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Mac Mini fries mini converters? Any way to reset them?
by alban egger 5 years ago
I got a DVI-SDI Mini converter from a rental house a few weeks ago. I have one myself which I hook up to my Macbook Pro on live-gigs. The chain is: minidisplay2DVI adapter by Apple - BM DVI-SDI Extend
Re: Mac Mini fries mini converters? Any way to reset them?
by alban egger 5 years ago
So the good news.....got it to work again. Tried it all with fresh restarts of every device...Mac, Switcher, converter....no signal via SDI I installed the BM Converter Utility, plugged in the DVI Ext
Vizrt and nablet GmbH announce MXF plugin for FCPX (and 7)
by Craig Seeman 5 years ago
Vizrt and nablet GmbH announce MXF plugin for FCPX (and 7) http: www.vizrt.com news newsgrid 42013 Vizrt_and_nablet_GmbH_announce_MXF_plugin_for_Final_Cut_Pro Interesting timing given Hamburg Pro Medi
Re: Vizrt and nablet GmbH announce MXF plugin for FCPX (and 7)
by alban egger 5 years ago
Editready and vizrt allow import or transcode, but what about exporting MXF
and finally......
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
So to sum up: Premiere Pro CC 2014 - excellent software, amazing speed of development from Adobe and a natural successor to FCP7, only issue is the subscription model that many people don't seem to li
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Chris Harlan liked this 5 years ago
Re: and continually ......
by alban egger 5 years ago
Neil, I have seen student films to be cut on Avid or free, not even 10 bucks. What does that actually say about any NLE or the person using it You guys just hate on FCPX so much it is not even funny a
Oh dear, we will switch to fcpx!
by Mark Snow 5 years ago
Finally, my friends. We will switch from fcp7 to X at our shop. We do mostly Documentaries and some PR Corporate videos. The pain of missing tracks, the missing features (Keyframing) and the, quite fr
Re: Oh dear, we will switch to fcpx!
by alban egger 5 years ago
David Powell "In X, no colored markers, no maker list drop down in the browser, no marker retention in the nest. Now if X allowed 2 simultaneous projects to be opened I suppose you could use the data
Opening Final cut 10.0 projects/events in 10.1.2
by Joel Samuels 5 years ago
Hi, I'm having some issues opening some projects which I have saved on my macbook hard drive from final cut 10.04. I want to open these up and upgrade them to final cut 10.1 libraries, but have not be
Re: Opening Final cut 10.0 projects/events in 10.1.2
by alban egger 5 years ago
Joel, first move the Event into a root directory "Final Cut Events". Then move the Projects for this event into a root directory "Final Cut Projects". You will probably have to create these directorie
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Is it all over?
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
Haven't seen it this quiet here for a while, did FCPX win Steve Connor Mellowing slowly
Re: Is it all over?
by alban egger 5 years ago
FCPX won, unless you charge by the hour.
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OT: Photos.app = Aperture X
by Robert Gilman 5 years ago
(Slightly OT but it is a topic with impacts for this forum) I think a lot of the angst about the "death of Aperture" misses the bigger picture of how Apple is approaching its media-related apps. When
Re: OT: Photos.app = Aperture X
by Marcus Moore 5 years ago
Gary- the reason people didn't want to admit it was because it wasn't true. FCPX and iMovie were two entirely different codebases with no common code. Visually similar, yes. FCPX importing iMovie proj
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alban egger liked this 5 years ago
FCP X or not?
by Charlie Austin 5 years ago
"I never hear editors complain that they are missing a feature in FCPX that would help them do their jobs better," he says. "Trust me; if they had an issue, they'd be hunting me down." http: www.studi
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Re: FCP X or not?
by Charlie Austin 5 years ago
Michael Gissing "If they used AE instead of Motion then the whole story would probably have been about 7 to Pr." Definitely possible. But if it had been, would you have read it and then made the foll
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Adobe.com
by Dennis Radeke 5 years ago
I don't often post a new thread, but thought it would be worth noting that Adobe.com has a new look and a bunch of things to view. If you're not interested, no problem - sorry to intrude! ;-)
Re: Adobe.com
by TImothy Auld 5 years ago
Get your documentation and support in order. It is a disaster. Tim
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first really commercial/corporate job with FCPX
by Jacob Brown 5 years ago
I don't do a lot of corporate work. In fact this was my first time. The gig was to basically go to a fancy party thrown by a lux swiss watch company, shoot some red carpet interviews, a lot of atmosph
Re: first really commercial/corporate job with FCPX
by Jacob Brown 5 years ago
Wish I had. I guess my point was that every single thing that tripped us up were things that are no-brainers in FCPX. And being used to FCPX at this point I didnt anticipate a single one of them.
