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Ability to loop a video clip

PostMon Feb 10, 2020 8:06 pm

A simple tickable option upon right clicking a video/audio clip on the timeline, called "Loop clip", which would allow you to drag the edges of said clip and LOOP the clip as many times as necessary. I looked around for ages to find out how to do this simple basic function, and I was shocked to see it wasn't a thing yet in Resolve. How exactly did you guys miss this? Better late than never, I guess. :D
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostTue Feb 11, 2020 5:03 pm

you can press ''ctrl+/'' , which activates loop mode (is also a tickable icon below the program monitor)

then you can select the in and out point which you want to loop. (by default, ''x'' selects in and out on the clip beneath the playhead)

to play the loop, press alt+/

it's quite simple :)
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostTue Feb 11, 2020 5:50 pm

You severely misunderstood me. I meant looping a clip, which means making it so it repeats however many times you need, by just dragging its right or left edges (or both). Not looping PLAYBACK.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostTue Feb 11, 2020 6:33 pm

I see you are moving over from Vegas Pro. AFAIK, it is the only NLE that works this way - probably because of its genesis as an audio editor. Might not be possible to make Resolve do this - but I guess it doesn't hurt to ask.
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Ability to loop a video clip

PostTue Feb 11, 2020 6:51 pm

It’s a neat idea, But this seems like such an edge case video editing scenario that I don’t think it’s worth adding to the existing editing feature set, because it would probably have tons of side effects that would require messing around with the code for the existing tools, which opens the gates to more bugs and regressions. For example, how does Resolve handle looping timecode on a single clip instance? Usually non-sequential timecode is considered an error in almost all workflows. So you’d not only have to build a new edit mode UI for this feature, but you’d also have to rewrite the basic timecode tracking and housekeeping code throughout the entire app. Definitely not worth it, just for the minor convenience such a feature might give an infinitesimally small number of editors.

if you need to loop a clip over and over again in the timeline, it’s a simple matter of duplicating the clip over and over again, then nesting it, so you can operate on the looped clip as a single object.


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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostTue Feb 11, 2020 6:59 pm

I'm curious when you'd use the loop clip function. For creating visuals or for a music video where the sound is driven by the visual?
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostTue Feb 11, 2020 8:42 pm

Ah i see. Interesting feature. But doesnt that take away the trim options after applying that?

You can by the way trim as many edges as you would like simultaneously, so its quite easy to create something similar while still being able to manipulate every clip at the same time, or by nesting the original as Mel pointed out,
plus it keeps the flexibility of manipulating every clip separately. I can see how this feature could be handy though.

Would be even more awesome if it had a ping-pong feature to create that live-photo thing thats trendy nowadays.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostWed Feb 12, 2020 1:36 am

I'm curious when you'd use the loop clip function. For creating visuals or for a music video where the sound is driven by the visual?


A very simple example: adding scanned film grain to an edit. You need to loop the 5 second grain clip up to hundreds of times. This is actually how I discovered that it wasn't possible, after no more than a few days with Resolve for the first time.

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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostWed Feb 12, 2020 4:03 am

Here is an easy and EXPONENTIAL way to speed up copying hundreds of times:

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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostWed Feb 12, 2020 4:06 am

Also, note that you can customize it by fading/overlapping that start & ends before making copies, and if you have something you really like that you want to keep for future use, then make it a compound clip and drag it to a POWER BIN.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostWed Feb 12, 2020 10:04 am

cosmingurau wrote:A very simple example: adding scanned film grain to an edit. You need to loop the 5 second grain clip up to hundreds of times. This is actually how I discovered that it wasn't possible, after no more than a few days with Resolve for the first time.

Imagine how much you could learn if you used Resolve for weeks, or (god forbid) months!

You can actually loop grain automatically by bringing it into the Edit page as an External Matte, then doing the key in the Color page. There, you have quite a few adjustments available on key intensity and technique.

