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Reactions to today's Apple Event
by Mark Suszko 3 years ago
Placeholder until the live event starts. Though you're as always and inevitably, free to speculate beforehand.:-)
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Re: Reactions to today's Apple Event
by Jerry Hofmann 3 years ago
I was told by an Apple employee that they tried a touchscreen (and there is every reason to believe they did) and their arms got too tired holding them them up all day long. They found they wanted to
Triangle on Event but can't find anything missing
by Jonatan Lyssens 5 years ago
Hey, I have an event with a Triangle on the Icon but I don't seem to be missing any files. It's a reasonable project with about 7 days of documentary shooting. ProRess images and Tascam Wav files. Abo
Re: Triangle on Event but can't find anything missing
by Jerry Hofmann 5 years ago
Rather tan fight it, you might ignore it. It won't stop you from editing... Jerry Apple Certified Trainer, Producer, Writer, Director Editor, Gun for Hire and other things. I ski. My Blog: http: blogs
Will FCPX editors not buying the new MacPro be very disadvantaged?
by Mark Dobson 6 years ago
A new version of Final Cut Pro X is to to be launched later this year to tie in, or as Apple puts it be 'optimised', with the new Mac Pro. I'm just wondering if those not buying the new machine will b
Re: Will FCPX editors not buying the new MacPro be very disadvantaged?
by Jerry Hofmann 6 years ago
Well, you'll find it likely renders in the background better... might actually do it simultaneously. But from the point of view of what it will support in real time, it's likely going to be a beast wi
Mac Pro - Thoughts? Winner or Loser?
by Dennis Radeke 6 years ago
I'm curious as to opinions. No PCI-E, but more Thunderbolt (and 2x the speed) Dual GPUs, but are they upgradeable in a few years Max RAM etc...... Yeah or nay ladies and gentlemen
Re: Mac Pro - Thoughts? Winner or Loser?
by Jerry Hofmann 6 years ago
I think the third-party manufactures will have to adapt to this machine to take advantage of all that raw power. So it will be interesting at NAB 2014! it makes a lot of sense for most pro users. Some
FCP 7 & Livetype
by Jim Hoey 7 years ago
I bought a new imac and loaded FCP 7 upgrade- no livetype! I have my original FCS disks with livetype - can I just load the livetype disks or will i get issues
Re: FCP 7 & Livetype
by Jerry Hofmann 6 years ago
Make the project settings in LiveType the same as your sequence's settings. Jerry Apple Certified Trainer, Producer, Writer, Director Editor, Gun for Hire and other things. I ski. My Blog: http: blogs
Final Cut Pro 7 project won't open - stuck at 35%
by Gian Franco Morini 8 years ago
Model Name: Mac Pro Model Identifier: MacPro3,1 Processor Name: Quad-Core Intel Xeon Processor Speed: 3.2 GHz Number Of Processors: 2 Total Number Of Cores: 8 L2 Cache (per processor): 12 MB Memory: 4
Re: Final Cut Pro 7 project won't open - stuck at 35%
by Jerry Hofmann 6 years ago
Thanks Adam! Jerry Apple Certified Trainer, Producer, Writer, Director Editor, Gun for Hire and other things. I ski. My Blog: http: blogs.creativecow.net Jerry-Hofmann Current DVD: http: store.creativ
SSD and FCP speed.
by Dylan Haley 8 years ago
I do tons of editing from our shows that we shoot with a NewTek Tricaster HD model. I've always used my macbook dual core with 4gb ram and 7200rpm hard drive and FCP 6. I've produced and edited tons o
Re: SSD and FCP speed.