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inconsistent behavior
by Craig Alan 5 years ago
after the last couple of OS X updates I've had some frustrating behaviors like the space bar not playing a video until I switch to another app and then back again. Not switching to a window within FCP
Re: inconsistent behavior
by alban egger 5 years ago
I did not update to OSX 10.9.3, in 10.9.2 I see no behaviour like you explain.
FCPX UI instability- is it just me?
by Jason Porthouse 5 years ago
So it's interesting. I'm doing an edit for a longstanding client on X - a system I suggested for her (2012 iMac i7, Radeon 6970 2 gig graphics, 20 gigs RAM. G-Raid 8TB thunderbolt media drive. Cutting
Re: FCPX UI instability- is it just me?
by alban egger 5 years ago
There is a bug in the EQ right now. It indeed often defaults when you reopen it. Waveforms: do you have enough RAM 16 GBmin! And when you import clips FCPX takes a while "rendering" the waveforms, alt
Time for an FCP X update?
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
I'll be interested to see if the next FCP X update arrives before the new Adobe updates. It's about time the FCP X developers dropped another big feature or two. Steve Connor Mellowing slowly
Re: Time for an FCP X update?
by alban egger 5 years ago
In competition with Adobe they don't need to hurry to bring features, since Adobe tries to catch up with FCPX and not the other way round. In terms of days since the last update, yes, it has slowed do
CNN is going with Adobe CC & Adobe Anywhere
by Andrew Kimery 6 years ago
Sounds like CNN provided a lot of feedback to Adobe to get exactly what they were looking for. http: www.creativeplanetnetwork.com adobe adobe cnn-adopts-adobe-anywhere 65517 Last month, CNN announced
Re: CNN is going with Adobe CC & Adobe Anywhere
by alban egger 6 years ago
Not a big surprise. Their options were Avid or Adobe, since Edius (which I would choose, if I was a news network) is Windows only and FCPX (my next choice as a newshouse) is Apple only. CNN has to wor
Deal-Breaking FCPX Issues. Is My Info Inaccurate?
by Lillian Young 6 years ago
I am a FCP 7 user (since 2006), and switched to X (10.0.9) in late December, 2013. I watched several courses by reputable instructors, not random YouTube quickies. I committed myself to FCPX, and star
Re: Deal-Breaking FCPX Issues. Is My Info Inaccurate?
by Craig Seeman 6 years ago
Seems you're not using current version of FCPX which is 10.1.1 or you haven't gone through tutorials yet. Lillian Young "1. In FCP 7, I would lock my audio track and edit videos on other tracks. In th
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Final Cut Renames Files When Importing
by Nicolas Vallejo 6 years ago
I'm importing from a memory card to Final Cut Pro X using the FCP Import Window. Instead of preserving the original MVI file name, FCP changes it to time of capture (so 2013-07-16 13:40:00). Any way f
Re: Final Cut Renames Files When Importing
by alban egger 6 years ago
It doesn't rename. It just shows another metadata. As Jeremy suggests, go to the inspector. Open the gear. Batch rename the eventfiles to "original filename". There are very powerful renaming tools in
Some Qs from former FCP 7 user
by Sascha Engel 6 years ago
Hi Everybody, Yes, I admit it: After being hatefully negativ of FCPX, I took the time now to dive into the software and learn it. I still think, a lot of things are not good and awfully Prosumer orien
Re: Some Qs from former FCP 7 user
by alban egger 6 years ago
I would duplicate the Project as a "save as..." Workaround. I then usually make a folder called " versions" so the project library stays clean. You can do it with compounds. But then you will have to
If Editing Software was Game Of Thrones
by Andrew Knight 6 years ago
Hope this gives some of you a laugh. Not meant to be taken to seriously ;)
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Re: If Editing Software was Game Of Thrones
by alban egger 6 years ago
FCPX = Tywin Lannister. You hate to love it.