As far as I know, neither Avid or Premiere or FCPX can do a loop the way you describe it on one video track, either. There are always workarounds to get the same results different ways.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostWed Feb 12, 2020 3:41 pm

I would vote no on this feature. Clips should never "extend" beyond their boundaries.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostWed Feb 12, 2020 4:50 pm

cosmingurau wrote:
I'm curious when you'd use the loop clip function. For creating visuals or for a music video where the sound is driven by the visual?


A very simple example: adding scanned film grain to an edit. You need to loop the 5 second grain clip up to hundreds of times. This is actually how I discovered that it wasn't possible, after no more than a few days with Resolve for the first time.

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Ah. I've had that same thing on a recent project and just made a compound clip, copy-pasted the grain many times in a row (took only a few seconds of hitting the key commands), and then I went back to my main timeline and could drag the length as long as I wanted.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostWed Feb 12, 2020 6:39 pm

Wow. So basically what most of you are saying is "Since there are workarounds that take 10x-20x the time, such a feature is useless. Leave it be."

Trying to wrap my head around that logic. :| I was forced to abandon the software I've been using professionally since 2010 and in a hobby manner since 2004. The same software that I worked on pro-bono with its dev team for years. Because the company that now owns that software simply does not have the funds needed to invest in it in order for it to have the slightest chance at being an industry standard. I come to Davinci with the intention on learning it (it's the only other NLE that has an all-in-one approach to postproduction), but also to try and improve it, bringing my knowledge from other software, offering a way to speed up a process by 20X through a very simple addition. And this is the response I get. :|

I bet a lot of you would have considered the idea of adding the CUT page as an insane, useless addition.
Heck, I bet a lot of you would have considered the idea of adding the NLE functionality to Resolve as an insane, useless addition. Because Davinci is just for color correction and grading, right? Oh, how I love you, purist forum dwellers.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostWed Feb 12, 2020 7:14 pm

I gave you a perfectly workable practical alternative... you're welcome, I guess.

Couple points: it would be better to learn first - suggest second if you want to have credibility. Also, keep in mind that you (and the rest of us) are just one user out of a million. So you have no leverage to demand anything, you can only hope to persuade others to join your cause. That won't happen if you "rattle your sabre" and insult the community.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostWed Feb 12, 2020 7:34 pm

cosmingurau wrote:Wow. So basically what most of you ar....


I just don't think looping is something a lot of users would need, nor does it save much time compared to the compound clip method I suggested. If looping clips was something someone was doing to every clip in a project I can see it adding up, but just for grain, or some other overlay, how many times would one do that per timeline? Probably once or twice.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostThu Feb 13, 2020 2:37 am

cosmingurau wrote:Wow. So basically what most of you are saying is "Since there are workarounds that take 10x-20x the time, such a feature is useless. Leave it be."

Trying to wrap my head around that logic. :| I was forced to abandon the software I've been using professionally since 2010 and in a hobby manner since 2004. The same software that I worked on pro-bono with its dev team for years. Because the company that now owns that software simply does not have the funds needed to invest in it in order for it to have the slightest chance at being an industry standard. I come to Davinci with the intention on learning it (it's the only other NLE that has an all-in-one approach to postproduction), but also to try and improve it, bringing my knowledge from other software, offering a way to speed up a process by 20X through a very simple addition. And this is the response I get. :|

I bet a lot of you would have considered the idea of adding the CUT page as an insane, useless addition.
Heck, I bet a lot of you would have considered the idea of adding the NLE functionality to Resolve as an insane, useless addition. Because Davinci is just for color correction and grading, right? Oh, how I love you, purist forum dwellers.


It took me 5 mins to work out how to do this in Resolve without copying and pasting. I guess I must be a "purist forum dweller". Since looping a clip IS possible, this request is redundant. A little more humility is required if you don't want to make other "forum dwellers" ignore you.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostThu Feb 13, 2020 3:57 am

"Hey, respect our uninformed, unmotivated decline of your feature request, buddy. Learn how to do things OUR way. We don't need your stinkin' outside ideas. Be thankful we showed you how to do a time-wasting, non-intuitive workaround, that applies only to VIDEO clips anyway. Be thankful. And apologize for saying we did exactly what we did. Or else. We're warning you."