by Jerry Hofmann 6 years ago
In FCP 1-7, the idea here is to keep the media drives set aside to just play the media files, and let the startup disk only pay attention to the apps, and project files. It's different in FCP X. proje
FCP 7 Won't launch
by Ben Lithman 8 years ago
All of a sudden FCP 7 won't launch. I've tried completely uninstalling and re-installing it but the same problem still happens. Any ideas why Thanks
Re: FCP 7 Won't launch
by Jerry Hofmann 6 years ago
THe only thing left is to remove any 3rd party plugins you have installed. If that fails, you should perform a clean install. i.e., backup your hard disk, and then erase it installing the OS then Stud
FCP 7 Scrubbing Through Timeline - Video Delayed
by Peter Chambers 6 years ago
Hi there, When I scrub through my time line, the video is off by a few seconds. So for example, I scrub over a crossfade and the crossfade doesn't happen until 2 or 3 seconds down in the time line! Wh
Re: FCP 7 Scrubbing Through Timeline - Video Delayed
by Jerry Hofmann 6 years ago
Post more about the source material and the sequence settings you are using. DSLR files original or Also post more about your setup. What are you using as a scratch disk Jerry Apple Certified Trainer,
Need advice with Split for Final Cut Pro 7
by Rebecca Kelly 6 years ago
Hi, I'm pretty new to Final Cut Pro 7 and I have a project that is need of some experienced advice. I have made a 5 minute film for a charity and they have now asked for a Split Track version of my fi
Re: Need advice with Split for Final Cut Pro 7
by Jerry Hofmann 6 years ago
They want separate audio and video files. Choose file export qt Movie... Choose video only and use current settings. The audio will be a bit more difficult if they want separate tracks for music, sync
Audio and Video out of sync when burning to a DVD
by Chris Richardson 6 years ago
I completed my project and burned it to a DVD and the audio and video are out of sync. I then tried to convert the .mov to an MPEG-4 and it wasn't out of sync as much, but it's still noticeable. The o
Re: Audio and Video out of sync when burning to a DVD
by Jerry Hofmann 6 years ago
Try exporting your sequence as a self contained QuickTime movie. Then open that file in DVD SP. Don't encode it... file export QT movie. Jerry Apple Certified Trainer, Producer, Writer, Director Edito
Trouble in Paso
by Darby Edelen 11 years ago
Dear Ron & Kathlyn, Today I heard it through the grapevine that a friend's father had an 'interesting' couple come into the winery where he works. Apparently this couple owned some sort of a 'COW' for
Re: Trouble in Paso
by Jerry Hofmann 6 years ago
I can't believe it's been 4 years since that trip. I did enjoy the wine! Jerry
Final Cut Pro X 10.0.3 Export Sound stops at 1:30 on a 2 minute piece
by Stanley Leary 7 years ago
I have cleared preferences, repaired permission and done restarts to clear the software. I have a 2 minute package with 2 cameras synced and music. Plays fine until you export. Tried every format and
Re: Final Cut Pro X 10.0.3 Export Sound stops at 1:30 on a 2 minute piece
by Jerry Hofmann 7 years ago
Sorry didn't see your reply. You didn't understand me. Take the audio files from iTunes, and rebuild them in compressor to an aif file. Then edit those aif's into the sequence,replacing the old audio
FCPX Share Specs
by Lawrence Richards 7 years ago
Hello All, I just saw FCPX for the very first time. Quite a shock coming from FCP 7. The one thing though that I was impressed by was how seemingly simple it is to share videos over numerous platforms
Re: FCPX Share Specs
by Jerry Hofmann 7 years ago
I think Episode, or Squeeze from Sorenson blows away Compressor's quality in a heartbeat. Same settings used in Compressor vs either of these other apps will result in a better looking file from Episo
FCPX on MBP Retina Display - WOW
by Andy Field 7 years ago
Can't say I was a fan of FCP X....until I loaded it on the Maserati of Macs - the new fully loaded 16gig Ram Macbook Pro Retina laptop. It's now an entirely different program - no crashes - crazy fast
Re: FCPX on MBP Retina Display - WOW
by Jerry Hofmann 7 years ago
When you opened a sequence in FCP 7, FCP would load information about where each clip resided on a hard drive and more, and most of this information goes into RAM so it's accessed incredibly fast. How
Final Cut Pro 7 Hangs on Log and Transfer with certain Red camera footage
by Rob Schulbaum 7 years ago
Every time I try to open one particular Red Camera reel in the Log and Transfer window, FCP7 hangs and I have to force quit it. I've tried the reel on three different systems, and it's the same every
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Re: Final Cut Pro 7 Hangs on Log and Transfer with certain Red camera footage
by Jerry Hofmann 7 years ago
Try one clip through the proposed workflow. Apple Certified Trainer, Producer, Writer, Director Editor, Gun for Hire and other things. I ski. My Blog: http: blogs.creativecow.net Jerry-Hofmann Current
IO XT codec presets FCP 7
by Tom Case 7 years ago
I'm just building a new edit laptop and I use FCP 7. New hardware is pegasus R4, IO XT, and i7 17" MBP. In FCP 7 setup I'm only finding baseline codecs in proresHQ, no aja ioxt proves LT, Proxy, or 42
Re: IO XT codec presets FCP 7
by Jerry Hofmann 7 years ago
I wouldn't think so. Jerry
Not using available ram...
