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I Need Serious Help With Alam Dv2

Posted: Tue, 19th Apr 2005, 1:56pm

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cjbalways

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Once I have applyed the effects on my footage when I render it and then play the rendered version it plays really slow, why is this? I have brought the Mainconcept Codec! Plz help
Posted: Tue, 19th Apr 2005, 2:03pm

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Are you rendering from AlamDV2 using the Mainconcept DV codec? And what kind of slow are you talking here? A smooth slow motion, or jerky?
Posted: Tue, 19th Apr 2005, 2:10pm

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Make sure that the frame rate for the footage is the same when you export it as when you inported it.
Posted: Tue, 19th Apr 2005, 2:21pm

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The rendered version is slow and jerky but when I want to render with mainconcept that option is not there and i have installed and reinstalled the mainconcept codec just cant gewt it to work!

And it has been like this since I brought Alam Dv2 i have never made a special effect movie yet and i have had the software since jan 2004
Posted: Tue, 19th Apr 2005, 2:24pm

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Are you exporting as uncompressed video? If you are, then that will be jerky, due to the massive amounts of data. It's meant to be like that, and all the information is there - it's just that few computers are fast enough to play it back in real time. If you load it into your editing program, it should be fine.
Posted: Tue, 19th Apr 2005, 2:34pm

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Oh cool. I play the footage in quicktime and its jerky. So what I will do is i will load it into Adobe Premiere pro and see what happens then
Posted: Tue, 19th Apr 2005, 7:54pm

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i had probls like that, i was because of the compression, i though id try different ones and some were jerky, so just try it on different compressions
Posted: Wed, 20th Apr 2005, 8:45am

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It still doesn't work im getting poor results grrr this is so iritating I think im just going to wait till alam dv3 that should work better i hope!
Posted: Mon, 25th Apr 2005, 3:08am

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its gotta be your codec dude
Posted: Tue, 26th Apr 2005, 1:31pm

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Yippeee you will be pleased to know I got Alam Dv2 working, In stead of the mainconcept Codec I download the Divx codec got a 6 month free trial and now alam DV2 works well, just can't wait till Alam DV3 comes out so I dont have to worry about the codecs
Posted: Thu, 28th Apr 2005, 6:37pm

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What exactly does the frame mover do AlamDV2? Is it like a mask (which only works when you export the movie), or what?
Posted: Tue, 3rd May 2005, 7:21pm

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Heh, i never exacly figured that out either...
Posted: Tue, 3rd May 2005, 7:37pm

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Avenging Eagle wrote:

What exactly does the frame mover do AlamDV2? Is it like a mask (which only works when you export the movie), or what?
I think it, well, moves the frame. Its for when you want to make an explosion look like its shaking the footage etc.
Posted: Tue, 3rd May 2005, 7:56pm

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chrisbhot wrote:

Yippeee you will be pleased to know I got Alam Dv2 working, In stead of the mainconcept Codec I download the Divx codec got a 6 month free trial and now alam DV2 works well, just can't wait till Alam DV3 comes out so I dont have to worry about the codecs
What is this AlamDV3 of which you speak?
Posted: Wed, 4th May 2005, 5:47pm

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evman101 wrote:

chrisbhot wrote:

Yippeee you will be pleased to know I got Alam Dv2 working, In stead of the mainconcept Codec I download the Divx codec got a 6 month free trial and now alam DV2 works well, just can't wait till Alam DV3 comes out so I dont have to worry about the codecs
What is this AlamDV3 of which you speak?
Are you mad man have you not heard of Alam DV3, but now my sorces tell me its call Effects lab DV! Get with the times Bro
Posted: Wed, 4th May 2005, 7:26pm

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chrisbhot wrote:

evman101 wrote:

chrisbhot wrote:

Yippeee you will be pleased to know I got Alam Dv2 working, In stead of the mainconcept Codec I download the Divx codec got a 6 month free trial and now alam DV2 works well, just can't wait till Alam DV3 comes out so I dont have to worry about the codecs
What is this AlamDV3 of which you speak?
Are you mad man have you not heard of Alam DV3, but now my sorces tell me its call Effects lab DV! Get with the times Bro
Ah now i've heard of Effects Lab DV... hmm...

*Rubs gigantic effects lab logo shaped scar on back of head* nope... i don't remember it at all...
Posted: Thu, 5th May 2005, 8:01pm

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cjbalways

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Lol man ur so funny!!