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Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Simon Ubsdell 1 week ago
Enough is enough is ENOUGH! My electricity supplier has heaped infamy upon tyranny by asking me to pay a monthly subscription for my power. And at last I have decided that this cannot stand. I cannot
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Re: Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Robin S. Kurz 1 week ago
Simon Ubsdell " so I NEVER AGAIN have to LOSE ACCESS to my projects as a result of their UNSPEAKABLE DEMANDS." Must be bummer to be living in an area with just ONE electricity supplier and no options
Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
Since this is a debate forum and it's a Friday, what are your thoughts about Adobe's Premiere Pro panels architecture This seems to be a key enabler for many third party developers building add-ins to
Re: Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Robin S. Kurz 1 week ago
Tony West " and yet YOU are trying to defend the comment " But it's such a so very important and incredibly relevant point, Tony! - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hie
The world's worst NLE keyboard shortcut defaults
by Simon Ubsdell 2 weeks ago
Number One on my list is "zoom in out". In Media Composer it's Cmd and Cmd . In FCP X it's Cmd- and Cmd=. In Premiere it's simply - and =. These are all terrible but perhaps Premiere's is the least te
Re: The world's worst NLE keyboard shortcut defaults
by Robin S. Kurz 2 weeks ago
Sure, Simon. Whatever. Never mind that you are the one suddenly making this "an FCP X specific" thing right out of left field. But feel free to point the finger at others (me) in an attempt to project
Motion 5 to Motion 4
by Simon Smith 4 weeks ago
Hi all, long story, trying to covert Motion 5.7 files to Premiere pro CC - have been going around in circles (Motion to FCPX then XtoCC won't be any use in this case as the Motion files have animating
Re: Motion 5 to Motion 4
by Robin S. Kurz 4 weeks ago
So rendering out isn't an option Or simply using FCP X If so, why not Sounds to me like that would be your best option yet. - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt
Affect multiple opacities in rig - how?
by Tangier Clarke 4 weeks ago
I am using a pop-up rig (aka drop down menu) so that editors can choose controlled text. For every item in the popup that needs to be visible, the others need to have zero opacity. Is there any way in
Re: Affect multiple opacities in rig - how?
by Robin S. Kurz 4 weeks ago
I haven't actually checked, but I'd imagine you can't mix rigs AND links in that way, no. But then really It's a tad tedious, sure, but it does work as you describe. - RK _____________________________
Anyone upload to Vimeo here?
by Jeremy Garchow 4 months ago
All the videos are now "Untitled" after upgrading to 10.3 a few weeks ago. I tried deleting and resetting up the account, but it had no effect.
Re: Anyone upload to Vimeo here?
by Robin S. Kurz 1 month ago
Bill Davis "Never saw the issue during the original thread activity - and I've uploaded at least 30 videos the last 60 days and had problems with none of them." Hate to say it, but same here. Even ju
Apple Motion 5 question: how do I apply the "Roughen Edge" effect like in After Effects???
by Nicholas Natteau 1 month ago
For budgetary reasons, I left Adobe CC last yea,r so I no longer have access to After Effects. But one of my favorite and most used effects was "Roughen Edge" which lets you roughen the edge of any sh
Re: Apple Motion 5 question: how do I apply the "Roughen Edge" effect like in After Effects???
by Robin S. Kurz 1 month ago
Do you have a specific example, so we know what you're talking about - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein umfassendes FCP X Training f r dich!
Part 4 of a superb FCP X workflow series
by Robin S. Kurz 2 months ago
http: bit.ly 2j81x9T Should definitely check out the other three as well if you haven't. - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein umfassendes FCP X Training f
Re: Part 4 of a superb FCP X workflow series
by Scott Witthaus 2 months ago
Thanks for sharing, Robin. Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Brandcenter
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Jobs' advice
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Relevant to why FCPX is what it is today. https: qz.com 884489 steve-jobs-saved-apple-and-nike-with-the-same-piece-of-advice - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliver
Re: Jobs' advice
by Noah Kadner 2 months ago
FCPX is still in active development with a long term roadmap, so I'd say it's more a question of prioritizing maximum utility of a feature for widest number of users vs. ruling anything out. Noah FCPW
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Part 4 of a superb FCP X workflow series
by Robin S. Kurz 2 months ago
http: bit.ly 2j81x9T Should definitely check out the other three as well if you haven't. - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein umfassendes FCP X Training f
Does it make a difference what kind of external hard drive I use if it spins at 7200 RPM? USB vs Thunderbolt make a dif here?
