Changing Timecode to Milliseconds

New Here ,
Oct 17, 2018 Oct 17, 2018

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I'm trying to use the timecode effect as a kind of stopwatch in picture for some race footage, but am having difficulty changing the last two digits of the timer from a frame count to milliseconds. Apparently this used to be possible as I've seen older threads discuss changing the timeline or program setting to "Show Audio Time Units", at which point the option for milliseconds is supposed to present itself in Effect Controls under Time Display, but I've had absolutely no luck getting it to work. Could really use some help.

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LEGEND , Oct 17, 2018 Oct 17, 2018

You can build one in After Effects, if you know your durations (it is a display, not an actual counter):

How to Create a Stopwatch Effect in After Effects - YouTube

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Oct 17, 2018 Oct 17, 2018

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The short answer is no, you can´t set it to milliseconds and it has never been possible.

Each frame is treated individually in any NLE so if you have 25 frames per second you cannot go to frame 1.6358 or frame 24.0125 since none of them exists. Setting the timeline to Show Audio Time Units is only helpful when editing audio that is not tied to a video stream such as when syncing external audio to video.

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Oct 17, 2018 Oct 17, 2018

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Siiiiiiigh. Thanks, Averdahl.

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You can build one in After Effects, if you know your durations (it is a display, not an actual counter):

How to Create a Stopwatch Effect in After Effects - YouTube

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Thanks, Meg! This is perfect!!!

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Jun 26, 2022 Jun 26, 2022

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Really, because I'm stuck in milliseconds and I don't know how it got that way or how to change it back to frames.

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Jun 26, 2022 Jun 26, 2022

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Really, because I'm stuck in milliseconds and I don't know how it got that way or how to change it back to frames.


By @GabrielB833

 

Click on the hamburger menu and change it back to fix that.

 

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Jun 26, 2022 Jun 26, 2022

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Thank you, I actually just figured it out right before I saw this post. It's wierd cause I have no idea how it got on that setting in the first place but thanks.

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Jan 07, 2021 Jan 07, 2021

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Here's a quick way to make a timer right inside Premiere - you can set it to any time and any font:

https://youtu.be/-JQH52VJKg0

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