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What would really make you excited- Round 2
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks 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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Re: What would really make you excited- Round 2
by David Mathis 14 hours ago
More rants: 1. No efficient way of moving markers. Grrrrrr 2. Lack of traditional three point editing (see previous post for another part of this rant). 3. Bring back tracks!
Apple and VR (or how I learned to stop worrying about Motion and love After Effects
by Andrew Kimery 6 days ago
In a recent threads some users have lamented Adobe making VR tools and hoped Apple would skip over this market segment, but by bringing in Tim Dashwood (of 360VR Toolbox fame) and announcing at WWDC t
Re: Apple and VR (or how I learned to stop worrying about Motion and love After Effects
by David Mathis 6 days ago
The theme park I worked at has VR for the first double loop roller coaster. I think I will pass. Why does everything have to be so damn high tech today
FCPX Retiming
by David Mathis 1 week ago
Will any retiming effects in Final Cut Pro translate over to Resolve I prefer to have a locked edit before grading. Perhaps it would be better to grade then retime in Final Cut later Thank you in adva
Re: FCPX Retiming
by Michael Gissing 1 week ago
I have had no issues with basic speed change values. The only issue is that the shot comes in as a compound clip and to 'decompose' as Resolve calls it, I have to take off the speed change and then re
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 David Mathis 2 weeks ago
I know someone else mentioned tracks. I would actually like to see those. I am serious and don't even think about calling me Shirley! In all honesty, why not video lanes You can have all the titles an
Is it just me?
by Steve Connor 3 weeks 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 David Mathis 3 weeks ago
What about Andreas
Sharing Motion Templates
by David Mathis 1 month ago
I have a rather basic question. I like to create my own Motion templates and would like to share them with others. I was wondering if their is a way when they download the file the template automatica
Re: Sharing Motion Templates
by Bret Williams 1 month ago
To do what you really want requires a installer package. For commercial purposes you'd need a paid Apple Developer account with access to package maker and some training. Another option is the package
Apple WWDC
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Some take-aways: Best cumulative Apple product announcements in a loooong time. New higher-nits screens in the iMacs and iPads will give users better screens than most of the pro video screens we all
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David Lawrence liked this 2 months ago
Re: Apple WWDC
by Jeremy Garchow 2 months ago
andy patterson "I was wondering about the future of the Mac Mini." It's in every future iPhone user's pocket.
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David Mathis liked this 2 months ago
Final nail in FCP 7s coffin?
by Al LeVine 2 months ago
During its Platform State of the Union keynote at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple told developers that macOS High Sierra will be the "last macOS release to support 32-bit apps without compr
Re: Final nail in FCP 7s coffin?
by David Mathis 2 months ago
I was thinking more of a miniature museum. Of course you could try to display those shiny discs in an antique store much like they did with those clunky computers and big box monitors like in Back To
Dear Apple
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
Thanks very much for you recent announcements, I have to admit that I was wavering for a while, I'd been looking at PC configurations and working in Premiere Pro a bit more just in case I chose to swi
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Jason Jenkins liked this 1 month ago
Re: Dear Apple
by David Mathis 2 months ago
I predict two things in the next major update: a role based mixer and VR capabilities. Make that three as there could be video lanes. My prediction for the new Mac Pro will be a Borg cube design that
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Slightly OT: Update confusion
by David Mathis 2 months ago
I just recently did a clean install of Sierra on my Mac Pro followed by installing Final Cut, Motion and Compressor. I went to check for an update by not supplemental content was found or other other
Re: Slightly OT: Update confusion
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
If you mean FCPX and latest I believe there are no updates.
Smart Collections Issue?
by David Mathis 2 months ago
I am not sure if this is a bug or not. I set up a custom key word collection which includes the following: Type Text Reel Camera Name Camera Angle Scene Take Keywords Roles The issue is when I select
Re: Smart Collections Issue?
by Noah Kadner 2 months ago
Either a bug or an unexpected combo of rules. Submit a bug report w Apple. Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow FCP Exchange - FCPX Workshops XinTwo - FCPX Training
Upgrading GPU Mac Pro
by David Mathis 2 months ago
Currently looking to upgrade the GPU on MaC Pro for use with Resolve along side FCPX as well. Specs: Mid 2012 5,1 12 Gb memory Mac OS Sierra Three internal drives, two set up as RAID 0 Resolve 14 Stud
Re: Upgrading GPU Mac Pro
by andy patterson 2 months ago
Keep in mind that is a hackintosh and the AMD card has some bugs in it. Speed is not everything.
Well, THIS should kickstart a few discussions soon...
by Bill Davis 2 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 David Mathis 2 months ago
I loved the line from Steve!
