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Arrrrgh. Also Off Topic - Photos. Grrrr.
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
Damn, Damn, Damn, I'm venting here because many of you know this story. (My long, sad, frustrating story about my battles with my now terminated Adobe Photo Subscription.) As many of you know, I final
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Re: Arrrrgh. Also Off Topic - Photos. Grrrr.
by Charlie Austin 2 weeks ago
Bill Davis "It's the Lightroom wheelhouse of curating batches of photos so you can tag the best in class. Process lots of similar shots with cut and paste global adjustments. And go in and apply thin
Apple getting ready for the coming new MacPros?
by Bill Davis 3 weeks ago
My friend Alex Gollner posted this earlier today. Be an interesting coming few years. http: alex4d.com notes item apple-new-mac-pro-media-workflow-lab Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shor
Re: Apple getting ready for the coming new MacPros?
by Charlie Austin 2 weeks ago
Neil Goodman "Obviously Charlie Austin is using it and using it well to deliver high end marketing work but he's the only one I've heard doing so and I hear people talk about X here. When's the shoe
So that whole VR thing ... how's that coming along?
by Simon Ubsdell 3 weeks ago
"Other takeaways from Siggraph A few other observations from Siggraph: the film & video VR bubble, as predicted by many writers here, has burst. I found even the most avid evangelists from last year s
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Charlie Austin liked this 2 weeks ago
Re: So that whole VR thing ... how's that coming along?
by andy patterson 3 weeks ago
I don't think movies and TV shows will benefit or make much use of VR AR 360 (as of now) but education and training projects probably will. I think we may someday go beyond 360% cameras and make use o
You Gotta Try This. An NLE In Your Pocket :-)
by Charlie Austin 2 months ago
In honor of MC First, here's the evolution of their previous freebie, (Avid) Pinnacle Studio for iPad. I had heard about LumaFusion a while ago, saw it was on sale for 20 bucks so... Wow. This little
Re: You Gotta Try This. An NLE In Your Pocket :-)
by Charlie Austin 4 weeks ago
Scott Witthaus "iMovie for the iPad would have some sort of export function....or did I not RTFM :-)" You actually can get from iOS to X, just gotta go through MacOS iMovie as an intermediary. :-) --
Accidental Discovery -- Something Cool
by David Mathis 4 weeks ago
I decided to play around with multiple clip ranges today when I discovered something by mere accident. I forgot to add a range to the middle of a clip. I set one range at the beginning and other at th
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Charlie Austin liked this 4 weeks ago
Re: Accidental Discovery -- Something Cool
by Charlie Austin 4 weeks ago
Yeah, this is pretty cool for throwing together rough assemblies as you go. :-) ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames h
What would really make you excited- Round 2
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
Just because the other thread became so derailed. It would be nice to have some sort of submaster master routing in the Audio Lanes mode so that you can add effects, like a broadcast limiting filter.
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Charlie Austin liked this 1 month ago
Re: What would really make you excited- Round 2
by Scott Witthaus 1 month ago
David Mathis "3. Bring back tracks!" Ain't gonna happen. Why would it I see Premiere in your future. Good luck with that. Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Partner, Low Country Creat
Tutorial: Adobe Premiere Pro: Edit Faster with Overlay Editing
by Simon Ubsdell 2 months ago
Adobe Premiere Pro Adobe Premiere Pro: Edit Faster with Overlay Editing Editor, VFX artist, post-house owner, and plug-in developer Simon Ubsdell shows you how to edit faster and more easily using th
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David Lawrence liked this 1 month ago
Re: Adobe Premiere Pro: Edit Faster with Overlay Editing
by Charlie Austin 1 month ago
This is very useful except for the FCP 7 inspired drag and drop to the canvas. It would be infinitely more useful if it could be mapped to a KB shortcut, but I've never been able to find it if it exis
Is it just me?
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
Or is this place a lot less fun that it used to be Seems to be dominated by people that don't actually use or particularly like FCPX and those that do are increasingly not posting.
