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  • What’s the best export setting to replace Prores 422 HQ in AME CC 2014?

  • stephen maud

    July 3, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    I used to export my edits to PoRes 422 HQ for long-term robust high quality storage but this is no longer available on Media Encoder (I’m using the latest CC 2014 version). I know about the arduous process of downloading the preset once you have FCPX etc..

    What would you recommend as the best highest quality to file size ratio for saving material so it can be used in edits later on and/or stored long-term?

  • Ryan Holmes

    July 3, 2014 at 3:24 pm

    ProRes is still available as an export option in CC, provided you have the codecs on your computer. My shops workflow revolves around ProRes through Adobe software. The easiest way to get the codecs is to purchase Compressor from the App Store for $50, and then download the ProApps Codecs bundle from Apple:

    A comprable codec to ProRes is DNxHD. But as the name implies, it only does HD resolutions (no 2K or 4K) –

    Ryan Holmes

  • stephen maud

    October 19, 2014 at 11:51 pm

    Thanks Ryan – sorry for the delay in getting back to you!

    MacPro 3.33 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon / 32GB memory

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