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Video editor and Motion Graphic Designer.
Member Since:
April 12th 2008
35 Posts
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London
MacOs Snow Leopard FCP6 - wtf?
by Len Wasson 3 years ago
back when I purchased FCP6, I was also a new Mac user so I wasn't all that knowledgeable about mac systems since then I've been mostly using macs - but once I upgraded to Snow Leopard, lost some apps
Re: MacOs Snow Leopard FCP6 - wtf?
by Steve McGarrigle 3 years ago
I have a copy of FCP 6.0.6 that I can confirm works just fine on Sierra 10.12.1. I have absolutely no interest in using it anymore though as it really does feel old, slow and clunky compared to FCPX o
Cutting a major Hollywood Feature on FCPX
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
Surprised this hasn't been posted yet https: www.youtube.com watch v=pmHwME_sK30
Re: Cutting a major Hollywood Feature on FCPX
by Bill Davis 5 years ago
It's been all over the major FCP X sites for the past week. As much as I love the debate here,, this forum has a bit of a reputation for trashing X, so the eyeballs of the active FCP X user community
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 5 years ago
Alpha channel
by Frank Valtellina 8 years ago
Hi guys, I have a logo saved as tga 32bit with an apha channel so I can see the logo superimposed on the images that I've on track beneath the tga. The question is... how can I see the logo not in sup
Re: Alpha channel
by Andy Neil 8 years ago
Simon Ubsdell "It's a disgrace that a supposed compositing app like Motion has no way of getting at the channel information in any meaningful way." What do you mean You can easily get to and manipula
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 6 years ago
Is there s fluorescent light flicker removal in FCPX?
by Justin Brown 8 years ago
Hi - I am working on a short documentary and am very new to the video world. I ended up shooting in a cave with no lights aside from the 'fluorescent lighting' already provided in the cave. Now I have
Re: Is there s fluorescent light flicker removal in FCPX?
by Steve McGarrigle 6 years ago
Check out the Digital Anarchy - 'Flicker Free' plug-in if you haven't already - you did post this a little while ago so you may already be aware of this.
Thoughts on 10.1.2
by Oliver Peters 6 years ago
It's interesting that this update took SO long. There must have been a lot busted under-the-hood ;-) It seems like ProApps has shifted into a refinement mode. That's great, but there is a noticeable l
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 6 years ago
Re: Thoughts on 10.1.2
by Dennis Radeke 6 years ago
Oliver Peters "There definitely is a plan to make the pieces contribute to the whole. For example, DCP creation in AME benefits Premiere. Master Clip effects in SpeedGrade also gets passed back to Pr
FCP 10.1.2 Where are you?
by David Mathis 6 years ago
It has been more than three months since we have seen an update. Slowly losing my mind, slowly going nuttier than a fruitcake and going to call a shrink to have my head examined.
Re: FCP 10.1.2 Where are you?
by Marcus Moore 6 years ago
I agree with you completely- hence my mockup being the way it is. Besides colour, there needs to be visual separation of Role elements so they don't "intermix" the way they do now. The concept I keep
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 6 years ago
Audio editing in FCPX
by TImothy Auld 6 years ago
OK, I just said in another post that dialogue editing in FCPX is like wrestling a bull to the ground by its balls. And I got no push back. I am seriously worried about the mental and physical health o
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Shawn Miller liked this 6 years ago
Re: Audio editing in FCPX
by Joshua Pearson 6 years ago
Yes i do not like the chaotic placement of clips in the timeline "space"... my timelines get very complex and i do like a visual sense of order when zoomed out to look at the whole shebang. But i am n
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 6 years ago
OS 10.10 and iOS8
by Oliver Peters 6 years ago
I guess all the FCP X engineers have been pulled off for a while to get these out the door by fall. ;-) - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: OS 10.10 and iOS8
by Phil Hoppes 6 years ago
Having worked in the corporate engineering world for close to 30 years, this practice of pulling people off project A and dumping them on Project B so B can ship earlier is so asinine it is not to be
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 6 years ago
Resolve 11 What is your plan?
by David Mathis 6 years ago
I knew that Black Magic would pull the rabbit out of the hat again but the news about Resolve 11 was just plain awesome. I will still stay with X, not going to abandon ship. Just curious as to who mig
Re: Resolve 11 What is your plan?
