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Christian Schumacher

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The Ongoing Creative Cloud
by Christian Schumacher 1 week ago
Hi, just wanted to gather input on this, as I am in the middle of this new Adobe update. Thing is I'm one of theirs AE monthly subscribers, and so far as I am concerned, Adobe has been playing nice wi
Re: The Ongoing Creative Cloud
by Christian Schumacher 5 days ago
Walter, Do you think my reasoning is warranted Couldn't CC be CC forever, thus updating independently its nuts and bolts This way each software would be upgraded to a major release only when truly nee
FCP 10.1.2 Where are you?
by David Mathis 3 months ago
It has been more than three months since we have seen an update. Slowly losing my mind, slowly going nuttier than a fruitcake and going to call a shrink to have my head examined.
Re: FCP 10.1.2 Where are you?
by Christian Schumacher 3 months ago
What I miss when in FCPX is REVERSE MATCH FRAME which is directly derived from this trackless discussion but not yet mentioned. AVID and FCP 7 have it. PP CC will have it next. This is a core operatio
Better snap up those Mac Pro towers while ye may
by David Roth Weiss 9 months ago
For those of you who do need workstations with PCIe slots, etc., like Mac Pro 12-core towers, you'd better run out and grab 'em now, because they are pretty much GONE, GONE, GONE. Apple is NOT taking
Re: Better snap up those Mac Pro towers while ye may
by Christian Schumacher 9 months ago
http: www.barefeats.com hard167.html Insight #1: The ARC-8050 posted the fastest transfer speeds of any Thunderbolt multi-drive enclosure we've tested to date. Insight #2: Like all Thunderbolt devices
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Mac pro pricing
by Dan Stewart 9 months ago
Heres an interesting breakdown: http: dylanreeve.com computers 2013 building-the-mac-pro.html It looks like Apple have priced one of their machines reasonably - no Apple premium. Does this mean it's s
Re: Mac pro pricing
by Christian Schumacher 9 months ago
Lance Moody " Aw, I was hoping that the posters here who said after the initial announcement that the base machine would be $6000 could regale us with more of their expert knowledge." If we consider
2013 Mac Pro - In action
by Christian Schumacher 11 months ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=wShNx6cdk_8
Re: 2013 Mac Pro - In action
by Walter Soyka 11 months ago
Marcus Moore "The MacPro is the "Brain" of the system in this new paradigm. How you configure it beyond that is up to you. Ultimately it is a much more flexible solution IMHO ('natch)." The Mac Pro w
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Christian Schumacher liked this 11 months ago
Premiere or FCPX, still hating FCPX's timeline behaviour
by Mark Snow 11 months ago
Hi guys, me again... Another shop, another Move from FCP7... Last time we went to AVID, where it worked out very fine. This time around AVID isn not an option, neither anything else than FCPX or Premi
Re: Premiere or FCPX, still hating FCPX's timeline behaviour
by Chris Harlan 11 months ago
Oh, my. Was FUN's "We Are Young" playing in the background as you wrote up this analogy I know you guy's just don't believe it, but there are situations where X is an inferior choice. If you don't run
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Christian Schumacher liked this 11 months ago
After Effects CC not recognising ProRes files!
by Paul Roper 1 year ago
Hello, I am rather concerned that I cannot import ProRes 422 QuickTimes into AE; it give me a "this 'MooV' file is damaged or unsupported" error. I can import and work with the exact same files in CS6
Re: After Effects CC not recognising ProRes files!
by Christian Schumacher 1 year ago
Paul Campbell "This seems to be a Quicktime thing ...." I have installed AE CC on a Mountain Lion rig with FCPX installed. No other Adobe software installed besides Flash Player. And Pro Res is worki
After Effects CC (12.0) ready for download
by Todd Kopriva 1 year ago
Come and get it! http: adobe.ly 19eZSAu If you tried before now (between 8PM and 11PM Pacific Time) and had problems, it may be because you started downloading before all of the files were ready. Plea
Re: After Effects CC (12.0) ready for download
by Christian Schumacher 1 year ago
I just created an account to try the new AE CC. Downloaded fine and installed fine This is a Mountain Lion rig with FCPX installed. Now, forgive me but I don't quite perform AE installs at all. What I
Need to run Lion or Mountain Lion on a Mac for CC
by Clint Wardlow 1 year ago
Hmmmmm. You need to run Lion or Mountain Lion if you want to upgrade to new CC programs. For various reasons (which I will not go into here) I have kept my current imac frozen in Snow Leopard. I see,
Re: Need to run Lion or Mountain Lion on a Mac for CC
by Christian Schumacher 1 year ago
I just created an account to try the new AE CC. Downloaded fine and installed fine This is a Mountain Lion rig with FCPX installed. Now, forgive me but I don't quite perform AE installs at all. What I
Old 2008 MP upgrade?
by Fabrizio D'Agnano 1 year ago
Hello. I was one of those waiting for the new MP to show up, eager to buy it. Nonetheless, the specs seem to point out to a high price upgrading, new MP aside. No PCIe and internal storage means buyin
Re: Old 2008 MP upgrade?