Feature Request: Keywords
by David Mathis 2 months ago
As much as I love organizing in Final Cut Pro X there has to be a better way to use keywords. I am hoping that in a next update they will allow for keyword libraries. Each library can contain its own
Re: Feature Request: Keywords
by David Mathis 2 months ago
I completely agree with you. I just sent Apple some feedback and sincerely hope they will implement that feature. Of course it is possible to add folders and store keywords in there. It just seems cou
FCPX 10.3 Bugs
by Oliver Peters 9 months ago
This seems like a good place to start listing bugs as you run across them. So far I've hit these intermittent UI bugs: 1. Occasionally the playhead loses focus on which is the active pane in dual disp
Re: FCPX 10.3 Bugs
by David Mathis 2 months ago
Two very annoying bugs I have encountered: The first is when I change a video role on oneclip in the event browser it changes the video role of another clip or the video role field is empty. The other
Best workflow practices FCPX to Fusion
by David Mathis 3 months ago
Simon, Thank you for your excellent work and I always enjoy reading your posts. I just installed the free version of Fusion and trying to navigate around it. You mentioned Fusion Clip earlier and I ha
Re: Best workflow practices FCPX to Fusion
by Simon Ubsdell 3 months ago
Hi David Great to see you here! I'd recommend that you watch my new tutorial on Fusion Connect here to get an understanding of the basics of how it works: https: youtu.be Z2D58JPIa0o It's essentially
Returning or selling AppStore Version
by Sascha Engel 3 months ago
Hi, I have a bizarre issue with the AppStore Version of DaVinci. A while ago I bought this version, knowing about some limitations in comparison to the Dongle Version. But now, having a new 980ti Card
Re: Returning or selling AppStore Version
by David Mathis 3 months ago
If you can get your hands on a used dongle you should be able get the Studio version (in beta) from the BMD website. Going forward I don't know how the licensing will work. I wish there was better new
OT Resolve 14
by Steve Connor 3 months ago
BMD press conference will be on shortly but a number of pictures have been appearing on forums showing that it now has a "Fairlight" tab!
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Chris Harlan liked this 3 months ago
Re: OT Resolve 14
by Steve Connor 3 months ago
Price drop for full Resolve Software to $299!
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David Mathis liked this 3 months ago
protools free
by Ricardo Marty 4 months ago
Does this intergrate with resolve like the regular protool R Marty
Re: protools free
by David Mathis 3 months ago
I hope to see something along those lines. With that said, I am going to keep Final Cut Pro X as my main NLE for now. Still interested in seeing which direction Resolve takes.
Adding new fonts to the library motion 5
by Catalina Mesa 3 years ago
Hello, The title says everything. I can't find the answer on the manuel. Driving me crazy! It keeps telling me how I add fonts to my project... but I need to ad a new font. Using Motion 5. Coul you pl
Re: Adding new fonts to the library motion 5
by David Mathis 3 months ago
Mark, What are some good sources to purchase additional fonts from I was considering using dafont.com as a possibility. Has anyone had experience with them
Media management question
by Anton Antokhin 3 months ago
Hi - still a bit mystified by FCPX media management and would love a clarification. When you consolidate, does FCP copy or move the media Let's say I created a new library A on my internal SSD and imp
Re: Media management question
by David Mathis 3 months ago
I think it would be possible to hold down the Command key while dragging to the other Library to move the Events to the other Library though not sure about this.
Hard Links
by David Mathis 4 months ago
I realize this is a basic question but just need some clarification regarding hard links. I plan on adding external storage location and was wondering if consolidating into another storage location on
Re: Hard Links
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
David Mathis " I plan on adding external storage location and was wondering if consolidating into another storage location on the same drive whether there would be hard links or a new set of files wo
Lightworks 14
by Craig Seeman 4 months ago
LIGHTWORKS 14.0: A REINVENTED NLE https: www.provideocoalition.com lightworks-14-0-reinvented-nle Interesting to compare Free and Pro. https: www.lwks.com index.php option=com_content&view=article&id=
Re: Lightworks 14
by Bob Woodhead 4 months ago
But it uses tracks. I though we were past those. :D
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David Mathis liked this 4 months ago
Free Media 100
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
And now another free NLE https: www.media100.com mc_cid=e0554e7454&mc_eid=e2bfdf9c20 - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: Free Media 100
by Andrew Kimery 4 months ago
For the longest time I thought about buying it for $99 just for Boris RED. Now I'm glad to see my procrastination has been rewarded! lol
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David Mathis liked this 4 months ago
Color Finale Competitor?