I went from working directly with NLE devs, and developing & improving great functionality to... this.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostThu Feb 13, 2020 8:18 am

As someone who's main passion is 2D animation, I would find TONS of use for this feature. Lip flapping, walk cycles, hair-whisping etc etc...

And expanding the feature to audio you get a super quick way to get music going for example, or looping atmospheres.

Yes, there are ways around this. Building compound clips and such. But as the old saying goes, "if you basically do it the same way every time, then it can be a button." Ok, that may not be a saying, but it is a frame of mind that I've tried to have for a while now, and I am not alone since it's just another way of doing optimization.

If the thing holding it back is timecode shenanigans. Then make it build a looped compound clip. Just automate the workaround. Heck, make it a thing in a right click menu that is just a toggle "Loopable compound clip". And the result is a compound clip that loops its content infinitely.

You can probably expand the feature in the future by opening the clip to set loop in and out points and join fade duration. But just that right click menu toggle alone would do a lot of repeated menial labour a thing of the past.

So I join in the group of supporters of this feature. As mentioned before, way crazier things have been implemented already that few asked for that many ended up loving.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostThu Feb 13, 2020 9:59 am

Yeah, well if I could find the looping clip feature a genius like you should have no problem finding it. As I said, I just see attitude.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostFri Feb 14, 2020 3:41 am

jmalmsten wrote: So I join in the group of supporters of this feature. As mentioned before, way crazier things have been implemented already that few asked for that many ended up loving.


You have no idea how you brightened my day. :) Often people make me feel like I've actually lost my mind. Especially when dealing with systems where there's a lot of dogmatic fanboyism going around.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostFri Feb 14, 2020 3:47 am

Peter Cave wrote:Yeah, well if I could find the looping clip feature a genius like you should have no problem finding it. As I said, I just see attitude.


I'm sorry. I must have missed your solution. So there is a way to easily loop video and audio clips, directly on the timeline? Educate me (us). For real.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostSat Feb 15, 2020 9:55 pm

Peter Cave wrote:a genius like you


Peter Cave wrote:As I said, I just see attitude.


Hmm. :D

I'm still waiting, btw. How does one loop video and audio?
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostMon Feb 17, 2020 3:34 pm

cosmingurau wrote:How does one loop video and audio?


Copy/Paste (As it should be, I think.)
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

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Jim Simon wrote:Copy/Paste (As it should be, I think.)


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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostTue Feb 18, 2020 7:38 am

A little hint...

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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostTue Feb 18, 2020 7:45 pm

Peter Cave wrote:A little hint...


A hint? Instead of actually helping out and providing your solution to the presented problem, you offer a "hint"? Are you kidding me?
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostTue Feb 18, 2020 8:18 pm

cosmingurau wrote:
Peter Cave wrote:A little hint...


A hint? Instead of actually helping out and providing your solution to the presented problem, you offer a "hint"? Are you kidding me?


Given your conduct on this forum, I'm surprised he's even giving you that much.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostTue Feb 18, 2020 10:21 pm

Tom Early wrote:
cosmingurau wrote:
Peter Cave wrote:A little hint...


A hint? Instead of actually helping out and providing your solution to the presented problem, you offer a "hint"? Are you kidding me?


Given your conduct on this forum, I'm surprised he's even giving you that much.


I'm surprised I made the effort to upload the video. Hint number two: I found the solution in the Resolve User Manual. Hint number three: You can't loop audio this way.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostTue Feb 18, 2020 11:51 pm

Works quite nicely, though it seems like you have to pop back into the fusion tab to tweak the "global" if you extend the fusion clip on the edit page. I am happy with simple copy/paste, but "horses for courses."