by Noam Osband 2 months ago
I need to render these films with a lot of effects on them. It takes a while. Question: does it make a difference what kind of drive they are on for render times. I imagine the big thing is the RPM of
Re: Does it make a difference what kind of external hard drive I use if it spins at 7200 RPM? USB vs Thunderbolt make a dif here?
by Robin S. Kurz 2 months ago
Keith Mullin "Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 will not really have any noticeable difference in performance for a single spinning hard drive" Exactly. If we're talking single HD drive, then whether it's USB3
How can I use proxy and original media in the same project?
by Nik Voigt 2 months ago
I am working on a documentary film and I have a tone of footage from various cameras. Some of the footage plays perfectly in FCPX while other footage is too large. I have 8 TB of footage already so to
Re: How can I use proxy and original media in the same project?
by Robin S. Kurz 2 months ago
Noah Kadner "1 extra TB should hold proxies for several large projects at once and would cost less than $100. So not really getting why this is an issue." Agreed. 1 TB can hold near 20 hours of Proxy
How to modified second keyframe using slider
by Doni Donovan 2 months ago
Hi, Can some tell me is possible to change the last value that already have 2 keyframes using a slider i really hope someone can help me
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Re: How to modified second keyframe using slider
by Robin S. Kurz 2 months ago
Again, without knowing exactly what you're trying to do, there is little in terms of specifics I can give you. Maybe take a look here: http: www.rippletraining.com products motion rigging-publishing-f
Do you recommend Photoshop or Illustrator for Motion?
by Glenn Payne 2 months ago
Hey guys, I'm new to Motion 5 and am about to start an animated intro for my film. It'll be a simple but speedy 2D "cut out' looking sequence along the lines of the intro for the AMC show "Turn". Do y
Re: Do you recommend Photoshop or Illustrator for Motion?
by Robin S. Kurz 2 months ago
Depends on what exactly you're looking to create. Illustrator files can't be imported (other than as PDF) into Motion. Of course most things (such as shapes, masks etc.) are just as well if not better
Are Motion 4 Templates Still Available?
by John Lanza 3 months ago
Long-time editor here who hasn't moved on from FCP 7. Are there any Motion 4 templates still available for purchase download John
Re: Are Motion 4 Templates Still Available?
by Robin S. Kurz 3 months ago
Some. https: www.motionvfx.com store,apple_motion_4,3,65,1,1.html - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein umfassendes FCP X Training f r dich!
How to disable clip connection links?
by Sami Loyal 4 months ago
Hey guys! I'm new to Macs and Final Cut Pro and have come from using Sony Vegas Pro on Windows. I was wondering if there is a way to completely disable all connection links because I need to move my v
Re: How to disable clip connection links?
by Robin S. Kurz 4 months ago
Noah Kadner "Might want to take a basic tutorial in X" Unfortunately I have not seen any basic tutorials that actually mention the "Override connections" function, which is what he needs. But other t
10.3.1
by Bret Williams 4 months ago
_______________________________________________________________________ http: BretFX.com FCP X Plugins & Templates for Editors & Motion Graphics Artists
Re: 10.3.1
by Robin S. Kurz 4 months ago
Specifically: https: itunes.apple.com app final-cut-pro id424389933 mt=12 Fixes an issue with cropped images in the Viewer when the Language & Region System Preference is set to Spanish Fixes issues w
10.3.1 is out…
by Robin S. Kurz 4 months ago
https: itunes.apple.com app final-cut-pro id424389933 mt=12 Fixes an issue with cropped images in the Viewer when the Language & Region System Preference is set to Spanish Fixes issues with updating l
FCPX 10.3 Bugs
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
This seems like a good place to start listing bugs as you run across them. So far I've hit these intermittent UI bugs: 1. Occasionally the playhead loses focus on which is the active pane in dual disp
Re: FCPX 10.3 Bugs
by Robin S. Kurz 4 months ago
Rob Moragas "1. Playback is terrible. Where as before on 10.2.3 I had no issues playing back, now it can't even play in real time through a dissolve. 2. slow and clunky moving around the timeline...
