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by NGNeer314
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: "convert/export" option grayed out
Replies: 2
Views: 790

Re: "convert/export" option grayed out

Thanks Mike!

>>Double-click the camera again to go to full view and edit mode.

thats the part i was missing...
by NGNeer314
Tue Oct 13, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: "convert/export" option grayed out
Replies: 2
Views: 790

"convert/export" option grayed out

I'm just trying to export a small section of video (to email to someone). I right-click the screen, and there is a "snapshot" selection that takes a still .jpg, but to export a section of video i ASSume i need to convert/export, but its greyed out... I am sure I am missing something simple...
by NGNeer314
Sun Sep 27, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: "hardware accelerated decode" - even with direct to disc recording?
Replies: 2
Views: 1112

Re: "hardware accelerated decode" - even with direct to disc recording?

hmm, thinking about it, I guess BI still needs to decode the video streams to run the motion detection algorithms.... That makes sense. I'm glad I finally sat down to read and follow the "Optimizing Blue Iris's CPU Usage" wiki article!
by NGNeer314
Sun Sep 27, 2020 2:52 am
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: "hardware accelerated decode" - even with direct to disc recording?
Replies: 2
Views: 1112

"hardware accelerated decode" - even with direct to disc recording?

I changed hardware acceleration from none to Nvidia NVDEC (this PC has a fancy gaming video card). CPU usuage went from about 70% to %35. awesome! But I'm a little confused: I have all my cameras set to record "direct to disk". I ASSumed that meant BI was just dumping the raw streams from ...
by NGNeer314
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: upgraded to fresh Win 10 install, now BI reverts to Evaluation version?!?
Replies: 2
Views: 1118

Re: upgraded to fresh Win 10 install, now BI reverts to Evaluation version?!?

ok, i found the topic titled "Evaluation water mark now showing despite registered account" so i think i know why this is happening. I emailed support to try and get it fixed. I am hoping that I don't need to pay for another license or "support" plan. I was NEVER informed that th...
by NGNeer314
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: upgraded to fresh Win 10 install, now BI reverts to Evaluation version?!?
Replies: 2
Views: 1118

upgraded to fresh Win 10 install, now BI reverts to Evaluation version?!?

I bought BI back in 2017, and trhen a little over a year ago I had to purchase an upgrade license to be able to go to version 5. Now I finally upgraded my PC to windows 10, I reinstalled BI, and when I put in my License key it only works for a few hours before reverting to "evaluation version&q...
by NGNeer314
Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: sporadic high RAM usuage and harddrive corruption FINALLY(?) solved!
Replies: 1
Views: 949

sporadic high RAM usuage and harddrive corruption FINALLY(?) solved!

I'm posting this in case it helps someone else... TLDR: use SATA ports 1 and 2, NOT 3 and 4 full story: Ever since i built a new PC 10 months ago I've suffered with spikes in RAM usuage followed by harddrive corruption. I replaced harddrives multiple times, played with clip storage allocation, and i...
by NGNeer314
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: database regeneration gives "could not obtain exclusive DB Access"
Replies: 9
Views: 4713

Re: database regeneration gives "could not obtain exclusive DB Access"

I might have finally figured out what caused the "locked file" error messages (which hopefully also was causing all my other problems...). I had only allocated 10 Gigs for the "New" folder, after which it was getting moved to Stored. Apparently some BVR files were being moved to ...
by NGNeer314
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: database regeneration gives "could not obtain exclusive DB Access"
Replies: 9
Views: 4713

Re: database regeneration gives "could not obtain exclusive DB Access"

MikeBwca wrote: Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:17 am
Well, something was holding it.

Make sure your BI drive is excluded from Search Indexing, and, Your anti virus program.
my BI PC has no antivirus program. I did go ahead just now and disabled indexing, thats a good idea...
by NGNeer314
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Blue Iris 5
Topic: database regeneration gives "could not obtain exclusive DB Access"
Replies: 9
Views: 4713

Re: database regeneration gives "could not obtain exclusive DB Access"

Each clip is counted as a 'file', if you would excuse another silly question, what defines a "clip"? I have all the camera's set to record continously. I thought each camera gets recorded to a single file until some maximum file size is reached. or does a new "clip" whenever mot...