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Mindmatter wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:07 AM

On the trial version still.

So far , preview seems faster, my biggest issue...but I need more real world testing. I miss a motion tracker for sure.

Just a few cosmetic complaints on my part:

* Audio and Video tracks are STILL too similar. Can you please make them look distinguably DIFFERENT?

* Track motion active / not active STILL has the 2 same almost indistinguishable colors - blue and slightly lighter blue. I can't believe I'm the only one having trouble and having to look twice to notice the diffrence. red / blue, yellow / pink whatever , but please, 2 different colors.

* The new event design makes no sense to me. From a certain track hight on downwards, it's not possible to grab the fade corners anymore. For that, the track needs to be much higher than it used to, as the active event part is now reduced to fit under a fixed colored info bar, infos that used to simply be embedded in the event. Additionally, that fixed colored bar doesn't change its size, but changing the track hight now makes the thumbnails disappear...Why? It now also looks as if the alpha level bar is at the middle instead of at the top.

* the cursive "fx" ..is plain ugly. I'd prefer a symbol like before.

* track colors still limited to the same weird 8??

Oh, and V15 crashed as soon as I started firefox to go online...never happened before.

Not sure if this makes me want to upgrade tbh. Probably need more tetsing. As fgar as the price goes - I think it's hefty. Not even a grace period for those who upgraded to V14 recently...not very nice.

26mook wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:10 AM

It's about 1 year and 6 months since we've paid for Magix vegas Pro 14 - and we'll have to pay again - it will not be me! I have the Studio Version of Davinci resolve 14 - Goodbye Magix!

Jam_One wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:12 AM

Jam_One, please see here.

 

Thank you very much, Marco. !

In my case it was "Semw.Filters.AutoLevels" who "spoiled the day".

Peter_P wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:18 AM
* The new event design makes no sense to me. From a certain track hight on downwards, it's not possible to grab the fade corners anymore. For that, the track needs to be much higher than it used to, as the active event part is now reduced to line 2 thirds of the track hight to make room for additional info that used to be embedded in the event. Why? It now also looks as if the alpha level bar is at the middle instead of at the top.

On that point I'm with you. The new design also wasts vertical space in the time line area. The new top part should be transparent and let the thumbs be visible in this area.
 

Robert W wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:19 AM
 

Oh, and V15 crashed as soon as I started firefox to go online...never happened before.

That is strange. Running one application should not really cause another to crash in a protected memory system. Could it possible be due to a problem with releasing locks on files if you leave the Vegas application window to start Firefox?

Not sure if this makes me want to upgrade tbh. Probably need more tetsing. As fgar as the price goes - I think it's hefty. Not even a grace period for those who upgraded to V14 recently...not very nice.

There was a post from Mattias recently suggesting that users who have recently upgraded to 14 should contact support. They were still pushing the 14 upgrades after the Vegas 15 release date had been announced via both email and in the application via net notify. I still to this day have not got an email advising of Vegas 15's release. It is all very shifty.

Robert W wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:20 AM
* The new event design makes no sense to me. From a certain track hight on downwards, it's not possible to grab the fade corners anymore. For that, the track needs to be much higher than it used to, as the active event part is now reduced to line 2 thirds of the track hight to make room for additional info that used to be embedded in the event. Why? It now also looks as if the alpha level bar is at the middle instead of at the top.

On that point I'm with you. The new design also wasts vertical space in the time line area. The new top part should be transparent and let the thumbs be visible in this area.
 


Is there any option to revert to the old design?

Master86 wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:20 AM

For me and I have always said, the end of Vegas is since version 13. The suite, 14 and now the 15, they no longer serve anything: same codecs, and others .. Just what has changed, the Interface design and some OFX plugin simply. The rest always the software crashing and so on. It will be the same for me, I will not pay this version. Vegas is fucked and really dead. Stop this software completely and create in a new and much more complete, and that really works. I'm fed up, I go to First Pro which is more complete. Farewell
Goodluck

Master86 wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:21 AM

Stop this software, it's really a massacre since the 14. And create in a whole new and that really works! Good luck
 

adrmontoy wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:24 AM
* El nuevo diseño del evento no tiene sentido para mí. A partir de cierta altura sobre la pista hacia abajo, no es posible tomar las curvas de fundido más. Por eso, la pista tiene que ser mucho mayor de lo que solía, como la parte de sucesos activo se reduce ahora a la línea 2 tercios de la altura de pista para hacer espacio para información adicional que solía ser incrustado en el evento. ¿Por qué? Ahora también parece como si la barra de nivel alfa se encuentra en el centro en lugar de en la parte superior.

En ese momento yo estoy contigo. El nuevo diseño también wasts espacio vertical en el área de la línea de tiempo. La nueva parte superior debe ser transparente y dejar que los pulgares estén visibles en esta área.
 

Or even that top line can be optional!!!!! I do not like it very much, although I understand its practical meaning!

Mindmatter wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:25 AM
* The new event design makes no sense to me. From a certain track hight on downwards, it's not possible to grab the fade corners anymore. For that, the track needs to be much higher than it used to, as the active event part is now reduced to line 2 thirds of the track hight to make room for additional info that used to be embedded in the event. Why? It now also looks as if the alpha level bar is at the middle instead of at the top.

