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Colorist/ Post Production Specialist
with 30+ years of production / online / FX / Dailies and Mastering experience.
Instudio or Outcall Freelance: Have dongle will travel.
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December 4th 2006
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Eye popping color in Resolve-fades after compression?
by Matt Stoltz 1 day ago
Hey all So I know Resolve presents colors in an awesome way. When I grade everything look vibrant, rick blacks and so forth. But what is the trick to maintain that nice color when compressing it for t
Re: Eye popping color in Resolve-fades after compression?
by Joseph Owens 11 hours ago
If it is my post, I've added an update. jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me" Oscar Wilde.
Export Color Settings Issue
by Destynie Ellis 1 week ago
Hi All, I'm relatively new to DaVinci and have been very happy with it so far. However, recently I've discovered a difference in my exported videos (see the image below) The left image is the export a
Re: Export Color Settings Issue
by Joseph Owens 11 hours ago
Matt Stoltz "where do you check all that at " Resolve allows you to pick between the two ranges (although the default is "Auto") both incoming and outgoing-- but I have noted that some NLEs don't scr
Resolve to Avid
by Kamil Wierzbicki 15 hours ago
Hello all, I am a student studying post production at university. As of now i have finished editing on premiere cc and have transferred it to davinci resolve. The grade has been completed and my next
Re: Resolve to Avid
by Joseph Owens 11 hours ago
Kamil Wierzbicki "next task is to transfer the graded piece into Avid." This will be interesting... One major item to keep in mind with the AVID file management workflow is that although there is a s
Sending clips to Fusion
by David Mathis 5 days ago
I am running the most current version of Resolve but do have a quick workflow question. I will pretty much film in raw format so what is the best way to get that footage to Fusion and back I prefer to
Re: Sending clips to Fusion
by Joseph Owens 4 days ago
David Mathis "what is the best way to get that footage to Fusion and back " Fusion should support pretty much anything that Resolve can play back, so the choice is "whatever does not limit your abili
Their should be a resolve tier between resolve and resolve studio
by Ricardo Marty 5 days ago
Their should be a paid tier between resolve and resolve studio. This version should have everything except all the networking and sharing. no 3d film... Tailored to the small end to end shops. Maybe f
Re: Their should be a resolve tier between resolve and resolve studio
by Joseph Owens 4 days ago
Andy Winter "the price is very reasonable, isn't it " If, by reasonable, you mean "0.0012677" of the MSRP for daVinci 8:8:8 (standard definition, circa 2000), yes, and an even larger price difference
New to Resolve and have a question
by Bryce Moose 1 week ago
Hello, I can't believe I never heard of this application until now. LOL I did a test with some clips I have and I have to say this application is amazing. I was curious about one thing. Should I expor
Re: New to Resolve and have a question
by Joseph Owens 1 week ago
This doesn't sound like a $500M blockbuster inquiry. Otherwise there would be a post-super on this and it wouldn't appear here. There is a rough factor-of-ten involved in formats now, but of course th
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Export Nested Timelines
by Eric Klassen 2 weeks ago
I need to send a timeline out to another production house, here's the problem: I have a timeline with several clips that are nested. When I export the EDL XML, none of the nested timelines are showing
Re: Export Nested Timelines
by Joseph Owens 1 week ago
Should be as simple as Export... a drp. That would be how I would back up a project(and expect it to stay intact) and I share Resolve projects with several editors now. jPo "I always pass on free advi
Alexa ProRes 4444 + LUT = strange results
by Seth Thy 2 weeks ago
Hi, I'm grading a short shot with Alexa Mini in ProRes4444 2K. It was edited in FCP 7 and sent to me as QT file. I used Scene Cut to cut it in Resolve. I'm not used to using LUTs, tried them a few tim
Re: Alexa ProRes 4444 + LUT = strange results
by Joseph Owens 2 weeks ago
"Color temperature" controls (in reality a "mired shift" slider because there is no whitepoint definition) is a new feature of Resolve 12.5 which can be used to modify the cyan amber color balance in
