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Poll: this must be one of the strangest posts i've ever... 1,241 Views / 64 Replies  
this must be one of the strangest posts i've ever sat in on, but i am working my way thru the collected works of Agatha Christie right now...almost done!
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 26, 2008 at 09:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I was an aperture user too and went to lightroom,... 2,119 Views / 22 Replies  
I was an aperture user too and went to lightroom, and now lightroom 2, which is bit better then the first version. both programs seemed like bloatware at first, but i now see the light when juggling...
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 25, 2008 at 05:13 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Tutorial on Creating Animated Gifs from Apple Motion-also using Photoshop CS3 Extend. 2,280 Views / 0 Replies  
Sample file created using this tutorial:
http://www.phoenixstudios.com.np/avatars/avatar_animated.html

This tutorial comes from yesterday’s experience of trying to figure out a workflow to create...
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 25, 2008 at 04:46 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
nothing much to add, but i discovered today that... 2,548 Views / 10 Replies  
nothing much to add, but i discovered today that the photoshop CS3 extended version came in handy when making animated gifs where the frame source is video. the function of ImageReady was greatly...
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 25, 2008 at 04:37 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
another shot in the dark so to speak would be to... 862 Views / 12 Replies  
another shot in the dark so to speak would be to try Genuine Fractals Print Pro plugin, if that's still around for a free download. i think it just automates what fallen_industries recommends, maybe...
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 25, 2008 at 04:31 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hi mrs larry. try changing the footer DIV from... 372 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi mrs larry. try changing the footer DIV from absolute positioning to relative. i did not have time to download ur images and whatnot to test, but by making that simple change i think it fixes the...
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 25, 2008 at 04:09 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
hi all, does anyone know if there will ever be... 69,497 Views / 69 Replies  
hi all, does anyone know if there will ever be firewire support in PD? there was a point in time i needed to capture video thru a camera there...not sure i need that now, but i think i wanted to...
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 25, 2008 at 03:57 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
msbiz, i have the same box as u sitting in front... 6,279 Views / 15 Replies  
msbiz, i have the same box as u sitting in front of me and my temps are a little higher, but the ambient temp in nepal right now is pretty high too. i would not worry about it, i think this is pretty...
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 25, 2008 at 03:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
u hit the nail right on the head, thx. we have... 467 Views / 4 Replies  
u hit the nail right on the head, thx. we have better hardware now but the software is not using it as it could. thanks for the qmaster tip, i'll have to try that tonight!


edit: wow that tip is...
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 19, 2008 at 01:41 PM, in Applications
my german shepard sits up, crosses his paws, and... 1,003 Views / 43 Replies  
my german shepard sits up, crosses his paws, and says Namaste whenever we are out and meet strangers, but when a stranger comes over into our house he wants to kill them. go figure.
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 19, 2008 at 01:37 PM, in MacNN Lounge
apple aluminum and wired mighty mouse? man i've... 791 Views / 14 Replies  
apple aluminum and wired mighty mouse? man i've been thru so many "inexpensive" sets it makes my head spin. i like the wired mighty mouse cause of weight and the scroll ball seems to stay cleaner...
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 19, 2008 at 01:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
as an outsider who might as well be on another... 473 Views / 40 Replies  
as an outsider who might as well be on another planet, Obama + Clinton would make sense, and perhaps McCain + Romney. That's the conventional wisdom seen from very far away. comment from my cubicle...
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 19, 2008 at 01:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
For the real story of Bigfoot, which is a... 1,049 Views / 33 Replies  
For the real story of Bigfoot, which is a relative of the Himalayan Yeti from Nepal, look here:
http://photos-h.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v291/130/34/1254978998/n1254978998_30020327_6331.jpg
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 19, 2008 at 12:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ever notice video compression does not get faster as computers do? 467 Views / 4 Replies  
Just an interesting note, it seems that after years of low-budget video editing (both hardware-assisted and now not) that video seems to compress at real-time or worses, no matter how fast the...
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 19, 2008 at 12:17 PM, in Applications
yeah i am sitting in front of a 20" april refresh... 5,115 Views / 11 Replies  
yeah i am sitting in front of a 20" april refresh right now and lovin it. FCP runs a tad slow...well, compressor does, even with 4gig ram, but it's editing on the cheap, and a lot of fun too.
