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So how are we all getting on with 10.3?
by Steve Connor 8 months ago
After cutting a few projects with it I love it! definitely faster, I like the new interface a lot and I'm now the most positive I've ever been about FCPX. Not that I wasn't positive before :)
Re: So how are we all getting on with 10.3?
by Dean Neal 7 months ago
Erik Lindahl "Sadly that's a no-go since we use Resolve." Blackmagic devices... a mix of pleasure and PAIN. Dean Neal...
Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Bill Davis 7 months ago
Watch Thomas Grove Carter Final Cut Pro X - Editing at the speed of thought. on Vimeo: https: vimeo.com 194855528 ref=em-share Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X maste
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Brian Seegmiller liked this 7 months ago
Re: Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Dean Neal 7 months ago
Bill Davis "I'm confused about one thing Oliver. Seems to me the vast majority of my cuts in dialog driven clips will almost universally be made at natural stopping points or pauses in the dialog. I
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Well, I like it...
by Charlie Austin 9 months ago
Worth the wait for me... https: fcpxpert.net 2016 10 27 final-cut-pro-x-10-3-first-look ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who
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Mike Warmels liked this 9 months ago
Re: Well, I like it...
by Dean Neal 9 months ago
Mike Warmels "It would certainly help directors who forget to shoot coverage! ;-)" Liking the update so far...particularly the development of Roles and Lanes. It isn't just pseudo-tracks - imagine on
New Macbook Pro's and Premiere
by David Minter 9 months ago
Hey All, I'm going to be updating my computer and I want to hear thoughts on the new Macbook Pro 15" machines VS the HP Zbook 15" mobile workstations. Skylake vs Xeon, PCIe vs SATA etc... Thanks!
Re: New Macbook Pro's and Premiere
by Dean Neal 9 months ago
Shane Ross "#3...NO CUDA. INTEL IRIS GPU...and from the looks of it, and underpowered one." Ah, not entirely true. The 15inch models come with Radeon Pro 450 455 460 Graphics with up to 4GB Memory. D
why would anyone want to use FCPX (SERIOUS discussion - no bashing)
by Michael Paul 11 months ago
I do NOT want to attack or insult any FCPX editor here - I am just curious and I believe people do things for a reason. So why do you use FCPX What are your reasons What's great about it I have starte
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Tangier Clarke liked this 10 months ago
Re: why would anyone want to use FCPX (SERIOUS discussion - no bashing)
by Robin S. Kurz 11 months ago
Scott Witthaus "You getting all this Michael Bueller Bueller " Good question. After 20+ responses and not a word from the OP, you really have to question his true motivation. Very trollish. - RK ____
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Dean Neal liked this 11 months ago
BMD UltraStudio Mini Monitor no output with FCPX
by Chad Smith 11 months ago
Have tried installing various drivers going back to 10.4.1 as mentioned in the BMD forum. However this driver is not doing the trick here nor is the latest build. The UltraStudio Mini Monitor is able
Re: BMD UltraStudio Mini Monitor no output with FCPX
by Dean Neal 11 months ago
Francois Jean "I am using 10.4.3 for my BMD device without any trouble (usual configuration in FCPX ) OSX 10.10.5 , FCPX 10.2.3 FRANCOIS" Me too with my Ultrastudio Express... I use this unit to play
FCP X is sluggish for a big library. Thoughts on how to fix this?
by Noam Osband 11 months ago
I'm editing a feature length doc. My footage is on a RAID 5 and a single external drive that is attached with a RocketStor. Lately, the program runs slow. Thoughts I was thinking it might be because..
Re: FCP X is sluggish for a big library. Thoughts on how to fix this?
by Doug Metz 11 months ago
In some cases, turning off the inspector can speed things up substantially. Doug Metz Anode
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Dean Neal liked this 11 months ago
Yet another update for Resolve
by Steve Connor 11 months ago
Resolve is updated yet again and not just bug fixes http: www.redsharknews.com post item 3687-blackmagic-releases-davinci-resolve-12-5-1-update No need for Quicktime on Windows machines if you want to
Re: Yet another update for Resolve
by Dean Neal 11 months ago
Walter Soyka "I've been pretty critical of BMD's practices, but the thing that impressed me most about 12.5 was it seemed there was some real attention paid to solving some actual user issues. Do you
A bridge too far?
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
We are now several months past Apple's preview of the next FCP X. The update itself is long overdue. So, it would seem that there's a lot if work going into it, with the potential to introduce a littl
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David Lawrence liked this 1 year ago
Re: A bridge too far?
by Dean Neal 11 months ago
Phil Lowe "o if there are any X developers reading this, PLEASE give us a bona fide audio mixer instead of the garbage pan & volume slider in the inspector! " I agree FCPX's Audio automation is one o
Where's your footage coming from?