Core problem of the new Apple...
by Harry Pallenberg 6 years ago
Sure the new tower looks cool and is more powerful than god... and I hope I can afford it. But I think its very design is its biggest flaw. Not because of the lack of internal drives. My desk is cover
Re: Core problem of the new Apple...
by Craig Seeman 6 years ago
I suspect given its core cooling, squaring out the sides would have been unused internal space. I do think the cylinder design seems outwardly impractical but I suspect this is the most space efficien
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alban egger liked this 6 years ago
missing files everytime i re-open fcpx
by ed sayers 6 years ago
hi i had to move the files for a project and did so in FCPX (moving the project and referenced events). originally i had had to pause the importing and transcoding unfortunately a couple of times. now
Re: missing files everytime i re-open fcpx
by alban egger 6 years ago
When you have a small camera on your eventclips that shows the footage only exists on the cam-card, which is typical after an interrupted import. You need to re-IMPORT not re-LINK!!
beach ball
by adam dewhirst 6 years ago
Ever since i deleted some effects in a projects folder called analysis (to free up disk space) i basically cannot use fcpx at all. it won't display any of the video from events or projects in the view
Re: beach ball
by alban egger 6 years ago
What do you mean you deleted "effects" in a project folder Effects are in the movie-folder under motion temlates. Do you mean you deleted renderfiles
QuickTips: Event Keyword Templates/Scene Keywords
by T. Payton 6 years ago
Here is a quick tip for making a "Keyword Template" to give you a jump start on organizing your media in FCP X. Created a sparse disk image with an event containing all your keywords, just the way you
Re: QuickTips: Event Keyword Templates/Scene Keywords
by alban egger 6 years ago
Nice!
Moving clips with attached audio.
by dan crouch 6 years ago
I have a very simple question. I have finished my edit and need to move a few clips around. But the clips in question has audio attached to it and I can't find a way to un attach it to move my clip. A
Re: Moving clips with attached audio.
by alban egger 6 years ago
If your edit is done you can create a compound or secondary storyline of your audio. Then rearrange the videoclips for another version.
Magnetic Timeline and Broadcast Programming
by Mark Maness 7 years ago
Hello All, I've read thru the COW on magnetic timeline discussions but I still haven't found an answer to my delima. Our house does weekly broadcast programming with drop dead set timing. Before using
Re: Magnetic Timeline and Broadcast Programming
by alban egger 7 years ago
Andy Neil "You can create a gap clip to place in the primary storyline up to the point where your close goes. Then you can use the overwrite command when editing to overwrite the gap until you get to
Associated Press switches to Premiere pro
by Derek Andonian 7 years ago
I saw this in the Tedious Track Based post, and thought it deserved its own thread: http: www.adobe.com content dam Adobe en customer-success pdfs associated-press-case-study.pdf (I'll never doubt you
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Re: Associated Press switches to Premiere pro
by Michael Sanders 7 years ago
Which is all a shame as I reckon FCP X with its keyword search and multi event set up would work a killer in a news environment. Michael Sanders London Based DP Editor
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Event/project workflow question
by Richard Lubash 7 years ago
I've just finished a week of location shooting for client. the clips from this shoot will be used to create four separate educational videos dealing with a similar device manufactured by the client. E
Re: Event/project workflow question
by alban egger 7 years ago
No need for seperate events. I would simply create different keyword collections for the 4 products. You can also create and stack folders in the event. You can have shots in different keyword collect
Mixed R3D frame rates
by John Sellars 7 years ago
I have a project that was shot on the MX in 23.98 in the US, and 24 in another country. The R3D's were transcoded to ProRes for FCP 7 using both Log and Transfer, and Redcine. The FCP timeline has the
Re: Mixed R3D frame rates
by alban egger 7 years ago
I have this problem with 720p25, 720p50 and 1080p25 material mixed in one 720p25 FCPX-timeline. Resolve won t open the XML. So the only possible workaround is to select the various frame rates (FCPX r
FCPX Newbie - is learning FCPX worth the time?
by Christopher Key 7 years ago
I was recently given an Imac as a gift from a group that knows I've occasionally missed out on jobs where Final Cut was a required part of the equation. I've just started playing around with Final Cut
Re: FCPX Newbie - is learning FCPX worth the time?
by Charlie Austin 7 years ago
Shane Ross "I'm in Hollywood, so I'm part of the market FCX isn't aimed at. I highly doubt FCX will ever see the proliferation that FCP 7 did in this town." Had to randomly chime in here... You may o
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ATI4870 crashes with Resolve. 5870 or Nvidia add-on?
by alban egger 7 years ago
I have an early 2009 MacPro with the Radeon 4870 installed. This card is not supported by Resolve and while it works mostly it sometimes gives me the screen of death and forces a completely new startu
Re: ATI4870 crashes with Resolve. 5870 or Nvidia add-on?
by Sascha Haber 7 years ago
Get a proper GPU card. ditch Apples recommendations. GTX 470 is painless and double as fast as the Q4000 Only a Y cable needed. A slice of color... DaVinci 8.2.1 OSX 10.7.2 MacPro 5.1 2x2,4 24GB RAID0
we're gathered around a very small pond.
