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Helgi Thor

Member Since:
March 18th 2005
57 Posts
Location:
Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
How to get some basic project metrics?
by Julie Turner 1 year ago
So I have a large project, made up of clips and compound clips full of clips. Many of those clips have separated audio, with adjustments made to the audio as well. Is there some way of getting some ba
Re: How to get some basic project metrics?
by Helgi Thor 1 year ago
Julie Turner "how many individual segments are there how many of those segments are video audio how many cuts in the video overall " I believe you can get most of these information in the timeline in
Is there a way to tell (in the inspector or somewhere?) whether a video clip has been re-timed
by cybil lake 1 year ago
Is there a way to tell (in the inspector or somewhere ) whether a video clip has been retimed - made faster or slower thank you!
Re: Is there a way to tell (in the inspector or somewhere?) whether a video clip has been re-timed
by Helgi Thor 1 year ago
Not that I know of, but what I usually do is select all and hit cmd-R, to reveal the retime controls in the timeline, then just scroll through the timeline and you'll quickly see any clip that's not g
Is there a way to remove all audio automation on an entire project?
by cybil lake 1 year ago
Is there a way to remove all audio automation on an entire project An editor adjusted the volumes of my audio tracks and my sound editor wants them removed. thanks!
Re: Is there a way to remove all audio automation on an entire project?
by Helgi Thor 1 year ago
Well, maybe the keyboard shortcuts have been changed. You can also use the menu command Reset 0dB in Adjust Volume from the Modify menu. -- Helgi Thor Editor Fortaleza Brazil
How can I change the sample rate from 44.1khz to 48khz?
by cybil lake 1 year ago
How can I change the sample rate from 44.1khz to 48khz on a single audio file Also where do I find the bit rate of an audio file - is it somewhere in the inspector thank you!
Re: How can I change the sample rate from 44.1khz to 48khz?
by Helgi Thor 1 year ago
cybil lake "How can I change the sample rate from 44.1khz to 48khz on a single audio file " I don't think you can change the sample rate within Final Cut, you'll need to use an external application,
Magic mouse scrolling to skim footage?
by Scratch Sperber 3 years ago
I ve just started using FCP X after many years of FCP Studio (and Avid, D-Vision, Media100, etc. for 20+ years before that). Still wrapping my head around it; hard different but change is good for you
Re: Magic mouse scrolling to skim footage?
by Helgi Thor 3 years ago
Scratch Sperber "I prefer list mode, but our workflow requires us to see all the clips." In case you're not aware of it, you can map Toggle Filmstrip List View to the keyboard. So it's very fast to s
Need a way to rapidly show 50+ images within 20-30 seconds
by Jeff Swearingen 3 years ago
Hello -- I can't put my finger on the term for this. But essentially I need to drop in a series of 50+ stills into an FCPX project and have them quickly cycle through around 0.5 sec each. Any suggesti
Re: Need a way to rapidly show 50+ images within 20-30 seconds
by Helgi Thor 3 years ago
And if you need to do this regularly you can change the default duration of stills in the preferences. -- Helgi Thor Editor Fortaleza Brazil
Force clips already added to timeline to custom name
by Eric Santos 3 years ago
Is there a way to do this I have changed all my clips buy using apply custom name scene shot take but only new clips added will use it, is there a way to force the already added clips to update to the
Re: Force clips already added to timeline to custom name
by Helgi Thor 3 years ago
One of those things I miss from Avid, Relink to Selected.... Depending on how many clips you have already in the timeline you can do it pretty fast with a few keyboard commands: C will select the curr
FCP X A/V output : sdi monitor and hdmi output of the macpro
by philippe muller 3 years ago
Hi I need to use my hd monitor in FCPX playback function through the HDMI output of a MacPro (late 2013) My monitor (JVC DT-V24L3D) has two inputs (dvi and sdi) I tried to connect it with hdmi-dvi ada
Re: FCP X A/V output : sdi monitor and hdmi output of the macpro
by philippe muller 3 years ago
Eventualy I found the point My HDMI DVI cable was good but I read somewhere we have to setup the good frequence and format of the external monitor from the computer preferencies (here 1080 25p) That I
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Helgi Thor liked this 3 years ago
Problem with U1 on Mavericks
by Helgi Thor 6 years ago
I'm suddenly unable to record to my PDW-U1, it gives an error every time: 'Error writing MXF file (while checking successful write())' doesn't matter if I try directly from Final Cut 7 or via the Find
Re: Problem with U1 on Mavericks
by Ian Cook 6 years ago
The compatibility issue is between the new U1 driver and the older exporter. The newer version of the exporter fixes this. Ingest should not be affected but keep in mind that the only import plugin of
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Helgi Thor liked this 6 years ago
Monitor for HDLink Pro
by Helgi Thor 10 years ago
Any suggestions for a monitor to be used with HDLink Pro besides the Apple ones I'm looking at the Dell UltraSharp U2410, would that be a good choice -- Helgi Thor Editor Fortaleza Brazil
relinking quicktime ref
by Helgi Thor 11 years ago
Hi, Having some relinking problems here and I'm looking for ideas to solve it. Here's the situation: - I captured entire HDCam tapes to ProRes (HQ) - made subclips and exported by ref - used 'FCPauxTC
Re: relinking quicktime ref
by Helgi Thor 11 years ago
I really do hope the TC is accurate, it should be, and if not...oh well, I m in for even more hassle later on ;-) I m avoiding the tc breaks (which are apparently there) by making subclips before expo
HDLink Pro and Samsung
by Helgi Thor 11 years ago
I just got a HDLink Pro and connected it to a Samsung T240M. I realise it's not the ideal monitor, but the local Dell can't deliver the 2408WFP until after a month and I needed a monitor now. This not
Want to output VIdeo Via FCP to a LCD TV
by Greg Burke 11 years ago
Hello all I want to Output a video Preview to a 30' LCD TV Im told i need Black magic to do this. I have a Mac Pro 8-core, I really don't understand allot of this type of tech. Could anyone here give
Re: Want to output VIdeo Via FCP to a LCD TV
by Helgi Thor 11 years ago
Take a look at Intensity http: www.blackmagic-design.com products intensity . It has HDMI in and out and you should be able to just plug an HDMI cable from the card to the TV. Probably need to adjust
Can DL read time-code from TC generator?
