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Unfortunately, PrE does not all for any direct way to alter the Frame Size of an existing Project. Some users have hacked the PREL (the Project file) in an XML editor, or even NotePad (or similar), and gotten things to work. If one were to try that route, I would ONLY work on a Copy of the PREL, and never the original PREL file.
Now, if your PrE 2.0 PREL will Open in PrE 10, there might be another way, but you might loose so much, that it will be as much work, as starting over. Still, here are the steps:
- Get a ClipBoard "extender," like ClipMate, and install it. Reboot.
- Open your PrE 2.0 Project into PrE 10, and let the program do a conversion.
- Save_As, so as to NOT overwrite that original PREL. As you can see, I hate any overwriting of original files.
- Now, hit Ctrl+A (Select All) in the Timeline, the Ctrl+C (Copy).
- Close that Project, and go to New Project, choosing the correct Project Preset.
- In the Timeline, with the CTI (Current Time Indicator/Playhead) at 00;00;00;00, hit Ctrl+V (Paste).
- You might be able to get by, just by turning OFF things like Scale to Default Frame Size (if you used that), or similar, and making adjustments to any Keyframed Effects.
- As you go, use Save_As and increment the Project's filename for each, should you have to go back.
Thanks for the quick response! Unfortunately, ClipMate can't capture the data on the timeline... it says that it's either invalid or filtered by the application profile. Do you know if there's a way to change the settings in PrE 10 to allow ClipMate to capture it? Thank you.
You won't believe this! I just opened up the Prel in Notepad and hacked it! I searched for "720," as I knew it was the original frame size I had in PrE2 and changed the size. I can't believe I just did it. I have no experience with hacking or coding at all.