by Clayton Brown 7 years ago
Issue: As I watch my activity monitor in confusion, I see that FCPx is sometimes using all available ram and sometimes (like now) using just about 1gb (of 8, with 5.46 'Free') WITH background tasks ru
Re: Not using available ram...
by Jerry Hofmann 7 years ago
The amount of RAM that any app will use will vary all the time. I'll wager the better the code is written, the more it releases and grabs RAM as needed too. It's because different tasks will use diffe
Timeline goes out of order when exporting as h.264
by Eliza Strao, 7 years ago
I am working with a one minute clip with photographs and an audio overlay. When I export using h.264 the timeline gets out of order. When I export using "current settings" this does not happen. What c
Re: Timeline goes out of order when exporting as h.264
by Jerry Hofmann 7 years ago
What is the source material's orginal format H.264 or If you export a movie file that's using ProRes as it's codec (Share Export Media...) - It's likely your sequence is ProRes already) I'll bet that
FInal Cut X Rendering (how to render all projects within a folder
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
Final Cut 7 would start rendering all open sequences after the set amount of time. In Final Cut Pro X the only "project" is rendered in the background is the one that is open. Here is what I want to d
Re: FInal Cut X Rendering (how to render all projects within a folder
by Jerry Hofmann 7 years ago
Compressing a single file (exported as a self contained movie of your project from any app) will always encode faster than a reference movie file from any app. After all the computer only has to sourc
10.0.3 forgetting title changes
by Jason Jenkins 7 years ago
Yesterday I modified titles in 17 projects (all in one event). I never shut down my mac or even quit FCPX. When I came back this morning, all but one of my title changes have gone back to what they we
Re: 10.0.3 forgetting title changes
by Jerry Hofmann 7 years ago
OK.... so then if this is happening (I've not seen it yet myself) then how do you know when it's happening Is it only AFTER you've made changes for a day, then quit only to come in the next day to fin
New Interface, New Everything, but Time to learn it all over again?
by Tom Laughlin 8 years ago
I've been reading several on-line articles and forums about the new FCP X, and the only thing that I'm concerned about (and maybe this is where people post and reassure me) is its quick adaptability,
Re: New Interface, New Everything, but Time to learn it all over again?
by Tim Wilson 8 years ago
You think YOU don't want to learn a new interface This guy REALLY doesn't want to learn a new interface.
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by Jerry Hofmann 9 years ago
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@Neil Bryce
by Jerry Hofmann 8 years ago
Thanks for the kind words! Jerry Apple Certified Trainer, Producer, Writer, Director Editor, Gun for Hire and other things. I ski. My Blog: http: blogs.creativecow.net Jerry-Hofmann Current DVD: http:
Denver CatDV Demo Wed. the 24th
by bryson jones 9 years ago
Hey guys, if any of you on here, (or any lurkers) want to say hello, I'll be doing a little road trip to demo CatDV at the Denver Final Cut Pro Users Group this Wednesday night. Tom from Cache-A will
Re: Denver CatDV Demo Wed. the 24th
by Jerry Hofmann 9 years ago
A great time was had by one and all too! CatDV is wonderful. Jerry Apple Certified Trainer, Producer, Writer, Director Editor, Gun for Hire and other things. I ski. 8-Core 3.0 Intel Mac Pro, Dual 2 gi
is IOHD reliable?