So that's TWO methods available in Resolve that are almost as convenient as Vegas Pro and offer other benefits that VP's looping does not.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostWed Feb 19, 2020 12:53 am

cosmingurau wrote:
I'm curious when you'd use the loop clip function. For creating visuals or for a music video where the sound is driven by the visual?


A very simple example: adding scanned film grain to an edit. You need to loop the 5 second grain clip up to hundreds of times. This is actually how I discovered that it wasn't possible, after no more than a few days with Resolve for the first time.

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you dont quite add the grain in that way: you create an adjustment layer, add the grain in the color page and overlay on it:

1) you have full control of the way the grain is added
2) key placed in that way are automatically looped.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostThu Feb 20, 2020 2:08 am

Thank you to those with pertinent responses.

Back to square 1, though. This is way too complicated. Needing to access the Fusion page for this, instead of a simple *click* - *click* is NOT good enough. Furthermore, the impossibility to loop audio is... unacceptable. As a Vegas Pro user, I find this excerpt from the latest manual LAUGHABLE. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostThu Feb 20, 2020 2:55 am

Well, as a Vegas Pro user with a deep knowledge of that program (you can check out my posts on their forum if you doubt that claim) I think that the Resolve implementation is only marginally more time consuming and in many ways more flexible and useful. No need for further work here; better to concentrate on REAL issues.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostThu Feb 20, 2020 3:14 am

kinvermark wrote:I think that the Resolve implementation is only marginally more time consuming and in many ways more flexible and useful. No need for further work here


Sure, the implementation is so much more flexible and useful, that nobody knew how to do it - someone just happened to browse the 1200+ pages of the manual, to see if it can even BE DONE, IN ORDER TO MAKE A POINT.

ALSO, did you read the part where it cannot loop audio at ALL, which is arguably even more important?

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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

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cosmingurau wrote:
kinvermark wrote:I think that the Resolve implementation is only marginally more time consuming and in many ways more flexible and useful. No need for further work here


Sure, the implementation is so much more flexible and useful, that nobody knew how to do it - someone just happened to browse the 1200+ pages of the manual, to see if it can even BE DONE, IN ORDER TO MAKE A POINT.

ALSO, did you read the part where it cannot loop audio at ALL, which is arguably even more important?

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Cosmin, sorry that the software does not do what you need/want. Posting silly GIF does not make your point more valid: it make you look less than a professional and more of a teenager.

there are more than 10 million downloads of the last couple of versions, may be 1 million users. Honestly, you are campaigning for a feature that you value a lot, and that is ok, but please, try to be respectful of all the other ideas, including the fact that this software might just not work as you personally want to.

yes, there are plenty of features i wish (more in the color side that in the editing side) that should be implemented, for example starting from an alphabetical order of the lists (being in the queue for almost a decade), and the best I can do, is post, gather support form other users or gfet denied support, and wait patiently. screaming and kicking never got me anything more than a cookie.

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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostThu Feb 20, 2020 6:04 am

@cosmin

You loop audio with cut & paste. No big deal. I've done this lots of times to extend a background sound like waterfalls or rapids. Nice thing is you can fade the various sounds together to make a background without an obvious repeating pattern. Then make it a compound clip and shorten to fit as needed. If you are making a music track then best is to do that in another program and import the result. I use ACID and Vegas for this purpose. For sound FX I will work either in Resolve or Vegas or ACID depending on the complexity required.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostThu Feb 20, 2020 7:11 am

waltervolpatto wrote:Cosmin, sorry that the software does not do what you need/want. Posting silly GIF does not make your point more valid: it make you look less than a professional and more of a teenager.


I know EXACTLY how much I seem like a kid throwing a tantrum. I'm really tired, man. This is YEARS of building up frustration, first with Vegas, then with the dev team, then with the catastrophic bugs and the dev team, then with every collaboration where people scoffed at me for not using "the software that everyone uses", THEN with actually trying to move away from it, after I realized the direction of the software is not going anywhere. And ultimately, it's not the software that pushed me over the edge in terms of my frustration and anger. It's some of the people here. Actually, most of the people I've interacted with on this forum.

