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Status of FCPX in 2019
by Oliver Peters 6 days ago
Just curious how everyone thinks the world of FCPX is doing this year. We are now in its 8th year since release. Looking at the various sites that have posted customer use stories in the past, things
Re: Status of FCPX in 2019
by Oliver Peters 2 days ago
Jay Soriano "Interested why Resolve and FCPX is a great combo " Let's assume you want to do your creative editing in FCPX. But then if you want to do advanced color correction and mixing, so you want
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Ronny Courtens liked this 2 days ago
Ain’t your grandpas TV Production studio any more, I suppose.
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
Yes, it s pretty much a LumaForge marketing video. https: youtu.be w3fKC1ZqnPE But it still signals the promise is that smaller virtual studios can now more easily do stuff like this on more of a DYI
Re: Ain’t your grandpas TV Production studio any more, I suppose.
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
Mark Raudonis "but, come on, AVID has been doing this since the 90's!" Certainly Avid has been doing shared storage and in fact, more or less invented the way modern post is done using shared storage
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Network Server Editing
by Kelly Longtine 2 weeks ago
Hello - My companies IT dept. wants to try and set our AV department up on CISCO Hyperflex. It's a SSD Server with unlimited expandability (space). That is all I really know about it. The goal is to u
Re: Network Server Editing
by Ronny Courtens 2 weeks ago
Hi Kelly, I will be very happy to discuss different options with you: ronny@lumaforge.com - Ronny
2018 Macbook Pro
by Tom Sefton 2 weeks ago
Over christmas I had my 2012 MacBook Pro finally die. The battery life was going to nothing and I tried a DIY solution to replace the battery. I followed a youtube tutorial, wore static gloves, cursed
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Re: 2018 Macbook Pro
by Rich Rubasch 2 weeks ago
I agree....Adobe needs to figure out how to leverage the OS and hardware on Macs to at least come close to rivaling the performance with FCPX. The subscription model that includes a performance hit ov
Thoughts on 2019
by Steve Connor 3 weeks ago
I hope everyone had a great holiday break (if you were lucky enough to get one!) So here we are in 2019, amongst other things we should see a new Mac Pro this year, I'm certainly looking forward to se
Re: Thoughts on 2019
by Ronny Courtens 3 weeks ago
Hey Bob! Thank you for your kind words. We are indeed very happy with the fact that Apple is selling some of our standard models directly, and we also have an Enterprise division now that covers the n
News: StorCentric to Acquire Drobo and Nexsan
by Cow News Droid 5 months ago
Complete Portfolio of Storage Solutions Accelerates Growth Strategy (Sunnyvale, CA--August 23, 2018) StorCentric, the newly formed customer centric storage solutions company will be acquiring Drobo, t
Re: News: StorCentric to Acquire Drobo and Nexsan
by Bob Zelin 5 months ago
interesting news. It appears that StorCentric was a non existent company that is based on financial investors. StorCentric will be run by the guy that runs Drobo. What is interesting is that both thes
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 weeks ago
Red and Nvidias joint project is coming soon
by Tom Sefton 1 month ago
https: www.google.co.uk amp s www.engadget.com amp 2018 12 13 nvidia-and-red-8k-video-editing Work at high resolutions with red cameras Things are going to get much much faster for you. Unless you are
Re: Red and Nvidias joint project is coming soon
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
Just as an FYI - GPU debayering does not look identical to CPU debayering. Not necessarily better or worse, but different. Full debayer on a Red Rocket card was visibly different than render-based res
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Ronny Courtens liked this 1 month ago
Apple and LumaForge
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro news 2134-former-final-cut-pro-x-product-manager-steve-bayes-joins-lumaforge - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
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David Mathis liked this 1 month ago
Re: Apple and LumaForge
by Ronny Courtens 1 month ago
I have known Steve for a long time now, and I am truly proud to have him on board. This will open a lot of exciting opportunities for LumaForge. - Ronny
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One more thing (-:
by Ronny Courtens 1 month ago
Steve Bayes, ex-senior product manager for FCP X and ProRes and former senior product manager at Avid, has joined LumaForge: https: 9to5mac.com 2018 12 12 lumaforge-jellyfish-tower-server-apple-busine
LumaForge news
by Ronny Courtens 1 month ago
This is some breaking news from LumaForge, it also makes clear why we are not really interested in the cheap server market: https: lumaforge.com news lumaforge-200-companies - Ronny
Future MacOS/FCPX won't support DNxHD/HR or CineForm among other codecs
by Andrew Kimery 2 months ago
"In Final Cut Pro, you might see an alert that legacy media files won't be compatible with future macOS releases. Legacy media files are compatible with macOS Mojave, but they won't be with future mac
Re: Future MacOS/FCPX won't support DNxHD/HR or CineForm among other codecs
by Damiano Galassi 2 months ago
There is already a framework for third-party decoders for AVFoundation and Final Cut Pro X. But it's not public (yet).
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Just A Quick Question
by David Mathis 3 months ago
Once the forum name is officially changed how can we get more participation This is a sincere question. I love this forum and want to see it thrive.
