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Murch and NLEs from IBC
by Oliver Peters 4 months 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 4 months ago
Re: Murch and NLEs from IBC
by Christian Schumacher 4 months ago
Mark Suszko "As polite as he was, you could tell just how stung Murch continues to feel about the 7 x change-over drama." I just wanna play the piano was precious and also the rental car analogy. May
"Why I like Premiere Pro" - looking for serious discussion
by Jeff Markgraf 5 months ago
What In this forum Heavens to Betsy! Seriously, though...I've recently had to start working with PPro for some network promo stuff. CC2014, because the client says CC2015 is too buggy, and so won't up
Re: "Why I like Premiere Pro" - looking for serious discussion
by Tim Wilson 5 months ago
Christian Schumacher " the only thing they did was to give X a ten year life plan." ...of which we've just entered Year 5. It's worth noting that, midway through FCP's 12-year life, all of its major
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Christian Schumacher liked this 5 months ago
Why do users say FCP X is fast? Some new numbers.
by Bill Davis 6 months ago
Had my new Retina MacBook Pro (mid 2015 with the force touch trackpad) for a couple of months now and I've been experiencing what felt like a HUGE productivity boost compared to my older system. So mu
Re: Why do users say FCP X is fast? Some new numbers.
by Christian Schumacher 6 months ago
Tom Sefton "I'm doing a project at the moment with over 20hrs of footage per week where there simply isn't the time or storage space available to duplicate to ProRes LT or similar " That user case ab
Strategies to get off the Cloud
by Bob Cole 6 months ago
My subscription price just jumped dramatically, which makes me think about switching away from CC. What are some of the gotchas, and some of the strategies, to transition existing CC projects (mainly
Re: Strategies to get off the Cloud
by Christian Schumacher 6 months ago
Bill Davis "Has anyone here disabled your CC account. Then re-enabled it as suggested in this post " I have disabled-enabled three times already in a year. There's the nuisance of having to contact s
OT: Are We Finally Seeing the End of Avid?
by Daniel McClintock 6 months ago
Wow! Avid shares plunged nearly 30% Tuesday. Third quarter in a row they didn't meet Wall Street expectations. They are also transitioning to subscription base. But is it too little, too late Thoughts
Re: OT: Are We Finally Seeing the End of Avid?
by Christian Schumacher 6 months ago
Robin S. Kurz "Personally, I already dared predict their demise within about two years tops a couple of years back" Like predictions, Robbie Here s one; Media Composer will outlive FCPX by many, many
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The Ongoing Creative Cloud
by Christian Schumacher 2 years ago
Hi, just wanted to gather input on this, as I am in the middle of this new Adobe update. Thing is I'm one of theirs AE monthly subscribers, and so far as I am concerned, Adobe has been playing nice wi
Re: The Ongoing Creative Cloud
by Christian Schumacher 2 years ago
Walter, Do you think my reasoning is warranted Couldn't CC be CC forever, thus updating independently its nuts and bolts This way each software would be upgraded to a major release only when truly nee
FCP 10.1.2 Where are you?
by David Mathis 2 years ago
It has been more than three months since we have seen an update. Slowly losing my mind, slowly going nuttier than a fruitcake and going to call a shrink to have my head examined.
Re: FCP 10.1.2 Where are you?
by Christian Schumacher 2 years ago
What I miss when in FCPX is REVERSE MATCH FRAME which is directly derived from this trackless discussion but not yet mentioned. AVID and FCP 7 have it. PP CC will have it next. This is a core operatio
Mac pro pricing
by Dan Stewart 2 years ago
Heres an interesting breakdown: http: dylanreeve.com computers 2013 building-the-mac-pro.html It looks like Apple have priced one of their machines reasonably - no Apple premium. Does this mean it's s
Re: Mac pro pricing
by Rick Lang 2 years ago
Christian Schumacher "I'm going to go out on a limb here and say for extensive FCPX and Motion work, the best bang for the buck is a 8-core coupled with the D700s. " Edit: found the description for t
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2013 Mac Pro - In action
by Christian Schumacher 2 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=wShNx6cdk_8
Re: 2013 Mac Pro - In action
by Walter Soyka 2 years ago
Marcus Moore "The MacPro is the "Brain" of the system in this new paradigm. How you configure it beyond that is up to you. Ultimately it is a much more flexible solution IMHO ('natch)." The Mac Pro w
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Christian Schumacher liked this 2 years ago
Premiere or FCPX, still hating FCPX's timeline behaviour
by Mark Snow 2 years ago
Hi guys, me again... Another shop, another Move from FCP7... Last time we went to AVID, where it worked out very fine. This time around AVID isn not an option, neither anything else than FCPX or Premi
Re: Premiere or FCPX, still hating FCPX's timeline behaviour
by Chris Harlan 2 years ago
Oh, my. Was FUN's "We Are Young" playing in the background as you wrote up this analogy I know you guy's just don't believe it, but there are situations where X is an inferior choice. If you don't run
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Christian Schumacher liked this 2 years ago
After Effects CC not recognising ProRes files!
