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Using HD formats in VisionLab

Posted: Tue, 4th Jan 2011, 11:01am

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callagan

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Hello. I'm Callagan from France.
I'm using the demo version of VisionLab and it's really great.
I wonder if it is possible to use high-definition formats in VisionLab.
I have a AVCHD camcorder.
So I convert files to HD avi (with Vegas) but this format is not recognized by VisionLab. Can you advise me please?
How can I take advantage of HD?
(I think the 1920x1080 format doesn't work with VisionLab but just the 1440x1080, isnt'it? Why ? sad
Thank you for your answers !
Posted: Tue, 4th Jan 2011, 11:42am

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Simon K Jones

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All standard HD resolutions work fine with VisionLab.

The problem here isn't the resolution of the video but the format/codec that you're using. AVIs should work fine, but it will depend on the codec you're converting to.

As you're using Vegas, try exporting to the Quicktime format instead and using the Animation codec.
Posted: Tue, 4th Jan 2011, 1:50pm

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callagan

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Thank you for your answer. I'll try with Quicktime.
I'm happy to read that VisionLab can read every standard HD resolution.
So why the Full HD resolution (1920x1080) is not listed when you import a file?
Posted: Tue, 4th Jan 2011, 1:51pm

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Simon K Jones

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The example templates when creating a project are not exhaustive, which is why you can create your own custom setup.
Posted: Tue, 4th Jan 2011, 2:01pm

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callagan

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OK. Thanks again.
Is there a place in the menu where we can see the movie properties ?
So I can check if the movie is really imported with the right resolution.
I didn't find that but maybe I didn't search enough.
Posted: Tue, 4th Jan 2011, 5:59pm

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Axeman

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Technically no, there isn't. Since you can't change it after the project is created, its important that you know the formatting and get it right before the project is made.

In general, its good practice to be aware of how the footage is formatted before you actually shoot it, and that info should be readily available in your camera's manual.

If you use the "New project...Select video clip" option, VisionLab will copy all of the format info from the clip you select, and fill it in for you, so you could make a note of it before hitting "OK".