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GREAT article in the Frame.io blog about WHY FCP X went “magnetic.”
by Bill Davis 7 days ago
https: blog.frame.io 2017 10 16 fcpx-magnetic-timeline I wish I d EVER been this clear in explaining the foundational construct of X. Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP
Re: GREAT article in the Frame.io blog about WHY FCP X went “magnetic.”
by Neil Goodman 5 days ago
I meant more along the lines of people not liking the way this guy talked about time and editing, and that they too thought that was a horrible way to start of the article just as Shane and myself and
Apple getting ready for the coming new MacPros?
by Bill Davis 3 months ago
My friend Alex Gollner posted this earlier today. Be an interesting coming few years. http: alex4d.com notes item apple-new-mac-pro-media-workflow-lab Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shor
Re: Apple getting ready for the coming new MacPros?
by Neil Goodman 3 months ago
I don't have a bias, I'm cutting on Premiere right now and I hate it. The shop I'm in at the moment didn't ask what I use, nor did I think to ask what they have. I'd rather be using X since Avid isn't
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Do AJA devices (t-tap) have playback delay with FCP X?
by Bret Williams 2 years ago
Since BMD still can't seem to figure out how to keep FCP X from crashing when AV out is enabled on my Ultrastudio Express, looks like I'll need a switch to AJA until they can. I'm curious if AJA has t
Re: Do AJA devices (t-tap) have playback delay with FCP X?
by Neil Goodman 2 years ago
Not using FCP X all that much but haven't got any crashes with my ultrastudio express thunderbolt when I do I use BM driver 10.5.4 on el cap 10.11.3 What are you guys doing when it crashes
Downgrade from El Cap to Yosemite - lost majority of AMA links
by Phillip Wood 2 years ago
Hello, I stupidly upgraded my iMac without realising - checking - if El Capitan works with AMC. Of course, it doesn't. I don't use Time Machine but have managed to downgrade my OS to Yosemite 10.10.5.
Re: Downgrade from El Cap to Yosemite - lost majority of AMA links
by Neil Goodman 2 years ago
Just link the files again.
Working with Media Composer 8.0 on a laptop?
by Ada Ya 2 years ago
Hey, I'm working on documentary with 18 hours of footage and I'm using Avid MC 8.0. The problem is that the program runs very slow. Here are the specs: Raw footage files - AVCHD Computer - 2.3 GHz AMD
Re: Working with Media Composer 8.0 on a laptop?
by Neil Goodman 2 years ago
no need to take AMA files offline anymore. Just transcode all your clips AND our current sequence to whatever flavor of DNX suits you. The continue editing off the transcoded sequence.
General Lag, Waveform Showstopper
by Chris Frantz 3 years ago
We've been using FCPX for awhile now, and have run into some serious issues. The biggest is probably the waveform generation issue. This NLE is basically dead in the water if you import a clip over 40
Re: General Lag, Waveform Showstopper
by Neil Goodman 2 years ago
Chris Frantz " never called it stupid. It's fine software for some use cases, just not for long form. It's just software buddy, no need to get personally offended on its behalf. And, once again, FCP7
OTish: Adobe Release
by Scott Witthaus 2 years ago
http: www.adobe.com news-room pressreleases 201506 061615AdobeUnveilsMilestone2015CreativeCloudRelease.html sadly nothing about "fixing" the interfaces.... ;-) Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Produc
Re: OTish: Adobe Release
by Andrew Kimery 2 years ago
Steve Connor "LCS is very fast on my system, I don't have Colorista so can't compare, but I'm very impressed with LCS" There's good to hear as Colorista (like all Red Giant plugins I've used) is the
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MC 8.3 - 4K for the holidays
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
http: www.avid.com US products media-composer features - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: MC 8.3 - 4K for the holidays
by Neil Goodman 3 years ago
it works with Nitris through a thunderbolt 2 chassis and is officially supported. http: avid.force.com pkb articles en_US compatibility Media-Composer-Nitris-DX-on-Thunderbolt-2
Is a 21" iMac i7 OK for editing 4K ProRes?
by Kevin McKeever 3 years ago
I bought a 27" iMac, but my eyes are very light-sensitive and I couldn't hack staring at that huge display, so I returned it. Question, if I buy a maxed-out 21" iMac, will I be able to edit 4K ProRes
Re: Is a 21" iMac i7 OK for editing 4K ProRes?
by Neil Goodman 3 years ago
Depends on the storage mostly, and if you bump up the GFX card to the highest one (4GB) thatll help too, but i wouldnt go Imac if the majority of work is in 4k.