Re: Is it just me?
by Walter Soyka 2 months ago
If you read the history of this forum before you arrived, you'll find a lot of people have criticized FCPX baselessly. You'll also find discussion around Quick Sync and Liquid and a great many other t
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Charlie Austin liked this 2 months ago
OT Affinity Photo
by Don Walker 2 months ago
2 simple questions: does anyone use 100% for their image editing needs in conjunction with FCPX Does it play well with Photoshop generated PSD's don walker texarkana, texas John 3:16
Re: OT Affinity Photo
by Charlie Austin 2 months ago
In my (limited) experience, it has worked great with PSD's and works with X as well as anything... ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor cra
Brickwork AND Sculpture - is this Adobe's Automated Future Vision?
by Bill Davis 2 months ago
https: www.engadget.com 2017 06 21 ai-film-editor-can-cut-scenes-in-seconds-to-suit-your-style Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X mastery.
Re: Brickwork AND Sculpture - is this Adobe's Automated Future Vision?
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
"First of all, the system can organize "takes" and match them to lines of dialogue from the script." Sounds to me like assistant editors would be most in danger. - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production
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BrickSculpting and Classical Conditioning.
by Bill Davis 2 months ago
Catching up on the threads today I found myself thinking about how I learned to swim decades ago. The pool our family frequented as respite from the summer heat, had a swimming instructor named Joe, w
Re: BrickSculpting and Classical Conditioning.
by Simon Ubsdell 2 months ago
Bill Davis "For any editor who's spent decades constantly, daily, conditioned to equate "build your timeline" as where successful editing happens - I wonder if it's every bit as difficult to conceive
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Bricklayers and Sculptors
by Simon Ubsdell 3 months ago
There are two different types of editors: Those who lay one shot after another like a bricklayer builds a wall. And those who discover the shape of their film by sculpting the raw material like a scul
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Charlie Austin liked this 3 months ago
Re: Bricklayers and Sculptors
by Simon Ubsdell 2 months ago
Chris Harlan " I mostly agree with you, though I do believe there is a continuum be tween the two--at least with what I mostly do." Yes, you're right. I overstated there, I'll accept that. But you're
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Essential Graphics vs Motion Templates
by Charlie Austin 3 months ago
The new Essential Graphics Panel in Premiere is a nice feature, and it's being compared to FCP X Motion Templates a lot. For those of you who don't use Premiere - or those that don't use FCP X - Here'
Re: Essential Graphics vs Motion Templates
by Shawn Miller 3 months ago
Charlie Austin " andy patterson "Charlie did not show how it was done." Bored again tonight, so here ya go.. 15 min real time, 4 of which were spent creating the font to use, so 10-11 min., no render
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Charlie Austin liked this 3 months ago
Well, THIS should kickstart a few discussions soon...
by Bill Davis 3 months ago
Off the Tracks A Documentary about the FCP X Launch coming soon. https: www.youtube.com watch v=H7Wzxiefbig&feature=youtu.be ; ) Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X mas
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Re: Well, THIS should kickstart a few discussions soon...
by John Pale 3 months ago
I think an opportunity was missed by not having alcohol soaked rantings from Aindreas in this trailer.
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Charlie Austin liked this 3 months ago
Blade
by Shane Ross 6 months ago
If Apple is looking only to the future, and wanting to dump the old, ancient ways of the past...including the terminology used, like "bin," why is the "blade" tool still called BLADE And why does it l
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Chris Harlan liked this 6 months ago
Re: Blade
by Scott Witthaus 6 months ago
Are we really debating this Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Brandcenter
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Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Oliver Peters 6 months ago
Since this is a debate forum and it's a Friday, what are your thoughts about Adobe's Premiere Pro panels architecture This seems to be a key enabler for many third party developers building add-ins to
Re: Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Jeremy Garchow 6 months ago
andy patterson "You don't see Avid users or Premiere Pro users bad mouthing FCPX the same way FCPX users bad mouth Premiere Pro and Avid." I would start reading from the beginning of this forum.