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Resolve 12 to Avid 8.5 roundtrip not full duration
by James Spicer 1 month ago
Hello, I have just graded 58 minutes worth of television. When finished and using the Avid round trip setting via the delivery page with 50 frame handles transcoding the individual clips to DNx 220 MX
Re: Resolve 12 to Avid 8.5 roundtrip not full duration
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
If you change the edit in Resolve from an Avid AAF, the round tripped version that goes back to Avid will simply show you the same sequence (timing, shot order etc) that you spit out...except these cl
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SRW 5500 menu settings
by Jay Hunt 4 years ago
Hello, I'm trying to set up my SRW 5500 to record closed captions onto an SR tape from Final Cut 7 w a 708 file provided by my captions company. What are the exact menu settings in the maintenance men
Re: SRW 5500 menu settings
by Joseph Owens 1 month ago
Well, this is a really late response, but you have to read the captions back with a decoder. There are very few inexpensive options. I have two routes that work quite well -- The first is that I own a
Mac Pro wont startup with GTX970 Graphics Card (for DaVinci Resolve)
by Øystein Rabbe 2 months ago
This might not be the right place to post this question, but I am not sure where else to put it so I put it here. To work in DaVinci Resolve I bought a "Gainward GeForce GTX970 4GB Phantom" Graphics c
Re: Mac Pro wont startup with GTX970 Graphics Card (for DaVinci Resolve)
by Joseph Owens 2 months ago
ystein Rabbe "What happens when I install the card is that the Mac seemingly boot up, it goes a little time (30-60 seconds) and then it restarts and the same process goes again and again. Never getti
.scc files
by Glenn Sakatch 3 months ago
I'm cross posting this, in case any Avid people have experience in this as well. Now that Avid will import an .scc file, and display the captions in the program, i'm wondering if exporting that sequen
Re: .scc files
by Joseph Owens 3 months ago
This would be a question for either Jason Livingstone or Giovanni Galvez of Telestream to answer definitively. My understanding of .scc is that it supports EIA608 Line21 only and that people still ask
slog3 work flow
by paul gregory 4 months ago
Hi There Im trying to get a basic understanding of a typical Slog3 work flow. I have a few questions which im hoping to receive some simple answers to. If I have Slog 3 footage from CineEI shooting mo
Re: slog3 work flow
by Joseph Owens 3 months ago
I'm finding that if the source media has been exported in any kind of linearized codec, then the chances are that a reverse LUT is unlikely to help place the media back "in the basket." Sometimes the
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Standards conversion 23.98P to 25PAL interlaced 1:1 (+4%)
by Joseph Owens 3 months ago
Spent the last couple of hours flipping switches, searching forums, experiencing non-stop failures... You'd think this was a canned task, but instead making an iPhone mp4 is way more important than an
FCP 7.0.3 documentary film with XML to DaVinci
by Sascha Engel 6 months ago
Hi Everybody, I have following problem with time ticking against me. My first feature documentary film is accepted in a big festival - which is very, very soon. The offline is finished and since the m
Re: FCP 7.0.3 documentary film with XML to DaVinci
by Joseph Owens 6 months ago
Resolve has a love hate relationship with input sizing and "use sizing information"... It is doubling the instructions if you have the project settings... Image Scaling defaulted to bring in mismatche
Button Hit Area Off
by Ashley Ripka 9 months ago
So I am trying to reteach myself Encore. It's been about 4 years since I've used this program. I am trying to adjust the hit area of my button. When I am editing in Encore, it's showing the green box
Re: Button Hit Area Off
by Joseph Owens 6 months ago
Now that Adobe has totally abandoned DVD authoring, its just us trying to help each other out. The preview area is not always exactly accurate... the better test (and only one that counts) is to burn
DaVinci 12 Viewer window is a thumbnail
by Rebecca Murray 6 months ago
I am new to Resolve. On the default settings I only see my clip in a tiny window in the viewer. I have tried dozens of things to fix this and just cannot figure it out! I definitely can't use resolve
Re: DaVinci 12 Viewer window is a thumbnail
by Joseph Owens 6 months ago
