Clone Question by David Mathis 1 month 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
FCP 10.3.2 Update by David Mathis 1 month ago Motion and Compresser is updated as well. Mainly a maintenance update. http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro news 1920-final-cut-pro-x-updated-to-10-3-2-motion-to-5-3-1-and-compressor-to-4-3-1
OT: Kodak Super 8 Camera by David Mathis 2 months ago Was on Facebook today and the camera is scheduled to be available for purchase this spring (actual date is unknown). While the camera looks impressive the cost is a bit much. We are talking $2,000 in
Re: OT: Kodak Super 8 Camera by David Mathis 1 month ago I don't recall one way or the other. I did inquire if developing and transfer was included in the price. At the moment the answe is no. It might be when the cameras are available later this year but n
2017 by Steve Connor 2 months ago Happy New Year to you all, what are you looking forward too this year
Re: 2017 by David Mathis 2 months ago Getting a film camera Seeing if there is another significant update to FCPX Waiting for the next debate regarding software Waiting for a new Mac Pro
Christmas Crap - A Gift ☃️ by Charlie Austin 2 months ago If you're on FB or the Twitter maybe you've seen this. If not, I've zipped up some random, shoddy Generators I've had lying around as a wonderful Holiday gift! If they seem to be of any use, grab 'em
Re: This is encouraging by David Mathis 2 months ago The new Mac Mini looks intersting if the photo is correct. Reminds me of the Tube in a more compact size. Honey, have you seen my metal donut The dog ate it!
Going Rouge! Way off topic... by Charlie Austin 2 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
Re: Going Rouge! Way off topic... by Bill Davis 2 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
Bolex H16 by David Mathis 3 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 3 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
Resolve 12.5.1 by David Mathis 6 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!
Re: Resolve 12.5.1 by Andy Edwards 6 months ago David Mathis "All without a subscription! ;-)" But can it export to all flavors of ProRes on Windows ;-)
Oh DAMN. by Bill Davis 7 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 6 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
using a LUT = paying for a plug-in? by Philip Fass 7 months ago Canon provides a free LUT for my camera, but it looks like I need to buy a 3rd party plug-in to use it. Is that right Hard to find a direct answer to that question. (LUT Uitility seems fine but I've b
Copy Event To New Library by David Mathis 7 months ago Here is the scenario: Library A is on external drive with media located outside the library Library B is on system drive with media location to be outside library but on same drive with library I then
Tea leaves and b.s. by Jeremy Garchow 8 months 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 8 months 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."
Re: A Point Release? WTF? by Joseph W. Bourke 8 months ago Wow Bill! You show up here to cackle and crow and throw stones, but when someone so much as mentions anything you consider negative toward FCPX on "your" forum, you belittle them and consider them cav
Re: Monitor with integrated GPU coming next? by Tim Wilson 8 months 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
wwdc by Tom Sefton 8 months ago Ummmm..... It's the first time I've really taken note, but can someone with more experience say whether all major announcements come in the first keynote address, because some updates to messaging, ph
Re: wwdc by Jeremy Garchow 8 months ago I think it's hilarious that he rebuilt the old MacPro. I don't think Apple needs any help in deciding what parts are available for a computer. It would make 'more sense' for Apple to license an OS to
Oh Update Where Art Thou? by David Mathis 8 months ago It is now the middle of June with me waiting for another update to FCP X wondering what gives. I am getting worried that it might be the next item that will be on the EOL list. Guess it is time for Pl
Re: Oh Update Where Art Thou? by Neil Sadwelkar 8 months ago Just as many rumour sites 'read the tea leaves' on dwindling stocks or big discount on a particular item to predict an impending update, when I start seeing discounts on tutorials on a particular soft
Oooh, a new name! by Charlie Austin 8 months ago Discuss. Or not... :-) ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools. " I still need to play Track Tetris sometimes.
What are "Sets"? by James Kumorek 8 months 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 8 months 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.
New FCPX next week? by Oliver Peters 9 months ago The rumor mill seems to point to next week's WWDC to be a software-oriented event, instead of showcasing new Apple hardware. I wonder if that will include the next version of FCPX http: 9to5mac.com 20
Re: New FCPX next week? by Andrew Kimery 9 months ago Oliver Peters "Then the following year after some AI-learning: "Hey dummy - clean it up yourself!"" Me: "See how you like life without your battery charger..." Siri Roomba: "You wouldn't dare!" Me: "
Re: OT - a new Barn? by Jeremy Garchow 9 months ago "Settings" at the top right of the page, then "Extra" tab in your settings page. I like this new look. There's a bit of extra white space, but it's a lot easier to read on mobile and autocorrect works
What is your game plan? by David Mathis 9 months 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
Sending clips to Fusion by David Mathis 9 months 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 9 months 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
Re: CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days by David Mathis 9 months 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
Re: No news? by David Mathis 10 months 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
NAB - News? by Andy Winter 10 months ago dear all, i am surprised that still no photo of a blackmagic-nab-ad-banner can be found anywhere is there going to be an announcement of a new version of davinci resolve or anything else fabulous as i
Re: NAB - News? by David Mathis 10 months ago Not sure Resolve being an editor just yet but looks like it is getting closer to be a finishing tool. The reason I am sticking with Final Cut for editing is roles which allows me to output several ver
ProRes Film vs Video by David Mathis 10 months ago I do realize this is probably an idiot question so apologies in advance. Seeing that Cinema DNG files are not supported natuvely in FCP X at the moment I am considering a ProRes workflow shooting in t
Re: ProRes Film vs Video by Keith Stark 9 months ago boys shoot prores, men shoot RAW...... I mostly shoot raw, you get about another stop of range from it plus the extra resolution. You can always convert to cineform with Resolve and keep the native 24
Motion Title Question by David Mathis 12 months ago I recently published out a title template to FCP X only to have a question come about. I published out a title template with a drop zone and an image mask assigned to the text layer. It is a rectangle
This is odd...Missing clips by Mark Smith 12 months ago I have a library - same one mentioned in my last post- 674 gigs. I Have 3 different computers I can use to open this library , all are running 10.2.3. Open library with iMac 5k no problems all clips a
Re: This is odd...Missing clips by David Mathis 12 months ago If only I had a dollar for every time I had one of those moments I could retire and have my own private island. More bumps and bruises then when learning to ride a bike, for me at least.
Compound Clip Question by David Mathis 12 months ago One of the things about X that has me confused is compound clips. I would like to decompose it in the timeline, make changes and collapse it back in place, not decompose in a separate timeline as I li
Re: Compound Clip Question by David Mathis 12 months ago You can decompose a compound clip in place in Resolve, unless something got changed in a recent update. Perhaps our request list will be brought to life, probably will not not see a feature update unt
Generator question by David Mathis 1 year ago I decided to go ahead and do my own countdown leader. I did it at 24 FPS in Motion. Will this work for all frame rates inside of Final Cut or will I need to do one for each frame rate Second question