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Ronny Courtens

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FCP X - steady as she goes.
by Bill Davis 3 days ago
I really have nothing important to say here. Since I've posted a couple of OT threads contributing nothing about how X actually functions... I'll spend today (Sunday) doing 20 pages of narration work
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David Mathis liked this 21 hours ago
Re: FCP X - steady as she goes.
by Tom Sefton 22 hours ago
Couldn't agree more. Motion FCPX is a really powerful and very cheap tool for producing top quality video and graphics. Co-owner at Pollen Studio www.pollenstudio.co.uk
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 hours ago
CPUs in the new Mac Pro
by Steve Connor 1 week ago
Could it be AMD Powered http: wccftech.com first-amd-ryzen-threadripper-benchmarks
Re: CPUs in the new Mac Pro
by Ronny Courtens 1 week ago
I don't think we will see Intel i9 chips in the iMac Pro: http: appleinsider.com articles 17 08 07 intel-details-new-batch-of-i9-processors-none-destined-for-apples-imac-pro - Ronny
State of the NLE panel
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
Finally posted from NAB. https: www.youtube.com watch v=mGTHqo3GK2s - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
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Myron Vazquez liked this 4 weeks ago
Re: State of the NLE panel
by Tony West 3 weeks ago
Oliver Peters "I think some people are simply predisposed to think in a way that jives better with either FCPX or a more traditional track-based NLE." I think it has more to do with how effective you
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 weeks ago
Machine learning and FCPX?
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Interesting post from Alex. http: alex4d.com notes item new-apple-job-fcpx-senior-software-engineer - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 weeks ago
Re: Machine learning and FCPX?
by Scott Witthaus 3 weeks ago
Very interesting. Thanks for posting. Scott Witthaus Owner, 1708 Inc. Editorial Managing Partner, Low Country Creative LLC Professor, VCU Brandcenter
In-app purchases in FCPX
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Just a "what if" question. We've kicked around various discussions of whether the ProApps team should or should not develop or add advanced features to FCPX strictly targeting the professional editing
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David Mathis liked this 3 weeks ago
Re: In-app purchases in FCPX
by Jeremy Garchow 3 weeks ago
Oliver Peters "Additional tools that some might want and others wouldn't. For example, stereo 3D tools or a better color corrector or a role track-based mixer panel with faders." A Role based mixer,
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 weeks ago
Chromatic?
by Steve Connor 3 weeks ago
I've been waiting for this and have noticed a number of tutorials have been posted on their Vimeo page, but still no sign of it on the site Has anyone tried it yet
Re: Chromatic?
by Ronny Courtens 3 weeks ago
Roger did a demo with the beta version during our Faster Together event at NAB. The commercial version should be ready by September, we are expecting a live demo of the full version at IBC. Looks prom
What would really make you excited- Round 2
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
Just because the other thread became so derailed. It would be nice to have some sort of submaster master routing in the Audio Lanes mode so that you can add effects, like a broadcast limiting filter.
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Gerry Fraiberg liked this 1 month ago
Re: What would really make you excited- Round 2
by Marcus Moore 4 weeks ago
Hey Oliver. Haven't posted around here in a while- I remember several years ago debating with people around here about the idea of a Roles-based organized timeline. Needless to say I was pretty please
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 weeks ago
How much gear do you need to edit a movie in real time?
by Jeremy Garchow 1 month ago
Turns out, not a ton: http: appleinsider.com articles 17 07 13 baby-driver-cut-in-real-time-with-avid-on-apples-15-inch-macbook-pro
Re: How much gear do you need to edit a movie in real time?
by Jeremy Garchow 1 month ago
This forum used to be fun. :(
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 weeks ago
Title Software
by David Mayer 2 months ago
Need suggestions for third party titling software to add animated titles to a TV commercial. Something easy to use, with templates, and not too expensive. (Not After Effects) iMac (Retina 5K, 27 inch,
Re: Title Software for BULLETS
by Ronny Courtens 2 months ago
Would any of these help you out http: lenofx.com item bullet-point-fcpx https: fxfactory.com blog final-cut-pro ripple-bullets-for-fcp-x Or you can indeed use Motion to create your own customized bull
Why no 21:9 iMac Pro?
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Friday afternoon musing... Seems like Apple should offer this option for the creative market. AFAIK, LG is making Apple's displays and they offer this. So a 34" ultrawide 4K display on an iMac Pro wou
Re: Why no 21:9 iMac Pro?
