Proxies - no automatic relink i 2022-update.

Community Beginner ,
Nov 08, 2021 Nov 08, 2021

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Hey everyone

 

When i try to use the "Relink others automatically"-function with "Media Start" under "Attach proxies" it's doesn't seem to work.

So i'm stucked with relinking every clip individually...

 

Worked fine with the 2021-version.

 

Anyone else have the same problem or have the solution for it?

 

 

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 08, 2021 Nov 08, 2021

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Is the media to be re-linked on removable media? Did Windows assign the same drive letter as before? It's possible that having media at the root of a drive is problematic as well.

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Nov 08, 2021 Nov 08, 2021

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Both the original and the proxie-files are placed on an external disc, both are placed on the same disc (and same letter).
No problem with normal re-linking (when files is offline) - it's only when i try to attach the proxies.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 08, 2021 Nov 08, 2021

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you can just relink to the proxies (after unlinking from the camera original) for editing and then relink to the camera original when you're ready to output...  it's a workaround but does work...  and shouldn't just use the "match file names" option do the trick?  Or am I having a senior moment.  I'm assuming your camera original and proxies have the same file names but different folder locations...  and assuming everything's on a local external drive not via a network drive.

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 09, 2021 Nov 09, 2021

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The name is not the same. My proxy-files have a extra letter attached to the name (Canon C70 adds "_P" to the filename for proxies).

That's why i use "Media Start" instead of file name. I checked and the "Media Start" match both files.

 

The problem started with the 2022-update and it's occour on 4 different machines (both external and internal drives) and with different files.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 09, 2021 Nov 09, 2021

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I'd try moving the proxies to a different folder, and then removing the extra letter using one of the many batch renaming file utilities and see if that solves the problem when you point to the first proxy file in the relink dialog ...  worth a shot.  at least that would get you back up and running...

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New Here ,
Nov 15, 2021 Nov 15, 2021

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Hi mate, I'm having exactly the same trouble with my C70 footage. Have you had any luck with a solution? 
Cheers

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New Here ,
Nov 12, 2021 Nov 12, 2021

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Hey!

 

I was having the same exact issue and it's probably an update bug that needs to be fixed by Adobe.

 

Anyways, here's my workaround:

 

Downgrade your 2022 project file via this link http://joshcluderay.com/downgrade-premiere-project-converter/

Open up PP 2021

Do your Proxy duties in PP 2021

Reopen in PP 2022

 

Worked super quick and easy for me!

Lucas

 

 

 

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Community Beginner ,
Nov 22, 2021 Nov 22, 2021

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Defaulttom is right, must be a bug from Premiere, I had the same issues, posted about it in the forum (marked as spam...lol), saw your post, did it as you proposed and everything works perfectly now.

 

I would just love to answer my own question in the forum, so that others find any easy fix to that issue.  Adobe gotta fix this!

 

Cheers

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New Here ,
Nov 26, 2021 Nov 26, 2021

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I'm facing the same problem, and now the only options are to attach hundreds of files individually, or make a proxy job but thats just a waste of time anyway because the camera has ALREADY made proxies and it doesn't make any sense to waste so much time doing it all again.

Has anyone figured out whats wrong?

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New Here ,
Nov 29, 2021 Nov 29, 2021

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I have the same issue since I updated to the 2022 version. I tried everything and is not working.

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New Here ,
Nov 29, 2021 Nov 29, 2021

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My solution was to create the project file on my laptop where I have the Premiere Pro 2021 version, imported all the footage and linked all the proxies and once done I open the project on my other computer with the PP 2022. 

Let's hope they'll fix this bug on the next update! 

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Nov 29, 2021 Nov 29, 2021

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no reason why you can't have both the 2021 and the 2022 version on the same computer...  Although Adobe is only keeping one previous version available, if you don't delete previous versions, they're still available on your system.  I have one system with premiere versions going back to 2017 still installed.

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New Here ,
Nov 30, 2021 Nov 30, 2021

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Also having this issue and it's a waste of time... Seriously after this long you'd think Premiere would work out these bugs. I hate updating only to have a feature I heavily rely on in my workflow to completely fail. 

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Community Beginner ,
Dec 01, 2021 Dec 01, 2021

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I have the same problem with Sony a7s III footage and proxies generates in camera. Worked fine before the 2022-update.

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Community Beginner ,
Dec 16, 2021 Dec 16, 2021

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Same problem here! It's super frustrating and needs to be fixed ASAP. I'm using camera-generated proxies from A7S3 and they're no longer linking automatically. 