command-f will fill your screen, but it is not meant to be your grade reference monitor. That sort of makes it a little easier to see window adjustments... also option-f will expand the viewer to fill
Davinci Resolve and Transcoding XAVC to ProRes - render times
by Jon Jobs 6 months ago
Hi, I'm creating HD ProRes LT proxy clips from 4K XAVC media. Using Davinci Resolve 12. I'm on a custom machine 3.33Ghz i7, 16 gigs ram, ATI Radeon HD5770 1024MB. Yosemite. I'm only getting 12.5 fps r
Re: Davinci Resolve and Transcoding XAVC to ProRes - render times
by Joseph Owens 6 months ago
carl jobs "ATI Radeon HD5770 1024MB." If this is the only graphics card in the system, you are under spec for 4K anything. You are not taking advantage of CUDA processing for starters and the minimum
Saving Project backups
by Bob Cole 6 months ago
For peace of mind, I like to be able to save projects on more than one hard drive. Also, given the possibility of a corrupt file, I like the idea of having multiple copies of the project file. I under
Re: Saving Project backups
by Joseph Owens 6 months ago
Bob Cole "Can I create a backup without causing linkage problems to the original "Projects" file " Basically the same rules apply as most NLEs; there are consolidate options and then there is the mor
Walter Murch - Part 2
by Oliver Peters 7 months ago
The second part of Rick Young's interview. http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1744-part-two-walter-murch-talks-4k-and-beyond Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oli
Re: Walter Murch - Part 2
by Joseph Owens 7 months ago
Herb Sevush "As for shooting wide to reframe" Wouldn't it be grand to also have the color depth to work with Attendees of the Supermeet a few years ago, when it was still the FCPUG, featuring the est
Basic Shot Matching
by Ashley Smith 7 months ago
Hello Colorists, I have a simple question... I have tried google with no luck and I know there is a simple answer to this simple question. But please educate me. I have an interview sequence I shot .R
Re: Basic Shot Matching
by Joseph Owens 7 months ago
Ashley Smith " we lost daylight and used a 5600 softbox" Sounds like the culprit. So you are dealing with a mixed-temperature cross-light. If you do a lot of industrials there will be plenty of oppor
A quite long 2-part GPU/Monitor question
by Mike Leonard 7 months ago
Hi fellow Resolvers! I've been following these (and other) forums for quite some time now and it always has been a great help! But now that I am about to "step it up a notch", regarding my setup, I th
Re: A quite long 2-part GPU/Monitor question
by Joseph Owens 7 months ago
Mike Leonard "How should could I connect these monitors to the system I would like to save the Titan X for GPU rendering only, as much as possible. I would like to have the GUI main window on the 21:
Graphics card suggestion for real-time 4K playback???
by Michael McCune 7 months ago
Assuming that the source and record drives are sufficiently fast (say, SSD), and the processor and ram are adequate (say, 6-core i7 and 32 GB DDR4 ram), what graphics card might work to play back 4K s
Re: Graphics card suggestion for real-time 4K playback???
by Joseph Owens 7 months ago
Michael McCune "ProRes seems to be well-liked and very workable for editors. " Its an optimal intra codec. It doesn't require a huge bitrate for source file transfer, and doesn't require massive re-c
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Still working with Shake 4.1
by Juha Leminen 1 year ago
Still at it... If anyone need keyingdone , masking roto, coloradjustments, planar tracking like putting an poster on to a wall when there is camera movement, what else... -If you need film noise added
Re: Still working with Shake 4.1
by Joseph Owens 7 months ago
For an application that is now almost 10 years dead, it still does an amazing job on some things. Yesterday did a Smoothcam on a shot that needed some help with its tripod jib work and the result was
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Color Calibration for Two Screens
by Melis Balci 8 months ago
Hello, In our collaborative animation project, my partner uses IMac and I use Gigabyte P25 laptop. In the post-production phase, we tried to calibrate our screens. No matter how much we tried our scre
Re: Color Calibration for Two Screens
by Joseph Owens 8 months ago
the only way to achieve any repeatable results is to acquire some sort of calibration tools -- these days its software plus photo-sensitometer. Search for these things using those keywords and you'll
CLIENT MONITOR having a Flander CM250 as reference monitor ?