I imagine they look like this: Image

waltervolpatto wrote:there are more than 10 million downloads of the last couple of versions, may be 1 million users. Honestly, you are campaigning for a feature that you value a lot, and that is ok, but please, try to be respectful of all the other ideas, including the fact that this software might just not work as you personally want to.


I can't be respectful of people that tell me "shut up, we don't need your feature", when it's made very plain that these are the types of people who would have opposed Power Windows tracking, saying that hey, one can key it manually already. When you know something can be done way easier, without sacrificing anything, you can't just accept the stupid way of doing it and just be okay with it. At least, I can't. It's not my nature to regress.

waltervolpatto wrote:yes, there are plenty of features i wish [...] screaming and kicking never got me anything more than a cookie.


At this point, I'll take the friggin' cookie.

waltervolpatto wrote:if you "fear that you're losing it", by any means, choose another software.


Well, I can't, can I? I need to migrate from Vegas Pro (which I was happy with since 2004) to something modern, closer to "an industry standard". Premiere Pro (which I hate) seems easier on paper, since I already know the basics and I'm quite proficient with AE and Audition (which I love). But everyone seems to be moving away from Premiere these days and migrating to Davinci, kind of like how they did back in 2013 with FCPX, when everyone moved to Premiere.

Both options mean fundamentally changing the way I do things (a way I have fought to defend and to develop). Which wouldn't be so bad if I wouldn't lose so much freedom and power, being forced to rely on other software for various things that very well could have been done directly in my NLE of choice. It's like being forced to build a PC from parts using ski gloves.

Why did Vegas Pro never develop into an industry standard back in the early 2000s, what with its revolutionary, powerful interface? Oh yeah. Sony couldn't be bothered to actually INVEST in their then recently acquired product, instead focusing on making a complete package for prosumers that bought Handycams and wanted to author DVDs. :cry:
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PostThu Feb 20, 2020 8:59 am

cosmingurau wrote:Well, I can't, can I? I need to migrate from Vegas Pro (which I was happy with since 2004) to something modern, closer to "an industry standard". Premiere Pro (which I hate) seems easier on paper, since I already know the basics and I'm quite proficient with AE and Audition (which I love). But everyone seems to be moving away from Premiere these days and migrating to Davinci, kind of like how they did back in 2013 with FCPX, when everyone moved to Premiere.


Why do you hate premiere?
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostThu Feb 20, 2020 11:07 am

Rick van den Berg wrote:Why do you hate premiere?


Because you can't really work well with audio in it, except for rather rudimentary tasks. The fact that you can't make crossfades easily and organically like you can in VP (or Audition, or even Resolve, for that matter). All which means that you need to picture lock on a rough audio edit. I edit short films sometimes, and I need to know if an edit works sound-wise too before I move on to the next one. Quite the dealbreaker for me. I also don't like the tiny default tracks, or the fact that the video track section is separated from the Audio track section.

It also sucks that you can't add visual effects to a whole track, heh it seems I'm not the only Vegas dude frustrated by moving to a NLE that lacks BASIC functions: https://community.adobe.com/t5/premiere ... 426?page=1

There is countless other stuff, but I'm too tired to list them now. I like how fast Lumetri is for 98% of everybody's coloring needs, tho.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostThu Feb 20, 2020 4:53 pm

And ultimately, it's not the software that pushed me over the edge in terms of my frustration and anger. It's some of the people here. Actually, most of the people I've interacted with on this forum.


I understand the frustration. I really do.

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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostFri Feb 21, 2020 8:11 am

waltervolpatto wrote:I understand the frustration. I really do.


Thank you. No, really. Thank you.

waltervolpatto wrote:Talk about the features you ant in a professional manner and without personal /comments and you will be heard.


