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FCPX - Should we move to Premiere???
by Alex James 2 days ago
Hi All, This is probably a topic that has been covered time and time again but I wanted to create a forum post to ask advise on the best course of action for our company. We are a video production age
Re: FCPX - Should we move to Premiere???
by Ronny Courtens 2 days ago
Hi Alex, This is a no-brainer. You have established solid workflows with FCP X, and it looks like your productions are running well. So if others want to join your team, they should adapt to your work
Article: Fairlight + Resolve, Part 1: The DAWn of a Resolved Era
by Marco Solorio 2 weeks ago
DaVinci Resolve Fairlight + Resolve, Part 1: The DAWn of a Resolved Era Marco Solorio of OneRiver Media gives an introductory overview to the rebirth of the Fairlight digital audio workstation (DAW)
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Simon Ubsdell liked this 1 week ago
@andy patterson
by Marco Solorio 5 days ago
Hmmm, the multiple collaboration timelines shouldn't be confused with pancake editing since they show differences in the edit changes, rather than swapping assets from timeline to timeline. But who kn
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Ronny Courtens liked this 5 days ago
Interview with Thomas Grove Carter
by Ronny Courtens 3 weeks ago
I have really enjoyed reading this: https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2017 05 06 a-conversation-with-thomas-grove-carter Thank you, Oliver. - Ronny
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Re: Interview with Thomas Grove Carter
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
Bill Davis "This is the era where one person CAN touch everything from creation to delivery - at an impressively high level of success - and deliver content that doesn't compare all that badly to wha
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How to Change 17 Views into 2 Views in a Multicam Clip
by Ken Bennett 4 weeks ago
I shot a wedding with 2 cameras. 2nd camera was roaming so it was turned on and off during the ceremony. When I create a Multicam Clip, I end up with 17 Views. Is there a way all of the 2nd cameras sh
Re: How to Change 17 Views into 2 Views in a Multicam Clip
by Doug Metz 4 weeks ago
Ken Bennett "I select all the clips for camA and camB and create a new Multicam Clip and use audio for syncing. The Angles are all set to Automatic." Step 1: Delete your current Multicam clips Step 2
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 weeks ago
OT: Fusion vs After Effects
by Simon Ubsdell 4 weeks ago
I thought this was an interesting discussion about how Fusion might be a more than viable replacement for Ae for many users: https: forum.blackmagicdesign.com viewtopic.php f=22&t=58937&sid=125d92d164
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Re: OT: Fusion vs After Effects
by Thomas Mathai 2 weeks ago
To be accurate I do mean for capture and playback, not GPUs or control surfaces. Maybe Adobe will do smaller bundles like they have with Photoshop and Lightroom. Though considering how video is integr
Apple took 6 years to recover the number of FCP users it had in 2011
by Franz Bieberkopf 1 month ago
I note that there hasn't been much movement here the past few years, but this bit of info contributes to past discussion: https: 9to5mac.com 2017 04 26 final-cut-pro-x-sales The terminology is "seats"
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Re: Apple took 6 years to recover the number of FCP users it had in 2011
by Oliver Peters 4 weeks ago
I think all of these numbers should be taken with a grain of salt. First of all, we don't really know what "seat" means in this context. Apple does sell enterprise-wide site licenses for large corpora
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 weeks ago
Crash FCPX
by Kate London 1 month ago
Hello, FCPX 10.2.3 (276640) A couple of months ago began to crash. One day it did not start at all, then it could only run in safe mode. Now like it is launched, but crash every 10 minutes (if work, i
Re: Crash FCPX
by Ronny Courtens 1 month ago
Hello Kate, I agree with Loren. Your crash report shows a crashed thread 0 with the com.flexolibrary indicating a crash due to media that are missing or cannot be linked to. So your issue is indeed re
Apple at NAB
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
For those not here, Apple has been involved in a number of presentations at Post Production World and SuperMeet (tomorrow night I believe). Featured speakers include Thomas Grove Carter and David Cerf
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Re: Apple at NAB
by Robin S. Kurz 1 month ago
Scott Witthaus "they are pushing us hard to get a CC site license for our university." Same here. We have one. Anyone at the school can get a year's worth of CC for some ridiculously low price. Brill
Copy and Paste Bug
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Working in 10.3 and noticed when I use copy and paste text from Text Editor, FCPX crashes hard. Trying to paste text from Text Editor to specific title clips. Anyone experience this No patience for up
Re: Copy and Paste Bug
by Ronny Courtens 2 months ago
Works without any issues here. Tested on 2013 Mac Pro running FCP X 10.3.2 El Capitan and on 2016 MBP running FCP X 10.3.2 Sierra, using Basic Lower Third title. Are you using a third-party title temp
Is this why the new Mac Pro has been taking so long?