by Paul Roper 3 years ago
Hello, I am rather concerned that I cannot import ProRes 422 QuickTimes into AE; it give me a "this 'MooV' file is damaged or unsupported" error. I can import and work with the exact same files in CS6
Re: After Effects CC not recognising ProRes files!
by Christian Schumacher 3 years ago
Paul Campbell "This seems to be a Quicktime thing ...." I have installed AE CC on a Mountain Lion rig with FCPX installed. No other Adobe software installed besides Flash Player. And Pro Res is worki
After Effects CC (12.0) ready for download
by Todd Kopriva 3 years ago
Come and get it! http: adobe.ly 19eZSAu If you tried before now (between 8PM and 11PM Pacific Time) and had problems, it may be because you started downloading before all of the files were ready. Plea
Re: After Effects CC (12.0) ready for download
by Christian Schumacher 3 years ago
I just created an account to try the new AE CC. Downloaded fine and installed fine This is a Mountain Lion rig with FCPX installed. Now, forgive me but I don't quite perform AE installs at all. What I
Need to run Lion or Mountain Lion on a Mac for CC
by Clint Wardlow 3 years ago
Hmmmmm. You need to run Lion or Mountain Lion if you want to upgrade to new CC programs. For various reasons (which I will not go into here) I have kept my current imac frozen in Snow Leopard. I see,
Re: Need to run Lion or Mountain Lion on a Mac for CC
by Christian Schumacher 3 years ago
I just created an account to try the new AE CC. Downloaded fine and installed fine This is a Mountain Lion rig with FCPX installed. Now, forgive me but I don't quite perform AE installs at all. What I
Old 2008 MP upgrade?
by Fabrizio D'Agnano 3 years ago
Hello. I was one of those waiting for the new MP to show up, eager to buy it. Nonetheless, the specs seem to point out to a high price upgrading, new MP aside. No PCIe and internal storage means buyin
Re: Old 2008 MP upgrade?
by David Eaks 3 years ago
I'd been thinking a lot about upgrading my 2008 Mac Pro (8-core 2.8, 16gb, 5770) for FCPX performance as well, of course the anticipation of "something great later in 2013" had halted any major purcha
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Christian Schumacher liked this 3 years ago
Dual GPUs on current Mac Pros
by Christian Schumacher 3 years ago
Amongst graphics updates in Mac OS X and the new Mac Pro dual GPU set up, what should we expect during this transitional period Couldn't those new GPU cards just released for the current MacPro be use
Re: Dual GPUs on current Mac Pros
by Walter Soyka 3 years ago
Christian Schumacher "But what about AVID or Smoke Or any post production related software for that matter Like AE, Motion, C4D, Lightworks, Edius,etc...Shouldn't all of them go dual GPU friendly " A
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Christian Schumacher liked this 3 years ago
Well this is confusing. Some Adobe programs are CC and Perpetual license?
by James Taylor 3 years ago
From the Lightroom Journal By Tom Hogarty: Q. Will Lightroom 5 be included as part of Adobe Creative Cloud A. Yes. Lightroom 5 will be delivered to Creative Cloud members at no extra charge when it s
Re: Well this is confusing. Some Adobe programs are CC and Perpetual license?
