wide screen: 1920 x 816 by adam chesbrough 1 month ago In FCP7 I was able to create a sequence at 1920 x 816 and then export natively. I can not change the aspect ration in FCPX to an unnative ratio. I simply want to end up with an 1920 x 816 mov for uplo
Re: wide screen: 1920 x 816 by Paul Figgiani 1 month ago Paul, does the tool allow a simple change to the modern widescreen aspect ratio of approximately 2.39:1 adopted in 1973 Digitally for 2K that would be 2048x858. Rick Lang Rick, The tool is simply a ma
work natively at 2.40:1 at HD by Jason Brown 2 months ago We shot 5K at a 2.40:1 aperture. FCPX has a project for those dimensions (5120x2160) but I can't work downscaled in HD at clean pixel dimensions - 1920x810. I HAVE to put it into a letterboxed comp. A
Re: work natively at 2.40:1 at HD by Paul Figgiani 2 months ago it would be nice if FCP added some sort of sequence-wide custom blanking feature You mean a Letterbox Matte If you are working with native 16:9 you might want to take a look at this tool that I built
Poor Avid... by Daniel McClintock 2 months ago Now the lawsuits have begun... http: money.msn.com business-news article.aspx feed=MW&date=20130326&id=16282194 http: money.msn.com business-news article.aspx feed=BW&date=20130326&id=16283738 Any gue
4 channel mono export, 16 bit by Andy Mees 3 months ago HI All I wanted to force FCP X to my will today ... but failed. I'm hoping one of you guys or gals might be able to show me the way. Basically I needed to quickly export an SD video to (optical) XDCAM
Re: 4 channel mono export, 16 bit by Paul Figgiani 3 months ago I believe that Andy was just looking for a way to create a 4 channel clip so that he could conform it to the XDcam format and save it on a disc. Ah. I see and makes sense. Looks like T. came up with a
Proper audio levels for FCPX by Sierra Neal 3 months ago ....Trained on FCP for many years... but new to FCPX I was taught to mix dialogue between -6 and -12 dB, and of course never peaking above 0 dB. But this is assuming you are using a digital meter, whi
Re: Proper audio levels for FCPX by Paul Figgiani 3 months ago Mike, What features in ppmulator make it attractive for you It does look like a nice set of tools. And the price is reasonable. I'm using Nugen's VisLM in X. Worx pretty well. The thing is X makes it
Can a keyframed audio dip be moved? by Frank Manno 4 months ago I have 4 keyframes creating a dip in audio on my music clip.. I need to move this to the right of the clip.. Do I need to move each keyframe one by one, or possibly delete them all and start again or
Re: Can a keyframed audio dip be moved? by Paul Figgiani 4 months ago Currently there is no way to select multiple audio keyframes and cumulatively move their position in the timeline while retaining their values. You can cumulatively alter their level settings, but aga
Clone the clip by Praveen Nu 4 months ago Hi all, I have created a project with Generators(Motion)..and i created so many compound clips using the same generatos in the timeline. My problem is i have to open each and every compound clip and e
Ripple's Symbolic Link by Paul Figgiani 5 months ago After watching Ripple's new Media Managing Motion Templates video i went ahead and built a Cocoa GUI that creates Symbolic Links. No Terminal required. symLinkX Just drag in a source folder, define a
mp4 to mp3 by Sean Simms 1 year ago What is the easiest way to take an mp4 video and rip the audio off of it to make an mp3
Re: mp4 to mp3 by Paul Figgiani 1 year ago I would pull the video into Compressor. Then use the MP3 preset and edit it to suit your needs. -paul.