Blackmagic Design and Avid Media Composer 8
by Sarah Furie 3 years ago
My Blackmagic Design Intensity Extreme was working pretty well with Avid Media Composer 7. It was a little glitchy, but not too bad. Then when I updated Avid Media Composer to 8.1, it has been extreme
Re: Blackmagic Design and Avid Media Composer 8
by Neil Goodman 3 years ago
I and many others are finding that BM desktop video 9.9.3 is the best driver to use. Anything after that is glitchy.If you go to the Avid forums theres like 50 threads on the subject and BM and Avid h
Cant Import .r3d files? FCPX 10.1.2.
by Neil Goodman 3 years ago
Im trying to import some r3d files into FCPX. Had some free time, and wanted to kick the tires a bit on this new version to see if it will click. For some reason these files are greyed out in the impo
Re: Cant Import .r3d files? FCPX 10.1.2.
by Neil Goodman 3 years ago
thanks Oliver!
Media Composer + Black Magic + 10.9.2/3 + Mac Can NOT WORKING...
by Jonathon Lee 3 years ago
Hey Folks, I have a bunch of new Mac Pro mac-cans with blackmagic break out boxes Ultra Studio 4K and Ultrastdio Express thunderbolt and we're getting glitchy playback and out of sync audio. BMD websi
Re: Media Composer + Black Magic + 10.9.2/3 + Mac Can NOT WORKING...
by Neil Goodman 3 years ago
its a known issue with the latest BM driver 10.x.x and the latest Media Composer. 2 separate issues. The Blackmagic Driver is funky and Media Composer 7.0.4 is funky in how it interacts with any Black
New to AVID... Setting up an external monitor...
by Johan Windh 3 years ago
Hi. Just testing MC 7. We have a JVC LCD monitor besides the two computer monitors in our system. It is SDI-hooked and works just fine in apps like FCP and Resolve. From what I understand you had to h
Re: New to AVID... Setting up an external monitor...
by Neil Goodman 3 years ago
dont use the latest driver !! 10.0 and 10.1 are screwed with Avid. 9.9.3 is the best working driver black magic has put out in regards to Media Composer.
AVID won't play because of Ultrastudio mini monitor.
by Christopher Young 3 years ago
I'm getting a pretty irritating error currently. AMD_COREAUDIO_FAILED_TO_SET_SAMP_RATE I'm going out to a client monitor, but AVID can't seem to get it through it's thick head to play anything while I
Re: AVID won't play because of Ultrastudio mini monitor.
by Neil Goodman 3 years ago
dont use the most current drivers.. 10.0 and even 10.1 are screwed for Media Composer . Desktop video 9.9.3 is the best working driver blackmagic has put out. download that one and you should be good
6.5 vs 7.0.3 which is better?
by Trevor Ambrose 4 years ago
Hi, A simple question: Which version is better right now 6.5 or 7.0.3 for Mac I haven't worked on Avid for a few years and I'm about to start a TV show. One person told me that 7.0.3 is a little buggy
Re: 6.5 vs 7.0.3 which is better?
by Neil Goodman 4 years ago
on both PC & Mac - just upgraded to 7.03 as well. Didnt notice a difference tween it and 6.5 pretty solid overall although trimming is still pretty clunky on both a nitris dx and blackmagic, something
Unlinking a Clip In the timeline
by Zora Matthews 4 years ago
Hello Everyone! I'm quite new to the avid media composer 6 software and i'm trying to get a grasp on how things work. I wanted to know how to unlink a clip in the timeline. I've tried pressing the shi
Re: Unlinking a Clip In the timeline
by Neil Goodman 4 years ago
Just have to uncheck the link button in the timeline and you can move the clips independently of each other, that's the default behavior in MC. Unless I'm misreading your situation.
Can you do these effects in Avid?
by Pieter Viljoen 4 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=Hy9W_mrY_Vk 00:00:08 and 00:00:11 I'm interested in the red colorization after the white flash frame and then the blown out look in the center of the image in the last pa
Re: Can you do these effects in Avid?
by Neil Goodman 4 years ago
avid fx will do the trick, but yea no one installs it. Just recently had to update a bunch of edits with bcc composite because the bay i moved into doesnt have it.