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
A little bit of general conversation to throw in the mix: Are you shooting it yourself Are clients bringing it to you Are you part of an editorial team on the post side of a production, production com
Re: Where's your footage coming from?
by Dean Neal 12 months ago
Well Bill, I will say in Australia there are echoes of what's going on in the USA. I saw the potential of FCPX at the start, but I agree within the broader community that its implementation within the
Clayton Condit Cuts “Voice From The Stone” on FCP-X
by Craig Seeman 1 year ago
Interesting interview by Steve Hullfish of Clayton Condit on using FCPX to cut a feature film. Libraries for reels, libraries for different cuts, library for temp music and related, use of string-outs
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Dean Neal liked this 1 year ago
Re: Clayton Condit Cuts “Voice From The Stone” on FCP-X
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
And to add more info: http: www.creativeplanetnetwork.com news edit mysteries-revealed-final-cut-pro-x-post-process-voice-stone 614630 - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL
No love for FCP from THIS guy
by Shane Ross 1 year ago
In the first part of this AIKIDO instructional video, this guy let's us all know how he feels about FCX. Not sure if he means FCP 7, or FCX...either way, no love lost for sure (NSFW). Not sure anyone
Re: No love for FCP from THIS guy
by Tony West 1 year ago
John Rofrano "I don't understand why people who just want to upload videos to YouTube think they need Final Cut Pro 7 or X. iMovie is quite a capable little program for cranking out simple videos for
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Dean Neal liked this 1 year ago
FCP X - food for thought
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
What if Randy left because there was no more for him to do What if the 3D text bolt-on was the same as the FCP 7 upgrade - something to appease the masses and to look like progress What if FCP X is es
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David Lawrence liked this 2 years ago
Re: FCP X - food for thought
by Mathieu Ghekiere 2 years ago
James, I just teached 5 'teachers' coming from fcp7, FCPX. So they can learn their students. The first hour of my lesson I get Some resistance. Once they see FCPX's organisational tools, the speed of
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Dean Neal liked this 2 years ago
still driving me nuts
by James Ewart 2 years ago
I can get over most of it but ... We come back to this time and time again. Calling a timeline a project is so hopelessly confusing and if anything it becomes more annoying as time goes on. Language i
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Scott Parker liked this 2 years ago
Re: still driving me nuts
by Robin S. Kurz 2 years ago
James Ewart "Call it a timeline. " So... who's keeping you from doing it In all of four years, I have never said "timeline" to an FCP X User and not had them understand exactly what I mean.
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Dean Neal liked this 2 years ago
FCPX Certification a SCAM
by Eric Karie 2 years ago
I am new to FCPX (a month into it) I love this program and I love Apple products. My employer paid for me to take the FCPX certification, which is a 3 day certification program. It was $1,000 and I tr
Re: FCPX Certification
by Noah Kadner 2 years ago
I'm not sure that the OP's expectations goals were entirely realistic about the FCPX certification. Or perhaps he didn't have the time to research the program in depth. If the goal was to earn a certi
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Dean Neal liked this 2 years ago
The Heading for this forum Needs to change...
by Dean Neal 2 years ago
Sometimes I think this forum should be recalled "FCPX - The Opportunity for Adobe to Exploit"... Surely its time to simply just call it - Apple FCPX Or can we counter-create: Premiere Pro - FCP7 re-ba
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Jim Wiseman liked this 2 years ago
Re: The Heading for this forum Needs to change...
by Bill Davis 2 years ago
Dennis Radeke "1 - The forum title, "FCPX debate or not" never makes the statement that FCPX is a toy. It is individuals and particular threads that do that. " Dennis, As someone who took me to task
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Dean Neal liked this 2 years ago
FCPX 10.1.4 - MXF Export & XDCAM optical delivery
by Dean Neal 3 years ago
Hi all, I need to deliver episodic TV content for a National Broadcaster here in Australia that is essentially XDCAM HD422 in optical disc media to Network. That's fine (as much of our content is acqu
Re: FCPX 10.1.4 - MXF Export & XDCAM optical delivery
by Dean Neal 3 years ago
Just one more follow-up Ian... Some have said because of the way FCPX handles the Audio... I can only get 2-channels of Audio Exported using this method above. I haven't tested yet... but... Will this
FCPX 10.1.4 - MXF Export & XDCAM optical delivery
by Dean Neal 3 years ago
Hi all, I need to deliver episodic TV content for a National Broadcaster here in Australia that is essentially XDCAM HD422 in optical disc media to Network. That's fine (as much of our content is acqu
Re: FCPX 10.1.4 - MXF Export & XDCAM optical delivery
by Dean Neal 3 years ago
Good news... on the XDCAM Optical COW forum, Ian Cook confirmed you CAN export the MXF directly to the Optical Drive: FORUM LINK You could also still Content Browser to drag and drop the MXF file onto
Content Browser 2 - Ian Cook
by Andy Edwards 3 years ago
Hi Ian, Looking for some guidance on one of our edit bay setups. We recently upgraded some older Mac Pro towers (5,1) to Mavericks 10.9.5 and Adobe CC 2014.1. The towers have BMD Decklink Studio cards
Re: Content Browser 2 - Ian Cook
by Dean Neal 3 years ago
I run it fine under Yosemite. Have you installed all the latest updates to Sony's (FAM) drive Software I would suggest you do that, first. Dean Neal...
