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Francois Jean

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March 10th 2010
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Relink Generated Files
by Thanos Papadopoulos 2 months ago
Is there a way to relink your proxy media or your optimised media There are so many times that my proxy links brake and to regenerate them is time consuming. So I need a method to relink the files. Do
Re: Relink Generated Files
by Francois Jean 2 months ago
I suggest you look at the 10.4.9 update although it has a few minor bugs it has extraordinary work flow for relinking proxies even to third party generated ones! It works great. FRANCOIS
my audio has squinched
by Ty Ford 3 months ago
I was messing with roles and now I can have audio on one track OK, but the other are minimized and I can't figure out how to turn off whatever I clicked on to get here. I can click on tracks in the ro
Re: my audio has squinched
by Francois Jean 3 months ago
View hide audio lanes in View menu can change the presentation, but to minimize the audio lanes to bars , you must have activated a button in the timeline index role pane ... hope this helps FRANCOIS
Project clips visible in T-line & skimmable in Browser can't be viewed (red.) How to fix?
by Stephen Underwood 4 months ago
Updated an old library, opened a project. When playing the clips in the timeline some clips have the "red!" warning in the viewer . If I "reveal in browser" they appear in the viewer but disappear whe
Re: Project clips visible in T-line & skimmable in Browser can't be viewed (red.) How to fix?
by Francois Jean 4 months ago
The clips are OK but some FX is or are missing.... FRANCOIS
Range tool on an independent audio clip?
by Brian Thomas 6 months ago
Sometimes I want to take a bit of audio and repeat it somewhere else. Rather than cutting and pasting it out I'd prefer to use the range tool. I thought I'd be able to click on the independent audio c
Re: Range tool on an independent audio clip?
by Francois Jean 6 months ago
Enable View clip skimming ... FRANCOIS
The Name Game 2020
by Tim Wilson 7 months ago
So I guess before the world ends, approaching the 9th anniversary of this particular forum's founding, I should raise again the issue of its long-outdated name. April 2011. Y'all remember that, right
Re: The Name Game 2020
by Francois Jean 7 months ago
Well "conundrum" might be appropriate FRANCOIS
Paint my Office please :)
by Eric Santiago 7 months ago
I finally got my office ready for painting. It's a small 12 x14 very low ceiling (stupid basement). Brand newly built room with soundproof walls and ceiling (drywall channels too). I have one window (
Re: Paint my Office please :)
by Francois Jean 7 months ago
I think you will find very pertinent info in this article... https: blog.frame.io 2019 07 22 building-color-grading-suite I have always painted my suite 18% gray, at least the wall behind the screen p
Resolve beefs up audio - where's FCPX?
by Oliver Peters 8 months ago
Too bad you can't deal with audio in FCPX like this: https: postperspective.com blackmagic-releases-resolve-16-2-beefs-up-audio-post-tools It would be nice to have a mixer panel based on roles - witho
Re: Resolve beefs up audio - where's FCPX?
by Francois Jean 8 months ago
Charlie Austin had a great implementation suggestion for audio in FCPX... https: twitter.com fcpxpert1 status 1232415174138556416 I think this would be a very good first step and we would not need the
NAB Cancellation Thread: From Adobe, AJA, and Avid to Zaxcom. And of course NAB themselves!
by Oliver Peters 8 months ago
Admin note: With apologies to Oliver for making his original thread about AJA into an all-companies thread, we don't need a new thread for every company. Please post ALL company and NAB general conver
Re: AJA will not be on-site at NAB2020
by Francois Jean 8 months ago
All decisions are individual choices but it is not that easy to decide ... https: www.thestar.com news gta 2020 03 05 person-who-attended-conference-in-vegas-tests-positive-for-coronavirus.html FRANCO
Authoring a DVD in FCPX
by Steve Connor 11 months ago
I need to send a client a DVD for duplication and Adobe have decided that despite me paying a large amount of money per month, they aren't going to let me use Encore anymore even on an old system (Joy
Re: Authoring a DVD in FCPX
by Francois Jean 11 months ago
Reading this thread I followed a link to this free DVD authoring : DVDstyler I did some test and found that it is quite customizable , this might help.... DL link https: sourceforge.net projects dvdst
Move Up to Mojave and FCPX 10.4.7?
