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Puppet Tool - finally!!
by Tangier Clarke 2 weeks ago
Puppet Tool!!!! Yes! I am torn. I am happy it's available, but I can't help but wonder if anyone at MotionVFX has inside info and knows Apple will not be implementing this in the next version of Motio
Re: Puppet Tool - finally!!
by Robin S. Kurz 2 weeks ago
Tangier Clarke "and more options for setting up parameters (and separating them)" Ironically that's exactly one of those things that I meant by advancing optimizing EXISTING functionality, yes. Add t
where's the bars generator gone?
by nicolas horne 3 weeks ago
i was sure FCPX had a bars and tone generator in most european countries, a 100 0 100 0 bars (not SMPTE, not EBU) must be inserted. now i can't find it anywhere
Re: where's the bars generator gone?
by Robin S. Kurz 2 weeks ago
Yes, but I only have to generate the clip once, then reuse it whenever I need. Ah. I mistook It to mean that you generated in Resolve each time you need it. My bad. ... it took less time to just gene
FCPX now the only major NLE without BRAW support
by Craig Seeman 1 month ago
ProRes Raw and Blackmagic Raw Expand Platforms, (But Not With Each Other) https: nofilmschool.com 2019 09 prores-raw-and-blackmagic-raw-expand-platforms-not-each-other BMD releases free BRAW plugin fo
Re: FCPX now the only major NLE without BRAW support
by Robin S. Kurz 2 weeks ago
Michael Gissing "adding extra codecs might limit the scope of what the cameras other processing or operational software can do." Then there's the EVA1 which can only do 5.7K when recording to PRRaw.
Apple sues RED over RAW Patents
by Craig Seeman 2 months ago
Apple sues RED over RAW Patents https: www.eoshd.com 2019 08 apple-sues-red-as-lawyers-petition-for-cancellation-of-raw-patent-claims
Re: Apple sues RED over RAW Patents
by Robin S. Kurz 1 month ago
Oliver Peters "As long as you are recording to an external device (Atmos or Codex, for instance) or an image sequence (like cDNG), then you are generally OK, AFAIK." Erm unfortunately no, that's the
Will Apple drop the X?
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
Since Apple now dropped Roman numerals on iPhones, will the next release of Final Cut Pro drop the X, too Right now it's inconsistent - some places the X is used and in other places it isn't. The only
Re: Will Apple drop the X?
by Robin S. Kurz 1 month ago
James Culbertson "I've been calling it FCP 10 for awhile now; everybody knows what I am talking about." And that's the only thing it should be called, yes. It's "TEN" not "EX". The only time I've eve
HEVC alpha channel support
by Tom Sefton 1 month ago
https: developer.apple.com videos play wwdc2019 506 This is a very important update and something that opens a considerable amount of doors for developers. Co-owner at Pollen Studio www.pollenstudio.c
Re: HEVC alpha channel support
by Robin S. Kurz 1 month ago
It's there for me for any of the HEVC presets. I'd post a screenshot, but everything is apparently all screwed up here. Half the links don't work (like the one to this thread) including the one for up
Baselight now supports fcpxml
by Jari Innanen 1 month ago
https: www.filmlight.ltd.uk store press_releases fast-forward-to-creative-results-with-filmlight-at-ibc2019
Re: Baselight now supports fcpxml
by Robin S. Kurz 1 month ago
Now all they need is a ProRes RAW license like Scratch to top it off. - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein umfassendes FCP X Training f r dich! Youtube Fa
How to insert graphics and logos into a crawl?
by Wade Major 3 months ago
Have created a very nice crawl in FXFactory's Motion Plugin "Manifesto." Gives me great control over the text, but offers no way of embedding logos and graphics. I'm able to create drop spaces with lo
Re: How to insert graphics and logos into a crawl?
by Robin S. Kurz 2 months ago
Well, you must have done something differently. But motion tracking most certainly isn't the solution either way, no. - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein
fcp 6 files editable with fcp pro x?
by Andy Crowson 4 months ago
Hi, I want to return to editing some footage from 2008 which I originally edited in FCP 6. My old Mac died, and before I buy FCP Pro, can anyone tell me whether I am going to encounter problems with t
Re: fcp 6 files editable with fcp pro x?
