[CinCV TNG] Cin 5.1 GG Proxy

Phyllis Smith phylsmith2017 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 05:23:20 CEST 2017


On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 3:48 PM, igor_ubuntu <sitelve at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> *From manual: "..Proxy settings only work on the 1st video layer..."*
> Why ? I see, that if I load a few videos on a few tracks, choose "Proxy
> settings", => I get the  proxy for all video files
> (downscaled videos) on all  tracks.
>
> Yes, it does all tracks, but only the 1st LAYER of multiple layers.  Such
as:

http://www.datafilehost.com/d/8ac9abaf

> -----------------
>
> How about adding a new option "Create proxy"  in right click menu for
> assets in Resources ? Is it possible ?
> ...
> Pros ? –°ons ? Anything better ? It doesn't make sense ?
>
This is a really good idea per GG and he plans to look into adding it as
time permits.

>
>
> *From manual: "Proxy media is saved in the same directory as the original
> media so your directory could get clutteredand cause some confusion. The
> proxy files are shown in the Media folder section of the Resources window.
> "*
>
> How about the options in right click menu:
>
> *Remove all proxy files from projectRemove all proxy files from disc*
>
> Another good idea.  GG will most likely implement this.

> --------------
> *Some observations:*
>
> rm -R /.bcast5
> - to delete all proxy on your disc
> - to run CGG with default settings (720x480 in my case)
> - to load (f.exmp.) the file 1280x720 with the strategy "Create new
> resources only".    Do not load the file into timeline.
> - Alt-P , the window says 'New media dimensons' = 720x480
> - choose 'Scale Factor' = 1/2 , 'Use scaler' is disabled.
>      I see that the window says 'New media dimensons' = 360x240
> - press 'OK'
> My file has 1280x720, CGG creates proxy as W/H=640x360  Actual
> W/H=640x360  (that is as expected)
>
> However, 'Set Format'-'Canvas Size' have the size 360x240 ! (720x480 * 1/2
> = 360x240 )
> Why ?
> Ok, I can install it manually.
> ----    ---
>
> Now remove the created proxy from disc and repeat all  steps again
> - rm -R /.bcast5
> - to delete all proxy on your disc
> ...
> - Alt-P ->  we see that the window says 'New media dimensons' = 360x240
> - enable 'Use scaler'  and choose 'Scale Factor' = 1/2 -> the window says
> 'New media dimensons' = 720x480 !  i.e.  the multiplication occurs !  Why
> ?
> CGG creates proxy as W/H=1280x720  Actual W/H=640x360 (that is as expected)
>
>  'Set Format'-'Canvas Size'  have the size 740x480 !
> Why ?
>
> But do not stop. Press again Alt-P -> choose sacale factor = 'Original
> size'
> You will see 'New media dimensons' = 1440x960
> Why ?
>
> I haven't gotten through the rest of this yet.
Plus in some more testing, I found a couple of bugs that GG is still
working on.
More later, Phyllis/gg
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