by Ken Bennett 1 year ago
I m running macOS High Sierra on my late 2013 iMac 27" and FCPX 10.4.6. I also run M$ Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Suite 6.6. What am I looking at for upgrading to Mojave 10.14.6 and FCPX 10.4.7
Re: Move Up to Mojave and FCPX 10.4.7?
by Francois Jean 1 year ago
they this link. it works for me... https: itunes.apple.com us app macos-mojave id1398502828 mt=12 FRANCOIS
In search of free plug-in to correct gopro type fisheye
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
There used to be a free plugin for this from Alex4D but all the links I find for that are dead ends now. Maybe FCPX has one built in but I haven't found it I'm not in love with the idea of uploading t
Re: In search of free plug-in to correct gopro type fisheye
by Francois Jean 1 year ago
Try this ... http: alex4d.com final_cut_plugins alex4d-free-2 item 7-alex4d-wide-angle-fix-effect FRANCOIS
FCPXML not linking correctly when taken back to Resolve
by Jacob Brown 2 years ago
I've edited a feature length project originally shot on BlackMagic Cinema DNG. We brought raw media into Resolve. Exported proxies. Edited in FCPXML. Now am exporting the FCPXML and bringing into reso
Re: FCPXML not linking correctly when taken back to Resolve
by Francois Jean 2 years ago
Well if you have same name file or similar time code , this can happen you could fill in the reel number to differentiate the files , it often fixes this type of issue. my two cents FRANCOIS
Auto ducking on FCPX
by Jack Pegoraro 3 years ago
Can't seem to find a way of doing this on FCPX which is surprising since iMovie does it.. am I missing something
Re: Auto ducking on FCPX
by Francois Jean 3 years ago
If you have a lot of this task to do you could check this little software that can do the job... http: ulti.media fcpx-autoduck FRANCOIS
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Encoding and retaining embedded captions
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
Is there any way to take an HD ProRes master file with closed captions and encode a resized MP4, while retaining those captions as closed captions in the resulting file In FCPX or Compressor Other - O
Re: Encoding and retaining embedded captions
by Francois Jean 3 years ago
I did stop fighting to preserve CC while transcoding to mp4 i extract an srt file,then I use this small software to embed as many CC as required https: itunes.apple.com ca app subtitle-writer id889582
AVID project to latest FCPX- how?
by Kent Beeson 3 years ago
any easy way to take an AVID project to FCPX 10.4 then back to AVID after finished
Re: AVID project to latest FCPX- how?
by Francois Jean 3 years ago
Since AVID original goal was to off line and generate an EDL maybe you could use this path to DaVinci resolve then via fcpxml to the wonderfull FCPX NLE then back to AVID using EDL X ... which can con
No timecode from Compressor template in FCPX
by Lars Hogeus 4 years 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 Francois Jean 4 years ago
Macbook retina 2013 , el capitan 10.11.6 ( this is my reference clean machine) seldom use it but for testing I daily work on my iMac updated el capitan 10.11.6 both latest pro apps ... I get no correc
IDing tapeless media
by Shane Ross 4 years ago
OK....FCP 7 has been EOL for about 6 years now. Yet it STILL has a leg up on ALL the competition in terms of dealing with tapeless media. Yes, even with FCX. What is this you ask Well, when you bring
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Re: IDing tapeless media
by Francois Jean 4 years ago
The "reel number" as in the tape era is related to the volume or cassette containing the clips, so in the tapeless era, this becomes the camera card name or the camera archives or disk-image etc... bu
RGB color mask?
by Matteo Rocchi 4 years ago
Friends - I am trying to apply a color mask to some simple graphics. It's a good image for masking as it's simple white on black graphics, but I really NEED to hit the right RGB value. But the only th
Re: RGB color mask?
by Francois Jean 4 years ago
If you "click" directly on the color patch instead of the drop down arrow menu , you will get the usual apple color selector with a menu offering many ways to select color : you can choose RGB values
"Simplifying the interface is not the same as giving you usable time code metres."
by Aindreas Gallagher 6 years ago
https: larryjordan.com articles thoughts-on-apple I ve known for a long time that it is easier to write long than a short story. I lean on the story generally, apple is playing a pretty crazy game. Du
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David Lawrence liked this 6 years ago
Re: "Simplifying the interface is not the same as giving you usable time code metres."