by Robin S. Kurz 3 months ago
Oliver Peters "But I didn't get the impression that was an option." Shouldn't be either. If he can or could, then it would make much more sense to just use the opportunity to export the XML and leave
Difficulty using the tracker in Motion
by Mark Suszko 3 months ago
The shot: hand-held shaky POV footage of walking down an alley and up to a steel door. I want to add the text: "Stage Door" to it using Motion's tracking features, but something is weird: in the onlin
Re: Difficulty using the tracker in Motion
by Robin S. Kurz 3 months ago
That can really only be if the Match Move's Auto-Zoom Mode is set to NONE, or simply not set up correctly in general to begin with. You might want to check that. Aside from that there's also a zoomed
90-minute Presentations Multicam
by Greg Ball 3 months ago
So I am editing a series of 90-minute presentations with 3 cameras. 2 angles are the presenter wide and tight shots, and the third is an Atmos recording of the PowerPoint slides. All video is 1920 X 1
Re: 90-minute Presentations Multicam
by Robin S. Kurz 3 months ago
BTW: the issue being, that if you use audio sync ONLY, then you're telling Final Cut to "listen" to each clip in its entirety and figure out how and where they sync up. Obviously not a good idea when
Blade cut
by Bo lau 5 months ago
When i use the blade cut (B) shortcut to cut in between clips it always misses the exact location. It automatic finds the location before but in the last year it doesn't find it. You now have to zoom
Re: Blade cut
by Robin S. Kurz 3 months ago
Mark Suszko "if it's there I haven't found it yet." B for the active clip, B for ALL clips. - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein umfassendes FCP X Traini
FS7 LUTs look ridiculous
by Tom Sefton 3 months ago
Anyone using FS7 footage at the moment Adding a LUT to the footage that I've used before, even ones that guys who work for me have built for the FS7 with Resolve and premiere just don't work in FCPX;
Re: FS7 LUTs look ridiculous
by Robin S. Kurz 3 months ago
Tom Sefton "No - shot in LOG" I don't think that's what he meant. With FS7 footage FCP will *automatically* apply a default Sony CAMERA LUT upon import, which would make the one LUT you're applying a
Simple but frustrating tracking
by Nate Mitchell 5 months ago
Hello, After trying countless tracking plugins, callouts, keyframing I have given up on what appears to be a simple effect many people employ in final cut. The effect in questions is: https: www.youtu
Re: Simple but frustrating tracking
by Robin S. Kurz 5 months ago
The lines look VERY hand-keyframed, which I'm assuming they are. Then then simply used something like mCallouts from motionVFX for the rest. If you don't have actual track points on the model in and f
Final Cut L3 - multiple texts in one title
by Kalpesh Mistry 7 months ago
I'm making some interview videos for one of my clients and stuck with this title template: I made a title template for FCPX with a build in as well as build out animation. But in between I am trying t
Re: Final Cut L3 - multiple texts in one title
by Bret Williams 7 months ago
That's a tough one I haven't really seen solved. I'm pretty sure you're equating this multiple texts with timing thing to a bullet list plugin. The elusive bullet list plugin would be able to add timi
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Best Workflow for Grading in FCPX?
by Alex James 11 months ago
Hi All, I just wanted to gather people thoughts on the best workflow for grading in FCPX, or maybe its just personal preference I currently Grade as follows: 1. White Balance 2. Exposures and Saturati
Re: Best Workflow for Grading in FCPX?
by Robin S. Kurz 11 months ago
Mike Most "It is also known for generating what are generally considered to be the highest quality images, and doing it consistently. " Sure. Just that they're not by any means alone in that dept. an
Backing up camera cards with finder
by Robert Withers 11 months ago
Using a macbook air with mojave, I dragged a camera card (full card with directory structure) to copy the data to each of 3 external hard drives for backup. According to "Get Info" there is a slight d
Re: Backing up camera cards with finder
by Robin S. Kurz 11 months ago
Robert Withers "To answer your questions ("why don't I simply"), I don't use FCP anymore since FCP7 because I prefer a track-based NLE " Well, aside from that of course being very unfortunate, since
iMac Pro vs PC performance
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=B8mUp_CUDfw - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: iMac Pro vs PC performance
by Robin S. Kurz 1 year ago
Oliver Peters " Tom Sefton "Not only does the MacBook Pro outperform nearly everywhere, fcpx and resolve are sometimes 5-6 times faster than premiere pro." I don't think you can ever do a definitive
What does Apple need to do better with FCPX?
