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  • Mon, Feb 3 2014 5:41 PM

    • thomasz
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    media compioser 7 problems quality import



    I'm new on media composer 7 and have a few problems to import or AMA link my videos.

    Indeed I can import them, but their resolution in media composer is bad. It's like if a grey filter was put upon them on the software. The colors are less intense.

    I try to change my bin stting, or to change my profil options... nothing changes. The quality is a bit better in AMA link though but still isn't like my videos outside of the software.I also try to go in the options when I do my import but I'm lost.

    My originals files orin 1920*1080. In apple Prores 422. HD 1-1-1 and  in .mov.



    Could someone help me with directions please ?







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  • Tue, Feb 4 2014 11:34 AM In reply to

    Re: media compioser 7 problems quality import

    When you import try changing the import settings to computer RGB rather than 601/709 levels.

    But you need to check the imported files then have thje correct levels.

    MC is designed to work with 601/709 levels and that means the digital value of black at 8bits is 16 not 0 as it is in RGB levels.

    So your source record monitor will look washed out. Normally you'd have a 3rd output monitor on HD-SDI or HDMI and that would be calibrated for a 601/709 signal and would show the signals correctly.

    So it may just be you are judging using the source record viewers and they aren't represntative.

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