Posted by forumhound, on Aug 19, 2008 at 12:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
which product besson...OSX or the myraid of... 7,232 Views / 146 Replies  
which product besson...OSX or the myraid of backup/restore/migrate products for the PC? ;)
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 29, 2008 at 03:50 AM, in Mac OS X
I guess that's the heart of it Charles...the... 7,232 Views / 146 Replies  
I guess that's the heart of it Charles...the universality of of the OS and the hardware as it has evolved (is evolving). - is it by design or just a fluke - having the same company do the hardware as...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 29, 2008 at 03:47 AM, in Mac OS X
The above does work and I've tested with 1) iMacs... 7,232 Views / 146 Replies  
The above does work and I've tested with 1) iMacs in leopard, 2) macbooks in leopard, and 3) macbook pros in leopard, but that's all we have at the moment.

On Genie and other products, they...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 29, 2008 at 01:56 AM, in Mac OS X
Why we are never going back to Windows: Try... 7,232 Views / 146 Replies  
Why we are never going back to Windows:
Try this in windows: Take a backup from a failed machine, any machine make or model, laptop or desktop, and use that to replace the current contents of any...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 28, 2008 at 11:47 PM, in Mac OS X
Lucas, just a note, this feature was released for... 7,232 Views / 146 Replies  
Lucas, just a note, this feature was released for XP under the guise of Windows Search...works just like the vista one...but but not so good, crashes and looses the index alot...fyi.
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 28, 2008 at 07:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: imacs rock, especially the new ones. i just got a... 2,030 Views / 59 Replies  
imacs rock, especially the new ones. i just got a 20" to replace a dead mbp. love it! and it's crankin in FCP Studio.
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 25, 2008 at 07:49 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Gosh, I wish my biz could take a charge like... 655 Views / 18 Replies  
Gosh, I wish my biz could take a charge like that. I've lost thousands in delays and misc. expenses over this silly little thing. But no problem, I migrated to a new iMac and all is well...in fact...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 21, 2008 at 10:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Only one problem left, and my imac is PERFECT -... 749 Views / 18 Replies  
Only one problem left, and my imac is PERFECT - ha! Apple Qmaster prefpane blows up with this, but FCP apps work grand...I guess if I ever want distributed rendering, I should get this fixed:)
...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 21, 2008 at 08:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
hope not. we have the 24"s in the studio and it... 1,821 Views / 21 Replies  
hope not. we have the 24"s in the studio and it makes my head hurt. the 20" is a PERFECT replacement for an mbp sitting on an iStand:) I am totally impressed with the "low-end" new imac. I am using...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 21, 2008 at 08:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Even with the TM backup, there is cleanup to... 749 Views / 18 Replies  
Even with the TM backup, there is cleanup to do...
* Parallels needed a reinstall to work with the new win partition, which was resurrected with winclone (highly recommended).
* Adobe CS3 suite...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 21, 2008 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Simon, u are correct. The chip in this iMac is... 749 Views / 18 Replies  
Simon, u are correct. The chip in this iMac is listed as ok per the FCP Studio requirements. It better work or I am toast, I am almost ready to get back to work, about 90% there in the...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 21, 2008 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Velt, we have no choice here. 99.9% of all... 532 Views / 15 Replies  
Velt, we have no choice here. 99.9% of all software is downloaded from the web, and if u have a mac, i don't think u need to worry too much. just run time machine before installing anything. good...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 21, 2008 at 09:34 AM, in Applications
gave up on that one, MA said it would take 14+... 749 Views / 18 Replies  
gave up on that one, MA said it would take 14+ hours...TM restore is going now, just 1 hour left out of 1.5...cheers!
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 21, 2008 at 09:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Simon, can u select which... 749 Views / 18 Replies  
Simon, can u select which apps/accouts/prefs/setting to migrate over?
I did not see that granularity before. The thing about the dead mbp is that we used it as a proof of concept box (originally)...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 21, 2008 at 05:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
thanks! 749 Views / 18 Replies  
Thanks Simon, that's what I get for thinking. But it's actually all Ok. I am not sure about the prefs from the old machine anyway, I had so so many problems with the mbp i want to keep the this new...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 21, 2008 at 04:11 AM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Sorry to hear that Koral. u might consider... 655 Views / 18 Replies  
Sorry to hear that Koral. u might consider running it while it's sitting in the fridge:) That was one suggestion I heard alot...putting it in fridge if the nvidea chip starts acting up. I refuse to...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 20, 2008 at 07:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks everyone! i could not wait and tried... 749 Views / 18 Replies  
thanks everyone! i could not wait and tried something new:
1.just ran the setup under a new user to get a clean machine
2.did updates, but hardly anything needed to be done...10.5.2 to 5.4, that...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 20, 2008 at 06:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
1.Forget I ever owned a 15" MBP with a bad nvidea... 10,376 Views / 8 Replies  
1.Forget I ever owned a 15" MBP with a bad nvidea chip (two bad logic boards), 3 dead magsafes, one blown superdrive, a battery buldge, and warped lid.
