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David Mayer

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January 20th 2010
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Convert AVCHD
by David Mayer 3 months ago
ClipWrap2 is not working to convert slo motion AVCHD files from Sony FS-5 to ProRes 422. How do I convert the files for FCPX iMac (Retina 5K, 27 inch, Late 2015) 4 GHz Intel Core i7 16 GB 1867 MHz DDR
Re: Convert AVCHD
by David Mayer 3 months ago
Mike - thanks for the note - turns out we are 5 miles away. Wonder if we've met ... iMac (Retina 5K, 27 inch, Late 2015) 4 GHz Intel Core i7 16 GB 1867 MHz DDR3 OS X 10.11.6 Final Cut Pro X (10.2.3) C
Blu-ray Authoring Software better than Toast and Encore
by David Mayer 6 months ago
I need to customize menus and make professional Blu-rays. I don't have the Adobe subscription (Encore) and Toast is not very good. I have been searching for reviews and can't find any. Suggestions wel
Re: Blu-ray Authoring Software better than Toast and Encore
by David Mayer 6 months ago
Gabe, Exactly what I am looking for. Do you know of a safe place to purchase and download it Adobe website doesn't seem to sell it as stand alone. iMac (Retina 5K, 27 inch, Late 2015) 4 GHz Intel Core
How to Author a Blu-Ray
by David Mayer 7 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 David Mayer 6 months ago
Encore guys, I am returning Toast. Not good for Blu-ray. Can you make custom menus with Encore Is it simple to use with a Pro-res file from X Thanks, Dave iMac (Retina 5K, 27 inch, Late 2015) 4 GHz In
Looking for someone to teach me Magic Bullet Looks
by David Mayer 7 months ago
I am looking to pay someone who uses Magic Bullet Looks to give me lessons over the phone. Dave iMac 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7, 8 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 OS 10.10.5 Final Cut Pro 7.0.3 Compressor 4.2 DVD Studio
Settings for Authoring a Blue Ray Disk
by David Mayer 8 months ago
My Blu Ray authoring work flow using FCP 7 is: 1. Export from Final Cut with Current Settings, Chapter Markers and Self Contained 2. Compressor 3. Blue Ray Burner using BD-R disks Are the settings in
Re: Settings for Authoring a Blue Ray Disk
by David Mayer 8 months ago
Thanks, Michael. I had not gotten that far. Not sure what I need to finish the Blu Ray process. Is Encore the best option I started a new thread asking about the best way to make a Blu Ray with a menu
Best Way to make a Blu Ray?
by David Mayer 8 months ago
I don't own Adobe products but will buy them if I need to. What is the simplest way to create a Blu Ray with a menu I am using FCP 7 and Compressor. Dave iMac 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7, 8 GB 1067 MHz DDR3
Re: Best Way to make a Blu Ray?
by Michael Gissing 8 months ago
I use CS6 to do blurays in Encore too. I also prefer Adobe Encoder to make the m4v files. I don't like their Dolby digital encoder for 5.1 audio so I still use the one in Compressor although it is now
MPEG Streamclip
by David Mayer 2 years ago
I have to convert an .mp4 file to edit in Final Cut 7. ClipWrap won't do it. I downloaded MPEG Streamclip from the Softonic site but Yosemite won't open it since it was not purchased at the Apple App
Re: MPEG Streamclip
by David Mayer 2 years ago
Awesome - thanks. What does FLV crunch do iMac 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7, 8 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 OS 10.10.4 Final Cut Pro 7.0.3 Compressor 4.2 DVD Studio Pro 4.2.2 Canon C100
FCP and Compressor Settings for DVD
by David Mayer 2 years ago
My clients still want SD DVDs. I wish they didn't. These settings work all the way to Simulator in DVD Studio Pro but the DVD player will not even recognize the disk. The settings must be wrong somewh
Re: FCP and Compressor Settings for DVD
by David Mayer 2 years ago
I'm using good media, I have done this before a million times but had to reinstall everything. No DVD players will see the disk. Final Cut to Compressor to DVD Studio Pro is the best way I know how to
Lens Control for Canon C-100
by David Mayer 2 years ago
I'm looking for reviews of manual and electric lens controls for the C100 - for zoom and focus control. Any ideas Thanks, Dave iMac 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7, 8 GB OS 10.6.8 Final Cut Pro 7.0.3 Canon C100
Burning Audio CD from Final Cut audio files - Reliable Software
by David Mayer 2 years ago
I am looking for suggestions for free or cheap audio CD burning software for Mac Yosemite. I only need to burn audio CDs from audio files from Final Cut projects. iMac 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7, 8 GB OS 1
Re: Burning Audio CD from Final Cut audio files - Reliable Software
by Mark Suszko 2 years ago
Use .AAF format (made in compressor) and send it to itunes
2-gig limit on SD Cards for C-100
by David Mayer 3 years ago
I use 64 GB SD cards in my C-100. The card automatically starts a new file every 2 gigs, or about every 10-minutes. I need continuous recording. I can think of 2 ways to solve this: 1 - use an exFAT f
Color Corrector for Final Cut 7
by David Mayer 3 years ago
I sometimes shoot at 20,000 ISO with my Canon C100 at an event. It is understandably a bit yellow. The FCP built-in Color Corrector is limited. What is the best color corrector to use with FCP 7 iMac
Re: Color Corrector for Final Cut 7
by David Mayer 3 years ago
Good suggestion - thanks, Dave. iMac 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7, 8 GB OS 10.6.8 Final Cut Pro 7.0.3 Canon C100
are my MTS files supposed to max out at 2.05 GB?
by David Mayer 3 years ago
This is the first time I have several 2.05 GB MTS files from a one hour continuous shoot. Will there be tiny glitches between them in the edit Any way to avoid this iMac 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7, 8 GB OS
Re: are my MTS files supposed to max out at 2.05 GB?
by David Mayer 3 years ago
Thanks, Ryan. Is there a way to re-format the card so it accepts unlimited file sizes It is a 64 GB ProMaster card. BTW, the footage is from a C100. iMac 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7, 8 GB OS 10.6.8 Final Cu
zoom lens for T2-i
by David Mayer 4 years ago
I am looking for professional resources, especially you tube videos, that demonstrate lens choices for the T2-i. I want to spend up to $1,500 for an all purpose lens that is great in low light for com
Cloud backup
by Frank Cervarich 4 years ago
I am considering using a 'cloud' service to backup my edit station. I would like to backup not only my source material but also my edit software and apps. Should I use the 'cloud' for this Recommendat
Re: Cloud backup
by David Mayer 4 years ago
Walter, Sounds like Backblaze mirrors your drives - drawback is that if the drive is external, you have to hook it up once every 30 days. I want to back up several TB that are on external drives - do
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