Bug: Premiere Pro 2019 alpha channels not rendering transparent
clips with alpha channels in the timeline are not rendering transparent on export to Prorez 422
Justine Wahlin commented
I've tried all the steps in this thread and Premier Pro still renders my transparencies to black...I've now wasted about half a day on this issue when I could have nearly finished my project. does anyone have a fix for this yet?
I'm importing Pro res 4444 files. when i pull them in to the timeline they are transparent but once the ingest render has finished they change to black.
i've tested an export file and that is also black.
Still having same issue on AE-exported subtitles with drop shadow. It renders in Premiere as glowing white around text. Any update, Adobe? It's August 2020.
(turning off "composite in linear color" did not solve for me)
Giulia Alves commented
i turned off composite in linear color and it worked, thank you richard anthony!
Alex Arnett commented
The only way I'm getting it to work in the sequence previews is by re-rendering any time I make any changes... very annoying.
Richard Anthony commented
to those it might help, my issue was sorted by TURNING OFF composite in linear color, in sequence settings.
Richard Anthony commented
Hi Adobe, yes I've got the same problem STRAIGT ALPHA from AFX not being shown properly.
Whats the solution, or acknowledgement... its a month after the last post?
Ricky Emmerson commented
Same Issue... PP won't recoginse the Alpha channel in the epxorts from AE. I've had a couple randomly work... but when I change the text to re render the same file, next time I import into PP, alpha channel will not recognise...
Any news on a fix yet? It's April 2020
Don Fox commented
OMG this is making me crazy.... I am not able to render with transparent background using ProRes 4444 which Is what I need for qlab... help!
Yep. We give these guys money month after month and they no longer fix bugs. Whereas before they didn't get my money until they had a decent release to put out.
Are you crazy, Adobe? This issue has not been solved for almost a year now! I am sitting on a commercial project right now trying to fix this Alpha channel issue you did now resolve for 1,5 day now via workaround, nothing works and the client looks at me like I am stupid. This is a ruin for a freelancer if you cannoit rely on your tools. I'll switch to DaVinci because you never care about your customers and never fix bugs as soon as possible. Never again, Adobe!
Jonathan Lawrence commented
Still having trouble with alpha channels and even basic titles not rendering or not rendering properly in version 13.1.4 build 2.
This is even on the timeline
ADOBE - I Need a fix ASAP… Deadline on huge project is one week away.
Workaround: Use animation codec
I loaded up mx files from my sony XDcam and no alpha channel on them when they arrive in Premiere Pro
Trent Happel commented
FYI, the Alpha channel issue should be addressed in the 13.0.1 update that was just posted.
Notable fixes in 13.0.1: https://helpx.adobe.com/premiere-pro/kb/fixed-issues.html
Warren Heaton commented
Did someone already comment that ProRes422 doesn’t support an alpha channel?
You have to export to ProRes4444 to include an alpha.
Adobe is aware of and working on this issue. Working to expedite a fix. More info will be available soon.
yes I am getting the same.
Same here. An overlaid animation that was fine in the old version turns to black in Premiere 2019 when exported as Prores. Deeply frustrating. Wish I'd known this was a full version upgrade as rather than a mere point release update as Adobe have a history of not testing things properly.
Export as H264 it's fine. Something is going wrong here and it needs fixing asap.
And do Do-hun Kin who says don't use Prores 422, we are talking about the final client export here NOT importing files with alpha channels attached.
Checking "composite in linear colour" can also 'fix' things, although you'll then have nasty dissolves that 'snap' off at the end. This problem seems to be in After Effects too.
Do-hun Kim commented
Use ProRes4444 or ProRes4444XQ.
ProRes422 series can't support alpha channel.