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LACPUG - Randy Ubillos
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
Learning about the beginnings http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2095-randy-ubillos-back-to-the-beginnings-of-final-cut-pro-at-the-18th-anniversary-lacpug YouTube Pt 1 https: www.youtube.com watc
Re: Lightworks
by Charlie Austin 5 months ago
Ricardo Marty "Lightworks (maybe 20 years old) is said to have the closest workflow of traditional film editors on moviolas and similar" I dunno, mostly works like any other modern NLE with tracks. T
FCPX or R15?
by Oliver Peters 8 months ago
I find the Resolve threads here fascinating. 2.5 million FCPX users notwithstanding, is Apple playing catch-up now to Blackmagic Design and Resolve It amazes me that a community where a trackless UI w
Re: FCPX or R15?
by Charlie Austin 8 months ago
Neil Goodman "if there were a trailer promo section I feel like Id be the only one it, lol ." I'd be there with ya Neil. ;-) ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babb
NAB news
by Ronny Courtens 8 months ago
Apple announces these updates for NAB: http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2058-apple-announce-updates-to-final-cut-pro-x-compressor-and-motion-for-nab-2018 - Ronny
Re: NAB news
by Charlie Austin 8 months ago
Michael Gissing "Yes like all RAW camera codecs there is no need to transcode. I edit with R3D and cDNG all the time but only a camera can record raw sensor data. That's what I mean by camera origina
Adobe Master Planner
by Oliver Peters 9 months ago
https: venturebeat.com 2018 03 28 adobe-reveals-a-sneak-preview-of-master-plan-an-ai-assisted-planner Interesting AI implementation. I wonder if we'll see anything like this out of Apple. Or anything
Re: Adobe Master Planner
by Oliver Peters 9 months ago
Good April Fool s post you did there. Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
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Charlie Austin liked this 8 months ago
Adobe Rent Price Increase
by David Mathis 9 months ago
I just received an e-mail this morning from Adobe stating that the subscription cost will increase as of April 16, 2018 which is just around the corner. Currently my subscription is for Premiere Pro w
Re: Adobe Rent Price Increase
by Charlie Austin 9 months ago
Oliver Peters "Even Microsoft apparently still has a one-time-purchase option for Office: " It's nuts that there's no "own" option for Adobe stuff. That said, I use Pr at work, rent it, and the $1 in
Codex - more color tools
by Oliver Peters 10 months ago
Looks interesting. http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2045-codex-annouce-colorsynth-plugin-and-codex-keys-control-surface-for-final-cut-pro-x-at-bve - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Codex - more color tools
by Neil Goodman 10 months ago
I think it also depends largely on the materials your working on. If your shooting most of your own stuff and tagging the metadata yourself, and have a relaxed turnaround schedule I can see how that w
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Charlie Austin liked this 10 months ago
Just the Messinger...Vincent LaForets Blog today - FWIW.
by Bill Davis 10 months ago
http: blog.vincentlaforet.com Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X mastery.
Re: Just the Messinger...Vincent LaForets Blog today - FWIW.
by Charlie Austin 10 months ago
I know I'm late to this, but... Laura Scott "Apple undermines their own success if they try to force vertical integration with only their own prosumer-level software." wait... what year is it 2012 Lau
Why one user Switched to FCPX
by Steve Connor 10 months ago
Just saw this on FCP.co and thought I'd beat Bill and post it on here first A genuine, agenda free, video about the benefits of FCPX https: www.youtube.com watch time_continue=390&v=Yiik10ChG9Y "Tradi
Re: Why one user Switched to FCPX
by Neil Goodman 10 months ago
No diss on youtubers but the #1 reason I choose an NLE has nothing to do with a Share button. That might be the 500 reason on my list.
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Charlie Austin liked this 10 months ago
The Color Wheels Mystery ... An obviously wrong answer
by Simon Ubsdell 11 months ago
Oliver has pointed out to me that someone on Bill's Facebook discussion is suggesting that I am confused and that I am wrong to think that we should be expecting a Lift Gamma Gain model here. Instead
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Andrew Kimery liked this 11 months ago
Re: The Color Wheels Mystery ... An obviously wrong answer
by Simon Ubsdell 11 months ago
Dear Bill Thank you for sharing your chat with Philippe. To my mind there are two ways in which one can go about imparting this kind of information: a) you can try and make it as easy as possible for
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Charlie Austin liked this 11 months ago
The Color Wheels Mystery ...
by Simon Ubsdell 12 months ago
I am sure all of you here know much more about the color science than I do and can explain what is happening with the color wheels in FCP X 10.4 (specifically the Shadows, Midtones and Highlights) and
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David Lawrence liked this 11 months ago
Re: The Color Wheels Mystery - The Solution?