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
andy patterson "Apple computers work they just are not innovative. OS X is still using a Windows 95 paradigm." No Andy, there's no innovation in Macs (sigh)
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Ronny Courtens liked this 2 months ago
Dangerous forest or enchanted meadow?
by Simon Ubsdell 2 months ago
It's been fascinating to read all your comments on the bricklaying threads, but one thing has very much stood out for me. From what I have seen, there are editors who approach the timeline with extrem
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David Lawrence liked this 2 months ago
Re: Dangerous forest or enchanted meadow?
by Bill Davis 2 months ago
Simon Ubsdell ""The Editor's Fear of the Timeline" is an all too common affliction" Second only, perhaps to the newbie shooters irrational fear about "But what if a better camera comes out soon Maybe
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Ronny Courtens liked this 2 months ago
Brickwork AND Sculpture - is this Adobe's Automated Future Vision?
by Bill Davis 2 months ago
https: www.engadget.com 2017 06 21 ai-film-editor-can-cut-scenes-in-seconds-to-suit-your-style Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X mastery.
Re: Brickwork AND Sculpture - is this Adobe's Automated Future Vision?
by Ronny Courtens 2 months ago
Forget Bricklayers and Sculptors... this is the future! https: www.youtube.com watch v=_Yf0KEcXIYA - Ronny
Apple WWDC
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Some take-aways: Best cumulative Apple product announcements in a loooong time. New higher-nits screens in the iMacs and iPads will give users better screens than most of the pro video screens we all
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David Lawrence liked this 2 months ago
Re: Apple WWDC
by Erik Lindahl 2 months ago
I think TB-limit on the nMP wasn't really a choice by Apple, rather a limitation of the given hardware. Think Anandtech had a very good breakdown at release of the machine. That said I really hope the
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Ronny Courtens liked this 2 months ago
Dear Apple
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
Thanks very much for you recent announcements, I have to admit that I was wavering for a while, I'd been looking at PC configurations and working in Premiere Pro a bit more just in case I chose to swi
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Ronny Courtens liked this 2 months ago
Re: Dear Apple
by Robin S. Kurz 2 months ago
David Mathis "and VR capabilities." Pretty easy call, seeing that it has been everything but explicitly announced. But also something I'm personally not the least bit interested in, nor do I get the
FCPX - Should we move to Premiere???
by Alex James 3 months 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 3 months ago
Totally agree, you are doing some amazing work Alex. Happy to hear you will stick with FCP X. Any chance you will be coming to IBC this year - Ronny
Article: Fairlight + Resolve, Part 1: The DAWn of a Resolved Era
by Marco Solorio 3 months 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 3 months ago
@andy patterson
by Marco Solorio 3 months 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 3 months ago
Interview with Thomas Grove Carter
by Ronny Courtens 3 months 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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Richard Herd liked this 3 months ago
Re: Interview with Thomas Grove Carter
by Oliver Peters 3 months 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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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 months ago
How to Change 17 Views into 2 Views in a Multicam Clip
by Ken Bennett 3 months 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 3 months 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 months ago
OT: Fusion vs After Effects
by Simon Ubsdell 3 months 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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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 months ago
Re: OT: Fusion vs After Effects
by Thomas Mathai 3 months 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 4 months 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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David Lawrence liked this 4 months ago
Re: Apple took 6 years to recover the number of FCP users it had in 2011
by Oliver Peters 4 months 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 months ago
Crash FCPX
by Kate London 4 months 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 4 months 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
Copy and Paste Bug
by Eric Santiago 4 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 4 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 5 months ago
http: www.redsharknews.com technology item 4470-amd-s-forthcoming-radeon-rx-vega-greater-gpu-power-at-lower-cost
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Alex James liked this 3 months ago
Re: Is this why the new Mac Pro has been taking so long?
by Ronny Courtens 4 months ago
Some Apple users have built hackintoshes and others have ditched the iPad for the Surface Pro. And most Apple users haven't done anything like this. I think the vast majority of people using Apple com
Premiere's Automagical Timeline
by Simon Ubsdell 5 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 5 months ago
Re: Premiere's Automagical Timeline
by Ronny Courtens 5 months ago
So happy to see that Final Cut Pro X has become a benchmark for other NLEs (-: - Ronny
.mxf multitrack audio output
by mario gaoa 5 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 5 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
Export just some Roles to MP4 (without Compressor and ProRes Master)?
by Jiri Fiala 6 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 6 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
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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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
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 12 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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