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The first few days tinkering with new software are always the hardest - in my case I'm simultaneously learning about video editing software in general (w/Adobe Premier) and tinkering with things in Chromanator for the first time ever - keep me in your prayers! Naturally these first few days will be the bumpiest, but I hope to come up to speed quickly. I'll keep all my newbie questions here in this single thread rather than bombarding the forum
First question - what have I missed?
Situation: I'm looking at my first greenscreen shots at the moment. I have a video clip which is 502 frames long, I've created a background for it and extended the "duration" of the background also to extend for 502 frames as well. I've gone into the "object" menu and selected "key" and "color difference key - green" to edit out the greenscreen background. Upon doing this the greenscreen background now shows at about 50% opacity (which I take to be a good thing).
So I thought I was ready for a temp render but when I try the program says "To render and reinterlace split field you must have an even number of frames to output".
With the background occupying track 1 and the video occuping track 2 and all other channels set to red (which I believe means they aren't in use), and both tracks 1 and 2 are 502 frames in length, what have I missed that is preventing my temp render?
Many thanks for your help, believe me I'm pouring through the manual trying to figure things out, but all of this is very new to me!
thanks again ~ Brother Edward
PS. why "Brother Edward"? it's a reference to a tabletop wargame "Warhammer 40K" that I'm addicted to