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Ever seen a 40 feet-long timeline?
by Ronny Courtens 1 week ago
One of the most interesting presentations I saw at the FCPXWorld Tour event during IBC was the one from the award-winning British Finnish editor Ben Mercer. Besides being one of Europe s most sought-a
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Re: Ever seen a 40 feet-long timeline?
by Ronny Courtens 1 week ago
Thank you, Andrew. The IBC 2016 video is a 40 minute interview-style presentation where he also talks about his work on 'Rebellion', a 20 million dollar drama tv-series he cut for Irish national broad
FCPX Freelance
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Interesting FCPco post: http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro news 2014-upwork-names-final-cut-pro-x-in-the-top-ten-fastest-growing-skills-for-freelancers-in-q3-2017 However, Upwork is a site where you list
Re: FCPX Freelance
by Ronny Courtens 2 weeks ago
It's a common misunderstanding that the BBC "only" uses FCP X for news and sports. BBC Factual exclusively uses FCP X for long-form documentary and other factual work. And 14 regional production compa
Feature edited and finished in Resolve 14
by Michael Gissing 3 weeks ago
Redshark news popped this one up today. https: www.redsharknews.com production item 5013-finishing-a-movie-in-a-single-package It isn't news that a feature is finished in Resolve as that happens all t
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Shawn Miller liked this 3 weeks ago
Re: Feature edited and finished in Resolve 14
by Ronny Courtens 3 weeks ago
I don't see it that way. I like the fact that more and more feature films get edited in Resolve, but this does not affect the vast majority of FCP X users at all. Enhancing the color tools in FCP X ha
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FCP X Summit: new features/news
by Andrew Kimery 3 weeks ago
Peter Wiggins on Twitter is posting screen shots of the new color grading tools in X (wheels and curves). Color board is still there though (user can pick which UI to use). https: twitter.com PeterWig
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Lance Bachelder liked this 3 weeks ago
Re: FCP X Summit: new features/news
by Gabriel Spaulding 3 weeks ago
Rather than requiring every user to pay for features they will never use FCP X has a vibrant 3rd party community that helps users meet the needs of their particular niche. For the most part this works
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 weeks ago
OT: the ultimate editing machine?
by Robert d'Alexis 4 weeks ago
Check the link below out and see if you agree this is the answer to an editor's dream. https: www.provideocoalition.com ultimate-video-editors-workstation-look-like
Re: OT: the ultimate editing machine?
by Bob Zelin 4 weeks ago
the ultimate editing machine did not edit Despacito. Isn't Carlos Perez system the "ultimate edit machine" since he has the most watched music video in history This post for me is like seeing the "cus
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 weeks ago
Great write up about the Despacito video and FCP X
by Charlie Austin 4 weeks ago
4 billion views and counting... "It s not about features, it s about the overall editing experience." http: bit.ly 2z2x4S8 ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babblin
Re: Great write up about the Despacito video and FCP X
by Charlie Austin 4 weeks ago
Steve Connor "Really think Apple Marketing should be jumping on to this one!" I'd be very surprised if they don't. The best part of this story is that it's not some Apple corporate generated promo. T
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 weeks ago
GREAT article in the Frame.io blog about WHY FCP X went “magnetic.”
by Bill Davis 1 month 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 Franz Bieberkopf 1 month ago
Bill, We were talking about your concern for ragging in this thread. For substantial support regarding comments on the article, read the other comments in this thread. Bill Davis "So basically, Shane
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Ronny Courtens liked this 1 month ago
IBC wrap
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
Any FCPX-related info out of IBC - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: IBC wrap
by Ronny Courtens 2 months ago
For me IBC 2017 has been very interesting. The IBC floor was indeed less attended than in the past years. That's a tendency we can see with many larger professional media fairs now, which makes me won
Sure hope this place stays relevant...
by Bill Davis 2 months ago
Trying to keep stopping by here, but IBC is Rocking in Amsterdam and I'm in threads with 100s of posts debating and talking about FCP X elsewhere - and it's comparative crickets here. That's kinda sad
Re: Sure hope this place stays relevant...
by Claude Lyneis 2 months ago
There is a FCPX Facebook group and it is largely focused on question for new users of FCPX. Basically, does anyone under 30 use forums I learn a lot from the two Cow X forums, may they live on an pros
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Ronny Courtens liked this 2 months ago
This video is what the forum is all about
by andy patterson 2 months ago
I want to thank the Creative Cow for having this forum. It is a good place filled with interesting information. Having said that this forum is titled Apple Final Cut Pro Debates for a reason. This for
Re: This video is what the forum is all about
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
andy patterson "Obviously my video proves I am not a Premiere Pro cheerleader so my video " Why "obviously " you post more than anyone else on here and it's always in defence of PPro Frankly you're r
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Ronny Courtens liked this 2 months ago
FCPX and color correction tools
by Oliver Peters 3 months 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 Bill Davis 3 months ago
Oliver Peters "Because it will make the product better without requiring third party solutions. But I suppose most of the faithful X users don't care about that. That's coming through loud and clear
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 months ago
Simple keyframing
by Tom Sefton 3 months ago
Good god, how frustrating is key framing in FCPX. Just simple audio fade in and outs, leave the playhead at the precise point you want it, click to add a keyframe, and it jumps 3 seconds down the file
Re: Simple keyframing
by Ronny Courtens 3 months ago
Hey Tom, What is the video format you are working with - Ronny
FCP X - steady as she goes.
by Bill Davis 3 months 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 3 months ago
Re: FCP X - steady as she goes.
by Tom Sefton 3 months 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 months ago
CPUs in the new Mac Pro
by Steve Connor 3 months ago
Could it be AMD Powered http: wccftech.com first-amd-ryzen-threadripper-benchmarks
Re: CPUs in the new Mac Pro
by Ronny Courtens 3 months 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 4 months 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 months ago
Re: State of the NLE panel
by Tony West 4 months 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 4 months ago
Machine learning and FCPX?
by Oliver Peters 4 months 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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Re: Machine learning and FCPX?
by Scott Witthaus 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months ago
Re: In-app purchases in FCPX
by Jeremy Garchow 4 months 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 4 months ago
Title Software
by David Mayer 5 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 5 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
Copy and Paste Bug
by Eric Santiago 8 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 8 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
.mxf multitrack audio output
by mario gaoa 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 4 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 13 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 13 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 13 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 13 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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