People using LaCie thunderbolts?
by Mark Slocombe 4 years ago
We have used Promise Pegasus drives exclusively, without problems - but I see LaCie 8TB 2big Thunderbolt Series RAID Hard Drive are much less expensive per TB. Anyone using the LaCies Any feedback Mar
Re: People using LaCie thunderbolts?
by Neil Goodman 4 years ago
i got a couple of the 4TB 2 big thunderbolts with no complaints. Just as quick as advertised, pretty quiet, not alot of heat. Been going on em about 6months now. Neil Goodman: Editor of New Media Prod
ESPN london with up to teens FCP seats closes - BT picks up, 20 suites to fill, some guy in his fifties says AVID.
by Aindreas Gallagher 4 years ago
Never mind its a stupid editing system, with a stupid horrible hacked on magic menu, barely managing tabs, with laughable nested (really nested ) effects architecture - never mind that avid is basical
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Jim Wiseman liked this 4 years ago
Re: ESPN london with up to teens FCP seats closes - BT picks up, 20 suites to fill, some guy in his fifties says AVID.
by Neil Goodman 4 years ago
Chris Harlan "And yet--I like the Smart Tool. Oh, oh. I said it." while i dont use it per say, i dont see why people are so offended by it. i just always found it easier to shift A,S,D,F accordingly
jog wheel for fcp
by finbar taub 4 years ago
HELLO - i posted a somewhat involved question about using a jog wheel with FCP 7 recently and didnt gat any responses - so ill try one that is shorter and more to the point: anyone use jog wheels with
Re: jog wheel for fcp
by Neil Goodman 4 years ago
i used one for a little while. Fun but IMO didnt speed up editing at all. Was way faster with a traditional mouse and keyboard. Neil Goodman: Editor of New Media Production - The Esquire Network - NBC
FCP 6 will not play when i'm copying files
by Sal Sainvil Jr 4 years ago
what up, I have an interesting issue that I can't seem to solve. when i have a project open, IF i start to copy any random file to anywhere FCP will not play the timeline until its done copying. I'll
Re: FCP 6 will not play when i'm copying files
by Neil Goodman 4 years ago
Its not drive related. I have the same issue on only one computer, out of 100's of other ive worked on. Tried with many different drives. It used to work as normal, and then oneday BAM, beachball unti
Why is FCPX so fragile?
by Julian Bowman 5 years ago
I do basically feel like I am editing with a stack of playing cards in a typhoon. So today I had started on en edit and had a filter affecting the look on my clips. I then updated FX FActory to 10.3 (
Re: The answer, as the OP noticed after 5 posts, is that it's NOT.
by Julian Bowman 5 years ago
Bill, you really are a dick.
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Neil Goodman liked this 5 years ago
Avid 6/HD Extreme 2 Card issues
by Peter Rafalow 5 years ago
I just starting using Avid 6 with my Decklink HD Extreme 2 card. Two problems: 1) can't get audio in to Avid from my board thru the card...2)While editing ProRes footage, the timeline doesn't play dow
Re: Avid 6/HD Extreme 2 Card issues
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
it should work try the latest drivers 9.6.8 or 9.7 and MC 6.0.3 at least, although things got alot snappier in 6.5.2 im using one right now in mac pro 2.1 with 10.7.5. Neil Goodman: Editor of New Medi
Export with handles? Am i doing something wrong?
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
So i just completed and Avid round trip from davinci. everything worked as expected, even better than i expected (complicated 10 minute long thing with 10 tracks of comps etc.) my only issue is with t
Re: Export with handles? Am i doing something wrong?
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
Joseph Owens "Are the transitions on the DaVinci timeline it should render through the transition extents. If they are not, then DaVinci won't consider the "outside" selection part of what you need.
