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Postby AimoAio » Wed Jul 02, 2008 9:02 pm

Problem person strikes again *sigh* this time with a rendering issue

Project preview doesnt look like Rendered .avi

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q29/ ... oblem1.jpg

Help please?Are my settings wrong or is there just some issue with the pan/crop window?
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Postby LivingFlame » Wed Jul 02, 2008 10:05 pm

I would want to guess that it's your export settings. Make sure all export settings are the same as your project settings.
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Postby AimoAio » Thu Jul 03, 2008 8:59 am

~First Window~

Save as type: Video for Windows(.avi)

In the same window the only box selected is

Save project markers in media file

~Custom window~
-Project-
Video Rendering Quality: Best

-Video-
Include Video(selected)
Frame Size: Use project settings
Frame Rate: 29.970(NTSC)
Field Order: None(progressive scan)
Pixel Aspect Ratio: 1.0000
Video Format: Huffyuv v2.1.1- CCESP Patch v0.2.5

In same window only box selected is

Create a openDML (AVI version 2.0) compatible file

-Audio-
Include Audio(selected)
Audio format: PCM Uncompressed
Sample rate(Hz): 44,100
Bit depth: 16
Channels: Stereo

that's the rendering settings.The files I'm editing are Lags,with this script(filename varies)

DirectShowSource("C:\Documents and Settings\Default\My Documents\restoration\KH\recom_oblivionfloor2translated.wmv")
Deblock(quant=25)
Crop(16,28,-16,-28)
LanczosResize(400,304)
ConvertToYV12()
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Postby TheExcidium » Mon Jul 07, 2008 11:32 pm

Great tutorial...
This will really help me if ever i plan on making an AMV
ALthough...
Does Sony Vegas run mkv files?
If not could you kindly suggest some good reencoders that will make it work?
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Postby NS » Mon Jul 07, 2008 11:37 pm

Download the AMVapp From that link and then use Vdubmod to convert the MKV files. Oh and use DVDs in the future :up:
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Postby AimoAio » Tue Jul 08, 2008 1:27 pm

Ok I kinda fixed my last problem with the blurred border,it took out the moving edges for me :D

btw is there any effect in Vegas that allows you turn a picture into an alpha image?(white shape,black background?)

something like 1:48 here

http://youtube.com/watch?v=eNgd8Epi6UA

but instead I want all of Kimimaro to be white and the yellowish tingey background to be black
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Postby JaddziaDax » Tue Jul 08, 2008 2:11 pm

you can mask out the image you want, then change the contrast till it turns either black or white, or you can copy/paste the mask onto a media generator
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Postby tecs » Wed Jul 09, 2008 7:28 pm

anyone know the main differences between vegas pro 8 and 6?
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Postby JaddziaDax » Wed Jul 09, 2008 8:04 pm

i believe there are a few differences, but the ability to work in HD is one of the main differences...

as far as amvs go there isn't much of a difference
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Postby tecs » Wed Jul 09, 2008 11:09 pm

JaddziaDax wrote:i believe there are a few differences, but the ability to work in HD is one of the main differences...

as far as amvs go there isn't much of a difference


ah, i see. cool thanks xD
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Postby AimoAio » Sun Jul 13, 2008 9:06 am

oo ok thank I'll try that :)
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Postby saruto23 » Wed Jul 23, 2008 11:00 am

hey, ive been trying to get on the vegas tutorial site (vegas.aoi-tori.org) but it isnt working. If i try to go to it, it just stays white. Does anyone know what might be wrong?
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Postby Kumatora » Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:42 am

saruto23 wrote:hey, ive been trying to get on the vegas tutorial site (vegas.aoi-tori.org) but it isnt working. If i try to go to it, it just stays white. Does anyone know what might be wrong?

I'm not sure why that is either. I tried going there a few months back and I got the same thing.

Anyway, since I'm here, I'll ask this: How do I move stuff in several layers simultaneously? I'm going to add some audio before the beginning and I decided to do this just recently and I've already put some of my footage into a timeline and this took some time just to get in and sync.
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Postby AngelicFury » Thu Jul 24, 2008 12:55 pm

Ok I have a question ... how do I create clips out of the Episodes that I have in sony vegas so I can use them?
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Postby NS » Thu Jul 24, 2008 12:56 pm

AngelicFury wrote:Ok I have a question ... how do I create clips out of the Episodes that I have in sony vegas so I can use them?


Right Click>Open in Trimmer> Put markerts around the section you want to cut out>Double-Click> Draw to the timeline.
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