by Jeremy Garchow 6 years ago
It seems like the big difference between free and paid is noise reduction (and stereo 3D). Is DaVinci Noise reduction worth $999
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 6 years ago
Paste Insert
by James Ewart 8 years ago
Shift V in FCP 7. Can't find an equivalent in X... best James
Re: Paste Insert
by James Ewart 8 years ago
I occasionally pause for thought and wonder whether reinventing the wheel isn't a bit of a can of worms. Will Adobe and Avid follow Apple or are we out on a limb here
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 6 years ago
So is FCPX earth shattering, or should I just move on to Adobe?
by Jordan Schevene 6 years ago
My first generation Mac Pro is getting some serious gray hair. I need to upgrade and am thinking of building myself an Adobe machine. I have not had a chance to really play with FCPX, but I get the se
Re: So is FCPX earth shattering, or should I just move on to Adobe?
by Aindreas Gallagher 6 years ago
Bret Williams " Or, for that matter, the video they hand you without having to run it through a converter." yes I suppose, but it stills feels slightly mucky to be basing an entire project on the kin
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 6 years ago
Very OT: How wide is consumer acceptance of blu-ray in your experience?
by TImothy Auld 6 years ago
I am lucky enough to be serving on a nominating committee this year and so am getting to see a load of movies I would otherwise not have the opportunity to see. But so far not one screener has arrived
Re: Very OT: How wide is consumer acceptance of blu-ray in your experience?
by Steve Connor 6 years ago
Frank Gothmann "VOD may be a convenient alternative to physical rental in the same way a tv dinner is a convenient alternative to a home cooked meal. In the long run I consider it to be one of the mo
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 6 years ago
er, is that it?
by Aindreas Gallagher 6 years ago
they had a year right they put events and projects into libraries - woop do do - they went back to the 7 project container so, they did something with fx plug, allowed you to copy paste keyframes and
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David Lawrence liked this 6 years ago
Re: er, is that it?
by Steve McGarrigle 6 years ago
Yeah - you've kinda got a point there. Now that the dust is settling and I'm looking down the list of new features have to agree with you. I thought The playhead and audio features would be there for
Free updates from Apple: OS X 10.0/10.1 redux or permanent shift?
by Andrew Kimery 6 years ago
I would've bet dollars to donuts that the FCPX 10.1 update was going to be a paid upgrade and obviously I was wrong. So now the question becomes, is Apple moving towards a business model where you pay
Re: Free updates from Apple: OS X 10.0/10.1 redux or permanent shift?
by Steve McGarrigle 6 years ago
With no manufacturing costs as in the old days with disks and boxes and printing i guess they only need to claw back the development costs to break even. I suspect FCPX is seen at least in part as a m
Don't mess with compound clips after 2am
by Bret Williams 7 years ago
Why I'm sharing my stupidity I don't know. But late last night I duplicated a sequence and changed a bunch of animated graphics within compound clips to their spanish versions. Yup, I obliterated the
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 6 years ago
Re: Don't mess with compound clips after 2am
by Steve McGarrigle 6 years ago
Absolutely - i couldn't agree more.
Final Cut 6 and Mavericks
by Jared Gordon 6 years ago
Good day. I'm curious if anyone's tried running FCS6 in Mavericks. I haven't upgraded yet, but am holding off to see if I should. Thanks for your help!
Re: Final Cut 6 and Mavericks
by Steve McGarrigle 6 years ago
What is this image tearing of which you speak I haven't experienced this. When did it start
OSX ProApps Codec "Update" Kills our QuickTime
by W. Lawrence Stevens 6 years ago
Apple just auto-updated our Mac Pro "ProApps" QuickTime codecs and now none of our footage will play in FCP 7 or QuickTime. The footage is Sony XDCam EX 108060i 35mb s VBR. Everything was working fine
Re: OSX ProApps Codec "Update" Kills our QuickTime
by Steve McGarrigle 6 years ago
Do you have Time Machine back ups or the earlier codecs package on a different non updated machine Maybe you could manually remove the updated codecs from their folder by simply dragging them to the t
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FCPX Editor in Atlanta
by John Davidson 6 years ago
Got a call from a friend about a need for an FCPX editor in Atlanta. If you know of someone, post 'em below! John Davidson President Creative Director Magic Feather Inc.
