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Newbie Alert! Computer drive full - Dragonframe 4
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I am not the sharpest tool in the shed in regards to computers and this is my very first project.The software is DragonFrame 4.I made the mistake of installing it in my old laptop (5 years old) in C…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Anthony Scott Mar 9.

 

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Anthony Scott replied to EhPilit's discussion Newbie Alert! Computer drive full - Dragonframe 4
"Whew, good thing you backed it up. I recommend backing up every once in awhile, even mid shot, if it's a long shot, just in case."
Mar 9
EhPilit replied to EhPilit's discussion Newbie Alert! Computer drive full - Dragonframe 4
"Great tip Simon, thank you StopmoNick and Anthony ! My laptop crashed yesterday, garbage now. Thank God I saved the TIFF files in my desktop. As soon as I get a new laptop I will follow all your advice for sure, this has been a great help. With the…"
Mar 9
Simon Tytherleigh replied to EhPilit's discussion Newbie Alert! Computer drive full - Dragonframe 4
"Just to pick up on something in the original post. You talked about removing rigs in another program then importing back into DF. I think this is a mistake a lot of people make. DF is just for capturing the images. Once you have them in a folder and…"
Mar 8
StopmoNick replied to EhPilit's discussion Newbie Alert! Computer drive full - Dragonframe 4
"Like Anthony's screenshot shows - Look at the project folders on your computer - there will be a folder for each take, and in those will be seperate folders for Backup, Feed, and the actual shot.  I clicked on BrnJenkinA, in there were 3…"
Mar 7
Anthony Scott replied to EhPilit's discussion Newbie Alert! Computer drive full - Dragonframe 4
"If you go to your .dgn folder and open it up, you should see all your takes and image files. Here is screen shot showing how it appears on my computer. I shot RAW(cr2) and jpgs and you can see they are all in there."
Mar 7
EhPilit replied to EhPilit's discussion Newbie Alert! Computer drive full - Dragonframe 4
"Thanks Anthony for the help. I managed to do just that and there is now a copy of the project on the other drive. That copy is 20GB.   Now I also managed to copy and transfer all the 1500 TIFF files to my desktop just in case, but that…"
Mar 7
Anthony Scott replied to EhPilit's discussion Newbie Alert! Computer drive full - Dragonframe 4
"You can copy your entire project over to another drive if you need to. I just tested it out on my macbook to make sure it worked for me. Find the file you created for your project. It's a .dgn folder. If you don't know where they are…"
Mar 7
Anthony Scott replied to EhPilit's discussion Newbie Alert! Computer drive full - Dragonframe 4
"Saving your project from Dragonframe to another drive is done when you create a new scene. Here are the directions from the User Guide pg 147. Step 7 is navigate to the hard drive where you'd like to save Dragonframe Projects. ----- When you…"
Mar 7
EhPilit replied to EhPilit's discussion Newbie Alert! Computer drive full - Dragonframe 4
"Thanks StopmoNick and Anthony But that's is exactly my problem - I want to use the other drive, my question is how do I do that?  I dont see any options on menu for me to direct computer to save pictures in another drive.  I searched…"
Mar 7
StopmoNick replied to EhPilit's discussion Newbie Alert! Computer drive full - Dragonframe 4
"You should be able to do rig removal from Tiffs.  I do it with Large Fine Jpegs most of the time on my own projects.  I do RAW for clients, and sometimes for my own projects if I think I might need lots of leeway to adjust the exposure.…"
Mar 7
Anthony Scott replied to EhPilit's discussion Newbie Alert! Computer drive full - Dragonframe 4
"Have you tried copying your Dragonframe project files over to the other drive yet? I bet you could copy it then direct DF to open your project there instead. I used After Effects to do all my rig removal. There are other options out there. I shot my…"
Mar 6
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Newbie Alert! Computer drive full - Dragonframe 4

I am not the sharpest tool in the shed in regards to computers and this is my very first project.The software is DragonFrame 4.I made the mistake of installing it in my old laptop (5 years old) in C drive that is now full. I am half way my project (1500 pictures so far).   The D: drive has lots of space.  I even have a very large and empty external drive available.How do I make DF4 and my project to work out of the empty drive without losing what I have done so far?While we are at it, let me…See More
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