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Vision Lab Studio Demo

Posted: Thu, 11th Jun 2009, 12:12am

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pinkyandthesheep

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I am trying to render a video with no sound and then import it into iMovie.
I can import it fine but when I try to add it into my project it says the clip is zero seconds long and it won't let me play it. Can you only render clips if you buy the product or should it work with the demo? If so what am I doing wrong?
Posted: Thu, 11th Jun 2009, 12:22am

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You should be able to render from the demo just fine; albeit with a watermark. What render settings are you using?
Posted: Thu, 11th Jun 2009, 12:43am

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Axeman wrote:

You should be able to render from the demo just fine; albeit with a watermark. What render settings are you using?
Out put type is single file
Out put container is QuickTime (mov.)
Then I checked retain sound if possible.

After I do that i click render and then click render with no sound and then it brings up compression settings window, and I really don't know what that is so I just click okay. And then it doesn't work..
I don't know whats wrong.
Posted: Thu, 11th Jun 2009, 1:58am

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I had problems with .mov files too, but I can't remember exactly why. What I would do is try it as an .avi file and see if that works. If it works, then you've taken out a variable. If it doesn't, then...you've added one, if that's possible. Another unlikely possibility is that you set the in/out frames to be right next to each other, therefore making the movie two frames long.
Posted: Thu, 11th Jun 2009, 3:20am

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Make sure you have the latest Quicktime installed, and then check that compression settings window and let us know what settings you are using.

After you render, if you just play back the movie in Quicktime does it play correctly, or is it only 2 frames long there as well?
Posted: Thu, 11th Jun 2009, 7:17am

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pinkyandthesheep

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Axeman wrote:

Make sure you have the latest Quicktime installed, and then check that compression settings window and let us know what settings you are using.

After you render, if you just play back the movie in Quicktime does it play correctly, or is it only 2 frames long there as well?
Okay when I open the compression settings window, everything is set to the following

Compression Type: MPEG-4 Video

Frames Per Second: Custom 30.303

Key Frame Every: Unchecked

Limit data rat to: Unchecked

Quality is set to medium
Posted: Thu, 11th Jun 2009, 2:16pm

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And is your Quicktime up to date? Make sure it is, then try changing the compression type to DV and see if there is any change.
Posted: Thu, 11th Jun 2009, 10:42pm

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Axeman wrote:

And is your Quicktime up to date? Make sure it is, then try changing the compression type to DV and see if there is any change.
Quicktime is updated and I changed it to DV and it still won't play.
Posted: Thu, 11th Jun 2009, 10:45pm

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Axeman wrote:

And is your Quicktime up to date? Make sure it is, then try changing the compression type to DV and see if there is any change.
Actually, I just tried doing that again and it worked this time.
Posted: Thu, 11th Jun 2009, 11:03pm

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Cool. DV is a better codec option than mpeg-4 for editing anyway, so you will be better off with that, but I'm still curious as to what caused the original problem. Now that its working, if you get a chance and are inclined to try rendering to mpeg-4 again, I'm curious if that codec is still giving you problems.