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How much gear do you need to edit a movie in real time?
by Jeremy Garchow 1 week 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 Herb Sevush 1 week ago
But wait, you mean he cut this on Avid How was that possible We all know that Avid is slow and pre-historic, I thought it was positively illegal to use Avid on a laptop, like the "coolness" values of
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Steve Connor liked this 1 week ago
What would really make you excited- Round 2
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago
Re: What would really make you excited- Round 2
by Steve Connor 2 weeks ago
Bill Davis "Seems the group has spoken. " They have and what they have said will make interesting reading for the FCPX team, we know they listen as they often implement features that people have aske
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What would really make you excited ...
by Simon Ubsdell 3 weeks ago
... about the next version of FCP X Whether you're a diehard FCP X aficionado or someone who's still sitting on the fence, what would be the feature, or set of features, that would really set your wor
Re: What would really make you excited ...
by Steve Connor 2 weeks ago
Jeremy Garchow "Because Apple adds a feature you don't use, but everyone else will use, including people who use X, Apple stands a chance to stop dreaming big I don't know, Bill. This is far fetched,
Somewhat OT: Why Adobe Can't be Stopped
by Jason Watson 3 weeks ago
Without intending to get into the merits demerits of Adobe CC, I noticed a couple of interesting posts on Seeking Alpha right around when Adobe released its Q2 2017 financials: Why Adobe Can't be Stop
Re: Somewhat OT: Why Adobe Can't be Stopped
by Steve Connor 3 weeks ago
andy patterson " Tom Sefton "can everyone stop saying paradigm." What would you prefer us to say " I think he wants us to shift away from Paradigm :)
Is it just me?
by Steve Connor 3 weeks ago
Or is this place a lot less fun that it used to be Seems to be dominated by people that don't actually use or particularly like FCPX and those that do are increasingly not posting.
Re: Is it just me?
by Steve Connor 3 weeks ago
Scott Witthaus "And putting the FCPX name on it skews it a bit. " Agree, it's NLE debates now
BrickSculpting and Classical Conditioning.
by Bill Davis 1 month ago
Catching up on the threads today I found myself thinking about how I learned to swim decades ago. The pool our family frequented as respite from the summer heat, had a swimming instructor named Joe, w
Re: Learning
by Simon Ubsdell 1 month ago
Eric Santiago "If one is to do a commercial spot (an example), what're your thoughts if a client picked a music bed first I've had arguments on this one where one editor would ignore the music bed al
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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 Jeremy Garchow 2 months ago
Oliver Peters "Another thought on the iMP is that because this is using a Xeon processor, you do lose the advantage of accelerated H264 encoding that the Core-i chips offer. So in theory, encoding MP
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Final nail in FCP 7s coffin?
by Al LeVine 2 months ago
During its Platform State of the Union keynote at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple told developers that macOS High Sierra will be the "last macOS release to support 32-bit apps without compr
Re: Final nail in FCP 7s coffin?
by Robin S. Kurz 2 months ago
Al LeVine "Seems like Apple will stop silently supporting our old (rotting) friend in 2018." With the beta, at first oh the irony! After that: crash. But let's be real. Anyone running 7 neither needs
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Steve Connor liked this 2 months ago
Why is the Premiere Pro titling tool so horrible?
by andy patterson 2 months ago
I think everyone agrees that the titling tool of Premiere Pro is horrible but what about the titling tool of Photoshop Would that type of titling system make Premiere Pro much better Does anyone think
Re: Why is the Premiere Pro titling tool so horrible?
by Shawn Miller 2 months ago
Brian Seegmiller "I tried making a title the other day in PP and was not successful. I wanted to make a lower third bar for a title with a gradient that gradually went transparent on both ends and wa
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Steve Connor liked this 2 months ago
Is it just me?
by Steve Connor 2 months ago
Perhaps we should start a separate forum for the Titling abilities of NLE's
Re: Is it just me?
by Jeremy Garchow 2 months ago
comic sans 48pt : All your base are belong to us.
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Markers or Metadata - The Debate!
by David Lawrence 3 months ago
One of FCPX's great strengths is its metadata-driven organizing tools. They're so good I've built logging workflows around them, even though I like cutting in Premiere Pro. But depending on your work
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Chris Harlan liked this 3 months ago
Re: Bin or Reel - The Debate!
by Franz Bieberkopf 2 months ago
Joe, Thanks for your response. I've thought and written quite a bit after your post so thanks for that, but I'll largely limit this post to Wiseman, Murch, and Editdroid (John Sinclair, Ben Burtt, Ed
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Steve Connor liked this 2 months ago
AMD launches extremely fast Radeon Pro Duo dual-GPU graphics card
by Craig Seeman 3 months ago
AMD launches extremely fast Radeon Pro Duo dual-GPU graphics card http: www.redsharknews.com technology item 4545-amd-radeon-pro-duo Perhaps this is what we'll see (or the subsequent generation) in ne
Re: AMD launches extremely fast Radeon Pro Duo dual-GPU graphics card
by Craig Seeman 3 months ago
Steve Connor "Nice! Will we be able to squeeze one of these into a late model cheesegrater Mac Pro " ... Or the new Toaster Oven Mac Pro that will replace the Trashcan.