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
http: www.redsharknews.com technology item 4470-amd-s-forthcoming-radeon-rx-vega-greater-gpu-power-at-lower-cost
Re: Is this why the new Mac Pro has been taking so long?
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Ronny Courtens " I think the vast majority of people using Apple computers are quite happy with what Apple has to offer these days, and I don't see the MacPro as something this vast majority uses or
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Premiere's Automagical Timeline
by Simon Ubsdell 2 months ago
One of the most talked about features of FCP X is that fact that you can throw anything at a timeline without worrying about tracks and patching and the rest of the hassle that comes with "conventiona
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David Lawrence liked this 2 months ago
Re: Premiere's Automagical Timeline
by Ronny Courtens 2 months ago
So happy to see that Final Cut Pro X has become a benchmark for other NLEs (-: - Ronny
FCP X 10.3.2 and QNAP shared storage
by Bob Zelin 2 months ago
Hi - I have been anxiously awaiting the release of the new QNAP operating system that supports Apple document HT207128, which discusses FCP X 10.3 shared storage. I have done tests in 3 facilities, mo
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Re: FCP X 10.3.2 and QNAP shared storage
by Ronny Courtens 2 months ago
Happy to hear some real-world experience as well. I don't think that the issues you experience with the QNAP have anything to do with the apps. They certainly don't have anything to do with "the way M
Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Simon Ubsdell 3 months 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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Jason Jenkins liked this 2 months ago
Re: Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Scott Witthaus 3 months ago
Simon Ubsdell " Nothing is more important than RESISTING THE TYRANNY OF SUBSCRIPTION. " I like the other model: where you pay once for your power and all the power and updates come free. Why would AN
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Ronny Courtens liked this 2 months ago
Blackmagic Design Press Conference
by Shawn Miller 3 months ago
I thought I would mention it here, in case any of the "or not" or "FCPX + Resolve" crowd was interested. Scheduled for Mar 3, 2017 Please join us this Thursday, March 2nd 12.00pm PST for a press confe
Re: Blackmagic Design Press Conference
by Walter Soyka 3 months ago
Mark Raudonis "Extrapolate that development curve and you'll have AI in the edit bay before you can say, "The Singularity is near"!!!" It might be closer than you think: http: nofilmschool.com 2016 1
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 months ago
.mxf multitrack audio output
by mario gaoa 3 months ago
Mac Pro 2013, Sierra, FCPX 3.1 Hi every one, i have had a look around but am still a little confused as how to achieve what I need. Delivery to my local needs to be an interlaced .mxf with 8 track aud
Re: .mxf multitrack audio output
by Ronny Courtens 3 months ago
If your delivery format is not XDCAM but AVC-Intra, ProRes, DVCPRO or Uncompressed, you can export your multitrack MXF straight from the timeline without needing to export a multitrack QT first. To do
Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Oliver Peters 3 months 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 Jeff Markgraf 3 months ago
andy patterson "Don't back out on me, dude. " Ahem..."dude"...Did I suddenly get time-warped back to middle school Good heavens. Take a pill. Or something. No trolling here. I leave that to the usual
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 months ago
Leave original files in place doesn´t work.
by Ricardo Tabosa 3 months ago
Hello, I m currently editing a long feature film and the software assign to this job is Final Cut Pro X (10.3.1). I had previous experience with this NLE and works fine for small media management. Usu
Re: Leave original files in place doesn´t work.
by Joe Marler 3 months ago
Ricardo Tabosa "... I will have 45 shooting days to import optimize and FCP X is putting everything on the same drive, witch will soon kill my media management estimation and leave me with a unwanted
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Export just some Roles to MP4 (without Compressor and ProRes Master)?
