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  • Generate Proxy function not available

    Posted by Sean Lennon on February 4, 2022 at 8:11 pm

    Haven’t been able to find answers as to why in my Resolve 17.2.1 I don’t have the generate proxies function available. Anyone any ideas?

    Thanks.

    Jon Zanone replied 2 years, 3 months ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • Jon Zanone

    February 6, 2022 at 12:54 pm

    When you right-click on the media, you should get a menu that includes ‘generate optimized media’. You don’t have that?

    Optimized media is the same as proxy media – but you’ll need to go into your settings, choose ‘Master Settings’, scroll down a bit and look for ‘Optimized Media & Render Cache’. My system defaults to higher quality media, so I make sure to select something I know is less than the worst quality media I have.

    You can also make sure to select ‘Playback – Render Cache – Smart’ in the main menu. Your system will generate optimized media during inactive periods.

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