can you animate a path line
by Terry Maloney 8 months ago
Hello, Can you animate a path line As the words pass by the line might go lower or slant etc And then change the slant Thank you, Terry
Re: can you animate a path line
by Simon Ubsdell 8 months ago
Yes, you can certainly animate a text path, if that's what you mean. Turn on Record Animation, select the Edit Points tool and keyframe your path - or you can simply rotate it or scale it or whatever
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Composite image into moving iPhone shot. Need advice.
by Tangier Clarke 10 months ago
Folks, I am trying to put a small picture next to the name on a slow moving iPhone shot that includes a rack focus. I am not able to get a smooth track, not does the photo I am using stay put as if it
Re: Composite image into moving iPhone shot. Need advice.
by Mark Spencer 10 months ago
Motion's tracker is a point tracker. You really need a planar tracker to do what you want. Sometimes you can get it to work - make sure you are doing a Corner Pin track - but really, much better to us
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Robin S. Kurz liked this 9 months ago
Blog: NAB 2016: KeyFlow Pro, affordable asset management
by Mathieu Marano 11 months ago
Keyflow Pro is one of those obvious piece of software you wish always existed. It's seems so obvious and easy to use that you feels like you've been using it forever. Keyflow Pro is a personnal asset
Re: NAB 2016: KeyFlow Pro, affordable asset management
by Robin S. Kurz 10 months ago
"Since it's available in the App Store, it's available to any number of employees using the company's Apple ID." Just as a small FYI: that is of course possible, but technically not exactly legal. ;)
Blog: Making the Switch to X - A Comparative Study
by Charlie Austin 10 months ago
In a special NAB 2016 presentation at the FCP Exchange Workshop sponsored by FCPWORKS, Creative COW leader Charlie Austin compares FCP X to other NLEs from an editor's perspective. In addition to desc
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Re: Making the Switch to X - A Comparative Study
by Robin S. Kurz 10 months ago
Tony West "So my question is, if I "filter" everything in the finder and then "filter" again in X, isn't that redundant " I'm thinking you're not entirely getting how what he describes and suggests a
Blog: Day Three: Editing on DaVinci Resolve 12.5
by walter biscardi 10 months ago
It’s Day Three of my “real world” editing on DaVinci Resolve 12.5 and this is going to be the longest blog yet as I want to show you guys a lot of the “little things” tha
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Re: Blog: Day Three: Editing on DaVinci Resolve 12.5
by Robin S. Kurz 10 months ago
walter biscardi "So set up a Delivery, Queue, make the changes, Queue It, and so on. " So basically as with any other NLE as opposed to FCP X. Multiple trips to and from timeline and output as oppose
Apple and Thunderbolt 3
by Oliver Peters 11 months ago
At NAB a number of products were shown with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. These were displayed with PCs that have TB3. When I asked one vendor about Mac compatibility, they said an adapter would be requ
Re: Apple and Thunderbolt 3
by Marcus Moore 11 months ago
I'll take that bet. MacPros have always been upgraded on a roughly 2 year cycle, we're only slightly over that (let's remember it was Dec 2013, and most people didn't receive them until Q1 2014)- so a
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resolve 12.5 video
by Ricardo Marty 11 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=GVvObJV8ytQ looking good Ricardo Narty
Re: resolve 12.5 video
by David Mathis 11 months ago
I loathe tracks! They seem so last century. For me the debate of FCP X is over. We need a new name like FCP X: That's what I'm talking about!
