How to Create Standards Conversion Workflows in Cinnafilm PixelStrings
Published: June 8th 2021
How to Create Standards Conversion Workflows in Cinnafilm PixelStringsIn this educational video, Cinnafilm shows you how to create standards conversion workflows in Cinnafilm PixelStrings. If you do not yet have your free PixelStrings account, you can sign up by clicking here. If you are a PixelStrings OnPrem user, this workflow will be the same for you.
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How to Create Standards Conversion Workflows & Convert Any Potential Video Source to 59.94p Using PixelStringsFirst, we’ll give our workflow a name by clicking on Workflows and then the Name tab: It’s good to name your workflow something meaningful to you so that you can keep track of it. For instance, if working on a series, enter your series name, episode, and etc. The workflow description box will allow you to enter notes for team members, or other information.
Setting the Output Target for Our PixelStrings WorkflowNext, we’ll click on Output Target. Here, we’ll set the general requirements for our output. We can choose our container type, desired codec, and, if we wish, make use of presets: Depending on the codec we choose, we’ll see different preset types and settings available to us.
Using Source Sizing in PixelStringsUsing the Source Sizing dialog, we can maintain the same aspect ratio as our source content. Under the Framing Mode pulldown menu, we’ll see options that allow us to fit the content, stretch, or other options.
Timecode SettingsHere we can set a starting timecode.
Captions SettingsHere we can set 3 options for our captions: