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  • Importing OMFI fileRate 48 into a 50 project

    Posted by Dan Crouch on April 14, 2013 at 10:14 am

    Can anyone please advise me on how to get around this problem?

    I am working in UK on a short film.
    I have all the rushes imported and ready to go.

    Project set to 720p/50. Film was shot on a Red camera at 50 fps.

    All rushes look good but I need import the audio from an omfi supplied by production.
    I am having an error – ‘File Edit Rate not equal to Project Edit Rate, projectRate:50, fileRate:48000’

    I am asuming the omfi needs to be remade with a frame rate of 50.

    Can anyone please help with this?

    Thankyou in advance.

    Dan Crouch.

    Michael Phillips replied 11 years ago 3 Members · 3 Replies
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  • Job Ter burg

    April 14, 2013 at 12:09 pm

    Open those OMFI files in a 25p project first, see if that works. Then simply open the resulting bin in your 50p project. You might want to consolidate these files from within the 50p project afterwards.

  • Dan Crouch

    April 14, 2013 at 12:31 pm

    Thanks for the post Job.
    I have tried that, but unfortunately, I get the same error message.

    At the end of the error message is say’s ‘fileRate:48000’

    Does this refer to the audio frequency, 48, 44.1 etc?

    Thanks v much in advance,


  • Michael Phillips

    April 14, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    I have recently worked in a 720p/59.94 project and the audio would import, but the timecode would stop counting halfway through the clip. The fact that the OMFI cannot import in either a p50 or p25 leads me to believe there is an issue with the OMF itself, can you try a good old PAL 25i and see if it works there? Can production create a BWF instead and try that?


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