Intenstiy Extreme Output Problems with Avid
by Jonathan Hensley 5 years ago
Hey all, I bought an Intensity Extreme mostly to use as a client monitor (with my iMac), specifically with use with Avid Media Composer 6.5. Problem is, it only manages to send signal to my TV when th
Re: Intenstiy Extreme Output Problems with Avid
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
I may be wrong but Avid might override AJA's control panel Blackmagic has the some down conversion options too, alas i have never had to use them, but if your saying the Blackmagics downconversions ta
Exporting ProRes for TV - too big. Alternative?
by Brad DeCecco 5 years ago
So I have to deliver a 4 minute video that is full HD 1920 24p. I wanted to send the client an uncompressed file but I have to deliver it via FTP and the 5 Gb file is too large. I need it to be half t
Re: Exporting ProRes for TV - too big. Alternative?
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
Shane Ross "No. Export as a QT movie...self contained...using the sequence settings. Then take that into Compressor and encode to H.264. There are presets, but you might need to futz with them to mak
No Playback w blackmagic decklink studio... no drivers on the site?
by Marcos Horacio 5 years ago
Hi everyone, I just installed decklink studio on my Macp Pro mid 2012 model. I see all the presets on FCP but I get no output signal whatsoever on my external monitor. I may have an old driver for the
Re: No Playback w blackmagic decklink studio... no drivers on the site?
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
could also be your monitor doesnt support the resolution or frame rate your trying to playback. For example, if your project is 24p, your NEC might not be able to play back at that reso. Neil Goodman:
How do I roll Video Only in FCP X
by David McWhinney 5 years ago
Hi All In FCP 7 if I want to roll only the video I hold down the option key How do I do that in FCP X If it is possible , does it work in both a primary storyline and connected clips Thanks David
Re: How do I roll Video Only in FCP X
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
No argument there Bill.I was mainly just pointing out that the approach is very much the same while in any NLE. X is great at organizing on the front end. Its on the timeline where it falls apart for
Quick pluraleyes V2 and Media Composer question.
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
Hey guys, im wondering once i import a .aaf from pluraleyes and all my clips are in sync on one timeline, how do i then get those clips into a bin for organizing and to later edit in FCP 7 i would jus
Just tryed out 10.0.6 - Event Viewer Option grayed out?
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
I just installed 10.0.6 to see the new stuff. The event viewer will open but all the option for viewing are greyed out. I can see multiclips in that windpw and all the respective angles but when i cli
Re: Just tryed out 10.0.6 - Event Viewer Option grayed out?
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
Oh duh, i see where your talking about. Open event viewer or use the shortcut. . N M thanks everyone. I was assuming it was an option inside the veiwer display drop down. Neil Goodman: Editor of New M
How Much should i be charging? Details inside.
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
Im working with a photgrapher who does high end fashion stuff, for a few pretty big fashion companies, think ed hardy,ecko, etc. They are now hiring him todo those cinemagraph gifs that popped up last
Re: How Much should i be charging? Details inside.
by Tom Ma 5 years ago
Since you probably are not sure how much time you will spend on this, due to the execution, your skill level, and the type of client, I would strongly recommend charging an hourly rate, or day rate, r
Automatic adjustments to clips from same take? Can i turn this off?
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
I imported an AAF from Media Composer. Alot of the clips were subclipped out from the same takes so when I go to color page and start to do a primary on the first clip, the rest of the clips on the ti
Re: Automatic adjustments to clips from same take? Can i turn this off?
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
great, thanks everyone! so messing with all these versions wont efect my ability to go back to avid Neil Goodman: Editor of New Media Production - NBC Universal
AVID FX latest version, missing transitions from Library.
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
upgraded avid fx to the latest version 6.2 and lost a bunch of transitions in the library. went back to 6.06 and there all abck again. bug Neil Goodman: Editor of New Media Production - NBC Universal
Re: AVID FX latest version, missing transitions from Library.
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
emailing you know. Neil Goodman: Editor of New Media Production - NBC Universal
FCP Freezes For Network Activity?
by Dana Strom 6 years ago
At home I run FCP on a macbook pro which I have set to backup via Time Machine to a drive on my network. I noticed that upon each backup, I would get a spinning beach ball in Final Cut - it would alwa
Re: FCP Freezes For Network Activity?