Re: FCPX Editor in Atlanta
by Bob Woodhead 6 years ago
And also along the northern arc, I'm in Johns Creek. But as we all know that X isn't a professional app, I could only offer to do home movies. "Constituo, ergo sum" Bob Woodhead Atlanta CMX-Quantel-Av
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 6 years ago
Desperate need of compression advice using Compressor/Final Cut Pro X
by Mark Vlasic 6 years ago
Looking to compress a 90 minute feature film into a file around 5GB. I had a post house pull it off at 4.71GB but I made changes and don't have time to get it back to the post house. Any help would be
Re: Desperate need of compression advice using Compressor/Final Cut Pro X
by Steve McGarrigle 6 years ago
If it's afile size issue - remember that Compressor gives you the estimated file size as a calculation in the inspector when you are making your settings. As for what those settings should be That dep
FCP X Project sounds fine on iMac speakers/headphones but tinny on macbook pro
by Jay Biskwee 7 years ago
Hello, I have been tearing my hair out trying to fix this audio problem. My FCP X Project sounds fine on iMac speakers headphones but tinny,empty and much less audible on a macbook pro https: vimeo.co
Re: FCP X Project sounds fine on iMac speakers/headphones but tinny on macbook pro
by Steve McGarrigle 7 years ago
You're welcome.
A FCP-X post... here???
by Bill Davis 7 years ago
Since so many, many posts in the "FCP-X or not..." forum have been all about PPro and CC over the past few months, I thought it would make sense to make sure that the folks who hang here get the benef
Re: A FCP-X post... here???
by Dennis Radeke 7 years ago
Sam Mestman "If you want to know why I write with this tone, it is in response to the tone I've received from so many in the post industry when i talk about what I'm doing." There are many on the COW
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 7 years ago
WHY no Motu v4hd support in Final Cut Pro X?
by Jeremy Silverman 7 years ago
Hey everyone. We are a large church in SW FL that takes our output feed from our broadcast quality switcher into a MOTU v4hd and then firewire into a Mac Pro running Final Cut Pro 7. We capture the li
Re: WHY no Motu v4hd support in Final Cut Pro X?
by Steve McGarrigle 7 years ago
More like someone didn't fully read the thread before commenting - ouch!
Nice thread on the future of the Mac Pro on the Videoguy's forum
by Herb Sevush 7 years ago
http: forums.creativecow.net thread 346 13960#13960 Interesting thread, especially this post by Gary Bettan: ( As a note, in case you are unaware, the DIY designations are specs for do-it-yourself bui
Re: Nice thread on the future of the Mac Pro on the Videoguy's forum
by Steve McGarrigle 7 years ago
"When was the last time anyone heard the words share and Apple used in the same sentence unless they were talking about their stock price " Apple loves the word Share, they used it to replace all inst
Final Cut X and Anamorphic PAL problem
by Tomislav Rupic 8 years ago
Hi, I decided to try FCPX again so I installed FCPX Trial and Decklink 9.2 Beta drivers. I tried importing 16:9 PAL footage and it shows as 4:3. Is there a new solution for this problem other then tra
Re: Final Cut X and Anamorphic PAL problem
by Steve McGarrigle 8 years ago
There is no indication within the clip info that it has been flagged as anamorphic, however it displays at the correct aspect ratio on the timeline without any intervention. ( I.e. no going to item pr
Any way to crop?
by Richard Krause 14 years ago
I've been using Final Cut for some time, but am new to After Effects. Is there no easy way (without creating a mask) to crop a clip as there is in FCP
Re: Any way to crop?
by Steve McGarrigle 9 years ago
Go to Composition Composition Settings and adjust the duration.
Where is opacity & scale over life in Particular 2???
by doug nash 10 years ago
I just upgraded my Particular to the newest version, and I can't find the "Opacity over Life" and "Size over Life" options in the "Particle" section. You know, the option with the simple X Y graphs. W
Re: Where is opacity & scale over life in Particular 2???
by Steve McGarrigle 9 years ago
I had the same problem. If you are looking for it in your timeline view of the plug-in, you won't find it. I thought it might be that this view only displays the keyframeable parameters but isn't stri
The old 'Y' rotation issue
by Steve McGarrigle 9 years ago
Hello. Firstly i am using ProAnimator V4.5.1. I have an animation where some text flies towards the camera, springs to a halt and then is supposed to rotate around a common centre on it's Y axis and t
Re: The old 'Y' rotation issue
by Steve McGarrigle 9 years ago
Thanks for your help Edward - project is back on track! Much appreciated.