by Simon Ubsdell 12 months ago
Just to add some illustration for Oliver's very ingenious theory (which I strongly suspect is correct), here are some screenshots: Expected gamma curve using the Color Board in Rec.709: Unexpected gam
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Charlie Austin liked this 12 months ago
OT: the ultimate editing machine?
by Robert d'Alexis 1 year ago
Check the link below out and see if you agree this is the answer to an editor's dream. https: www.provideocoalition.com ultimate-video-editors-workstation-look-like
Re: OT: the ultimate editing machine?
by Bob Zelin 1 year ago
the ultimate editing machine did not edit Despacito. Isn't Carlos Perez system the "ultimate edit machine" since he has the most watched music video in history This post for me is like seeing the "cus
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Charlie Austin liked this 1 year ago
Great write up about the Despacito video and FCP X
by Charlie Austin 1 year ago
4 billion views and counting... "It s not about features, it s about the overall editing experience." http: bit.ly 2z2x4S8 ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babblin
Re: Great write up about the Despacito video and FCP X
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
Charlie Austin "Ronny saw the FB post and contacted the director. " Ronny is the one guy in this business consistently getting this coverage right -- which I don't mean as faint praise. Having just u
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Charlie Austin liked this 1 year ago
GREAT article in the Frame.io blog about WHY FCP X went “magnetic.”
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
https: blog.frame.io 2017 10 16 fcpx-magnetic-timeline I wish I d EVER been this clear in explaining the foundational construct of X. Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP
Re: GREAT article in the Frame.io blog about WHY FCP X went “magnetic.”
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
I know that many of you agree with a lot of what I'm about to say. I supportively quote four of you in this thread, and I could have quoted a dozen of you. But this is basically me trying to catch up
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Charlie Austin liked this 1 year ago
Why FCPX?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
I thought I'd beat Bill to it https: www.provideocoalition.com fcp-x-producers-pov-feature-film-daisy-winters
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Gerry Fraiberg liked this 1 year ago
Re: Why FCPX?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Oliver Peters " but articulating those is a function of PR, which is something Apple is woefully deficient about. The result is a general attitude among key influencers that it's not the tool to use.
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Charlie Austin liked this 1 year ago
Friday Night Fodder
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
https: www.redsharknews.com post item 4909-remembering-final-cut-pro-7 It seems the author is pining for FCP 8 - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Friday Night Fodder
by Shane Ross 1 year ago
Man, some people cannot give up the damn ghost... Not sure what the point of this article really is. "Oh, if only they did this..." Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
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Charlie Austin liked this 1 year ago
Sure hope this place stays relevant...
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
Trying to keep stopping by here, but IBC is Rocking in Amsterdam and I'm in threads with 100s of posts debating and talking about FCP X elsewhere - and it's comparative crickets here. That's kinda sad
Re: Sure hope this place stays relevant...
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Shane Ross "Those posts do not show up in google searches. " They are also horribly threaded. Facebook is a terrible vehicle for forum style discussions. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
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Charlie Austin liked this 1 year ago
FCP X is sluggish for a big library. Thoughts on how to fix this?
by Noam Osband 2 years ago
I'm editing a feature length doc. My footage is on a RAID 5 and a single external drive that is attached with a RocketStor. Lately, the program runs slow. Thoughts I was thinking it might be because..
Re: FCP X is sluggish for a big library. Thoughts on how to fix this?
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
Bret Williams "When you mention the thumbnail issue, are you talking about thumbnails (one single frame to represent the entire clip) or filmstrips I don't see any bog down in thumbnails, but I only
Roles-based mixing and effects
by Alex Gollner 2 years ago
In case you missed Apple's patent, I ve written about it on my public Facebook page: https: www.facebook.com Alex4D ___________________________________________________ Alexandre Gollner, Editor, Zone
Re: Roles-based mixing and effects
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
They need to invent something to replace faders. Too old fashioned! ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools. "
clip names documentary
by Lisha Rigney 2 years ago
Hello to all, I'm about to start editing a talking heads documentary using FCPX -- first project using X. The footage was shot on cards and all the clips have the assigned camera names (MVI_1156, MVI_
Re: clip names documentary
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
Closest approximation is to make Favorite or Keyword ranges, (virtual subclips) and put a marker on the range with the text you want to carry over to the timeline. After you cut them in, you can view
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FCP X Back Ups: disable
by Hugh Haynie 2 years ago
Is there a way to disable auto back ups of any kinds in FCP X -H
Re: FCP X Back Ups: disable
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
Noah Kadner "That would be a big mistakey... " Agreed. Although, if X backups are slowing you down and you choose to disable them (not an issue for me, but I've heard a few reports) you need to consi
First day on FCPX editing question. Sorry in advance. Newbie Hat.
by brianlaz 2 years ago
I'm sorry, this seems silly, I can't figure it out. Very first edit on FCPX. I have a bunch of video clips sync'd to one long audio clip. There are gaps between the video clips, i want to delete them
Re: First day on FCPX editing question. Sorry in advance. Newbie Hat.