That's kinda like how I started all the threads. Maybe I gave them a small personal touch, to ensure that there will be a response. My most plain, straight-to-the-point thread got only one response...
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostFri Feb 21, 2020 3:17 pm

I do appreciate your frustration with Vegas. It’s one of the reasons why it was never considered a good pro app for major production houses. I don’t think it’s wise to dump your years of pent up frustration on other Resolve users who tried to assist. Many users are trying to get features working that are total show-stoppers for major productions whereas your request is a mere inconvenience. I am also in a position of frustration that I can’t use Resolve to do editing, as features I need are currently only available in other software or are too slow in a fast broadcast environment. Your looping request is not completely redundant, it’s just a long way down on a long list of really important bug fixes.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostFri Feb 21, 2020 11:55 pm

Peter Cave wrote:Your looping request is not completely redundant, it’s just a long way down on a long list of really important bug fixes.


Fair enough, I am not yet familiar with all its shortcomings. I never claimed to know where my request goes in terms of priority on the bug fixes/feature requests. It's just something I immediately noticed. Also, some people here flat out opposed my request, with absolutely no real justification, which is quite different than your priority argument.
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PostSat Feb 22, 2020 1:51 am

cosmingurau wrote:Also, some people here flat out opposed my request, with absolutely no real justification, which is quite different than your priority argument.


Only ONE post in this entire thread "flat out opposed" your request without any real justification. EVERYONE else either offered reasonable workarounds, or offered legitimate explanations as to why they felt it wasn't a great idea in practice (even if they thought the idea was a good one, in theory, such as myself).

If that's all it takes to set you off and insult the entire community of "purist forum dwellers" simply for having a different opinion than yours, then perhaps this isn't the forum for you.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostSat Feb 22, 2020 11:12 am

Mel Matsuoka wrote:If that's all it takes to set you off and insult the entire community of "purist forum dwellers"


This is not the only thread I've made.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostWed Apr 01, 2020 3:06 pm

Rick van den Berg wrote:you can press ''ctrl+/'' , which activates loop mode (is also a tickable icon below the program monitor)

then you can select the in and out point which you want to loop. (by default, ''x'' selects in and out on the clip beneath the playhead)

to play the loop, press alt+/

it's quite simple :)



For some reason my DaVinci doesn't have your shortcut keys. Also checked in the shortcuts customization manager.

I would highly appreciate if anyone could be so kind to explain how to loop indefinitely (aka without stopping) an in/ou region of two or more clips on the timeline ? I tried a lot of things in both edit and fairlight modes. None helped.

Thank you in advance.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostWed Apr 01, 2020 3:23 pm

spencer_moshian wrote:
cosmingurau wrote:Wow. So basically what most of you ar....

I just don't think looping is something a lot of users would need, nor does it save much time compared to the compound clip method I suggested. If looping clips was something someone was doing to every clip in a project I can see it adding up, but just for grain, or some other overlay, how many times would one do that per timeline? Probably once or twice.

I am posting again since as a new user my other post awaits moderation.... I need a custom region on the timeline to loop until I finish refinements (in my case better position/mix/eq music track against videos with hairdryer's noise combined with now and then speech on the timeline) to re-adjust the sound towards them and while adjusting need to go and playback again the whole 5-20 sec.

Additionally just to not misunderstand me - I love the program. It is so much better made than Adobe. It reveals all its way better and more stable features by every minute.

And yet I DO hope this simple regular (available in all NLEs DAWs etc loop region play) escapes me and or is a hidden feature I just don't know where to find. But really and if you do video clips (I mean MTV videos) you need to sync beats and movements and sometimes you need to loop regions for many times to perfect a set of timings.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostWed Apr 01, 2020 4:35 pm

Select your In and Out points, make sure the Loop button is on, and goto the Playback menu, PlayAround To>Play In to Out.
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Re: Ability to loop a video clip

PostFri Apr 03, 2020 11:56 am

Thanks for the tip. :-)

Why is it so hidden?

I had found it before, but didn't test it thinking it must be a more obvious choice, since that is widely used. And this playback distinguishment. Had to assign key. Still don't' understand why isn't it a button on the timeline like everywhere else.
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