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Steve Connor liked this 3 months ago
Adobe updates
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
Let the kibitzing begin! https: www.provideocoalition.com adobe-updates-premiere-pro-cc-april-2017 And a deeper dive: https: www.youtube.com watch v=zQy3eFIXF4k And a couple on After Effects, too: htt
Re: Adobe updates
by Robin S. Kurz 3 months ago
Steve Connor "Have you USED FCPX Andy " You seriously feel you have to ask
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Steve Connor liked this 3 months ago
Apple working on new Mac Pro
by Shane Ross 4 months ago
http: www.theverge.com 2017 4 4 15175916 apple-mac-pro-redesign-plans Rethinking the design, and admitting they painted themselves into a corner with the tube design. BUT...won't come out this year. L
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David Lawrence liked this 4 months ago
Re: Apple working on new Mac Pro
by Doug Metz 4 months ago
Steve Connor " Scott Thomas "You make it sound like there's an office on a lower level at Microsoft with a sign on the door saying "Beware of the Leopard" that has the info I need to stop these incur
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Steve Connor liked this 4 months ago
Revisionist History...
by Bill Davis 4 months ago
I'm still on a lot of press release lists from my reporter days. So I've been watching the minor flury of PR pitches going out about this being the 25th Anniversary of Premiere Pro pre-NAB. Had to lau
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Douglas K. Dempsey liked this 4 months ago
Re: Revisionist History...
by Michael Phillips 4 months ago
I don't think it's a big issue as the marketing is the brand, not the individual(s). I can somewhat relate to this; Avid can refer to Academy Award winning Media Composer, but both awards (the plaque
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Steve Connor liked this 4 months ago
Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Simon Ubsdell 4 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 4 months ago
Re: Join me today in my heroic struggle against the subscription model!
by Bill Davis 4 months ago
Six years and I still use CAPS when I should use italics for emphasis. My bad. My story is that I learned typing on a Smith Corona typewriter and CAPS was all we poor fools had for emphasis. My VERY b
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Steve Connor liked this 4 months ago
Blade
by Shane Ross 5 months ago
If Apple is looking only to the future, and wanting to dump the old, ancient ways of the past...including the terminology used, like "bin," why is the "blade" tool still called BLADE And why does it l
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Chris Harlan liked this 5 months ago
Re: Blade
by Chris Harlan 5 months ago
I dunno. How 'bout Speed Razor Also, personally, I like "splitty thing."
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Steve Connor liked this 5 months ago
Prem vs FCPX - Panels
by Oliver Peters 5 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 5 months ago
andy patterson "Premiere Pro does have a nice GUI." Counterpoint: Premiere Pro has a lousy GUI. Crowded, fiddly, ugly, not at all pleasant to use on a daily basis.
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Steve Connor liked this 5 months ago
"It’s the Tesla of NLEs"
by Robin S. Kurz 5 months ago
http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1930-getting-a-16-episode-gameshow-to-rough-assembly-in-30-minutes-with-final-cut-pro-x Pretty damn impressive. - RK ___________________________________________
Re: "It’s the Tesla of NLEs"
by Andrew Kimery 5 months ago
andy patterson "remiere Pro does not have a timeline index but we can find content in the timeline. " Meant to mention this in my previous post but I forgot. A few days ago Andy Mees posted a screens
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Steve Connor liked this 5 months ago
"Adobexit", switching from PPro to FCPX
by Steve Connor 6 months 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 Robin S. Kurz 6 months ago
No. My karma clearly ran over his dogma. - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein umfassendes FCP X Training f r dich!
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Steve Connor liked this 6 months ago
S-Log footage in FCPX 10.3
by Steve Connor 7 months ago
Just shot my first project in S-Log since the upgrade to 10.3 and I've found it's randomly applying a LUT to the footage on import. It's not a major issue as I can turn it off, but it's a behaviour I
Re: S-Log footage in FCPX 10.3
by Steve Connor 7 months ago
Thanks, I realise this but I want the option to have FCPX NOT apply a LUT on import especially as the Slog LUT isn't very good! I'll make a feature request.
How to Author a Blu-Ray
by David Mayer 9 months ago
Amazing how difficult this is. I have searched Creative Cow and Google, etc., can't seem to get simple answers. "Share" is not working so now I am looking for Blu-ray authoring software. All I want to
Re: How to Author a Blu-Ray
by Steve Connor 9 months ago
I use Encore and it works really well for Bluray
I love this new version, but....
by Jeremy Garchow 9 months ago
Is it true that playback stops when adjusting level or is it just me It stops whether I use mouse or keyboard.