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
brianlaz "do i really have to select all audio clips in a timeline to mute them, rather than muting the "track," if tracks are still a thing here " Nope. assign Roles and it's 1 click. Simple -------
Project Reverted Itself
by Jack Brodie 2 years ago
Hi, I rendered a project, as you do. After watching the render, I realised that it had only rendered 11 out of 19 minutes. I thought that was odd so I went back to FCPX to re-render. But it turned out
Re: Project Reverted Itself
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
Jack Brodie "I'm using version 10.0.9." Update... Not sure this is what u're seeing, but there were some weird bugs in older versions where deleting clips would, for some reason since fixed, delete c
Phone screen replacement
by Travis Sandoval 2 years ago
Hi, I've searched around on the forums and I'm looking for a tutorial that'll help me with replacing the screen on an iPhone. Specifically when someone is interacting with it. I've tried quite a few t
Re: Phone screen replacement
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
Travis Sandoval "Thanks Charlie! I'll take a look at this." Again, about as far from AE as you can get, but it was tricky for the same reasons you said... tracker was following the fingers etc. The T
any strategies for recovering a lost project?
by Rikki Blow 2 years ago
i've been working on a film of a lecture - 2 camera, 3 audios - and was very nearly finished. then, the hard disc that everything was on bailed out with a power outage. FCPX gave me a warning to quit
Re: any strategies for recovering a lost project?
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
Rikki Blow "any suggestions " Make a copy of the Library in the Finder. Open the Library package and delete the _Sync_ file. Open the Library and see if that helps... --------------------------------
Do FCPX use files from the cache when exporting your videos?
by Sergio Bianco 2 years ago
I am trying to make my system work more smoothly and I have learnt that one key is to keep files that are needed at the same time in different drives. Now I have one external drive for media and libra
Re: Do FCPX use files from the cache when exporting your videos?
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
Media and Libraries should be on Separate drives if possible. It'll work fine if not, but X is constantly reading and writing to the Library, so having Media (and cache) on a different drive is ideal
keying
by Ashish Sah 3 years ago
I am keying a video, in which actor had wear some green print dresses. Background is also green. whenever i key whole green colour goes out including dresses colour also. i know it is wrong to wear a
Re: keying
by Charlie Austin 3 years ago
You can get close with Hawaiki Keyer, I didn't try too hard to clean the edges spill. But this is on a still... no idea if it'd work at all when she's moving. Had to put a cutout copy of her skirt und
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Pro Import FCP from Automatic Duck ??
by Michelle Kaufer 3 years ago
Hi All, I need to import an AAF into FCP7 ASAP! Does anyone have Pro Import FCP from Automatic Duck The export version I have is 4.1 (not the latest one) so I imagine if there's a corresponding import
Re: Pro Import FCP from Automatic Duck ??
by Charlie Austin 3 years ago
If you have access to Logic or ProTools it might open it properly, then maybe re-export and see if it works Shot in the dark... Good luck, looks like a cool project. :-), -----------------------------
Pr 2015 Audio issues.
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
Getting pretty bad clicks pops at random points during playback. Not on clip edges (not zero crossing issues) but randomly, generally in the first couple seconds after hitting play. Also have had rand
Re: Pr 2015 Audio issues.
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
Charlie Austin "2014 was fine, all other NLE's DAW's are fine. " Not 100 percent sure, but it seems that rescanning reenabling the audio plugins (all of which were disabled when 2015 installed) may h
This is a useful alert...
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
How do I make this thing go away Happens on every launch, on multiple systems. ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames hi
Re: This is a useful alert...
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
Paul Neumann "I don't see the AU plugins in 2015. " For some reason you need to go to the plugin manager and rescan, then everything shows up and you can enable them... ------------------------------
How do yo remove normalisation gain?
by Scott Clements 4 years ago
I can't seem to figure out how to do this. For example, let's say you normalise a bunch of different audio clips after you've done an edit - with all sorts of little chopped up, relatively silent litt
Re: How do yo remove normalisation gain?