2.Forget I ever owned a 15" MBP with a bad...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 20, 2008 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Emergency: How to best get the contents of a dead MBP onto a new iMAC? 749 Views / 18 Replies  
Hi all, my emergency is all over the boards today : http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=7661172#7661172
but thanks to a home delivery from the Nepali Apple store I may be back in...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 20, 2008 at 12:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
congrats! i am looking at my brand new 20" now... 1,821 Views / 21 Replies  
congrats! i am looking at my brand new 20" now that is replacing my DEAD mpb as my new desktop computer and I have not even taken the stickers off yet and I am luvin it. Downstairs in the studio the...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 20, 2008 at 12:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: Thanks guys but this part of the worldwide nvidea... 655 Views / 18 Replies  
Thanks guys but this part of the worldwide nvidea pandemic as confirmed here and everywhere:
http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=7660341#7660341
It just so happens that for some...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 20, 2008 at 10:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: oh boy, another one: "Seems the problem have... 655 Views / 18 Replies  
oh boy, another one:
"Seems the problem have reached pandemic proportions. The same thing happened to me. After mailing photos and articles to the newspaper I work for, I just closed the lid and...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 19, 2008 at 07:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
mine has always done that. but now it does this:... 1,557 Views / 1 Replies  
mine has always done that. but now it does this: http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=7657698#7657698 for ur sake I hope there is no connection...
FH
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 19, 2008 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
oh yeah, if u are within 1000 km of an apple... 445 Views / 7 Replies  
oh yeah, if u are within 1000 km of an apple repair center, or u can live without ur macbook pro for more then 24 hours. I personally have 2 now, 3 have gone bad under warranty. but maybe i am being...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 19, 2008 at 07:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i probably should keep my mouth shut, as I am... 1,053 Views / 21 Replies  
i probably should keep my mouth shut, as I am here in the forums searching for a way to fix an ever failing MBP, and using an indestructible MB to do it. I guess that's my two cents, good luck!
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 19, 2008 at 01:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
works great until it blows up, melts, frays, or... 445 Views / 7 Replies  
works great until it blows up, melts, frays, or dies...good to have 3.
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 19, 2008 at 01:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: hey glen, have i seem that thread? -... 655 Views / 18 Replies  
hey glen, have i seem that thread? - http://discussions.apple.com/thread....652660#7652660 - Its a zoo and now I am caught up in it. I have it narrowed down to this:
If this file exists at boot...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 19, 2008 at 12:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: sean, i read that article, and this may be the... 655 Views / 18 Replies  
sean, i read that article, and this may be the problem dunno. it does seem heat related. what to do?
coocoo
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 19, 2008 at 08:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Ha! If I get another MBP like this one I'd have... 655 Views / 18 Replies  
Ha! If I get another MBP like this one I'd have to make the trips every two months...two magsafes, one superdrive, one logic board, and now this...what is it? the nvidia chip? it does seem heat...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 19, 2008 at 08:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Does not exist in Nepal. Nearest repair center is... 655 Views / 18 Replies  
Does not exist in Nepal. Nearest repair center is Bangkok (that I would trust). And they replaced the logic board for this problem, which either was a mis-diagnosis or there are many bads.:thumbsdow...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 19, 2008 at 06:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: Conspiratorial Plot to kill all MBPs at 1 year of age?!? 655 Views / 18 Replies  
Could it be? See this thread here:
http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=7652660#7652660
9 pages of people having the same problem, I being one of them. I've already had the logic...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 19, 2008 at 06:39 AM, in Mac Notebooks
does the download link work for you? I get a... 639 Views / 6 Replies  
does the download link work for you? I get a comcast error on both the main and alternate link:

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Posted by forumhound, on Jul 18, 2008 at 10:56 AM, in Mac OS X
thanks guys! hmmm...wonder what's up with esata... 561 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks guys! hmmm...wonder what's up with esata and macs. the express card i looked at in BKK needed a driver. that looked like trouble too. i have these other aluminum cases that i love from Bangkok...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 9, 2008 at 05:21 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
call me old fashioned, but i bet the best deals... 1,468 Views / 6 Replies  
call me old fashioned, but i bet the best deals are on 3-ccd mini-dv SD camcorders right now. I prefer tape for archives, but I'm a dinosaur I guess. I have a lot of camcorders, and my favorite...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 9, 2008 at 01:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Anyone have this: Seagate FreeAgent™ Pro External Hard Drive 1TB 561 Views / 5 Replies  
Anyone have this: Seagate FreeAgent™ Pro External Hard Drive 1TB (ST310005FPA1E3-RK)...
Posted by forumhound, on Jul 9, 2008 at 12:54 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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