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I was quite disappointed after purchasing Creator 8 to upgrade the older Roxio DVD Builder software. After installing, I noticed not only do none of my .DMSD files load into MYDVD but that all the great transitions associated with the older DVD Builder version transitions are not included in the newer version. Is there any way to add these transitions? Loading both programs is more than 1 GB and is not feesable to do or use together. There are many of the page curl trasitions, door opener transitions etc. that were very useful but are not included in the newer upgrade or update. Can this be accomplished? I am now stuck with this purchase that I am totally unhappy with due to these reasons.

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I was quite disappointed after purchasing Creator 8 to upgrade the older Roxio DVD Builder software. After installing, I noticed not only do none of my .DMSD files load into MYDVD but that all the great transitions associated with the older DVD Builder version transitions are not included in the newer version. Is there any way to add these transitions? Loading both programs is more than 1 GB and is not feesable to do or use together. There are many of the page curl trasitions, door opener transitions etc. that were very useful but are not included in the newer upgrade or update. Can this be accomplished? I am now stuck with this purchase that I am totally unhappy with due to these reasons.

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Gee... I have 17 page curls and over 20 door openings in my EMC-8....

Were there more in the other program?

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I was quite disappointed after purchasing Creator 8 to upgrade the older Roxio DVD Builder software. After installing, I noticed not only do none of my .DMSD files load into MYDVD but that all the great transitions associated with the older DVD Builder version transitions are not included in the newer version. Is there any way to add these transitions? Loading both programs is more than 1 GB and is not feesable to do or use together. There are many of the page curl trasitions, door opener transitions etc. that were very useful but are not included in the newer upgrade or update. Can this be accomplished? I am now stuck with this purchase that I am totally unhappy with due to these reasons.

Regards.....

Hi Maddie...Thanks for the reply....I just counted all my transitions in the EMC 8 and do have 135+ transitions. I somehow do not have the "door openers" or any of the " slab fly ins", page rolls/curls. The rolls I am referring to curled the page back from left to righ, right to left, four corners from the center and actually rolled the page with the prior image rolling with it. I have many swipes, clock swipes, push ins and outs. When choosing a transition theme for instance, I am not finding any distorts, or other listed which just comes up blank. I have installed the contents CD but does nothing to install these. The DVD Builder prior version did not have this many as the new but did have many different usable transitions I wish were available here. If you do have the time, could you list just a few description names of the door openers you have along with a couple of the page curls???? I would greatly appreciate it. I will then go back to see if I have them installed....If not, I am currently not doing something right. Thanks again for your reply.

Doug

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Hi Maddie...Thanks for the reply....I just counted all my transitions in the EMC 8 and do have 135+ transitions. I somehow do not have the "door openers" or any of the " slab fly ins", page rolls/curls. The rolls I am referring to curled the page back from left to righ, right to left, four corners from the center and actually rolled the page with the prior image rolling with it. I have many swipes, clock swipes, push ins and outs. When choosing a transition theme for instance, I am not finding any distorts, or other listed which just comes up blank. I have installed the contents CD but does nothing to install these. The DVD Builder prior version did not have this many as the new but did have many different usable transitions I wish were available here. If you do have the time, could you list just a few description names of the door openers you have along with a couple of the page curls???? I would greatly appreciate it. I will then go back to see if I have them installed....If not, I am currently not doing something right. Thanks again for your reply.

Doug

 

Hi Doug,

I counted my transitions and I have 248. It does look like your missing some ,if you only have 135+

What I am going to list is call peels or turns...I think it is the same as curls.

 

Page Peel 1-2-3-4

Page turn corners open

page turn diagonal

page turn diagonal split

page turn down

page turn horizontal open

page turn horziontal split

page turn left

page turn left split

page turn right

page turn rotate

page turn up

page turn vertical open

page turn vertical split

 

Some of the doors are:

 

doors

door sideways

double warp down

double warp left

double warp right

double warp up

fall over

warp left

warp right

warp up

warp down

 

I thought I had more but they are called Pushes and cubes

 

I hope this helps.

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There were one or two threads on the old discussion boards (unfortunately not available now) regarding the number of transitions people had available. As I recall, some people did not have as many transitions due to the video card they had in their computer. There is also a way to set EMC so that it renders from either hardware or software. One may work better for you than the other.

There are lots of users who are way more experienced and expert than I am. I'm just posting this as an intermediate step, so to speak. Hopefully one of the gurus will be able to post a more informative reply soon.

