Wissensbasis

Video Slave 4

Artikel

Getting Started with Video Slave 4
VIDEO SLAVE 4 - GETTING STARTEDVideo 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. The main feature of Video Slave 4 is its ability to playback movies in sync to external timecode sources. MIDI Timecode (MTC) is used for synchronized playback, MIDI Machine...
Mehr sehen
Editing in Video Slave 4
EDITING IN VIDEO SLAVEWhy editing in Video Slave?With the release of Video Slave 4 we switched from a playlist-based approach to a timeline-based approach. The main reason for this decision was that playlists don't lend themselves well for editing. A growing number of users requested simple editing features as they needed to be able to add short inserts or tie reels of a multi reel film easily...
Mehr sehen
The Preferences
VIDEO SLAVE 4 - THE PREFERENCESOverviewGeneralDisplayOverlaysGeneralTimecodeStreamerMarkerPunchTriggersGeneralMIDI I/OVideo Slave uses MIDI as its main interface to the "outside" world. In this section of the preferences, You can select the MIDI inputs and outputs for different kinds of MIDI information. In addition to the physical MIDI devices you have attached and the network MIDI devices you...
Mehr sehen
Shortcuts
VIDEO SLAVE 4 - SHORTCUTSTo work efficiently with Video Slave, we added shortcuts for all of the functions you use on a daily basis. Find a full list of shortcuts available listed here.TransportCommandKeyPlay/StopSPACEReturn to ZeroZLock/unlock to external syncCmd + LMove 1 frame earlierLEFT ARROWMove 1 frame laterRIGHT ARROWMove 1 second earilerOption + LEFT ARROWMove 1 second laterOption +...
Mehr sehen
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. While previous versions of Spanner already offered overlays over Pro Tools' internal player window, an integration into Video Slave allows for the same overlays to be displayed on external display...
Mehr sehen
USING SYPHON WITH VIDEO SLAVE
OverviewVideo 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. Using this technology, it is possible to playback movie files in sync to a timecode source and to feed it to other applications to e.g. map the video...
Mehr sehen
Using multiple video devices
USING MULTIPLE VIDEO DEVICESWith 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.One important feature that sets Video Slave apart from other solutions on the market is its flexibility when it comes to video output devices.With Video Slave, you can play out to...
Mehr sehen
Exporting Movies
EXPORTING MOVIES WITH VIDEO SLAVEVideo Slave can not only playback movies in a variety of formats, it can also export them. Exporting movies directly from Video Slave can be very handy in various scenarios. You can use it in combination with Video Slave's ability to playback audio files to create quick drafts for other departments or the director to evaluate for example. Or you could create...
Mehr sehen
Dealing with high frame rate content
DEALING WITH HIGH FRAME RATE CONTENTVideo Slave allows for synchronized playback of clips with up to 60 frames per second. This will allow you to use it in all common situations in the current postproduction market (should there be a scenario we've missed, please drop us a message). MIDI timecode (MTC) - being a standard from the 80s - doesn't support frame rates higher than 30 frames per...
Mehr sehen
Overlays and visual events
VIDEO SLAVE 4 - OVERLAYS AND VISUAL EVENTSVideo 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.In Video Slave, there are different kinds of visual overlays. The most basic one is the timecode or feet and frames overlay which can be turned on or...
Mehr sehen
The Audio Settings Window
VIDEO SLAVE 4 - THE AUDIO SETTINGS WINDOWVideo Slave has some very sophisticated audio features that will help you in your every-day workflow. When dropping a movie onto the timeline, Video Slave will automatically create audio tracks and regions for all audio tracks the movie contains. But it doesn't just play them back, you can also route every single track to your desired output destination....
Mehr sehen
Projects in Video Slave 4
PROJECTS IN VIDEO SLAVE 4What is a Video Slave project?A project in Video Slave basically contains two things: media and timelines. When you add media to your project - either by dragging and dropping it to the media section of the main window or by choosing Add Media to Project from the File menu - it is stored in the media bin and will be restored when you reopen your...
Mehr sehen