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Here's one POV: http: alex4d.com notes item happy-7th-birthday-fcpx - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: What does Apple need to do better with FCPX?
by Robin S. Kurz 1 year ago
Joe Marler "The point is Premiere has generally caught up to FCPX's H.264 encoding performance " Again, an area of little concern to me personally. My work consists of 95% of everything else you ment
The Real Menace of FCP X
by Simon Ubsdell 1 year ago
The original promise of FCP X was great. Here was an approach that offered us a set of interesting new concepts and consequently some different ways of thinking about editing. I for one never had an a
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Re: The Real Menace of FCP X
by David Mathis 1 year ago
Surely you can't be serious.
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FCPX or R15?
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
I find the Resolve threads here fascinating. 2.5 million FCPX users notwithstanding, is Apple playing catch-up now to Blackmagic Design and Resolve It amazes me that a community where a trackless UI w
Re: FCPX or R15?
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Herb Sevush "Good enough is for when you don't have any other options - due to money, size, availability. If you can afford better options, then "good enough" ain't good enough." Exactly. Because bud
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As excited as I am about the 10.4.1 release......
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
Great to see an update to FCPX and I can't wait to start using it, but just look at the Release notes for Resolve 15!! They really are steaming ahead with it, I think Adobe should be very worried! Wha
Re: As excited as I am about the 10.4.1 release......
by Scott Witthaus 2 years ago
Yep. Another software that is trying to do everything. And it's still Resolve editorial which I gave up on (performance) a few versions back. Great color corrector. Wish they stayed put. MHO only. Sco
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Behaviors and Easing
by Lee Warner 2 years ago
I'm a longtime editor however I'm just now learning FCPX and Motion. I noticed behaviors like Throw don't have an option to add easing but Move does. Why is that Is there another behavior that I can s
Re: Behaviors and Easing
by Mark Spencer 2 years ago
Throw is meant more for ongoing animations that don't start or stop. I would just use Move instead, or use keyframes for more control with the easing by using a Bezier interpolation so you can adjust
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FCPX comparison '17 Quad iMac to Octo Core iMac Pro
by Craig Seeman 2 years ago
Very interesting results by Max Yuryev. There's some typo in his graphs so I suspect he was rushing to get this online. Let the debates begin. The "best" option is certainly debatable given the result
Re: FCPX comparison '17 Quad iMac to Octo Core iMac Pro
by Neil Goodman 2 years ago
andy patterson "Never under estimate the power of Intel's Quick Sync or a $1,200.00 gaming PC. The PC below could playback 4K R3D files at full resolution using Premiere Pro as well as 8K R3D files.
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FCPX and color correction tools
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
It's a Friday... A number of recent threads have touched on various aspects of color correction, including Resolve, Speedgrade, Chromatic, etc. There are correctly several good third party color corre
Re: FCPX and color correction tools
by Tony West 2 years ago
When I look at an image that I want to grade, more times than not there is one color that is dominating. Maybe it's Red, Green, Yellow. The first thing I do is grab that mid puck and slide it over to
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Apple's official FCP7 EOL
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
https: support.apple.com en-gb HT207888 - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Apple's official FCP7 EOL
by Scott Witthaus 2 years ago
Oliver Peters " If you've abandoned FCP7 years ago, what's the solution Say "no" Find a friend with FCP7 Something else " Exactly. "Mr Ms Client, that project was done on a software that was committe
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Add & Subtract -- Apply Mode in Behavior parameters.
by Terry Maloney 2 years ago
Hello, I am creating behaviors. In the Behavior window my "add mode" moves one way and my "subtract mode" moves the opposite way. Perfect ! I tried the "Add and Subtract" mode thinking it would altern
Re: Add & Subtract -- Apply Mode in Behavior parameters.
by Simon Ubsdell 2 years ago
Add and Subtract adds and subtracts a value from the current value. In certain circumstances this is not necessarily going to give you the result you might expect. If you are using it on opacity, for
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changing anchor points
by Terry Maloney 2 years ago
Hi I want to rotate a jpg. I want to rotate with the anchor point at the bottom and then rotate the jpg with the anchor at the top. So I set up these keyframes which change the anchor point of the jpg
Re: changing anchor points
by Mark Spencer 2 years ago
Use the Anchor Point tool, rather than the Inspector - it changes both Position and Anchor so that the layer stays still relative to the Canvas. -- Mark Spencer Freelance Producer Editor Motion Graphi
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Too many projects in one library
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Is there a prevailing thought about how many Projects should be in any given Library I saw a post over at FCPco from a doc editor who had 27 Projects (alternative versions, archived, etc) and this was
Re: Too many projects in one library
by Bret Williams 2 years ago
Putting the library on your system drive seems like a bad idea in general. _______________________________________________________________________ http: BretFX.com FCP X Plugins & Templates for Editor
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