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Forum: Apple Desktops 08-09-2007, 03:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,897
Posted By Bluesmudge
I can't see 32GB ever being usefull on modern day...

I can't see 32GB ever being usefull on modern day systems. There are too many bottlenecks for that to help anything.
Forum: Movies and Video 08-09-2007, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By Bluesmudge
You can't choose a file size. You have to fiddle...

You can't choose a file size. You have to fiddle with the settings to get to the size you want. However, small size means worse looking video.
One thing to note is Youtube does a lot of compression...
Forum: Movies and Video 08-09-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Bluesmudge
I've used both, and they are sort of similar,...

I've used both, and they are sort of similar, however also very different, and I'm possitive they can't read eachother's files.
All you can do is render out your edit from one program, then bring...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 07-04-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,952
Posted By Bluesmudge
Pontoon you should probably make a new thread for...

Pontoon you should probably make a new thread for your problem.

I had the same problem with the firmware update at startup. I just ran a search for it in spotlight and deleted it and its install...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-26-2007, 01:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,054
Posted By Bluesmudge
It says on Speck's site that they have fixed the...

It says on Speck's site that they have fixed the problem with the two halves hitting each other, so you no longer need to file it down.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-26-2007, 01:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,420
Posted By Bluesmudge
As great as the MBP is, it sounds like you don't...

As great as the MBP is, it sounds like you don't need it. So if you are happy with the screen of the Macbook, go with it.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-25-2007, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By Bluesmudge
Are you sure smurfy? I don't think DVD player...

Are you sure smurfy? I don't think DVD player supports bluray disks.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-25-2007, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,315
Posted By Bluesmudge
Make sure you have the macbook pro plugged in to...

Make sure you have the macbook pro plugged in to a power source, or the external display won't stay on when you close the lid.
If you want to save battery power just turn the brightness all the way...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-25-2007, 01:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,054
Posted By Bluesmudge
YOu could try the See-thru from Speck. I just...

YOu could try the See-thru from Speck. I just ordered a black one.
They are hard plastic covers for your macbook pro so you can throw them into any other bag (like a backpack). Looks like a great...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-25-2007, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By Bluesmudge
Also remember this only works if you have the...

Also remember this only works if you have the macbook pro plugged in
Forum: Movies and Video 06-25-2007, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,624
Posted By Bluesmudge
Yeah, you can do this. I think the other people...

Yeah, you can do this.
I think the other people were mixing up capturing and displaying...or something.

All you need is a imac, macbook pro, macpro, powermac, or any other mac with dual display...
Forum: Movies and Video 06-25-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,172
Posted By Bluesmudge
If you can afford Pro get pro, if you can't get...

If you can afford Pro get pro, if you can't get express. Either one is going to be confusing to you because they are both on the same level. Express just has a few pro features removed that you won't...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-04-2007, 12:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,507
Posted By Bluesmudge
No you really need to take the mac pro into an...

No you really need to take the mac pro into an apple store or authorized service center
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-04-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,186
Posted By Bluesmudge
It depends. I assume the Quicksilver 867 is a...

It depends. I assume the Quicksilver 867 is a dual processor? If not I wouldn't consider it. 867mhz isnt a big enough jump.
Also do you know if your G4 400 is capable of a dual processor? If so I...
Forum: Movies and Video 04-17-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Bluesmudge
150 degrees is not enough to toast your CPU. If...

150 degrees is not enough to toast your CPU. If you were over 180 I would be worried. My macbook pro's CPU often sits at 147 degrees when all I do is web browsing. That really isnt very hot.
Forum: Movies and Video 04-17-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Bluesmudge
1.) make sure the length of your transition is...

1.) make sure the length of your transition is enough so it doesnt just flash
2.) there are many ways. one is to double click on the audio and then use the keyframe button to make 2 keyframes...
Forum: Movies and Video 04-17-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By Bluesmudge
I bet Mini DV tapes will be around for 15 years....

I bet Mini DV tapes will be around for 15 years. HDV cameras use the same tapes.
As well you can still buy many old types of tape like SVHS and Digital8. You can even buy Super 8 film still.
If you...
Forum: Movies and Video 04-17-2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Bluesmudge
I will assume that you mean FCS 2 which includes...

I will assume that you mean FCS 2 which includes Final Cut Pro 6 because FCP 2 does not run on intel macs.

I know projects made on old versions will work with the FCP 6, however with all the new...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-16-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,346
Posted By Bluesmudge
33 cycles 11 months old my 3rd battery (first...

33 cycles
11 months old
my 3rd battery (first 2 defective and replaced by apple)
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-16-2007, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,237
Posted By Bluesmudge
Warm water on a thick soft cotton or microfiber...

Warm water on a thick soft cotton or microfiber clother works fine for most screen smudges. For the bad stuff I use iClean but I'm not sure that is still sold, so iKlear should be good.

For the...
Forum: Movies and Video 04-16-2007, 02:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By Bluesmudge
If it is full quality DV that sounds about right....

If it is full quality DV that sounds about right. DVD studio pro should compress it when it burns the DVD.
Forum: Movies and Video 04-16-2007, 02:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By Bluesmudge
Are you capturing using the sme filetype you...

Are you capturing using the sme filetype you filmed with? If it is a normal DV cam make sure your capture screen and your project are set to NTSC DV.
Sometimes you can drop frames if your footage is...
Forum: Movies and Video 04-16-2007, 02:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,312
Posted By Bluesmudge
If you have a mac with mini DVI you need an...

If you have a mac with mini DVI you need an adapter from apple with mini DVI
If you have a mac with mini VGA you need an adapter from apple with mini VGA
If you have a mac with DVI out you need an...
Forum: Movies and Video 04-16-2007, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By Bluesmudge
Check out the requirements for Color! Wow, my 15"...

Check out the requirements for Color! Wow, my 15" macbook pro won't be running it. My biggest hope overall is that FCS2 will run at least as fast as the previous version. I allways feel that when...
Forum: Movies and Video 04-02-2007, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By Bluesmudge
You go into disk utility, click on the disk you...

You go into disk utility, click on the disk you are going to partition (in the bar on the left), and then hit the partition tab, select how many partitions you want (2 right?). Make them both Mac OS...
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