by Amy Wilson 9 years ago
Hi. I have worked with the IOHD on a couple of projects (not on my own system) and it seems if there's not one problem there's another. Right now I am trying to check my sequence before going to color
Re: is IOHD reliable?
by Jerry Hofmann 9 years ago
Well, in almost all cases, the testing done by a manufacturer who has drivers for his gear is tested on CLEAN installs... anything can go wonky if the install isn't clean. Should be done any time you
Avid laying off 120 people
by Mark Raudonis 10 years ago
http: www.boston.com business ticker 2009 12 avid_laying_off.html
Re: Avid laying off 120 people
by Jerry Hofmann 10 years ago
When I bought my first Avid it cost 64k (called a Composer One I think) and did less than iMovie does today. But it was a paradigm shift. I owned one of the first ever shipped. Because of being an ea
KONA 3 vs. KONA LHi
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
I am about to place an order for 3 cards. Anyone care to chime in with Pros and Cons of going with LHi cards instead of KONA 3s We are working in the compressed HD world for now (Panasonic DVCPROHD wi
Re: KONA 3 vs. KONA LHi
by Jerry Hofmann 10 years ago
I worked in AJA's booth and my station at NAB was showing the Lhi card. If all you need is HD. This card ROCKS. Next gen inside too... It's AJA's latest capture card with the latest chipset from the c
How much RT performance on Kona 3
by chance norris 11 years ago
How much realtime performance would I see on a Mac 8 core, 9 gigs of ram ,7300gt graphics card and video raid with FCP in a file based format p2 (ProRes 422) Would there be any benifits adding this ca
Re: How much RT performance on Kona 3
by Jerry Hofmann 11 years ago
From AJA's web site: KONA 3 Hardware Acceleration Final Cut Pro users will love our DVCPROHD, HDV and Apple Dynamic RT Extreme hardware acceleration, developed in close cooperation with Apple and avai
V4hd
by Mark Griesbauer 11 years ago
Does anyone know about the V4HD Any thoughts
Re: V4hd
by Jerry Hofmann 11 years ago
Probably works OK, but won't work with RED 2k or larger... gotta figure a lot of the industry will be working with some sort of digital cinema in the next few years. I'd go for a Kona 3 if you need I
Aja io hd and red one
by Andrea de Paula 11 years ago
Is possible to use aja io hd to capture the footage of the red one How is the workflow
Re: Aja io hd and red one
by Jerry Hofmann 11 years ago
It's going to get a bit easier though in time. (hopefully sooner rather than later). See: http: provideocoalition.com index.php mcurtis story new_workflow_options_for_red_announced_from_apple_adobe_av
Drive doesn't mount via fire wire
by Herman Titoff 11 years ago
Hi there, thought i might ask professionals about it. I've got a G5 and 2 spare drives, one is a Lacie and the other a MyBook. The problem I'm experiencing is, that neither of them mount when connecte
Re: Drive doesn't mount via fire wire
by Jerry Hofmann 11 years ago
You might have a firewire bus problem. Try resetting the PMU button on your Mac's motherboard. It's a tiny round button usually near the battery on the board. Unplug the power cable first, then use a
Capture Problems
by Jeff Jeffares 11 years ago
Having capture problems using AJA Kona & DVD Pro 50. After I capture a clip, the clip does not show up in the browser. It is on the drive, but is not complete (small file size) and will not open in FC
Re: Capture Problems
by Jerry Hofmann 11 years ago
Post what your drive setup is, the version of FCP, OS, and QuickTime you're running as well as the drivers for the Kona Card, and the deck you're using to capture from. This is SDI with the deck contr
Blu-Ray burning on the Mac?
by Jerry Hofmann 12 years ago
Would like to know if Premiere Pro with Encore will burn a blu-ray DVD or HD-DVD on a mac. or does it require a PC It's not clear on Adobe's site. How about it Jerry
Re: Blu-Ray burning on the Mac?
by Jerry Hofmann 12 years ago
Yeah, I ran into a bid for a one menu one play button Blu Ray and replication. They wanted $7,500 US for that encode and master... They were using Sony or Senaris.... I asked how much the setup cost.
