Warp Stabilizer needs to be able to automatically adjust to different resolution footage inside of the same timeline. I waste an obscene amount of time manually nesting footage, going into that comp, resizing the nested sequence to match the clip, and then applying warp stabilizer, and then going back to my original timeline, and then scaling the nested sequence to this sequence size. Its a massive hassle and waste of time. Build a feature that allows it to do all of that automatically in the effect panel.
What you’re suggesting would lead to a full on revision of the feature – therefore I’d like to ask a couple of additional questions:
what kind of footage do you usually try to stabilize with the Warp Stabilizer? And how much tweaking of the settings do you do on average?
So the recent update added compatibility with different resolutions, but the big one for me is still the speed incompatibility. Anytime I change the speed of a clip, I have to nest to use the stabilizer. PLEASE add variable speed compatibility as well, ASAP! This is more important for me than the resolution issue was.
It is really great that you fixed this issue.
However there are many more things to improve upon in warp stabilizer. I listed them in comments before:
There are 3 problems with Warp stabilizer.
1. You have to nest clip if you want to use time-remap, time revers on it.
2. It is painfully slow.
3. Every time you use it project file size increase by 1-2mb. If you use it offen, you will end up with over 100mb files that saves painfully slow. Maybe store analisys data in other file
Mercali plugin don't give you as good result as warp but it doesn't have any of the problem as I listed above.
I hope that if you fixed this issue you are already working on other too.
Woah! This may finally be a release worth upgrading to, from 12.1.1.
So I guess we can close this one?
FYI, Premiere Pro 13.1.3 now allows clips with different frame sizes in Timeline Sequences to work for Warp Stabilizer without the need to nest (as long as the Pixel Aspect Ratio matches).
Added support for scaled clips with matching aspect ratios for Warp Stabilizer
Andrew Geraci commented
8k footage to 4k or 4k to 1080p - this should be an automatic macro function so we don't have to create nests.
Felix Pitscheneder commented
It would be great to be able to apply the warp stabilizer similar to lumetri like a master effect
Anthony Monk commented
It would be nice if we could apply the effects of a warp analyzer to several clips, I'm working with several layers of the same clip with various effects and masking on top of each other anw would like to be apply to apply the same stabilisation to all of them.
Jonathan Finley commented
I straight up avoid using warp stabilizer in premiere because of this issue alone.
4K Footage in 1080p, it really is a very frustrating workflow.
Emilio Luis Roman commented
any update on this?
4K footage in a 1080 timeline.
Our clients always ask for cutdowns of 16:9 promos. Going to 4:5 or 9:16 vertical formats.
Agree with OP, it is a hassle to always have to nest clips.
Etienne Lacroix commented
4 k on a HD timeline
Ivan Ivanov commented
The majority of my projects have slow-mo b-roll. Needless to say that the warp stabilizer is most needed on b-roll which always has a speed adjustment. When I'm done with a project, my whole sequence is basically a bunch of nests. It becomes impossible to work with it.
I often works with UHD footage in a 1080p sequence. Also with speed adjustments. This nesting seems like a workaround and clients sometimes wonder what I am doing.
David S commented
It's not really a fully implemented feature until it can work on different media clips in the same timeline. It's the only effect I know that can't. Adobe advertises PR as being able to have different resolution etc in the same timeline, yet it really can't.
4K footage (24fps footage or 60fps footage slowed down with the speed/duration tool), 1080p 24fps timeline.
I typically adjust Smooth v. No Motion and Smoothness %, and leave the rest alone - Method on Subspace Warp and Framing on Stabilize, Crop, Auto-scale. When I remember to I turn on Detailed Analysis.
Dealing with all the nests is a pain, especially if I want to use a slip tool etc on the underlying clip but am unable to. Would be huge to get a fix for this!
Darren Manden commented
@Michael Gyori - Absolutely agreed that the footage and sequence resolution shouldn't have to be identical. Currently it's a massive pain with the nesting, and is way more of a chore than it needs to be.
Michael Gyori commented
For us its lately been 5k 2:1 on a 2k timeline, but that changes if the DP needed a wider angle for a shot and the footage is 6k 2:1. I don't think it's safe to assume any consistent requirement.... just that sequence resolution and media resolution should not have to be identical! This limitation is a huge waste of productivity, and adds complexity to the media organization, which on large projects is already painful in Premiere with the 'duplication of media bug(s)' when sharing projects with other editors.
Definitely most of the time it's 4K clips on 1080p timeline!