I had some luck with camera proxies from a C300 MkIII which might help you out with the C70 issue. I batch renamed the camera proxies by adding "roxy" to the end of each file name (as they already have a capital 'P') and Premiere was able to auto-link them then.. Adding "_Proxy" to my A7S3 proxy files made no difference though.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Dec 16, 2021 Dec 16, 2021

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Try this:

  • Open Pr 2022 using a shortcut (Desktop, dock, taskbar, launchpad, start menu)
  • Before opening your project, go to Preferences>Media and delete *all* of your cache files.
  • Open your project and try to relink 

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Community Beginner ,
Dec 16, 2021 Dec 16, 2021

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Hey Jeff

I think you misunderstand the problem we are having. It's not regarding relinking when opening up a project again.

 

The problem is when importing new footage into a new project.

Before the 2022-update, I could import my footage into a new project, select it all, right click and select "attach proxies". When the "attach proxies" window opens up, there is a option to "Relink others automatically with <Media Start>". However, with the new update, it doesnt attach the other proxies automatically anymore.

 

For now, my sollution was to downgrade to Premiere 15.4.1, where this workflow works...

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Dec 16, 2021 Dec 16, 2021

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I would move everything to local drives and leave external drives for backups only,

especially when dealing with large projects and lot of assets.

 

Turning OFF Automatic Updates on the Creative Cloud App is an essential thing to do

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Community Beginner ,
Dec 16, 2021 Dec 16, 2021

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It's not a large project - the problem is when creating a new project, importing new footage into it and trying to attach the the proxies with automatic linking of the proxies. Before the 2022-update, you could link to the first proxy-file, and Premiere would then automatically find and link the rest of the proxies. But it doesnt work anymore, so now you have to link each file individually in the 2022-version.

Also, I work on different computers (windows and macOS), so the internal harddrive is not an option. And besides, the workflow used to work before the 2022-update. 

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Dec 16, 2021 Dec 16, 2021

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First, I've never had any issues with working with external drives and I too work on both windows and macs).  But I'm wondering if there are any issues with how you're handling the cross platform functionality...  I use an app made by Paragon on my windows machine to allow it to read and write macosextended drives... and generally it works without issues although I sometimes need to relink some of the media when opening a project after it's been saved on a different platform, but the relinking is usually automatic or requires only a couple of new relocates...  What are you using to enable cross platform  access of drives?  Wondering if by any chance your external drives are  formatted APFS?  Might be an idea to try a drive formatted macosextended...   I've had issues with exfat formatted drives being read properly on a windows machine if that's what you're using...  And does this problem occur on both windows and mac?  

 

And wondering why you don't try (as a workaround) moving your proxies to a different folder and renaming them so their file names match the camera original...   Haven't worked with media where the recording device generates proxies automatically so I'm just throwing some ideas out.  Worth a shot...  You can use a batch renaming utility to do the renaming..  

 

Hope this is clear.  It's very early in NYC and the coffee hasn't kicked in yet...

 

 

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New Here ,
Dec 17, 2021 Dec 17, 2021

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Ok so I just figured out a quick enough work around for this!

If you're on a Mac it's as easy as selecting all your proxy files in the Finder window, right clicking and selecting [Rename...] then in the "Find:" box add the extra letters or numbers you want to remove from the file name and don't add anything extra in the "Replace with:".

Give it a minute to update, then go back into Premiere and relink proxies using the "File Name" option and it should work now!

Hope this helps anyone else 🙂

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Community Beginner ,
Dec 18, 2021 Dec 18, 2021

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Yes! This worked for me with the Sony A7S3 proxies, thank you. Makes sense now.. Canon C300 proxies only had the additional "_P" at the end of the filename (and changing this to _Proxy works), whereas Sony proxies have "S03" at the end. I was assuming it just needed "_Proxy" at the end but it's a bit more specific than that- it needs to be "_Proxy" at the end of the original file name only, so Rename/Replace S03 is the way to go with that.

 

Cheers!

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New Here ,
Dec 29, 2021 Dec 29, 2021

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I am having the same problem. Proxies are named the same and have the same extensions as the original clips. It doesen't matter what parameter I try to play with in the autolink dialogue box but it simply doesen't work! Had no issues on previous versions of premiere using the exact same workflow. Really hope this gets fixed soon!

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Dec 29, 2021 Dec 29, 2021

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just to make sure, are you able to relink individual proxies?   Are the camera original files from the same camera that worked properly in the previous version of Premiere?   As a workaround, if you didn't delete the previous version, you might try relinking the proxies in that previous version of premiere and then and then import that project into the project in the latest version of premeire and see if the proxies stay linked...    If you did delete the previous version, you can reinstall it...

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