by Aindreas Gallagher 8 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=-FAtFZQPi1A FCP studio gone - color gone, dvd studio gone, shake gone, soundtrack pro gone, FCP server gone, xraid gone, and now the macpro tower standing in most facilit
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Re: we're gathered around a very small pond.
by kim krause 8 years ago
craig, why are you and i the only visionaries on these forums. i really think most people are so thick they can't see the writing on the wall. by the sound of it they all want to continue working on c
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alban egger liked this 8 years ago
Walter Murch won't use FCX
by Shane Ross 8 years ago
Here's a great blog post about the talk Mr. Murch gave at the Boston Supermeet. Great stuff. http: www.chris-portal.com 2011 10 28 walter-murch-at-the-boston-supermeet At the end he touched upon FCX..
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Re: Walter Murch won't use FCX
by Douglas K. Dempsey 8 years ago
Actually Tom, I believe the track timeline is a metaphor for running a series of tracks -- film and magnetic -- through a synchonizer block (and a Moviescope viewer). Even when an editor would cut on
alban egger liked this 8 years ago
Carrion Crow and Roadkill
by Mark Dobson 8 years ago
I have to wonder whether any of critics of FCPX have actually spent time with the programme. And by spending time I don't mean looking at online video demos but actually investing time in learning how
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Re: Carrion Crow and Roadkill
by Steve Connor 8 years ago
David Roth Weiss "Worst of all, it prioritizes clip collision avoidance at the expense of creative editing. " I would disagree with that as a statement, it hasn't stopped me editing creatively at all
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XDCam HD 422 - excruciatingly slow transfer speeds
by Jim Curtis 8 years ago
Sorry if this is the wrong forum, but I don't see one for XDCam HD, and this seems the closest to it. I was recently given 4 Sony rewritable optical disks with about 23G on each one. I was also loaned
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Re: XDCam HD 422 - excruciatingly slow transfer speeds
by alban egger 8 years ago
Ha, we didn t get that one because it says DRIVE not driver. I didn t want to mess with a rented drive s firmware.....classic. try it tomorrow and let you know if it helped ;-)
FCP7 review by someone who likes FCPX
by alban egger 8 years ago
had to go back to FCP7 and here s my review of it after several weeks in FCPX.... http: fcpxmegatest.blogspot.com 2011 08 review-of-fcp7-from-fcpx-user.html
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Re: FCP7 review by someone who likes FCPX
by Craig Seeman 8 years ago
Alban, thanks for expressing all the thoughts that dance in my head when looking at FCP7 after using FCPX. One thing that stands out for me is connected clips and connected secondary storylines. When
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Steve Kanter: What FCPX CAN Do
by Paul Jay 8 years ago
Steve Kanter: What FCPX CAN Do http: fcp.co final-cut-pro news 502-fcpx-what-it-can-do-by-steve-kanter
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Re: Steve Kanter: What FCPX CAN Do
by Geoff Dills 8 years ago
Classy reply David. The quotes were there to differentiate between people I consider real pros and the whining I see from alleged pros about this software. Google me if you doubt my cred. I have found
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alban egger liked this 8 years ago
Lightworks
by David Battistella 8 years ago
This forum is full of people with deep opinions about how a professional NLE should operate. I'd say that the very best way to get your dream NLE is to get involved in the lightworks beta program. Thi
Re: Lightworks
by Andrew Richards 8 years ago
Robert Brown "Having the computer scan and organize your footage for you is a gimmick - although it may be useful at times, but there will NEVER be a replacement for seeing the footage with your own
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animating 200 fotos at once
by alban egger 11 years ago
I have a job where I have to make a simple animation from 200 fotos ecvery day (for 4 weeks). The anim should be simple with a slow zoom and a dissolve between the fotos. I know there are tools, but I
Re: animating 200 fotos at once
by Mike Clasby 11 years ago
Sequence layers with the Animation Keyframe Assistant, and add two expressions. Here you go: 1) Add the layers to your comp. 2) Trim to the desired length by going down the timeline (2 Sec ) and selec
Matte box...
by Rocky Barbanica 15 years ago
I tried using the search for this as I'm sure it has been explained in detail, howevere, COW has lost her way when trying to search... That said, What is a great matte box setup for the DVX100A w o th
Re: Matte box...
by alban egger 15 years ago
i got the formatt FM500. it is solid metal with a huge frenchflag and looks great. in the easy version (simply a 72mm adapter) you need to load the filters from the bottom, but that is the only "down"
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