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What would really make you excited ...
by Simon Ubsdell 3 weeks ago
... about the next version of FCP X Whether you're a diehard FCP X aficionado or someone who's still sitting on the fence, what would be the feature, or set of features, that would really set your wor
Re: What would really make you excited ...
by Andy Field 2 weeks ago
Sounds like Premiere would make you happy! Most of your wish list, Premiere already does Andy Field FieldVision Productions N. Bethesda, Maryland 20852
Somewhat OT: Why Adobe Can't be Stopped
by Jason Watson 3 weeks ago
Without intending to get into the merits demerits of Adobe CC, I noticed a couple of interesting posts on Seeking Alpha right around when Adobe released its Q2 2017 financials: Why Adobe Can't be Stop
Re: Somewhat OT: Why Adobe Can't be Stopped
by Andy Field 3 weeks ago
how about Archetype..model, exemplar, prototype, Andy Field FieldVision Productions N. Bethesda, Maryland 20852
Informal NLE poll
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Since the question of numbers and market penetration seems to come up frequently in some of these threads, I'm curious what the people in this forum run across in their own personal encounters. Obviou
Re: Informal NLE poll
by Andy Field 3 weeks ago
In Washington DC - most of this is a network TV perspective Major Networks (NBC, ABC and I think still CBS) all on Avid...locals in Edius and Premiere BBC in DC still using FCP 7! (because FCP 10 does
FCPX - Should we move to Premiere???
by Alex James 2 months ago
Hi All, This is probably a topic that has been covered time and time again but I wanted to create a forum post to ask advise on the best course of action for our company. We are a video production age
Re: FCPX - Should we move to Premiere???
by Andy Field 2 months ago
Alex..btw FANTASTIC show reel -- you doing great work Andy Field FieldVision Productions N. Bethesda, Maryland 20852
Apple took 6 years to recover the number of FCP users it had in 2011
by Franz Bieberkopf 3 months ago
I note that there hasn't been much movement here the past few years, but this bit of info contributes to past discussion: https: 9to5mac.com 2017 04 26 final-cut-pro-x-sales The terminology is "seats"
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Re: Apple took 6 years to recover the number of FCP users it had in 2011
by greg janza 3 months ago
For me, the Apple FCPX debacle was a precursor to my abandonment of Apple. I agree that for most of us veteran editors they lost us at Hello. Once bitten twice shy as the saying goes. The notion of us
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CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andy Field 1 year ago
What's up with that http: www.provideocoalition.com creative-cloud-trial-reduction
Re: CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andy Field 10 months ago
Here's an example - I saw a tracking App call FAY in - looked cool - downloaded the demo (it was 30 days) but didn't get around to testing for a week later - spent a few hours with it - not as easy as
PP CC 2015 v 10.3.0 (202) Build - DON'T UPGRADE if you color correct
by Chris Smith 12 months ago
Sooooo. I just got off the phone with Adobe Tech Support because in the latest version of Premiere Pro CC (10.3.0 - 202 Build) the command 'File Direct Link to SpeedGrade' is not there. If you go into
Re: PP CC 2015 v 10.3.0 (202) Build - DON'T UPGRADE if you color correct
by Andy Field 12 months ago
is there a good round trip workflow with Resolve Or must you CC at the end -- and render out in resolve Andy Field FieldVision Productions N. Bethesda, Maryland 20852
Tutorials/Overviews on Premiere Pro 2016 June release
by Andy Field 1 year ago
lots of great stuff in here http: www.provideocoalition.com creative-cloud-updates-june2015-3
A Point Release? WTF?
by Daniel McClintock 1 year ago
And I suppose we'll finally get Adobe CC 2016 during their November update! Arrggghh! -------------------- "Sometimes Life Needs a Cmd-Z!"
Re: A Point Release? WTF?
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Bill Davis "Just look at those five year old FCP X features they've now added into Premiere Pro." Come back to us when FCP X has a functional mixer :) - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services,
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No news?
by David Mathis 1 year ago
I thought the message board would light up. I mean there has to be something that we can debate from NAB news. Guess the light bulbs need replacing.