by David Mathis 4 months ago
Was just wandering on Facebook when this ad showed up: http: store.pixelfilmstudios.com product fcpx-colorist It has a couple of features that look nice. Has anyone heard of them Thought about adding
Re: Color Finale Competitor?
by Bill Davis 4 months ago
What troubles me is that EVERY product that comes across my radar from PFS seems to be a knockoff of an easily identifiable original. It's as if we hear a catchy and original pop song and sure enough
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David Mathis liked this 4 months ago
Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Simon Ubsdell 4 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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Jason Jenkins liked this 4 months ago
Re: Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Scott Witthaus 4 months ago
Simon Ubsdell " Nothing is more important than RESISTING THE TYRANNY OF SUBSCRIPTION. " I like the other model: where you pay once for your power and all the power and updates come free. Why would AN
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David Mathis liked this 4 months ago
Events and storage locations
by David Mathis 4 months ago
Is it possible for each event to have its own media storage location Scenario: All media would be on same drive but with a folder for each event on the drive. For example, one folder would be for soun
Re: Events and storage locations
by John Rofrano 4 months ago
David Mathis "All media would be on same drive but with a folder for each event on the drive. For example, one folder would be for sound FX while another folder would be for footage."This is what FCP
Sharing photos and sound FX with other editors
by David Mathis 5 months ago
I have watched several videos, including the ones from Ripple Training, on sending off a drive to another editor. My question is basic but need some advice. For instance, there are photos in the Photo
Re: Sharing photos and sound FX with other editors
by Bret Williams 5 months ago
So you're leaving media in place when you import the photos, correct How did you import other camera media My point being that if you wish, you could go to the library prefs panel in the inspector and
Clone Question
by David Mathis 6 months ago
I am trying to make a template for a video in text effect. Here is what I am trying to do: Use text as a matte Have a background Have outline of text The problem is when I clone the text layer. I can
Re: Clone Question
by David Mathis 6 months ago
Andy, I also used a link parameter behavior so the inner and outer glow are the same color.
Going Rouge! Way off topic...
by Charlie Austin 7 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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David Mathis liked this 7 months ago
Re: Going Rouge! Way off topic...
by Bill Davis 7 months ago
OT I thought Rogue One was great and a film the SW franchise fans all deserve - but that said, for my money the class of the field out there this Christmas is Collateral Beauty. Incredible script - st
At least one NLE is making great use of the new Touch Bar
by Steve Connor 7 months ago
https: 9to5mac.com 2016 12 16 davinci-resolve-studio-12-5-4-touch-bar-macbook-pro
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David Mathis liked this 7 months ago
Re: At least one NLE is making great use of the new Touch Bar
by Tero Ahlfors 7 months ago
Bill Davis "But pointing out how people tend to look for reasons to hate anything Apple creates (The Touch Bar of the thread topic being the latest and greatest example) - particularly when they have
Bolex H16
by David Mathis 8 months ago
I purchased a used H16 a couple of months ago. Is there anyway I can get a motor installed on the camera for longer takes Was wondering if this possible and a rough estimate in cost. I am near the Dal
Re: Bolex H16
by Todd Terry 8 months ago
There are definitely motors for the H16. I was curious enough to look to see if any were still around, there's one on eBay right now for 40 bucks. I'm not sure if there were ever any crystal motors fo
Overwrite edit on clip in secondary storyline
by David Mathis 9 months ago
As much as I love FCPX there are a few things that really irritate me. One of them is trying to replace a clip in a secondary storyline. I want to set in and out points on the clip I want overwrite on
Re: Overwrite edit on clip in secondary storyline
by David Mathis 9 months ago
I also found the range tool works as well. I need to stop pushing the button to see what happens next. LOL
News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by Cow News Droid 10 months ago
Plug-in leader Boris FX acquires Sapphire tools and team to become the powerhouse in post-production software industry (Boston, MA--September 9, 2016) Boris FX , the leader in integrated VFX and workf
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Ronald Lindeboom liked this 10 months ago
Re: News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by David Mathis 10 months ago
I hope that Sapphire will be supported in FCPX at some point.
News: Adobe Unveils Sweeping Feature and Performance Updates to Adobe Creative Cloud Applications at IBC 2016
by Cow News Droid 11 months ago
Virtual Reality, Character Animation, Advanced Collaboration, and 3D Innovations across After Effects, Premiere Pro, and more (San Jose, CA--September 6, 2016) Adobe today revealed a series of innovat
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Re: News: Adobe Unveils Sweeping Feature and Performance Updates to Adobe Creative Cloud Applications at IBC 2016
by David Mathis 10 months ago
I am seriously thinking of moving over to a Resolve and Fusion workflow after editing is done. The big reason I have to say nodes. I much rather add effects to a single shot or even multiple shots usi
Resolve 12.5.1
by David Mathis 11 months ago
This is not a maintenance update. Some new features have been added the biggest one is for Windows users. They can now use ProRes without needing QuickTime on the machine. All without a subscription!
