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FCPX v10.4 - Best way to create .srt files
by Gary Brightman 3 weeks ago
to post a video to Amazon I'm required to create an .srt file of the dialogue. What do people recommend as the best method tool to achieve this Many thanks for your help
Re: FCPX v10.4 - Best way to create .srt files
by Andreas Kiel 3 weeks ago
I totally agree with everything Bouke said. Another question: Do you have the dialogs as titles in FCPX In this case you can use my X-Title Extractor to convert those to .srt A third option (in case d
need rec for subtitle plugin
by Julie C 1 month ago
I've not had a great experience with the subtitles in Premiere. Does anyone have a 3rd party plugin they'd recommend
Re: need rec for subtitle plugin
by Andreas Kiel 4 weeks ago
You can use my still free psTitles (http: www.spherico.com filmtools TitleExchange psTiltles index.html) Or brand new and way faster (http: www.spherico.com filmtools TitleExchange PTI pti.dmg) - it's
Arabic Text in Premiere Pro 2018 issue
by Ahmed Elattafi 1 month ago
Hello Everyone! i have a serious problem to write in Arabic language in premiere pro 2018 .
Re: Arabic Text in Premiere Pro 2018 issue
by Andreas Kiel 1 month ago
Go to the Titeler Preferences and switch to right-to-left text. It's a pain if you need standard and arabic text. Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be caref
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iMac VS Surface Studio
by andy patterson 1 month ago
The Surface Studio does not have the best specs. I admit is is pricey but it is the user experience that is worth noting. MS can improve the Surface Studio's specs but can Apple improve the user exper
Re: iMac VS Surface Studio
by Andreas Kiel 1 month ago
To be honest I don't see the point. If you realy need touch & paint buy a Wacom tablet. 10 bit, color confidence, calibration etc. Okay you'll end up at 5k or so, but you get a real good system. Spher
Using FCPX and creating and Audio Description track
by Jeff Heck 1 month ago
Hi all. I do a lot of video for the blind and we add in audio description (AD) tracks that describe for the blind or those with trouble seeing exactly what's happening on screen. When we do these for
Re: Using FCPX and creating and Audio Description track
by Andreas Kiel 1 month ago
Noah, Jeff is talking about "blind" people not "deaf". I would love to help, but currently no idea how to. Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be careful lest
Animating text in graphics panel is reversing the letters.
by Jordan Shane 1 month ago
Hi all, I'm trying to animate the text in the graphics panel and every time I type a new letter and thus add a key frame the text gets reversed. So, for instance, "Let" becomes "teL". Has anyone else
Re: Animating text in graphics panel is reversing the letters.
by Andreas Kiel 1 month ago
Have you changed the prefs of the title tools by chance to right-to-left Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster. And
Subtitles from Avid .stl File
by Clay Coleman 2 months ago
So supposedly Pr supports .stl subtitle files but I'm having no luck with an .stl file an Avid editor handed over to me for an Online edit. The question appears to have been posted before but there do
Re: Subtitles from Avid .stl File
by Andreas Kiel 2 months ago
Hello Clay, The text one seems the easier way to go. You can send me the file, I'll have a look and tell you what to do. spherico(dot)mail(at)gmail(dot)com Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "H
Arabic Text with Essential Graphics
by Andreas Kiel 2 months ago
How is it done It's always wrong direction. Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster. And if thou gaze long into an aby
Solved: Arabic Text with Essential Graphics
by Andreas Kiel 2 months ago
Change Text Engine Makes English, French etc rtl as same - funny idea. Love Adobe for the Creative Crowd. Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be careful lest
Is Compressor a serious product?
by Gabriele Sartori 2 months ago
I'm always puzzled by Apple Compressor. I like a lot the interface, I like to use it offline for transcoding. It's dramatically slow, we are in 2017 and to see only 21% of my resources used is depress
Re: Is Compressor a serious product?