Re: No news?
by Andy Field 1 year ago
You can do secondaries now with the three way color corrector - but this looks significantly better and more user friendly Andy Field FieldVision Productions N. Bethesda, Maryland 20852
Apple's presentation this morning
by Jeff Markgraf 1 year ago
Didn't make it in time to get into the FCPWorks Apple presentation this morning. Anyone willing to spill the beans on what's going inside
Re: Apple's presentation this morning
by David Mathis 1 year ago
Andy Field "That non subscription model doesn't seem like a recipe for frequent "listen to the user" updates. :-) " Best argument for subscription plan. I am going to send Apple a feature request rig
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My major beef
by David Mathis 1 year ago
Why there are things I like about X there is one thing that aggravates the (censored word of choice) out of me. Why does a cross dissolve affect both audio and video Yes, there is a way to make a cros
Re: My major beef
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
The word from Apple at the creative summit has been the same word we always get when we ask about specific features: "We're aware of that."then silence. So I know nothing beyond that. Apple, of course
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Adobe update bug
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
http: arstechnica.com apple 2016 02 warning-bug-in-adobe-creative-cloud-deletes-mac-user-data-without-warning - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: Adobe update bug
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
Ryan Holmes "Inevitably even with the best QC model bugs and problems still get through...it's the pain of being human." I'm still going to put Adobe's response time in the "pretty nifty human, vergi
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Adobe's Record Revenue Shows the way to Business Transformation
by walter biscardi 2 years ago
"As we watch organizations like IBM, HP and EMC struggle to transform, Adobe is an interesting contrasting case. It went from selling boxed software to a cloud subscription model in shorter order, and
Re: Adobe's Record Revenue Shows the way to Business Transformation
by Andy Field 1 year ago
Then why not just use CS6 -- perpetual license -- Problem solved Doesn't Adobe R and D deserve a return on it's investment for the improvements it's made since that release Kind of like your clients d
Does the screen glitch in FCPX mean there's a BIG update coming?
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
So we still have the screen glitch in the TC display even after the recent OS update, it's not a major problem of course but I would have expected this to have been corrected sooner in a bug fix updat
Re: Does the screen glitch in FCPX mean there's a BIG update coming?
by John Davidson 2 years ago
None of the Pro Grarage Bands in LA use Garageband. John Davidson President Creative Director Magic Feather Inc.
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OT: Finally, a movie shot entirely on the back up camera of a Toyota Prius.
by Andy Neil 2 years ago
This cracked me up, and I wanted to share. https: www.youtube.com watch v=UU7XWTpRwDo Andy https: plus.google.com u 0 107277729326633563425 videos
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Re: OT: Finally, a movie shot entirely on the back up camera of a Toyota Prius.
by Eric Santiago 2 years ago
Joseph W. Bourke "I think the Ford NLE has tracks... " That was funny ;)
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White levels above 100...
by Oscar Gotti 2 years ago
Hi all, Just out of curiosity... I've always wanted to know why some broadcasters won't accept videos with white levels above 100 If the area above 100 is just over-exposed white, then why is that a p
Re: White levels above 100...
by Andy Field 2 years ago
There's another reason -- standard levels across all stations......how much fun would it be to switch from one station to the next (or from one scene to the next in a show and then the commercial) wit
FCP 7.0 into Adobe Premiere
by Neal Klaeser 2 years ago
Hi, I have editing many projects on FCP 7.0 but now have switched to Premiere. I no longer have a mac to export an XML file to import into Premiere but I have have the FCP project files. Is there a wa
Re: FCP 7.0 into Adobe Premiere
by Andy Field 2 years ago
Think you'll need to find a Mac and FCP7 - there didn't seem to be much demand for a stand alone file converter when FCP 7 already did it with XML.....if you want to email me the FCP 7 file i'll try t
For you subscribers, are you using Office 365?