On that point I'm with you. The new design also wasts vertical space in the time line area. The new top part should be transparent and let the thumbs be visible in this area.
 


Is there any option to revert to the old design?


Absolutely a showstopper for me. I just realized the thumbs are practically invisible unless you make the track far too high to have a clean working space that lets you see all of your tracks. Working with the track hight I normally use, I now only see colored bars. Totally unusable.

Seriously, I wonder if the designers actually have to practically use and work with their design...

Robert W wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:33 AM
 

 


Is there any option to revert to the old design?


Absolutely a showstopper for me. I just realized the thumbs are practically invisible unless you make the track far too high to have a clean working space that lets you see all of your tracks. Working with the track hight I normally use, I now only see colored bars. Totally unusable.

Seriously, I wonder if the designers actually have to practically use and work with their design...

I think that is highly unlikely. If they actually had people in their office producing videos full time, they would surely have taken the application in a different direction. It seems as if it is the blind leading the blind.

Martin L wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:40 AM

" the end of Vegas is since version 13. "

Aaa, I think you said that already...

Kraznet_UK wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:45 AM
 

Is there any option to revert to the old design

Seems there is : New layout option enables user to switch back to the VEGAS Pro 14 default layout, including revealing all buttons in the hamburger menu system

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Asus Z97-A | Intel Haswell i7 4770K, 32GB DDR3 1866Mhz, Samsung 850 Pro 512 SSD System Drive, Crucial 960gb SSD A/V Drive, Crucial 960 SSD Samples Drive, Gigabyte GTX 960 2gb, RME Raydat, Windows 10 Home x64, Philips BDM4065UC 40" 3840x2160 VA 4K Display (scaling 125%), Windows 10 Home. Video Pro X, Samplitude Pro X3, Sequoia 14, Vegas 14.

 

Mindmatter wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:50 AM

Seriously, dear people at Magix, which one makes more sense? What were you thinking?

Kraznet_UK wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:52 AM

For some reason my GFX960 isn't showing up in the list in V15? Although it is showing in V14.

V14:

V15:

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Asus Z97-A | Intel Haswell i7 4770K, 32GB DDR3 1866Mhz, Samsung 850 Pro 512 SSD System Drive, Crucial 960gb SSD A/V Drive, Crucial 960 SSD Samples Drive, Gigabyte GTX 960 2gb, RME Raydat, Windows 10 Home x64, Philips BDM4065UC 40" 3840x2160 VA 4K Display (scaling 125%), Windows 10 Home. Video Pro X, Samplitude Pro X3, Sequoia 14, Vegas 14.

 

Mindmatter wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:54 AM
 

Is there any option to revert to the old design

Seeems there is : New layout option enables user to switch back to the VEGAS Pro 14 default layout, including revealing all buttons in the hamburger menu system


I switched to "vegas pro 14 default" in the view menu. It doesn't change anything except the workspace layout it seems.

adrmontoy wrote on 8/28/2017, 6:55 AM

En serio, querido pueblo en Magix, ¿cuál tiene más sentido? ¿Que estabas pensando?

It is unfortunate!

jurgen wrote on 8/28/2017, 7:11 AM

Preview performance in VP15 doesn't seem to have improved much. A 4k file with only one magic bulletfx looks doesn't seem to play nicely, it's about the same as in VP14. My computer is a 36core/72threads dual cpu, Quadro K5000 and 192GB ram inside and all ssd pro's from samsung so it's probabely not the pc that is not up to the task :-). The whole pc even went blank when I closed VP15 and I had to restart, never happened in 14

Peter_P wrote on 8/28/2017, 7:17 AM

I switched to "vegas pro 14 default" in the view menu. It doesn't change anything except the workspace layout it seems.

That's correct. As far as I know, there is no option on Vp15 to get the normal track appearance, we know and love from older Vegas pro versions.

David wrote on 8/28/2017, 7:17 AM

Any new sound features? - does the EQ still click?

Peter_P wrote on 8/28/2017, 7:18 AM

For some reason my GFX960 isn't showing up in the list in V15? Although it is showing in V14.

V15:

V14:


Are you running the latest drivers?

Wolfgang S. wrote on 8/28/2017, 7:22 AM

Because the 8k is the next generation of videos and adobe is already exporting in 8k in HEVC and Vegas Pro 15 no, nor version 14. A shame not to be more up to the level than the others who have competed.
Even on Premier Pro we can export in any resolution we want, without limitation in QuickTime and MP4, Vegas Pro = no.
I say that Vegas Pro is moving in a direction that will make lose a lot of people who loved this software. I say it, and I know I'm right!


Exporting in 8K in HEVC ... sounds interesting. Where do you need that? Where are 8K cameras - I do not see that by now really.

I think the preparation for HDR - based on ACES - is more important for the future.

set wrote on 8/28/2017, 7:26 AM

Detailed official list :

https://www.vegascreativesoftware.info/us/forum/release-vegas-pro-15-inspiration-meets-productivity--108313/

altarvic wrote on 8/28/2017, 7:26 AM

As far as I know, there is no option on Vp15 to get the normal track appearance, we know and love from older Vegas pro versions.

Don't you like hamburgers?