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There's a bug in the DaVinci Resolve 12 beta that can cause the contents of a bin to disappear if certain characters are used in the bin name. What makes it particularly concerning is that there is no indication that anything is amiss until the project is loaded again, so it is easy to lose hours of work this way.
And because the bug only occurs when a project is reloaded, you cannot load up an autosave to get the clips back either.
Here's how to reproduce it:
1. Create a new bin with a forward slash in the name, e.g. "1 / 2".
2. Drag some clips into it.
3. Save the project and close Resolve.
4. Reopen Resolve. The bin will now be called "1" (everything after the forward slash is omitted) and will be completely empty.
It's worth noting that the clips and sequences do not appear to actually be removed, just hidden. You can verify this by attempting to create a new sequence with the same name as one that disappeared, only to be told that a sequence of that name already exists.
I have not however been able to come up with a strategy for unhiding the bin contents again - renaming the bin back to the old name did not restore the clips. If anyone can come up with a way of doing this I'd be very interested to hear it.
When copying certain files to a network volume on OS X 10.9, Finder (or indeed Path Finder) will copy the first 12 KB and then beachball for minutes before eventually completing the transfer.
Our testing has indicated that this seems to occur when overwriting files from a local disk to the network volume and seems to only occur with .app application bundles. We believe this may be something to do with resource forks because it is rare for files other than applications to have them and network volumes do not support them. It does not occur on file transfers between the same network drive or from one network drive to another.
It's a nasty bug because it not only causes Finder to hang for minutes but can also affect all other applications using files on that volume. It has even a couple of times completely prevented any network or internet access at all for the duration of the file transfer.
We've reported this to Apple and are waiting on a fix. In the meantime, the easiest way is to either delete the destination file and then copy it or compress the .app bundle, copy it and then decompress.
Here's another installment of bugs in your NLE you should know about.
Contiguous clips in an EDL will be imported without cuts (Avid has this behavior too but FCP 7 doesn't)
Media files corrupted by "Write XMP ID to Files on Import" feature (I always switch this off - it's damaged too many files to risk it)
After a long break, our list of NLE bugs you should know about is back.
The thread for bad things about Premiere CC (created prior to the update announcement)
Putting a blur filter on interlaced footage softens it, even if the blur is set to 0%. Softening also occurs in progressive but it's much less noticeable (thanks Andy).
When cutting multicam, switching angles after adding a 3rd party transition will cause a cut at the end of the transition and the rest of the clip will revert to a normal clip type. (from Strypes)
Here's another installment of critical, useful or bizarre bugs in your NLE that you should know about.
Multicam edits switch angles when relaunching a project in Premiere CC (probably best to do multicam edits in CS6 for now)
Update 7-1-13: Adobe has posted a candid response to the multicam bugs.
After a bit of a hiatus, Bugs of the Week is back again.
Like any major software update, Premiere Pro CC has several new and exciting bugs.
Audio waveform sync doesn't work with one camera angle and multiple audio files. Here's a workaround.
Premiere CC no longer creates a new sequence with a new project (this is probably a good thing but it's causing some confusion)
Media Composer 6.0.4 released. Among the usual bug fixes, it also includes a new XML export option for markers.
Apple finally fixed a bug we reported a year ago that prevented certain apps from opening QuickTime movies that did not have a chapter marker on the first frame. We've been working around it but it is now fixed in OS X 10.8.4 so we recommend updating.
Another installment of our weekly list of serious, useful and unusual bugs in your NLE.
Here's another installment of our weekly list of critical, useful and bizarre bugs in your editing system.
After a long NAB-related hiatus, Bugs of the Week is back with a listing of serious, useful or bizarre bugs you should know about.
Here's another rundown of critical, strange and useful bugs in your NLE.