by Andreas Kiel 2 months ago
Helge Tjelta: "All codecs that allow the segment flag to be on, will use full CPU count." That's true. Apple H264 doesn't allow. One file won't use all cores, 10 files will use more. From my experienc
X-FX Handler update
by Andreas Kiel 3 months ago
Some of you will know the app from a Rippletraining episode - for those who don't know the app or what it is good for: X-FX Handler will extract the FX information (Motion Templates) out of the XML an
Re: X-FX Handler update
by Jeff Kirkland 3 months ago
Thank you for the update. I don t use this often but when you need it, it s a life saver. ---- Jeff Kirkland Video Producer & Cinematographer Hobart, Tasmania Twitter: @jeffkirkland
Changing speed of CAPTIONS in Premiere Pro
by Ben Oliver 3 months ago
I finished around 23 hours of training videos for a client. These videos then went away for transcription and caption created. At this point the client wanted to "slow down" each video by 10% because
Re: Changing speed of CAPTIONS in Premiere Pro
by Andreas Kiel 3 months ago
Brent's suggestion is the way to go. It takes only a few minutes to retime. -Andreas Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a m
How do I format subtitles from an SRT file in premiere pro?
by Matt Locke 3 months ago
I imported an SRT file that I downloaded from YouTube's auto-captioning into my premiere project so I could permanently bake in the captions, but it's giving me trouble. Primarily, the captions themse
Re: How do I format subtitles from an SRT file in premiere pro?
by Andreas Kiel 3 months ago
If you are looking for something just to import SRT to legacy titles read my post 1 month ago: https: forums.creativecow.net readpost 3 999512 You create the Legacy Titles without PPro. No need for XM
Adobe CC 2018 apps are now live
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
Should show up in your CC updates this morning. Have fun! - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Adobe CC 2018 apps are now live
by Andreas Kiel 3 months ago
Hi Dennis, Here a question for you. Is there any logical reason for: a) there is no export of legacy titles anymore. b) the text data of exported "new titles" are not encoded UTF-8 (beside the base64
Need to keep old Mac Pro running-suggestions?
by Bret Hampton 4 months ago
Hi I have an early Mac Pro 1.1 dual processor running FCP7. I mostly use it with Furnacecore Dirt Removal for film restoration. It's pretty slow as it's 32 bit, so wondering suggestions for inexpensiv
Re: Need to keep old Mac Pro running-suggestions?
by Andreas Kiel 4 months ago
Nick ...our solution was to run it on a bunch of macs simultaneously. Nick You can run multiple instances of FCP on the same machine as long you have several cores available. - Andrea Spherico http:
Title Safe for today's delivery
by Christopher McDonell 4 months ago
Hey, reading one of the threads below had me thinking about this. Now that most people are watching film and video on TV's or devices that show 100% of the picture, is there really a need to keep titl
Re: Title Safe for today's delivery
by Andreas Kiel 4 months ago
The question is : are you talking about titles or subtitles captions. While a "Title" easily can be extended to a 90% region, subtitle region finally shrinks: BBC recommendation is 68%. This is unders
Positioning text using FCP text generators
by Christopher McDonell 5 months ago
Hi. I'm finishing a doc on FCP 6 and will eventually need to version my text. I've been reading about using TEP to create an .srt file and to avoid Boris text generator. At this point, my subtitles ar
Re: Positioning text using FCP text generators
by Andreas Kiel 5 months ago
Some options: 1) With TEP the TextUp generator is installed. Try to use this one. 2) Split your .srt into a "centered" and "left" entries. Can easily be done in a spreadsheet. Andreas Spherico http: w
Why does transition on connected clip affect primary storyline clip too?
by Jeff Feaz 5 months ago
Hey Friends! I'm trying to use a push transition on a still image that's in the timeline as a connected clip. This is just a single item that I want to push in and out as a PIP element. The problem is
Re: Why does transition on connected clip affect primary storyline clip too?
