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Ronny Courtens

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Leave original files in place doesn´t work.
by Ricardo Tabosa 5 days 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 5 days 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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Ronny Courtens liked this 5 days ago
Export just some Roles to MP4 (without Compressor and ProRes Master)?
by Jiri Fiala 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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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Kay Bayquoi liked this 2 weeks ago
Re: The perfect workflow ...
by Ronny Courtens 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago
Just Business...
by Bill Davis 3 weeks 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 Ronny Courtens 2 weeks ago
I agree with every single word of Tim's comment. I just got back from visiting the most renowned film school in Spain where each year 1800 students from Spain and from all over the world get their Mas
Force relink
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
It would really, really, really be nice if a "force relink" feature were added so that mismatched media files could be relinked. Dare I say... just like in FCP7. Right now FCPX is just as bad as Media
Re: Force relink
by Sebastian Leitner 3 weeks ago
QUICK AND EASY FIX FOR ANY RE-LINKING ISSUES it's not a real "force re-link" and I don't know if it has already been mentioned BUT here is my little trick to deal with occasional errors like these: FC
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 weeks ago
Avid VS Premiere VS FCPX VS Edius?
by andy patterson 1 month ago
I know a lot of people have to use 3rd party hardware to capture video. I like to use 3rd party hardware for playback on broadcast compliant equipment more than capturing video. I did some testing wit
Re: Avid VS Premiere VS FCPX VS Edius?
by Lance Bachelder 1 month ago
I had to check the date of the original post - I thought I had lost it for a moment. Maybe someone will post if I can use my Digisuite with FCPX to capture from my XL1 It was at a Vegas premiere that
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Ronny Courtens liked this 1 month ago
"Adobexit", switching from PPro to FCPX
by Steve Connor 1 month ago
Just noticed this article reposted on the FCPX Editors group on Facebook about switching to FCPX http: www.vivalazoom.co.uk switch-premiere-final-cut
Re: "Adobexit", switching from PPro to FCPX
by Guille Ibanez 1 month ago
Thanks for sharing the article guys. We're the original creators of the post at Viva La Zoom. We were originally firm believers that the Creative Cloud would work for us. After 3 4 years down the line
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Ronny Courtens liked this 1 month ago
10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Bill Davis 1 month ago
My friend Mads Larsen Nielsen - who works at the huge Metronome facility in Europe posted this on today's 10.3.2 update to FCP X... "I kid you not when I say this this, for us at Metronome and basical
Re: 10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Ronny Courtens 1 month ago
Allow me to put some things in the right perspective. I can understand Mads' enthusiastic reaction to this update. It solves an issue for them that has been around since day 1 and that typically affec
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Final cut X A Diamond in the rough
by rohan ferreira 2 months ago
http: rohanf16.blogspot.in 2017 01 final-cut-x-diamond-in-rough.html spref=fb&m=1 A blog on my opinion of FCPX
Re: Final cut X A Diamond in the rough
by Scott Witthaus 1 month ago
Oliver Peters "FCPX gains interest because of the liberal App Store policy and because it is the anti-subscription NLE." You forgot to add that some folks see it as the best NLE for their workflow on
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Ronny Courtens liked this 1 month ago
Mike Matzdorff - Preditors on FCPX
by Gerry Fraiberg 2 months ago
Mike Matzdorff begins a new interview series about FCPX in real world post-production workflows which impact the bottom line. http: www.provideocoalition.com final-cut-pro-x-preditors-pov - Gerry Frai
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Ronny Courtens liked this 2 months ago
Re: Mike Matzdorff - Preditors on FCPX
by Claude Lyneis 2 months ago
That was a very strong endorsement of FCPX. Made sense to me although I have never edited in Avid.
Christmas Crap - A Gift ☃️
by Charlie Austin 2 months ago
If you're on FB or the Twitter maybe you've seen this. If not, I've zipped up some random, shoddy Generators I've had lying around as a wonderful Holiday gift! If they seem to be of any use, grab 'em
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Ronny Courtens liked this 2 months ago
Re: Christmas Crap - A Gift ☃️
by Andrew Kimery 2 months ago
Thanks Charlie. Happy New Year!