by Abraham Torna 9 months ago
OK so big struggle here trying to decide cliente monitor, four options from now: 1- Panasonic 60" Plasma TV TC-P60ST50 that cost me around $700 (Yes, insane) from March 2012 2- Panasonic TH-65PB2U 65"
Re: CLIENT MONITOR having a Flander CM250 as reference monitor ?
by Joseph Owens 9 months ago
Abraham Torna "As aditional info to take in account considering to purchase the SPECTRACAL C6 COLORIMETER and CALMAN Studio for DIY calibration so... " You'll need it. If you are considering consumer
Deal Breaker, coping with versions
by Joseph Owens 10 months ago
Reaching out for experience with migrating external projects among Premiere Pro projects. I own several versions of PremPro, up to CS6, but it has always been in a semi-loaded state basically on stand
Re: Deal Breaker, coping with versions
by Joseph Owens 10 months ago
Thanks for the tip... not sure if I will go back a version -- my sense is that I would require an XML export to get the CC2015 version to open in CC2014 and lord only knows what else will corrupt. Slo
Should I get a Spyder, Xrite, or Colorvision calibrator?
by Noam Osband 10 months ago
Given my needs and the fact much of what I work on has no budget for a colorist.....I'm going to get a monitor calibrator for my computer and external monitor, the two monitors that I use when editing
Re: Should I get a Spyder, Xrite, or Colorvision calibrator?
by Joseph Owens 10 months ago
This is a well-visited topic and you may gain some insight into what might be a better choice for your market-level and budget category by reading an editorial you can find by searching for a review -
OT: Super 8 and X
by David Mathis 1 year ago
This is going to sound a bit odd, I know. I just recently purchased a Super 8 camera off of eBay, waiting for it to arrive. Very interested in using a film camera with real film, and hoping this fad c
Re: OT: Super 8 and X
by Joseph Owens 1 year ago
Here's another one: DIY with things you have around the house -- http: www.faculty.idc.ac.il smozes 8mm.html jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me" Oscar Wilde.
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FCPWORKS NAB FCPX Suite
by Noah Kadner 1 year ago
FCPWORKS NAB FCPX Suite is now open for registration, including a very special session featuring several members of this very forum doing what they do best: Monday, April 13 1:00pm - 2:00pm Creative C
Re: FCPWORKS NAB FCPX Suite
by Joseph Owens 1 year ago
Michael Gissing "Marquess of Queensbury " Handbags at 3 paces, I should think. Used to be the convention in F1, anyway. jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me" Oscar Wilde.
Bizarre looping
by Joseph Owens 1 year ago
Creating a DVD under CS5, and also tried creating a version in CS6. Same behaviour: We want to play a 20 second "WARNING" as First Play, so I made a graphic, fadeup fadedown, compressed an m2v of it,
Re: Bizarre looping
by Joseph Owens 1 year ago
So... couple of observations... Either not a lot of people are using Encore. Or... not a lot of traffic in this forum... or nobody has any ideas... or... But just in case some wandering soul finds thi
Kill me please - GPU memory is full or reduce number of correctors
by Graeme Mcmahon 1 year ago
Hi, Yes, I have been reading other posts on this, but nothing seems to work for me. OS X ver 10.10.2 Processor 2.9 GHz Intel core i5 Memory 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M 512 MB T
Re: Kill me please - GPU memory is full or reduce number of correctors
by Mike Most 1 year ago
"I'm doing it for free" doesn't change the technical requirements. They are what they are and your system doesn't meet them. That's it.
