Final Cut Pro for client by Dennis Cummins 6 years ago Hi. Wondering in anyone can help. I recently shot a series of interviews for a client. However they want to edit it in house themselves. I did some basic color correction in fcp. What the best way now
Re: Final Cut Pro for client by Jeff York 6 years ago I could be wrong, but I don't think there's enough information here to give you an answer. You need to find out what your client is going to be using for an edit platform so you can deliver a file for
What will we do about H.265? by Mark Suszko 7 years ago So I hear its been approved, and I can predict everyone will be jumping on it to save bandwidth. Will our FCP 7 systems be able to deal with it, or will we need some transcoding app to convert it in a
Re: What will we do about H.265? by Jeff York 6 years ago As Shane alluded to, H.264 (and I would think H.265) are really delivery codecs, not production codecs. The question is really when if will Apple incorporate it into a new version of Compressor. Then
Why is my export quality so bad? by Austin Bio 7 years ago Why can't I export a .mov quicktime movie from FCP 7.3 that looks EXACTLY like the image I get when playing the footage in the timeline These are my issues that I can't find a way to surmount: 1. Inte
Re: Why is my export quality so bad? by Jeff York 7 years ago I'd be curious to see what the results are after you matched Jerry Wise's settings. He did exactly what I would have done. I want to underscore something Jerry said because he's exactly right. Don't p
What is "deinterlacing" exactly by Chris Jones 7 years ago Cows, I was just watching a tutorial on dealing with interlaced footage. While watching I realized I really don't understand what is happening technically when footage is "deinterlaced" I grasp the co
Re: What is "deinterlacing" exactly by Jeff York 7 years ago It depends on how the deinterlacing is being done. You can copy the field above and use it to fill in the missing field (weaving). You can try to cobble together the missing data by blending the data
FCP7 and Mountain Lion dirty install by Jeff York 7 years ago Just wanted to share my experience with FCP7 under my Mountain Lion install in case this helps someone else down the line. I don't think I've done a clean install of OS X since Snow Leopard which mean
Good Bye FCP X, for now by Brooks Tomlinson 7 years ago I cut two 20 min instructional videos, and two 10 mins sales pitch pieces. HD from my AF-100, on a 13inch mac book pro. It was impressive. On my mac book retina, I cut a 14min short film. What can I s
Re: Good Bye FCP X, for now by Jeff York 7 years ago Joseph Owens "I'm officially a broken record. X will become universally useful when it becomes FCP8. Heard that before " Preach it, Brother!
Pro Res question by David Levy 9 years ago If I have a Pro Res 422 sequence with clips attached, and I change it to a 422HQ sequence, what actually changes The existing clips in the sequence, or only future things brought into that timeline, o
Re: Pro Res question by Jeff York 9 years ago Final Cut, in general, tries to operate in a non-destructive way. As Tom Wolsky writes, what you are seeing is the output of the timeline which FCP will want you to render since you changed the codec.
Capturing from Skype by Jeff York 9 years ago I recently had a corporate video job come in where there wasn't a way to coordinate getting a video crew to the talking head's location. The client wasn't concerned about video quality anyway since it
Re: Capturing from Skype by Jeff York 9 years ago Yes, different screen capture options that perhaps don't need to split the audio and video captures. Maybe ones that people can share first hand experiences with.
Remapping keys F14 and F15 by Jeff York 9 years ago Rather than override the Mac OS's decision to use F10, F11, and F12 for volume controls, I was thinking that I would just remap insert, overwrite, and replace to F13, F14, and F15 respectively. In try
Re: Remapping keys F14 and F15 by Andreas Karoliussen 9 years ago Hi Jeff, Jeff York "the keyboard mapping tool told me that F14 and F15 are reserved" The keyboard mapping tool in FCP i guess Have you been here: apple symbol (the one on top left on your screen) - Sy
conforming mpeg 2 ? by Brad Kopp 10 years ago all of a sudden when I go to render my project it says conforming Mpeg 2 in the render window and wants an hour to render a 5 min package. which has been rendering fine all along. my sequence is DVCPR
iMac i7 by Marc Ward 10 years ago I would to see if anyone has the new i7 and running FCP 1. fast enough for you 2. how much RAM do you have 3. what video card are you using 4. how are you connecting your external harddrives I have an
Re: iMac i7 by Paul Terry 10 years ago Well, I dunno if you still are looking for answers ... But, I am one who picked up a new iMac specifically for production use even after reading all the doom re: io on the iMac. Whether you'd be happy
Textures in custom objects by Jeff York 10 years ago I'm using the shape tool to create custom shapes. I was wondering if there was any way to apply a texture to the shapes once they're created. It's far more convenient creating these shapes where I'm c
Re: Textures in custom objects by Stephen Smith 10 years ago Jeff, I'm not sure if you're going to like my answer. Two options: -Turn the Color of the Shape white and use the Image Mask feature. If you have never done that check out this Star Wars Hologram Tuto
Motion wants serial number by Jeff York 10 years ago I'm not entirely sure why my copy of Motion has now decided to start asking for my serial number on launch, but it does periodically. Very annoying. This is a clean install as part of FCS2. Typically