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Ed McCarthy

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LaCie 12big vs PROMISE Pegasus3 R8
by Ed McCarthy 1 year ago
Greetings, I upgrading from 2 aging CalDigit HDPro2 RAID enclosures, looking to move to a single 8 (or 12) bay tb3 RAID enclosure. These two are both widely available. The 12 drive LaCie is substantia
Re: LaCie 12big vs PROMISE Pegasus3 R8
by Ed McCarthy 1 year ago
I purchased the LaCie 12Big 72TB drive. I went with RAID 6 and I've been waiting for it to finish initializing for a few days. My initial assessment is that, while these LaCie towers are substantially
Edit Compound Clip within Main Timeline / playback point within Compound Clip Editor?
by Ed McCarthy 3 years ago
Is there a way to edit inside a compound clip while remaining in the main timeline If not, how can I address changes to compound clips at specific places on the main timeline EDIT: without having to b
Re: Edit Compound Clip within Main Timeline / playback point within Compound Clip Editor?
by Ed McCarthy 3 years ago
Thanks for your reply. I'm using whatever the last version of 10.2 (prior to 10.3) is, and I don't seem to have that functionality. When I click and open a compound click, the playhead is frequently s
I don't suppose 10.3 has batch export of projects, does it?
by Ed McCarthy 3 years ago
If not (and I assume it's not because I have heard nothing), am I the only person left in the entire world who still needs this functionality I used to submit it as a feature request every few months
Re: I don't suppose 10.3 has batch export of projects, does it?
by Ed McCarthy 3 years ago
Yes, I'm otherwise very happy with the update. Glad to hear I'm not alone on this. For my workflow, this missing feature represents the last vestige of the disastrous initial launch of FCPX. Couldn't
Where is the Log in FCPX?
by Ed McCarthy 5 years ago
I am troubleshooting an issue with a plugin. I was told to do some things that would write some diagnostic info to the log. Can anybody tell me where this log is I assume it's somewhere in the user li
Re: Where is the Log in FCPX?
by Ed McCarthy 5 years ago
Many thanks.
TrackX Track Layer trouble
by Ed McCarthy 5 years ago
I'm losing my mind trying to get this to work. I have footage of an actor in front of a green screen holding an iPhone with the screen positioned generally towards camera. It's a quick 2 seconds of a
Re: TrackX Track Layer trouble
by Ed McCarthy 5 years ago
Thanks for taking a look. I was doing all of the things you mentioned except for setting tracking quality to high. I didn't even know such a setting existed. Where can I find it I'm not seeing inside
Intermittent Popping in audio monitors from Blackmagic Intensity Pro
by Ed McCarthy 6 years ago
Anybody deal with this If I launch an application with an audio record function (in this case, Camtasia 2.2) I get loud pops in my audio monitors that continue even after I close the application in qu
Re: Intermittent Popping in audio monitors from Blackmagic Intensity Pro
by Aj Koch 6 years ago
Ed, I'm having the same problem with my Thunderbolt Intensity Shuttle. Three rounds of updated drivers haven't solved the issue. Running FCP7 on a mid-2012 rMBP.
Export Duration Report
by Ed McCarthy 8 years ago
Greetings, I need to export a report that basically lists a file name followed by the duration of that video file. I am working in FCP 7, but I have to export quicktimes for each job, so I don't have
Re: Export Duration Report
by Ed McCarthy 8 years ago
I apologize for bumping this, but does anybody have any ideas Sorry, I'm just under a deadline and the prospect of doing this by hand is not appealing. To simplify: I have a folder full of quicktime f
FCPX Color Issues
by Thomas Strand 8 years ago
I am experiencing a discrepancy between what I see for color, contrast and brightness in the FCPX viewer and how QT sees me output file. Quicktime playback looks the same as what I saw in FCPX but my
Re: FCPX Color Issues
by Ed McCarthy 8 years ago
Greetings, Any update on this I'm having the exact same problem, except mine is worse because all of my media originates in motion 5, so the colors look right in FCPX and wrong everywhere else once I
Color Shift Issue
by Ed McCarthy 8 years ago
Greetings, I'm having a strange color issue using FCPX & Motion 5. I'm building clips in motion 5 and cutting them together in FCPX. I'm then outputting a native quicktime video from FCPX. Here is wha
Re: Color Shift Issue
by Ed McCarthy 8 years ago
UPDATE: If I open the exported quicktime in quicktime pro 7 and check "enable final cut studio color compatibility" then the color shifts to the "wrong green." In other words, the color looks right wi
A Somewhat Unique Situation
by Ed McCarthy 8 years ago
Greetings, I have a gig editing, encoding, and managing educational content for an online company. In the past, I've handled this work by editing and storing the company's content on an internal RAID
Re: A Somewhat Unique Situation
by Dave Klee 8 years ago
Hey Ed, I'd agree with Walter -- we use the DroboPro for various backups. Not fast enough to edit from, but plenty fast to pull a few files and re-burn a DVD or re-render a master. You can get one loa
Encoding Software Suggestion
by Ed McCarthy 8 years ago
Greetings, I'm having a very difficult time finding the right software to purchase for a job. I have a new mac pro, 8 core, 12 GB RAM, FCS 3. The client is changing their delivery requirements this ye
Re: Encoding Software Suggestion
by Ed McCarthy 8 years ago
Thanks, Craig. I would definitely upgrade to Episode Pro if it could handle more than two, but even then, that's only utilizing about 40% of my CPU's potential. I'm guessing most users are working wit
On2 FLV Export Option Disappeared from Quicktime 7 Menu
by Ed McCarthy 9 years ago
Greetings, I've been converting Quicktime files into FLV's using Quicktime 7 and the On2 Flix Exporter plugin for several months. A few days ago, in the middle of setting up an export of 12 of these f
Re: On2 FLV Export Option Disappeared from Quicktime 7 Menu
by Ed McCarthy 9 years ago
I've been trying to reset my installs using their automated form (to try re-installing again), and I haven't received any automated emails from their site after almost 24 hours. I also haven't heard b
EX3, Multicam, Logging, Synching
by Ed McCarthy 10 years ago
Greetings, I have a few questions related to a project I am preparing to edit. It has been some time since I've had to tackle these sort of technical concerns, so I'm a little rusty, and some of this
Re: EX3, Multicam, Logging, Synching
by Michael Sacci 10 years ago
How is your audio going to be masters. I work in live concert a lot and we get a rough stereo mix to edit with. While we are editing audio is mixing all the audio tracks. In the end I give him a timec
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