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Returning or selling AppStore Version
by Sascha Engel 4 days 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 4 days 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
FCPX to Resolve Audio Workflow
by David Mathis 4 days ago
Now that Resolve has a really nice audio toolset I am curious to know what the best way is to send audio from Final Cut to Resolve for sound work. Is this suggested If yes, what is the best approach W
Re: FCPX to Resolve Audio Workflow
by Michael Gissing 4 days ago
I can only say that when I got an FCPX edit to go into Resolve (fcpxml), I asked that the audio be totally stripped out. The reasons for that is that in the past I didn't want that audio from X as it
OT Resolve 14
by Steve Connor 5 days 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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Re: OT Resolve 14
by Steve Connor 5 days ago
Price drop for full Resolve Software to $299!
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New version of Resolve....
by Gabe Strong 1 week ago
Looking like NAB will see a new version of Davinci Resolve......skipping 13 and going right to version 14....(because we all know version 13 is unlucky.) Gabe Strong G-Force Productions www.gforcevide
Re: New version of Resolve....
by David Mathis 1 week ago
When looking at the banner they put up on the window I noticed somethin familiar. Could it be their version of a magnetic timeline Just noticed the audio is color coded like it has roles assigned.
OT: Font question
by David Mathis 1 week ago
I am looking to add some retro and horror type fonts to FCP X and was wondering some good resources. I have looked at using dafont.com though the quality of fonts is varied. Any suggestions are greatl
Re: OT: Font question
by Jason Watson 1 week ago
Creative Market is a good place to find these type (or any type) of font and they're usually pretty affordable.
protools free
by Ricardo Marty 1 month ago
Does this intergrate with resolve like the regular protool R Marty
Re: protools free
by David Mathis 2 weeks 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.
FCPX 10.3.3 released
by Jeremy Garchow 2 weeks ago
As well as Motion 5.3.1 No linkable release notes that I can find, yet.
Re: FCPX 10.3.3 released
by David Mathis 2 weeks ago
Thanks. Going to give it a look.
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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks ago
But it uses tracks. I though we were past those. :D
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Free Media 100
by Oliver Peters 1 month 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 1 month 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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Color Finale Competitor?
by David Mathis 2 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 2 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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Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Simon Ubsdell 2 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 weeks ago
Re: Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Scott Witthaus 2 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 2 months ago
Events and storage locations
by David Mathis 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 4 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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Re: Going Rouge! Way off topic...
by Bill Davis 4 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 4 months ago
https: 9to5mac.com 2016 12 16 davinci-resolve-studio-12-5-4-touch-bar-macbook-pro
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Re: At least one NLE is making great use of the new Touch Bar
by Tero Ahlfors 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 8 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 8 months ago
Re: News: Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies
by David Mathis 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 months ago
Re: Resolve 12.5.1
by Andy Edwards 8 months ago
David Mathis "All without a subscription! ;-)" But can it export to all flavors of ProRes on Windows ;-)
Oh DAMN.
by Bill Davis 9 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 9 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 10 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
Re: using a LUT = paying for a plug-in?
by David Mathis 10 months ago
I use Color Final alongside mLut, a nice combination.
Copy Event To New Library
by David Mathis 10 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
Re: Copy Event To New Library
by David Mathis 10 months ago
Hand drive to another editor.
Tea leaves and b.s.
by Jeremy Garchow 10 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 10 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."
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David Mathis liked this 10 months ago
Media Composer is now just like iMovie! I'm switching!
by Charlie Austin 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months ago
A Point Release? WTF?
by Daniel McClintock 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 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
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David Mathis liked this 10 months ago
wwdc
by Tom Sefton 11 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 10 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
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David Mathis liked this 10 months ago
Oh Update Where Art Thou?
by David Mathis 10 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
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Re: Oh Update Where Art Thou?
by Neil Sadwelkar 10 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
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David Mathis liked this 10 months ago
Oooh, a new name!
by Charlie Austin 11 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.
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Re: Oooh, a new name!
by Jeremy Garchow 11 months ago
eff-see-pee-ex It's what all the cool kids say.
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What are "Sets"?
by James Kumorek 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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: "
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What is your game plan?
by David Mathis 11 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
Re: What is your game plan?
by David Mathis 11 months 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 11 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 11 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
Import mov with png codec / need alpha channel
by Mike Huber 11 months 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 11 months ago
Apple ProRes 4444 should support alpha channel.
CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andy Field 12 months 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 12 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
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
NAB - News?
by Andy Winter 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 11 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
DaVinci Resolve 12.3.2 is now available
by Peter Chamberlain 1 year ago
DaVinci Resolve 12.3.2 is now available on our support web site. https: www.blackmagicdesign.com suppor ... and-fusion These are no charge updates to existing customers and for DaVinci Resolve users.
Re: DaVinci Resolve 12.3.2 is now available
by David Mathis 1 year ago
Probably will not see a new version until later in the year. I cannot wait for NAB to get here. We will most likely see another update or so before a new version. I hope it will be something like Nuke
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