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
im am seeing this same issue, all of a sudden. Any one know a fix besides being off-line which isnt possible. Neil Goodman: Editor of New Media Production - NBC Universal
Where the heck are the video tool, the scopes and the color bars?
by Tony Breuer 5 years ago
This may be a brain fart on my part, but I can't find the video tool or the color bars or scopes. I did a search in the manual and it says you can access it via the tools menu or the capture tool. Tha
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Re: Where the heck are the video tool, the scopes and the color bars?
by Tony Breuer 5 years ago
That's exactly what I want it to do. Tony Tony Breuer
My BlackMagic Design Experience - May be useful to someone out there
by Jonathan Dean 5 years ago
This may apply to some of you as well. But my general overall experience with my purchase of a BlackMagic DeckLink HD Extreme has been a negative one. The frame offset via HDMI was about 7 frames in F
Re: My BlackMagic Design Experience - May be useful to someone out there
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
Have you tried the latest drivers I ask cuz im using a Deckling Extreme HD 2 with no problems whatsoever in FCP 7, and the performance isn ow really really good in Avid too with the latest drivers. No
FCP 7 beachballs when copying files in finder ?
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
this is new. anytime i do some copying in finder, FCP beachballs until the file transfer is done. This happens even when using drives FCP doesnt have access to. never seen this behavior before but its
Re: FCP 7 beachballs when copying files in finder ?
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
and if it helps Meida Composer 6, PPr5.5 and After Effects dont show this behavior. Just FCP 7 Neil Goodman: Editor of New Media Production - NBC Universal
Still no good Media Composer 6 Drivers for BM cards and boxes.
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
any luck here since 9.5 the only fixes have been for FCP x and PPr6.. when are you guys gonna throw some Media Composer fixes in there TRIM and COLOR CORRECT modes are horribly slow and sluggish. Also
Re: Still no good Media Composer 6 Drivers for BM cards and boxes.
by Neil Goodman 5 years ago
the new drivers are indeed working well with my Decklink Extreme HD 2 and my intensity Extreme. Looks like they got it right. Neil Goodman: Editor of New Media Production - NBC Universal
News: Blackmagic Design Announces New Intensity Shuttle with Thunderbolt™ Technology
by Cow News Droid 6 years ago
Capture and playback amazing quality HDMI and analog 10-bit video in SD and HD (CES 2012 - Las Vegas, Nevada--January 10, 2012) Blackmagic Design today announced Intensity Shuttle, a revolutionary new
Re: News: Blackmagic Design Announces New Intensity Shuttle with Thunderbolt™ Technology
by Neil Goodman 6 years ago
so is this instead of the intensity extreme that wa supposed to be out by now with thunderbolt for 299$ Neil Goodman: Editor of New Media Production - NBC Universal
Boris Red in Avid 6
by Stephen Mark 6 years ago
Since I updated to Mac Lion and Avid 6, I no longer have access to Boris Red inside Avid. Or at least I don't think I do. Does anyone know if that is a situation requiring an update from Boris or do I
Re: Boris Red in Avid 6
by Neil Goodman 6 years ago
AFIX FX aka BORIS RED is included in the packaging for AMC 6. I think theres an extra folder i nthe installers for that plus squeeze and if your PC, avid dvd. Neil Goodman: Editor of New Media Product
Multilip creation in FCP
by Trevor Aikman 6 years ago
I am working with documentary footage that was shot on three XD-Cams with matching timecode. Creating a multiclip from each day's shooting should be a piece of cake but, since the shooters were starti
Re: Multilip creation in FCP
by Neil Goodman 6 years ago
if you have one clip that spans the whole time, then you can manually sync everything else to in it layers, using slugs to comensate for the camera stops, then export each track from start to finish a
Music Video Multi-Clip Synching/Editing
by Boris Riabov 6 years ago
Hello, I've been browsing here on creative cow and other sites - and I figured I'd post as well to see if anyone has any faster solutions to my dilemma. I've just shot a music video of over fifty take
Re: Music Video Multi-Clip Synching/Editing
by Neil Goodman 6 years ago
I would sync the the clips to the parts of the song you do have, use a slug to fill the empty space, and export a reference file for each of your imcomplete takes, that way theyll be the same length a
Serious Upgrade Issue
by David Lewis 6 years ago
I've been working on a doc for four years, so when FCP 7 came out I decided to wait before upgrading. I figured any future upgrades would be backwards compatible. Silly me! It simply didn't occur to m
Re: Serious Upgrade Issue
by Neil Goodman 6 years ago
cant you go to the mac store, or did they clear the stock off the shelves on day one too Neil Goodman: Editor of New Media Production - NBC Universal
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