Custom texture maps in ProAnimator.
by Steve McGarrigle 9 years ago
Custom texture maps. Is this possible Using a copy of an existing material i clicked on the existing texture map 'Graphic Dunes 1' and an 'Open File' window opened suggesting that i could load my own,
Re: Custom texture maps in ProAnimator.
by Steve McGarrigle 9 years ago
Hi Edward, thanks for the reply. All seems to be working ok now. I have no idea why the TGA i initially used didn't work, but subsequent experimentation has yielded good results and JPEGs and other fo
What FCPX *really* needs
by Richard Herd 9 years ago
It needs a button for corporate clients: "Make it softer by adding dissolves to every cut" and the "don't be creative" button. You know this is true!
Re: What FCPX *really* needs
by Scott Sheriff 9 years ago
Mark Suszko "Actually, it needs some kind of animated button for a zero-frame trim, so you can *look* like you made a change but didn't." Oh, that brings back some memories. Back in the tape days whe
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Steve McGarrigle liked this 9 years ago
CatDV vs. Competition
by Michael Hutchinson 10 years ago
Hi all, I'm doing a comparison of different data asset management programs for my company, but other than CatDV (which I personally love, but they want to see others just in case) which applications s
Re: CatDV vs. Competition
by Steve McGarrigle 9 years ago
I've only been made aware of CatDV by this thread (been kind of busy recently!) so i need to get up to speed on it's capabilities. I have personally been using an asset management system called 'Flow"
Canon 5D footage looks choppy in Final CUt
by Peter Brusikiewicz 10 years ago
We shot a 30sec dolly shot using the Canon 5D mark II and once the footage got imported into Final Cut Pro (in pro res) - it looks choppy in play back. We shot at 30fps at 1 60shutter speed. What are
Re: Canon 5D footage looks choppy in Final CUt
by Steve McGarrigle 10 years ago
I have just today had a client in who has provided me with footage for an edit that was shot with the Canon 5D EOS MKII. I noticed that in one of the shots - a fairground carousel at night, the rotati
How can one exit the Slip Tool
by kyler boudreau 10 years ago
I did search on this, but didn't get anything. Getting used to the way slip works in Final Cut and you know....not bad. I kinda even like it more than Avid! Shocker. Problem: once I hit "S" to get int
Re: How can one exit the Slip Tool
by Steve McGarrigle 10 years ago
If your on FCP Press 'A' to get back to the arrow selection tool.
Broadcast specs making my head spin ...
by mark pommett 12 years ago
Hey guys, Outputting my first project to air and had a couple questions. They state: "Line-up tone for stereo must be intermittent on track1 and continuous on track2." Does anyone have the exact lengt
Re: Broadcast specs making my head spin ...
by Steve McGarrigle 10 years ago
I've not heard of a show being delivered complete with ads - these are usually scheduled from a different playout server completely. If it is WYSIWYG then obviously you wont need to include the black
XDCAM/FCP - Missing Codec?
by Steve McGarrigle 12 years ago
I am trying to import XDCAM footage to FCP via the XDCAM transfer software. The footage plays in the XDCAM browser software however doesn't show correctly in the XDCAM transfer software. The files are
Re: XDCAM/FCP - Missing Codec?
by Steve McGarrigle 12 years ago
Issue was finally resolved - i think - by the recent plug in manager update 7.3.1. I can't be sure as i had been tinkering with so many different things but shortly after the update and a restart, my
At Wit's End: "No Image" when trying to view clips in XD CAm Transfer and FCP
by Sarah Weinstein 12 years ago
Hi everyone: I wrote in in January just after I got my EX1 and I was trying to set it up properly. I wrote a post saying that I wasn't able to view clips (no audio or video) in XD Cam Transfer when I
Re: At Wit's End: "No Image" when trying to view clips in XD CAm Transfer and FCP
by Steve McGarrigle 12 years ago
I thought that Pacifist was for examining and installing the individual components of an installer package. How exactly would it be helpful in downgrading my quicktime Does Apple keep installers for o
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