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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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=
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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."
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
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
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
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