by Christian Schumacher 3 years ago
James Taylor " I wonder how Photoshop would do on the app store " http: store.apple.com us product HA203LL A adobe-photoshop-elements-11 They're selling Elements for a while now. EDIT https: itunes.a
Good Questions from a guy who lives and breaths Adobe
by Andy Field 3 years ago
http: allbetsareoff.com 2013 05 creative-cloud you've seen his great tutorials on the cloud...and even he isn't happy with this.....has great questions with so far no answers from Adobe
Re: Good Questions from a guy who lives and breaths Adobe
by Todd Kopriva 3 years ago
Simon, Those of use like Kevin and me who help on this forum (and others) are people who design, code, test, document, and provide technical support for this software. We're not sales people or market
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Christian Schumacher liked this 3 years ago
A few thoughts on why it might be a good idea
by Chris Harlan 3 years ago
If I look with rose-colored glasses, and disarm my defense mechanisms, it occurs to me that when tools have properly matured, we may actually want to discourage further rapid change to them--change fo
Re: A few thoughts on why it might be a good idea
by Christian Schumacher 3 years ago
Chris Harlan "The more I think about it, the more I think it really could be. When I look at it that way, I even get excited about it. Yes, there are pitfalls and potential ugliness, but I'm going to
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AE drives the NLE decision
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
I edit and do training from time to time at broadcast facilities. What I've seen has been FCP in the commercial promo department and Avid in news. The general flow I've seen is to cut a base layer in
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Christian Schumacher liked this 3 years ago
Re: AE drives the NLE decision
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
Could is the operative word. Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Apple hardware Q4 and 2014
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
http: www.businessinsider.com apple-says-it-has-no-new-products-coming-until-the-fall-2013-4 Sounds like no new Mac Pro this year. Wonder if they are waiting for 20Gb s Tbolt in 2014 from Intel - Oliv
Re: Apple hardware Q4 and 2014
by Bernard Newnham 3 years ago
Surely Apple is now an iGadget company, and almost not a computer maker at all. Their huge profits are made by iPhones, and the huge drop in their share price is based on Samsung now beating them in s
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Christian Schumacher liked this 3 years ago
Screenlight: Will Accounting Woes at Avid Spark Big Changes or an Acquisition?
by Craig Seeman 3 years ago
Screenlight: Will Accounting Woes at Avid Spark Big Changes or an Acquisition http: www.screenlight.tv blog 2013 03 05 will-avids-accounting-woes-spark-big-change-or-an-acquisition I don't know if I'd
Re: Screenlight: Will Accounting Woes at Avid Spark Big Changes or an Acquisition?
by Michael Hancock 3 years ago
Chris Kenny "Ask the user to import the footage into the app." So post software should be built and judged entirely on how easy it is for someone with no experience with them to import footage, witho
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Christian Schumacher liked this 3 years ago
FCP X as a database
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
Out of curiosity, for you champions of FCP X as a database... How is FCP X any more of a database than Media Composer or Premiere Pro with embedded XMP data Somehow I simply don't see that as being tr
Re: FCP X as a database and a PIOP nightmare
by David Lawrence 3 years ago
Oliver Peters "It's a prime example of an editorial feature designed by a programmer and not an editor." Jeremy Garchow "BS. They gave the people exactly what they wanted. "People" clamored for PIOPs
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Christian Schumacher liked this 3 years ago
Content questions for a new era?
by Bill Davis 3 years ago
Was watching an internet thing about author William Gibson and stumbled onto this guys YouTube channel. Found it fascinating. I haven't really seen anything like this on TV outside a local TV show tha
Re: Content questions for a new era?
by Chris Harlan 3 years ago
Hee hee. You know, he could double as the for the X in FCP X.
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Christian Schumacher liked this 3 years ago
Problem with image sequence with more than 99999 tiffs
by Andrea Marini 4 years ago
We exported a tiff sequence for a DCP master, but after 99999 files FCP started again from 00001 overwriting the first part of the movie. The project is 74 minutes long. Is there a workaround for that
Re: Problem with image sequence with more than 99999 tiffs
by Christian Schumacher 4 years ago
WOW, that's less than an hour...Anyway, in AE this will work for sure.
Inadequate Final Cut vs Beautiful Compressor
by David May 4 years ago
Alright so if this has been pointed out before I apologise, but I really wanted to see if you could help me clear something up. I have video filmed at 1080i, imported into a FC project to use on a tim
Re: Inadequate Final Cut vs Beautiful Compressor
by Christian Schumacher 4 years ago
OK First create the new desired sequence, at full HD. Choose square pixels and check your FPS too - that should match your original one. (29.97 ) Load your working sequence on the Viewer Player. Then,
Importing a 23.976 NTSC EDL into Avid
by Paul Carlin 7 years ago
Has anyone ever been able to import a 23.976 EDL into the Avid The keyword here is IMPORT. Using EDL Manager, open a 23.976 EDL and send it to Avid as a sequence. Note how the record and source timeco
Re: Importing a 23.976 NTSC EDL into Avid
by Christian Schumacher 7 years ago
I feel your pain Paul! Thanks for sharing your insightful rant ; ) Greaaaaat post!Holy Cow!
DVX100 24p hell on AVID MC 2.8 Mac Software Only
by Christian Schumacher 7 years ago
HI CCW (collective cow wisdom) I'm a looong time lurker over these foruns, but now I need some help here - if possible and appropriate. After extensive research over the internet I couldn't find ANY s
Re: DVX100 24p hell on AVID MC 2.8 Mac Software Only
by Christian Schumacher 7 years ago
Michael, I am aware of your immensely helpful webpage...24p.com But would you be kind to enlighten me on two dead-ends I have ran into: - it is possible to retrieve USABLE audio from a PD removal digi


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