by Andreas Kiel 5 months ago
Depending on the kind of clip it's normal behavior. try to put those clips into a secondary storyline. Andreas Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be careful
copy and paste time code for transcripts
by Roger Sherman 6 months ago
Is there a way to copy time code and paste into a google document
Re: copy and paste time code for transcripts
by Andreas Kiel 6 months ago
Create a shortcut for the "Edit - Copy Timecode" menu. Andreas Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster. And if thou ga
subtitles
by micheal youssef 2 years ago
i have SRT file which include a spanish subtitles for movie which i already edited it but when i try to open it on my mac on different softwares like (text edit - word even on Jubler ) ialot of words
Re: subtitles
by Andreas Kiel 6 months ago
They seem to be not UTF-8. You may try following: Open TextEdit. Press cmd-O and navigate to that file and select. But before you hit Enter (or double click) select in the "Plain Text Encoding" pop-up
Best practice using large stills
by Mark Morache 8 months ago
Don't you just love high quality stills However I have a 1080 project with 100s of stills, many of them about 4000 pixels across. Editing isn't a problem, however I find that rendering and exporting t
Re: Best practice using large stills
by Andreas Kiel 8 months ago
You may have a look at ScriptEditor & Image Events. With a little AppleScript you can scale, crop etc. 100s of images within a few seconds and save them to another file. If you're "XML safe" you even
Starting Timecode
by Jeff Krieger 8 months ago
Hi. The timecode for an audio file isn't at 0:00 in the properties. How do I change I've tried cmd-J. When I pull that up, it says the starting timecode is 0:00, but it's not. Thx!
Re: Starting Timecode
by Andreas Kiel 8 months ago
You might apply the timecode effect, it always starts at 0, it's big, you can turn it on off -Andreas Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he t
Broadcast quality subtitles plugin for FCP X that will pass Netflix qc
by Sam Lee 1 year ago
I'm looking for a 100% transparent, no compromise in quality burned in subtitles plugin. I tried Sugar FX and unfortunately there are too many color banding noise. I couldn't figure out why it was rej
Re: Broadcast quality subtitles plugin for FCP X that will pass Netflix qc
by Andreas Kiel 8 months ago
Hi Javier, "... I mean...do you know of a way to get the subtitles I created in FCP to export ..." If you've read the entire thread you should know As mentioned by Noah and me give my X-Title tools a
FCP X Belle Nuit
by Lucy Provan 9 months ago
HI All ! I have imported a Belle Nuit file of subtitles into FCP X as a XML. Does anyone know how I now reconnect the media
Re: FCP X Belle Nuit
by Andreas Kiel 9 months ago
Choose Menu point Reconnect Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster. And if thou gaze long into an abyss, the abyss wi
Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Simon Ubsdell 10 months ago
Enough is enough is ENOUGH! My electricity supplier has heaped infamy upon tyranny by asking me to pay a monthly subscription for my power. And at last I have decided that this cannot stand. I cannot
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Re: Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Andreas Kiel 10 months ago
Simon Ubsdell Would this be the same Smith Corona that had a perfectly serviceable underline key Regardless the functionality : This one looks ugly. The only valid ones: Underwood before 1930. - Andr
Any workflow for "media manage" trim to used + handles? Willing to go way outside the box for this.
by David Parker 2 years ago
Hey there. At the moment there is only one thing stopping my shop from moving over to FCPX. Our workflow requires some of our media to go through an external process, and then return to the NLE. On FC
Re: Any workflow for "media manage" trim to used + handles? Willing to go way outside the box for this.
by Andreas Kiel 2 years ago
Oliver Peters : "I'm a bit confused here. To my knowledge almost no software will trim the original media. The exceptions are systems that internally turn media into image sequences, like Quantel. Th
In-Action Story on FCPX and Focus
by Noah Kadner 3 years ago
For the folks who've been curious about how this went: http: www.apple.com final-cut-pro in-action focus Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow Call Box Training
Re: In-Action Story on FCPX and Focus
by Andreas Kiel 3 years ago
A little anecdote about Apple's secrets. Some time before the first version of QT was released MacroMind and Apple invited several people from all over the world for a conference about "chances of new
FCP 7 crashes exporting an XML
by joel matthew 3 years ago
I'm trying to export an XML of a large project so that I can use FCP7toX and get the project on my iMac with FCPX. Unfortunately, it crashes before finishing the XML. The error message is "The process
Re: FCP 7 crashes exporting an XML
by Andreas Kiel 3 years ago
I also would recommend to export the XML as portions. - Andreas Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster. And if thou g
Pro Video Formats Update!
by Steve Connor 3 years ago

Re: Pro Video Formats Update!