by Jiri Fiala 3 months ago
I've asked this five years ago but it still seems confusing and downright not working even now. How do I export with only some roles active in FCPX Typical scenario: - video with English and Czech gra
Re: Export just some Roles to MP4 (without Compressor and ProRes Master)?
by Ronny Courtens 3 months ago
Actually you are asking two different questions. The first question is: Am I missing something or is it impossible to export a subset of Roles directly to a delivery format, skipping an intermediary P
Final Cut Pro X + NEXIS | PRO
by Robin S. Kurz 3 months ago
Well gee. Guess those skateboard making noobs ain't so uninteresting after all https: www.youtube.com watch v=Dt1w2sIYytk And seriously when Avid, with their supposed status and so often cited super-p
Re: Final Cut Pro X + NEXIS | PRO
by Ronny Courtens 3 months ago
I have only one thing to say about this video: I think that Avid will humbly remove it from their website after NAB. - Ronny
The perfect workflow ...
by Simon Ubsdell 3 months ago
... is the perfect workflow for the job that you are doing at any one time, and when it's just right, it's very hard to beat. Over the last couple of days I have been working on a fashion merchandisin
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Re: The perfect workflow ...
by Ronny Courtens 3 months ago
Excellent write-up, Simon. And I agree that, for this particular job, you seem to have found the perfect workflow. I don't think that FCP X and Motion were ever intended to cater for niche grading or
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No timecode from Compressor template in FCPX
by Lars Hogeus 4 months ago
I have a template from compressor to share low-resolution files, in FCPX, so that my producer can log his interviews. These files have burnt in timecode, from the timecode filter in compressor. I have
Re: No timecode from Compressor template in FCPX
by Ronny Courtens 4 months ago
Confirmed. My initial tests were with Compressor 4.3. Does not work in 4.3.1 - Ronny
Shared storage and FCPX
by Tom Sefton 4 months ago
http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1926-on-the-road-with-final-cut-pro-x-and-a-lumaforge-jellyfish-again Great article Co-owner at Pollen Studio www.pollenstudio.co.uk
Re: Shared storage and FCPX
by Tom Sefton 4 months ago
How was a link to a great piece of tech that enables smaller production companies to compete with bigger firms on shared editing projects been swung around so you can bang on about Apple's non upgrada
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 months ago
Just Business...
by Bill Davis 4 months ago
I woke up to an in-box was full of comments from friends in the UK about this... http: www.express.co.uk life-style science-technology 762119 Adobe-Creative-Cloud-price-rise-anger-UK-subscription-deal
Re: Just Business...
by Tim Wilson 4 months ago
Walter Soyka "Whatever you fill in there carries an opportunity cost; reaching any one of those goals requires lots of dedicated time at the exclusion of something else." That's why picking 1 and sti
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 months ago
My FCP X project disappeared !
by Idan Chekroun 2 years ago
Hi everyone, I'm working on a new video in Final Cut Pro X 10.1.4 from my external drive, it was 4 days of hard work. I closed final cut and restarted it a few minutes later and now I don't see my pro
Re: My FCP X project disappeared !