Re: Just A Quick Question
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
James Culbertson "It's a recognition that FCP 10 has matured and there is no longer a need to debate its place among professional NLEs... the current name no longer applies." Yes, and some more. Deba
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 months ago
Off The Tracks review
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
An interesting critique: https: www.redsharknews.com post item 5846-off-the-tracks-fcp-x,-for-all-its-brilliance,-has-always-been-divisive-it-still-is,-according-to-roland-denning - Oliver Oliver Pete
Re: Off The Tracks review
by Michael Gissing 3 months ago
I reckon this thread has totally gone "off the track". Hardly unusual if we are too quick to line up behind our partisan flags. Hardly a debate though, just nay-saying.
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 months ago
Mac OS Mojave Flaw
by David Mathis 4 months ago
This morning while I was doing my usual Facebook group duties this tidbit showed in my notifications: https: 9to5mac.com 2018 09 24 macos-mojave-privacy-flaw This is why I strongly recommend waititing
Re: Mac OS Mojave Flaw
by Brett Sherman 4 months ago
Scott Witthaus "We just got this from IT: "On September 24th, Apple released their next operating system they call Mojave . Currently it does not meet VCU s network security standards. It has already
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 months ago
multicam PROJECTS?
by Kyrina Bluerose 4 months ago
Hi again, Is it possible to use multicam process for multiple projects I'm not wanting to save each project as a compound clip and lose a lot of the work, the timing. THANK YOU!
Re: multicam PROJECTS?
by Joe Marler 4 months ago
Kyrina Bluerose "...There were just way too many clips to work with to multicam them all, so it seemed to make logical sense to make a project with each group, and then make the final product using "
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 months ago
KeyFlow Pro 2.1
by David Mathis 4 months ago
KeyFlow Pro has just received an update. You can now import FCPX libraries and some other nice features have been added. The update is free for all version 2 users.
Re: KeyFlow Pro 2.1
by Ronny Courtens 4 months ago
Brett, To store a KFP Library on an SMB share, you first need to have the Server Expansion Pack installed. You can purchase this within the app. Then you have to make your Library shared (Library Libr
Blackmagic RAW
by Craig Seeman 4 months ago
Blackmagic RAW. Perhaps it's their "answer" to ProRes RAW. Of course we can debate FCPX implementation. https: www.youtube.com watch v=Fc8q_3ot3lQ
Re: Blackmagic RAW
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
Well, at this point, we know very little, really. It's early. I doubt that either codec will get wide acceptance until more camera manufacturers are on board. Most DPs have no big interest in using ex
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 months ago
This forum's name will change to "Apple Talk" in the new system
by Ronald Lindeboom 5 months ago
I wanted to inform the members of this forum that when we come up in the new system slated to premiere in October, this forum's name will change to Apple Talk because the current title has not worn we
Re: This forum's name will change to "Apple Talk" in the new system
by Ronny Courtens 5 months ago
The tone of this forum is what needs changing, not the subject matter, IMO. I couldn't agree more. It's exactly the tone of this forum that has driven away so many people from it. Whether this will ch
Custom workspace in FCPX
by Andrew Johnstone 7 months ago
Chums, I have resisted FCPX for as long as has been humanly possible, but now that BBC are rolling it out across the regions, I have no choice. I am stuck on several points, but one of the most irrita
Re: Custom workspace in FCPX
by Andrew Johnstone 5 months ago
Ronny, Thanks for your kind offer of help. I actually had a one hour one to one session with Jas one of the BBC trainers who was down from Brum in Plymouth yesterday and it was very useful. I have iro
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Ronny Courtens liked this 5 months ago
Multiclip
by Greg Ball 8 months ago
I hope you can help me. I have 2 2 camera shoot of a presentation. One camera has audio the second camera op forgot to set the internal mic on. I'm able to line up both cameras and the good audio from
Re: Multiclip
by Ronny Courtens 8 months ago
Hi Greg, Two ways you can do this: 1. Locate a sync point in both camera angle clips in the Clip Browser and add a marker at the sync point in both clips. Then select both clips, R-click the selection
FCPX ALWAYS makes optimized while i do not want it actually
by Igor Koropovskiy 10 months ago
Hi ! Wanted to clear, why FCPX ALWAYS tend to render HQ files I've imported assets for project which is made up of 10 RED Raw files and some SONY A6300 files. While importing I checked only "create pr
Re: FCPX ALWAYS makes optimized while i do not want it actually
by Ronny Courtens 10 months ago
I think this is what you mean, Jeremy. It's under Preferences Playback: - Ronny
Using Ken burns but then keeping the ending crop
by Jack Pegoraro 11 months ago
Guys, have tried googling and figuring it out myself but no luck. On many of my vid clips where I talk to camera I like to have an initial zoom in over 10-15 secs for which I can use te Ken burns effe
Re: Using Ken burns but then keeping the ending crop
by Ronny Courtens 11 months ago
William Davis "I'm assuming there's no way to add an ease in ease out to this keyframed crop " Nope, not on the Crop function. If you want smooth In and Out, use Transform instead. It's the same proc
Title Software
by David Mayer 2 years 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 years 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 2 years 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 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 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 2 years 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
Sascha Engel 5 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 13 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 13 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 13 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 13 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 13 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 14 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 14 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 14 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 14 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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