posted: Thu, 20th May 2004, 1:35pm

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I've deleted out all the audio, leaving only the video. It's 6 seconds long. It is a Macromedia Projector error. Here are the specifics:

AppName: alamdv2.exe AppVer: 8.5.1.102 ModName: mcdvd_32.dll
ModVer: 2.4.4.0 Offset: 00014537
Posted: Thu, 20th May 2004, 1:53pm

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agentprovo

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I took the soundless 6 second file and rendered it out into straight NTSC instead of NTSC Widescreen. Still get a projector error, however, the specifics have changed:

szAppName : AlamDV2.exe szAppVer : 8.5.1.102 szModName : hungapp
szModVer : 0.0.0.0 offset : 00000000
Posted: Tue, 1st Jun 2004, 4:33am

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agentprovo

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Render the AVI as an uncompressed Quicktime (MOV) and then import it into AlamDV2. Voila! No more errors. After you apply your effects, render it out of Alam as an AVI file! Problem solved.