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Genlocked Playback
With Video Slave and ADR Master, you can leverage the accuracy of genlocked playback to get the tightest synchronized playback possible. If you are not familiar with the terms "genlock" or "video reference", this article will try to shed some light on the topic and hopefully help clearing things up.
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Activating your PACE License
With the release of Video Slave 4 and the first version of ADR Master, we switched to industry-leading PACE software protection platform for perpetual licenses of our products. This article contains a how to guide for those of you who haven't used iLoks or the PACE tools before.
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DAW MTC/MMC Setup
Learn what you need to do in order to provide the timing information needed to Video Slave or ADR Master. This article will cover the steps for a number of DAWs.
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Network MIDI Setup
The easiest way to supply MTC and MMC to Video Slave / ADR Master especially when it's not running on the same machine also running the DAW is network MIDI. This article will explain the setup with Apple's Audio-MIDI Setup.
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Video Coding Basics
Video coding is a very wide and complicated field with a lot of effort spent throughout the last decades.This article will not try to cover everything but only the things necessary for flawless operation of Video Slave and ADR Master.
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Getting Started with Video Slave 4
Video Slave 4 is easy to use and to setup. This article will tell you all you need to know to use Video Slave's synchronized video playback abilities as quickly as possible.
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Editing in Video Slave 4
With the release of Video Slave 4 we switched from a playlist-based approach to a timeline-based approach. This article will discuss the new video and audio editing capabilities you now have in Video Slave 4.
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The Preferences
This article discusses all the preference settings present in Video Slave 4 including everything from timecode input to video devices, overlays and MIDI triggers.
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Keyboard Shortcuts
Video Slave offers a number of keyboard shortcuts - both system-wide and standard ones - that makes operation of the app easier and more intuitive.
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Using Spanner with Video Slave 4
We teamed up with The Cargo Cult to add Spanner integration directly into Video Slave. This allows you to display Spanner's pan positions as overlays in Video Slave. Learn what you need to know on how to use this integration.
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Using Syphon with Video Slave
Video Slave 4 Pro features support for the Syphon framework. This allows Video Slave to share video frames with other Syphon-enabled applications in the most efficient way possible - directly on the GPU. Learn more about possible use cases and setup in this article.
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Using multiple video devices
With Video Slave it is possible to playback using multiple video devices at the same time. This article tells you what to look out for to get the best performance for your particular use case.
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Exporting Movies
Video Slave can not only playback movies in a variety of formats, it can also export them. This can be very handy in several situations. This article tells you more about the movie export capabilities.
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Dealing with high frame rate content
Video Slave allows for synchronized playback of clips with up to 60 frames per second. MIDI timecode (MTC) - being a standard from the 80s - doesn't support frame rates higher than 30 frames per second. This article will tell you what to look out for when playing back clips with frame rate higher than 30 fps.
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Overlays and visual events
Video Slave supports different kinds of visual overlays to aid your workflow in a variety of ways. This article tells you all about the different kinds of visual overlays and what their intended use case is.
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The Audio Settings Window
Video Slave offers audio features that will help you in your every-day workflow. This article will discuss Video Slave's audio settings window which contains several related settings and is also the place for managing audio output busses.
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Projects in Video Slave 4
Learn more about projects in Video Slave and what you can do with timelines within the project.
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Live Events
ADR Master's new feature allows you to rehearse/record/review cues without importing them into ADR Master - live from your Pro Tools session. More info on this great feature in this article.
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Importing Shooting Scripts
With ADR Master's aided script import feature you can import ADR cues from PDF or Word documents. This article tells your more about it.
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Creating and Importing Cues
Learn more about creating ADR cues either directly in ADR Master or together with Pro Tools. Also learn about importing cues from a variety of supported formats.
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Dealing with high frame rate content
ADR Master allows for synchronized playback of clips with up to 60 frames per second. MIDI timecode (MTC) - being a standard from the 80s - doesn't support frame rates higher than 30 frames per second. This article will tell you what to look out for when playing back clips with frame rate higher than 30 fps.
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Projects in ADR Master
Learn more about projects in Video Slave and what you can do with timelines within the project.
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Editing in ADR Master
With the release of ADR Master we switched from a playlist-based approach to a timeline-based approach. This article will discuss the new video and audio editing capabilities you now have in ADR Master.
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Setting up ADR Master with Pro Tools
To use ADR Master to cue and record dialogue with Pro Tools, a few things need to be setup. This article discusses the necessary steps.
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Recording with ADR Master and Pro Tools
This article will discuss recording ADR Cues with ADR Master and Pro Tools.
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ADR Master and Contour ShuttlePRO
ADR Master can be controlled with Contour ShuttlePro. Lean more about the setup in this article.
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Exporting Movies
ADR Master can not only playback movies in a variety of formats, it can also export them. This can be very handy in several situations. This article tells you more about the movie export capabilities.
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Using multiple video devices
With ADR Master it is possible to playback using multiple video devices at the same time. This article tells you what to look out for to get the best performance for your particular use case.
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Keyboard Shortcuts
ADR Master offers a number of keyboard shortcuts - both system-wide and standard ones - that makes operation of the app easier and more intuitive.
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The Audio Settings Window
ADR Master offers audio features that will help you in your every-day workflow. This article will discuss ADR Master's audio settings window which contains several related settings and is also the place for managing audio output busses.
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Overlays and visual events
ADR Master supports different kinds of visual overlays to aid your workflow in a variety of ways. This article tells you all about the different kinds of visual overlays and what their intended use case is.
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The Preferences
This article discusses all the preference settings present in ADR Master including everything from timecode input to video devices, overlays and MIDI triggers.
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Setting up DAWLink with your DAW
We developed DAWLink as a utility plugin to connect your DAW with Video Slave and ADR Master. This article shows how to set it up in the most common DAWs and what you should know about it.
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DAW MTC/MMC Setup
Learn what you need to do to establish a connection between our MIDI Remote app and your PC or Mac.
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