In the meantime, it would be helpful for the gurus if you were able to provide information about your system. The type of processor and its speed, amount of RAM, the type of video card you have, etc.. You can get an idea of the sorts of helpful info. from my signature and those of others.

Hope this helps get you on your way to accessing more transitions.

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Thanks for the replies once again....I have none of the transitions that were listed. I am using a SONY VAIO 2.4gig P4 which I have not had any problems with the early version of ROXIO DVD Builder. I am sure it is not my vid card as I am a proficient ADOBE CS2 user as well and propare photo's freelance. I upgraded to the ECM8 for more options on the transition side of this program but to non avail. I have tried reinstalling the contents CD numerous times but is not giving me any different reactions.

I do have many of the swipes,wipes and squares from all locations including sand blowing, gobs etc. but none of the ones that Maddie had listed and most likely much more since I only have approx 135 -140 tops transitions. How would one render the transitions from an external source? I keep getting that the version is not compatible with ROXIO 7 and will not alolow me to bring up any previously made video from version 7 DVD Builder program.

Thanks and hope to hear back soon.

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Thanks for the replies once again....I have none of the transitions that were listed. I am using a SONY VAIO 2.4gig P4 which I have not had any problems with the early version of ROXIO DVD Builder. I am sure it is not my vid card as I am a proficient ADOBE CS2 user as well and propare photo's freelance. I upgraded to the ECM8 for more options on the transition side of this program but to non avail. I have tried reinstalling the contents CD numerous times but is not giving me any different reactions.

I do have many of the swipes,wipes and squares from all locations including sand blowing, gobs etc. but none of the ones that Maddie had listed and most likely much more since I only have approx 135 -140 tops transitions. How would one render the transitions from an external source? I keep getting that the version is not compatible with ROXIO 7 and will not alolow me to bring up any previously made video from version 7 DVD Builder program.

Thanks and hope to hear back soon.

Hi

Open videowave or My DVD go to tools options and run the graphics card test you need to be in hardware to get all the transitions to work. Have you checked to see if there is any new firmware for your vid card.

 

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I was quite disappointed after purchasing Creator 8 to upgrade the older Roxio DVD Builder software. After installing, I noticed not only do none of my .DMSD files load into MYDVD but that all the great transitions associated with the older DVD Builder version transitions are not included in the newer version. Is there any way to add these transitions? Loading both programs is more than 1 GB and is not feasible to do or use together. There are many of the page curl transitions, door opener transitions etc. that were very useful but are not included in the newer upgrade or update. Can this be accomplished? I am now stuck with this purchase that I am totally unhappy with due to these reasons.

Regards.....

Sounds like you did not leave the other version (7 or 7.5) installed. If you had, then those .dmsd project files should have opened in v8 ok. They won't now because they are pointing to resources that no longer exist.

 

As to the transitions, you should have more than in the 7/7.5 version. If you don't, there are 2 things that can cause this. First, if you did not install the Content CD, do so. This will add more content like this.

 

Also, in v8 some of the content that is available, like the 3D transitions for example, are only listed depending on the rendering 'mode' your video card is set for in the software. It has 2 settings, 'Hardware' and 'Software'. If you open up Video Wave, then go to Tools -> Options you can see what it is set for. If set to Software, you will see less transitions, etc. If set to Hardware, you should see all of them. If you run the 'Graphics Test' shown, it will test your video card and set it appropriately. If it defaults to Software, than you can try updating the drivers for you video. If that doesn't help, than you'll need to get a new one that is fully directx 9 compatible to get it to work. If it defaults to Hardware, than you should be seeing all the content that's installed, 100's in the case of transitions.

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Thank you everyone...........That was the issue, the vid card settings to hardware.......Did I mention how happy I was to have purchased this product::)) Thanks again.

 

Larry.....When you mentioned leaving version 7 installed....It was another 532MB of space used to keep that software loaded. Is it possible to reinstall ver 7 to an external 160GB drive and use it or reinstall back to my local drive?

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Thank you everyone...........That was the issue, the vid card settings to hardware.......Did I mention how happy I was to have purchased this product: :) ) Thanks again.

 

Larry.....When you mentioned leaving version 7 installed....It was another 532MB of space used to keep that software loaded. Is it possible to reinstall ver 7 to an external 160GB drive and use it or reinstall back to my local drive?

Both versions can be on the pc at the same time, so you should be able to reinstall it, with the exception of drag-to-disc (if you install that one) as you can only have the v8 version of that. Installing to a second HD will probably not help any, as most of it will still end up on your main drive in system folder areas.

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