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Monitor: Calibrating color with what I have
by Dan Kirklin 1 year ago
Hey! I own a Dell u2713h and X-Rite i1 display pro. I know this is not meant for proper color grading work, but it's better than a random monitor. After reading a lot on the subject and trying numerou
Re: Monitor: Calibrating color with what I have
by Paul Provost 1 year ago
The best way to assure you are monitoring a proper video signal from your color grading software or NLE that is not being color managed by the OS is to output picture from a video I o card like a deck
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Quantifiable evidence
by Walter Soyka 1 year ago
Here's some. Check out Warren Eagles's open survey of colorists, with 400 responses: http: icolorist.com what-are-you-grading-2014-results In response to the question, "What edit system was used to cu
Re: Quantifiable evidence
by Joseph Owens 1 year ago
Andy Field "FCP 7 has been EOL for several years and it's still BBC Washington's primary edit tool (not sure about London end) with no sign of change soon." For me, as a facility owner, if it still d
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Someone give me quaintifiable evidence of FCPX market penetration. Features. Industrials. Commercials. Weddings. Where?
by TImothy Auld 1 year ago
And if everyone puts so much stock in this Focus release then why in the hell is it not on the FCPX action page Tim
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Re: Someone give me quaintifiable evidence of FCPX market penetration. Features. Industrials. Commercials. Weddings. Where?
by Joseph Owens 1 year ago
Jeremy Garchow "I'd be curious to know why scripted dialogue editing is not possible in X" You know, it probably is... inventing workarounds and a third-party plugin business is what this version of
iPad and FCP X
by David Mathis 1 year ago
ust purchased an iPad Air 2 and was wondering what (if any) control surface is available. Thanks!
Re: iPad and FCP X
by Joseph Owens 1 year ago
Bill Davis "modest little Resolve control surface" Messed around with a couple of the iPad offerings -- no tactile feedback, requires that you take your eye 'off the ball', *not the controls* -- the
Think NLE or Camera maters? Watch this
by Andy Field 2 years ago
Bentley commercial. Shot on iphone. Edited on iPad . http: www.cultofmac.com 279385 bentleys-latest-ad-shot-iphone-5s-edited-ipad-air
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Re: Think NLE or Camera maters? Watch this
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
I thought the point was to achieve a specific look. And it apparently takes a lot of rigging. Now somebody like Bill Maher might observe that it takes a lot of resources to provide the 0.1% with a fas
Blog: #8 Welcome to the Low End
by John Davidson 2 years ago
Hi everyone. It's been over a year since we last made one of these walk through videos. There are many reasons we took so long. The first is that we've been too dang busy. The second is that it's pret
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Jim Wiseman liked this 2 years ago
Re: Blog: #8 Welcome to the Low End
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Very nice little home video. Glad it didn't cost too much or was very difficult to do. A. You carnivores disgust me. B. It takes three times as long to explain how to do it as the clip proper C. I did
Laughably OT: Can you ID an old graphics system?
by Jeff Markgraf 2 years ago
I just know there are a bunch of old-timers lurking here who can answer this. I'm trying to remember the name of what could best be described as a 2.5-D graphics system from the early mid 90s. It comb
Re: Laughably OT: Can you ID an old graphics system?