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Adobe sneak peak
by Oliver Peters 11 months ago
Some of these things will look familiar :) http: blogs.adobe.com creativecloud Immerse-yourself-in-creativity - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: Adobe sneak peak
by Jeff Markgraf 11 months ago
Robin S. Kurz " Herb Sevush "if you pissed everybody off" Everybody :D Hardly." Somehow I missed the pissed off stage and just got on with learning a new NLE. But I do sometimes enjoy seeing the tant
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Michael Cioni on X and modern workflows for NAB 2016
by Bill Davis 11 months ago
It's on Vimeo and not passworded, so obviously for public consumption... FWIW. ; ) https: vimeo.com 161710321 Know someone who teaches video editing in elementary school, high school or college Tell t
Re: Michael Cioni on X and modern workflows for NAB 2016
by Jeff Markgraf 11 months ago
Robin S. Kurz "In Internet slang, a troll ( tro l , tr l ) is a person who sows discord on the Internet... " Oh yes, I know. But truly successful trolling should be virtually transparent, or invisibl
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Way OT: Kodak reviving Super8
by Walter Soyka 1 year ago
David Mathis, maybe Kodak has been reading your posts here. Check this out: http: kodak.com ek us en consumer products super8 default.htm cid=go "Kodak says that it will launch multiple Super 8 camera
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Re: Way OT: Kodak reviving Super8
by Noah Kadner 1 year ago
In other news, Wells Fargo is reviving the stage coach. Not sure if it's going places... Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow FCP eXchange - FCPX Workshops
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Apple and Adobe Software: Together
by Jason Jenkins 1 year ago
If that isn't a warm and fuzzy subject line, I don't know what is. I'm curious how many here "own" and use both the Apple Pro Apps and the Adobe Suite. I like having it all at my fingertips. I really
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Re: Apple and Adobe Software: Together
by Gabe Strong 1 year ago
Michael Gissing "Gabe at no stage would I miss the obvious point that spending any money on something that doesn't pay for itself is bad business. I went freelance in 1981 and am still successfully r
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Does anyone think FCPX is NOT a Professional NLE?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Simple question, I just wondered if there is anyone left on here who thinks it isn't
Re: Does anyone think FCPX is NOT a Professional NLE?
by Tom Sefton 1 year ago
Nope. It's doing things for us at the moment that none of the other NLE can do, at a very small price, that works on multiple machines from one license and at a speed that is hugely impressive. After
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Murch and NLEs from IBC
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1734-walter-murch-talks-final-cut-pro-x-avid-and-premiere-pro - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
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Re: Murch and NLEs from IBC
by Jeff Markgraf 1 year ago
Michael Gissing "But X remains a tool with limitations in audio processing that an editor like Murch finds a deal breaker. " Not sure how you get this from the interview. The only deal breaker Murch
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FCPX 10.0.6 .fcpproject file wont open in 10.1.3
by Laura Fahrenheit 2 years ago
Hey guys, Is there some way to have FCPX 10.1.6 read a 10.0.6 .fcpproject file I have an old imac running FCPX 10.0.6. I was trying to apply filters to my sounds and my FC kept crashing. I figured I w
Re: FCPX 10.0.6 .fcpproject file wont open in 10.1.3
by Noah Kadner 2 years ago
Updating projects and events: https: support.apple.com en-us HT202826 Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow Call Box Training
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I know we've all evolved but...
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
If there's any doubt that FCP X can work very well in a "high end" post workflow, vfx mixing etc. I present this. The whole offline from shoot to edit approval was done in X. Temp effects and audio mi
Re: I know we've all evolved but...
by Gary Huff 2 years ago
Joseph W. Bourke "I don't know whether Premiere Pro could have done it. That's an awful lot of cuts..." It looks exactly 12 and a half cuts more than Premiere can handle. So close!
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New FCPX user, what's all the hate about?
by Sebastian Alvarez 2 years ago
I've been editing video since 1998 in Premiere, switching to other NLEs at times including FCP for several years, newer versions of Premiere, Vegas and Edius. My NLE of choice until now was Premiere,
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Re: New FCPX user, what's all the hate about?
by Noah Kadner 2 years ago
I'm amused by the resistance to major change from folks who make major changes as their profession. Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow Call Box Training
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My white background is going black!
by John Mendelsohn 2 years ago
I've done, in Apple Motion, a pretty imitation of the gorgeous opening credits of True Detective, but when I "Share" render the little movie, what appears to be a pure white background in motion sudde
Re: My white background is going black!
by Mark Spencer 2 years ago
Your background is probably set to transparent instead of Solid. Select the project in the layers list and go to project properties. -- Mark Spencer Freelance Producer Editor Motion Graphics Artist Ap
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