by Andreas Kiel 3 years ago
Jeremy wrote Nice! Looks like it was Apple that purchased MXF4mac! Jeremy Nobody knows. But make a search for the chief engineer of MXF4mac at Apple' employee list. - Andreas Spherico http: www.spheri
Red Giant Offload
by David Mathis 3 years ago
Found this to be interesting and love the humor in this video. http: www.fcp.co hardware-and-software 1523-offload-the-simple-application-from-red-giant-to-safely-copy-your-camera-media camera operato
Re: Red Giant Offload
by Andreas Kiel 3 years ago
Robin S. Kurz "Just saying, since I know from experience that only extremely few X users even know the option exists or know how to use it." Oliver Peters "Or even care." I agree to both. Finally all
Polywave audio
by David Page 3 years ago
Whats the best software to bring zax recorded polywave audio files into fcp 7 and synch them w the video
Re: Polywave audio
by Andreas Kiel 3 years ago
if the video has tc just sync by tc - andreas Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster. And if thou gaze long into an a
Font Size for Titles for screening in commercial movie theater
by Anne Davis 3 years ago
My documentary will be screening as part of a film festival in a commercial movie theater. I'm concerned that the title cards, lower thirds and end credits (single card and scrolling) that I created i
Re: Font Size for Titles for screening in commercial movie theater
by Andreas Kiel 3 years ago
For Cinema you can leave the color to white. You should add an outline to your subtitles. Like Shane said you have to look at the font you are using. Each font can display in a different size. Use a f
How to render a subtitle sequence on timeline
by George Roberson 3 years ago
I finally get the subtitle on the timeline (I did change the speed since I wrote my title based on .mov file which ends up longer than FCP file - don't know why), but it won't let me render it. At fir
Re: How to render a subtitle sequence on timeline
by Andreas Kiel 3 years ago
George, Download my TitleExchange package. It includes an app called gRender (free). Export your subtitle only timeline as XML. Then import into gRender. The app will create a new XML, an EDL and some
Subtitles in FCP 7 vs. external program
by Alyssa Grinberg 4 years ago
I am working on a short 15-minute video that has several foreign speakers that need subtitles. There will actually be two versions of the video released (one in English and the other in Vietnamese). I
Re: Subtitles in FCP 7 vs. external program
by Andreas Kiel 4 years ago
Hello Asta, You may contact me off list at kiel{at}spherico(dot)com Regards Andreas Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a mo
Workflow suggestions – English project but has lots of footage in foreign languages.
by Daniel De Avila 9 years ago
Hello Perhaps not the right forum for this question I was wondering if anyone had some workflow suggestions for reviewing and editing foreign language interviews that will be edited in conjunction wit
Re: Workflow suggestions – English project but has lots of footage in foreign languages.
by Andreas Kiel 4 years ago
For PPro you need an app which can create .scc files. There are some out there, but I don't about a free one. Another option is to download my TitleExchange app package. There is a free app included c
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Bit OT question
by Andreas Kiel 5 years ago
First of all I'm not a Smoke user, but some people I know are Smoke users and do need some help. Here a problem: Before version 2013 there was the option to import subtitles using a "Smoke XML", which
P-2 XML Files messed up
by Kevin Christopher 8 years ago
For some reason I have got some p-2 xml files that are corrupt. I have confirmed all of the MXF files are intact and in the right folders, but I can not get these files to come in to FCP
Re: P-2 XML Files messed up
by Andreas Kiel 8 years ago
Just to keep the info on this thread up to date. I got the XMLs from Kevin, they are really messed. So a good idea for anybody who thinks about using HDLog would be to duplicate the CLIP folder on you
Best Way to Sync Audio?
by Conor Flynn 10 years ago
I'm using Final Cut Pro (v6.0.3) to edit a short film that was shot with the RED Camera. The Log and Transfer ingest method seems to be working great, so I'm happy with that. My question is about the
Re: Best Way to Sync Audio?
by Andreas Kiel 9 years ago
Just saw this thread by chance and do have some commets - even if it might be too late. I do not see any better performance of AIF against WAV files. Both are supported as (uncompressed) files file fo
Jam Sync HVX200 and HPX500
by Nate Stephens 9 years ago
Does anybody have a method for Time code Sync between the HVX200 and the HPX500.. I really think I am working to hard by trying to start both cameras time code by pushing their buttons at the same tim
Re: Jam Sync HVX200 and HPX500
by Andreas Kiel 9 years ago
Nat, you're right it's better to sync the cameras. But my application does allows two or more cameras to be synched easily if each camera can be set up to "free run tc" - which should be the case with
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