no user preferences to delete by Isabella La Rocca 1 year ago This troubleshooting basics page: http: support.apple.com kb HT3659 reads: Delete the User Preferences You can resolve many issues by restoring Soundtrack Pro to its original settings. This will not i
Re: no user preferences to delete by Paul Figgiani 1 year ago I wrote a little app that will display select each file in a Finder window. If you agree to use it at your own risk contact me off line and I'll send it over. thx316 at mac dot com
Automating EQ in Sound Track Pro? by Shaun Knapp 1 year ago I've got a timeline from FCP into STP, and I'm putting an EQ on the narration to boost it in the human hearing range, then taking those frequencies down in the music track. For the final 10 seconds of
Re: Automating EQ in Sound Track Pro? by Paul Figgiani 1 year ago Shaun, Select the applied Effect in the Effects Browser. Click the Disclosure Triangle to the left of the activation check box. This will expose the Effects parameters. Notice in the far right "Auto"
Sending an OMF back to FCP by Jonathan Polk 2 years ago Question for the pros here: Is there any way to send the individual files, as laid out on the timeline, from an OMF opened up in STP back to FCP 7 (not a mixdown, but the actual files) I am working on
Soundtrack Pro AU Effect Automation? by Joey Bania 2 years ago I'm just about to jump in the deep end with Soundtrack Pro to mix a rather large project and am unable to find what I thought would be a basic functionality. I simply want to be able to automate param
Generator to FCPX with audio possible? by Paul Figgiani 2 years ago I posted this over on the apple forum as well: Is it possible to send a Motion Generator over to FCPX with an embedded audio track For example I create a Bars and Tone Generator. The source file is a
Sound Normalization with FCP by Fredy Schwerdtner 2 years ago Hi There, I was searching around the forum for some knowledge about the application The Levelator. I've found very "strong" discussions about the good of use it, and not. People saying to use an audio
Syncing problems with Zoom audio by Kate Robertson 2 years ago Hi, I am editing using dv pal footage and audio recorded from an external Zoom recorder, and I find that around every minute or so the sync goes out, the video being ahead by a few frames per minute.
Using ambient noise print from another file by Paulo Jan 2 years ago Hi all: I'm trying to add ambient noise to an ADRed voiceover. I have some "clean" ambient sound recorded outdoors, but the problem is that I can't find a way to establish a noise print: I open both f
Reconform with STP? by David Roth Weiss 2 years ago Questions sometimes go unanswered for weeks at a time on the STP Forum, so please forgive me for asking this question here... Color has a nice "reconform" function that makes it possible to properly t
Re: For those interested: by Paul Figgiani 2 years ago Dosen't it seem odd that apple would permit an "outsider" (nothing against Larry) under NDA to go public with something like this I'm not complaining. I'm looking forward to it ... -paul.
Audio Conversion.... by Evan Fitzer 2 years ago Hello: Much of the audio I receive comes to me as 44.1 wav files. I've set up a compressor droplet on my desktop so I can quickly batch convert these files into 48khz aiff files. However, I've discove
Re: Audio Conversion.... by Paul Figgiani 2 years ago Evan, I've experienced this as well. What I do is a bit time consuming, but it solves the problem: Before you convert the sample rate open the files in an Editor (STP, Peak, Audition, etc). Add about
1024x768 screencasts by Andreas Zeitler 2 years ago Hello there, I hope someone here can help me. I'm working as a screencaster and recently upgraded to a Final Cut Studio. So far my experiences are great, except when trying to edit iPad screencasts. U
Re: 1024x768 screencasts by Paul Figgiani 2 years ago So your issue was with the framerate and not the resolution. There are ways to conform the odd framerates that most of the screen capture apps. output. I'm not sure I agree with you in terms of 1024x7
audio ducking effect by Stefan Segers 3 years ago Hi all, I am used to iMovie but currently switching to FCP. One thing I can't find in FCP is the audio ducking effect. This will reduce all other audio tracks (the volume) and will pop the Voice Over
Re: audio ducking effect by Paul Figgiani 3 years ago Hi, Stefan. Are you familiar basic routing and busing First you need a plugin (Gate) that supports Side Chaining. Let's say you have your spoken word on Track 1 and your Bed on Track 2. The spoken wor
Syncing Audio in FCP by Mark Tootle 3 years ago I'm syncing audio with video in FCP, and I need some quick help. I imported my video file as an mp4 and my audio as mp3. I cannot, however, preview the video with the audio which I need to do to align
Re: Syncing Audio in FCP by Paul Figgiani 3 years ago Niether format is supported in FCP for editing. You need to convert the video file to ProRes and the audio file to AIFF (48 kHz). -paul.
Kit to record guide VO by Tim Young 3 years ago Can anyone please advise me on what hardware I need to record a decent guide VO into FCP. I'm running FCP7 on a MacBook Pro (2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo). I've used systems in the past with a mic and a w
Re: Kit to record guide VO by Paul Figgiani 3 years ago If you are set on a USB mic I would suggest this from Rode: http: www.rodemic.com microphone.php product=Podcaster If you are willing to invest in a mixer or an interface, I would suggest the Shure SM
screen capture by Roy Schneider 3 years ago Hi All: Not sure of the right forum for this, but since I will be editing in FCP thought this is close. I am wondering what tools you use for capturing computer screen movement. I am looking to captur