Mountain Lion & FCP7
by Chris Paul 5 years ago
Just upgraded my test machine to Mountain Lion. Final Cut 7 now crashes on startup. More details later. For now, I would not update the OS if you are still using Final Cut 7. Chris Paul POV
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Juliano Chiquetto liked this 5 years ago
Re: Mountain Lion & FCP7
by Dean Neal 5 years ago
I am toying with testing this update. What I need to know is has anyone tested the VO tool in FCP 7 with Mountain Lion Also, I wonder what impact the new OSX Integrated Messenging app has with FCP 7's
Batch Converting XDCAM HD Quick Questions
by Ben Lindemuth 6 years ago
I looked for about 20 minutes on other threads to see if they would answer my questions, but I think I just need some extra confidence here, apologies for redundancies to other posts. Any answers to a
Re: Batch Converting XDCAM HD Quick Questions
by Dean Neal 6 years ago
With my work with XDCAM, we tend to work exclusively in the predominant type of content. In a perfect world, yes - ProRes is a bit better, but because we often print to XDCAM disc anyway, we tend to w
VO Tool on Laptop on location limitations?
by Michael Harrington 6 years ago
I need to do a post VO session in the field and curious if anyone has used VO tool on their laptop. I've tried but either can't get settings correct or it's not possible to do what I need. Is it possi
Re: VO Tool on Laptop on location limitations?
by Dean Neal 6 years ago
I own a 17-inch i7 (mid-2010) MBP. You need to check the Core Audio and VO Tool settings as mentioned earlier. I do sports commentary using my laptop for a nationally broadcast motor-sports show in fu
iChat Theater keeps balking
by Martin Nelson 7 years ago
I am thrilled with the idea of iChat Theater, but I'm having performance troubles with it and I'm trying to figure out whether 1. I'm expecting too much of it, 2. I don't understand how to use it prop
Re: iChat Theater keeps balking
by Dean Neal 6 years ago
I use iChat Theater extensively, as I am a producer for a TV show where content is physically edited thousands of miles away (I am in West Coast of Australia - editors on East Coast, like being LA ver
Monitor Suggestions
by Jared Smith 7 years ago
Hey guys The firm I am working for is about to buy me a new macbook (probably 13inch unless I can talk them into the 15 by some miracle) and a monitor to do my FCP 7 editing with. There is not enough
Re: Monitor Suggestions
by Dean Neal 7 years ago
I would go high-end Macbook Pro (15 or 17inch) - particularly if you are doing HD vision I have a 17inch MBP, the extra screen is great on the go (you wont always have the external monitor around) and
Rendering Pro Ress
by iain Johnston 7 years ago
Hopefully someone will be able to help me, I have a Mac Pro 3.06GHz Core 2 Due with 4GB Ram using FCP 7.03 I film using XDCam and import to FCP using XDCam Transfer or L and T. My Sequence settings ar
Re: Rendering Pro Ress
by Dean Neal 7 years ago
David is bang on... However... Can you explain to me though why you aren't editing in the native XDCAM Codec (eg. XDCAM HD422) your vision is recorded in In fact - what sort of XDCAM media ARE you usi
Is it worth learning Soundtrack Pro?
by Noam Osband 7 years ago
So, I'm in video making for the long-haul, and that means learning how to deal with noise in movies and cleaning up other audio problems. Do i want to do this, and therefore spend hours learning, Soun
Re: Is it worth learning Soundtrack Pro?
by Dean Neal 7 years ago
Interested to see some discount STP as a decent Audio tool in Post. I would say, being involved in a XDCAM ProRes 422 HD Working Environment delivering Motorsport nationally on an Australian Commercia
fcp HD
by sanju kumar 7 years ago
I want to buy Latest NLE software (final cut pro hd 7) for professional work in india. What is the system requirement for that & what is the estimated cost of the System (fcp+Machine).
Re: fcp HD
by Dean Neal 7 years ago
If you are looking to deal with HD Vision, I would even go more aggressive and go FW800 at the least, ideally eSATA. Even with a MacBook Pro solution, you can get some pretty good options, and I use a
XD-CAM Errors
by Roi Turnoy 7 years ago
Hi guys I get some errors when I'm trying to import XDCAM footage with XDCAM Transfer software. Most of the clips are good, but some gives me this error: Failed to import movie from file... Anyone has
Re: XD-CAM Errors
by Dean Neal 7 years ago
Ah you are using the cards for acquisition, not the disc XDCAM media. You need to get your hands on the original media to have any chance. Dean Neal...
Final Cut Pro Memory Error/ Fix RAM?
by Alethea Gogeri 7 years ago
Hello, my name's Alley and I'm having an issue with FCP that I need fixed ASAP because I have a deadline. I've been reading the forum's like crazy and think that the General Error Error:Out of Memory
Re: Final Cut Pro Memory Error/ Fix RAM?
by Dean Neal 7 years ago
Other than the obvious comments about still images, one thing we have learnt with these issues is when you are close to finalizing your edit to print is to delete excess junk in your FCP Project - bin
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