Anyone else miss the ability to collapse video clips?
by Mark Morache 2 months ago
I really miss being able to collapse video clips in my timeline. Things like generators, and still pictures I used to be able to collapse in my timeline in order to see more layers in my timeline. Int
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Ronny Courtens liked this 2 months ago
Re: Anyone else miss the ability to collapse video clips?
by Bret Williams 2 months ago
At the same time, they made the smallest clip size option TOO small. The one that doesn't have thumbnails or audio waveforms. TOO tiny to do much with. On the collapsing thing (wasn't it called minimi
Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Bill Davis 2 months ago
Watch Thomas Grove Carter Final Cut Pro X - Editing at the speed of thought. on Vimeo: https: vimeo.com 194855528 ref=em-share Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X maste
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Brian Seegmiller liked this 2 months ago
Re: Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Dean Neal 2 months ago
Bill Davis "I'm confused about one thing Oliver. Seems to me the vast majority of my cuts in dialog driven clips will almost universally be made at natural stopping points or pauses in the dialog. I
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Ronny Courtens liked this 2 months ago
Happy Thanksgiving to all you Turkeys! :-)
by Charlie Austin 3 months ago
Gobble Gobble! And to all the non-US folks... Happy Thursday! ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools. " I stil
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 months ago
Re: Happy Thanksgiving to all you Turkeys! :-)
by Jeremy Garchow 3 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=rCfBUVLsFKU&feature=youtu.be
Best article about the new MBP.
by Charlie Austin 3 months ago
Well researched, and absolutely correct IMO. The Reaction To The New MacBook Pro - You May Need To Move To Stage 5 Here the TL;DR version. Like everyone else I would love an Apple computer built to my
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Ronny Courtens liked this 3 months ago
Re: Best article about the new MBP.
by Robin S. Kurz 3 months ago
Jeremy Garchow "Why would I buy dongles for all of those separately and why would I buy an extra power adapter from Apple " Was wondering the exact same thing. - RK __________________________________
FCPX - Timeline duration does not match exported video duration
by Eric Keto 2 years ago
I finished a multicam edit in FCPX, according to the time display it is 56:46;00. I exported the video uncompressed (Source - Apple ProRes422). The uncompressed file has a duration of 56:49;09. There
Re: FCPX - Timeline duration does not match exported video duration
by Dean Sensui 4 months ago
I found the answer in case no one else has. Look at the list of events and projects in your library, then highlight the project. In the "Info" window there's a button at the bottom, "Modify Settings".
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 months ago
So has the 10.3 Update calmed your fears on the Future of FCPX?
by Steve Connor 4 months ago
Hardware releases aside, for those who had doubts like me has this new update renewed your faith I'm certainly a lot more confident going forward and very pleased with the update.
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Chris Harlan liked this 4 months ago
Re: So has the 10.3 Update calmed your fears on the Future of FCPX?
by Charlie Austin 4 months ago
Jeremy Garchow " Charlie Austin "Nope. " Just coincidence, then." Well, maybe the MBP release FCP X Summit was the deadline, that seems logical. I really doubt it was held back for that at all. I'm s
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 months ago
Here comes the wet blanket on Role Mixing
by Brett Sherman 4 months ago
OK. First let me say I like what I'm seeing with the update. But I wish they had handled placing effects on roles differently. This is the problem. All professional mixing applications allow you to pu
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David Lawrence liked this 4 months ago
Re: Here comes the wet blanket on Role Mixing
by Craig Seeman 4 months ago
Looking at last nights FCP Virtual User Group 8 at about 45:00 to about 50:00 Sam Mestman explains the use of roles. As we've noted if you go from Sub Roles back to Roles in the Inspector you lose the
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Ronny Courtens liked this 4 months ago
My FCP X project disappeared !
by Idan Chekroun 1 year 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 11 months 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 11 months 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
"Set Storage Locations" Pop-Up
by Matt Kelly 1 year ago
While using FCPX 10.2.2 on OSX 10.11.1, I can't seem to get through 10 seconds of editing before a dialogue pop-up displays saying "Set Storage Locations for the Library '______.'" Does anybody know h
Re: "Set Storage Locations" Pop-Up
by Ronny Courtens 1 year ago
You probably have a Library opened in FCP X that has a storage location which is not available anymore. This can be due to a disconnected drive. Select the Library in the FCP X browser and in the Insp
how do i save my project in final cut pro x?
by King Law 5 years ago
a quick question how do i save my project in final cut pro x ive managed to capture my video and added them to the time line only thing i cant figure out is how to save my whole project so i dont loos
Re: how do i save my project in final cut pro x?
by Ronny Courtens 1 year ago
Craig, I entirely agree with you. When you know exactly what you are doing there is no real risk in exploring the contents of a Library package. But, except for troubleshooting purposes, there is noth
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 11 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 11 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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