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Jim Wiseman liked this 11 months ago
Re: Resolve 12.5.1
by Andy Edwards 11 months ago
David Mathis "All without a subscription! ;-)" But can it export to all flavors of ProRes on Windows ;-)
Oh DAMN.
by Bill Davis 12 months ago
Just looked at my credit card statement. A year ago Adobe was nice and gave me a free year of Photo Subscription because I had a major hassle getting a double subscription cancelled. Two months after
Re: Oh DAMN.
by David Mathis 11 months ago
Oh fudge only I didn't say fudge . . . I believe you can purchase a 1 year plan at your local Best Buy store. The downside is you have to pay for the entire subscription upfront but at least you don't
Tea leaves and b.s.
by Jeremy Garchow 1 year ago
Just got an email that Color Finale 1.5 (now with undo!) is launching Tuesday next. Tuesday is an interesting day to pick, isn't it I mean I know there's a holiday Monday, but still, what do Tuesday's
Re: Tea leaves and b.s.
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
Jeremy Garchow "Like, 2 seconds after I sent this I got an email about Color Finale 1.5 being available for download. " Like the old bumper sticker says, "I feel so much better since I gave up hope."
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David Mathis liked this 1 year ago
Media Composer is now just like iMovie! I'm switching!
by Charlie Austin 1 year ago
Downloading now... ;-) ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools. " I still need to play Track Tetris sometimes.
Re: Media Composer is now just like iMovie! I'm switching!
by Charlie Austin 1 year ago
Shane Ross "I want to know who ducks audio AFTER they edit scenes I mean, I duck it as I edit. I can't edit with music up full the whole time " I know huh Been messing with it a little and it's prett
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David Mathis liked this 1 year ago
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 David Mathis 1 year ago
If only Apple would update FCPX, like that will happen anytine soon.
Apple is discontinuing the only monitor it makes, the Thunderbolt Display
by Craig Seeman 1 year ago
Apple officially discontinues Thunderbolt Display, points users towards third-party options http: 9to5mac.com 2016 06 23 apple-discontinues-thunderbolt-display Apple is discontinuing the only monitor
Re: Monitor with integrated GPU coming next?
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
Cool link, thanks Craig! I think that the first comment on that article gets it right though. If Apple's solution was truly imminent, they might have at least waved a hand at it, like Timmy C did with
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David Mathis liked this 1 year ago
What are "Sets"?
by James Kumorek 1 year ago
So, I'm slowly becoming familiar with Fusion and hope to use it in some upcoming projects. I see that all the tools have these "s1 s2 s3 s4..." buttons along the top of their configuration panels. The
Re: What are "Sets"?
by David Mathis 1 year ago
Probably one of the most useful features. What of your thoughts of using Fusion as part of finishing I am by no means a compositor as I lack the skills necessary.
What is your game plan?
by David Mathis 1 year ago
Now with the debate officially over long ago just curious as to what direction everyone has gone. Are you still using Adobe or have you gone another direction For those that are currently subscribed t
Re: What is your game plan?
by David Mathis 1 year ago
Just noticed that Automatic Duck has a send to Motion thing for FCP X which is nice.
Sending clips to Fusion
by David Mathis 1 year ago
I am running the most current version of Resolve but do have a quick workflow question. I will pretty much film in raw format so what is the best way to get that footage to Fusion and back I prefer to
Re: Sending clips to Fusion
by Karsten Fischer 1 year ago
Yes, it does. But since Resolve will have to transcode it anyway - its not linking to a clip in your media pool, I'd use dpx or tiff or maybe quicktime uncompressed for Fusion connect. It does, howeve
Import mov with png codec / need alpha channel
by Mike Huber 1 year ago
I am a Vegas Movie Studio user. Wanted to try Resolve now. I need to import those nice free lower thirds: http: bluefx.net after-effects-templates free-lower-third-template Those are mov files contain
Re: Import mov with png codec / need alpha channel
by David Mathis 1 year ago
Apple ProRes 4444 should support alpha channel.
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 David Mathis 1 year ago
Craig, your post is spot on. I know that some companies strictly prohibit a try out period being used for commercial work or publishing out any work to be uploaded to various sources. As an example, T
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 David Mathis 1 year ago
Was not looking for a debate was just curious about NAB news. I did go to the Adobe site and found some nice features. Right now I am happy with my current system but willing to consider other options
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