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
We have been using the older Office 2011 for a while now and it works but wondering if any of you Mac users have moved to Office 365 subscription model and if you like the updates. Assuming since you
Re: For you subscribers, are you using Office 365?
by Andy Field 2 years ago
I haven't seen anything compelling to make the move to Office subscription -- and can't imagine that Word Processing technology has stunning new options -- if it does - and that's the only choice, I'd
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Apple and Adobe Software: Together
by Jason Jenkins 2 years ago
If that isn't a warm and fuzzy subject line, I don't know what is. I'm curious how many here "own" and use both the Apple Pro Apps and the Adobe Suite. I like having it all at my fingertips. I really
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David Lawrence liked this 2 years ago
Re: Apple and Adobe Software: Together
by Gabe Strong 2 years ago
Michael Gissing "Just as well Adobe isn't selling a service that has no evidence of working. What I don't understand is most people are happy with subscription services in many areas like telephony,
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Andy Field liked this 2 years ago
Does anyone think FCPX is NOT a Professional NLE?
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
Simple question, I just wondered if there is anyone left on here who thinks it isn't
Re: Does anyone think FCPX is NOT a Professional NLE?
by David Roth Weiss 2 years ago
There are no unprofessional NLEs. David Roth Weiss Director Editor Colorist & Workflow Consultant David Weiss Productions Los Angeles David is a Creative COW contributing editor and a forum host of th
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Murch and NLEs from IBC
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1734-walter-murch-talks-final-cut-pro-x-avid-and-premiere-pro - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
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David Lawrence liked this 2 years ago
Re: Murch and NLEs from IBC
by Andy Field 2 years ago
Because I don't follow all of x's upgrades and because Adobe seems to listen and watch want editors want where Apple with FCP X tells editors "our way is better, so get used to it or take a hike". A l
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Xdcam doesn't work with Yosemite ...solution!
by Andy Field 2 years ago
Spent outlets searching the answers to this. xdcam camera and playback drive wouldn't show up in Mac Yosemite. Sony Rep finally gave solution. Install these drivers to make the fix. You're welcome Tak
Adobe please fix this - Project Manager in PP CC doesn't work
by Andy Field 2 years ago
This has been going on for a long time - search this and get vague fixes that indicate it's an audio issue (mixing sample rates ie 48K audio with 20 or 40Khz audio) but even fixing that doesn't always
Re: Adobe please fix this - Project Manager in PP CC doesn't work
by Andy Field 2 years ago
Thanks Kevin. I've filed the bug report but surely with so many having the same issue there's got to be a solution -otherwise it's a useless feature. This was something essential that worked in FCP7.
AVID? Why Not?
by Rich Rubasch 2 years ago
Had a revelation yesterday... Many of us migrated from AVID to Final Cut 7 when Final Cut 7 cost 1 5 that of an AVID seat. Still, Final Cut 7 had its issues and we all complained about media managemen
Re: AVID? Why Not?