Re: I love this new version, but....
by Steve Connor 9 months ago
Jeremy Garchow "Feels buggish to me. " Report it!
FCPX 10.3 Bugs
by Oliver Peters 9 months ago
This seems like a good place to start listing bugs as you run across them. So far I've hit these intermittent UI bugs: 1. Occasionally the playhead loses focus on which is the active pane in dual disp
Re: FCPX 10.3 Bugs
by Steve Connor 9 months ago
That's worrying, all my updated libraries are backing up OK
Final Cut Pro 10.3, Motion 5.3 and Compressor 4.3 are out
by Robin S. Kurz 9 months ago
like I said: Final Cut Pro 10.3, Motion 5.3 and Compressor 4.3 are out! - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein umfassendes FCP X Training f r dich!
Re: Final Cut Pro 10.3, Motion 5.3 and Compressor 4.3 are out
by Steve Connor 9 months ago
Mark Suszko "Is the "Precision editor" still a thing " Yes and I will continue NOT using it :)
Computer trapped in 2010...
by Marisha Camp 10 months ago
I have an older computer (which can only support USB 2 and Firewire.) And I need to edit down a huge amount of video, much of which is stored on external harddrives that only use USB. Is it possible t
Re: Computer trapped in 2010...
by Steve Connor 9 months ago
Are the drives USB2 or USB 3 You can add a USB 3 Card very cheaply to an old Mac Pro and it makes it much faster.
News: Adobe Unveils Sweeping Feature and Performance Updates to Adobe Creative Cloud Applications at IBC 2016
by Cow News Droid 11 months ago
Virtual Reality, Character Animation, Advanced Collaboration, and 3D Innovations across After Effects, Premiere Pro, and more (San Jose, CA--September 6, 2016) Adobe today revealed a series of innovat
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Ronald Lindeboom liked this 10 months ago
Re: News: Adobe Unveils Sweeping Feature and Performance Updates to Adobe Creative Cloud Applications at IBC 2016
by Steve Connor 11 months ago
I don't work in multi-user environments, but the "Teams" feature looks pretty cool!
No news?
by David Mathis 1 year ago
I thought the message board would light up. I mean there has to be something that we can debate from NAB news. Guess the light bulbs need replacing.
Re: No news?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
There's no change to the subscription model so nothing new for people to debate on here
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Premiere PRO CC Terrible XAVC Efficiency compared to VLC
by Jake McCurdy 1 year ago
Premiere Pro's FS7 XAVC decoding efficiency seems is terrible for me. Trying to play any 4K XAVC-I clip maxes out my 8-core Mac Pro at any resolution, even 1 16th. The exact same clip on the exact sam
Re: Premiere PRO CC Terrible XAVC Efficiency compared to VLC
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Jake McCurdy "Premiere Pro's FS7 XAVC decoding efficiency seems is terrible for me. Trying to play any 4K XAVC-I clip maxes out my 8-core Mac Pro at any resolution, even 1 16th. The exact same clip o
Premiere Pro Color grading? Resolve? Your workflow.
by Tommy David 1 year ago
I'd like to just hear a discussion on how everyone is doing it nowadays. I switched over from Final Cut Pro X to Premiere Pro CC. It was mostly because Final Cut Pro X has a horrible system to color c
Re: Premiere Pro Color grading? Resolve? Your workflow.
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Tommy David "I still think SpeedGrade in a way is still more powerful and a better product" I think you might need to do some tutorials on Resolve!
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last rant
by Aindreas Gallagher 1 year ago
on the cc numbers - one last rant on this forum too. I made a post ages ago around how 2-3 days of paid work pay for a year of the CC tool suite. Shantanyu Narayen, that terrible devil with a trendy b
Re: last rant
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Aindreas Gallagher "Avid is great, fcpx isn't going away, but neither is a burgeoning software content tool system exploding in all directions. That Michelle Obama piece, with the people working it,
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Netflix 2016 line up so far
by Dan Johnson 1 year ago
Netflix will release more new programing this year then many of the big broadcasters. In their conference call they said that they will release I believe it was 600 hours of new original content this
Re: Netflix 2016 line up so far
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Scott Roberts " I have several episodes of the new seasons of Better Call Saul and Walking Dead saved up that I haven't touched" I've just caught up with "Better Call Saul" and I have to say it's wor
Hardcore Henry and all-POV filmmaking
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
The last time someone tried this, it was the last reel of the movie version of the game: "Doom". That didn't work out very well. This one isn't just one reel, but the entire movie.... Still, I'm sure
Re: Hardcore Henry and all-POV filmmaking
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
I saw the trailer before "Deadpool" last week and it was hard to watch!