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
Scott Clements "Premiere's implementation seems to be different. " just select the clip, hit G, and set the peaks back to 0... ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Ba
Graphics problem after Yosemite upgrade
by Paul Jones 4 years ago
I was wondering if anyone is experiencing graphics crashing after upgrading to Yosemite. It seems to be particularly bad on Premiere Pro and Photoshop. Exactly the same is happening on my iMac and Mac
Re: Graphics problem after Yosemite upgrade
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
Paul Jones "Sadly mine is still the same even after all the updates" Same here. I'd be happy to blame the OS, Nvidia, or other apps etc, but this only happens when I run Pr. If it's running on it's o
Is Adobe Premiere CC 2014 Safe on Mavericks/Yosemite/pro apps 2.0 Ok with Premiere?
by Andy Field 4 years ago
Anyone with experience with either
Re: Is Adobe Premiere CC 2014 Safe on Mavericks/Yosemite/pro apps 2.0 Ok with Premiere?
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
Andy Field "Anyone with experience with either " All good here on yosemite... ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames hi
Relink imported EDL/AAF to AMA Media...
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
I feel like I've done this, but it doesn't come up often so I uh... forgot how. Here's my dilemma... I've imported an AAF (or EDL) to a bin. So far so good, sequence looks good, clips appear, but of c
Re: Relink imported EDL/AAF to AMA Media...
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
Mike Most "It doesn't matter what bin(s) the AMA clips are in. What is important is that the bin(s) be open with all of the clips selected in order for the relink to work in the way I've described."
AMA link to a NAS folder or volume?
by Charlie Austin 5 years ago
I can link to, and import files fine. Is there a way to get MC 7 to link to a Volume, or a folder on a volume (OS X server, just plain old NAS) Seems like it should, am I missing something Thanks! ---
Re: AMA link to a NAS folder or volume?
by Charlie Austin 5 years ago
Thanks. :-) They changed the menu a bit in 7 so I thought maybe the behavior had changed as well... ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor cr
Switching Hard drives
by Rich Rumppe 5 years ago
The hard drive with my FCP Events on it, is acting funny....I'm afraid that it may give up the ghost at some time soon, So I'm planning on transferring all the files on that drive to a new hard drive.
Re: Switching Hard drives
by Charlie Austin 5 years ago
Rich Rumppe "If I just copy the events folders from the old drive to the new one.....will the program recognize those older Events on the new drive Is there something that I should be doing to migrat
ProRes 4444 playback issue
by gordon strauss 5 years ago
hello, i'm having some trouble with playback in FCP 7 with ProRes 4444. Playback is all choppy and not smooth when in my timeline. I think it is because my source files are on a USB drive. Anybody kno
Re: ProRes 4444 playback issue
by Charlie Austin 5 years ago
Dave LaRonde "Don't use a USB drive. It's not fast enough. Get a fast external drive with a fast connection" I third that... 4444 plays great in 7, and needs no rendering, off of a fast drive. USB 2,
New Mac Pro and FCP7 reality check
by Eric Weiner 5 years ago
So I'm looking at the new Mac Pros. We still use FCP 7 here, and the boss is asking me about upgrading our sliver machines to new mac pros. I'm thinking since FCP7 doesn't take advantage of multicore
Re: New Mac Pro and FCP7 reality check
by Charlie Austin 5 years ago
FWIW, FCP 7 runs great on new iMacs running Mavericks 10.9.1. Just make sure you have FCS Studio 3 install disks (and some way to mount them). Earlier FCPS installers won't work. I'd also pay close at
Can MC 7 see/use files on NAS?
by Charlie Austin 5 years ago
So... I've got FCP X, FCP 7, and Pr CC all running at work using shared media. Media is on plain old GB enet OS X server shared drives. Mount the drives, everyone works and is happy. Now i'd like to g
Re: Can MC 7 see/use files on NAS?
by Charlie Austin 5 years ago
Yeah, it sees the drive(s) and I can import as AMA, but I have a project containing clips sequence created by importing an AAF. It doesn't seem to want to let me relink them... -----------------------
FCP X 10.0.7 Broke some things...
by Charlie Austin 6 years ago
Seems like the FCP X 10.0.7 update broke some of your plugins. The ones I have that instantly crash the app are: Delta V-Motion Transitions and Trx-Filmic Transitions The free templates (transitions)
Re: FCP X 10.0.7 Broke some things...
by Charlie Austin 6 years ago
Just a bit more info... I went through everything I have... SliceX, gadget, luminous, pigment and shatter effects all work fine. The SliceX adjust title plugins work fine. The C2 Free Templates transi
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