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Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 8 years, 5 months ago #7326

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Here is a brief document that I created for installing the Debugmode Wax application and getting it to work as a plug in for Lightworks. Thanks to user himenym who got me started with the plug in path and a link to a decent video on Youtube. This document is really basic because that is all I know at this moment, it will get you started and that may be the only help that is needed. Enjoy.

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Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 8 years, 5 months ago #7330

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Many thanks for this!
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Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 8 years, 5 months ago #7332

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I did notice that you can not select hardware render when in plug in mode, I may change the document tomorrow if I have time.

Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 8 years, 4 months ago #7985

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I added some info to the document so everyone may want to download it again. New info deals with adding VirtualDub filters to Wax.

Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 8 years, 4 months ago #8722

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My thanks again to Greg_E for the update to his excellent pdf tutorial. It helped me familiarise myself with how Wax works. It is working perfectly as a plugin in LW alpha 10.0.4.d.

I also installed Debugmode WinMorph as Greg suggested at the end of his updated PDF. I don't have Premiere on my system. I had a little trouble at first redirecting the installation of the Premiere plugins to the LW plug-in folder. I eventually succeeded using this path (Win 7):

C:\Users\Public\Documents\Lightworks

Note: if I add \plug-ins to the end of the path, the installer throws up an error message saying "cannot locate Premiere" so I omitted it and it installed without problem. I can't recall if the same is true of the Wax installation too.

Are all the Virtualdub filters available in a convenient single download anywhere?




I came across the above YouTube video tutorial on manipulating 3D titles in Wax which I found useful as a follow up to Greg's PDF. Ignore the first part of the video on importing media. Greg's PDF covers this in a way that is more specific to using Wax as a Lightworks plugin. The video is narrated in a mildly entertaining way by a Hugh Grant sound-alike.
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Last Edit: 8 years, 4 months ago by shaunthesheep.

Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 8 years, 4 months ago #8742

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Thanks for the link, Shaun. Not a bad tutorial, but for that purpose you'll need to play it a few times. He works at speed.shaunthesheep wrote:
The video is narrated in a mildly entertaining way by a Hugh Grant sound-alike.
Well, he sounds English, so does Hugh Grant, so I guess they do sound alike, don't they?

Just not to my ear.

Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 8 years, 4 months ago #8743

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That same person has many Wax tutorials that are worth checking out.
Last Edit: 8 years, 4 months ago by Greg_E.

Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 7 years, 2 months ago #25715

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Sorry to bring up an old topic, but I tried to install this in windows 7 and when I click to launch Wax it shows me the window very fast and then closes right away. Anyone else have this problem?

Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 7 years, 2 months ago #25721

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Yes, same problem here.
Does anybody have a solution? It seems the beta worked fine with Wax.

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Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 7 years, 2 months ago #25725

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Same. I've tried many audio and video formats, all with the same result. Wax immediately crashes and exits with an illegal operation error.

Lightworks v11
Windows 7 Ultimate SP1, 32-bit
Intel Core 2 Duo T8100
4 GB Memory

Wax says that it generated an error log, but I'm unable to locate it to post.
Last Edit: 7 years, 2 months ago by jeffab. Reason: Updated with system info

Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 7 years, 2 months ago #25735

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I never got an error, a window just open closes really fast.

Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 7 years, 2 months ago #25754

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I have not tried it since the release, guess I better give it a go. May need to export the clips and then treat them in WAX, and export again to get them able to go back into Lightworks.

Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 7 years, 1 month ago #26035

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@Greg_E

Any new findings/thoughts on the topic?
Last Edit: 7 years, 1 month ago by HorstH.

Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 7 years, 1 month ago #27213

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I did what the tutorial listed on the forums says to install wax, I get what others are experiencing on windows 7 64 bit, I am using the latest wax, wax20e. I hope this is resolved soon good luck guys.

Re: Installing and basic usage of Wax as a plug in 6 years, 7 months ago #38182

Because I ave the same problem (Wax window popping up und disappearing immediately) and have't found a solution yet, I renew the question.

Any solutions to the problem?

best regards
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