by David Eaks 1 year ago
I'd been thinking a lot about upgrading my 2008 Mac Pro (8-core 2.8, 16gb, 5770) for FCPX performance as well, of course the anticipation of "something great later in 2013" had halted any major purcha
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Christian Schumacher liked this 1 year ago
Dual GPUs on current Mac Pros
by Christian Schumacher 1 year ago
Amongst graphics updates in Mac OS X and the new Mac Pro dual GPU set up, what should we expect during this transitional period Couldn't those new GPU cards just released for the current MacPro be use
Re: Dual GPUs on current Mac Pros
by Walter Soyka 1 year ago
Christian Schumacher "But what about AVID or Smoke Or any post production related software for that matter Like AE, Motion, C4D, Lightworks, Edius,etc...Shouldn't all of them go dual GPU friendly " A
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Christian Schumacher liked this 1 year ago
Well this is confusing. Some Adobe programs are CC and Perpetual license?
by James Taylor 1 year ago
From the Lightroom Journal By Tom Hogarty: Q. Will Lightroom 5 be included as part of Adobe Creative Cloud A. Yes. Lightroom 5 will be delivered to Creative Cloud members at no extra charge when it s
Re: Well this is confusing. Some Adobe programs are CC and Perpetual license?
by Christian Schumacher 1 year ago
James Taylor " I wonder how Photoshop would do on the app store " http: store.apple.com us product HA203LL A adobe-photoshop-elements-11 They're selling Elements for a while now. EDIT https: itunes.a
Good Questions from a guy who lives and breaths Adobe
by Andy Field 1 year ago
http: allbetsareoff.com 2013 05 creative-cloud you've seen his great tutorials on the cloud...and even he isn't happy with this.....has great questions with so far no answers from Adobe
Re: Good Questions from a guy who lives and breaths Adobe
by Christian Schumacher 1 year ago
Todd Kopriva "For whatever it's worth, I can say that the feedback that I have brought back from threads like this has been very well received, and I have seen many very productive conversations star
A few thoughts on why it might be a good idea
by Chris Harlan 1 year ago
If I look with rose-colored glasses, and disarm my defense mechanisms, it occurs to me that when tools have properly matured, we may actually want to discourage further rapid change to them--change fo
Re: A few thoughts on why it might be a good idea
by Christian Schumacher 1 year ago
Chris Harlan "The more I think about it, the more I think it really could be. When I look at it that way, I even get excited about it. Yes, there are pitfalls and potential ugliness, but I'm going to
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AE drives the NLE decision
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
I edit and do training from time to time at broadcast facilities. What I've seen has been FCP in the commercial promo department and Avid in news. The general flow I've seen is to cut a base layer in
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Re: AE drives the NLE decision
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Could is the operative word. Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Apple hardware Q4 and 2014
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
http: www.businessinsider.com apple-says-it-has-no-new-products-coming-until-the-fall-2013-4 Sounds like no new Mac Pro this year. Wonder if they are waiting for 20Gb s Tbolt in 2014 from Intel - Oliv
Re: Apple hardware Q4 and 2014
by Bernard Newnham 1 year ago
Surely Apple is now an iGadget company, and almost not a computer maker at all. Their huge profits are made by iPhones, and the huge drop in their share price is based on Samsung now beating them in s
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Christian Schumacher liked this 1 year ago
Screenlight: Will Accounting Woes at Avid Spark Big Changes or an Acquisition?
by Craig Seeman 1 year ago
Screenlight: Will Accounting Woes at Avid Spark Big Changes or an Acquisition http: www.screenlight.tv blog 2013 03 05 will-avids-accounting-woes-spark-big-change-or-an-acquisition I don't know if I'd
Re: Screenlight: Will Accounting Woes at Avid Spark Big Changes or an Acquisition?
by Michael Hancock 1 year ago
Chris Kenny "Ask the user to import the footage into the app." So post software should be built and judged entirely on how easy it is for someone with no experience with them to import footage, witho
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Christian Schumacher liked this 1 year ago
FCP X as a database
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Out of curiosity, for you champions of FCP X as a database... How is FCP X any more of a database than Media Composer or Premiere Pro with embedded XMP data Somehow I simply don't see that as being tr
Re: FCP X as a database and a PIOP nightmare
by David Lawrence 2 years ago
Oliver Peters "It's a prime example of an editorial feature designed by a programmer and not an editor." Jeremy Garchow "BS. They gave the people exactly what they wanted. "People" clamored for PIOPs
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Christian Schumacher liked this 2 years ago
Content questions for a new era?
by Bill Davis 2 years ago
Was watching an internet thing about author William Gibson and stumbled onto this guys YouTube channel. Found it fascinating. I haven't really seen anything like this on TV outside a local TV show tha
Re: Content questions for a new era?
by Chris Harlan 2 years ago
Hee hee. You know, he could double as the for the X in FCP X.