by Margus Voll 11 years ago
Hi. I'm helping to build my friends a sppoting station with capture option. I wonder if eny DL model can read TC as LTC from generator with media express or something similar. On BM page there used to
Re: Can DL read time-code from TC generator?
by Helgi Thor 11 years ago
You can capture LTC to one audio channel and use 'FCP auxTC' http: www.videotoolshed.com page=products&pID=26 to convert to timecode in FCP. -- Helgi Thor Editor Fortaleza Brazil
lost decklink output
by Helgi Thor 11 years ago
Hi, I m probably missing something simple here, but I m not getting any output from my decklink HD Extreme when I m in editing mode. It s outputting video on capture and on edit to tape, but it goes b
Re: lost decklink output
by Helgi Thor 11 years ago
Never mind. I'm embarrassed to admit that deleting the preferences solved the problem. :$ Sorry, I'm new to FCP and I promise not to post again before deleting the prefs. -- Helgi Thor Editor Fortalez
S-Video on Decklink HD Extreme
by Helgi Thor 11 years ago
I noticed that S-Video is an option on my Decklink, but there is no S-Video connector on the breakout cable. Do I need an adaptor or is this simply not available -- Helgi Thor Editor Fortaleza Brazil
Re: S-Video on Decklink HD Extreme
by Bob Zelin 11 years ago
this is the answer to your question - http: www.vac-brick.com Y C to BNC (# 51-120-100) HOWEVER, you must repeat after me, right now - "it's 2009 - no one uses S-Video anymore S-Video is dead S-Video
Can't export to tape CS3 Mac, but need to
by Nathan Quattrini 11 years ago
So apparently Premiere CS3 can t export to tape on the Mac, huge problem. I need to get my 2 shorts onto a tape before Saturday for a screening. How can I go about doing this Heeeeelp please! :S
Re: Can't export to tape CS3 Mac, but need to
by Helgi Thor 11 years ago
You don't give much details, but assuming you're trying to export via firewire, you could export a QuickTime file and use iMovie to export to tape. -- Helgi Thor Editor Fortaleza Brazil
where did the timecode go?
by Helgi Thor 11 years ago
Hi, CS3 on WinXP with a Decklink HD Pro capturing from beta. I logged a few clips and then batch captured, but the captured clips all start with timecode at 00;00;00;00. What's up with that Is this no
HD downconvert not working
by Helgi Thor 11 years ago
I have a Decklink HD Pro in a PC with Premiere Pro CS3. Component analog works fine, but when I attempt to output from an HD project the video is scrambled. I've set the Output processing to 'HD to SD
Re: HD downconvert not working
by Helgi Thor 11 years ago
It was actually 720 23.976, but I tested 720 60i as well. Just did a test with a 1080 project and apparently it's working as expected, but a bummer not being able to monitor output from a 720 project.
Patchbay Questions
by John Rantz 11 years ago
Here it is, after years of lurking, my inaugural post on Creative Cow. I'm setting up a patchbay for my edit suite (FCP w Blackmagic Multibridge Pro). I have multiple sources that utilize composite, c
Re: Patchbay Questions
by Bob Zelin 11 years ago
you are describing components that are refered to as bulkhead panels, not patch bays. The cheapest video patch bay for SDI and HD-SDI work is the Canare 242U-DVJAW. This is about $500 at most mail ord
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Helgi Thor liked this 11 years ago
no video input in 23.976 project
by Helgi Thor 11 years ago
Premiere Pro CS3, Decklink HD Pro. I m trying to capture a beta tape telecined at 23.976 and I d like to remove pulldown on capture. I created a new project '8bit 3x4 23.976', but the video window is
KB shortcut for work area
by Helgi Thor 12 years ago
Is it possible to set beginning and end of the work area bar using the keyboard (like B and N in AE)
Re: KB shortcut for work area
by Helgi Thor 12 years ago
Great! Thanks very much, Kevin.-- Helgi Thor Editor Fortaleza Brazil
video freezez on playback
by Helgi Thor 12 years ago
Video plays for a few frames and then freezes, the playhead and audio keep on going and video is updated on stop. This happens only in the source monitor, playback is fine in the sequence. This is on
Re: video freezez on playback
by Helgi Thor 12 years ago
Hi Dave, The PC is pretty fast and I m only working with DV stuff, besides everything plays fine in the sequence.-- Helgi Thor Editor Fortaleza Brazil
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