by Andy Field 2 years ago
A few reasons why "not" Avid -- at least around version 5 which I have and occasionally use 1 - Mixed media and direct import - not so much -- you always have to transcode (or at least did in version
I wish FCPX adopted these Premiere Pro features
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
I know there are plenty of things in FCPX that would be nice to have in Premiere Pro. However, after editing some extended project in Premiere Pro, I'd love to see these things added to FCPX to enhanc
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Re: I wish FCPX adopted these Premiere Pro features
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Mathieu Ghekiere "The only thing I miss when reading that press release is how Apple doesn't communicate like that, with a roadmap of upcoming features. " Users are a lot more forgiving of flaws when
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Premiere CC 2014.1 Project Manager
by Michael Ron 3 years ago
Hey, I work in a post-production facility and we are having some problems with the Project Manager. The latest update, where they redesigned the Project Manager tool solved the previous issues (long G
Re: Premiere CC 2014.1 Project Manager
by Andy Field 2 years ago
Adobe software folks - it's now a year since the original post - and it's still not fixed - tried to consolidate a problem with mixed audio bit rates - the dreaded unknown error is back This pretty mu
Premiere Pro CC 2015 Bug -- won't accept animation codec
by Andy Field 2 years ago
I've searched boards and everyone had a different solution but most couldn't fix it. Export an animation codec movie from After Effects with alpha channel -- import (or try to) into Premiere Pro CC 20
Re: Premiere Pro CC 2015 Bug -- won't accept animation codec
by Andy Field 2 years ago
Hi Paul -- the conversion worked and kept the alpha channel (in Quicktime Player) It was intermittent - worked at first and then later didn't recognize the Animation codec until i did that conversion)
Table Editing with Premiere
by Larry Zapotocky 2 years ago
Hello All, We work with Panasonic P2 and use Premiere Pro for editing. Our news reporter has a Sony Tablet connected to the Verizon phone network and it has a mini-USB port. Is there and way for him a
Re: Table Editing with Premiere
by Andy Field 2 years ago
If the table support Adobe Clip...and there's a way to get the footage on to the tablet -- then yes.... - you rough cut on the tablet - and upload the xml to adobe cloud.....relink in premiere Andy Fi
News: Adobe Unveils Milestone 2015 Creative Cloud Release
by Cow News Droid 2 years ago
Unprecedented Innovation and Integration Across Creative Cloud Desktop and Mobile Apps; New Adobe Stock Service Debuts (San Jose, CA--June 16, 2015) Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today launched a milestone rele
Re: News: Adobe Unveils Milestone 2015 Creative Cloud Release
by Andy Field 2 years ago
Used to upgrade every year...cost of subscription is virtually the same - and the upgrades come 4 to 6 times a year now. 1 If this is how you make your living and you're income stream doesn't generate
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Utilizing Morph Cut
by Austin Albert 2 years ago
Hey all, As many of you have done today, I have just installed the new CC 2015, and am extremely excited to start using Morph Cut. So far I've played around with it a little bit, trying to fix cuts in
Re: Utilizing Morph Cut
by Andy Field 2 years ago
I played with it and with the timeline in Yellow, it doesn't seem to play smoothly after it figures out how to do the morph on the cut...however if you render just "in to out" effects it does play smo
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CC 2015: Smooth sailing so far
by David Roth Weiss 2 years ago
So far, so good. After installing Premiere CC 2015 under a fresh install of Yosemite all seems to working seamlesslesly so far, with the exception of a changed font or two. It seems that Adobe's defau
Re: CC 2015: Smooth sailing so far
by Andy Field 2 years ago
So far works great..although opening new project doesn't automatically bring up the work spaces top bar (editing, color etc) Not sure why ...there's a window to open it but can't figure out how to doc
The Heading for this forum Needs to change...
by Dean Neal 2 years ago
Sometimes I think this forum should be recalled "FCPX - The Opportunity for Adobe to Exploit"... Surely its time to simply just call it - Apple FCPX Or can we counter-create: Premiere Pro - FCP7 re-ba
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Re: The Heading for this forum Needs to change...
by Dennis Radeke 2 years ago
While I recuse "Dennis - Adobe Guy" on the grounds that I'm with a vendor, I'll speak as a member of the community and make just a couple of quick points. 1 - The forum title, "FCPX debate or not" nev
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audio imports too hot quite often
by tad newberry 2 years ago
several times i'll import a music clip and the waveforms are crushed at the top. of course, i can turn the gain down, but the tops are still crushed (flat tops) even though now not as loud. the clips
Re: audio imports too hot quite often
by Andy Field 2 years ago
Typically recorded music is compressed and normalized so the peaks stay high...when you import you can select all your music clips before editing....use the gain command (search in your keyboard short
One of a thousand posts with some 10.2 info....
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
It's quite nice... http: fcpxpert.net 2015 04 13 fcp-x-10-2-first-look ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools.