Is the debate over?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Sure is quiet in here, are we done
Re: Is the debate over
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Tim Wilson "Yeah, that's always been a problem for me, people not being able to tell if I'm being welcoming or scary, when it seems like it's kinda both. LOL " It's a great skill to have!
Buying Premiere Pro Without Subscription
by Bobby Hall 1 year ago
Is it possible to buy Premiere Pro from Adobe without paying for a subscription service I prefer to just buy the program in one large payment instead of paying a monthly fee. If you can't buy the late
Re: Buying Premiere Pro Without Subscription
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Andrew Kimery "I've only kicked around with X a tiny bit, but from what I've heard it really, really wants to be on newer hardware. I think PPro and Avid probably run better on older Macs than FCP X
Adobe update bug
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
http: arstechnica.com apple 2016 02 warning-bug-in-adobe-creative-cloud-deletes-mac-user-data-without-warning - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: Adobe update bug
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
Jim Wiseman "More about Creative Cloud's latest feature upgrade. Hope you don't use Backblaze backup. Well worth lifetime rental payments. http: forums.macrumors.com threads adobe-creative-cloud-upda
Latest CC update out now - El Capitan Supported?
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
Just noticed the latest version is available and it adds official support for El Capitan
Re: Latest CC update out now - El Capitan Supported?
by Gary Huff 2 years ago
Steve Connor "Just noticed the latest version is available and it adds official support for El Capitan" Awesome. Planning to wipe and start afresh with El Capitan and this was my last barrier to gett
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Sony FS7 and XAVC-I Codec in Premiere
by Michael Buday 2 years ago
I'm going to be shooting a large amount of material at 4K, most likely using the Sony FS7 and the XAVC-I codec @23.98fps. I'm wondering if anyone has worked natively in this format with Premiere Pro.
Re: Sony FS7 and XAVC-I Codec in Premiere
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
I'm really hoping that the next PPro release will have better XAVC handling.
Brand new Mac Pro, Premiere CC 2015 crashes and bugs out often
by Brett Hansen 2 years ago
I have a Mac Pro 3.5 ghz 6-Core Xeon E5, 32 GB Ram with a AMD Firepro D500 3072mb graphic card and am having trouble running Premiere CC 15 with out it crashing on a daily basis or just bugging out in
Re: Brand new Mac Pro, Premiere CC 2015 crashes and bugs out often
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
What OS is it running
Creative Cloud Holiday Discount Accounting?
by Bill Davis 2 years ago
So lots of email today and ads with DEEP discounts for a first year of CC. Like pushing near 70% off. IIRC the earlier discussions here the idea advanced was that the subscription rate didn't reflect
Re: Creative Cloud Holiday Discount Accounting?
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
Jim Wiseman "Moved to a much less heavily trafficked forum. Rental is an issue in the FCPX or not debate. It got me to FCPX from CC and I'm not going back as long as it is only available in that mann
New 2015 iMac will not run Yosemite
by Bob Pierce 2 years ago
Maybe I should have known better, but I have to admit I'm shocked. My new iMac 5k is El Crapitan OS only. No Yosemite allowed, which of course means no Adobe pro apps either. Seriously. It won't run t
Re: New 2015 iMac will not run Yosemite
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
David Roth Weiss "There is a problem under the hood of Premiere with the XAVCi codec - as best it was explained to me, a Premiere needs to be "optimized" for many, if not all, new codecs, and XAVCi h
El Capitan and Adobe Apps
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
I note there is an update to OS X El Capitan today, will this speed up validation of el Capitan with Premier Pro
Re: El Capitan and Adobe Apps
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
David Roth Weiss "In this case, whatever the advantage may be of updating the OS, if it is known that it can potentially put an editor's fundamental source of revenue at risk, any user considering th
News: For Indie Filmmakers Seeking to Capture the Look of a Major Feature, It’s All Relative When You’re Using a Canon EOS C100 Cinema Camera and a Selection of Canon Lenses
by Cow News Droid 3 years ago
(November 17, 2014) Combining cinematic digital HD video capture with convenience and affordability, the EOS C100 Digital Cinema camera from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions,
Re: News: For Indie Filmmakers Seeking to Capture the Look of a Major Feature, It’s All Relative When You’re Using a Canon EOS C100 Cinema Camera and a Selection of Canon Lenses
by Steve Connor 3 years ago
Any trailer to watch Interesting feature but would like to see some footage or stills
New Mac Pro
by Vladimir Kucherov 4 years ago
Thoughts Basically a CPU core and all expansion via Thunderbolt. Makes a lot of sense. I wonder if there will be an elegant enclosure to hold all the bits together and how much they'll sell the variou
Re: New Mac Pro
by Steve Connor 4 years ago
Didn't Phil say 3 controllers and 6 ports Steve Connor There's nothing we can't argue about on the FCPX COW Forum
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