Motion 2 crashing
by Bill Parker 13 years ago
I've been using Motion 2 in HD720p and am experiencing multiple crashes. I mostly use the application for photos. I trashed the perferences and crossgraded to FCP Studio 5.1 to no avail. Can anyone su
Re: Motion 2 crashing
by Jerry Hofmann 13 years ago
It's really stable here... so I'd suggest a clean install of a new startup disk... Sounds a bit like the "sledge hammer" approach, but I really believe this should be done periodically... at least eve
Creating a Drop Shadow in Motion
by rockalonious 13 years ago
What is the best way to create a dropshadow using Motion I realize Shake is probably my best option but I'm not very familiar with the software yet. If Motion isn't the answer, what is Help appreciate
Re: Creating a Drop Shadow in Motion
by Jerry Hofmann 13 years ago
Select the object you want to add the drop shadow to and turn it on and tweak it from the Properties Tab. JerryApple Certified Trainer Author: "Jerry Hofmann on Final Cut Pro 4" Click here Dual 2 gig
Brightness shifts with DVCPro HD
by meddesigner 13 years ago
Hope someone has an idea of how to fix this. I have a sequence in FCP 5.02 in DVCPro HD 720p 60. I have chosen to export this sequence from FCP as a reference movie so it is still in the DVCPro CODEC.
Re: Brightness shifts with DVCPro HD
by Jerry Hofmann 13 years ago
The key could have brightened it depending on how you did that... a better workflow would be to send to motion directly from FCP's sequence in the timeline window I think too. JerryApple Certified Tra
Trimming clips while using a templet
by rusty123 13 years ago
this is a two-fold question and I am despeate for some help. I am using the glass pane templet of motion and I am trying to trim the selected video clips before I drop them in the timeline but I have
Re: Trimming clips while using a templet
by Jerry Hofmann 13 years ago
Use Final Cut to trim and speed change the clips, then send them to motion... JerryApple Certified Trainer Author: "Jerry Hofmann on Final Cut Pro 4" Click here Dual 2 gig G5, AJA Kona SD, AJA Kona 2,
photographs
by Nicholas Toth 13 years ago
Hey guys I'm reasonably long time After Effects user, who is on a binary mac. I'm looking for a tutorial on how to do some dramatic photomoves in apple motion, because I AM SICK OF RE-BOOTING in windo
Re: photographs
by Jerry Hofmann 13 years ago
Motion could certainly do moves on photos, but don't think there's a filter you could use to perform a depth of field change... it does have a very slick garbage matte tool though so you could simulat
Specs for a G5 to run Motion
by Dwaynne Villiers 14 years ago
Hi guys - I tried doing a search but couldnt egt a clear answer for what I want to find out. I need to but a G5 and start running Final Cut Studio, esp for Motion 2. What specs should I go for if I ne
Re: Specs for a G5 to run Motion
by Jerry Hofmann 14 years ago
No, ADC port to DVI will not change any quality at all... Jerry Apple Certified Trainer Author: "Jerry Hofmann on Final Cut Pro 4" Click here Dual 2 gig G5, AJA Kona SD, AJA Kona 2, Huge Systems Array
Update on my origional post of having problems with import/export from FCP to Motion
by Jeff Newton 14 years ago
Hello... Origional post is at bottom of post here. Does anyone know if it has anything to do with Tiger. On my G5 tower I am running Tiger but on my Powerbook I am running Panther 10.39 and on my lapt
Re: Update on my origional post of having problems with import/export from FCP to Motion
by Jerry Hofmann 14 years ago
I'd do what you know will work... export a self contained QT movie from motion, and cut it in the sequence in FCP... Also report this in feedback to Apple... Jerry Apple Certified Trainer Author: "Jer
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