by Ronny Courtens 9 months ago
The Finder path indicates that you are looking in the correct event, unless you have multiple versions of this project. But this got me thinking: I closed final cut and restarted it a few minutes late
Droplets - how to skip the Droplet Window confirmation
by Loren Risker 10 months ago
I remember in Compressor 3 you could create a droplet that would just start churning when you dropped a video on it and skip the confirmation dialogue. Is there a way to do that with Compressor 4 ----
Re: Droplets - how to skip the Droplet Window confirmation
by Ronny Courtens 10 months ago
Actually the confirmation window was added upon user request. It gives you the option to modify the default Destination of your Droplet if you wish. This can be very useful because most of us don't wa
Can't convert MPEG video to Apple Prores 422 for use in FCPX with MPEG Streamclip - getting black screen with sound
by Rowena Megan 10 months ago
Help! I am desperately trying to convert MPEG video to Apple Prores 422 (to import into FCPX) with MPEG Streamclip but getting a black screen with sound as the result of the conversion. The progress w
Re: Can't convert MPEG video to Apple Prores 422 for use in FCPX with MPEG Streamclip - getting black screen with sound
by Ronny Courtens 10 months ago
Sorry for the late reply, and glad to hear you have found a workaround. But next time you get files with an .mpg extension, just change the extension to .mod and in 99% of the cases you will be able t
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Panned footage stutter in FCP X and shared video
by Bradley Jay 10 months ago
I am shooting with iPhone 6 S Plus with image stabilization on and panned footage is smooth on playback in phone but when same footage is in FCP project, and even when it is rendered and shared, the p
Re: Panned footage stutter in FCP X and shared video
by Ronny Courtens 10 months ago
The iPhone 6sPlus has known frame rate issues. The phone drops frames when recording movement - due to performance problems - and an inconsistent frame rate will cause jerky motion when you drop such
trying to open a fcp 10.0 project in fcp 10.2.3
by David Palmieri 1 year ago
I have gotten as far as having all the raw footage files open up in fcp 10.2.3 but the timeline project is nowhere to be seen. I am apparently not using the update function properly. Please help. This
Re: trying to open a fcp 10.0 project in fcp 10.2.3
by Ronny Courtens 1 year ago
Hi David, Let's go through this step by step, just to make sure that everything updates correctly. On your X drive, create a new folder called "FCP X 10.0" and put the old Final Cut Projects and Final
FCP X crashes in Multiclip mode.
by Adam Berch 1 year ago
Hi, I have 2 cameras, both with Audio, both shot DSLR. I also have an H4N Audio file. I used plural eyes to sin them up so I could use the Multi clip function in FCP X.I go through the footage first i
Re: FCP X crashes in Multiclip mode.
by Ronny Courtens 1 year ago
When you experience an unusual problem and this problem does not happen when working with a new user account: - you may have conflicting or outdated third-party plugins - or you may have a corrupted u
Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi Ronny, I saw you addressed this issue in another forum: when skimming over an effect in the effect browser or over a clip in the TL, the viewer jumps to 200%, regardless on what size it was set. I am still running 10.8.4 and 10.0.8 - since I have a HacMac. Any idea?

Thanx.

Sascha
simple questions
by Ronny Courtens 11 years ago
My setup: G5 dual 2.5 (PCI-X), 4.5 GB RAM, nVidia 6800 Extreme Drives: 2x internal 250 GB SATA, 4x external LaCie d2 Extreme 500 GB FiWi Displays: 30" Cinema display + 23" Cinema display Main apps: Ti
basic question
by Ronny Courtens 12 years ago
Hi all, I need to capture and edit Betacam SX footage on a dual G5 but have no RAID system available for this job, so capturing uncompressed is not an option. However, I want to keep the final video q
Re: basic question
by Ronny Courtens 12 years ago
Lee, Thank you for the reply. Yes, I have captured DVCPRO50 on this system regularly and until today (touch wood) without any problems. But capturing is always straight from the DVCPRO50 camera or the
video around globe
by Ronny Courtens 12 years ago
Hi all, I'm learning AE using AE 6.5 pro and I have created a globe with CC sphere. Now I would like to orbit video images around this globe. The images would appear from behind the globe and circle a
Re: Re:project inside
by Ronny Courtens 12 years ago
Hi Serge, Exactly what I was looking for. I was getting in the same direction making a precomp with the video files in reduced size and applying the sphere filter to this set in the final comp. Your w
How do I see jpg image as thumbnail
by Randy Rohde 12 years ago
New Apple user Using jpg images in FCP or just in OS10 how can I see the image in the thumbnail When I choose thumbnail ( as opposed to detail) i just get a standard thumbnail pic and not the image...
Re: How do I see jpg image as thumbnail
by Ronny Courtens 12 years ago
Hi Randy, You should be able to see any JPEG (and PNG and TIFF...) files as a thumbnail preview in your browser. Import your JPEG in FCP. If your browser is in List view: CTRL (or Right) click in the
Motion attributes applied to clip
by Randy Rohde 12 years ago
NEW FCP USER...How can I apply motion attributes to a clip ( not to the timeline ) so when I move the clip the attributes go with the clip. i.e. I have a clip zoom in from 10% to 100% over the duratio
Re: Motion attributes applied to clip
by Ronny Courtens 12 years ago
Hi Randy, Put your clip in the TL, apply motion attributes in the timeline, drag your clip with the attributes to your browser window and voil
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