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Charlie Austin liked this 6 months ago
Final Cut Pro X + NEXIS | PRO
by Robin S. Kurz 6 months ago
Well gee. Guess those skateboard making noobs ain't so uninteresting after all https: www.youtube.com watch v=Dt1w2sIYytk And seriously when Avid, with their supposed status and so often cited super-p
Re: Final Cut Pro X + NEXIS | PRO
by Simon Ubsdell 6 months ago
Bill Davis "X may crack it in a different way with it's "metadata about stored ranges" capabilities." I'm not at all sure I understand how you think "metadata about stored ranges" relates to the ques
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Charlie Austin liked this 6 months ago
The perfect workflow ...
by Simon Ubsdell 6 months ago
... is the perfect workflow for the job that you are doing at any one time, and when it's just right, it's very hard to beat. Over the last couple of days I have been working on a fashion merchandisin
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Kay Bayquoi liked this 6 months ago
Re: The perfect workflow ...
by Steve Connor 6 months ago
Very suitable and interesting post for this forum Simon, despite Bill's misgivings.
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Charlie Austin liked this 6 months ago
Here we go. GPU in the cloud. By Subscription.
by Bill Davis 8 months ago
http: www.macworld.co.uk how-to mac-software how-use-geforce-now-on-mac-geforce-now-for-pc-mac-explained-3652516 Still thinking you're going to need that massive CPU GPU combo hard-soldered in your ma
Re: Here we go. GPU in the cloud. By Subscription.
by Steve Connor 8 months ago
Bill Davis "Or will you be able to do all your actual editing without it - then just link up for when you need it for a super-res render or an export " Yep and with IOT fast approaching I'm going to
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Charlie Austin liked this 8 months ago
Going Rouge! Way off topic...
by Charlie Austin 8 months ago
Sorry, couldn't stop myself... ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools. " I still need to play Track Tetris som
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Tim Wilson liked this 8 months ago
Re: Going Rouge! Way off topic...
by Claude Lyneis 8 months ago
Saw Rogue One, not Rouge One, today and I think your poster is better than the movie was.
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Charlie Austin liked this 8 months ago
Why is creativcow biased against FCPX
by Thomas Frank 10 months ago
I have noticed this for a bit now but why are they so biased Are they paid off, with all the Adobe advertising in every corner of the site Apple releases a update... not much activity as soon Adobe ad
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Darren Roark liked this 10 months ago
Re: Why is creativcow biased against FCPX
by Tim Wilson 10 months ago
This deserves a proper reply, and I'll give it one later today. Super speedy: -- It's all about timing. Apple was the lead story LAST WEEK, not THIS week. FCPX was the lead story in our newsletter las
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Charlie Austin liked this 10 months ago
What would Walter Murch think of FCPX 10.3?
by Mathieu Ghekiere 10 months ago
Well the title pretty much says it all. With the new Roles features, being able to focus on certain stuff, etc... In my opinion with this release I don't understand how one could still defend tracks.
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Re: What would Walter Murch think of FCPX 10.3?
by Lance Bachelder 10 months ago
I would think he would "get it" - being as much a sound designer as an Editor, I've never been happier with a timeline as I am with this new version. Hopefully he'll take another look, though the only
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Charlie Austin liked this 10 months ago
FCP X is sluggish for a big library. Thoughts on how to fix this?
by Noam Osband 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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is Creative Cloud one way ticket?
by Craig Alan 2 years ago
Will the subscription model be a regrettable decision in the long run Let's say one wanted to buy in. Let's say 3 years down the road one wanted to buy out. You could continue paying month to month un
Re: is Creative Cloud one way ticket?
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
Photos in El Cap with extensions is pretty cool. I'm not sure it's a replacement for Aperture Lightroom yet if you have gigantic libraries, but I really don't know as I'm not in that category. It'll b
Pro Import FCP from Automatic Duck ??
by Michelle Kaufer 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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."
Adobe are a joke
by Aindreas Gallagher 3 years ago
being completely genuine here - reading some of the stuff about the ongoing length of the lockout designers across all disciplines are now globally dealing with - this is starting to become a horrible
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Jim Wiseman liked this 3 years ago
Re: Adobe are a joke
by Charlie Austin 3 years ago
Aindreas Gallagher "there has to be some way to get out of this" Use another product ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who bl
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