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The only problem I've had so far with the demo is with the 2mb setting. I'm using the web template settings and converting from .avi into flash. When I start the conversion sometimes a small box appears with a negative frame count (something like -4003 frames) - I click on okay in the box and another similar box comes up. Eventually I get a message saying 'macromedia projector needs to close' and clicking ok on this closes the whole programme.
As this doesn’t happen all the time I suspect the error is to do with my source clip, so it would be useful to know the best format and compression of clip to use. I also have Final Cut Pro, so once I edit my showreel I'll use this to save into a suitable format. I understand that either .avi or .mov is fine - is there any preference?
Another query with the 2mb setting - I notice that the description says 'NTSC'. As I'm in the UK we use PAL - is this actually an issue? Probably not as the clip will play on a computer screen. Perhaps I can change it with the full version?
Also, I'd ideally like to offer a range of quality options. Do you have any plans to introduce a higher quality level than 2mb? As online speeds increase this could be useful for film makers who want to get their movies shown at optimum quality.
Finally, can anyone point me in the direction of an idiot’s guide to website layout? I have a basic idea but I’m not clear on how to create a master page with a menu of say five clips, each with a thumbnail and short description. Ideally, clicking on the thumbnail would take the user to the clip and there would be more detail under the display screen for him to read as the clip was playing.
Thanks again FXHome!