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James Cude

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Hardware Is Sexy, But It's Software That Matters
by Gerry Fraiberg 3 years ago
Here's an observation of Apple from author Seth Godin as we await Thursday's announcement from Cupertino. http: sethgodin.typepad.com seths_blog 2016 10 hardware-is-sexy-but-its-software-that-matters.
Re: Hardware Is Sexy, But It's Software That Matters
by James Cude 3 years ago
Software is hard.
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Shawn Miller liked this 3 years ago
Shape Mask changing size after export
by Ben Chastney 4 years ago
Saw one other post on this with no resolution. Here are the details. We do sports videos. We use an inverted circular "Shape Mask" on a black color generator to make a circular highlight appear around
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Michael Tiemann liked this 4 years ago
Re: Shape Mask changing size after export
by James Cude 3 years ago
Try converting the mask to points, as described in this post by Charlie Austin: https: fcpxpert.net 2015 04 13 fcp-x-10-2-first-look
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Winston Edgoose liked this 3 years ago
researching motion tracking solutions
by James Cude 3 years ago
I m working on a preso about motion tracking, and I hope you all can offer some expert feedback. Now that we have various solutions for motion tracking in FCPX, I wonder what kinds of things people ar
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Darren Roark liked this 3 years ago
Re: researching motion tracking solutions
by Jeff Kirkland 3 years ago
Do you use Motion s built-in tracker Occasionally for simple things Do you use a FCPX motion tracking plug-in, and if so, which ones SliceX & TrackX Do you use a separate application outside of FCPX a
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FCPX 10.2.1 and Motion 5.2.1 are out
by James Cude 4 years ago
there's a fix for the panasonic avchd issue: https: support.apple.com HT201237
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Jeremy Garchow liked this 4 years ago
Re: FCPX 10.2.1 and Motion 5.2.1 are out
by Bret Williams 4 years ago
5.2.1 and still no splash screen. This can't be good. Also, in my user folder I can see all the hidden system folders. I wonder it Pacifist did that. I used that app to install theProTools update to g
Compressor 4.1 - Failed: 3x HOST [computer name] Error: className is null!
by Max Tannone 6 years ago
Receiving this message when I try to transcode using the new Compressor 4.1: Failed: 3x HOST computer name Error: className is null! It happens whether I try to transcode on only my local computer, or
Re: Compressor 4.1 - Failed: 3x HOST [computer name] Error: className is null!
by James Cude 6 years ago
When I couldn t submit in pervious versions, I d remove Library Application Support Apple Qmaster, then restart. This would fix most things. In 4.1, it looks like they are using Library Application Su
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Martyn Greswolde liked this 6 years ago
Best method to move clips enmass along a timeline
by Emma Crouch 6 years ago
Hello there, I'm wondering if there's a simple function I'm missing to move large amounts of clips along a timeline if a new clip needs to be inserted or previous one extended At the moment I am highl
Re: Best method to move clips enmass along a timeline
by James Cude 6 years ago
Kind of depends on the specific set of clips you're trying to move. But you can nudge things with the keyboard- which can be more precise than mouse drags. The , and . keys nudge things left or right
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Emma Crouch liked this 6 years ago
Which uncompressed format should I request?
by Gerry Burke 6 years ago
Hi I edit only material shot by myself so the following has never been a problem unit now. I have a job to do which involves editing official finished music videos supplied by Record Companies. I'm ta
Re: Which uncompressed format should I request?
by James Cude 6 years ago
I'd ask for 1080p ProRes HQ and see what they say.
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willy pimentel liked this 6 years ago
Viewing Time Remapped clips or effects on Project timeline
by Jordan Mena 6 years ago
Is there a way yet to be able to visually see if a clip has been time remapped or has an effect on it at a glance I noticed after I speed up or slow down a clip after I close the remap bar if I open i
Re: Viewing Time Remapped clips or effects on Project timeline
by James Cude 6 years ago
Select All Clips- then Command R for Show Hide Retime Editor.