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Christian Schumacher liked this 2 years ago
FCPX on MBP Retina Display - WOW
by Andy Field 2 years ago
Can't say I was a fan of FCP X....until I loaded it on the Maserati of Macs - the new fully loaded 16gig Ram Macbook Pro Retina laptop. It's now an entirely different program - no crashes - crazy fast
Re: FCPX on MBP Retina Display - WOW
by Walter Soyka 2 years ago
Bill Davis "Even if only 1 percent of the editing pool will ever achieve mastery that implies that if the pool starts at 1000 only 10 will likely become fully proficient editors. But what happens whe
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Christian Schumacher liked this 2 years ago
FCPX from an Editor who used it on Iditarod 2012
by Craig Seeman 2 years ago
More specific about FCPX than Iditarod workflow with it but one can infer that his information came from the workflow (likes problems). Also important is that he used it on a major project such as Idi
Re: FCPX from an Editor who used it on Iditarod 2012 -- NOW: An Open Letter to Aspiring Post Production Professionals
by Walter Soyka 2 years ago
Bill Davis "I get your perspective. But in this, your view and mine simply don't dovetail." Fair enough. That's part of what makes this forum interesting -- different people, different perspectives,
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Christian Schumacher liked this 2 years ago
Photoshop CS6 Beta released, with magnetic timeline!
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=uBLXzDvSH7k&list=PL8776E00BAFB19D73&index=3&feature=plpp_video Watch the section on video at the end! Seriously though some nice new features in CS6 Steve Connor "FCPX Pr
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David Mathis liked this 2 years ago
Re: Photoshop CS6 Beta released, with magnetic timeline!
by Frank Gothmann 2 years ago
Bill Davis "I *think* I get it. Everything Apple did regarding X was evil and wrong as witnessed by the countless deep arguments and hundreds of thousands of on-going posts where legions who feel vio
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Christian Schumacher liked this 2 years ago
Could it be...?
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
A bit off topic, but has anyone heard any kind of rumor that Apple might be rolling out Final Cut Pro 8 and sending X to the ranks of iMovie Anyone hear any whispers out there I heard thru a fragile g
Re: Could it be...?
by Aindreas Gallagher 2 years ago
I wish. Still. who knows right you could argue that the fate of this incarnation of FCP depends on Apple's basic strategic inclination in editing. Apple may honestly be supremely relaxed at the fact t
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Christian Schumacher liked this 2 years ago
headcount
by Aindreas Gallagher 3 years ago
could the forum post thumbs up-thumbs down mechanism support agreed single post statement debate propositions www.ogallchoir.net promo producer editor.grading motion graphics
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Christian Schumacher liked this 3 years ago
Re: headcount
by Franz Bieberkopf 3 years ago
I don't know Aindreas, I think the value of this forum is beyond the aye and nay show of hands ... Franz.
A few clues
by tony west 3 years ago
Much of the debate here has been on rather or not apple with X has given up on the pro market. A few clues lead me to believe they haven't. 1. This thing defaults to surround sound. If you want to edi
Re: A few clues
by Shane Ross 3 years ago
Bill Davis "Dual mono rules." For EDITING...yes. I use Mono tracks for most everything, except Music and sound effects. But everything else is mono. But I deliver STEREO...and sometimes a 5.1 mix (wh
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Christian Schumacher liked this 3 years ago
Problem with image sequence with more than 99999 tiffs
by Andrea Marini 3 years ago
We exported a tiff sequence for a DCP master, but after 99999 files FCP started again from 00001 overwriting the first part of the movie. The project is 74 minutes long. Is there a workaround for that
Re: Problem with image sequence with more than 99999 tiffs
by Christian Schumacher 3 years ago
WOW, that's less than an hour...Anyway, in AE this will work for sure.
Inadequate Final Cut vs Beautiful Compressor
by David May 3 years ago
Alright so if this has been pointed out before I apologise, but I really wanted to see if you could help me clear something up. I have video filmed at 1080i, imported into a FC project to use on a tim
Re: Inadequate Final Cut vs Beautiful Compressor
by Christian Schumacher 3 years ago
OK First create the new desired sequence, at full HD. Choose square pixels and check your FPS too - that should match your original one. (29.97 ) Load your working sequence on the Viewer Player. Then,
Importing a 23.976 NTSC EDL into Avid
by Paul Carlin 6 years ago
Has anyone ever been able to import a 23.976 EDL into the Avid The keyword here is IMPORT. Using EDL Manager, open a 23.976 EDL and send it to Avid as a sequence. Note how the record and source timeco
Re: Importing a 23.976 NTSC EDL into Avid
by Christian Schumacher 6 years ago
I feel your pain Paul! Thanks for sharing your insightful rant ; ) Greaaaaat post!Holy Cow!
DVX100 24p hell on AVID MC 2.8 Mac Software Only
by Christian Schumacher 6 years ago
HI CCW (collective cow wisdom) I'm a looong time lurker over these foruns, but now I need some help here - if possible and appropriate. After extensive research over the internet I couldn't find ANY s
Re: DVX100 24p hell on AVID MC 2.8 Mac Software Only
by Christian Schumacher 6 years ago
Michael, I am aware of your immensely helpful webpage...24p.com But would you be kind to enlighten me on two dead-ends I have ran into: - it is possible to retrieve USABLE audio from a PD removal digi


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