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Re: One of a thousand posts with some 10.2 info....
by TImothy Auld 2 years ago
Wildly off topic or not, yes, your sources are only observation. Mine are quite easily looked up on many trusted sources. 8% is the long view of Apple's foray into the business world. Not a single one
Speedgrade crashes with update - unusable - uninstalled - can't reinstal
by Andy Field 4 years ago
updated - ready to try new Premiere to Speedgrade link - Premiere AE all update and work fine - Speedgrade won't even open - crashes each time - uninstalled speedgrade - tried to re-instal from cloud
Re: Speedgrade crashes with update - unusable - uninstalled - can't reinstal
by Andy Field 4 years ago
to answer part of my own question -- here's how to fix the Adobe Creative Cloud App that thinks you have something installed that isn't http: helpx.adobe.com creative-cloud kb aam-lists-removed-apps-d
Avid Symphon 6.5.2 getting stuck at startup
by Andy Field 4 years ago
Anyone experience this no a solution Avid Symphony 6.5.2 on a Mac Retina Powerbook System 10.7.5 plenty of ram - gets stuck on start up at the point where it says Initializing Avid Media Access Volume
Re: Avid Symphon 6.5.2 getting stuck at startup
by Andy Field 4 years ago
Hi Oliver - seemed pretty stuck - left it alone for an hour and came back - still stuck on the AMA deal - disconnected drives and wifi - no help - uninstalled - reinstalled -everything fine again - od
Can't export from Motion 5 - Share grayed out
by Andy Field 4 years ago
I've searched this on web - and there doesn't seem to be an answer - Latest Motion 5 - Motion project - do your work - go to export - all options grayed out -- anyone have a solution I've trashed pref
Via FCPX, is there a way or plugin to make a video clip look like a cartoon?
by Clayton Brown 5 years ago
Thanks!
Re: Via FCPX, is there a way or plugin to make a video clip look like a cartoon?
by Andy Field 5 years ago
it's free and it's from newblue fx http: www.newbluefx.com cartoonr Andy Field FieldVision Productions N. Bethesda, Maryland 20852
FCP7 to MC6
by Thomas Morter-Laing 5 years ago
OK I'm sure this is a VERY basic question- Im experienced with FCP but VERY new to AVID. All Im trying to do is open a project from FCP7 in AVID MC6. Ive tried exporting an EDL, which didn't open in A
Re: FCP7 to MC6
by Andy Field 5 years ago
This is the ONLY reliable method we've found to work from FCP7 to AVID 5.5 -- We've tried BORIS AAF and Automatic Duck (free now) with AMA linking and it virtually never works -- (the sequence carries
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Transitions question from FCP to Avid switcher
by Andy Field 5 years ago
First I preface this by saying I've watched all the tutorials -- and it seems the only way to make a glow, blur or other non standard transition in AVID is to overlap two video tracks - create add edi
Re: Transitions question from FCP to Avid switcher
by Jason Wood 5 years ago
"There is a good tutorial here on creating transitions with Boris Red (Avid FX)." Would you mind linking us to that tutorial
FXFactory crashing FCP 10.0.3
by Andy Field 5 years ago
Beware - FXFactory (latest downloaded version) keeps crashing 10.0.3
Re: FXFactory crashing FCP 10.0.3
by Andy Field 5 years ago
have to say FX Factory Tech support is outstanding - they found issues in Quartz Composer Patches folder -- if anyone has the same issue - here's the fix they sent me - FROM FX Factory support I recom
Can MC 5.5 open a media composer 6 project?
by Andy Field 6 years ago
Need to deliver finished timelines to a post-house that's still on 5.5 -- is it possible to to a SAVE AS 5.5 out of version 6 - or can 5.5 read a 6 project If not are there other options like XML out
Re: Can MC 5.5 open a media composer 6 project?
by Andy Field 6 years ago
Great - has anyone actually tried this backward compatibility I'm downloading a trial of 6 and will report if it actually works - Thanks Andy Field FieldVision Productions N. Bethesda, Maryland 20852
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