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Jordan Mena liked this 6 years ago
Audio only cross fades
by Shelley O'Neil 6 years ago
I want to be able to drag and drop audio only cross fades in fcpx. Is it possible A four frame (sometimes 2 frame) cross fade was one of my most used favourites in FCP 7. Is it possible to do in FCPX
Re: Audio only cross fades
by James Cude 6 years ago
Not like you could in 7- here are some workflows: http: www.larryjordan.biz a-better-way-to-do-audio-transitions-in-fcp-x
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Shelley O'Neil liked this 6 years ago
naming, finding, labelling clips in timeline.. i need to find clips easily visially
by anita sancha 6 years ago
Hi maybe I am not doing editing correctly, but here goes. Here is an example of a problem. I have 20 mins of clips of underwater filming made from 3 takes !!! so they more or less have the same file n
Re: naming, finding, labelling clips in timeline.. i need to find clips easily visially
by James Cude 6 years ago
Also you can tag specific clips with Roles and then use the Timeline Index to sort solo disable specific Roles. It's not quite the same as color labeling but it can be useful if you spend some time to
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anita sancha liked this 6 years ago
how to feather a rectangle shape in FCPX and add drop shadow?
by John Vasey 6 years ago
I am in the middle of my 30 day free trial of FCPX 10.0.8 and one simple graphic element has me stumped. In FCP 7 I could make a rectangle with the shapes generator, fill it with color, feather the ed
Re: how to feather a rectangle shape in FCPX and add drop shadow?
by James Cude 6 years ago
I would definitely recommend having Motion for that. Here's an example of a free Motion effect you could find that does exactly what you want: http: www.fcp.co forum 9-free-fcpx-plugins-and-templates
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John Vasey liked this 6 years ago
Anybody cutting on an external USB3 drive?
by Dustin Parsons 6 years ago
I'm thinking of moving to an iMac as my primary system but I'd rather not keep my project files on the OS Applications drive so I'll have to cut from an external source. Thunderbolt is too new and exp
Re: Anybody cutting on an external USB3 drive?
by James Cude 6 years ago
So RAID 1 is a requirement. Haven't used a drive in that config for years but of course I see the use. What about: http: www.amazon.com LaCie-Thunderbolt-Series-External-9000303 dp B00AJJIV44 LaCie d2
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Dustin Parsons liked this 6 years ago
FCPX and Premiere 6 not happy sharing the same media on xsan
by Keith Koby 6 years ago
Yesterday, one of our editors opened Premiere 6 wanting me to tell him about the changes that were made to Premiere in "next". This editor is primarily using fcpx at this point. For footage, the edito
Re: FCPX and Premiere 6 not happy sharing the same media on xsan
by James Cude 6 years ago
There was another thread about this with some additional clues for you but Jeremy is right on about the particulars: http: forums.creativecow.net thread 344 19057
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Keith Koby liked this 6 years ago
Event Browser jumps all over the place
by Afonso Salcedo 7 years ago
Hi guys, I've been editing on FCP X for quite a while now, but unfortunately I'm now stuck and this odd behavior and after trying to search the Interwebs for a ton of forum posts I still haven't figur
Re: Event Browser jumps all over the place
by James Cude 7 years ago
Make sure your Group By settings are set to none or at least not to by Content Created. That can cause this...
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Afonso Salcedo liked this 7 years ago
Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate??? why?
by willy pimentel 7 years ago
Why is this category named Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate FCP X Has had some time out and for most i feel it is not a debate anymore. It is a new Program that requires some getting used to and y this t
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cem yildirim liked this 7 years ago
Re: Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate??? why?
by James Cude 7 years ago
Perhaps "The Future of Editing" would be a better fit for what this forum has evolved into since X's initial release
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nicolas horne liked this 7 years ago
Timeline Scrolling?
by Jason Jenkins 7 years ago
Just wondering if timeline scrolling made it into 10.06. Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with style! Check out my Mormon.org profile.
Re: Timeline Scrolling?
by James Cude 7 years ago
Nope but you can find everything that did here- http: www.apple.com finalcutpro whats-new
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David Lawrence liked this 7 years ago
Merry Christmas - I did it in X
by Mark Morache 8 years ago
We recently got the chance to capture American Idol star Blake Lewis performing a special performance of Little Drummer Boy for our show. Even without multicam, it was fairly simple to do, and the dud
Re: Merry Christmas - I did it in X
by James Cude 8 years ago
Shouldn't that be Merry X-Mas
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Jason Jenkins liked this 8 years ago
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