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Started out at an RCA-equipped television station. TR-1, TR-4, 2xTR-60, TR70-C (no time code on any of them) -- edited machine-to-machine -- producer punched a "start all" button in the control room,
Theatrical presentation "Unclaimed"
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
A few years in the making, "Unclaimed" is a feature documentary profiling Tom Faunce, a tireless missionary and Vietnam veteran who has devoted his life to "leaving no one behind". Now playing until M
Bob Zelin wasn't too kind to X
by Bobby Mosca 2 years ago
This is from Bob Zelin's NAB roundup. Too harsh "BOB ON NAB NLEs Ed. note: We asked Bob for his observations on NLEs in a follow-up email. As someone who designs and installs systems for a wide variet
Re: Bob Zelin wasn't too kind to X
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Tim Wilson "As a result, I don't see exposure as any less important...but it's no longer THE thing wrt setting up the picture. " I don't know about that. Every sensor, tube, emulsion, whatever has it
Problem transferring color grades to shorter sequence
by Jocelyn Ford 2 years ago
We are trying to apply color grades from a 77 minute sequence to a shorter fcp sequence with fewer shots (and about four new shots.) The shots in the two sequences have the same name but many of the s
Re: Problem transferring color grades to shorter sequence
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Jocelyn Ford " Any advice Do we need to remove the filter first Thanks in advance!" People still using COLOR Apple COLOR won't know anything about the Nattress Standards Conversion, so it is a bit ir
Compositing and tracking
by Jonathan Bigler 2 years ago
Hi all, now that DaVinci Resolve has audio support, and editting features, we started using it as an online tool (put everything together, graded shots, audio and animated graphics). I know it's a col
Re: Compositing and tracking
by Andy Winter 2 years ago
go to the tracking tab, switch to stabilize and track forward. go on the context menu and copy track data. switch to your clip where you wanna have the data, paste track data, change parameters and hi
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Writing back to PDW-U1
by Joseph Owens 3 years ago
Having no joy. The original MXF opens fine in most software and MacCaptionHD seems to write a new CC-imbedded MXF file with no issues... however, no amount of spending on various transfer, browser, or
Re: Writing back to PDW-U1
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Epilog. Telestream MacCaption patched the code, released as version 6 -- and it all works just fine. jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me" Oscar Wilde.
Looking for Music Video Editing tips.
by Gideon Battis 3 years ago
So i don't have alot of experience editing music videos and I am in fact going to be filming and editing my first music video ever here in the next two weeks. The main vocalist gave me the run down of
Re: Looking for Music Video Editing tips.
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Bill Davis "GET A DEPOSIT up front. As big as you can!" The day has come when I agree with something Bill has written. I would add that most of the time, that deposit will be the last money you see f
Close Captioning and HD Video
by Jason Woodruff 2 years ago
Hello, this is my first post, but I am hoping that I will get a better understanding on what the differences are between standard definition and high definition requirements, when it comes to close ca
Re: Close Captioning and HD Video
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Jason Woodruff "I'm assuming the "MP2" is MPEG2." Probably a good call. I use MacCaption for broadcast programming delivered on tape as well as subtitle caption track file-based products, and it gene
Exporting video with closed captions
by Alan Hunter 2 years ago
We've been delivering a weekly half-hour program in SD with captions since January 2006. In October one of our major networks - Fox Sports has requested we start delivering Program in HD. No problem.
Re: Exporting video with closed captions
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Alan Hunter "but if we try and capture them through our other Decklink-based editor (even through we can view them on another Brighteye 72 convertor with a monitor) the captions are not there when we
How to extract closed captions from DVD
by Per Scaffidi 2 years ago
Hi all, been doing research for the past week and testing out different free programs on mac & PC, but I can't seem to figure out a way to extract a CC track from a DVD a client gave me. Basically I'm
Re: How to extract closed captions from DVD
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Per Argentine "The original DVD authors must have made a script so that the buttons would only play whichever half of the video track you chose." The brute force method. They probably didn't realize
Purchase/Download FCP 7.0.3
by Tim Schwartz 2 years ago
Hi -- I was using FCP 7.0.3 on an old Mac. I don't have the original registration info to download onto new Mac. Is there a way to purchase download the program without buying the Studio suite Thanks
Re: Purchase/Download FCP 7.0.3
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Shane Ross " You'll have to look for it for sale on eBAY or Craigslist. Nearly 3 years gone now..." Looking back on things now.... Apple may have actually done a lot of us a financial favour of some


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