by Francois Jean 6 years ago
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Very simple question about encoding
by Benjamin Steiner 6 years ago
I have a video track and 3 mono audio tracks (dialogue), I want to encode into an H264 AAC file for dailies. The 3 audio tracks are dialogue so they should play in the middle, but somehow Resolve crea
Re: Very simple question about encoding
by Francois Jean 6 years ago
If it is feasible, maybe you can temporally change your clip attributes to stereo output dailies , then restore to original settings. my 2 cents FRANCOIS
SAN Shareable Thunderbolt RAID.
by Francois Jean 6 years ago
It seems that Accusys has integrated four Thunderbolt to PCIe converter and a switch directly in a RAID storage : http: www.accusys.com.tw products thunderbolt-storage a16t2-share-new.html If the pric
Re: SAN Shareable Thunderbolt RAID.
by Simon Blackledge 6 years ago
So we think theres a PC inside also acting as the MD controller If the TB is just replacing FC then you'll still need Ethernet to it also for MD no
resolve 10 no audio playback
by Martin Halm 7 years ago
hi there after installing resolve 10 i still see the audio meetering during playback of a clip. so the sound is there and resolve seems to play it back. but i cant hear anything. neither in the media
Re: resolve 10 no audio playback
by Francois Jean 7 years ago
Hi did you check : System pref sound output this could be the problem all the best ZAP
Capturing directly to sequence
by Tom Bucknall 10 years ago
Does anyone know of a way to capture video directly to an open FCP sequence Background: We are currently cutting a 60 min program with a lot graphics and as such we are laying the graphics on in a lin
Re: Capturing directly to sequence
by Francois Jean 10 years ago
There is away to do this using "open" quicktime files... This is describe in TELESTREAM pipeline user guide, but I not shure if you can generate such files without a pipeline. ZAP
Which DSLR camera is best for FCP workflow: Canon60D /Panasonic DMC-GH2
by Mark Erickson 10 years ago
My job: Industrial video production, usually shot on Sony HDV tape video cameras and digitized to FCP using AJA KONA LH. Old SChool. My problem: work wants me to choose a new camera for my job. A DLSR
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Re: Which DSLR camera is best for FCP workflow: Canon60D /Panasonic DMC-GH2
by Francois Jean 10 years ago
The actual FCP plugin from CANON ( 60D included ) does do a great job of log and transfer + direct convert to PROres in one fast and simple ingest. AVCHD which is usually not intra but long GOP and is
Frame placement in timeline
by Ian Clark 10 years ago
Working on a stop animation project and want to learn how to automatically adjust multiple images' relative placement on the timeline, in relation to one another For instance, say there's 1000 still i
Re: Frame placement in timeline
by Francois Jean 10 years ago
I don't know how you are actually deleting these frames... You can "Ripple delete" (shift delete) these frame. This can be time consuming but if you map it to a specific key for a shortcut... hope thi
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FCP and Sony and Firewire
by Chris Baker 10 years ago
So for budget reasons it looks like I'm getting an iMac to run FCP. Now granted its going to have the i7 processor, 8gigs RAM, ATI 5750 card, etc. Now my Sony DSR40 deck has firewire out; question is
Re: FCP and Sony and Firewire
by Francois Jean 10 years ago
You should not have any trouble going FW800 to your Gdrive then looping out of the Gdrive FW800 to FW400 on the DSR40. DV or DVcam is not very heavy ( 25 mb s or about 3.2 mB s ). zap
xdcam hd footage problems
by James Nation 11 years ago
so i was given a flash card that contained footage that is xdcam hd 720 24p shot at 120mbps. The clips are already quicktime files. When I drop a clip into the timeline and let final cut auto adjust i
Re: xdcam hd footage problems
by Francois Jean 11 years ago
Sorry for the delay, I would need to know the exact quicktime infos on these .mov clips before any suggestions... ZAP
Anyone Mastering to XDCAM HD discs?
by Harry Pallenberg 11 years ago
We are looking at getting a Sony XDCAM HD (PDW-700 or 335) camera that records to disc not SxS. My basic question is can you shoot on the disc edit native or prorez and output a completed show to the
Re: Anyone Mastering to XDCAM HD discs?
by Francois Jean 11 years ago
Harry Pallenberg "We are looking at getting a Sony XDCAM HD (PDW-700 or 335) camera" Harry I have just just read your related post about renewal of equipment... We have been using and experimenting w
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